Community Calendar

FRIDAY, DEC. 22

Literacy Volunteers book sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 21 East Bookstore, 21 E. Second St., Dunkirk. Use the Washington Avenue entrance. Paperbacks are $.50, hard covers $1 and children’s books are $.25. Some specially priced books. Assist the organization in the work of promoting literacy.

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.

South Dayton caroling, 6 p.m., Village of South Dayton’s gazebo on the Square. Bring a flashlight. Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies in the Village Library. Walk down Candy Cane Lane to enjoy Christmas decorations on the Square.

Christmas Vespers, the Music of Christmas, 6:30 p.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Features pianist Ann Rose, violist David Rose and their sons. All welcome. Free admission.

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 follows 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. This is a 12-step fellowship of men and women recovering from eating disorders. No dues, fees or weigh-ins.

Games and hobbies

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

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

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.

SATURDAY, DEC. 23

Literacy Volunteers book sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 21 East Bookstore, 21 E. Second St., Dunkirk. Use the Washington Avenue entrance. Paperbacks are 50 cents, hard covers $1 and children’s books are 25 cents. Some specially-priced books. Assist the organization in the work of promoting literacy.

Cross Roads Market, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 6017 Westfield-Sherman Road, Westfield. Yes! Open with local vendors, artisans and crafters.

Fredonia Farmers’ Winter Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Masonic Forest Lodge, Route 20, Fredonia. Features abundance of locally grown and produced vegetables, fruits and herbs, meats, baked goods, maple syrup, honey, jams and jellies, as well as artisan quality craft goods.

Winter Village at CHQ, 11 a.m. to 6 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.

Health and wellness

Northern Chautauqua pickleball in Brocton, 9 a.m. to noon, Brocton Elementary School, 138 W. Main St. Call Frank Porpiglia at 479-7383 or Steve Lundin at 785-7912 for additional information. Admission is $2.

Libraries

Cherry Creek Library presents: Story Hour, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 6778 Main St.

SUNDAY, DEC. 24

Christmas Eve

Winter Village at CHQ, 11 a.m. to 6 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.

Stockton Community Church Christmas music program, 11 a.m., 4554 West Railroad Ave. Takes place during the Worship Service. Includes a variety of Christmas songs presented by talented members of the congregation. Public invited.