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GOAT ISLAND RUN: The 13th Annual Niagara Falls YMCA 5K Run will temporarily close Goat Island from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. today. The Robert Moses Parkway will also be closed during the same time. For race information, call 285-8491. Day-of-race registration will take place near the Seneca Niagara Casino beginning at 9 a.m. until 10:15 a.m.

THANKSGIVING POLKA DANCE: Featuring Lenny Gomulka and Chicago Push, 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Pvt. Leonard Post Jr. Post, VFW, 2450 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Cost $8 in advance, $10 at the door. For table reservations, call 684-4371.

THANKSGIVING DINNER: Needy and homeless veterans and their families are invited to an early Thanksgiving dinner, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 3495 Bailey Ave. Tickets are available by calling the VA homeless program at 881-5855.

COMPUTER SHOW: Market Pro Computer Show, computer showcase and sale at discount prices. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. $7 adults, children under 12 free. Erie County Fairgrounds Health Expo Hall, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Town of Hamburg.

JAZZ BENEFIT: Taylor Made Jazz will perform at the Colored Musicians Club, 145 Broadway, from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday to raise money for the historic club, which has played host to musicians from all over the world.

OPEN MIC NIGHT: Hosted by Erie Community College, poetry open mic and slam night, 7:45 p.m. Monday, Building 5, Room 5102, South Campus, 4041 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park. Free and open to the public. Call 851-1708.

POSTER SIGNING: Stars of World Wrestling Entertainment will sign posters to benefit the City Mission and Coats for Kids program, 10 a.m. to noon Monday in the Walden Galleria. The event is part of a three-day service project by West Seneca AmeriCorps and the Army's 402nd Civil Affairs Unit, which also will collect gently used adult and children's coats before "Monday Night Raw," from 3 to 8 p.m. in front of HSBC Arena. For more information, call 558-3325.

OPEN HOUSE: The Project Community Outreach and Crisis Hotline (COACH) program at Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled will host an open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at 1845 Kenmore Ave. Project COACH offers after-hours telephone support and crisis counseling to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. For further information, call 877-1111.

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