Upcoming Events

January

Jazz Dramas: Winter Film Series

Cabin in the Sky (Vincente Minnelli 1943) 98 mins.

Rated PG: The wife of a gambler tries to save his soul in a showcase musical starring the incomparable singer Ethel Waters, and featuring Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington and his orchestra. Co-starring Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson and Lena Horn in her first substantial film role. Oscar nomination, best music, original song, 1944.

Date:
Thursday, January 29, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

February

Playwrights Niagara

Local writers, Katherine Albers and Renee Baillargeon of "Playwrights Niagara" will present an entertaining dramatic reading of their plays, Night Owl and Fillet of Soul. Playwrights Niagara includes 8 professional Niagara area writers who support one another in the conception, development and presentation of their work.

Date:
Thursday, February 05, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Jazz Dramas: Winter Film Series

The Cotton Club (Francis Ford Coppola 1984) 127 mins.

Rated R: A drama set in Harlem's famous Cotton Club of the 1920-30s, where talented African-American performers, white audiences and gangsters cross paths. Starring Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane. Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for best director, set, costume and sound designs, 1985.

Date:
Thursday, February 12, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Family Fun Day

Spend Family Day exploring biodiversity and habitat conservation @ the Museum! Join Earth Rangers for shows @ 11am, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm. This unique and up-close encounter with their animal ambassadors will leave you educated and inspired to help protect animals in the wild.

Other activities include scavenger hunts, crafts, FREE family portraits and three galleries full of artefacts that explore our local history!

Date:
Monday, February 16, 2015
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Brock Improv

Brock Improv presents a truly unique theatrical experience! Throughout the night these improvisers will do scene after scene, game after game all based off of suggestions from the visiting public. Then try your hand at improv and join the games yourself!

Date:
Thursday, February 19, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Jazz Dramas: Winter Film Series

'Round Midnight (Bertrand Tavernier 1986) 133 mins.

Rated AA: An ailing sax player comes to Paris in the late 1950s and befriends a young Frenchman who idolizes the man and his music. Starring jazz legend Dexter Gordon in a role close to his own life. Oscar, best music and original score by Herbie Hancock. U.S. and European nominations and awards, best actor, film, music, 1987.

Date:
Thursday, February 26, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

March

Curator's Talk

Join Curator Suzanne Moase as she explores the museum collection and new acquisitions.

Date:
Thursday, March 05, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Jazz Dramas: Winter Film Series

Kansas City (Robert Altman 1996) 116 mins.

Rated R: Set during the Depression era, the film recreates the crime, racial tensions, politics, and music of the city and the time. Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson and Harry Belafonte. Cannes palme d'or nomination. New York, L.A. and Texas Critics Awards for best music, best supporting actor and actress, 1996.

Date:
Thursday, March 12, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

March Break

Get up close and personal with the live birds of prey from Mountsberg Conservation. Learn the unique stories of each raptor as well as general information about their species. Shows at 11am and 1pm daily. Then, explore the museum including temporary exhibits Northern Owls and Hands-On Nature on loan from the ROM. Complete a scavenger hunt, make a craft, then finish off the day with a movie @ 3pm.

Date:
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 until Friday, March 20, 2015
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Family Yoga

Join Shine On Yoga for a FREE community yoga class. This class is a great way to stretch, play, and have fun with your family! We will incorporate fun interactive yoga games as an opportunity for bonding while sharing the health and well-being that yoga brings. Everyone is welcome!

Date:
Thursday, March 19, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM