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THURSDAY, MAY 30

“Develop The Leader Within You” Leadership Workshop

Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, 10 Dunham Ave., Celoron, 8 to 11:30 a.m. Breakfast at 8, program begins at 8:30. Sponsored by Northern Chautauqua Young Professionals. Open to professionals of all ages. Registration fee $5. Register at https://qrco.de/NCYPWorkshop

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.

Northern Chautauqua Catholic School Spring concert

336 Washington Ave., Dunkirk, 5:30 p.m.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Jam session with Rico Garfalo

15 Main St., 6 p.m. Bring voice and/or instruments. Audience welcome. Electric keyboard and acoustic guitar available for use during jam session.

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.

Town of Sheridan solar project meeting

Sheridan Community Center, public welcome to the discussion.

Danza Performing Arts Academy presents: “Out of this World”

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, Marvel Theatre, 7 p.m. Tickets: $15, purchase at the Campus Box Office.

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 31

Walleye Festival Big Fish Friday

Teams leave from whatever harbor they wish, but must return to Dunkirk by boat with cooler drop-off by 3:30 p.m. and the weigh-in show at 5 p.m. “1980 Something” will provide eighties musical entertainment 7 to 10 p.m. Food, crafts and fishing gear vendors. Register by calling 716 490-4226.

Bake sale to benefit “Live Like Luca,” the Luca S. Callani Foundation

59 Hamlet St., Fredonia, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Brocton – Portland Arch and Seller Days

8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Community-wide.

Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy Guided Birding Walk

Cassadaga Lakes Nature Park, Route 60 in Cassadaga between Tim Horton’s and Camp Gross, 8:30 to 8 a.m. Leader: Twan Leenders. Space limited. Preregister by emailing info@chautauquawatershed.org. Include contact name, number of attendees and phone or email. Bring binoculars, dress for weather.

Embrace Fredonia Attic & Seller Days

Village-wide, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Maps available for $2 at the Visitors Booth in Barker Common. Cost to register individual sales: $10. Can go to the Village Clerk’s office for a form and to pay.

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.

Pine Valley Jr./Sr. High School Advanced Placement Art Exhibition

Trillium Lodge, 6830 Main St., Cherry Creek, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Featured artists and AP 2D Art & Design students Arryana Bardo, Jimmy Gleason, Jack Sheldon, Tyler Smith and Muriel Zollinger will have 2 to 3 pieces on display The public can see a personalized binder with all of their other work with descriptions about their portfolio. The artists will be present to answer questions.

Roger Tory Peterson Institute Art After 5 featuring Kody & Herren 311 Curtis St., Jamestown, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Full access to the museum and exhibits, complimentary drink from the Southern Tier Brewing Company or the RTPI bar, light bites by Elegant Edibles Catering, live music. Members: $16 in advance, $18 at the door. Non-members: $18 in advance, $20 at the door. Call 716 665-2473 to reserve.

Collins Public Library concert series: Kokomo Time Band

2341 Main St. Doors open at 6:30, concert begins at 7. Free, open to the public. Band plays upbeat oldies.

Danza Performing Arts Academy presents: “Out of this World”

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, Marvel Theatre, 7 p.m. Tickets: $15, purchase at the Campus Box Office.

Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater presents: “Unbillievable!” the movie

39 W. Main St., 7 p.m. Adults $17, seniors and kids $12. Wear your gear to show your spirit!

Beach House Bar & Grille music

Wright Park, Dunkirk, 7 to 10 p.m. Presenting: 2nd Time Around

Spider program

Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton, 7 to 8 p.m. Learn what spiders are, what they do, why they should be respected, not hated and feared. Meet at the recreation hall.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

Walleye Festival main event

Boat checks at 5:30 a.m.followed by shotgun start at 7 a.m. Public invited to watch the take-off from the Dunkirk pier. Cooler drop-off by 3:30 p.m. and the weigh-in show at 5 p.m. “The West of the Mark – The Prime Project” will provide live 90’s country music 7 to 10 p.m. Food, crafts and fishing gear vendors. Register by calling 716 490-4226.

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.

Bake sale to benefit “Live Like Luca,” the Luca S. Callani Foundation

59 Hamlet St., Fredonia, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Brocton – Portland Arch and Seller Days

8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Community-wide.

Ryckman Park Yardsale and can drive

Ryckman Park, Brocton, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also local kids are planning a bake sale,lemonade, iced tea and small craft sale All monies collected and donated toward the Ryckman Park Revitalization.

