Thursday, Oct. 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.
Friday, Oct. 19
Presbyterian Church fundraiser dinners
The First Presbyterian Church, 49 S. Portage St., Westfield, will be holding fundraiser dinners on Fridays this fall from 5 to 6:30 p.m., to benefit building restoration and mission outreach. The cost for dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. All dinners include a beverage and homemade dessert. Sit down, takeout and delivery are available. For delivery, call 326-2643 by noon on the day of the dinner.
On Oct. 19, dinner will be meatloaf with potato stuffing, vegetable medley, molded salad, homemade rolls and desert buffet. On Oct. 26, dinner will be cheesy potatoes, peas, applesauce, sunset salad, corn muffins and cake buffet. On Nov. 2, dinner will be chicken with stuffing, corn, squash, Harvard beets, cranberry-orange relish and choice of pie. For more information, call 326-2643.
Saturday, Oct. 20
Meatloaf dinner and bake sale
The Dewittville-Hartfield United Methodist Church will hold a meatloaf dinner on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Included in the $7 donation are mashed potatoes and gravy, a vegetable, dessert and a beverage. Carry-outs available. Also, during the hours of the dinner, the UM women's group will host a delicious bake sale. Feel free to stop in and buy goodies even if not having dinner. Proceeds of the bake sale support Operation Christmas Child shoebox expenses.
Sunday, Oct. 21
Halloween craft show
The Brocton/Portland Festival Committee, who will be lending its regular festival activities to the Bicentennial Celebration this coming year, will be hosting a Halloween craft show on Sunday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show will take place in the center of town, at the Brocton four corner Arch, and will feature BW's Chicken/Rib Barbecue available for $10, craft vendors, as well as a pumpkin carving contest. For more information, or to be a displaying craft vendor, contact committee organizer, Stephanie Halpainy at 785-3183.
Monday, Oct. 22
A quilt exhibit begins Monday, Oct. 22 and runs through Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Ripley Free Library. Stop in to view some of the area's talented quilters. Admission is free.
Tuesday, Oct. 23
Meet the Candidates dinner
The Westfield Republican Town Committee is sponsoring a Meet the Candidates chicken and biscuit dinner at the Assembly of God Church on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 5 to 7 p.m.
United State Congressman Tom Reed, New York State Assemblyman Andy Goodell and Chautauqua County Court Judge John Ward will be in attendance, as well as Chautauqua County District Attorney David Foley and Chautauqua County Clerk Sandy Sopak.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10. Tickets may be purchased from any committee member, elected official serving the town or village or from ticket chairperson Marilyn Hemmer at 326-3504.
Be sure to write a name on the back of the ticket for a prize drawing. Two lucky ticket holders will win a $25 gift certificate to Beth's Parkview Caf.
Proceeds from the dinner will benefit Westfield Main Street holiday decorations.
Thursday, Oct. 25
Author presentation, book signing
Author Debra Cihon will appear on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m., at the Ripley Free Library. She will host a presentation discussing her book, "My Paranormal Diaries," followed by a book signing.
Saturday, Oct. 27
Tribute to Deutschmeister's Band
Join in a celebration honoring the 50 years of enjoyment and contributions the Deutschmeister's Band has brought to the region on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m., in Eason Hall, 23 Elm St., Westfield. Take trips down memory lane, connect with old friends and honor the folks who were loved by all who heard them.
Thursday, Nov. 1
Parkinson's support group at WMH
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, Nov. 3
St. Peter's annual auction
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 12 Elm St., Westfield, will hold its annual auction on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m., and a silent auction at 9 a.m. There's just something about a live auction that engages imagination and interest. Don't forget to mark the calendar for the live event. Items for auctioning include antiques, furniture, household/kitchen items, gifts, toys, art and crafts. Baked goods will be available for sale. Contact St. Peter's at 326-2064, email@example.com or www.stpeterswestfieldny.org for more information.
Christmas Craft Bazaar
It is time for the annual Christmas Craft Bazaar in Findley Lake. The bazaar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the fire hall on Main St., Findley Lake, N.Y. A variety of crafters and bakers from the surrounding area will be selling their handmade items. 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 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 who will receive the proceeds.
Wednesday, Nov. 7
Chicken and biscuit dinner
The Portland Congregational Church will hold a chicken and biscuit dinner at the church on Church St., in Portland on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m.
The menu will be chicken and biscuits with gravy, mashed potatoes, tossed salad, vegetable, dessert and drink.
Thursday, Nov. 8
Westfield Senior Citizens
The Westfield Senior Citizens meet on the second Thursday of the month at the YWCA Westfield at noon.
Parkinson's support group at Absolut Care
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.
Monday, Nov. 12
Clymer-French Creek library book club
The Clymer-French Creek Free Library is having a book club, Plots and Pizza, for children in fourth through eighth grades. The meetings will be from 5 to 6 p.m., every second Monday of the month. Library officials will discuss what types of books children would like to read for future meeting. Those who already have a new library card can call the library at 355-8823 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Those who do not have a new library card should visit the library to register. For more information, contact the library at 355-8823.