Meeting: The Industrial Development Agency will meet; 8:30 a.m., 130 John Muir Drive.
Cathedral Recital: Mezzo-soprano Shirley Byczynski, soprano Janet Balloch and pianist Paul Homer; 12:30 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, Church and Pearl streets. Free. Call 855-0900 or visit the Web site www.stpaulscathedral.org.
Howloween at the Buffalo Zoo: Activities from 6 to 9 p.m. include hayrides, doughnuts and cider, animal presentations, treat stations and more. Cost is $5 for members, $6 for nonmembers. For information or to reserve a spot, call 837-3900, Ext. 116. Continues Saturday.
Party: "Join us if you dare" is the message from Andrea Haxton, organizer of the 13th annual Bethlehem Park Halloween Party; 3:30 p.m., Boccie Court. The number of prizes for costumes will depend on donations, she said. In case of rain, the party will move inside.
Art: "Flights of Fancy," artwork by Weavers Guild of Buffalo; 2 to 5 p.m., Kenan Gallery, 433 Locust St. Continues from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays and from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, through Nov. 11.
Screening: High blood pressure risk reduction program offered by the Erie County Health Department; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Orchard Park Auto Bureau, S3352 Southwestern Blvd. Free.
Lecture and walk: Arts and Letters Hillside Inn seasonal cycle nature lecture, luncheon and walk; noon to 2:30 p.m., with Wyoming County artist Ron Andrews.
Video on Letchworth State Park and illustrated personal artwork will study the seasonal cycle and its significance on the lives of local plants, animals, wildlife and environment.
After the luncheon, a nature walk around the inn, 890 E. Bethany Road, studying trees and leaf color. Cost is $22. For information, call 786-3010.
Free concert: Hip-hop artist KJ-52 will be the headliner at "The Show," a free communitywide outreach concert for youths; 6 p.m., auditorium of Lewiston-Porter High School, 4061 Creek Road.
Also included will be puppets, other musicians and singers, mime and drama. Sponsored by nine area churches.
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