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MONDAY, MAY 13

Darwin R. Library presents: Preschool storytime

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

United Seniors luncheon

Kosciuszko Club, 252 Nevins St., Dunkirk, 11 a.m. Send $15 to Yvonne Hennebery, PO Box 706, Dunkirk, NY 14048. Menu: meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, tossed salad.

Fredonia Street Piano Project II unveiling

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, room 1075, 6 p.m. Meet artists Ibi Sonne Amhild, Jazmine “Jazz” Fiore and MacKenzie Sheldon and enjoy a mini-performance on each of the painted artist-designed pianos. Brief reception follows. Public is invited.

Sheridan VFW Auxiliary 6390 meeting

VFW Post, 2556 Route 20, 6:30 p.m. Installation of officers.

Chautauqua’s Got Talent

The Spire Theater, 317 E. Third St., Jamestown, 7 p.m. Annual People’s Choice talent competition. Tickets $14, purchase at InSpirejamestown.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 14

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

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

Cassadaga American Legion weekly bingo

Legion Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave., 1 p.m.

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.

Fiber Arts meetup

Unitarian Universalist Church of Northern Chautauqua, 222 Temple Road, Fredonia, 6 to 8 p.m. Hosted by Jessica Lustig and Barb Albert. Join for help or company with sewing repairs, work on a quilt square for a quilt for donation, crochet, knit or weave. All welcome – all ages, affiliations and abilities. Free will donations accepted.

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.

Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Auxiliary Unit 62 meeting

Post 62, 211 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 7 p.m. New members welcome.

Sons of the Legion, Squad 434

Brocton Legion, 110 W. Main St., 7 p.m. Election of officers. Last meeting until September.

WIllowbrook Park Cemetery meeting

Mackowiak Funeral Home, 56 E. Doughty St., Dunkirk, 7 p.m. All welcome.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

TOPS NY No. 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 716 680-0313.

RTPI Bird Walks

Roger Tory Peterson Institute Lodge, 311 Curtis St., Jamestown, 9 to 10 a.m. Meet by main entrance, free event. Registration encouraged. Call 716 665-2473. Field guides, binoculars helpful. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Leader: Craig D. Thompson.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Child’s Play

15 Main St., 1 p.m. For ages birth to pre-school. Participate in stories, songs and fingerplays, Take away craft or activity for extended learning. Register at 716 962-5885.

TOPS NY #1094 of Brocton meeting

Tri-Church, 35 E. Main St., Brocton. Weigh-ins at 2 p.m., meeting at 2:30 p.m. All are welcome to visit with new friends and get help losing weight. For details, contact Kathy at 716 792-4226.

Chautauqua Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

Southern Chautauqua Federal Credit Union Community Training Center, 110 110 Mall Blvd,, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Complimentary appetizers and beverages. Bring business cards for networking. Chamber members invited to bring two guests on charge. Any additional guests and non-members pay $10 each. Registration appreciated, see www.chqchamber.org.

Gowanda area art show

Gowanda’s Historic Hollywood Theater, 39 W. Main St.,5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Public welcome. All students in grades 9 through 12 will have their work displayed and featured works by students in Pre-K through 8th grade will be part of the installation.

Northern Chautauqua Quilting Companions meeting

Harvest Chapel, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia, 6 p.m. Danielle and Chris North of North Star Quilting will present a trunk show. Guests welcome.

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.

Arkwright Cemetery Association meeting

Home of James Prince, 2070 Route 83, 7 p.m. All interested parties invited. For details, call 716 467-0886.

Women in Espionage in the Civil War

Ellington Farman Library, 760 Thornton Road, Ellington, 7 p.m. Presenter: ex-CIA Agent Michael Ganske. Topic: female spies during the Civil War, and the Secret Line, Codes, Flags, Balloons, etc. Case study of Harriett Tubman. Free event.

Observatory Lecture: The Secret Life of the Sun

Martz-Kohl Observatory, 176 Robbin Hill Road, Frewsburg, 7:30 p.m. Presenter: semi-retired physics instructor Mike Stafford. Presentation live and on Zoom. Q & A, tours follow. Domes aren’t heated, dress for cold weather. Public viewing opportunities as weather permits.

