Community Calendar

TODAY

Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association annual antique show, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 4578 Cemetery Road off 380 Stockton. Gate fees adults:$5, under 14 free. Demonstrations of the way things were done in days past, such as saw mill, blacksmithing, printing press, veneer cutting of logs, quilt display, household items and many other displays. Good food, tractor pull, flea market, parade. Auction this day.

Rabies Immunization Clinic, 8 to 11 a.m., Town of Hanover Highway Department, 11966 Hanover Road, Silver Creek. Free to all dogs, cats, domesticated ferrets three months of age and older. All pets must be on a leash or in a cage and pet owners should bring rabies vaccination records for each animal that will be receiving a shot. For details, call 753-4481. Attending veterinarian: Dr. Katie Ball.

Dunkirk Lighthouse/lightship weekend, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.,1 Lighthouse Point Drive. Gate fee: $8. Veterans, kids under 12 free. Best spot to observe the Speedboat races held in the Dunkirk Harbor noon to 4 p.m. Bleachers for viewing or bring own chair. Live band in the evening, craft, food, wine vendors. 50/50 raffle. French Indian War to Civil War.

Lakeshore Humane Society’s annual giant yard sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Floral Hall, Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Hot dogs and drinks for sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also bake sake, basket drawings, and drawing for a 58″ Samsung full UHD/Smart LED TV. For details, see www.lakeshorehumanesociety.org or call 672-1991.

Southern Tier Triathlon Club, 9 a.m., Cassadaga Beach, 46 Park Ave., Cassadaga. Kids; Triathlon. For details, call 914-466-9214,

Great Lakes Offshore Grand Prix Power Boat Racing, Dunkirk waterfront. World Champion Sand Sculptor Dan Belcher creates at the Beach Bash beaches. Half-time air show at 1:15 featuring Rick Volker. Food vendors. Music by “The FREEZE” and “The Rising” on the Memorial Park stage.

Fredonia Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine, Church Street, Fredonia. Wide variety of locally grown fresh vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, honey, maple syrup products, plants, baked goods and artisan-quality crafts. Many special events weekly, including live music, children’s activities and cooking demonstrations. SNAP/EBT/WIC benefits welcome. See www.fredoniafarmersmarket.org for details.

Westfield Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Moore Park, 2 E. Main St. Offers locally grown produce, meat, organic foods, artisan craft vendors and more. Prepared foods, beverages also available.

South Dayton Mobile Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., South Dayton Village Square. Homemade pies, breads, sweet rolls, jams, fresh eggs, vendors of homemade crafts, home grown fruits and vegetables. Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupons and Fresh Connect coupons accepted. No fee for participation. Call Market Manager Linda at 672-9004 for details.

Car Seat Safety free fitting station event, 9 a.m. to noon, Westfield Fire Department, 20 Clinton St., Westfield. Sponsored by the Westfield Police Department. Held the third Saturday of each month. For details or to make an appointment, contact Officer Corbin Meleen at the Westfield Police Department, 326-3375. Bring child, car seat, vehicle and if possible, both the vehicle and car seat owner’s manuals.

Cross Roads Market, 6017 Westfield-Sherman Road, Westfield. Open with local vendors, artisans and crafters.

Lily Dale presents: MEDIUMSHIP FOR LIFE: Brian Robertson & Simon James, Friday through Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, $350. Mediumship in the 21st Century is a philosophy for living. Spiritual communication is the voice of that understanding. Experience the vitality and naturalness of your faculties as they express themselves in your everyday lives as healers, speakers and inspirers. Let us help to guide you to expand & deepen your evidential mediumship through reconnection with your spiritual foundations. Enhance your everyday mediumship in the company of teachers who believe that the sacred art we practice is an outpouring of the devine within each of us.

Lily Dale presents: OF EARTH AND SKY WISDOM FROM THE SACRED HOOP, John Two Hawks, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Auditorium, $50. John Two-Hawks will impart wisdom from the Sacred Hoop, sharing some basic tenets of Lakota ways that all human beings can connect with. Learn an ancient perspective on what it means to live with your feet on the ground, with your hands to the heavens, and what it means to know your deep relationship to Mother Earth and all her children.

