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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 12

NewYork State  Transportation  public

information meeting:

The meeting takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Fredonia Opera House. It pertains to a proposed highway improvement project scheduled to begin next fall on Route 60 from State Road 83 to U.S. Route 20. There will be displays and an opportunity to question and offer comments to NYDOT representatives. Masks are  required.

Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club Ladies Auxiliary meeting:

Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Mullet Street club room in Dunkirk.

THURSDAY, JAN. 13

Dunkirk Elks

Lodge 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 must be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.

FRIDAY, JAN. 14

Darwin R. Barker Library

virtual storytime:

Join via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. All programs are free of charge. All children are welcome. To register, send an e-mail including the child’s name and a phone number to childrenslibraian@barkerlibrary.org

SATURDAY, JAN. 15

Sheridan VFW Memorial

Post flea market:

A flea market will be held at the VFW Memorial Post, 2556 Route 20, Sheridan from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. In addition to the flea market, there will be breakfast and lunch served by the VFW. The breakfast menu includes danish, breakfast sandwiches on homemade biscuits and fresh brewed coffee. The lunch menu features homemade chili, soup of the week, pizza and wings. The VFW offers a full service bar for a variety of beverages. Come support veterans and shop for great merchandise from local vendors. For information and booth rental, call 814-779-5553.

Fredonia Farmers’ Market:

The Fredonia Farmers’ Market is held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday November through mid-May at the Masonic Lodge, 321 E. Main St., Fredonia. It features a variety of vendors, with special events TBA. See the Fredonia Farmers’ Market FaceBook page for updates.

Lakeshore Humane Society open adoption hours:

The Lakeshore Humane Society, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk, will hold open adoption hours from noon to 3 p.m. Regardless of vaccination status, masks covering the nose and mouth must be worn at all times on LHS grounds. Those who are ill, have tested positive for COVID, or have been near someone who has tested positive are asked to delay a visit. Tours of the facility will not be given. Individual appointments are available throughout the week. The Cat’s Meow Boutique will be open for purchases by the public. For details, call 716 672-1991.

St. John’s United Church

of Christ meat loaf dinner:

The dinner is take-out only. The cost is $13. Pre-registration is required. Call 366-0710.

Drive into the church parking lot from the Eagle Street entrance in Dunkirk.

1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series:

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “Julia” at 7:30p.m. The film uses first person interviews, personal photos and more to tell the story of the cookbook author and television superstar Julia Child. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students, At this time, ALL patrons are asked to wear masks when attending Opera House events.

SUNDAY, JAN. 16

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. Sunday admission is also free. Come for storytime and stay to explore the indoor Nature Play Area, live animals and exhibits. Participation is limited to 15. Reservations by the previous day are suggested. Call 716 569-2345.

Silver Creek Kiwanis Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue:

Pick up and car-side delivery of meals at $12 each from noon to 2 p.m. in the Silver Creek Village Square. Call or text Kelly at 698-2934 to pre-purchase tickets. A sell-out is expected.

MONDAY, JAN. 17

Dr. Martin Luther King

annual luncheon:

Sponsored by the Northern Chautauqua County Juneteenth Celebration Committee, the event takes place at the Clarion Hotel, Lakeshore Drive E., Dunkirk at 11:45 a.m. Attendees should feel free to bring a book or donate funds to purchase new books or games. Also, the Janice D. Slaton, Esp. scholarships will be presented. For details and reservations, call Loretta Slaton Torain at 716 363-1102.

HOPE (Healing Our Pain with Empathy) meeting:

All parents who have experienced the death of a child are invited to participate in the free HOPE grief support group. The meeting takes place at General physicians, PC Dunkirk office, 3898 Vineyard Drive from 6 to 8 p.m. Meetings are held the third Monday of each month. Call 716 338-0033 ext. 212 for details.

TUESDAY, JAN. 18

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. Masks should be worn by those not vaccinated and social distancing will be observed.

1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series:

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “Julia” at 7:30 p.m. The film uses first person interviews, personal photos and more to tell the story of the cookbook author and television superstar Julia Child. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students, At this time, ALL patrons are asked to wear masks when attending Opera House events.

