CHILD SAFETY SEATS: The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the state Department of Motor Vehicles, is sponsoring a free child seat inspection by certified child passenger safety technicians from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at Midway State Park, Route 430, Maple Springs. For more information, contact Lt. William Nelson at 753-4913.
PARTY ON THE PORTICO: The Buffalo History Museum is hosting a fundraising summer event with entertainment by the 1970s band Cock Robin from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the museum, One Museum Court (Elmwood Avenue and Nottingham Terrace). Tours are available. The event is for guests ages 21 and over. Tickets are $5 for members; $10, general admission. For more information, call 873-9644 or visit buffalohistory.org
WELLNESS WALK: An African-American Wellness Walk will be held Saturday at the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. The all-day event, “Healthy Men Make Healthy Families,” starts at 7 a.m. with free health screenings, followed by an adult 5K walk/run at 9; and kids walk at 11 a.m. There also will be a children’s area, educational vendors, historical giveaways, and a gospel festival following walk activities. For more information, call 990-7462.
RECYCLING DROP-OFF: The Town of Lewiston Highway Department is hosting an electronics recycling drop-off day from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the highway garage, 1445 Swann Road, Lewiston. For more information, call 754-8218.
LECTURE ON SANDERS CAMPAIGN: “The Bernie Sanders Campaign and the Future of the U.S. Left” will be the topic of a lecture presented by Joseph Schwartz at 3 p.m. Saturday at St. John’s Grace Episcopal Church, 51 Colonial Circle. Schwartz, a political science professor at Temple University and author of several books and articles on economic inequality, will speak on the impact of Sanders’ campaign on the presidential race. For more information, email email@example.com
ASBURY POINTE OPEN HOUSE: Asbury Pointe Retirement Community, located at 50 Stahl Road, Getzville, is holding an informational open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Participants will be able to tour available apartments, see the grounds, speak to current residents, and have their questions answered. Refreshments will be served. Other open house dates are: Aug. 15 and 22; Sept. 12 and 19; and Oct. 17. For more information, call 810-7500.