Community calendar

SUNDAY, JULY 14

Dunkirk Flea Market, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., corner of Washington Avenue, Lake Shore Drive.

Matthew Hazelton Memorial 5K Run/walk, registration race day 7:30 to 8:45 a.m., race at 9. Pavilion behind Clarion Hotel, 30 Lake Shore Drive E., Dunkirk. Pre-registration $20, day of $25, pre-registration for kids $15, day of cost for kids: $20. Family rates. Proceeds benefit Matthew Hazelton Memorial Scholarship Fund in memory of Dunkirk Police Officer Matthew Hazelton.

South Dayton Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 Inc annual tractor show and pull, 34 Maple St. 9 a.m.: gates open, 10: scales open; rodeo games in a.m. Admission: $5. Children under 12 free. $10 Hitch Fee/Class. Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue available at noon, Tractor parade. Farm tractor pull at noon, 1975 and older. All proceeds benefit South Dayton Fire Company.

Family Nature Hike, 10 to 11 a.m., Long Point on Chautauqua State Park, 4459 Route 430, Bemus Point. 386-3165 ext. 208. Free to public. All ages. Join a naturalist, explore natural wonders of the park.

Westfield Exempt Firemen’s Association annual ox roast, noon to 6 p.m., Ottaway Park, Route 5, Westfield, one mile east of North Portage Street. Music variety of food available, children’s games, games of chance.

Farmers’ Market, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Ames Commons, Route 60 and Maple Avenue, Cassadaga. Local farmers and artisans.

Valley Historical Society museum open hours, 2 to 5 p.m., corner of Main and Lester Streets in Sinclairville. Tours available; no admission charge.

Baby unicorn visit, 2 to 4 p.m.,Midway State Park, Bemus Point. 386-3165 ext. 208. Free to public. All ages.

Castleman Quartet program presents: Concert at Lily Dale, 3 p.m., $5 plus Lily Dale gate fee.

Make Your Own Birdhouse, 3 to 4 p.m., Lake Erie State Park, 5838 Route 5, Brocton. 386-3165 ext. 208. Free to public. All ages.

2nd Street Sunset Concert, 5 to 7 p.m., Cassadaga Floating Stage, Cassadaga Beach, Park Avenue. Free classic rock and oldies concert. Food available to purchase or bring your own. Come by boat or bring a chair or blanket. In case of inclement weather, may be held at American Legion, 228 Maple Ave. or Community Building, 22 Mill St. Call 665-8855 for more information.

MONDAY, JULY 15

Kids Clothes Closet, 10 a.m. to noon, First United Methodist Church of Fredonia, 25 Church St. New, nearly new clothing, other items for children newborn through size 6; expectant mothers. Use educational entrance. For details, call 679-1513.

Chautauqua County Fair, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Exhibits, shows, food, vendors, rides. 2 p.m.: Harness racing, Grandstand.

Sheridan Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary pot luck picnic, 6:30 p.m., Sheridan Bay Park. Members reminded to bring dish to pass and beverage.

Health and wellness

Stretch and tone with exercise, 9 to 10 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Donation: $1 per session.

Grape Belt Seniors Aerobics and Weights with Catherine, 9 a.m., Masonic Lodge, East Main Street, Fredonia. Coffee and conversation follows at 10 a.m. New members welcome.

Northern Chautauqua pickleball, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Boys and Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua, 296 E. Lake Shore Drive, Dunkirk. With questions, call Mike Ferguson at 480-3729.Open play.

Recreational pickleball, 6 p.m., Wright Park, Dunkirk. Learn how to play if you don’t know how; equipment is available for beginners to use. Bring a chair and a water bottle.

Games and hobbies

Dunkirk Senior Center crafts, 11 a.m., 45 Cliffstar Court.

Dunkirk Senior Center Pinochle, 1 p.m., 45 Cliffstar Court.

Free Fly Tying/Fly Fishing Class, 7 to 8:30 p.m., SUNY Fredonia, Costello Room, Rockefeller Arts Center.

