Amherst Senior Center

370 John James Audubon Pkwy
Buffalo,  NY 14228

Phone: (716) 636-3050



Past Events

Fall Prevention Program

Fall Prevention Program
11:00 am - 12/06/2016

At Amherst Senior Center

Falls can happen at anytime, to anyone! Elderwood At Williamsville's, Director of Rehabilitation Services, Shane Setlock, DPT will be discussing Fall Prevention,...

Fall Prevention Training

Fall Prevention Training
12:45 pm - 07/21/2016

At Amherst Senior Center

Hello Friends! Elderwood At Williamsville's Director of Physical Therapy, Mark D, will be at the Amherst Senior Center to talk about Fall Prevention. The event starts...

A Matter of Balance Coach's Training (2-Day)

A Matter of Balance Coach's Training (2-Day)
09:00 am - 01/20/2016

At Amherst Senior Center

Media Advisory Contact: Lisa Rood E-mail: lisarood@outlook.com November 25, 2015 Chances are you know someone who has fallen or who is afraid of falling....

University Express - Blood and the Heart: Myth, Magic, and Reality

University Express - Blood and the Heart: Myth, Magic, and Reality
12:45 pm - 12/03/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

Throughout history, folk stories, myths, and even religions have focused on blood and the heart. We’ll sort out the early misinformation and realities, and discuss...

University Express - Crisis in Ukraine

University Express - Crisis in Ukraine
06:00 pm - 12/02/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

Despite being one and a half years since the protests in Kiev began, the tensions in Ukraine have yet to be resolved. The Russian annexation of Crimea, coupled with...

University Express - 1946 Montreal: Home to Two of the World’s Greatest Sports Heroes

University Express - 1946 Montreal: Home to Two of the World’s Greatest Sports Heroes
12:45 pm - 12/01/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

In 1946, Montreal was home to two of the world’s greatest sports heroes: Maurice Richard of the Montreal Canadiens hockey team, and Jackie Robinson of the Montreal...

University Express - The Supreme Court Ruling and Same Sex Marriage

University Express - The Supreme Court Ruling and Same Sex Marriage
06:00 pm - 11/18/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

In June 2015, the Supreme Court declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the U.S. A majority of Americans now endorse same-sex marriage;...

University Express - The World from a Poet’s Perspective

University Express - The World from a Poet’s Perspective
10:00 am - 11/16/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

What do poets write about, generally speaking? Who and where is their audience? What is the value of a poetry reading? Does poetry really matter, and what is its...

University Express - A Memorial to the Greatest Generation

University Express - A Memorial to the Greatest Generation
12:45 pm - 11/05/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

After years of discussion and over half a century of waiting, the World War II Memorial opened in Washington, DC on April 29, 2004. Through stone architecture and...

University Express - In the Dark Streets of Christmas 1941 to the Glad Tidings of Christmas 1945

University Express - In the Dark Streets of Christmas 1941 to the Glad Tidings of Christmas 1945
12:45 pm - 11/04/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

At the start of 1941, as Europe and Asia were engulfed in war, our nation remained officially isolationist and neutral. All of that changed on December 7, 1941 when...

University Express - The Power of Trains

University Express - The Power of Trains
12:45 pm - 10/29/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

Are trains more energy efficient than other types of transportation? What is the future of trains as the U.S. considers policies related to climate change and greenhouse...

University Express - Arthritis and Degenerative Disorders of the Hand/Shoulder

University Express - Arthritis and Degenerative Disorders of the Hand/Shoulder
06:00 pm - 10/28/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

Arthritis, previous injuries, and other joint conditions can interfere with just about every aspect of life. Join surgeons from Excelsior Orthopaedics to discuss...

University Express - Winter Plant and Animal Adaptations

University Express - Winter Plant and Animal Adaptations
12:45 pm - 10/27/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

The plants and animals of our area are well adapted to survive the long, cold months of winter. Join us to learn the special adaptations of various plants and animals...

University Express - What’s Ahead for Africa?

University Express - What’s Ahead for Africa?
10:00 am - 10/26/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

Within the next 35 years, 40% of all children on Earth will likely call Africa home. Last year, in addition to the horrific outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, the...

University Express - US-EU Relations

University Express - US-EU Relations
12:45 pm - 10/23/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

The US-EU relationship is important to both partners for three reasons: economic interdependence, global standards setting, and security. This talk will focus on...

University Express - Shakespeare’s Greatest Speeches

University Express - Shakespeare’s Greatest Speeches
12:45 pm - 10/22/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

To be or not to be… Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow… The quality of mercy is not strained… Many of Shakespeare’s greatest and best-loved speeches contain...

University Express - Hard Times in WNY: 1812-1844

University Express - Hard Times in WNY: 1812-1844
10:00 am - 10/21/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

The early settlers of WNY faced unimaginable hardships building “The Queen City of the Lakes.” Learn about the burning of Buffalo during the War of 1812, the...

University Express - Buddhism

University Express - Buddhism
12:45 pm - 10/13/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

Buddhism is generally listed as the world’s fourth largest religion after Christianity, Islam, and Hinduism. It dates back roughly 2,500 years ago when Siddhartha...

University Express - Buffalo City Hall

University Express - Buffalo City Hall
12:45 pm - 10/09/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

One of the largest city halls in America, Buffalo’s City Hall is often taken for granted by residents who live and work downtown. However, constructing City Hall...

University Express - The Sinking of the Lusitania 100 Years Ago

University Express - The Sinking of the Lusitania 100 Years Ago
10:00 am - 09/28/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

On May 7, 1915, the Lusitania was struck by a single torpedo and sank in less than 20 minutes off the coast of Ireland. Many Americans died, including Elbert and...

University Express - Life Reimagined

University Express - Life Reimagined
06:00 pm - 09/23/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

What are you waiting for? Move what matters most to you to the top of your to-do list. Life Reimagined will help you rediscover and prioritize what is most important...

University Express - Booms, Bubbles, and Busts in the U.S. Stock Market

University Express - Booms, Bubbles, and Busts in the U.S. Stock Market
10:00 am - 09/16/2015

At Amherst Senior Center

We’ll look at recent booms, bubbles, and crashes in the American stock market, including the tech bubble and housing bust. Experts have pointed to factors such...

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