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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to singer Pearl Bailey, born on this date in 1918, “What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.”

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HOME RUN – Do you have what it takes to belt one out of the ballpark? The Buffalo Bisons are looking for prospects who have the power to reach the outfield fences, not with their bats, but with their voices. The team holds its annual auditions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Coca-Cola Field to find singers to perform the national anthem at the start of their games this season.

All singers will be asked to perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” and “O Canada” a cappella in front of the home dugout. No prescheduled times are required.

For information, call the Bisons at 846-2080 or visit www.Bisons.com.

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SELLING LIKE HOTCAKES – His book-signing last weekend at Barnes & Noble on Niagara Falls Boulevard was so successful that author Anthony Cardinale sold out of his new book, “The Red Heifer: A Jewish Cry for Messiah.”

Cardinale, a retired Buffalo News reporter and writer for the Buffalo Jewish Review, was obliged to reach into his briefcase and loan several of his own copies to the store. His publisher, Messianic Jewish Publishers, has ordered a second printing.

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TODAY’S CATCH – The kitchen’s open today in South Buffalo Post 721, American Legion, at 136 Cazenovia St. They’re serving a Good Friday fish fry with all the trimmings from 4 to 8 p.m., with either beer-battered or broiled fish. Dinners are $8.50. Chicken finger dinners also are available. For info, call 825-9557.

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HIDDEN TREASURE – The Wilson Lions Club is holding its annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday on the grounds of the Wilson Historical Society, 645 Lake St. Registration begins at 11 a.m., with the hunt at noon. Prizes will be awarded for finding eggs. There also will be face-painting and crafts for the youngsters. For info, call Bob Hull at 751-6100.

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DYNGUS DESTINATION – Most distant stop along the Pussy Willow Bus Route on Monday could be the Dyngus Day Party sponsored by the Holy Name Society in the Parish Center at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 5271 Clinton St., Elma, a quarter-mile east of Transit Road.

Doors open at 2 p.m. The award-winning Tony’s Polka Band from Hagaman, in the Mohawk Valley, will strike up at 3, followed by Buffalo’s own Rare Vintage from 7:30 to 11:30. Polish cuisine and beverages will be available, including Polish beer. Wristbands for admission are on sale at the church rectory. Call 668-4017.

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LONG RIDE FOR A GOOD CAUSE – Buffalo Police Officer Joe Szafranski is riding his bicycle to Albany to raise money in the fight against cancer and to honor the beloved memory of his nephew James “Jimmy” Szafranski, who died in 2011 from osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer. Money raised from his trek across upstate, beginning June 14, will go to Camp Good Days. Anyone wishing to contribute can send donations to Ride4Cancer 2020, P.O. Box 786, Buffalo, NY 14220, or visit Szafranski’s web site, ride4cancer2020.com, where additional details are available.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY – Dora P. Wilson, Madeline Haggerty, Jane Burke, Paul Cambria, Laurie Volkenner, John Robert Forster, Mike Rauls, Neil Sullivan, Payton Essman, David Greaves, Kristy Gossel, Jim Kaminski Jr., Harry Jaworski, Victor Zoladz, Chandler Cotter, Shelby Stisser, Pat Stilwell, Bob Wiepert, Jennifer Fertel and Marcy Little.

SATURDAY – Kathleen A. Bamrick, Mary Shea, Randie Joseph, Caden Rosen, Liam Rosen, Don Grant, Kathy Driscoll, Stuart Miller, Jim Russell, Butch Lickfeld, Travis Lickfeld, Bev Copoulos, Sue Cooper, Debbie Palkowski, Bonny Seiling, Sharon Davis, Helen Jarrel, Carter James Sobierajski, Michelle DelPrince, Josh Wagner, Andy Grimaldi, Cindy Streicher, Ryan Kruszka, Sister Mary Francelita Machnica, Mary Ann Kirisits, Teresa Taberski, Alex Dockstader, Daniel Cotter, Maureen Mann and Lisa Ogarmon.

AND SUNDAY – Timothy Murphy, Ann Driscoll, Char Caprino, Phyllis Camesano, Arlene Kaukus, Susan Copley, Laurie Lisowski Frey, Sam Vullo, Ken Partridge, Gale Genco, Megan M. Smith, Jean English, Madison Maher, Judy Krolczyk, Katie Casey, Andrew Gruber, Maggie DeWitt. Cheryl Mingle, Judy A. Ratajczak, Nancy Urgo and Lois Floreale.

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