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MONDAY, OCT. 3

Darwin R. Barker Library presents: preschool storytime

7 Day St., Fredonia, 10:30 a.m. Join in for stories, movies, crafts and play. All children are welcome. No registration is necessary.

AARP Driver Safety Class, part 1 of 2

Fredonia Masonic Center, 321 E. Main St., noon to 3 p.m. Also Oct. 4, noon to 3 p.m. Must attend both days. $25 for members, $30 for non-members of AARP. Payment by check or money order only. Reserve a place by calling Shirley Erbsmehl at 716 679-4530.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 1 to 8 p.m. Hardcovers $1; paperbacks 50 cents; DVD and CDs $1; children’s books 25 cents or 5 for $1.

Student Composers

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 8 p.m.

TUESDAY, OCT. 4

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hardcovers $1; paperbacks 50 cents; DVD and CDs $1; children’s books 25 cents or 5 for $1.

Willowbrook Park Cemetery meeting

At the cemetery, Central Avenue, Dunkirk, 10 a.m. New board members are being sought. Do not need to own a plot or niche to be a board member. Anyone interested is welcome.

AARP Driver Safety Class, part 2 of 2

Fredonia Masonic Center, 321 E. Main St., noon to 3 p.m. Also Oct. 3, noon to 3 p.m. Must attend both days. $25 for members, $30 for non-members of AARP. Payment by check or money order only. Reserve a place by calling Shirley Erbsmehl at 716 679-4530.

Youngerman Center Stroke/Head Injury Support Group meeting

SUNY Fredonia, Thompson Hall, room E148, 3 p.m. Activities to help stroke and head injury survivors use compensatory strategies to improve communication skills, provide educational information and an opportunity to socialize and share experiences. Light refreshments provided. For details, call Julie Williams, coordinator, 716 673-4618.

Darwin R. Barker Library presents: all ages storytime

7 Day St., Fredonia, 4:15 p.m. Join in for stories, movies, crafts and 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. Masks should be worn by those not vaccinated and social distancing will be observed.

Patterson Library

presents: Best Sellers Book Club

40 S. Portage St., Westfield, 6:30 p.m. This month’s selection: “The Personal Librarian” by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.

Valley Historical Society meeting

Sinclairville Free Library, 15 Main St., 7 p.m. Ellery town historian Cherrie Clark will speak on the history of one-room schoolhouses of the town of Ellery. All persons interested in local history are invited to attend. New members welcome.

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.

Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “A Love Song,” 7:30p.m. Two loners (Dale Dickey, Wes Studi) reunite in the Colorado wilderness. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students,

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5

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.

Dunkirk Farmers’ Market

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Fresh produce available for purchase from staple local farm vendors as well as some new vendors. SNAP and Double Up programs are in place. Sponsored by Refresco.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 1 to 8 p.m. Hardcovers $1; paperbacks 50 cents; DVD and CDs $1; children’s books 25 cents or 5 for $1.

Blessed Mary Angela Parish Holy Name Society roast pork dinner

Parish Social Center, Townsend Street, Dunkirk, 4 to 6 p.m. Event is drive-through, pick-up only. Menu: oven roasted pork, stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, dinner roll and butter. Suggested donation: $15 per dinner, purchase tickets at St. Hedwig’s, St. Hyacinth’s, or Big Rick’s on Lake Shore Drive East.

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 – “Mack and Rita”

Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown presents this film starring Diane Keaton and Elizabeth Lail. $7 per admission and $1 theater restoration fee per patron. Doors open at 6 p.m., movie begins at 7.

The President’s United States Own Marine Band

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free admission, but tickets must be reserved in advance.

Faculty recital: Xiting Yang, piano

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 8 p.m.

THURSDAY, OCT. 6

Forestville Farmers’ Market

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meat products, baked goods and other local fruits, vegetables and maple products for sale.

Thursday Knitting Group

St. Joseph’s 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.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hardcovers $1; paperbacks 50 cents; DVD and CDs $1; children’s books 25 cents or 5 for $1.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Preschool story time with Miss Jill For ages 2 to 5, 43 Main St., Silver Creek at 10:30 a.m. Reading, singing, Rhymes and fun crafts offered. Limit of 10 children, preregistration requested. Call 716 934-3468.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: School age story time with Miss Amy For ages 6 to 12, 43 Main St., Silver Creek at 10:30 a.m. Stories, crafts, games and other activities are offered. Limit of 10 children, preregistration requested. Call 716 934-3468

Benjamin Prescott Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution meeting

Patterson Library, 40 S. Portage St,, Westfield, 1 p.m.

