Tickets selling quickly for SUNY Fredonia 'Chicago' production
Tickets for the SUNY Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance production of the award-winning musical "Chicago" are selling quickly.
The Walter Gloor Mainstage event, produced in association with the School of Music, opens Friday for six performances in Marvel Theatre at Rockefeller Arts Center.
The Sunday matinee sold out, while less than 20 tickets remain for the performance Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Other dates are Friday, Saturday, Oct. 25 and Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are available through the SUNY Fredonia Ticket Office in the Williams Center (673-3501 or online 24-hours a day at fredonia.edu/tickets)
A behind-the-scenes preview video is posted at fredonia.edu/rac.
This production contains adult language and themes and may not be suitable for younger viewers.
Driver safety seminars scheduled Saturday
The five-hour pre-licensing and the Defensive Driving seminar dates are scheduled for Saturday at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 35 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood. Session times are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Seminars are presented by advance Driver Training staff. Limited seating per DMV guidelines; seating availability is first-come, first-served. Pre-register online at www.DriverTrainingLLC.com or by calling 716-777-3232.
Persia Town Board to hold budget meeting
The Persia Town Board will hold a budget meeting on Thursday at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the town hall, 8 W. Main St., Gowanda.
electronic recycling event free Saturday
The village of Silver Creek will host a free computer and electronics recycling collection day Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the old highway barn on North Main Street.
This event is sponsored by the village of Silver Creek and Bestway Disposal Service.
Computers and electronics contain hazardous waste elements such as lead solder, mercury, cadmium, beryllium and brominated flame retardant in the casing (a carcinogen if leached into the soil). In addition, CRT monitors and TVs have 4-8 pounds of lead in the glass. All electronics are recycled in an environmentally sound manner. All hard drives are either sanitized or destroyed. Electronic waste accepted at the event includes: all TVs, computer equipment including monitors, terminals, scanners, printers, fax machines, key boards, mice and ink cartridges as well as cell phones, typewriters, circuit boards, cables and wiring, video game systems, MP3 players, telecommunication and audio/visual equipment and universal power supplies.
Items not accepted are any liquids or powders, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, kitchen/personal appliances, batteries and fluorescent lamps.
Youth ballet benefit scheduled Sunday in Jamestown
The Chautauqua Region-al Youth Ballet will hold a Bob Evans Community Fundraiser at Bob Evans, 2798 N. Main St., Jamestown, on Sunday from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. to raise money for the ballet studio, costumes and students.
Bob Evans will donate 15 percent of the sales when presented with the specially marked CRYB Community Fundraiser Flyer.
Flyers may be obtained from the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet Studio, from the CRYB website or Facebook page, or from any CRYB ballet student.