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BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT: Sister Martha Olszewski, a licensed social worker, will discuss the role of faith when grieving in "Grief as a Spiritual Journey" at 7 p.m. Thursday in Pine Lawn Chapel, 2951 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. The presentation is free to the public. For information, call Nancy Weil, director of Bereavement Support, at 873-6500.

STORYTIME EVENT: B is for Books, an independent bookstore specializing in children's books, will host "My Princess Boy: A Special Storytime for Parents and Their Kids" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the bookstore, 6562 E. Quaker St., Orchard Park. The event is free. Copies of the book will be available for sale that evening. For information, call the store at 667-2383. The event is co-presented by the Pride Center of WNY and Gay and Lesbian Youth Services of WNY.

SPRING GALA: The Jamestown Audubon Society will hold its second annual Flight of Spring Gala Dinner and Auction, beginning with cocktails, at 5:30 p.m. Friday in Moon Brook Country Club, 2879 N. Main St. Extension, Jamestown. Live music will be provided by the Jamestown String Quartet. Live and silent auctions and raffles will feature works donated by artists who participated in the 2010 Art in the Woods festival. Many of the items can be viewed online at For reservations, call 569-2345 or e-mail

DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT: The Salvation Army will host the Tenn Dodgeball Daze Tournament for Grades 9-12 at 6 p.m. Friday in Salvation Army headquarters, 529 E. Main St., Batavia. Teams must have a minimum of six players and pay a $60 entrance fee. Trophies will be awarded to the top three teams in each grade bracket. Team registration forms and tournament rules are available at the Salvation Army or can be e-mailed or faxed. Contact Capt. Patty, 343-6284, or e-mail:

WILDLIFE SHOW: "Destination: Earth," a Hawk Creek Wildlife Center event, will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the center on Grover Road in East Aurora. Participants will have the chance to stand face-to-face with a bald eagle as well as wild cats such as the lynx and ocelot. Tickets are $10 for adults, $9 for veterans and senior citizens and $8 for children. For information visit

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