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Be Here! Kenan Center Calendar of Events

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January 2015

January 11
GALLERY. MANmade Art: A Cross-Generational Survey. Opening reception, 2-5 pm. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. Through February 22. Closed Jan 19 & 26 and Feb 16 & 21.

January 24
SPECIAL EVENT. 4th Annual Niagara Wine & Beer Tasting Fest. 5-9 pm. More than 30 wineries, breweries, restaurants and specialty food vendors, live music, basket raffle, 50/50 split. Wine by the bottle for sale. $25 presale. $35 at the door. Ticket includes tasting journal, souvenir glass, and $5 food voucher. Kenan Center Arena. Visit www.NiagaraWineAndBeerFest.com for details and link to purchase tickets online.

January 30
SPECIAL EVENT. Get To Know Your Kenan Center. Informal conversation with our board president and executive director. Light brunch fare and beverages will be served. 10 am at the Kenan House.

January 31
MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE. See the classroom environment, meet the teachers, and register early for 2014/2015 school year. 1-4 pm.

February 2015

February1-22
GALLERY. MANmade Art: A Cross-Generational Survey. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. Closed Feb 16 & 21.

February 10
KENAN ARTS COUNCIL PROGRAM. Honorable Anne E. McCaffrey, Mayor of Lockport. 12:15 p.m. Taylor Theater Meeting Room.

February 12
QUILTERS' MEETING & PROGRAM. Block Party. 7 pm.

February 14
QUILTERS' WORKSHOP. Topic: Vortex quilt. 9 am-3 pm.

February 18
QUILTERS' CIRCLE. 10 am-2 pm.

February 27 & 28
SPECIAL EVENT. Exchange Club Circus. Friday, 7 pm and Saturday, 12 noon. Kenan Center Arena.

March 2015

March 1
GALLERY. Storrs All High Photo Show. Opening Sun., March 1, 2-5 pm. Through March 22.

March 10
KENAN ARTS COUNCIL PROGRAM. Featured speaker will be Margaret Truax, Lockport historican, speaking on the Kenan family. 12:15 pm. Taylor Theater Meeting Room.

March 12
QUILTERS' MEETING & PROGRAM. Zentangles & Guild Birthday Party. 7 pm.

March 13 & 14
SPECIAL EVENT. Spring Fever Antique Fair Hosted by the Niagara Art Trail. Fri., 5-8 pm; Sat, 9 am-3 pm. Kenan Center Arena.

March 14
QUILTERS' WORKSHOP. Topic: Zentangles. 9 am-3 pm.

March 16
EDUCATION. Music & Children Together classes start.

March 18
QUILTERS' CIRCLE. 10 am-2 pm.

March 29
GALLERY. Wood, Paper, Scissors. Featuring hand-crafted books, book sculptures, collage, and marionettes/wood figurines of Diane L. Bond, Jodi Harvey-Brown. Marie Prince, and Doris Timkey. Opening Sun., March 29, 2-5 pm. Through April 26.

April 2015

April 9
QUILTERS' MEETING & PROGRAM. History of reproduction fabrics. 7 pm.

April 11
QUILTERS' WORKSHOP. Landscaping. 9 am-3 pm.

April 15
QUILTERS' CIRCLE. 10 am-2 pm.

April 25 &26
SPECIAL EVENT. Train Show Hosted by the Toy Train Collector's Society. Sat, 10 am-5 pm; Sun, 10 am-4pm. Kenan Arena.

May 2015

May 1
SPECIAL EVENT. Get To Know Your Kenan Center. Join our Board President and Executive Director for a casual conversation about the Kenan Center. Light breakfast items and beverages seved. 10 am.

SPECIAL EVENT. Mom's Night Out. More than 30 vendors, food & beverages to benefit the Kenan Center Montessori Preschool. 5-9 pm. Kenan House & Taylor Theater Meeting Room.

May 3
GALLERY. Extraordinary Forms IV: The Ceramics Legacy of Robert Wood. Featuring the ceramic sculptures of Robert Wood, coordinator of the ceramics program at Buffalo State College, and 12 alumni. Opening Sun., May 3, 2-5 pm. Through June 7. Hours: M-F, 12-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. See 100 American Craftsmen for special weekend hours. Closed May 9, 16, 23-25, 29, and June 6.

May 6
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater Meeting Room.

May 14
QUILTERS' MEETING & PROGRAM. Modern quilting. 7 pm.

May 16
QUILTERS' WORKSHOP. Modern quilting. 9 am-3 pm.

May 23-25
KENAN BUSINESS OFFICE, GALLERY & PRESCHOOL CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL HOLIDAY.

May 29
KENAN GALLERY CLOSED.

May 29
SPECIAL EVENT. 45th Annual 100 American Craftsmen Show. 6-9 pm. Kenan Center Arena.

May 30
SPECIAL EVENT. 45th Annual 100 American Craftsmen Show. 10 am-5 pm. Kenan Center Arena. Extraordinary Forms IV in the House Gallery hours: 11 am-5 pm.

May 31
SPECIAL EVENT. 45th Annual 100 American Craftsmen Show. 11 am-5 pm. Kenan Center Arena. Extraordinary Forms IV in the House Gallery hours: noon-4 pm.

June 2015

June 3
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater Meeting Room.

June 14
GALLERY. Fine Arts League. Opening Sun., June 14, 2-5 pm. Through July 19. Hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sun. 2-5 pm. Closed July 4 & 5.

June 28
GALLERY. Fine Arts League Reception. 2-5 pm.

July 2015

July 8
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater Meeting Room.

July 26
GALLERY. Ontario Plain Group of Twelve Exhibit. Opening Sun., July 26, 2-5 pm. Through August 30. M-F, noon-5 pm; Sun. 2-5 pm.

August 2015

August 5
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater Meeting Room.

September 2015

September 13
GALLERY. Vietnam Veterans: Our Photo Album. Opening Sun., September 13, 2-5 pm. Through October 11. Hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. Closed September 19 and October 10.

September 16
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater Meeting Room.

SPECIAL EVENT. Author and Lecturer Lauren Winner. Winner, assistant professor of Christian Spirituality at Duke University, will be the guest speaker at the 2nd annual Kenan Speaker Series. Winner is the author of numerous books including Girl Meets God, Still: Notes from a Midlife Crisis, and her new release Wearing God. 3 pm at the Traylor Theater; reception to follow in the Kenan House. $10 general public; $5 students with ID. Date will be announced for taking reservations.

October 2015

October 7
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater Meeting Room.

October 13-17
THEATER. Missoula Children's Theater Residency. Auditions Tues, Oct. 13, 4 pm in the Taylor Theater Meeting Room.

October 17
THEATER. Missoula Children's Theater Performances. 3 pm & 7 pm. Lockport High School.

October 18
GALLERY. Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society Exhibit. Opening Sun., October 18. 2-5 pm. Through November 15. Hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm.

November 2015

November 4
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater Meeting Room.

November 6-8
SPECIAL EVENT. "Quilts: You've Come A Long Way" Biennial Quilt Show. Friday & Saturday, 10 am-5 pm; Sunday, 11 am-4 pm. Kenan Center Arena.

November 20-22
SPECIAL EVENT. Holiday Gift Show. Friday, 5-9 pm; Saturday, 10 am-5 pm; Sunday, 11 am-5 pm. Kenan Center Arena.

November 2015

December 9
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater Meeting Room.