Community Notebook

Fredonia Winter Farmers’ Market begins Saturday

The Fredonia Winter Farmers’ Market begins its indoor season Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. offering an abundance of locally grown and produced vegetables, fruits, herbs, meats, baked goods, maple syrup, honey, jams and jellies, as well as artisan quality craft goods. It is held in the Masonic Forest Lodge located at 321 W. Main St. (Route 20) in Fredonia.

The popular community pancake breakfast will again be sponsored by DeGolier’s Maple Products.

Local family farms opening the market season in-clude Someday Maybe Farm, Small Meadows Farm, Lamberton Hollow Farm, Roo Haven Farm, Toboggan Hill Farm, J.M. Joy Farm, Gong Garden Farm, Hanova Hills Farm, DeGolier’s Maple Products, Green Heron Growers, Ceres Farm, Ivory Wind Acres, and Pretty OK Farm. Craft vendors opening the season include Lake District Baskets, Beachwalk Designs and LittleSuzy Homemaker.

WMH Auxiliary Soup Supper Tuesday

The Westfield Memorial Hospital Regional Auxiliary will host a Soup Supper on Election Night (Tuesday) at the First Presbyterian Church in Westfield from 5-7 p.m.

On the menu will be 15 delicious homemade soups prepared by the WMH Auxiliary Board members. Those who attend may try one or all the soups. Refills are not limited, and members guarantee that no one will leave hungry! To round out the meal there will be bread, a beverage and homemade pie for dessert.

The cost of this “Chill-Chasing” meal is $7 for adults, $3 for children and $20 per family. All proceeds will benefit the Auxiliary’s ongoing projects at WMH.

Get out and vote, enjoy a fantastic Soup Supper, and help continue worthwhile projects at WMH. For questions or further information, call Marilyn Hemmer at 326-3504 or 753-6043.

Love INC to hold banquet Saturday

The sixth annual “Love in the Name of Christ Banquet and Live Auction” will be held on Saturday at the American Legion Post 409, 100 Legion Drive, Gowanda. This banquet and auction benefits the ongoing good works of Love INC of the greater Gowanda area. Doors open at 5 p.m. for viewing of the auction items and dinner is at 6 p.m. The guest speaker will be Jen Alessi. The auction will begin after dinner. The cost is $20 per person and tickets are presale only. Call the Love INC office at 532-3541 to donate or sponsor an item for auction. Tickets are available at the office during business hours on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon.

St. Joseph’s Church to host multiple-choir concert Sunday

The 23rd annual “The Harvest is Plentiful” Concert will take place at St. Joseph’s Church, 145 E. Main St. in Fredonia on Sunday at 6 p.m.

This concert is a joint effort of St. Joseph Church Voice and Handbell Choirs from Fredonia and Saints Columbia/Brigid Gospel Choir from Buffalo. The performance will be fun and inspirational for all ages. All are welcome; admission is free.

SUNY Fredonia Days of Service Nov. 2-9

One week, 20 projects, 500 volunteers. That is the slogan for SUNY Fredonia’s upcoming Days of Service Program, which is slated for Nov. 2 through 9.

Thousands of hours throughout the entire week will be spent by people giving back to local agencies who help others.

All students, faculty and staff are welcome to volunteer.

For more information, or to sign up to help, contact Erin Mroczka in the Office of Campus Life at 673-3271 or Joyce Harvard Smith in the Office of Volunteer and Community Services at 673-3690.

Silver Creek heavy metal pickup today

Heavy metal pick up will be completed today in the village of Silver Creek. A water leak delayed the pickup on Thursday.

Silver Creek Village Board to meet early Monday

The Silver Creek Village Board will begin its regular meeting Monday at 6:30 p.m. for a public hearing on permit fee changes. A workshop and meeting will immediately follow.

Budget hearing on Tuesday

The Dunkirk Common Council has scheduled a public hearing on Mayor Anthony J. Dolce’s proposed 2014 budget for Tuesday at 5:20 p.m., prior to council’s regularly scheduled 5:30 p.m. meeting. Council meets today at 9 a.m. to start its review of the 2014 proposal. Councilwoman-at-Large Stephanie Kiyak will chair today’s meeting and said the public is allowed to attend.