SPAGHETTI DINNER: Amherst Men’s Lacrosse will host its 19th annual spaghetti dinner from 4:30 to 8 p.m. today in the Amherst High School cafeteria, 4301 Main St., Amherst. All you can eat for $8 includes basket raffle. For more information, call Viki Smith at 903-9068.
VETERANS HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR: The Veterans Patient Aligned Care Team Advisory Council at VA Western New York Healthcare System and the Health Promotion Disease Prevention Program will hold a Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Knights of Columbus, 1530 Kenmore Ave. Representatives for various veterans program will be on hand. Bring a copy of discharge papers (DD-214) and 2012 financial information for proper benefits counseling. For information, call Beth Henry at 862-8601.
LECTURE AND RECEPTION: Native American artist Colleen Cutschall will speak at 4 p.m. today in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University, 3261 W. State Road, St. Bonaventure. A reception will follow. Cutschall will discuss how her work is relevant to her Native American beliefs and culture and well as Native American politics in the United States. The event is free and open to the public.
IMAGINE LECTURE DISCUSSION SERIES: Chuck LaChiusa, webmaster for BuffaloAH.com, will give a presentation entitled “How European Cathedrals Influenced Buffalo Churches, Part II” at 12:30 p.m. today following a noon video, “The Cathedral – Romanesque, a New Monumental Style,” in the Ring of Knowledge at the Central Library, One Lafayette Square.
CHILDREN’S CHOIR PERFORMANCE: The African Children’s Choir will give a free performance at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the First Presbyterian Church, 522 Main St., Medina. The choir is made up of eight boys and eight girls, ages 7 to 10, from Uganda. They are on a 12-month tour of the United States to raise awareness of, and money to combat, poverty in their home country. The visit to Medina, one of several in Western New York, is sponsored by the Medina Area Association of Churches.
LECTURE: Sara Capen, project director of the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area Commission, will speak at a meeting of the Niagara Falls Historic Preservation Society at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the second-floor auditorium of the Niagara Falls Public Library, 1425 Main St. She will discuss what is happening with the commission, its goals and upcoming grants available to nonprofits.
TASTE OF GLOBAL: Global Concepts Charter High School is holding its second annual Taste of Global from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the school cafeteria, 30 Johnson St., Lackawanna. Students, parents and community members are invited to enjoy entertainment, food and a health fair. Additional parking is available at the corner in the church parking lot.