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THURSDAY, JULY 11

Thursday Knitting Group

St. Joseph’ Roman Catholic Church, 145 E. Main St., Fredonia, 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. Many of the creations are donated to local charities, or attendees can work on their own projects. For details or to donate unused yarn, call 716 785-6039.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Geocaching storytime with Barb and Gracie

43 Main St., Silver Creek, 10:30 a.m. Pre-registration appreciated. Call 716 934-3468.

Mayville Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market

2 S. Erie St., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vendors, food trucks and more.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Story time and take-home craft kit

536 Central Ave., 11 to 11:30 a.m. For ages 2 to 5.

Forestville Farmers’ Market

Main Street, Forestville, 2 to 6 p.m. A variety of fruits, vegetables and more.

Ahira Hall Memorial Library presents: Explore and More

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 3:30 p.m. Ages 6+ and families. Crafts, activities, music and snacks.

Dunkirk Elks bingo

Dunkirk Elks Lodge bingo will be held at 428 Central Ave. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission sales begin at 6 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m.

Darwin R. Barker Library presents: Opening Reception for “Musical Images of the Spirit: the art of Robert John Holland

7 Day St., Fredonia, 5 to 7 p.m.

Music on the Pier Classic Rock Night

Dunkirk Pier, opening act Two Towns at 5:25 p.m.; headliner E5C4P3 – The Journey Tribute at 6:45 p.m. Bring a folding chair. Concession vendors.

Dunkirk Public Library presents: Book Club

536 Central Ave., 5:30 to 7 p.m. Read and discuss a variety of engaging novels, ranging from classic to contemporary. Contact the library to reserve a copy of the selection of the month. New members welcome.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Learn to crochet

43 Main St., Silver Creek, 6 p.m. For ages 7 to 11. Pre-registration required. Call 716 934-3468.

Steps to Serenity Al-Anon Group

Harvest Chapel Free Methodist Church, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia, conference room 6, 6 to 7:15 p.m. Enter from the canopy and ramp door entrances. For details, call 716 969-2395.

Northern Chautauqua Amateur Radio Club meeting

Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk, video conference room, second floor, handicapped accessible, 6 p.m. Anyone interested in radio is welcome to attend the meetings held the second Thursday of the month. For details, email ncarc@netsync.net

Mayville Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce summer concert series

Lakeside Park, 78 Water St., Mayville, 6 to 8 p.m. Live music, food trucks, sponsor spotlight. Music by Daniel Cecil.

Brocton summer concert

Ryckman Park, 6:30 p.m. New Horizons Band (SUNY). Hosted by Ahira Hall Memorial Library.

Chautauqua County Beekeepers Association meeting

Fluvanna Community Church, 3363 Fluvanna Ave., Jamestown, 7 p.m. Open to the public free of charge.

Narcotics Anonymous meeting

219 Central Ave., Fredonia, 8 to 9 p.m. Free to attend. The only requirement is the desire to stop using. All are welcome regardless of age, race, sexual identity, creed, religion or lack of religion. For details, visit https://nawny.nny-na.org/.

FRIDAY, JULY 12

Roblin Steel Coffee Club meeting

Demetri’s Restaurant. 6 Lake Shore Drive W., Dunkirk, 9 a.m.

Sinclairville Free Library presents: Sinclairville Samplers

15 Main St., 10:30 a.m. to noon. Quilting, knitting, crochet, embroidering, fun with friends.

Darwin R. Barker Library summer adventure: Buffalo Museum of Science presents: Insectigation

7 Day St., Fredonia, 10:30 a.m. Registration required. Call 716 672-8051.

UUCNC multi-family yard sale

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua County, 222 Temple St., Fredonia, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. No early birds. Also basket raffle and bake sale. All proceeds benefit the mission of UUCNC.

