Community Calendar

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13

Family Day at the Dunkirk Farmers’ Market Opening Day, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain or shine), Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Ruggles Street side. Offering fresh fruits, vegetables and preserves, free-range beef, pork, rabbit, chicken, eggs; baked goods, hot and frozen pierogi; homemade soaps, shampoos and more. Accepting SNAP, Double Up, WIC-VF, Senior/WIC FMNP, Fresh Connect. This week: Siri Thai Food Truck. From 10 a.m. to noon: Eternal Nyghts DJ; 9 to 11 a.m.: recipes and demonstration with Stephanie Caputo, Nutritionist, EatSmart NY; Veterans Affairs will distribute Fresh Connect checks. Cattaraugus Community Action; Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. tables. Basket Raffle today.

Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services presents: Lunch and Learn program on healthy eating, noon to 1 p.m., Connections North, 10825 Bennett Road, Dunkirk. Presenter: Eat Smart nutritionist. Learn importance of eating well on a budget and getting proper nutrition as one ages. Reservations accepted until June 8. Call 366-3335 ext 1236. Free program.

Grape Discovery Center “Wine With Us Wednesdays,” 4 to 7 p.m., 8305 W. Main Road, Westfield. Lake Erie Wines available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Craft beer and light snacks also available. Music provided. View exhibits and displays of over 150 years of grape-growing along the southeastern shores of Lake Erie in western New York. Call 326-2003 for details.

Christian Worship Center Care Ministry Closet, 5 to 7 p.m., 101 Eagle St., Fredonia. Free clothing, food and some furniture and household goods for those in need. Donations of items gratefully accepted as well. Call Pastor Erika Lopez at 672-6262 for details.

Cassadaga American Legion Memorial Post 1280 US Flag Disposal Ceremony, 6 p.m., 228 Maple Ave., Cassadaga. Anyone may drop off unserviceable flags to the Post. All invited to the ceremony.

Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club Ladies Auxiliary May crowning dinner, Kettle and Keg, 243 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. Cocktails: 6 p.m., dinner: 6:30 p.m. Dinner menu is at the Club. Members should sign up. Short meeting follows after dinner.

Dunkirk Citizens Advisory Board monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., second floor City Conference Room.

American Legion 1280 Auxiliary meeting, 6:30 p.m., 228 Maple Ave., Cassadaga.

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

DHS Morning Swim, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. DHS Pool. $2 individually.

Walk with Ease program, 9 to 10 a.m., American Legion, 110 W. Main St., Brocton. Free six week session held three days a week, but pre-registration required. Call 363-0482. Designed for people with arthritis and older adults, but all welcome.

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, 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.

Northern Chautauqua pickleball, 6 p.m. to close, Russell Joy Park, Howard Street, Fredonia. Call Mike Ferguson at 480-3729 for details. See NCP Pickleball FB page if raining for decision if relocating to Brocton Elementary School. League Night.

DHS Aquasize, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $4 individually.

DHS Junior Swim Team, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $4 per class.

Games and hobbies

Altar & Rosary Society of St. Joseph’s Church card party, 12:30 p.m., 145 E. Main St., Fredonia, Dessert and coffee provided. Admission $4. Open to the public. To reserve a table, call the parish office at 679-4116.

Dunkirk Senior “Big Bingo,” Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. 4 to 7 p.m. Complementary lunch, beverages for first 60 members. Bingo boards must be purchased at the door. Bring own daubers if possible.

Libraries

Collins Public Library presents: Quilting with Florence, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 2341 Main St.

THURSDAY, JUNE 14

Chautauqua County Federation of Rural Cemeteries annual meeting, Westfield United Methodist Church, Main Street, Westfield. Registration 10 to 10:30 a.m. Business meeting starting at 10:30 a.m. Lunch: $11, served at noon. After lunch speaker, Christie Herbst, former editor of the Jamestown Post Journal and current president of the Chautauqua County Historical Society, will talk about Barcelona. Luncheon reservations needed by June 6. They may be made by calling 326-3930 or by email to kittle@fairpoint.net. Public welcome.

North East Picnic in the Park, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gibson Park, North East, Pennsylvania. Children’s entertainment each week paired with local food vendors. Free event. Call 814-725-4262 for details.

Long Point State Park presents: “Tree-tastic,” 1 to 2 p.m., 4459 Route 430 Bemus Point trailhead. Adults and children hike through the Park. Learn to identify trees that grow there. Free to the public.

Elks’ Club Flag Day Ceremony, 6 p.m., Dunkirk Lighthouse, 1 Lighthouse Point Drive.

Citizens Assisting Veterans Bike and Cruise Night, 5 to 8 p.m., Brocton American Legion Post 434, 110 W. Main St., Route 20, Brocton. Kitchen open to purchase food. 50/50 raffles.

