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Spring Migration Bird Banding

04-25 7 to 11 a.m. Audubon Nature Center, picnic pavilion on the west side, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Tag along with ornithologists (bird scientists) as they capture birds, gather data, fit them with a uniquely numbered metal band, and release them. Free event, donations appreciate. more »»

Coast Guard Boating Safety Class

04-25 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sheridan Memorial Post #6390, 2556 Route #20, Sheridan, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors teach the content. cost is $40. Course book included. Discounts may apply for immediate family members sharing materials. Call Bob at 481-3900. Must pre-register by April 2. more »»

Audubon Nature Center: Boy Scout Bird Study Merit Badge

04-25 8 a.m. to noon. 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Learning and testing stations will help Boy Scouts progress toward earning their Bird Study Merit Badge. Reservations are required by Tuesday, April 21. Call 569-2345, or reserve online by clicking through "Boy Scout Bird Study Merit Badge" at www. more »»

Rummage sale

04-25 9 a.m. to noon. Trinity Episcopal Church, 11 Day Street, Fredonia. Use the Garland Hall back entrance. more »»

Fredonia Farmers' Winter Market

04-25 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at the Masonic Forest Lodge, 321 East Main Street (Route 20) in Fredonia. more »»

Children's Concert Series: Fredonia Guitar Quartet

04-25 Darwin R. Barker Library, 7 Day St., Fredonia. Introduces very young audiences (from infants to 6-year-olds) to musical instruments. Family members: bring blankets or carpet squares to sit on. Strollers can be parked around the edges of the seating area. Call 673-4628 for details. Free event. more »»

Girl Scout Saturdays

04-25 Anderson-Lee Library, 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Kids are invited to visit the library while local Girl Scouts read stories and help kids create a fun craft. Families of all ages are welcome. Registration not required. Call 934-3568 for details. more »»

Children's Concert Series: Fredonia Guitar Quartet

04-25 Darwin R. Barker Library, 7 Day St., Fredonia. Introduces very young audiences (from infants to 6-year-olds) to musical instruments. Family members: bring blankets or carpet squares to sit on. Strollers can be parked around the edges of the seating area. Call 673-4628 for details. more »»

Chautauqua County Historical Society Meeting / Luncheon / Presentation: "E.T. Foote and the Anti-Slavery Movement"

04-25 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Westfield Methodist Church (Community Room), 101 East Main Street. more »»

Lakeshore Humane Society Pet Adoption Day/Open House

04-25 12 to 4 p.m., Lakeshore Humane Society Adoption Center, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk. Call 672-1991 or go to www.lakeshorehumanesociety.org for details. more »»

Live at the Met: Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci

04-25 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Village Hall. Marcelo Alvarez plays the dual tenor roles of Turiddu in Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Canio in Ruggero Leoncavallo's Pagliacci. General Admission $20, $18 (Opera House Members), $15 (Students). Running time: three hours, 30 minutes. more »»

Fredonia Guitar Society presents: Sungmin Shin, guitar

04-25 SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall 1001. Free event. more »»

Chautauqua County NYS pistol permit class

04-25 Northern Chautauqua Rifle & Pistol Club, Liberty & Porter Avenue, Fredonia. Must pre-register and obtain information by calling Jeff Carpenter at 410-669. more »»

Grange Open House

04-25 2 to 4:30 p.m. Fredonia Grange No. 1, 58 West Main St. Commemorates the 100th anniversary of the completion of the building. An 8x12 cloth painting that was restored recently will be on display. Free refreshments. more »»

Share & Care Seniors Club spring fling

04-25 Fredonia Beaver Club, 64 Prospect Street. Cards at 3 p.m. Dinner follows at 5 p.m., after cards and bingo. All are welcome. There are no membership dues for this group. Event price:$8. Reservations needed by April 20. Call Phyllis Laurito at 679-1060 or Rose Cerrie at 679-438. more »»

NCCBDA Jazz Invitational

04-25 Silver Creek High School. Some of western New York's top student jazz musicians. Special performance by the Weapons of Jazz Combo, featuring local saxophonist Dave Golando. Opening remarks by NYS Senator Cathy Young. Tickets available at the door for $3. Children under 5 free. Open to the public. more »»

