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Community Calendar

MONDAY, JAN. 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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.

Northern Chautauqua County Juneteenth Celebration Committee annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon, 11:45 a.m., Clarion Hotel, 30 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. Adults $20 (entree choices sliced top round roast beef, adult chicken fingers or pasta primavera or adult chicken fingers); youth luncheon for 10, under $10 (youth chicken fingers). Reservations needed by Jan. 13. Call 363-1102. Can also donate to Janice D. Slaton, Esq. Scholarship fund.

Hospice HOPE Grief support group, 6 to 8 p.m., General Physician, PC Primary Care, 3098 Vineyard Drive, Suite 3, Dunkirk. Held third Mondays of the month. Facilitator: Carna Pierce, LMSW. Free, open to anyone suffering loss of a loved one. For details, call Jami Babcock at General Physician, PC:785-0908.

Health and wellness

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.

TUESDAY, JAN 21

Tamerlane Chess Club, 5 to 7 p.m., Dunkirk Public Library, 536 Central Ave. Completely free to public. All ages, skill levels welcome. Learn or play modern chess as well as ancient chess variants such as Tamerlane Chess.

Lake Shore Center for the Arts Movie Night presents: “Midnight Phantom,” 7 p.m., 49 S. Portage, Westfield. Stars Reginald Denny. 1935. Free movie night includes “shorts” i.e. comics, newsreel and music from the year of the movie. Concessions available.

Cinema Series: “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. True story of real-life friendship between Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks) and journalist Tom Junod (Matthew Rhys). Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students, children. PG, 109 minutes.

Health and wellness

Dunkirk Recreation Department/Youth Bureau Adult Walking Program, 7 to 10 a.m., Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, Recreation Center Building, Waldorf Road, Dunkirk. $1 per session or punch card system available. Mondays through Fridays.

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

Tai Chi, 3:30 to 4 p.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk.

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.

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

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Growing with Music Together sample class, 6:30 p.m., 536 Central Ave., Library community room. Introduction to young child music classes: learn more about what goes on in music class; have fun with hands-on music making. All welcome, no charge for this class.

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! Registration needed. Call 934-3468.

Collins Public Library presents: Young Adult Art Club, 6:30 p.m., 2341 Main St. Love to draw, paint, create? Learn about illustration, publishing. Ages 10 to 20. Sketchbooks, materials provided. Stop in to register.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 22

Prevention Works presents: Active Parenting of Teens program, part 3 of 6, noon to 2 p.m., Mental Health Association (MHA), 31 Water St., Door 14, Suite 7, Gateway Center, Jamestown. Free. To register, call Kathleen Colby at 664-3608.

New Horizons Band, SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall. Beginning of spring semester. New members meet in the lobby of Mason Hall at 3:50 for further directions to the band room. No lessons the first day of band rehearsal.

Blessed Mary Angela Holy Name Society December Weidner’s chicken barbecue, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Social Center, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk. Full dinner or take out. $10 donation. Kick-off for annual indoor flea market which starts today from 4 to 6 p.m. Runs Fridays and Saturdays at the Social Center through Feb. 22.

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.

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.

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).

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

Dunkirk Recreation Department/Youth Bureau Adult Walking Program, 7 to 10 a.m., Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, Recreation Center Building, Waldorf Road, Dunkirk. $1 per session or punch card system available. Mondays through Fridays.

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

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.

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.