WRFA 10 year anniversary headlines a weekend full of activity

This week features a great mix of art, theater, live music and sporting events. Whether you plan on enjoying any of these events or doing something else, share your fun on social media with #jamestownny.
 
“I Call This Home,” a group show from five local photographers, explores the concept of home in a new show at the Prendergast Library Art Gallery. The opening reception will take place this Friday from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. You can see a few samples from the show at the event’s Facebook page. The exhibit runs through October 17.

Local artist Christopher Balaskas recently opened his new solo show, “Inkling,” at the Dykeman-Young Gallery. On display are 11 new impressionistic works along with drawings, paintings, and digital artwork. The gallery is located at 100 E. Second St and is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm. 
 
The Winged Ox Players will present “To Kill a Mocking Bird” at the Willow Bay Theater this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm. The play is adapted from Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel of the same name that discusses issues around rape and racial inequality. The play will be presented the following weekend on September 19th and 20th as well. Tickets are $10.00 each. For reservations and more information call 483.6405.
 
Chautauqua County Roller Derby will finish up their 2014 season this Saturday with a bout against the State College Area Rollers at Allen Park Ice Rink. Doors open at 6:30 and the first whistle starts the action at 7:30. Admission is $10 at the door and kids under 12 are free. Follow the team on Facebook to be in the know on all the hard-hitting action of roller derby in Chautauqua County.

This Saturday, September 13th, will mark ten years of WRFA-LP 107.9 FM broadcasting to the Jamestown community. To celebrate this noteworthy milestone, WRFA has some great radio programming and live events planned for Saturday. At 3 pm, the station will broadcast interviews with community members and local non-profit organization leaders. At 4 pm, a special episode of Community Matters will air with a roundtable discussion of community leaders. At 5 pm, Rolling Hills Radio with Ken Hardley will broadcast live from the Reg Studio Theater. At 7 pm, there will be interviews with WRFA and Reg Lenna Center for the Arts staff, and at 8 pm the radio station will live stream the 10,000 Maniacs in concert at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. You can purchase tickets to the show and get more information about the day’s festivities on the Reg Lenna’s web site.