Community Notebook

Lakeshore Humane Society Pet Adoption Day/Open House set

The Lakeshore Humane Society’s Pet Adoption Day/-Open House is Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at its Ad-option Center, 431 E. Chest-nut St., Dunkirk.

Potential adopters can meet the orphaned dogs and cats who need caring homes. Call 672-1991 or see for more information.

Round and Square Dance Saturday

A Round and Square Dance will be held Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. in the Versailles Community Hall. Refreshments will be available. Music will be provided by Paul Zittel and Pure Country.

Ann Moelk to appear on Senior Report

Senior Report with Reed Powers will have Ann Moelk as the guest on Sat-urday’s television program.

Moelk is with the Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue. The live, call-in program airs from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays . Individuals may call 753-5225 during that time with questions, comments or a shout-out. The program is rebroadcast each day at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. for some communities. Reed Powers, host of Senior Report, has been producing the television program since 1995. The series highlights senior citizen club news for 15 minutes with the remainder of the hour-long program devoted to the featured guest.

Senior Report is shown live on Saturday mornings on Time Warner cable systems covering the following communities: Brocton, Cas-sadaga, Chautauqua, Fredo-nia, Mayville, North Harmo-ny, Portland, Ripley, Sher-man, Stockton and West-field on Channel 5. In Dun-kirk, Falconer, Forestville, Hanover, Irving, Jamestown, Lakewood and Silver Creek the program is on channel 19. The show originates at the Access Channel 5 studio in Mayville.

Free prom dresses available this weekend

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon and Urban Valet Dry Cleaners an-nounce the 4th annual Prom Dress Drive Shopping Days will be held Saturday and Sunday at Performing Arts Dance Academy, 206 Lake St., Hamburg.

Girls are invited to come and shop for a free dress from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. A large selection of colors, sizes and styles will be displayed. Dressing rooms will be provided to allow shoppers to try on three dresses at a time.

Shoppers will be allowed one dress to ensure everyone in attendance is able to choose a gown. All the do-nated dresses are cleaned by Urban Valet Dry Cleaners prior to the shopping event.

This year the Free Shopping Days will also feature a raffle to win a prize from Vivid Color and Hair Salon, 5738 S. Park Ave, Hamburg. Each girl who registers will receive one chance to win.

For more information, contact Legislator Dixon at 858-8671 or email

Brocton/Portland Republican meeting Saturday morning

There will be a Broc-ton/Portland Republican meeting Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Portland Town Hall to discuss the November election.

Republicans are urged to attend.

Pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday

The junior class of Broc-ton High School will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser at Applebee’s in Dunkirk on Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m. Tickets are $6 from a class member or at the door.

Pre-school story hour Friday in Brocton

The Ahira Hall Memorial Library in Brocton will host a pre-school story hour Fri-day at 10 a.m. with Mary El-len Westin and Susan Ray-mond.

Gas prices fall

Average retail gasoline prices in Rochester have fallen 2.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.82/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 319 gas outlets in Rochester.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.58/g, according to gasoline price website

Including the change in gas prices in Rochester during the past week, prices Sunday were 24.4 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 10.0 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

The national average has decreased 9.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 32.8 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.

Silver Creek to host free advice seminar twice

The Silver Creek Com-munity Education program is offering a free seminar to those in our community who have or will be losing their job due to plant closings or cutbacks.

The presentation is scheduled for April 17 from 6-7:30 p.m. and also April 20 from 10-11:30 a.m. in the high school cafeteria.

The discussion and slide show will include survival skills for dealing with change, how to best reduce cash flow needs, how to evaluate financial decisions during career change, health benefit options, and much more. All are invited.

RSVP to or 951-8111 so we have a head count for seats and printed information.

Rummage and bake sales April 19

The South Dayton United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale and bake sale April 19-20.

On April 19, the sale will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. On April 20, the sale will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a bag sale beginning at noon.

The church is located at 328 Pine St., South Dayton.

Dunkirk Free Library seeks board members

Interested applicants should have a passion for libraries and the services they provide the community, as well as the ability to effectively advocate for the Dunkirk Free Library. The library is especially looking for people with skills in technology, finances, public relations and other areas beneficial to ensuring a healthy future for the library.

Individuals interested in serving on the library’s behalf should send or email a letter of intent, as well as the completed application to the attention of the Board Member Search Committee.

Applications are available at the library and on the website. Forward all information to:

Attn: Board Member Search

Dunkirk Free Library

536 Central Ave.

Dunkirk Free Library