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Community Calendar

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.

SATURDAY, NOV. 16

Stockton Volunteer Fire Company Hunters’ Breakfast, 4:30 to 9 a.m., 28 Stockton-Kimball Stand Road, Stockton. Includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee, juice for $6. Also available: bagel breakfast sandwiches for $3.50.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Men’s Fall Conference, Northern Chautauqua Catholic School, 336 Washington Ave.,Dunkirk. Registration 8:30 a.m., conference 9 a.m. to noon followed by luncheon. $5 fee collected at door. Coffee, pastries available. To pre-register, call Frank Valone 366-5299.

Annual Gowanda WOTM holiday craft show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 201 Aldrich St. Crafts from local artists, baked goods, chocolates, jewelry, vendors, more. Food available, raffles. For details or table, call Julie 574-6944.

Collins Friends Meeting Bazaar and bake sale, 2345 Main St., Collins. Baked goods, crafts, many homemade items, much more.

“Welcome Home, Veterans: Mail Call” event, 10 a.m., Carl Cappa Theatre, Jackson Center, 305 E. Fourth Street, Jamestown. Free, open to all ages. Speaker: Clay Brizendine, personal development coach, trainer, author of “Shoebox Letters: Daughters to Dads.” Interactive program, Value of writing letters to those who are presently serving in the armed forces. Opportunity to draft a letter or Christmas card to currently serving soldiers. Light refreshments, tours of Jackson Center. RSVP at 338-9755.

The Adams Holiday Market, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 600 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Old, new craft vendors. Snacks.

Fredonia Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Masonic Forest Lodge, 321 E Main St., Fredonia. Featuring local produce, home baked goods, meats, organic poultry, cheese, eggs, jam, jellies, hand-made soaps and bath products, plants, flowers, herbs, local artisan and crafters.

Fenton Christmas Market, A Christmas Craft Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 67 Washington St., Jamestown. throughout the Historic Victorian Mansion. Local artists, craftsmen, vintage Christmas decor. Admission for day is $2, as we will be blocking the usual exhibits with items for sale

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.

Lakeshore Humane Society’s Picture Your Pet With Santa,10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lakeshore Humane Society Adoption Center, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk. Pets’, children’s and/or families’ photos with Santa Claus taken by a photographer, available for purchase to benefit the LHS. $15 one pose sent to your email, $5 each additional pose. Payment by cash or check only. Leave with emailed digital copy. Vaccinated, friendly pets on leash or in carrier welcome. No sick, aggressive or exotic animals. Call 672-1991 for details.

Live via satellite from London’s National Theatre: “One Man, Two Guvnors,” 1 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Church Street. General admission $15, students $10. Stars James Corden.

Sip & Sample – Flavors of Fall at the Grape Discovery Center, 1 to 4 p.m., 8305 W. Main Road, Westfield. Features five wines, five local restaurants. Live music by Tim Bartlett. Presale tickets $12, call 326-2003, $15 at the door day of event. Includes all tastings, entertainment.

Fredonia Dance Ensemble Chamber Concert, 2 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, James and Marcia Merrins Dance Theatre. Tickets: $10. See Box Office in Williams Center, G-140.

St. John’s United Church of Christ ham dinner, Serving 4:30 to 6 p.m., 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Call 366-0710 for reservations. Pre-sale tickets, $9.50, tickets at the door, $10. Take-outs available. Parking off Eagle Street. Pre-sales highly recommended.

Leon Fire Department turkey party/basket raffle, 7 p.m. Doors open 6:30. Leon Fire Hall on Leon-New Albion Road in Leon. Free food.

Cherry Creek VFW Veterans annual “Spinning the Wheel” event, 7 p.m., 7165 N. Cherry Creek Road. No admission fee. $1 spins (strip steaks, turkey, hams). Free buffet foods.

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

Cinema Series: “Judy,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Stars Rene Zellweger as show business legend Judy Garland. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students, children. Call 679-1891. PG-13, 118 minutes.

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.

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.

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

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.

Health and wellness

Northern Chautauqua indoor pickleball, 9 a.m. to noon, Brocton Elementary School, 138 W. Main St., Brocton. With questions, call Mike Ferguson at 480-3729.

Libraries

Friends of the Collins Public Library meeting, 10 a.m., 2341 Main St. all welcome. Applications available. Looking for enthusiastic people who love their library.

Collins Public Library presents: Young Adult Role Playing Games Club, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 2341 Main St. Suggested for Ages 12 to 18. Snacks, lunch provided. Register at 532-5129.

Barker Library presents: Meditations in Paint, 6 to 8 p.m., 6 to 8 p.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. Join local artist d’Arsie Manzella for peaceful painting experience. Free event. Only ten spaces. Registration required. Call 672-8051.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: “Dinovember!” 6 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Dinosaur stores and activities for dinosaur lovers! Registration required. Call 934-3468.