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Community calendar

MONDAY, FEB. 17 PRESIDENTS’ DAY

Audubon Community Nature Center presents: Snow Camp, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. Children ages 4 to 12 enjoy day of winter play, exploration at Audubon, learning about winter wildlife, plants, weather during this mid-winter break. Program takes place indoors and out. $30; $25 member child; $5 discount for siblings. Limited enrollment: paid reservations are required by Thursday, Feb. 13: 569-2345.

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.

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

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.

Libraries

Barker Library presents: Fourth annual Kids Takeover the Library, noon to 3 p.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. For kids and teens fifth grade and up. No school, librar yis closed. Kids fifth grade, up welcome to come hang out at the Library. No registration required.

TUESDAY, FEB. 18

Stroke/head injury support session, 3 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Henry C. Youngerman Center for Communication Disorders, Thompson Hall Room E148. Activities to help stroke and head injury survivors use compensatory strategies to improve communication skills, provide educational information and opportunity to socialize and share experiences. Light refreshments. For details, call Julie Williams, coordinator at 673-4618.

Lake Shore Center for the Arts Movie Night presents: “Young at Heart,” 7 p.m., 49 S. Portage, Westfield. Stars Frank Sinatra and Doris Day. 1954. Free movie night includes “shorts” i.e. comics, newsreel and music from the year of the movie. Concessions available.

Cinema Series: “Bombshell!,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House. Gretchen Carlson (Nicole Kidman) slaps Fox News founder Roger Ailes (John Lithgow) with a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment. Then Megyn Kelly (Charlize Theron) and other women come forward with their stories. Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students, children. R, 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.

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.

Collins Public Library presents: Young Adult Role Playing Games Club, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 2341 Main St. Suggested for Ages 12 to 18. Snacks, lunch provided. Register at 532-5129.

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: Games Galore, 5 to 7 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Dowstairs. Children, teens welcome. No experience necessary. Call 326-2154 for details.

Collins Public Library presents: Family movie night, 6 p.m., 2341 Main St. Open to public. Call or check website for name of movie.

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

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Growing with Music Together winter music program, part 4 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.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19

Reed Recital, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Garden at Reed Library. Light refreshments Features School of Music students.

Blessed Mary Angela Holy Name Society stuffed shell dinner, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Social Center, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk. $10.

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.

YWCA Whole Health monthly program, 6:30 to 8 p.m., 58 S. Portage St., Westfield. Fitness expert Paul Bretz addresses how to improve health through intermittent fasting. $5 members/$7 others. Walk-ins welcome, RSVPs preferred to 326-2011.

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).

Faculty Recital: Barry Crawford, flute, Laura Koepke, bassoon, I-Fei Chen, piano, 8 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall. 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

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.

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.

Ahira Hall Library presents: Write Focus Writers’ Group, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton.

Patterson Library presents: Mystery Book Club, 6:30 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Discuss “Death La Fenice,” by Donna Leon.