Briefs

Swim Program At Panama School

STAR Swimming will be running their swim camp at the Panama High School pool, Mondays through Fridays, from 6:30-8 a.m., starting today until Aug. 9. Brad Johnson will be the coach. Call 526-4018 for more information.

Traffic Detour In City Begins Today

Drivers in Jamestown are requested to avoid the intersection of South Main and Broadhead today and Wednesday. BPU water crews will replace a water main on Broadhead Avenue between Prather and Kidder. As a result of the work, a large opening will be in the road at the intersection of South Main and Broadhead and traffic will be rerouted.

Teen Reading Focus Is Zombies

FREWSBURG – The Myers Memorial Library has kicked off its Teen Summer Reading program, ”Beneath the Surface,” featuring Zombies. The program is at 6 p.m. each Thursday, and all young people, ages 12-18, are invited to join as the program takes a journey into the world of zombies. Activities include a zombie autopsy, zombie games, a zombie prom at the end of the program and zombie refreshments.

Concert Series Set For Thursday

Ahira Hall Memorial Library continues its Concert in the Park series at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Ryckman Park. Featured will be the Cassadaga Area Concert Band. Tickets for gift baskets and cold beverages will be sold. All proceeds will benefit the library programming fund. For more information, call 792-9418.

Pianist To

Perform Today

CHAUTAUQUA – Pianist Jon Nakamatsu will appear in recital today at 4 p.m. at the Chautauqua Institution’s Lenna Hall, 55 Hurst Ave., Chautauqua, as part of the Chautauqua Music Festival. The concert is free and open to the public, and features works by Schubert, Schumann and Beethoven. Nakamatsu, winner of the 1997 Van Cliburn Gold Medal, has performed to universal critical acclaim in such venues as New York’s Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., and in such cities as Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Paris, London, Berlin and Milan.

Library To Show Two Movies

Myers Memorial Library will be showing two movies this week. On Wednesday, the library’s normal free monthly movie, the library will be showing the musical “Les Miserables” at 3 and 6 p.m. Rated PG-13 for suggestive and sexual material, violence, and thematic elements, it is 2 hours, 38 minutes long, so attendees are strongly encouraged to bring a chair cushion. The extra movie, “James and the Giant Peach,” will be shown Thursday at 3 p.m. Rated PG for some frightening images, the film is 80 minutes long. This movie was chosen to go with the children’s summer reading programs theme of “Dig Into Reading.” All movies are sponsored by Frewsburg Pharmacy. The library’s summer hours are in effect: Monday and Wednesday 1-8 p.m.; Tuesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Friday 2-5 p.m. The library is closed Saturday and Sunday. Call the library at 569-5515 for additional information.