Community calendar

TODAY

Roger Tory Peterson’s Wild America Nature Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Panama Rocks, Nature Art and Craft Show, local Food cook-Off, American Hawkeye and Wild Spirit Education birds of prey, Audubon Community Nature Center youth area, musicians Steel Rails and Davis and Eng, classes, workshops. Presenters: Lee Peterson, (son of Roger Tory Peterson), Jennifer Ackerman, Jeff Musial, Dr. Sherri Mason, Dr. Twan Leenders. $10 ages 13 and up. $5 ages 6 to 12. Weekend passes $15 and $8. Free for 5 and under. See wildamericafest.com for details.

Girl Scout Troop 20158 car wash, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Walmart, 10401 Bennett Rd, Fredonia. Cars $5, vans and trucks $6. Money raised benefits the troop’s community service projects.

Worship on the Beach, followed by picnic, 10:30 a.m., sponsored by the Park United Methodist Church. Casssdaga Beach, 46 Park Ave., Cassadaga.

Farmers’ Market, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Ames Commons, Route 60 and Maple Avenue, Cassadaga. Local farmers and artisans. Produce, meats, baked goods, jams, jellies, maple syrup, honey, soaps and personal care items, knitted and sewn items, jewelry and more. FMNP/WIC VF/SNAP (EBT) accepted.

Southern Tier Bills Booster Club meeting, 1 p.m., Point Gratiot, Route 5, Dunkirk. Hamburgers, hot dogs provided. Members should bring lawn chairs and own refreshments. Inclement weather: meeting only at Kosciuszko Club, 252 Nevins St., Dunkirk.

Medora Ball Museum open house, 2 to 4 p.m., 9068 Otto/East Otto Road in the First Congregational Church, top of East Hill. No admission charge.

Valley Historical Society museum open house, 2 to 5 p.m., corner of Main and Lester streets, Sinclairvillle. Contains hundreds of artifacts from the Cassadaga Valley. No admission charge.

Intuitive Tarot workshop, 2 to 4 p.m., Spirit Art Gallery, 60 N. Main St., Cassadaga. Presenter: Laetitia Barbier. Cost: $35. Instructs individuals how to use their intuitive skills to better read tarot symbols. No experience necessary. Call 595-2921 for details.

Memorial benefit for Jonathan Greenleaf, 4 p.m., Fillmore Lounge, 221 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Band “Point Drive North.” Donations accepted for fight against the disease Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). For details, see profile.pmc.org/DG0049

Cassadaga Concert: “Rustic Ramblers” (country, western), 5 to 7 p.m., floating stage at Cassadaga Beach, 45 Park Ave., Cassadaga. Attend by boat or bring chair or blanket. Food, drink available. Proceeds to Cassadaga Food Pantry. Rain location: American Legion Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave, Cassadaga.

MONDAY, JULY 30

NY Telephone Retirees, former co-workers and friends monthly get-together, luncheon-meeting, 11:30 a.m., Domus Fare, 41 W. Main St., Fredonia. Reservations, information, call 366-3401.

Sheridan Historical Society, corner of Route 20 and Center Road. Open hours 5 to 7 p.m., Monthly meeting at 7. Call 672-2201 for details.

Clean, Sober, Saved family and friends support group, 6 p.m., Cherry Creek/Leon United Methodist Church, 6813 Main St., Cherry Creek. Snacks provided. Hope for a powerful life free from co-dependency. For details, call Percy at 532-1410.

Clean, Sober Saved addiction education and support group, 6 p.m. Cherry Creek/Leon United Methodist Church, 6813 Main St., Cherry Creek. Snacks provided. Bible-based, taught in videotape sessions by Tracy Strawberry. For details, call Percy at 532-1410.

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.

CREATE Project presents: Tai Chi, 5 p.m., Courtney Street Community Center, end of Maple Avenue (off West Courtney Street), Dunkirk. Ages 7 and up, children must be accompanied by an adult. All abilities welcome. Instructor: Dr. Peter Miller. Free class, donations to instructor or CREATE Project gratefully accepted.

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

Games and hobbies

Dunkirk Senior Center crafts, 11 a.m., 45 Cliffstar Court.

Dunkirk Senior Center Pinochle, 1 p.m., 45 Cliffstar Court. Everyone welcome.

