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LANCASTER HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL: Lancaster's Westwood Park will hold a Halloween Festival from noon to 4 p.m. today. The park is located on Pavement Road between Walden Avenue and Broadway. This year's festival will be preceded by a fun run at 11:30 a.m., followed by a Haunted Fun House, Family Jeopardy, kids' crafts, hayrides, face-painting and a theme basket raffle. A costume parade takes place at 2 p.m. for youngsters up age 14. Entertainment by the Lancaster High School Jazz Ensemble begins at 1 p.m. Refreshments will be available.

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BREAST CANCER EDUCATION DAY: The Breast Cancer Network of Western New York invites breast cancer survivors and those concerned to its 15th annual Breast Cancer Education Day today in Clarence Methodist Church, 10205 Greiner Road. Activities open with registration and a light breakfast at 8 a.m. and close with a buffet luncheon. The program will consist of several speakers and a discussion on maintaining health and happiness as a survivor. There also will be exhibits, literature and information on programs and resources in the area. Cost is $10. To register, call 688-9177.

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EXPO AND JOB FAIR: The first WUFO 1080 AM Expo and Job Fair will take place from noon to 8 p.m. today at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. The expo will feature activities for all ages with informational seminars, a job fair, music from local musicians and national recording artist Sheri Addison, along with several speakers. For more information, call 834-1080, Ext. 17.

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PAKASTANI RESEARCHER: The Pakistani American Association of Western New York will host Professor Akbar Ahmed and his team of researchers for a reception at 6:30 p.m. today at An-Nur Mosque, 745 Heim Road, Getzville. Ahmed and his associates are coming to Buffalo to do research for his new book "Journey into America." For details, call 923-4390.

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HALLOWEEN PARTY: Depew-Lancaster Lodge 2323, Women of the Moose, will hold a Halloween costume party from 7 to 11 p.m. today in the lodge, 5437 Broadway, Lancaster. Tickets are $12. For details, call 683-3920.

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DRIVERS' POINT-REDUCTION COURSE: A state-certified six-hour point-reduction course will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in Room 214 of Duns Scotus Hall on the Daemen College campus, 4380 Main St., Snyder. The course allows participants to receive 10 percent off their collision and liability auto insurance for three consecutive years and remove up to four points from a state driver's license. To register, call (800) 232-0235 or 636-4151.

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PORK CHOP DINNER: A pork chop dinner, silent auction and theme basket raffle will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today in Selbert Hall of Annunciation Catholic Church, Clinton Street near Girdle Road, Elma. Adults are $8.50 and children 12 and under $4.50. Call for tickets at 685-0125 or 651-0319.

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PARK SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE: Park School of Buffalo, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder, will have an open house and campus tours for prospective parents and their children at 1 p.m. Sunday. To register, call 839-1242, Ext. 107.

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ANCIENT CHINESE MUSIC: The Buffalo State College Arts and Humanities Department will host a trio from Capital Normal University, Beijing, who will perform ancient Chinese music, from 8 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall, Buffalo State College. For details, call 878-6932.

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INDIA LECTURE: Canisius College will present a lecture by Rev. J. Felix Raj, director of the Goethal's Indian Library and Research Society at Xavier's College, Kolkata, India, at 4 p.m. Monday in the college's Montante Cultural Center. The lecture is entitled "India at a Crossroad." For more information, call 888-2160.

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SPOOKY STORIES: Storyteller Anne Marie Jason will share spooky tales for Halloween at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Newstead Library. Call 542-2327 to register.

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CHRISTIAN CENTRAL ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE: Christian Central Academy, 39 Academy St., Williamsville will hold an open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Prospective parents and students will meet faculty and take a campus tour, followed by refreshments. For information, call 634-4821, Ext. 107, or visit www.christianca.com.

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