Breakfast Buffet Set For Sunday
Lakewood Legion Post 1286 at 174 Chautauqua Ave. will be serving a breakfast buffet on Sunday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. The buffet includes juice and coffee. The cost is $6 per person for the buffet or $7 for the buffet with a three-egg omelet.
Board To Meet
RANDOLPH – The Randolph Central School District will hold their next board of education meeting on Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the high school library. All are welcome.
Meet March 8
Jamestown AARP will resume its monthly meetings, starting March 8 at Brookdale on Southwestern Drive, beginning at 1:30 p.m. The incorrect date was printed in Friday’s edition of The Post-Journal. Karen Livsey from the Fenton History Center will present the program on genealogy. There will be a business meeting conducted by President Shari Spinler and refreshments will be available. Area seniors, age 50 and over, are welcome. For further information, call 664-2883.
Sewer District Board To Meet
CELORON – The administrative board of the South & Center Chautauqua Lake Sewer Districts will meet Tuesday at noon at the water pollution control facility.
Busti Historical Society To Meet
BUSTI – The Busti Historical Society will hold its first regular meeting of 2016 at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the museum building. Discussion about the restoration of the Miller-House will be the main topic. Meetings are open to the public. New members are welcome to attend.
Communion Breakfasts Set
Communion breakfasts sponsored by Cornerstone District United Methodist Women will be held at several area churches. Breakfasts begin at 9 a.m. and cost $8 a person. Reservations should be sent to the appropriate church representative one week before the breakfast. Communion breakfasts will be held March 5 at Friendship United Methodist Church, 21 Main St., Friendship, with reservations directed to Jean Bessey, 4905 Maple Grove Road, Friendship NY 14739; March 12 at Gerry United Methodist Church, Route 60, Gerry, NY 14740 via Leona Peterson, P.O. Box 176, Gerry, NY 14740; and March 19 at Laona United Methodist Church, Porter and Wilson roads, Fredonia, NY 14063 via Lena Elliott, 9265 Miller Road, Fredonia, NY 14063. For more information, call Janet Warner at 763-9603 or Deborah Hamlin at 679-7889.
Gold Wing Road Riders To Meet
Chapter U of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association will meet Sunday, March 6, for a lunch meeting at the Belle View East Restaurant in Falconer. Lunch is at 2 p.m. and the meeting is at 3 p.m. Anyone who likes to ride a motorcycle, all makes and models of motorcycles, is encouraged to attend.
Pancake Brunch Set For March 6
SOUTH DAYTON – A pancake brunch from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at the Villenova Grange, 431 Route 322, intersection of routes 83 and 322, South Dayton, will benefit area food pantries. Those attending are asked to bring cash or items for food pantries and receive their meal for half price. Tickets are $8 for a large pancake breakfast and $7 for a small breakfast.
Jamestown AARP To Meet March 3
Jamestown AARP will resume its monthly meetings, starting March 3 at Brookdale on Southwestern Drive, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Karen Livsey from the Fenton History Center will present the program on genealogy. There will be a business meeting conducted by President Shari Spinler and refreshments will be available. Area seniors, age 50 and over, are welcome.
Film Of The Week To Air
“Film of the Century of the Week,” hosted by George Roath, debuts on Saturday. It will air at 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. each day until Friday, March 4. The new program features public domain movies and shorts. This week will be The Three Stooges in “Malice in the Palace” and “The Brideless Groom.” Access Channel 5 is available to cable viewers in the Chautauqua, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Sherman and Westfield areas, and can be found on channel 5 with a cable converter or on 5.3 on digital televisions without a cable converter. The program may also be viewed after the initial airing at the station’s web site “http://ac5.weebly.com”>ac5.weebly.com.
Host Joe Town
“Chautauqua Sunrise” will feature Joe Town as Saturday’s guest. Town’s topic of discussion will be wine. Guest host Jeff Zook will conduct the live program, which airs from 9-10 a.m. The program is rebroadcast each day at 2 and 8 p.m. for some communities. The guest is subject to change. Chautauqua Sunrise is shown live on Saturday mornings on Time Warner Cable systems covering the following communities: Brocton, Cassadaga, Chautauqua, Fredonia, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Ripley, Sherman, Stockton and Westfield on Channel 5. In Dunkirk, Falconer, Forestville, Hanover, Irving, Jamestown, Lakewood and Silver Creek the program is on channel 19. Channel numbers shown are for subscribers using a cable converter. Digital channels for televisions without a converter will vary by community.
Lecture Series To Air On Channel 5
Access Channel 5 will be airing the 2015 Chautauqua Institution lecture series. The following lecture will start Saturday with the last airing on Friday, March 4: John Krakauer – “Rape of the Justice System in a College Town.” Access Channel 5 is available to cable viewers in the Chautauqua, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Sherman, and Westfield areas, and can be found on channel 5 with a cable converter or on 5.3 on digital televisions without a cable converter. The program may also be viewed after the initial airing at the station’s website, ac5.weebly.com.
Fire Department To Host BBQ
SINCLAIRVILLE – The Sinclairville Volunteer Fire Department will hold a chicken barbecue at the Sinclairville Firehall this Sunday beginning at noon. Dinners will be served until sold out. The Sinclairville 76ers will hold a bake sale along with the barbecue. Tickets for the dinners may be purchased at the door. All are welcome.
Library Board To Meet Tuesday
The Hazeltine Public Library will hold a board meeting Tuesday at the library, 891 Busti-Sugargrove Road, Jamestown. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.
LinkedIn Training Course Planned
LAKEWOOD – Local business consultant Dr. Stan Skrabut, owner of Tubarks Consulting, will offer a free LinkedIn training class March 8 at the Lakewood Public Library. The 60-minute session begins at 6 p.m. The class will cover the basics of developing a strong LinkedIn personal profile, building a LinkedIn network, and fostering and nurturing business leads. This presentation is designed for those who are new to LinkedIn and just don’t know what to do next or are already on LinkedIn but not able to develop business leads. Interested presentation attendees are asked to pre-register by calling the library at 763-6234.
Park Commission To Meet Today
The Chautauqua County Parks Commission will hold its monthly meeting today at the Robert H. Jackson Airport at 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
Hyer Named As New Missionary
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 851 Forest Ave., Jamestown, announced that Tarryn Hyer will serve as a new missionary. She is the daughter of Andy and Ellene Hyer of Price, Utah. On this mission she expects conversion to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. When asked her thoughts of Jamestown she stated that the little bit she has seen and experienced, she has enjoyed. She looks forward to getting to know the area and people and hoped that winter would continue to hold off and stay mild for a while.
Craft Bazaar Set For March 5-6
GREAT VALLEY – A spring craft bazaar will be held March 5-6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Creekside Emporium, off Route 219, 4343 South Whalen Road, Great Valley. Saturday will feature free spring pictures from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be 30-plus vendors. The bazaar is sponsored by Summit Street Market, Napoli’s, Central Lanes and Grand Center Station. For vendor information, call or text 904-0735 or 585-201-9311.
Bridge League Names Winners
Pat Fincher and Bill Kuppinger finished first on Feb. 18 at the regular weekly game of the Jamestown Area Bridge League. Candy Larson and Shelley Dahlie tied with Barbara Schuckers and Bill Everts for second place. Fincher and Kuppinger were victorious on Feb. 11 as well, while Everts partnering with Donna Simmons came in second. The league plays on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at Comfort Today, 17 Gifford Ave., West Ellicott. There is ample parking in the Tanglewood lot across the street. The league is ACBL sanctioned and points awarded, but ACBL membership is not required. All bridge players are very welcome. For more information, phone 386-2301.
Channel 5 To Air New Program
“Fresh Perspectives” is the name of a new talk show hosted by Gail Erb which debuts Saturday. It will air at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. each day until Friday. Gail’s guest will be Bob Johnston discussing the restoration of a trolley car in Jamestown. Access Channel 5 is available to cable viewers in the Chautauqua, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Sherman, and Westfield areas, and can be found on channel 5 with a cable converter or on 5.3 on digital televisions without a cable converter. The program may also be viewed after the initial airing at the station’s website, ac5.weebly.com.
County Legislature To Convene
MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County Legislature will convene for a meeting today at 6:30 p.m. at the legislative chambers in the Gerace Office Building. The meeting will begin with County Executive Vince Horrigan’s State of the County address. The agenda for today’s meeting includes resolutions to establish the North County Water District, appoint a water district administrative board and authorize bonds for the project. The legislature will also take up a resolution to authorize the use of funds to defend a lawsuit brought forth by the town of Ellery over the expansion of the County Landfill.
Cabin Fever Reliever Set
FORESTVILLE – The Forestville Order of the Eastern Star chapter will host a cabin fever reliever from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the Masonic Hall, 22 Main St., Forestville. The meeting will include South Dayton Supermarket doughnuts and coffee. The cost is $3. The public is invited to attend.
Fire Department Benefit Set
KENNEDY – A benefit for the Kennedy Fire Department Auxiliary will be held Saturday at the Kennedy Fire Hall. Participants will create crafts with the auxiliary and Carrie’s Craft Corner. Each craft, supplies included, costs $30. Crafts include: wine bottles at 10 a.m., wine glasses at 1 p.m., and daisy wreaths at 4 p.m. RSVP at 397-3209 or drop in at the time of your desired craft. Drinks and snacks will be available for sale.
Historical Society Invites Speaker
RANDOLPH – The Randolph Historical Society will host Ted Brown, a guest speaker, at 7 p.m. March 2 at the Randolph Municipal Building. Brown will talk about the history of Pine Hill. Those attending are welcome to add any thoughts or memories they might have.
AARP?Driver Safety Class Set
LITTLE VALLEY – Little Valley United Methodist Church is hosting a six-hour AARP Driver Safety Program on Wednesday, March 2, and Thursday, March 3. Classes will be held in the church fellowship hall at 109 Court St. from 6-9 p.m. each evening. The cost is $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members. Drivers of all ages will benefit from this course. Al Ormond will be the instructor for these sessions. Participants may be eligible to receive a discount on their auto insurance premium and a reduction of up to four points on their driving record. For further information or to register for the class, call 938-6247.
Ham Radio Exam Set For March 2
CCARET and PROS will be hosting a free ham radio exam on March 2 at 7:30 p.m. This will be held at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, 224 E. Main St., Springville. Persons taking their first license test will need to bring two forms of ID. Current hams can bring any CSCEs and a copy of any current license and there is no morse code required. For more information, call 945-2055 or 592-9554.