Laona United Methodist Church chicken barbecue

04-25 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Church on the corner of Wilson Road and Porter in Laona. Adults: $10, children 6 and over: $5, and children 5 and under: free. Catered by JJ's Catering from Forestville. Sponsored by the Ladies' U.M.W. group from the Laona church. For details, call 672-249. more »»

Child Advocacy Program 5th annual Diamond Dinner & Auction

04-25 6 p.m., Athenaeum Hotel, Chautauqua Institution. CAP’s mission is to end child abuse in Chautauqua County and promote health and healing for abused children. For more information, call 716-338-9844 or visit CAP's website capjustic. more »»

Cinema Series: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

04-25 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Village Hall. Stars Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Ronald Pickup, Diana Hardcastle, Celia Imrieco and recent arrival Guy Chambers (Richard Gere), as well as managers Muriel (Maggie Smith) and Sonny (Dev Patel.) Hotel expansion and wedding plans. more »»

Community Square Dance

04-25 Fredonia Grange No. 1, 58 West Main Street. $5 donation, 12 and under free. No experience needed. For singles, couples, families. All ages welcome. callers: Joe Kwiatkowski, Virginia Reed. Live Band: Viol Habits & Friends. See the restored 100 year old painti. more »»

Comedy Night

04-25 Westfield Moose Lodge #118, 19 Clinton Street, Westfield. Show at 8 p.m. $5 advance or $8 day of the event. Food will be served from 5 to 9 p.m. For members and qualified guests. more »»

Broadway’s Next H!T Musical

04-25 Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. 116 East 3rd Street, Jamestown. Master improvisers gather made up, hit song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor, and laughter. more »»

Fredonia Wind Ensemble

04-25 SUNY Fredonia. King Concert Hall. Paula Holcomb, conductor. Free event. more »»

Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast

04-26 8 to 10 a.m. Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 3908 Vineyard Drive, Dunkirk. Cost: $5. Supports the Dunkirk Joint Veterans Counc. more »»

Northern Chautauqua County Club Association meeting

04-26 J. Carter Knapp Post #953, 6 Cedar Street, Forestville. more »»

Craft show fund raiser for Festivals Fredonia

04-26 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. American Legion Post 59, 156 East Main Street, Fredonia. Free admission, many great crafters, silent auction. more »»

Valley Historical Society bake sale

04-26 Sinclairville Fire Hall, 30 Main Street. Bake sale begins at 11. Held in conjunction with the Fire Department's chicken barbecue. Any members or others bringing bake goods for sale should get them to the fire hall at 10:30 a.m. With questions, call Larry Barmore at 985-48. more »»

Sinclairville Fire Dept. Chicken barbecue

04-26 noon until sold out. Sinclairville Fire Department, 30 Main Street. Cost: adults $8, kids $6. Take-outs available. Last barbecue of the year until the History Fai. more »»

Benefit for Patrick Pencek

04-26 noon to 5. First Ward Falcons Club, 341 Lake Shore Drive East, Dunkirk. $10 cost includes a pulled pork dinner and music. Drive-through option for dinner.Also a silent auction. Proceeds will improve handicapped accessibility for the Pencek residence. With questions, call 785-5190. more »»

Spaghetti Dinner

04-26 noon to 4 p.m. Forestville Masonic Hall, 22 Main Street. Cost: $8 adults, $6 children. sponsored by Forestville Order of the Eastern Sta. more »»

Spring fling towel bingo

04-26 Farnham Village Hall, 526 Commercial Street, Farnham. Doors open at 1, bingo starts at 2 p.m. Admission $3, extra boards are $1. Refreshments. 50/50 drawing, silent auction. sponsored by Farnham Ladies Auxiliary. Proceeds benefit Farnham Fire Dep. more »»

W.N.Y. Alumni Drum Corps practice

04-26 2:30 to 5 p.m. East Dunkirk Fire Hall, S. Roberts Road. Everyone welcome. more »»

