1. Take flight for Artpark, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday to celebrate the ancient craft of kite flying.
Arrive early and see a sky-filling display from Great Lakes Kite Society. Workshops include: Kite Krazy, kite-making and "Wind Warriors." Free!
2. Some call it the hot-air open, but it really is all about 45 balloons.
The Wellsville Hot Air Balloon Rally hits Island Park in Allegany County this weekend with four launches: 6 p.m. Friday, 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Sunday.
Free! Visit www.wellsvilleballoonrally.com for more information.
3. Remember animator Helen Hill at 9 p.m. Saturday when Squeaky Wheels screens her work, including "Madame Winger Makes a Film."
Presented free in Days Park as part of Outdoor Animation Festival.
4. Go Colombian from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday during Explore & More's toast to one hot property in South America.
Learn all about emeralds and coffee and flowers, and save some time to speak Spanish.
All this for $4 in the museum at 300 Gleed Ave. in East Aurora.