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Flash Used Book Sale

Thu, November 14

Olean Public Library, Olean

Flash Used Book Sale

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Add to My Calendar 11/14/2019 12:00am 11/15/2019 12:00am America/New_York Flash Used Book Sale

For $5, donor gets a Friends of the Olean Library tote bag and all the books that will fit inside. Sale runs through Nov. 18.

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

Thu, November 14, 10:00 AM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Stories and Stretches

Arts & Entertainment Education

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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
Presentation by Marine Combat Veteran Crystal Stokes

Thu, November 14, 6:30 PM

William F. Walsh Science Center Amphitheater, St. Bonaventure

Presentation by Marine Combat Veteran Crystal ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/14/2019 6:30pm 11/14/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Presentation by Marine Combat Veteran Crystal Stokes

Stokes also is a professional athlete.


3261 West State Road St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
Flash Used Book Sale

Fri, November 15

Olean Public Library, Olean

Flash Used Book Sale

Community Calendar Education

Add to My Calendar 11/15/2019 12:00am 11/16/2019 12:00am America/New_York Flash Used Book Sale

For $5, donor gets a Friends of the Olean Library tote bag and all the books that will fit inside. Sale runs through Nov. 18.

134 N. Second St. Olean, NY 14760 true
St. Bonaventure University Diving Teams Host Canisius

Fri, November 15, 1:00 PM

Reilly Center Pool , St. Bonaventure

St. Bonaventure University Diving Teams Host ...

Education Sports

Add to My Calendar 11/15/2019 1:00pm 11/16/2019 3:00pm America/New_York St. Bonaventure University Diving Teams Host Canisius

St. Bonaventure University men's and women's diving teams host the Canisius Golden Griffins for the first home meet of the season.

3261 W. State Road St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
St. Bonaventure University Swim Teams Host Canisius

Fri, November 15, 4:00 PM

Reilly Center Pool, St. Bonaventure

St. Bonaventure University Swim Teams Host ...

Education Sports

Add to My Calendar 11/15/2019 4:00pm 11/15/2019 6:00pm America/New_York St. Bonaventure University Swim Teams Host Canisius

St. Bonaventure University men's and women's swim teams host the Canisius Golden Griffins for the first home meet of the season.

3261 W. State Road 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
Allegany-Limestone Boys Varsity Basketball

Sun, November 17, 9:00 AM

Allegany-Limestone Central School, Allegany

Allegany-Limestone Boys Varsity Basketball

Education Sports

Add to My Calendar 11/17/2019 9:00am 11/17/2019 10:30am America/New_York Allegany-Limestone Boys Varsity Basketball

Opponent will be announced.

3131 Five Mile Line Road Allegany, NY 14706
Allegany-Limestone Girls Varsity Basketball

Sun, November 17, 10:30 AM

Allegany-Limestone Central School , Allegany

Allegany-Limestone Girls Varsity Basketball

Education Sports

Add to My Calendar 11/17/2019 10:30am 11/17/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Allegany-Limestone Girls Varsity Basketball

Opponent will be announced.

3131 Five Mile Line Road Allegany , NY 14706
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
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
Intro to Yin/Yang Yoga

Tue, November 19, 6:30 PM

Olean Public Library, Olean

Intro to Yin/Yang Yoga

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 11/19/2019 6:30pm 11/19/2019 7:45pm America/New_York Intro to Yin/Yang Yoga

Yin/Yang yoga blends two styles of yoga into one practice, balancing the benefits of passively holding yoga poses for periods of time with the more active sequences and standing postures of gentle hatha yoga.

Yin poses are quietly held in comfortable positions to target connective tissues, ligaments, fascia and complement the Yang poses that focus on muscle engagement and movement. The ...

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
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

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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 ...

New Scholarship Money Is Available for Students Interested in St. Bonaventure’s Oxford Program

December 11, 2019

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — St. Bonaventure University has created more financial incentives for students to participate in the university’s summer Oxford program.

One student from each academic school at the university, and two from the School of Arts & Sciences, will be awarded $1,000 for SBU’s Francis E. Kelley Oxford Program at Trinity College.

The dean of each school ...

Cattaraugus Gives Raises Over $110,000 for Area Nonprofits in 24 Hours

In just 24 hours Cattaraugus Gives raised $110,996 for nonprofits in the Cattaraugus region, tripling the final results of the 2018 program.

The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation led efforts to organize local nonprofits to raise funds in friendly competition and provided the online giving platform as well as support, training and some of the prize money.

Held on Giving Tuesday, Dec.

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 ...