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Calendar

Aug
14
Fri
Music in the Gardens for Kids @ Kenan House Gallery
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Weekly starting July 31. Join us for a music series featuring Music with Miss Sara! Only $10 per family.

Bring a blanket and chairs and join us in the Kenan Center Gardens for a youth music by Miss Sara! Miss Sara is a board-certified music therapist and performing musician in Buffalo. She currently provides music therapy and music instruction with a variety of organizations throughout Western New York. TrueBean Coffee Co. will set up their pop-up shop with fresh brewed coffee & baked goods each week.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

These accessible music enrichment sessions will focus on movement, socialization, expression and communication and are great for ages 3-12 years old!

• July 31
• August 7
• August 14
• August 21

10am – 11am
Online registration preferred
$10 per family
Socially distanced class

Where will the music be? You can enter the Kenan Center campus from either 433 Locust St. or 95 Beattie Ave. You may park behind or adjacent to the Taylor Theater & Kenan Montessori Buildings. You will enter the gardens towards the Kenan Herb Club Shed. Music will be played off the back patio of the Taylor Theater.

In case of rain, programming will move to the Kenan Center Arena (195 Beattie Ave.)

 

Aug
20
Thu
Yoga in the Gardens @ Kenan House Gardens
Aug 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Weekly starting July 30. Come stretch during Yoga in the Gardens! Only $10 a person.

This outdoor class will be led by Peaceful Waters Yoga

  • July 30
  • August 6
  • August 13
  • August 21

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

Save time at check in and complete this waiver in advance.

5:30 PM Check-In, class from 6-7 PM
Bring your own yoga mat
$10 per person
Online advance registration is preferred (click link above)
Socially distanced class

All Levels Yoga
A slow paced Hatha yoga class that is appropriate for beginners and experienced yogis, using language that is easy to follow. Instruction blends postures to increase flexibility, balance, and strength, while simultaneously calming the nervous system. Class will begin with breath awareness, move into the physical practice, and conclude with deep relaxation.

Where will the yoga be? You can enter the Kenan Center campus from either 433 Locust St. or 95 Beattie Ave. You may park behind or adjacent to the Taylor Theater & Kenan Montessori Buildings. You will enter the gardens towards the Kenan Herb Club Shed. Yoga will take place off the back patio of the Taylor Theater.

In case of rain, programming will move to the Kenan Center Arena (195 Beattie Ave.)

 

Aug
21
Fri
Music in the Gardens for Kids @ Kenan House Gallery
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Weekly starting July 31. Join us for a music series featuring Music with Miss Sara! Only $10 per family.

Bring a blanket and chairs and join us in the Kenan Center Gardens for a youth music by Miss Sara! Miss Sara is a board-certified music therapist and performing musician in Buffalo. She currently provides music therapy and music instruction with a variety of organizations throughout Western New York. TrueBean Coffee Co. will set up their pop-up shop with fresh brewed coffee & baked goods each week.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

These accessible music enrichment sessions will focus on movement, socialization, expression and communication and are great for ages 3-12 years old!

• July 31
• August 7
• August 14
• August 21

10am – 11am
Online registration preferred
$10 per family
Socially distanced class

Where will the music be? You can enter the Kenan Center campus from either 433 Locust St. or 95 Beattie Ave. You may park behind or adjacent to the Taylor Theater & Kenan Montessori Buildings. You will enter the gardens towards the Kenan Herb Club Shed. Music will be played off the back patio of the Taylor Theater.

In case of rain, programming will move to the Kenan Center Arena (195 Beattie Ave.)

 

Sep
2
Wed
Defiant Monkey: Improv Show @ Taylor Theater
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Defiant Monkey Improv
Improv Jams & Masters of Improv Shows

Defiant Monkey Improv is a two-person improvisational group featuring Karen Eichler and Andrew Spragge that creates on-the-spot theatre based on audience suggestions and participation, like you see on the TV show Whose Line Is It, Anyway? The team hosts a monthly “jam” where participants take part and a show where they take suggestions from the audience and then create one-of-a-kind theatre experience. Both events take place in the Taylor Theater. There is a $5 cost to participate in jams; $10 admission for shows. Click here to visit their website for tickets and information.

 

2020 Schedule

Show’s and Jam’s begin at 7:00PM

February

5 – Show

11 – Jam

 

March

4 – Show

10 – Jam

 

April

1 – Show

7 – Jam

 

May

6 – Show

12 – Jam

 

June

3 – Show

9 – Jam

 

July

1 – Show

7 – Jam

 

August

5 – Show

11 – Jam

 

September

2 – Show

8 – Jam

 

October

7 – Show

No Jam this Month

 

November

4 – Show

10 – Jam

 

December

2 – Show

8 – Jam

 

Sep
8
Tue
Defiant Monkey: Improv Jam @ Taylor Theater
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Defiant Monkey Improv
Improv Jams & Masters of Improv Shows

Defiant Monkey Improv is a two-person improvisational group featuring Karen Eichler and Andrew Spragge that creates on-the-spot theatre based on audience suggestions and participation, like you see on the TV show Whose Line Is It, Anyway? The team hosts a monthly “jam” where participants take part and a show where they take suggestions from the audience and then create one-of-a-kind theatre experience. Both events take place in the Taylor Theater. There is a $5 cost to participate in jams; $10 admission for shows. Click here to visit their website for tickets and information.

