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Clarence

Two public hearings are scheduled for Wednesday’s meeting of the Town Board.

The first is on the town’s proposed purchase of approximately 170 acres of vacant land, zoned agricultural, between Kraus and Herr roads at a price not to exceed $2.5 million. The intended use is recreational.

The second is on an open space design overlay for the proposed 150-lot Northwoods subdivision on the north side of Greiner Road and east of Shimerville Road.

The board also will consider a request for final plat approval on the first phase of Essex Greens at Waterford, off Roll Road, which includes about 34 lots for patio homes.

The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall, One Town Place; a work session begins at 6.

Also this week:

• The Clarence Hollow Association is sponsoring a Memorial Day celebration Monday in Town Park, 10405 Main St. The park is the destination of the American Legion Parade, which begins at 11 a.m. at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St., and concludes at noon with a ceremony.

A Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue begins at noon in the park’s large pavilion. Chicken dinners are $10 and include a beverage. Hot dogs with chips and a drink will be available for $5. There also will be children’s activities and an auction.

• C. J. Maurer of CJ Maurer Marketing will speak on “Persuasion Through Predisposition” in a Clarence Chamber of Commerce Business Roundtable at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Clarence Public Library, Three Town Place. All are welcome and refreshments will be served.

• Clarence High School is hosting its Fine Arts Show from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Dr. Thomas Coseo Art Gallery and Clarence High Front Foyer.