Libraries

Barker Library presents: “The Explorers” summer reading program, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. For ages going into pre-k through going into second grade. 5 week program July 8 through Aug. 6, choose Mondays OR Tuesdays. Stories, play, reading challenges, earn prizes. Call 672-8051 to register (required). Free program.

Patterson Library presents: The Rocket Man Chris Centi, 11:15 a.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield.

Ahira Hall Library presents: Movies in the Library, 3:30 p.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Rated G.

TUESDAY, JULY 16

Peaceful SOUL Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Native Pride parking lot, 11359 Southwestern Blvd., Irving. Fresh wholesome food from local farmers, Native craftsmen selling their artisan works. Various programs.

Friends of the Anderson-Lee Library in Silver Creek Christmas in July raffle ticket sales, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Smith’s True Value, Routes 5 and 20, Irving. Grand prize: $500. Tickets $1 each. Also, stop by the library, 43 Main St., Silver Creek to see the other 30 plus prizes, can purchase tickets there, too. Drawing to be held at the library July 25, 3 p.m.

Chautauqua County Fair, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Exhibits, shows, food, vendors, rides. 7 p.m.: Demolition Derby, Grandstand.

Chautauqua County Genealogical meeting and open house, 1 to 7:45 p.m., Barker Library, 7 Day St., Fredonia. Meeting at 6:30 p.m., visitors welcome. This month”s speaker: Society Vice-President Ruth Nichols presents: “How I found my Irish Roots …the story of my Davis Family.” For details, call President Gail Pugh Dash, 595-3593

Summer band concert and dessert fest, 5:30 p.m., Fredonia Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave. Guests may try three homemade desserts for $3. The Cassadaga Band begins its free concert at 6 p.m. Audience members should bring lawn chairs to sit outside for concert. No rain date.

Lake Shore Center for the Arts Movie Night presents: “A Farewell to Arms,” 7 p.m., 49 S. Portage, Westfield. Stars Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper. 1932. Free movie night includes “shorts” i.e. comics, newsreel and music from the year of the movie. Concessions available.

Cinema Series: “Echo in the Canyon,” 7:30 p.m., 1891 Fredonia Opera House.Popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon (California sound) in mid–60s. (Byrds, Beach Boys, Mamas and Papas). Tickets: $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students, children. Call 679-1891.

Health and wellness

Aerobics by Catherine, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk. Donation: $1.

Northern Chautauqua outdoor pickleball, 6 to 9 p.m., Russell Joy Park, Fredonia. With questions, call Mike Ferguson at 480-37

Games and hobbies

Pinochle: Tuesday’s Best, 1 p.m., Fredonia Beaver Club, 64 Prospect St. For details, call Kathy at 410-0111.

St. Joseph’s bingo, 7 p.m., Parish Center, 145 East Main St., Fredonia. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. For information, call parish office at 679-4116.

Libraries

Ahira Hall Library presents: Early Years Little Explorers, 10 to 11 a.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Stories activities followed by free play.

Barker Library presents: “The Explorers” summer reading program, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. For ages going into pre-k through going into second grade. 5 week program July 8 through Aug. 6, choose Mondays OR Tuesdays. Stories, play, reading challenges, earn prizes. Call 672-8051 to register (required). Free program.

Patterson Library presents: Knit and Knatter Club, 1 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Main Reading Room.

Ahira Hall Library presents: Makerspace at your library, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 37 W. Main St., Brocton. Create-Explore-Build..

Anderson-Lee Library presents: U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s Global Rocket Launch to celebrate Fiftieth anniversary of launch of Apollo 11. 4 p.m., 43 Main St., Silver Creek. Make simple rockets to launch together, attempt to break world record. All ages welcome. Call 934-3468 to register..

Patterson Library presents: “Dancing with Your Soul,” 5:30 p.m., 40 S. Portage St., Westfield. Pergola Garden.