Briefs

Historical Society Meets Today

Pam Brown, collections manager, and David Brown will be sharing information on letters written by Civil War soldier Mark Roach of Harmony to his wife, Emily, at today’s meeting of the Harmony Historical Society. The letters were donated to the Chautauqua County Historical Society/McClurg Museum and transcribed by Pam Brown. A pot-luck dinner begins at 6 p.m. with the program beginning at 7 p.m. Those attending should bring a dish to pass and their own table service. All meetings are open to the public.

Spring Street To Close Wednesday

Spring Street from East Second Street to East Third Street will be closed to traffic on Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to facilitate delivery of equipment for repairs to the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. Motorists must use alternate routes of travel.

Historical Society To Host Veteran

FREWSBURG — On Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m. the Carroll Historical Society will host Jack Anderson, U.S. Navy veteran. He will speak on “30 seconds from Annihilation” as his ship, a Casa Grande-class dock landing ship, was part of the blockade formed during the 13 day stand-off, Cuban missile crisis of 1962. He will discuss his part and the importance of the historic event. The community is invited to attend, meet and discuss the event with Anderson. The program will be held at the society rooms located at 5 W. Main St., Frewsburg, N.Y.

Pickin Club Sale Begins Thursday

The Future Strivers Pickin Club Sale will be held Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 75 Jones and Gifford Ave. at the Michael J. Raymond Center. Lunch will be made available, including grilled hot dogs, homemade macaroni salad, beans and lemonade. There will also be garden decorations, tools and artwork. The event is open to the public.

Historical Society Meets Thursday

MAYVILLE — The public is invited to the Thursday meeting of the Chautauqua Historical Society at 7 p.m. in the Sid Compton Room at the old high school in Mayville at 2 Academy St. Devon Taylor, town of Chautauqua historian, will talk about little-known facts concerning Mayville and the township of Chautauqua. Admission is free.

West Side Women To Meet

The West Side Women’s Club of Jamestown will meet at noon Friday at Fairway Pointe Senior Village. The meeting will be the group’s annual picnic. The guest speaker will be Helen Merrill, who will present a talk on The History of Little Theatre. Members are reminded to bring a dish to pass.

CASAC To Host Saturday BBQ

The Chautauqua Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council will hold its inaugural “Prevention Works” Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue on Saturday in the South County at Russell E. Diethrick Stadium, 485 Falconer St., Falconer. Tickets are $10 each and proceeds will benefit Chautauqua County youth prevention services. Tickets can be purchased through any staff or board member at either office location or by calling 664-3608. Sponsors include Chautauqua Patrons Insurance Company, Lind Funeral Home, CASAC board members, Support Enterprises Inc., Summit Wealth Management (Luke Buehler), Rhoe B. Henderson Insurance Agency, Geer Dunn, Integrated Benefits Solutions, Shults Auto Group, Falconer Printing, Dave’s Moving and Storage and the Jamestown Jammers.

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