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THURSDAY, FEB. 2

Dunkirk Dave the Groundhog’s appearance

5117 Farmlane Road, town of Dunkirk, daybreak, approximately 7:30 a.m. Visitors are welcome to attend this annual celebration.

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.

Robert H. Jackson Center presents: Living Voices: “Hear My Voice”

305 E. Fourth St., Jamestown. Live, interactive performance features Jessie in her fight for women’s suffrage in the early 1900’s. Performances at 10 a.m and 1 p.m. Registration required. Call 716 483-6646.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Story time and take-home craft kit

536 Central Ave., 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For ages 2 to 5.

Darwin R. Barker Library presents: Meditations in Paint

7 Day St., Fredonia, 4 to 6 p.m. Free program, uses watercolor paints, all materials included, no experience needed. To register, call 716 672-8051.

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.

Steps to Serenity Al-Anon Group

Harvest Chapel Free Methodist Church, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Enter from the canopy and ramp door entrances. For details, call 716 969-2395.

Eastern Lake Erie Charter Boat Association public information meeting

Lake Erie Beach Volunteer Fire Company, 9483 Lake Shore Road, Angola, 7 p.m. and on Zoom. To receive the Zoom link, email ComeFishLakeErie@gmail.com. Topic Come Fish Lake Erie Marketing Program.

Narcotics Anonymous meeting

219 Central Ave., Fredonia, 8 to 9 p.m. Free to attend. The only requirement is the desire to stop using. All are welcome regardless of age, race, sexual identity, creed, religion or lack of religion. For details, visit https://nawny.nny-na.org/

Sorel Artist Roundtable Panel: Women in Music

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

FRIDAY, FEB. 3

New Year with the music of CHEN YI

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m.

Guest Artist Recital, Peter Steiner, trombone

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

SATURDAY, FEB. 4

Cassadaga Winter Festival

8 a.m.: Frozen 50K, Cassadaga Lake, 22 Mill St. Run or walk one to ten 5K loops around the lake. Can also separately register a dog. Ruck option possible. Call 716 353-1288.11 a.m.: Snow sculpture contest at the beach. Noon to 2 p.m.: fun on the beach with DJ Joe Gould, fire pits, chili, hot chocolate, s’mores, tether ball, street hockey. 1 p.m.: Ice SCREAM Polar Dip. 2 p.m. Hedgehog at the Library. 7 to 10 p.m. The Untouchables at the Cassadaga Legion Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave..

Westfield United Methodist Church benefit pancake breakfast

101 E. Main St., 8 to 10 a.m. Cash donations accepted. Menu includes pancakes with sausage and sausage gravy over biscuits with coffee, tea or juice. Proceeds purchase feminine products, diapers and formula for the food pantry.

Al Tech/Dunkirk Specialty Steel retirees breakfast meeting

Demitri’s on the Lake, Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk, 8:30 a.m.

Suicide Prevention Alliance Kick Cabin Fever Triathlon

Chautauqua Health and Fitness, Turner Community Center, 4840 W. Lake Road, Chautauqua, 9 a.m. Cost: $35 individual, $70 team of 2 or 3. The 3 events (swim, bike, run) last a total of 45 minutes. Proceeds from the benefit stay in Chautauqua County for suicide prevention efforts. See www.facebook/KickCabinFever for details and registration.

VFW Memorial Post flea market

2556 Route 20, Sheridan, 9 a.m. to2 p.m. Vendors, 50-50 drawing, drawing for two free fish fry dinners, proceeds benefit veterans. Food available for purchase,full service bar. Breakfast menu: Danish, breakfast sandwiches on homemade biscuits, fresh brewed coffee. Lunch menu: homemade soup of the day, pizza, wings.

Fredonia Farmers’ Market

The Fredonia Farmers’ Market is held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday from November through mid-May at the Masonic Lodge, 321 E. Main St., Fredonia. It features a variety of food vendors, artisan crafts and prepared foods for sale. The market welcomes cash, credit cards, SNAP benefits and is handicapped accessible.

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.

National Theatre Live presents: “Jack Absolute Flies Again”

1891 Fredonia Opera House, 1 p.m. A hilarious wartime farce.Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 students.

Kaleidoscope Family Series “Johnny Peers and The Muttville Comix”

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, Marvel Theatre, 2 p.m. This slapstick comedy act features a marvelous handler who leads over a dozen dogs through challenging and hilarious tricks. General public: $16. Another show at 7 p.m.

Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy guided snowshoe walk and campfire gathering

Cassadaga Creek Wetland Preserve, 4:15 to 6 p.m. Open to the public, free for CWC members, with suggested donations of $5 for individuals or $10 per family. Attendees will need to rent or bring own snowshoes. RSVP to 716 664-2166 with contact name, number of people attending, phone number and email address. Tour guide: Twan Leenders. Bring chairs to to sit by the fire and a beverage or snack. See chautauquawatershed.org/preserves for directions.

