Crime-watch training, sponsored by the Board of Block Clubs and the Common Council, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin St.

Workshops will be held on preventing theft, Internet safety, emergency preparedness, safety tips for senior citizens and racial profiling.

To register, call the Board of Block Clubs at 851-6500.

Also this week:

• The Buffalo Urban Development Corp. will meet at noon Tuesday in the fifth-floor conference room at 95 Perry St.

• The Council has a regular meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Council Chambers at City Hall.

• A meeting of the Buffalo Sewer Authority begins at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Room 1038 of City Hall.

• The Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Room 901 of City Hall.

The agenda includes a plan to covert a two-family residence at 798 Abbott Road into a dog day care center, and a proposal from Ellicott Development to convert a warehouse at 41 Columbia St., in the Cobblestone District, into a distillery with offices.

Also on the agenda is a plan to combine nine lots on Jewett Avenue and Brewster Street for a single parking lot.