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Stockton Community Church Vacation Bible School

08-25 9 a.m. to noon. 4554 W. Railroad Ave., Stockton. Grades 2 through 12. Bible learning classes, fun science projects, creative snacks and game time. Details and pre-registration forms at www.facebook.com/stockton.churc. more »»

Knitting/Crocheting Workshop

08-25 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. more »»

Aerobics by Catherine

08-25 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk. All seniors are welcome. Donation is $1. more »»

Literacy Volunteers book sale

08-25 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 21 East Bookstore, 21 E. Second St., Dunkirk. Use the Washington Avenue entrance. Paperbacks are $.50, hard covers $1 and children's books are $.25. Some specially priced books. Assist the organization in the work of promoting literac. more »»

Ripley Public Library book sale

08-25 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., 64 W. Main St. more »»

Anderson Lee Library presents: Girl Scouts: Electrify

08-25 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Learn How electricity flows by using Snap circuits to poer lights, music boxes and fans. Ages 6 to 12. Free event, open to the public. Registration required. Call 934-346. more »»

Pinochle: Birdie's Bidders

08-25 Fredonia Beaver Club. All pinochle players are welcome. With any questions, call Birdie at 679-1409. more »»

LEGO Club at the Sinclairville Free Library

08-25 4 to 5:30 p.m. 15 Main St., Sinclairville. Free program for children ages 8 and up. Under 8 can attend with a caregiver. For details, call 962-5. more »»

Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support group

08-25 Fredonia Place, 50 Howard Street, Fredonia. Sponsored by Alzheimer's Association Western New York chapter. Call 1-800-272-3900 prior to attending your first meeting. Meets the fourth Thursday of each mont. more »»

Mercyhurst University summer preview day

08-25 5 to 9 p.m., 501 501 E 38th St, Erie, Pa. Register at mercyhurst.edu/preview. more »»

Drifters Cruise Night

08-25 5 to 8:30 p.m., American Legion Post 928, 7353 Erie Road, Derby. Food, bar, 50/50s, entertainment. For info call Sal at 697-2914. more »»

Northern Chautauqua pickleball

08-25 5:30 to 9 p.m., Boys and Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua, 296 E. Lake Shore Drive, Dunkirk. With questions, call Ed at 673-9290. more »»

Fredonia Trolley Tour chicken barbecue dinner and wine tasting at Merritt Winery

08-25 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Barker Common information booth, $30 per person. Includes wine tasting, dinner and entertainment by Melissa Sauers of the Fredonia Stompers, followed by a brief historical tour. Limited seating. Proceeds go directly to the trolley fund. more »»

Sinclairville Library Christian Book Club

08-25 15 Main St. This month's selection: "Decision," by Wanda Brunstetter. more »»

Fredonia Baptist Christian Nursery School Open House

08-25 Wheelock Campus, Chestnut Street, Fredonia, room 306. Students may visit with parents to meet the teachers and explore the classroom. Enter the building at door #. more »»

Mayville/Chautauqua Park Concert: World Unknown (original music/cover songs)

08-25 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Lakeside Park, Route 394, Mayville. Bring seating. Food for purchase, 50/50 drawing. Rainbow the Clown. more »»

Music on the Pier: Orquesta Antonietti

08-25 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dunkirk Pier. more »»

Women of the Moose Dunkirk Chapter 294 meeting

08-25 Loyal Order of Moose Lodge clubroom, 296 Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkir. more »»

Al Anon Steps to Serenity Weekly Group Meeting

08-25 6:45 to 8 p.m., Harvest Chapel Church, Fredoni. more »»

Rational Recovery Weekly Meeting

08-25 7 to 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Parish Hall, Dunkirk. more »»

Grape Belt Seniors Aerobics and Weights with Catherine

08-26 Masonic Lodge, East Main Street, Fredonia. Coffee and conversation follows at 10 a.m. New members are always welcom. more »»

Exercise with Tiffany

08-26 9 to 10 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Cost is $1 per sessio. more »»

'Write Circle' Writers' Group Meeting

08-26 9 to 10 a.m., Sinclairville Free Library. Group meets every Friday morning for support, encouragement, and community. Writers of all genres and styles welcome. For more information, contact Beth Hadley at the library at 962-5885 or sincfrlb@gmail.com. more »»

Fredonia Farm Festival

08-26 At 9 a.m., farmers' market and grand opening ceremonies. At 10 a.m., arts, crafts, food vendors. From 5 to 7 p.m., Rustic Ramblers at the Gazebo. Children's tractor pull at 6 p.m. on Church Street. Entertainment by Terry Buchwald on the Main Stage from 7 to 10 p.m. more »»

