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Community calendar

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13

Health Professional School Preparation Scholarship Fund Pottery Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., SUNY Fredonia Williams Center.

St. Dominic Roman Catholic Church Altar and Rosary Society soup and sandwich luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 17 Union St., Westfield. Homemade soups, variety of desserts, beverages for $6.

Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc.’s Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Program Dementia Communication Workshop, 6 to 7 p.m., James Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. Free respite care available. Call 366-3335 to register.

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 monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mayor’s Conference Room, second floor.

Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club Ladies Auxiliary monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., 1 N. Mullet St., Dunkirk. Upcoming events to be discussed.

Community Sing-Along, 7 to 8:15 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.

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).

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.

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

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

Games and hobbies

Dunkirk Senior Citizens Big Bingo, 45 Cliffstar Court. Doors open at 3 p.m. $5 admission. Includes “light lunch.”

CREATE Project Community Arts Sewing Program, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Steger Apartments Community Room, 15 N. Main St., Dunkirk. All ages, abilities welcome. Pre-registration required. Call Valerie at 680-0266. Free, but donations accepted.

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, NOV. 14

Women’s Guild of the First United Presbyterian Church of Dunkirk meeting, 12:30 p.m., 19 W. Fourth St Church Music Room. Work on crafts for Christmas bazaar. Open to public. Refreshments served.

St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church spaghetti and meatball dinner, 145 E. Main St., Fredonia. Dine-in 4 to 6 p.m., take-out 4 to 7 p.m. Dinners: $8 adults; $5 children ages 12, under. Gift card, basket raffles. Call 679-4116 for details.

Partners in Health (PIH) Engage chicken dinner fund-raiser, 5 to 7:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia Science Center Atrium. Benefits the Stand With Haiti campaign. All proceeds donated towards care for patients with HIV/AIDS. Also live music, details of campaign, art raffles. Catered by La Casa D’Mangia. $10 students; $12 general public. Tickets can be purchased through SUNY Fredonia Campus Ticket Office.

Audubon Nature Photography Club, 6:15 to 8 p.m., Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Program: portraiture presentation. Camera tips and tricks, photo critique, presentations, social time. Visitors of any skill level welcome. To learn more, visit facebook.com/jasphotoclub789 or email retiredpeasant@gmail.com.

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).

Silver Creek Middle School presents annual musical “Seussical Jr.,” 7 p.m., high school auditorium, 1 Dickinson St. Tickets $5.

Art & Architecture on Screen: The Prado Museum A Collection of Wonders, 7 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Church Street. General admission $15, $10 students.

Jamestown Community College Uncommoners present: “West Side Story,” 7:30 p.m., Jamestown Campus Scharmann Theatre, directed by Julie Costantini, $20 general public, $16 senior citizens, $12 JCC FSA members, area students, children, $5 JCC students. Call 338-1187.

Fredonia Wind Symphony, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall. Donna Dolson, conductor. 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

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.

CREATE Project Community Music and Community Arts Programs, 5 to 7 p.m., Steger Apartments Community Room, 15 N. Main St., Dunkirk. Chautauqua Brass and visual artist Renee Pye present series of interactive performance and arts workshops. All ages, abilities welcome. Instructor: Debbie Kuczynski. Pre-registration required. Call Valerie at 680-0266. Free, but donations accepted.

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: Fiber Arts in Brocton, 10:30 a.m. to noon, 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Bring own projects and supplies or work on prayer shawls. 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.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Speaker Richie Sasala, “The History of Treaties,” 6 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Part of the Native American Heritage Month Speaker Series. Registration required. Call 934-3468.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Author/poet Darrell Epp, 6:30 to 8 p.m., 536 Central Ave., Library Reading Room. Pre-registration encouraged. Call 366-2511. Walk-ins welcome.

FRIDAY, NOV. 15

NCCF Open House, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Public welcome.

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.

Westfield Academy and Central School annual dinner theater, 203 E. Main St. Dinner 6, show 7:30 p.m. Details TBA.

Silver Creek Middle School presents annual musical “Seussical Jr.,” 7 p.m., high school auditorium, 1 Dickinson St. $5 per person.

Fredonia Dance Ensemble Chamber Concert, 7:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, James and Marcia Merrins Dance Theatre. Tickets: $10. See Box Office in Williams Center, G-140.

Jamestown Community Third Friday Dance, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Tree of Life Lutheran Church, 825 Forest Ave., Jamestown. Contra, square, reels, mixers taught, called by Joe Kwiatkowski with live music by Don and Jean Wisniewski from Waterford, Pennsylvania. No partner necessary! All welcome! Admission: $5. Snacks provided.

The Hillman Opera presents “Cendrillon, (Cinderella)” by Jules Massenet, 7:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, Marvel Theatre. Tickets: $25. See Box Office in Williams Center, G-140 for tickets and student/children rates.

Jamestown Community College Uncommoners present: “West Side Story,” 7:30 p.m., Jamestown Campus Scharmann Theatre, directed by Julie Costantini, $20 general public, $16 senior citizens, $12 JCC FSA members, area students, children, $5 JCC students. Call 338-1187.

Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents: “Harvey,” 7:30 p.m., 18 E. Second St., Jamestown. Tickets at www.lucilleballlittletheatre.org

“Arise & Go” with “Clann Na Cara Irish Dance,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Church Street. General $17, Opera House members $15, students $10.

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

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.

Collins Public Library presents: Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m., 2341 Main St. Read stories, play games, sing songs, snack. Ages 2 to 5. Registration required. Call 532-5129.