Events

15 Sep 20180 Contributed Article - Audubon Community Nature Center Jamestown, N.Y. – You are invited to join Audubon Community Nature Center in honoring volunteers, celebrating the successes of the year, and welcoming new Board members at the Volunteer Appreciation Night and Annual Dinner on Monday, September 24. The public is welcome to participate in this festive evening. Social time begins at 5:30 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and drinks in the Fireplace Room. Dinner is at 6 p.m., with the buffet set up in the Exhibit Hall and seating in the Multipurpose Room. New board members will be installed at the 6:45 p.m. business meeting, followed by the...

12 Sep 20180 Contributed Article Harmony Historical Society’s Annual Harvest Festival and Quilt Show will be held on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day (rain or shine) at the historical society's campus at 1943 Open Meadows Road in Blockville. Admission and parking are free. The festival features living history demonstrations by Civil War Reenactors, the Texas 1st Volunteer Infantry. A great lineup of live music each day provided by Old Dawg, Davis & Eng, Picks & Hammers and the Bonnie Loch Fiddlers. The festival features the Golden Needle Quilters Quilt Show; weaving and spinning...

12 Sep 20180 Contributed Article 1891 Fredonia Opera House FREDONIA – The 1891 Fredonia Opera House continues its new series of free-admission local history lectures when it presents A Pictorial History of Cassadaga on Thur., Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. A Pictorial History of Cassadaga is the fifth of seven multimedia presentations that will be presented over the course of this year as part of the new Chautauqua County History Series. The series features area town, village and county historians presenting lectures on topics of local history and their connection to the world at large. September’s program features Village of Cassadaga/Town of Stockton...

9 Sep 20180 Contributed Article - Mental Health Association Jamestown, N.Y. – You are invited to a Tie-Dye for Hope & Suicide Awareness at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) on Thursday, September 13. The Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention of Chautauqua County is joining with the MHA to raise awareness about the incidence and impact of suicide and celebrate September as Recovery Month There will be refreshments and friendship from noon to 1 p.m., followed by a 1-3 p.m. tie-dye workshop with local resource tables. Bring a white cotton apparel item to tie-dye; a limited number of t-shirts will be available,...

8 Sep 20180 Contributed Article Jamestown, N.Y. – You may have some old or foreign coins and wonder if they have any value. You could find out at the Jamestown Coin Club’s Fall Coin Show on Sunday, September 9, 2018. The event is 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Celoron American Legion Herman Kent Post 777 on Jackson Avenue, just off Fairmount Avenue in West Ellicott. Coin dealers from western New York and northwest Pennsylvania will be buying, selling, and offering free appraisals of U.S., ancient, and foreign coins. Coin supplies will be available for purchase. Admission is free. In addition to raffle prizes, door prizes will be given away...

7 Sep 20180 Contributed Article - Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County Jamestown, N.Y. – Everyone is pitching in at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) as well as working with other community organizations to plan a number of events for Recovery Month. Recovery Month is a national observance held every September. It teaches that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. It celebrates the gains made by people in recovery, just as health improvements of those with hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and heart...

27 Aug 20180 Contributed Article The Prendergast Library will hold its quarterly half-off book sale starting Thursday, September 6th. The event will run through Saturday September 8. The book sale is open during all library hours. All books are half off during the bargain sale. Adult hardcovers are $1.00, adult paperbacks are $.50, and all children’s books are $.50. Bags of books can be filled for just $10.00; the library provides the bags. The library’s book sale is ongoing, and is open during all library hours. During the regular sale, hardcovers are $2.00 and paperbacks are $1.00. The library is open at 10:00 a.m. Monday – Saturday....

26 Aug 20180 Contributed Article Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce The final performance of the 2018 Entertainment in the Park Summer Performance Series will feature Mayville’s own Patty Cook performing a “Come Back Patsy Cline” Tribute. This performance will take place on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Lakeside Park in the Village of Mayville NY from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the Community Center also located at Lakeside Park. Remember to bring your own seating for this performance, whether it’s held inside or outside to make sure there is enough seating. This special...

24 Aug 20180 Contributed Article Jamestown Coin Club Jamestown, N.Y. – The Jamestown Coin Club is having a Junior Guest Night. All guests under age 18 at the Tuesday, August 28, meeting will receive a free coin to add to or begin their collections. They will also be given a copy of Numismatic News, a weekly magazine for coin collectors. One of the evening’s door prizes will be an 1893 Columbian half dollar. This first U.S. commemorative half dollar was minted for the Chicago Columbian Exposition, the huge World’s Fair held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the voyage of Columbus to America. The coin features the explorer on the...

20 Aug 20180 Contributed Article Audubon Community Nature Center Jamestown, N.Y. – The magic of live butterflies makes their exhibits major attractions at botanical gardens and tourist destinations. You can experience an indoor butterfly garden and many more delights at Audubon Community Nature Center’s (ACNC) Monarch Butterfly Festival on Saturday, August 25. Beginning at 10 a.m., you can hand-feed the butterflies or wander over to see how citizen scientists tag them to track their migration to Mexico. Observe their life cycle as you examine Monarch eggs, hold caterpillars, and perhaps even see a butterfly emerge from its...
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