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HEART WALK: The American Heart Association's Heart Walk will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The Erie County walk will begin at Buffalo State College Sports Arena, 1300 Elmwood Ave., and the Niagara walk will begin at Fort Niagara State Park, One Maintenance Ave., Youngstown. Proceeds will benefit emergency treatments, fund hospital programs and conduct educational programs in workplaces, schools and medical facilities. For more information, call 614-1980 or visit

BUFFALO SCHOOL INFORMATION FAIR: The Buffalo Board of Education will present a parent information fair from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at East High School, 820 Northampton St.

BIKE TOUR: Hosteling International USA will present "The Moonlight Meander," Buffalo's second annual nighttime bike tour of architectural landmarks, starting at 8 p.m. Saturday from the Buffalo Youth Hostel, 667 Main St. Proceeds will benefit the Hosteling International -- Buffalo Niagara. To register, call 856-3764.

CHILD SAFETY PROGRAM: Several agencies, including the state Office of Children and Family Services, the state Department of Health, the State Police and the Western New York Infant-Toddler Resource Network, will participate in an Infant and Child Safety Program from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the lower level at the Walden Galleria mall. Demonstrations, YoYo the Clown and a variety of activities are planned.

BIKE RIDE: Bert's Bikes and Sports will be hosting a motorcycle run on Saturday to benefit the Salvation Army's Hurricane Katrina relief effort. The event will begin with registration at 10 a.m. and take place at 4050 Southwestern Blvd. in Orchard Park. Riders will leave at 1 p.m. for a 50-mile ride. There will be live music and an after party. Registration is $25 for single riders and $40 for two. Register online at or call 888-6212.

HUNTER'S HOPE FAMILY FUN RACE AND PICNIC: 11 a.m. Saturday at the train depot, West Highland Avenue and South Buffalo Street, Orchard Park. Advance registration is $16. Race day registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and is $18. For information and applications, call 667-1200 or visit

HARVEST CRAFT FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Amherst Museum, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst. The event includes exhibits, handmade works, demonstrations, activities and more. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children under 12.

FALL FESTIVAL: Homemade chicken and beef chowder will be featured at the annual Fall Festival at the Charles E. Burchfield Nature & Art Center, 2001 Union Road, West Seneca, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $5 per quart of chowder; order by calling 677-4843 or 558-3327.

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL: 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Oct. 1-2 at Six Flags Darien Lake, Darien Center. The event includes contests, live entertainment, vendors and various cultural experiences and activities. Tickets cost $13.99.

SLEEPOVER BENEFIT: Flips Gymnastics and Sport, 6017 South Transit Road, Lockport, will hold a sleepover for boys and girls ages 5 and older to benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The event will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday and end at 9 a.m. Sunday. The evening will include games, food and gymnastics. The cost is $20 and a personal care item. For details, call 433-8811.

CHINESE AUCTION: The Raintree Islander Social Club's annual silent auction begins with bidding at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center, 103 Raintree Island, Tonawanda. Food, fun, 5 0/5 0 raffle. For details, call 694-8742.

FALL FEST: Featuring kid games, a country store, crafts, raffles and a bake sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Trinity United Church of Christ, 115 Gold St. For details, call 893-5971.

CHICKEN DINNER: A chicken dinner will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday in Eden United Methodist Church, 2820 East Church St. Proceeds will benefit the building fund. Cost is $7.50 for adults; children under 5 are free. For details, call 992-4211.

CHILD SAFETY PROGRAM: State Senator George D. Maziarz, R-Newfane, will host a child safety day from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at North Tonawanda City Hall, 216 Payne Ave. Highlights will include car safety checks and installation, fingerprinting and photographs, video profiling, gun lock distribution and demonstrations. For details, call 731-8740.

FAMILY FUN DAY: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Resurrection Health Center, 1609 Genesee St. Event is sponsored by the Jericho Road Family Practice and includes food, health screenings and back-to-school incentives.

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