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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.

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.

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.

Gowanda Central School town hall meeting via Facebook Live

6 p.m. Residents can get an update on goals, strategic planning, equity, student achievement and more. Q & A will follow. See Facebook@gowandacentralschool

Brocton Central Alumni planning meeting for July golf tournament and barbecue

Brocton Legion, 110 W. Main St., 6 p.m. Committee members and classes planning reunions encouraged to attend.

Movies at the Reg: Problemista

116 E. Third St., Jamestown, 7 p.m. An aspiring toy designer from El Salvador navigates the treacherous world of New York City and the U.S. Immigration system. $7 admission and $1 theater restoration fee per patron.

Town of Hanover Democratic Club meeting

VFW, 7 p.m. All registered Democrats welcome.

Fredonia Chamber Orchestra

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.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Spring Author Spotlight: William Kent Kreuger

536 Central Ave., computing center, 5 to 6:30 p.m.Participate in a remote visit with author Kreuger.

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.

Ekstasis 2.0 curated salon series

Patterson Library, 40 S. Portage St., Westfield, 5:30 p.m. Free event.

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/.

Fredonia Concert Band

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, King Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Performance of Valerie Coleman’s ROMA.


Fredonia First Methodist Church series of watercolor classes: part 4

25 Church St., 9:30 a.m. to noon. Teacher: local artist Ronnie Lafferty. Register for each class desired by texting or calling 716 640-8199. Limit of 12 per class. All painting supplies provided. Donations appreciated. Bring 2 plastic containers for water, several white paper towels, old, small clean hand towel not exposed to fabric softener, two number 2 pencils. A time of faith building devotions at each class This week: achieving textures.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Sinclairville Samplers

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

Fredonia Literary Festival

SUNY Fredonia, Williams Center Multipurpose Room, noon to 4:30 p.m. Vendors, book sales ande signings, light refreshments. Student Literary Magazine panel discussion; “Encouraging

Young Readers in an Age of Book Bans” panel discussion; Local/regional authors panel discussion; open mic; Memorial readings by ENGL 400 Senior Seminar students and Department of English faculty. Free, open to the public.

Darwin R. Barker Library presents: “Microsoft Excel Basics”

7 Day St., Fredonia, 1 to 2:45 p.m. Bring own smart device/ laptop or borrow a library laptop. Registration required, call 716 673-8051.

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.

Boys & Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua County annual dinner gala

Shorewood Country Club, 4958 W. Lake Road, Dunkirk, 6 p.m. Cocktails, silent auction, dinner. Tickets $75 each, table of 8 $570. For details, call 716 366-1061. Honorees include David and Gina Kron from Tim Hortons; David Winchell of Super Duper Catering and Gary Schutrum, Chief Executive Officer of the East Aurora Boys & Girls Club.

Fredonia Ukulele Jam Session

SUNY Fredonia, Williams Center, G138, Blue Lounge, 6 to 8 p.m. All skill levels are 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.

RTPI Exhibition Opening – photographer Kevin Ebi – Five Minutes in Nature

Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, 311 Curtis St., Jamestown, 6 to 9 p.m. Free for members, regular admission fee required for non-members. Charcuterie board by Maple Roads LLC at 6 p.m. and music by Norm Karin. Artist Ebi will present a talk at 7 p.m. Registration encouraged.

Fredonia Immersive Theater presents: “DERAILED (an original murder mystery)”

SUNY Fredonia, Horizon Room, lower level Williams Center, 7 p.m. Dinner included in price of ticket. Student production. Purchase tickets at the box office or see fredonia.edu/tickets

Walter Gloor Mainstage Series presents: “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller

SUNY Fredonia, Rockefeller Arts Center, Marvel Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Daniel Lendzian, Director. The story of a young farmer, his wife and a young servant-girl who maliciously causes the wife’s arrest for witchcraft in 17th century Salem, Mass. Reserved seating. General public $20 advance, $25 at the door. Students $5 advance, $10 at the door.

Scotch Doubles Bowling Fundraiser for Timothy Ryan Scholarship

Lucky Lanes Bowling Center, 10387 Bennett Road, Fredonia, 7:30 p.m. $35 per couple includes 3 games bowled together, shoe rental and prizes.. Prizes awarded, 50/50 raffle. Pre-registration required.


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