Community Notebook

Valley Pharmacy

in Gowanda to hold seminar for women Tuesday

On Tuesday, Valley Pharmacy and Medical Supplies at 31 W. Main St. in Gowanda will host a Mother’s Day seminar for ladies from 11 a.m. to noon, presented by Creekside Physical Therapy.

The focus will be getting around better with canes, crutches and walkers. The staff of Creekside Physical Therapy will also answer individual questions from participants.

There will be a special discussion on posture tips for women. Refreshments will be available, and prizes will be given away.

‘Voices of Spring’ performance Friday evening

The Chautauqua Child-ren’s Chorale announces its “Voices of Spring” performance to be held Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church located at 25 Church St. in Fredonia.

Comprised of children from Chautauqua County with a love for singing, Artistic Director Marjorie Bohn will conduct both the Junior Chorale and the Concert Chorale.

Tickets are $9 for adults, $7 for seniors and students.

Lily’s Hope fundraiser Saturday at Crossroads in Westfield

The Zonta Club announces participation in a fundraiser for Lily’s Hope at Crossroads in Westfield on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

It’s the 4th Annual Soup-R Saturday put on by Kathy “Blanche” Milliman of Blanche’s Goodie Garden located at Cross Roads in Westfield. The fundraiser is a soup “taste-test” and sale, where all proceeds will go toward helping women in Chautauqua County receive free wigs, caps, turbans or scarves from Lily’s Hope.

Open since November 2010, Lily’s Hope has been a great resource helping close to 200 in need.

For more information on Lily’s Hope visit, or see the Zonta Club of Jamestown page on Facebook.

Cross Roads is open Saturdays 9 to 5 from May thru December and features shopping, food, and fun. More info at

Stockton sets townwide cleanup for residents

The Town of Stockton will hold its annual cleanup days for residents on May 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and May 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Trash should be delivered to the Highway Department Storage Building 4696 West Railroad Ave. in Stockton.

The town will accept appliances, trash, and junk only. No garbage will be accepted. No tires, liquid waste, paint, oils, batteries, or appliances containing freon (humidifiers, refrigerators) will be accepted.

Appliances containing freon and electronics, including computers are accepted at the following transfer stations: Fredonia, Falconer, Sherman, and Frewsburg.

Chicken barbecue

at Fredonia Middle School May 22

The Fredonia Student Council will hold a chicken barbecue May 22 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in the middle school cafeteria. Chicken comes with a choice of sides. Tickets are $8.50.

Village Craft Fair on May 18, vendors sought

The Chautauqua Child-ren’s Safety Village will host the Village Craft Fair on May 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and May 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Safety Village, 2695 Route 394, Ashville.

There is still room for a few additional vendors. There are various options and pricing regarding spaces to rent.

Interested vendors are asked to contact Terri Kindberg, executive director, at 499-8138 or for more information or to reserve a vendor space.

In addition to vendors, the Craft Fair will feature food and beverages, music, cotton candy, train rides, kettle corn, face-painting, children’s crafts, a silent auction and optional day care so that parents can have time to browse.

Westfield-Portland Cemetery Board to meet

Westfield-Portland Cem-etery Board will have its annual meeting May 15 at 7 p.m. in the United Meth-odist Church of Westfield.

Pomfret water quality report available

The annual water quality report is now available at the Pomfret Town Hall, 9 Day St., Fredonia. The report can be viewed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For questions, contact Allison Dispense, water and sewer billing clerk, at 672-7496 ext. 1.

Mother’s Day Breakfast at Post 62

The American Legion Unit 62 Ladies Auxiliary is sponsoring a Mother’s Day Breakfast on May 12 at Dunkirk Memorial Post 62, 211 Central Ave. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, home fries, pancakes, toast, coffee/tea/orange juice for $5 per person. Presale tickets at the bar. Members and guests welcome.