Community Notebook

Fredonia to oil and stone select streets

On Monday, weather permitting, the village of Fredonia will oil and stone the following streets (Weather permitting):

Lakeview Avenue

Gillis Street

Link Street

Howard Street

Prospect Street (From Orchard to Elm)

Pine Drive

Bradish Street

Douglas Street

Stuben Street

Pulaski Street

Risley Street

Terrace Street

Traffic will be disrupted for a brief amount of time on each street.

American Legion Post 59 family picnic

American Legion Post 59, 156 E. Main St., Fredonia, will be holding its family picnic on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 2 to 10 p.m. at Russell Joy Park, Howard St., lower pavilion. The event will include kids’ games, raffles and a corn hole tournament. Music by Take Two will be performed from 5 to 9 p.m. Dinner will be provided by Super Duper Catering at 5 p.m. Members/guests should sign up at Post 59 by Aug. 22. Tickets are $12 and children under 10 are free. All proceeds are used for ongoing American Legion functions to support our Veterans.

Lily Dale Artisans Guild Plants, Crafts and Curiosities Sale Aug. 23 to 26

Lily Dale Artisans Guild presents its Plants, Crafts and Curiosities Sale, which will be held Thursday Aug. 23 through Sunday, Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lily Dale Lyceum on East Street. Items available for purchase include homegrown plants and shrubs for indoor and outside gardens, garden art, dream catchers, walking sticks, handcrafted gifts, caftans, aprons and scarves. There will be a household yard sale of new and gently used merchandise. There will be free parking, a playground and a picnic area. Proceeds benefit Lily Dale. The gate fee of $15 will be waived for one hour to shop at the Lily Dale Artisans Guild sale upon request for a one hour free gate pass to shop.

Fredonia BOE meeting Tuesday

The next regular meeting of the Fredonia Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at 6 p.m. in the High School Library.

Dunkirk Town Zoning and Planning board meetings

The Town of Dunkirk Zoning and Planning Boards will hold a workshop at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at the Town Hall, 4737 Willow Road. The purpose of the workshop is to continue with revisions to the Town Zoning Code.

Bat Business

Join bat biologist Jonathan Townsend for an evening of batty fun at Lake Erie State Park. Attendees will learn about the bats of the world as well as bats of New York State. Townsend will discuss conservation issues facing bats and what you can do to help these very important creatures in a time where all bats worldwide are in trouble. After the presentation, Townsend will lead an “acoustic bat walk” where he will employ specialized ultrasonic microphones to eavesdrop on the secret lives of bats as they forage at dusk.

The event will take place on Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Lake Erie State Park Rec Hall. The program kicks off at 7:30 p.m. and will run approximately one hour. Dress appropriately to be outdoors after dark, flashlights and bug repellent are recommended. Program is free to the public.

For more information, contact Amelia Staver at 386-3165 ext. 208 or email at