OLAF FUB SEZ: According to actress and burlesque artist Gypsy Rose Lee, born on this date in 1914, “Men aren’t attracted to me by my mind. They’re attracted by what I don’t mind.”
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SINGERS WANTED – ABC Bel Canto Choirs have openings for students from grades 3 to 12 in all of its choirs. Students throughout Western New York are invited to sessions on Thursdays for the rest of the month in Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road at Harlem Road, Snyder.
Sessions for the Presto choir, for grades 3 to 6, are from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The Vivace choir, for high voices in grades 6 to 12, meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The Bravo choir, for mixed voices in grades 9 to 12, meets from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. For more info, call 759-6428 or visit abcbelcanto.org.
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MARK THE DATE – The Western New York Federation of Women’s Clubs will hold a board meeting open to all federation members at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Living Waters Fellowship, 680 Maple Road, East Aurora.
President Linda Momberger of Castile and other board members will hear final plans about the Single Subject Meeting and hear details about the annual art show and convention in May. Luncheon will follow the meeting. For reservations, call treasurer Rhoda Wolff at 683-5930.
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JUMP IN – Former paratroopers are invited to the monthly meeting of the Niagara Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Alumni at noon Saturday in West Seneca Post 735, American Legion, 35 Legion Drive off Union Road, West Seneca. Those attending are asked to bring a copy of their DD-214 certificate of discharge or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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ADAPTABILITY – Registrations are being accepted for small group personal training sessions for people with disabilities, which will be held in Moving Miracles Dance Studio in Southgate Plaza, 954 Union Road, West Seneca. The program is sponsored by sasi, which provides programs for people with disabilities and special needs.
Fee for a three-month package is $195 plus a $30 non-refundable registration charge. Scholarships are available for those in financial need. For more info and to register, call 656-1321.
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PLAN AHEAD – The UB Women’s Club will feature the food and wine of South Africa at its annual Wine Tasting and Dinner at 6 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Fairdale Banquet Center, 672 Wehrle Drive at South Forest Road, Amherst. Proceeds will benefit scholarships for students at the University at Buffalo.
Cost is $65 and includes a wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres and a full-course dinner with wine pairings. Guests are welcome. Reservations are needed by Jan. 26. For info and reservations, visit ubwp.buffalo.edu/ubwomensclub.
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY – Max Bichler, Erica Seereiter Latt, Gisela Browne, Sam Hoyt, Helen Dohn, Kraig Kurzanski, Tim Zelasko, Sister Emily Marie Jurecki, Leroy Rauch, Faith Rishel, Jennifer Albee Gorman, Susan Marmion, Denise Szwartz and Warren Richards.
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