Cookie Contest Planned Saturday

Do you make the best pepparkokar cookies in the area? The traditional Christmas cookies, good any time of the year, will be judged by a team of Swedes as part of the upcoming Scandinavian Folk Festival. The best cookie will receive $50 and the second best $25. One needs to bring a dozen cookies in order to enter the contest. A registration from will be completed and each entry will be given a number. The recipe must also be attached but will not be shared without consent. Cookies will be judged based on appearance and taste at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The sample cookies can be delivered between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. to Kim Loux just outside the door to the Exhibit Room in the Carnahan Building at Jamestown Community College.

Antique Show To Benefit Society

WESTFIELD — The 82nd annual Westfield Antique Show will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show will be held in the air-conditioned Eason Hall, 23 Elm St., Westfield. Admission is $5 for both days and proceeds benefit the Chautauqua County Historical Society.

South Valley Caucus Saturday

SOUTH VALLEY — The South Valley Republican Party Caucus will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the South Valley Town Hall, 11888 Sawmill Run Road, Frewsburg. Nominations will be accepted for the following town official positions: a two-year term as supervisor; a four-year term as town justice; two Town Board positions, each with a four-year term; and highway superintendent with a two-year term.

Church Ladies Meet Thursday

The Kiantone Congregational Church Ladies Aid will meet Thursday at the KCC Fellowship Hall. Ten ladies, two children and Pastor Mel McGinnis attended the recent picnic. Jean Berg was hostess and opened the meeting with a prayer. Marilyn Lewis read a letter from Alaska-based missionary Amy Miller. Lewis then closed the meeting with a prayer.

RTPI To Host Reading Program

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute will host a Humanities New York Reading and Discussion program from 6-7 p.m. Friday. Participants will read a selection of books which are connected by the theme “Place and Story.” Each title explores the multiple ways that the American landscape influences one’s experiences and way of life. Loaner copies of the title to be discussed at the meeting, “Grizzly Years: In Search of the American Wilderness” by Doug Peacock are now available at RTPI. For more information, call Melanie Smith at 665-2473, ext. 221.

Historical Society Meets Today

FREWSBURG — The Carroll Historical Society will have their monthly meeting today at 7 p.m. at 5 W. Main St., Frewsburg, behind the Town Hall. All available members are asked to attend. There will be a discussion on the upcoming History Scavenger Hunt with Myers Library and also discussion on dedicating the main display wall in honor of former charter member James Buck, who just recently passed away. After the meeting, there will be a few moments taken to say a few words on Buck. The public is welcome to attend.