Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 11

DHS Morning Swim, 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Dunkirk High School Pool. 12 sessions Tuesday and Thursday weekly through Feb. 13. Cost is $2 per session.

Aerobics by Catherine, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk. All seniors are welcome. Donation is $1.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, Portland Fire Department Social Hall, 6481 W. Main St. Portland. 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org for more information and to make an appointment.

Niagara Mohawk/National Grid Retirees Luncheon, Noon; Bob Evans Restaurant, 3877 Vineyard Drive, Dunkirk. noon. All NiMo, National Grid, and NRG retirees and spouses welcome. For reservations, call Arlene Kuhn at 366-3342.

Pinochle:Tuesday’s Best, 1 p.m., Fredonia Beaver Club. All pinochle players are welcome. With any questions, call Birdie at 679-1409.

Advanced Beginner Line Dance Lessons, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Post 62, 211 Central Ave. These lessons are for dancers who have some background in dancing. Intermediate lessons will follow from 7:30 to 9 p.m. For more information call Connie 673-6748.

DHS Aquasize, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Dunkirk High School Pool. Sessions run Tuesday and Thursdays on Feb. 11 and 13. Cost is $4 per session.

BINGO, Parish Center, St. Joseph’s Church, Fredonia, doors open at 5:30 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. Playing on paper; no chips. Paying out more than $1400. (regular bingo; $100 jackpots; $200 jackpots) plus special games including progressive which pays up to $1199. Friendly atmosphere. Pull tabs also available. For information call parish office at 679-4116.

Evans Garden Club Meeting, 7 p.m., Angola Public Library, 34 N. Main St., Angola. Maryann Jumper, Director of the Eighth District FGNYS, will speak on Garden Styles. New members welcome. For more information, call 549-0598 or 549-6385.

Spoon and Spools Crafters Meeting, 7 p.m., St. John’s Church, 733 Central Ave. Dunkirk. Annual Valentine party. Please bring your $1 gift for the gift exchange. The craft project for the evening will be decorated holiday glass blocks. New members always welcome.

Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Auxiliary Unit 62 Meeting, 7 p.m., 211 Central Ave., Dunkirk. Members encouraged to attend. Girls State interviews will being at 7 p.m. followed by the regular monthly meeting.

The Charles Tinley Memorial Chapter 142 Disabled American Veterans Meeting, 7:30 p.m., 61 Talcott St. Meeting held the second Tuesday of the month.

Wednesday Feb. 12

TOPS 890 Silver Creek, Weigh-ins start at 8:15 a.m.; meetings at 9:10 a.m., First United Church, Park Place, Silver Creek. “Taking Off Pounds Sensibly” offers support and advice. Visitors and new members always welcome. Use Main St. entrance.

Grape Belt Seniors Aerobics and Weights with Catherine, 9 a.m., Masonic Lodge, East Main Street, Fredonia. Coffee and conversation follows at 10 a.m. New members are always welcome.

Winter Fitness classes, 9 a.m., Fredonia Grange No. 1, 58 W. Main St., Fredonia. This one-hour class includes stretching, strengthening, toning, core training and low-impact aerobics. Call Carol at 672-2209 for more information.

Exercise with Tiffany, 9 to 10 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court. Cost is $1 per session.

Dunkirk Free Library Story Time and Craft, 10:30 a.m., 536 Central Ave. Dunkirk. Wednesdays and Thursdays 10:30-11:00 a.m., for 2-5 year old. Runs until June 5.

St. Joseph Altar and Rosary Society Dessert Card Party, 12:30 p.m., Gathering Room, St. Joseph R.C. Church, 145 East Main St. Fredonia. Reservations appreciated, but not required. All are welcome. For further information, call 679-1677. If no answer, please leave name and number.

TOPS Chapter 176, 5 p.m.,(weigh-ins 5 p.m., meeting 5:30 p.m.), St. Joseph’s School, East Main Street, Fredonia. Meets every Wednesday.

TOPS 757 Dunkirk Meeting, 5:30 p.m., upstairs Elks Club Rooms, Central Ave., Dunkirk. Weigh-ins, meeting after. Visitors, new members welcome. Meets every Wednesday.

Winter Fitness classes, 5:30 p.m., Fredonia Grange No. 1, 58 W. Main St., Fredonia. This one-hour class includes stretching, strengthening, toning, core training and low-impact aerobics. Call Carol at 672-2209 for more information.

