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Dunkirk Elks Lodge 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. Social distancing will be followed. Masks must be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.

So You Think You Can Cook main event

Crystal Ballroom, 110 West Third St., Jamestown. Tickets are $75 each, two for $125, table for 8 for $500. Celebrity Chef Geoffrey Zakarian will host the competition featuring the top three winners of pre-events held at the St. Susan Center. 5 to 6 is the cocktail hour, 6 p.m. dinner and the start of the cooking competition. Call 716 664-2253 to purchase tickets. For a meet and greet with Celebrity Chef Geoffrey Zakarian, tickets are $50 and can be purchased by calling Saxton & Kochur at 716 483-6109. Proof of vaccination and mask are required for all events.

Office of Canabis Management “Cannabis Conversation” WNY outreach event

Submit questions beforehand at the registration portal https://bit.ly/3tVrQDO. The event runs from 6 to 7 p.m. A link will be received befor noon the day of the event.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Alcohol Ink Class with Karen Taverna

The class is designed for ages 13 and up and runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It is free, but pre-registration is required. Call 716 934-3468. The library is located at 43 Main St., Silver Creek.

FRIDAY, JAN. 28

Blessed Mary Angela Roman Catholic Parish Holy Name Society flea market

9 a.m. to noon at the Social Center, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk. All state COVID protocols will be followed regarding the wearing of masks. Sanitizer will be available.

Darwin R. Barker Library virtual storytime

Join via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. All programs are free of charge. All children are welcome. To register, send an e-mail including the child’s name and a phone number to childrenslibraian@barkerlibrary.org

Fredonia Showcase

opening reception

SUNY Fredonia Rockefeller Arts Center Marion Art Gallery 6 p.m. The student exhibition features artwork in a variety of mediums by currently enrolled students.

Ukulele Jam

Rockefeller Arts Center P84, Costello Community room at 6 p.m.

Reg Lenna presents: Cirque Mechanics: Birdhouse Factory

Reg Lenna Center for The Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown at 7:30 p.m. A contortionist performs on a turntable powered by unicyclists, the trapeze artist flies high thanks to the spins of an acrobat inside a giant gear-like wheel, trampoline wall artists defy the laws of physics. Acro-dancing portrays the story of laughter, love, flight and birdhouses. Premium & Loge: $50. Adults: $40, $20. Children 12 and under: $20, $10. Prices listed before fees. Masks are recommended regardless of vaccination status. Admission requirements subject to change.

SATURDAY, JAN. 29

Blessed Mary Angela Roman Catholic Parish Holy Name Society flea market

9 a.m. to noon at the Social Center, 324 Townsend St., Dunkirk. All state COVID protocols will be followed regarding the wearing of masks. Sanitizer will be available.

Fredonia Farmers’ Market

The Fredonia Farmers’ Market is held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday November through mid-May at the Masonic Lodge, 321 E. Main St., Fredonia. It features a variety of vendors, with special events TBA. See the Fredonia Farmers’ Market Facebook page for updates.

Lakeshore Humane Society open adoption hours

The Lakeshore Humane Society, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk, will hold open adoption hours from noon to 3 p.m. Regardless of vaccination status, masks covering the nose and mouth must be worn at all times on LHS grounds. Those who are ill, have tested positive for COVID, or have been near someone who has tested positive are asked to delay a visit. Tours of the facility will not be given. Individual appointments are available throughout the week. The Cat’s Meow Boutique will be open for purchases by the public. For details, call 716 672-1991.

Loyal Order of Moose Chapter 651 plans towel raffle bingo

The Loyal Order of Moose Chapter 651 will hold a towel raffle bingo Saturday, Jan. 29 at 201 Aldrich St., Gowanda. Doors open at noon, with the event beginning at 1. Win towels, washcloths and other prizes. There will also be a basket auction, 50/50, $.25 auction table and door prizes. Lunch and refreshments will be available.

1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “West Side Story” at 7:30p.m. The film presents Steven Spielberg’s reimagining of the beloved musical. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students, At this time, ALL patrons are asked to wear masks when attending Opera House events.

Movies at the Reg – “West Side Story”

Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown presents this film, directed by Steven Spielberg, telling the shocking tale of fierce rivalries and young love in New York City. $7 per admission and $1 theater restoration fee per patron. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status. Movie begins at 8.

SUNDAY, JAN. 30

Audubon Sunday Storytime

Children ages 2 to 8 and their caregivers are invited to a free nature-based storytime at the Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Sunday admission is also free. Come for storytime and stay to explore the indoor Nature Play Area, live animals and exhibits. Participation is limited to 15. Reservations by the previous day are suggested. Call 716 569-2345.

