CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTION: The Erie County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a free car seat safety inspection from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 3512 Clinton St., West Seneca.

boater safety course: The Chautauqua County Office of the Sheriff will hold a state approved Boater Safety Course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, 1 N. Mullet St., Dunkirk. No preregistration required. Courses are free to anyone age 10 to 17. Attendees age 18 and over will pay a $10 fee. Parents of attendees under 18 must sign a release. Lunch provided. For information, visit

tour and lunch: The Buffalo History Museum will host a luncheon and guided tour at the Hotel @ the Lafayette at noon Saturday, at 391 Washington St. The cost is $35 for the general public and $30 for members. Required preregistration information at 873-9644, Ext. 317.

DRIVER’S INSURANCE WORKSHOP: A six-hour workshop that helps drivers reduce the number of violation points on their licenses or lower the cost of their automobile insurance for three years will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at the Days Hotel, 4345 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. To preregister, call (800) 232-0235 or 636-4151.

GUIDED WALK: Erie County Department of Health is again sponsoring with the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, “Be Active Erie County,” a series of guided walks for all ages in county parks beginning with registration at 9 a.m. Saturday, in Emery Park and at Akron Falls Park. Health education materials and smoking cessation services, products and cessation program enrollment will be available at each walk. For information visit:

NATURE WALK: Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve invites the public to Meander in the Woods from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, Cheektowaga. The event will raise funds to support environmental education programs at the woods. A barbecue dinner will be catered by Kentucky Greg’s followed by a stroll along a dessert trail to sample delicacies. The Pointless Brothers will entertain. Tickets are $30 in advance and are available by calling 683-5959.

RECYCLING EVENT: State Sen. Mark Grisanti is hosting a computer and electronics recycling event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Fresenius Kabi, 3159 Staley Road, Grand Island. People can bring in computer equipment, televisions, cellphones, video game consoles, MP3 players and more. For more information call 854-8705.