Gay and Lesbian Youth Services will host a Diversity Prom for LGBT students ages 14 to 19 from 7 to 11 p.m. June 7 at Asbury Hall @ Babeville, 371 Delaware Ave. Cost is $10. For more information, call 855-0221 or visit


The Buffalo Niagara Youth Chorus will hold auditions for next season from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 6595 E. Quaker St., Orchard Park and Wednesday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1080 Main St. To schedule an audition, call Cindy Mayo at 947-9108.


Buffalo-area Engineering Awareness for Minorities (BEAM) will host free summer enrichment programs for middle and high school students interested in exploring science, technology and engineering at various locations. For applications and more information, call 645-3066, email or visit or The application deadline is June 3.


Justice Namaste, a senior at Williamsville East High School and NeXt correspondent, was named a 2013 Ron Brown Scholar. Justice is one of only 19 students in the nation to receive the prestigious scholarship.