SUNDAY, SEPT. 9
Jamestown Coin Club Show, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Celoron American Legion Herman Kent Post 777 on Jackson Avenue, just off Fairmount Avenue in West Ellicott. Free admission. Raffle prizes, door prizes given away hourly. Coin dealers from western New York, northwest Pennsylvania will be buying, selling, and offering free appraisals of U.S., ancient, and foreign coins. Coin supplies available for purchase.
Chapter 459 Vietnam Veterans of America, 11 a.m., John T. Murray VFW Post 1017, 113 Deer St., Dunkirk. With questions, call Danny at 366-2287.
Forestville United Methodist Church chicken barbecue, noon to 2 p.m. or sold out, 3 Pearl St. $10 adults, $6 children. Dine in or take out.
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, 1 p.m. First Ward Falcon Club, 341 Lake Shore Drive, E., Dunkirk. Watch the Buffalo Bills vs. Baltimore Ravens game on the new 65″ TV. Roast beef sandwiches provided at halftime. Members may bring dish to pass. New members always welcome.
MONDAY, SEPT. 10
United Senior Citizens luncheon meeting, noon, Fredonia Beaver Club, 64 Prospect St. Menu: tossed salad w/homemade dressings, stuffed chicken breast, roasted red potatoes, fresh vegetable medley and brownies with vanilla ice cream for dessert. Send $10 check per dinner for member or for guest to: Evonne Hennebery, P.O. Box 706, Dunkirk, N.Y. 14048
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.
Board of Directors of Chautauqua Rails to Trails annual meeting, 7 p.m., Webb’s Captain’s Table, 115 W. Lake Road, Mayville. Members, other interested trail supporters welcome.
Murray Hose Company #4 meeting, 7 p.m., 104 W. Doughty St., Dunkirk. Several agenda items will be discussed.
Faculty Recital: Andrew Seigel, clarinet; Marc Guy, horn and I-Fei Chen, piano; 8 p.m. SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, 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 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.
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.
Northern Chautauqua Pickleball, 5:30 til dark. Wright Park, Dunkirk. Four courts open Recreational (social), Intermediate and Competitive play. Call Mike Ferguson 716-480-3729 with questions.
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.
Barker Library presents: Preschool storytime, 10:15 a.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. Caregivers may browse the Library’s collections, use a public computer or enjoy free WIFI during storytime. All children welcome. Stories, movies, songs and play. No registration necessary.
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, stories and more. Sign up required. Call 532-5129.
North Collins Public Library presents: Toddler Fun with Mr. Jacob, 10:30 a.m., 2095 School St. Toddler-geared story time full of songs, games, fun.
North Collins Public Library presents: Afternoon movie, 1 p.m., 2095 School St. Watch a movie about superhuman warriors who battle their collective enemy Thanos, before he destroys the entire planet.
Collins Public Library presents: Book Club, 5:30 p.m., 2341 Main St. Selection: “Girl Waits With Gun” by Amy Stewart. All welcome. Request a copy online or stop by the library. Call 532-5129 if interested.
Collins Public Library presents: Hooray for Grandparents Day!, 6 p.m., 2341 Main St. Special grandparents’ day includes a “photo booth,” coloring page games, stories about grandparents, special craft to make for your grandparent and much more. Snacks, drinks provided. Sign up by calling 532-5129.
Sinclairville Library presents: “A History of Bear Lake,” 6 to 8 p.m., 15 Main St. Book talk with local authors Drs. Anne and Robert Deming.
Sinclairville Library presents: Country Kids on the Fly, 6 to 8 p.m., 15 Main St. Free fly-tying instruction for all kids 8 to 100. All tools and materials are provided. Parents must accompany youngsters to the first class to complete paperwork.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 11
Sept. 11 Remembrance Service, 9 a.m., Dunkirk Fire Headquarters, 311 Eagle St. Hosted by Dunkirk Fire Department and Dunkirk Professional Firefighters Local 616. Open to public.
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. Free Healthy Recipe Cooking Demonstration, 12:15 p.m. Samples and helpful resources provided. All welcome.
