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Police bicycle auction scheduled for April 10

The Buffalo Police Department's popular bicycle auction is set for 9 a.m. April 10 in the garage at Buffalo Police Headquarters, 74 Franklin St.

Police say the auction will include between 250 and 300 bikes that have been recovered by officers throughout the city. In the past, prices have ranged from $1 to $100.

Last year's auction raised more than $8,000 and benefited the department's general fund.

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House restoration fair scheduled Saturday

A house restoration fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society Museum.

Talks will be presented at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on saving old windows, reusing salvage materials and readapting spaces. Display tables will be available with presentations from carpenters, homeowners and architects, along with a chance to get expert advice.

Cost is $8, $6 for members; admission includes entrance to the museum.

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Students to air plans in environmental summit

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo's Environmental Youth Summit will be held Friday and Saturday at Rich Products' corporate headquarters.

The two-day summit, created by Sustainable Earth Solutions, will feature 10 teams of students who develop and implement action plans to address an environmental problem in their community. For more information, call 432-4294.

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Primatologist Goodall will speak April 14

Jane Goodall, the primatologist known for her landmark study of chimpanzees in East Africa, will speak in Canisius College's Koessler Athletic Center at 7:30 p.m. April 14.

Goodall in 1977 founded the Jane Goodall Institute, which is dedicated to protecting chimpanzees and their habitats and establishing conservation and development programs.

The speech is free and open to the public, and tickets are not required. The talk is sponsored by the Canisius College Institute for the Study of Human-Animal Relations and the William H. Fitzpatrick Institute of Public Affairs and Leadership.

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Hispanic group accepting scholarship applications

The Hispanic Women's League is accepting applications for scholarships for Hispanic high school seniors.

Students must have an academic average of 85 or higher. Also required is evidence of community participation and documentation of the intent to attend college in the fall of 2010.

Applications may be obtained online at hispanicwomensleague.org or by calling Alicia Granto-Estenoz at 885-HELP (4357) or Eleanor Paterson at 851-1049.

The deadline for receipt of applications is April 7.

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