Tuesday, 7:30 P.M.: Empire State College Appletree Series reading featuring poet Richard LaClair. Additional reading slots available. Empire State College, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Cheektowaga.
Friday, 7 p.m.: Fourth Friday Poetry Series reading featuring poet Joel David Lesses. Additional reading slots available. Dog Ears Bookstore, 688 Abbott Road. $3.
Saturday, 7 p.m.: “Wine, Words and Weirdness,” an evening with poet Jeffrey Charles Naish and friends. Rust Belt Books, 202 Allen St.