THEME AUCTION: The Home/School Association of Leonardo Da Vinci High School is sponsoring a theme tray silent auction from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., with the drawing beginning at 6 p.m., Thursday, in Madonna Hall on the campus of D'Youville College, 320 Porter Ave. in Buffalo. All proceeds will support the students of the high school. Contact Paul Hejna at 826-8998 for more information.
GARDEN TALK: Quality Quest Coalition presents Master Gardener Sally Cunningham at 7 p.m. Thursday, at the Nike Base (Golden Age Center) on Whitehaven Road. In the talk, entitled "Harmony With Nature," Cunningham will discuss what every homeowner can do to build nature back into suburban yards. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Call 775-0234 for more information.
GUEST SPEAKER: The Historical Society of Clarence will host a program for the public beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, in the Town Park Clubhouse, 10465 Main St. Featured speaker is Jean Taradena, a Seneca Indian of the Turtle Clan, born on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation near Akron. She is secretary of the Tonawanda Reservation Historical Society and lectures frequently on the Iroquois culture. For information call the Historical Museum at 759-8575 or curator Alicia Braaten at 741-3780. The Web site is www.clarencehistory.org.
SPRING CONCERT: The Choral and Instrumental Ensembles of St. Francis High School will present a free spring concert at 7 p.m. Thursday in Ormsby Theatre on the Athol Springs campus.
BARBECUE & AUCTION: The second annual chicken barbecue and auction to benefit the Eden Family Support Center will be held Friday with the barbecue and auction preview beginning at 3:30 p.m. and the auction at 7 in Eden Elementary School on Main Street. Auction donations are being sought. Call Kathy Saab at 549-5603 or the Boys & Girls Club at 992-2702.