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EXERCISE CLASS: The North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks will present its popular Body Conditioning Exercise Class at 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from today through Wednesday, Dec. 14, in Reszel Middle School, 1500 Vanderbilt St. The cost for the 22 classes is $55 for residents and $66 for nonresidents. Participants are asked to bring 1-, 2-, or 3-pound hand weights and a floor mat. For information, call Pam Hogan at 695-8520, Ext. 5508.

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LECTURE SERIES: Molly Quackenbush, executive director of the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Historic Site, will present a lecture in the "Imagine Buffalo Niagara in the 21st Century" lecture/discussion fall series: "Why Does Preservation Matter?" from 12:15 to 1 p.m. Tuesday during the lunchtime lecture series in the Central Library's Ring of Knowledge, main floor near Fables Cafe, 1 Lafayette Square. The free event is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History and Nature.

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CONGRESS ON YOUR CORNER: The office of Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, will host satellite hours in Chautauqua County from 11:30 to noon Tuesday 7in the Westfield YWCA, 58 S. Portage St., and in Erie County from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Medaille College, 18 Agassiz Circle. Constituents will be able to discuss issues including Social Security, veterans affairs, citizenship and immigration. For details, call 484-1049.

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WORKSHOP: The Hull Family Home and Farmstead in Lancaster will host a workshop for teachers on Native American History and Culture from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at 5976 Genesee St. The workshop will feature Perry Ground of the Onondaga Nation, who will speak on "Foundations of the Haudenosaunee: History, Government, Class System." Ground is the project coordinator for the Rochester Schools' Native Resource Center. Also, Jay and Theresa Claus, of the Tuscarora Nation, will present the second part of the program, "Native Culture and Way of Life." The cost of the workshop is $30; professional development credit is available. To register, teachers may call 681-5494 or email: sjacobs@hullfamilyhome.org.

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QUILT SHOW: The Southtowns Piecemakers Quilting Guild will hold its annual quilt raffle during its quilt show from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Crossroads Christian Church, Jamison and Girdle roads, Elma. Admission is $5 per person, with proceeds benefiting F.I.S.H. of East Aurora and the Trinity Food Basket.

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HALLOWEEN DISPLAY: The Elma Museum will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. beginning Saturday through Nov. 1 to show off a Halloween Display. Come see the miniature trains, ships, haunted houses and amusement rides. Tours are available beginning Oct. 20 through Nov. 1 by calling 655-9458. On Oct. 8, visit the Saw Mill on Bowen Road behind the museum and watch the water wheel operate an antique apple press to make apple juice between 1 and 3 p.m.

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