Literacy Volunteer book sales, 21 E. Second St., Dunkirk, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit adult literacy programs.

Chautauqua County Humane Society’s Healthy Pet Clinic, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pet Pantry, Lark Street behind P&;G Foods, Dunkirk. Dogs must be properly leashed; cats in carriers. Cash, credit cards accepted. Bring any previous rabies vaccination certificates and any veterinarian records from the past year, if available. Small co-pay requested for basic services. Other services, including heartworm, Lyme disease, and feline leukemia testing available at low cost.

Chautauqua County Humane Society Clear the Shelters event, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 825 Strunk Road, Jamestown. Public no-cost adoptions of pets during this event. For details, call 665-2209 ext. 213.

Leon Town picnic, Leon Fire Department, New Albion Road, Leon. Sign in and registration at noon, flagpole dedication at 12:30 p.m., food at 1 p.m. Music by Sally Marsh noon to 4 p.m. Fire district residents asked to bring a dish to pass. No cost to attend. Games/activities for kids and adults. Historical presentations.

Pine Valley VFW Post #2522 car show and chicken barbecue, noon to 5 p.m. or until gone, Route 83, Cherry Creek. Dinner: $10 donation. Check in for car show at 11:15 a.m. Benefits cancer aid, research. Call 287-3126 for details.

Dunkirk Historical Museum open 2 to 4 p.m., 513 Washington Ave., Dunkirk. Open to the public, free of charge.

St. Joseph’s Gowanda community meal, 4 to 6 p.m., 26 Erie Ave., Gowanda. Serving baked chicken, macaroni, salad, pickle, roll, watermelon and beverages. All welcome.

Nature program: “Ghost stories by the Fire,” 7 to 8 p.m., Long Point State Park trail head, 4459 Route 430, Bemus Point. Presenter: Author Paul Leone, Chautauqua County native shares historically based ghost stores. Stick around for ‘smores after the program. Free program. For details, call Amelia at 386-3165 ext 208.

Lily Dale presents: JOHN TWO-HAWKS CONCERT, 7 to 10 p.m., Auditorium, $25. With enchanting, spellbinding music & profound, inspirational wisdom, John Two-Hawks takes his audience on a journey into the soul of the indigenous spirit.

Cinema Series: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Village Hall. A portrait of Mr. Fred Rodgers, creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students and children. Call 679-1891 or visit Fredopera.org. Rated PG-13, 94 minutes.

Health and wellness

Yoga on the Lawn, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 165 Central Ave., Silver Creek. On the lawn (gym in case of inclement weather). All welcome. Free. Ann Marie Hamlet, instructor.

Pickleball, 9 a.m. to noon, Wright Park courts (behind the Beach House Grill), Dunkirk. Bring chair and water. New players welcome.

Northern Chautauqua pickleball, 9 a.m. to noon, Russell Joy Park, Howard Street, Fredonia. Open play. Call Mike Ferguson at 480-3729 for details.

Libraries

South Dayton Library presents: free quilting classes with Claudia Youmans, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 17 Park St.

Cherry Creek Library presents: “Reading Rocks,” 9:30 a.m. to noon, 6778 Main St., All ages welcome. A focus is musical instruments.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: 1000 books before kindergarten celebration, 10 to 11 a.m., 15 Main St.. For all children participating in the program.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: kindergarten boot camp. 11 a.m. to noon, 15 Main St. Open to the community for any child/family going into kindergarten.

SUNDAY, AUG. 19

Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association annual antique show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4578 Cemetery Road off 380 Stockton. Gate fees adults:$5, under 14 free. Demonstrations of the way things were done in days past, such as saw mill, blacksmithing, printing press, veneer cutting of logs, quilt display, household items and many other displays. Good food, tractor pull, parade, flea market.

Dunkirk Lighthouse/lightship weekend, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.,1 Lighthouse Point Drive. Gate fee: $8. Veterans, kids under 12 free. Best spot to observe the Speedboat races held in the Dunkirk Harbor noon to 4 p.m. Bleachers for viewing or bring own chair. Craft, food, wine vendors. 50/50 raffle. French Indian War to Civil War.

