OLAF FUB SEZ: According to late-night talk show host David Letterman, born on this date in 1947, “There’s no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting.”


LARKIN LORE – One of the first infomercials ever made will be screened at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel at Forest Lawn as part of its concert and lecture series. Jerry Puma, a Larkin Co. enthusiast and renowned collector, will premiere a 1910 Thomas Edison kinetoscope motion picture, “The Box From Larkin.”

The presentation will include actual products shown in the film, plus rare images of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Larkin Administration Building. In addition, Adria Ryan will perform songs from the early 1900s on Forest Lawn’s historic Wurlitzer organ. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. Tickets are $15 at


HANDSOME HAIR – The Buffalo Whiskerino, a group that grows mustaches for fun and fundraising, holds its sixth annual Mustache Pageant at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Gordon’s Bar, 2263 Delaware Ave. at Tioga Street. Fans get to vote for their favorite mustache grower by making contributions to Compass House, which provides emergency shelter and services for runaway youth and teens. A Mustache King and Prince will be crowned, and prizes will be given for best costume and best fundraiser. Previous pageants have raised a total of more than $46,000.


CENTURY PLUS – Teddy Roosevelt was president when Harriet LaValley was born on this date in 1907 in Mooers, a little town in northern New York on the border of Quebec. One of seven children, she still has a 96-year-old sister living.

An Orchard Park resident for more than 20 years, she celebrates today in the Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca, where she has been living since 2009.

She has one daughter, one son, five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.


BARGAIN HUNT – The Elma Fire Auxiliary will sponsor a flea market and penny sale auction from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Elma Fire Company social hall, 2945 Bowen Road. Tables are available at $15 each. For reservations and information, call 668-5757.

Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive, Amherst, is holding a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $1. It will be followed by a bag sale from 1 to 3 p.m., with items at $10 per bagful.

The Orchard Park Home Bureau will hold a theme tray auction Sunday afternoon in the St. John Vianney School cafeteria, 2950 Southwestern Blvd. Doors open at 1 p.m. Coffee and dessert will be served. There also will be merchant raffles, a split club and door prizes. For info, call Dian Post Zawislak at 675-2072.

The West Seneca Social Club holds its 15th annual golf raffle from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the Knights of Columbus hall, 261 S. Legion Drive. More than $5,500 in prizes will be offered. Tickets are $20 and include beer and snacks. For info, call 380-5447.


BUSY B’S – Composers whose names begin with B will be featured as the Chromatic Club and the Community Music School present “From Bach to Byrd” at 3 p.m. Sunday in Canisius College’s Montante Cultural Center, 2001 Main St.

Performers include violist and violinist Leslie Bahler, mezzo sopranos Lisa Berglund and Elizabeth Wojtowicz, soprano Maria Goodrich, tenor Paul Waara, pianist David Wang and accompanist Linda Mabry.

The music will be drawn from Bach, Beethoven, Bellini, Benjamin Britten, William Bolcom, Samuel Barber, Adolpha Le Beau and Irving Berlin. Tickets are $7, $5 for seniors and students, $10 for families of three or more.


HUNGRY? – Trinity United Methodist Church, 711 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, hosts a spaghetti dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Dinners are $8. For info, call 835-7711.

St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church-North Ridge, 4169 Church Road, Cambria, holds an all-you-can-eat buffet-style roast pork dinner from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. Dinners are $8 adults, $5 kids 6 to 12. Youngsters 5 and under eat free if they’re dining in. For info, call 433-9014.

SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 68 E. Main St., Hamburg, sponsors a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the school gym. Dinners are $8. There’s also a theme basket raffle. All proceeds help the needy.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY – Stephen Jesse Jones, Delores A. Foreman, Josh Smith Jr., Jim Butler, Dr. Herman Mogavero, Jennifer Stanonis, Duane Paddock, Rose Rich, Doran Murray, Sean Meegan, Genevieve LaVenture, Pat Kiley, Grace McCormick, Rose Hayes, Noah John Vaccaro, Mavrick Kujawa, Katie Blankenship, Larry Platz, Peggy Moffat, Amy Bridenbaker, Michael Maciejewski, Rev. Ronald B. Mierzwa and Colleen Schroeder.

SATURDAY – Robert Ostrozinski, Dana Tillou, Paul Hokanson, Jack Quinn, Liz Kahn, Kristi Wise, Jim Cummings, Ian Forsyth, Lauren Guy, Paul O’Brien, Daniel Marth, Allyson Siffringer, Emery May Williams, Dave “Brauts” Brautlacht and Jack Kosicky.

AND SUNDAY – Erica Hartmann, Julie Chilcott, Mark Niver, Jim Greer, Ray Ward, Patrick Edbauer, Sister Monica Krupinski, Billy Wiepert, Lillian Clare, Michelle Becker, Pauline Maloney, Elaine Fredericks, Paula Jean Zaczek and Marcia L. Zientara.