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Calendar

May
1
Sun
Extraordinary Forms VI: Focus on Fiber @ Kenan Center House Gallery
May 1 @ 2:00 pm – Jun 12 @ 4:00 pm

On view at the Kenan House Gallery May 1 – June 12.

EXTRAORDINARY FORMS VI: FOCUS ON FIBER

May 1 – June 12, 2022

Works by Jozef Bajus, Nancy Belfer, Véronique Côté, Jack Edson, Leanne Goldblatt, Ani Hoover, Barbara Murak and Kurt Treeby. Guest Curated by Dr. Gerald Mead. This exhibition features work in a wide range of fiber media and techniques by eight WNY artists. “Extraordinary Forms” is a periodic exhibition series begun in 2007 to showcase exceptional work in craft media.

Opening Reception: May 1, 2-4pm. Hosted by the Kenan Arts Council.

Kenan House Gallery Hours
Monday-Friday, Noon–4 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 2-4pm

*The Gallery is closed on the following dates due to private events:

  • Saturday, May 7th
  • Friday, May 13th
  • Sunday, May 15th
  • Saturday, May 28th
  • Sunday, May 29th
  • Monday, May 30th
  • Saturday, June 11th

If traveling, call (716) 433-2617, Monday-Friday before 5 pm, to confirm that the Gallery is open the day you wish to visit. Follow the Kenan Center on Facebook or Instagram for closing announcements. Masks are strongly suggested in the gallery. No admission; $5 donation is greatly appreciated.

Support for the Kenan House Gallery Exhibitions is provided by, the Kenan Arts Council, Grigg Lewis Foundation, Kenan Quilters’ Guild, Mr. & Mrs. Samuel F. Ward, William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust, and M&T Bank.

Kenan Center encourages program participants to wear masks to their level of comfort and for their personal safety.  While wearing a mask is not currently required, the Kenan Center reserves the right to modify its mask wearing requirements as conditions warrant, or as may be dictated by New York State and the Niagara County Department of Health.

Extraordinary Forms VI: Focus on Fiber
May 1 @ 2:00 pm – Jun 12 @ 4:00 pm

EXTRAORDINARY FORMS VI: FOCUS ON FIBER
May 1 – June 12, 2022

Works by Jozef Bajus, Nancy Belfer, Véronique Côté, Jack Edson, Leanne Goldblatt, Ani Hoover, Barbara Murak and Kurt Treeby. Guest Curated by Dr. Gerald Mead. This exhibition features work in a wide range of fiber media and techniques by eight WNY artists. “Extraordinary Forms” is a periodic exhibition series begun in 2007 to showcase exceptional work in craft media.

Opening Reception: May 1, 2-4pm. Hosted by the Kenan Arts Council.

Kenan House Gallery Hours
Monday-Friday, Noon–4 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 2-4pm

*The Gallery is closed on the following dates due to private events:

  • Saturday, May 7th
  • Friday, May 13th
  • Sunday, May 15th
  • Saturday, May 28th
  • Sunday, May 29th
  • Monday, May 30th
  • Saturday, June 11th

If traveling, call (716) 433-2617, Monday-Friday before 5 pm, to confirm that the Gallery is open the day you wish to visit. Follow the Kenan Center on Facebook or Instagram for closing announcements. Masks are strongly suggested in the gallery. No admission; $5 donation is greatly appreciated.

Support for the Kenan House Gallery Exhibitions is provided by, the Kenan Arts Council, Grigg Lewis Foundation, Kenan Quilters’ Guild, Mr. & Mrs. Samuel F. Ward, William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust, and M&T Bank.

 

Kenan Center encourages program participants to wear masks to their level of comfort and for their personal safety.  While wearing a mask is not currently required, the Kenan Center reserves the right to modify its mask wearing requirements as conditions warrant, or as may be dictated by New York State and the Niagara County Department of Health.

May
25
Wed
Hey! Let’s Play After School @ Kenan Center, Arena
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Hey! Let’s Play After School Program announced for Spring at Kenan Center! Starting March 28th.

