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TEE TIMES: Seasonal golf passes for Buffalo's three Olmsted Parks golf courses -- Cazenovia, Delaware and South Park -- will go on sale at the courses from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. They also will be sold at the courses April 10 and 16. Passes currently are available on the Olmsted Park Conservancy website at www.bfloparks.org. Golfers should bring proper identification and a headshot photograph no bigger than one inch by one inch. Passes range in price from $90 to $250. Cash, checks and Visa and MasterCard are accepted. The Olmsted Parks golf season starts April 23, weather permitting, and runs through Oct. 31.

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ROSES FOR OUTSTANDING WOMEN: The second annual Roses for Outstanding Women will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday in Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave. Twenty-five women will be honored for their service to the community and the city with a red rose and a certificate for their contributions. The Power of Women program will include a talk by Erie County Legislator Betty Jean Grant and storytelling by Yvonne Harris. Admission is free.

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AURORA WALDORF FORUM: Aurora Waldorf School, an independent school located at 525 West Falls Road, West Falls, will hold a free interactive panel discussion at 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by an open house and tour from noon to 2 p.m. Topic of discussion is "Nurturing Creativity for the Future: Multiple Intelligences and Waldorf Education." Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 655-2029.

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RUMMAGE SALE: Bowmansville United Methodist Church, 5344 Genesee St., will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 542-9916 or 683-5298.

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SPRING ACADEMIC HONORS CONVOCATION: Gerard Thomas Straub, an award-winning author, documentary filmmaker and longtime producer of "General Hospital," will be the guest speaker at the Spring Academic Honors Convocation of Villa Maria College at 3 p.m. Sunday in the College Auditorium, 240 Pine Ridge Road, Cheektowaga. Straub will discuss his personal and professional career highlights, as well as his new role as a secular Franciscan.

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INFLUENCE OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN: The Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society and the Harriet Tubman Memorial Library Project will hold a panel discussion on the continuing influence of African-American Women's Literary Societies in the Buffalo region from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Historical Society, 25 Nottingham Court. It will be moderated by Lillian S. Williams, associate professor and chairwoman of African-American Studies at the University at Buffalo. Panelists include Patricia Shoulders of Harriet Tubman 300; Priscilla Hill with the Mary Talbert Club; and Peggy Brooks-Bertram, co-founder of the Uncrowned Queens Institute for Research and Education on Women. For information, call 873-9644, Ext. 319.

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