Lord Nelson Mass

04-26 SUNY Fredonia, Rosch Recital Hall. Fredonia Chamber Orchestra directed by Dr. David Rudge, Fredonia Masterworks Chorus directed by Dr. Gerald Gray, works by Foote and Schubert. Also features the US premiere of composer Robert Moran's "ECLIPSE" and the composer will be in the audience. more »»

Stockton Community Church Living Word Fellowship

04-26 6 to 8 p.m. 4554 West Railroad Ave. Bible lessons for various age groups, exercise class, stained glass painting class, sign-language class, snack time and game time. Children ages 3 through 6 must have a parent stay and attend the evening activities. No nursery care. more »»

Bingo

04-26 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

04-27 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. DHS Pool. Mondays and Wednesdays, $2 individually or $22 for whole 12 sessio. more »»

Grape Belt Seniors Aerobics and Weights with Catherine

04-27 Masonic Lodge, East Main Street, Fredonia. Coffee and conversation follows at 10 a.m. New members are always welcom. more »»

Exercise with Tiffany

04-27 9 to 10 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Cost is $1 per sessio. more »»

Barker Library Preschool Storytime

04-27 7 Day St., Fredonia. Bring the little ones to join the staff for stories, movies, songs and play on Mondays and Fridays. more »»

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

04-27 Eastside Grill, 22 Water St., Fredonia. Reservations/information by April 25 at 366-3401. more »»

Dunkirk Senior Center Pinochle

04-27 45 Cliffstar Court. Everyone welcome. more »»

Our Kids: Parent Education Groups

04-27 Catholic Charities, 425 Main St., Dunkirk. A weekly group meeting for those who have questions about how separation, divorce or conflict over custody has affected their children. For more information, call Catholic Charities at 366-3533 for details and registration. more »»

"Country Kids on the Fly," Fly-tying Group

04-27 Sinclairville Free Library, 15 Main St. For ages 8 and u. more »»

Needlework Club on Mondays at Sinclairville Free Library

04-27 15 Main St. Practice the art of needlework. Knit, quilt, crochet, embroider, or sew, or learn how to create using one or more needles. more »»

Leon Town Historical Society meeting

04-27 Leon Church, Four corners, Leon. Pot luck supper at 6, meeting follows. more »»

DHS Aquasize

04-27 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. Mondays and Wednesdays. $4 individually or $44 for whole 12 sessio. more »»

Dom Polski pinochle

04-27 Dom Polski club room, Lake Shore Drive East near Roberts Rd. New players are welcome, as long as they are club members. Meets Monday nights. For details, call Nancy Crandall at 366-5978. more »»

Lake Erie Bird Club meeting

04-27 BOCES, Fredonia-Stockton Road, Fredonia. Program by Jennifer Schlick, Program Director at Jamestown Audubon, and Terry LeBaron, "A Bird in Hand." All are welcome. For details, call Joanne Goetz at 673-1627. more »»

Fredonia Percussion Ensemble

04-27 SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall. Kay Stonefelt, conductor. Free even. more »»

Aerobics by Catherine

04-28 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk. All seniors are welcome. Donation is . more »»

Story Time & Craft at the Dunkirk Free Library

04-28 536 Central Ave. 10:30 to 11 a.m. for 2 to 5 year olds. Free program, runs Tuesdays and Wednesdays through June 3. For details call 366-251. more »»

CCRM Food Express Truck

04-28 Chautauqua County Rural Ministry, 127 Central Ave., Dunkirk. In conjunction with Food Bank of WNY. For clients in the 14048, 14063 or other local areas. For details, call 366-1787. Note time change from the previous monthly program. more »»

Inside Winter Market

04-28 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. William Seneca Building, 12837 Route 438, Irving by the reception desk. Features foods, crafts, and bulk food product. more »»

Pinochle: Tuesday's Best

04-28 Fredonia Beaver Club. All pinochle players are welcome. With any questions, call Birdie at 679-1409. more »»

Barker Library Preschool Story Time

04-28 7 Day St., Fredonia. Bring the little ones to join the staff for stories, movies, songs and pla. more »»

