Community calendar

THURSDAY, JAN. 25

Blessed May Angela Parish indoor flea market, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Social Center, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk. All merchandise priced to sell. Make an offer!

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

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

Visual Arts and New Media Department’s Visiting Artist program presents: Enrique Chagoya, 8:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, McEwen Hall, Room 209.

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 Mike Ferguson at 480-3729 for details.

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

DHS Evening Lap 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. 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

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: 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.

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. Anderson-Lee Library presents: Nickel City Reptiles, 4:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. All ages. See and learn about exotic animals. What will they bring this time? To register, call 934-3468.

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.

FRIDAY, JAN. 26

Dunkirk High School Learn to Swim registration, DHS pool. 4 to 5:30 p.m. for Dunkirk residents; 5:30 to 7 p.m. for non-residents. Dunkirk residents: 1st Child-$40, 2nd Child-$35 and additional children $30/each; Non-Dunkirk residents: 1st Child-$45, 2nd Child-$40 and additional children $35/each. ALL REGISTRATIONS MUST BE PAID IN CASH, NO CHECKS CAN BE ACCEPTED. All classes filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. All parents are asked to stay in the balcony area to avoid confusion on the pool deck. No food or drinks in the pool or balcony area.

Community Ukulele Jam Session, Costello Community Room, SUNY Fredonia. Beginners and “brush-up” from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Jam session for all from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Everyone welcome, regardless of experience. Don’t have a ukulele? There are extras. Come for a community strum-a-long. The goal is to have fun and to make music. Questions? Contact Jill Reese at reese@fredonia.edu.

Reception for Enrique Chagoya: Aliens Sans Frontieres, 7 to 9 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center Marion Art Gallery.

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. For details, call 725-9229.

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. For details, call 725-9229.

Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents: “Send Me No Flowers,” 7:30 p.m., 18 E. Second St., Jamestown. Prices: $28 adults, $12 students.

Faculty Recital: Constellation Concert No. 1, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rosch Recital Hall (Mason). Free welcome concert, followed by simple reception. All welcome.

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

Sinclairville Free Library presents: ‘Write Circle’ Writers’ Group meeting, 9 to 10 a.m., 15 Main St. Group meets every Friday morning for support, encouragement, and community. 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.

SATURDAY, JAN. 27

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.

Live in High Definition via Satellite from NYC’s Metropolitan Opera: “Tosca,” 1 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, General Admission: $20, $18 Opera House Members, $10 Students. Call 679-1891 or see fredopera.org.

Portland Congregational Church presents: Tracy Langworthy lecture on founding father Rev. John Spencer, 1 p.m., 8649 Church St, Portland. All are welcome.

Northern Chautauqua County Club Associates installation banquet, Kosciuszko Polish Home, 252 Nevins St., Dunkirk. Cocktails 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m. Speaker: County Executive, George Borrello. Club members and invited guests. To make reservations and inquiries, call Joe Rozen at 366-8137.

Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents: “Send Me No Flowers,” see Friday.

Cinema Series: “Wonder,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Village Hall. Stars Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay in the story of a boy born with facial differences who enters a mainstream fifth grade. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students and children. Call 679-1891 or visit Fredopera.org.

Movies at the Reg: “Murder on the Orient Express,” 8 p.m., Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown. $5. Call 484-7070 or visit reglenna.com.

Health and wellness

Northern Chautauqua pickleball in Brocton, 9 a.m. to noon, Brocton Elementary School, 138 W. Main St. Call Mike Ferguson at 480-3729 for details.

DHS Family Open Swim, 1 to 2 p.m. DHS pool. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older. $1 per person per session. Limited to 60 swimmers.