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The Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens will hold a Junior Green Thumb class on making scarecrows from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday for children ages 5 to 12. The class costs $9; call 827-1584 to register.

A series of gardening seminars continues at 10 a.m. Saturdays at Adams Nurseries, 5799 Genesee St., Lancaster. Saturday's topic is pruning and fall fertilizing; Oct. 11, winterizing your perennial gardens; Oct. 18, winter protection; Oct. 25, feeding the birds. Call 683-4885.

The Buffalo Olmstead Parks Conservancy will conduct a twilight tour of historic South Park at 5 p.m. Saturday. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. at the entrance to the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens. Tickets are $12; call 838-1249 to register.

Cornell Cooperative Extension's fall lecture series continues in October, with a slide show and live animals from Hawk Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at 7 p.m. Monday. Greg Waterman of Waterman's Nursery, East Concord, will talk about materials, how-to and design of garden walks and walls at 7 p.m. Oct. 14.

Both programs will be held at the Cooperative Extension Center, 21 S. Grove St., East Aurora. Call 652-5400 for information.

Ikebana International, Buffalo chapter, will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Park Country Club. Yumiko Sikora will demonstrate the Ohara school.

The Lackawanna Garden Club will hold its annual potluck supper at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Senior Center, 420 Martin Road. Vice President Lois Donatelli will give a talk, "Are We Loving Our National Parks to Death?"

The Central Park Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Central Park United Methodist Church for a program on making a floral heart wreath given by Karen Vilonen of Ben Brook Farm.

The Amana Garden Club of West Seneca and the Countryside Garden Club will have a joint meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Covenant Methodist Church, 539 Main St. Mary Lou Chamberlain, National Council judges consultant, will speak on creativity.

The Hamburg Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Community Center. Members will display functional and exhibition settings with floral arrangements. The theme is "Let's Celebrate."

The Youngstown Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Presbyterian Church, 100 Church St., to discuss plans for the club's Oct. 11 standard flower show.

The Wilson Garden Club will meet at the Wilson Town Hall at 7 p.m. Thursday. Jill Phillips of Farm & Garden Supply will speak on the outdoor planting and indoor forcing of bulbs.

News of upcoming garden club meetings and events must be received by Wednesday noon for Friday publication. Send information to Joyce Ware, Garden Editor, Buffalo News, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, N.Y. 14240.

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