Community Notebook

Fredonia-Pomfret Recreation Community Movie Nights

The Fredonia-Pomfret Recreation Department has announced its Community Movie Night Series. Movies will be shown at the Lambert Avenue Playground on the following schedule:

Today — “The Lion King”

Aug. 12 — “Despicable Me 3”

Movies will begin shortly after dusk, as soon as it is dark enough to see the presentation. In case of inclement weather, movies will be rescheduled to the following evening.

All recreation department movie nights this summer are made possible through donations made by the Fredonia Beaver Club, First Ward Falcon Club, and the Fredonia Teachers Association.

Further information can be found on the Fredonia-Pomfret Recreation Department Facebook page or the village of Fredonia website —

Gowanda’s Historic Hollywood Theater Golf Tournament

Gowanda’s Historic Hollywood Theater Golf Tournament will take place Monday, Aug. 6 at the Gowanda Country Club, 2623 Brown St., Collins. Registration is at 10, with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. The format is four person scramble. Each player tees off on every hole. The best of the team’s shots is selected and all players play their next shot from that spot. Play continues this way until the ball is holed. Handicaps will not be used.

The cost is $100 per golfer, which includes 18 holes of golf, lunch at the turn, a buffet dinner, and prize opportunities. It is $30 for dinner only.

The tournament supports Gowanda’s Historic Hollywood Theater. Call 532-6103 for details.

Bridge closure in Poland announced

Poland Center Road, County Route 42, in the Town of Poland, between Route 394 and Route 62, will be closed to traffic due to bridge replacement beginning effective Monday, Aug. 6. A Detour will be posted. This closure shall remain in effect until detour signs are removed. Work is tentatively scheduled to be completed by end of October.

NCCS to present “A Celebration of the Angels”

Northern Chautauqua Catholic School will present “A Celebration of the Angels” during a special mass to honor their angel benefactors today at 7 p.m. at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, located at 1032 Central Ave. Join NCCS in their prayer of thanksgiving, and meet the “angels” and express your gratitude! Refreshments will follow in the school gym following mass.

Valley Historical Society annual quilt show continues today

The Valley Historical Society annual quilt show continues today from 1-4 p.m. at the Valley Historical Society museum at the corner of Main and Lester streets, Sinclairville. There is no admission charge. The event coordinators are Betty Jean Ridout, Lois Anderson and Mary Shearman. The museum is open on Sunday until 5 p.m.

Taylors 100-year reunion

The Taylors 100th family reunion will be held at Point Gratiot Park in Dunkirk today at 1 p.m.

Family members are asked to bring a dish to pass and a gift to add to the auction. One-hundred years ago, two men started the reunion to keep the family together, and to have one every year. It is their love for the family that keeps it going. Hope to see all of the family members there — 100 years is something to be proud of.

Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer Services

Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services holds support group meetings at the Dunkirk Library the first Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The next one will take place Aug. 7. The group is designed for those currently caring for an older relative, spouse, or family member. Come to a support group for dementia care partners. There is the opportunity to discuss ideas, gain insight, offer support, share coping tips, receive resources and share stories. This group is supported in part by a grant from the NYS Department of Health. Subsequent meetings will take place Sept. 4, Oct. 2, Nov. 6 and Dec. 4. For more information, call: 366-3335 ext. 1236.

Dunkirk Historical Museum to be open Aug. 7

The Dunkirk Historical Museum will be open Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The museum is located at 513 Washington Ave. The public is welcome, free of charge.