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Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club Ladies Auxiliary sale and meeting

On Sunday, May 5, starting at noon and going until sold out, the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club Ladies Auxiliary will be selling beautiful hanging flower baskets for $15 each in the club hall just in time for Mothers’ Day. Come early for first choice. Members and guests are welcome.

The Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club Ladies Auxiliary monthly meeting will be held Wednesday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the clubroom, 1 Mullet St., Dunkirk. Upcoming events will be discussed.

Murray Hose Co. No. 4 news

Murray Hose Co. No. 4 will hold its regular meeting on Monday, May 6 at 104 W. Doughty St., Dunkirk. the agenda includes reviewing plans for the Memorial service May 26. The meeting will be followed by the Swienconka Meal at the Kosciuszko Club.

Villenova Grange plans pancake brunch Sunday

The Villenova Grange will hold a pancake brunch Sunday, May 5 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.

St. Dominic’s plans spaghetti dinner today

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) today 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.

Chicken ‘n Biscuit Dinner planned for today

Chicken and biscuit dinner to benefit Forestville Food Pantry will take place today 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.

Spring rummage sale by the Trinity Episcopal Church Women planned for May 3, 4

A spring rummage sale by the Trinity Episcopal Church Women in Garland Hall (back of the church) 11 Day St. Fredonia, is set for Friday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. This is a clean sale of a variety of usable items, and always a surprise of what is there. The last hour of the event is a bag sale which means, all you can fit in the bag for a nominal price. Come and explore the treasures.

Juneteenth Celebration Taste of the South

The Juneteenth Celebration Committee will be sponsoring the Annual Taste of the South on Friday, May 3, from 5 to 7 p.m., at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, 16 W. Fourth St., Dunkirk. The theme for the event is “Southern Down Home Bar-B-Que.”

The Annual Taste of the South is an all-you-can-eat Southern style African American down home buffet featuring bar-b-que ribs, shredded pork, bar-b-que chicken, green beans, macaroni and cheese, corn bread, sweet potato pie, and many other dishes.

Tickets are $10 for adults $5 children 10 and under.

For more information and reservations, call Laurie at 785-7900 or Loretta at 363-1102.

The public is invited to attend.

Westfield Stray Cat Rescue to host fundraiser

On Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Westfield Stray Cat Rescue is hosting a fundraiser, “Catapaloosa,” at the West Portland Baptist Church hall, 7081 Route 20 East, Westfield. The event includes craft vendors, a chance auction, bake sale and food truck. Cats and kittens from the Rescue will be visiting at the fundraiser. Those interested in adopting can fill out an application at Catapaloosa. Please note: cats and kittens cannot go home with applicants that day.

For more information about Catapaloosa, visit Westfield Stray Cat Rescue’s Facebook page or call the Rescue at 326-2404.

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