Hey! Let’s Play After School

Does your child come home after school and sit in front of the TV? Do they whine that there’s nothing to do before dinner every night? Are you just looking for them to get some exercise? Hey! Let’s Play After School is a program from Kenan Center that allows children ages K-6 let their energy out after a long day in school! You can sign up for one day, or every single Monday, Wednesday, and Friday session. It’s only $5 a child per day with scholarships available. Kids can stay for the whole time or a portion of the time.

Monday, March 28 — Wednesday, June 15
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 3:00PM-5:15PM

Calendar is followed from Lockport City School District. If there is a half day or a full day off, Hey! Let’s Play will not be available.

Mondays & Wednesdays will feature Playworks. Kids will have the opportunity to play at different recreational stations and enjoy Free Play! Fridays will feature Challenger Learning Center and a new topic will be learned each week. Timed for kids grades K-6th, the program allows for kids to get dropped off right after school (3pm or 3:30pm) depending on their school. This is open to all school districts. Hey! Let’s Play does not offer transportation at this time but may we suggest sharing a ride with a friend? You can drive Susie & Maggie on Monday and Maggie’s Mom can drive them on Wednesday

$5 per day, per child Scholarships available.
Includes snacks!
For grades K-6thKenan Center Arena 195 Beattie Avenue Lockport, NY

Attention: When purchasing tickets, you can add a ticket for each day to your cart then continue on to “check out” after you’ve completed all the dates you want. This allows for ease when signing up for multiple days.

Hey! Let’s Play Family Engagement Days

Keep a look out for future dates — May 21 & June 18!

This program is brought to you by the Garman Family Foundation administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. For more than a century, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has enhanced and encouraged long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. A 501 (c)(3) organization, the Community Foundation’s mission is: Connecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York. Established in 1919, the Community Foundation has made the most of the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and organizations who entrust charitable assets to the Community Foundation’s care. Learn more at cfgb.org.

Kenan Center encourages program participants to wear masks to their level of comfort and for their personal safety.  While wearing a mask is not currently required, the Kenan Center reserves the right to modify its mask wearing requirements as conditions warrant, or as may be dictated by New York State and the Niagara County Department of Health.

Jun
1
Wed
Hey! Let’s Play After School @ Kenan Center, Arena
Jun 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Hey! Let’s Play After School Program announced for Spring at Kenan Center! Starting March 28th.

Hey! Let’s Play After School

Does your child come home after school and sit in front of the TV? Do they whine that there’s nothing to do before dinner every night? Are you just looking for them to get some exercise? Hey! Let’s Play After School is a program from Kenan Center that allows children ages K-6 let their energy out after a long day in school! You can sign up for one day, or every single Monday, Wednesday, and Friday session. It’s only $5 a child per day with scholarships available. Kids can stay for the whole time or a portion of the time.

Monday, March 28 — Wednesday, June 15
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 3:00PM-5:15PM

Calendar is followed from Lockport City School District. If there is a half day or a full day off, Hey! Let’s Play will not be available.

Mondays & Wednesdays will feature Playworks. Kids will have the opportunity to play at different recreational stations and enjoy Free Play! Fridays will feature Challenger Learning Center and a new topic will be learned each week. Timed for kids grades K-6th, the program allows for kids to get dropped off right after school (3pm or 3:30pm) depending on their school. This is open to all school districts. Hey! Let’s Play does not offer transportation at this time but may we suggest sharing a ride with a friend? You can drive Susie & Maggie on Monday and Maggie’s Mom can drive them on Wednesday

$5 per day, per child Scholarships available.
Includes snacks!
For grades K-6thKenan Center Arena 195 Beattie Avenue Lockport, NY

Attention: When purchasing tickets, you can add a ticket for each day to your cart then continue on to “check out” after you’ve completed all the dates you want. This allows for ease when signing up for multiple days.

Hey! Let’s Play Family Engagement Days

Keep a look out for future dates — May 21 & June 18!

This program is brought to you by the Garman Family Foundation administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. For more than a century, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has enhanced and encouraged long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. A 501 (c)(3) organization, the Community Foundation’s mission is: Connecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York. Established in 1919, the Community Foundation has made the most of the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and organizations who entrust charitable assets to the Community Foundation’s care. Learn more at cfgb.org.

