Community Calendar

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10

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.

Audubon Community Nature Center new volunteer orientation, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Learn about various opportunities, indoors and out, to discover if volunteering at Audubon could be for you. Dress for weather, as tour will include indoor, outdoor spaces. Optional BYO lunch, stay for more conversation. Contact Jennifer Schlick. 569-2345 or jschlick@auduboncnc.org for details. Free, but register by Sept. 8.

National Grid Retirees luncheon, noon, Clarion Hotel, 30 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. Denise Ligammare from Western Division Credit Union will be speaking. For information, contact Dorothy Lawrence at 672-2682.

Sinclairville Senior Citizens luncheon and program, noon, Sinclairville Firehall dining room, Main Street, Sinclairville.

Dunkirk First United Methodist Church Swiss steak dinner, 4:30 to 6 p.m. or until sold out, DFUMC, 601 Washington Ave., Dunkirk. $9.75 per dinner. Eat-in, take-out, delivery. Dessert/beverage included.

Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary meeting, 6:30 p.m., Cassadaga Legion Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave., Cassadaga. All Unit members encouraged to attend.

Son’s of American Legion Squad 59 monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Post 59, 156 E. Main St., Fredonia. Topics: review of Post 59 Family Picnic; plans for fall.All SAL are encouraged to attend.

Sons of the Legion, Squad 434 meeting, 7 p.m., Brocton Legion Post, 110 W. Main St., Brocton.

Westfield Women’s Organization meeting, 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 49 S. Portage St., Westfield. Any woman in Westfield is invited to join W.W.O. See the Facebook page or contact amny W.W.O. member for details.

Evans Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m., Angola Library, 34 N. Main St., Angola. Presenter: Dave Newman, beekeeper. All invited.

Cinema Series: “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. philosophical dog named Enzo (voiced by Kevin Costner).bonds with his owner,(Milo Ventimiglia), an aspiring Formula One race car driver, Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students, children. Call 679-1891

Fredonia Observatory presents: Public Astronomy Nights, 8:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia Science Center rooftop observatory. Use elevator on EAST end of building. Telescopic viewing, digital planetarium show. Free, advanced reservations required. See www.bit.ly/fredobs. Open to public, children, families welcome.

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.

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

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 Memorial Library presents: Preschool Storytime with Mrs. Westin and Mrs. Raymond, 10 to 10:45 a.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Ages 2 1/2 to 5 years old. Read stories, make a craft and sing songs

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. No need to register. Free, open to public. Afterward can read, play with dollhouse, do puzzles, color, use computers. 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

Collins Public Library presents: LEGO Club, 6:30 p.m., 2341 Main St. Use the library’s LEGOS. Ages 4 to 12. Sign up required. Call 532-5129.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 11

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.

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.

Dunkirk Citizens Advisory Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mayor’s Conference Room of City Hall, second floor.

N. Chautauqua Conservation Club Ladies Auxiliary monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mullet Street club room. Upcoming events to be discussed.

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.

Community Sing-Along, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Fredonia Grange No. 1, 58 W. Main St., Fredonia. Join in a good old campfire sing-along in an indoor setting. All voices welcome; free for all. For details, call Joe at 679-8426.

Martz Observatory Jupiter Night and Movie, 7:30 p.m., 176 Robbins Hill Road, Frewsburg. Donations: $5 adults, $2 students. Have seasonal attire on hand. For details, see martzobservatory.org.

Guest Artist Recital: SO Percussion, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rosch Recital Hall. Free event.

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., 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.”

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, play games.

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

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12

“Jazz at Domus Fare,” 41 W. Main St., Fredonia. Two seatings: 5:30 and 8 p.m. Part one of a four part season. Dinner available and can be ordered in advance with subscriptions. For details, see fredoniajazzsociety.com.

Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services presents: Savvy Caregiver Series, part 2, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Mayville Library, 92 S. Erie St. Free. Learn assessment skills and care-giving goals setting. Register at 366-3335 ext. 1236.

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 6o), Cassadaga.. Reiki practitioners, those wishing to receive their healing services welcome. Love offering basis. Call 595-2617 for details.

Chautauqua County History Series: “A Land Riot,” 7 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Presenter: NYS Historian Dick Waite. Learn the interesting story behind the arched stone vault which sits on the front lawn of the County Courthouse in Mayville. Free admission, donations accepted. Call 679-1891 for details.

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, room A, Central Avenue, Dunkirk.

Nar-Anon Family and Friends support group, 7 to 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Parish Hall room B, Central Avenue, Dunkirk.

Freedom in Fredonia Narcotics Anonymous weekly meeting, 7 p.m., Fredonia Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave. This group is closed (for addicts only).

Chautauqua County Beekeepers meeting, 7 p.m., Frank w. Bratt Ag Center, 3542 Townline Road, Jamestown. Anyone interested in bees, beekeeping welcome.

Music at Fellowships presents: Ekstasis Duo, performance of “Women’s Voices,” 7 p.m., Fellowships of the Spirit Lakeside Learn, 282 Dale Drive, Cassadaga.

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

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

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. No need to register. Free, open to public. Afterward can read, play with dollhouse, do puzzles, color, use computers. For details, call 366-2511.

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 ¢ 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: FAB: Fiber Arts in Brocton (own project or Prayer Shawls), 10:30 a.m. to noon. 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Bring own projects and supplies. Call 792-9418 for details.

Barker Library presents: Master Builders Night, 4 p.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. Use LEGOS, Strawbees, Magformers, Lincoln Logs, Play Doh, Cubelets and more. Build something amazing and it may be displayed in the display case. All children welcome. No registration necessary. Caregivers are welcome to browse the Library’s collections, use a public computer or enjoy free WIFI during programs.

Collins Public Library presents: Role Playing Games Club, 5. to 8 p.m., 2341 Main St. Ages 16+. Registration requested. Call 532-5129.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Downton Abby Tea, Trivia, Fashion Lecture, 6 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Adults welcome to celebrate release of Downton Abby full-length feature movie. Guest speaker Jessica Lustig, Costuime Designer at SUNY Fredonia will share knowledge while guests sip tea, enjoy tea sandwiches, scones with clotted cream, other sweet treats. May win movie tickets. Registration required, limited to 18. Call 934-3468. No walk-ins allowed.

Patterson Library presents: Write Now Writers’ Group, 6 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Main Reference Room.

Patterson Library presents: Art Talk by GC Meyers, 6 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Topic: current Octagon Gallery Icons and Exiles exhibit.

Patterson Library presents: Music Matters, 6 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Main Reading Room.

Patterson Library Board of Trustees regular business meeting, 7 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

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.

Sheridan Seniors meeting, noon, Silver Creek seniors club house, Route 5.

B-side Uke Jam, 6 p.m., East Main Cafe, 183 E. Main St., Fredonia. Intended for ukulele enthusiasts who are a step beyond beginners. Participants should be familiar with basic chords (C, F, Am, G, Em, D, Dm) and strumming, some picking. Everyone welcome, but moves at a quicker pace than usual jam sessions. For details, email Jill Reese at reese@fredonia.edu. Free event.

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.