Gerry To Meet Regarding Picnic
GERRY – The town of Gerry will be holding a meeting regarding the summer picnic. They are looking for committee members. Those interested are encouraged to attend the meeting that will be held on Thursday, March 3, at 6 p.m., at the Gerry Town Hall, 4519 Route 60 or contact Recia Myers, town clerk at 985-4715 for more details.
Craft Show Set For Feb. 27
SHERMAN – The “Think Spring” Vendor/Craft/Luncheon Show will be held at Stanley Hose Fire Department, Miller Street, Sherman. The show benefits the Sherman Chamber of Commerce. It will be held Saturday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event features a homemade lunch, Chinese auction, handmade crafts, fashion, health and beauty, and more. New vendors and crafters to Sherman will be present.
Library Trustees To Meet Thursday
The James Prendergast Library Board of Trustees will meet at 12:15 p.m., Thursday at the library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. This meeting, which is open to the public, has been rescheduled to accommodate approval of a bid for the Public Library Construction Grant Program.
Planning Board Meeting Set
LITTLE VALLEY – The next Cattaraugus County Planning Board meeting is Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Large Committee Room, third floor, Cattaraugus County Center, 303 Court St., Little Valley.
Lenten Service Scheduled
A mid-week Lenten service will take place Wednesday at noon in the chapel at First Lutheran Church on Chandler Street, Jamestown. Worship leader will be the Rev. Phil Roushey. Lunch will be offered in the parlors following the service.
SWCS?BOE To Meet Tuesday
The Southwestern Central School Board of Education will hold a work session meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the board of education room. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct school business.
Striders To Host Annual Event
Chautauqua Striders fourth annual Striders Night Live will take place Friday, March 4, at the Willow Bay Theater. The event, which is a spoof of the hit television show, will feature performances by the band Smackdab and the comedy group The Unexpected Guests. The event is for those ages 21 and up and includes food, boxed wine and beer provided by Southern Tier. The event, which has grown in popularity each year since its inception in 2013, aims to bring many laughs and good times. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the event beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 pre-sale and $30 at the door. To purchase tickets, visit chautauqua-striders.org or by calling 488-2203.
Myers Library To Host Reception
FREWSBURG – The Myers Memorial Library will hold its annual Thank You Reception from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 2. The reception is an opportunity for library board members and staff to thank the community, patrons and friends for their support. Board members and staff will provide light refreshments. Library hours are 1-8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, 2-5 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. For more information, call 569-5515 or visit myersmemoriallibrary.weebly.com/.
Set For Saturday
Jeffrey Lehman, P.E., director of Public Works for the city of Jamestown, announced that there will be no parking in downtown Jamestown on Saturday from 2-8 a.m. to facilitate snow removal. Motorists must find alternate parking areas.
Church To Host Video Series
During the seasons of Lent and Easter, Grace Episcopal Church, 21 Washington St., Randolph, will host a screening of the 2015 NBC mini-series “A.D. The Bible Continues.” This video series, from the producers of “The Bible,” continues the story of events that follow the crucifixion of Christ. The disciples go forward to spread the teachings of Christ, encountering a world dominated by political and religious unrest, as they become part of a whole new religion that dramatically reshapes the history of the world. The 12-week mini-series, which began on Feb. 17, is held each Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. For more information, call 358-6124. This is weekly video series is free and all are invited to attend.
Falconer Seniors Announce Speakers
FALCONER – The Falconer Senior Citizens announce the speakers for Monday’s meeting. Deacon Samuel Pellerito of the Holy Apostles Parish and his wife Cathy will speak. The meeting will be held at the town of Ellicott building at 1 p.m. Valentine’s Day will be celebrated with fun and prizes. Paczki (Polish doughnuts) and coffee will be served. New members are always welcomed. Call Mary Racitano for more information at 488-1359.
BEMUS POINT – A pancake breakfast fundraiser will be held Sunday for the Bemus Point Volunteer Fire Department from 7 a.m. to noon. Chief Steve Hayes said, “It’s a long-term tradition we have and we really appreciate the support.” The event will take place in the Village Meeting Room. It is hosted by the Bemus Point Volunteer Fire Department members who will be cooking, serving and answering questions. Additional events will follow on March 6 and 20 at the same location.
To Meet Tuesday
STOCKTON – The Board of Trustees of the Mary E. Seymour Memorial Free Library will meet Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the library located at 22 N. Main St., Stockton. The meeting is open to the public.
Water Board Meeting Set
The Chautauqua County Soil & Water Conservation District directors’ regular meeting will be held Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. at Chautauqua County SWCD, Northcrest Business Park, 220 Fluvanna Ave., Suite 600, Jamestown.
Brazil To Host Library Benefit
Brazil Craft Beer & Wine Lounge at 10 E. Fourth St., Jamestown, is hosting a fundraiser for Prendergast Library from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday. Guests can look forward to complementary appetizers, raffles and activities during the evening of Brews & Books, and 25 percent of all Brazil’s sales will benefit the library. “Area residents can treat themselves to an evening out, and help the library at the same time,” said Tina Scott, library director.
JPS Board To Meet Tuesday
The Jamestown Board of Education will meet on Feb. 23rd at 7 p.m. in the board room at 197 Martin Road.
Velvet Cabbies To Play Tonight
LAKEWOOD – Lakewood Legion Post 1286 will host The Velvet Cabbies tonight from 7-10. On Friday, the band No Limit will play from 7-11 p.m. The kitchen will be serving dinners from 5-9. All members and guests are welcome; please sign in.
