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THURSDAY, JUNE 20

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.

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

536 Central Ave., 11 to 11:30 a.m. For ages 2 to 5.

Mayville Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market

2 S. Erie St., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vendors, food trucks and more.

Forestville Farmers’ Market

Main Street, Forestville, 2 to 6 p.m. A variety of fruits, vegetables and more.

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.

Music on the Pier 70’s Night

Dunkirk Pier, opening act Sequins at 5:25 p.m.; headliner Tequila Sunrise Eagles Tribute Band at 6:45 p.m. Bring a folding chair. Concession vendors.

Rosary for Peace in the World

This recurring Rosary takes place on the third Thursday of each month from 5:30 to 6 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 328 Washington Ave., Dunkirk.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Author meet and greet with Mindy Nichols Wendell

536 Central Ave., 5:30 to 7 p.m. The author will discuss her book “Light and Air,” a story set in the J.N. Adam Hospital located in nearby Perrysburg .

Third Thursday Jamestown

Wintergarden Plaza, 313 N. Main St., 6 p.m. Well Worn Boot, The Hallow Society, Mikee Strongmen.

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.

Lakeshore Humane Society monthly General Membership meeting

Lakeshore Humane Society Adoption Center, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk, 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome. See www.lakeshorehumanesociety.org or call 716-672-1991 for information.

Main Street Studios presents: “Cabaret”

50 W. Main St., Fredonia, 7:30 p.m. Community actors whisk the audience away to the Kit Kat Club in Berlin during the Jazz Age. Mature themes. Tickets $15, $10 for seniors and students. See mainstreetstudios.seatyourself.biz

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/.

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

Chautauqua County Senior Safety Summit

Crystal Ballroom, 110 W. Third St., room 210, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Officials from various organizations will highlight scams that target older New Yorkers and will offer education and prevention information. Refreshments. RSVP at 800 333 4374.

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 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.

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.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Dungeons and Dragons

536 Central Ave., 2:45 to 5 p.m. Teens and YA patrons welcome to join for role-playing adventures. Contact the library director at 716 366-2511.

Beach House Bar & Grille music

Wright Park, Dunkirk, 7 to 10 p.m. Presenting Rob Clark and Marie Sedota.

Main Street Studios presents: “Cabaret”

50 W. Main St., Fredonia, 7:30 p.m. Community actors whisk the audience away to the Kit Kat Club in Berlin during the Jazz Age. Mature themes. Tickets $15, $10 for seniors and students. See mainstreetstudios.seatyourself.biz

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

Art in the Wilds Fine Arts Fair

Evergreen Park, Kane, PA. Vendors and more.

Dunkirk Flea Market

Corner of Washington Avenue and Lake Shore Drive E., across from the Clarion Hotel, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Weather permitting. All types of vendors. For details, call 716 680-0958.

Chautauqua Lake conference

Chautauqua Institution, 1 Ames Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Updates from Chautauqua Lake organizations

And SUNY researchers.

Fredonia Farmers’ Market

Church Street, downtown Fredonia at Barker Common, 9 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.

Westfield Farmers and Artisans Market

Moore Park, E. Main Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vegetables, eggs, meats, natural foods, artisan crafts, more.

Tibetan Monks Opening Ceremony at Lily Dale Assembly

5 Melrose Place, 9:30 a.m. Learn, meditate, heal. Witness the preparation and beginning of the creation of the sacred Sand Mandala. Ticketed event. Call 716 595 8721.

Exploring Pond Life at Audubon

Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 10 to 11:30 a.m.$8 adults, $6 Nature Center members, $6 children 9 to 15. Dress for the outdoors.

Fourth annual Chautauqua Lake Sailing Rallye

Chautauqua Lake, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All boats and watercraft welcome. Optional photo scavenger hunt, trivia contest. Support the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy with the donation. Contact Tracy at chautauquawatershed.org

Glass Half Full Golf Tournament

Bemus Point & Tap House, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Basket raffles, contests, prizes. 9-hole golf scramble. $250 for 4-person team, includes green fees and lunch. To register, call Kalee at 716 426-3082. Proceeds help people in Chautauqua County who are overcoming hardships.

Fenton History Center’s Historic Southside Tour

Meet at the Fenton Mansion parking lot, 67 Washington St., Jamestown at 10:30 a.m.for this walking tour. Cost: $8 members; $12 non-members. Register at www.FentonhistoryCenter.org/historictours. Only 20 spots per tour.

Festivals Fredonia presents: Festival Italia – Fredonia Italian Heritage Festival

Fredonia Beaver Club, 64 Prospect St. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: children’s activities; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.: craft vendors, noon to 6 p.m.: food and wine vendors; 11 a.m. blessing of the Festival; 11 a.m. to noon: Italian dancers from Erie, PA.; 12:15 to 1 p.m.: Ian Messana Liedke; 2 p.m.: announcements of winners of meatball and wine making contest; 2 p.m.: wine garden under the tent; 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.: Happy Days Band; Morra Tournament (Italian numbers game); 4 to 6 p.m.: The Formula Band. Italian-themed merchandise, basket raffle, interactive cultural display. Following the Festival, there will be another band provided by the Beaver Club and music by Party McFly.

Barker Library and Museum Association’s inaugural “Type-In” event

7 Day St., Fredonia, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A variety of typewriters will be available to try out or participants can bring their own. Electric outlet access is limited. Check out many intriguing writing prompts. Free event.

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