Upcoming Events

January

Regency Dance

Step back in time with 1812 Period Dancing accompanied by a live fiddler! Dances for all ages are made up of simple steps, no prior experience needed. Dress up in 1812 clothing is welcome but not mandatory.

Date:
Thursday, January 08, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Owl Foundation

Join John Potter from The Owl Foundation for a talk on various owl species around the province. Learn how to recognize their calls and what you can do to keep them safe in our urban environment.

Date:
Thursday, January 15, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Playwrights Niagara

Local writers, Ann Snead and Tina Yeung Moore of "Playwrights Niagara" will present an entertaining dramatic reading of their plays, An Ordinary Guy and Figuring Jack. Playwrights Niagara includes 8 professional Niagara area writers who support one another in the conception, development and presentation of their work.

Date:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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