Meat Raffle benefit for the Dunkirk Lakeshore Bowling Association

Sheridan Memorial VFW Post 6390, located at 2556 Route 20. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the first spin at 7 p.m. The $5 admission includes beer, pop and door prizes. The event features meat from Sloan Super Market, including steaks, sausage, ham, bacon, ribs and crab cakes, as well as a massive meat round featuring prime rib. There will also be 50/50 raffles and a lottery tree raffle. The event is open to the public. Bring plenty of $1 bills. For details, call 716 680-2064. Proceeds benefit the Dunkirk Lakeshore Bowling Association.

Blue Devils “Pink the Rink”

SUNY Fredonia, Steele Hall Ice Arena, 7 p.m. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

Gowanda High School presents: “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical”

Gowanda High school auditorium, 10674 Prospect St., 7 p.m. Tickets $8 adults, $5 students and senior citizens. Purchase at the door.

Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents: ” The Play That Goes Wrong”

18. E. Second St., Jamestown, 7:30 p.m. A 1920s whodunit with hilarious consequences. Tickets $17 to $25 including fees. To purchase, see https://bit.ly/PTGWtix

Chamber Music of Chen Yi

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

SUNDAY, FEB. 5

Cassadaga American Legion Post 1280 meeting

Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave., 9:30 a.m.

Audubon Community Nature Center annual Snowflake Festival

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register for timed entry. Call 716 569-2345. Adults $8, children 3 to 15 and Nature Center members $6. Outdoor nature walks, backyard games, bonfire with s’mores, food vendors, outdoor play area, snowshoeing, mini skating rink as weather permits. Indoor crafts, master gardeners, demonstrations, STEM activities, free books, basket giveaways.

Audubon Sunday Storytime

Children ages 2 to 8 and their caregivers are invited to a free nature-based storytime at the Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Reservations by the previous day are suggested. Call 716 569-2345.

Cassadaga Winter Festival

1 to 3 p.m.: sledding at the Cassadaga Country Club (bring own sleds), hot chocolate, cookies. . 5:30 to 7 p.m. Full Moon Cross Country Skiing/Snowshoeing, meet at Cassadaga Lakes Nature Park on Route 60 at 5:15 p.m. for a guided tour, bring own skis/snowshoes.

Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club annual meeting

1 Mullet St., Dunkirk, 1 p.m. Election of officers. Members only.

Reg Lenna Center for the Arts Centennial Kickoff Celebration

116 E. Third St., Jamestown, 2 p.m. Speeches, treats and a free showing of the 2003 comedy “School of Rock” at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents: ” The Play That Goes Wrong”

18. E. Second St., Jamestown, 2 p.m. A 1920s whodunit with hilarious consequences. Tickets $17 to $25 including fees. To purchase, see https://bit.ly/PTGWtix

Faculty Recital, Sondheim Soiree

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 2 p.m.

MONDAY, FEB. 6

Triple P Positive Parenting Program free discussion group

The Resource Center, 186 Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk, 10 a.m. to noon. Topic: Hassle-free shopping. To register for a workshop, call Lucy at 716 679-8946. Walk-ins welcome. Attendance incentive.

Darwin R. Library presents: Preschool storytime

7 Day St., Fredonia, 10:30 a.m. Stories, movies, crafts, play. All children are welcome. No registration is necessary.

TUESDAY, FEB. 7

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Story time and take-home craft kit

536 Central Ave., 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For ages 2 to 5.

Darwin R. Library presents: After-school all-ages storytime

7 Day St., Fredonia, 4:15 p.m. Stories, movies, crafts, play. All children are welcome. No registration is necessary.

Ahira Hall Library presents: Explore and More

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. For Pre-k through grade 3. Call 716 792-9418 for details.

Dine Out for Audubon

Shawbuck’s Press Room, 212 W. Second St., Jamestown, 4 to 8 p.m. Shawbucks will donate a portion of the proceeds from that night to ACNC. Also a basket raffle. No reservations required.

Darwin R. Library presents: After-school all-ages storytime

7 Day St., Fredonia, 4:15 p.m. Stories, movies, crafts, play. All children are welcome. No registration is necessary.

St. Joseph’s bingo

Bingo will take place at St. Joseph’s parish, 145 E. Main St., Fredonia. Doors open at 5 p.m.; bingo begins at 7.

Children in the Stream/4H Youth Fly Fishing program class

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, Costello Room, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Open to children over 12 (younger if accompanied by an adult), faculty, staff and community members of all ages. Classes and supplies provided at no cost. No long-term commitment is needed.

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