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FLAG RETIREMENT: The Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council; Girl Scouts of Western New York; Erie County American Legion; City of Buffalo Fire Department; Rotary Club of Buffalo and Forest Lawn will host the annual Flag Retirement Ceremony from 3 to 5 p.m., today at Forest Lawn, Buffalo. The event will be held near the gravesite of Sara Hinson, a Buffalo schoolteacher credited with being one of the founders of Flag Day. The public is invited to bring worn or tattered flags to this free event for proper retirement.

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SATELLITE HOURS: The office of Rep. Kathy Hochul, D-Amherst, will host satellite hours in Livingston County on Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Geneseo Village Offices, 119 Main St.; and 2 to 4:30 p.m., Supervisor's Office, North Dansville Town Hall, 14 Clara Barton St. Constituents will be able to discuss issues, including Social Security, veterans affairs, citizenship and immigration. For details, call 634-2324.

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SUPPORT GROUP: Spirit Seekers, a spiritual support group for those living with mental illness, or their loved ones, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Pilgrim-St. Luke's United Church of Christ, 335 Richmond Ave., Buffalo. The group meets every second Wednesday of the month. For information, call Karl Shallowhorn at workingonwellnessbuffalo@gmail.com.

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BOOK SIGNING: Marilyn Foote, a resident of Amherst, will be available to sign copies of her book, "Puddinhead," from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday during the annual Training Day Symposium at Erie Community College, South Campus, 4041 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park.

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ROAD TEST COURSE: The five-hour prelicensing course required before taking a road test for a state driver's license will be offered from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursdayin Room 3102, Building 3 at Erie Community College South Campus, 4041 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park. The cost is $36. For registration information, call 851-1820 or visit: www.ecc.edu and click on Workforce Development.

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ELDER LAW FAIR: The Erie County Department of Senior Services and the Network in Aging of WNY will host an Elder Law Fair from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, at Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. The event will help seniors gather information in order to make informed choices about their plans for health and financial well-being. The event is free and open to the public. A suggested donation of $5 will be accepted at the door to help defray costs. To register, call Senior Services at 858-8544.

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MILITARY DISCOUNT: Members of the United States military and up to four additional guests will be admitted to the Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave., during regular business hours on Thursday,for $5. A valid military ID must be presented at the admission gates to receive the discount. For information, call 837-3900.

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RELAY FOR LIFE: The annual Relay for Life of Elma gets under way Friday at the Iroquois Athletic Track on Girdle Road at 4:50 p.m., when the High School Marching Band signals the start of the event. The yearly relay celebration will include introduction of the 2012 Honorary Survivors and Caregivers, High School Swing Choir performs the national anthem, and the Jamison Road Fire Company Color Guard will perform. Some of the events planned include a balloon release, music, crowning of Miss Relay, a Marriage For Life wedding vow renewal ceremony, a luminary ceremony, fireworks by Skylighters of WNY with closing ceremonies at 12:30 a.m.

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FATHER'S DAY ANNUAL FISH FRY: Mount Olive Baptist Church will host the annual Father's Day Fish Fry to benefit Buffalo United Front from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, at 701 E. Delavan Ave. Bishop T. Anthony Bronner and the Rev. Richard A. Stenhouse will speak. Admission is $35. For tickets, call Regina at 446-6086.

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INSURANCE WORKSHOP: A six-hour workshop that helps drivers reduce the number of violation points on their licenses or lower the cost of their automobile insurance for three years will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Days Hotel Buffalo Airport, 4345 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. To preregister, call (800) 232-0235 or 636-4151.