OLAF FUB SEZ: According to American psychic Edgar Cayce, born on this date in 1877, “Dreams are today’s answers to tomorrow’s questions.”


FORGOTTEN CHAPTER – The editor of Western New York Heritage magazine, Doug DeCroix, will be the guest speaker in a program at 7 p.m. tonight in the Wilson Historical Society, 645 Lake St., Wilson. His topic is “From Cruise Ships to Carriers,” the effort which turned pleasure boats into military vessels during World War II. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served.


FUTURE FLOWERS – The African Violet & Gesneriad Society of Western New York holds its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance Corps building at 40 Embry Place, off Walden Avenue near Central Avenue, Lancaster. Everyone is welcome, and all are invited to bring their plants in for assessment. Dale Martens will present a program on hybridizing African violets and gesneriads. Refreshments will be served. For info, call Judy Niemira at 636-0934.


SECOND CITY – Everybody who knows Poland knows Warsaw and Krakow and even Gdansk, but there’s one major city that never gets any respect, Lodz. Although it’s Poland’s second-largest city, it’s thought of as a drab industrial town.

Wanda Bolanowska-Higdon, a member of the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo who lived in Lodz for 30 years after World War II, will challenge that stereotype at the club’s next meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, Snyder.

She also will show many photographs that she took of the city when she visited family there last summer and show clips from a movie, “Modlitwa na Cztery Glosy” or “Prayer in Four Voices,” which features the city’s four major ethnic groups in the city’s annual music festival. Admission is free for members. Non-members are asked to make a $5 donation.


TASTY TOUR – Tickets are still available for the Parkside Community Association’s special tasting tour of Buffalo’s downtown chocolate factory, Choco-Logo, on Wednesday evening. Tours will begin at 6:30 and 7:15 p.m. and are limited to 20 visitors. Tickets are $25 and available at Proceeds benefit the PCA. For info, call Ben Johnson at 838-1240.


LEND A HAND – The Martin House is looking for volunteers to become certified docents as experts on the work of Frank Lloyd Wright in Buffalo and lead tours of the Martin House complex at 125 Jewett Parkway.

Docent training will begin April 3 and continue on Wednesdays through May 22 in the Junior League/Buffalo News Education Center in the lower level of the Martin House. For info, call Angela Laviano Hamister at 856-3858, Ext. 406, or email

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is recruiting male volunteer counselors for its annual summer camp June 22 to 28 at Rotary Sunshine Campus in Rush, near Rochester. Counselors must be at least 17 years old and will be working individually with youngsters ages 6 to 17.

The week will involve more than 150 volunteer hours and will provide valuable experience for anyone interested in a career in the health care professions. For info, call the Buffalo MDA office at 626-0035 or email


REUNION TIME – Members of the Class of 1964 at Bishop Colton High School in Buffalo are invited to an informal breakfast reunion at 10 a.m. April 18. For info, call Nancy Lee at 681-7470 or Fran Kotowski at 310-6882.

Kensington High School Alumni Association members are reminded that a limited number of tickets are still available for the school’s 75th anniversary celebration on May 11. Send in the green registration form that came in the mail or call 668-1455 for information.

The Class of 1963 from All Saints Elementary School in Buffalo’s Riverside section will celebrate its 50-year reunion on July 27 with a buffet dinner in Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Williamsville. For details, call Sandi Russo at 773-3376 or Sue Larkin Wisniewski at 668-3733, or email

Bishop McMahon High School’s Class of 1978 will hold its 35-year reunion June 1. It will start with a tour of the building at 888 Delaware Ave. from 6 to 8 p.m., followed by a party in Jovi’s, 2795 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. For information, call Andrea Howard at 573-2977 or visit the school page on Facebook. All students, teachers and staff are invited.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY – Derrick V. Rose, Tony Kosis, Joe Stoklosa, Rev. Joseph Fifagrowicz, Diane Keller, Laura Doruszewski, Caroline Easton, Kenny Lambert, Reese Victoria Posson, Julianna Vega, Judy Kawalerski, Caroline Easton and Kathy Schau.