Lakeshore Humane Society’s annual giant yard sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Floral Hall, Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Hot dogs and drinks for sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also bake sake, basket drawings, and drawing for a 58″ Samsung full UHD/Smart LED TV. For details, see www.lakeshorehumanesociety.org or call 672-1991.

The Boys J.I.M. Club Christian Leadership Training for Boys, 9:30 a.m., Conewango Valley UMC, 5517 Church St. A Christian program of music, art, message, ventriloquism, mime, magic.

American Red Cross community blood drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chautauqua Mall, 318 E Fairmount Ave., Lakewood. Blood mobile will be located in the parking lot facing Mall Boulevard. For appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS. Also on-site registration station.

Lily Dale presents: MEDIUMSHIP FOR LIFE: Brian Robertson & Simon James, Friday through Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, $350. Mediumship in the 21st Century is a philosophy for living. Spiritual communication is the voice of that understanding. Experience the vitality and naturalness of your faculties as they express themselves in your everyday lives as healers, speakers and inspirers. Let us help to guide you to expand & deepen your evidential mediumship through reconnection with your spiritual foundations. Enhance your everyday mediumship in the company of teachers who believe that the sacred art we practice is an outpouring of the devine within each of us.

Great Lakes Offshore Grand Prix Power Boat Racing, Dunkirk waterfront. World Champion Sand Sculptor Dan Belcher creates at the Beach Bash beaches. Food vendors. Music by “Counterfeit” and “Passion Works” on the Memorial Park stage. Half-time air show at 1:15 featuring Rick Volker.

American Legion 1280 Son’s meeting, 10:30 a.m., 228 Maple 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.

Chadwick Bay Chapter NYS Women, Inc presents: third annual summer sizzler crafts and vendor event, 2 to 6 p.m., Fredonia Masonic Forest Lodge, 321 E. Main St. Open to public. 25+ crafters and vendors, Something for everyone. Chinese auction, crafts, nutrition, skin care, sweet treats, drink mixes, jewelry, makeup, essential oils, clothing, storage solutions, much more.

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.

Labyrinthine Ways Peace Park Headquarters open for visitors, 2 to 4 p.m., 3884 Williams St., Dunkirk. Wander through the winding gardens and around two new ponds. Peter Miller will be available for questions about his gardening. Ashram will also be open.

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.

Revitalize Dunkirk Bring Your Own Chair Sunset Watch, approximately 45 minutes before sunset, Wright Park beach. With questions, see revitalizedunkirk.com

MONDAY, AUG. 20

AARP safe driver class, 8:45 a.m. to noon, Fellowship Church, 148 W. Main St., Brocton. Aug. 20, 21, must attend both days. $20 AARP members/$25 non-members. Pay by check made out to AARP. Bring completed check, pen, driver’s license and AARP membership card to class on first day. Register at 224-3280.

Lily Dale presents: THE DEMONSTRATING MEDIUM Tony Stockwell, Monday to Friday, August 20 to 24, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, $700. Study with one of the leading platform mediums in the world. Understand how spirit uses energy for identification, and how to connect with clarity. Unfold your mediumship with lots of fun exercises under the guidance of Tony. Day 1 The Medium Understand the link between you and spirit, why they connect with such power and how to maintain your energy as a medium. Day 2 The Spirit World Understand the wants and needs of those in the spirit world. Examine the ways in which they connect and how we can best serve them. Day 3 Public Persona Today you will raise your voice and project your connection to the audience. Learn the expectations your voice, attitude and attire convey to spirit and the audience. Day 4 Serving the Spirit World Learn to work with direct mediumship that includes ALL the audience even though one person is receiving the message. Day 5 Stamina of the Medium Understand the concept of maintaining energy to ensure the longevity of connecting with spirit without depletion.

Alzheimer’s Association of WNY presents: Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia, 2 p.m., Myers Memorial Library, 6 Falconer St., Frewsburg. Call 1-800-272-3900 for details.

Sheridan Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary hot dog roast, 6 p.m., Sheridan Bay Park. All members encouraged to attend.