Kenan Center encourages program participants to wear masks to their level of comfort and for their personal safety.  While wearing a mask is not currently required, the Kenan Center reserves the right to modify its mask wearing requirements as conditions warrant, or as may be dictated by New York State and the Niagara County Department of Health.

Jun
6
Mon
Hey! Let’s Play After School @ Kenan Center, Arena
Jun 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Hey! Let’s Play After School Program announced for Spring at Kenan Center! Starting March 28th.

Hey! Let’s Play After School

Does your child come home after school and sit in front of the TV? Do they whine that there’s nothing to do before dinner every night? Are you just looking for them to get some exercise? Hey! Let’s Play After School is a program from Kenan Center that allows children ages K-6 let their energy out after a long day in school! You can sign up for one day, or every single Monday, Wednesday, and Friday session. It’s only $5 a child per day with scholarships available. Kids can stay for the whole time or a portion of the time.

Monday, March 28 — Wednesday, June 15
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 3:00PM-5:15PM

Calendar is followed from Lockport City School District. If there is a half day or a full day off, Hey! Let’s Play will not be available.

Mondays & Wednesdays will feature Playworks. Kids will have the opportunity to play at different recreational stations and enjoy Free Play! Fridays will feature Challenger Learning Center and a new topic will be learned each week. Timed for kids grades K-6th, the program allows for kids to get dropped off right after school (3pm or 3:30pm) depending on their school. This is open to all school districts. Hey! Let’s Play does not offer transportation at this time but may we suggest sharing a ride with a friend? You can drive Susie & Maggie on Monday and Maggie’s Mom can drive them on Wednesday

$5 per day, per child Scholarships available.
Includes snacks!
For grades K-6thKenan Center Arena 195 Beattie Avenue Lockport, NY

Attention: When purchasing tickets, you can add a ticket for each day to your cart then continue on to “check out” after you’ve completed all the dates you want. This allows for ease when signing up for multiple days.

Hey! Let’s Play Family Engagement Days

Keep a look out for future dates — May 21 & June 18!

This program is brought to you by the Garman Family Foundation administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. For more than a century, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has enhanced and encouraged long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. A 501 (c)(3) organization, the Community Foundation’s mission is: Connecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York. Established in 1919, the Community Foundation has made the most of the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and organizations who entrust charitable assets to the Community Foundation’s care. Learn more at cfgb.org.

Kenan Center encourages program participants to wear masks to their level of comfort and for their personal safety.  While wearing a mask is not currently required, the Kenan Center reserves the right to modify its mask wearing requirements as conditions warrant, or as may be dictated by New York State and the Niagara County Department of Health.

Jun
8
Wed
Hey! Let’s Play After School @ Kenan Center, Arena
Jun 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Hey! Let’s Play After School Program announced for Spring at Kenan Center! Starting March 28th.

Hey! Let’s Play After School

Does your child come home after school and sit in front of the TV? Do they whine that there’s nothing to do before dinner every night? Are you just looking for them to get some exercise? Hey! Let’s Play After School is a program from Kenan Center that allows children ages K-6 let their energy out after a long day in school! You can sign up for one day, or every single Monday, Wednesday, and Friday session. It’s only $5 a child per day with scholarships available. Kids can stay for the whole time or a portion of the time.

Monday, March 28 — Wednesday, June 15
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 3:00PM-5:15PM

Calendar is followed from Lockport City School District. If there is a half day or a full day off, Hey! Let’s Play will not be available.

Mondays & Wednesdays will feature Playworks. Kids will have the opportunity to play at different recreational stations and enjoy Free Play! Fridays will feature Challenger Learning Center and a new topic will be learned each week. Timed for kids grades K-6th, the program allows for kids to get dropped off right after school (3pm or 3:30pm) depending on their school. This is open to all school districts. Hey! Let’s Play does not offer transportation at this time but may we suggest sharing a ride with a friend? You can drive Susie & Maggie on Monday and Maggie’s Mom can drive them on Wednesday

$5 per day, per child Scholarships available.
Includes snacks!
For grades K-6thKenan Center Arena 195 Beattie Avenue Lockport, NY

Attention: When purchasing tickets, you can add a ticket for each day to your cart then continue on to “check out” after you’ve completed all the dates you want. This allows for ease when signing up for multiple days.

