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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to actress Elizabeth Taylor, born on this date in 1932, “The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they’re going to have some pretty annoying virtues.”

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BIG CATS – Lions and tigers will be the stars of Zooper Saturday at the Buffalo Zoo this weekend. There will be keeper talks and enrichment activities at the lion and tiger exhibits from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and face painters for youngsters from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Tops Eco Station. Zooper Saturday programs are included in regular zoo admission. For info, call 995-6133 or visit www.buffalozoo.org.

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HEAVENLY HARMONY – The Buffalo Choral Arts Society, a 120-member community chorus under the direction of Marcia A. Giambrone that has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, in Europe and in Carnegie Hall, will give a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 150 Broad St., City of Tonawanda. The public is invited.

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GOING ONCE – Furniture, appliances and housewares are among the items that will go up for bids at 6 p.m. Saturday when Bacon Memorial Presbyterian Church, 166 59th St., Niagara Falls, sponsors a live auction. Doors open for previewing at 5. For info, call 283-5744.

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FILL THE FREEZER – Seneca Hose Company, 2801 Seneca St., West Seneca, holds its spring meat raffle Saturday evening. Doors open at 6. Admission is $2 and includes sandwiches and refreshments. For info, call 825-5511.

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THINKING AHEAD – The kick-off event for the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Elma and Surrounding Communities will be held beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday in the dining hall at Iroquois Central High School, 2111 Girdle Road, Elma. Companies, community groups, civic and religious organizations, schools and individuals are invited to participate in the June 14 fundraising run. For info, visit www.RelayForLife.org/ElmaNY.

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WORLD OF WANT – Author and documentary filmmaker Gerry Straub, who has taken his cameras to some of the poorest parts of the planet, will speak on “Poverty & Prayer,” and show film clips from his travels at 7 p.m. Monday in Blessed Sacrament Church, 263 Claremont Ave., Town of Tonawanda. A free-will offering will be taken.

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FULL NELSON – Seven matches will be featured Saturday evening as professional wrestling comes to the Francis J. Donovan Post 1626, American Legion, at 3210 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. Doors open at 6:30. First bell is at 7. Tickets are $8 adults, $5 kids 12 and under.

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GET READY TO BET – The Parents Guild at St. Francis High School hosts a Night at the Races at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Parish Center, 4263 St. Francis Drive, Athol Springs, across from the school. Tickets are $10 advance, $12 at the door, and include beer, wine, soft drinks, finger foods and desserts. In addition to the 12 pre-recorded races, there will be auctions and raffles, Deadline is Thursday to reserve a table for eight for $75. For info, reservations and advance tickets, call 627-1200.

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STEPPING OUT – A lesson in samba will be given by Maurice of Ontario when the Buffalo Chapter of USA Dance hosts a dance Friday in First Presbyterian Church, 2085 Union Road, West Seneca. The dance lesson begins at 7:30 p.m., followed by a general dance at 8:30. Fee is $6 for members, $8 for students with ID, $10 for nonmembers. Light refreshments will be served.

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PERSONAL JOURNEY – Since losing his 21-year-old daughter to leukemia 10 years ago, Charlie Schmidke of the Town of Tonawanda, a professor emeritus at Canisius College, has made a long personal exploration of the grieving process. His newly published book, “Riding the Subway with Heidi: A Father’s Journey of Grieving,” sums up his thoughts and experiences as he struggled to make sense of the grieving process. He will talk about the book and sign copies from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday in Trinity Old Lutheran Church, 3445 Sheridan Drive, Eggertsville.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAYRobert Szymkowiak, Lynda Schneekloth, Kathy Arrastia, Isabelle Banas, JoAnn Falletta, Melinda White, Bonnie Miller, Beth McNally. Carrieanne Schaller, Adam James Kamrowski, Gin Barone, Christine Blackwell Bieger, Joe Karb, Betty Walrod, Nadine Pazder, Vicki Skinner Qi, Tina Toepfer, Joseph Vangalio, Bridget Kinsley, Joey Rine and Frank Spinner.

AND THURSDAYLauren Shanks VanHorn, Corey Tarreto, Michael Morgulis, Laura Winchester, Mary Ann Zenger, Max Haggerty, Joe Kody, June Terhaar, Pattie Losito, Anna Wickett, Marie Lazarz, Kathy Reidy, Don Pratt, Pam Roman, Marion Keen, Andrew Franz, Richard Smolorek, Courtney Bondanza, Anthony DiPiano, Kenneth Speaker, Mike Wachowiak, Linda Birochik, Jerry Ciambor, Tim Driscoll, Jenna Horwitz, Lillian Traska and John Shaw.

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