The Lewiston Council on the Arts will hold a meeting, open to the public, starting at 1 p.m. in the Red Brick School. Those who attend should use the Onondaga Street entrance.
The Youngstown CROP Walk will begin at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Main and Church streets, Youngstown. Participants can walk either a one-mile or a four-mile route through the village and Fort Niagara State Park. The money raised will go to fight hunger locally and internationally. Call 745-7067 to obtain a pledge envelope.
Mission Sunday at St. John the Baptist parish in Lockport will begin at 7 p.m. in the church at 168 Chestnut St. Prayers, songs, sermons will be followed by a fellowship hour, with refreshments and child care, in the church hall. Open to all and free. For a ride to the event, call 433-7303.
Registration for Artsreach, a 12-week series of visual arts workshops for youngsters from age 6 to teens, is open. Classes start in October at the Art Center located in the north arch of the Niagara Falls Convention Center on Fourth Street. Classes cost $40 per student. To register, call 284-6188.
Elder craftsmen interested in showing and selling their handmade items on Oct. 15 and 16 at Prime Outlets Mall should call the county Council on Aging at 285-8224 for a registration form, which must be returned with a $30 payment by Oct. 1.
Antiques and collectibles will be appraised free of charge by local auctioneer and appraiser Wilson Curry in the auditorium of the Niagara Falls Public Library, 1425 Main St., from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Each person may bring two items, and numbers determining order of appraisals will be handed out from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the library.
Beer and Jeans Night sponsored by the Lewiston-Queenston Rotary, will run from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Riverside Inn in Lewiston to benefit Casey House, the only shelter for runaway and homeless teens in Niagara County. A $20 ticket, sold at the door, will include unlimited beer or soda, live traditional and Celtic music, and a picnic dinner. For advance tickets, call 743-7241 or 285-6984.
Five-week training course for those who wish to volunteer at Niagara Hospice will begin with a session from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Hospice Lockport service center, 4675 Sunset Drive. Anyone over 18 may volunteer. For more information, call 439-4417.
Rummage and baked goods sale will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Hope United Methodist Church, 2914 Upper Mountain Road, Pekin. Lunch will be served starting at 11 a.m, and a bag sale will begin at 1 p.m.
Kidz 'n' Kites festival, with free T-shirts and kites for the first 500 children registered, will begin at noon in Reservoir State Park on Witmer Road, Town of Lewiston. Kite-flying from 1:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., prizes, food and entertainment. Free, open to all. The rain date is Oct. 3.
Theme Basket Chinese Auction sponsored by the ladies of St. John Lutheran Church, Ward Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard, Wheatfield, will start at 11 a.m., with the drawing at 3 p.m. Admission costs $3 and will include 20 tickets, with extras also sold.
SEA and Do Festival at the Aquarium of Niagara, a day of hands-on activities for families, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Aquarium, 701 Whirlpool St. Eighteen museums, attractions and community organizations will offer various activities, and a cookout will be served by the Grand Island Rotary Club. Admission, which includes the festival, costs $6.50 for adults, $4.50 for children ages 4 to 12 and seniors.