TUESDAY, NOV. 21
Dunkirk Public Library presents: Story time and take-home craft kit
536 Central Ave., 11 a.m. to noon. For ages 2 to 5.
Darwin R. Library presents: After-school all-ages storytime
7 Day St., Fredonia, 4:15 p.m. Stories, movies, crafts, 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.
Lake Shore Center for the Arts free classic movie: “Casablanca”
49 S. Portage St., Westfield, 7 p.m. 1942 film starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid. Free event.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 22
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.
TOPS NY #1094 meeting
Fellowship Church, 148 W. Main St., Brocton. All are welcome. Weigh-ins at 2 p.m., meeting at 2:30 p.m. All are welcome. For details, call 716 792-4226.
First Presbyterian Church of Dunkirk Advent Recital
18 W. Fourth St., noon. Brendan Mathewson and Trevor Napoli showcase a repertoire ranging from Baroque to contemporary, featuring compositions by J.S. Bach, Rheinberger, Alfred Fedak, and more. First of a series of three. Free, open to the public.
First Ward Falcon Club celebration
341 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. Music by Ion Sky.
THURSDAY, NOV. 23
FRIDAY, NOV. 24
James Prendergast Library “Buy One Get One” Book sale. 509 Cherry St, Jamestown, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The buy one get one free sale does not include DVDs, CDs, or items from the book sale tables at the front of the library. For details, call 716 484-7135 ext. 226.
SATURDAY, NOV. 25
Fredonia Farmers’ Market
Fredonia Masonic Lodge, 321 E. Main St., 10 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.
Audubon Community Nature Center Natural Investigators: Animal Signs and Game Cameras
1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 10 to 11:30 a.m. $12 adults, $9 Nature Center members, $9 children 8 to 12 with an adult. Indoors and outdoors. Call 716 569-2345 for reservations, must be paid by previous Thursday.
Christmas on Central Small Business Saturday Holiday Market and Annual Tree Lighting
Downtown Dunkirk, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Indoor and outdoor pop-up shopping at Northern Chautauqua Catholic School, Stearns Building, former P & G grocery store, P*dubs and other locations along with holiday elements outside on Central Ave. Live music at City Hall: DJ Joe Gould 11 a.m.; Slim & Red 1 p.m., Footsteps 3 p.m. Holiday dancers from the McKenna Academy of Dance 5 p.m.; Danza! Performing Arts Academy 5:15 p.m. in front of City Hall. Also complimentary hot cocoa and food available for purchase at Central Station Restaurant, complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides by Laff ‘N Lyon Ranch noon to 4, children’s holiday craft-making and cookie frost, visits with Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph and elves 11:30. Ice carving demos at 11 a.m. Shopping map and deals.
Meet local artist/author Trenton Lutes
The Next Chapter Bookstore, 12 Park Place, Fredonia, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lutes has written two books of young adult dystopian fiction and will offer readings and book signings at this event.
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.
MONDAY, NOV. 27
Darwin R. Library presents: Preschool storytime
7 Day St., Fredonia, 10:30 a.m. Stories, movies, crafts, play. All children welcome. No registration necessary.