Community Calendar


Audubon Nature Photography Club meeting, 6:15 to 8 p.m, Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Camera tips and tricks, photo critique, guest speaker. Annual membership: $30; first-time visitors are welcome to participate free of charge. Email cathy@2ndlookgraphics.com for details.

Al Anon Steps to Serenity weekly group meeting, 6:45 to 8 p.m., Harvest Chapel Church, Fredonia.

Citizens for a Better Cassadaga meeting, 7 p.m., Cassadaga Library, 18 Maple Ave. Agenda: details of Cassadaga Winter Festival, introduction of new board members, plans for 2019. All area residents welcome.

Rational Recovery weekly meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Parish Hall, Dunkirk.

Freedom in Fredonia Narcotics Anonymous weekly meeting, 7 p.m., Fredonia Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave. This group is closed (for addicts only).

Captured live via satellite from London’s Nottingham Playhouse: The Madness of King George III,” 7 p.m. 1891 Fredonia Opera House. General admission $15, $10 students. Stars Mark Gatiss. Rating equivalent to PG-13. Approximately three hours, 30 minutes.

Health and wellness

Dunkirk Recreation Department Adult Walking Program, 7:30 to 10 a.m., Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, Recreation Center Building, Waldorf Road, Dunkirk. $1 per session or $10 punch card for 14 sessions. Mondays through Fridays.

Aerobics by Catherine, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk. All seniors welcome. Donation: $1.

Games and hobbies

Knitting/Crocheting Workshop, 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 welcome. Call Louise Kowal at 785-6039 for details or to donate yarn.

Pinochle: Birdie’s Bidders, 1 p.m., Fredonia Beaver Club, 64 Prospect St.. For details, call Kathy at 410-0111.


Dunkirk Public Library presents: Storytime, 10:30 to 11 a.m., 536 Central Ave. Children 1 to 5 years old can listen to a story, make a craft. Siblings and friends always welcome. Afterward can read, play with dollhouse, do puzzles, color. For details, call 366-2511.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Pre-school Storytime, 10:30 a.m, 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Ages 2 to 5. Reading, singing, rhymes, fun crafts. Children under 3 Ç need a parent/caregiver present.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Storytime for School Age Children, 10:30 a.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Variety of activities with Miss Amy for children ages 6 to 10. Expect stories, crafts, LEGOs, games, and more!

Ahira Hall Memorial Library presents: FAB: Fiber Arts in Brocton, 10:30 a.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Bring own projects, supplies. Enjoy friendship, crafting. Call 792-9418 for details.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Drawing Club for teens and tweens, 4 to 5 p.m., 536 Central Ave. Learn a new drawing technique each week. Paper and pencils provided. Can bring own supplies if desired. Call 366-2511 for details.

Barker Library presents: Master Builders Night, 4 p.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. Use LEGOS, Strawbees, Magformers, Lincoln Logs, Play Doh, Cubelets and more. Build something amazing and it may be displayed in the display case. All children welcome. No registration necessary. Caregivers are welcome to browse the Library’s collections, use a public computer or enjoy free WIFI during programs.


Clean, Sober Saved addiction education and support group, 6 p.m., Master’s Plan Cafe, 9586 Railroad Ave., Dayton. Snacks provided. Bible-based, taught in videotape sessions by Tracy Strawberry.

Clean, Sober, Saved family and friends support group, 6 p.m., Master’s Plan Cafe, 9586 Railroad Ave., Dayton. Snacks provided. Hope for a powerful life free from co-dependency.

Narcotics Anonymous weekly meeting, “A Message of Hope” group, 7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 327 Washington Ave., between Third and Fourth streets, Dunkirk. Open meeting for anyone who wants to not use drugs.

Grand opening for Weekend Wellness Solutions of WNY with Angie Jaeger, MS, LDN, 7 to 8:30 p.m., 27 W. Main St., Fredonia. Healthy snacks, refreshments, wellness conversation to be shared.

Health and wellness

Dunkirk Recreation Department Adult Walking Program, 7:30 to 10 a.m., Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, Recreation Center Building, Waldorf Road, Dunkirk. $1 per session or $10 punch card for 14 sessions. Mondays through Fridays.

Stretch and tone with exercise, 9 to 10 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Donation: $1 per session.

Grape Belt Seniors Aerobics and Weights with Catherine, 9 a.m., Masonic Lodge, East Main Street, Fredonia. Coffee and conversation follows at 10 a.m. New members welcome.

Overeaters Anonymous weekly meeting, 3:30 p.m., 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.

Games and hobbies

Dunkirk Senior Center Pinochle, 1 p.m., 45 Cliffstar Court. Everyone welcome.

Pinochle: Birdie’s Flock, 1 p.m., Fredonia Beaver Club , 64 Prospect St.. For details, call Kathy at 410-0111..

Dunkirk Elks bingo, 428 Central Ave. Kitchen open at 5 p.m., game sales at 6, bingo at 7. Progressive $1199. Call 366-1110.


Sinclairville Free Library presents: “Write Circle” Writers’ Group meeting, 9 to 10 a.m., 15 Main St. Writers of all genres and styles welcome. For more information, contact Beth Hadley at the library at 962-5885.

Collins Public Library presents: Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m., 2341 Main St. Read stories, play games, sing songs, have snack. Ages 2 to 5. Registration required. Call 532-5129.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library presents: Makerspace Fridays, 2:45 to 4:30 p.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Materials provided to create, explore, imagine and discover. Call 792-9418 for details.

Patterson Library Octagon Gallery presents: opening reception for “All Fired Up” exhibition of recent wood-fired ceramics, 7 to 9 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Works by Chautauqua area potters and friends, all fired at Scott Creek Fire Place. Open to public.


Ripley United Methodist Church All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 7:30 to 11 a.m., 84 W. Main St. $7. Pancakes, made-to-order omelets and more. Benefits Friends of the Ripley Library.

Fredonia Farmers’ Winter Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 321 E. Main St., Fredonia. Wide variety of locally grown fresh vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, honey, maple syrup products, plants, baked goods. SNAP/EBT/WIC benefits welcome. See www.fredoniafarmersmarket.org for details.

Audubon Community Nature Center presents: Little Explorers program, “Under the Snow,” 10 to 11:30 a.m., 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Three to eight-year-old children and their favorite grown-ups enjoy a nature lesson, walk, craft and snack. $8 adults, $6 Nature Center members and children. Paid reservations required by Thursday, Jan. 10. Call 569-2345 during business hours or go online through the Programs page at auduboncnc.org.

Live via satellite from NYC’s Metropolitan Opera: “Adrienne Lecouvreur,” 1 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Church Street. General admission $20, $18 Opera House members, $10 students. Three hours, 33 minutes, with two intermissions.

Cinema Series: “Bohemian Rhapsody,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Celebration of Queen; their music; lead singer Freddie Mercury. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students, children. Call 679-1891. Rated PG-13, 134 minutes.


Barker Library presents: DISCOVER DRAGONS!, 11 a.m. to noon, 7 Day St., Fredonia. Stories, video, craft. Talk about everyone’s favorite mythical creature. Feel free to wear your favorite costume, t-shirt or other dragon-related garb. All children welcome. No registration necessary.

Collins Public Library presents: Tinkering in the library, noon, 2341 Main St. Different rotating activities each month. New things to explore. Fun for entire family. Call 532-5129 to sign up.


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