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Stories and Stretches

Thu, November 14, 10:00 AM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Stories and Stretches

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/14/2019 10:00am 11/14/2019 11:00am America/New_York Stories and Stretches

Children ages 2 to 5 participate in movement-oriented stories, songs and stretches.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Investigation Stations

Thu, November 14, 3:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Investigation Stations

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/14/2019 3:30pm 11/14/2019 4:30pm America/New_York Investigation Stations

Group activities for children 3 and up include stories, music, games, art and play.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Lego Builders Special Movie Event

Thu, November 14, 3:45 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Lego Builders Special Movie Event

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/14/2019 3:45pm 11/14/2019 5:30pm America/New_York Lego Builders Special Movie Event

Children, grades 2 to 8, will build with Legos and watch a movie. Title will be a surprise. To view entire movie, attendees should plan to stay until 5:30.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Violinist Barbara Luisi and Pianist Alessandro Taverna

Fri, November 15, 7:30 PM

Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure

Violinist Barbara Luisi and Pianist Alessandro ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/15/2019 7:30pm 11/15/2019 9:15pm America/New_York Violinist Barbara Luisi and Pianist Alessandro Taverna

The internationally acclaimed duo will present “Music from Les Images-Encore and Mozart Sonatas” in the third concert in the 2019-2020 Friends of Good Music performance season.

Single ticket prices are $20 at full price, $16 for senior citizens and St. Bonaventure employees, and $5 for students.

3261 W. State St. St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
Stonewall Café for Adults

Sat, November 16, 1:00 PM

Olean Public Library, Art Gallery, Olean

Stonewall Café for Adults

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/16/2019 1:00pm 11/16/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Stonewall Café for Adults

This is an LGBT+ meet up for adults (18+). Attendees are encouraged to bring a snack to share.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
CONFLUENCE Mother-Daughter Concert

Sun, November 17, 2:00 PM

Palmer Opera House, Cuba

CONFLUENCE Mother-Daughter Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/17/2019 2:00pm 11/17/2019 4:00pm America/New_York CONFLUENCE Mother-Daughter Concert

CONFLUENCE, a mother-daughter duo from Western New York, will perform on flute, feet and piano. A cash bar and snacks will be available.

A donation of $5 to $15 is suggested.

12 W. Main St. Cuba, NY 14727
Investigation Stations & Reading is Ruff!

Mon, November 18, 6:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Investigation Stations & Reading is Ruff!

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/18/2019 6:30pm 11/18/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Investigation Stations & Reading is Ruff!

Children 3 and up participate in group activities such as stories, music, games, art, play and reading to therapy dogs.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Upcycled Crayons Class

Mon, November 18, 6:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Upcycled Crayons Class

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/18/2019 6:30pm 11/18/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Upcycled Crayons Class

Participants will learn how to take old crayons and turn them into new colorful ones that children can use this holiday season. All supplies are provided.

Youths under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

134. N. Second St. Olean , NY 14760
Stories and More

Tue, November 19, 10:00 AM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Stories and More

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/19/2019 10:00am 11/19/2019 11:00am America/New_York Stories and More

Children 19 months to 2 years old, accompanied by adults, will participate in stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays, group play and creative art projects.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Mother Goose Time

Wed, November 20, 10:00 AM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Mother Goose Time

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/20/2019 10:00am 11/20/2019 11:00am America/New_York Mother Goose Time

Program for children ages 6 to 18 months features interactive books, simple stories, nursery rhymes, songs and language games.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Yoga Thru Yogini

Wed, November 20, 6:00 PM

Palmer Opera House, Cuba

Yoga Thru Yogini

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 11/20/2019 6:00pm 11/20/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Yoga Thru Yogini

Participants should bring mats, blankets and water. A donation of $10 is suggested.

12 W. Main St. Cuba, NY 14727
Chess Club

Wed, November 20, 6:00 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Chess Club

Arts & Entertainment Sports

Add to My Calendar 11/20/2019 6:00pm 11/21/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Chess Club

Newcomers are welcome.