St. John’s United Church of Christ hot dog sale

733 Central Ave., Dunkirk, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History Guided Gallery Walk 311 Curtis St. Jamestown, 2 p.m. Pre-registration required. Call 716 665-2473. Limit 15 people. Must be members of RTPI or purchase regular museum admission.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: The Secret Society of the Twisted Stitchers

43 Main St., Silver Creek, 2 to 4 p.m. For all who love handiwork, ages 10 and up. Bring own supplies. For knitting, bring 10/10.5 bamboo needles colored worsted weight yarn (#4). For crochet, bring a size H hook and light-colored worsted weight yarn (#4). Come and learn or come and work on a project with others who love to knit, crochet, embroider, etc. No registration required.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Chess Club

43 Main St., Silver Creek, 2 to 3 p.m. For ages 10 and up. No registration required. For all skill levels. No registration required

Ahira Hall Memorial Library presents: Artmobile summer library program

37 W. Main St., Brocton, 3:45 p.m. Children will learn about different types of rocks and the rock cycle, then create a picture board using rocks for 3-D effect.

First Friday in Westfield

Main Street, 5 to 8 p.m. Open businesses, street vendors, food, live music and more.For details, see www.chautauquachamber.org

Nature Scavenger Hunt at Lake Erie State Park

5838 Route 5, Brocton, 7 to 8 p.m. Search for nature’s hidden treasures and play a game on a hike in the woods. All ages. Meet at the Recreation Hall.

Beach House Bar & Grille music

Wright Park, Dunkirk, 7 to 10 p.m., performance by Joe and the Schmoes.

SATURDAY, JULY 13

Brocton Central Alumni golf tournament and Weidner’s chicken and rib barbecue

Pinehurst Golf Course, 8 a.m. $70 per golfer includes golf, prizes, hot dog and hamburger lunch at the turn, skins available. 50-50 drawing, raffle prizes. Register as a team of 4, or individuals will randomly be assigned to a team. School tour at 2 p.m. Weidner’s chicken and rib barbecue at Brocton Legion Post 434, 110 W. Main St., 4 p.m. $20. Take out or dine in. Call or text Kathy Peters at 716 679-5814 for reservations for the barbecue by Tuesday, July 9. No tickets at the door. .

Dunkirk Flea Market

Corner of Washington Avenue and Lake Shore Drive E., across from the Clarion Hotel, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Weather permitting. All types of vendors. For details, call 716 680-0958.

Fredonia Farmers’ Market

Church Street, downtown Fredonia at Barker Common, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It features a variety of food vendors, crafts, artisans and prepared foods for sale. The market welcomes cash, credit cards, SNAP benefits.

Westfield Farmers and Artisans Market

Moore Park, E. Main Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vegetables, eggs, meats, natural foods, artisan crafts, more.

Blessed Mary Angela Holy Name Society can and bottle drive

St. Hedwig Church parking lot, Roberts Road, Dunkirk, 9 a.m. to noon. Funds raised will help defray costs of repairing a broken water line at the St. Hedwig’s Cemetery on Route 60. Donations for the repair will also be accepted at this event

Audubon Community Nature Center water chestnut pull

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers must be at least 13 and up to age 17 must be supervised by an attending adult. Volunteers should bring own hats, heavy socks, waders if available, life jackets, sunscreen and bug spray. Pre-registration helpful. Call 716 569-2345.

UUCNC multi-family yard sale

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua County, 222 Temple St., Fredonia, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. No early birds. Also basket raffle and bake sale. All proceeds benefit the mission of UUCNC.

South Dayton Farmers’ Market

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lily Dale Volunteer Fireman and EMS Day

Lily Dale Fire Hall. Bake sale at 9 a.m. Chicken barbecue at noon, $15. From 6 to 9 p.m., 10 minute mini readings for $10. 50-50 drawings, theme baskets and auctions.

Darwin R. Barker Library presents: Story walk and craft

7 Day St., Fredonia and Barker Common, 10 a.m. to noon. Program revolves around the story book “I Don’t Want to be a Frog,” event is also part scavenger hunt. Free, open to the public, no registration required.