Study Club To Host Fundraiser
BEMUS POINT-The Bemus Point Study Club will be hosting a fundraiser for the Bemus Point Library on Sunday at Shaggy’s, 14 Main St. in Bemus Point, from 1-5 p.m., above the See-Zurh House. The event is called Spaghetti Idol. The event involves six contestants presenting their sauce-making talents for votes by the attendees. A winning sauce maker for 2016 will be determined. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children for the spaghetti. Drinks will be available and there will a basket raffle. Some desserts will also be available. According to Bemus Point Library Director Kathleen McCarthy, “The Bemus Point Study Club-their mission is to support the library.” She said that the club was founded in 1903, which was five years prior to library.
PANAMA – The Panama Central School Board of Education meeting originally scheduled for Monday has been moved to Monday, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m. in room 112. The public is welcome to attend.
Set For Monday
The Falconer First Baptist Church will host a Lenten lunch on Monday at noon. All are invited to attend.
The Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency board will meet at 10 a.m., Tuesday, at the IDA offices, 200 Harrison St., Jamestown. The public is welcome to attend.
Healthy Eating Seminar Set
BUSTI – The Hazeltine Public Library, 891 Busti-Sugar Grove Road, will host a family-friendly discussion of healthy eating and exercise at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The discussion will be led by Cristin Hockenberry, a local track coach and mother and will include suggestions to stay active throughout the year. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, visit www.hazeltinelibary.org or call 487-1281.
TEA Party To Meet Tuesday
LAKEWOOD – Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots will hold its general meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lakewood American Legion. The meeting will begin with a Prager video, “Are Electric Cars Really Green?” A spotlight on socialism follows: Socialism and College Students, Make Mine Freedom, What is Socialism?, and economist Milton Friedman vs. Socialist. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., will provide a succinct definition of conservatism. An update will be given on the Burns, Ore., situation. Along with an update on the landfill issue, Scott Axelson will clarify the difference between omnibus and appropriations, as well as the difference between zero-based budgeting and baseline budgeting. A representative from SCOPE will make an announcement. Meetings are open to the general public.
Board To Meet
The James Prendergast Library Board of Trustees will meet at 12:15 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 18, at the library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. The meeting is open to the public.
Set For Saturday
WESTFIELD – The ’50s Sweetheart Sock Hop at the First Presbyterian Church, Westfield, previously scheduled for Feb. 13, will be held on Saturday from 6-8 p.m. Music from the 1950s, refreshments and prizes for the best individual and couples ’50s attire will be included. Admission is one canned good, which will be donated to the Westfield Food Pantry.
Legion Post To Host Breakfast
The Herman Kent American Legion Post 777 invites members, guests and friends to the monthly breakfast on Sunday. There will be a full buffet with scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage, ham, pancakes, sausage gravy and biscuits, orange juice and coffee, along with the 777 omelets. Hours are 8:30-11:30 a.m. and the price is $6 per person for the buffet or $7 for the buffet plus an omelet. The legion is located at 26 Jackson Ave.
To Host Cookout
CLARENDON, Pa. – On Sunday, the Allegheny Outdoor Club (AOC) will hold its annual outdoor cookout at Chapman State Park. Participants should bring a dish to pass, their own beverage and tableware and meet at Pavilion 2 at 1:30 p.m. to ski or hike. The dinner, which will include Dennis Anderson’s Garbage Can Turkey, will be at 4:30 p.m. For more information call Dennis Anderson at 969-9772. On Wednesday, Feb. 24, the AOC will hike or ski in the Allegany State Park in Cattaraugus County. Participants should bring water and their lunch and meet at the Art Roscoe Ski Area Warming Hut at 10 a.m. For more information, call Pat Spicer at 814-757-8331, evenings.
Driving Course Set For Monday
FREWSBURG – A five-hour pre-licensing driving course will be held at Frewsburg High School on Monday and Tuesday from 6-8:30 p.m. The cost is $25. Pre-register by calling the guidance office at 569-7026 between 7 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. When calling, make sure to have the student’s driver’s permit on hand.
Art Club To Meet On Mondays
YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. – All About Art, a new 4-H Club in Warren County, plans to meet the first and fourth Monday each month from 1-3 p.m. Members will learn basic techniques in drawing, painting, and sculpture and be encouraged to develop their own styles. For more information or to register, contact Penn State Extension in Youngsville, Pa., at 563-9388.
Library Association To Meet Monday
CASSADAGA – The Cassadaga Library Association will meet at 4 p.m., Monday, at the Cassadaga Branch Library, 18 Maple Ave., Cassadaga. Anyone interested in helping with library projects and promoting library usage is invited to join the “friends of the library” group. Refreshments will be served.
Chamber Hosting Networking Event
On Thursday, the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking event at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown, from 5-6:30 p.m. Tours of the building will be available for guests to receive an up-close-and-personal look at the architectural treasure. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. The cost is $10 per person pre-registered, or $12 for non-registered members at the door. The event will conclude with door prize drawings, so bring business cards to enter the drawings.
Story Time Begins Thursday
FREWSBURG – Infant/toddler story time at the Myers Memorial Library will begin this Thursday and end March 24. The weekly program is on Thursdays from 10:30-11:15 a.m. It is geared for toddlers, but all ages are welcome so feel free to bring school-age children during the winter and spring recesses. Adult caregivers need to attend with the child. The program includes stories, action and a craft. No registration is needed. The first story time will be about penguins and puffins. Other story times will include eggs, animals and family. For more information, call the library at 569-5515. The library is located at the corner of Ivory and Falconer streets, Frewsburg.
