• The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild will hold auditions for “A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum” and “Little Women” at 7 p.m. June 10 and 11 at the Ellicott Street Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda. Bring a song. For more information, call 284-6358 or visit

• The Buffalo Niagara Youth Chorus will be holding auditions for next season from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and Wednesday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 6595 E. Quaker St., Orchard Park. To schedule an audition, call Cindy Mayo at 947-9108.

• ABC Bel Canto Choirs will hold auditions today for choristers entering grades three through 12 at Christ United Methodist Church, 360 Saratoga Road, Amherst. Call Sue Fay Allen at 759-6428 for times and information.


The Buffalo Niagara Youth Chorus will mark its 25th anniversary with a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1080 Main St. Cost is $5 at the door. A gala will be held following the concert at Pearl Street Grill.


A chess open house with Archangel 8 Chess Academy will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Central Library, Lafayette Square. USCF competitors need to preregister at For more information, call 858-8900 or visit


Area teens will model the latest bridal and special occasion dresses at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Forestview Banquet Hall, 4781 Transit Road, Depew. Susan Makai’s Personal Best will sponsor the event that will benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. For more information, call 831-3870 or email


A Sweet Jenny’s Ice Cream Social will follow each performance of “Flat Stanley” at the Theatre of Youth, now playing through June 2 at the Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. For information, visit


The Sew What?? Sewing Class for Teens by Darellyn McKnight will begin with the basics of hand sewing. Students will learn how to sew a straight basting stitch, how to hem clothing with a blindstitch, the proper way to sew on buttons and more. Classes will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Fridays beginning May 31 through June 21 at Hobby Lobby, 2090 George Urban Blvd., Depew. Cost is $27.50 a week, which includes all sewing supplies except fabric, but 40 percent coupons will be provided (cost should be less than $15 for fabric). Space is limited to 10 students. To register, call 986-7099 or email