THURSDAY, MAY 16

Thursday Knitting Group

St. Joseph’ 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.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: School-age storytime with Miss Amy

43 Main St., SIlver Creek, 10:30 a.m. For children ages 6 to 12. Stories, crafts, games and other activities. Limit of 10 children, pre-registration requested. Call 716 934-3468.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Preschool storytime with Miss Jill

43 Main St., SIlver Creek, 10:30 a.m. For children ages 2 to 5. Reading, singing, rhymes and fun crafts. Limit of 10 children, pre-registration requested. Call 716 934-3468.

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

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

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.

Rosary for Peace in the World

This recurring Rosary takes place on the third Thursday of each month from 5:30 to 6 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 328 Washington Ave., Dunkirk.

Steps to Serenity Al-Anon Group

Harvest Chapel Free Methodist Church, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia, conference room 6, 6 to 7:15 p.m. Enter from the canopy and ramp door entrances. For details, call 716 969-2395.

Third Thursday Jamestown

Wintergarden Plaza, 313 N. Main St., 6 p.m. “What You Will,” a fast-paced, high-energy take on Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” Another performance at 8 p.m.

Lakeshore Humane Society monthly General Membership meeting Lakeshore Humane Society Adoption Center, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk, 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome. See www.lakeshorehumanesociety.org or call 716-672-1991 for information.

Louise Bethune: America’s First Female Architect

1891 Fredonia Opera House, 9 Church, 7 p.m. Part of the Chautauqua County History Series. Presenter: Kelly Hayes McAlonie. Bethune designed Dunkirk’s Brooks Mansion, now the site of Brooks Hospital. Free admission, donations accepted.

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/.

FRIDAY, MAY 17

Stockton townwide cleanup

Deliver trash to the Highway Department Storage Building, 4698 W. Railroad Ave., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appliances, trash, junk only. No garbage accepted. No tires, liquid waste, paint, oils, batteries, computers, appliances with Freon (those can be taken to transfer stations in Fredonia, Falconer, Sherman or Frewsburg).

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Sinclairville Samplers

15 Main St., 10:30 a.m. to noon. Quilting, knitting, crochet, embroidering, fun with friends.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: The Secret Society of the Twisted Stitchers

43 Main St., Silver Creek, 12 to 2 p.m. For all who love handiwork, ages 10 and up. Bring own supplies. For knitting, bring 10/10.5 bamboo needles colored worsted weight yarn (#4). For crochet, bring a size H hook and light-colored worsted weight yarn (#4). Come and learn or come and work on a project with others who love to knit, crochet, embroider, etc.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Chess Club

43 Main St., Silver Creek, 2 to 3 p.m. For ages 10 and up. No registration required. For all skill levels.

Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History Guided Gallery Walk 311 Curtis St. Jamestown, 2 p.m. Pre-registration required. Call 716 665-2473. Limit 15 people. Must be members of RTPI or purchase regular museum admission.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Dungeons and Dragons

536 Central Ave., 2:45 to 5 p.m. Teens and YA patrons welcome to join for role-playing adventures. Contact the library director at 716 366-2511.

Sheridan VFW Auxiliary bake sale

2556 Route 20.

Clymer Tulip Festival 2-day festival includes vendors, food, games, Queen crowning, klompen dancing, street scrubbing, parade, various Dutch activities.

Pottery presentation

SUNY Fredonia, Kelly Family Auditorium, Room 150, Science Center, 4 p.m. Louisiana clay artist Chris Pate will present: “Wood Firing in the USA – The Itinerant Potter : Separation, Initiation and Return.” Sponsored by Scott Creek Collaborative. Free event, open to the public.

Overdrive Monster Trucks

Chautauqua Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 4:30 to 9 p.m. Ride in a real monster truck, walk the track, meet the drivers, see these trucks up close, watch car crushing action. Tickets start at $10, limited time only.

Artscape Art Opening

Chautauqua Art Gallery, 318 N. Main St., Jamestown, 5 to 7 p.m. Meet some of the artists selected for the show.

North Shore Arts Alliance Members Exhibition, reception, gallery talk

Patterson Library Octagon Gallery

40 S. Portage St., Westfield, 5 to 7 p.m.

Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

18 E. Second St., Jamestown, 7 p.m. See www.lbltj.com

“Ancestral Voices” by A. R. Gurney at Lake Shore Center for the Arts

49 S. Portage St., Westfield, 7 to 9 p.m. A comedy set just before and into the WWII years, focusing on the grandparents, parents and son of a wealthy Buffalo family. For details and tickets, call 716 224-2135.

Family Nature Hike

Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton, 7 to 8 p.m. Explore plants, animals, birds, hidden treasures. Meet at the recreation hall.

