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REDISTRICTING DISCUSSION: The University at Buffalo School of Law will host "Democracy Deferred?" a student-faculty discussion on the status of redistricting efforts in New York State, from 1:50 to 3 p.m. today in the Baldy Center Conference Room, 509 O'Brian Hall, on the North Campus in Amherst.

GLOBAL OBESITY: Gregory Privitera, assistant professor of psychology at St. Bonaventure University, will speak on "Global Obesity From the Perspective of Psychology" at 7 tonight in the auditorium of the William F. Walsh Science Center, 3261 W. State Road, St. Bonaventure. The public is welcome to this free lecture.

LENTEN FISH DINNER: St. Theresa Catholic Church will serve a Lenten fish dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. today in the Lower Parish Center, 1974 Seneca St. The cost is $10. A macaroni and cheese dinner for children under 10 is available for $2. Call 822-0608 for ticket information.

LEAD POISONING WORKSHOP: Heart of the City Neighborhoods, the Belle Center and LEADSAFE Erie County will host "Help Yourself to a Lead Safe Healthy Home" at noon Thursday3 in the Belle Center, 104 Maryland St. Homeowners and landlords who have chipping and peeling paint or own a house built before 1976 are encouraged to attend. To R.S.V.P., call 961-6838; walk-ins are welcome. For information, call 961-6800.

ETHNIC LUNCHEON: An ethnic luncheon featuring dishes representing a host of cultures and geographical regions for employees of the Eighth Judicial District will be held at noon Thursday on the seventh floor of Buffalo City Court, 50 Delaware Ave. Members of the Buffalo Colored Musicians Club will play at the luncheon. The event concludes a monthlong Black History Month celebration.

CONGRESS ON YOUR CORNER: The office of Rep. Kathleen C. Hochul, D-Amherst, will host two "Congress on Your Corner" events this week, where staff will meet with constituents to discuss issues that affect the 26th Congressional District. The events are at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the Wheatfield Community Center, 2790 Church Road, North Tonawanda, and at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the second-floor assembly room of the Lancaster Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway.