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August Healthy Happenings

August 1 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm

Healthy Happenings August 2018

August 5 and 19. Mindfulness Meditation. 3-4 pm,Harisa Ayurvedic Wellness Center, 6161 Transit Rd. East Amherst, NY 14051, 716-691-5738 www.harisa.co.

August 7.Understanding mental health services for children and adults. 5:30-7:30 pm, Akron Newstead Senior Center, 5691 Cummings Rd., Akron, NY 14004, 716-332-4170 or info@parentnetworkwny.org.

August 8. 7thAnnual Car Show at Garden Gate Health Care Facility. 6-8 pm,Owners of classic and specialty cars are welcome to join in the fun. Featuring gas card giveaways, free popcorn, sno-cones, music by Lyle Sang, Food truck, hot dogs and refreshments for purchase. 2365 Union Road, Cheektowaga. Contact Rhonda Gorman at 668-8100 orrgorman@mcguiregroup.comto register a car.

August 10. Buffalo Brewfest.5-9:30 pm. To benefit programs and services of Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center. Advance tickets $35 ($45 day-of) includes 20 three ounce tasting and Brewfest glass, VIP tickets $75-$85. Designated drivers free. For tickets see Eventbrite.

August 10-12. Crafts Alliance Craft Show Festival.Chautauqua Institution.

August 11-12. Lewiston Art Festival.

August 11-18. Wyoming County Fair

August 12. Taste of Lockport.

August 8-19. Erie County Fair.

August 18. Dance of the Moon.8-11 pm, Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve. 716-627-4560, www.penndixie.org. Bring a telescope or use one provided. $4 for non-members.

August 20. Joint Enrichment – De-Stress and Restore: For those with dementia and their caregivers.3-3:45 pm. Hands-on Workshop (Alzheimer’s Association and Creative Wellness). To preregister: 1-800-272-3900, 716-714-9347, www.creativewellnessgroup.com.

August 25-26, Elmwood Art Festival

August 26. Beau Fleuve Music and Arts Festival,Silo City Row, Buffalo.

August 27. Healing Strategies for Longevity. 5:30-7:30 pm.Gut, brain, and body connection. Call 716-983-3976 to register, $30.

Ongoing Things to Do:

Buffalo RiverWorksVarious events, concession with Healthy Options® menu; 342-2292, www.buffaloriverworks.com.

Canalside, Various events, www.canalsidebuffalo.com, 574-1537.

Catholic Health Events and Classes, http://blog.chsbuffalo.org/category/events-classes.

Circus Classes at the Birds Nest, 64 Fillmore Ave., Buffalo, AcroYoga, aerial arts, hooping, tumbling, strength training, and dance, birdsnestbuffalo.com.

Farmer’s Markets, http://buffalohealthyliving.com/farmers-markets.

Fitness in the Parks, Free exercise classes, www.independenthealth.com.

Food Truck Tuesdays at Larkin Square, 5-8 pm, larkinsquare.com.

Food Truck Fridays at the Marriott, 5:30-8:30 pm, Buffalo Niagara Marriott, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst 14221, 689-6900.

Independent Health Events,www.independenthealth.com/IntheCommunity/Events.

International Folk Dance. 10 am Mondays, Unitarian Universalist Church, 695 Elmwood Ave. Instruction by Martha Malkiewicz with half-hour advance class at 11 am, 816-5049. $2.

Kaleida Health Events.www.kaleidahealth.org/events.

Mobile 3D Mammography. 8:00 am – 6 pm, Various locations, 716-929-9494 or https://buffalohealthyliving.com/event/mobile-3d-mammogramfor details.

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Events and Classes, http://nfmmc.org/classes-events/events.

Outer Harbor Buffalo Events, https://outerharborbuffalo.com.

Reddy Bikeshare, https://reddybikeshare.socialbicycles.com.

Slow Roll Buffalo, Free group Monday night bicycle rides taking unique routes throughout the city.

Yoga at the Botanical Gardensthrough August 16, 864-1194.

Ongoing Support Groups.
Addictions support.6:30 pm Mondays, Hamburg Community Center, 107 Prospect Ave. For those going through addiction and/or recovery, 836-0822, Ext. 164 or clloyd@wnyil.org.

Alzheimer’sSupport. Respite Services, Education, Training and Memory Wellness Programs, 716-626-0600.

Bipolar Disorder Support.Noon Thursdays, Mental Health Association of Erie County, 999 Delaware Ave. 886-1242 or lwexler@eriemha.org.

Brain Injuries and Other Disabilities. Headway of WNY, 2635 Delaware Ave., Buffalo 14216. 716-408-3100. PEER Support 1st & 3rd Tuesdays 6:30-8 pm; Caregivers Support 1st Tuesday monthly 6:30-8 pm.

Breast Cancer Network, Exercise & Restorative Classes,
Tai Chi, Mondays 9:30 am; Yoga, Mondays 6 pm, Fridays 10:30 am; Qigong Wednesdays 1 pm; Zumba Wednesdays 6 pm; Exercise Friday 9 am, Art Thursdays 6:30 pm; Members free, non-members $20 for 13-week session. Network Support Groups, Second Tuesdays 8pm, first Wednesdays 11 am, third Wednesdays 7 pm; Support Group for Young Survivors second and third Wednesdays 7 pm; Support Group for those with Metastatic Disease Tuesdays noon, twice monthly. Monthly Education Series, 2nd Tuesdays 6 pm; Presentations on survivorship; Bella Moglie Building, 3297 Walden Ave, Depew, www.bcnwny.org, info@bcnwny.orgor 706-0060. Free.

Eating Disorders Anonymous.412 Sweet Home Road, Suite 1, Amherst, 380-4035 or edcatt2@gmail.com.

Memory Care Support Groups atHarris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville, Wives support group 3 pm, Daughter’s support group5 pm second Wednesday monthly, 632-3700 and visit www.mcguiregroup.com.

We Can.1 pm Saturdays, The Genesis Center, 2161 Seneca St. Peer-run support group for teens struggling with mental health disorders and drug and alcohol addiction. See thegenesiscenter.us.



August 1 @ 8:00 am
August 31 @ 5:00 pm
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