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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, born on this date in 1884, “Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.” • • • LAST CALL – An antique tractor show, a harvest festival and a costume parade for kids and pets will help close out the 17th season of the Alden Farmers Market from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturd…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to rock singer David Lee Roth, born on this date in 1954, “I used to jog, but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.” • • • SORTING THINGS OUT – LuAnn Blair of Sheridan Benefits will offer tips on how to deal with Medicare in a free talk at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Town of Tonawanda. To register, call …

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OLAF FUB SEZ: A favorite lyric from singer and songwriter John Lennon, born on this date in 1940, “People say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one.” • • • FIND A JOB – Learn how to prepare for Civil Service exams and public sector jobs when the Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the American Society of Public Administration holds a free workshop, “Civil Service Savvy,” from 5…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to the “Hoosier Poet,” James Whitcomb Riley, born on this date in 1849, “The ripest peach is highest on the tree.” • • • HIGH HONOR – A Western New Yorker will be among the 23 names engraved on the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial on Tuesday morning at Empire State Plaza in Albany. He is Joseph F. Benintende, a chief and president of El…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to novelist Gore Vidal, born on this date in 1925, “Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.” • • • MARK THE DATE – Reservations are needed by Friday for the Wine and Dine evening on Oct. 11 hosted by Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group at Dos On The Lake, 3800 Hoover …

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to President Jimmy Carter, born on this date in 1924, “America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, human rights invented America.” • • • MARK THE DATE – Holly and Friends will entertain at the next meeting of the Beechwood Service Guild at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Beechwood Residence, 2235 Millersport Highway, Getzville. All are …

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OLAF FUB SEZ: Advice from the Persian poet and mystic Rumi, born on this date in 1207, “Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.” • • • DINE FOR A CAUSE – Eat between 4 and 9 p.m. today at Denny’s, 8020 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls, and support the Niagara University Lions Club. A portion of each bill will be donated to the club. A total of 79 restaur…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to musician and actress Carrie Brownstein, born on this date in 1974, “The notion of ‘female’ should be so sprawling and complex that it becomes divorced from gender itself.” • • • BARGAIN TIME – The Yia Yia’s Attic Treasures sale, a highlight of the GreekFest in June at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 146 W. Utica St., returns with toys, book…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to composer George Gershwin, born on this date in 1898, “Life is a lot like jazz ... it’s best when you improvise.” • • • BATTLE LINES – Author and lecturer Chris Mackowski will recount Union Gen. George Meade’s 1863 Mine Run Campaign against Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in a program hosted by the Buffalo Civil War Round Table at 7 p.m. tonight …

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OLAF FUB SEZ: A verse from cartoonist and children’s author Shel Silverstein, born on this date in 1930, “There are no happy endings/ Endings are the saddest part/ So just give me a happy middle/ and a very happy start.” • • • GETTING IT RIGHT – Curbside recycling will be the topic at a Cheektowaga town forum meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the Senior Citizens Center, 33…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: A thought for night owls from novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald, born on this date in 1896, “In a real dark night of the soul, it is always three o’clock in the morning.” • • • LAST CHANCE – The Erie County Health Department holds the final free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets in its current series from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Cheektowa…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: A favorite lyric from singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco, born in Buffalo on this date in 1970, “I don’t wear anything I can’t wipe my hands on.” • • • CALL NOW – Reservations are needed today for the Northtown Christian Women’s Connection luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Classics V, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Speaker will be Bill Long, owner of SPAR…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers, born on this date in 1927, “Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.” • • • HITCH A RIDE – The Western New York Railway Historical Society offers an Octoberfest Hay Ride and Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Williamsville Depot, 86 S. Long St. Hayrides are $1. For info, ca…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to newspaper columnist Mike Royko, born on this date in 1932, “If work is so good, how come they have to pay us to do it?” • • • REUNION ALERT – Descendants of immigrants from Vallelunga and Caltavutoro, Sicily, are invited to the annual reunion Mass at 11 a.m. Sunday in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 160 Court St. at South Elmwood Avenue i…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to British author Samuel Johnson, born on this date in 1709, “The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” • • • TIME OF NEED – A Grand Island family that suffered a tragic loss in an auto accident last month will get some much-needed assistance from the proceeds of the sixth Park Golf Pay It Forward Open …