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Community events 04/18/13

April 24, 2013
Westfield Republican / Mayville Sentinel News

Thursday, April 18

Mayville Senior Citizens

The Mayville Senior Citizens Club meet on the first and third Thursdays of the month at the Mayville VFW at noon. All area seniors 55 or older are welcome. Bring a dish to pass and personal table service.

Monday, April 15

Empire State College

information session

A SUNY Empire State College information session will be held Monday, April 15 at 5:30 p.m., 112 W. Main St., Suite 1, Fredonia. Call 673-1200 for reservation and/or information.

Friday, April 19

Music at Westfield VFW

The Westfield VFW Post 6764, 34 Pearl St., will be having music by Antyx on Friday, April 19 from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., for its members. Guests may sign in at the door. Attendees are asked to bring canned food items to help support the local food pantry.

Saturday, April 20

Gourmet goulash dinner in Dewittville

The Dewittville-Hartfield United Methodist Church will host a delicious gourmet goulash dinner on Saturday, April 20 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Route 430 and Meadows Road in Dewittville. Included will be a tossed salad, roll, dessert and beverage for a $7 donation. Proceeds from the dinner will go toward the church's two-year commitment to help support Sinclairville resident Aly Houser as she embarks on a mission as a field ministry associate in Uganda.

Tuesday, April 23

Lake Erie shipwrecks course

Shipwrecks of Lake Erie: Fire, Storm and Collision will be explored on Tuesday, April 23 at Jamestown Community College's Jamestown Campus. The non-credit program begins at 7 p.m., in the Carnahan Center. Tuition is $19. To register, call JCC's Center for Continuing Education at 338-1005.

Mike and Georgeann Wachter, divers who have published books on Lake Erie shipwrecks, will outline the military and commercial vessels that have been lost on the lake since the 1700s. According to the Wachters, Lake Erie may have the largest concentration of shipwrecks per square mile of any body of water in the world.

Mayville T.O.P.S meeting

Mayville T.O.P.S NY 1337 meets every Tuesday at the Mayville United Methodist Church on South Erie St. Weigh in starts at 5 p.m., with program starting at 5:30 p.m. Join in to Take Off Pounds Sensibly with a great support group, fun contests and awards. Any questions, call 753-3419 or 386-6075.

Wednesday, April 24

Westfield T.O.P.S. meeting

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meet every Wednesday in the fellowship hall of the First United Methodist Church, 101 E. Main St., Westfield. Weigh in starts at 6 p.m., followed by a program. For more information, call Ann Cochran at 326-2248 or Shirley Kolpien at 326-3376.

Thursday, April 25

Turkey dinner in Westfield

The Kiwanis Club of Westfield-Ripley will be holding a turkey dinner with all the fixings on Thursday, April 25 at St. Dominic's Roman Catholic Church, 15 Union St, Westfield from 5 to 7 p.m., or until sold out. The dinner will include turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, cranberry sauce, a roll and butter, dessert, coffee, tea and punch. The cost is $8 for those 12 and up, $5 for ages 4 to 12 and free for children under 4. The proceeds will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

AARP safe driving class

On Thursday, April 25 there will be an AARP sponsored safe driving course held at the YWCA Westfield. The course, set from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., is open to the general public. AARP membership is not required. The cost is $17 for AARP members or $19 for all others. Those completing the course maybe eligible for a discount on their automobile insurance premium. Pre-payment is requested. Checks or money orders may be made payable to AARP and mailed to the YWCA, 58 S. Portage St., Westfield, N.Y. 14787. Pre-registration is required. Call the YWCA at 326-2011 to reserve a spot.

Sunday, April 28

Vietnam veterans meeting in Dunkirk

Chapter No. 459 of the Vietnam Veterans of America will meet on Sunday, April 14 at the John T. Murray VFW Post No. 1017, 113 Deer St., Dunkirk at 11 a.m. All Vietnam and Vietnam-era personnel are invited.

Wednesday, May 1

Apple Seed Preschool

registration open house

Apple Seed Christian Preschool has begun registration for the 2013-14 school year. Two-day and three-day class options are available for children ages 3 to 5. A registration open house will be held on Wednesday, May 1 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Parents and children are welcome to visit the preschool, meet the teachers and register. The preschool is housed in the First United Methodist Church, 101 E. Main St., Westfield. For more information, call 326-3110.

Thursday, May 2

Parkinson's support group at

Westfield Memorial Hospital

Westfield Memorial Hospital's Parkinson's Disease Support Group Meeting is held the first Thursday of every month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 4

Spring Craft Bazaar in

Findley Lake

It is time for the Spring Craft Bazaar in Findley Lake. The bazaar will be held on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the fire hall on Main St., Findley Lake. A variety of crafters and bakers from the surrounding area will be selling their handmade crafts and baked goods. The kitchen committee will be serving a variety of homemade lunch items and pie throughout the day. Participating crafters have donated items for a silent auction. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, free door prize drawings throughout the day, and admission is free. The bazaar is sponsored by the Alexander Findley Library.

Thursday, May 9

Westfield Senior Citizens

The Westfield Senior Citizens meet on the second Thursday of the month at the YWCA Westfield at 6 p.m. For more information, call Shirley Kolpien at 326-3576.

Parkinson's support group at Absolut Care in Westfield

The Absolut Care of Westfield's Parkinson's Disease Support Group Meeting is held the second Thursday of the month in the Absolut Care Activity Room from 4 to 5 p.m.

Friday, May 17

Westfield Republican

Committee spring fundraiser

The Westfield Republican Committee is holding its seventh annual spring fundraiser at Noble Winery on Friday, May 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. Featured will be the wines of the host, a wide array of appetizers and the beautiful view of the vineyards of Lake Erie. Tickets will be available beginning in mid-April from any committee member, elected official or by calling Marilyn Hemmer at 326-3504.

Friday, May 19

Walk Multiple Sclerosis Northern Chautauqua

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society will host a Walk Multiple Sclerosis Northern Chautauqua at Russell Joy Park in Fredonia on Friday, May 19 to raise money for MS research. The event will go from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone interested may register online at



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