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Community Calendar

MONDAY, JUNE 17

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.

Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation annual meeting, 4 p.m., JCC North Training & Conference Facility, 10785 Bennett Road, Dunkirk. Join NCCF board of directors, staff and foundation members for annual meeting with tribute to George B. Weaver Jr. Footprints Award Recipient Peter Clark of Fredonia. Refreshments. RSVPs requested at 366-4892 or ilord@nccfoundation.org.

Sheridan Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary installation banquet, 6 p.m., Clarion Hotel, 30 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. All members encouraged to attend.

Art Discovery The Language of Visual Art program “Art Gives us Wings” opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m., Ahira Hall Memorial Library, 37 W. Main St., Brocton. View exhibition by participants in the Brocton Tri-Church Art Discovery Program, meet artmakers. Refreshments.

Meet the Candidates for Chautauqua County Legislative District 1 and NYS Senate District 57, 7 p.m., Dunkirk City Hall Courtroom, 342 Central Ave. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Chautauqua County. Free, open to all.

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.

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.

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

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

CREATIVE sewing program, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Steger Apartments Community Room, 15 North Main St., Dunkirk. Instructor: Debbie Kuczynski. Sewing machines available, or bring your own. Free, but donations accepted. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. To pre-register call 680-0266.

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

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.

Collins Public Library presents: “Morning Book Club,” 11 a.m., 2341 Main St. Title: “Wonder,” by R.J. Palacio. Request copy online or stop by the library. Call 532-5129 if interested.

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

Peaceful SOUL Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Native Pride parking lot, 11359 Southwestern Blvd., Irving. Fresh wholesome food from local farmers, Native craftsmen selling their artisan works. Various programs.

Chautauqua County Genealogical meeting and open house, 1 to 7:45 p.m., Barker Library, 7 Day St., Fredonia. Meeting at 6:30 p.m., visitors welcome. This month’s speakers: Bob and Ann Deming, authors of the book “A History of Bear Lake.”

Lake Shore Center for the Arts Movie Night presents:“The Time of Your Life,” 7 p.m., 49 S. Portage, Westfield. Stars James Cagney, William Bendix, Wayne Morris, Jeanne Cagney. 1948. Free movie night includes “shorts” i.e. comics, newsreel and music from the year of the movie. Concessions available.

Health and wellness

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

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

CREATIVE sewing program, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Steger Apartments Community Room, 15 North Main St., Dunkirk. Instructor: Debbie Kuczynski. Sewing machines available, or bring your own. Free, but donations accepted. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. To pre-register call 680-0266.

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

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.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: “Get a Boost for your Writing” workshops, 6 to 8 p.m., 15 Main St., Sinclairville. Author, columnist and publicist Kathy Carlton Willis will present two free back-to-back workshops entitled “From Idea to Print: the Brainstorming Process” and “Build a Platform Strong Enough to Stand on.” Call Beth Hadley with questions at 962-5885.

Patterson Library presents:World War II Film Series feature “Das Boot,” 6 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Octagon Gallery.

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: Teen Book Talk, 7 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. For ages 13-17. Teens invited to bring a book they are reading or have read, share it with group. Refreshments provided.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19

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; artisans; beekeepers and maple syrup producers; prepared food vendors; nurseries; and more. Check the Market’s Facebook page for info on their monthly market events.

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.

Family and Caregiver Group for Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities, 6 to 8 p.m., Western New York DDSO, 258 E. Main St., Fredonia. Free, all welcome. RSVP to www.parentnetworkwny.org or 332-4170.

Squadron 1280 Son’s of the American Legion presents: Cruise Night, 6 to 9 p.m., Cassadaga Legion Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave., Cassadaga. Food, music, cool cars and fun. Everyone welcome to attend, no charge. For details, call 595-3145. Also Auxiliary bake sale.

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

Angola Summer Lawn Chair Concert: Crash Cadillac featuring Linda Giancarlo on vocals, 7 to 9 p.m., Centennial Park. Bring seating. Refreshments available from Evans Township Lions Club. Rain location: New Angola Theater, 72 N. Main St.

Martz Open Observatory Night, 7:30 p.m., 176 Robbin Hill Road, Frewsburg. Guest speaker: Dr. Marie Plumb. Topic: “Reaching for the Stars.” Donations: $5 adults, $2 students.

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.

Libraries

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.

Patterson Library Presents: Plein Air painting with Katherine Galbraith, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Pergola garden. Call 326-2154 to register.