Community notebook — July 15

Join the Maker community at a social hour

Get to know creative people in the community at a Maker Meetup informational social gathering at the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES LoGuidice Educational Center, 9520 Fredonia-Stockton Road, Fredonia, on Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The meeting will take place in the large group instruction room in the A Building.

Makers will discuss their work, learn about the Maker Movement and help plan the Second Annual Fredonia Mini Maker Faire slated for the campus of the State University of New York at Fredonia on Oct. 21.

Makers are tech enthusiasts, designers, do-it-yourselfers, artists, crafters, homesteaders, tinkerers, educators, students, farmers, hobbyists, engineers, authors, scientists and beyond.

If you think you are a Maker, you probably are and other Makers want to meet you.

Learn more at or email for more information.

Paddle Cassadaga Lakes

Kayak, canoe or paddleboard the Cassadaga Lakes on Monday at 6:30 p.m.

Meet at the DEC Launch on Dale Drive and enjoy a tour of the beautiful Cassadaga Lakes. If a rental is needed, call Evergreen Outfitters at 763-2266.

This event is sponsored by the Citizens for a Better Cassadaga.

Reclaim your owed funds from state

A representative from the New York State Comptroller’s Office will visit Dunkirk on July 28 in order to help residents of the 14048 zip code reclaim $1.7 million in owed funds.

The representative will be helping residents see if they or a family member are owed money by the state from 10 to 2 p.m. in the mayor’s conference room on the second floor of city hall.

Panel discussion on local wind power projects

The League of Women Voters will host a panel discussion about the local wind power projects.

The event will take place on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Community College North Training and Conference Center at 10807 Bennett Road, Dunkirk.

The panelists will be Dr. Mark Twitchell and David Alicea from the Sierra Club. Light refreshments will be served.