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The Town of Elma will hold its 5th annual Elma Night Out on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at the Elma Village Green Park.

This is a family event and there will be free shuttle service with Iroquois School Buses from the Elma Town Hall, 1600 Bowen Road.

Local fire companies will provide education on their various programs and as well as fire safety information for kids. Water and Highway departments, New York State Mounted Police, Erie County Sheriff’s Department and other local organizations are participating.

This is part of a nationwide event to promote crime prevention and awareness and is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, and strengthen neighborhood police-community partnerships.

Local restaurants will be on hand with samplings of their favorite menu items including North Star, R&R BBQ, Elma Grill and the Roaming Buffalo Food Truck.

There will be numerous free raffles throughout the evening including gift certificates and gift baskets from local businesses.

The event will also feature music by the Flying Blues Band.

• At 2 p.m. Thursday the Elma Public Library, 1860 Bowen Road will have a visit from the Aquarium of Niagara with live sea creatures in a traveling touch tank. They will allow the first 75 children to arrive to touch the live animals. The program is for all ages.

• The annual East Elma #3 School reunion will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday at the picnic shelter in the Elma Village Green Park, 3007 Bowen Road. Call 652- 2384 for more information.

Also this week:

• Stone Country Band will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Eden Elementary School, 8289 N. Main St., as part of the town’s Music on Main Street series.

• The Marilla Town Board will hold two meetings. On Tuesday, there will be a work session beginning at 7 p.m. in the upper meeting room of the town hall at 1740 Two Rod Road followed by the monthly town board meeting Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the lower meeting room.

On that agenda will be a public hearing on a flag lot request for 13287 Bullis Road followed by a public hearing to bond $190,000 garbage packer truck for the sanitation department.

• On Thursday, from noon to 1:30 p.m., singer Jack Civiletto will entertain with his Sinatra like voice at the Pavilion at the corner of Bullis and Two Rod Roads, as part of the town’s free summer series. Refreshments will be served. Bring a lawn chair.

• The South Wales Presbyterian Church will hold a free ice cream social on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at 2532 Emery Road. Surrounding communities are invited.