Stockton Community Church Vacation Bible School

08-26 9 a.m. to noon. 4554 W. Railroad Ave., Stockton. Grades 2 through 12. Bible learning classes, fun science projects, creative snacks and game time. Details and pre-registration forms at www.facebook.com/stockton.churc. more »»

Literacy Volunteers book sale

08-26 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 21 East Bookstore, 21 E. Second St., Dunkirk. Use the Washington Avenue entrance. Paperbacks are $.50, hard covers $1 and children's books are $.25. Some specially priced books. Assist the organization in the work of promoting literac. more »»

Ripley Public Library book sale

08-26 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 64 W. Main S. more »»

Pinochle: Birdie's Flock

08-26 Fredonia Beaver Club. All pinochle players are welcome. With any questions, call Birdie at 679-1409. more »»

Dunkirk Senior Pinochle

08-26 Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Ct. more »»

Collins Public Library presents: Book a Technology Trainer

08-26 1 to 4 p.m., 2341 Main St., Collins. Sign up for a one-on-one computer training session. Stop by or call 532-5129 to sign u. more »»

Sinclairville Library Google Coding Club

08-26 2 to 3 p.m. 15 Main St. Free program ages 8 and up. Teaches children to use computer to design and tell storie. more »»

Memoir Writing Group

08-26 2 to 4 p.m., Sinclairville Free Library, 15 Main St. For those interested in writing about their own lives for themselves, their families, or for wider publication. Helps to start the writing project and to stay motivated. New writers welcome. more »»

Overeaters Anonymous Weekly Meeting

08-26 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. Meetings held Fridays. more »»

Community Ukulele Jam Session

08-26 Kasia Coffee Shop, 183 E. Main St., Fredonia. Beginners and "brush-up" from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Jam session for all from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Everyone welcome, regardless of experience. Don't have a ukulele? There are extras. Come for a community strum-a-long. The goal is to have fun and to make music. more »»

Parent Network: "The Nurtured Heart Approach"

08-26 6 to 8 p.m., Rehabilitation Center 3617 Five Mile Road, Allegany. A powerful took that will transform a difficult child and build up family members and professionals. Participants will walk away with strategies and tools to increase success in all areas of life. Free to attend. more »»

Movies at the Reg: "The BFG"

08-26 Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. 116 East Third St., Jamestown. Directed by Steven Spielberg and adapted from the Roald Dahl book. Stars Mark Rylance. . Seats $5. See info@reglenna.com or call the box office at 484-7070. Rated PG, runs 117 min. more »»

Infinty Arts Cafe Jazz Series presents: Paul Sottnik

08-26 Infinity Arts Cafe, 302 E. Third St., Jamestown. No admission price, free will offering accepted to help finance transportation. Pianist/composer joined by John Cross on tenor saxophone, Toby Hanks on bass and Brent Isaacson on drum. more »»

Bingo

08-26 Dunkirk Elks Club, 428 Central Ave. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. All new Bingo played on paper. Red, White, Blue and Progressive. Pull tabs available. Call 366-1110. more »»

Chautauqua Gran Fondo

08-27 Lakeside Park, W. Lake Road, Mayville. Registration at 7:30 a.m., tours begin at 9 a.m. Four routes: 20, 37.3, 40 or 58 miles. Helmets required. All skill levels. $30 per person. SAG wagon, refreshment stops, safety services. Followed by picnic meal. more »»

Camp Gross Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser

08-27 8 to 10 a.m., 3908 Vineyard Drive, Dunkirk. Presale tickets for $6.50. See Camp Gross Board members or call Chuck Chasler at 785-4383 or email chuckchasler@gmail.com. Tickets are $7 at the door. more »»

Northern Chautauqua pickleball

08-27 9 a.m. to noon. Indoors: Boys and Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua, 296 E. Lake Shore Drive, Dunkirk. Outdoors: Tenney and Townsend Streets, Dunkirk. Sessions run simultaneously. With questions about indoor sessions, call Ed at 673-9290. With questions about outdoor sessions, call Gary at 366-0964. more »»

Cross Roads Market

08-27 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 6017 Westfield-Sherman Road, Westfield. more »»

Fredonia Farm Festival

08-27 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., East and West Parks, farmers' market at 9, arts, crafts and food vendors at 10, 10 a.m. cooking class with Rural Ministries, organ grinder and monkey, 11 a.m. children's pet show and Sirius Dog Show, organ grinder and monkey, noon to 4 p.m. more »»

