Community calendar

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

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 $.25. Some specially-priced books.

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).

Lake Shore Central School Middle School Musical: “Bye Bye Birdie,” 7 p.m., Middle School. 8855 Erie Road, Angola. General seating. Tickets: $5.

WACS Concert, 7:15 p.m., Westfield Academy and Central School, 203 E. Main St. Chorus grades 4/5, Band 7/8, Band 6, Chorus 6. Open to the public.

Walter Gloor Mainstage Series presents: Daisy Pulls it Off, 7:30 p.m, SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center Bartlett Theatre. General seating. General public: $20, student/child: $15, SUNY Student $12. Play by Denise Deegan. Dr. James Ivey, director.

Fredonia All College Band, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall. Free. Carrie Pawelski, conductor.

Health and wellness

Aerobics by Catherine, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk. All seniors welcome. $1.

Tai Chi, 3 to 4 p.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Free.

Northern Chautauqua pickleball, 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.

DHS Evening Lap Swim, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $2.

Games and hobbies

Knitting/Crocheting Workshop, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. $1 fee. Yarn donations always welcome. Call Louise Kowal at 785-6039 for information or to donate yarn.

Dunkirk Senior Center social hour, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 45 Cliffstar Court. With board games and puzzles. Help available to learn the games.

Pinochle: Birdie’s Bidders, 1 p.m., Fredonia Beaver Club. All pinochle players welcome. With 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 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 1/2 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.

Barker Library presents: Master Builders Night, 6 to 7 p.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. Use LEGOS, Strawbees, Magformers, Lincoln Logs, Play Doh, Cublets and more. Build somethings amazing and it may be displayed in the display case. All children welcome. No registration necessary. Caregivers are welcome to browse the Library’s collections, use a public computer or enjoy free WIFI during programs.

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

Literacy Volunteers book sale, see Thursday’s listing.

Women’s Get-Away Weekend- Clarion Hotel: Registration 4-7. Meet & Greet wine and chocolate mixer, first clue kick-off for interactive mixer which lasts all weekend; pampering, scrapbooking; karaoke. Sponsored by Chadwick Bay Chapter, NYS Women, Inc.

Dunkirk High School Musical “Little Shop of Horrors,” 7 p.m., Dunkirk High Auditorium. Tickets $5 adults, $3 children.

SOTA presents: Opera Scenes, 7 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, 9 Church St. Adults: $10, seniors: $8, students:$5, under 12: free.

Lake Shore Central School Middle School Musical: “Bye Bye Birdie,” 7 p.m., Middle School. 8855 Erie Road, Angola. General seating. Tickets: $5.

John T. Murray Post 1017 Auxiliary annual meat raffle, 7 p.m., 111-113 Deer St., Dunkirk. Open to the public. Sandwiches and munchies provided. Meat to be raffled: steaks, sausage, prime rib and much more. Call 341-1328 for details.

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.

Clean, Sober, Saved family and friends support group, 7 p.m., Master’s Plan Cafe, 9586 Railroad Ave., Dayton. Snacks provided. Hope for a life free from co-dependency.

Fredonia First Friday Community Contra Dance, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Fredonia Grange No. 1, 58 W. Main St. Adults: $7, students: $5. Ages 12 and under: free. Traditional dances taught and called by Joe Kwiatkowski. No experience necessary. Feel free to bring a snack to share at refreshment break. Live music.

Walter Gloor Mainstage Series presents: Daisy Pulls it Off, 7:30 p.m, SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center Bartlett Theatre. General seating. General public: $20, student/child: $15, SUNY Student $12. Play by Denise Deegan. Dr. James Ivey, director.

Opening reception: Knowing Paper: Five Contemporary Artists Using Paper as their Expressive Medium, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center Marion Art Gallery.

Faculty Recital: David Rose, viola, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rosch Recital Hall. Free event.

Health and wellness

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. New members welcome.

Overeaters Anonymous weekly meeting, 3:30 p.m., Steger Hi-Rise Apartments library, 15 N. Main St., Dunkirk. 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 players are welcome. With 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. 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.

Collins Public Library presents: Senior Movie, 1 p.m., 2341 Main St. Call 532-5129 for the title.