Bring a specially marked cap from a bottle of Intense Milk to enjoy discounts at New York State ski resorts, including Bristol Mountain, Holiday Valley, Kissing Bridge, Peek ’ n Peak and others. To learn more about their Winter Fun promotion, visit or or to find a retailer, visit


A preliminary round of the Amherst Teen Idol search will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the food court in the Boulevard Mall, Amherst. The contest is open to all youths ages 12 to 20. For more information and application forms, visit (keyword: teen idol) or call 631-7132.


• 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 Friday, may be obtained at, or For more information, call 759-6428; leave a phone number and email address.

• Kohl’s Department Stores will be accepting nominations for outstanding young volunteers for its Kohl’s Care Scholarship Program beginning Friday through March 15. Nominators must be at least 21 years old; visit


To learn more about Buffalo Prep, a program that offers fifth-, sixth- and seventh-graders from disadvantaged backgrounds accelerated classes, tutoring and mentoring to help them get into top local high schools and colleges, an information session will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Niagara Branch of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, 280 Porter Ave., and at 6 p.m. next Thursday at Westminster Community Charter Schoool, 24 Westminster Ave. For information, call 829-3605.


The Alden Christian Theatre Society, 1470 Church St., Alden, will participate in the Village Winterfest, which takes place Friday and Saturday in Alden. Karaoke for all ages will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, and a teen dance will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 Saturday. For more information, call 937-7770.