South Dayton Farmers' Market

08-27 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. South Dayton Square. Fresh vegetables, brown eggs, donuts, pies, breads and Amish made pot holders, aprons, kitchen towels. Farmers' Market Nutrition Program and WIC VF checks accepted. Anyone interested in participating, call Karen Strickland 986-5076 or Linda Dewey 672-9004. more »»

Westfield Farmers' and Artisans' Market

08-27 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Portage and Main Streets. Features local produce, grass-fed meats, handcrafted items, local honey and maple syrup, health and beauty aids, baked goods, live plants. Live music with guitarist Tom Troccoli each week. Hot prepared food availabl. more »»

Ripley Public Library book sale

08-27 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 64 W. Main St. more »»

Literacy Volunteers book sale

08-27 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 21 East Bookstore, 21 E. Second St., Dunkirk. Use the Washington Avenue entrance. Paperbacks are $.50, hard covers $1 and children's books are $.25. Some specially priced books. Assist the organization in the work of promoting literac. more »»

Monarch Butterfly Festival

08-27 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, Audubon Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Watch experts tag butterflies. Indoor garden of wildflowers and butterflies. Kids crafts, photos, butterfly garden tours, plant sale, great food. Admission $8, Friends of the Nature Center and children ages 3-15: $6. more »»

Pomona Grange meeting

08-27 Villenova. committees at 11 a.m., noon lunch, 1 p.m. meeting. more »»

Motorcycle Dice Run & Benefit "THE JOY RIDE" for PMG and Epilepsy

08-27 Registration 11 a.m. at Jamestown Harley Davidson, Falconer. route concludes at J. Carter Knapp American Legion Post 953, Forestville. Benefit festivities open to the public at 2 p.m. Pre-registration $15 per biker, day of registration: $20 per biker, $5 per buddy. Admission to benefit: $10. more »»

Greystone Nature Festival

08-27 noon to midnight, Greystone Nature Preserve, 8531 Bear Lake Road, Fredonia. Cost: $5 adults, $3 children. Presale and day of tickets available. Bat House raffles, guest speakers, games, food, bonfire and nighttime activities including a Bat Walk. more »»

Lakeshore Humane Society Pet Adoption Day/Open House

08-27 noon to 4 p.m., 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk. Call 672-1991 or go to www.lakeshorehumanesociety.org for more information. more »»

Classic Car Cruise-in by the Lake Shore Street Rod Association, Pig Roast and Live Music

08-27 1 to 5 p.m., Grape Discovery Center, Route 20, Westfield. Pig Roast by Ivory Wind Acres. $12 adult/$6 child. Live music by Greatest Hits from noon to 2 p.m. and the Drunken Sailors from 2: to 5 p.m. Local wine and craft beer. Bring lawn chairs. more »»

Movies at the Reg: "The BFG"

08-27 Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. 116 East Third St., Jamestown. Directed by Steven Spielberg and adapted from the Roald Dahl book. Stars Mark Rylance. . Seats $5. See info@reglenna.com or call the box office at 484-7070. Rated PG, runs 117 min. more »»

Benefit for Tom Vianese

08-27 4 to 9 p.m., Dunkirk Camp & Conference Center, 3602 Route 5. $22 at the door. Picnic food dinner and beverages, live music by Dirty Mike and the Boys. DJ, silent auction, raffle, 50/50, t-shirt tie-dyeing. Proceeds go toward his fight against stage 4 cancer. more »»

Drum Circle

08-27 60 on 60, Cassadaga, facilitated by Craig "Duke" Thomson. Some drums are provided. Call 988-5069 for detail. more »»

"Wine Between the Lines": an evening with Wendy Corsi Staub, Sean Kirst and Tom Crea

08-27 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Alumni House, SUNY Fredonia. Local authors, basket raffle, award-winning wines from 21 Brix Winery. Tickets are $30 each. Only 120 tickets are available. Purchase through the website: chautauquastriders.org. more »»

Bring Your Own Chair (BYOC) Lake Erie Sunset Watch

08-27 Point Gratiot Park, Dunkirk. Sponsored by Revitalize Dunkirk. Bring a favorite beach chair, friends, relatives and coworkers to another magnificent Lake Erie sunset. All welcome. more »»

