Community calendar

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10

Cherry Creek Fire Auxiliary meeting, 5:30 p.m., Cherry Creek Free Library, 6778 Main St. All welcome to join.

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.

Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club Ladies Auxiliary meeting, White Village, West Lake Road, Dunkirk. Cocktails at 6:30. Dinner at 7 p.m. Sign up at the club for the menu choice. All members welcome to attend.

Fredonia Community sing-along, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Fredonia Grange No. 1, 58 W. Main St. Join in for the good old campfire sing-along spirit in an indoor setting. Free to all. For details, call Joe at 679-8426.

Movies at the Reg: “The Florida Project,” 7 p.m., Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown. $5. Call 484-7070 or visit reglenna.com.

Martz Observatory, open hours 8 to 10:30 p.m., 176 Robbin Hill Road, Frewsburg. Public nights open for all to enjoy and find out what the organization is all about. Come to the door beside the dome for entry into the observatory for a tour. General meeting at 7:30.

Health and wellness

DHS Morning Lap 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 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 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.

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 individually.

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

Games and hobbies

Dunkirk Senior “Big Bingo,” Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. New time 3 to 6 p.m. Complementary lunch, beverages for first 60 members. Bingo boards must be purchased at the door. Bring own daubers if possible.

Libraries

Collins Public Library presents: Quilting with Florence, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 2341 Main St. come quilt with these knowledgeable ladies.

THURSDAY, JAN. 11

Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services program: “Communication and Dementia,” 6 to 7 p.m., Bemus Point Library, 13 Main St., Bemus Point. Co-sponsored by NYS Department of Health. Free event, open to the public. To register, call 366-3335 ext. 1236.

Al Anon Steps to Serenity weekly group meeting, 6:45 to 8 p.m., Harvest Chapel Church, 39 Matteson St., 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).

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, 138 W. Main St. Call Frank Porpiglia at 479-7383 or Steve Lundin at 785-7912 for additional information.

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

Knitting/Crocheting Workshop, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Everyone is invited to make items for community needs. Newcomers can learn skills. 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. All members welcome.

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 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: School Age Storytime with Miss Amy, 10:30 a.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Variety of activities for children ages 6 to 10. Expect stories, crafts, LEGOs, games, and more! Designed to accommodate homeschooling families.

Collins Public Library presents:Lap Sit Program, 4 p.m., 2341 Main St. New program for children ages six months to two years and a caregiver. Music, songs, stories and much more. Call 532-5129 or stop by to register.

Collins Public Library presents: “Gaming Unplugged,” 5:30 pm., 2341 Main St. Each month, those present will play a new board game. Fun for all ages.

FRIDAY, JAN. 12

B-side Uke Jam, 6 to 8 p.m., Costello Community Room, SUNY Fredonia. Intended for ukulele enthusiasts who are a step beyond beginners. Participants should be familiar with basic chords (C, F, Am, G, Em, D, Dm) and strumming, some picking. Everyone welcome, but moves at a quicker pace than usual jam sessions. For details, email Jill Reese at reese@fredonia.edu.

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.

Live in HD via satellite from Studio 54: “Holiday Inn: The New Irving Berlin Musical,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, General Admission: $15, $10 students. Call 679-1891 or see fredopera.org.

Health and wellness

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

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.