BREAKFAST WITH HOYT: "Breakfast with Sam Hoyt -- A Conversation with the Community," will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. today at the Polish Cadets Hall, 927 Grant St. Johnathan Holifield, chief executive of the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, will speak on the Olmsted Parks system and discuss the proposed plan for dealing with the impact of the Oct. 13 storm. For more information, call 852-2795.
STATE OF THE UNION PARTY: The Western New York Coalition for Progress will host its second annual State of the Union watching party, beginning at 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Founding Fathers Pub, 75 Edward St. Attendees will watch President Bush's State of the Union address and the Democratic Party response, and then participate in a short roundtable discussion. Attendees also will play a game of "State of the Union Bingo." For details, visit www.wnyprogress.org or call 903-6255.
CONGRESS ON YOUR CORNER: Staffers of Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, will be available to meet with constituents at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Westfield YWCA, 58 South Portage St. For more information, call 852-3501.