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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to the creator of Sherlock Holmes, author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, born on this date in 1859, “Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.” • • • WELCOME MAT – Independent Living of the Genesee Region holds a ribbon cutting at noon today for its new office in the plaza at 2407 N. Main St., Warsaw, with an open hous…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to English poet Alexander Pope, born on this date in 1688, “Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” • • • FIND A BARGAIN – Niagara University’s seventh annual community garage sale, “2 Good 2 Toss,” will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in NU’s Kiernan Center gym, featuring items donated by NU employees and s…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to French novelist and playwright Honore de Balzac, born on this date in 1799, “It is easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking action.” • • • BIG STICK – One of history’s mightiest men of action, President Theodore Roosevelt, is the focus of the free IMAGINE series at noon Tuesday in the Central Library on Lafayet…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to economist and college president Clark Kerr, born on this date in 1911, “The status quo is the only solution that cannot be vetoed.” • • • GET GROWING – Garden Friends of Clarence hold a perennial plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the large pavilion at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. Soil testing is available for a fee. The Cape…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to flamboyant pianist Liberace, born on this date in 1919, “Nakedness makes us democratic; adornment makes us individuals.” • • • LOOKING BACK – “The Enemy’s Perspective on the Burning of Buffalo in 1813” is the topic at the meeting of the Cheektowaga Historical Association at 7 tonight in the Cheektowaga Senior Center, 3349 Broadway. Speaker is R…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to author and broadcast personality Clifton Fadiman, born on this date in 1904, “Cheese is milk’s leap towards immortality.” • • • PASS THE SALSA – A taco bar is the feature as the Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, 4369 S. Buffalo St., pays homage to Cinco de Mayo at “Peace, Love and Food,” its free monthly community meal from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thurs…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to financial journalist B. C. Forbes, born on this date in 1880, “The man who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck.” • • • FALLEN HEROES – In conjunction with National Police Week, the Niagara Interfaith Chaplaincy will hold its 22nd annual Police Memorial Service for officers who died in the line of d…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to comedian and late night host Stephen Colbert, born on this date in 1964, “Thankfully, dreams can change. If we had all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses.” • • • LANDMARK STATUS – Mark Mortenson, executive director of the Richardson Olmsted Campus and the Lipsey Architecture Center of Buffalo, is …

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to the man who gave us Peter Pan, Scottish novelist and playwright James M. Barrie, born on this date in 1860, “The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.” • • • GIFT OF LIFE – The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce and the West Seneca Sun host a Unyts blood drive and health fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday …

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to President Harry S. Truman, born on this date in 1884, “I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.” • • • WINNERS WANTED – The Winchester Nites Home Bureau holds its annual Gift Card Bonanza at 7 tonight in the Winchester Fire Hall, 514 Harlem Road, West Seneca. There also will be a $100 money tree and a Share…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to Nobel Prize-winning Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore, born on this date in 1861, “Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark.” • • • OUT TO EAT – The Ladies Auxiliary of Lewiston Fire Company No. 2 hosts a pork chop dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Fire Hall, 1705 Saunders Settlement Road. Reservations a…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to psychologist Sigmund Freud, born on this date in 1856, “Time spent with cats is never wasted.” • • • NEW VENUE – The 17th annual Food and Wine Tasting to benefit the Sisters of St. Francis, including the ever-popular Nun-Sweeter Bake Sale, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in a new location, St. Leo the Great Parish Center, 885 Sweet Home R…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to newspaper columnist Earl Wilson, born on this date in 1907, “If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.” • • • BARGAIN TIME – Queen of All Rummage Sales, Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst, 6320 Main St., 5 to 9 p.m. today, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Reopens noon to 2:30 p.m. for $3 bag sale. Admission…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: A favorite verse from lyricist Lorenz Hart, born on this date in 1895, “The broken dates – the endless waits/ The lovely loving – and the hateful hates/ The conversation – with the flying plates/ I wish I were in love again.” • • • TEA TIME – The Hull Family Home and Farmstead, 5976 Genesee St., Lancaster, hosts a traditional Mother’s Day Tea Party on Sunda…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to comedian and talk show host Jack Paar, born on this date in 1918, “Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery.” • • • MARK THE DATE – Church Women United of Niagara Falls and Vicinity hold their May Friendship Day program at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the First Presbyterian Church, 100 Church St., Youngstown. Theme is “It Is Time to Agree to Diff…