Briefly

Thrift Store Adds Christmas Room

The Community Outreach Center Thrift Store has opened a small Christmas room with decorations for the season. Area residents are invited to come shop the selection of gently used Christmas items. Every Friday is bag sale day. One can fill a bag with clothing and pay only $2. The store also sells furniture, books, household items and more. The store is located on the third floor of the First Lutheran Church, corner of Chandler and Center streets. Store hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds benefit local charities.

Christmas Village Set In Jamestown

Jamestown’s Christmas Village will take place Friday from 6-10 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Lillian V. Ney Renaissance Center in downtown Jamestown. The two-day event, put on by Scott Mekus of Eventz by Scott, will include more than 20 vendors for holiday shopping, visits to Santa Claus and his elves and a chance for children to go down his magical slide, Rudolph appearance, face painting, holidays crafts and ornament-making, unlimited bounce house fun, musical performances and treats for sale on both floors of the building. The cost is $2 per adult, $5 per child and 2 and under free which includes all activities. For more event information or vendor registration, contact Mekus at 720-0564, smekus@eventzbyscott.com or search Jamestown’s Christmas Village on Facebook.

Support Group Meets Wednesday

The Breast Cancer Support Group of Jamestown meeting is Wednesday at Friendly’s Restaurant in Jamestown. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. with the Christmas meeting at 7 p.m. Special guests are Chuck and Angelo Giuffre of the Happy Days band with an evening of music. Guests are welcome.

PVCS Board To Meet Thursday

SOUTH DAYTON – The Pine Valley Central School Board of Education will begin its Thursday meeting at 6:30 p.m. This meeting will adjourn at approximately 6:45 p.m. for the purpose of interviewing candidates for the vacated board seat.

Board Meeting Set For Friday

LITTLE VALLEY – The next Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board meeting will be Friday at 10 a.m. in the Large Committee Room on the third floor of the Cattaraugus County Center in Little Valley. To those serving on the Farmer Neighbor Dinner Planning Committee will meet on Friday at 9 a.m. in the Large Committee Room on the third floor of the Cattaraugus County Center in Little Valley.

Tea Party Dinner Set For Dec. 17

Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots will hold a Christmas party from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Allen Park Men’s Club. All members are invited to attend. If interested, members can bring finger foods. There will be no general monthly meeting during December.