Screening: High blood pressure risk-reduction program, offered by the Erie County Health Department; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Buffalo Auto Bureau, 25 Delaware Ave.
Snow Jam: Sports and music festival featuring skateboarders and snowboarders, BMX bikers, ramps, snow and athletes; noon to 10:30 p.m. Continuous live bands including Tantric, Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish and Rahzel (of the Roots) will perform, supported by DJs throughout the event; plus cash prizes awarded to winners of various "Super Session" and "Big Hit" contests. Continues through Sunday at Erie Basin Marina. Weekend pass is $10.33 plus service charges in advance or $20 at the gate. For information, call Ticketmaster at (800) 944-1044 or visit the Web site www.snowjamusa.com.
Fall festival: Halloween displays, pumpkins, cornstalks and more; opening at 5 p.m. The Great Pumpkin Farm, just past Antique World, Main Street.
Meeting: Municipal Housing Authority; 5:15 p.m., Parkview Towers, 600 Ridge Road.
Open House: St. Mary's High School's annual event to highlight its recruitment effort and an opportunity to tour the school and its facilities, meet with students, faculty, coaches and administrators; 6 to 8 p.m., 142 Laverack Ave. off Walden and Central avenues. For information, call 683-4824.
Meeting: The Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council will meet regarding the planning for, delivery and assessment of early intervention services for eligible children and their families; 9 a.m., Niagara Children ETC, 9812 Lockport Road.
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