Community Calendar

MONDAY, JAN. 14

Kids Clothes Closet, 10 a.m. to noon, First United Methodist Church of Fredonia, 25 Church St. New, nearly new clothing, other items for children newborn through size 6; expectant mothers. Use educational entrance. For details, call 679-1513.

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.

Gowanda Ambulance Service annual meeting, 7 p.m., Village of Gowanda Municipal building. Agenda: annual president’s report, annual treasurer’s report, general manager’s annual report, all other annual areas of business. Open to public.

Health and wellness

Dunkirk Recreation Department Adult Walking Program, 7:30 to 10 a.m., Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, Recreation Center Building, Waldorf Road, Dunkirk. $1 per session or $10 punch card for 14 sessions. Mondays through Fridays.

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.

Games and hobbies

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

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

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

Libraries

Barker Library presents: preschool storytime, 10:15 a.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. Stories, movies, songs, play. 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. For details about special storytimes; events, see barkerlibrary.org

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.

Collins Public Library presents: Book Club, 11 a.m., 2341 Main St. Selection: “Lady Cop Makes Trouble” by Amy Stewart. Request a copy online or stop by the library.

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

Ahira Hall Memorial Library presents: Opening Reception for “Making Our Mark,” Works by participants from the LARC class” Printmaking without a Press,” 6 to 8 p.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Public invited. Meet the artmakers, celebrate their accomplishments, enjoy refreshments. Literacy in Art, Reading and Culture Exhibits and Workshop Coordinator is Lucy Andrus, MSEd., ATR.

TUESDAY, JAN. 15

Dunkirk First United Methodist Church Swiss steak dinner, 4:30 to 6 p.m. or sold out, 601 Washington Ave. For tickets, call 366-2230. $9.50. Eat-in, take-out or delivery.

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.

Cinema Series: “Bohemian Rhapsody,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. celebration of Queen; their music; lead singer Freddie Mercury. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students, children. Call 679-1891. Rated PG-13, 134 minutes.

Health and wellness

Dunkirk Recreation Department Adult Walking Program, 7:30 to 10 a.m., Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, Recreation Center Building, Waldorf Road, Dunkirk. $1 per session or $10 punch card for 14 sessions. Mondays through Fridays.

Aerobics by Catherine, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk. All seniors welcome. Donation: $1.

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.

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.

Barker Library presents: after school storytime, 4 p.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. All ages. Stories, movies, songs, play. 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. For details about special storytimes; events, see barkerlibrary.org

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, 7 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. For ages 13-17. Teens invited to bring a book they are reading or have read, share it with group. Refreshments provided.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16

Office for the Aging and Dunkirk Senior Citizens presentation: “Emergency Preparedness for Seniors,” 11 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Discusses various services, programs seniors can access in case of emergency. Open to all local seniors.

League of Women Voters Hot Topic Luncheon: “Refugees, Immigration and Asylum Seekers – Is there a difference?,” noon lunch, Clarion Hotel, 30 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. Speaker: Emma Buckthal, JD from Erie County Volunteer Law Project. Lunch: $15. Presentation at 12:30: free. For reservations, call Mary Croxton at 679-1774 or email mcroxton51@gmail.com

Free healthy eating class, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Dunkirk Public Library, 536 Central Ave. Cooking demo and samples provided. All welcome.

Gowanda Fire Department’s all you can eat spaghetti dinner, 4 to 7 p.m., Gowanda American Legion, 100 Legion Drive. Pre-sale from GFD and Auxiliary members: adults $7.50, children $4.50. At the door, adults $8, children $4.50. Take-outs available. Homemade desserts.

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.

Family and Caregiver Group for Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities, 6 to 8 p.m., Western New York DDSO, 258 E. Main St., Fredonia. Free, all welcome. RSVP to www.parentnetworkwny.org or 332-4170.

Lakeshore Humane Society Open Hours, 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.

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

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

Dunkirk Recreation Department Adult Walking Program, 7:30 to 10 a.m., Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, Recreation Center Building, Waldorf Road, Dunkirk. $1 per session or $10 punch card for 14 sessions. Mondays through Fridays.

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.

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

TOPS 757 Dunkirk meeting, St. John’s United Church of Christ, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk (use side door). Private weigh-ins at 5:30 p.m. with meeting to follow.

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.