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Fredonia Shakespeare Club hears about “Deborah Berke: Woman Architect”

The Fredonia Shakes-peare Club met for its second regular meeting of the 2016-2017 year at the home of Joyce Haines. President Judi Lutz Woods presided with 15 members present. Woods welcomed the club members to the 131st year of the club.The theme for the year is "Women Artists, Authors, ...

Sounds of Silence on Sunday with Rev. Frances Manly and Doug Yeomans

The Unitarian Universa-list Congregation of Northern Chautauqua welcomes back Rev. Frances Manly and Doug Yeomans, who will lead a service in word and song on Sunday.In a world of noise and confusion, silence can be healing when it helps people to center themselves and find deep peace. But ...

Becker to speak to LWV on Women and Girls’ Initiative in county

Jane Cleaver Becker as founding member and chair of the steering committee, will present information on the Women and Girls' Coalition in Chautauqua County at the League of Women Voters Program luncheon. The event will be held on Nov. 9 at noon at the White Inn in Fredonia.The poverty rate in ...

Sinclairville Free Library announces upcoming events

SINCLAIRVILLE - The following programs will be held at the Sinclairville Free Library, 15 Main St., Sinclairville. For details, call 962-5885.On Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon, the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society presents Genealogy Basics, a free information program for those interested ...

Fredonia High School music program presents annual evening of music on Thursday

The Fredonia High School music program presents its 26th Annual Evening of Music on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Fredonia Central Schools District Auditorium. Performers in grades 9 through 12 will offer dazzling selections from "Hamilton," "Little Shop of Horrors," "Into the Woods" and ...

CNRC to host Halloween Hoorah! on Saturday

The Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will host its first Halloween Hoorah! on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. in the day room. This will be an indoor, safe trick or treating event for children with residents and volunteers passing out candy. In addition to the candy, there will be ...

Chautauqua County Vegetarian-Vegan Society to meet Wednesday

WESTFIELD - The Chau-tauqua County Vegetarian-Vegan Society will meet on Nov. 2 for their Famous Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner. Following the meeting, they will welcome speaker Angus Watkins, whose topic will be "How Dr. Greger's 'How Not to Die' Changed My Diet."Watkins has been a lifelong ...

Advances celebrated at Mental Health Association luncheon

JAMESTOWN - Nineteen individuals were recognized for their progress in recovery at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County's October luncheon.MHA Director of Peer Services Steven Cobb had certificates for two people who gained employment, three who completed treatment, 10 who ...

Book signing at the Ahira Hall Library today

BROCTON - The Ahira Hall Memorial Library, 37 W. Main St., Brocton, will host local author Anthony Graziano at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.Graziano will discuss his new book, "McKinley's Ghost & the Little Tin Truck."Call 792-9418 for more information.

Collins Public Library sets events

COLLINS - The Collins Public Library has announced events for November and December. The library is located at 2341 Main St., Collins. For events that require registration, call 532-5129.NovemberQuilting with Florence: Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm. Come quilt with these knowledgeable ...

Breast cancer awareness event Friday

When someone you know is struggling, it is human nature to want to help. This is the case when it comes to breast cancer.On Friday, a fundraiser called POUND for PINK will take place at Jamestown Community College North County campus to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer. Proceeds from ...

Barker Library offering sign language series beginning Nov. 1

Barker Library, located at 7 Day St., Fredonia, will host a four-week sign language class starting Tuesday, Nov. 1. The remaining three classes will be held on the next three consecutive Tuesdays: Nov. 8, 15 and 22. ABCs, numbers and simple words will be covered.Pre-register at 672-8051 or ...

SCCS Class of 1967 seeking information for 50th reunion

SILVER CREEK - Plans are underway for the 50th Reunion of the Silver Creek Central School Class of 1967. The weekend event will be held July 21 and 22 next year. The committee would like classmates' addresses that may have changed in the past 10 years and ask that friends or relatives phone ...

Concord Spellbinders holding Halloween party on Wednesday

A Halloween party, come as you are "Not," will be sponsored by Concord Spellbinders Toastmasters Club on Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at SUNY Fredonia, Room 180, Fenton Hall, Academic Avenue. Guests are welcome at no charge. For more information, contact James Rawcliffe at 672-2662 or email at ...

Halloween Express train ride planned on Saturday

GOWANDA - The New York & Lake Erie Railroad and Love, Inc. will hold a Halloween Express train ride out of Gowanda on Saturday.The train will depart from the Gowanda Depot, 50 Commercial St., Gowanda at 11 a.m. and make a 20 mile, approximately two-hour round trip to South Dayton and ...

Core training for master gardeners completed

JAMESTOWN - Cornell Cooper-ative Extension of Chautauqua County announces the completion of the core training for 24 new master gardeners. The training was held at the SUNY Fredonia campus through the month of September.The training was offered under a new accelerated program covering the ...

Storytime at Ahira Hall Library Tuesday

BROCTON - The Ahira Hall Memorial Library and the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation will host a story hour for ages 0-5 on Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the library. Call 792-9418 for more information.

Benjamin Prescott Chapter of DAR recognized

WESTFIELD - The regular monthly meeting of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter of The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was held at the McClurg Mansion in Westfield on Oct. 8. The meeting was called to order by Regent Brenda Johnson, and the Opening Ritual was conducted by ...