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TODAY'S MEETINGS AND EVENTS

Amherst

Craft festival: More than 75 crafters will show their handiwork as the Amherst Museum, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, holds its sixth annual Harvest Craft Festival on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Other attractions include bluegrass bands, a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch and a farmer's market with local produce.

Meeting: The Saratoga Park Society wants to hear residents' ideas about solving vandalism and other problems in the park and what direction the park should take in the future at a meeting at 10 a.m., cafeteria of Amherst Middle School, 55 Kings Highway.
Cheektowaga

Work session: Conservation Advisory Council, 10 a.m., Town Hall, Broadway and Union.

Hartland

History weekend: The Hartland Historical Society will sponsor a historical weekend from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the District 10 one-room schoolhouse, Carmen and Seaman roads in the town, on Saturday and Sunday. There will be children's games, music, a flea market, raffles and historical exhibits as well as chicken chowder on Saturday and a chicken tender dinner Sunday.

Lewiston

Festival: The New York Power Authority's annual Wildlife Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Artpark; use the Portage Road entrance. A day of free family fun featuring exotic animals, music, hands-on art, hunting and fishing workshops, along with many more "wild" activities.

Harvest festival and country fair: The Lewiston festival and craft show will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday along Center Street. The annual Lewiston Country Fair will be held in conjunction with the festival on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lewiston Red Brick School, 145 N. Fourth St.

Lockport

Rabies immunization: Free clinic, 2 to 4 p.m., Cornell Cooperative Extension/Niagara County Fairgrounds, 4487 Lake Ave. For information, call 439-7444.

Youngstown

Re-enactment: War of 1812 British Garrison at Old Fort Niagara, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Robert Moses Parkway North. Revisit the time after the British capture of the fort and see the uniforms and drills.

To be eligible for listing in Around Town, events must be open to the general public without charge. Mail: Around Town, The Buffalo News, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, N.Y. 14240. Fax: 856-5150. E-mail: citydesk@buffnews.com.

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