HISPANIC AWARDS DINNER: The Hispanic Women's League 25th annual Scholarship Award Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday in the Buffalo Convention Center. Tickets are $30. Call 891-4595 or 639-0122. The first Sylvia Rodriguez Recognition Award for volunteerism will be presented to Dona Marie Torres of Hispanics United of Buffalo.
GOLD STAR MOTHERS TEA: South Buffalo Chapter 26, Gold Star Mothers, is hosting an afternoon tea from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday in Post 735, American Legion, 35 Legion Drive, West Seneca. The event is designed to welcome new Western New York Gold Star Mothers. For information, call Dorothy Meyer, 675-9829, or Georgian Davis, 832-0382.
CULTURE TALK: Author Adam Gopnick will be at Albright-Knox Art Gallery to share his insights on modern life and culture at 2 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium on Elmwood Avenue. Tickets are $10 for the general public, $7 for members, $5 for students and seniors. Call 270-8292 for reservations or information.
DRIVERS COURSE: A New York State-certified six-hour point- and insurance-reduction course will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the YWCA of the Tonawandas, 49 Tremont Ave., North Tonawanda. To preregister, call 692-5580.
PARK DECORATING: Volunteers are needed Saturday to help the Santa Claus Lane Committee decorate Olean's Lincoln Park for the holidays. Volunteers should plan to meet at 9 a.m. for the project and may sign up by calling the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce at 362-4433, or sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOME BUYING SEMINAR: Neighborhood Assistance Corp. of America offers a free home buyer's workshop at 9 a.m. Saturday in Central Presbyterian Church, 15 Jewett Parkway. Call 834-6222 for more information.