Ashville United Methodist Church will host the annual Swiss Steak Dinner on Wednesday from 4:40 until it’s gone! Eat in or Take out! Adults cost is $8.00 and children under 12 are just $4.00.
Aug 21st and 22nd from 8:30-5:00p a rummage and a bag sale will be held at Our Lady of Loreto School Hall in Falconer on Alberta Street. The sale will also be held on Aug 23rd from 8:30 -noon. Proceeds benefit the Altar and Rosary Society.
Celebrate Family Fun Day at the Busti Federated Church Grounds on Saturday, August 23rd from Noon-4pm. Featuring magician Phillip Pratt, Child Saftey Seat Inspection, Child and Senior Citizen ID/Classic Cars, Dionosaur Dig for Kids, Crafts, Cork Gun shoot and much much more! Call 720-0115.
The First Baptist Church of Jamestown will hold a Vacation Bible School (VBS) from Sunday, August 24, 2014 through Tuesday, August 26, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each day, for
.children age 3 through sixth grade. Free registration and a free dinner at 6:00 p.m. are offered to all children between the ages of 3 through the sixth grade. The children will learn about the Bible through the medium of music, stories and games, and the theme will be "Scavenger Hunt." Children of all denominations are welcome to attend. Registration begins on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Church Secretary Glenda Nelson at (716) 488 -1136.
Come celebrate Chautauqua Lake at the first annual Chautauqua Lake Rally at the Bemus Point Casino on August 23rd A lot of great things are happening on the lake and the Chautauqua Lake Watershed Management Alliance would like to extend an open invitation to the public for the 2014 Chautauqua Lake Rally. Join us for light refreshments from 9 AM to noon as a number of representatives will be onsite at the Bemus Point Casino to give a variety of presentations and field your questions on just about anything pertaining to Chautauqua Lake.
The Little Valley Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary are seeking vendors for the 2nd annual HallowScream Sppktacular this year. For more information email AnitaWillo2@Gmail.com
Harold Bennett will be presenting a program about James J. Myers at Myers Memorial Library on Wednesday, August 27 at 7:00. The Myers Library was built as a memorial to Mr. Myers. Mr. Bennett's program will cover part of Myers' life and give the history of the library. Myers Library is on the corner of Ivory St. and Falconer St. in Frewsburg. For more information, please call the library at 569-5515.
On Saturday, August 30, the band 6 to 12 will be performing at Cross Roads Farm & Craft Market. The performance features the acoustic guitar talents of members Sean Lander and Scott Redfield. The pair will play timeless classics, as well as their own original works, beginning at noon. Then add in the Labor Day weekend yard sales and our regular 25-plus vendors, and how can you go wrong?” Cross Roads Farm & Craft Market, located at 6017 Westfield-Sherman Road (County Route 21), Westfield NY, is open 9-5 on Saturdays until the last Saturday before Christmas. It is also open on Labor Day Monday and will feature yard salers in addition to the usual compliment of vendors. Folks wishing to bring yard sale items may set up free of charge. For more information, visit www.TheCrossRoadsMarket.com.
Jamestown Community College alumni, family, and friends are invited to JCC Night at the Ballpark as the Jamestown Jammers take on the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on August 31 at Russell E. Diethrick Jr. Park. Gates open at 3 p.m. and the game begins at 4:05 p.m. Diethrick Park is located at 484 Falconer St. in Jamestown. Bleacher tickets are available to JCC alumni free of charge. Each alumnus is limited to a maximum of six tickets. Since tickets are limited, advance pickup is encouraged. Tickets can be obtained at the switchboard in the Hamilton Collegiate Center on JCC’s Jamestown Campus from 8 .m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday. The event is sponsored by the JCC Alumni Association on the Jamestown Campus along with the JCC administration, Student Senate, and campus life office. For additional information, contact Kristen Johnson, alumni relations director, at 716.338.1056 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The eleventh annual Local Music Showcase (LMS) is set to take place on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 6:00pm until 2:00am This fund-raiser for Infinity brings together 10 venues, nearly 40 local musical acts, hundreds of volunteers, and hundreds of spectators for a night full of live, local music! Pre-sale event tickets can be purchased at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Center at 115 3rd Street and exchanged for wristbands the evening of the event. Wristbands can also be purchased the day of the event at participating venues. Tickets are $10 and provide all access to all 10 downtown venues! For more information – including a complete schedule, call (716) 664-0991 or visit www.infinityperformingarts.org Proudly supported by Media One Group
The 3rd annual Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention walk will take place on September 20th at City Hall in Jamestown. Check in is from 9-10am and the walk will be held from 10am-Noon. There will be an Auction, Bake Sale, Hot Dogs, Snacks Drinks and Facepainting. You are also invited to take part in the Memorial Balloon Release. Regsiter or Donate at Out Of The Darkness dot ORG.
