GARAGE SALE: The annual garage sale at Resurrection Lutheran Church, Doat and Genesee streets, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday. Childrenâ€™s toys and clothing, knitted items, jewelry, baked goods and household items will be available.
FRIENDS OF THE BPO LUNCHEON: The Friends of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will host its benefit luncheon and musicale featuring performance by this yearâ€™s scholarship winners at noon today at Westwood Country Club on North Forest Road near Sheridan Drive in Amherst. This yearâ€™s winners are pianist Du Xu, violinist Teagan Faran and cellist Alexander Cousins. Tickets are $30; call 885-5000 or 759-6428.
OVARIAN CANCER FUNDRAISER: The second annual Girls Night Out Fundraiser will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Peak Performance Chiropractic and Wellness Center, 2625 Delaware Ave. The event, which will benefit the work of the Western New York Ovarian Cancer Project, will feature more than 40 vendors, ranging in theme from wine and food tasting to jewelry and makeup. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets are available online at http://wnyovariancancerproject.com/girlsnightout.html.
MEETING: The Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council of Erie County will hold its quarterly meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the offices of ChildPro, located at 790 Ridge Road, Lackawanna. Parking is available in the back of the building. The meeting is open to the public. For information, email Kathy Doody at email@example.com.
JAZZ COFFEE HOUSE AND GIFT BASKET AUCTION: The Cheektowaga Central Music Boosters will present a jazz coffee house and gift basket auction from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the cafeteria at the high school, 3600 Union Road, Cheektowaga. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door.
DRIVERâ€™S INSURANCE WORKSHOP: A six-hour workshop that helps drivers reduce the number of violation points on their licenses or lower the cost of their automobile insurance for three years will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 10111 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls. To preregister, call (800) 232-0235 or 636-4151.
THEME TRAY RAFFLE: The Ghostlight Theatre will conduct its annual theme tray raffle at noon Saturday in Knights of Columbus Hall, 755 Erie Ave., North Tonawanda. Admission is $5, which includes a sheet of 25 tickets. Drawing will start at 2:30 p.m. More than 200 baskets will be raffled off. Refreshments will be available.
PREVIEW PARTY: The Central Library will present the 2014 Summer Reading Preview Party from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature free crafts, games, prizes and a Holland Speedway race car.
DOG ADOPTION EVENT: Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue will hold a dog adoption event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Grandpaws Pet Emporium, 784 Center St., Lewiston. View photos and information on these pets at www.heartofniagara.org.
FAMILY SAFETY FAIR: The New York Power Authority will hold a family safety fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Niagara Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston. Admission is free to the visitorsâ€™ center. The first 350 children will receive a free anti-bullying wrist band. Free Safety ID packets, including a personalized compact disc with a digital photograph, fingerprints and other vital information will be provided.
FUNDRAISER: Buffalo Championship Wrestling is partnering with the Relay for Life organization to live present professional wresting matches at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Niagara Active Hose Company, 6010 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls. Doors open at 5:45. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Relay for Life organization. For tickets, visit www.bcwwny.net or call 218-9716. There will be several matches.
ASBURY POINTE OPEN HOUSE: Asbury Pointe Retirement Community will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at 50 Stahl Road, Getzville. Guests can tour available apartments and see the grounds, speak to current residents and get answers to questions. For information, call 810-7500.
ARROWHEAD WORKSHOP: Douglas Perrelli, of the department of anthropology at the University at Buffalo, will present a workshop on dating common types of arrowheads and a lecture on the prehistory of Western New York at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Cattaraugus County Museum, 9824 Route 16, Machias. For information, visit www.CattCo.org/museum or call 353-8200.
AIRCRAFT HISTORY PROGRAM: John W. Percy, Town of Tonawanda historian, will give a presentation on the Curtiss-Wright Corp. at 2 p.m. Saturday as part of the path through history weekend at the North Tonawanda History Museum, 54 Webster St. The museum also will offer an open house as part of the program so attendees can tour the exhibits.