Briefs

District Directors To Hold Meetings

The Chautauqua County Soil & Water Conservation District directors will hold their regular meeting Thursday at 9 a.m. at the district office, 3542 Turner Road, Jamestown.

Randolph Church To Hold Dinner

The Randolph United Presbyterian Church will host a beef on weck dinner at noon on Sunday following morning worship. The public is invited. Take outs are available. The menu includes a beef on weck sandwich, potato or macaroni salad, Jello salad, chips, beverages and dessert. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children ages 5-12. Children under 5 are free. To pre-order, call the church at 358-4255.

Fundraiser Set For Thursday

The parsonage committee of Emmanuel Baptist Church, 53 W. 23 St., Jamestown, will hold a pancake dinner fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday. The cost is $5 per dinner. Take outs will be available.

Library To Host E-Reader Class

BEMUS POINT – The Bemus Point Library, 13 Main St., Bemus Point, will host an e-reader workshop at 2 p.m. Wednesday for users of Kindle, Nook, IPad and other devices. The workshop will also teach how to download system library books to a device. Attendees should have an Amazon account and a Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System card. They should also bring their e-reader. To register, call 386-2274.

Board Changes Meeting Times

The Town of Kiantone Planning Board has changed its meeting times. The board will now meet at the Kiantone Community Building, 1521 Peck Settlement Road, Jamestown, on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. except July and August.

County Taxes Due March 31

LITTLE VALLEY – Cattaraugus County taxpayers have until March 31 to pay their taxes at the local collector’s office. After that, they will be returned to the county Treasurer’s Office for collection and a 5 percent fee will be added to the bill in addition to 1 percent interest added at the end of each month. Any taxpayer who purchased property in the county after March 1, 2012 and didn’t receive a tax bill in January, should contact the local collector to find out how much they owe. For more information, contact the county treasurer at 938-9111.

Plant Workshops Begin March 1

The benefits of using native plants in garden and landscape designs will be explored in four workshops March 1 at Jamestown Community College. Open to novice and expert gardeners alike, Native Landscapes & Gardens Day will be from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Carnahan Center. The $40 registration fee includes lunch. Keynote speaker Sally Cunningham will discuss “Ecofriendly Landscapes and Gardens: Why? How?” Workshops will focus on how to obtain and integrate native plants. The program is cosponsored by JCC, the Chautauqua County Master Gardeners and the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy. To register, call 338-1005.