Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 1 Sep 2014 07:32:52 EDTMon, 1 Sep 2014 07:32:52 EDT' Appreciation dinner Sept. 7 Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree, Cardinal Mindszenty Assembly 727, and Councils 929 Dunkirk, 7921 Fredonia, 15113 Gowanda, 5356 Silver Creek and 3100 Westfield are again hosting the annual priests' appreciation dinner.Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTReligion News Briefs Blessing Sunday in Westfield WESTFIELD - All students, teachers and other school personnel are invited to receive a special blessing on Sunday, at St.Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTSt. Hyacinth Class 1962 to meet for lunch Hyacinth School Class of '62 will meet for lunch on Saturday, Sept. 6 at noon at the Bob Evans Restaurant, 3877 Vineyard Drive, Dunkirk. Members of the class should make reservations with Pat Kibbe 366-1337 or Joe Rozen 366-8137.Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTReligion Briefs blessing St. John the Baptist (Episcopal) church on the corner of West Fourth and Lark streets in Dunkirk will celebrate the beginning of school with the "Blessing of the backpacks" on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 12:15 p.m.Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTArt Start at First UM Church in Fredonia Start is a new ministry offered at the First United Methodist Church in Fredonia. The program has a threefold purpose: creativity, therapy and mission. An open invitation is extended to anyone interested in exploring the visual and textural arts.Sat, 16 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT