×

Coming up . . .

MONDAY, MAY 16

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 1 to 8 p.m. Everything is $1 or less. All proceeds go directly to the library’s general fund. Call 716 792-9418 for details.

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.

Chautauqua’s Got Talent

The Spire Theater, 317 E Third St., Jamestown, 7 p.m. Talent of all ages, singers, dancers, magicians, comics, musicians, ventriloquists and more are welcome to audition. The contest will run 5 Mondays from April 25 to May 23 at 7 p.m. in front of a live voting audience. Tickets are $12 presale and $15 day of show per night or $50 for a pass to all 5 nights (Season 11 passes will be honored). Tickets will be available at inspirejamestown.com

TUESDAY, MAY 17

Chautauqua Chamber of Commerce Tuesday Talk: Marketing Your Business

Via Zoom, 8:30 a.m. Presenters: Laurie Mee from Spectrum Reach and Chris Anderson, owner of Snowcres Digital and Marketing. Register through the Chamber’s website.

Revitalize Dunkirk Inc.’s Beautification Committee meeting

Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 10 a.m. The focus will be on project updates including the June 11 plant sale fund-raiser. All interested persons welcome.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Everything is $1 or less. All proceeds go directly to the library’s general fund. Call 716 792-9418 for details.

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.

Cornell Cooperative Extension L.E.A.F. program: “Creating a Pollinator Habitat”

Jamestown Community College Carnahan Center, Jamestown, 6 to 8 p.m. $5 per workshop. Call 716 664-9502 ext. 209 to pre-register.

1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “Father Stu,” 7:30p.m. A former amateur boxer survives a motorcycle accident and receives a calling to become a Catholic priest. It stars Mark Wahlberg and Teresa Ruiz. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students, At this time, Masks are no longer required at Fredonia Opera House events, but all patrons are encouraged to wear masks while in the venue, and to socially distance when possible. Masks are available in the lobby and in the box office if needed.

WEDNESDAY,

MAY 18

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 1 to 8 p.m. Everything is $1 or less. All proceeds go directly to the library’s general fund. Call 716 792-9418 for details.

Prendergast Library’s Genealogy Workshop

509 Cherry Street, Jamestown, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Drop in to learn more about genealogy research and library resources. Work on personal projects and network with other genealogists

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.

Chautauqua County Genealogical Society meeting

American Legion, Cassadaga. Meeting at 6:30 p.m., presentation by Todd Langworthy, Pomfret Town Historian at 7. Learn about early Laona and an application for an historical marker at the site of the former Bull Mill near the bridge. For details, call present Ruth Nichols at 716 965-2656.

Northern Chautauqua Quilting Companions meeting

Harvest Chapel, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia. Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Demonstration of making a quick quilt plus a trunk show presented by Christine and Danielle North of North Star Quilting at 7 p.m.

Arkwright Summit Cemetery Association annual meeting

Meet at the James Prince residence, 2070 Route 83, Forestville. All interested are welcome. For details, call 716 467-0886.

THURSDAY, MAY 19

Chautauqua Works South County Job Fair

Double Tree by Hilton Jamestown. Employer registration and breakfast 8:30 to 9:30, followed by the job fair 9:30 TO 11:30. Cost is $100 per business. Register by May 6 on the Chautauqua Chamber of Commerce website.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Everything is $1 or less. All proceeds go directly to the library’s general fund. Call 716 792-9418 for details.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: School Age Storytime with Miss Amy

43 Main St., Silver Creek, 10:30 a.m. For ages 6 to 12. Great for homeschooling families. Stories, crafts, games and more. Limit 10 children. Pre-registration required. Call 716 934-3468.

Mayville Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market grand opening

Village park, Routes 394 and 430. Multiple food trucks, lunchtime music, more.

Darwin R. Library presents: Creative Writing Workshops

All are welcome to come to the library, 7 Day St., Fredonia, at 4 p.m.to write. No registration is required.

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. Social distancing will be followed. Masks must be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: author Wendy Corsi Staub

536 Central Ave. Reading Room, Dunkirk, 5:30 p.m. The author will discuss her newest book, “The Other Family.” Copies of the book will be available for sale. Light refreshments provided.

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. Weather permitting, the Rosary will take place outdoors near the grotto on Washington near Fourth Street. Bring a chair or lawn chair.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: LEGO club

43 Main St., Silver Creek, 6:30 p.m. Children ages 5 to 12. Build the challenge of the day, pick a challenge card or free build. Limit of 10 children. Pre-register at 716-934-3468.

Chautauqua Historical Society meeting

Town building, 2 Academy St., Mayville, Sid Compton room, 7 p.m. Devon Taylor, Chautauqua town historian, will offer a presentation on the history of Mayville’s Lakeside Park. The public is invited and encouraged to bring photos, post cards and memories of the park. Social distancing will be practiced. Masks are welcome.

FRIDAY, MAY 20

Lily Dale Craft Guild’s crafts, curiosities and yard sale

Lily Dale Lyceum, East Street, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free parking and entry for the event.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 1 to 5 p.m. Everything is $1 or less. All proceeds go directly to the library’s general fund. Call 716 792-9418 for details.

Town of Stockton town-wide clean-up

Residents only, 3 to 6 p.m. Deliver trash to Highway Department Storage Building, 4696 West Railroad Ave., Stockton. Appliances, trash and junk only, no garbage accepted. No tires, liquid waste, paint, oils, batteries, computers, appliances with Freon.

Audubon Community Nature Center volunteer recognition picnic

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 3 to 7 p.m. Free for current ACNC members; $8 per person, $6 members. Pre-register online by May 16. Optional opportunity to participate in volunteer Olympics from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Picnic begins at 4:30.

Commencement Eve Pops: Salute to the Big Apple

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Reserved seating. Level I: $35; Level II: $30; Level III: $25; Level IV: $20. The show will feature a dozen of Fredonia’s most talented student singers backed by the 19-piece Fredonia Jazz Orchestra directed by Dr. Nick Weiser.

Folk in Fredonia Music Series presents: Heather Pierson Trio 1891 Fredonia Opera House at 7:30 p.m. The musicians present Americana, blues, New Orleans jazz, vocal chants, instrumental piano, and folk. Tickets are $20 general admission, $18 Opera House members and $10 students. Masks are no longer required at Fredonia Opera House events, but all patrons are encouraged to wear masks while in the venue, and to socially distance when possible. Masks are available in the lobby and in the box office if needed.

SATURDAY, MAY 21

Audubon Bird Banding demonstration

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. 7 to 11 a.m. Nature Center Pavilion at west entrance. Free; donations encouraged.

Cassadaga American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1280 annual rummage and bake sale

228 Maple Ave., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations accepted May 15 through 19, but no encyclopedias, electronics, computers and exercise equipment.

Harmony Historical Society spring yard sale

1943 Open Meadows Road, Blockville, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will also be a Golden Needles Quilters sale and quilt drawing. Proceeds benefit the Harmony Historical Society.

Lily Dale Craft Guild’s crafts, curiosities and yard sale

Lily Dale Lyceum, East Street, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free parking and entry for the event.

Audubon Community Nature Center plant exchange and sale

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dunkirk Flea Market

Route 5 and Washington Street parking lot, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Organizer: Brian Meyer.

Fredonia Farmers Market

The Fredonia Farmers’ Market is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday mid-May through October on Church Street, downtown Fredonia. It features a variety of vendors, with special events TBA.

Town of Stockton town-wide clean-up

Residents only, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Deliver trash to Highway Department Storage Building, 4696 West Railroad Ave., Stockton. Appliances, trash and junk only, no garbage accepted. No tires, liquid waste, paint, oils, batteries, computers, appliances with Freon.

