Community Calendar

MONDAY, AUG. 5

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.

Robert H. Jackson Center Brown Lecture: “George Marshall: A Man of War, Man of Peace,” 12:30 p.m., Jackson Center’s Cappa Theatre, 305 E. Fourth St., Jamestown. Speaker: Dr. Gerald Pops, Professor Emeritus at West Virginia University. Free, open to public. Call 483-6646 for details.

Lily Dale Assembly presents: International Medium Janet Nohavec class on Advanced Mediumship, Aug. 5 at 9:30 to 12:30 daily through Aug. 7, 12:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, $170. See www.LilyDale Assembly.org for details about this and self-discovery workshop with International Medium Mavis Pittilla Aug. 22 through 23. See www.LilyDaleAssembly.org for details.

Fredonia First United Methodist Church Drama Camp, 1 to 3 p.m., 25 Church St. Fredonia. Students K-12 will learn about theater and hone their acting skills as they role play Biblical skits and plays. Students will show off their talents with a performance during the weekend of the Fredonia Farm Festival.

West Portland Baptist Church Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8 p.m., 7081 E. Route 20, Westfield. Ages 3 through 11 at the church. Theme: “In the Wild Amazing Encounters With Jesus” featuring Bible lessons, crafts, refreshments, sports, prizes, more. All kids welcome.

Murray Hose Company #4 meeting, 7 p.m., 104 W. Doughty St., Dunkirk.

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.

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: “The Explorers” summer reading program, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. For ages going into pre-k through going into second grade. 5 week program July 8 through Aug. 6, choose Mondays OR Tuesdays. Stories, play, reading challenges, earn prizes. Call 672-8051 to register (required). Free program.

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.

Patterson Library presents: In-Jest Juggling, 11:15 a.m., Moore Park, Westfield. SRP picnic at noon.

Ahira Hall Library presents: Movies in the Library, 3:30 p.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Rated G.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Family Summer Reading Nights, 6 to 7 p.m., 15 Main St.

Collins Public Library presents: “Craft Club,” 6 p.m., 2341 Main St. This month’s theme: “A Universe of Stories.” Call 532-5129 to register (required).

TUESDAY, AUG. 6

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.

CASAC Prevention Works Community Open House, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., 501 W. Third St., Suites 3 and 4, Sprinchorn Building, Jamestown. Recognize key individuals in the education field, learn about programs, celebrate name change.

Valley Historical Society annual summer picnic, 6 p.m., Sinclairville Village Park. Program: “Treasure Trove.” Bring dish to pass, own beverage, table service. All attendees asked to bring old item; share history of that item. Anyone interested in local history invited.

National Night Out in Cassadaga, 6 to 8 p.m., Cassadaga Community Building, Mill Street. Fire Department tours, demonstrations, NYSP pedal carts, Chautauqua Country Sheriff’s Department K-9 demonstrations, Cassadaga Job Corps exhibits, information, games. Hot dog vendor refreshments available for purchase. Showcases first responders.

West Portland Baptist Church Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8 p.m., 7081 E. Route 20, Westfield. Ages 3 through 11 at the church. Theme: “In the Wild Amazing Encounters With Jesus” featuring Bible lessons, crafts, refreshments, sports, prizes, more. All kids welcome.

National Night Out with City of Dunkirk Police and Fire Departments, 6:30 p.m. Washington Park, Dunkirk. Community welcome. Movie at 8 p.m.

Fredonia-Pomfret Democrats meeting, 6:30 p.m., Darwin R. Barker Library, 7 Day St., Fredonia. All are welcome.

Meet Fredonia Republican candidates, 7 to 8:30 p.m., EBC West, 34 W. Main St., Fredonia. Meet Republican candidates for Fredonia mayor, trustees, Pomfret town board, town supervisor and legislature. Tickets are $20 to benefit local campaigns and can be purchased from Melanie Mann at 310-0173.

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.

Sunset hike, 8:30 p.m., Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton. 386-3165 ext. 208. Free to public. All ages.

Health and wellness

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

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.

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

Ahira Hall Library presents: Early Years Little Explorers, 10 to 11 a.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Stories, activities followed by free play.

Barker Library presents: “The Explorers” summer reading program, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. For ages going into pre-k through going into second grade. 5 week program July 8 through Aug. 6, choose Mondays OR Tuesdays. Stories, play, reading challenges, earn prizes. Call 672-8051 to register (required). Free program.

Ahira Hall Library presents: Alka Seltzer Rockets, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Ages 8+.

Collins Public Library presents: Book a Tech Trainer, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., 2341 Main St. Help to get started with tech, learn to use 3D printer, try virtual reality. Call 532-5129 to set up a 1:1 appointment.

Collins Public Library presents: “To the Moon and Back!,” 6 p.m., 2341 Main St. Explore the moon’s surface while singing, dancing through the solar system. Ages 3 to 8. Call 532-5129 to register (required).

Anderson-Lee Library presents: LEGO Club, 6:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Ages 5 to 12. Every month has its own challenge.” Registration appreciated. Call 934-3468.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7

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.

Fredonia First United Methodist Church Drama Camp, 1 to 3 p.m., 25 Church St. Fredonia. Students K-12 will learn about theater and hone their acting skills as they role play Biblical skits and plays. Students will show off their talents with a performance during the weekend of the Fredonia Farm Festival.

American Red Cross blood drive, 2 to 6 p.m., Sheridan Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6390, 2556 Route 20. For details regarding eligibility or to make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org. Donors through Aug. 29 will receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card via email.

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.

Southern Tier Triathlon Club Triathlon, 5:45 p.m., Cassadaga Beach, Park Avenue. Call 914-466-9214 or visit coachmarkwilson.com for more information.

West Portland Baptist Church Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8 p.m., 7081 E. Route 20, Westfield. Ages 3 through 11 at the church. Theme: “In the Wild Amazing Encounters With Jesus” featuring Bible lessons, crafts, refreshments, sports, prizes, more. All kids welcome.

Music at the Point – Sunset Concert Series presents: Lee Alverson -ELTON JOHN TRIBUTE, 6 to 8 p.m., Point Gratiot, Dunkirk. Bring seating, then watch the sunset on the lake.

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.

Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York Chapter presents: “Healthy Living for your Brain and Body,” 6 p.m., Ellington Farman Library, 760 Thornton Road. Free program.

Fredonia Summer Band Concert: Dixiecrats, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Barker Common gazebo.

Angola Summer Lawn Chair Concert: Creek Bend Bluegrass featuring the Panfil Brothers, 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.

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.

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.

Barker Library presents: “The Astronauts” summer reading program, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. For ages going into third grade through going into eighth grade. 5 week program July 10 through Aug. 7. Master reading challenges, earn prizes. Call 672-8051 to register (required). Free program.

Ahira Hall Library presents: LEGOS Build-A-Way, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Ages 8+. Different challenge each week.

Collins Public Library Board meeting, 6 p.m., 2341 Main St. Open to public, all welcome.

Ahira Hall Library presents: Family Storytime, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Stories, activities, snacks, fun.