THURSDAY, JAN. 20

Dunkirk Elks Lodge 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 must be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.

Rosary for Peace

in the World:

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

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Family Pajama Storytime for all ages:

Pre-register for this event, set for 6 p.m. at the library, 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Bring a favorite stuffy and wear pajamas to enjoy stories, songs and quiet games. Call 716 934-3468.

FRIDAY, JAN. 21

Darwin R. Barker Library

virtual storytime

Join via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. All programs are free of charge. All children are welcome. To register, send an e-mail including the child’s name and a phone number to childrenslibraian@barkerlibrary.org

SATURDAY, JAN. 22

Fredonia Farmers’ Market:

The Fredonia Farmers’ Market is held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday November through mid-May at the Masonic Lodge, 321 E. Main St., Fredonia. It features a variety of vendors, with special events TBA. See the Fredonia Farmers’ Market Facebook page for updates.

Lakeshore Humane Society

open adoption hours

The Lakeshore Humane Society, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk, will hold open adoption hours from noon to 3 p.m. Regardless of vaccination status, masks covering the nose and mouth must be worn at all times on LHS grounds. Those who are ill, have tested positive for COVID, or have been near someone who has tested positive are asked to delay a visit. Tours of the facility will not be given. Individual appointments are available throughout the week. The Cat’s Meow Boutique will be open for purchases by the public. For details, call 716 672-1991.

Audubon Community Nature Center spaghetti dinner drive-up:

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown from 4 to 6 p.m. $16 per meal. Paid orders are requested by Jan. 14 at 4 p.m. Drive-ins welcome if extra meals are available.

1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series:

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” at 7:30p.m. The film, directed by Jason Reitman, takes on the legacy of “Ghostbusters” and delivers something exciting and new. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students, At this time, ALL patrons are asked to wear masks when attending Opera House events.

SUNDAY, JAN. 23

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. Sunday admission is also free. Come for storytime and stay to explore the indoor Nature Play Area, live animals and exhibits. Participation is limited to 15. Reservations by the previous day are suggested. Call 716 569-2345.

MONDAY, JAN. 24

Darwin R. Barker Library

virtual storytime

Join via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. All programs are free of charge. All children are welcome. To register, send an e-mail including the child’s name and a phone number to childrenslibraian@barkerlibrary.org

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. Masks should be worn by those not vaccinated and social distancing will be observed.

Fly Fishing/Fly Tying Club

Meet at the Costello Community Room, Rockefeller Arts Center, SUNY Fredonia, at 7 p.m. Classes are open to everyone at the college and in the community. Classes and supplies are provided at no cost. Everything is provided, just show up. Masks must be worn during classes. The program is open to children over 12 ( younger if accompanied by an adult) and community members of all ages.

1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” at 7:30p.m. The film, directed by Jason Reitman, takes on the legacy of “Ghostbusters” and delivers something exciting and new. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students, At this time, ALL patrons are asked to wear masks when attending Opera House events.

THURSDAY, JAN. 27

Dunkirk Elks Lodge 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 must be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Alcohol Ink Class with Karen Taverna

The class is designed for ages 13 and up. It is free, but pre-registration is required. Call 716 934-3468. The library is located at 43 Main St., Silver Creek.

FRIDAY, JAN. 28

Darwin R. Barker Library virtual storytime

Join via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. All programs are free of charge. All children are welcome. To register, send an e-mail including the child’s name and a phone number to childrenslibraian@barkerlibrary.org

Fredonia Showcase opening reception

SUNY Fredonia Rockefeller Arts Center Marion Art Gallery 6 p.m. The student exhibition features artwork in a variety of mediums by currently enrolled students.

Reg Lenna presents: Cirque Mechanics: Birdhouse Factory

Reg Lenna Center for The Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown at 7:30 p.m. A contortionist performs on a turntable powered by unicyclists, the trapeze artist flies high thanks to the spins of an acrobat inside a giant gear-like wheel, trampoline wall artists defy the laws of physics. Acro-dancing portrays the story of laughter, love, flight and birdhouses. Premium & Loge: $50. Adults: $40, $20. Children 12 and under: $20, $10. Prices listed before fees. Masks are recommended regardless of vaccination status. Admission requirements subject to change.

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