Hey! Let’s Play Family Engagement Days

Keep a look out for future dates — May 21 & June 18!

This program is brought to you by the Garman Family Foundation administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. For more than a century, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has enhanced and encouraged long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. A 501 (c)(3) organization, the Community Foundation’s mission is: Connecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York. Established in 1919, the Community Foundation has made the most of the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and organizations who entrust charitable assets to the Community Foundation’s care. Learn more at cfgb.org.

Kenan Center encourages program participants to wear masks to their level of comfort and for their personal safety.  While wearing a mask is not currently required, the Kenan Center reserves the right to modify its mask wearing requirements as conditions warrant, or as may be dictated by New York State and the Niagara County Department of Health.

Jun
10
Fri
Hey! Let’s Play After School @ Kenan Center, Arena
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Hey! Let’s Play After School Program announced for Spring at Kenan Center! Starting March 28th.

Hey! Let’s Play After School

Does your child come home after school and sit in front of the TV? Do they whine that there’s nothing to do before dinner every night? Are you just looking for them to get some exercise? Hey! Let’s Play After School is a program from Kenan Center that allows children ages K-6 let their energy out after a long day in school! You can sign up for one day, or every single Monday, Wednesday, and Friday session. It’s only $5 a child per day with scholarships available. Kids can stay for the whole time or a portion of the time.

Monday, March 28 — Wednesday, June 15
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 3:00PM-5:15PM

Calendar is followed from Lockport City School District. If there is a half day or a full day off, Hey! Let’s Play will not be available.

Mondays & Wednesdays will feature Playworks. Kids will have the opportunity to play at different recreational stations and enjoy Free Play! Fridays will feature Challenger Learning Center and a new topic will be learned each week. Timed for kids grades K-6th, the program allows for kids to get dropped off right after school (3pm or 3:30pm) depending on their school. This is open to all school districts. Hey! Let’s Play does not offer transportation at this time but may we suggest sharing a ride with a friend? You can drive Susie & Maggie on Monday and Maggie’s Mom can drive them on Wednesday

$5 per day, per child Scholarships available.
Includes snacks!
For grades K-6thKenan Center Arena 195 Beattie Avenue Lockport, NY

Attention: When purchasing tickets, you can add a ticket for each day to your cart then continue on to “check out” after you’ve completed all the dates you want. This allows for ease when signing up for multiple days.

Hey! Let’s Play Family Engagement Days

Keep a look out for future dates — May 21 & June 18!

This program is brought to you by the Garman Family Foundation administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. For more than a century, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has enhanced and encouraged long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. A 501 (c)(3) organization, the Community Foundation’s mission is: Connecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York. Established in 1919, the Community Foundation has made the most of the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and organizations who entrust charitable assets to the Community Foundation’s care. Learn more at cfgb.org.

Kenan Center encourages program participants to wear masks to their level of comfort and for their personal safety.  While wearing a mask is not currently required, the Kenan Center reserves the right to modify its mask wearing requirements as conditions warrant, or as may be dictated by New York State and the Niagara County Department of Health.

Jun
13
Mon
Hey! Let’s Play After School @ Kenan Center, Arena
Jun 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Hey! Let’s Play After School Program announced for Spring at Kenan Center! Starting March 28th.

Hey! Let’s Play After School

Does your child come home after school and sit in front of the TV? Do they whine that there’s nothing to do before dinner every night? Are you just looking for them to get some exercise? Hey! Let’s Play After School is a program from Kenan Center that allows children ages K-6 let their energy out after a long day in school! You can sign up for one day, or every single Monday, Wednesday, and Friday session. It’s only $5 a child per day with scholarships available. Kids can stay for the whole time or a portion of the time.

Monday, March 28 — Wednesday, June 15
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 3:00PM-5:15PM

Calendar is followed from Lockport City School District. If there is a half day or a full day off, Hey! Let’s Play will not be available.