Sinclairville Free Library book sale

15 Main St., 2 to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the library and enhance its collections and programs.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Paws to Read 43 Main St., Silver Creek at 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Read or tell a story to certified therapy dog, Certain. Registration for a 10-minute spot can be made by visiting the library’s website. With questions, call 716 934-3468.

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 should be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.

Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce annual awards banquet

SUNY Fredonia Williams Center, Honorees include Steven Cobb, Dan Palmer, Ian and Kyle Muldowney, Bill Merritt, Tom Benson, Fairlee Fischer and Sue Poster. Advance reservations are required by Sept. 29. $62 per person. 6:30 p.m. cocktail hour; 7:15 p.m. dinner and program. See www.chamberrsvp.org

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

Sinclairville Free Library book sale

15 Main St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit the library and enhance its collections and programs.

Audubon Community Nature Center First Friday – “The Big Picture of Conservation”

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 11 a.m. to noon. $8 adults, $6 Nature Center members and children 9 to 15. Reservations appreciated, walk-ins welcome.

St. John’s United Church of Christ hot dog sale

733 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather permitting. Hot dogs, chips and beverage for $3; chili dog, chips and beverage for $4.

Opioid victim garden ribbon-cutting

In front of the United Methodist Church, Church Street, Fredonia, noon. The garden, pplanted by executive director of the Children of Opiate Parents and Empowerment (COPE) Foundation 19, Bill Matteson. It contains a plaque that will list names of overdose victims and a sign that explains the purpose of the group and the garden.

Johnny Appleseed Festival

Sheffield Memorial Park, Sheffield, PA. See www.johnnyappleseedfest.net for details.

Craft and food vendors open at noon, opening ceremonies at 1 p.m. Cornhole tournament at 5, kids’ sawdust pile and fun zone 5 to 7, professional lumberjack and lumberjill competition at 6 p.m.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 1 to 5 p.m. Hardcovers $1; paperbacks 50 cents; DVD and CDs $1; children’s books 25 cents or 5 for $1.

Dunkirk High School Student Council Homecoming Block Party

DHS front parking lot, 4 p.m. Food trucks include Arly and Izzy’s, J & L BBQ, Polish Villa and Wizz Whip. Picnic tables set up. Homecoming parade begins at 6:30 p.m. Kickoff the game vs. Falconer/Cassadaga/Maple Grove at 7 p.m. at Hoeppner Field.

Westfield First Friday Fall Festival

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

Reflections of the King competition

Moose Lodge 118, 19 Clinton St., Westfield, 5 p.m. Elvis competition, Chinese auction, 50-50 giveaway, Elvis memorabilia available. Food and drink available through the Moose Club, including Friday night fish fry and full menu. Advance tickets $50 for Friday and Saturday or $25 for one day. Tickets at the door $28. Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For tickets, call Bobbie at 716 968-3565.

Audubon Community Nature Center Enchanted Forest

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 6 to 8 p.m. Reservations for this guided walk are required. Walks go out every 10 minutes and last about 40 minutes (sunset is approximately 6:45 p.m.). Non-scary event where talking animals engage the imagination and teach about wildlife in the region. After the walk, backyard snacks and campfire. Crafts, live animals and exhibits available inside the Nature Center. $12 adults, $9 Nature Center members, $6 children 3 to 15, free 2 and under.

Addiction Response Ministry of Chautauqua County presents Dr. Tracy Strawberry, co-founder of Strawberry Ministries and nationally known recovery educator

Harvest Chapel, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia, 7 p.m.

Folk in Fredonia presents: The Fitzgeralds

1891 Fredonia Opera House, 7:30 p.m. A family group of fiddling, guitar and step dancing from Canada. Tickets: Adults: $20, Opera House members: $18, students:$10.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

Johnny Appleseed Festival

Sheffield Memorial Park, Sheffield, PA. See www.johnnyappleseedfest.net for details.

