LEGISLATIVE OUTREACH: Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon will host two district outreach meetings today. The first is from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at Boston Library, 9475 Boston State Road, and the second is from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Hamburg Library, 102 Buffalo St. Dixon and her staff will be available to listen to residents' concerns and answer questions about county issues.
IDENTIFYING CHILD ABUSE: A state-mandated training session for professionals on identifying and reporting child abuse, maltreatment and neglect will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the LoGuidice Educational Center, D Building, 9520 Fredonia-Stockton Road, Fredonia. Participants should bring their license or certificate number. A state Education Department certificate of completion will be provided for each course participant. The fee is $30. To register, call 1-800-344-9611 or 672-4371, Ext. 2145. The session is provided by the School and Societal Perspectives Program of the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES.
BOOK SIGNING: Sheryl Stewart, author of a Christian children's book, "The Friendly Beasts: Stories of Jesus," will be signing copies of her book from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Book Shoppe, 519 Main St., Medina.