American Legion and the Chautauqua County Veterans Council 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, noon, in front of the Chautauqua County Courthouse, 1 N. Erie St., Mayville. Honors, remembers the over 3,000 Americans who were killed on Sept. 11, 2001. Open to public, features a few words from local dignitaries.
Niagara Mohawk/National Grid retirees luncheon, noon, Clarion Hotel, 30 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. All retirees and spouses welcome. For information, call Arlene Kuhn at 366-3342.
Free Healthy Recipe Cooking Demonstration, 12:15 p.m., Samples and helpful resources provided. All welcome.
Dunkirk First United Methodist Church dinner, 4:30 to 6 p.m. or sold out, 601 Washington Ave. Menu: Swiss steak and sides including homemade pie. Tickets are $9.50, eat in, take out or local delivery. Call 366-2230.
Festival of Grapes pentathlon, Silver Creek Elementary School playground on Bennett State Road. Registration 5:30 p.m., competition at 6. Boys and girls, must be ages 7 or 8. No cost to enter.
Chautauqua Opportunities presents: Dementia Basics workshop, 6:15 to 7:15 p.m., Lutheran Hultquist Place, 715 Falconer St., Jamestown. Free. For details, call 366-3335 ext 1236.
Fredonia Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 6:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 334 Temple St. No cost. Come, listen, learn, share if desired. Refreshments. Call 449-3795 or visit www.parkinson.org/westernnewyork for details.
Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Auxiliary unit monthly meeting and Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony, 211 Central Ave. 6:30 remembrance ceremony for members and guests, followed by monthly meeting. Plans for upcoming year will be discussed.
Cinema Series: “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Stars Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Collin Firth and Cher in the sequel featuring the music of ABBA. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students and children. Call 679-1891. Rated PG-13, 114 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.
Tai Chi, 3 to 4 p.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Advanced at 3, beginners’ at 3:30. Instructor: Peter Miller. Cost: $1. last Nov. 20
Northern Chautauqua Pickleball, 5:30 til 9 p.m. Russell Joy Park, Fredonia. Four courts open. Recreational (social), Intermediate and Competitive play. Call Mike Ferguson 716-480-3729 with questions.
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, 64 Prospect St. For details, call Kathy at 410-0111.
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.
Ahira Hall Memorial Library presents: Preschool Storytime with Mrs. Westin and Mrs. Raymond, 10 to 10:45 a.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. BUGGY FOR BOOKS! Call 792-9418 for details.
Barker Library presents: after school storytime, 4 p.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. Caregivers may browse the Library’s collections, use a public computer or enjoy free WIFI during storytimes. All children welcome, for all ages. Stories, movies, songs and play. No registration necessary.
Collins Public Library presents: Evening Book Club, 5:30 p.m., 2341 Main St. Selection: “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline. Request a copy online or stop by the library. Call 532-5129 if interested.
Anderson-Lee Library presents: Minecraft Club, 6:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. For ages 6 to 15. Cooperatively play, build, craft, explore and create. Registration limited to 8 participants. Call 934-3468.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 15
Vendor Fair Benefit for Ripley Public Library building fund, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Noble Winery, 8630 Hardscrabble Road, Westfield. Crafters, artists, direct sales welcome. 10′ x 12′ space, $20 per table and donation of auction item. To reserve a spot, go to ripleylibrary.org or call 736-3913.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19
LWV Luncheon: “The Impact of Plastics on the Environment and Lake Erie,” noon, Shorewood Country Club, 4958 West Lake Road (Route 5),Dunkirk. Speaker: Nate Drag, Water Project Manager at Alliance for the Great Lakes. Make reservations and payment by calling Mary Croxton 679-1774 before Sept. 12.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 20 and FRIDAY, SEPT. 21
AARP safe driver class, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., South Stockton Wayside Chapel, 5537 Route 380 Sinclairville. Sept. 20, 21, must attend both days. $20 AARP members/$25 non-members. Pay by check or money order made out to AARP. Bring completed check, pen, driver’s license and AARP membership card to class on first day. Arrive at 9:15 first day to register. Call 224-3280 to register.