Community calendar — Oct. 2

MONDAY, OCT. 2

Kids’ Clothes Closet, 10 a.m. to noon. Fredonia First United Methodist Church, 25 Church St. Come to the Education Wing entrance. Clothes and other needed items for children from birth through size 6. Also an assortment of maternity clothing. Donations accepted. For details, call 679-1513 or see www.fredoniafirst.org.

Carve a Pumpkin for Audubon’s Enchanted Forest, 5:30 to 7 p.m., 1600 Riverside road, Jamestown. Some pumpkins and carving tools provided but feel free to bring your own. This is a great family volunteer opportunity but open to all. Children must be accompanied and assisted by an adult. Carving will be inside or outside, depending on the weather. No charge.

Getting Ahead of Diabetes, 6 to 8 p.m., Gathering Place, Love INC, 15 W. Main St., Gowanda. Presenter: Lori Crassi. All welcome.

Blessed Mary Angela Church Rosary Society meeting, 7 p.m., Lakeside Site Lyceum, 15 N. Pangolin St., Dunkirk. New members welcome.

Dunkirk Memorial Post 62 regular monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m., 211 Central Ave. All members encouraged to attend. 2018 dues are now payable.

Murray Hose Company #4 meeting, 7 p.m., 104 W. Doughty St., Dunkirk.

Health and wellness

DHS Morning Swim, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. DHS Pool. $2 individually.

Stretch and tone with exercise, 9 to 10 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Donation: $1 per session.

Grape Belt Seniors Aerobics and Weights with Catherine, 9 a.m., Masonic Lodge, East Main Street, Fredonia. Coffee and conversation follows at 10 a.m. New members are always welcome.

Northern Chautauqua indoor pickleball, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Boys and Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua, 296 E. Lake Shore Drive, Dunkirk. With questions, call Ed Kirchmeyer at 432-6114.

Northern Chautauqua outdoor pickleball, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Russell Joy Park, Howard Street., Fredonia. Call Mike Ferguson at 672-8999 or Steve Lundin at 785-7912 for details.

DHS Aquasize, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $4 individually.

DHS Junior Swim Team, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $4 individually.

Games and hobbies

Dunkirk Senior Center Pinochle, 1 p.m., 45 Cliffstar Court. Everyone welcome.

Libraries

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Novels After Noon book club, 1 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Call the library at 934-3468 for this month’s title. Free, open to the public, for ages 18+. Registration required.

Barker Library presents: Preschool storytime, 4 p.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. A caregiver must stay in the library building. All children welcome. Stories, movies, songs and play. No registration necessary.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Novels At Night book club, 6:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Call the library at 934-3468 for this month’s title. Free, open to the public, for ages 18+. Registration required.

TUESDAY, OCT. 3

Peaceful SOUL Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Native Pride parking lot, 11359 Southwestern Blvd., Irving. Farmers’ goods, artisans, demonstrations, food-tasting. Eat Smart New York demonstration at 11 a.m. SNAP, EBT, credit and debit cards accepted.

Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation Nonprofit Brown Bag Networking Lunch, noon to 1:30 p.m., 212 Lake Shore Drive West, Dunkirk. All nonprofits welcome. Bring own lunch, NCCF provides beverages. Share ideas, explore funding opportunities, brainstorm ways to share resources, discuss topics relevant to the nonprofit climate of Chautauqua County.

Health Insurance Public Forum, 1 to 3 p.m.,Findley Lake Community Center, 2883 North Road in Findley Lake. Hosted by Community Connections at Findley Lake. Medicare information and updates, presentations from health insurance providers on 2018 plans, veteran’s health coverage and an overview of EPIC program for 2018. Workshops. For details, call 363-3865.3.363- 3865

Villenova Burial Association meeting, 6:30 p.m., Villenova Town Hall, 1094 Butcher Road, South Dayton. Agenda includes election of officers, discussion of finances, lot holds and service charges. Trustees, sexton and lot owners asked to attend.

Valley Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m., Sinclairville Library, 15 Main St. Society president Larry Barmore will speak on the Lost History of Sinclairville, 1880-1950. Refreshments follow. All interested persons invited.

Cinema Series: “The Glass Castle,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Village Hall. Based on the memoir. Stars Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson and Naomi Watts in the story of a dysfunctional nomad family. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students and children. Call 679-1891 or visit Fredopera.org. Rated PG-13, 127 minutes.

Fredonia Concert Band, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, King Concert Hall (Rockefeller Arts Center). Ray Stewart, conductor. Free event.

