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October 19, 2017
Cinderella Isle Garden Club Meeting
The Cinderella Isle Garden Club will hold its October meeting on Thursday, October 19. 2017 at 7:00 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church at 2100 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island, NY 14072. Nell Gardner will speak on the historical gardens located at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin Martin House. Guests welcome. For club information, contact Julie Furminger at 716-833-3899.
October 19, 20, 21, 2017
Seussical the Musical
The Middle School will be presenting 'Seussical the Musical' Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening at 7:00 PM in the Grand Viking Theater. General admission is $5. at the door. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
October 21, 2017
Holiday Happenings at Golden Age Center
The Golden Age Center hosts Holiday Happenings on Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. There will be craft vendors, open house tours, basket raffle, lunch items and a bake sale. See Flyer.
Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
International Child Advancement, Inc. (ICA) will be having a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at Trinity United Methodist Church on Saturday, October 21st from 8:00am - 11:00am. ICA is a local 501(c)3 non-profit Organization with a mission to empower disadvantaged children through education, vocational training, Livelihood provision and mentoring. Funds raised will go towards paying tuition for orphans to go to school and to buy them food. See flyer.
Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary Chowder Sale
The Gi Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary Chowder Sale is Saturday, October 21st at fire headquarters, 2275 Baseline Road. Chowder will be ready at 11:00 a.m. You can pre-order (Nicole 609-3563 or 907-3002), bring your own containers, or containers will be available. There is also a baked goods sale.
Take Flight! Children's Program
The Grand Island Memorial Library announces a special program, Take Flight! on Saturday, October 21 from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Participants will build a plane and a rocket to learn about the four forces of flight. There will be activities and experiments. This program is for children ages 8 - 12 years old. Space is limited and registration is requested. Visit the library or call 773-7124 to sign up.
October 23, 2017
Free Narcan Training Event
State Senator Chris Jacobs and Erie County Department of Health are hosting a Free Narcan Training Event on Monday, October 23rd from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Grand Island Senior High School, 1100 Ransom Road. See flyer for details, space is limited, please make a reservation asap.
October 24, 2017
University Express Class - Medicare Rights and Wrongs
Grand Island Golden Age Center is hosting "Medicare Rights and Wrongs...Can They Do That?" on Tuesday, October 24th at 10:00 a.m.
University Express Class - Inside the FBI
Grand Island Golden Age Center is hosting "Inside the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit" on Tuesday, October 24th at 1:00 p.m.
Recovery International Meeting
Recovery International, a support group for adults over 18 who need help coping with depression, panic attacks, anxiety, anger management, or bipolar disorder, meets on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road. The meeting will be in the new church at the rear of the parking lot. Learn how the practice of self-help techniques in a confidential setting can improve a person's quality of life. Call Judy at 773-1367 or Connie at 773-7419 or visit www.recoveryinternational.org for more information.
October 25, 2017
State Sen. Chris Jacobs Outreach
Representatives from State Sen. Chris Jacobs' staff will be available between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25th at Town Hall, 2255 Baseline Road.
American Legion Meeting
The American Legion, Grand Island Post #1346 general meeting is Wednesday, October 25th at 7:00 p.m. at the Loyal Order of The Moose Lodge, 2524 Grand Island Blvd. All members are requested and urged to attend, you are an important part of the American Legion.
October 27, 2017
University Express Class - Crystal Beach
Grand Island Golden Age Center is hosting "Crystal Beach: The Good Old Days" on Friday, October 27th at 10:00 a.m.
Friends of the Library Used Book Sale
Friends of the Grand Island Memorial Library will be sponsoring a used book sale at the Library on Friday, October 27th, for Friends members only from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Memberships are available at the door.
October 28, 2017
Friends of the Library Used Book Sale
Friends of the Grand Island Memorial Library will be sponsoring a used book sale at the Library on Saturday, October 28th. Saturday will include "Fill a bag" for $5 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., followed by $2 a bag from 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Donations of used books will be gratefully accepted at the library. For library hours, call 773-7124.
November 2, 2017
Historical Society Special Event
Back by popular demand...Franklin Delano Roosevelt will make a return visit to speak about Pearl Harbor. PLEASE NOTE: Our meeting location is changed for this event and will be at Historic (Old) St. Stephens Church at 2100 Baseline Rd., Grand Island, N.Y 14072 at 7:00 p.m. See flyer
November 9, 2017
University Express Class - Native American Culture
Grand Island Golden Age Center is hosting "Native American Culture" on Thursday, November 9th at 1:00 p.m.
November 14, 2017
University Express Class - Disappearing Act
Grand Island Golden Age Center is hosting "Disappearing Act: What Happened to the Middle Class" on Tuesday, November 14th at 10:00 a.m.
November 18, 2017
Light Up the Boulevard Electric Light Parade and Festivities
The Hamber of Commerce and Grand Island Recreation Department will host the annual event on Saturday, November 18th starting at 3:30 p.m. Santa will visit and there will be vendors, games, music and crafts. The Rudolph Run is at 5:00 p.m., followed by the Electric Parade. The event ends at 7:00 p.m.
November 29, 2017
American Legion Meeting
The American Legion, Grand Island Post #1346 general meeting is Wednesday, November 29th at 7:00 p.m. at the Loyal Order of The Moose Lodge, 2524 Grand Island Blvd. All members are requested and urged to attend, you are an important part of the American Legion.
December 5, 8 & 9 , 2017
River Lea Holiday Luncheons
The GI Historical Society Holiday Luncheons will take place, Tuesday, Dec. 5, Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9 at NOON. $25.00. The program will be "Unique Fashions" by Maggie Gushue. Reservations required. Call Carol Moore after Oct. 1, at 773-3817 for reservations.
December 7, 2017
University Express Class - Medications and You
Grand Island Golden Age Center is hosting "Medications and You" on Thursday, December 7th at 1:00 p.m.
December 10 , 2017
River Lea Holiday Open House
The GI Historical Society Christmas Open House is Sunday, December 10th from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.. Come and enjoy the decorations and sounds of the season in our historic farmhouse. Shop in our boutique and enjoy some refreshments while listening to holiday music by a harpist. Costumed docents will be on hand to share information about the house.