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Labyrinthine Ways Peace Park plans walk

Sunday, Oct. 6, Labyrinthine Ways Peace Park will continue its discovery of nature between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. We encourage youngsters and young at heart to join in the fun of viewing nature close up. See the changes that have occurred since our last walk in September. Most of the goldenrod has gone to seed but the beautiful purple and white asters are still enticing us. Red twig dogwood is turning autumnal burgundy and the cottonwoods are shedding their yellow leaves.

We hope to extend the walk through the following months as each month offers new and interesting sights and insights to enjoy. Erase that “Nature Deficit Syndrome” and leave the electronics at home for a brief time in the great Outdoors!

Fredonia-Pomfret Democratic Association to open headquarters

The Fredonia-Pomfret Democratic Association invite all citizens to join them on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 1 p.m. for the grand opening of the Democratic Headquarters. Located at 37 W. Main St. in Fredonia, the headquarters will be open for this year’s election season. All eleven candidates endorsed by the Democratic Association will be present to greet the community. Candidate signs will be available. Residents can also request delivery of signs by leaving a message at Fredonia-Pomfret Democratic Association’s Facebook page. Light refreshments will be served.

Forestville Pioneer Club luncheon meeting set for Oct. 7

The Forestville Pioneer Club will hold a luncheon meeting at the Forestville Fire Hall on Chestnut Street. Gather at 11:30 a.m. for lunch. The meeting follows at 12:30 p.m. Everyone 55 and over is invited to join.

Election Day spaghetti dinner at Elks Lodge

Election day is next month on Nov. 5. The Dunkirk Elks Lodge highly encourages all residents in their respective communities to exercise their right to vote.

Many people come up with reasons for not voting, but making dinner will not be one of them. The Dunkirk Elks Lodge is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner on election day from 4 to 7 p.m., or sold out. Let the Elks do the cooking for you.

This homemade dinner is available for a donation of $9.99 per meal. The proceeds will benefit the Dunkirk Elks Lodge. Pre-sale tickets are available at the Dunkirk Elks Lodge bar and at Weiss Hardware store. The Elks Lodge is located at 428 Central Ave. in Dunkirk.

Amish Folk Art Quilt Classes are Saturday

On Saturday, Oct. 5 at 8:30 a.m., Amish Folk Art Quilt Classes featuring a Dresend wreath or making and quilting a 9 patch tote bag will be offered.

There will be donuts and coffee at 8:30 a.m., then sewing and quilting at the Leon Fire Hall, New Albion Road, Leon. The schedule includes a break for lunch around noon and finishing up around 5 p.m. Enjoy a full day of Amish Folk Art!

Coffee, donuts and lunch are included with the $40 per session registration fee that includes all supplies needed to complete one project.

Come join the quilters in downtown Leon, New York in the heart of New York Amish Country!

Expect fun, laughter and the chance to get to know the Amish Folk Art Artists!

Amish Quilts will be on display For more information, visit the LeonHistoricalSociety.webs.com.

Call 296-5709 or 257-5272 to register.

East Dunkirk Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary plans chicken barbecue

East Dunkirk Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will hold a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue on Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. or sold out at the E. Dunkirk Fire Hall, 10949 S. Roberts Road, Dunkirk. Tickets are $10. Eat in or drive through will be available. For details or tickets, call 680-2729. Tickets will also be available at Big Rick’s One Stop and the Fourth Ward Deli. Proceeds benefit the Fire Hall Expansion Project.

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