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Community Calendar

TUESDAY, FEB. 26

NCCF informational meeting for BLOOM garden recognition eligibility, noon to 1 p.m., 212 Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk

Advanced beginner line dancing lessons, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Post 62, 211 Central Ave. Followed by intermediate advanced line dance lessons from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Donation: $5 for each class. For details, call Connie at 673-1438.

Fredonia Central School District All Band Concert, 7 p.m., 425 E. Main St. Free event.

Jamestown Coin Club meeting and auction, 7 to 9 p.m., BOCES, Route 394, Ashville. Doors open at 6 p.m. Meeting at 7 p.m., followed by auction. Free. For more information, call 720-1591.

Fredonia Concert Band, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Center for the Arts, King Concert Hall. Conductor Ray Stewart. Free event.

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. Donation: $1.

Advanced Tai Chi, 3:30 to 4 p.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk.

Northern Chautauqua beginner’s pickleball class, 5:30 to 9 p.m., St. Anthony’s Parish Center, 32 Moore Ave., Fredonia. With questions, call Ed Kirchmeyer at 432-6114.

Northern Chautauqua Pickleball introductory class, 6 p.m., St. Anthony’s Parish Center, 32 Moore Ave., Fredonia. No charge to participate in this class. Equipment provided. With questions, call Ed Kirchmeyer at 432-6114.

Northern Chautauqua indoor pickleball, 6 to 9 p.m., Brocton Elementary School, 138 W. Main St., Brocton. With questions, call Mike Ferguson at 480-3729.

Games and hobbies

Art Start presents: Card Making with Kathy Rich, 10:30 a.m., Fredonia Methodist Church, 25 Church St. Call 679-4918 to register.

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

Art Start presents: Acrylic Painting with Marianne Keller, 1:30 p.m., Fredonia Methodist Church, 25 Church St. Call 679-4918 to register. Prior experience needed.

St. Joseph’s bingo, 7 p.m., Parish Center, 145 East Main St., Fredonia. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. For information, call parish office at 679-4116.

Libraries

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Storytime, 10:30 to 11 a.m., 536 Central Ave. Children 2 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.

Barker Library presents: all ages after school storytime, 4 p.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. All ages. Stories, movies, songs, play. Caregivers welcome to browse the Library’s collections, use a public computer or enjoy free WIFI while children are at programs. All children welcome. No registration required. For details about special storytimes; events, see barkerlibrary.org

Collins Library presents: LEGO Club, 6:30 p.m., 2341 Main St. Come play with LEGOS at the library. Creations will be put on display there. Ages 4 to 12. Registration required. Stop by or call 532-5129.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Tinker Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. All ages invited to tinker and build with variety of materials. Registration appreciated. Call 934-3468.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27

New Horizons Band, SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Ensembles, lessons for all 3 to 3:45 p.m., Band practice 4 to 4:50 p.m.

FREE Healthy Cooking Class for Kids, 4 to 4:30 p.m., Dunkirk Public Library, 536 Central Ave. Registration required. To register, email amj93@cornell.edu with child’s name, age and list any known food allergies.

City of Dunkirk Issues Identification and Design Workshop, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Dunkirk High School Cafeteria, 75 W. Sixth St. Opportunities to review, provide feedback on results of July 31, 2018 Visioning Workshop, Community Survey, Stakeholder Meetings, additional research conducted to date. Visit http://labergegroup.com/dunkirk/ to review the Visioning Workshop and Community Survey results to learn more about the Comprehensive Plan Update. Public welcome. Summary presentation 7 to 8 p.m.

Lakeshore Humane Society spaghetti dinner fund-raiser, SOLD OUT, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., St. Hedwigs Social Center, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk. $10 donation. Also basket drawings, 50/50 raffle.

Wine with us Wednesday, 5 to 8 p.m., Grape Discovery Center, 8305 West Main Road, Westfield. Enjoy award-winning Lake Erie Wines, a feature wine of the week and light snacks. Please call 326-2003 or email info@grapediscoverycenter.com for more information.

Lakeshore Humane Society Open Hours, 6 to 8 p.m., Lakeshore Humane Society Adoption Center, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk. Come see some of the cats and dogs in need of loving homes. (One must be 21 years of age or older to adopt a pet.) Call 672-1991 or go to www.lakeshorehumanesociety.org for details.

Concord Spellbinders Toastmasters Club meeting, 7 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Room # 118, Jewett Hall, 280 Central Ave., Fredonia. Learn about presentation tips, business networking, advanced speeches. Never a fee to attend as a guest. Call 672-2662 for details.

