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Community Calendar

FRIDAY, JULY 19

Laurel Run Flag Relay, 8 a.m. at The Resource Center, 75 Jones & Gifford Ave, Jamestown. Area schoolchildren, other volunteers run various legs of relay, arrive at Washington Park. Victory celebration noon to 2 p.m. to cheer on relay runners, hosted by City of Dunkirk. All welcome. Call 661-4735 for details.

Friends of the Anderson-Lee Library in Silver Creek Christmas in July raffle ticket sales, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Smith’s True Value, Routes 5 and 20, Irving. Grand prize: $500. Tickets $1 each. Also, stop by the library, 43 Main St., Silver Creek to see the other 30 plus prizes, can purchase tickets there, too. Drawing to be held at the library July 25, 3 p.m.

Chautauqua County Rural Ministry (CCRM) yard sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 319 Washington Ave., Dunkirk. Items individually priced or fill a bag. Name brand new, gently worn clothing, small appliances, household items available.

Castleman Quartet program presents: Quartet performances, works by Mozart, Barber, Beethoven, 3 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. Admission with $5 recommended contribution.

Lily Dale Assembly presents: Seatbelt Psychic Thomas John: Audience Readings: Gallery event, 7 to 10 p.m., Auditorium. $55. See www.LilyDaleAssembly.org for details.

Literacy Volunteers book sale, 21 E. Second St., Dunkirk, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit adult literacy programs.

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. Learn how to identify the trees t hat grow at Lake Erie State Park.

Chautauqua County Fair, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Exhibits, shows, food, vendors, rides. 7 p.m.: Empire State Tractor Pull, Grandstand.

Scandinavian Folk Festival, 1 to 9:30 p.m., Jamestown Community College, Carnahan Building and surrounding area, 525 Falconer St., Jamestown. Cultural displays, lectures, folk dancing, music, food, activities, entertainment. Visit scandinavianjamestown.org or call 665-0883.for details. Local band the Probables 8 to 9:30 p.m.

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.

Whirlybird Music and Arts Festival, Jamestown. See whirlybirdmusicfestival.com/tickets for price packages, details and venues.

Family Movie Night, 8:30 to 10 p.m., Midway State Park, Bemus Point. 386-3165 ext. 208. Free to public. All ages.

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.

Libraries

Patterson Library presents: Books-More Galore Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield.

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.

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

Barker Library presents: “Say No to Bullying with Magician Mike Seege,” 10:30 a.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. Free program.

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.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Friday Matinee, 12:30 p.m, 43 Main St., Silver Creek. For all ages, related to summer reading theme of “A Universe of Stories.” Bring a snack or bag lunch. Call 934-3468 for the title.

Ahira Hall Library presents: School Readiness, 1 to 3 p.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Ages 3 to 6, Pre-K or K.

Ahira Hall Library presents: Miss Amber & Sarah, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Paint something out of this world!

SATURDAY, JULY 20

MAPS Bird Banding Demonstrations, 6 a.m. to noon, Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Weather permitting, drop in any time to walk side-by-side with ornithologists. Learn how they capture birds in mist nets, weigh, measure, identify, fit them with a uniquely numbered band, then set them free. Free. Donations accepted.

Laurel Memorial Run/Walk, check-in 7 a.m., Silver Creek Village Square. Variety of of ways for people to participate. Registration $20 until July 16, $25 after. Run, walks start at 8:30. Raffles, food, fun, kids run, Laurels Lap. Proceeds benefit The Resource Center, Filling the Gap, Inc. to support disability awareness, prevention programs.

Dunkirk Flea Market, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., corner of Washington Avenue, Lake Shore Drive.

Fredonia Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rain or shine, Church Street, Fredonia. Wide variety of locally grown fresh vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, honey, maple syrup products, plants, baked goods.

Westfield Farmers and Artisans’ Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Moore Park, E. Main Street. Locally, area grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, craft beer, wines, meats, poultry products, coffee, Artisans’ handcrafts, literary works by local authors. Prepared foods available for purchase. Over 35 vendors. Live entertainment.

South Dayton Mobile Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., South Dayton Village Square. Fresh organically grown vegetables, crafts, homemade baked goods.

Mel Perks Motorcycle Run Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care Benefit, Frewsburg Legion, 9 Meadows Lane. 9 a.m., coffee, donuts, registration begins. Free will donations accepted as registration for the ride. Kickstands up 11 a.m. Barbecue lunch follows, can be purchased by public for $10. Music by Steel Horse 2 to 6 p.m. Raffles, 50/50.

Lily Dale Assembly presents: Seatbelt Psychic Thomas John: Evidential Mediumship Intensive, Validating the Link to Spirit, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Auditorium. $110. See www.LilyDaleAssembly.org for details.

Annual Westfield Antique Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eason Hall, 23 Elm St., Admission $5. Proceeds benefit Chautauqua County Historical Society. Dozens of quality dealers from four states, large variety of merchandise.

Chautauqua County Rural Ministry (CCRM) yard sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 319 Washington Ave., Dunkirk. Items individually priced or fill a bag. Name brand new, gently worn clothing, small appliances, household items available.

