Quilt bee Saturday
A Quilt bee and display is scheduled Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Leon Historical Church, Route 62, Leon. Enjoy The (English) Willow Creek Quilters Club work their quilting and also see the way the Amish quilt. Amish crafts and goods and refreshments will be available. Guests are encouraged to walk down and enjoy the museum For details, call Pat, the town historian, at 296-5709 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gustafson to appear
on Chautauqua Sunrise
Chautauqua Sunrise will feature Steve Gustafson as the guest Saturday. Gustaf-son is the bass guitarist for alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs. The show will be hosted by Doc Hamels. The live, call-in program airs from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays. Individuals may call 753-5225 during that time with questions, comments or a shout-out.
Chautauqua Sunrise is shown live Saturday mornings on Time Warner cable systems covering: Brocton, Cassadaga, Chautauqua, Fredonia, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Ripley, Sherman, Stockton and Westfield on Channel 5. In Dunkirk, Falconer, Forest-ville, Hanover, Irving, Jamestown, Lakewood and Silver Creek the program is on channel 19.
Programming from Access Channel 5 (channel 21.4 on a QAM digital TV) is also aired each evening in the town of Hanover on cable channel 12 (channel 98.3 on a QAM digital TV).
The program may also be viewed after the initial airing at the station's website ac5.weebly.com/
Mark Russell to appear on 'Chautauqua People'
Mark Russell will be the next person interviewed on Chautauqua People.
The program will air at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. each day beginning Saturday with the last airing on Sept. 12.
Comedian and satirist Russell has been performing political humor around the world for over 50 years. A native of Buffalo, he lived in Jamestown for one year of his childhood. Russell is well-known for his PBS specials and for performing at the Chautauqua Institution and the Fredonia Opera House. He spends his summers at Chautauqua and continues to perform throughout the U.S. He will be interviewed by Ira Cooperman.
Access Channel 5 (QAM channel 21.4 without a converter) is available to cable viewers in the Mayville, Chautauqua, North Har-mony, Sherman, Westfield and Portland areas.
Square dance Friday
A traditional square dance will be held Friday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Fredonia Grange Hall No. 1, 58 W. Main St. Do-nation is $5, for 12 and under free. No experience is needed. All ages are welcome. Callers are Joe Kwiat-kowski and Virginia Reed. The live band is Viol Habits & Friends. Enjoy the cakewalk, 50/50 and refreshments. Proceeds go toward restoration of a 100-year-old painting at the grange.
St. Hyacinth School Class of '62 lunch
St. Hyacinth School class of '62 will meet for lunch on Saturday at noon at the Bob Evans Restaurant, 3877 Vineyard Drive, Dunkirk. Members of the class should make reservations with Pat Kibbe 366-1337 or Joe Rozen 366-8137.
Chicken barbecue Sunday
The Dayton Volunteer Fire Company is sponsoring a chicken barbecue Sunday starting at 11:30 a.m. at thefire hall, 9512 Route 62, Dayton. Dinners are $9 for adults, $5.50 for children under 12. Dinners include half chicken, salt potatoes, macaroni salad, cole slaw, roll with butter, homemade desserts and drinks. Take-outs are available. To reserve take-outs, call 532-9098. On Sunday morning, call 532-2627 before 7 a.m. All proceeds go toward the purchase of an emergency generator for the fire hall.
Pancake breakfast Saturday in Westfield
Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue will host a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Westfield. Tickets at the door will be $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. It includes pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Advance sale tickets will be discounted 50 cents and can be purchased at the shelter located at 7540 N. Gale St. in Westfield or call 326-PAWS for more information. Parking at the church is on Route 20 or in the lot behind the church.
'Wish I Was Here'
to be screened twice
The Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series presents the film "Wish I Was Here" on Saturday and Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. From writer/director Zach Braff, this original comedy is about a 35-year-old father and struggling actor who embarks on a project to homeschool his kids, and ends up learning about himself and finding his way. The cost is $7 for adults, $6.50 for Opera House members/seniors. The movie is rated R. The running time is 106 minutes.
Craft and farm show
The Cattaraugus County Volunteer Fire Police Association is sponsoring a craft and farm show Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gowanda Fire Hall, 230 Aldrich St. in Gowanda. The event is open to the public. There will be food and beverages available to purchase and enjoy. The event will feature a farmers' market, crafts and vendors. There will be no live animals. Tables are available for a cost of $10 for an 8' space. The fire department will provide tables. Vendors can set up after 7 a.m., with doors opening at 9 a.m. Other attractions include raffles, 50-50s, baskets and gift cards. Patrons can purchase a brick for the garden in memory of a loved one. The event is designed to raise money for training for volunteer firefighters and police. To reserve a table, call Debra at 532-1048, Mike at 258-0839 or Bob at 532-9502.
Forestville board changes meeting date
The Forestville Village Board will not hold its regularly scheduled Sept. 9 meeting due to primary elections held in the village hall from noon to 9 p.m. The board will meet on Sept. 23. At that time it will open bids for the three parcels of land declared surplus.
Blood screening Sept. 13
The 30th annual Rotary Blood Screening program, with the assistance of Brooks Memorial Hospital, will be from 6:30 to 9:20 a.m. Sept. 13 in Fredonia High School. The clinical blood test, including the colon-rectal take home test kit and the T4 Thyroxine or thyroid test will be $45. A PSA test is $25 more.
There also are free blood pressure screenings and test results are sent to your personal physician within one week.
Proceeds from the program stay in the Fredonia and Dunkirk communities. To register, call 363-3917.