Grand Island

Grand Islanders, start your engines.

Islanders are expected to flock to the river today to celebrate Father’s Day with a classic car show, lawnmower race and memorial 5k.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 3957 West River Parkway at Long Road. For more information, call 807-6972 or e-mail

Also this week:

• The Town Board will meet for workshops Monday at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday at 8 a.m., Wednesday at 8 a.m. and for its regular meeting Monday at 8 p.m. in Town Hall, 2255 Baseline Road. There will be two public hearings at the regular meeting Monday night, regarding the creation of a lighting district in the Park Place housing development and final plan approval of the Grand Park Vue Subdivision.

• The Grand Island Memorial Library, 1715 Bedell Road, will be holding a series of adult computer classes on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. beginning Friday June 21st. The first class will be computer basics , the next class will be Internet basics. To register or for more information, call 773-7124.

• The 2nd Annual Hoffspice Golf Tournament will take place at 2 p.m. Monday at River Oaks Golf Club, 201 Whitehaven Road. Tickets are $120 and proceeds benefit Hospice Buffalo. For more information, call 818 6836 or visit

• The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce will host its 17th annual “KidBiz Sidewalk Sale” Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Town Commons. Young entrepreneurs will be selling goods and services.