JCC’s Hultquist Library will conduct its annual spring used book sale April 10-16.

Books and media-related materials in the sale can be purchased near the library’s circulation desk from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday.

Proceeds from the sale are used to purchase new print materials for use by library patrons.

Scholarships are being offered to students who enroll in programs offered by JCC’s Cattaraugus County Campus Manufacturing Technology Institute in Olean.

The 20,000-square foot facility, located at the corner of Hamilton and North Barry streets, opens for classes this fall. JCC’s Olean MTI was established to educate students in advanced manufacturing programs and processes and features specialized training space for machining and other industrial skills, light duty labs, and a computer-aided design lab.

Proceeds from a dinner associated with the screening of two films in the Fragile Earth series on April 20 and 21 will benefit the Chautauqua County Food Bank.

Both films begin at 7 p.m. and will be shown in the training center at JCC’s North County Center in Dunkirk. The screenings are free and open to the public.

On April 20, JCC and the Empty Bowls Project will cosponsor the benefit dinner, consisting of a variety of soups and homemade bread, beginning at 6 p.m. The cost for dinner alone is $5. The cost for dinner and taking a handmade bowl home is $20.

Jamestown Community College is reconfiguring the athletics program at the Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean to provide more opportunities for students interested in intramural sports.

Entries and sponsorships are being accepted for the 24th Annual JCC Scholarship Classic Golf Tournament at Bartlett Country Club on May 25.

Registration begins at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

The tournament is sponsored by the JCC Foundation and the college’s athletic department and Cattaraugus County Campus. All proceeds benefit Cattaraugus County Campus athletic and intramural programs.

JCC is encouraging students to gain “real world” experiences by including internships in their summer plans.

“Among the promises we make to our students is connecting them to their goals,” said Nelson Garifi, JCC’s executive director of academic innovation. “Internships provide direct connections to career fields and complement classroom learning in ways that will be incredibly valuable in an increasingly competitive job market.

To commemorate Arbor Day, JCC's Jamestown Campus will plant a serviceberry tree at 12:15 p.m. on April 29.

The public is invited to attend the event, which will be held near the ballfield at the intersection of Curtis and Falconer sts. Several other trees will be also planted as additions to JCC’s arboretum.

The tree planting is sponsored by JCC’s Earth Awareness Club and sustainability office.

JCC’s annual Earthfest to celebrate Earth Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 20.

The event, sponsored by JCC’s Earth Awareness Club and the college program committee of the JCC Faculty Student Association, is free and open to the public.

Weather permitting, Earthfest will be held outside the Hamilton Collegiate Center near the pond. Otherwise, the program is held in the Student Union.

JCC’s North County Center will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to noon on April 2.

Those planning to attend are asked to register by calling 716.363.6500 or visiting www.sunyjcc.ed/openhouse.

The open house will include an information fair featuring college services, guided tours, and a financial aid session.

JCC’s North County Center is located at 10807 Bennett Rd. in Dunkirk.

The Mark Filsinger Eleventet jazz ensemble will headline JCC’s Jazz Fest on April 22.

Admission to the 7 p.m. performance in Scharmann Theatre is $4, general public, $3, area students and senior citizens, and $2, JCC Faculty Student Association members. Tickets can be purchased through JCC’s box office, 716.338.1187, or online at

The performance is sponsored by JCC’s arts, humanities, and health sciences division and college program committee.


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