Breakfast at the Sheffield Rotary concession stand 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.; food and craft vendors open at 10; professional lumberjack and lumberjill competition at 10 a.m.; horse pull at 11 a.m.; Just Having Fun Polka Band from noon to 3 p.m.; apple pie baking contest drop-off 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.; kids’ sawdust pile and fun zone 1 to 7 p.m.; Johnny Appleseed Wine Trail at the Fire Hall 1 to 5 p.m.; Old Dawg Bluegrass at the pavilion 4 to 6 p.m.; luminaries at 7 p.m. followed by fireworks.

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. A number of vendors accept EBT, NYS Farmers Market Nutrition checks and WIC vegetables and fruits checks.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hardcovers $1; paperbacks 50 cents; DVD and CDs $1; children’s books 25 cents or 5 for $1.

Sinclairville Free Library book sale bag sale

15 Main St., 10 a.m. to noon. Proceeds benefit the library and enhance its collections and programs.

Audubon Community Nature Center Little Explorers: “Falling Leaves,” program for children 3 to 8 with an adult

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown from 10 to 11:30 a.m. $8 adults, $6 Nature Center members and children 3 to 8. Paid reservations required. See auduboncnc.org. Limited enrollment.

Great Lakes Beach Glass and Coastal Arts Festival

Bayfront Convention Center. 1 Sassafras Street Pier, Erie, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Handmade jewelry, art, home décor, lecture series, live music, bottle and shard ID exhibit, antique collections, wine tasting and more.

Patterson Library presents: Literary Circle Book Club

40 S. Portage St., Westfield, 10 a.m. This month’s selection: “Go Tell it on the Mountain” by James Baldwin.

Book signing with author/artist Trenton Lutes

The Next Chapter Bookstore, 12 Park Place, Fredonia, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet the author of the young adult dystonian fiction “In-Spire: Book One of Terra-Healers” and see his acrylic paint skins with photographic transfers which will be on display through the month of October.

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.

Chautauqua Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution meeting

Stockton Hotel, 12:30 p.m. Members will order lunch from the menu. Meetings are open to all interested in learning about the group. Spouses are welcome at the meetings. For details, call President Steve Boothe at 716 574-7995.

Reflections of the King competition

Moose Lodge 118, 19 Clinton St., Westfield, 1 to 5 p.m. Elvis competition, Chinese auction, 50-50 giveaway, Elvis memorabilia available. In addition to the Elvis competition, there will be a Champion’s Showcase at 7:15 p.m. and a Legends and Friends show at 8 p.m. Food and drink available through the Moose Club. Advance tickets $50 for Friday and Saturday or $25 for one day. Tickets at the door $28. Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For tickets, call Bobbie at 716 968-3565.

Chautauqua County Department of Health free rabies clinic

Gerry Highway Department garage, 4675 Route 60, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Drive-in, animals must be pre-registered. Dogs, cats, domesticated ferrets three months of age and older eligible. To pre-register online, see https//on.ny.gov/3DO4Jzz

VFW chicken and biscuit dinner

Silver Creek VFW, 13 Main St., Silver Creek, 4 to 7 p.m. Donation of $12 includes salad, chicken and biscuits and dessert. Take-outs available. A raffle will also be held. Call 716 341-1328 for tickets. AN advancement fund-raiser for Department VFW Senior Vice Commander Dan Kell and Department Auxiliary Senior Vice President Rose Cooper will also be held.

Audubon Community Nature Center Enchanted Forest

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 6 to 8 p.m. Reservations for this guided walk are required. Walks go out every 10 minutes and last about 40 minutes (sunset is approximately 6:45 p.m.). Non-scary event where talking animals engage the imagination and teach about wildlife in the region. After the walk, backyard snacks and campfire. Crafts, live animals and exhibits available inside the Nature Center. $12 adults, $9 Nature Center members, $6 children 3 to 15, free 2 and under.

Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “Gigi & Nate,” 7:30p.m. The story of quadriplegic Nate Gibson (Charlie Rowe) and his service animal, capuchin monkey Gigi. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students,

SUNDAY, OCT. 9

Great Lakes Beach Glass and Coastal Arts Festival

Bayfront Convention Center. 1 Sassafras Street Pier, Erie, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Handmade jewelry, art, home décor, lecture series, live music, bottle and shard ID exhibit, antique collections, wine tasting and more.