MS Rap Group Meets Saturday
The Chautauqua Regional Multiple Sclerosis Rap Group meets Saturday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Jones Hill Memorial Rehabilitation Center, first floor, 51 Glasgow Ave., Jamestown. This semi-structured support group has the goal of being both informative and fun. Snacks are provided. Those affected by the disease, including family and friends, are welcome to attend. For more information or directions, or for peer support, contact Debbie Lane at 962-9401.
Church To Hold Dinner, Auction
CHERRY CREEK – The Cherry Creek/Leon United Methodist Church, Main Street, Cherry Creek, will hold a scoop dinner and wrapped gift auction on Saturday. The dinner begins at 4:30 p.m. followed by the auction at 6 p.m. The cost is a donation.
Winter Hike To Be Held Saturday
On Saturday, Allegany State Park naturalist staff will lead a winter hike with or without snow. The hike is in the Summit area and will explore the park’s newest trail, Bear Paw. Bring snowshoes, trekking poles and wear a good pair of winter hiking boots. Participants can bring a snack to enjoy in the warming hut after the hike. The hike starts at 11 a.m. at the Summit Warming Hut and will last approximately an hour. There is no charge to attend. For more information, call 354-9101 ext. 236. The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees 180 state parks and 35 historic sites, which are visited by 62 million people annually. For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit nysparks.com, connect on Facebook or follow on Twitter.
Legion Serving Dinner Sunday
LAKEWOOD – Lakewood Legion Post 1286 will be serving pasta with vodka sauce, salad and a roll for $6 on Sunday from 1-6 p.m. All members and guests are welcome; please sign in.
Library Holding Story Time
Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown, now offers a family story time for all ages at 10 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month. Stories and a simple craft with a Valentine’s Day theme will be offered today. For information, call 484-7135.
Infinity Holding Day Camp
Infinity Visual and Performing Arts will be holding a Spring Break Day Camp for students ages 5-12. Cultural World Tour will be held from Tuesday to Friday. Camp is held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Before and after care are available at an additional cost. Students will visit Russia, France, Central America and China, and will explore each culture through music, art, dance, theater, language, costume, and more. For more information about Infinity, or to register for camp, visit infinityperformingarts.org.
RCS Announces Community Forum
RANDOLPH – Randolph Central School announces a community forum on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The topic is “Universal Pre-K and Kindergarten Programs” by Jerry Mottern, elementary school principal. All are welcome.
Library Board To Meet Wednesday
BEMUS POINT – The Bemus Point Library board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the library, 13 Main St., Bemus Point. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call 386-2274.
Ripley BOE To Meet Thursday
RIPLEY – A regular meeting of the Ripley Central School Board of Education will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the elementary library of the Ripley Central School. The public is welcome to attend.
WCA Announces Free Seminar
The WCA Hospital Bariatric Center team will host a free seminar at 6 p.m. Thursday to answer questions about weight loss surgery options at WCA Hospital and introduce residents to bariatric surgeon, Dr. Galo Grijalva. The free seminar will be held in the WCA Hospital Auditorium, 207 Foote Ave. For more information, call WCA Hospital at 664-8614.
TOPS 142 Jamestown opened a meeting with the TOPS and KOPS pledges, followed by roll call. Best losers were Donna Sperry, TOPS, and Chick Morrison, KOPS, who presented a program on macronutrients being the fuel for life. Discussion was on the ”life saver” contest and a future open house. The thought was that only you can do this, no one can do it for you. For more information, call 488-9313.
Treasure Hunt Clue No. 10
You’ve found the medallion in Findley Lake!
The search is over for goodness sake!
The Fishing Parking Lot, with Main Street so near,
Thank you for playing, we’ll see you next year!
Chautauqua Lake BOE To Meet
MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua Lake Central School District Board of Education will meet today at 4:30 p.m. in the district conference room for an executive session to address litigation.
St. Luke’s To Screen ‘The Kid’
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will hold its second silent movie night with live organ accompaniment tonight at 8. Charlie Chaplin’s classic 1921 film “The Kid” will be featured, once again accompanied by Jack Bollman, guest organist, on the church’s 1954 Aeolian Skinner organ. The movie is free and open to the public. St. Luke’s will provide popcorn and bottled water for a small donation, and will collect a free-will offering to benefit the Mental Health Association of Chautauqua County. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is located at 410 N. Main St., corner of Fourth and Main streets, Jamestown. For more information about the silent movie screening or any of the church’s other offerings, contact the church office at 483-6405.
Seniors To Meet
Jamestown Area Senior Center members will meet for coffee and cookies on Feb. 23. The guest speaker will be from HCF Management. Thirty members attended a recent tureen lunch. Shirley Vandenburg, activities director, called the meeting to order with a flag salute and song. New members Terry Spencer, Leroy Wilson and Nancy Wilson were welcomed. Sally Swartz and Carm Bellitto celebrated birthdays. Reservations are being accepted for trips to the Erie Station Theatre on March 23, Vidlers in East Aurora, the Made in USA Store and lunch at the Roycroft Inn on May 18 and Niagara Casino on July 6. For reservations or more information, call the office at 484-1627. For income tax help, call 211 and request the RSVP site.