Commencement Eve POPS: A Big Band Musical Tour of America

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Performed by the 17-piece Fredonia Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Nick Weiser and a group of Fredonia’s best student vocalists under the direction of Mr. James Harrington. Reserved seating: $35, $30, $25, $20.

SATURDAY, MAY 18

Audubon Community Nature Center bird banding

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, pavilion on west side of ACNC property, drop by during the time period of 7 to 11 a.m. Watch how they capture migrating and resident birds, fit them with identification bands, measure, weigh and then release them. If the weather is too harsh for the safety of the birds, the nets won’t be opened.

CAP Step Up for Kids 5K walk/cycle around Cassadaga Lake

Park Street, Cassadaga, 8:30 a.m. Timed by Endurance Sports. Awards. Pre-registration $30 adults, $20 age 18 and under, day of $40 adults, $30 18 and under. Categories: Runners, walkers, road bikes, E-bikes. Awards.

Dunkirk Flea Market

Corner of Washington Avenue and Lake Shore Drive E., across from the Clarion Hotel, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Weather permitting. All types of vendors. For details, call 716 680-0958.

Audubon Plant exchange.sale

Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cassadaga American Legion annual rummage sale and bake sale

Legion Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Silver Creek Hanover Garden Club Garden Faire

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plant vendors, children’s activities, garden and home decor, food, raffle.

Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association plow day

Bowen Road, Stockton, 9 a.m. Antique tractors and plows will demonstrate plowing in the surrounding fields.The public can watch from a spectator wagon.

Fredonia Farmers’ Market

Church Street, downtown Fredonia at Barker Common, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It features a variety of food vendors, crafts, artisans and prepared foods for sale. The market welcomes cash, credit cards, SNAP benefits.

Clymer Tulip Festival

Vendors, food, games, various Dutch activities. Wooden shoe pancake breakfast, town park, serving begins after the 5k runners start the race at 9 a.m. Donations accepted. Amish-made tulip quilt raffle.

Chautauqua County Master Gardener plant sale

525 Falconer St., JCC Science Building, Jamestown, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Perennials, annuals, native plants, vegetables, herbs for sale. Also gently used gardening books and equipment. Complimentary soil testing. Free admission. Cash or check only for purchases. Call 716 664-9502 for details.

Debate: Special Creation vs. Darwinian Evolution

James Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown, 11 a.m. Debater Chris Miller will argue in favor of Special Creation, while Norm Carlson will argue in favor of Darwinian Evolution.

Nature photography

Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton, 1 to 2 p.m. Bring camera and phone for tips and tricks, then use the new knowledge with a walk under guidance. Meet at the recreation hall.

Chautauqua Area Habitat for Humanity Weidner’s chicken barbecue

Wright Park, Dunkirk, noon to 3 p.m. $15 per dinner. Presale only, call 716 410-0793.

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.

Fairy Door Workshop at Audubon

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 1 to 3:30 p.m. $16 adults, $12 Nature Center members, $12 children 9 to 15. Additional $8 per kit. Allow a minimum of an hour to complete the project. Wooden cut-out, natural materials, non-toxic additions, paint, brushes, accessories provided.

Bird Walk

Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Grab binoculars, join a guided tour with a park educator. Meet at the recreation hall.

Gowanda Loyal Order of Moose 1382 “Rock the Moose”

201 Aldrich St., 2 to 10:30 p.m. Live music: Saving Shaggy 3 to 7 p.m.; Crash Cadillac 7 to 10 p.m. $10 presale, $15 at the door. Pulled pork barbecue dinner $12 from 2 p.m. until gone. Also basket raffle and 50/50.

Centaur Stride training class series for volunteers – part 4 of 4

8488 Jones Road, Westfield, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Learn horsemanship on and off the horse, how to assist with riders and other ways to volunteer at the center. Registration $50. Call 716 326-4318.

St. John’s United Church of Christ ham dinner

733 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 4:30 to 6 p.m. $13, includes dessert. Walk-ins welcome, or make reservations at 716 366-0710.

Overdrive Monster Trucks

Chautauqua Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 4:30 to 9 p.m. Ride in a real monster truck, walk the track, meet the drivers, see these trucks up close, watch car crushing action. Tickets start at $10, limited time only.

Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

18 E. Second St., Jamestown, 7 p.m. See www.lbltj.com

VIP Family Dance

Crystal Ballroom, 110 W. Third St., Jamestown, 7 to 10 p.m. Celebrates the bonds between parents and children of all dynamics (also grandparents, guardians or special caregivers). . Dress to impress. Tickets – adult-child duo $30.75; additional parent $10.25, additional child $10.25. See https://www.headentotheparty.com/event-details/vip-dance

“The Fleetwood Mac Experience”

Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater, 39 W. Main St, 7 p.m. Tickets: $20.

“Ancestral Voices” by A. R. Gurney at Lake Shore Center for the Arts

49 S. Portage St., Westfield, 7 to 9 p.m. A comedy set just before and into the WWII years, focusing on the grandparents, parents and son of a wealthy Buffalo family. For details and tickets, call 716 224-2135.

Movies at the Reg: Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

116 E. Third St., Jamestown, 8 p.m. Delves into the histories of these Titans, the mysteries of Skull Island and the mythic battle that forged them and tied them to humankind forever. $7 admission and $1 theater restoration fee per patron.

SUNDAY, MAY 19

Junque & Disorderly Antiques, Toys and Collectibles Market

Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission $3. 40+ quality vendors. Early bird at 8:30 a.m., $10. Proceeds benefit the Dunkirk Lighthouse and Veterans Museum.

Sheridan United Methodist Church coffee hour

2679 Route 20. Follows the 10:30 service led by Pastor David Watson. The Esther Society will provide homemade desserts for the coffee hour.

Cassadaga Valley Fire Department chicken barbecue

22 Mill St., noon.

Northern Chautauqua County Club Associates meeting

Brocton Legion Post 434, 110 W. Main St., 10:30 a.m. Any club member is invited to attend

Glass Half Full bingo

Gerry Rodeo Grounds, Route 60, 1 p.m. Doors open at noon. Ages 18+, ID required. First 100 to pre-register, $35 per person, later registrations or at the door $40. See the Facebook page for the link or call 716 426-3082. Ten games of bingo with prizes for every winner, $1000 jackpot for the last game. Proceeds help local community members who are overcoming adversity.

Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

18 E. Second St., Jamestown, 2 p.m. See www.lbltj.com

“Ancestral Voices” by A. R. Gurney at Lake Shore Center for the Arts

49 S. Portage St., Westfield, 7 to 9 p.m. A comedy set just before and into the WWII years, focusing on the grandparents, parents and son of a wealthy Buffalo family. For details and tickets, call 716 224-2135.

MONDAY, MAY 20

Darwin R. Library presents: Preschool storytime

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

Fredonia Central School District presents: Advanced Music Program

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

Chautauqua’s Got Talent

The Spire Theater, 317 E. Third St., Jamestown, 7 p.m. Annual People’s Choice talent competition. Tickets $14, purchase at InSpirejamestown.com.

Village of Silver Creek open meeting to discuss park proposal

Village Municipal Building, 7 p.m. Public input sought regarding a new park at the site of t he old Revere Inn, 240 Central Ave.

TUESDAY, MAY 21

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Healthy Habits with Mary Ryder

536 Central Ave., Dunkirk Public Reading Room, 10:30 a.m. The Fundamentals of a Wholesome Diet. Presented by SNAP-Ed New York, Cornell Cooperative Extension.

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

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

Cassadaga American Legion weekly bingo

Legion Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave., 1 p.m.

Chautauqua County Planning Board Capital Projects Review meeting

Gerace Office Building, 3 N. Erie St., Mayville, Legislative Chambers Room, 1 to 5 p.m. Open to the public.

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.

Free Classic movie at Lake Shore Center of the Arts

49 S. Portage St., Westfield, 7 p.m. “The Little Shop of Horrors,” Roger Corman, 1960.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22

Regional Harm Reduction and Xylazine MHA Wound Care Summit

Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, 10 Dunham Ave., Celoron, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Further knowledge of and experience regarding wound care for people who use substances. Relevant for friends, family members and staff of hospitals and rehabilitation centers, but all are welcome. Includes light brunch and breakfast. Address questions to Shannon.Fisk@MHAChautauqua.org. Register at bit.ly/woundCareSummit.

TOPS NY No. 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 716 680-0313.

RTPI Bird Walks

Roger Tory Peterson Institute Lodge, 311 Curtis St., Jamestown, 9 to 10 a.m. Meet by main entrance, free event. Registration encouraged. Call 716 665-2473. Field guides, binoculars helpful. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Leader: Craig D. Thompson.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Child’s Play

15 Main St., 1 p.m. For ages birth to pre-school. Participate in stories, songs and fingerplays, Take away craft or activity for extended learning. Register at 716 962-5885.

