Buffalo Niagara Choirs will present “What Sweeter Music Can We Bring: A Buffalo Niagara Choirs Family Christmas,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Fourteen Holy Helpers Church, 1345 Indian Church Road.
The program will feature beloved carols; seasonal favorites by British composer John Rutter; popular choruses from Handel’s Messiah; and a holiday sing-along. Guest conductors are Paul Ferington, staff conductor for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and music director of the Buffalo State College Philharmonic Orchestra; and John Fleischman Jr. of the Buffalo Master Chorale and Buffalo Niagara Youth Chorus.
A freewill offering will be welcomed. A reception follows the performance.
Also this week:
• The annual holiday open house of the West Seneca Historical Society will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. today at 919 Mill Road. All are welcome to tour the museum and enjoy light refreshments.
• A town board meeting begins at 7 p.m. Monday in council chambers at town hall, 1250 Union Road.
• The annual Pearl Harbor Memorial Service, held by American Legion Post 735, begins at noon Saturday at 35 Legion Parkway. The event commemorates the more than 2,300 American service personnel and civilians who died when the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor suffered an unexpected attack by Japanese forces on Dec. 7, 1941. Francis McLaughlin, director of veterans services in Erie County, will be the guest speaker. Refreshments and chili will be served following the ceremony.
• “Pop-Up Creations,” an activity for children ages 8 to 12, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at West Seneca Public Library, 1300 Union Road. Participants will get a chance to check out examples of pop-up books and create their own cards to take home. Registration is required; for more information, call the library at 674-2928.
• Are you ready for your holiday guests? Chef Shannon Wilson will show you how to create simple, simply delicious hors d’oeuvres from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9, at West Seneca Public Library. The program is free and open to adults in the community. Reservations are requested; call 674-2928.