Johnny Appleseed Festival

Sheffield Memorial Park, Sheffield, PA. See www.johnnyappleseedfest.net for details.

Breakfast at the Sheffield Rotary concession stand 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.; food and craft vendors open at 10; professional lumberjack and lumberjill competition at 10 a.m.; tractor pull at 11 a.m.; kids’ sawdust pile and fun zone 1 to 3 p.m.

MONDAY, OCT. 10

Darwin R. Barker Library presents: preschool storytime

7 Day St., Fredonia, 10:30 a.m. Join in for stories, movies, crafts and play. All children are welcome. No registration is necessary.

United Seniors luncheon meeting Kosciuszko Club, 252 Nevins St., Dunkirk. Gather at 11:15, meal is served at noon. Send $12 check per meal to to Linda Riley, 264 King St. Dunkirk, New York, 14048, made out to United Seniors.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 1 to 8 p.m. Hardcovers $1; paperbacks 50 cents; DVD and CDs $1; children’s books 25 cents or 5 for $1.

Democratic club of the town of Hanover Oktoberfest

Firehouse on the Lake, 23 Jackson St., Silver Creek, 4-7 p.m. Dinner includes beer cheese soup, bratwurst, sauerkraut, German potato salad, tossed salad and German chocolate cake for $15. Call Mary Fran at 716 934-4197 for tickets. Also a good selection of German beers, and a basket auction.

TUESDAY, OCT. 11

Alzheimer’s forum

Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, 10 a.m. to noon. Community members affected by the disease can share experiences in order to bolster free resources, provide programs and services. Brunch is free. Hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York and Chautauqua County Office of Aging Services. To register, call 800-272-3900.

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Community Forum

Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, 10 a.m. to noon. Learn about Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory loss in this community-focused listening session. Register at tinyurl/CHQforumD

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hardcovers $1; paperbacks 50 cents; DVD and CDs $1; children’s books 25 cents or 5 for $1.

Darwin R. Barker Library presents: all ages storytime

7 Day St., Fredonia, 4:15 p.m. Join in for stories, movies, crafts and 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. Masks should be worn by those not vaccinated and social distancing will be observed.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: The Jeffers Pumpkin Patch 43 Main St., Silver Creek, 6 to 7 p.m. Includes a magic show, photo opportunities, a small petting oo, scarecrows, pumpkins and more. For all ages. Preregister at 934-3468.

Cassadaga American Legion Unit 1280 Auxiliary meeting

228 Maple Ave., 6:30 p.m.

Brocton Sons of the Legion, Squad 434 meeting

Brocton American Legion, 110 W. Main St., 7 p.m. 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.

Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “Gigi & Nate,” 7:30 p.m. The story of quadriplegic Nate Gibson (Charlie Rowe) and his service animal, capuchin monkey Gigi. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students,

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12

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.

Dunkirk Farmers’ Market

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Fresh produce available for purchase from staple local farm vendors as well as some new vendors. SNAP and Double Up programs are in place. Sponsored by Refresco.

Westfield Alzheimer’s Respite group meeting

First United Methodist Church, 101 E. Main St., Westfield, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Trained volunteers care for loved ones, offering light exercises, puzzles, crafts, music in a safe environment with a 1 to 1 ratio.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 1 to 8 p.m. Hardcovers $1; paperbacks 50 cents; DVD and CDs $1; children’s books 25 cents or 5 for $1.

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 – “Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.”

Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown, Stars Regina Hall and Sterling K. Brown in the story of a couple trying to save their megachurch. $7 per admission and $1 theater restoration fee per patron. Doors open at 6 p.m., movie begins at 8.

THURSDAY, OCT. 13

Forestville Farmers’ Market

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meat products, baked goods and other local fruits, vegetables and maple products for sale.

Thursday Knitting Group

St. Joseph’s 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.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hardcovers $1; paperbacks 50 cents; DVD and CDs $1; children’s books 25 cents or 5 for $1.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Preschool story time with Miss Jill For ages 2 to 5, 43 Main St., Silver Creek at 10:30 a.m. Reading, singing, Rhymes and fun crafts offered. Limit of 10 children, preregistration requested. Call 716 934-3468.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: School age story time with Miss Amy For ages 6 to 12, 43 Main St., Silver Creek at 10:30 a.m. Stories, crafts, games and other activities are offered. Limit of 10 children, preregistration requested. Call 716 934-3468

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 should be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.

