Community Notebook

Fredonia Gazebo Concert series begins tonight

The 2013 Fredonia Gazebo Concert Series kicks off tonight with a performance by the Cassadaga Area Band. The band has been in existence for over 20 years and features over 20 musicians who play a wide variety of music to appeal to all ages.

This will be the Cassadaga Area Band’s first of several summer performance dates they have scheduled around Chautauqua County. The band is always looking for new musicians and venues to showcase their talent. If you are interested in joining the band or booking a performance, contact band manager Jim Wilcox at 672-6161.

People coming to the park to enjoy the performance are encouraged to bring a lawn chair for extra comfort. The 2013 Gazebo Concert Series is sponsored by the village of Fredonia.

Fredonia graduation to be re-aired on Channel 5

Public Access Channel 5 in Fredonia will be re-airing the Fredonia High School graduation ceremony today, Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. each day.

Parks Commission to meet Thursday

The Chautauqua County Parks Commission will meet at Luensman Park on Thayer Hill Road in Portland at 6 p.m. on Thursday. The public is welcome to attend.

Brocton-Portland Democratic Committee to hold caucus

The Brocton-Portland Democratic Committee will be holding a caucus at the Portland Town Hall at 87 W. Main St. in Brocton on Saturday, June 29 at 10 a.m. Nominations will be made regarding candidates for public office to be voted on in the Nov. 5 General Election in the town of Portland for the following positions: Town Supervisor, Town Clerk, Town Justice, two Town Councilman positions, Town Highway Superintendent and Town Tax Collector. Only enrolled Democrats in the town of Portland can make nominations or vote in the caucus. New members are welcome to attend. Contact Dan Schrantz at 792-4661 for more information.

Pomfret residents will have water meters read soon

Residents of the town of Pomfret’s water districts on Berry, Van Buren and Chestnut roads will be having their water meters read on Thursday and Friday of this week.

Volunteers needed for Dunkirk Library carnival

The Dunkirk Free Library is gearing up for the summer reading carnival, the kick-off event for its six-week summer reading program, and is looking for volunteer help.

The carnival runs from 2 to 4 p.m. on July 2. It is a fun outdoor event that draws about 200 children and parents to the library. The library can use volunteers to run games, hand out snacks, distribute tickets and prize bags, and to help with the set up and tear down. Library staff realize a volunteer’s time is valuable. Contact the library at 366-2511 for further information. Staff will find a space for people to help around their availability and preferences.