Mondays & Wednesdays will feature Playworks. Kids will have the opportunity to play at different recreational stations and enjoy Free Play! Fridays will feature Challenger Learning Center and a new topic will be learned each week. Timed for kids grades K-6th, the program allows for kids to get dropped off right after school (3pm or 3:30pm) depending on their school. This is open to all school districts. Hey! Let’s Play does not offer transportation at this time but may we suggest sharing a ride with a friend? You can drive Susie & Maggie on Monday and Maggie’s Mom can drive them on Wednesday

$5 per day, per child Scholarships available.
Includes snacks!
For grades K-6thKenan Center Arena 195 Beattie Avenue Lockport, NY

Attention: When purchasing tickets, you can add a ticket for each day to your cart then continue on to “check out” after you’ve completed all the dates you want. This allows for ease when signing up for multiple days.

Hey! Let’s Play Family Engagement Days

Keep a look out for future dates — May 21 & June 18!

This program is brought to you by the Garman Family Foundation administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. For more than a century, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has enhanced and encouraged long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. A 501 (c)(3) organization, the Community Foundation’s mission is: Connecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York. Established in 1919, the Community Foundation has made the most of the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and organizations who entrust charitable assets to the Community Foundation’s care. Learn more at cfgb.org.

Kenan Center encourages program participants to wear masks to their level of comfort and for their personal safety.  While wearing a mask is not currently required, the Kenan Center reserves the right to modify its mask wearing requirements as conditions warrant, or as may be dictated by New York State and the Niagara County Department of Health.

Jun
15
Wed
Hey! Let’s Play After School @ Kenan Center, Arena
Jun 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Hey! Let’s Play After School Program announced for Spring at Kenan Center! Starting March 28th.

Hey! Let’s Play After School

Does your child come home after school and sit in front of the TV? Do they whine that there’s nothing to do before dinner every night? Are you just looking for them to get some exercise? Hey! Let’s Play After School is a program from Kenan Center that allows children ages K-6 let their energy out after a long day in school! You can sign up for one day, or every single Monday, Wednesday, and Friday session. It’s only $5 a child per day with scholarships available. Kids can stay for the whole time or a portion of the time.

Monday, March 28 — Wednesday, June 15
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 3:00PM-5:15PM

Calendar is followed from Lockport City School District. If there is a half day or a full day off, Hey! Let’s Play will not be available.

Mondays & Wednesdays will feature Playworks. Kids will have the opportunity to play at different recreational stations and enjoy Free Play! Fridays will feature Challenger Learning Center and a new topic will be learned each week. Timed for kids grades K-6th, the program allows for kids to get dropped off right after school (3pm or 3:30pm) depending on their school. This is open to all school districts. Hey! Let’s Play does not offer transportation at this time but may we suggest sharing a ride with a friend? You can drive Susie & Maggie on Monday and Maggie’s Mom can drive them on Wednesday

$5 per day, per child Scholarships available.
Includes snacks!
For grades K-6thKenan Center Arena 195 Beattie Avenue Lockport, NY

Attention: When purchasing tickets, you can add a ticket for each day to your cart then continue on to “check out” after you’ve completed all the dates you want. This allows for ease when signing up for multiple days.

Hey! Let’s Play Family Engagement Days

Keep a look out for future dates — May 21 & June 18!

This program is brought to you by the Garman Family Foundation administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. For more than a century, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has enhanced and encouraged long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. A 501 (c)(3) organization, the Community Foundation’s mission is: Connecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York. Established in 1919, the Community Foundation has made the most of the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and organizations who entrust charitable assets to the Community Foundation’s care. Learn more at cfgb.org.

Kenan Center encourages program participants to wear masks to their level of comfort and for their personal safety.  While wearing a mask is not currently required, the Kenan Center reserves the right to modify its mask wearing requirements as conditions warrant, or as may be dictated by New York State and the Niagara County Department of Health.

Jul
12
Tue
Bar(re) in the Gardens @ Kenan Center
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Barre is a form of physical exercise that blends inspired elements of ballet, yoga, and Pilates.   We’ll have a different winery or brewery here every week so that you  will be able to enjoy a refreshing beverage after class!

Tuesdays in July & August from 6:00 – 7:00PM

Instructed by Danielle Neglia

For ages 21+

$12 per class or $50 for all six Class (includes tasting after class)

 

Kenan Center encourages program participants to wear masks to their level of comfort and for their personal safety.  While wearing a mask is not currently required, the Kenan Center reserves the right to modify its mask wearing requirements as conditions warrant, or as may be dictated by New York State and the Niagara County Department of Health.

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