Libraries

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Storytime and craft 4 to 5 year olds, 10:30 to 11 AND 11:15 to 11:45 a.m., 536 Central Ave. Children will listen to a story and make a craft or participate in an activity. Siblings and friends are always welcome. For details, call 366-2511.

Darwin R. Barker Library presents: The “Explorers” summer reading program, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Mondays OR Tuesdays, 7 Day St., Fredonia. Choose one weekly session. Ages: Going into PreK through going into second grade. Register by calling 672-8051 or stop by. Runs through Aug. 7.

Collins Public Library presents: Lap Sit with Miss Abbi, 10:30 a.m., 2341 Main St. Fun program for children ages 6 months to 2 years with a caregiver. Great introduction to early literacy skills with rhymes, finger plays, music, stores and more. Sign up required. Call 532-5129.

Patterson Library presents: The Spoonman, 11 a.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Summer reading program closes with a final picnic.

Cherry Creek Library presents: “Reading Rocks,” 1 to 4 p.m., 6778 Main St., All ages welcome. A focus is musical instruments.

Collins Public Library presents: Bubble Blast, 5:30 p.m. Suggested ages 4 to 10, but open to all. Explore the science of soap and suds. See simple experiments that set the stage for bubble science. Presented by the Buffalo Museum of Science.

Anderson Lee Library presents: free healthy eating class, 12:30 to 1 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Cooking demo and samples provided. All welcome.

TUESDAY, JULY 31

Peaceful SOUL Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Native Pride parking lot, 11359 Southwestern Blvd., Irving. Fresh wholesome food from local farmers, Native craftsmen selling their artisan works. Various programs.

Cinema Series: “RBG,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Village Hall. Biographical movie of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students and children. Call 679-1891 or visit Fredopera.org. Rated PG, 96 minutes.

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.

CREATE Project presents: Tai Chi, 5 p.m., Courtney Street Community Center, end of Maple Avenue (off West Courtney Street), Dunkirk. Ages 7 and up, children must be accompanied by an adult. All abilities welcome. Instructor: Dr. Peter Miller. Free class, donations to instructor or CREATE Project gratefully accepted.

Northern Chautauqua pickleball, 6 p.m. to close, Russell Joy Park, Howard Street, Fredonia. Call Mike Ferguson at 480-3729 for details. See NCP Pickleball FB page if raining for decision if relocating to Brocton Elementary School.

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.

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.

Free Fly Tying/Fly Fishing Class, 7 to 8:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Costello Room, Rockefeller Arts Center.

Libraries

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Storytime and craft 2 to 3 year olds, 10:30 to 11 AND 11:15 to 11:45, 536 Central Ave. Children will listen to a story and make a craft or participate in an activity. Siblings and friends are always welcome. For details, call 366-2511.

Darwin R. Barker Library presents: The “Explorers” summer reading program, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Mondays OR Tuesdays, 7 Day St., Fredonia. Choose one weekly session. Ages: Going into PreK through going into second grade. Register by calling 672-8051 or stop by. Runs through Aug. 7.

Sinclairville Free Library, Mary E. Seymour Memorial Library and Cassadaga Branch Library present: The Spoonman (musician and comedian), Park United Methodist Church, 49 Sincalir Drive, Sinclairville. Healthy lunch at 11 a.m., performance at noon. Family event.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: “How to draw comics workshop,” 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., 536 Central Ave. For ages 7 to 10. Learn how to set up and draw a comic book page and more!

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Penn-Dixie Fossil Park and Nature Preserve Traveling Fossils Program,: “Fossils, Clues to the Past,” 4:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Learn basics of fossils and fossilization, and about fossils you can find right here in western NY! Also get to take a fossil home. All ages welcome. Free, open to the public. See www.andersonleelibrary.org or call 934-3468 to register.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Family storytime (all ages), 5:15 to 6:15 p.m, 536 Central Ave. Children will listen to a story and make a craft or participate in an activity. Siblings and friends are always welcome. For details, call 366-2511.

Collins Public Library presents: Tinkering in the Library, 5:30 p.m.. With different rotating activities each month, new things to explore. Fun for the whole family. Call the Library at 532-5129 to sign up.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: “Book Talk” for teens, 7 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Facilitator: Katherine Moore. Ages 13 to 17 share about a book they are currently reading or a book they have already read and loved. Refreshments.