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Community calendar

MONDAY, NOV. 25

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.

NY Telephone Retirees, former co-workers and friends get-together luncheon, noon, Demetri’s on the Lake, 6-8 Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk. Details: call 366-3401.

Westfield-Mayville Rotary Holiday Greeting Cards for Veterans Project, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Patterson Library, 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Call Sheila Chapman, 224-3280 to notify of intent to participate.

Free travel seminar, 1:30 p.m., Gowanda American Legion, 100 Legion Drive, Gowanda. Travel Professionals will present highlights on four terrific tours. RSVP no later than Nov. 18. Sponsored by Collins Center Seniors, but all welcome. Call Irene 532-4268.

Silver Creek Middle School presents annual Turkey Trot,” 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Silver Creek High School track, 1 Dickinson St. Admission is one canned good.

Leon Historical Society meeting, 6 p.m., Old 1836 Church, four corners, Leon. Anyone interested in history welcome.

Rolling Hills Radio presents: Ramsey Sisters and Garnet Rogers, 6:30 p.m., Shawbucks, 212 W. Second St., Jamestown. $15.

Sheridan Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m., 2702 Route 20, Sheridan. Future plans will be discussed. All are welcome. Call 785-1403 for more information.

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, 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.

Games and hobbies

Dunkirk Senior Center crafts, 11 a.m., 45 Cliffstar Court.

Dunkirk Senior Center Pinochle, 1 p.m., 45 Cliffstar Court.

Libraries

Barker Library presents: preschool storytime, 10:15 a.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. 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: 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.

Collins Public Library presents: Thanksgiving Story Hour, 6 p.m., 2341 Main St. Stories, games, crafts, coloring, snacks. Ages 3 to 10. Sign up at 532-5129.

TUESDAY, NOV. 26

Gowanda High School Student Council Connect Life blood drive, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Gowanda High School, 10674 Prospect St. Open to public for those age 16 and older. Current students need a permission slip. Donors from the community must have valid identification in order to check in with the door monitor and get a pass to enter the school. Prospective donors may sign up via email at studentcouncil@gcslearn.org for appointments or they can walk-in (wait time unknown).

Northern Chautauqua Quilting Companions meeting, 7 p.m., Harvest Chapel, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia. Program by award-winning quilter Jo Ann Powell. All welcome.

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. Junior Guest Night.

Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association meeting, 7 p.m., Laona Methodist Church, 9636 Wilson Road, Laona. Election of officers, By-Laws change discussion. All members urged to attend.

Cinema Series: “Pain and Glory,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Director Pedro Almodovar’s semi-autobiographical film stars Antonio Banderas. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students, children. Call 679-1891. R, 112 minutes.

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

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.

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.

Patterson Library presents: Blue Marble Discussion Group, 6 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Main Reading Room. Topic: “The Poisoned City: flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy, by Anna Clark.”

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.

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.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27

Concord Spellbinders Toastmasters Club meeting, 7 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Room # 120, 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.

Gowanda Moose Lodge #1382 presents Thanksgiving Eve Bash with BARNSTORM, 7 to 11 p.m., 201 Aldrich St. Raffles, drink specials, food specials, more. $5 admission benefits the building fund.

First Ward Falcon Club live music with Ion Sky, 7 to 11 p.m., 341 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. No cover charge. Open to public, club members, guests. Join in to begin holiday celebrations.

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.

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.

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.