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It’s not too late to enter the Stuck at Prom contest, which challenges high school students to create and wear Duck Tape formalwear to prom for a chance to win scholarships for college. The entry period is open until Monday, so there’s still time to enter. Or, have fun voting for your favorites at from June 15 to July 8.


A guided walk will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java. Also, a bird walk will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Delaware Park. Bring binoculars and meet at the Hoyt Lake steps.


“Winnie the Pooh: The House at Pooh Corner” continues at the Theatre of Youth, 203 Allen St., through June 7. Tickets are $24-$26. Call 884-4400, Ext. 304, or visit


Lindsay Munich, 16, of West Seneca has been selected to attend Grammy Camp for audio engineering next month in Los Angeles. She will join 135 high school students from around the world who will participate in the 11th annual program.


The Theatre of Youth, 203 Allen St., has added summer theater classes for students in first through sixth grades from Aug. 3-7. For information, call 884-4400, Ext. 304, or visit


Dream Spectrum, with members from West Seneca and Iroquois high schools, was the winner of Music is Art’s annual Battle of the High School Bands.

The band will play on the main stage in a prime time slot at the Music is Art Festival on Sept. 12, recording time at GCR Audio and a professional photo shoot with legendary rock photographer Bob Mussell.

Urban Reverie from Cleveland Hill High School took second place, and third place went to Bulldog Brass from Kenmore East.

Performers interested in participating in the Music is Art Festival, which will be held at Delaware Park, can apply for consideration at until June 30.