Buffalo Chapter, Brandeis University National Women's Committee, will travel to the Fort Erie Race Track Tuesday to see the races, visit the slots and have a buffet luncheon in the clubhouse. Members will meet Oct. 2 at 10 a.m. in the home of Rose Gandel to discuss candidates in the upcoming general election. Irene Wagner is in charge of arrangements for a luncheon Oct. 5 in Gallery 101 Bistro, preceding a matinee performance of "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" in Studio Arena Theatre. Dr. Giyatri Kapur of the American Gynecology Society will give a talk on hormone therapy Oct. 11 at 1 p.m. in Judy Berman's home. On Oct. 12 members will have a tour of the Riviera Theatre and Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda, preceding lunch in Lou's Diner. A tour of the Rich-Twinn Octagon House in Akron Oct. 17 will precede a luncheon in Akron House Restaurant. Marcia Finton will review "Blue Angel" by Francine Prose when members meet Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. in the home of Ann Lee Ruben.
Western New York Amvets Auxiliaries will celebrate the 54th anniversary of the organization's founding at Amvets Auxiliary Day 2000 Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. aboard the USS Little Rock at Naval and Military Park. Each auxiliary will present a display of its activities. Another display honoring the organization will be featured at Veterans Hospital where auxiliary members are volunteers. Sylvia Lipowski, a past national president, and Suzanne Bugaj are chairwomen.
Jean Cary will report on the sorority's national convention at a luncheon for Buffalo Alumnae Chapter, Sigma Alpha Iota, Saturday at noon in the home of Cindy Ripley in Hamburg. Carolyn Jolley and Carolyn Whaley will assist the hostess.
South Buffalo Unit 721, American Legion Auxiliary, will have a baby shower for mothers and caregivers of AIDS babies Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. in the post hall, 136 Cazenovia St. Gifts will be donated to the AIDS Family Services Organization.
Fiddlesticks, a fiddling group, will entertain residents of United Church Home Tuesday at 2 p.m. in a program sponsored by the home's Lydia Guild. Plans for the guild's 50th anniversary celebration will be made.
Lynn Tranchell, president of Clear Ahead, a Kenmore computer company, will be installed president of Niagara Frontier Chapter, National Association of Women Business Owners, at a dinner Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in Fanny's Restaurant. Other officers to be installed are vice president, Bonnie Ross; recording secretary, Gloria Lucker; treasurer, Marion Kopin; corresponding secretary, Martha Filadora. Gretchen Stringer, past president, is a director and chairwoman of entrepreneurial education. Other directors are membership, Anne Berger; newsletter, Joyce DeLong, Katharine Smith; program, Suzanne Taylor, Nancy Vastola; public policy, Kathryn O'Donnell; public relations, Susan Fenster.
Women's Golf Division of Park Country Club of Buffalo will have an awards dinner Wednesday in the clubhouse. Prizes will be presented to winners of 18-hole and nine-hole women's golf tournaments held this year.
Eve Fertig of Enchanted Forest Wildlife Rehabilitation Sanctuary will speak at a meeting of Hamburg Women's Club Oct. 4 at 1 p.m. in Hamburg Community Center.