• Wilson Central School will present “Grease” at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday at the William H. O’Connor Performing Arts Center, 374 Lake St., Wilson. Tickets are $5-$7. For information, call 751-9341 or visit

• The Park School Players will present “Night of January 16th” at 5:30 p.m. today and 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Helen Long Building, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder. Tickets are $10. For information, call 839-1242, Ext. 109. Pictured are Nico Neglia, Liana Ellegate and Flora Kraatz.

• Mount St. Mary Academy, 3756 Delaware Ave., Town of Tonawanda, will present “Kiss Me Kate” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 and 23 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 24. Students from Canisius High School, St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, West Seneca High School and Williamsville South High School also will be featured in the production. Tickets are $8-$10. For information, call 877-1358. Pictured, from left, are Allie Fairbanks, Ben Havey and Francesca Harvey.


• Friends of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Buffalo Chamber Music Society will be awarding three Young Musicians Scholarships and up to three Silverman String Scholarships to high school seniors in Erie and Niagara counties who plan to major in music in the fall of 2014. Applications, including an audition CD or tape, must be postmarked by midnight Jan. 15, 2014. Application forms may be obtained at, or For more information, call 759-6428 and leave your phone number and an email address.

• AAA Members Insurance Agency is offering six scholarships to high school seniors who demonstrate excellence in academics and community involvement and plan to attend college in New York State. Applications can be downloaded at The deadline is Dec. 31.


“The Power of Animals of Reinstein Woods: What Does the Fox Really Say?” will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Reinstein Woods, 93 Honorine Drive, Cheektowaga. The family-friendly event features a tour of the woods that will explore local Native American traditions that relate to wildlife. To register, call 683-5959. For more information, visit


A coed touch football tournament will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Beach State Park in Hamburg. Donations of new, unwrapped toys will be accepted during the tournament to be distributed to needy families throughout the holiday season. For more information, call 646-5145 or visit


Pole Position Raceway, an indoor motor sports entertainment facility, will hold its grand opening Wednesday at the Walden Galleria, Cheektowaga. For more information, visit


“1812: By Fire and Sword,” a film about the War of 1812, will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Court. Town of Tonawanda historian John Percy will present a lecture at 6 p.m. followed by a 20-minute screening by the Canisius College Video Institute and a question-and-answer period. For information, call 888-3123.


One Region Forward, a community-based regional planning initiative, will be holding workshops to advocate for prioritizing water resources in the Buffalo Niagara region. The workshops, which are open to the public and will include family friendly activities, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Orchard Park High School, 4040 Baker Road, Orchard Park; from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Starpoint Central High School, 4363 Mapleton Road, Pendleton; and from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston. To register, visit