The City of Olean’s Youth Bureau and Recreation Department’s Fall/Winter After School Program will start up Tuesday, September 4, at the St. John’s Youth Center, 921 North Union Street. The program will run Monday-Friday, from 3:30-5:30pm.
The program will provide healthy snacks, activities that include basketball, ping-pong, air hockey, board games arts and crafts, and more. Homework help will also be provided, along with special holiday parties and events.
The ACCORD Head Start program in Allegany County is currently accepting applications for Children ages 6-weeks to 5 years old.
Classrooms are located in Wellsville, Friendship, Cuba, Belfast and Bolivar…home-based services are also available. Call their ERSE Specialist to schedule an application appointment at (585)268-7605, extension 1525.
The ACCORD Corporation will hold a community forum addressing Housing and Homelessness on Thursday, November 15, from 5-7pm, at the Friendship Central School Auditorium. A panel of experts will be available to discuss such issues as low-income housing, education, veterans’ services and others. The public is invited to attend.
The Zonta Club of Olean hosts a Holiday Vendor Fair, featuring women-owned businesses from the area. The event takes place Thursday, November 15, from 5-8pm, at the Christ United Methodist Church in Olean. 36 vendors will have items on display. Admission is free…the event is open to the public.
A benefit for cancer patient Faye Vilardo will take place Saturday, November 17, from 1-7pm, at the Allegany American Legion. The event has basket raffles, a Chinese auction, other fundraisers. Food is available, with music provided.
The Hill Memorial United Methodist Church of Bradford holds its annual “Hollyday Faire” Vendor and Craft Show on Saturday, November 17, starting at 9:00am at the Church on Kennedy Street in Bradford. Along with the vendors and crafters, a Chinese Auction will be set up, and there will be breakfast and lunch served. The event is free, and benefits the church’s Youth Camping Fund.
Vendor Applications can be found on the Church’s website, http://www.hillmemorialumc.org.