Habitat Group To Meet Wednesday

Chautauqua Area Habitat for Humanity Jamestown will begin its new year with an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the James Prendergast Library. The meeting will include discussions of the newest project’s site and house plans. Anyone interested in volunteering can sign up at Wednesday’s meeting or contact Russ Webb at 664-1420 or email

Land Bank To Meet Wednesday

The Chautauqua County Land Bank will meet at 9 a.m. on Wednesday in Room 331 of the Gerace Office Building on South Erie Street in Mayville. The meeting will discuss the acquisition and potential sale of properties by the land bank. The meeting is open to the public.

Girl Scout Event Is Wednesday

On Wednesday, the Girl Scouts of Western New York will hold the Girl Scout Join-a-thon from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and take on-the-spot registrations over the phone. Those who want to register can call 888-837-6410 on Jan. 10. Adults who register to become volunteers and or register their girls can win merchandise. Adults must be 18 years of age or older to volunteer and girls must be in kindergarten through 12th grades to join. In addition, Girl Scouts is sending out a special invite for girls in kindergarten and first grades to join as Daisy Girl Scouts.

Craft Time Set For Wednesday

KENNEDY — The Community Craft Time at Kennedy First United Methodist Church will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon in the church fellowship hall. The social time is open to all adults. Those attending should bring their own project to work on or attend to know their neighbors. The church is located at the corner of Second and Church streets, Kennedy. The church is handicapped-accessible through the lower side door. The church phone number is 267-2645.

Historical Society Meets Wednesday

The Bemus Point Historical Society and Museum Guest Speaker Series kicks off the new year by welcoming members Sarah Goebel and Don Traynor on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Grandchildren of Leon J. Traynor, the duo will discuss the late 1920s beginnings of Traynor’s Tourist Camp and the next half century of operation to follow. Big muskie, fabulous french fries, live music after games and that infamous spoon, Traynor’s was a Bemus Point tradition for generations and is etched in the memories of locals and vacationers alike. Come prepared to share your memories and recollections that comprise the history of this establishment. The event is free and open to the public beginning at 7 p.m. at The Bemus Point Historical Society Museum on Alburtus Avenue in Bemus Point. For more information like the Bemus Point Historical Society on Facebook or call 386-5233.

Dementia Talk Set For Thursday

BEMUS POINT — Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services is offering a presentation on Communication and Dementia at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Bemus Point Library, 13 Main St., Bemus Point. As Alzheimer’s disease or another related dementia progresses, the communication skills of a person with dementia will gradually decline. Eventually he/she will have more difficulty expressing thoughts or emotions. The seminar will discuss what works and what doesn’t when communicating with a person who has dementia. For more information, call 661-9430, ext. 1236.