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THURSDAY, SEPT. 29

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.

Freedonia Marxonia 2022

opening reception

SUNY Fredonia, Reed Library exhibit area, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free event. Singing of “Hail Freedonia” from the movie “Duck Soup,” display of art contest submissions, other Marx Brothers information, refreshments and a group photo with Groucho glasses.

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:

Book signing with author/artist

Trenton Lutes

40 S. Portage St., Westfield, 5 p.m. The author’s first book is “Inspire: Book One of the Terra-Healers,” a young adult dystopian fiction.

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 should be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.

Chautauqua town and Mayville village comprehensive plan meeting

Carlson Community Center, 50 W. Lake Road, Mayville, 6 p.m. All residents, business and property owners, community leaders and individuals with an interest in the future of the town of Chautauqua and village of Mayville are welcome to participate in this public informational meeting.

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.

Sing-along with Joe Kwiatkowski

Fredonia Grange 1, 52 W. Main St., Fredonia, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy singing and conversation.

Freedonia Marxonia presents: “Animal Crackers”

1891 Fredonia Opera House, 9 Church St., 7 p.m. Free admission. See this classic comedy in the same venue as did local audiences 92 years ago. The evening will include prizes.

Mary Louise White visiting

writer Allegra Hyde

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 7 p.m.

Fredonia Symphonic Winds

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall, 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 30

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.

Dunkirk Secondary National Honor Society Weidner’s

chicken barbecue

Dunkirk High School cafeteria, 3 to 6 p.m. Dinner includes a quarter piece of chicken, a pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw and red potatoes. $14 pre-sale (available at DHS front window,) or $15 at the door.

Ukulele Jam

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, Costello Community Room, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Freedonia Marxonia presents:

“If You Get Near a Song, Play It!: The Marx Brothers and Music”

1891 Fredonia Opera House, 7 p.m. View the livestream debut, an illustrated lecture from Noah Diamond’s home. Free admission.

Faculty Recital: Sandra Leary, piano with voice faculty and the Fredonia Chamber Choir

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 8 p.m.

SATURDAY, OCT, 1

Retirees of Al Tech/Specialty Steel breakfast meeting

Demetri’s Restaurant, Lake Shore Drive and Central Ave., Dunkirk, 8:30 a.m. All retirees are invited to attend.

Audubon Community Nature Center Autumn Roadside Cleanup Volunteering Opportunity

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Reservations appreciated, walk-ins welcome.

Jurassic Wonder Dinosaur Drive-Thru

Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A carload full of kids – only $13. Suitable for ages 1 to 12. Free audio tour includes. Purchase tickets in advance. See jurassicwonder.com

Dunkirk Senior Center Flea Market, Bake Sale and Craft Sale

45 Cliffstar Court, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Baked goods reasonable priced. Public welcome. Senior Center will have a $5 and under room. Members can reserve tables at $10 for 6′ or $5 for a card table. Call 716 366-7530.

Fredonia Farmers Market

The Fredonia Farmers’ Market is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday mid-May through October on Church Street, downtown Fredonia. It features a variety of vendors, with special events TBA. A number of vendors accept EBT, NYS Farmers Market Nutrition checks and WIC vegetables and fruits checks.

Westfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market

Moore Park, center of Westfield, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Locally grown produce, meats, baked goods, food products, craft items and more. Prepared foods suitable for breakfast and lunch and hot and cold beverages are also available. The Westfield Flea, an antiques and vintage market, is on the other side of the park.

Forestville Fall Fest

Forestville Central School, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Craft show, vendors, fund-raisers, seasonal activities. Chili cook-off, enter at noon, (minimum 5-quart pot). St. Rose of Lima pork roast dinner including roast pork, potatoes, green beans, squash, apple crisp at 11 Center St., noon to sold out, take-out only, $15. At 7 p.m., J. Carter Knapp American Legion Post meat party, 6 Cedar St., Forestville.

American Red Cross blood drive

First Baptist Church, Central Ave., Dunkirk, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For details and to make an appointment, call 716 445-3970.

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Point Gratiot Park, Dunkirk. Registration/check in at 10 a.m.; opening ceremony at 11, walk begins at 11:15. Route length: 2 miles. Every participant to sign a standard waiver through their official registration. There is no registration fee for Walk, but every participant is expected to make a personal donation and commit to raising funds in the fight against Alzheimer’s. See act.alz.org/Chautauqua for details and to register.

Empty Bowls food pantries support project

East parking lot adjacent to Mudslingers Studios, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. Participants are asked to bring their own bags to carry their treasures. Bowls come in sizes singed to acknowledge contributions of $10, $20 and $30. For details call Ron Nasca at 716 673-6833.

Lakeshore Humane Society Saturday open adoption hours

The Lakeshore Humane Society, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk, will hold open adoption hours from noon to 3 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.

Penderecki String Quartet concert

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 4 p.m. Free, open to the public.

Movies at the Reg – “Nope”

Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown presents this film about an uncanny and chilling discovery starring Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer and Steven Yuen. $7 per admission and $1 theater restoration fee per patron. Doors open at 7 p.m., movie begins at 8.

Fredonia Wind Ensemble

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free.

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