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A workshop titled “Life After High School: What’s a Gap Year, and Is It for Me?” will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Olean Public Library, 134 N. Second St., Olean. Lunch will be included. The workshop is targeted at juniors and seniors and their parents, but all are welcome to attend. Darlene Goetzman and her son, Aaron Blumenthal, will discuss Aaron’s five-month visit to Ghana and his upcoming trip to Austria before he plans to attend college in the fall of 2014. The program is free. Registration is required; call 372-0200.


The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library will host the fifth annual Buffalo Comics Fest from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave. The documentary “White Scripts and Black Supermen” will be shown at 12:30 p.m. followed by a lecture from writer and illustrator John Jennings, a University at Buffalo associate professor, at 1:45 p.m. Activities will be held for all ages. Participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero. The event is free. For more information, call 883-4418 or visit


CEPA Gallery, 617 Main St., is offering several photography workshops in its education facility located alongside CEPA’s Underground Gallery. For more information or to register, call 856-2717.


“Body Worlds Vital” is being extended through Oct. 14 at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway. For more information, call 896-5200 or visit


Celebrate National Chess Day with Archangel 8 Chess Academy from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday in Fables Cafe at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Lafayette Square. USCF competitors should register by emailing


The Chautauqua Children’s Chorale and ABC Bel Canto Choir will come together for their annual “Together Again!” concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road, Amherst. Admission is free. For more information, call 759-6428.

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