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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 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

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

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. Closed April 4, 5 & 18.

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 23-26
CANCELLED. THEATER. WNY Players present Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap.

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. Mom's Night Out. Specialty vendors, food & beverages to benefit the Kenan Center Montessori Preschool. 5-9 pm. Kenan House.

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 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.

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

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

May 23-25

May 29

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 1

June 14
GALLERY. Fine Arts League. Opening Sun., June 14, 2-5 pm. Through July 19.

July 2015

August 2015

September 2015

September 26
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 and Still: Notes from a Midlife Crisis. Watch for news on fee and date for accepting reservations. Limited seating.

October 2015

November 2015

November 6-8
SPECIAL EVENT. "Quilts: You've Come A Long Way" Biennial Quilt Show. 10 am-5 pm daily. Kenan Center Arena.