The Alden Christian Theatre Society, 1470 Church St., Alden, will hold auditions for its Lenten play, “The Lost Day: A Holy Saturday Story,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and next Thursday. Those auditioning should bring a prepared monologue; auditions will take about 15 minutes. Parts include roles for two males ages 35 to 45; a female older than 55; a female age 35 to 40; a female age 25 to 35; two females, ages 16 to 25, two males, ages 16 to 25; and one male in his younger teens. For more information, contact Georjean Labuzzetta at 913-3545.


High school juniors interested in a medical or legal career are invited to attend Erie 1 BOCES New Visions Information Night from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Harkness Career and Technical Center, 99 Aero Drive, Cheektowaga. Students will learn about internships. For more information, visit or call 821-7035.


• Friends of the BPO volunteers and the Buffalo Chamber Music Society will offer Young Musicians’ Scholarships of $1,000, $2,000 and $3,000 and up to three $1,500 Silverman String Scholarships. High school seniors who plan to major in music in college are eligible. Applications, due Feb. 1, may be obtained at, or For more information, call 759-6428; leave a phone number and email address.

• The Friends Committee of the Amherst Symphony Orchestra and the Williamsville Rotary will offer a scholarship to a high school senior living in Amherst and planning to study music at an accredited music school. This year the award has been increased to $1,500. Auditions will be held Feb. 2; the deadline for applications is Friday. Requirements and application forms are available from high school music departments or at Click on Friends Committee / scholarship / Requirements and Application form. Also, information can be obtained by writing to ASO Scholarship, P.O. Box 1083, Williamsville, N.Y. 14231-1083 or by calling 836-5660 (please leave contact information).