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16 Sep 20180 Wednesday Afternoons, September 19 to October 17 Contributed Article Jamestown, N.Y. – Following the popularity of her spring sessions, Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher Rachel Tome will continue to teach Chair Yoga at the Unitarian Church on Wednesday afternoons, September 19 to October 17. The 1:30-2:30 p.m. classes will be at the church at 1255 Prendergast Avenue in Jamestown. This is an opportunity for those who have trouble getting down to and up from the floor to learn to do real yoga while sitting on a chair. The chair is also beneficial to use when practicing balancing poses. These classes will emphasize improving...

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...

14 Sep 20180 Saturday Afternoon, September 15   Contributed Article - Audubon Community Nature Center Jamestown, N.Y. – Increase your knowledge, and nature can be your grocery store. You can learn to identify fall fruits, nuts, and other wild plants available this time of year and how you can eat them on Saturday, September 15, 2-4 p.m., at Audubon Community Nature Center’s Fall Wild Edibles workshop. Some people forage for survival, others to save on the grocery bill, still others for fun. Foraging is a wonderful way to spend time outside, learn plant identification, try new foods, nourish your body, and strengthen your...

14 Sep 20180 Contributed Article - Jamestown Public Schools – The Jamestown High School Red Raider Marching Band will host bands from around New York and Pennsylvania for its 40th Annual Fall Festival of Bands this Saturday, September 15th at 6:30 p.m. at Strider Field. JHS Marching Band will perform their 2018 show, Canon. The Fall Festival of Bands is the JHS Marching Band’s major yearly fundraiser. Bands performing this year are: Eisenhower, Girard, Northwestern, Iroquois, Falconer/Frewsburg, Pioneer, West Seneca, Orchard Park and Jamestown. Tickets are $6 presale and $8 at the door (gates open at 5:30 p.m.). Tickets for admission can be...

14 Sep 20180 Saturday Morning, September 15 Contributed Article - Audubon Community Nature Center Jamestown, N.Y. – Let children explore unstructured outdoor play in a safe environment while you learn how to continue the nature play experience at home. Come to Audubon Community Nature Center’s next Nature Play Day on Saturday morning, September 15. Children ages two to eight and their favorite adults can drop in anytime from 10 a.m. to noon at the Nature Play Area. It is an open house format so you can stay as long as you would like. At Nature Play Days on the third Saturday of the month, young children are free to be creative with...

13 Sep 20180 Contributed Article - Jamestown Public Schools – Jamestown Public Schools has created a fresh look and new content for their website (www.jpsny.org) by updating it over the summer. The updated website has many features to better serve our students, families and community. The new website contains district, school and athletic calendars, school menus, important announcements, district news and more. Each Jamestown school has its own page at www.jpsny.org with specific, up-to-date school information. The new website has been optimized to view on your cellular phone, tablet or computer. “We found that our previous website wasn’t as...

11 Sep 20180 Contributed Article - Audubon Community Nature Center Jamestown, N.Y. – Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) has received help from Chautauqua Region Community Foundation (CRCF) in their commitment to conserve all planet Earth’s natural resources. “We are really thrilled with the support we have received from two Community Foundation funds that have made wonderful improvements in the nature center building while lightening our impact on the environment,” said Audubon Program Director Jennifer Schlick. Schlick said that the overhead lights in the lobby that were original to the 1992 addition had been starting to go out....

11 Sep 20180 Contributed Article - Audubon Community Nature Center Jamestown, N.Y. – Now is the time for businesses and individuals interested in supporting Audubon Community Nature Center’s Enchanted Forest to get on board. “We need to have our sponsors in place soon so they don’t miss opportunities for recognition,” said event organizer and Audubon naturalist Katie Finch. Enchanted Forest is the first Friday and Saturday in October. These magical evenings combine a luminary-lit trail with talking animals, fascinating both adults and the children they accompany. Finch pointed out that there is a new way for businesses and...

10 Sep 20180 Contributed Article - Jamestown Public Schools – Jamestown High School recently held an August Graduation Ceremony to honor three graduates: Katelin Didomenico, Kayla Haines and Amelia Whitmore. The ceremony was held in the Jamestown Board of Education meeting room with family and friends in attendance. Jamestown Board of Education member Dan Johnson participated in the ceremony, along with JHS Principal Mike McElrath. “This is an important ceremony for us as we want to recognize all of our JHS graduates,” said Dr. McElrath “These students have shown true persistence. I want to thank the families who have supported them along...

10 Sep 20180 Contributed Article - Audubon Community Nature Center Jamestown, N.Y. – Bugs/Insects and Silhouettes are the topics for the image review that opens the Audubon Nature Photography Club’s regular meeting on Thursday, September 13, at 6:15 p.m. You are invited to come and see how participants interpret and portray these subjects. There will also be a show-and-tell time when members can share some of their best pictures. The featured speaker will be announced at the meeting. A social time follows the program. First-time visitors are welcome to participate free of charge. The annual membership is $30. Among the benefits of...
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