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AROUND TOWN
TUESDAY'S MEETINGS AND EVENTS

Amherst

Dinner and show: Annual fashion show to benefit Girls Town of Italy; social hour at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7, Buffalo Niagara Marriott, 1340 Millersport Highway.

Dinner will be followed by the showing of women's fashions from Guillermo Coutoure and men's fashions from Guillermo Hombre, with furs by Joseph Palanker & Son/Furs by Russell. For tickets, call 685-1140.

Relay Kickoff: American Cancer Society Relay for Life for next summer kickoff celebration; 6 p.m., Daffodil's Restaurant, 930 Maple Road.

Anyone interested in fighting cancer is invited to attend. For information, call (800) ACS-2345.

Buffalo

Screening: High blood pressure risk-reduction program offered by the Erie County Health Department; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salvation Army Golden Age Center, 960 Main St. Free.

Reading: Sandra Jardine, as Pippi Longstocking, will do face-painting and present stories about Thanksgiving and being thankful; 6 p.m., Crane Branch Library, 633 Elmwood Ave.

Meeting: Tapestry Charter School board of trustees will devote a discussion to board governance issues; 6 p.m., at the school, 40 North St.

Meeting: A plan to study the pros and cons of selling advertising space on city-owned vehicles will be discussed when the Common Council's Legislation Committee meets; 2 p.m. in City Hall

Meeting: The Planning Board; 8 a.m., Room 901 of City Hall.

Meeting: The Council's Civil Service Committee; 9:30 a.m., Council chambers on the 13th floor of City Hall

Meeting: The Council's Finance Committee; 10 a.m., Council chambers on the 13th floor of City Hall.

Cheektowaga

Screening: High blood pressure risk-reduction program offered by the American Red Cross; 1 to 3 p.m., Cleveland Hill Lutheran Church, 261 Cleveland Drive. Free.

Meeting: The Cheektowaga-Sloan School Board; 6:30 p.m., Woodrow Wilson building, 166 Halstead Ave.

Meeting: The Traffic Safety Commission; 7:30 p.m., Council chambers in Town Hall, 3301 Broadway and Union Road.

East Aurora

Workshop: Learn how to select, protect and plant a tree; 6:30 to 9 p.m., Cornell Cooperative Extension horticulture school, 21 S. Grove St. Cost is $15 Evans

Meeting change: The Angola Village Board meeting scheduled for Monday has been moved to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Village Hall, 41 Commercial St.

Hamburg

Meeting: The Frontier Central School Board; 7 p.m., Frontier Educational Center, 5120 Orchard Ave.

Meeting: The Hamburg School Board; 7 p.m., Charlotte Avenue Elementary School, 301 Charlotte Ave.

Kenmore

Meeting: The Village Board will vote on whether to extend an agreement with the Town of Tonawanda for shared building department services; 8 p.m., Council chambers, Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. A 6:30 work session will precede the meeting.

Lewiston

Discussion: Friends of the Library will host a "brown bag lunch" when Lewiston resident Florence Pearsall will recount her trip to Australia aboard a freighter; noon, Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St. The "Friends" will provide coffee and tea.

Orchard Park

Meeting: The Zoning Board of Appeals; 7:30, basement meeting room, Municipal Center, 4295 S. Buffalo St.

Sardinia

Workshop: The Erie County Water Quality Committee will host a free septic system class for residents of Erie County; 7 p.m., Town Hall Community Center, 12320 Savage Road. Topics include guidelines for proper use, maintenance and location consideration. For information, call Mary Rossi at 858-7583.

City of Tonawanda

Meeting: The Common Council will hold a regular meeting; 7 p.m., City Hall, 200 Niagara St.

Town of Tonawanda

Workshop: Everywoman Opportunity Center is offering a civil service exam preparation class; 9 to 11 a.m., in the center, 2440 Sheridan Drive. There is a no cost, but a preregistration appointment is required. For information, call 837-2260 or visit www.everywoman.org.

Meeting: The Dons and Ladies Singles Club; 2:30 p.m., St. Andrew's Catholic Church Donovan Center, 1525 Sheridan Drive. Entertainment and refreshments follow. For information, call Mary at 875-5325 or Dolores at 874-3141.

Meeting: A public meeting will be held regarding the alternatives that are being considered for the disposal of radioactive contamination in Building 14 at the former Linde Air Products, now Praxair, facility on East Park Drive; 7 to 9 p.m., auditorium of Holmes Elementary School, 365 Dupont Ave.

To be eligible for listing in Around Town, events must be of general interest and open to the public. 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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