Spoke Folk bicycle safety event

First Baptist Church of Dunkirk, 876 Central Ave., 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The First Baptist Church is partnering with Spoke Folk to provide free tune-up and safety checks for attendees’ bicycles and teach some basic service and care. Free helmets will be given out while supplies last. There will be drawings for free bicycles. Drinks and snacks will be provided. For details, call 716 366-6634.

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.

Cassadaga Lakes Clean up

9 a.m., sponsored by Cassadaga Lakes Association.

Live at the Met presents: Verdi’s “Lucia di Lammermoor”

1891 Fredonia Opera House, 1 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $18 Opera House members, $10 students. The opera is sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Community Barn Dance with the Rustic Ramblers

Red House, 91 Frisbee Road, Cassadaga, 2 to 5 p.m. presented by the Cassadaga Lake Association.

Spring Hospice gala “Welcome to the Carnival”

Chautauqua Suites Meeting and Expo Center, 215 W. Lake Road, Mayville. Doors open at 6 p.m. decorated hall, themed game, silent auction, photo op. Dinner at 7. followed by live auction, dancing to Afterdark DJ Service, cash bar. $50 ticket per person includes dinner, dessert and a drink ticket. Purchase online at www.chpc.care. Guests are welcome to dress in costume according to the theme. Event helps Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care provide additional services and therapies that insurances do not cover.

1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “The Duke,” 7:30p.m. The film tells the story of a taxi driver who stole Goya’s painting of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London and his unusual demand. It stars Jim Broadbent. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students, At this time, Masks are no longer required at Fredonia Opera House events, but all patrons are encouraged to wear masks while in the venue, and to socially distance when possible. Masks are available in the lobby and in the box office if needed.

SUNDAY, MAY 22

Lily Dale Craft Guild’s crafts, curiosities and yard sale

Lily Dale Lyceum, East Street, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free parking and entry for the event.

MONDAY, MAY 23

AARP Driver Safety Class part 1

Masonic Lodge, 321 E. Main St., Fredonia, noon to 3 p.m. Attendance required both days, May 23 and 24. $25 AARP members, $30 non-members. Payment by check or money order made out to AARP. Bring driver’s license, pen, AARP membership card. To register, call 716 679-4530.

Chautauqua’s Got Talent

The Spire Theater, 317 E Third St., Jamestown, 7 p.m. Talent of all ages, singers, dancers, magicians, comics, musicians, ventriloquists and more are welcome to audition. The contest will run 5 Mondays from April 25 to May 23 at 7 p.m. in front of a live voting audience. Tickets are $12 presale and $15 day of show per night or $50 for a pass to all 5 nights (Season 11 passes will be honored). Tickets will be available at inspirejamestown.com

TUESDAY, MAY 24

AARP Driver Safety Class part 2

Masonic Lodge, 321 E. Main St., Fredonia, noon to 3 p.m. Attendance required both days, May 23 and 24. $25 AARP members, $30 non-members. Payment by check or money order made out to AARP. Bring driver’s license, pen, AARP membership card. To register, call 716 679-4530.

Jamestown Coin Club meeting

Celoron American Legion – Herman Kent Post 777, 26 Jackson Ave. in Jamestown/West Ellicott. Doors open at 6 p.m., meeting begins at 7. Door prizes, raffles, and an auction of coins submitted by members. Annual membership is $10. Guests welcome at no charge. For details, call 716 720-1591.

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.

Chautauqua Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours networking session

Group Ther-Happy, 103 Chautauqua Ave., Lakewood, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Chamber members can send two people to the event at no cost. Additional member attendees and non-members: $10. Appetizers and a cash bar. Bring business cards.

1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “The Duke,” 7:30p.m. The film tells the story of a taxi driver who stole Goya’s painting of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London and his unusual demand. It stars Jim Broadbent. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students, At this time, Masks are no longer required at Fredonia Opera House events, but all patrons are encouraged to wear masks while in the venue, and to socially distance when possible. Masks are available in the lobby and in the box office if needed.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25

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.