MONDAY, JAN. 31

Fly Fishing/Fly

Tying Club

Meet at the Costello Community Room, Rockefeller Arts Center, SUNY Fredonia from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Classes are open to everyone at the college and in the community. Classes and supplies are provided at no cost. Everything is provided, just show up. Masks must be worn during classes. The program is open to children over 12 ( younger if accompanied by an adult) and community members of all ages.

TUESDAY, FEB. 1

St. Joseph’s bingo

Bingo will take place at St. Joseph’s parish, 145 E. Main St., Fredonia. Doors open at 5 p.m.; bingo begins at 7. Masks should be worn by those not vaccinated and social distancing will be observed.

1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents “West Side Story” at 7:30p.m. The film presents Steven Spielberg’s reimagining of the beloved musical. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors, $5 for students, At this time, ALL patrons are asked to wear masks when attending Opera House events.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 2

Movies at the Reg – “Julia”

Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown presents this film about the legendary cookbook author and television superstar Julia Child. $7 per admission and $1 theater restoration fee per patron. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status. Movie begins at 7.

THURSDAY, FEB. 3

Dunkirk Elks Lodge 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. Social distancing will be followed. Masks must be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.

FRIDAY, FEB. 4

First Friday at the Audubon Community Nature Center

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown from 11 a.m. to noon. $8 non-members, $6 Nature Center members. Topic: To be determined. Reservations needed by Feb. 3. Walk-ins welcome if room.

Comedy and Ventriloquism: A Family Show with Lynn Trefzger

SUNY Fredonia Rockefeller Arts Center Marvel Theatre, 7 p.m. General public $15, student/child $10. Possible audience participation. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Reg Lenna presents: “Rhapsody in Black”

Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown presents this one-man show written and performed by Leland Gantt that explores his personal journey to understand and eventually transcend racism in America. $12 general admission; $7 students. and $1 theater restoration fee per patron. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status. Recommended ages 15 and up due to mature subject matter. Doors open at 6 p.m., program begins at 7.

Fredonia Student Keyboard Association presents: Kapustin concert

SUNY Fredonia Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 8 p.m.

SATURDAY, FEB. 5

Cassadaga Winter Festival

Wilson Endurance Frozen 50K at 8 a.m., 22 Mill St., Cassadaga. All proceeds benefit the Cassadaga Fire Police. Text Tonia Wilson at 716 353-1288.$10 preregistration; 11 a.m. snow sculpture contest; Fun on the beach from noon to 2 p.m. with DJ, fire pits, s’mores, tether ball, street hockey, drawings, hot chocolate, chili; SCREAM Polar Dip at 1 p.m. (registration fee $20) with proceeds benfiting Chatauqua County Cold Water Emergency Team and the beach; Surprise at the Library at 2 p.m.; Second Street Sunset from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Cassadaga Legion Post 1280.

Gowanda High School Spanish Club scrapbooking event

This fund-raiser to support the club’s trip abroad will take place from 8:30 a.m.to 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. The $40 fee includes a space to scrapbook, use of a cricut, lunch, dinner and a chance to win prizes. The cost is $30 for those not staying for dinner. Notify Ashley at mswright@gslearn.org by Jan. 28 to attend. Leave name, phone number, and if staying for dinner. A mask is required to enter the building. COVID protocols will be in place. Pay at the door or submit cash or check made out to Gowanda Spanish Club to the attention of Ms. Wright at GHS.

Kick Cabin Fever (KCF) Indoor Triathlon

9 a.m. at Chautauqua Health and Fitness in the Turner Community Center, 4840 W. Lake Road, Chautauqua. Participants can register as solo or a team of three members. Cost: $35 per individual or $75 per team. Proceeds stay in Chautauqua County for suicide prevention. Visit www.facebook.com/KickCabinFever

Fredonia Farmers’ Market

The Fredonia Farmers’ Market is held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday November through mid-May at the Masonic Lodge, 321 E. Main St., Fredonia. It features a variety of vendors, with special events TBA. See the Fredonia Farmers’ Market FaceBook page for updates.

Audubon Community Nature Center Snowflake Festival

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This outdoor festival features winter-themed games, nature hikes, a bonfire and more. There will also be indoor opportunities to explore different hobbies, an opportunity to build a nest box for $6, food and hot drinks. Entry is $8 for adults, $6 for Nature Center members and children 3 to 15, or free for 2 and under. Reservations are appreciated, walk-ins are welcome.

Lakeshore Humane Society open adoption hours

The Lakeshore Humane Society, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk, will hold open adoption hours from noon to 3 p.m. Regardless of vaccination status, masks covering the nose and mouth must be worn at all times on LHS grounds. Those who are ill, have tested positive for COVID, or have been near someone who has tested positive are asked to delay a visit. Tours of the facility will not be given. Individual appointments are available throughout the week. The Cat’s Meow Boutique will be open for purchases by the public. For details, call 716 672-1991.

