Briefly

Spanglish Class Starts Wednesday

Spanglish classes will be taught at Holy Trinity and Immanuel Lutheran churches in Jamestown, alternating monthly, starting Wednesday at 7 p.m. Classes will continue on Wednesday evenings taught by Millie Torres-Ruiz. The idea behind teaching class in both English and Spanish is to build a community. The class that starts with the basics and allows individuals to get to know one another in an informal setting. Classes are free of charge. For more information, call 397-9356.

Workshop To Be Held Thursday

Chautauqua Physical and Occupational Therapy is will host its next workshop, “Ladies Only — Solutions for Bladder Leakage and Pelvic Pain” from 6-7 p.m. Thursday at Chautauqua Physical and Occupational Therapy in the Riverwalk Center, 15 S. Main St., Jamestown. Dr. Jamie Mangini will present material on a variety of options to address bladder leakage and pelvic pain. To register, a reservation is required by calling Chautauqua Physical and Occupational Therapy at 488-2322 or visiting chautauquapt.com. Seats are limited.

Blood Drive To Be Held Today

The Community Blood Bank is partnering with UPMC Chautauqua to host a blood drive from noon-5 p.m. today in UPMC Chautauqua classrooms 2 and 4, 207 Foote Ave., Jamestown. Donors must be at least 17 years of age, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good general health. Donors who are 16 years old need a signed parent/guardian permission form. For more information, visit fourhearts.org or call 450-0376.

Thrift Shop Sale Is Extended

St. Luke’s Thrift Shop has extended its $1 sale on all clothing priced at $2 and up. Thrift shop hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Donations are accepted from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays or during regular business hours. Those with large donations are asked to call ahead at 664-1887. Off-street parking available in church lot off East Fifth Street. The all-volunteer staff includes many from RSVP. All proceeds are used locally.

Rabies Clinic Planned Today

ASHVILLE — North Harmony and the Chautauqua County Health Department will host a free rabies clinic for dogs, cats and domestic ferrets from 5-7 p.m. today at the Ashville Fire Dept. Station 2, 5338 Stow Road, Ashville. All dogs must be on a leash and cats/ferrets must be in a carrier. If a pet has had a previous rabies vaccination, bring a copy to receive a three-year shot; all others will be a one-year shot. After the clinic, the town will begin a dog census at which time the dog control officer will be counting and confirming licenses for all dogs in North Harmony.

Ripley Board Meets Thursday

RIPLEY — The Ripley School Board of Education will meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs library of Ripley Central School. The meeting is open to the public.

Volunteers Now Available

The Hall House Research Center at 73 Forest Ave. now has trained volunteers available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday to assist those doing family research on their Swedish ancestors. Call 664-6256 for more information.

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