Community Calendar

MONDAY, NOV. 5

Gowanda Thespian Society free senior citizen preview of fall play “Little Shop of Horrors,” 1 p.m., 10674 Prospect St., high school auditorium Visit www.gowcsd.org for details.

Westfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary chicken and biscuit dinner, 5 to 6:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 49 S. Portage St. Cost: adults $10, children: $5, families $20. Includes sides, homemade desserts.

Parent Network of Western New York presents: “Understanding the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process” 6 to 8 p.m., Ahira Hall Memorial Library, 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Free workshop, recommended audience: families of school-age children with disabilities. Call 332-4170 to register

Beginner line dancing class, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Post 62, 211 Central Ave. Learn the basic steps and put them to music and dance within ten minutes. Dance to all types of music from country to classic to pop tunes. Wear comfortable shoes or boots that will slide on the floor. Donation: $5 per class. For details, call Connie at 673-1438.

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.

Blessed Mary Angela Rosary Society meeting, 7 p.m., Blessed Mary Angela lakeside site lyceum. New members welcome.

Murray Hose Company #4 meeting, 7 p.m., 104 W. Doughty St., Dunkirk. Nomination of officers for the year 2019 and review of Christmas party planned for Dec. 15 at the Kosciuszko Club.

Fredonia Piano Ensemble Extravaganza, 8 p.m. SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. Works by Tchaikovsky, Barber, and many others for 4, 6, and 8 hands! 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.

Games and hobbies

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

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

Libraries

Barker Library presents:Preschool storytime, 10:15 a.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. Caregivers welcome to browse the Library’s collections, use a public computer or enjoy free WIFI while children are at programs. All children welcome. No registration required.

Collins Public Library presents: Book Club, 11 a.m., 2341 Main St. Selection: “Lincoln in the Bardo” by George Saunders. All welcome. Request a copy online or stop by the library.

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.

Collins Library presents: Craft Club, 6 p.m., 2341 Main St. This month’s theme: “scarecrows.” Ages 4 to 12. Stop by or call 532-5129 to register.

TUESDAY, NOV. 6

(Election Day)

Sheridan Historical Society Open House and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2702 Route 20, corner of Sheridan Center Road (Chautauqua Co. Route 79). Call 672-2201 for details. Free coffee. Shop and view displays. Museum also open by appointment.

Advanced beginner line dancing lessons, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Post 62, 211 Central Ave. Followed by intermediate advanced line dance lessons from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Donation: $5 for each class. For details, call Connie at 673-1438.

School 4 PTO chicken barbecue and chance auction, 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., School #4, 752 Central Ave., Dunkirk. $11 each includes Weidner’s barbecue ™ chicken, pulled pork sandwich, potatoes, coleslaw, roll and butter. To pre-order, call Blair at 366-4916 or email School4PTO@yahoo.com. Basket themes include pets, movies, kids’ games/activities, bath and body, cooking, holiday and others.

Robert H. Jackson Center presents: Retired U.S. Army Platoon Sergeant Eric Bourquin, 6 p.m., 305 E. Fourth St., Jamestown. Free, open to the public.

CIAO Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Hart Street, Fredonia. Contact Sam Crisanti at 934-2592 if wishing to attend.

Chautauqua Opportunities Dementia Care Partners Support Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Dunkirk Public Library, 536 Central Ave. Discuss ideas, gain insight, offer support, coping tips, resources, share stories. Call 366-3335 ext. 1236 for details.

Gowanda Moose Lodge Election Day turkey and ham raffle, doors open at 6 p.m. drawing starts at 7. 201 Aldrich St. $5 donation includes barbecue burger or hot dog, side, first well drink or domestic draft beer. Raffles, 50/50, other food available. Proceeds benefit the Raise the Roof Fund.

Valley Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m., Cassadaga American Legion #1280, 228 Maple Ave. Program: Pomfret Historian Todd Langworthy. Nomination of officers for 2019. Refreshments served by Diane Shaw and Lois Anderson.

Cinema Series: “Tea With The Dames,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Conversation with Maggie Smith, Judy Dench, Joan Plowright and Eileen Atkins. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students and children. Call 679-1891. Unrated, 94 minutes.

Fredonia Saxophone Ensemble, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. Wildy Zumwalt, director. Free event.

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.

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.

Libraries

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Storytime, 10:30 to 11 a.m., 536 Central Ave. Children 1 to 5 years old can listen to a story, make a craft. Siblings and friends always welcome. Afterward can read, play with dollhouse, do puzzles, color. For details, call 366-2511.

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.

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 while children are at programs. All children welcome, for all ages. No registration required.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Family Storytime, 6 to 7 p.m., 536 Central Ave. For all ages. Families can listen to a story, make a craft. For details, call 366-2511.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: International Board Game Week kick-off, 6 to 7:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. For all ages, come for unveiling of new game cart. Stay and play games. No registration required. Drop in anytime.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: LEGO Club, 6:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Ages 5 to 12. This month’s challenge: “Pinball Machines!” Registration appreciated. Call 934-3468.

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.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7

St. Dominic Roman Catholic Church Altar and Rosary Society soup and sandwich luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 17 Union St., Westfield. $6. Take-outs available.

Gowanda High School’s Class of 2019 chicken barbecue fund-raiser, begins at 2:30 p.m. Middle School cafeteria, 10674 Prospect St. $10 per dinner. Visit www.gowcsd.org for more details.

FREE Healthy Cooking Class for Kids, 4 to 4:30 p.m., Dunkirk Public Library, 536 Central Ave. Registration required. To register, email amj93@cornell.edu with child’s name, age and list any known food allergies.

St. Joseph Parish spaghetti and meatball dinner, 4 p.m. to sold out, 145 E. Main St., Fredonia. $8 adults, $5 children 12 and under. Take-outs available for same price.

Lakeshore Humane Society Pet Adoption evening, 6 to 8 p.m., Lakeshore Humane Society Adoption Center, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk. Come see some of the cats and dogs in need of loving homes. (One must be 21 years of age or older to adopt a pet.) Call 672-1991 or go to www.lakeshorehumanesociety.org for details.

Kids HeART for Mental Health charity art auction, 6 to 8 p.m., UPMC Chautauqua Auditorium, 207 Foote Ave., Jamestown. Admission: $10, includes refreshments. Art donated by local children. All proceeds benefit Hannah’s Fun’d at WCA Foundation. For details, call 664-8423.

Gowanda Thespian Society presents “Little Shop of Horrors,” 7 p.m., Gowanda Central auditorium, 10674 Prospect St. Tickets: $8 for adults or $5 for students, senior citizens. Visit www.gowcsd.org for details.

Chautauqua Lake Central School National Honor Society Induction, 7 p.m., 100 N. Erie St., Mayville. Public welcome, free admission.

New Horizons Band Fall Concert, 7:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia Rockefeller Arts Center, Harry A. King Concert Hall. Dedicated to veterans and saluting veterans with music that is commemorative, seasonal, composed by veterans, and iconic of the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s. Free event, but request donations of non-perishable food items for the Westfield Food Pantry.

Martz Open Observatory Night, 7:30 p.m., 176 Robbin Hill Road, Frewsburg. Donations: $5 adults, $2 students.

Fredonia Chamber Made Guitar, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. Jim Piorkowski, director. Free event.

Alcoholics Anonymous Wednesday discussion group, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., St. John’s UCC, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Parking lot in back of church, off Eagle Street.

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 are always welcome.

TOPS 890 Silver Creek, 9 a.m., Private weigh-ins start at 9, meetings at 9:30 a.m., First United Church, 35 Park Place, Silver Creek. “Taking Off Pounds Sensibly” offers support and advice. $1 per week. Visitors and new members always welcome. Use side door entrance.

TOPS Chapter 1094 Brocton, weigh-ins from 4:45 to 5:15 p.m., meeting following. Fellowship Church, 148 W. Main St., Brocton. All are welcome.

TOPS 757 Dunkirk meeting, 5:30 p.m., Dunkirk Moose Club, 296 Lake Shore Drive W. Weigh-ins, meeting after. Visitors, new members welcome. Meets every Wednesday.

TOPS 0896 Westfield, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Westfield, 101 E. Main St. New members welcome. For details, call Ann at 326-2248.

Libraries

Collins Public Library presents: Quilting with Florence, 10 a.m., 2341 Main St. Work on projects.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: “Guided Autobiography,” part 1, 4 p.m., 15 Main St. Pre-registration required. Call 962-5885. No cost.