OLAF FUB SEZ: According to English comic and actor Dudley Moore, born on this date in 1935, “The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.”
BIRTHDAY BASH – The North Tonawanda History Museum, 54 Webster St., celebrates its ninth anniversary with an all-day open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. As always, there will cake.
FAMILY TREES – The Buffalo Irish Genealogical Society hosts “Gathering of the Clans 2013: The Erie Canal,” with genealogical displays by members from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road. Admission is free.
MUSIC MAKER – Award-winning concert organist Jonathan Biggers, music department chairman at Binghamton University, performs at 4 p.m. Sunday in Westminster Presbyterian Church, 724 Delaware Ave., in a program sponsored by the American Guild of Organists. Admission is free.
IN AND OUT – Elma United Methodist Church, 2991 Bowen Road, will host a drive-through drop-off from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday to collect items in good condition for three local charitable organizations.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore will take large and small appliances, furniture, building and landscaping materials, books and musical instruments. Asbury Shalom Zone will accept clothing, shoes, purses and belts for sale in its secondhand shop. FISH of East Aurora will appreciate nonperishable food items, diapers and other baby stuff. For info, call 652-5427 or visit www.elmaunitedmethodist.com.
TAKE A CHANCE – Epiphany United Church of Christ, 9365 Clarence Center Road, Clarence Center, holds its 12th annual basket raffle Saturday. Doors open at 11 a.m., drawings start at 1 p.m. Tickets are $5 for a sheet of 25, $25 for six sheets. Premium prize tickets, for items such as a Kindle Fire, are $1 each, seven for $5.
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 263 Claremont Ave., Town of Tonawanda, holds its Thrillin’ Grillin’ Meat Raffle Saturday evening. Doors open at 5. The wheel begins spinning at 6. Admission is $5. Prize drawings include a gas grill, freezer and theme coolers.
Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church is hosting a meat raffle Saturday evening in the school hall, 129 Laverack St., Lancaster. Doors open at 5. First raffle is at 7. There also are theme baskets and door prizes. Admission is $7. A table for eight can be reserved for $45. For reservations, call Tim Wozniak at 686-9559.
St. Teresa Catholic Church, 1974 Seneca St. at Mineral Springs Road, will hold a tool and garden raffle, including 22 large lots of tools, Saturday evening in the parish center. Doors open at 5:30, raffle starts at 7. Tickets are $20.
Elks Lodge 1942 of Ken-Ton is sponsoring a meat raffle Saturday evening in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1530 Kenmore Ave. Doors open at 6. Raffle begins at 7. Grand prize is a 40-piece meat tray. Other raffle prizes include a flat-screen TV. Admission is $5.
The Bowmansville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary holds its Fireman’s Chowder Sale from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday in the fire hall, 36 Main St., Bowmansville. Chowder is $3 a bowl, $9 a quart. There also will be an Earth Day raffle.
AT THE HOP – Corkers Social Club holds its 12th annual Spring Dance with Crash Cadillac from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday in the Depew Polish Falcons Club, 445 Columbia Ave. Tickets are $15 and include beer, pop and snacks. A cash bar is available. For reserved seats, call 984-1160.
SAVORY SOUTHTOWNS – Seven restaurants will serve up 44 menu items from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday in Taste of the Southtowns in the Springville Fire Hall, 405 Main St. The Rustic Ramblers and Wagner & Winston will provide live music. Admission is free with purchase of tickets for food or the chance auction. Proceeds benefit Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary in Delevan, the nation’s largest waterfowl sanctuary. For info, call 942-6835.
GRAB A BITE – Eighth-graders from Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School in Cheektowaga hold a hot dog cookout from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Valu Home Center, Clinton Street and South Rossler Avenue, Cheektowaga. Proceeds support the annual class trip.
Bowmansville United Methodist Church, 5344 Genesee St., will host a Wendel’s chicken barbecue from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Dinners are $10 and include beverage and dessert.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY – Owen Michael O’Neill, Sean Connors, Sandra Tan, Jay Tokasz, Sister Mary Loriette Tokasz, Brayden Breen, Kevin Renaud, Carol DeLellis, Matthew Becker, Megan Elaine Press, Renaya J. Rutledge, Carol Bryant, John Davis Jr., Lawrence Ford, Florence Ford, DaQuan Palmer, Dora Hall, Lisa Kurnik-Kind, A.J. Oleniak, Kristin Harkness, Andrew Popek, J.P. Castinglione, Lindsey Ketch, Doug Tirado and Donna Zellner Neal.
SATURDAY – Kate Willoughby, Diana Nathan, Sister Mary Louise Marecki, Mimi Cassidy, Inez Anzalone, Skylar Merrell, Angel Wesolowski, Adelaide Tiranno, Bentley Schlegel, Tim Cielinski, Derek Adamczyk, Michael Brennan, Danielle Tomaka, Joy Noworyta, Ryan Randles and Cole Pennella.
AND SUNDAY – Sean Beiter, Roseann Stoklosa, Paul Dyster, Sister Mary Jacqueline Benbenek, Sister Mary Martinia Skokowski, Carol Porebski, Bob Suglia, Jane Dobosz, Amelia Wright, Carissa Sheffield, Nancy Botz, Alice Say, Anita Serafin, Jessica Floyd, Amanda Kosior, Alicia Watkins-Nevins, Harvey Guillow and Robin Cook.