Community Notebook

Chicago Authority plays tonight in city

The Music on the Pier Summer Concert Series presents: headliner “Chicago Authority,” at the Dunkirk Pier. The Opening act will be “Zen City” at 5:25 p.m.

Gowanda Moose Lodge cruise on in cars and bikes

Gowanda Moose Lodge will hold its next in a series of “cruise on in cars and bikes” today from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 201 Aldrich St., Gowanda. Food and drink specials will be available. The event benefits the “Raise the Roof” project.

Revitalize Dunkirk

The August meeting of Revitalize Dunkirk will be held today at the Fredonia State University Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and all members of the community are welcome and encouraged to attend. Revitalize Dunkirk is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization of community members committed to bringing ideas for improving urban living to residents and elected officials of the city of Dunkirk.

Silver Creek to repave Staff Avenue

The village of Silver Creek will be repaving Staff Avenue, Oak Street and Knight Street Extension starting between today and Aug. 20.

Movie Night

at the Adams

Access to the Arts proudly presents Adams Movie Night! Visit the Adams tonight at 8 p.m., as we proudly present the classic film Cinema “Paradiso!”

Bring a blanket, chair, perhaps a bean bag, and don’t forget your favorite beverage. Celebrate the New Adams and enjoy this classic Italian film.

Sheridan Happy Seniors to meet

The Sheridan Happy Seniors will meet Friday, at 1 p.m. at the St. Bosco Hall, Sheridan.

Pine Valley VFW Post No. 2522 car show and chicken barbecue

Pine Valley VFW Post No. 2522, Route 83, Cherry Creek, will host a car show and chicken barbecue this Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. or until gone. Dinner includes barbecued chicken, baked beans, macaroni salad and a brownie for a $10 donation. Check in for the car show is at 11:15 a.m. Proceeds benefit cancer aid and research. Call 287-3126 or 287-4497 for details.

Lakeshore Humane Society plans Annual Giant Yard Sale

The Lakeshore Humane Society will hold its Annual Giant Yard Sale this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hot dogs and drinks will be for sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Other features include a bake sake, basket drawings, and drawing for a 58″ Samsung full UHD/Smart LED TV. Individuals may want to consider setting aside usable items they no longer need. The Yard Sale will be held at Floral Hall at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds on Central Avenue in Dunkirk. Drop-off days for donation items will be Tuesday, Aug. 14 through Thursday, Aug. 16 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (No large appliances, metal bed springs, magazines, encyclopedias, clothing (except shoes), or electronics (TV’s, computer monitors, towers and printers). LHS appreciates the community’s support of this annual event. For more information, see or call 672-1991.

American Red Cross set to host a

community blood drive at Chautauqua Mall

The American Red Cross is set to host a community blood drive at Chautauqua Mall. The humanitarian organization has a significant blood shortage and is issuing an emergency request for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and help save lives. Donors will give hope to patients in the community, including accident victims, heart surgery patients and those receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or sickle cell disease.

Make an appointment to give blood on Aug. 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. by downloading the Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 1-800-RED CROSS. There will also be an on-site registration station at the mall entrance near Sears, facing Mall Boulevard for walk-ins. The Blood mobile will be located in the parking lot facing Mall Boulevard.

The Chautauqua Mall is located at 318 E Fairmount Ave., Lakewood.

Chautauqua County Genealogical Society will hold annual picnic

The Chautauqua County Genealogical Society will hold its annual picnic, on Tuesday, Aug. 21 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Red House, Frisbee Road, Cassadaga. The potluck meal will be held at 5:30 p.m. for those who are interested. Table service, coffee, tea and water will be provided. The meeting will take place from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Tour the 1800’s brick house and bring a story or artifacts of interest to share with the group. Members, friends and local historians will have displays, stories and publications available. The event is open to the public.