Chautauqua County History Series: “The Chautauqua County Poor House”

1891 Fredonia Opera House, 9 Church St., 7 p.m. Presenter: Chautauqua County Historian Michelle Henry. Free admission, donations accepted.

Jazz Orchestra

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, OCT. 14

“If You Get Near a Song, Play It! The Marx Brothers and Music”

SUNY Fredonia, Reed Library, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Virtual performance features author, performer and Marx Brothers expert Noah Diamond; also exhibit.

St. John’s United Church of Christ hot dog sale

733 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather permitting. Hot dogs, chips and beverage for $3; chili dog, chips and beverage for $4.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 1 to 5 p.m. Hardcovers $1; paperbacks 50 cents; DVD and CDs $1; children’s books 25 cents or 5 for $1.

Art Gallery Opening Reception: “To See Inside: Understanding the People and Architecture of the U.S. Prison System” by Sarah McKenzie

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, Marion Art Gallery, 6 to 9 p.m. Free.

1970s Reunion Jazz Concert

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free

SATURDAY. OCT. 15

Apple Butter Festival

West Portland Baptist Church, 7081 Route 20, Westfield, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Old-fashioned kettle-cooked apple butter available for a donation. Profits generated from the festival donated to the Nina’s Kitchen Brocton-Portland Food Pantry. Over 40 vendors, including food vendors. Free admission. All children have free games and receive a free backpack. Free winterizing kits from National Fuel. There will be a booth to donate to Ukraine.

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. A number of vendors accept EBT, NYS Farmers Market Nutrition checks and WIC vegetables and fruits checks.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hardcovers $1; paperbacks 50 cents; DVD and CDs $1; children’s books 25 cents or 5 for $1.

W.I.L.M.A. Woolly Bear Weekend local arts, crafts and products

Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. First 50 adults receive $5 WILMA Bucks. For details, see EMFun.us/WILMA

Grape Discovery Center Sip and Sample – Flavors of Fall

8305 W. Main St., Route 20,Westfield. Ticketed event. Times TBA. See www.grapediscoverycenter.com/events for details.

Brocton Inaugural Arch Festival

Ryckman Park, Fay Street, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Crafts, vendors table registration fees ($20) go to the Brocton-Portland Food Pantry and the Ahira Hall Memorial Library. The Brocton Volunteer Fire Department will sell hot dogs, hamburgers and chili to raise funds for the fire department.

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.

“If You Get Near a Song, Play It! The Marx Brothers and Music”

SUNY Fredonia, Reed Library, noon to 6 p.m. Virtual performance features author, performer and Marx Brothers expert Noah Diamond; also exhibit.

Art and Architecture presents: Venice – Infinitely Avant Garde

1891 Fredonia Opera House, 1 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 students.

CIAO gathering

Sunset Bay Restaurant, Route 20 and Allegheny Road, Irving, 1 p.m. All members, community guests, and anyone interested in joining is welcome to attend this luncheon meeting. Menu: Italian chicken, green beans, ziti and salad. Soft drinks includes. Paid reservations of $21 per person are required by Oct, 11. Make checks payable to CIAO and mail to Nance Ortolano, 10 Carol Ave., Fredonia, N.Y. 14063.

Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “Bullet Train,” 7:30 p.m. Brad Pitt stars as an unlucky assassin on a mission involving lethal adversaries from around the globe on the world’s fastest train. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students,

College Symphony Orchestra Concert

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Free. Local premiere: Avner Dorman Double Concerto for Cello and Piano by the Ekstasis Duo: Drs. Natasha Farny, cello, and Eliran Avni, piano and Fredonia Collete Symphony.

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

W.I.L.M.A. Woolly Bear Weekend local arts, crafts and products

Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. First 25 adults receive $5 WILMA Bucks. For details, see EMFun.us/WILMA

MONDAY OCT. 17

Darwin R. Barker Library presents: preschool storytime

7 Day St., Fredonia, 10:30 a.m. Join in for stories, movies, crafts and play. All children are welcome. No registration is necessary.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library book sale

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 1 to 8 p.m. Hardcovers $1; paperbacks 50 cents; DVD and CDs $1; children’s books 25 cents or 5 for $1.

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