Community news briefs

Stockton Fire Department turkey party

STOCKTON — The Stockton Fire Department turkey party will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. It features fresh birds, not frozen. Door prizes and free refreshments are offered. This year’s event is one night only.

Fredonia Food Pantry open Saturday

On Saturday, The Fredonia Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. until noon at Fredonia Presbyterian Church at 219 Central Ave. The pantry serves the needs of residents of Fredonia, area code 14063, Pomfret, Sheridan, and Laona. All guests receive one or more bags of non-perishable food. The number of bags given out depends on family size. Donations of food may be made directly to the Rural Ministry.

Club Associates meeting Sunday

The next meeting of the Northern Chautauqua County Club Associates will be held Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the Fredonia Beaver Club, 64 Prospect St., Fredonia.

Santa’s Craft Bonanza Nov. 25

GERRY — The 35th annual Santa’s Craft Bonanza is being planned by the Gerry Volunteer Fire Auxiliary. It will be held Nov. 25 at the Gerry Rodeo grounds dining hall. Doors open at 9 a.m. Hand crafted items only. Santa’s kitchen will be open serving homemade soup, chili and desserts. Mr. and Mrs. Santa will be visiting at 11:30. A ticket auction will take place; all auction items donated by the crafters. The show runs until 3 p.m.

There are a few tables left; to receive an application, phone 985-4257.