NCCS Open House

04-28 6 to 7:30 p.m. Northern Chautauqua Catholic School, 336 Washington Ave., Dunkirk.Pre-K3 through 8th grad. more »»

Northern Chautauqua Quilting Companions meeting

04-28 Harvest Chapel, Matteson Street, Fredonia. Will be working on community service projects: pet bed, clothing protectors. New members always welcome. more »»

DHS Evening Swim

04-28 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. Tuesdays and Thursdays. $2 individually or $22 for whole 12 session. more »»

DHS Deep Water Aquasize

04-28 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. Tuesdays and Thursdays, $4 individually or $44 for whole 12 session. more »»

Bingo

04-28 Parish Center, St. Joseph's Church, 145 East Main Street, 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. more »»

New Horizons Band

04-28 7 to 8:30 p.m. SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall. Also performing: Fredonia Elementary Fourth Grade Select Chorus. Free even. more »»

Cinema Series: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

04-28 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Village Hall. Stars Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Ronald Pickup, Diana Hardcastle, Celia Imrieco and recent arrival Guy Chambers (Richard Gere), as well as managers Muriel (Maggie Smith) and Sonny (Dev Patel.) Hotel expansion and wedding plans. more »»

The Improv Collective

04-28 SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall 1080. David Rudge, leader. Free event. more »»

News Horizons Band Reception

04-28 SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center P-45. more »»

DHS Morning Swim

04-29 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. DHS Pool. Mondays and Wednesdays, $2 individually or $22 for whole 12 sessio. more »»

TOPS 890 Silver Creek

04-29 Weigh-ins start at 8:15 a.m.; meetings at 9:10 a.m., First United Church, Park Place, Silver Creek. "Taking Off Pounds Sensibly" offers support and advice. Visitors and new members always welcome. Use Main St. entranc. more »»

Exercise with Tiffany

04-29 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

04-29 Masonic Lodge, East Main Street, Fredonia. Coffee and conversation follows at 10 a.m. New members are always welcom. more »»

Early Story Fun at the Sinclairville Free Library

04-29 10:30 to 11 a.m. 15 Main St., for ages birth to 3 with caregivers. Also from 1 to 1:30 p.m. more »»

Story Time & Craft at the Dunkirk Free Library

04-29 536 Central Ave. 10:30 to 11 a.m. for 2 to 5 year olds. Free program, runs Tuesdays and Wednesdays through June 3. For details call 366-251. more »»

Community Baby Shower

04-29 1 to 3 p.m. The Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Ct., Dunkirk. Free educational event. Pre-register by texting name to 224-2161. Expecting and new mothers, along with support, welcome to attend. Hosted by Chautauqua County Dept. of Health and Human Services Maternal and Infant Health Progra. more »»

Preschool Story Hour at the Sinclairville Free Library

04-29 1 to 2 p.m., 15 Main St. For ages three and up and caregivers. Free program of stories, crafts and snack. more »»

Senior Bowling

04-29 Lucky Lanes, Bennett Road, Fredonia. Male/female, mixed bowlers. No teams, no officers, no leagues, just a get together for lots of fun. Age and skills are no problem. The bowlers cheer everyone, every score. Cost is $6 for three games. Shoe rental extra. New members welcome. more »»

TOPS Chapter 176

04-29 (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

04-29 upstairs Elks Club Rooms, Central Ave., Dunkirk. Weigh-ins, meeting after. Visitors, new members welcome. Meets every Wednesda. more »»

Trowel Talk:"reliable native plants/wildlife gardening/getting a hand on invasive plants"

04-29 Cassadaga Branch Library, 18 Maple Street. Presenter: Master Gardener, Camille Guinnane. Free event. more »»

Overeaters Anonymous Weekly Meeting

04-29 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Harvest Chapel Free Methodist Church library, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia. A 12-step fellowship of men and women recovering from all varieties of eating disorders. There are no dues, fees or weigh-ins. Call Vicki at 672-2625 for information or leave a message. more »»

DHS Aquasize

04-29 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. Mondays and Wednesdays. $4 individually or $44 for whole 12 sessio. more »»

