Community notebook

Lakeshore Humane Society weekly open hours start Wednesday

The Lakeshore Humane Society will begin holding weekly open hours at its adoption center, each Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. This will give the public a consistent mid-week opportunity to meet the cats and dogs in need of caring homes, as well as ask questions and see the facility. The first weekly Open Hours will be Wednesday, Jan. 2. The center is located at 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk.

If unable to come on Wednesday, please call 672-1991 to arrange an appointment to see the dogs and cats awaiting adoption, or come to the LHS Adoption Day on Jan. 5. (You must be 21 years of age or older to adopt a pet.)

While at the LHS Adoption Center, check out the “Cat’s Meow” Boutique, where you can find pet-related gift items, while supporting the Lakeshore Humane Society.

Dunkirk garbage, recycling schedule change for holiday

Dunkirk City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 for New Year’s Day.

As per the 2018 curbside collection schedule, rubbish in the Tuesday collection zone (District B) will be picked up on Wednesday, Jan. 2. Rubbish in the Wednesday collection zone (District C) will be picked up on Thursday, Jan. 3. Rubbish in the Thursday collection zone (District A) will be picked up on Friday, Jan. 4. Rubbish in the Friday collection zone (District D) will be picked up on Saturday, Jan. 5.

Copies of the curbside collection schedule, which are valid until Feb. 28, are still available in the City Clerk’s Office, City Treasurer’s Office and Public Works Department, as well as the city’s website

Old-fashioned Barn Dance set for Jan. 4

An Old-fashioned Barn Dance will take place Friday, Jan. 4 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Fredonia Grange No. 1, 58 W. Main St., Fredonia. Costs are: adults: $7, students: $5, ages 12 and under free. Dances include squares, contras, mixers and more. The event is beginner friendly, family friendly. No experience is needed. For details, call Joe at 679-8426.

Community Sing-Along planned for Jan. 9

A Community Sing-Along will be held Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 7 to 8:15 p.m. at the Fredonia Grange No. 1, 58 W. Main St., Fredonia. Join in a good old campfire sing-along in an indoor setting. All voices are welcome; the event is free for all. For details, call Joe at 679-8426.

Villenova Grange plans pancake brunch Jan. 6 at Balcom Corners

The Villenova Grange will hold a pancake brunch on Sunday, Jan. 6 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Balcom Corners, 438 Route 83 (and 322), South Dayton. The event is all you can eat. The cost is $8 large, $7 small.