Audubon Community Nature Center Little Explorers – Pond life

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Ages 3 to 8 with adult. Adults $12, Nature Center members $9, children 3 to 8 $9. Indoors and outdoors. Paid reservations by previous Thursday. Call 716 569-2345.

South Dayton Volunteer Fire Department tractor pull

Firemen’s Grounds, 34 St., Scales open at 10 a.m., $10 hitch fee. Pull begins at noon, $5 admission. For details, call Dave Ivett 716 679-8876.

Gowanda VFW Motorcycle and Car Show

Post 5007, 20 Sandhill Road. Music by JB Martin and Smokin’ Dog, food, basket raffle. Pre-registration $10, vfw5007@roadrunner.com. Registration at the door, $12.

A Stir of Artists Fine Arts and Crafts Show

Bemus Point Park, 1 Lakeside Drive, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Artists set up to demonstrate their medium with woodworking, painting, sketching, mosaics, jewelry and more. Exhibitors will have artworks for sale.

Midway State Park 50th Anniversary Celebration

4859 Route 430, Bemus Point, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Rides and attractions open 11 to 10:30, fireworks display at 10:15 p.m.

Iglesia Pentecostal Dios Con Nosotros, Inc. outreach event

Dunkirk, noon. Hot meals, haircuts, clothing and a message of love and unity for the city. No fee, donations accepted.

Lakeshore Humane Society Saturday open adoption hours

The Lakeshore Humane Society, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk, will hold open adoption hours from noon to 3 p.m. The public is welcome to see the dogs and cats in need of loving homes. Tours of the facility will not be given. Individual appointments are available throughout the week by leaving a message at 716 672-1991; press “1” for dogs or “2” for cats. One must be 21 years of age or older to adopt a pet. The Cat’s Meow Boutique will be open for purchases by the public. For details, call 716 672-1991.

South Dayton Americana summer events

South Dayton Firemen’s tractor pull begins at noon. $5 admission fee. Pulled pork will be available. At 1 p.m. at the village’s Depot Rail and Movie Museum, resident Jace Wightman will give a free presentation “Trapping and Trapping Experiences. Light refreshments.

Pup Crawl

American Legion Post 59, 156 E. Main St., 4 p.m. Registration at the door $35. Participating venues: Coughlin’s Pub, BJ’s Bar & Grill, 64 on the Rocks, Heenan’s Pub, Beaver Club. All proceeds will benefit Pawsitive for Heroes, a program that helps veterans in need of a service dog.

Trinity United Church of Christ free community meal

Erie Avenue and Park Street, Gowanda, take-out only, 4 to 6 p.m. or gone. The menu is hot dogs, baked beans, chips, fruit and cookies. Free will donations appreciated but not necessary. Everyone is welcome.

Lake Erie State Park music with Kody and Herren

5838 Route 5, Brocton, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Springville multi-instrumentalists with superb vocal harmonies. Meet at the recreation hall.

Mayville’s Saturday evening market

Train Depot, 16 Water St., 4 to 8 p.m. Various vendors.

Conversations with Creators: Best-selling author Wendy Corsi Staub joins Registered Medium Lauren Thibodeau to talk about her latest Lily Dale book

Lily Dale Assembly, 5 Melrose Park, Lily Dale, 7 p.m. Tickets $60/VIP $85.

Silent Disco

Northwest Arena, 311 W. Third St., Jamestown, 7 to 11 p.m. Slip on your headphones, choose your channel and hit the dance floor as DJs spin tunes to suit every taste (pop, rock, hip-hop or electronic beats). $25 per person. Purchase tickets at www.bit.ly/h2psilentdisco

Cinema Series: “Reverse the Curse”

1891 Fredonia Opera House, 9 Church St., 7:30 p.m. Stars Logan Marshall-Green as a son who manufactures a Red Sox win streak for his ailing father, (David Duchovny) whose health declines when the team loses. $7 adults, $6.50 seniors and Opera House members, $5 students.

Beach House Bar & Grille music

Wright Park, Dunkirk, 8 to 11 p.m., performance by Party McFly.

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