Community Notebook

Vendors, antique cars still sought for celebration

of ‘The Natural’

The village of South Dayton will host a 30th anniversary in honor of the film “The Natural.”

Vendors and antique cars from prior to the 1940s are being sought for the event, which will be held Sept. 7 and Sept. 8 at the South Dayton Village Park.

If anyone is interested in displaying a car or setting up a space for vendors, contact Vivian Gould at 988-5975.

Aquatic vegetation plan for Chautauqua Lake to appear on Access Channel 5

Mike Martin presented an aquatic vegetation plan for Chautauqua Lake which will be televised by Access Channel 5. It will air daily until Friday at 3:35 p.m. and again at 9:35 p.m. The program was produced by Jeff Zook.

Martin is with CLM Cedar Edan Environmental and is introduced by Jeff Diers, Chautauqua County Watershed Coordinator. The program was taped at the Chautauqua Golf Course in April.

Access Channel 5 is available to cable viewers in the Mayville, Chautauqua, North Harmony, Sherman, Westfield and Portland areas.

Viewers should note that all area public access channels have been dropped from Time Warner’s analog service, but can be received on digital service with a converter or on a digital television that has been recently autoscanned.

Thursday naming

ceremony postponed

The naming ceremony for the Robert H. Jackson United States Courthouse, previously scheduled for Thursday at 11 a.m., 2 Niagara Square, Buffalo, has been postponed due to a scheduled visit to Western New York by the President of the United States on the same date.

Valley Historical Society looking for parade participants

The Valley Historical Society is looking for participants for this year’s History Fair parade on Sept. 14. Every kind of parade entry is welcome.

The parade is held at 10 a.m. It begins at the elementary school and marches to Minckler Common.

For more information and to register, call Ken France at 962-3253.

Cassadaga Job Corps to celebrate graduation Thursday afternoon

The Cassadaga Job Corps Academy will be celebrating 35 years of serving young people and helping launch careers on Thursday.

An open house will be open to the public beginning at 1 p.m. at the campus.

A presentation will be conducted at 2 p.m., dedicating the day and recognizing the Academy’s achievements, followed by a short reception and tours.

All activities will conclude by 3 p.m.

Fredonia BOE to hold special meeting Aug. 27

The Fredonia Board of Education will hold a workshop meeting on Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. in the high school library. The purpose of the meeting is to set down board goals, review committee goals and identify items to discuss with Dr. David O’Rourke regarding BOCES services and offerings.

Rummage Sale to

benefit Cherry Creek Fire Auxiliary Saturday

The 21st annual Rum-mage Sale to benefit the Cherry Creek Fire Auxiliary will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cherry Creek Fire Hall.

A bag sale will begin at noon. Items to be donated may be brought to the fire hall the morning of the sale.

Blood drive Friday

Community Blood Bank will hold a blood drive at Seneca Nations Health Center in Irving on Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. CBB is the only supplier of blood to Brooks Memorial Hos-pital.

All donors will be entered into a trip for four to Walt Disney World. Details at the blood drive.

Congregational Church to host peach social in Portland Wednesday

The Portland Congrega-tional Church will host a peach social Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. or until sold out.

Menu items include beef on weck, hot dogs, salads, beans, beverages and peach desserts. The public is welcome, and the venue is handicap-accessible. Take-out is available. The church is located on Church Street in Portland.

Lily Dale Endowment Fund to host Variety Night Aug. 31

The Lily Dale Endow-ment Fund will host Variety Night on Aug. 31 from 8:15 to 10:15 p.m. or later in the Lily Dale Auditorium. Admission is $10.

The event will include door prizes, a 50/50, snacks and refreshments, a silent auction, karaoke and musical requests and an assortment of musical styles.

Music and karaoke will be provided by Squirrel City Sound and live performances will be featured from The Night Owls Orchestra and the Lily Dale Strummers.

Pomfret to flush water starting today

The town of Pomfret will flush all water districts starting today. Residents within the town may experience low water pressure at times due to the flushing. Any questions may be directed to the town hall at 672-7496.

Pomfret Town Hall

to be closed Friday

The Pomfret Town Hall building will be closed on Friday in observance of the Fredonia Farm Festival, which will take place on the same day in Barker Common. The town hall is closed yearly on the day of the festival due to limited access to the building.