Roger Tory Peterson Institute Art After 5 series, 5 to 7 p.m., 311 Curtis St., Jamestown. Donation: $10. Live music with local musician Adam McKillip on the patio, appetizers, wine, brief tours of the summer exhibition, “Roger Tory Peterson; The Life, The Work, The Legacy.” Over 21 only. Rain or shine. All donations benefit RTPI’s general operations and programming. For details, call 665-2473.

Music on the Pier Summer Concert Series presents: headliner: “The Breeze Band,” Dunkirk Pier. Opening act: “JT Blues Band” at 5:25 p.m.

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 more information.

Audubon Nature Photography Club meeting, 6:15 to 8 p.m, Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Camera tips and tricks, photo critique. Guest speaker. First-time visitors are welcome to participate free of charge. Annual membership: $30. Contact Club President Cathy Abers-Kimball at 664-3707 daytime or cathy@2ndlookgraphics.com for details.

Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Post 62 Flag Day Ceremony, 6:30 p.m., 211 Central Ave. Any worn or unserviceable flags may be brought to the Post for the Flag Retirement Ceremony. Refreshments available following ceremony. Public is invited to attend.

Al Anon Steps to Serenity weekly group meeting, 6:45 to 8 p.m., Harvest Chapel Church, Fredonia.

Rational Recovery weekly meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Parish Hall, Dunkirk.

Freedom in Fredonia Narcotics Anonymous weekly meeting, 7 p.m., Fredonia Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave. This group is closed (for addicts only).

Citizens for a Better Cassadaga meeting, 7 p.m., Cassadaga Library, 18 Maple Ave. Upcoming events discussed. All area residents invited.

“Summer at the Stone House” presents: Sam Genco: “Alonzo Sampson,” 7 p.m., Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library Stone House, 9824 Route 16, Machias. Free, open to the public. Call 353-8200 for details.

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. No fee involved.

Northern Chautauqua pickleball, 6 p.m. to close, Russell Joy Park, Howard Street, Fredonia. Open play. Call Mike Ferguson at 480-3729 for details. See NCP Pickleball FB page if raining for decision if relocating to Brocton Elementary School.

DHS Deep Water Aquasize, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $4 individually.

DHS Evening Lap Swim, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $2 individually.

Games and hobbies

Knitting/Crocheting Workshop, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Everyone is invited to make items for community needs. Newcomers can learn skills. Bring a craft to work on, or meet new friends. $1 fee. Yarn donations are always welcome. Call Louise Kowal at 785-6039 for details or to donate yarn.

Pinochle: Birdie’s Bidders, 1 p.m., Fredonia Beaver Club. All pinochle players welcome. With any questions, call Birdie at 679-1409.

Dom Polski pinochle, 7 p.m., clubrooms, 179 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. Must be a member to play. All members welcome.

Libraries

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Storytime with Miss Helen, 10:30 a.m, 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Ages 2 to 5. Reading, singing, rhymes, fun crafts. Children under 3 Ç need a parent/caregiver present.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: School Age Storytime, 10:30 a.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Variety of activities for children ages 6 to 10. Expect stories, crafts, LEGOs, games, and more! Designed to accommodate homeschooling families.

Collins Public Library presents: Father’s Day Special Event, 5:30 p.m., 2341 Main St. Best for ages 3 and up and Dads. Children can bring dads, grandpas, uncles or any other important man in their lives. Celebrate dad with stories, crafts and games. Snacks and drink provided. Sign-up requested. Stop by or call 532-5129.

Patterson Library presents: Red and Blue Book Alaska Calls, Judy Schuler, 6 to 7 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield.

Barker Library presents: Master Builders Night, 6 to 7 p.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. Use LEGOS, Strawbees, Magformers, Lincoln Logs, Play Doh, Cubelets and more. Build something amazing and it may be displayed in the display case. All children welcome. No registration necessary. Caregivers are welcome to browse the Library’s collections, use a public computer or enjoy free WIFI during programs.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Concert featuring the Harmony Production Company, 6:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Members Dan McLaughlin, lead singer, along with David Lewis, tenor, David King, bass, and George Jarrell, baritone have been singing together for over 30 years. They will entertain us with a capella style barber shop music. Fun for the whole family! Free, open to the public. See www.andersonleelibrary.org or call 934-3468 to register.

FRIDAY, JUNE 15

Long Point State Park presents: Cool Critters, 10 to 11 a.m., 4459 Route 430 Bemus Point trailhead. Learn about the critters in the backyard and what they call home. Bring the kids and grandkids for this fun hike. Free to the public.

Yassou Festival, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Mount Vernon Place and Francis Street, Jamestown. Greek festival under the big tent – rain or shine! Live Greek band all day with dancing and authentic homemade Greek food. Church tours during the day. Excellent family entertainment! $2 adults, children 12 and under free. Free parking.

