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DOG SHOW: Canine friends, residents, family members and employees from the McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda are invited to bring their dogs to Northgate's second annual dog show from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday at 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda, just off Niagara Falls Boulevard. Three resident judges will grade the pooches in a number of categories, including: best trick, best outfit, largest, smallest, prettiest, longest tongue, tail and ears, and best in show. All dogs must be on a leash, get along with other dogs and have a proof of rabies certificate. Those interested can contact Judy Ogden, activity director, at 694-7700.


PEACE GARDEN DEDICATION: The fourth United States 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden will be dedicated at 2 p.m. Saturday during the annual Youngstown Community Picnic Day in Falkner Park between north Second Street and Main Street. Prior to the ceremony, an Old Fort Niagara Fife and Drum Ensemble will be providing 1812 music. The Bicentennial Art of Peace Garden Trail is an initiative undertaken by the Binational Economic and Tourism Alliance, Canadian and U.S. community partners, and the International Peace Garden Foundation. The goal is to create a cross-border Peace Garden Trail throughout the Niagara Frontier territory of the War of 1812 to commemorate the 200 years of peace between Canada and the United States.


END ALZHEIMER'S NIGHT: Quaker's Landing, a memory care community located on 101 Sterling Drive in Orchard Park, will hold "A Wish to End Alzheimer's" night to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The event will include refreshments, entertainment, basket raffles and the launch of wish lanterns at 7:45 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Please call 675-1022 for information or reservations.