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Town of Tonawanda

The annual Winterfest Weekend in the Town of Tonawanda begins Thursday on the dance floor and runs through next Monday, Jan. 20, with a variety of activities held indoors and out.

A dance from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Senior Citizens Center, 291 Ensminger Road, kicks off the activities. A wine sampling will be held there at 7 p.m. Friday; advance tickets, which cost $20, are available at the center and the Youth, Parks & Recreation Department, 299 Decatur Road. Free recreational skating will be held Friday evening in Lincoln Arena from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m.

Lincoln Park will hold a host of outdoor activities Saturday, including hockey games, ice carving and hayrides. Outdoor music, a bonfire and a brief fireworks display also are planned.

Further information is available at all Youth, Parks & Recreation facilities or by calling 831-1001.

Also this week:

• Town Assessor Dave Marrano will be available to answer any questions regarding recent changes to property tax exemption eligibility from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Senior Center.

• The Town Board meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday in council chambers at the municipal building, 2919 Delaware Ave. A work session begins at 4 in the second-floor conference room.

• A regular meeting of the Ken-Ton School Board is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the community room of the Philip Sheridan Building, 3200 Elmwood Ave.

• Kindergarten registration at Holmes and Hoover elementary schools will be held Tuesday through Friday. Parents should call 871-2090 to schedule an appointment at the central registration office in the Ken-Ton School District’s administration building, 1500 Colvin Blvd.

• Friday is the deadline to register for a game of NERF tag scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at the Ken-Ton Family YMCA, 535 Belmont Ave. The event is open to people ages 5 years and older – including parents. The cost is $5 for members of the YMCA and $10 for program members. Call the YMCA at 874-5051 for further information or to register. Players should bring their own NERF guns and protective gear.