United Way of Northern Chautauqua County and Walmart present the Fifth Annual Charity Golf classic, Tri-County Country Club, 540 Route 39, Forestville. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., shot gun start at 1 p.m.Price after May 11: $125 per person, includes 18 holes of golf, cart and greens fee, tee gift, lunch and dinner. All proceeds benefit the United Way of Northern Chautauqua County, 13 Community Partners and impacts over 24 programs. For details, call 366-5424. Castleman String Quartets Program performance, noon, Literacy Volunteers’ 21 East Bookstore, 21 E. Second St., Dunkirk. No admission charge.

Lake Erie State Park program:Tree Detective, 2 to 3 p.m., 5838 Route 5, Brocton. Meet at the campground playground. Identify signs of damaged and struggling trees. Program free to the public.

Narcotics Anonymous weekly meeting, “A Message of Hope” group, 7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 327 Washington Ave., between Third and Fourth streets, Dunkirk. Open meeting for anyone who wants to not use drugs.

Clean, Sober Saved addiction education and support group, 7 p.m., Master’s Plan Cafe, 9586 Railroad Ave., Dayton. Snacks provided. Bible-based, taught in videotape sessions by Tracy Strawberry.

Clean, Sober, Saved family and friends support group, 7 p.m., Master’s Plan Cafe, 9586 Railroad Ave., Dayton. Snacks provided. Hope for a powerful life free from co-dependency.

Dr. Gena Bedrosian piano recital, 7 to 8:30 p.m.,Hurlbut Community United Methodist Church, Chautauqua Institution. “Russian Passion Images by Great Russian Composers.” Enter by the Main Gate. No fee. Handicapped accessible. Parking in the lot above Fletcher Hall with a walk of three blocks, or along one of the streets on or near Pratt near the church. For details, call Gena at 518-441-8873 or ehbedrosian@gmail.com. Invite friends and family. Middle school through adult.

Chadwick Bay Academy of Dance presents: “LIVE!,” 7 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Marvel Theatre, Rockefeller Arts Center. Family friendly, original student dance recital featuring live music from local musicians: Trevor Napoli, Rik Napoli, bigTONE Band, and Irish music by Viol Habits. Price range $12.50 to $15.

Fifteenth anniversary Brant Summer Festival, Brant Town Park 1000 Brant-Farnham Road, Route 249. Live music 7 to 11 p.m. by Underground Stampede. Motor Cycle Parade for Disabled American Veterans with 911 Memorial, aerialists, vendors, raffles. Pin-Ups for a Cause.

Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet Spring Gala performance, 7:30 p.m., Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater. Tickets: $18 adults, $10 students. Call 357-6250 or see ticketoffice@chq.org

Bach & Beyond Baroque Music Festival, 8 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Featured performance includes Mozart’s Sinfonia Cocertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra. Tickets: $51 for subscription to all three concerts or $20 for individual concert tickets. See www.fredopera.org or call 679-1891.

Health and wellness

Walk with Ease program, 9 to 10 a.m., American Legion, 110 W. Main St., Brocton. Free six week session held three days a week, but pre-registration required. Call 363-0482. Designed for people with arthritis and older adults, but all welcome.

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.

Overeaters Anonymous weekly meeting, 3:30 p.m., Steger Hi-Rise Apartments library, 15 N. Main St., Dunkirk. This is a 12-step fellowship of men and women recovering from eating disorders. No dues, fees or weigh-ins.

Games and hobbies

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

Pinochle: Birdie’s Flock, 1 p.m., Fredonia Beaver Club. All pinochle players are welcome. With any questions, call Birdie at 679-1409.

Dunkirk Elks bingo, 7 p.m.,428 Central Ave. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Call 366-1110.

Libraries

Sinclairville Free Library presents: ‘Write Circle’ Writers’ Group meeting, 9 to 10 a.m., 15 Main St. Writers of all genres and styles welcome. For more information, contact Beth Hadley at the library at 962-5885 or sincfrlb@gmail.com.

North Collins Library presents: Story hour with Miss Alice, 11 a.m., 2095 School St. Stories and crafts.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Classic Film Series “A Hard Day’s Night,” 12:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. For adults 18 and older. Feel free to bring a bag lunch or a snack to share! Free and open to the public. See www.andersonleelibrary.org or call 934-3468 to register.

Cherry Creek Library presents: Community Needlework Gathering, 3 to 5 p.m., 6778 Main St. All welcome. For details, call 296-5105.

North Collins Library Battle of the Books meeting, 3:30 p.m., 2095 School St. A specific book will be covered at each meeting to prepare for the Battle of the Books on Aug. 4.

Collins Public Library presents: Music in the Library Series: Paul Zittle and Company, 7 p.m. 2341 Main St. No charge but free will offerings accepted.

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