FIRE PREVENTION DAY: The Buffalo Fire Historical Society is holding a fire prevention session from 1 to 3 p.m. today at its museum, 1850 William St. The museum will give away smoke detectors and fire prevention literature. The free afternoon of fire prevention activities will include practice 9-1-1 calls, stores, tours and a raffle for a carbon monoxide detector and a fire extinguisher provided by Home Depot. For more information, call 228-3073
PASSPORTS ON THE MOVE: Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs is hosting a special “Passports on the Move” outreach from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Boulevard Mall in front of Sears Court. Passport acceptance agents from the clerk’s office will be available to receive and process passport applications. Payment must be made by check or money order. No cash or credit cards will be accepted. Reservations are required by calling 858-8866. Passport applications, a list of all required documents and a schedule of fees is available by visiting www.erie.gov/passports.
IMAGINE LECTURE SERIES: Dr. Kathryn Bryk Friedman, director of cross-border and international research and associate professor of law and policy at the University at Buffalo Regional Institute will be the speaker in the series entitled “Imagine A Healthy & Wealthy Buffalo Niagara Region: The Art of Investing Locally” from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Ring of Knowledge area of the Central Branch of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 1 Lafayette Square. Her talk follows a noon video, “Tocqueville and the American Experiment – Alexis de Tocqueville – a Brief Biography.”
GRISANTI OFFICE HOURS: The district office of State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-Buffalo, will hold special satellite office hours from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Tonawanda City Hall, 26 E. Niagara St., City of Tonawanda, and Orchard Park Town Hall, 295 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park. A member of the senator’s staff will be present to answer questions and address any concerns that his constituents may have about state-related issues. Various forms, informational brochures and contact information also will be available.
BOOK DISCUSSION: “Dracula,” by Bram Stoker is this month’s selection for “Literally Speaking,” downtown’s free lunchtime book discussion, from 12:10 to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the West Room at the Central Branch of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 1 Lafayette Square. Bring a bagged lunch or order from Fables Cafe at 858-7127.