The Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, will open its new traveling exhibit, "From Here to There," on Saturday. The interactive exhibit allows visitors to explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air. For information, call 896-5200 or visit www.sciencebuff.org.
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda, will hold its annual Halloween Spooktacular for families from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. For reservations, call 693-1885.
FAMILY FILM SERIES
THE YWCA of the Tonawandas and Riviera Theatre Family Film Series continues at 12:30 p.m. Saturday with "Toy Story 3" (G) at the theater, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda. Tickets are $2. For information, call 692-2413.
The Buffalo Comics Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Central Library, Lafayette Square. The day will feature author talks, activities for all ages, workshops, "Star Wars" characters and more. For information, visit www.buffalolib.org.
The Chautauqua Children's Chorale and the ABC Bel Canto Choir will join together for their annual celebration of young voices at 4 p.m. Sunday in Silver Creek High School, 1 Dickinson St., Silver Creek. For information, call 759-6428.
Volunteers are needed to plant trees from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday in Riverside Park. For information, call 838-1249, Ext. 15, or e-mail email@example.com.
Author and educator Sharon Green will present "How to Succeed in College" from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Kenilworth Library, 318 Montrose Ave., Tonawanda.
GHOSTS FROM THE PAST
The annual Haunted Fortress is back at Old Fort Niagara on Saturday. Reservations can be made daily between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. by calling 745-7611. Bring a flashlight, dress for the weather and wear sensible footwear. Not recommended for children under 8 years old. For more information, visit www.oldfortniagara.org.
A Scary Tale Tea will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Alden Christian Theatre Society, 1470 Church St., Alden. The event is designed for tweens through teens, who are encouraged to come in costume. Cost is $10.
The Theater for Change's production of "The Blue Rose" by Gerda Klein will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Herbert Hoover Elementary School, 199 Thorncliff Road (street parking) in Kenmore. The parking lot is accessible from Sheridan Drive between Colvin and Delaware Road. For more information, call 883-7942 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
DOING THEIR PART
The Girls Scouts of Western New York held PJ Round-up 2010 last weekend to collect items for area shelters that serve battered or homeless women and children. From left, Gina Mersereau, 10, Isabelle Andzel, 8, and Gabby Andzel, 10, all of Clarence, helped gather donations at the Eastern Hills Mall in Clarence.