SOMETHING TO READ
The Talented Clementine by Sara Pennypacker (pictures by Marla Frazee, Hyperion, $14.99). Ages 7 to 10.
Clementine is on top of the world in third grade, until plans are announced for a Talent-palooza and she worries that she has no talents to display. She can't sing or dance or play an instrument. Pennypacker offers realistic classroom situations and a heroine to cheer for in Clementine. (The first book, "Clementine," was a New York Times best-selling chapter book.)
-- Jean Westmoore
EARTH DAY FUN
Head to the Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve at 93 Honorine Drive in Depew from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday for a family oriented Earth Day celebration featuring hikes in the woods, earth-friendly door prizes and refreshments. Call 683-5959 Ext. 203 or go online to www.dec.state.ny.us/website/reg9/reinste in/index.html.
EARTH DAY HELP
Scouts, schools and civic groups are invited to join members of the Hamburg Natural History Society as they conduct a cleanup, remove brush from trails and plant shrubs to celebrate Earth Day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Penn Dixie site in Hamburg. Call 627-4560 or go online to www.penndixie.org.
SOMETHING TO DO
Chris Daniels, who played Tobey Maguire's stunt man on the "Spider-Man" movies, will reveal the secrets behind Spidey's stunts at 8 p.m. Friday at the University at Buffalo Centre of the Arts. Tickets are $11.
What is brown and hairy and wears sunglasses?
A coconut on vacation.