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Old Fort Niagara will host a docent training program from 9 a.m. to noon April 24 through April 26. Training includes historical and operational details about the historic site. To sign up for the training program, contact Genevieve Montante at 745-7611, Ext. 221, or


Aurora Waldorf School has open enrollment for several summer programs offered for families and children ages 2 to 12. For more information, call 655-2029 or visit


The Parkside Summer Arts Camp is accepting registration for children ages 5 to 11 for its summer program. Two sessions are offered, July 7-25 and July 28-Aug. 15. Space is limited. For information or an application, contact the Parkside Community Association office at 838-1240 or

Calls for artwork

The Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk is looking for submissions of original artwork for the 13th annual Garden Walk. The theme for this year is “The Art of Gardening.” Painting, photography, illustration, mixed media and digital art will be considered. Entries are due by April 30. For further information, visit


The Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens Committee will hold a contest for original artwork for its 10th annual Tour of Gardens. The contest is open to all ages and skill levels. Official rules are available by calling Common Council Member Joseph Golombek’s office at 851-5116 or visiting

Send submissions at least 14 days in advance to: One News Plaza, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, NY 14240 or

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