Free Respite Program-WNY Alzheimer's Care Partnership

The Christ United Methodist Church of Olean and the Western New York Alzheimer’s Caregiver Partnership are offering a Free Respite Program called “Caring Heart”.

Trained volunteers offer fun, supervised activities to keep your loved one purposefully occupied while you take a much needed break.  The program is available to caregivers on the second Tuesday of each month, from 10:30-2:30, at the Christ United Methodist Church, located at 633 Linwood Avenue.  This program is open to the entire community, but you must register.  For more information, and to register for the program, contact Leona Fisher at (716)373-9893.  The Western New York Alzheimer’s Caregiver Partnership is funded by a New York State Department of Health grant.

Olean Parks & Recreation Summer Concert Series

The Olean Parks and Recreation Department presents their 2018 Concert in Lincoln Park series, on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm, at the Lincoln Park Gazebo…the Rain Site, if needed, is the John J. Ash. Community Center, on North Barry Street.  The concert schedule:

June 7:  Crusin’          June 14:  Not Norman     June 21:  Roger Pettengill

June 28:  Toucan Jam  July 12:  LTM Trio           July 19:  Larry Lewicki Band

July 26:  Coyote Moon  August 2:  Dave Dorson  August 9:  Allegany Alumni Band

August 16: Kokomo Time Band            August 23:  Twin Tiers Community Band

JCC Kid's Camp

Sign up now for Jamestown Community College’s Kids Camp, which runs from July 9-August 2.  The camp is for kids ages 6-14, with specialized 4-day courses.  For more information, and to register, call JCC at (716)376-7506.

"Pop-Up Cinema" JCC-Olean

“Pop Up Cinema”, a series of movies shown outdoors on the campus of Jamestown Community College’s Olean Campus, will be shown on Saturday nights, starting at dusk.  the screen will be set up between the old railroad depot and the JCC Library.  In case of inclement weather, the movies will be shown at JCC’s Cutco Theatre, at 8:00.  No pets or alcohol…

The dates and films:  “Wonder”, shown July 14…”The Wizard of Oz”, shown July 21…and “Jurassic Park”, shown July 28.

Jamestown Community College, the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce, the Olean Area Federal Credit Union and the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation are sponsors of “Pop-Up Cinema”

10th Annual Ron Thomas Memorial Ride and Dice Run

The 10th annual Ron Thomas Memorial Ride and Dice Run is set to take place Saturday, September 15, starting from the Dyke Hose Company #2 Fire Station in Wellsville.

Drivers $20, and passengers $10…Pre-register for the event before August 10 to receive a free T-Shirt.  go to

Registration for the event starts at 9:00am on September 15, with kickstands up at 11am

Yard Sale-Limestone American Legion

The Limestone American Legion holds a day-long Yard Sale on Saturday, July 21, starting at 8:00am at the Legion.  Proceed will benefit their building fund.

Southern Tier Mini Tractor Pull-Hinsdale American Legion

The Southern Tier Mini Tractor Puller’s Series holds a Tractor Pull at the Hinsdale American Legion on Saturday, July 21, and Saturday, August 11, with both pulls starting at noon.

Free Admission…bring your lawn chairs…food and drink available for purchase…


Chordiac Arrest Concert at Palmer Opera House

The Palmer Opera House Event Center presents the group “Chordiac Arrest” and their tribute to summer on Saturday, July 21, starting at 7:00.  Admission is $10, and that includes an ice-cream social.

Tickets can be purchased at the Palmer Opera House Monday-Friday from 10-4.  For more information on this and other upcoming events, go to www.Palmer, or like them on Facebook.

Bocce Tournament-Olean's Taste of Olean

Sign up now for the Rehabilitation Foundation’s Bocce Ball Tournament at this year’s Taste of Olean Event in Olean’s War Veteran’s Park on Sunday, July 22.  Two-person team registration is $30, which includes tickets for food and drink at the Taste of Olean.

Sponsorships are also available…for more information, or to register, call (716)375-4730, extension 562, or

Palmer Opera House Country Dance

The Palmer Opera House of Cuba presents the band “Tombstone” on Friday, July 27, from 7:00-10:00pm, playing a variety of Country Music.

Admission is $5.00…beverages and snacks will be available for purchase.

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