Applications are being accepted for the Friends of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Young Musicians' Scholarships and the Buffalo Chamber Music Society's Silverman Scholarship. The scholarships are available to high school seniors in Erie and Niagara counties who will be majoring in music in college next fall. For more information or to download an application, go to www.bpo.org, www.ecmea.org or www.ncmea.com. Deadline is Feb. 1. Questions? Call 759-6428.
The Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center in Hamburg will hold cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or nature walk at 10 a.m. Friday. Participants must bring skis or snowshoes. If there is no snow, a nature walk will be held. Reservations are requested. Cost is $3 for nonmembers. For information, call 627-4560.