Community News

Win cash at Rotary’s Gold Rush

WESTFIELD — Winning isn’t everything, though having some extra cash in your pocket is a plus! The Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville’s annual “Gold Rush” event takes place on Saturday, Oct. 14 at Eason Hall, 23 Elm St. in Westfield. The festivities begin with a Chiavetta’s BBQ ...

Pictured left to right: Post 59 members, Tony Granata, Joel Polito, Post 59 Commander Walt Sedlmayer and SAL Squad 59 Commander Rodney Dziduch.

SAL Squad raises money for veterans

SAL Squad 59 Commander Rodney Dziduch presents a check from funds raised at this year’s family picnic to American Legion Post 59 Commander Walt Sedlmayer. Proceeds are used to support ongoing Veterans’ functions and can return proceeds went to the DAV. SAL Squad 59 Commander Rodney ...

Community news briefs — Oct. 2

East Dunkirk Fire Company Ladies’ Auxiliary card party East Dunkirk Fire Company Ladies’ Auxiliary will hold its annual card party on Wednesday at the East Dunkirk Fire Hall, 10949 S. Roberts Rd., Dunkirk beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is $3. Tickets can be purchased at the door. ...

Anderson-Lee Library announces fall programming

SILVER CREEK — Anderson-Lee Library, located at 43 Main St. in Silver Creek, has announced its next scheduled programming. In addition to a number of special events, ongoing features will be offered. When registration is required, stop by the library, call 934-3468, or register online at ...

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The Buddy Walk will take place Oct. 7 in Lakewood.

Buddy Walk to benefit Greater Chautauqua Area Ambucs

The Buddy Walk was established in 1995 by the National Down Syndrome Society to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October and to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down Syndrome. Organizers are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Second Annual Buddy Walk in ...

Eighth annual Step Up for Autism celebration to be held Saturday

CELERON — Everyone is invited to come out and show their support for people on the autism spectrum when The Resource Center hosts the eighth annual Step Up for Autism celebration on Saturday, Sept. 30. Step Up for Autism takes place at The Resource Center’s administrative office building ...

Community news briefs

Glow Party set for Saturday A Glow Party is planned for Saturday, Sept. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jamestown Girl Scouts Service Center, 2661 Horton Road, Jamestown. All girls must be accompanied by an adult. Girls do not have to be members to attend. This event is for girls ONLY (grades ...

Vendor/crafter show sign-up deadline Sunday

St. John’s United Church of Christ, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk, is holding its first annual Vendor/Crafter Show and Bake Sale on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors and crafters are sought for this event. The cost per table is $15; spots are limited. Crafters (knitting, ...

Community news briefs

Library Book Sale The Ahira Hall Memorial Library in Brocton will be holding its Autumn Book Sale during regular open hours until Saturday, Sept. 30. Hardcovers $1, paperbacks 50 cents and DVDs $1. For more information call the library at 792-9418. TOPS Dunkirk Chapter 757 changes meeting ...

Upcoming events at the Darwin R. Barker Library

The Darwin R. Barker Library of Fredonia has announced the following upcoming events: NATIVE GARDEN PLANTING EVENT Join us on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, as we make an exciting addition to YOUR public library! Community members Dr. Jon and Priscilla Titus will give a ...

Fall quilt

Fall quilting class to be held in Leon

LEON — Fall Quilting Class will be presented by the Leon Historical Society at the Old 1836 Church in Leon on Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn Applique’ Techniques with an Autumn Table Runner. Spiders, pumpkins and great fun. All supplies and materials are included. $35 includes lunch. ...

Forestville native Carol Adams

Author to discuss feminist social justice, animal rights activism

Feminist social justice activism and animal rights advocacy will be examined by Chautauqua County native Carol J. Adams, author of the pioneering book on feminist animal rights theory, “The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory,” as part of the Convocation Series of ...

Community News Briefs

Sheridan Historical Society to meet Monday Sheridan Historical Society will meet Monday at 7 p.m. The society is located on the corner of Route 20 and Center Road. All are welcome. For more information, call 672-2201. Lake Erie Bird Club to meet Monday The Lake Erie Bird Club will meet ...

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Lakeshore Humane Society holds Pet Adoption Day/Open House The Lakeshore Humane Society will hold a Pet Adoption Day/Open House at its Adoption Center on Saturday, Sept. 23 from noon to 4 p.m. The center is located at 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk. Come to see the facility, and meet some of ...

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On Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon, Greystone Bat, Bird and Butterfly Sanctuary (Greystone Nature Preserve) will partner with Sarah Sorci of Sweet Flag Herbs to offer a class entitled The Basics of Herbal Tincture Making.

‘The Basics of Herbal Tincture Making’ class planned

On Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon, Greystone Bat, Bird and Butterfly Sanctuary (Greystone Nature Preserve), 8531 Bear Lake Road, Fredonia, will partner with Sarah Sorci of Sweet Flag Herbs to offer a class entitled The Basics of Herbal Tincture Making. “Alcohol-based tinctures are ...

Community news briefs — Sept. 20

Chautauqua Historical Meeting Thursday Chautauqua Township Historical Society invites the public to join them in hearing about a former whaler adventurer, Alonzo Sampson, who is buried in Cattaraugus County. The meeting is Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Sid Compton Room at the old ...