There will be no shortage of screaming teenagers in the Walden Galleria on Thursday. That's when Nickolodeon star Drake Bell stops by at 6 p.m. for a brief acoustic set and autograph session to promote the release of his new album, "It's Only Time."
NO I.D. REQUIRED
Not 21? No problem
Put on the dog at Art Unleashed, the annual animal-themed art auction that benefits the SPCA serving Erie County tonight in the Center for the Arts on UB's North Campus. Jewelry, pottery, quilts, bags, gift baskets, music packages, paintings and black-and-white photography will be among the items offered for silent auction starting at 6 p.m. The live auction begins at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $45 at the door. Check items out at www.yourSPCA.org.
FUN FOR ONE
Go single -- or bring a friend
At least 15 restaurants and bakeries will provide desserts as part of Sweet Charity, a fund-raiser for the Food Bank of Western New York. The event is planned for 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Asbury Hall at the Church, at the corner of Delaware Avenue and Tupper Street. Hors d'oeuvre will be passed, and champagne, wine and coffee will be available. Tickets are $35 -- or $60 for a pair. Call 852-1305 or visit www.sweetcharityevent.com for more info.