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A group of Wyoming County 4-H members has designed welcome signs to be placed throughout the county. Three students from the 4-H Teen Leaders Program presented the sign proposal to the county Board of Supervisors earlier this month. The group researched sign placement, managed communications with government officials, calculated the number of signs they would need and determined the cost of the project. In total, about 50 signs are to be erected.


Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center in Hamburg will celebrate Children’s Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Activities will include a visit from Tilly the Trilobite, live animals, rocket launches, fossil collecting and more. Cost is $6-$7. For directions or more information, visit or call 627-4560.


Young Audiences of Western New York will present family-friendly programs in area libraries throughout the next few weeks, beginning with Defiant Monkey Improv and All Together Now at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia.


The Buffalo Niagara Youth Chorus will hold auditions for new members in grades three through 12 from 4:30 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 6595 E. Quaker St., Orchard Park, and Wednesday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1080 Main St. Email for an appointment.


Gay and Lesbian Youth Services will hold a Diversity Prom for LGBTA students ages 14 to 19 from 7 to 11 p.m. June 13 at Asbury Hall/Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave. Cost is $10. For more information, call 855-0221.


Students from across Western New York are scheduled to perform at a concert to benefit the Dreams from the Heart Camp for children with heart disease at 7 p.m. Friday at Williamsville South High School, 5950 Main St., Williamsville. The event is being organized by Teagan Faran.


Arts Partners for Learning and Young Audiences of Western New York are accepting applications for creative learning programs that will be offered between September and June 2015. Applications will be accepted through June 15. For more information, visit


Due to inaccurate information supplied to The News, Emerson School of Hospitality student Eddie Payne’s name was misspelled in last week’s publication of the Academic All-Stars.

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