Fredonia Farm Festival

08-28 9 a.m., Fredonia First United Methodist Program, Gazebo; (bring chair and singing voice), coffee and donuts available to benefit Stop Hunger Now project), farmers' market, arts, crafts, food vendors. Parade starts on the corner of Temple Street at Risley and proceeds to Barker Common at 1 p.m. more »»

Sippin Sundays at 21 Brix Winery featuring Sean Patrick McGraw

08-28 1 to 4 p.m., 6654 West Main Road, Portland. Enjoy music and a glass of wine, wine slushie or a pint of a local craft brew now on tap. Admission free, but wine or beer purchase required. Cheese and cracker platters available. Bring lawn chairs. more »»

Universal Unity of Spirit service and picnic

08-28 89 N. Main St. (Route 60), Cassadaga. Sunday Service with guest speaker, Rev. Ron Skowronski, "The Law of Attraction, A Prosperity Magnet: followed by Bring A Dish To Pass Picnic." All are welcome to attend the interfaith service. more »»

Valley Historical Society museum open house

08-28 2 to 5 p.m., corner of Main and Lester Streets, Sinclairville. Hundreds of artifacts from Cassadaga Valley. See exhibit upgrades. Museum guides. No admission charg. more »»

Family Walk at Beaver Meadow

08-28 Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java. Guided walk led by one of the BAS naturalists through the Preserve. Donations. more »»

Bingo

08-28 Blessed Mary Angela Social Center, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk. 25 games all on paper, including 4 specials: Red, White, Blue, Pot of Gold. Early Bird and Casino. Wheelchair accessible. For more information, call Sunday afternoon 366-448. more »»

DHS Morning Swim

08-29 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. DHS Pool. Mondays and Wednesdays, $2 individuall. more »»

Exercise with Tiffany

08-29 9 to 10 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Cost is $1 per sessio. more »»

Grape Belt Seniors Aerobics and Weights with Catherine

08-29 Masonic Lodge, East Main Street, Fredonia. Coffee and conversation follows at 10 a.m. New members are always welcom. more »»

NY Telephone Retirees, Former Co-Workers and friends monthly get-together

08-29 Fred's Restaurant, 22 Water St, Fredonia. Monthly get-together for August. Call 366-3401 for reservations by Aug. 20. more »»

Dunkirk Senior Center Pinochle

08-29 45 Cliffstar Court. Everyone welcome. more »»

Sheridan Historical Society open house

08-29 5 to 7 p.m., Former town hall, corner of Route 20 and Center Roa. more »»

Northern Chautauqua pickleball

08-29 5:30 to 9 p.m., Boys and Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua, 296 E. Lake Shore Drive, Dunkirk. With questions, call Ed at 673-9290. more »»

Back to School Parent Awareness Presentation

08-29 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., JCC Dunkirk Campus, Bennett Road, room NCTC 118 and 119. Free refreshments. RSVP is appreciated. Contact Afroula at 366-4623 or afroula@casacweb. more »»

SUNY Empire State College information session

08-29 112 W. Main St., Suite 1, Fredonia. Call for reservation and/or information 673-1200. more »»

Collins Public Library presents: LEGO Club

08-29 2341 Main St., Collins. Build with LEGOS at the library. Ages 4 to 12. Registration encouraged but not required. Call 532-512. more »»

DHS Aquasize

08-29 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $4 individuall. more »»

Sheridan Historical Society meeting

08-29 Former town hall, corner of Route 20 and Center Road. All are welcome. For details, call 673-1822. more »»

"Cabaret" auditions

08-29 Scharmann Theatre, Jamestown Community College's Jamestown campus. Open to students and community members. Singers encouraged to perform a memorized song from "Cabaret." A pianist will be provided. Production will be in November. more »»

Aerobics by Catherine

08-30 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk. All seniors are welcome. Donation is $1. more »»

Seneca Nation Farmers Market

08-30 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Seneca One Stop at the Roundabout of Routes 5 and 20, Irving. Vendors welcome. Contact Azalia Garlow at 903-706. more »»

Pinochle: Tuesday's Best

08-30 Fredonia Beaver Club. All pinochle players are welcome. With any questions, call Birdie at 679-1409. more »»

Universal Unity of Spirit: Rev. Ellen Bourn: "Learn to See and feel the Human Aura. . .."

