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FEB. 21

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.

Winter Break Fun with the Girl Scouts of WNY Cocoa and Crafts

Lakewood Memorial Library, 12 W. Summit St., Lakewood, 10 to 11 a.m. For any girls in K – 5 who are not yet Girl Scouts, but want to learn more. Taylor Swift crafts. RSVP to heather.chopra@gswny.org

Chautauqua County Office for Aging Services vaccination event

Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Clifstar Court, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 716 753-4582 for details about options for a spectrum of immunizations including those for influenza, COVID-19, pneumonia and RSVP. Registration required, Can stop at the office for the reservation form.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Child’s Play

15 Main St., 1 p.m. For ages birth to pre-school. Participate in stories, songs and fingerplays, Take away craft or activity for extended learning. Register at 716 962-5885. Theme: school readiness – shapes and shadows (Shape owl).

TOPS NY #1094 of Brocton meeting

Tri-Church, 41 E. Main St., Brocton. Weigh-ins at 2 p.m., meeting at 2:30 p.m. All are welcome to visit with new friends and get help losing weight. For details, contact Kathy at 716 792-4226.

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.

The Lord’s Vineyard Lenten Soup and Scripture series

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parish meeting room, Washington Ave., Dunkirk. Homemade soup at 6:30, scripture begins at 7 p.m. and lasts about an hour. Leader: Deacon Michael Lemieux. An $8 book can be purchased at the first session. The series runs for six consecutive Wednesdays beginning Feb. 21. Call 716 366-2306 to register.

Robert H. Jackson Day in Warren County

Pre-reception at Crary’s Art Gallery, 511 Market St., Warren, 5:30 p.m. Program at Warren County Courthouse, 204 Fourth Ave., Warren, 7 p.m. Keynote speaker: D.A. Elizabeth Hirz.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library presents: Write Focus Writers’ Group

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 6:30 p.m. New members welcome.

Movies at the Reg: “Past Lives”

Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown, 7 p.m. Two deeply connected friends from South Korea are reunited 20 years later in New York. $7 admission fee and $1 theater restoration fee.

Martz-Kohl Observatory presents: “Get Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse”

176 Robbins Road, Frewsburg, 7:30 p.m. Presentation by NASA Partnered Eclipse Ambassador Tom Traub. Q &A and tours follow. Viewing opportunities through the big telescope as weather permits. Dress for outdoor weather.

Fredonia Jazz Showcase with Joe Grandsen, jazz trumpet

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


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.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: School-age storytime with Miss Amy

43 Main St., SIlver Creek, 10:30 a.m. For children ages 6 to 12. Stories, crafts, games and other activities. Limit of 10 children, pre-registration requested. Call 716 934-3468.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Preschool storytime with Miss Jill

43 Main St., SIlver Creek, 10:30 a.m. For children ages 2 to 5. Reading, singing, rhymes and fun crafts. Limit of 10 children, pre-registration requested. Call 716 934-3468.

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

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

Ahira Hall Memorial Library presents: Explore & More for elementary-aged students

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

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.

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.

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/.


Triple P-Positive Parenting Program

Mental Health Association, 31 Water St., Suite 7, Jamestown, 10 a.m. to noon. For parents of children ages 0 to 12. Free event. Walk-ins welcome, Zoom options available. To register, call Aubrey at 716 664-3608 ext. 110. This week’s topic: fighting and aggression.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Sinclairville Samplers

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

SUNY Fredonia Choral Music Festival master class with Dr. Stephen Gusukuma

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free event, open to the public.

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.

Fredonia Ukulele Jam Session

SUNY Fredonia, Williams Center, G138, Blue Lounge, 6 to 8 p.m. All skill levels welcome. Beginners and brush-up session at the beginning. Karaoke-style session – chord diagrams with a pointer will be projected. Ukuleles available to borrow. All tunes performed with a backing track. Singers welcome also. Free event.

Walter Gloor Mainstage Series presents: “Edges” by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, Bartlett Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Contemporary song-cycle about young adults. Paul W. Mockovak, Director. General public $25 advance, $30 at door. Student $10 advance, $15 at door.


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