The fourth Shea's Buffalo Performing Arts Center Official Oscar Party sponsored by the center's Spotlight Committee will be held Monday at 8 p.m. in the Buffalo Hilton. At one of 30 parties being held nation-wide that are sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, guests will view the 70th annual Academy Awards ceremonies. Official event programs will be available and hors d'oeuvres and desserts from area restaurant, champagne, door prizes, movie trivia and a silent auction will be offered. Drew Kahn, co-host of AM Buffalo, will be the host. Reservations are being taken at the center's administration office. Proceeds benefit the center. Carol Galbreath of Erie County Department of Health will speak at a dinner for Gamma Delta Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma, a society of educators, Monday at 6:30 p.m. in Trinity United Methodist Church, Grand Island. Kathy Mortellaro of Wilson's the Leather Experts will show handbags and briefcases at "It's In the Bag" fashion show presented by Buffalo After-Five Club, an affiliate of Christian Business and Professional Women, Monday at 6:30 p.m. in Holiday Inn, Amherst. Kath and Desiree VanAlston will be vocalists and Judy Earnheart of Greensboro, N.C., a tornado survivor, will speak on overcoming fear.
Ms. Earnheart will speak at a luncheon for Buffalo Christian Women's Club Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in Little White House Restaurant, Williamsville. Carol Cusmano will speak on the art of florigraphy and Lisa Vogan will be the vocalist.
Ms. Earnheart will talk to Southtowns Christian Women's Club Thursday at an 11:30 a.m. Easter luncheon in Ilio DiPaolo's Restaurant. Jim Fingerlow will speak on "Say Cheesecake" and Nancy Schimenti will be vocalist.
Lydia Guild of the United Church Home will present a "Welcome Springtime!" program of entertainment and refreshments for residents Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the home on Amherst Street. Gloria House and June Beu are in charge of hospitality and Mary Stock is arranging the entertainment. Buffalo Retired Teachers Association will have a luncheon Wednesday in Classics Banquet Center. Josephine L. Slacer is chairwoman. Pat Bullen will speak at two meetings of Weavers Guild of Buffalo Thursday in Amherst Museum. At 10 a.m., she will discuss "Blending Fleece Fiber Without Tools." Her topic will be "What to Do With a Moth-Eaten Sweater" at 6:30 p.m. Thomas Halpin, violinist, will entertain at a coffee for Women's Committee of Orchard Park Symphony Thursday at 10 a.m. in Orchard Park Presbyterian Church. He will perform at the orchestra's spring concert Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Orchard Park Middle School at which David Rudge will be guest conductor. Music from the Colonial period will be performed by students from Iroquois Central High School, directed by Michele Dennis, for Abigail Fillmore Chapter of National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, at 12:30 p.m. Friday in the Chapel on North Forest Road. Irene Rupp will be hostess. Presbyterian Women of Central Presbyterian Church will sponsor a dessert buffet and style show, "Fashion Plates," Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in the church. Fashions will be from Jacqueline Shoppe. Elaine Mattar is chairwoman and Ethel Hawes is in charge of tickets. Ladies of Charity of Buffalo Diocese will have its third annual Chinese auction and luncheon March 31 at 11 a.m. in Sheraton Hotel Buffalo. Suburban Women's Club of Buffalo will have a bridge luncheon Tuesday in George F. Lamm Post, American Legion, clubrooms. Remocwen Club of Kenmore will have a luncheon at noon Tuesday in Old Country Buffet, Amherst. Angelica Manrique deLara and Milagras Schultz will be hostesses. Joyce Walsh has been elected president of the Glen Oaks Ladies Golf League which will open its season with a dinner April 2 in Grille 91. Patti Joseph and Maria Augello are dinner chairwomen. Other officers are Barbara Fiorella, vice president and secretary, and Kathy Herman, treasurer.