Briefly

CRCF Sets Event For Tuesday

The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation and Lutheran are celebrating April Fool’s Day with a special edition of “Edgewood Presents …,” an interview hosted by Greg Peterson and surprise guests at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The event will feature refreshments and a program in the Juliet J. Rosch Activities Center. Call 665-8197 if you are attending.

Museum To Host Dinner Today

Leon Historical Museum members will meet for a dish-to-pass dinner today in the museum, Route 62, Leon, at 6 p.m. followed by a meeting at 7 p.m. New members are welcome. The cost of the joining fee is $5 per person. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from May to October or by appointment. Contact Pat Bromley, historian, at 296-5709 or email brompl@lanetv.com. For more information on the museum visit the web site at leonhistoricalsociety.webs.com.

Genealogical Seminar Planned

DUNKIRK – The Chautauqua County Genealogical Society is hosting a seminar focusing on researching Family History on Saturday, April 26. The event will help people learn more about various free, online resources that can be used when researching their own family history. It will also provide important things to know when doing online research. Featured speakers include research specialist Rhonda Konig from the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library and Norman Carlson from the Fenton Historical Society in Jamestown. The daylong event will be run from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel in Dunkirk on April 26 and will include morning refreshments and a lunch buffet. The cost is $25 per person and seating is limited. Reservations are requested by Tuesday. For more information or to register, call Walter Sedlmayer at 679-7936, email walters.ed@hotmail.com, or visit www.chautgen.org.

Kennedy Library Plans Activities

Pre-school story hour and the annual book sale are just two of the activities greeting spring at the Kennedy Free Library. Story hour for children ages 2-5 beginsthis Wednesday and continues every Wednesday until June from 11 a.m. to noon. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are not required. The library will also host its annual book and bake sale on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kennedy Fire Hall. Children’s books, fiction and nonfiction titles will be available. Proceeds will help offset operating costs of the library. For more information, contact the library at 267-4265.

Women’s Study Club To Meet

Mary Ann Bollman, Mary Fafinski and Mary Ann Davis will host Antique Women’s Study Club members on Wednesday in the Lakewood Rec Hall. Yvonne Lee presided at a recent meeting attended by 12 members. She also discussed the May 7 bus trip to the Frank Lloyd Wright Home tour, Conservatory Carriage House, Green Batch Pavilion and glass building adjacent to the Martin House. For more information, call (814) 726-0796. Reports by Gayle Peterson, treasurer and Nancy J. Schuyler, secretary, were read. Wanda Buerkla, of Warren, presented a program on spindles used for yarn and materials used. Ms. Lee, Donna Ecklof and Ms. Schuyler were the committee.