Movies at the Reg – “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent”

Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown. It stars Nicholas Cage as Nick Cage in an action-comedy. Co-stars Tiffany Haddish. $7 per admission and $1 theater restoration fee per patron. Doors open at 6 p.m., movie begins at 7.

THURSDAY, MAY 26

Darwin R. Library presents: Creative Writing Workshops

All are welcome to come to the library, 7 Day St., Fredonia, at 4 p.m.to write. No registration is required.

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. Social distancing will be followed. Masks must be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.

FRIDAY, MAY 27

Mayville-Chautauqua Community yard sales

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Individual sale hours may vary. Residents can register to participate and be listed on a sales map, which can be purchased at the Village park. @chautauquachamber.org

Grape Discovery Center Festive Final Friday Mexican Fiesta

8305 W. Main St., Route 20,Westfield from 5 to 8 p.m. Enjoy food and beverages. See www.grapediscoverycenter.com/events for details.

Westfield First Friday special event

Street Fair on Main Street, Westfield, 5 to 8 p.m. Live music, kids’ games, wine, food, vendors, more.

SATURDAY, MAY 28

Mayville-Chautauqua Community yard sales

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Individual sale hours may vary. Residents can register to participate and be listed on a sales map, which can be purchased at the Village park. @chautauquachamber.org

Fredonia Farmers Market

The Fredonia Farmers’ Market is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday mid-May through October on Church Street, downtown Fredonia. It features a variety of vendors, with special events TBA.

Dunkirk Flea Market

Route 5 and Washington Street parking lot, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Organizer: Brian Meyer.

Chautauqua Lake Erie Art Trail Open Studio and Gallery Tour

Visit 24 participating artists on the North Shore Arts Alliances Art Trail Hub Crawl. See the website nsaachautauqua.org for an interactive map with artists.

Cassadaga Firemen’s Beer Mile

Ball fields, 10 a.m., sponsored by Cassadaga VFD and Wilson Endurance Sports.

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.

Ivy League Psychic Academy events

43 W. Fourth St., Dunkirk. Self-guided tours of the abandoned, haunted 1800’s Victorian funeral home from noon to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Supernatural tours offered from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Psychic fair coordinated by owner Ivy Rivera from 3 to 6 p.m. Features certified healers and mediums.

SUNDAY, MAY 29

Cassadaga Lakes Running Festival

Cassadaga Beach, sponsored by Wilson Endurance Sports. Call 716 353-1288 to register.

Mayville-Chautauqua Community yard sales

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Individual sale hours may vary. Residents can register to participate and be listed on a sales map, which can be purchased at the Village park. @chautauquachamber.org

Chautauqua Lake Erie Art Trail Open Studio and Gallery Tour

Visit 24 participating artists on the North Shore Arts Alliances Art Trail Hub Crawl. See the website nsaachautauqua.org for an interactive map with artists.

MONDAY, MAY 30

City of Dunkirk Memorial Day events

At 10 a.m., the Dunkirk Joint Veterans Council will hold a memorial service in Memorial Park. In case of inclement weather, the service will be held at John T. Murray VFW Post, 115 Deer St. The Memorial Day parade will take place at 11 a.m., proceeding east on Lake Shore Drive to Central Avenue., south to Fifth Street, then east on Fifth Street, disbanding at Washington Park.

Annual Post 62 Memorial Day Weidner’s chicken barbecue

Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Post 62, 211 Central Ave. from noon to sold out. Eat in or take out. Tickets $14 pre-sale (buy at the Post or Big Rick’s One Stop) or $15 at the door. Also a silent auction sponsored by Unit 62 Auxiliary and live entertainment by 2nd Street Sunset in the outdoor pavilion from 2 to 5 p.m. All proceeds benefit local veterans and legion programs.

TUESDAY, MAY 31

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.

American Legion Post 1280 Cruise Night

Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave., Cassadaga, 6 to 9 p.m.

Newsletter

Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)
Are you a paying subscriber to the newspaper? *
   

COMMENTS

Starting at $4.62/week.

Subscribe Today