Community notebook

Blood drive set for Oct. 1

Dunkirk will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 1 at First Baptist Church, 876 Central Ave. For more information or to make an appointment, call 716-445-3970 or sign up online at redcrossblood.org with sponsor code 14048. Appointments are highly recommended.

Sing-along with set for Thursday

Come to the Fredonia Grange 1, 52 W. Main St., Fredonia, on Thursday to enjoy singing and conversation with Joe Kwiatkowski from 7 to 8:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Dunkirk Senior Center issues update

The Dunkirk Senior Center trip to Seneca Niagara on Nov. 10 must be paid the first week of October. If not paid by Oct. 7, those on the waiting list will replace those not paid.

Also, those that have not paid for the East Aurora/Vidler’s trip must pay by Oct. 7.

The Dunkirk Senior Center will host a Flea Market, Bake Sale and Craft Sale at 45 Cliffstar Court on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Baked goods will be reasonably priced. Members of the public are welcome. The Senior Center will have a $5 and under room. Members can reserve tables at $10 for 6 feet or $5 for a card table. Call 716-366-7530 for reservations.

Honor Society plans dinner Friday

Dunkirk Secondary National Honor Society will sponsor a Weidner’s chicken barbecue and pulled pork sandwich dinner as a fundraiser on Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. Dinners will include a quarter piece of chicken, a pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw and red potatoes. Cost of tickets is $14 presale and $15 at the door. Event will take place at the Dunkirk High School cafeteria. Presale tickets are available at the DHS front window or from any NHS member.

Studebaker Swap Meet continues

The seventh annual All Studebaker Swap Meet will be at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Library hosting community


BROCTON — The Ahira Hall Memorial Library will host Building a Safe Community — Protecting our Assets and Safeguarding our Children. The event will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Join library staff and Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies to discuss community issues, and to brainstorm positive ways of promoting community awareness. Open and honest conversations are encouraged in a respectful manner. Contact the library for more information at (716) 792-9418.

Speaker named for Sunday service

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua, located at 222 Temple St. in Fredonia, holds its Sunday Service at 11 a.m., both at their physical location and on Zoom. For those wishing to join us virtually, please visit https://tinyurl.com/caluucnc. Click on “Worship Service” on the date you are attending and scroll down for the Zoom link. For those attending the in-person service, please follow the driveway and park in the lower lot behind the building.

On Sunday, the guest speaker is Carmen Quinones. Quinones is a vibrant member of our community with many talents. She will share with us her experiences of being a woman of Puerto Rican heritage growing up in a small town in New York.

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua strives to be a vibrant, welcoming, multigenerational, diverse community enlivened by the power of radical love. It is a congregation that nurtures acceptance, spirituality, and growth while guided by Unitarian Universalist Principles. It provides a place where people engage together through fellowship, celebration, social outreach, environmental action, and transformative justice.

For more information about us, visit our website at www.uucnc.org, like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/uucnc, or give us a call at 716-679-7944.


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