Community Notebook

WNY Federation of Women’s Clubs meets Saturday in Mayville

The April board meeting of the Western New York Federation of Women’s Clubs will be held at Webb’s Restaurant in Mayville Saturday with coffee at 10 a.m. Annual convention plans will be discussed. Reservations are to be made with Chautauqua chairman Alice Paulus at 720-5005.

Indoor yard sale

at the Slovenian Club

in Gowanda Saturday

The Slovenian Club at 36 Palmer Street in Gowanda will host its 4th annual indoor yard sale Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Vendors who would like to participate are welcome. Call Lynn at 532-3915 for further information.

Lunch will be available and a bake sale will be held

Anyone who has any saleable items to donate for the sale can either drop them off at the club or call Lynn to make arrangements for pick up.

FES to hold chicken dinner for pediatric cancer today

The Fredonia Elementary School will hold a benefit chicken dinner event today in the elementary cafeteria from 4 to 7 p.m.

All proceeds will benefit childhood pediatric cancer research and will help defray medical expenses for two students’ siblings that have been fighting pediatric cancer for several months, as well as a beloved elementary school teacher that has been diagnosed with cancer and has been out of school since Winter Break.

To make a reservation, or if you have questions, call the elementary school office at 679-1581, ext. 2425. Adult dinners are $8.50 each and children’s dinners are $5.50 each. Checks may be made payable to the Fredonia Elementary PTA.

Spring Egg Hunt Sunday afternoon

on Dr. Horvath’s lawn

A Spring Egg Hunt is scheduled at SUNY Fredo-nia President Dr. Virginia Horvath’s lawn Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. The location is 194 Central Ave., Fredonia, with parking available in Fenton Hall adjacent to the President’s property.

Chautauqua County children ages 2-10 are invited. The afternoon will feature arts and crafts, a petting zoo and prizes for the winners of the egg hunt. The event is hosted by SUNY Fredonia Delta Chi Fraternity.

Silver Creek Kiwanis Club Easter Egg Hunt Saturday morning

The Annual Kiwanis Club of Silver Creek Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. at the Silver Creek Elementary School playground. This event is rain or shine and free to the public. If the weather is poor, it will be held in the Silver Creek High School Auditorium. Every child will receive a chocolate bunny. For questions, call Kiwanis member Matt Bogosian at 672-9181.

Rec Dept. Spring Program to be held Saturday

The FredoniaPomfret Recreation Department’s annual Spring Program for children up to 10 years of age who reside in the village or town, or attend Fredonia Schools, is scheduled for Saturday at the Fredonia Elementary School.

Program activities will begin at 1 p.m. and conclude around 2:30 p.m.

Each participant will re-ceive a spring bag filled with treats and be eligible for prize drawings. Entertain-ment will be provided by “In Jest” featuring Nels Ross.

Parents and older family members are encouraged to attend and assist younger family members.

For more information, call the Recreation Office at 679-2311 or visit the Fredo-niaPomfret Recreation Department Facebook Page.

Daffodil Festival

scheduled Saturday

A Daffodil Festival is scheduled Saturday at the South Dayton Firemen’s Activity Hall, 34 Maple St., South Dayton. Registration for the dessert contest will be from 9 to 10 a.m., with judging at 10:30 a.m. The dessert must contain at least one of the following ingredients: orange, banana, lemon, pineapple, maple syrup or chocolate. A non-returnable container must be used, and a copy of the recipe provided. Adults and children 16 years and under will be competing. A craft show will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A chicken and biscuits dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children.

An Easter Egg Hunt will take place at the Village Park at 10 a.m. for toddlers to 6th grade. The Easter bunny will be present from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

‘Noah’ – Jewish and Christian discussion Friday evening

All are invited to an interfaith discussion of the movie “Noah” to be held on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Lyceum building, behind the St. Hyacinth’s RC church, 15 S. Pangolin St., at Lake Shore Drive East in Dunkirk.

Spiritual leaders of the local Jewish Temple, as well as Presbyterian and Catholic churches, will share their perspectives on the main themes in the movie, and head a panel discussion. A light social will follow. For anyone interested, the Stations of the Cross will be prayed next door at St. Hyacinth’s church at 7 p.m. before the discussion.

Legion auxiliary to meet Monday night

The J. Carter Knapp American Legion Auxiliary 953 will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at their club room, 6 Cedar St., Forestville. A memorial service will be held. Plans for the upcoming Memorial Day service will be discussed.

Book sale Saturday

Literacy Volunteers will hold a book sale at 21 East Bookstore, 21 E. Second St., the Washington Avenue entrance in Dunkirk on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The costs are: paperbacks $.50, hardcovers, $1, and children’s books $.25. There are also some specially priced books.

Fredonia Village Board held executive session

During Monday’s workshop session, the Fredonia Village Board entered into executive session to discuss personnel at all village departments. No action was taken during the special meeting that followed.

Reed’s Carriage House speech to re-air today

Both Access Channel 5 in Fredonia and Channel 12 in Dunkirk will re-air U.S. Rep. Tom Reed’s speech regarding Carriage House’s closure today at 2 p.m. and again at 7 p.m.