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Hamburg House and Garden Club will present its 26th annual Tour of Homes and Gardens from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets, $12, will be available from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Hamburg Community Center, 107 Prospect Ave. Or contact Danielle Dezek, 648-7794, or Maria Smith, 648-1782.

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East Aurora Garden Club will meet at noon Monday in St. Matthias Episcopal Church, 374 Main St., East Aurora. Bob Poczik will present “An Exploration of the Japanese Garden.” He has lived and traveled extensively in India, China and Japan and on the Amazon River in Peru. New members welcome.

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Cheektowaga Garden Club will meet at 6:45 p.m. Monday in the Cleveland Hill High School faculty lunchroom, Mapleview Road, Cheektowaga. Use playground entrance. Dorothy Julius will lead a workshop on making topiaries. Cost to participate is $5. For more information on supplies needed for the workshop, call 839-1965. New members welcome.

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Bowmansville Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Bowmansville Fire Hall, 36 Main St., Bowmansville. Lee Schreiner will discuss harvesting herbs, drying, preserving, vinegars, cosmetics and more. Business meeting and refreshments to follow. Members are asked to bring a decorated basket with one to three perennials from their gardens or purchased plants to share with members.

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Kenmore Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road, Kenmore. Dorothy Julius, co-owner of Along Garden Paths, a family-owned business specializing in pressed flowers and leaf designs, will present “A Pressing Matter.” Guests welcome.

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East Park Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the home of Diana Witkowski. Fay Mc Donald will present a workshop on creative uses for dried flowers. For more information, call 773-4437.

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Evans Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Angola Public Library. Lyn Chimera will speak on invasive and native plants.

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Ken-Sheriton Garden Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 576 Delaware Road, Kenmore. Terry Skura, former National Flower Show judge, will present “Kitchen Spa” – how to use herbs in making beauty aids. Business meeting to follow. New members and guests welcome.

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South Town Gardeners will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center, 2001 Union Road, West Seneca. After a short business meeting, members will carpool to Hurd Orchards for lunch and shopping. For information, call 668-0209.

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Youngstown Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the First Presbyterian Church, 100 Church St., Youngstown. Terry Skura will present “Uses and Lore of Herbs and their Historical Symbolism.” Prospective members and the public are invited to attend.

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Lancaster Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in St. John’s Lutheran Hall, 55 Pleasant Ave., Lancaster, for a presentation by Sharon Howarth from Menne Nursery & Garden Artistry on indoor and outdoor fairy gardens.

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Town & Country Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in Transit Middle School, 8730 Transit Road, East Amherst. David O’Donnell from Eastern Monarch Butterfly Farm in Clarence will present a program on the flight of the monarch butterfly and attracting them to backyards. Guests welcome.

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