1. Discover how ghosts hide in plain sight during a spooky lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday when Lori Carlson and fellow hunters from the Rolling Hills Ghost Hunting Society look at the investigative side of a ghost safari. Part of the MasonWinfield .com lecture series, catch this talk in the Cornell Cooperative on the Roycroft Campus, 22 South Grove, East Aurora. $10 gets you a seat.
2. Who said you can't frolic in the arctic? Bring the wee ones to a Winter Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, 1610 Welch Road in North Java. Snowshoes, skis and stories around a bonfire will light up your afternoon. Snowshoe baseball makes it a home run. $5 adults, $3 children. Call (800) 377-1520 for more information.
3. Talk about firing up an evening. Check out Gusto at the Gallery at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery starting at 5 p.m. Friday for an evening of Irish shenanigans. "Joyce With Gusto" not only toasts opera buff James Joyce, it promises several ways to embrace an evening, including song and dance and one fine film called "Following James Joyce: Dublin to Buffalo." Free!
4. If fish could talk, would their mouths be full of water? Find out during "Storytelling Saturdays" at the Aquarium of Niagara. Starting at 11:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m., the stories will continue Saturdays through February and are included in Aquarium admission: $8 adults, $6.50 children. Questions? Call 285-3575, Ext. 206. Find the aquarium at 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls.