Glen LaPlaca, of Past and Present Science and Nature Store and Fossil Gallery in Blasdell, will present "Digging Dinosaurs: The Adventure of Digging Dinosaurs in South Dakota" at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium at Gateway Executive Offices, 3556 Lakeshore Road, Blasdell. Cost is free for Penn Dixie members, $4 for nonmembers. For information, call 627-4560.



Artpark is inviting schools, Scouts, artists and families to create fairy houses to display at its Fairy House Festival in June. Building guidelines, applications and photos of fairy houses can be found at Application deadline is Tuesday. For more information, call 754-4375.



Housing Opportunities Made Equal is accepting applications for the Joanne Champion Granger Scholarship. It will be awarded to a high school senior in Erie or Niagara counties who, in addition to academic achievement, has demonstrated a commitment to human rights and/or equal opportunity in housing. Applications are due Feb. 18. For information, contact Grace McKenzie at 854-1400, Ext. 22, or visit



The Alden Christian Theatre Society, 1470 Church St., Alden, will hold several events as part of the town's annual Winterfest this weekend. An all-ages karaoke will be held from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Friday. Admission is free. A dance will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday for students in seventh to 12th grades. Tickets are $10. Call 937-7770.



The final concert of Winter Bravo, a chamber music festival and workshop being held this week, will be presented at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in North Presbyterian Church, 300 N. Forest Road, Williamsville. Tickets are $10. For information, visit or call Mary Handley at 834-2266.



*Amherst High School will present "Urinetown" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the school, 4301 Main St., Amherst. Tickets are $8-$10. Pictured are, from left, Alex Schintzius, Hannah Medwin and Alex Ferro.

*East Aurora High School will present "Seussical the Musical" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the high school auditorium, 1003 Center St., East Aurora. Tickets are $9. For information, call (866)967-8167 or visit

*Immaculata Academy will hold its eighth annual One-Act Play Competition at 7 p.m. Friday at the school, 5138 South Park Ave., Hamburg. Drama alumnae will judge 29 students who will split into three teams, which each perform a 30-minute melodrama. Tickets are $5. For information, visit

*The Williamsville South High School Drama Club will present "Les Miserables, School Edition" at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the school auditorium, 5950 Main St., Williamsville. Tickets are $9. For information, call 626-8237.