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BLOOD DRIVE: Gentle Dentistry of East Aurora will hold a Red Cross blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at its offices, 215 Main St. To preregister, call 652-7080 or visit www.wearegentledestistry.com and click "schedule an appointment."

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PEACE BRIDGE PROJECT: The Partnership for the Public Good monthly forum will focus on building a better Peace Bridge project, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 237 Main St., Suite 1200. Bruce Fisher of the Center for Economic and Policy Studies at Buffalo State College, Erin Heaney of the Clean Air Coalition and Tania Werbizky of the Preservation League of New York will join moderator Anthony Armstrong, of LISC-Buffalo. It's free and open to the public. For information or reservations, call Megan Connelly at megan@ppgbuffalo.org or 852-4191, Ext. 110.

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COMMUNITY MEETING: The We Are Women Warriors Group will host its biweekly community meeting from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday in Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave. Dr. William Small, Buffalo police officer and author of "Strengthening the Family," is keynote speaker. For information, call Legislator Betty Jean Grant at 536-7323 or 894-0914.

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CONGRESS ON YOUR CORNER: The office of Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, will host satellite hours in Chautauqua County on Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. in Lakewood Village Hall, 20 W. Summit St.; and from 1 to 3 p.m. in Findley Lake Community Center, 2883 North Road, Mina. Constituents will be able to discuss issues including Social Security, veterans affairs, citizenship and immigration. For details, call 484-1049.

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ARCHITECTURAL LECTURE: Robert Twombly, a noted scholar and author of numerous books on Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, will deliver an illustrated lecture on the two American architectural masters at 7 p.m. Thursday in Burchfield Penney Art Center auditorium, 1300 Elmwood Ave. Tickets are $10, $5 for Graycliff and Burchfield Penney members and volunteers. For information, call 947-9217. The talk is sponsored by Graycliff Conservancy, with support from the New York State Council on the Arts and Hodgson Russ, the law firm that owns and has restored Sullivan's Guaranty Building in downtown Buffalo.

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RESEARCH WORKSHOP: Collaborating With Scholars on Community-Based Research -- a workshop to aid community groups with research needs and questions -- will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the American Red Cross Training Center, 786 Delaware Ave., in the back building. Sociologist Erin Robinson of Canisius College, Erin Heaney of the Clean Air Coalition and Dr. Laurene Tumiel-Berhalter of UB's department of family medicine will give short presentations, followed by questions and answers. For reservations, e-mail Megan Connelly at megan@ppgbuffalo.org.

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