DHS Deep Water Aquasize, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Dunkirk High School Pool. Sessions are every Monday and Wednesday through Feb. 12. The cost is $4 per session.

DHS Evening Swim, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Dunkirk High School Pool. Sessions are every Monday and Wednesday through Feb. 12. The cost $2 per session.

Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club Ladies’ Auxiliary meeting, Mullet St. Dunkirk clubroom. 6:30 p.m. Please bring Valentine ticket envelopes. Discussion will be upcoming event. New members are welcome to join.

Overeaters Anonymous Weekly Meeting, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Harvest Chapel Free Methodist Church library, 39 Matteson St., Fredonia. A 12-step fellowship of men and women recovering from all varieties of eating disorders. There are no dues, fees or weigh-ins. Call Vicki at 672-2625 for information or leave a message.

Dunkirk Volunteer Firemen’s Association Meeting, 7 p.m., 111 Robin St., Dunkirk. All volunteers welcome to attend.

Frank Acquavia Auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m., Feb. 12; Elks Club, 428 Central Ave., Dunkirk. All members are reminded to attend.

Frank Acquavia Post 1344 American Legion Meeting, 7 p.m., Elks Club, 428 Central Ave. Dunkirk. All Legion members encouraged to attend.

Alcoholics Anonymous Fredonia Discussion Group, 8:30 p.m., 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., Fredonia Baptist Church, Church and Temple streets. Encouragement, sobriety and serenity, since 1967. Meets each Wednesday.

Thursday, Feb. 13

DHS Morning Swim, 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Dunkirk High School Pool. 12 sessions Tuesday and Thursday weekly through Feb. 13. Cost is $2 per session.

Knitting/Crocheting Workshop, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., St. John’s Church, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk. All seniors invited to make afghans/lap robes, scarves, caps, etc. for community needs. Formerly held at Fredonia/Pomfret Center. $1 fee. Call 366-1465 for more information.

Aerobics by Catherine, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Court, Dunkirk. All seniors are welcome. Donation is $1.

Dunkirk Free Library Story Time and Craft, 10:30 a.m., 536 Central Ave. Dunkirk. Wednesdays and Thursdays 10:30-11:00 a.m., for 2-5 year old. Runs until June 5.

Westfield Senior Citizens meeting, Noon, YWCA, 58 S. Portage St., Westfield. In addition to the meeting, there will be a pot luck, update of the bylaws, and Valentine party. Anyone over age 50 is invited. Please bring a signed valentine.

Pinochle: Birdie’s Bidders, 1 p.m., Fredonia Beaver Club. All pinochle players are welcome. With any questions, call Birdie at 679-1409.

DHS Aquasize, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Dunkirk High School Pool. Cost is $4 per session.

Audubon Center & Sanctuary Nature Photography Club, 1600 Riverside Road. Free to members, $5 for non-members. 6:30-9 p.m. Business meeting and program followed by project time and camera corner. phone 763-9492 www.jasphotoclub.wordpress.com

Al Anon Steps to Serenity Weekly Group Meeting, 6:45 to 8 p.m., Harvest Chapel Church, Fredonia.

Rational Recovery Weekly Meeting, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Holy Trinity Parish Hall, Dunkirk.

Weight Watchers Meeting, 7 p.m., Brooks Memorial Hospital cafeteria. New members welcome. For registration information, call Theresa Schrantz at 363-7293.

Fredonia All-Band Concert, 7 p.m., Fredonia Central Schools District Auditorium, 425 E. Main Rd. Featuring the Fredonia MS Jazz Ensemble, MS Beginning Band, MS Concert Band, HS Jazz Band, and the HS Symphonic Band. Free event.

Coming Events

Feb. 18

Dunkirk Free Library computer class: Introduction to Word, Meets at the library from 10:15 a.m.to 12:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for three weeks (six sessions). Free. Call the library at 366-2511 to register or for further information.

Monday and Tuesday,

Feb. 24 and 25

AARP Smart Driver class, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Forest Masonic Lodge, 321 E. Main. Attendance required both days. $20 for AARP members, $25 for non-members. Any licensed driver 18 or older may take the class. Call Shirley Erbsmehl, class instructor, at 679-4530 for information and registration.

Monday, Feb. 24

NY Telephone retirees and former co-workers monthly get together, 11:30 a.m. Bob Evans Dunkirk. Call 366-3401 for reservations.

Tuesday, March 11

Dunkirk Free Library computer class: Basic Computers, 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks (8 sessions). Free. Call the library at 366-2511 to register or for further information.