Fluvanna Historical Society To Meet
FLUVANNA – The Fluvanna Community Historical Society will hold its February meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Fluvanna Community Church. This is an organizational meeting for the year and also setting up programs for the year. Anyone interested in local history is encouraged to attend.
Busti Fire Dept. To Meet Tuesday
The Busti Fire Department Auxiliary will meet on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the fire hall. Discussion will be held on assist the firemen with the Daytona 500 party on Feb. 21 and spring banquet on March 19. All members are asked to attend. New members are welcome.
Celtic Vespers Service Set
The First Presbyterian Church of Westfield will host a special Celtic Vespers service on Thursday at 7 p.m. The service is influenced by and based on ancient Celtic worship and its modern survivals in worship communities including the famous Iona Community in Scotland. It includes evening prayer and responsorial Psalms, prayers from the Carmina Gadelica, a candlelight procession, brief incense rite, music based on Celtic tunes and a recitation of The Lord’s Prayer in Gaelic. All are welcome to attend.
Treasure Hunt Clue No. 9
A dam was needed to power a mill,
So a lake from two ponds, the water would fill.
March fourteen hundred and forty feet above sea level,
Once you find the medallion, in your success you can revel!
Ladies Auxiliary To Host Event
SHERMAN – Stanley Hose Ladies Auxiliary is holding a Wine, Dine & Demos event Saturday, April 23. This event is by reservation only, and those who make their reservations soon can take advantage of the early bird rate. Guests have a choice of a full package which includes boarding a motor coach for a wine tasting tour of five local wineries, dinner and demonstrations by local independent consultants; or Dine & Demo package which includes dinner and demonstrations by local independent consultants. For more information or to make reservations, call 269-4627. Early bird deadline is March 6. Proceeds benefit Stanley Hose Ladies Auxiliary of Sherman.
Golden Agers To Meet Tuesday
The Lakewood-Busti Golden Agers will meet on Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Lakewood American Legion. Cara Birrittieri, Lakewood mayor, will be the guest speaker. New officers were installed at the last meeting. They are Cecile Wilson, president; Sharon McCreary, vice president; Connie Whitman, secretary and Jack Daelhousen, treasurer.
Auto Club To Meet Feb. 17
The Chautauqua Lake Region Antique Automobile Club will meet in the Fluvanna War Vets on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. Tom Greer, club member, retired physician and avocational archaeologist, will speak on the ongoing excavation at the Fenton History Center. Guests are welcome to attend. The club is open to anyone interested in antique and classic automobiles. For more information, call Al Oag at 483-6287.
Sunday School To Hold Kids Day
CHERRY CREEK – The Cherry Creek Leon United Methodist Church children’s Sunday school will hold a ”kids day” on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Included will be games, crafts, fellowship and singing. Snacks and lunch will be served. For more information and to register, contact Pattie Lukaszewski at 338-8429.
Infinity Orientation Set For Feb. 18
A new student orientation will be held Thursday, Feb. 18, from 5:45-6:15 p.m. at the Infinity Center. The Infinity Center is located in the Lynn Building at 301 E. Second St. in Jamestown. To reserve a slot for orientation, call the Infinity Center at 664-0991. Orientations last approximately 20 minutes and include information about Infinity, a tour of the facility, and the scheduling of lessons. The registration fee of $20, as well as the first month’s membership fees of $60 are due at the time of scheduling. Call the Infinity Center’s reception office, 664-0991, to sign up, as sessions are limited to 10 students per session.
Frewsburg BOE To Meet Tonight
The Frewsburg Central School Board of Education will conduct their February Board of Education meeting tonight at 7 p.m. in the Middle/High School Library. The public is welcome to attend.
Treasure Hunt Clue No. 8
Past schools and churches, oh how pleasant!
Such a quaint little place in the past and the present.
Settled three years after the war,
Now a resort, could you ask for much more?
Church Fish Fry
Set For Friday
Holy Apostles Parish of St. John’s Church on Newton Avenue is starting Lenten fish fries from 4:30-7 p.m. every Friday, excluding Good Friday, during Lent. There’s a choice of battered or broiled fish dinners, shrimp dinners and vegetable lasagna. Adult dinners are $9, and child dinners are $7. Dinners begin this Friday. Carry-outs are available by calling 484-8554.
Kindergarten Screening Set
All parents of children in the Falconer Central School District who will be 5 on or before Dec. 1 are urged to call Temple Elementary at 267-3255 to register for Kindergarten Screening which is being held May 4 and May 5. New families in the area that may not be listed on the school census should contact the school as soon as possible. Also, all parents of children who will be 4 on or before Dec. 1 are asked to call Temple Elementary at 267-3255 to register for Universal Pre-Kindergarten screening which is being held May 2 and May 3.
Marco Polo Club To Host Dinner
The Marco Polo Club is hosting a spaghetti dinner Saturday from 4:30-7 p.m. The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children. The public is welcome to attend.
North Harmony Seniors To Meet
Due to inclement weather, the Executive Committee of the North Harmony Senior Citizens canceled the Jan. 18 meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday at the Stow Center. Members are reminded that 2016 membership dues are being collected. Any member 80 years or older is exempt from dues collection and are thus honorary members.
Women Of The Moose To Meet
The Jamestown Women of the Moose Chapter 87 Sweetheart Dinner will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday. The dinner features baked chicken, choice of two sides, roll and dessert. The Moose is located at 405 E. Fifth St. The dinner is open to the public.