Generic PSA: Prendergast Library is offering a daily book sale this year, and customers are invited to browse any time the library is open. The library accepts donations from the public year-round and puts items out as soon as they are received. Regular prices are $2 for adult hardcover books and $1 each for adult paperbacks, young adult books, and children’s books. Credit cards are accepted. Shopping hours are 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The daily sale, which began last fall, is replacing the library’s annual sale this year The annual book sale, which began in 1980 and took place the second weekend of June, will not be held because building construction to expand handicapped accessibility is about to begin. The library is located at 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. For information, call 484-7135.
Generic PSA: The Salvation Army is looking for some financial help. Your business or your service organization might be able to contribute. The Salvation Army oversees a small, free weekly music program with instrumental instruction, band, chorus and dance. Over 95% of the children and youth who attend their current music programs come from underprivileged homes. The Salvation Army currently lacks the resources to grow this program. If you can help with any donation 100% will go to develop this program.
Generic PSA: The Veteran’s Memorial Park being built off Logan Avenue and West Third Street in Jamestown is very close to completion, however they need to close the gap of $20,000. The committee hopes to have this project completed by Veteran’s Day and are asking for the community’s help by making a Tax deductible donation on behalf of all veteran’s. Please send checks to Veteran’s Memorial Commission Relocation Fund c/o Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, 418 Spring Street, Jamestown.
Generic PSA: Join the Downtown Jamestown Farmers Market every Thursday 12pm-6pm through October! Located on Cherry Street in between 3rd and 2nd streets!
Generic PSA: Get moving this summer with Fitness in the Parks – a FREE program designed to encourage all Western New Yorkers to stay on track with their fitness goals! Everyone is welcome to participate in these FREE, 60-minute fitness classes, taught by certified instructors. Zumba on Monday at 5:30pm at Allen Park. Tai Chi on Wednesday’s at 10am. Pilates on Tuesdays at 6:30pm at Lakewood Beach and Boot Camp on Thursday’s at 9:30am at Lakewood Beach. Visit jamestownymca.org for more information.
Generic PSA: The repair of the St. Luke’s church tower in downtown Jamestown is well underway. The damage caused by a strike of lightning last September, has been put back together and the historic clock faces have been removed for restoration and replacement. Unfortunately, everything is not covered by insurance. More financial support is needed to help pay for the repairs and the upgrades that will need to be put into place for the clock mechanisms and the bells for downtown Jamestown. Any donations from the community are welcome to help make our landmark bell tower and clocks operational once again. For information on how you can help, please contact the St. Luke’s office at 483-6405 or by visiting StLukesJamestown.org. Thank you.
Generic PSA: Prendergast Library is offering a Mad Scientist Lib-Lab drop-in event Tuesday through Saturday through Aug. 30 at 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. The Family Experi-Event is tied into Fizz! Boom! Read!, this year’s science-related Summer Reading theme with kits provided by the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System. Subjects include color, gears, and magnification with a new topic and different activities every week. For information, call 484-7135.
Generic PSA: Prendergast Library will host sessions about reaching financial goals Mondays July 14 through Aug. 11, at 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. Individual appointments with AmeriCorps member Heather Rafan are available at 3:30 p.m. or 4 p.m. Sign-up is required. For information, call 484-7135 or stop at the Information Desk. Prendergast Library is partnering with Chautauqua Striders and AmeriCorps to offer these events.
Generic PSA: The Marshall Martz Astronomical Association is expanding. They need your help to meet their goals. They are integrating the Kohl Telescope, developing the facility, partnering with local educators and educating the regional community. This is a major expansion. The Martz Observatory is asking for your help – please make a donation to Martz Observatory, Box 14, Frewsburg, NY 14738 or visit their website martzobservatory.org.