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HEALTH SEMINAR: Jit Ang, a scientist, investor and executive vice president of International Fiber Corp. in North Tonawanda, will address the current status of dietary fibers in the American diet in his lecture titled "Dietary Fibers: Beyond the Health Implications" at 12:15 and 7 p.m. Tuesday. The afternoon seminar will be held in Bulger Communication Center South 2, Buffalo State College, and the evening seminar will be held in the Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave. Both sessions are free and open to the public.

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LECTURE: The Niagara Group of the Sierra Club and the Campaign for Greater Buffalo will host Tim Tielman, executive director of the Campaign for Greater Buffalo and principal of the Neighborhood Workshop, in a meeting to preserve the heritage of the Canal District and to rebuild it sustainably and fairly at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Unitarian Universalist Church, Elwood Avenue at West Farry Street. For information, contact the Sierra Club at 895-3367, rmciesie@yahoo.com or The Campaign at 854-3749, c4gb.hac@gmail.com.

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WINE-TASTING COURSE: East Aurora Community Education is sponsoring a two-night wine-tasting course from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Roycroft Inn, 40 S. Grove St. Appetizers also served. The cost is $40. Class size limited, students must be 21 years or older. Register at www.eastauroraschools.org/adulteducation.

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EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM TRAINING: The Wellness Institute Employee Wellness training program for the "Eat Well, Live Well" Challenge" will take place from noon to 3:30 p.m. Thursday4 at Wegmans, 675 Alberta Drive, Amherst. A light lunch will be served. For information and required preregistration, call the Wellness Institute at 851-4052, or e-mail: BeActive@city-buffalo.org.

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VIDEO DOCUMENTARIES: Squeaky Wheel/Buffalo Media Resources will present "Stories From the Niagara Frontier," a series of locally produced short video documentaries highlighting initiatives impacting our region from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays during March in the Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square. Featured Thursday s "Round the Clock: Buffalo's Workers and the Fight for Economic Justice" by Christine Zinni with Coalition for Economic Justice speaker Micaela Shapiro-Shellaby.

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