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Community calendar

THURSDAY, DEC. 7

Lily Dale Holiday Bazaar/Thrift Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lily Dale Lyceum. Gifts for pets, children and adults, gently used and new thrift items, jewelry, craft and fabric supplies, household, glassware, dishes, decor, appliances. handmade wreaths, hats, scarves, aprons, caftans. Fairy houses, knick knacks, indoor plants. All proceeds benefit Lily Dale Assembly.

North Collins Central School Senior Citizen Holiday Luncheon, noon. 2045 School St., Elementary School cafeteria.

S.O.A.R. (Local Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees) Christmas party, 4 p.m., Kosciuszko Club, 252 Nevins St., Dunkirk. Members encouraged to bring their wives or other guests.

Experiencing Bethlehem, 5:30 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 12 Elm St., Westfield. Holy Communion using s service from the second century and the music of Palestine. Followed by a meal of Middle Eastern foods and presentation on what life is like now in the region of Christ’s birth. For details, call 326-2064.

American Legion Post 62 Pearl Harbor Remembrance, 6 p.m., 211 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Refreshments to follow.

Al Anon Steps to Serenity weekly group meeting, 6:45 to 8 p.m., Harvest Chapel Church, Fredonia.

Rational Recovery weekly meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Parish Hall, Dunkirk.

Freedom in Fredonia Narcotics Anonymous weekly meeting, 7 p.m., Fredonia Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave. This group is closed (for addicts only).

Danza Performing Arts Academy annual Christmas show: “Let it Snow,” 7 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Tickets: $12.

Free Italian Christmas Concert: Formula Band at the New Angola Theater, 7 p.m. Angola. Donate a boxed or canned food item as the ticket to help fill Christmas food baskets.

North Collins Central School Senior High Holiday Chorus concert, 7 p.m., 2045 School St. High School auditorium.

WACS Concert, 7:15 p.m., Westfield Academy and Central School, 203 E. Main St. Band 7/8, Chorus 4/6, Chorus 7/8, Handbells Grade 9. Open to the public.

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.

Introduction to Pickleball, 6 to 9 p.m., Boys and Girls Club, 296 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. Equipment furnished. Need only a good pair of sneakers. Call Ed Kirchmeyer at 432-6114 for further details. Registration required. Presented by Northern Chautauqua Pickleball.

Northern Chautauqua pickleball in Brocton, 6 to 9 p.m., Brocton Elementary School, 138 W. Main St. Call Frank Porpiglia at 479-7383 or Steve Lundin at 785-7912 for information. $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.

Games and hobbies

Knitting/Crocheting Workshop, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Bring a craft to work on, or meet new friends. $1 fee. Yarn donations are always welcome. Call Louise Kowal at 785-6039 for information or to donate yarn.

Pinochle: Birdie’s Bidders, 1 p.m., Fredonia Beaver Club. All pinochle players welcome. With any questions, call Birdie at 679-1409.

Dom Polski pinochle, 7 p.m., clubrooms, 179 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. Must be a member to play.

Libraries

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Storytime with Miss Helen, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Ages 2 to 5. Reading, singing, rhymes, fun crafts. Children under 3 Ç need a parent/caregiver present. Registration required. Call 934-3468.

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.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: The Checkers Show, 4:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. High energy entertainment experience includes astounding magic, hilarious comedy, thrilling stunts and a unique storyline. Checkers has performed all over New York and selected to perform at the White House 3 times. Spectacular! Register online or call 934-3468.

Ripley Public Library fashion show/fund-raiser, 5 to 7 p.m., 64 W. Main St. features Lu La Roe apparel.

Collins Public Library board meeting, 7 p.m., 2341 Main St.

FRIDAY, DEC. 8

Lily Dale Holiday Bazaar/Thrift Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lily Dale Lyceum. Gifts for pets, children and adults, gently used and new thrift items, jewelry, craft and fabric supplies, household, glassware, dishes, decor, appliances. handmade wreaths, hats, scarves, aprons, caftans. Fairy houses, knick knacks, indoor plants. All proceeds benefit Lily Dale Assembly.

St. Mary of Lourdes Altar & Rosary Society of Mayville annual Christmas bazaar and luncheon, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 22 E. Chautauqua St., Mayville. Homemade chicken and biscuits and homemade pie, $8. Take-outs by calling 753-2318 Friday morning. Grandma’s Attic feature with new and old treasures.

Fredonia Elementary Winter Concert #2, 1:30 p.m., 425 E. Main St. First and Second Grade Choruses.

Winter Village at CHQ, 4 to 8 p.m., Chautauqua Institution, Bestor Plaza. Free admission and parking. Holiday lights on the plaza, shopping, beverages and snacks with outdoor fire pits, horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides.

Angola Christmas Tree Lighting and Carol Singing, 6:30: tree lighting at Angola Commons next to the Library, 7 p.m., Carol singing at the Gazebo in Angola’s Centennial Park. Instrumental group and vocal students from Lake Shore Senior High School. Song sheets provided at the Gazebo. Closes with free refreshments in UpDyke Hall in First Congregational United Church of Christ on North Main Street.

Danza Performing Arts Academy annual Christmas show: “Let it Snow,” 7 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Tickets: $12.

Pine Valley elementary musical, “Jingle Jury,” 7 p.m, 7755 Route 83, South Dayton. High School Auditorium. Cost: $3.

Narcotics Anonymous weekly meeting, “A Message of Hope” group, 7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 327 Washington Ave., Dunkirk. Open meeting for anyone who wants to not use drugs.

Clean, Sober Saved addiction education and support group, 7 p.m., Master’s Plan Cafe, 9586 Railroad Ave., Dayton. Snacks provided. Bible-based, taught in videotape sessions by Tracy Strawberry.

Clean, Sober, Saved family and friends support group, 7 p.m., Master’s Plan Cafe, 9586 Railroad Ave., Dayton. Snacks provided. Hope for a powerful life free from co-dependency.

Health and wellness

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 at 10 a.m. New members welcome.

Overeaters Anonymous weekly meeting, 3:30 p.m., Steger Hi-Rise Apartments library, 15 N. Main St., Dunkirk. No dues, fees or weigh-ins.

Games and hobbies

Pinochle: Birdie’s Flock, 1 p.m., Fredonia Beaver Club. All pinochle players welcome. With any questions, call Birdie at 679-1409.

Dunkirk Elks bingo, 7 p.m., 428 Central Ave. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Call 366-1110.

Libraries

Sinclairville Free Library presents: ‘Write Circle’ Writers’ Group meeting, 9 to 10 a.m., 15 Main St. Writers of all genres and styles welcome. For more information, contact Beth Hadley at the library at 962-5885 or sincfrlb@gmail.com

Collins Public Library presents:Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m., 2341 Main St. Call 532-5129 or stop by to register.

North Collins Public Library presents: Story Hour with Miss Alice, 11 a.m., 2095 School St.