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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to character actor born on this date in 1901, “The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it’s unfamiliar territory.” monitoring and education this spring and summer. Details will be explained at an orientation session at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Registration is required. Call 683-5959.
ON THE MARCH – The 73rd Lackawanna Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which proceeds 98 steps from Our Lady of Victory Basilica at 767 Ridge Road to City Hall at
714 Ridge Road, takes place Saturday after 12:10 p.m. Mass in the basilica. Grand marshal is After the parade, Col John Weber Post 898, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 2909 South Park Ave., will be serving corned beef and cabbage dinners.
The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Celebration to benefit EPIC – Every Person Influences Children – takes place from noon to 3:30 p.m. Sunday in one of the best places to watch Buffalo’s big parade, the Mansion of Delaware Avenue, 414 Delaware Ave. Tickets are $125 and include two drinks, free parking, hors d’oeuvres and the Clann Na Cara Irish Dancers. For tickets, call 332-4130 or visit epicforchildren.org/ StPParty. Benediction services Sunday. Pick 10:
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