WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21
“Dining to Donate”
Dunkirk and Lakewood locations. A portion of people’s meal tab will be donated to Step Up for Autism upon presentation of a certificate, which can be obtained by calling 716 661-1477.
TOPS NY 890 meeting
First United Presbyterian Church, 35 Park Place, Silver Creek. Weigh-ins begin at 8:45 a.m., meeting starts at 9:35 a.m. All are welcome. Use the Main Street entrance. For details, call 716 951-8197.
Dunkirk Farmers’ Market
9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Fresh produce available for purchase from staple local farm vendors as well as some new vendors. SNAP and Double Up programs are in place. Sponsored by Refresco.
Patterson Library presents: Mystery book club meeting
40 S. Portage St, Westfield, 3 p.m. Selection: “A Duty to the Dead” by Charles Todd.
Audubon Community Nature Center Photography Class “Camera Basics and Putting it All Together”
1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 5 to 7 p.m., $32 adults, $24 Nature Center members. Paid reservations required by Sept. 18.
Lakeshore Humane Society Wednesday open adoption hours
The Lakeshore Humane Society, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk, will hold open adoption hours from 6 to 8 p.m. The public is welcome to see the dogs and cats in need of loving homes. Tours of the facility will not be given. Individual appointments are available throughout the week by leaving a message at 716 672-1991; press “1” for dogs or “2” for cats. One must be 21 years of age or older to adopt a pet. The Cat’s Meow Boutique will be open for purchases by the public. For details, call 716 672-1991.
Chautauqua County Genealogical Society meeting
Cassadaga American Legion, 228 Maple Ave., 6:30 p.m. New members and guests welcome.
Movies at the Reg –
“Fire of Love”
Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown. This film uses archival footage to follow Katia and Maurice Krafft, the daring French volcanologist couple who documented their discoveries regarding eruptions during their 20 years of study. $7 per admission and $1 theater restoration fee per patron. Doors open at 6 p.m., movie begins at 7.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 22
Forestville Farmers’ Market
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meat products, baked goods and other local fruits, vegetables and maple products for sale.
Thursday Knitting Group
St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 145 E. Main St., Fredonia, 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. Many of the creations are donated to local charities, or attendees can work on their own projects. For details or to donate unused yarn, call 716 785-6039.
League of Women Voters brown bag luncheon featuring the
Complete Streets project
Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave., Fredonia, noon. Speaker: Justin Booth. Desserts will be provided. Spac is limited. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Darwin R. Barker Library
presents: Master Builders
7 Day St., Fredonia, 4:15 p.m. Weekly challenges and prizes for creating projects with the building toy collection.
Patterson Library presents: Wanderlust book club meeting
40 S. Portage St, Westfield, 4 p.m. Selection: “Of Women and Salt” by Gabriella Garia.
Dunkirk Elks bingo
Dunkirk Elks Lodge bingo will be held at 428 Central Ave. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission sales begin at 6 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. Social distancing will be followed. Masks must be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.
Introduction to the Jazz at
Domus Fare series
41 Main St., Fredonia, 5:30 p.m. Nick Weiser will host a dinner hour program of music and information at which he will talk about music and illustrate the styles of jazz interpretation featured in the upcoming six-event 2022-23 season. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Domus Fare provides service and menus for food and drink. For details see, www.fredoniajazsociety.com
Silver Creek Village Historian Louis Pelletter talk “Local Steamship Disasters of the 1800s”
Sheridan Historical Society, Route 20 and Center Road. Presentation at 6:30 p.m. Open house prior from 4 to 6 featuring historical exhibits.The free talk focuses on the steamship George Washington and the steamship Erie. Raffle tickets for quilts and a wine and cheese basket available to benefit the Historical Society.
Steps to Serenity Al-Anon support group meeting
Harvest Chapel United Free Methodist Church, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia, 6:45 to 8 p.m. For details, call 716 969-2395.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23
Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Congressional breakfast
Moon Brook Country Club, 2879 North Main St. Extension, Jamestown, 8:30 a.m. Meet new Congressional Representative Joe Sempolinski. Breakfast cost is $20 for Chamber members or $25 for non-members. Reserve spots at www.chautauquachamber.org
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St. John’s United Church of Christ hot dog sale
733 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather permitting. Hot dogs, chips and beverage for $3; chili dog, chips and beverage for $4.
SUNY Fredonia, Reed Library, the Garden at Reed, noon. Features performances by School of Music students.
North East WineFest 2022
Gibson Park, with additional activities in Heard Park. 4 to 8 p.m. A wine-tasting wrist band is required to sample wine, though anyone over the age of 21 can purchase wine to be sent to the wine check. Wine tasting wrist band $20. Handcrafted vendors. Entertainment on the Main Stage – 4 to 5 p.m.: Celtic Creek; 5:30 to 7 p.m.: Dual Identity; 7 to 7:30 p.m.: Italian dancers of Erie; 7:30 to 9 p.m.: The Goats.
Patterson Library presents: Art talk by John Chisolm
S. Portage Street, Westfield, 5 to 7 p.m. Also view the exhibit in the Octogon Gallery.
Film “Knights of Swing” with filmmaker Emilio Palame
1891 Fredonia Opera House, 7 p.m. $5 to $10. Set in the late 1940’s, a group of young jazz musicians unite to form a “really swingin’ big band.” Features an introduction and talk back with filmmaker and SUNY Fredonia graduate Emilio Palame.
Faculty Composers and Friends
SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 8 p.m.