Community notebook

Dunkirk Farmers’ Market announces changes

There have been a few changes to the offerings at the Dunkirk Farmers’ Market. The Market is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, the Ruggles Street side. It offers fresh fruits, vegetables and preserves, free-range beef, pork, rabbit, chicken, eggs, baked goods, natural soap products. Siri Thai, music and special events every second Wednesday of the month.

‘City Speaks’ to feature Bob Lawrie

The next “City Speaks” show will feature Bob Lawrie, Chief Operator of the Water Filtration Plant on Thursday, Sept. 6. City Speaks can be viewed on Spectrum 1301 at 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. daily, and on YouTube any time.

“City Speaks” will go to the Farmer’s Market on Wednesday, Sept. 12 and will air on Spectrum 1301 on Thursday, Sept. 13.

The Sept. 20 “City Speaks” will feature City of Dunkirk’s Third Ward Councilman, Shaun Heenan.

Send questions or comments to, mail Vicki Westling 342 Central Ave. City Hall, Dunkirk, NY 14048, or drop them off in the City Clerk’s Office.

To watch “City Speaks,” a show that provides our residents with insight to the happenings around the City and the administration, go to Spectrum Channel 1301 daily at 3 and 10 p.m., or watch via the internet at YouTube any time.

RTPI’s ‘Art After 5’ series continues Thursday

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History (RTPI) invites you back to celebrate ‘Art After 5’ from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6. This event will feature the new fall exhibition, Alberto Rey’s “Extinct Birds Project,” live music on our patio by local musician Rebecca McIlvain, beverages catered by Brazil Craft Beer and Wine, and light hors d’oeuvres, all for a $10 donation. This is a great opportunity for visitors to experience Alberto Rey’s poignant exhibition while enjoying music and refreshments in the company of friends and colleagues.

The Sept. 6 ‘Art After 5’ event is sponsored by Pat and Mark Evans of Warren, Pennsylvania. The event will proceed rain or shine, and is exclusively for guests ages 21 and over. All donations benefit RTPI’s general operations and programming. For more information call RTPI at 716-665-2473 or visit RTPI is located at 311 Curtis Street in Jamestown.