To Benefit Club
DUNKIRK — A poinsettia sale is taking place to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua County. The 6-inch plants are available in white, red, pink and marble and are $12 each. To place an order, call or text 716-698-2934. The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua County serves more than 600 youth annually across the region. It is a United Way agency.
Thrift Shop Open Black
St. Luke’s Thrift Shop, 409 Pine St. between East Fourth and East Fifth streets in Jamestown, will be open Black Friday. All departments are well stocked with winter and holiday items and practical housewares. The ladies and men’s departments have a large selection of clothing for men and women up to size 3X. The children’s department includes some toys. The shop is open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Off-street parking is available in the church lot off East Fifth Street. The all-volunteer staff includes many from RSVP. All proceeds are used in our local community.
Alternative Christmas Event Planned
FREDONIA –An Alternative Christmas Festival will take place at the Fredonia Presbyterian Church, 219 Central Ave. Times for the event will be: Friday, Dec. 2, from 4-6 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 4, from noon-2 p.m. Hundreds of nativities will be on display. Ethically sourced artisan crafts from around the world and Equal Exchange food products –chocolate, coffee — also will be for sale.
Bishop To Attend Service Dec. 5th
WESTFIELD — Residents are invited to join St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 12 Elm St., in welcoming the Right Rev. Bishop Sean Rowe of the diocese of Western New York-Northwestern Pennsylvania, on Monday, Dec. 5, at 5:30 p.m. Rowe will be celebrating Holy Eucharist, receiving a congregant into the Church, and answering our questions and concerns. The gathering will enjoy a potluck soup and grilled cheese sandwich meal. If able, bring a pot of soup to share. Sandwiches, tableware and beverages will be provided.
Stockton To Host Lighting Contest
The town of Stockton is hosting a community Christmas lighting contest. Applications are available at the Stockton and Cassadaga libraries and the town clerk’s office, and should be returned by 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15. Applications can also be entered by calling the clerk’s office at 716-595-3192 ext. 1, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or dropped off at the Stockton Town Hall or the Stockton, Cassadaga library buildings.