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Community Calendar

TUESDAY, OCT. 22

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.

SOAR Chapter 4-1 meeting and lunch, noon, United Steelworkers Local Union 2693 Union Hall, 97 E. Fourth St., Dunkirk.

Retirees of all unions welcome.

COI’s Alzheimer’s Services: Tai Chi for Caregivers, 12:15 to 1:30 p.m., Chautauqua Opportunities Laughlin building, 402 Chandler St., Jamestown. To register, call 366-3335 ext. 1236.

Alzheimer’s Association of WNY presents: “10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s,” 5 p.m., Patterson Library, 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Reference room.

Advanced beginner line dancing class, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Post 62, 211 Central Ave. Learn the basic steps and put them to music and dance within ten minutes. Dance to all types of music from country to classic to pop tunes. Wear comfortable shoes or boots that will slide on the floor. Donation: $5 per class. Intermediate advanced from 7:30 to 9 p.m. For details, call Connie at 673-1438.

Silver Creek Central School District middle school/high school concert, 7 p.m., 1 Dickinson St., campus auditorium. High school band, middle school band, choir, select choir will perform.

Northern Chautauqua Quilting Companions meeting, 7 p.m., Harvest Chapel, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia. Guest presenter: Waynna Kershner. Learn techniques for sending out a quilt to be long armed, different choices of threads. View quilts.

Jamestown Coin Club meeting and auction, 7 to 9 p.m., BOCES, Route 394, Ashville. Doors open at 6 p.m. Meeting at 7 p.m., followed by auction. Free.

Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association meeting, 7 p.m., club grounds, 4578 Cemetery Road, Stockton. All members urged to attend.

SUNY Fredonia Convocation Series presents: Jim D’Aloisio, National Climate Change Expert, 7 p.m., SUNY Fredonia Science Center, room 105. Covers current state of changing climate, various options for action that may be most effective and overview of encouraging developments that suggest progress is being made.

Fredonia Wind Quintet, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. Free event.

Health and wellness

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

Northern Chautauqua indoor pickleball, 6 to 9 p.m., Brocton Elementary School, 138 W. Main St., Brocton. 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: Early Years Storytime Playtime with a grown-up, 10 to 11 a.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Ages 0 to 5 years old. Learn, play, grow together.

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, 4:15 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.

Village of South Dayton Library presents: Halloween-themed movie, 5 to 7 p.m., 17 Park St. All ages welcome. Children 6 years of age, younger must be accompanied by an adult. Pizza, carrots and celery dinner available from 5 to 5:30 p.m. for $2 per plate.

Patterson Library presents: Blue Marble Discussion Group, 6 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Main Reading Room. Topic: “The Source: How Rivers Made America and America Remade its Rivers,” by Martin Doyle.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: “Magic the Gathering,” 6:30 to 8 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. For ages 13 and up. Commander format. Oathbreaker/Brawl based on attendance. Bring your own deck.

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

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Tinker Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. All ages invited to tinker, build with variety of materials for monthly building challenge. Registration needed. Call 934-3468.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23

Brocton Central School High School Band and Chorus Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue, 4 to 7 p.m., 138 W. Main St. $10, includes half chicken, sides. Eat in, take out, drive through options. Bake sale. Proceeds benefit music department extracurricular field trips, events. Pre-sale tickets, contact Rachel Offenbach Smith at 792-2143.

Women in Healthcare Leadership Seminar, 4 to 6 p.m., Chautauqua Institution’s Athenaeum Hotel. Tickets: $10 per person. College students free with school identification. Speakers: Mary LaRowe, president and CEO of Brooks-TLC Hospital System, Inc.; Dr. Betsy Kidder, The Chautauqua Center; Shauna Anderson RN, president, and CEO, Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care.

Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services Savvy Caregiver series, part 3 of 3, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Barker Library, 7 Day St., Fredonia. Register at 366-3335 ext 1236.

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.

Meet the Candidates for Fredonia Mayor and Village Trustees, 7 p.m., Fredonia Opera House. Sponsored by League of Women Voters of Chautauqua Count. Free, open to all. Questions session.

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.

Nar-Anon Family Overdose Awareness weekly support open meeting “SESH” (Sharing Experiences, Strength and Hope), 7 to 8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 222 Temple St., Fredonia (brick building in rear).

Martz Observatory open observatory night, 7:30 p.m., 176 Robbins Hill Road, Frewsburg. Donations: $5 adults, $2 students.

Fredonia Clarinet Ensemble, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. Director Andrew Seigel. 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, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Dunkirk Middle School, 525 Eagle St. Park in Sixth Street lot, enter from side door near parking lot. 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.

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, OCT. 24

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support group, 4:30 p.m., Fredonia Place, 50 Howard Street, Fredonia. Sponsored by Alzheimer’s Association Western New York chapter. Call 1-800-272-3900 prior to attending your first meeting. Meets the fourth Thursday of each month.

Free Community Wellness Event with Certified Wellness Coach Kristian Reiber, 4:30 p.m., Om Nohm Gluten Free, 45 Temple St., Fredonia. Family-friendly tips and tricks to stay healthy through the winter.

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.

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

Lakeshore Coin Club meeting, 7 p.m., Community Bank, 70 E. Main St., Westfield.

Department of Theatre and Dance presents: “The Grapes of Wrath,” by John Steinbeck, 7:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, Marvel Theatre, reserved seating. General public: $25. See Box Office in Williams Center, G-140 for tickets and student/children rates.

Fredonia Brass Chamber Ensembles and Brass Choir, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. Free event.

Health and wellness

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

Northern Chautauqua indoor pickleball, 6 to 9 p.m., Brocton Elementary School, 138 W. Main St., Brocton. 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.

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 quilting), 10:30 a.m. to noon. 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Bring own projects and supplies. Call 792-9418 for details.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: “Learn about Census 2020 Jobs,” 1 to 3 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. A census rep will be available to answer questions and help you apply for census jobs.

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.

Prendergast Library presents: Halloween Storytime, 4:30 p.m., 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. Spooky stories, Halloween crafts. For all ages. Costumes welcome.

Patterson Library presents: Fall Into Fall Story Time with Miss Emily and Ms. Amy, 5:15 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield, Patterson Park.

Collins Public Library presents: “Don”t Let the Pigeon Have a Library” program, 6 p.m., 2341 Main St. Celebrate this favorite bird with stories, crafts, games. Ages 3 to 6. Registration required. 532-5129.

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