Fredonia All College Band, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Center for the Arts, King Concert Hall. Conductor Carrie Pawelski. Free event.

Alcoholics Anonymous Wednesday discussion group, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., St. John’s UCC, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Parking lot in back of church, off Eagle Street.

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 are always welcome.

TOPS 890 Silver Creek, 9 a.m., 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 entrance.

TOPS Chapter 1094 Brocton, weigh-ins from 4:45 to 5:15 p.m., meeting following. Fellowship Church, 148 W. Main St., Brocton. All are welcome.

Northern Chautauqua pickleball, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Boys and Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua, 296 E. Lake Shore Drive, Dunkirk. With questions, call Ed Kirchmeyer at 432-6114. Open play.

Northern Chautauqua indoor pickleball, 5:30 to 9 p.m., St. Anthony’s Parish Center, 32 Moore Ave., Fredonia. With questions, call Ed Kirchmeyer at 432-6114.

TOPS 757 Dunkirk meeting, St. John’s United Church of Christ, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk (use side door). Private weigh-ins at 5:30 p.m. with meeting to follow.

TOPS 0896 Westfield, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Westfield, 101 E. Main St. New members welcome. For details, call Ann at 326-2248.

Games and hobbies

Art Start presents: Knitting with Marianne Keller, 10:30 a.m., Fredonia Methodist Church, 25 Church St. Call 679-4918 to register.

Art Start presents: Acrylic Painting with Marianne Keller, 1:30 p.m., Fredonia Methodist Church, 25 Church St. Call 679-4918 to register. Prior experience needed.

Libraries

Collins Public Library presents: Quilting with Florence, 10 a.m., 2341 Main St. Work on projects.

Patterson Library presents: Culinary Creations, noon, 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Celebrate all foods pink and red.

THURSDAY, FEB. 28

Office for the Aging program about dementia, 11 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk.Speaker: MaryAnn Spanos, OFA Director. Open to all seniors.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support group, 4:30 p.m., Fredonia Place, 50 Howard St., 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 month.

FREE Healthy Eating Class, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Dunkirk Public Library, 536 Central Ave. Cooking demo and samples provided. All welcome.

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

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).

Fredonia Central School District All String Concert, 7 p.m., 425 E. Main St. Free event.

Lakeshore Coin Club meeting, 7 p.m. Community Bank, 70 E. Main St., Westfield. Auction, door prize give-aways and raffle prize chances. Meets fourth Thursday of the month from January to October, the second Thursday in November and December. Annual membership $9. Guests welcome. For details, call John Boner at 679-8155.

Westfield Academy and Central School Concert, 7:15 p.m., 203 E. Main St. Chorus 4/5, Band 5, Band 6, Chorus 6.

“Antigone,” 7:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, Bartlett Theatre. Classic Greek tragedy. Based on Jean Anouilh’s adaptation of Sophocles’ famous work. General public: $25, student/child: $19 SUNY student $12. Don Lendzian, director.

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. Donation: $1.

Advanced Tai Chi, 3:30 to 4 p.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk.

Northern Chautauqua indoor pickleball, 6 to 9 p.m., Brocton Elementary School, 138 W. Main St., Brocton. With questions, call Mike Ferguson at 480-3729.

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.

CREATE Project Community Music/Arts & Crafts programs, 5 to 7 p.m., Steger High Rise Community Room, 15 Main St., Dunkirk. Music leaders: musicians Bobby Fisco and Landon Gray. Arts & Crafts leader: artist Renee Pye. $5 per class. Held concurrently. Pre-registration required. Call 680-0266. Six sessions. Children free but must be accompanied by an adult.

Libraries

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Storytime, 10:30 to 11 a.m., 536 Central Ave. Children 2 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. Registration helpful. Call 934-3468.

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! Registration helpful. Call 934-3468.

Patterson Library presents: Introduction to Knitting with Ann Gembala, 1 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Call 326-2154 to register.

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.

Patterson Library presents: Culinary Creations, 6 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Celebrate all foods pink and red.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Music Together class, part 6, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., 536 Central Ave. Registration for 8 week program (runs through March 14) required. Cost $42 per family for entire class, includes class music downloads, take-home music (songbook and CD). Young children, babies through age 7 and caregivers sing dance, play rhythm instruments. Instructor: Kay Barlow. Call 366-2511 to register. Space is limited.

Collins Public Library presents: “Young Adult Book Club,” 6:30 p.m., 2341 Main St. Discussing “Akata Witch,” by Nnedi Okorafor. Request copy online or at library desk.