Community calendar


Silver Creek Crafty Ladies Home Bureau, 10 a.m., Christ Chapel Wesleyan Church, Buffalo Street, Silver Creek. Crocheted jewelry class.

Valley Historical Society dinner meeting and program, 6 p.m., South Stockton Wayside Chapel, 5537 Route 380. Bring a dish of food to pass, own drink and personal table service. Election of officers. Research projects from the past year presented. All welcome.

Fredonia Elementary Winter Concert No. 1, 9:30 a.m., 7 p.m., 425 E. Main St. Third and Fourth Grade Choruses, Select Chorus.

Brocton Elementary School concert, 7 p.m., 138 Main St.

J.T. Waugh Elementary Holiday concert, 7 p.m., 100 High St., Angola. Free event.

Fredonia African Drumming Ensembles, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall. Tiffany Nicely, 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. No fee involved.

Northern Chautauqua pickleball in Brocton, 6 to 9 p.m., Brocton Elementary School. Call Frank Porpiglia at 479-7383 or Steve Lundin at 785-7912 for additional information. Admission is $2.

Northern Chautauqua beginners’ pickleball class, 6:30 until 9 p.m., indoors at the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua, 296 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. Call Ed Kirchmeyer at 432-6114 for details. Admission is $2.

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.


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: After school storytime, 4 p.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. For all ages. A caregiver must stay in the library building. All children welcome. Stories, movies, songs and play. 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.


First United Presbyterian Church of Dunkirk Advent Recital Series presents: Dr. Linda Phillips, piano and Dottie Blakely, organ, noon, 19 W. Fourth St., Dunkirk. Features Christmas Carols, History and Sing Along. Free, open to the public. Coffee will be served. Guests encouraged to bring a lunch.

Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services presentation: Dementia Related Behaviors, 6 to 7 p.m., Darwin R. Barker Library, 7 Day St., Fredonia. Call 366-3335 ext 1236 to reserve a seat.

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

Jamestown Concert Association: Western New York Chamber Orchestra – Poinsettia Pops, 7:30 p.m., Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown. Conducted by Glen Cortese. Adults: $25, Seniors: $20, college students: $7.50, under 18 with paid ticket, free.

Fredonia Chamber Orchestra, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall. David Rudge, conductor. Free.

Health and Wellness

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

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., Sept. 6, 2017; Dunkirk Moose Club, 296 Lake Shore Drive W. Weigh-ins, meeting after. Visitors, new members welcome. Meets every Wednesday.

TOPS 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.

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