Community news briefs

CMHS Class of 1958 Reunion planning scheduled to start

There will be an organizational meeting of the Cardinal Mindszenty High School Class of 1958 on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. Any classmates who would like to participate in the planning are welcome to attend. The meeting will take place at Demetris Restaurant, Lake Shore Drive West, Dunkirk. If anyone has questions, call 366-3524.

Christmas on the South Dayton Village Square planned for Saturday

SOUTH DAYTON — Christmas on the South Dayton Village Square is planned for Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. It is Christmas time on the Village Square. Stroll down Candy Cane Lane. In the gazebo, join caroling with Heidi Howard and the Piano Studio students.

In the village library, the children can make free holiday ornaments with help from the Saturday Morning Quilters, who will have home-made crafts for sale. Everyone can enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and homemade cookies by Linda and Judy.

At Fast Lane Country Store, from 10 a.m. to noon, Madison Herman, alternate Dairy Princess, will be promoting dairy farming by giving out dairy product samples. This Dairy Princess event is sponsored by Austin Milling.

Stroll through the Village Square, enjoy the decorations by Linda and friends. Peek in the windows of the Train Depot for a glimpse of the Night Before Christmas display.

Leon Historical Society Old-Fashioned Christmas set for Sunday

LEON — The Leon Historical Society will present its 21st Old-Fashioned Christmas on Sunday at 2 p.m at the Historical Church at the four corners, Route 62, Leon. The Cattaraugus Kids Klub will perform “Jingle Bell Beach,” a free Christmas Musical Show. Refreshments follow. Come see the members in Victorian attire.

Rural Ministry’s Christmas Giving Program schedule

Christmas falls on a Monday this year, so Rural Ministry will be distributing its holiday gift and food baskets on Dec. 19 and 20. Gift baskets will be packed on Dec. 14. To donate any items to support the program, please drop them off at CCRM offices, 127 Central Ave. prior to Dec. 14. Items still needed are Barbies, baby dolls, board games, basketballs, footballs, large boy’s/men’s gloves or hoodies, costume jewelry, arts and crafts items, teenage gifts, and cars/trucks. CCRM offices will be closed Dec. 15 for a staff get-together and Dec. 21 and 22 for staff holiday. CCRM is a United Way of Northern Chautauqua County Community Partner.