The Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, is waiving the additional $2 fee to visit "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Exhibition" on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in April.For more information, visit www.sciencebuff.org.
The Friends of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Volunteers have awarded Young Musicians Scholarships to the following high school seniors who will be majoring in music in the fall:
Anne Barr, soprano, Hamburg High, $3,000.
Nicole Murray, flutist, West Seneca East, $2,000.
Donal Sheets, cellist, Orchard Park High, $1,000.
BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Music Is Art has announced the following finalists to compete in the annual Student Battle of the Bands during the Scotty Bowman Showcase at 5:30 p.m. today in HSBC Arena. The bands, who will be performing before the hockey games and between periods, are: Deanna Civilette, Fredonia High School; Final Conspiracy, Buffalo Academy of the Visual and Performing Arts; 441, Bay Rail Middle School (Penfield); the Brass Monkeez, Lewiston-Porter High School; Tripod Black, Hutchinson Central Technical High School; WiT, Kenmore East High School. Tickets are $5.
SEE THE SKY
Telescopes will be available for scanning the skies to view Saturn, the moon and a variety of constellations, beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center in Hamburg. Cost is $3. For information, call 627-4560 or visit www.penndixie.org.
Registration is open for Erie 1 BOCES Summer Career Camp for middle school students. Career Camp is a weeklong day camp for students in grades five through eight. For details, call Diane Scholl at 821-7390 or visit www.e1b.org.
GET A JUMP ON COLLEGE
Niagara University is offering a college-level theater appreciation course for high school juniors and seniors from July 18 to 22. For information, call Terri Filips at 400-4780 or the Office of Continuing Education at 286-8181.
FAMILY FILM SERIES
The YWCA of the Tonawandas and the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda, continue the family film series with "Yogi Bear" (PG) at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $2. For information, call 692-2413.
Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to play bingo for prizes and surprises at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 1 Lafayette Square. At 1 p.m. on the main floor, "Iron Man 2" will be shown. Groups of six or more must register. Call 858-8900 for more information.
"Sister's Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go To Heaven?" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Shea's Smith Theatre, 660 Main St. Cost is $35-$40. For tickets, call (800) 745-3000 or go to ticketmaster.com. For group tickets, call 829-1154. For more information, visit www.sheas.org.
The University at Buffalo Marching Band will host the Spectacle of Sound Jazz Festival at 6 p.m. Saturday in the Tralf, 622 Main St. The festival will feature several of the area's top high school jazz ensembles. Cost is $5 presale (852-2860); $8 at the door. For information, call John Hathaway at 689-1100 or 645-8518.
A Harry Potter Wizard Rock Party will be held at 6:30 p.m. next Thursday at Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst. Come dressed as your favorite Harry Potter character, sample butterbeer and pumpkin juice, test your knowledge with Harry Potter trivia and listen to Xenophilius. Call 689-4922 to register.
LIFE IS ART
The Fredonia State College Music Industry Club will host its second annual Life is Art festival from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday in Barker Commons. Activities include art work displays, live music, poetry, dance and more. Proceeds benefit Music is Art.
The University at Buffalo will host the 22nd annual Gaming and Anime Convention, which begins at 4 p.m. Friday with events throughout the weekend ending at 5 p.m. Sunday. The event, which will feature a "Dungeon and Dragons" pickup game, a comedy show and more, will be held in 350 Student Union, University at Buffalo North Campus, Amherst. For information, visit ubcon.org.