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John T. Murray VFW Auxiliary 1017 meeting rescheduled

The John T. Murray VFW Auxiliary 1017 meeting scheduled for today has been re-scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. due to weather concerns.

January events at the Gowanda Free Library scheduled

GOWANDA — The Gowanda Free Library, located at 56 W. Main St., Gowanda, has announced its January events.

Saturday, Jan. 13: Movie Matinee at 11 a.m., showing: “The Nut Job 2, Nutty by Nature.”

Monday, Jan. 15: closed for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Saturday, Jan. 20: Painting class, 10:30 a.m. Registration is needed by Jan. 18. The $20 fee is due the day of the event.

Monday, Jan. 22: Board of Trustees meeting at 6:30 p.m. Open to the public.

Tuesday, Jan. 23: Plastic bottle penguin craft at 5 p.m.

The library also offers a space that can be reserved for groups. Simply call 532-3451.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 1:30 to 6:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and closed Sunday.

Lakeshore Humane Society holding bowling fundraiser

Bowl for a good cause by coming to the Lakeshore Humane Society’s third annual “Pins for Paws” fund-raiser on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Lucky Lanes Bowling Center, 10387 Bennett Road in Fredonia. Tickets are $12.50 each, which include two games and shoes. Tickets are available from LHS members or at the door (until sold out). There will also be a 50/50 drawing, basket drawing, and door prizes. Come for a fun activity for the entire family and help the work of the LHS as it helps orphaned animals. Even those who don’t bowl are encouraged to come and participate in a drawing to support the LHS! More information can be found at or call 672-1991.

Fredonia Food Pantry open Jan. 20

On Saturday, Jan. 20, 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. Number of bags given out depends on family size. Donations of food may be made directly to the Rural Ministry.

Celebrate winter sports next Saturday at Darwin R. Barker Library

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games will soon be here! Come to the Darwin R. Barker Library, 7 Day St., Fredonia on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 11 a.m. to noon. Enjoy stories, a video and a gold medal winning craft. Talk about all the cool things to do in the snow or on the ice!

All children are welcome. No registration is required.

Loyal Order of Moose Gowanda 1382 spaghetti and meatball fund-raiser set

GOWANDA — Loyal Order of Moose Gowanda 1382 will hold a spaghetti and meatball fund-raiser on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. at 201 Aldrich St., Gowanda. dining Options are eat in or take out. The menu includes spaghetti and meatballs, garden salad, fresh Italian bread, dessert and coffee for $8 per person. Other features include a basket theme raffle, 50/50 and drink specials.