Community Calendar

MONDAY, APRIL 29

Kids Clothes Closet, 10 a.m. to noon, First United Methodist Church of Fredonia, 25 Church St. New, nearly new clothing, other items for children newborn through size 6; expectant mothers. Use educational entrance. For details, call 679-1513.

Beginner line dancing class, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Post 62, 211 Central Ave. Learn the basic steps and put them to music and dance within ten minutes. Dance to all types of music from country to classic to pop tunes. Wear comfortable shoes or boots that will slide on the floor. Donation: $5 per class. For details, call Connie at 673-1438.

Social Dancing adult education, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Collage Performing Arts Center, 214 Eagle St., Fredonia. Instructor: Doug Hinton. $20 for 8 week class covering Waltz, Fox Trot, Swing and Mambo. Instructor: Doug Hinton. Call 6672-8544 to register.

Fredonia Chamber Made Guitar, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. Free event. Director Piorkowski.

Ring Road Singer’s presents: Spring Concert, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Diers Recital Hall.

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.

Tai Chi for Seniors, 10 to 11 a.m., Fredonia First United Methodist Church, 25 Church St. Community Room.

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 Mike Ferguson at 480-3729.

Northern Chautauqua indoor pickleball, 5:30 to 9 p.m., St. Anthony’s Parish Center, 32 Moore Ave., Fredonia. With questions, call Mike Ferguson at 480-3729.

Games and hobbies

Dunkirk Senior Center crafts, 11 a.m., 45 Cliffstar Court.

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

Free Fly Tying/Fly Fishing Class, 7 to 8:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Costello Room, Rockefeller Arts Center.

Libraries

Barker Library presents: preschool storytime, 10:15 a.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. 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 Public Library presents: Lap Sit with Miss Abbie, 10:30 a.m., 2341 Main St. Fun program for children ages 6 months to 2 years with a caregiver. Great introduction to early literacy skills with rhymes, finger plays, music, stories and more. Sign up required. Call 532-5129.

Sinclairville Library presents: Earth Day crafts program, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 15 Main St., Children age 8 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver during crafts programs.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Eat Smart NY cooking and nutrition workshop, 6:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Learn simple ways to incorporate more fresh, healthy foods into diet.

TUESDAY, APRIL 30

SOAR Chapter 4-1 meeting and lunch, noon, United Steelworkers Local Union 2693 Union Hall, 97 E. Fourth St., Dunkirk. Retired members of all unions welcome.

CASAC Prevention Works Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue, 3:30 to 6 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 321 E. Main St., Fredonia. Tickets: $11. Take-out, dine in available. Purchase tickets pre-sale: call 366-4623. Sponsored by the Chautauqua Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council.

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.

New Horizons Band, 7:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall, free event. Conductor Levy. Variety of music will be performed.

Free Elder Law Workshop, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Chautauqua Suites, 215 W. Lake Road, Mayville. Presented by Brooks & Brooks, LLP, private client law firm. Call 938-9133 for reservations.

Fredonia World Mallet Ensembles, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. Free event. Director Nicely.

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 Mike Ferguson at 480-3729.

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

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

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.

Patterson Library presents: Knit and Knatter Club, 1 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Main Reading Room.

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

Patterson Library presents: Blue Marble Discussion Group, 6 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Group to discuss “The Soul of America” by John Meacham in Main Reading Room.

Patterson Library presents: Art Gallery Talk, 6 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Jon Merlino to give talk in the Octagon Gallery.

Village of South Dayton Library presents: Kids’ Crafts night, 6 to 7 p.m., 17 Park St. Paint stones. Make a friendship bracelet.Ages 6 and up.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

Coffee with Fredonia Mayor Landis, 9 a.m., Village Hall, 9-11 Church St., Fredonia.

Campus Brown Bag lecture: “Policing in the 21st Century,” noon, SUNY Fredonia, Williams Center Room S204. Speakers: Ann Burns, chief of University Police at the State University of New York at Fredonia, and FBI Special Agent Brent Isaacson. Free, open to public. Food, provided by the Faculty Student Association (FSA), will be served beginning at 11:30 a.m.

St. Dominic Roman Catholic Church spaghetti dinner, 4 to 7 p.m., Brocton site, 12 Central Ave. $10 adults/$8 children. Take-outs available.

Chicken and biscuit dinner to benefit Forestville Food Pantry, 4 to 7 p.m., St. Rose of Lima Hall, 11 Center St., Forestville. Chicken over biscuits (chicken, sauce by Colony Restaurant owner Jeff LaBarbera), salad, vegetable, apple/cranberry sauce, dessert. $12. To reserve a table or for details, call Carmen at 965-9914. Takeouts available. Gift basket raffle, 50/50.

Grape Discovery Center “Wine With Us Wednesdays,” 5 to 8 p.m., 8305 W. Main Road, Westfield. Lake Erie Wines available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Light snacks available for purchase. View exhibits and displays of over 150 years of grape-growing along the southeastern shores of Lake Erie in western New York.

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.

Fredonia Student Keyboard Association presents: Piano music from film/scores/videogames, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. Free event. Music for four/eight hands.

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.

Tai Chi for Seniors, 10 to 11 a.m., Fredonia First United Methodist Church, 25 Church St. Community Room.

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 Mike Ferguson at 480-3729.Open play.

Northern Chautauqua indoor pickleball, 5:30 to 9 p.m., St. Anthony’s Parish Center, 32 Moore Ave., Fredonia. With questions, call Mike Ferguson at 480-3729.

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.

Libraries

Sinclairville Library presents: Child’s Play program, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., 15 Main St. Learning to play together, listening to stories,singing songs, making crafts.

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

Sinclairville Library presents: Teen Time, 2:30 to 5 p.m.., 15 Main St. Grades 6 to 12. Join in for games, pizza, homework help when needed.