WORKSHOP: Parent Network of Western New York will present a workshop entitled “Making Sense of Common Core” from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Boys and Girls Club of the Northtowns, 16 Peter St. Register at parentnetworkwny.org; call 332-4170 or email email@example.com.
MASONRY WORKSHOP: Preservation Buffalo Niagara will offer a workshop entitled “Repair and Renovation: Masonry” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Taylor Theater and meeting room in the Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport. The workshop is free for members of the organization; $10 for nonmembers. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required via Brown Paper Tickets: //masonrylockport.brownpapertickets.com. For information, contact Laurie Stillwell at 852-3300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HARD HAT TOUR: Tour the newly reconstructed Crescendo Lofts housed in an old warehouse at 1502 Niagara St., from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. This project, spearheaded by Natale Builders and Carmina Wood Morris, will include 41 apartments as well as commercial space. Following the tour, Barbara Rowe of Vision Niagara will give a talk about the revitalization of Niagara Street at Community Beer Works, 15 Lafayette Ave. The cost is $15 for members of the organization; free for PBN Circle members and $30 for nonmembers. Preregistration is required via Brown Paper Tickets: //1502niagarastreet.brownpapertickets.com. For information, contact Olivia Cammisa-Frost at 852-3300 or email@example.com.
BATAVIA UGANDA WATER WALK: The Batavia Business Improvement District will sponsor the third annual Uganda Water Walk from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday from Batavia High School to downtown Batavia. The fundraiser helps bring safe, clean accessible water to communities in Uganda. Walkers are encouraged to carry water jugs as a symbolic act. For information, contact Lucille DiSanto at (585) 409-1237 or email LDisanto@rochester.rr.com.