Health and wellness

Aerobics by Catherine, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk. All seniors welcome. Donation: $1.

Tai Chi, 3 to 4 p.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Beginners at 3:30. No fee involved.

Northern Chautauqua beginners’ pickleball class, 6:30 until 9 p.m., indoors at the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua, 296 E. Lake Shore Drive, Dunkirk. Call Ed at 432-6114 for details. Slower paced. Equipment is available. Wear a good pair of athletic shoes.

DHS Deep Water Aquasize, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $4 individually.

DHS Evening Swim, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $2 individually.

Games and hobbies

Pinochle: Tuesday’s Best, 1 p.m., Fredonia Beaver Club. With any questions, call Birdie at 679-1409.

St. Joseph’s bingo, 7 p.m., Parish Center, 145 East Main St., Fredonia. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. For information, call parish office at 679-4116.

Libraries

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Storytime, 10:30 to 11, 536 Central Ave. Children 2 to 5 years old can listen to a story and make a craft. Puzzles, a dollhouse and computers available for play after the story. Siblings always welcome. For details, call 366-2511.

Barker Library presents: Preschool storytime, 4 p.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. A caregiver must stay in the library building. All children welcome. Stories, movies, songs and play. No registration necessary.

Barker Library presents: New York Spirits, 6:30 p.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. Presenter: Chris Johnson. See strange artifacts, learn about spiritualist powers and hear stories of maddeningly scary events, some in western New York! Recommended for adults and teens age 12 and up. No registration necessary.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: LEGO Club, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Ages 5 to 12. Registration required. Call 934-3468.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 4

Dunkirk Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Ruggles Street side. Local vendors, artisans. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, preserves, honey, cut flowers, baked goods. Rain or shine.

Health Insurance Public Forum, 1 to 3 p.m., Harvest Chapel, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia. Medicare information and updates, presentations from health insurance providers on 2018 plans, veteran’s health coverage and an overview of EPIC program for 2018. Sponsored by Chautauqua County OFA. Workshops. For details, call 363-3865.

Awana Club program, 6:15 to 8 p.m., Fredonia First United Methodist Church, 25 Church St. Any student in K through 12 welcome. Weekly program helps youth become young adults who work at understanding and applying scriptural principles in every-day life. Call 679-1513 to register or see www.facebook.com/AwanaFFUMC

East Dunkirk Fire Company Ladies’ Auxiliary annual card party, 7 p.m., 10949 S. Roberts Road. Admission $3. Tickets at the door. Refreshments provided.

Nights of the Living Reg film: “It Comes At Night,” 7 p.m., Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown. Stars Joel Edgerton and Carmen Ejogo. A family and strangers try to survive an unnamed cataclysm. $5. Call 484-7070 or visit reglenna.com. Rated R, 97 mins.

Alcoholics Anonymous Wednesday Discussion Group, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., St. John’s UCC, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Parking lot in back of church, off Eagle St. Meets every Wednesday night.

Health and wellness

DHS Morning Swim, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. DHS Pool. $2 individually.

Stretch and tone with exercise, 9 to 10 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Donation: $1 per session.

Grape Belt Seniors Aerobics and Weights with Catherine, 9 a.m., Masonic Lodge, East Main Street, Fredonia. Coffee and conversation follows at 10 a.m. New members are always welcome.

TOPS 890 Silver Creek, 9 a.m., Private weigh-ins start at 9, meetings at 9:30 a.m., First United Church, 35 Park Place, Silver Creek. “Taking Off Pounds Sensibly” offers support and advice. $1 per week. Visitors and new members always welcome. Use side door entrance.

TOPS Chapter 1094 Brocton, weigh-ins from 4:45 to 5:15 p.m., meeting following. Fellowship Church, 148 W. Main St., Brocton. All are welcome.

TOPS 757 Dunkirk meeting, 5:30 p.m., Dunkirk Moose Club, 296 Lake Shore Drive W. Weigh-ins, meeting after. Visitors, new members welcome. Meets every Wednesday.

Northern Chautauqua outdoor pickleball, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Russell Joy Park, Howard Street., Fredonia. Call Mike Ferguson at 672-8999 or Steve Lundin at 785-7912 for details.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 0896 Westfield, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Westfield, 101 E. Main St. New members welcome. For details, call Ann at 326-2248.

DHS Aquasize, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $4 individually.

DHS Junior Swim Team, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $4 individually.