I Love New York plans 'Path Through History' weekends
Nearly 200 special events are planned for New York State's "Path Through History" weekends, June 1-2 and 8-9, at venues throughout the state. These weekends, organized by I Love New York, are designed to make it easy to experience the Empire State's rich heritage and diverse attractions. Whether attendees are sports enthusiasts, nature lovers, curious about history or they simply want to have fun, there is something for everyone in the 13 Path Through History themes: Arts & Culture, Natural History, U.S. Presidents, Women's Rights, Canals & Transportation, Civil Rights, Colonial History, Immigration, Innovation & Commerce, The Revolution, Native Americans, Sports History and the War of 1812. For locations and details, visit paththroughhistory.ny.gov/.
Town of Sheridan
to hold free electronics recycling collection
The Town of Sheridan will hold a free computer and electronics recycling collection site on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Town Hall on Route 20. Computers and electronics contain hazardous wastes and should be recycled responsibly to avoid contaminating the environment with elements such as lead solder, mercury, cadmium and others. Electronics dropped off at this collection site will be recycled in an environmentally sound manner. Electronics accepted include monitors and terminals, computers, scanners, ink cartridges, printers, fax machines, network equipment, keyboards, mice, computer accessories, circuit boards, cables and wiring, typewriters, telecommunications equipment, audio/visual equipment, video game systems, cell phones, PDAs, Ipods and universal power supplies. Items not accepted are anything containing liquids or powders, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, kitchen appliances, personal appliances, alkaline batteries and fluorescent lamps.
Perrysburg Conservation Club plans events
PERRYSBURG - The Perrysburg Conservation Club on Peck Hill Road in Perrysburg has been sprucing up for the new summer season. It has enlarged their barbecue pit and improved the stage area, as well as freshly stained all of its outside buildings.
The annual chicken barbecue will be held Sunday. For a donation of $8, each diner will receive half a chicken, salt potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw, a roll and dessert. The event starts at noon, and the total number of available dinners has been increased. For local delivery, call 913-3734 or 353-6459.
The annual Children's Fishing Derby will be held on June 29, from 8 a.m. to noon. Children under 15 years of age can fish in the pond and compete in various categories for prizes. Children must be accompanied by adults, bring their own fishing poles and preregistration is required. Call Jen at 244-0275.
Also, in the fall there will be a spaghetti dinner and horseshoe tournament. This is scheduled for Sept. 14 starting at noon.
All events are open to the public.
For information on any of these activities or on the club itself, call any of the above numbers.
Parent Network of WNY and Advocacy Center to offer workshop
Parent Network and The Advocacy Center will present the workshop "Updates to Office for People with Developmental Disabilities" on June 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Connections North, 10825 Bennett Road in Dunkirk. Managed Care will be discussed, as well as the proposed changes for people receiving Medicaid services through the People First Waiver. To register, call 332-4170 or 1-866-277-4762 toll free or go to www.parentnetworkwny.org. Check local TV broadcasts for cancellation information.
County Planning Board to meet
The Chautauqua County Planning Board has scheduled the annual capital project review meeting for June 4 at 10:30 a.m. at the Gerace Office Building, in Mayville, in Room 331.
If you should have questions regarding this meeting, please contact the Chautauqua County Planning and Economic Development Department at 716-661-8900.