TOPS NY #1094 of Brocton meeting

Tri-Church, 35 E. Main St., Brocton. Weigh-ins at 2 p.m., meeting at 2:30 p.m. All are welcome to visit with new friends and get help losing weight. For details, contact Kathy at 716 792-4226.

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.

Skywarn weather training session

Carlson Community Center, 50 W. Lake Road, Mayville, 7 p.m. Free training to become a severe weather spotter for the National Weather Service. Open to the public. Registration appreciated but not required. See https://www.weatherrrrrr.gov/buf/Skywarn

Movies at the Reg: We Grown Now

116 E. Third St., Jamestown, 7 p.m. Best friends in 1992 Chicago deal with tragedy and growing up in the projects.. $7 admission and $1 theater restoration fee per patron.

THURSDAY, MAY 23

Thursday Knitting Group

St. Joseph’ 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.

Dunkirk City Treatment Court graduation ceremony

Dunkirk City Court, Dunkirk City Hall, 342 Central Ave., second floor, 10 a.m. Graduates will have the opportunity to tell their own story about how the program helped them rebuild their lives. Open invitation to the public.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: School-age storytime with Miss Amy

43 Main St., SIlver Creek, 10:30 a.m. For children ages 6 to 12. Stories, crafts, games and other activities. Limit of 10 children, pre-registration requested. Call 716 934-3468.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Preschool storytime with Miss Jill

43 Main St., SIlver Creek, 10:30 a.m. For children ages 2 to 5. Reading, singing, rhymes and fun crafts. Limit of 10 children, pre-registration requested. Call 716 934-3468.

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

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

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, conference room 6, 6 to 7:15 p.m. Enter from the canopy and ramp door entrances. For details, call 716 969-2395.

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/.

FRIDAY, MAY 24

Inspire Good of WNY community-wide yard and garage sales

Village of Mayville, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration fee of $10 includes 2 shopping maps. Maps for shoppers can be purchased for $2 each at the Mayberry Jungle, 36 S. Erie St. Proceeds benefit the local community through community events, scholarships and more.

Gowanda community yard sale – craft, vendor and flea market

Gowanda Moose Lodge 1382 parking lot, 201 Aldrich St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For details, call 716 574-6944.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Sinclairville Samplers

15 Main St., 10:30 a.m. to noon. Quilting, knitting, crochet, embroidering, fun with friends.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: The Secret Society of the Twisted Stitchers

43 Main St., Silver Creek, 12 to 2 p.m. For all who love handiwork, ages 10 and up. Bring own supplies. For knitting, bring 10/10.5 bamboo needles colored worsted weight yarn (#4). For crochet, bring a size H hook and light-colored worsted weight yarn (#4). Come and learn or come and work on a project with others who love to knit, crochet, embroider, etc.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Chess Club

43 Main St., Silver Creek, 2 to 3 p.m. For ages 10 and up. No registration required. For all skill levels.

Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History Guided Gallery Walk 311 Curtis St. Jamestown, 2 p.m. Pre-registration required. Call 716 665-2473. Limit 15 people. Must be members of RTPI or purchase regular museum admission.

Bluegrass Country Fest for Shriner’s Children’s Hospital of Erie

Chautauqua County Fairgrounds,1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 5 p.m. continues through Saturday. Camping available. Music by Paul Zittle and Pure Country, Pat Cook – Patsy Cline Tribute, Smith Brothers Country Band, The Lanphere Brothers.

Evening Wildflower Walk

Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton, 7 to 8 p.m. Learn about ferns, flowers and trees along a guided walk with a park educator. Meet at the recreation hall.

SATURDAY, MAY 25

Dunkirk Flea Market

Corner of Washington Avenue and Lake Shore Drive E., across from the Clarion Hotel, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Weather permitting. All types of vendors. For details, call 716 680-0958.

Bluegrass Country Fest for Shriner’s Children’s Hospital of Erie

Chautauqua County Fairgrounds,1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk,. Camping available. Music by Holly Abers, Scroggin, Pete Boberg and Friends, The Lanphere Brothers, The New Smith Brothers, Old Dawg Bluegrass, Davis and Eng. Cash raffle, Chinese auctions. Food and beverages.