Audubon Nature Play Day, 10 a.m. to noon, Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Children ages 2-8 and their favorite adults can drop in any time. Extra materials will be placed in the Nature Play Area, and a naturalist will be present to answer questions and provide information. Wear clothes and footwear that can get wet and dirty. Planned for rain or shine; in case of severe weather the program will be cancelled. Free.

Literacy Volunteers book sale, 21 E. Second St., Dunkirk, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit adult literacy programs.

Scandinavian Folk Festival, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Jamestown Community College, Carnahan Building, and surrounding area, 525 Falconer St., Jamestown. Midsummer celebration at 11 a.m. Cultural displays, lectures, folk dancing, music, food, activities, entertainment. Visit scandinavianjamestown.org or call 665-0883 for details, ,

Fredonia Food Pantry, 10 a.m. to noon, Fredonia Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave. Serves the needs of residents of Fredonia, zip code 14063, Pomfret, Sheridan and Laona. All guests receive one or more bags of non-perishable food, given out depending on family size.

Purple Martin Banding Demonstration, 10 to 11 a.m., Long Point on Chautauqua State Park, 4459 Route 430, Bemus Point. 386-3165 ext. 208. Free to public. All ages. Roger Tory Peterson Institute staff demonstrate how bird banding works, banding Purple Martin chicks at the park. Bird houses by the marina parking lot.

Fellowship of the Spirit’s Psychic Fun Fest, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 282 Dale Drive, Cassadaga. Rain or shine. Mini-readings, holistic vendors, free healings, raffles. Lumch. Free admission, parking. For details see www.fellowshipsspirit.org/even/fellowships-of-the-spirit-psychic-fun-fest .

Castleman Quartet program presents: Solo performances, 3 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. Admission with $5 recommended contribution.

Christmas in July with the Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad, 11 a.m., Perry Street Station, 409 S. Perry St., Titusville, Pennsylvania. Take a ride with Santa and Mrs. Claus as they visit on their summer vacation. Photo ops with Santa in summer attire. Small gifts for children 12 and under. Call 814-676-1733 or see www.octrr.org for special pricing. Advance reservations recommended.

Chautauqua County Fair, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Exhibits, shows, food, vendors, rides. 7 p.m.: Aftershock Monster Truck Races, Grandstand.

Bird walk, 10 to 11 a.m., Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton. 386-3165 ext. 208. Free to public. All ages. Join a naturalist to look for birds at the park.

Lakeshore Humane Society Weekly Pet Adoption Day, noon to 3 p.m., Lakeshore Humane Society Adoption Center, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk. Come and see some of the cats and dogs in need of loving homes (must be 21 years of age or older to adopt a pet). Call 672-1991 or go to www.lakeshorehumanesociety.org for more information.

Butterflies, 1 to 2 p.m., Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton. 386-3165 ext. 208. Free to public. All ages. Search for and identify butterflies with a naturalist.

Whirlybird Music and Arts Festival, Jamestown. See whirlybirdmusicfestival.com/tickets for price packages, details and venues.

Descendants of 154th New York Volunteers (Civil War) annual reunion, 2 to 5 p.m., Bemus Point United Methodist Church, 4954 Bemus-Ellery Road, Bemus Point. Reunion program focuses on “The Captains, 25 men commissioned and mustered in at that rank. Descendants asked to bring photos and relics of their solder ancestors. Free, open to public. Presided over by Mark H. Dunkelman, author, historian. For details, call 401-369-0637 or email nyvil154th@aol.com.

Gabriella Caruso Day, 3 p.m., Midway State Park, Bemus Point. 386-3165. All ages, free to public. Family-friendly musical performance with audience participation.

Community Meal at St. Joseph’s Church, Gowanda, 4 to 6 p.m., 71 E. Main St., Gowanda, school building. Dinner: hot dogs, chicken macaroni salad, dessert. No charge. All welcome.

Christmas in July weekend, Woodside Campground, 8248 Griswold Road, Cassadaga. For details, call 673-5821.

Gowanda Loyal of Order of Moose 1382 Cocktails and Towel Raffle party, 201 Aldrich St.. Doors open at 6 p.m., starts at 7 p.m. runs until about 10. Admission board $4, extra boards $1. 100 towels, washcloths to be won, other prizes. Auctions, 50/50, door prizes, kitchen open, refreshments available.

Castleman Quartet program presents: Quartet performances, works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Borodin, 7:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. Admission with $5 recommended contribution.

Cinema Series: “A Dog’s Journey,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Stars Dennis Quaid in the sequel to “A Dog’s Purpose” Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students, children. Call 679-1891.

Health and wellness

Northern Chautauqua pickleball, 9 to noon p.m., Russell Joy Park, Fredonia. With questions, call Mike Ferguson at 480-3729.

Libraries

Patterson Library presents: Books-More Galore Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield.

Ahira Hall Library presents: LARC series part 2, celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing with moonscapes and more, 10:30 a.m. to noon, 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Teens, Tweens and families.