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LEBANESE FESTIVAL: This weekend at St. John Maron Church, 2040 Wehrle Drive, Amherst. Ethnic food, entertainment for young and old and performances by a Lebanese dance troupe. Friday from 6 to 11 p.m., Saturday from 2 to 11 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 7 p.m.

MAMMALS OF ALLEGANY: Allegany State Park presents a program on the different animals living there; 7 p.m., Friday, museum in Red House, followed by "Pirates of the Caribbean" at 9 p.m. in the Quaker Amphitheater. Call 354-9101.

BARBECUE: Chiavetta's chicken BBQ; 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, Small World Child Care Center in the Summit Health Complex, 6930 Williams Road, Wheatfield. Cost: $7, take-out only.

'50s FESTIVAL: Classic Car Cruise Friday on Main Street, Arcade, with parking on Church Street, followed by an Elvis tribute by Terry Buchwald in the municipal parking lot.

Saturday events include an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Arcade Elementary School; the first Ed Norton Golf Tournament, 8:30 a.m., Turkey Run Golf Course, Bixby Hill Road; and Arcade Central School 1950-1959 reunion, events throughout the day at the school.

QUAKER DAYS: Sponsored by the Orchard Park Business Association; Friday through Sunday in Orchard Park. Featuring tent sale, ice cream social, car show, street dance and more. For details, call 662-6009.

WILDLIFE FESTIVAL: Hawk Creek Wildlife Center's 17th annual Wildlife and Renaissance Festival, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 1, 655 Luther Road, East Aurora. Live birds of prey and mammals on hand, including a release each day of barn owls hatched from a breeding project. Tickets: $10 for adults, $8 seniors, $5 children and $25 for a family pass. Information: 652-8646 or

ASTRONOMY PROGRAM: The Penn Dixie telescopes will be focused on Mercury low in the western sky between Mars and Jupiter, Sagittarius the Tea Pot and Scorpious (the Scorpion), followed by a Blue Moon; 8:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center in Hamburg. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own telescopes. Call 627-4560.

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