Community calendar

FRIDAY, MARCH 9

Jackson Center presents: Attorney/author TheArthur Duncan, 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Robert H. Jackson Center, 305 E. Fourth St., Jamestown. Free, open to public. Inspirational life story of Buffalo native TheArthur Duncan, author of inspirational autobiography: “Felon-Attorney.”

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. Assist the organization in the work of promoting literacy. (Continued due to last week’s storm).

Audubon First Friday Lunch Bunch: “White-tailed Deer in the Forest,” 11 a.m. to noon, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Speaker: Dr. Susan Stout, followed by BYO brown bag lunch and conversation. Audubon provides coffee and tea. $8, $6 for members. No reservations required.

Girl Scout WNY Troop 20158 cookie sales, 5 to 9 p.m., Kosciuszko Club, 252 Nevins St., Dunkirk.

Girl Scout WNY Troop 20158 cookie sales, 6 to 9 p.m., Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 30 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk.

B-side Uke Jam, 6 to 8 p.m., Costello Community Room, SUNY Fredonia. Intended for ukulele enthusiasts who are a step beyond beginners. Everyone welcome, but moves at a quicker pace than usual jam sessions. For details, email Jill Reese at reese@fredonia.edu.

Chautauqua Lake Central Secondary School musical, “Catch Me if You Can,” 7 p.m., 100 N. Erie St., Mayville. Public welcome. Tickets at the door. Adults $7, students and seniors: $5, children 4 and under: free.

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 powerful life free from co-dependency.

Fredonia High School Musical, “The Little Mermaid,” 7:30 p.m., 425 E. Main St. Tickets: $8.

Cassadaga Valley Central School Musical, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” 7:30 p.m., 5935 Route 60, Sinclairville. Adults: $8, students: $6. To purchase tickets, go to www.cvcougars.org or call 962-8581 ext. 601 during school hours before 2 p.m. or buy at the door.

Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents: “39 Steps,” 7:30 p.m., 18 E. Second St., Jamestown. Prices: Adults: $22, students: $12.

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. 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. 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. 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.

SATURDAY, MARCH 10

Ripley United Methodist Church All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 7:30 to 11 a.m., 84 W. Main St. $7. Pancakes, made-to-order omelets and more. Benefits Special Ministries of the Ripley United Methodist Church.

“Pancakes Against Polio,” 8 to 11 a.m., Brocton Central School Cafeteria, 138 W. Main St., Brocton. All-you-can-eat pancakes with real maple syrup. Also sausage, applesauce, coffee, tea or juice. Children 6 to 12: $5; 5 and under: free. Adult tickets at the door: $8. Benefits Rotary International PolioPlus Fund to aid in polio eradication. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville.

Literacy Volunteers book sale, See Friday’s listing.

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.

Girl Scout WNY Troop 20158 cookie sales, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Save-a-Lot, 166 E. Fourth St., Dunkirk.

Lakeshore Humane Society’s “Picture Your Pet with the Easter Bunny” fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m, LHS Adoption Center, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk. Pets, children, and families are welcome to have their photos taken with the Easter Bunny. All proceeds benefit the work of LHS. $15 donation for one pose (digital copy sent to your email). Additional poses $5. Payment by cash or check. Only friendly and vaccinated pets, which must be on a leash or in a carrier while in the building. No exotic pets. The cat adoption area will be open also. Call 672-1991, see LHS on Facebook, or go to www.lakeshorehumanesociety.org for information.

Live in High Definition via Satellite from NYC’s Metropolitan Opera: “Semiramide,” 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: painting afternoon, 1 to 3 p.m., 8649 Church St. Subject of painting: bicentennial theme. Fee: $35. Reservations required. Call Anita at 410-2664. Facilitated by Rena’s Rustiques.

Apple Seed Christian Preschool vendor event, 1 to 6 p.m., Eason Hall, 23 Elm St., Westfield. Also ticket auction. Benefits the non-profit Christian preschool. Vendors still being accepted. For details, call 326-3110.

Cassadaga Valley Central School Musical, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” 1:30 p.m., 5935 Route 60, Sinclairville. Adults: $8, students: $6. Go to www.cvcougars.org or call 962-8581 ext. 601 during school hours before 2 p.m. to purchase tickets or buy at the door.

“Ask the Master Gardener” program, 2 p.m., Silver Creek Senior Center, 1823 Lake Road. Open to everyone. Come with gardening questions. Presented by the Silver Creek Hanover Garden Club.

Blessed Mary Angela Holy Name and Fatima Societies’ corned beef and cabbage dinner/bake sale, 4 to 6 p.m., Parish Lyceum, 15 N. Pangolin St., Dunkirk. Limited number of tickets for sale. $10 donation.

Trinity United Church of Christ community meal, 4 to 6 p.m., 30 Erie Ave., Gowanda. No charge, but free will donations appreciated. “Breakfast for dinner” menu includes sausage and gravy, scrambled eggs, fruit cocktail, dessert and beverage. All you can eat in-house of a homemade meal. Also a giving table of free items to anyone in need, including clothing, shoes and some household items. For details, call 532-3004.

Chautauqua Lake Central Secondary School musical, “Catch Me if You Can,” 7 p.m., see Friday’s listing.

Versailles Community Hall dance starring Uncle Ben’s Remedy, doors open at 7 p.m. 1173 Main St. $8 per person or $15 per couple, $25 for families, children under 12 free. General admission. Proceeds support the activities of the Versailles Community Association. Refreshments available for purchase.

Fredonia High School Musical, “The Little Mermaid,” 7:30 p.m., 425 E. Main St. Tickets: $8.

Cinema Series: “The Shape of Water,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Village Hall. Stars Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students and children. Call 679-1891 or visit Fredopera.org.

Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents: “39 Steps,” 7:30 p.m., 18 E. Second St., Jamestown. Prices: Adults: $22, students: $12.

Health and wellness

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.

Northern Chautauqua pickleball, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Brocton Elementary Gym, 138 W. Main St. Call Mike at 480-3729 for details.

Libraries

Friends of the Collins Public Library meeting: 10 am., 2341 Main St. First meeting of the year. Applications in the Library or come to the meeting.

Cherry Creek Library presents: Dr. Seuss story hour, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 6778 Main St.

Dunkirk Library presents: St. Patrick’s Day craft, 11 a.m. to noon, 536 Central Ave. Ages 2 to 10. Make a shamrock wall hanging. Free and open to the public. For details, call 366-2511.

Darwin R. Barker Library presents: Leprechaun party, 11 a.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. Read leprechaun tales, watch a leprechaun film and plant a welcoming leprechaun garden. Feel free to wear Irish, green or St. Patrick’s Day finery. All children welcome. Registration necessary. Call 672-0851, email barkerchildrensroom@gmail.com or stop by to register.

Ahira Hall Library presents: Artist/educator Alice Pennisi, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 37 W. Main St. Brocton. Dialogue and reflective art/writing activity based on the artist’s work “Nine American Boys: Portraits of the falsely accused Scottsboro Boys.” Sponsored by LARC.

Gowanda Free Library presents: Easter egg hunt with the Easter bunny, 11 a.m., 56 W. Main St. Live chicks and bunnies with photo op with Mr. Bunny himself.

Collins Public Library presents: Tinkering in the Library!, noon. 2341 Main St. Ages 1 to 12. Different projects rotating each month. Stop by or call 532-5129 to sign up.