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August Healthy Happenings Overview
August 1 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm
Healthy Happenings August 2019
August 2. Healthy Baby Festival. 11 am to 1 pm. Hyde Park Splash Pad, Niagara Falls.Prizes, Giveaways, Educational Resources, and more. 716-218-1484, ext. 2411
August 3. Fearless Family Play Day.Explore and More -The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum. 716-887-7538.
August 3. Free School Supplies. 1 to 3 pm.Metro by T-Mobile Corporate Store, 2521 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga, NY 14225. Free backpacks to first 100 kids.
August 3. Ranzenhoffer Free Family Health Fair. 9 am to noon.Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Pkwy. Amherst. 631-8695. Screenings, Giveaways, more.
August 3. Breast Cancer Network of WNY Strike Out Breast Cancer 2019. 3 to 9 pm.Cathedral Park, 308 Main St. Buffalo, Pre-game party; food, entertainment, dance, contests, vendors; breast cancer awareness walk to Sahlen Field, and evening Buffalo Bisons baseball game. $30 adults, $12 kids; under 3 free. Free for breast cancer patients and survivors. Benefits cancer research. 716-706-0060, firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 5 and 19. Taking Control of Your Weight and Your Life with Gurteshwar Rana, M.D. 5:30 pm Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 621 10th St. Free. 278-4400 to register.
August 10. Free Kids Day at Old Falls St. Niagara Falls. 11 am to 4 pm.716-278-2100.
August 11. Kidney Walk & 5K. 8 am to 1 pm.Wilseson Pointe, 22 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo 14203, email@example.com 512-7918.
August 11. Ten Lives Club at PJ Cools Ice Cream Shoppe 4 to 8 pm.6160 Transit Rd., Depew 14043. Kitties for adoption.
August 12. Bariatric Surgery Support Group. 5 to 6 pm. For people who have had weight loss surgery and those considering it. Memorial Medical Center Aud., 621 10th St. 278-4400.
August 14. Get Centered Wednesdays: Yoga and Wellness. 5 to 7 pm.Mount St. Mary’s Health Center Lockport, 6000 Brockton Drive, Suite 106. 447-6205.
August 15. Open House for Camp Blue Skies. Weekend camp for WNY children who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Hospice Buffalo Education Center, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga. 716-901-0289 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 16. Jack Civiletto Sings Sinatra. 6:30 to 8 pm.Weinberg Campus, 2700 N. Forest Rd., Amherst. Free. 716-639-3332 or email@example.com.
August 16 and 17. Pendleton Farm and Home Days.4 pm to 11 pm Fri. and 11 am to 11 pm Sat. Pendleton Town Park, 6570 Campbell Blvd., Lockport, https://pendletondays.com.
August 17. On the Same Page Conference.9 am to 2 pm.Information, support and luncheon for individuals with intellectual disabilities ages 14-26, parents, caregivers. Daemen College Business Center, 4380 Main St., Amherst 14226. 332-4170 to RSVP. Free.
August 17. Free Family Extravaganza. Island Park Wellsville. 10 am to 5 pm. parentnetworkwny.org/event/free-family-extravaganza-8-17.
August 19. Breast Cancer Support Group. To You It’s All About Cancer(2U ABC), education and support for and by breast cancer patients and survivors, 6 pm. HSBC Community Room, The Heart Center of Niagara, 2ndfl., 571 10th St. 534-6890.
August 24 & 25. Elmwood Ave. Festival of the Arts. https://elmwoodartfest.org.
Albright Knox Various Events and Classes. https://www.albrightknox.org.
BlueCross BlueShield Events. See http://tinyurl.com/yycuzauc.
Buffalo Philharmonic Summer Events.https://bpo.org/tickets-events/summer-at-the-bpo.
Buffalo RiverWorks. 342-2292,www.buffaloriverworks.com.
Fitness in the Parks, Independent Health. Various Locations. Free https://www.independenthealth.com/IntheCommunity/Programs/FitnessintheParks.
Food Truck Tuesdays. 5-8 pm Larkin Square, Music and more.
Live at Larkin Music Series, Wednesdays 5-9 pm.
Kaleida Health. www.kaleidahealth.org/events.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.http://nfmmc.org/classes-events/events.
Slow Roll Buffalo. Monday Nights. https://slowrollbuffalo.org.
Tai Chi.Year-Round Taoist Tai Chi Beginner and Continuing Classes Throughout WNY.Great for health, balance, etc. Various locations in Buffalo, N. Buffalo, Williamsville, W. Seneca. See https://www.taoisttaichi.org/locations/buffalo-center.
Tours of Open Gardens. Fridays. https://gardensbuffaloniagara.com/events/open-gardens.
Addictions. 6:30 pm Mondays, Hamburg Community Center, 107 Prospect Ave. 836-0822, Ext. 164 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alzheimer’s. Respite Services, Education, Training, Memory Wellness. 716-626-0600.
Bipolar Disorder. 12 to 1:30 pm, second and fourth Thursdays monthly. Mental Health Advocates, 999 Delaware Ave., Buffalo 14209. 866-1242 email@example.com
Brain Injuries and Other Disabilities. Headway of WNY, 2635 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, 716-408-3100. PEER Support 1st & 3rd Tues. 6:30-8 pm; Caregivers 1st Tues. 6:30-8 pm.
Breast Cancer Network, Exercise & Restorative Classes, Tai Chi, Mondays 9:30 am; Yoga, Mon. 6 pm, Fri 10:30 am; Qigong Wed. 1 pm; Zumba Wed. 6 pm; Exercise Fri. 9 am, Art Thurs. 6:30 pm; Network Support Groups, Second Tues. 8pm, first Wed. 11 am, third Wed. 7 pm; Support Group for Young Survivors second and third Wed. 7 pm; Support Group for those with Metastatic Disease Tues. noon, twice monthly. Education Series, 2nd Tues. 6 pm; Presentations on survivorship; Bella Moglie Building, 3297 Walden Ave, Depew, www.bcnwny.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, 706-0060. Free.
Eating Disorders.412 Sweet Home Road, Suite 1, Amherst, 380-4035, email@example.com.
Memory Care. Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville, Wives support 3 pm, Daughter’s support 5 pm second Wed. monthly, 632-3700.
US TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group. St Joe’s hospital Third Tuesday of each month. Contact Bill Krellner at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 716-836-4761.