Community Notebook

JCC will hold West Side Story auditions

Jamestown Community College will hold auditions from 6-9 p.m. on May 1 and 2 for its fall musical, West Side Story.

Performances will be held in November.

Julie Costantini will direct JCC’s production, which is based on a book by Arthur Laurents and featuring music by Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein.

West Side Story, inspired by William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, is set in the Upper West Side of New York City in the mid-1950s. The musical focuses on the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, teenage street gangs.

St. Dominic’s plans

spaghetti dinner

St. Dominic’s R.C. Church (formerly St. Patrick’s) of Brocton, 12 Central Ave., will be having their famous spaghetti dinner (homemade sauce and meatballs, pies and an assortment of desserts) Wednesday, May 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. Eat-in or takeout available. Prices will be $10 per adult, $8 per child.

Circle of Love needs local sewers

The Circle of Love is making telemetry pouches for cardiac rehab unit patients, and the all local sewers are invited to contribute their time and talents. Patterns and fabric are available from Josie Christopher, who may be reached at 366-0698 or 969-3250.

Rural Ministry Healthy Heart Workshop set

The next Healthy Heart workshop is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 2 at the Chautauqua County Rural Ministry. The workshop will be held at our location at 319 Washington Ave., Dunkirk.

This month, the Healthy Heart Workshop will introduce great tasting vegan dishes.

There will be a drawing for a kitchen or nutrition-related item. Participants must sign in at the door to be eligible for a chance for the giveaway.

The Healthy Heart Workshops are generally scheduled for the first Thursday of the month at 5 p.m. Each event will last about 60 minutes, and is offered free of charge. There is limited seating for the workshops, so please call the Rural Ministry, or email ccrmsahl@gmail.com for a reserved seat.

For questions regarding upcoming workshop events, contact Sherry Lantz at the Rural Ministry, 366-1787. Cooking and Nutrition.

Chicken ‘n Biscuit Dinner is Wednesday

Chicken and biscuit dinner to benefit Forestville Food Pantry will take place Wednesday, May 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Hall, 11 Center St., Forestville. The menu includes chicken over biscuits (chicken, sauce by Colony Restaurant owner Jeff LaBarbera), salad, vegetable, apple/cranberry sauce, dessert. The cost is $12. To reserve a table or for details, call Carmen at 965-9914. Takeouts are available. Other features include a gift basket raffle and 50/50.

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