Gowanda community yard sale – craft, vendor and flea market

Gowanda Moose Lodge 1382 parking lot, 201 Aldrich St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For details, call 716 574-6944.

Inspire Good of WNY community-wide yard and garage sales

Village of Mayville, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration fee of $10 includes 2 shopping maps. Maps for shoppers can be purchased for $2 each at the Mayberry Jungle, 36 S. Erie St. Proceeds benefit the local community through community events, scholarships and more.

Fredonia Farmers’ Market

Church Street, downtown Fredonia at Barker Common, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It features a variety of food vendors, crafts, artisans and prepared foods for sale. The market welcomes cash, credit cards, SNAP benefits.

Nola’s Angel’s and Horse Rescue Day Camp

44 South St., Panama, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Crafts, games, horse education including grooming, leading, riding and more. For ages 5 and up, 10 spaces available. $100 for May 25 and 26, $65 for one day. Non-refundable $25 deposit. Pack a lunch. Snacks and drinks provided.

Amish Relief Auction

Farm of Menno Yoder, 5738 Stoddard Road, Conewango Valley, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Auction of Amish-made furniture, handmade items, animals, outdoor items, farm equipment, gift certificates and more. Proceeds go toward children and other needy families, doctors’ and hospital bills owed by the Conewango Valley community.

Chautauqua-Lake Erie Art Trail

Visit a variety of art hubs and studios from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Maps and details available on Facebook.

Salameander at Audubon

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Search for salamanders on the property and learn more about them. Adults $8, Nature Center members $6, children 8 to 15 $6. Reservations appreciated at 716 569-2345.

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.

Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater presents: Silent Movie Day

39 W. Main St., Gowanda, 2 p.m. A tribute to Man’s Best Friend. Features the films “Clash of the Wolves” with Rin Tin Tin (1925) and “A Dog’s Life” with Charlie Chaplin. Music by renowned organist Dennis James. $6. See the Facebook page for details about the “My DOg is the Bvest Dog in the World” contest.

Introduction to Disc Golf

Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton, 3 to 4 p.m Learn the basics and experience different methods of throwing the disc into a portable3 basket. Meet at the recreation hall.

Amphibians and Reptiles

Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Take a hike to the pond to look for amphibians and reptiles. Meet at the recreation hall.

Music at Lake Erie State Park – Creek Bend

Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bluegrass and Americana music with good old country humor.

Live Music with Twisted Lid at Westfield/Lake Erie KOA

8001 Route 5, Westfield, 7 p.m. Live music performance by the group of 5 Erie area musicians covering 5 decades of music of a wide range of styles and artists. Bring a cooler and a lawn chair.

SUNDAY, MAY 26

Inspire Good of WNY community-wide yard and garage sales

Village of Mayville, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration fee of $10 includes 2 shopping maps. Maps for shoppers can be purchased for $2 each at the Mayberry Jungle, 36 S. Erie St. Proceeds benefit the local community through community events, scholarships and more.

Chautauqua-Lake Erie Art Trail

Visit a variety of art hubs and studios from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Maps and details available on Facebook.

MONDAY, MAY 27

Dunkirk Lighthouse and Veterans Park Memorial Day service

1 Point Drive N., Dunkirk, 8:45 a.m.

Busti Memorial Day parade

Begins at the Tap House, Busti-Sugar Grove Road, 9 a.m. For those interested in marching, former servicemen and women and those serving now should meet at the site before 9 a.m. Music by the Southwestern Central School Band. Service with Pastor Ed Moore and Pastor Roy Ferguson at the Gazebo between the firehall and cemetery. Free public breakfast by the Fure Dept. and Ladies Auxiliary after the service.

Leon Memorial Day parade

9 a.m., followed by the Military Honor roll saluting and honoring Leon’s service men and women at the gazebo. Stop at the church to see photos of the servicemen and women.

Bemus Point Memorial Day parade

See www.visitbemuspoint.com for details.

Jamestown Memorial Day parade

Parade begins at 10 a.m., Blue Star Mothers will oversee the Memorial service at the Lakeview Cemetery.

Dunkirk Memorial Day service and parade

Service at Memorial Park at 10 a.m., parade at 11 a.m.

Audubon free admission for Memorial Day Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more info 716-569-2345

Cassadaga Memorial Day parade

11 a.m.

American Legion Post 62 annual Memorial Day chicken barbecue and Auxiliary basket raffle

211 Central Ave., Dunkirk, noon. Proceeds benefit local Veterans and Legion programs.

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