SUNDAY, FEB. 6

Cassadaga Winter Festival

Meet at the Cassadaga Lake Nature Park, Route 60 at 9:45 for a tour, then cross-country skiing/snowshoeing from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; sledding at the Cassadaga Country Club from 1 to 3 p.m., hot chocolate and cookies.

Audubon Sunday Storytime

Children ages 2 to 8 and their caregivers are invited to a free nature-based storytime at the Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Sunday admission is also free. Come for storytime and stay to explore the indoor Nature Play Area, live animals and exhibits. Participation is limited to 15. Reservations by the previous day are suggested. Call 716 569-2345.

Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club annual meeting and election of officers

Meeting starts at 1 p.m. sharp, doors will be locked at 1 p.m. Members only, dues must have been paid by Jan. 31. Mullet Street, Dunkirk.

Faculty Recital: Lynn McMurty, contralto and Alison D’Amato, piano

SUNY Fredonia Mason Hall, Rosch Recital Hall, 4 p.m.

MONDAY, FEB. 7

Fly Fishing/Fly Tying Club

Meet at the Costello Community Room, Rockefeller Arts Center, SUNY Fredonia from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Classes are open to everyone at the college and in the community. Classes and supplies are provided at no cost. Everything is provided, just show up. Masks must be worn during classes. The program is open to children over 12 ( younger if accompanied by an adult) and community members of all ages.

Faculty Recital: Faculty Showcase

SUNY Fredonia, Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall, 8 p.m.

TUESDAY, FEB. 8

Chautauqua Chamber of Commerce Tuesday Talk: “Business Succession Planning”

The free online event is open to all local businesspeople at 8:30 a.m. Register in advance through the Chamber’s web calendar at www.chautauquachamber.org

St. Joseph’s bingo

Bingo will take place at St. Joseph’s parish, 145 E. Main St., Fredonia. Doors open at 5 p.m.; bingo begins at 7. Masks should be worn by those not vaccinated and social distancing will be observed.

THURSDAY, FEB. 10

Dunkirk Elks Lodge 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. Social distancing will be followed. Masks must be worn by those who are not fully vaccinated.

LIGHT (Losing an Individual as Grieving Hearts Transform) support group

A free support group that helps people who have suffered the death of a child at any age, or fear losing a child, will be held on Feb. 10 and Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Harvest Chapel Church, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia. Sign up and learn more by visiting www.harvestchapelfmc.com/community-events; call Bill Matteson at 716 680-1121 or call Harvest Chapel church at 716-679-0987 and ask for Pastor Nate Lesher.

SATURDAY, FEB. 12

Sheridan VFW Memorial Post Lakeshore flea market

A flea market featuring area vendors will be held at the VFW Memorial Post, 2556 Route 20, Sheridan from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. In addition to the flea market, there will be breakfast and lunch served by the VFW. The breakfast menu includes Danish, breakfast sandwiches on homemade biscuits and fresh brewed coffee. The lunch menu features homemade chili, soup of the week, pizza and wings. The VFW offers a full-service bar for a variety of beverages. Come support veterans and shop for great merchandise from local vendors. For information and booth rental, call 814-779-5553.

Audubon Community Nature Center Little Explorers: Animal Defenses; for children 3 to 8 with an adult

1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown from 10 to 11:30 a.m. $8 adults, $6 Nature Center members and children 3 to 8. Paid reservations required by Feb. 10. Limited enrollment.

Fredonia Farmers’ Market

The Fredonia Farmers’ Market is held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday November through mid-May at the Masonic Lodge, 321 E. Main St., Fredonia. It features a variety of vendors, with special events TBA. See the Fredonia Farmers’ Market FaceBook page for updates.

Anderson-Lee Library presents: Valentine’s Craftapalooza

All ages are invited to stop by the library, 43 Main St., Silver Creek from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to create homemade valentines for their loved ones. The library will provide the craft supplies.

Lakeshore Humane Society open adoption hours

The Lakeshore Humane Society, 431 E. Chestnut St., Dunkirk, will hold open adoption hours from noon to 3 p.m. Regardless of vaccination status, masks covering the nose and mouth must be worn at all times on LHS grounds. Those who are ill, have tested positive for COVID, or have been near someone who has tested positive are asked to delay a visit. Tours of the facility will not be given. Individual appointments are available throughout the week. The Cat’s Meow Boutique will be open for purchases by the public. For details, call 716 672-1991.

The Western New York Chamber Orchestra presents: Classics II

SUNY Fredonia Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. General public $20, student/child free. Conductor and Artistic Director Glen Cortese leads the orchestra on works by Debussy, Mozart and one his own pieces.

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