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Community calendar

TUESDAY, FEB. 11

American Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Williams Center.

Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services seminar: “Elder Law for caregivers,” 2 to 4 p.m. Patterson Library, 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Co-presenters: Center for Elder Law and Justice. Topics: Health Care Advocacy, Power of Attorneys, Health Care Proxies, Elder Abuse Prevention, Income Maintenance, Identify Theft and Scam Prevention. Registration required, call 326-2154. Respite care available upon request.

“Credit Scores and Reports” presentation, 3 to 4 p.m., Anderson-Lee Library, 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Presented by M&T Bank. No charge. Register at 934-3468.

Advanced beginner line dancing class, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Post 62, 211 Central Ave. Followed by Intermediate advanced line dance lessons from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Donation of $5 for each class, of which a portion benefits Legion programs. For more information, call Connie at 673-1438.

American Legion 1280 Auxiliary meeting, 6:30 p.m., 228 Maple Ave., Cassadaga.

Sons of the Legion, Squad 434 Brocton monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Brocton Legion, 110 West Main St.

Sons of the Legion, Squad 59 Fredonia monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Fredonia Legion Post 59, 156 E. Main St. All SAL are encouraged to attend.

Gowanda Middle/High School band concert, 7 p.m., GHS auditorium, 10674 Prospect St. For student musicians in grades 7 to 12.

Evans Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m., Angola Library, 34 N. Main St., Angola. Presentation by Barb Henry, owner of Henry’s Garden Nursery. Topics: types, benefits of good soil, picking right planting areas, lighting, more. Refreshments. All welcome.

Cinema Series: “Little Women,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel and writings. Stars Saoirse Ronan as Jo March. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students, children. PG, 113 minutes.

Fredonia Guitar Society presents: Mak Grgic, classical guitar, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall. Gifted young Slovenian guitarist. Free event.

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.

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: Little Adventurers Storytime, 10 to 10:45 a.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton.

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.

Patterson Library presents: Crafternoon, 5 to 6 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Grades two and up. Drop in for crafting fun with Ms. Jamie.

Collins Public Library presents: Evening book club, 5:30 p.m., 2341 Main St. Topic: “Brain on Fire,” by Susannah Cahalan. Call 532-5129 to request a copy and indicate interest.

Patterson Library presents: Women Empowered through STEAM program by SUNY Fredonia Office of Admissions Excelsior Scholarship and STEAM program, 6 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Main Reading Room. Call 326-2154 to register. Speaker: David Steiner.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Growing with Music Together winter music program, part 3 of 8, 6:30 p.m., 536 Central Ave., Library community room. Music class for families with young children babies to kindergartners. Leader: Kay Barlow. One-time per family cost of $42 payable at first class. Registration required. Call 366-2511.

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, FEB. 12

Prevention Works presents: Active Parenting of Teens program, part 6 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.

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.

Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mullet Street clubroom, Dunkirk. Discussion of upcoming events. New members welcome. For details, call Cindy at 366-2473.

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.

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.

Robert H. Jackson in Warren County Day presentation, “Presidential Power in the Modern Era,” 7 to 8 p.m., Warren County Courthouse, 204 Fourth Ave., Warren, Pennsylvania. Lecturer: Dr. Brian Harward of Allegheny College. Free, open to public.

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 to 9 p.m., St. Anthony’s Parish Center, 32 Moore Ave., Fredonia. Donation at St. Anthony’s gym: $3 per session. With questions, call Mike Ferguson at 480-3729.

Games and hobbies

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

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.

Patterson Library presents: Reiki Practitioners of all levels, noon to 1:30 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Main Reading Room.

Ahira Hall Library presents: Crafty Diem, 6:30 p.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton.

THURSDAY, FEB. 13

Senior Life Matters presents: Medicare Special Enrollment Periods seminar, 3 to 5 p.m., Edgewood Commons, 737 Falconer St., Jamestown. Presenters: Janell Sluga, Tiffany Erhard. Other topics: Medicare Advantage Plan enrollment periods, Medicare Part B enrollment periods. Also Q & A. Free event, register at 665-8199.

Audubon Community Nature Center presents: “Winter Walking Meditation,” 4 to 5 p.m., 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Find calm, connection through movement, breath, mindfulness, nature. $16, $12 Nature Center members. Paid reservations required by Feb. 12. Call 569-2345. Walk-ins accepted if room, call for availability.

Fire & Ice Celebration, 5 to 9 p.m., Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, 10 Dunham Ave., Celoron. $25 per person. Ice sculptures, martini luges, hors d’oeuvres, chili, chowder, music, fireworks. Call 489-2800 for details. Portion of proceeds benefits Child Advocacy Program of Chautauqua County.

Audubon Nature Photography Club, 6:15 to 8 p.m., Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. 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).

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, 7:30 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

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.

Patterson Library presents: Write Now Writers Group, 1 to 3 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: “Teen Time,” 2:30 to 5 p.m., 15 Main St. Grades 6 to 12. Games, music, more.

Patterson Library presents: Black History Month Film Series screening of “The Help,” 6 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Main Reading Room.

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.

Collins Public Library presents: Computer Class-Editing Digital Photos, 5:30 p.m., 2341 Main St. Learn how to make basic adjustments to digital photos. Free, open to library patrons age 17, up. Call 532-5129 to register.

Sinclairville Library presents: Journaling for Kids, 6 p.m., 15 Main St. Ages 7, up. Reservations needed. Call 962-5885. Learn advantages of journaling, ways to use process: travel log, gratitutde journal, design/creation sketch book, stories, family history, learning journal. Each child will select own repurposed hardback book with premium bland pages, interspresed selected pages from original book.