134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
National Novel Writing Month Write-Ins

Wed, November 20, 6:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

National Novel Writing Month Write-Ins

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/20/2019 6:30pm 11/20/2019 8:00pm America/New_York National Novel Writing Month Write-Ins

]Writers are invited to gather to work on their National Novel Writing Month projects.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Stories and Stretches

Thu, November 21, 10:00 AM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Stories and Stretches

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/21/2019 10:00am 11/21/2019 11:00am America/New_York Stories and Stretches

Children ages 2 to 5 participate in movement-oriented stories, songs and stretches.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
STEAM Club

Thu, November 21, 3:45 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

STEAM Club

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/21/2019 3:45pm 11/21/2019 5:00pm America/New_York STEAM Club

Club focuses on science, technology, engineering, art and math.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760
Holiday Card Making

Thu, November 21, 7:00 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Holiday Card Making

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/21/2019 7:00pm 11/21/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Holiday Card Making

Participants will learn how to use fresh and natural evergreens to print on to cards with holiday paint.

Event is limited to 12 participants.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760

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Embracing the True Meaning Of Thanksgiving

As we head into Thanksgiving this week, the country is more divided than it has been in recent memory. Americans are split on impeachment, and civil discourse seems to of gone to the wayside.

The current political environment may make some people weary of going home and sitting at the same table as their gun-toting uncle, or their pro-choice sister. Perhaps you don’t even have much of a ...

Despite Mainstream Trends, Traditional Country Music Remains Popular

Ten years ago, hearing Justin Bieber’s voice on a country radio station would not have made much sense to fans of the genre.

But as country and pop music continue to blend, Bieber’s crossover hit “10,000 Hours” with country duo Dan + Shay has now spent six weeks on top of the Billboard.com “Hot Country Songs” chart.

Country music has been evolving for ...

Cyber Monday Shopping List Should Include Safeguards Against Online Thieves

November 29, 2019

For many shoppers, Cyber Monday kicks off the holiday season. For some online thieves, ‘tis the season to take advantage of having so many people shop online at once. They steal shoppers’ personal information and package it as their own.

Some might call this a total Grinch move.

The IRS and its partners in the Security Summit advise consumers to take these simple steps to ...

For guests and volunteers, #Bona’s Warming House nourishes body and soul

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — For Paul Nana Afful, a lifetime of generous acts has paved the way to a passion for helping others.

“My whole life has been filled with people I’ve never even met helping me out. Now I want to do the same,” Afful said.

Born and raised in the large port city of Takoradi in the western region of Ghana, Afful arrived in the United States ...

Happy Veterans Day, Mom

What began as an attempt to boost her GPA soon turned into a 22-year career for my mom, Ramona Lee Discavage.

On the first day of her freshman year at St. Bonaventure University in 1989, members of the Army ROTC Seneca Battalion helped incoming freshmen move their stuff into their dorm rooms.  Afterward, they invited all of the freshmen to a lunch.

“When they described the ...

Lynn Kemp: ‘Best Soldier I Could Be’

Lynn Kemp is nearing 95 and knows he has lived a good life.

“The good Lord has been awful good to me,” recalled the lifelong resident of Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania. “I never refused an order. I tried to be the best soldier I could be. I don’t know what your relationship is with God, but mine is pretty close.”

Born Oct. 29, 1920, Lynn grew up in a home on Turkey ...

WW II museum provides role models for young people

When Steve Appleby asks area students if they know Snoop Dog, Eminem, Kanye West, the Kardashians, Parris Hilton or Miley Cyrus, they answer yes. Then Appleby will ask which of them knows Jason Dunham is, and the students will not have a clue.

Appleby will explain that Jason Dunham was a Marine from Scio, in Allegany County, New York, who was killed in Iraq in 2006 after jumping on a grenade ...