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1. Picture a housefly with a 10-foot wingspan. Now envision the can of Raid it would take to bring him down. Yessirree, platypus. Find out how our fly walks on ceilings.

Welcome to the Robot Zoo, where eight robotic animals and more than a dozen hands-on activities illustrate the inner workings of the animal kingdom. Starting Saturday and running through Jan. 6 at the Buffalo Museum of Science, the traveling exhibit is 5,000 square feet of jollification.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Admission is $6 adults; $4 children, students and seniors. Children under age 3 free.

2. Attention, wheelers of all ages.

It's Wheel-A-Thon time! A chance to ride circles around Delaware Park.

At 11 a.m. Saturday.

Be creative. Playful, even.

To benefit Meals on Wheels.

Registration ($10) begins at 10 a.m. in the Parkside Lodge.

Please call 822-2002 for more information.

3. Listen to the voices of two dedicated scouts - a 13-year-old boy and a 70-year-old man - as they try and change the course of Boy Scouting history.

"Scout's Honor" traces the conflict between the anti-gay policies of the Boy Scouts of America and the movement by many of its members to overturn them.

A powerful example of what can happen when straight and gay Americans come together for a common purpose.

A 2001 Sundance Film Festival audience award for best documentary.

At Hallwalls' Paul Sharits Cinema, 2495 Main St.

8 p.m. Saturday. > $6 general admission; $4 members, $5 students and seniors.

4. Griffis Sculpture Park.

A fall-time treasure right under our noses.

Off Route 219 at Ahrens Road in Ashford Hollow.

Eighth Annual Fall Tour from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Rain date Sunday.

Coffee-tasting. Pie-tasting. Wine and beer, too.

Music by David Kane's Them Jazzbeards. Monumental sculptures by talented people.

$15 at the gate. Children under age 12 free. Presale $10 by calling 834-9008.

5. Cemetery tourists, listen up.

Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cheektowaga presents its annual fall tour Saturday. Choice of four slots on the top of the hour between 2 and 5 p.m.

Tours begin and end at Pine Lawn Chapel on Harlem Road near Genesee Street.

Call 892-6600 to reserve.

Free.

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