DOSBERG SPEAKER SERIES: William Daroff, vice president for public policy and director of the Washington Advocacy Office of Jewish Federations of North America, will speak about the Jewish community and the U.S. Congress at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Temple Beth Tzedek, 621 Getzville Road, Amherst. It is part of the Jewish Federation's Dosberg Notable Speakers Series. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased by calling the Jewish Federation at 886-7750 or at the door.
BENEFIT CONCERT: The Frontier High School choral department presents "Bach and Beyond" at 7 p.m. Thursday in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 160 Court St., Buffalo. There will be a free-will donation, with proceeds benefiting the family of Katie Bapst, a 2009 Frontier graduate and past member of the Frontier Festival Chorus, who suffered three heart attacks while studying at Syracuse University.
FAMILY FILM SERIES: The Saturday Family Film Series sponsored by the YWCA of the Tonawandas will feature "Tangled" at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda. The cost is $2. There is free parking in the Manhattan Street parking lot.
BOOK-SIGNING: Jeanette Barron, a resident of Akron, will be available to sign copies of her Christian Romance novel "Introduced to Love" from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday in Bender's Parable Christian Store, 8550 Sheridan Drive, Clarence.
STORYTELLING EVENT: Karima Amin, of Buffalo, and Paul Leone, of Jamestown, will present a program titled "Strong Women: Brave, Bold and Beautiful" from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Fireplace Room of Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. The free event is open to the public and suitable for all ages. For information, call 484-7135, Ext. 225.