 

2020 Schedule

Show’s and Jam’s begin at 7:00PM

February

5 – Show

11 – Jam

 

March

4 – Show

10 – Jam

 

April

1 – Show

7 – Jam

 

May

6 – Show

12 – Jam

 

June

3 – Show

9 – Jam

 

July

1 – Show

7 – Jam

 

August

5 – Show

11 – Jam

 

September

2 – Show

8 – Jam

 

October

7 – Show

No Jam this Month

 

November

4 – Show

10 – Jam

 

December

2 – Show

8 – Jam

 

Sep
26
Sat
Jazz at the Taylor: Katy Miner Sextet @ Taylor Theater
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Katy Miner Sextet
The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook
Saturday, September 26 at 7:30PM – Get tickets here!

Oct
7
Wed
Defiant Monkey: Improv Show @ Taylor Theater
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Defiant Monkey Improv
Improv Jams & Masters of Improv Shows

Defiant Monkey Improv is a two-person improvisational group featuring Karen Eichler and Andrew Spragge that creates on-the-spot theatre based on audience suggestions and participation, like you see on the TV show Whose Line Is It, Anyway? The team hosts a monthly “jam” where participants take part and a show where they take suggestions from the audience and then create one-of-a-kind theatre experience. Both events take place in the Taylor Theater. There is a $5 cost to participate in jams; $10 admission for shows. Click here to visit their website for tickets and information.

 

2020 Schedule

Show’s and Jam’s begin at 7:00PM

February

5 – Show

11 – Jam

 

March

4 – Show

10 – Jam

 

April

1 – Show

7 – Jam

 

May

6 – Show

12 – Jam

 

June

3 – Show

9 – Jam

 

July

1 – Show

7 – Jam

 

August

5 – Show

11 – Jam

 

September

2 – Show

8 – Jam

 

October

7 – Show

No Jam this Month

 

November

4 – Show

10 – Jam

 

December

2 – Show

8 – Jam

 

Oct
13
Tue
Defiant Monkey: Improv Jam @ Taylor Theater
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Defiant Monkey Improv
Improv Jams & Masters of Improv Shows

Defiant Monkey Improv is a two-person improvisational group featuring Karen Eichler and Andrew Spragge that creates on-the-spot theatre based on audience suggestions and participation, like you see on the TV show Whose Line Is It, Anyway? The team hosts a monthly “jam” where participants take part and a show where they take suggestions from the audience and then create one-of-a-kind theatre experience. Both events take place in the Taylor Theater. There is a $5 cost to participate in jams; $10 admission for shows. Click here to visit their website for tickets and information.

 

2020 Schedule

Show’s and Jam’s begin at 7:00PM

February

5 – Show

11 – Jam

 

March

4 – Show

10 – Jam

 

April

1 – Show

7 – Jam

 

May

6 – Show

12 – Jam

 

June

3 – Show

9 – Jam

 

July

1 – Show

7 – Jam

 

August

5 – Show

11 – Jam

 

September

2 – Show

8 – Jam

 

October

7 – Show

No Jam this Month

 

November

4 – Show

10 – Jam

 

December

2 – Show

8 – Jam

 

Nov
4
Wed
Defiant Monkey: Improv Show @ Taylor Theater
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Defiant Monkey Improv
Improv Jams & Masters of Improv Shows

Defiant Monkey Improv is a two-person improvisational group featuring Karen Eichler and Andrew Spragge that creates on-the-spot theatre based on audience suggestions and participation, like you see on the TV show Whose Line Is It, Anyway? The team hosts a monthly “jam” where participants take part and a show where they take suggestions from the audience and then create one-of-a-kind theatre experience. Both events take place in the Taylor Theater. There is a $5 cost to participate in jams; $10 admission for shows. Click here to visit their website for tickets and information.

 

2020 Schedule

Show’s and Jam’s begin at 7:00PM

February

5 – Show

11 – Jam

 

March

4 – Show

10 – Jam

 

April

1 – Show

7 – Jam

 

May

6 – Show

12 – Jam

 

June

3 – Show

9 – Jam

 

July

1 – Show

7 – Jam

 

August

5 – Show

11 – Jam

 

September

2 – Show

8 – Jam

 

October

7 – Show

No Jam this Month

 

November

4 – Show

10 – Jam

 

December

2 – Show

8 – Jam

 

Nov
7
Sat
Jazz at the Taylor: Mary Ramsey Quartet @ Taylor Theater
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Mary Ramsey Quartet
10,000 Maniacs Violinist/Vocalist Plays Jazz
Saturday, November 7 at 7:30PM – Get tickets here!

For weather related closing information please click here.

Kenan Center is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.