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Be Here! Kenan Center Calendar of Events

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December 2015

December 8
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

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

December 24 & 25
KENAN CAMPUS CLOSED.

January 2016

January 5
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

January 6
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

January 10
GALLERY. Fragments: Watercolors & Drawings by Norine Spurling. Opening reception, 2-5 pm. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. Through February 24.

January 14
QUILTERS' MEETING & PROGRAM. Paper Piercing Technique. 7 pm.

January 16
QUILTERS' WORKSHOP. Judy Niemeyer Table Runner with Barb Miller, Pt. 1. 9 am-3 pm.

January 30
SPECIAL EVENT. 5th 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.

February 2016

February 1-14
GALLERY. Fragments: Watercolors & Drawings by Norine Spurling. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm.

February 6
CHILDREN'S EDUCATION. Art with Cassandra. Session One--Painting. Ages 5-8, 10 am; ages 9-12, 11:15 am. Advance registration required.

February 9
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

February 9
KENAN ARTS COUNCIL. Art Venture trip to Albright Knox Art Gallery. Sign-up required.

February 10
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

February 11
QUILTERS' MEETING & PROGRAM. Quilt As You Go Techniques. 7 pm.

February 13
QUILTERS' WORKSHOP. Judy Niemeyer Table Runner with Barb Miller, Pt. 2. 9 am-3 pm.

February 21
GALLERY. Rachel Ostrow Exhibit. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. Through March 25.

February 26 & 27
SPECIAL EVENT. Exchange Club Circus. Friday, 7 pm and Saturday, 1 & 4 pm. Kenan Center Arena.

March 2016

March 1-25
GALLERY. Rachel Ostrow Exhibit. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm.

March 8
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

March 8
KENAN ARTS COUNCIL. Toastmasters demonstration with Kristy Miller. 12:15 pm.

March 9
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

March 10
QUILTERS' MEETING & PROGRAM. Guild Annual Birthday Party. 7 pm.

March 12
QUILTERS' WORKSHOP. Beading Workshop with Stephanie Drehs. 9 am-3 pm.

April 2016

April 2
CHILDREN'S EDUCATION. Art with Cassandra. Session Two--Mixed Media Art. Ages 5-8, 10 am; ages 9-12, 11:15 am. Advance registration required.

April 5
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

April 6
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

April 10
GALLERY. Storrs All High Photo Show. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm.

April 12
KENAN ARTS COUNCIL. Presentation by Explore Buffalo. 12:15 pm.

April 14
QUILTERS' MEETING & PROGRAM. Locker Hooking & Special Finishes. 7 pm.

April 16
QUILTERS' WORKSHOP. Stitched Paper Cards & Accessories with Stefani Tadio. 9 am-3 pm.

April 23 & 24
SPECIAL EVENT. Train Show Hosted by the Toy Train Collector's Society. Sat, 10 am-5 pm; Sun, 10 am-4pm. Kenan Arena.

April 29
SPECIAL EVENT. 3rd Annual Mom's Night Out Vendor Fair 5-9 pm. Featuring more than 30 vendors in the Kenan House, Taylor Theater and Meeting Room. Free admission. To benefit the Kenan Center Montessori Preschool.

May 2016

May 10
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

May 11
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

May 15
GALLERY. MetaCorporate: Art from Industry. Opening Sun., May 15, 2-5 pm. Through June 26. Hours: M-F, 12-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. See 100 American Craftsmen for special weekend hours.

May 12
QUILTERS' MEETING & PROGRAM. Sashiko Stitching in Your Quilts. 7 pm.

May 14
QUILTERS' WORKSHOP. Basket Weaving with Gail Schweigert. 9 am-3 pm.

June 2016

June 1-26
GALLERY. MetaCorporate: Art from Industry. Opening Sun., May 15, 2-5 pm. Hours: M-F, 12-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm.

June 3
SPECIAL EVENT. 46th Annual 100 American Craftsmen Show. 6-9 pm. Kenan Center Arena. Gallery closed.

June 4
SPECIAL EVENT. 46th Annual 100 American Craftsmen Show. 10 am-5 pm. Kenan Center Arena. House Gallery hours: 11 am-5 pm.

June 5
SPECIAL EVENT. 46th Annual 100 American Craftsmen Show. 11 am-5 pm. Kenan Center Arena. House Gallery hours: noon-4 pm.

June 6
CLASSES. Art with Cassandra: Introduction to Drawing. Through July 21. 5:30-6:30 pm for ages 5-8; 6:45-7:45 pm for ages 9-12. $90 for 6-week session. Register by calling 433-2617.

June 7
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

June 8
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

June 25
SPECIAL EVENT. Giant Tag Sale. 9 am-5 pm. To benefit the Kenan Center. Kenan Center Arena.

July 2016

July 10
GALLERY. Niagara Frontier Art Exhibit. Opening Sun., July 10, 2-5 pm. Through August 14. Hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sun. 2-5 pm.

July
SPECIAL EVENT. Independence Day at the Kenan Center. Bring the kids and your lawn chair to enjoy the parade as it passes down Locust St. Food and lemonade available.

July 5
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

July 6
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

July 11
KIDQUEST. KidVentures, Theater Enrichment, Whimsical Art Project, ArenaPlay start. See the Education and Sports & Recreation pages for details.

July 15
FAMILY. Fairy Garden Workshop. Registration required. Fee $. 9:30 am.

July 17
KIDQUEST. Theater Enrichment student performance. Free. 6:30 pm in the Taylor Theater.

July 29
KIDQUEST. Theater Enrichment student performance. Free. 6:30 pm in the Taylor Theater.

July 29
KIDQUEST. Kenan Center Barnyard. 10 am.

August 2016

August 1
KIDQUEST. Camp Invention. For children entering grades 1-6. See the Education pages for details.

August 9
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

August 10
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

August 19
KIDQUEST. "In Jest," with Nels Ross. 10:30 am. Free.

August 21
GALLERY. Beauty of the Beasts: Paintings of Our Natural World featuring the work of Judith Hartke. Opening Sun., August 21, 2-5 pm. Through October 2. M-F, noon-5 pm; Sun. 2-5 pm. Open Sundays, 2-5 pm after Labor Day.

September 2016

September 1-Oct 2
GALLERY. Beauty of the Beasts Exhibit. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun (after Labor Day), 2-5 pm

September 6
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

September 7
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

September 18
SPECIAL EVENT. Tea & Tour with Artist Judith Hartke. 1-3 pm. Advanced resrvations required. Call 433-2617 for details.

October 2016

October 16
GALLERY. Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society National Exhibit. Public reception, October 30. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. Through November 13.

October 4
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

October 5
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

October 29
FUNDRAISER. Harvest Gala. Details TBA.

November 2016

November 1-13
GALLERY. Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society National Exhibit. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm.

November 8
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

November 9
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

November 5
SPECIAL EVENT. Kenan Speaker Series featuring Diana Butler Bass.3 pm. Taylor Theater. Pre-sale $10 general public; $7 students. At the door: $12/$10. Reception and booksoigning to follow in the Kenan House.

November 18-20
SPECIAL EVENT. Holiday Gift Show. Friday, 5-9 pm; Saturday, 10 am-5 pm; Sunday, 11 am-5 pm. Kenan Center House, Education Building & Taylor Theater.

December 2016

December 6
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.

December 7
THEATER. Defiant Monkey Improv. 7 pm. Taylor Theater.