Screening: High blood pressure screening clinic; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Downtown Auto Bureau, 77 Broadway.
Public hearing: The Board of Education will hold a public hearing on its proposed 2003-04 budget; 7 p.m., cafeteria of the high school, 550 Martin Road.
Barbecue: St. Francis Guild of Mount St. Mary's Hospital sponsors its fifth annual Chiavetta's chicken barbecue; 4 to 6 p.m., hospital north lobby, 5300 Military Road. Drive-through service is offered. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased in the hospital gift shop, the volunteer office or by calling 298-2144.
Theater: "Over the Tavern," a comedy by Tom Dudzick about growing up Polish and Catholic in Western New York; 8 p.m., Riviera Theater, 67 Webster St. Performed by Niagara Falls Little Theatre. Continues Saturday. For tickets call 692-2413 or purchase online at www.rivieratheatre.org.
Performance: An Evening With Elvis, performed by Terry Buchwald; 8 to midnight, Stephen Sikora Post 1322, American Legion 950 Payne Ave. Tickets are $8. Cash bar; bring your own snacks. For reservations, call 693-3553.
Carnival: Spring Carnival at the Plaza; 5 to 10 p.m., Southgate Plaza, 950 Union Road. Ride special: 6 to 10 p.m., $10.
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