Chautauqua County Quits

Chautauqua County Quits04-29 Brooks Memorial Hospital Medical Library (First Floor), Central Avenue, Dunkirk. Register as soon as possible with the Chautauqua County Health Network at 338-0010 or the Brooks Hospital Tobacco Educator, Theresa Schrantz, at 363-7293 or tschrantz@brookshospital.or. more »»

Movies at the Reg:"It Follows"

04-29 Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. 116 East 3rd Street, Jamestown. Jay and her teenage friends must find a way to escape the horrors that seem to be only a few steps behind. rated R, run time 107 minutes. All seats $5, can be purchased ahead of time. See info@reglenna. more »»

Fredonia Curricular Jazz

04-29 SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall. Bruce Johnstone, conductor. Free even. more »»

Alcoholics Anonymous Fredonia Discussion Group

04-29 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., Fredonia Baptist Church, Church and Temple streets. Encouragement, sobriety and serenity, since 1967. Meets each Wednesday. more »»

Aerobics by Catherine

04-30 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk. All seniors are welcome. Donation is . more »»

Knitting/Crocheting Workshop

04-30 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 Ann at 679-7842 for information. more »»

Audubon Nature Center: Trail Guide Training

04-30 10 a.m. to noon: 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. New and established trail guides learn the basics of being a volunteer guide for school children who come on field trips to the Audubon Nature Center. Limited class siz. more »»

Anderson-Lee Library Story Time with Miss Helen

04-30 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Reading, singing, rhymes, and fun crafts. For children ages 2-5. Younger children under 3 1/2 will need their parent/caregiver present. Registration not required. Call 934-3468 for details. more »»

Christian Book Chat

04-30 Ahira Hall Memorial Library, 37 W. Main Street, Brocton. Read books with better themes and chat with like-minded people. New members welcome. For details, call 792-9418. more »»

SUNY Student Research Expo

04-30 1 to 6 p.m. SUNY Fredonia Williams Center. Presentations and performances. At 4 p.m., Keynote speaker, assistant professor of communication Roslin Smith. Event is free. Light refreshments availab. more »»

Pinochle: Birdie's Bidders

04-30 Fredonia Beaver Club. All pinochle players are welcome. With any questions, call Birdie at 679-1409. more »»

Lego Club at the Dunkirk Free Library

04-30 536 Central Ave. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. children 2 to 10 years old can make their own LEGO creations. Free program. Runs through Aug. 6. For details call 366-2511. more »»

Anderson Lee Library presents Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens: Terrarium Fun

04-30 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Kids ages 6-12 can create their own terrariums to take home. They'll learn about the water cycle and how to care for their plants. Registration required. Space is limited. Call 934-3468 for detail. more »»

DHS Deep Water Aquasize

04-30 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. Tuesdays and Thursdays, $4 individually or $44 for whole 12 session. more »»

DHS Evening Swim

04-30 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DHS Pool. Tuesdays and Thursdays. $2 individually or $22 for whole 12 session. more »»

Rolling Hills Radio #43 at The Reg - Featuring Jim Lauderdale

04-30 6:30 to 10 p.m. Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. 116 East 3rd Street, Jamestown.Grammy and American Music Association Award-winning musician, Jim Lauderdale. Song-writer recorded by Patty Loveless, George Jones, The Dixie Chicks, Blake Shelton and George Strait. General admission: $25. more »»

Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Our Lady of Chautauqua Court #2639 monthly meeting

04-30 St. Anthony's Church, Cushing Street, Fredonia. New members from all parishes welcome. Refreshments served after the meeting. For idetails about Catholic Daughters, please contact Ruth at 673-9197 or Mary Ann at 934-4774. more »»

Al Anon Steps to Serenity Weekly Group Meeting

04-30 6:45 to 8 p.m., Harvest Chapel Church, Fredoni. more »»

Rational Recovery Weekly Meeting

04-30 7 to 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Parish Hall, Dunkirk. more »»

Fredonia Chamber Made Guitar

04-30 SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall. Free event. more »»

 
 
 
 

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