Choral Society Kicks Off Season
The Jamestown Choral Society is beginning their spring season. For those who love to sing, rehearsals will continue on Monday at Presbyterian Church Jamestown from 7-9 p.m. Auditions are not required. Contact the society at communitymusicproject.com to notify the society about attending or call 664-2227. The concert will be held April 10.
Toastmasters Club To Meet
Chautauqua Talks Toastmasters Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the James Prendergast Library in Jamestown. Chautauqua Talks Toastmasters Club provides a safe, supportive, risk-free environment for speakers to practice, experiment and improve. Chautauqua Talks Toastmasters Club is a nonprofit organization that meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Community Room, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. For more information about Chautauqua Talks Toastmasters Club please contact Ned Lindstrom at 490-3820 or emton55@hotmail com.
Randolph BOE To Meet Tuesday
RANDOLPH – Randolph Central School announces a change in the board of education meeting. The meeting has been moved to Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the high school library. All are welcome.
Holding Bag Sale
St. James Thrift Store, located at 141 Institute St., is holding a winter bag sale for the month of February. Buy one bag for $2 and get one free. There is also a large selection of men’s clothing and ladies’ clothing in large sizes. Winter coats and jackets will be sold at 50 cents. Volunteers will be on hand to help customers. Profits are used to help those in need within the community. For more information, call 488-7322. The thrift store is open Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Seniors To Meet
SINCLAIRVILLE -The Sinclairville Senior Citizens will meet on Tuesday at noon in the Sinclairville Fire Hall dining room for a luncheon and program. All those attending are asked to bring a dish of food to pass and their own table service. Table decorations will be provided. New members are always welcome.
Land Bank To Hold Meeting
DUNKIRK – The Chautauqua County Land Bank Corp. (CCLBC) will hold its monthly acquisition/disposition meeting and board meeting at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday at the SUNY Fredonia Tech Incubator, 214 Central Ave., main conference room, in Dunkirk.
Westfield Seniors To Meet Thursday
WESTFIELD – Westfield Senior Citizens will meet in the YWCA on Thursday at noon. Members should take a dish to pass, their table service and $1 to play bingo.
Lenten Services To Be Held
RIPLEY – The congregation of the Ripley United Methodist Church invites friends and neighbors to a series of Lenten services, beginning Ash Wednesday in Meeders Restaurant, 19 E. Main St., Ripley. A light meal, including a choice of soup, bread and beverage, will be served at 6:30 p.m. The worship service will follow. The series will continue throughout Lent on Feb. 17 and 24, March 2, 9, 16 and 23.
Senior Council To Meet Thursday
LAKEWOOD – The United Senior Council of Chautauqua County will meet Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Lakewood American Legion, hosted by the Lakewood-Busti Golden Agers. Andrew Dickson, of Hospice Chautauqua County Inc., will be the guest speaker. Senior citizens from Chautauqua County are welcome to attend any Senior Council meetings which are held the second Thursday of each month in various locations around the county. Anyone interested should call 763-0544 for the meeting location.
CVCS To Hold Budget Session
CASSADAGA – The Cassadaga Valley Central School District Board of Education will hold a budget work session on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at the middle/high School. The regular monthly meeting of the Cassadaga Valley Board of Education will immediately follow.
Treasure Hunt Clue No. 5
Will you get in your car, or ride on the rails?
To find the medallion stick to snowmobile trails.
But snow isn’t the only attraction, if you wanted to stay,
This location is known as a four season getaway.
To Meet Monday
FALCONER – Jacob Kimball of the Red Cross will present a program for Ross Grange on disaster preparedness. The meeting will take place at 1 p.m., Monday, at the Falcon’s Nest Banquet Hall. The community is encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served.
Rod And Gun Club To Meet
LAKEWOOD -?The Lakewood Rod and Gun Club will hold a gala Mardi Gras party today and Saturday from 4:30-9 p.m. A special mid-winter membership drive will be held both days. The masquerade brigade madness blast will begin at 8:30 p.m., prizes will be awarded and special events held. All members and guests are invited to attend. For more information, visit the club.
Stockton Bible Lessons Set
STOCKTON – The Stockton Community Church Living Word Fellowship, 4554 W. Railroad Ave., Stockton, will hold Bible lessons for various age groups, exercise class, plastic canvas and paracord crafts, puppet ministry and Spanish classes, snack and game times each Sunday from 6-8 p.m. Children, ages 3 through 6 must have a parent stay and attend the evening activities. No nursery care will be offered. Children under age 3 will remain under parental supervision for the evening. The public is invited to attend.
Set For Tonight
The Jamestown Moose will host bingo tonight and Sunday. Today, doors open at 4 p.m., and bingo starts at 7. Sunday, doors open at 3 p.m. and bingo starts at 5. The kitchen will be open tonight and Sunday.
Music Project Classes Planned
Registration continues for Community Music Project’s “Children’s Music Studio.” Classes run from Saturday through June 6. There are three different baby curriculums, four toddler, two kids, two keyboard prep and six different keyboard curriculums. For more information, visit communitymusicproject.com. Scholarships and discounts are available.
Prendergast Library Closed
James Prendergast Library at 509 Cherry St., Jamestown, will be closed today for a staff in-service day. Electronic materials will continue to be available in the online catalog, and the library will be open as usual from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday.
