Community Notebook

Ahira Hall Memorial Library hosts opening reception for LARC

program exhibit Jan. 14

Ahira Hall Memorial Library will host an opening reception for “Making Our Mark,” works by participants from the LARC (Literacy in Art, Reading, Culture) class “Printmaking without a Press. “ The reception will take place Monday, Jan. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the library, 37 W. Main St., Brocton. The public is invited to meet the artmakers, celebrate their accomplishments and enjoy some refreshments. Gracious thanks are offered to the Exhibits and Workshop Coordinator, Lucy Andrus, MSEd., ATR. This exhibit will be on view through March.

DISCOVER DRAGONS! at Barker Library Jan. 12

Come to Darwin R. Barker Library, 7 Day St., Fredonia, for a special storytime! DISCOVER DRAGONS! on Saturday, Jan. 12 from 11 a.m. to noon. They’re fierce! They fly! They breathe fire!

Join in for stories, a video and a craft and talk about everyone’s favorite mythical creature.

Feel free to wear your favorite costume, t-shirt or other dragon-related garb.

All children are welcome. No registration necessary.

Exercise-a-thon at NCCS Jan. 13

New Year’s can be an exciting time, brimming with the promise of fresh starts and new beginnings. It’s also an opportunity to recommit to your health and well-being. Start the New Year off on the right foot in 2019 by joining an Exercise-a-thon benefiting Northern Chautauqua Catholic School (NCCS) in Dunkirk.

Scheduled from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday in the NCCS gymnasium, the event offers participants an amazing workout by six local fitness instructors: Sue Chaffee, Kathy Forster, Anna Carapella, Tamara Racino, AnnMarie Hamlet and Cheryl Tabone. No matter what your skill level, challenging workouts will be presented by this team of instructors and modified according to ability. Refreshments and give-aways will be available, and local DJ Joe Gould will add to the energized mix with music throughout the afternoon! Interim Principal Andrew Ludwig will also be on hand to kick off the event.

Pre-sale tickets are highly recommended as only a limited number are available, and can be purchased at NCCS or from one of the instructors. The cost for the Exercise-a-thon is $20 per participant (adults only). Come out and join the fun while supporting NCCS. For more details, visit the NCCS Facebook page. The school is located at 336 Washington Ave. in Dunkirk.

Silver Creek VFW fish Fry to return in February

The Friday fish fry at the VFW Post 6472 Silver Creek will be closed for the month of January and will open Feb. 15. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. We are in the process of revamping our menu and minor maintenance that needs to be done.

We will open to the public on Friday, Feb. 15 with regular hours 4-8 p.m.

The club itself is not included in the temporary shutdown and is open to all members and guests. Thank you for your support and understanding.

Knights of Columbus Council 5356

pancake breakfast

set for Jan. 13

Msgr. Edmund O’Connor Knights of Columbus Council 5356 will hold a pancake breakfast on Sunday, Jan. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 165 Central Ave., Silver Creek. In addition to pancakes, the menu includes juice, potato, eggs, sausage, coffee. The cost is $7per person for adults, $4 for children 5 to 17 and kids under 5 eat free. Benefits K of C charity accounts. Funds are used to support a seminary, local food pantries, student scholarships and wheelchair donations to name a few.

Silver Creek Central School to host budget workshop

The Silver Creek Central School Board of Education will be holding a budget workshop on Saturday, Jan. 12 starting at 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The workshop will take place in the Board of Education Room, 1 Dickinson St., Silver Creek.

Heritage job fair Monday

Heritage Ministries will host a job fair on Monday, Jan. 14 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in its Heritage Living location at the Chautauqua Mall (next to JcPenny).

Individuals will be able to learn more about careers located within Heritage, including N.A.T’s/C.N.As, RNs, LPNs, housekeeping, unit attendants, dietary aides, and maintenance. Human resources representatives from all of the Heritage facilities will be on hand to answer questions and will also be conducting open interviews.

For further information, please call 763-0075 or visit www.heritage1886.org/careers.