Buffalo Prep, a University at Buffalo-sponsored program for students in fifth through seventh grade from disadvantaged backgrounds, will hold an information session at 11 a.m. Saturday at Buffalo Prep, University at Buffalo, 18 Acheson Annex. For more information, call 829-3605.
The Theatre of Youth will be offering summer workshops for students in kindergarten through 10th grade. For more information, visit the workshop page at www.theatreofyouth.org or call 884-4400, Ext. 304.
LEWISTON ARTS CAFE
The Lewiston Council on the Arts and Just Buffalo Literary Center have teamed up to launch the Lewiston Arts Cafe, music and poetry gatherings at the Lewiston Opera Hall, 732 Center St., Lewiston. The first event, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, will feature Western New York poet and author E.R. Baxter III and musician Alison Pipitone. For more information, visit www.artcouncil.org or www.justbuffalo.org.
ARTS AND WRITING CONTEST
The Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo is holding its annual Arts and Writing Contest for students in grades seven through 12. Entries in either writing or visual arts should focus on the theme, “Stand Up – Don’t Stand By.” Prizes will be awarded for each category in each grade. Deadline is April 11. For information on guidelines and contest rules, visit www.holocaustcenterbuff.com.
Students in grades nine through 12 in Erie County are invited to design a logo for Love Your Library Month (April). Prizes will be awarded. For rules and entry forms, visit www.buffalolib.org. Deadline is Feb. 14.
Akron Central Schools will present “Annie” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Edward Allen Auditorium, 47 Bloomingdale Ave., Akron. Tickets are $8 presale, $10 at the door. Pictured are, from left, Leah Bisson, Deegan Lotz and Amanda Dailey.