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YOUTH CONCERT: The Southtowns Youth Orchestra, now in its 23rd season, will perform a spring concert at 3 p.m. today in the Orchard Park Middle School auditorium, 60 S. Lincoln Ave. Tickets can be purchased at the door. The orchestra will perform works by Khachaturian, Hanson and Shostakovich. Elizabeth Benz will be the featured violin soloist in the Kabalewski Concerto Op. 48.

EASTER BUNNY VISIT: Absolut Care of Aurora Park is hosting its annual community event at 10:30 a.m. today at its facility at 292 Main St., East Aurora. The free event for children ages 2 to 10 includes an outdoor egg hunt, prizes, refreshments and photos with the Easter bunny. For more information, call Carole Olejnik at 652-1560 or visit www.absolutcare.com.

EASTER PARTY: Hilbert College Student Government Association is hosting a free children's Easter party from 2 to 4 p.m. today in its campus center dining hall, 5200 South Park Ave., Hamburg. The afternoon event features an Easter egg hunt, arts, crafts, face painting and more fun activities. Children's photos with the Easter bunny will be available. For more information, call Jean MacDonald at 926-8932.

EASTER CARNIVAL: Ken-Ton Family YMCA is hosting an "Easter Eggstravaganza Carnival" from 1 to 3 p.m. today at its facility at 535 Belmont Ave., Town of Tonawanda. The family event includes a bounce house, crafts, egg hunt and the Easter bunny. Cost per family is $5 for members and $8 for nonmembers. For more information, call 874-5051.

BICYCLE SWAP MEET: The Western New York Bicycling Association, a not-for-profit organization advocating bicycling and trail access, is hosting its 10th annual bicycle swap meet and flea market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Main Transit Fire Hall banquet facility, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Buy, sell or trade bicycle-related items. Used bicycles will be for sale. Admission and parking are free, and refreshments will be available. For more information, call Roger Brath at 634-7570 or Jerrine Neff at 632-1344.

SISTER CITY LECTURE: The Buffalo-Lille Association will host a reception and slide lecture by B.G. Flickinger at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Butler Library, Room 210, 1300 Elmwood Ave. Her topic is "Lille, Buffalo's French Sister City." Described as a Phoenix risen from the rust belt, Lille has had a resurgence in commerce and industry. For reservations, call 878-5600 or e-mail: gounarjf@buffalostate.edu.

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