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Fifth annual kickball tournament set for Sunday, July 21 The 5th Annual One Small Kick kickball tournament to benefit the foundation for Prader Willis Syndrome will take place on Sunday, July 21 at Silver Creek Central School, 1 Dickinson St. Sign in begins at 9 a.m., with games beginning at ...

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Enrollment Day set for Tuesday at Silver Creek Elementary Registration for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 academic year is underway at Silver Creek Elementary School, with a special Enrollment Day slated Tuesday, July 23. District residents with children who will be 4 ...

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Revitalize Dunkirk to meet today Revitalize Dunkirk’s monthly meeting will take place Thursday, July 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Large Conference Room, Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave, Dunkirk. This month’s guest speakers are William Haskas, President & Matei Denes, ...

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The community notebook is compiled by the OBSERVER staff. To send in an event or listing, e-mail us at editorial@observertoday or call us at 366-3000. East parking lot in Fredonia closed for paving Village of Fredonia Department of Public Works director Anthony Gugino announced that the ...

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Reservations needed for 65th class reunion A 65th class reunion is being planned for people that graduated from St. Mary’s Academy. Cardinal Mindszenty and Dunkirk High in 1954. A dinner only is scheduled for Aug. 17 at the Clarion Hotel in Dunkirk for 6 p.m., open menu being planned. If ...

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Brocton, Portland FDs offer reflective signs The Brocton and Portland fire departments are offering reflective house signs to all residents of their districts. Sign applications can be purchased for $15 at the Brocton village offices or the Portland town offices. Information on the ...

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Squadron 1280 Son’s of the American Legion presents: Cruise Night July 17 Squadron 1280 Son’s of the American Legion presents: Cruise Night on Wednesday, July 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Cassadaga Legion Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave., Cassadaga. The event features food, music, cool cars and ...

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Ripley United Methodist Church breakfast to benefit Quincey Cemetery The Ripley United Methodist Church is hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast on Saturday, July 13 from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the church, 84 W. Main St. in Ripley. Enjoy pancakes, sausage, bacon, made-to-order eggs and ...

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Bicentennial Park Classical Saxophone Concert Decho Ensemble On Saturday, July 13, there will be a musical performance in Bicentennial Park, W. Sixth Street, Dunkirk at 7 p.m. The Classical Saxophone Concert Decho Ensemble will perform, featuring Jacob Swanson, Sarah Marchitelli and Jared ...

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Lighthouse ghost tour set for Saturday The Dunkirk Historical Lighthouse is hosting a ghost tour open to the public on Saturday from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets are $30 per person. Sign up at: dunkirklighthouse.com or call the lighthouse at 366-5050 for more information. Thayer Road to be ...

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Bear cub spotted in Fredonia A Fredonia resident contacted the OBSERVER to state that he saw a black bear cub on Webster Road, east of Seymour Street, Fredonia. Bear cubs are generally harmless, however cubs’ mothers can be very aggressive. If you were to see a bear cub, do not approach it. ...

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Fredonia First United Methodist Church drama camp begins This Wednesday, July 10, marks the start of FFUMC’s Drama Camp, which takes place at the church (25 Church St. in Fredonia). The camp, which is free to attend, will meet every Monday and Wednesday through Aug. 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. ...

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Grape Discovery Center news ¯ The Grape Discovery Center hosts “Wine With Us Wednesday,” throughout the summer on Wednesdays until Labor Day. Enjoy award-winning wines from Lake Erie Wine Country by the glass or bottle. $4 feature wine every Wednesday! Light snacks are available for ...

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Forestville Board of Education to meet Thursday The Forestville Central School District Board of Education will hold its organizational meeting followed immediately by their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, July 11 in the High School Library at 5 p.m. Fredonia Planning Board meeting ...

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The Sons of American Legion Squad 59 to hold monthly meeting July 9 The Sons of American Legion Squad 59 will be holding their monthly meeting Tuesday, July 9 at 7 p.m. at Post 59, 156 E Main St., Fredonia. Topics to be discussed will be finalizing plans for the annual Post 59 Family Picnic ...

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Community Sing-Along set for Wednesday A Community Sing-Along will be held Wednesday, July 10 from, 7 to 8:15 p.m. in the Barker Common gazebo, Fredonia. Join in a good old campfire-type sing-along. All voices are welcome; the event is free for all. For details, call Joe at 679-8426. If ...

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Hawkinson-Swanson Reunion The 52nd reunion of the Hawkinson-Swanson family will take place on Sunday, July 7 at Friendship Park on Church Street in Gerry at 1 p.m. The meal will begin promptly at 1:30. All attending should bring a dish of food to pass and their own table service. For more ...

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Alumni reunion performance canceled The Silver Creek Central School Music Alumni reunion and performance planned for Friday and Saturday has been canceled. The organizing committee regrets that it has been unable to confirm enough participants to successfully complete a program, but wishes ...

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Evans Garden Club annual picnic July 9 The Evans Garden Club will hold their annual picnic on July 9 at 6 p.m. The picnic will be coordinated and hosted by The Board Members. It will be held at The Bluff’s Clubhouse, 6472 Old Lakeshore Road, Derby. Members may bring a dish to pass. Meat and ...

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Brocton workshop cancelled The village of Brocton workshop meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 3, has been cancelled due the Independence Day holiday. Dunkirk Class of 1999 reunion nears A 20th reunion picnic will be held on Saturday, July 6 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Hamlet Street ...