1891 Fredonia Opera House fundraiser – “Bach & Brats, Bake sale & Basket Raffle”

West Barker Common W., 9 a.m. for baked goods and basket auction tickets. From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. or sold out, lunches by Hector and Michelle Alverio consisting of grilled bratwurst with sauerkraut, German potato salad and vegetable. $14 presale (call 716 679-1891) or $15 day of the event.

Embrace Fredonia Attic & Seller Days

Village-wide, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Maps available for $2 at the Visitors Booth in Barker Common

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.

Westfield Farmers and Artisans Market

Moore Park, E. Main Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vegetables, eggs, meats, natural foods, artisan crafts, more.

Fredonia Presbyterian Church annual yard sale

219 Central Ave., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. All proceeds donated to local organizations and agencies to support the folks of western New York.

Silver Creek Children’s Fair

Ballpark behind the library, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Make a bookmark, dance in the bubbles from the bubble machine and learn about the summer reading program “Adventure Begins at Your Library!”

Fenton History Center’s Historic Riverwalk Tour

Meet in front of the National Comedy Center, 203 W. Second St., Jamestown, at 10:30 a.m. for this walking tour. Cost: $8 members; $12 non-members. Leader: Andrew Kolstee. Register at www.FentonhistoryCenter.org/historictours. Only 20 spots per tour.

Dog Ruck Walk for Veteran Suicide Prevention

Bergman Park, 487 Baker St., Ext., Jamestown, 11 a.m. Dog treats available. Dogs must be kept on leashes. Event is sponsored by Joseph P Dwyer Veterans Peer Support Project.

Black Bears

Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Learn where they live, what they eat, how they survive the winter and how humans impact them. Meet at the recreation hall.

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.

Service of Remembrance and Memorial Butterfly Release hybrid event

Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care Lakewood office, 20 W. Fairmount, Jamestown, 1 p.m. or livestreamed from a link on the website chpc.care/butterfly. Purchase butterflies in memory of a loved one for $10 each.

Bobcats and Fishers

Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton, 1 to 2 p.m Learn about the predator/prey relationship and how the bobcats and fishers have adapted to become perfect and silent hunters. Meet at the recreation hall.

Pedal Party

Taqueria Mexicana Restaurant, 296 Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk, begins at 1 p.m. Hosted by The Resource Center and Slow Roll Buffalo, inclusive group bicycle ride suitable for people of all abilities. Begins and ends at Taqueria Mexicana. Free event. Details at 716 483-2344.

Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater presents: “Unbillievable!” the movie

39 W. Main St., 5 p.m. Adults $17, seniors and kids $12. Wear your gear to show your spirit!

Danza Performing Arts Academy presents: “Out of this World”

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, Marvel Theatre, 7 p.m. Tickets: $15, purchase at the Campus Box Office.

Beach House Bar & Grille music

Wright Park, Dunkirk, 7 to 10 p.m. Presenting: Screaming East.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

Brocton – Portland Arch and Seller Days

8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Community-wide.

Embrace Fredonia Attic & Seller Days

Village-wide, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Maps available for $2 at the Visitors Booth in Barker Common.

Embrace Fredonia planting day

Meet at the Visitor’s Booth in Barker Common at 9 a.m. to plant flowers around the trees on Main Street and in various locations throughout Downtown Fredonia.

Chautauqua County Chautauqua Lake symposium

Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, 10 Dunham Ave., Celoron, 9 a.m. Can submit questions via note cards. Light refreshments, vendor booths.

Walleye Festival kids’ fishing clinic

Dunkirk waterfront, 10 a.m. Conducted by pro angler and National Walleye Tour Championship finalist Craig Sleeman.

Cassadaga Farmers’ Market

Ames Common, Route 60 and Maple Avenue, 12:30 to 3 p.m. Select vendors of fresh produce, meats, baked goods, crafts and more.

First Sunday Storytime at Audubon

Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 12:30 p.m. Free for children and adults. Reservations recommended. Call 716 569-2345. Can stay to explore the indoor Nature Play area, live animals and exhibits.

Beach House Bar & Grille music

Wright Park, Dunkirk, 4 to 7 p.m. Presenting: Dark Horse Run.

Dom Polski Club music

179 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk, 4 to 7 p.m. Presenting “2nd Time Around.” Members and eligible guests.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: “Time Out”

15 Main St., 6 p.m. For families. Children enjoy supervised activities in the children’s room while parents meet in the community room for informal time and conversation. Pizza for both groups. Limited space. Pre-registration required. Call 716 962-5885.

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