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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, born on this date in 1807, “We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.” • • • CANCELED – The annual Parkinson’s Ice Skating Party, planned for 5 to 7 p.m. today on the rink at Canalside in downtown Buffalo has been called off due to the weather, Chris…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to French novelist Victor Hugo, born on this date in 1802, “To put everything in balance is good, to put everything in harmony is better.” • • • SPECIAL DAY – The annual Parkinson’s Ice Skating Party, sponsored by the Parkinson’s Foundation and believed to be the only event of its kind in the nation, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday on the r…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to Beatles guitarist George Harrison, born on this date in 1943, “All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.” • • • ON THE FLY – For Ash Wednesday, Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St. at South Cayuga Road, Williamsville, offers “Ashes to Go” in its parking lot from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The rector, Rev. Dr. Robert W. Harvey,…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs, born on this date in 1955, “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” • • • MARK THE DATE – Today is the deadline to make a reservation for the Northtowns Christian Women’s Connection luncheon program at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Christ United Methodist Church, 350 S…

OLAF FUB SEZ: Advice from novelist and columnist Erma Bombeck, born on this date in 1927, “Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.” • • • TUNED IN – Violinist Martha Welte and bassoonist Mary Britton are featured soloists as the Amherst Chamber Ensembles present “Classical Connections,” a program that includes works by Mozart, Haydn and Schubert, at 3 p.m…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to photographer Ansel Adams, born on this date in 1902, “There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.” • • • WORLD MOVEMENT – Local belly dancers will raise funds to help the people in war-torn Yemen with a performance at 7 p.m. Saturday in the House of Hips dance studio, 1863 Clinton St. They are joining dancers from 15 cities ar…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to actor Benicio Del Toro, born on this date in 1967, “Villains used to always die in the end. Even the monsters. Frankenstein, Dracula – you’d kill them with a stake. Now the nightmare guy comes back.” • • • COME EAT – The Mission Ministry Team at Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, 4369 S. Buffalo St., will host its free community meal, “Peace, Lo…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: A reflection from artist and musician Yoko Ono, born on this date in 1933, “Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” • • • STOP AND SHOP – The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary will hold a Scrubs Sale…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: A thought for the spring training season from legendary sportscaster Red Barber, born Walter Lanier Barber on this date in 1908, “Baseball is dull only to dull minds.” • • • TALKING POINTS – Bruce Fisher, director of the Center for Economic and Policy Studies at SUNY Buffalo State, is guest speaker in the free lunchtime IMAGINE lecture series at 12:30 p.m. …

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OLAF FUB SEZ: A romantic recollection from comedian Jack Benny, born Benjamin Kubelsky on this date in 1894: “I took my girl to dinner, and she laughed so hard at one of my jokes that she dropped her tray.” • • • FIND A BARGAIN – Antiques, collectibles, jewelry and clothing are offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday as St. Mary of the Lake Church, 4737 Lake Shore Road, n…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson, born in Warren County, Pa., on this date in 1892, “The price of freedom of religion or of speech or of the press is that we must put up with, and even pay for, a good deal of rubbish.” • • • IT’S A DATE – Singles Social Club will host a meet and greet with coffee and conversation from 6 to 8 p.m. Fr…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, born on this date in 1809, “What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.” • • • GADGET FEST – The public is invited to see Starpoint Central School students in grades 3 through 5 show off their creations for the annual Invent-A-Thon at 6 p.m. Thursday in the gymnasium at Regan Intermediate School, Ma…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to inventor Thomas Alva Edison, born on this date in 1847, “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.” • • • PASS THE GRAVY – The Ladies Auxiliary of Lewiston Volunteer Fire Company No. 2, 1705 Saunders Settlement Road, hosts a chicken and biscuit dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Dinners are $8, desserts $1. Reservat…

OLAF FUB SEZ: A sentiment from eloquent English essayist Charles Lamb, born on this date in 1775, “I’d like to grow very old as slowly as possible.” • • • STEEPLE CHASE – Rev. Matt Lincoln, rector of historic Trinity Episcopal Church, is guest speaker at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the free lunchtime IMAGINE lecture series in the Central Library on Lafayette Square in down…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to British novelist Charles Dickens, born on this date in 1812, “Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we’d give blood.” • • • LET’S EAT – The First Volunteer Fire Company of Bergholz, 2470 Niagara Road, Bergholz, will hold its monthly chowder and baked goods sale at 11 a.m. Saturday. $4 a qua…