Community Calendar


Dunkirk Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., outside the Dunkirk Senior Center on Ruggles Street. Rain or shine, every Wednesday from June 12 through Oct. 16. Vendors may include farmers offering locally raised produce, meat, eggs and dairy; bakers; value added product producers; preserves, herbs, artisans; beekeepers and maple syrup producers; prepared food vendors; nurseries, jewelry, natural body products, and more. Siri Thai Food Truck, Eternal Nyghts DJ Company, Eat Smart NY, VA of Chautauqua County, Cattaraugus Community Action, Chautauqua Opportunities. Check the Market’s Facebook page for times, details of monthly market events.

Chautauqua County Rural Cemetery Association annual meeting, 10 a.m., Cassadaga Community Building. Luncheon reservations can be made by calling Andrea Gierlinger at 962-9024.

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.

Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families Mentoring Circle, 6 to 7 p.m., 51 E. Third St., Dunkirk (CASAC office). Use side door.

Audubon Nature Photography Club opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m., Heritage Orchard Grove, 2000 Southwestern Drive, WE, Jamestown. Open to public. Meet exhibitors.

Dunkirk Citizens Advisory Board monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall Conference Room, second floor.

Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club Ladies Auxiliary Crowning Dinner, Clarion Hotel, 30 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. 6:30 cocktails, dinner served at 7 p.m., Members can check menu at the Club. Short meeting follows after dinner.

Community Sing-Along, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Barker Common gazebo, Fredonia. Join in a good old campfire-type sing-along. All voices welcome; free for all. For details, call Joe at 679-8426. If inclement weather will take place in the Fredonia Grange No. 1, 58 W. Main St.

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.

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

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 Mike Ferguson at 480-3729.Open play.

Northern Chautauqua pickleball, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Russell Joy Park, 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

Recreational pickleball, 6 p.m., Wright Park, Dunkirk. Learn how to play if you don’t know how; equipment is available for beginners to use. Bring a chair and a water bottle.

Games and hobbies

Dunkirk Senior Citizens Big Bingo, 45 Cliffstar Court. Doors open at 3 p.m. $5 admission. Includes “light lunch.”


Sinclairville Library presents: Child’s Play program, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., 15 Main St. Ages birth to preschool. 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.


Dunkirk Summer Concert Series presents: opening act: “Pedro and the Smooth Cats,” from 5:25 to 6:25 p.m. Main act: “Sean Patrick McGraw,” from 6:30 p.m. to dusk. Planned location: Memorial Park.

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).

Cybersecurity Expert Tracy Mitrano presents: “Internet safety for children and families,” 6 p.m., Patterson Library, 40 S. Portage St. Main Reading Room.

Audubon Nature Photography Club, 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 welcome to participate free of charge. To learn more, visit facebook.com/jasphotoclub789 or email John Brustrom at retiredpeasant@gmail.com.

Universal Unity of Spirit Reiki Share, 7 to 8 p.m., 89 N. Main St. (Route 60), Cassadaga. Reiki practitioners, those wishing to receive their healing services welcome. Love offering basis. Call 595-2617 for details.

Cassadaga Lakes Association Board of Directors’ Organizational meeting, 7 p.m., CLA Building Putnam Road.

Record Release Show by Osborne-Coy with special guest Paul Graves, 8 p.m., Cool Little Music Shop, 60 Main St., Fredonia.

Health and wellness

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 outdoor pickleball, 6 to 9 p.m., Russell Joy Park, Fredonia. 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. Libraries


Friends of the Collins Public Library Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., 2341 Main St. Open to public. All welcome.

Anderson-Lee Library presents local author and stone carver Isaiah Rashad II, 6 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. All are welcome to hear about Rashad’s life, art and newest book “Staying Focused.” Registration is required; stop in or call the library at 934-3468. Register online at www.andersonleelibrary.org


Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support group, 10 a.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Sponsored by Alzheimer’s Association Western New York chapter. Call 1-800-272-3900 prior to attending your first meeting. Meets the second and fourth Fridays of each month.

Yassou Festival, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Mount Vernon Place and Francis Street, Jamestown. Greek festival under the big tent – rain or shine! Live Bouzouki music with dancing, traditional Greek food, pastries. $2 adults, children 12 and under free. Free parking.

Sheridan Happy Seniors meeting, noon, Silver Creek Senior Citizen building on Route 5, Silver Creek. Any questions, call Eleanor at 1-904-400-1151.

Family Nature Hike, noon to 1 p.m., Long Point on Chautauqua State Park, 4459 Route 430, Bemus Point. 386-3165 ext. 208. Free to public. All ages. Join a naturalist, explore the natural wonders of the park.

Know Your Trees!, 4 to 5 p.m., Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton. 386-3165 ext. 208. Free to public. All ages. Easy one mile hike, learn about trees around us.

Brant Summer Festival, 4 p.m.: food vendors, crafters, beer tent, 50/50s, raffle baskets, historic display, photo contest, train display, bounce houses, music by Everett Lee and Underground Stampede from 7 to 11 p.m.

Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville’s Chips, Putts, and Pints, an evening of ‘skillhilarity,’ 6:30 to 9, : p.m., Pinehurst Golf Club, 7428 E. Route 20, Westfield. Cost: Single, $35; Couple, $60. Includes: chipping, putting contest (men’s, women’s divisions; cash prizes; must be 21 or older; limited to 80 participants), barbecue beef buffet, one craft beer. Benefits Westfield-Mayville Rotary’s service projects. For tickets contact Mary Swanson, 969-0143.

Bach & Beyond Baroque Music Festival, 8 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Featured performance includes Grant Cooper: Prologue to Dido and Aeneas. Tickets: $51 for subscription to all three concerts or $20 for individual concert tickets. See www.fredopera.org or call 679-1891.

Health and wellness

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.

Patterson Library presents: Storytime for ages 2 and up, 9:30 a.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Read stories, sing songs, make crafts, enjoy other Patterson Park fun. Call 326-2154 to register.

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.

Cassadaga Branch Library presents: Friday Morning Storytime, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 18 Maple Ave. Book, crafts and friends.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Pre-school Storytime with Miss Jill, 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! Great for homeschooling families. Registration helpful. Call 934-3468.

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 presents: Twe’Evening, 5 to 7 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. For all 10 tio 12 year olds in area.

Patterson Library presents: Teen Night, 7 to 10 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. All 13 to 19 year olds.

Patterson Library presents:Octagon Art Gallery opening “A Mighty Endeavor: A tribute to the men and women who made the world safe for Democracy during WWII,” 7 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Curated by Nancy Nixon Ensign, Charles Freedom Long and Joel Hornick. ,

Collins Public Library presents: Music in the Library Concert Series, 7 p.m., 2341 Main St. Free concert by Paul Zittel and Pure Country. If weather is good, will be held outside where there’s lots of room for dancing.