08-30 1 to 4 p.m., 89 N. Main St. (Route 60), Cassadaga. Fee: $29. All participants will receive an aura photo of themselves to take home at the end of class. Pre-registration recommended. Call 595-2617 or visit uuofspirit@gmail.c. more »»

Universal Unity of Spirit class

08-30 1 to 4 p.m., 89 N. Main St., Route 60 Cassadaga. Fee $19. Rev. Ellen Bourn, Intuitive Tarot Roundtabl. more »»

Quilldrip Writers Guild

08-30 Anderson-Lee Library, 43 Main St., Silver Creek. For teens 13 to 18. meet other author-aspiring teens, exchange ideas, and tackle the challenges of creating inventive as well as entertaining fiction. Writing exercises, refreshing conversation, proofreading tips and constructuve peer review. more »»

Northern Chautauqua pickleball

08-30 6 p.m. to dusk. Corner of Tenney and Townsend Streets, Dunkirk. Newcomers welcome (equipment available). Game will be taught. With questions, call Gary at 366-0964. more »»

DHS Deep Water Aquasize

08-30 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $4 individua. more »»

DHS Evening Swim

08-30 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $2 individuall. more »»

Bingo

08-30 Parish Center, St. Joseph's Church, 145 East Main St., Fredonia. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. Playing on paper; no chips. Paying out more than $1400. (regular bingo; $100 jackpots; $200 jackpots) plus special games including progressive which pays up to $1199. Friendly atmosphere. more »»

"Cabaret" auditions

08-30 Scharmann Theatre, Jamestown Community College's Jamestown campus. Open to students and community members. Singers encouraged to perform a memorized song from "Cabaret." A pianist will be provided. Production will be in November. more »»

Sunset Yoga

08-30 8 to 9 p.m., Dunkirk Lighthouse, 1 Point Drive North. Each Tuesday evening through Aug. 30. Instructor: Lynda Sandoval, owner of Yoga Underground. Sessions $10 each, 30% of proceeds goes to the Dunkirk Lighthouse. more »»

DHS Morning Swim

08-31 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. DHS Pool. Mondays and Wednesdays, $2 individuall. more »»

TOPS 890 Silver Creek

08-31 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 entranc. more »»

Exercise with Tiffany

08-31 9 to 10 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Cost is $1 per sessio. more »»

Grape Belt Seniors Aerobics and Weights with Catherine

08-31 Masonic Lodge, East Main Street, Fredonia. Coffee and conversation follows at 10 a.m. New members are always welcom. more »»

Dunkirk Farmers Market

08-31 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., outside the Dunkirk Senior Center on Ruggles Street, rain or shine. Vegetables, fruit, herbs and flowers weekly. EBT/SNAP benefits accepted. Participation in the WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program. With questions, contact Sarah Sorci at Dunkirkfarmersmarket@gmail. more »»

Sinclairville Library Mom's Adventure Club

08-31 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. 15 Main St. Moms with little ones invited to drop by for Big Book stories, music and rhythm activities, free play for children and opportunities to meet other moms. more »»

American Red Cross blood drive: Gowanda

08-31 noon to 6 p.m., American Legion Post 409, 100 Legion Drive. For details regarding eligibility or to make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.or. more »»

New Horizons Band of Western New York

08-31 Mason Hall at SUNY Fredonia. Ensembles/lessons from 3 to 3:45 p.m., band practice from 4 to 4:50. Also lessons on Fridays same time and band practice from 4 to 5:30 p.m. New members are always welcome. more »»

TOPS Chapter 176

08-31 weigh-ins 5 p.m., meeting 5:30 p.m., St. Joseph's School, East Main Street, Fredonia. Meets every Wednesday. New and old members are welcome. more »»

TOPS 757 Dunkirk Meeting

08-31 upstairs Elks Club Rooms, Central Ave., Dunkirk. Weigh-ins, meeting after. Visitors, new members welcome. Meets every Wednesda. more »»

TOPS #896 Westfield meeting

08-31 Gibbs Parlor at the First United Methodist Church. Weigh-ins 6 p.m., informational meeting to follow. Visitors and new members always welcome. Call 326-24790 or 326-2248 for detail. more »»

Northern Chautauqua pickleball

08-31 6 p.m. to dusk. Corner of Tenney and Townsend Streets, Dunkirk. Newcomers welcome (equipment available). Game will be taught. With questions, call Gary at 366-0964. more »»

International Overdose Awareness Day Observance

08-31 Chautauqua Mall, Lakewood. Hosted by Evergreen Health. Call 541-0678 for more info. more »»

DHS Aquasize

08-31 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. $4 individuall. more »»

Alcoholics Anonymous Wednesday Discussion Group

08-31 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., St. John's UCC, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Parking lot in back of church, off Eagle St. Meets every Wednesday nigh. more »»

 
 
 
 

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