Community Calendar

TUESDAY, FEB. 6

Silver Creek Key Club Italian night dinner, 3 to 6 p.m., Silver Creek Central High School cafeteria. $7 adults, $5 senior citizens and kids. Choices: spaghetti and meatballs or fettucini alfredo. Public welcome. Call 934-2603 for tickets.

Create Community Music program, 5 to 7 p.m., West Courtney Street Community Center, 47 W. Courtney St., Dunkirk. Instruments welcome. Facilitators: Landon Gray and Logan Bennett of Bennett Brass. $5 adults. Children free, must be accompanied by adults. Pay at the door. To pre-register, call 707 483-0193. No musical experience necessary.

Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services presents: Dementia Basics, 6 to 7 p.m, Collins Public Library, 2341 Main St., Collins. Free, open to the public. For details, call 366-3335 ext. 1236.

Cinema Series: “Lady Bird,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Village Hall. Stars Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf in the story of the relationship of a daughter and mother in the rapidly-changing economic times of Sacramento in 2002. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students and children. Call 679-1891 or visit Fredopera.org.

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 Mike Ferguson at 480-3729 for details.

Northern Chautauqua beginners’ pickleball class, 6 to 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.

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

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.

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.

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. This month’s theme: “Disaster Island!” Registration required. Call 934-3468.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 7

Blessed Mary 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!

Laurel Run fund-raiser “Dining to Donate,” 11 a.m. to midnight, Applebee’s Restaurant, 3508 Vineyard Drive, Dunkirk. Present special voucher found at www.laurel-run.com or call 661-4735 to have voucher emailed so that 10 percent of the price of a meal can be donated to Laurel Run to improve the lives of people with disabilities in WNY≥

Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services presents: Lunch and learn “Balance for Seniors,” 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Connections North, 10825 Bennett Road, Dunkirk. Free, open to the public. Learn some fun exercises to help improve balance, flexibility, strength, posture control with a representative from Brooks Memorial Hospital. Light lunch will be served. For details/reservations, call 366-3335 ext. 1236.

New Horizons Band lessons, SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall. Lessons 3 to 3:45 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Band practice 4 to 4:50 on Wednesdays and 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Fridays.

John T. Murray Post 1017 pre Lenten/ Pre Valentine’s Day pork dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., unless sold out, 111-113 Deer St., Dunkirk. Cost per couple: $15, one person: $9. Complete with mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad and dessert. Open to the public. Call 341-1328 for details.

Christian Worship Center Care Ministry Closet, 5 to 7 p.m., 101 Eagle St., Fredonia. Free clothing, food and some furniture and household goods for those in need. Donations of items gratefully accepted as well. Call Pastor Erika Lopez at 672-6262 for details.

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.

Martz Observatory Public Open House, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., 176 Robbin Hill Road, Frewsburg.

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 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.

Northern Chautauqua pickleball, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Boys and Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua, 296 E. Lake Shore Drive, Dunkirk. With questions, call Ed Kirchmeyer at 432-6114.

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. Swimmers in Grades 4 through 8 who want to join the “farm team” of the boys and girls varsity swim teams. $4 individually. Pay at the door.

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, FEB. 8

Blessed Mary 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.

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).

Citizens for a Better Cassadaga meeting, 7 p.m., Cassadaga Library, 18 Maple Ave. Agenda: Cassadaga Winter Festival, future projects. All welcome.

Lake Shore Central School Senior High Musical and Art Show “The Addams Family,” 7 p.m., Senior High School, 959 Beach Road, Angola. Adults: $10, seniors and students: $8. under 5, free.

Music ensemble Tropicante Latin dance music concert, 8 to 10 p.m., Jamestown Community College Student Union, 525 Falconer St., Jamestown. Free and 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 Class, 6 p.m., Boys and Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua, 296 E. Lake Shore Drive, Dunkirk. Class is free. No experience necessary. Just bring sneakers. Equipment furnished. Registration required. Limited to the first 12 people. Contact Ed Kirchmeyer at ekirchmeyer@twc.com or 432-6114 for further details.

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. 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

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 a.m, 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Ages 2 to 5. Reading, singing, rhymes, fun crafts. Children under 3 need a parent/caregiver present. To register, 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.

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.

Collins Public Library presents: Lap Sit Program, 6 p.m., 2341 Main St. For children ages six months to two years and a caregiver. Music, songs, rhymes, finger plays, stories and much more. Call 532-5129 to register.

COMING EVENTS

FRIDAY, FEB. 9

“Opioid Addiction and Exposure to Infants” program, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., UPMC Chautauqua WCA Auditorium, 207 Foote Ave., Jamestown. Lunch provided. No charge. Presenter: Davina Moss-King, Ph.D. Sponsored by UPMC Chautauqua WCA, CASAC and Blackwell Chapel Baby Cafe. For pregnant women with opioid use disorder and professionals. Explores strategies for infants exposed to opioids during pregnancy to reach all developmental milestones.

Professional credit hours available. Registration deadline Feb. 2. Contact Catherine Harrison at charrison414@gmail.com or call 708-6399.

Gowanda Free Library presents: Painting class, 5 p.m. 56 W. Main St. Registration requested by Feb. 8. $20 fee due the date of class.

