Today, 4 p.m.: Poetry and Dinner Night at the Woodlawn Diner featuring poets Jennifer Campbell and Ryki Zuckerman, two of the Buffalo area’s leading literary organizers and co-editors of Earth’s Daughters magazine. Additional reading slots available. 3200 Lakeshore Road, Blasdell. $14 (includes choice of two dinner selections). Call 903-3335 or e-mail for reservations.

Thursday, 7 p.m.: Tangential Readings, open format poetry, prose and spoken-word performance series hosted by George Georgakis. This month’s featured reader is Blue Wojciechowski. Rust Belt Books, 202 Allen St. $2.