JCC Committee To Meet
The Jamestown Community College Educational Services Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the board rooms of the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses and the North County Extension Center.
Ash Wednesday Service Set
CHERRY CREEK – The Cherry Creek Leon United Methodist Church, 6813 Main St., Cherry Creek, will hold an Ash Wednesday service on Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Hunt Clue No. 4
By now you may start getting frustrated,
But don’t give up, you must stay dedicated!
Get out your map, it will show you the way,
Turn it upside down and head towards PA.
To Meet Today
LAKEWOOD – Lakewood Legion Post 1286 will host The Ralph Chamberlain Jr. duo, playing country covers and originals, tonight from 7-10. The kitchen will be serving from 5-9. All members and guests are welcome; please sign in.
Lakewood Budget Discussion Set
LAKEWOOD – The Finance Committee, Citizens Budget Advisory Committee and Andrea J. Windoft, Lakewood village treasurer, will conduct a joint meeting Friday at 11 a.m. in the conference room of the Anthony C. Caprino Municipal Building, 20 W. Summit St., Lakewood. The purpose of the meeting is to begin pre-budget discussions for the village of Lakewood. The meeting is open to the public.
The WCA Bariatric Center team will host a free seminar Saturday at 10 a.m. to answer questions about weight-loss surgery options at WCA and introduce residents to bariatric surgeon, Dr. Galo Grijalva. The free seminar will be held in the WCA Hospital Auditorium, 207 Foote Ave., at 10 a.m. For more information, call WCA at 664-8614.
Allegheny Outdoor Club To Hike
WARREN, Pa. – On Sunday, the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike or ski at the Toms Run Ski Trail at Hearts Content on the Allegheny National Forest. Participants will meet at Musante Street in Warren, Pa., at 1:30 p.m. For more information call Earl Ross at 814-726-3920.
Lego Club To Meet Monday
ASHVILLE – The Ashville Free Library will begin a Lego Club starting Monday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. All children ages 5-12 are welcome to join. The club will meet the second and fourth Mondays each month. Legos are provided. Parents are requested to accompany the children. For more information, call the library at 763-9906, mornings.
Healing Therapy Session To Meet
LAKEWOOD – Local residents can learn something new at the Lakewood Memorial Library. “Introduction to Tong Ren Technique” will acquaint participants with a healing therapy which is purely mental and includes no touching or physical contact. Sarah Niebank, a Tong Ren practitioner, will explain the concepts of practical healing of a participant’s energy system using the collective unconscious as defined by Dr. Carl Jung. Attendees will learn about internally accessing Chi, or the human bioelectricity energy system. They will not be required to participate but may feel more relaxed as a result of attending the session. The session will be held at the Lakewood Memorial Library, 12 W. Summit St., Lakewood, on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 5-6 p.m. For more information, call 763-6234.
Treasure Hunt Clue No. 3
Hidden within the borders of Chautauqua County,
With fifteen hundred square miles of land.
You can narrow your search by thirty percent,
As sinking the medallion in water is banned.
’51 To Meet
The Jamestown High School Class of 1951 will reunite on July 23 for their 65th reunion. The location will be announced at a later date. The committee is working to get mailings out to members of the class. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of members of the class can contact Jim Peterson at 924 North Highview Circle, Mendota Heights, MN 55118.
Library To Host Reading Event
FREWSBURG – Myers Memorial Library will be celebrating Take Your Child to the Library Day and Disney Reads Day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Attendees will be transported to the land of Disney as Lynn reads Disney stories. Then, guests can make a craft and have a snack. Feel free to come as your favorite Disney character to get in the full spirit of the event. For more information, call the library at 569-5515. The library is located at the corner of Ivory and Falconer streets in Frewsburg.
Allegheny Outdoor Club To Meet
On Saturday, the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike or cross-country ski at the Snowflake Festival at the Jamestown Audubon Center. Participants will meet at the kiosk in front of the Nature Center at 2 p.m. for a 4-5 mile hike or ski. Afterward, there will be a potluck dinner at the home of Debra and John Young, 1588 Townline Road, Russell, Pa., at 5 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring a dish to pass. For more information, call Debra Young at 814-730-8388.
“Chautauqua Sunrise” will feature John Paul Wolfe as Saturday’s guest. Wolfe is museum curator of the Chautauqua County Historical Society and the McClurg Museum. Host Doc Hamels will conduct the program. The live program airs from 9-10 a.m. The program is rebroadcast each day at 2 and 8 p.m. for some communities. The guest is subject to change. The show airs live on Saturday mornings on Time Warner Cable systems covering the following communities: Brocton, Cassadaga, Chautauqua, Fredonia, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Ripley, Sherman, Stockton and Westfield on Channel 5. In Dunkirk, Falconer, Forestville, Hanover, Irving, Jamestown, Lakewood and Silver Creek the program is on channel 19. Channel numbers shown are for subscribers using a cable converter. Digital channels for televisions without a converter will vary by community.
GWRRA Chapter U To Meet
FALCONER – A NY GWRRA Chapter U meeting (Gold Wing Road Riders Association) is held the first Sunday of every month at the Belle View East Restaurant in Falconer. This month’s meeting is Sunday at 2 p.m. for lunch and 3 p.m. for the monthly meeting. Anyone who likes to ride a motorcycle, all makes and models of motorcycles, is encouraged to attend.