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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to legendary Wild West lawman WyattEarp, born on this date in 1848, "Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything."


OOPS! -- That meat raffle sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of Joseph Hriczko Post 6245, Veterans of Foreign Wars, is actually Sunday afternoon, not Saturday, in the post at 29 Clemo St. off Clinton Street, Olly Jagodzinski tells us. Doors open at 1 p.m.


HOP TO IT -- St. Paul's Lutheran Church and Preschool, 453 Old Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda, hosts its annual Breakfast with the Bunny from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Admission is $2 and includes an indoor Easter egg hunt, a visit and gift with the Bunny, breakfast and a goodie bag for each child. Kids under 2 are free. For info, call Karen Simon at 693-1980.


BORN TO SHOP -- St. Andrew's Church, 111 Crocker St., Sloan, holds a flea market and rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. The kitchen will serve breakfast and lunch, along with roast beef dinners.

The Sodality of St. John Vianney Church, 2950 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park, holds a theme tray auction in the school cafeteria Sunday afternoon. Doors open at 1 p.m., drawings start at 2.

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 900 Maryvale Drive, Cheektowaga, holds a theme tray and chance auction Sunday afternoon to benefit its youth group and its youth and family ministry. Doors open at 1 p.m., drawings start at 2. Admission is $5 and includes refreshments and 20 tickets.


EATING AROUND -- The Third Great Deerhurst Fish Fry, with grilled cheese for kids, 4 to 7 p.m. today, Deerhurst Presbyterian Church, Deerhurst Park and Colvin boulevards, Town of Tonawanda. $9.50 adults, $6 kids 6 and under.

Lenten fish fry by BW's, with mac and cheese for kids, plus dessert, 4 to 7 p.m. today, Covenant United Methodist Church, 539 Main St., West Seneca. $10, $5 kids 10 and under, kids under 3 free.

Second annual fish fry dinner, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. today, Clare Bridge, 6076 Main St., Williamsville. $8. Benefits the Alzheimer's Association.

Amherst Lions Club 18th annual pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road at Harlem Road, Amherst. $6, $3.50 kids 12 and under. Benefits the Radio Reading Service.

Sanborn Fire Company Band annual Chiavetta's chicken barbecue, starts at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, fire hall, 5811 Buffalo St., Route 425. $8.50. Basket raffle starts about 1:30 p.m.

Welcome in Spring chicken barbecue by Krolick's, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Fourteen Holy Helpers Church, 1345 Indian Church Road at Union Road, West Seneca. $8.50.

Goodbye to Winter roast beef dinner, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Hank Nowak Post 45, AMVETS, 3071 Abbott Road, Orchard Park. $9 adults, $5 kids under 12. Also, chance auction. Benefits Veterans Helping Veterans.

Global Concepts Charter School eighth annual spaghetti dinner, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, school cafeteria, 1001 Ridge Road, Lackawanna. $7, $6 seniors, $4 children. Also, bake sale and theme basket raffle. Benefits the school playground.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY -- Kathryn Puehn, Monica Ridgeway, Vera Giambra, Tom Griffin, Josie Wesolowski, Pat Morlock, Sister Mary Stanisia Mendel, Al Browne, Lou Petruzzi, Barb Nowicki, Warren Bob Skinner, Erin Mueller, Joseph Ciesinski, Bruce DeAeth, Jeanne Kos, Phyllis Haier, Thelma Sardina, Jack Weisenburg, Rose Marie Seitz and Helen Zenger.

SATURDAY -- Richard Wesp, Sean Keane, Mary Ann Kennedy, Tom Marinaro, Alice Nowak, Jay Morawski, Phyllis Starzynski, Sister Therese Ann Parobek, Bob Hollinsworth, Stella Dudek, Gary Kaczor, Rita Kurnik, Craig Rejewski, Emma Falter, Norm Ruszczyk, Terry Broniszewski, Kay Kazmierczak, Frank White, Joe Allman, Christine Skinner, Susan Downs, Ed Comerford, Patrick McGrath, Gerald Nowak, Sister Maria Dara DeLozier, Ken DeLozier, Don Hood, Margaret Mary Gilmartin, Tom Lograsso and Tracey A. Bannister.

AND SUNDAY -- Shea Post, Collin Schaller, Rich Pokorny, Peter Brown, Tim Maher, Virginia Kicman, Lisa Wolin, Bob Yeates, Robert Van Kuren, Melissa Tupis, Carol Phillips, Pat Toepfer, James C. Hoinski, Liz Kolken, Robert VanKuren, Linda Taylor, Michael Taylor and Tommy Kish.


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