Buffalo Launch Club Mates will have a fashion show, "Autumn Evening of Fashion," Oct. 7 in the Grand Island clubhouse. Dina Santos and Gale Sander are chairwomen and men's, women's and children's styles from Stein Mart will be shown. Proceeds of a Chinese auction will benefit Excalibur Leisure Skills, a fishing boat used for people with special needs.
Shawnee Country Club Friday Morning Ladies Golf League will close its season at a luncheon Friday in the clubhouse. Lois Eracitano, Agnes Cicco and Florence Smith will be hostesses. Lackawanna-Angola Chapter 184, Order of the Eastern Star, will sponsor a theme basket auction and luncheon Friday at 11 a.m. in Lackawanna Masonic Temple. Bernice McIndoe and Norma Dash are chairwomen.
Women Associates of the Buffalo Power Squadron will elect a nominating committee at a meeting Oct. 6 in Shannon Pub after a 5:30 dinner. Members will participate in Americans Walk for Diabetes Saturday in Williamsville.
Mount St. Joseph Academy Alumni Association will have its annual luncheon Friday at 1 p.m. in Protocol Restaurant. Sally Schwach Fraas and Lucy DiPalma Missert are chairwomen.
Inner Harbor Yacht Club will close the boating season with a flag lowering ceremony Sunday at 11 a.m. at the clubhouse. The Women's Auxiliary will honor deceased members preceding a brunch to be served by Neal McPartlan and his committee. Zonta Club of Kenmore will have a dinner Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Classics Banquet Center when plans for upcoming programs and fund-raising projects will be made. Margaret Ego is chairwoman of the literacy committee, which has charge of the lap reading program members will conduct in Kenilworth Library starting this month.
Zonta Club of the Tonawandas will have a theme tray auction Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. in Knights of Columbus hall in North Tonawanda. Drawings will begin at 2:15 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund. Delegates to a district conference in Bath will be chosen at a meeting of Quota Club of Amherst Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Heathwood Health Center. The club will have a dinner Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m. in Little White House restaurant when the conference delegates will report and plans for a luncheon and theme basket auction Nov. 6 in Fontana's restaurant will be discussed. Niagara Frontier Doll Club will sponsor its 12th annual show and sale Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Classics Banquet Center. Sandra Ziemer, an antiques appraiser, will present a program on items of interest for the year 2000 when Clarence Women's Club meets Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in Clarence Town Park Clubhouse. Alice Gray is chairwoman. Barbara Blackburn will present a program, "The Kitchen Wizard Cooks Western New York Japanese," at a meeting of Buffalo Chapter 50, Ikebana International, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Buffalo Museum of Science. Japanese flower arrangements will be displayed. Officers for the coming year are president, Jo Ellen Budnick; vice president, Marjorie Blakely; secretary, Janet DeAngelo; treasurer, Joan Peard. Douglas Allen will talk on "Stories and Songs of the Bible" at a meeting of Beechwood Service Guild Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the auditorium of Beechwood Residence. Marion Glavatz will speak on the life of Louisa May Alcott at a meeting of the Students Club Wednesday in the home of Jeanne Schorr in Amherst. Humorist Ann Palmer will give a program at the membership tea to be given by Hamburg Women's Club at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Hamburg Community Center. Clarence Book Review Club members will travel to Rochester Wednesday for a luncheon in Spring House and a review by Ruth Rand Rapport of "Mary Pickford Rediscovered." The group will tour Rochester's historic High Fall area. Covenant United Methodist Church, West Seneca, will have its third annual Apple Festival Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall.
Eighth District of New York State Federation of Women's Clubs will meet Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Best Western Batavia Inn preceding a luncheon. Jane Barber of Walden, state federation president, will speak and introduce the state president-elect, Elaine Ko of Amsterdam. Joy Ford will conduct a leadership workshop and nominees will be selected for state offices and Eighth District director. Vicki Maggioli is the retiring district director. The state president will be honored at a dinner Tuesday in Bohn's Restaurant, Batavia. Florence J. Benton will give a program on the 23rd Psalm when Women's Society of Delaware Avenue Baptist Church has a luncheon Oct. 7 at 12:30 p.m. in the church. Ruby Gooding is chairwoman. A reception honoring Betty Boyd Caroli, author of "The Roosevelt Women," will be given after her slide presentation and talk on her book at the opening of the fall lecture series of Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site Oct. 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the site on Delaware Avenue. Mrs. Caroli also will autograph copies of the book. Lauren Belfer, author of "City of Light," will be at the site Oct. 29 from 8 to 9 a.m. for coffee and an informal discussion of her book, research for it and book signing.