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The community notebook is compiled by the OBSERVER staff. To send in an event or listing, e-mail us at editorial@observertoday or call us at 366-3000. Shakespeare on the Lake invites artisans to rehearsal Area artists, performers, makers and crafters are invited to a meet-and-greet and dress ...

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Dunkirk Elks Having RIBS on the Barbie Have you had your share of barbecue chicken dinners? Sure, they all taste good when the season first begins, but after the fifth or sixth, aren’t you ready for something new? The Dunkirk Elks’ Lodge has just what you are looking for. On Saturday, ...

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Barker Library presents: Kindergarten Readiness Carnival The Barker Library, located at 7 Day St., Fredonia, will hold a Kindergarten Readiness Carnival on Friday, Aug. 2 at 10:30 a.m. This special event is for children going into Pre-K or kindergarten and their families. Find out what ...

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Gowanda Class of 1989 reunion is Aug. 2-3 Party Like It’s 1989!! Two nights! Friday night: mixer on Aug. 2 at 8 p.m. at The Wicked Glen, Gowanda. Saturday, Aug. 3: Gowanda Country Club, cocktail hour (cash bar) 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Then let’s rock out to our ...

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Adams renovators Denes, Haskas featured on ‘City Speaks’ Once again “City Speaks” will feature another of our special places in the City of Dunkirk. This week we join Matei Denes and William Haskas, co-directors of the architectural firm PlusFarm, as they share their vision for ...

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Tree Inventory and Forestry Management Public Meeting With the support of Mayor Rosas, City of Dunkirk Planning and Development staff invites the community to a public meeting to learn more about Dunkirk’s upcoming Tree Inventory and Forestry Management project. This project, funded by a ...

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Celebration, fundraiser at Mary’s Deli today for Rural Ministry emergency food pantry Looking for something to do today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.? Stop by Mary’s Deli on Main Street in Dunkirk. Kevin Russo is holding a fund-raiser for the Rural Ministry emergency food pantry and to ...

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Vendors sought for Forestville Fall Festival The Forestville Fall Festival will be held on Oct. 5 and 6 at the Forestville High School. Vendors who are interested in taking part may contact Carol McEntarfer at 965-4262 or Carol Woodward at 965-2675. Spots are still available. “What’s ...

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Tree Inventory and Forestry Management Public Meeting With the support of Mayor Rosas, City of Dunkirk Planning and Development staff invites the community to a public meeting to learn more about Dunkirk’s upcoming Tree Inventory and Forestry Management project. This project, funded by a ...

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Fifth annual kickball tournament set for Sunday, July 21 The 5th Annual One Small Kick kickball tournament to benefit the foundation for Prader Willis Syndrome will take place on Sunday, July 21 at Silver Creek Central School, 1 Dickinson St. Sign in begins at 9 a.m., with games beginning at ...

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Enrollment Day set for Tuesday at Silver Creek Elementary Registration for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 academic year is underway at Silver Creek Elementary School, with a special Enrollment Day slated Tuesday, July 23. District residents with children who will be 4 ...

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Revitalize Dunkirk to meet today Revitalize Dunkirk’s monthly meeting will take place Thursday, July 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Large Conference Room, Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave, Dunkirk. This month’s guest speakers are William Haskas, President & Matei Denes, ...

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The community notebook is compiled by the OBSERVER staff. To send in an event or listing, e-mail us at editorial@observertoday or call us at 366-3000. East parking lot in Fredonia closed for paving Village of Fredonia Department of Public Works director Anthony Gugino announced that the ...

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Reservations needed for 65th class reunion A 65th class reunion is being planned for people that graduated from St. Mary’s Academy. Cardinal Mindszenty and Dunkirk High in 1954. A dinner only is scheduled for Aug. 17 at the Clarion Hotel in Dunkirk for 6 p.m., open menu being planned. If ...

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Brocton, Portland FDs offer reflective signs The Brocton and Portland fire departments are offering reflective house signs to all residents of their districts. Sign applications can be purchased for $15 at the Brocton village offices or the Portland town offices. Information on the ...

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Squadron 1280 Son’s of the American Legion presents: Cruise Night July 17 Squadron 1280 Son’s of the American Legion presents: Cruise Night on Wednesday, July 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Cassadaga Legion Post 1280, 228 Maple Ave., Cassadaga. The event features food, music, cool cars and ...

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Ripley United Methodist Church breakfast to benefit Quincey Cemetery The Ripley United Methodist Church is hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast on Saturday, July 13 from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the church, 84 W. Main St. in Ripley. Enjoy pancakes, sausage, bacon, made-to-order eggs and ...

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Bicentennial Park Classical Saxophone Concert Decho Ensemble On Saturday, July 13, there will be a musical performance in Bicentennial Park, W. Sixth Street, Dunkirk at 7 p.m. The Classical Saxophone Concert Decho Ensemble will perform, featuring Jacob Swanson, Sarah Marchitelli and Jared ...

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Lighthouse ghost tour set for Saturday The Dunkirk Historical Lighthouse is hosting a ghost tour open to the public on Saturday from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets are $30 per person. Sign up at: dunkirklighthouse.com or call the lighthouse at 366-5050 for more information. Thayer Road to be ...

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Bear cub spotted in Fredonia A Fredonia resident contacted the OBSERVER to state that he saw a black bear cub on Webster Road, east of Seymour Street, Fredonia. Bear cubs are generally harmless, however cubs’ mothers can be very aggressive. If you were to see a bear cub, do not approach it. ...