*"Ah, Wilderness!" will be presented by the Hamburg High School Drama Club at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the high school auditorium, 4111 Legion Drive, Hamburg. Tickets, which can be purchased from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m at the high school, are $3-$8. For information, call Mark Ruffino at 646-3301 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Pictured are, from left, Nathan Damon, Elizabeth Herrmann and Jeremy Jackson.
*The Akron Central Music Department will present "Godspell" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Edward Allen Auditorium, 47 Bloomingdale Ave., Akron. Tickets cost $5-$6. For information, call Meghen Cierlicki at 542-5050, Ext. 5130. Pictured are, bottom row, from left, Casey Alterio, Lauren Dorobiala and Jena Jendrowski; second row, from left: Montana Earle, Jason Hoefler and Rachel Robinson.
*Barker High School will present "Guys and Dolls" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the school, 1628 Quaker Road, Barker. Tickets are $5. Call 795-3201. Pictured, are, from left, Tyler Scheving, Will Dilorenzo, Adam Carnes, Jed Platt, Ben Johnson, Michael Schian and Nate Johnson; front: Phil Schumacher.
SEE THE STARS
The Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center will present a planetarium show and viewing of the skies at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Williamsville Space Planetarium at Williamsville North High School, 1595 Hopkins Road. The program is free.
IS THAT A CHALLENGE?
Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve will kick off its Garlic Mustard Challenge at 11 a.m. Saturday at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew. Participants will learn how to identify and remove the plant that is harming the ecosystem at Reinstein Woods. The team that pulls the most garlic mustard will win a Lasertron party or $250. The winner will be announced June 25. Interested groups should call 683-5959 or search for Garlic Mustard Challenge on Facebook.
FAMILY FILM SERIES
The YWCA of the Tonawandas and the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda, continue the family film series with "Yogi Bear" (PG) at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $2. For information, call 692-2413.
*The Williamsville Art Society will be awarding a $500 scholarship to a senior from Amherst, Sweet Home or Williamsville East, North or South high schools who is planning to major in art in college in the fall. Applications and a portfolio with five pieces of artwork can be dropped off at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Williamsville Executive Offices, 5500 Main St., Williamsville. For information, visit www.williamsvilleartsociety.org or call David Dyviniak at 693-4777 or Judie Pufpaff at 689-2485.
*The Hispanic Women's League will present scholarships to Hispanic high school seniors with a grade point average of 85 or higher, community service and plans to enroll in college. For award forms, visit hispanicwomensleague.org or call Alicia Granto-Estenoz at 885-HELP or Dr. Eleanor Paterson at 851-1049. Deadline is Wednesday.
*The Better Business Bureau and AT&T will offer scholarships, including the Student of Integrity Award, which will honor students nominated for their demonstration of high ethical standards and personal integrity. The Community Award will honor students that engage in volunteer activities. Forms are available at www.upstateny.bbb.org. Applications are due April 15 at the BBB, 100 Bryant Woods South, Amherst.
The Vivace Choir of Bel Canto, joined by the Chautauqua Children's Chorus, Grand Island High School's "Women of Note" and the Hochstein Youth Singers of Brockport, will perform at 4 p.m. Saturday in Clarence Presbyterian Church, 9675 Main St., Clarence. For information, call 759-6428.
Games, including Wii, Gamecube and board games, for children ages 7 to 12 will be available for play from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 1 Lafayette Square. Groups of six or more must register. Call 858-8900 for more information.
TAKE A RIDE
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum opens for the season from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Kenson the Juggler will perform at 2 p.m. each day. Cost is $2.50-$5. For information, call 693-1885 or visit www.carrouselmuseum.org.
"Sister's Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go To Heaven?" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Shea's Smith Theatre, 660 Main St. Cost is $35-$40. For tickets, call (800) 745-3000 or go to ticketmaster.com. For group tickets, call 829-1154. For more information, visit www.sheas.org.
"Design Squad Nation," a new series on PBS KIDS GO!, is inviting teams of kids to enter its Build Big Contest. Choose an activity from the "Design Squad" website (http://pbskids.org/designsquad/), build a big version of the activity and create a short video of the activity. Winners will receive a Flip video camera and may have their creations featured on "Design Squad Nation." Videos can be submitted until Aug. 1. Visit http://pbskids.org/designsquad/contest/index.html for more information.
A team from West Seneca West Middle School is the new state champion of Odyssey of the Mind, a creative problem-solving competition. The team, which took first place in the "Extreme Mousemobiles" competition, will travel to Maryland in May to compete in the world finals. Pictured are, from left: coach Lisa Breidenstein, Carly Linsner, Bobby Breidenstein, Nicole Rudnicki, Gordon Donacik, coach Cheryl Kennedy, Michael Janak, Cade Kennedy and Nicole Miller.