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

Friday, October 30-Halloween Horror Party presentation of Detention of the Damned-a musical, 7 pm, Lancaster Opera Houes, www.LancOpera.org.

Friday, Ocotber 30- Harvest Party, all welcome to attend, Alden Community Church (1400 Sullivan Rd.), 6:30-8 pm. Fun, treats, games.

Saturday, October 31-Halloween Dance party with the Bobby Lebel Orchestra, 8 pm, Lancaster opera House, $25. www.LancOpera.org.

November 2015

Sunday, November 1- Towel Bingo and Chinese auction, doors open 11:30 am, bingo 1 pm. $5 admission includes bingo board, chance for door prize, coffee, dessert, food available for purchase, Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral (6298 Broadway, Lanc.).

Sunday, November 1- Soup Tasting Fundraiser and Bake Sale, 11 am-3 pm, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Marilla, attendees may try every soup/chili, other items are salad, rolls, dessert and beverage, Marilla Community Center (1810 Two Rod Rd.). Adults $10, children 5-10 $5, under 5 free.

Sunday, November 1st – 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 4809 S. Newstead Road, Akron. This event is free & open to the community. Wear a costume/bring a friend. There will be Halloween games & snacks, and entertainment by Magician Todd Nelson, 542-9828.

Tuesday, November 3- Election Day Chicken Dinner and Basket Raffle, to benefit Alden’s Meals on Wheels, 11 am-6 pm, Alden Fire Dept. Sub Station (11856 Broadway).

Friday, November 6- SJS Wine gathering, doors open at 7 pm, $30 includes 8 tastings and 1 full glass of wine, food pairings, music. St. John’s Gym (Sandridge Rd.), for tickets call Maria at 510-3187.

Saturday, November 7-Alexander Fire Dept. Gun Raffle, 5-10 pm, 14 prizes. $20 (food, beer, pop). Tickets call 585-813-5693.

Saturday, November 7- Pet Connections Chicken BBQ and Basket Raffle, 3-6 pm, Variety Club Banquet Hall (6114 Broadway, Lancaster). Take-out only dinner is $10.

Saturday, November 7- Meat Raffle and Chinese Auction, Newstead Fire Hall 5691 Cummings Rd. Akron

Sunday, November 8- Veteran’s Day Steak Dinner, noon-4 pm, Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post 7275.

Sunday, November 8-French Toast Breakfast, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, Elma Fire hall (2945 Bowen Rd.), eat in or take out, adults $9, children under 10 $5.

Saturday, November 14- Thank You Autumn Hoedown Dinner and Dance, WNY Gas and Steam Engine Grounds (Gillette Rd., Alexander), dinner 6 pm, dance 8-11 pm, music by Raw Hide, donations accepted.

Saturday, November 14-Take a Train Musical Event and at Annunciation Church. Dinner 6-7:30 pm and show is 7:30-9:30 pm, $25 for dinner and show, www.annunciation.cc.

Sunday, November 15- Breakfast Buffet sponsored by Millgrove Ladies Aux., (Genesee St., Alden), 8 am-noon, $8 adults, $4 children 3-10, and under 2 are free.

Sunday, November 15- Great Batavia Train Show, 9:30 am-3:30 pm, Clarion Hotel (Park rd., Batavia). Vendor tables, door prizes, free parking. Admission $5 adults, $2 under 18, under 13 free.

Sat., November 21- Millgrove Bible Church Clothes Closet 9 am-noon (11517 Genesee St.), gently used clothing at no cost to those in need.

Sunday, November 29- Christmas Arts and Crafts Show, 10 am-3 pm, Alexander Fire Dept. Rec. Hall, free admission, for table rental call Barbara at 585-507-9930.