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Reporters' Notebook: July 25, 2018

OLAF FUB SEZ: An observation from British Prime Minister Arthur Balfour, born on this date in 1848, “In politics, nothing matters very much and few things matter at all.”

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LET US PRAY – The St. Ann’s Novena will be offered at 7 p.m. tonight and Thursday outside the closed St. Ann’s Church, Broadway and Emslie streets. All are welcome.

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Carillon bells at Calvary Episcopal Church

RINGING OUT – The free carillon concert series continues at 7 p.m. tonight at Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St. at South Cayuga Road, Williamsville. Performing will be renowned Canadian carillonneur Gordon Slater, followed in the church’s Hughson Hall by the Celtic folk band Penny Whiskey. Lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets are welcome.

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OOPS! – Monday’s column had the wrong price for the 27th annual Kensington High School Alumni Association picnic Aug. 11 in Banchetti by Rizzo’s Grove, 550 North French Road, Getzville. It’s $20, prepaid. Call Connie Severson at 668-1455.

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CARVING STATION – All are invited to the 23rd annual Police Emerald Society Pig Roast from 4 to 11 p.m. Friday at the Bison City Rod & Gun Club, 511 Ohio St. Tickets are $25 and include beer, wine, food and music. Proceeds benefit scholarships that are awarded at the annual Father’s Day Breakfast. For more info, call Adam Devore at 910-616-0912 or Jeremiah Hassett at 514-3880.

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END OF THE LINE – The Homewood Theater Company has added two final performances of its readers’ theater production of “A Stop in Time,” a mystery by Marty Bauer, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Williamsville Depot, 86 S. Long St., Williamsville. Tickets are $8, $6 students and seniors, $4 kids 12 and under. For info, call 636-5798.

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LAKESIDE SONGFEST – The South Buffalo Fresh Air Music Club will host a South Buffalo Get Together from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday on the patio of Hoak’s Restaurant, 4100 Lake Shore Road, Hamburg. Special guests include Bill O’Shei and Friends, the Keane Family Singers and Monsignor Leo McCarthy. Suggested donation is $10.

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LEBANESE LEGACY – St. John Maron Church, 2040 Wehrle Drive, Amherst, holds its 20th annual Lebanese Festival from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, 2 to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday.
It will feature continuous music, free style dancing, Lebanese line dancing, games of chance, raffles, bounce houses and unique items in the gift shop.
There also will be plenty of authentic Lebanese treats, from falafel and hummos to tabbouleh and chicken and beef shawarma. Admission is $1. For info, call 634-0669 or visit stjohnmaron.org.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY – Dylan Gilbert, Doug Marrone, Stephanie Christopher Shapiro, Dr. Helen Cappuccino, Lexie Heinle, Mary Friona, Miguel Santos, Minister Michael Chapman, Debra Brucato, Eugene Kmidowski, Karen Schaller, Kristy Schaller, Mary Ann Pijacki, Jim Zelasko, Sally Cukierski, Lois Lizak, Janet Kurz, Madison Lempko, John Koziej and Tom Wach.

To submit birthdays and other items of interest to Reporters’ Notebook, please email olaffub@buffnews.com or send a letter to Reporters’ Notebook, Buffalo News, Box 100, Buffalo, NY 14240.

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