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

536 Central Ave., 11 a.m. to noon. For ages 2 to 5. 3

Mayville Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market

2 S. Erie St., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vendors, food trucks and more.

Lakeshore Rail Summit

Briscoe Memorial Library, Hirt Auditorium, 160 E. Front St., Erie, 1 to 3:30 p.m. To register, see Lakeshore Rail Summit online.

Forestville Farmers’ Market

Main Street, Forestville, 2 to 6 p.m. A variety of fruits, vegetables and more.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: flower pounding class

15 Main St., 5 to 7 p.m. Also known as tataki-zome or plant bashing, a craft that uses a hammer to transfer a flower’s natural pigment onto paper or fabric to create a print. $10 per person, limited spaces. Call 716 962-5885 to register.

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.

Music at Memorial Park – Women Who Rock Night

Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk, opening act Midnight Recovery at 5:45 p.m.; headliner Gypsy Queen – Honoring the Music of Heart and Fleetwood Mac at 6:45 p.m. Bring a folding chair. Concession vendors.

Northern Chautauqua Amateur Radio Club meeting

Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk, video conference room, second floor, handicapped accessible, 6 p.m. Anyone interested in radio is welcome to attend the meetings held the second Thursday of the month. For details, email ncarc@netsync.net

Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Hanover Committee Beach Bash Showcase

Sunset Bay Beach Club, 6 to 8 p.m. Many Hanover businesses will have displays, there will be live music, networking opportunities, food, half-price drinks, a basket raffle. Proceeds benefit scholarships for graduating seniors from Silver Creek and Forestville High Schools. Tickets $12 Chamber members, $15 non-members. To sign up, see www.chautauquachamber.org or pay at the door.

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.

Chautauqua County Beekeepers Association meeting

Fluvanna Community Church, 3363 Fluvanna Ave., Jamestown, 7 p.m. Topic: honeybee diseases with a focus on American Foulbrood (AFB). Opportunity to sign up for free apiary visits to local beekeepers to teach inspection and identification of diseases in hives. Open to the public free of charge.

Chautauqua County American Legion Auxiliary monthly meeting

Henry Mosher Post 638, 132 W. Main St., Falconer, 7 p.m. Elections and installation of County Auxiliary officers.

National Comedy Center presents Tom Segura: Come Together at Northwest Arena

311 W. Third St., Jamestown, 7:30 p.m. Actor/comedian/writer Segura recently toured the world with over 300 shows of his I’m Coming Everywhere World Tour, has film and TV credits and co-hosts a number of podcasts. Tickets range from $59 to $299. Show contains adult content. For details, tickets, call 716 484-2222.

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/.


Northern Chautauqua Catholic School “PUTT”-ING Children First Golf Tournament

Chautauqua Golf Club and Double Eagle Cafe, 4731 W. Lake Road, Chautauqua. 8:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. shotgun start, 4 p.m. dinner and awards. Golf foursome $500 or single golfer $150, includes 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch, dinner and prizes.

Dunkirk Lighthouse and Veterans annual Flag Day service

1 Point Drive N., Dunkirk, 8:45 a.m.Sponsored by the Elks Club.

Jamestown Juneteenth Festival

Jackson-Taylor (Chadakoin Park, Tenth and Washington Streets.

Roblin Steel Coffee Club meeting

Demetri’s Restaurant, Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk, 9 a.m. All former employees, family, friends always welcome.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Sinclairville Samplers

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

Yassou Festival

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 15 Francis St., Jamestown, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. $3 adults, 12 and under free. Traditional Greek foods and desserts, beer tent, boutique, live Greek Bouzouki music, traditional Greek dancing, church tours and more.

CATTOOPALOOZA tattoo and music festival

Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk, noon to 11 p.m. Weekend pass $60; two-day pass $45; one-day pass $25. Weekend includes Entertainment, live bands, live tattooing, piercing in Floral Hall, food trucks and more. For details, call 716 366-2706.

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.

Sheridan VFW Post 6390 bake sale

2556 Route 20, Sheridan Post, 4 p.m.

Lake Erie State Park Ferns/Nature Hike

5838 Route 5, Brocton, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Walk and learn about ferns, flowers and birds with a park educator.Meet at the recreation hall.

Beach House Bar & Grille music

Wright Park, Dunkirk, 7 to 10 p.m. Presenting music by Dark Water Duo.

Bach & Beyond Baroque Music Festival Concert

1891 Fredonia Opera House, 9 Church St., 7:30 p.m. Reserved seating tickets: $20 per concert, $51 discount to all 3 concerts (others Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.). Maestro Grant Cooper. Works by J.S. Bach; G. Cooper; W.A. Mozart; J. Bologna, Chevalier de Saint-Georges; A. Salieri. See www.fredopera.org for details.

Main Street Studios presents: Cabaret

50 W. Main St., Fredonia, 7:30 p.m. Community actors whisk the audience away to the Kit Kat Club in Berlin during the Jazz Age. Mature themes. Tickets $15, $10 for seniors and students. See mainstreetstudios.seatyourself.biz.


Cassadaga Village-wide yard sales

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 3-4 Boat America class

American Legion Post 1286, 174 Chautauqua Ave., Lakewood, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nationally recognized course on operating boats and personal watercraft safety that meets the requirement for 8 hours of classroom boating safety training required for all boat and personal watercraft operators. Students must be at least 10 years old. Exam requirement. Class fee: $35. For details, registration call 716 875-4095.

Jamestown Juneteenth Festival

Jackson-Taylor (Chadakoin Park, Tenth and Washington Streets.

Buns on the Run 5K

Bemus Point Village Park, 1 Lakeside Drive, packet pick-up at 8 a.m., race at 9 a.m. Part of the Chautauqua Striders 2024 Runner of the Year Series. Presented by the Bemus Point Track Club. $30. Finishes at the Village Park. Light post-run refreshments.

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.

Dragons and Fairies Festival at Audubon

Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hidden dragon nests, a maze, unicorns, fairies, live music by Sixpence, a local band with Celtic roots, food, fairy tale storytimes, games, drum circle, horse-drawn carriage rides. $12 adults, $9 Nature Center members, $9 children 3 to 15. Wear a favorite costume. Some things cost extra, so bring extra cash.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Chautauqua County Great Strides community walk

Point Gratiot Park, 10 a.m. check-in, 11 a.m. walk start.

Mary E. Seymour Memorial Free Library open house

22 N. St., Stockton, 10 a.m. to noon. Refreshments.

Cassadaga Branch Library open house

18 Maple St., Cassadaga, 10 a.m. to noon. Refreshments.

Arts and Crafts/Funfest at Lily Dale Assembly

5 Melrose Park, inside auditorium, Lily Dale, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Vendors, basket raffle, 50/50 raffle, $20 readings.

Fredonia Food Pantry

Fredonia Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave., 10 a.m. to noon. Serves the needs of residents of Fredonia, ZIP code 14063, Pomfret, Sheridan and Laona. All guests receive one or more bags of non-perishable food. Number of bags given out depends on family size.

Dunkirk Public School presents: Father’s Day craft

536 Central Ave., 11 a.m. to noon. Free event for kids.

Leon Historical Society presentation on the Holland Land Company

1836 Historical Church, Route 62, 11 a.m. Presenter: Catherine Oag-Miller. Surveyor Joseph Ellicott and his brothers will be featured. Light refreshments.Donations appreciated for the steeple fund.


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