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

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

Master Gardeners Lunch and Learn: Food Preservation – “Gardening in a Warm World”

Via Zoom or in person at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua at JCC, Carnahan Center, 241 James St., Jamestown,or CCE of Cattaraugus, 28 Parkside Drive, Ellicottville, noon to 12:30 p.m. Pre-register required,, call 716 664-9502, ext. 224.

Cassadaga American Legion weekly bingo

Legion Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave., 1 p.m.

Chautauqua County Planning Board Capital Projects Review meeting

Gerace Office Building, 3 N. Erie St., Mayville, Legislative Chambers Room, 1 to 5 p.m. Open to the public.For details, call Courtney Domst at 716 363-3623.

Youngerman Center stroke/head injury support group session

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, opportunities to socialize, share experiences. Light refreshments. Free, open to stroke/head injury survivors and their families. Contact Julie Williams, coordinator, (716) 673-4618 or (716) 673-3203, for more information about attending.

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.

Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care Designer Bag Bingo fundraiser – North County

Blessed Mary Angela Social Center, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk, 6 p.m. $35/ticket or $240/table of 8. Additional cards and wallet raffle tickets $1 each. Bring your own food and beverages.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Coloring for All

43 Main St., Silver Creek, 6 p.m. Choose to color a hanging wooden mandala or love sign, a small canvas pre printed art design, or a butterfly magnet. All ages welcome. Pre-register at 716 934-3468.

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.


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.

RTPI Bird Walks

Roger Tory Peterson Institute Lodge, 311 Curtis St., Jamestown, 9 to 10 a.m. Meet by main entrance, free event. Registration encouraged. Call 716 665-2473. Field guides, binoculars helpful. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Leader: Craig D. Thompson.

Chautauqua County Land Bank Corp. monthly meeting

Gerace Office Building, room 331, N. Erie St., Mayville, 9 a.m. Public welcome.

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, 35 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.

Guitar Ensemble at the Prendergast Library

509 Cherry St., Jamestown, Library’s Fireplace Room, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Meet and greet with the performers follows. Free, open to the public.

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 School Budget public hearing

6 p.m.

Movies at the Reg: Wicked Little Letters

116 E. Third St., Jamestown, 7 p.m. Mystery comedy set in a 1920s English seaside town about the trial of a rowdy Irish immigrant (Jessie Buckley) accused of sending profane letters to a conservative lady (Olivia Colman) and other townspeople. $7 admission and $1 theater restoration fee per patron.

Lake Shore Coin Club

Dunkirk Elks Club, 428 Central Ave., 7 p.m. Members gather for discussion, raffles, treats and coin sales. Club meets the second Wednesday of the month.

Fenton History Center Lecture Series: Brown v. Board of Education

Fenton History Center, 67 Washington St., Jamestown, 7 p.m. Speaker: Randy Elf. Donations appreciated. Those interested can attend the event in the dining room of the Gov. Reuben Fenton mansion or access streaming via Facebook.


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.

Robert H. Jackson Center presents: Through the Eyes of a Friend (The Holocaust)

305 E. Fourth St., Jamestown, 10 to 11 a.m. or 1 to 2 p.m. Free event, registration required due to space limitations. Call 716 483-6646.

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.

CASA of Chautauqua County “Come to the Table” event

Chautauqua Suites, 215 W. Lake Road, Mayville. Doors open at 5, live table raffle at 6:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, live musical entertainment by the Jamestown High School Chamber Orchestra, door prizes, giveaways, $20 per ticket. Can purchase tickets at the door, or presale. The event features about 25 themed tables created by local artisans and CASA supporters that guests can bid on. For details, contact Kelly Fiorella at kfiorellacasa@gmail.com . Proceeds benefit abused and neglected children in Chautauqua County.

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.

Northern Chautauqua Amateur Radio Club meeting

Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk, video conference room, second floor, handicapped accessible, 6 p.m. Anyone interested in radio is welcome to attend the meetings held the second Thursday of the month. For details, email ncarc@netsync.net

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.

Chautauqua County Beekeepers Association meeting

Fluvanna Community Church, 3363 Fluvanna Ave., Jamestown, 7 p.m. Open to the public free of charge.

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/.


Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce State Legislative breakfast

Chautauqua Suites Meeting and Expo Center, 215 W. Lake Road, Mayville, 8:30 program begins. Come a bit early for the breakfast buffet. Interactive event with State Senator George Borrello and Assemblyman Andy Goodell. $25 Chamber members, $29 non-members. RSVP by May 6 at www/chautauquachamber.org.

Roblin Steel Coffee Club gathering

Demetri’s Restaurant, Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk. Former employees, family, and friends are always welcome.

Robert H. Jackson Center presents: Through the Eyes of a Friend (The Holocaust)

305 E. Fourth St., Jamestown, 9 to 10 a.m. or 1 to 2 p.m. Free event, registration required due to space limitations. Call 716 483-6646.

Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation Grants Reception

NCCF office, 212 Lakeshore Drive W. Dunkirk, 9 to 11 a.m.

Fredonia First Methodist Church series of watercolor classes: part 6

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, an 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: Line and shape.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Sinclairville Samplers

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

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 your 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.

Darwin R. Barker Library computer class: Getting Started with Canva

7 Day St., Fredonia, 1 p.m. Canva is a free-to-use graphic design website where users can make posters, flyers, greeting cards, pamphlets, information-graphs and more. Watch a video presented by Tech-Talk and practice working with Canva after the video presentation. Bring your own smart device/laptop or borrow one of the library’s. Registration required. Call 716 672-8051. Free of charge, all welcome.

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.

Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History Guided Gallery Walk 311 Curtis St. Jamestown, 2 p.m. Pre-registration required. Call 716 665-2473. Limit 15 people. Must be members of RTPI or purchase regular museum admission.

Folk in Fredonia: Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

1891 Fredonia Opera House, 7:30 p.m. Favorite iInstrumentalists, vocalists and storytellers the Ruckers have returned with another exceptional show. Adults $20, Opera House members $18, students $10.

Lucille Ball Little Theatre presents: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

18 E. Second St., Jamestown, 7 p.m. See www.lbltj.com


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