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LECTURE SERIES: Sharon Latchow Hirsch, a professor at Rosemont College -- The Great Courses, and Joanna Angie, artist and founder of Buffalo Arts Studios, will lecture as part of the "Imagine Buffalo the Arts as a Second Language: Why Do the Arts Matter?" lecture-discussion series from 12:15 to 1 p.m. today in the Central Library's Ring of Knowledge, main floor near Fables Cafe, 1 Lafayette Square. The free event is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History and Nature.

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SCHOOL TOUR AND OPEN HOUSE: St. Amelia School will host a tour and presentation of its preschool and kindergarten programs from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the school campus, 2999 Eggert Road, Town of Tonawanda. In addition, the school will present an open class session for preschool and kindergarten students from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday and an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. April 26.

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MODERN DANCE PERFORMANCE: Buffalo State College will present "Alternative Dimensions: A Multisensory Experience," a modern dance performance, at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, with an additional performance at 2 p.m. Saturday, in the Warren Enters Theatre, Upton Hall, on the campus, 1300 Elmwood Ave. Tickets are $15, general; $10, Buffalo State faculty, staff and alumni; and $6, Buffalo State students. Also, "Docents and Delicacies -- A Preshow Session for the Senses," will take place at 7 each evening on the third floor of the Bulger Communications Building. During this presentation, art students will serve as docents, introducing the artwork and talking about how the five faculty choreographers interpreted different pieces of art to create an original dance. Tickets for "Docents and Delicacies" are $20. For tickets or information, call 878-3005 or visit www.buffalostate.edu/theater.

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FREE PROM DRESSES: Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon and Urban Valet Dry Cleaners have collected and cleaned dresses in preparation of this year's Prom Dress Drive Shopping Days event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hamburg High School, 4111 Legion Drive. For information, contact Dixon's office at 858-8671 or email lynne.dixon@erie.gov.

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CHEEKTOWAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION MEETING: The Cheektowaga Historical Association will present "History of the Irish in Western New York," with Dough Kohler, county historian, at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Cheektowaga Senior Center, 3349 Broadway. For information, call Laura at 683-1762.

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YOUTH JOB FAIR: Erie Community College and the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Development Consortium will present a Youth Express Job Fair for area high school seniors from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Erie Community College One-Stop, 3176 Abbott Road, Orchard Park. All graduating high school seniors 18 years or older are asked to bring an updated resume and arrive dressed for an interview.

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SOCIAL JUSTICE SPEAKER SERIES: Linda Abrams and Albert Brown are among the speakers at the Social Justice Series from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in the Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square. Their discussion is titled "Inform, Reform, Transform: Occupy Buffalo and the Movement Toward a Just Society."

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HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY: St. Bonaventure University will observe Holocaust Remembrance Day with a memorial service at 7 p.m. Thursdayin the university's chapel at Doyle Hall, 3261 W. State Road, St. Bonaventure. The public is invited.