Community Notebook

Music on the Pier tonight features group 25 or 64

Beginning at 6:30 p.m. today, 25 or 64 brings its musical talents again to Music on the Pier with a unique tribute to Chicago. Sponsored by the Moni-uszko Club, 25 or 64 will bring you back to the greatest hits of the ’70s and ’80s.

25 or 64 is a band whose roots run deep, from the ’60s to the present. It reproduces the radio hits and creative recordings of Chicago from the band’s long musical career.

Food will be available, as well as a beer and wine tent. Dunkirk Festival T-shirts will be available for purchase at the Welcome Tent.

This festival is offered to the public free of charge thanks to the generous support of corporate partners: Advanced Production Group, Dunkirk Chamber of Commerce, Coors Light, NRG Energy, Cott Beverages, DFT Communi-cations and National Grid. Details can be found at “”>, or on Facebook, Dunkirk Festivals.

Summer camp has openings

The Summer Better Than Others Day Camp, operated by the city of Dunkirk and held at Camp Gross, has openings: six slots open in Camp Session III the week of July 22-26 and 17 slots open in Camp Session IV the week of July 29-Aug. 2.

The cost per week for city residents is $40 for the first child and $30 for each additional child. The cost per week for non-city residents is $50 for the first child and $35 for each additional child. Lunch will be provided as are snacks. Games, nature hikes, lifeguard sup-ervised fishing and swimming, arts and crafts, sports and sing-a-longs will be featured to provide fun for children ages 5 through 11.

For more information, contact Patty Pleszewski in the Recreation Office weekdays at 366-9885.

Car wash fundraiser Sunday in Silver Creek

The Silver Creek Fire De-partment Ladies Auxiliary car wash fundraiser is Sunday at the fire hall.

Lily Dale Assembly

to hold ice cream social and photo op

The Lily Dale Assembly will hold an Ice Cream Social Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. in the Children’s Lyceum. Ice cream, sundaes, popcorn and lemonade will be available for purchase. There will be a photo opportunity with “Victorian Ladies and Gents” outside of the tent from 1 to 4 p.m. Guests should bring their own cameras. The Lily Dale Assembly will gratefully accept donations. There is a $10 gate fee. For more information, visit

Pie Contest and Auction Saturday afternoon

The Portland Bicenten-nial Celebration will feature a welcoming return to the good ole days with a Bicentennial Pie Contest and Auction. This grand American tradition will be alive and well during the festivities Saturday at 1:30 p.m on the Main Stage.

Three ways to join the fun: submit two identical pies, one for judging and one for auction; donate a pie to auction; or stop by to bid on delicious, homemade pies. Pies entered for the contest will be judged on presentation, texture, consistency, creativity and overall taste.

Pies must be homemade (including crust), in disposable tins and not requiring refrigeration. Contestants wishing to enter pies (two) or donating pies should bring them by the Main Stage table between 12:30 and 1 p.m. Saturday at The Bicentennial which will host festivities behind the Brocton American Legion John Dill Post 434, 110 W. Main St.

Anyone with questions or requiring further information should contact Barbara Krauth at 969-3648.

Non-credit courses at JCC North County Center

Several non-credit courses begin soon at Jamestown Community College’s North County Center in Dunkirk.

Courses include: iPod, iPhone and iPad Training, 1 to 3 p.m., July 17 ($34); Barrier Precautions/-Infection Control, 1 to 4 p.m., July 17 ($30); and Traffic Survival: Point and Insurance Reduction, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., July 13, ($35).

For more information, call JCC, 363-6500, or visit

Forestville Fire Department to hold Sunday breakfast

The Forestville Fire Hall will hold a Sunday breakfast fundraiser Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fire hall on Chestnut Street. The cost is $7 per plate and includes pancakes, pork sausage, scrambled eggs, hash brown potatoes and a choice of coffee, orange juice or milk. The fire department will hold the Sunday breakfast fundraisers the second Sunday of each month, the next Aug. 18.