The eighth annual Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The Starry Night Garden Tour will take place from 8 to 10 p.m. Maps can be picked up tour day at Buffalo Religious Arts Center, 157 East St., and at St. Mark's Church, 311 Ontario St. Free and self-guided; no ticket required. Maps also are available for downloading at


Amana Garden Club will gather at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Burchfield Nature and Art Center, 2001 Union Road, West Seneca, for an outing to the Alden countryside. Members will eat lunch at the Country Kitchen in Marilla, explore gardens in Alden and shop at Chicken Coop Originals.New members welcome; green thumb not required. Contact Ardys Lerch, club president, at 633 - 9555 for information.