Community calendar


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 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

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.

Stretch and tone with exercise, 9 to 10 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Donation: $1.

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 always welcome.

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.

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. Pay at the door.


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


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 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.


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.



“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 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.