Saturday, September 26- Support the Community, Alden American Legion Hall. Doors open at 11 am, Chinese auction, food, door prizes, Avon Bingo, win a one night stay at Russells. Benefits Alden’s Meal on Wheels, Alden/Marilla Food pantry and Angel Tree.

Saturday, September 26- Meat Raffle, 5-9 pm, Holy Mother of the Rosary cathedral (6298 Broadway, Lancaser), $5 admission.

Sunday, September 27- Benefit for Dorothy Bryan, 1-4 pm, Grace in Community Church (11269 Broadway, Alden), $10 donation for dinner, Chinese auction, drinks and music.


Thursday, October 1- Alden Scholarship Foundation Chicken BBQ, drive-thru 3 pm until 6 pm or until sold out at the Middle School Park Street entrance, $10.

Thursday, October 1- St. John’s Soup Supper, 4:30-6:00 pm, $5. Use Westwood Rd. entrance.

Saturday, October 3- St. Teresa’s annual craft show, 10 am-3 pm, Buell St., Akron.

Saturday, October 3-Crittenden Fire Co. Gun Raffle, 5-9 pm, 13415 Genesee St., Alden. $20 includes food and refreshments, 10 main raffles, side raffles and a barrel full of booze. Tickets are available at the Alden Advertiser, Gator Pub, A&N Auto or from any Crittenden fireman. You may also call the hall at 937-9166.

Saturday, October 3- Adopt-A-Pet Chicken BBQ, 11-3:30 pm, Lancaster VFW Post 7275 (3741 Walden Ave.). Also, Chinese auction and car wash.

Saturday, October 3- Scoop Fest at the Pink Cow (13119 Broadway), proceeds benefit the Alden Hook & Ladder Fire Company, noon-5 pm.

Sunday, October 4- Clam Chowder and Bake sale, noon until sold-out, Cowlesville fire Hall (Clinton St.), chowder by the bowl, quart or gallon (bring container).

Tuesday, October 6- National Night Out Kick Off, 4-8 pm in Alden Firemen’s Park (rain location-Alden High School). Sounds of DJ Music, demonstrations, vendors, food trucks, flash mob performance, etc.

Thursday, October 8 – Alden Historical Society hosts Salem Witch Trials program , 7 pm, Community Center.

Saturday, October 17- Craft Show, 10-3 pm, St. John’s Lutheran Church (55 Pleasant Ave., Lancaster).

Saturday, October 17- Millgrove Bible Church Clothes Closet open from 9 am-noon. Gently used clothing at no cost. 11517 Genesee St., Alden.

Saturday, October 24- Sweetest Day Dance, featuring Crash Cadillac Band, 7-11 pm, raffles, drink specials, bring your own food., VFW of US Post No. 7275 (3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster).

Saturday, October 24- Gun Raffle, Cowlesville Fire Company, for tickets call 937-6991.

Saturday, October 24-Halloween Spooktacular, Alden Fireman’s Park.

Thursday, October 29-St. John’s Soup Supper, 4:30-6 pm, use Westwood Rd. entrance, $5.