SATURDAY, FEB. 10

Audubon Community Nature Center presents: Little Explorers: “Beautiful Birds,” 10 to 11:30 a.m., 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Three to eight-year-old children and their favorite grown-ups enjoy a nature lesson, walk, craft and snack. $8 adults, $6 Nature Center members and children. Reservations required by Thursday, Feb. 8. Call 569-2345 during business hours or go online through the Programs page at auduboncnc.org. Dress for the weather.

St. Joseph’s of Gowanda Church Sweetheart dinner, St. Joseph’s church hall, 26 Erie Ave., Gowanda. 6:30 p.m., wine/pop/beer/ hors d’ouevres; 7 p.m. dinner. $60 per couple for dating, engaged, married couples. Meal choices: chicken cordon bleu, prime rib or vegetarian upon request. Live entertainment by JB Martin & Smokin’ dog. 50/50 raffles, prizes. Call 532-5100 by Feb. 3.

SUNDAY, FEB. 11

Cassadaga Winter Festival CV Kiwanis pancake breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., Cassadaga Fire Hall, 22 Mill St. Tickets: presale $7 adult/at the door $8; children $4.50. For details, call 665-8855 or see www.cbcassadaga.org

St. Rose of Lima’s annual spaghetti dinner, noon to 5 p.m., 11 Center St., Forestville. Adults: $10, children $5. Red sauce and Alfredo sauce available. Take-outs available, call 934-2233.

FRIDAY, FEB. 16 and SATURDAY, FEB. 17

AARP Driver Safety Class, noon to 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 25 Church St., Fredonia. Must attend both days. $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members. Register by calling the instructor Shirley Erbsmehl at 679-4530.

SATURDAY, FEB. 17

St. John’s United Church of Christ pork loin dinner, Serving 4:30 to 6 p.m., 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Parking, entrance off Eagle Street. Call 366-0710 for reservations. Pre-sale tickets, $9.50, tickets at the door, $10. Take-outs available.

SUNDAY, FEB. 18

Dunkirk American Legion Post 62 Presidents Day prime rib dinner, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., 211 Central Ave. $15 per person, Reservations due by Feb 12. Members, guests welcome.

MONDAY, FEB. 19

Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, Lakewood Rod & Gun Club, 433 E Terrace Ave., Lakewood. Hospitality 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m. Price per ticket: $50, $5 discount for CSHOF members. Inductees for class of ’18 are Dick Cole, Curt Fischer, Lori Franchina, Sheilah Gulas, Jim Riggs, Fran Sirianni, Clem Worosz, Phil Young. Also honored are high school, collegiate and community athletes from Chautauqua County. Get tickets at Matt’s News in Dunkirk or Tony’s Shoe repair in Westfield or call Chip at 485-6991.

MONDAY, FEB. 19 and TUESDAY, FEB. 20

AARP Safe Driver class, Fellowship Church, 148 W. Main St., Brocton. 8:45 a.m. to noon on Monday; 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday. $20 check for AARP members, made out to AARP prepared before class (AARP number on memo line). Non-members $25 check. Call 224-3280 to register (or to cancel). Bring pen, driver’s license, payment by check and AARP card.

SATURDAY, FEB. 25

Chautauqua County 4-H Green Tie Affair, Chautauqua Suites, 215 W. Lake Road, Mayville. 3 p.m. basket raffle, 5 p.m. dinner, followed by pie auction. Dinner ticket $20 pre-sale, $25 after Feb. 2. Call 664-9502 ext. 214 for sponsor and ticket information. Hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County.

FRIDAY MARCH 2, SATURDAY MARCH 3, SUNDAY, MARCH 4

NYS Women Inc. Chadwick Bay Chapter Get Away Weekend, Clarion Hotel, 30 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. Supports scholarships and local non-profits. Pampering, workshops and much more. Special event on Saturday: public welcome to shopping expo 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: fashion accessories, beauty products, foods, arts and crafts, raffle baskets.Contact Donnie Hover at 673-1045 or Terri Pacos at pacos@netsync.net for registration informational forms.

TUESDAY, MARCH 13

First United Methodist Church Swiss steak dinner, 4:30 to 6 p.m. or sold out. 601 Washington Ave., Dunkirk. Menu: Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, vegetables, bread, homemade pies for dessert and a drink. Presale pre-paid tickets:$9, or $9.50 at the door. Call 366-2230 for details.

FRIDAY, MARCH 16 and SATURDAY, MARCH 17

AARP Driver Safety Class, noon to 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 25 Church St., Fredonia. Must attend both days. $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members. Register by calling the instructor Shirley Erbsmehl at 679-4530.

FRIDAY, APRIL 27 and SATURDAY, APRIL 28

AARP Driver Safety Class, noon to 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 25 Church St., Fredonia. Must attend both days. $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members. Register by calling the instructor Shirley Erbsmehl at 679-4530.

THURSDAY, MAY 10

CASA of Chautauqua County Come to the Table fund-raiser, Chautauqua Suites Meeting and Expo Center, 215 W. Lake Road,,Mayville. Doors open 5 p.m. Live auction starts at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments, live entertainment. Admission: $10, includes chance to win the door prize. Proceeds benefit CASA’s mission of supporting and promoting court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children. To purchase tickets, become a table designer or for more information: contact Kathy Park 753-4123 or Carrie Rinehart 753-4132 or email casacttt@gmail.com.