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.

FREE Healthy Eating Class, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Cassadaga Branch Library, 18 Maple Ave. Cooking demo and samples provided. All welcome!

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.

Tai Chi for arthritis, 10 to 11 a.m., Cassadaga Branch Library, 18 Maple Ave. Geared for older adults and anyone wanting to improve balance, strength, reduce risk of falls. Call 753-4582 to register. Free, but registration required. Space limited.

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.

Pickleball For Fun, 6 p.m., new Wright Park Courts behind the Beach House Grill in Dunkirk. Non-competitive evening. Bring chair, water. New players always welcome!

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

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.

Collins Public Library presents: Book Club, 11 a.m., 2341 Main St. Selection: “Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library” by Chris Grabenstein. All welcome. Request a copy online or stop by the library. Call 532-5129 if interested.

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

TUESDAY, AUG. 21

AARP safe driver class, 8:45 a.m. to noon, Fellowship Church, 148 W. Main St., Brocton. Aug. 20, 21, must attend both days. $20 AARP members/$25 non-members. Pay by check made out to AARP. Bring completed check, pen, driver’s license and AARP membership card to class on first day. Register at 224-3280.

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.

Lily Dale presents: THE DEMONSTRATING MEDIUM Tony Stockwell, Monday to Friday, August 20 to 24, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, $700. Study with one of the leading platform mediums in the world. Understand how spirit uses energy for identification, and how to connect with clarity. Unfold your mediumship with lots of fun exercises under the guidance of Tony. Day 1 The Medium Understand the link between you and spirit, why they connect with such power and how to maintain your energy as a medium. Day 2 The Spirit World Understand the wants and needs of those in the spirit world. Examine the ways in which they connect and how we can best serve them. Day 3 Public Persona Today you will raise your voice and project your connection to the audience. Learn the expectations your voice, attitude and attire convey to spirit and the audience. Day 4 Serving the Spirit World Learn to work with direct mediumship that includes ALL the audience even though one person is receiving the message. Day 5 Stamina of the Medium Understand the concept of maintaining energy to ensure the longevity of connecting with spirit without depletion.

Alzheimer’s Association Western New York Chapter presents: Living Well with Early Stage Dementia Series, part 3, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Park United Methodist Church, 49 Sinclair Drive, Sinclairville. Call 1-800-272-3900 to register.

Chautauqua County Genealogical Society annual picnic, 3 to 8 p.m., the Red House, Frisbee Road, Cassadaga. Potluck meal at 5:30 p.m. for those who are interested. Table service, coffee, tea, water provided. Meeting from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Tour the 1800’s brick house and bring a story or artifacts of interest to share with the group. Members, friends and local historians will have displays, stories and publications available. Open to the public.

CASAC and HOPE Chautauqua present: Celebrate Your Strengths Talent Show!, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Ages 8 to 17. $10 per participant. Division 1 (ages 8 to 11), Division 2 (ages 12 to 14); Division 3 (ages 15 to 17). Categories: Singing, dancing, instrument, variety. Prizes to win. First, second, third for each category in each division. Register at www.casacweb.org by Aug. 14.

Cinema Series: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Village Hall. A portrait of Mr. Fred Rodgers, creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students and children. Call 679-1891 or visit Fredopera.org. Rated PG-13, 94 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.

Northern Chautauqua pickleball, 6 p.m. to close, Russell Joy Park, Howard Street, Fredonia. 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.

Pickleball For Fun, 6 p.m., new Wright Park Courts behind the Beach House Grill in Dunkirk. Non-competitive evening. Bring chair, water. New players always welcome!

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

Collins Library presents: LEGO Club, 6:30 p.m., 2341 Main St. Come play with LEGOS at the library. Creations will be put on display there. Ages 4 to 12. Registration required. Stop by or call 532-5129.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Teen Book Club planning meeting, 6:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. All interested teens ages 12 to 17 invited to attend and suggest a reading list for September-December 2018. Refreshments provided. See www.andersonleelibrary.org or call 934-3468 to register. Teen Book Talk follows at 7 p.m.