HHS September Program
BLOCKVILLE — The Harmony Historical Society’s September program meeting will take place Tuesday at the Harmony Historical Society’s History Center, 1943 Open Meadows Road, Ashville, at 7 p.m. Chris Flanders will speak about the history of the Bemus Point-Stow Ferry. Flanders and fellow author Jay Kuntz have written a book titled “Fairies on the Ferry; Ella’s Best Day” which will be available for purchase at the meeting. The meeting is not a dinner meeting, however refreshments will be available.
Lakewood Memorial Library To Host Talk On Fungal Diversity
LAKEWOOD — The cooler temperatures and rain that accompany the arrival of fall create perfect conditions for the appearance of fungi – one of the most diverse but least-known groups of organisms. The Lakewood Memorial Library will host mycologist Garrett Taylor at 5 p.m. Wednesday for a talk on fungal diversity, their ecological roles, tips on identifying common species of the area, and information on toxins and edibility. An optional mushroom walk will follow his presentation, weather permitting. This program is free and open to the public.
Annual Fall Sale Set For St. Luke’s Church
Creche will hold its annual fall sale from Oct. 4-6 at St. Luke’s Church in Jamestown. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, and Thursday, Oct. 5, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, Oct. 6. The sale will include gently used clothing for the entire family, along with miscellaneous household items. Creche was founded in 1900 and is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization of dedicated and energetic women devoted to providing basic needs for children in the Jamestown area.
In Person Boat America Class Scheduled For Oct. 14
lAKEWOOD — The U.S. Coast Guard Dunkirk Flotilla 3-4 will teach the Boat America Class in person on Oct. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at American Legion Post 1286, 174 Chautauqua Ave., Lakewood. The deadline is approaching for all New York boaters to obtain a safe boating training certificate by January 1, 2025. The Boat America class is the nationally recognized course on operating boats and personal watercraft safely. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary course is approved by New York state for its requirement for eight hours of classroom boating safety training in order to operate power boats and personal watercraft legally on New York Stater waters. Students must be at least 10 years old. Upon completing the 8-hour class, payment, and exam, the U.S.C.G. Boat America completion certificate and laminated wallet card will be given to the student. For more information call 716-875-4095. The class cost is $30. Make checks payable to USCG AUX 9ER 34 and mail to M. Wagner, P.O. Box 606, Stow, NY 14785.