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St. Catherine Laboure Adult Day Health Care at Sisters Hospital provides an opportunity for adults age 18 and over, who are chronically ill or disabled with a medical diagnosis requiring skilled services, to spend the day in a supervised setting. Services include: nursing care, social work, therapy, nutrition and health counseling, recreational activities, certified nursing assistant and pastoral care. The program focus is to maintain independence in the community. Medicaid or private pay accepted. For more information, call 862-2513 or visit: www.chsbuffalo.org/adultday.

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J.P.’s Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation established to better the community by charitable, educational and cultural programs, is hosting its 3rd annual “Run the Burg for Autism,” a 5K run/walk race in the Village of Hamburg to benefit Autism Services. The race will start at 11 a.m. Saturday at J.P. Fitzgerald’s Restaurant, 4236 Clark St., Hamburg. A post-race party including awards, food and live music will be held at the restaurant. For registration information, visit: www.jpsfoundation.org.

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NFTA Advisory Committee on the Disabled will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday at Western New York Independent Living., 3108 Main St. It is open to those interested in learning about the NFTA’s accessible services and programs for people with disabilities. For information, call 855-7286.

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Independent Living of Niagara County is hosting its 8th annual Bass Fishing Derby benefit on Aug. 4 at the Lower Niagara River. Boat launch starts at 7 a.m., weigh-in at 1 p.m., followed by an awards ceremony, family barbecue and theme basket auction at the Fin, Feather and Fur Conservation Society, 904 Swann Road, Lewiston. Cost is $125 per person, which includes boat, fishing needs and barbecue or $25 per person for barbecue alone. Early bird registration cost is $100. Deadline is Saturday. For more information, call (716) 284-4131, Ext. 181.

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Parent Network of Western New York and Early Childhood Direction Center offer a support group for families of individuals with developmental disabilities. The group meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month at Early Childhood Direction Center/People Inc., 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Families can meet and network with other parents, caregivers and families, share thoughts on topics of interest, ask questions and receive support. Open to families of children of all ages. For more information or to register, call 332-4170.

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ArtsWork, the art and music program sponsored by Autism Services to create a bridge between people with autism and the community, is hosting “Decades,” a variety show at 7 p.m. Friday at Depew High School, 5201 Transit Road. For information about services and programs offered by Autism Services, visit: autism-services-inc.org.

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OAHiiO (The Good Path), part of Western New York Independent Living’s families of agencies, is providing a MICA Soup and Support Group for Native Americans coping with both chemical addiction and mental illness. Weekly meetings designed to move each participant forward to recovery are held over soup and dialogue. For meeting times and locations, contact Kate St. John at 836-0822, Ext. 118 or (800) 348-8399.

Items of timely events may be submitted by fax, 856-5150 or by mail to City Desk, Events for People with Disabilities, The Buffalo News, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, NY 14240.