Briefly

SWCS Board

To Meet Tuesday

The Southwestern Central School Board will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the board of education room at the middle school. The meeting is open to the public.

Overdose Class Set For Tuesday

HOPE Chautauqua, the county Health and Human Services Department and the Chautauqua Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council will host an opioid overdose response training at 4 p.m. Tuesday at CASAC, 501 W. Third St., Suites 3 and 4, Sprinchorn Building, Jamestown. Registration is required by calling 664-3608. Free parking is available in the parking lot across the street. The trainer will be Alison Espin.

Church To Hold Ice Cream Social

KIANTONE — The annual ice cream social held by the Kiantone Congregational Church will be held from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday on the lawn by the church. Hot dogs, ice cream sundaes and homemade cake will be served. There will also be a Grandma’s Attic and bake sale starting at 4 p.m.

Ladies Aid To Meet Thursday

KIANTONE — The Kiantone Congregational Church Ladies Aid Society will meet Thursday, Aug. 16, at the fellowship hall. Twelve ladies attended the recent meeting. Marilyn Lewis and Karen Swanson were hostesses. Devotions were given by Cindy Hotchkiss, “Mysterious Ways.” Swanson gave the secretary’s report and Joan Spontanes read the treasurer’s report. Discussion was held on the upcoming Lawn Social on Aug. 14 and annual rummage sale. The meeting was closed in prayer by Hotchkiss.

Seniors Meeting On Wednesday

POLAND — The town of Poland Senior Citizens met July 18 at the Kennedy Fire Hall for a catered luncheon by 3 C’s Catering. Birthdays for July included Bob Canniff, Sandy Tompsett and Sharon Morey. Sally and Bob Canniff celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary. August’s lunch will be a dish to pass Wednesday at noon. The group meets the third Wednesday of every month. All are welcome. Bring a dish to pass and your own table service. You do not need to live in the Poland Township to attend.

Fluvanna To Host Author Thursday

Paul Leone, a local author and story teller, will appear at the Fluvanna Free Library on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Leone, author of seven books about area history and local legends and professional story teller for more than 25 years, will bring his artistry to the library for an hour of stories and legends. The program is open to the public and free of charge, though donations are accepted, and is offered in conjunction with Fluvanna Free Library’s Summer Reading Program — Libraries Rock! For more information, call 487-1773.

RTPI To Unveil New Bird Exhibit

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute will open the Extinct Birds Project, a new exhibit by artist Alberto Rey, on Friday with an artist reception, gallery talk and book signing from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit is open through Dec. 14 and includes 18 original paintings, more than 40 original illustrations and a book by the Rey as well as a series of associated programs. For more information, visit extinctbirdsproject.com. The Extinct Birds Project was supported in part by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation.

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