Events Calendar

Community Yoga Series

Join Shine On Yoga for a FREE community yoga class. Relaxing hatha yoga class, geared toward reducing stress and anxiety, improving sleep quality and maintaining or re-gaining your health. No yoga experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a water bottle and a yoga mat if you have one. Recommended for ages 16 and up. 20 Participants max, please come early to ensure a spot!

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

April 25, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Family Craft Night

Get the family together to create a new family crest, using accurate information from the Medieval period to add meaning to your art!

 

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

May 2, 2019 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ohnia:kara: An Aspiring Geopark

Join Darren Platakis, Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, as he shares his dream for the Ohnia:kara Geopark. UNESCO Global Geoparks are grassroots community led projects that must demonstrate broad community engagement and commitment to be UNESCO designated. The Ohnia:kara Aspiring Global Geopark will bring a sense of pride and strengthen our Niagara community identities while educating about the importance of the geology and its impacts on our industry and cultural history through the recognition of the indigenous peoples that call this land home.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

May 9, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Moccasin Talks: The Great Law of Peace Through the Artist’s Lens

Raymond Skye, Tuscarora artist, will share what inspired him to create the Great Peace artwork, and how it became a focal point for creating an educational CD-rom explaining the significance of all the imagery contained within the piece. This piece of art led him to be involved in various areas of providing and presenting his work towards First Nations education, and also providing a resource for both native and non-native curriculum studies. He will also touch on how this piece led him to become to become very involved and instrumental in the Landscape of Nations memorial project.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

May 16, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Immigrant Life of Author Gerald A. Archambeau

Gerald A. Archambeau, author of A Struggle to Walk with Dignity: The True Story of a Jamaica-born Canadian, shares stories of his life, and how his experiences have been shaped by his identities as a mixed-race child in colonial Jamaica, and then as an immigrant to Canada.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

May 23, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Live History @ The Battle Ground Hotel Museum

Explore Niagara history in an interactive theatrical experience like no other! Tour around the historic Battle Ground Hotel Museum while participating in a mystery described as a cross between Downton Abbey and an Escape Room. Work with the characters in this dark drama to uncover a cipher, and discover the past in a whole new way.

Battle Ground Hotel Museum is located at 6137 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls

$10 per ticket - Must be purchased in advance by calling 905-358-5082 or in person at the Niagara Falls History Museum.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

Dates

  • May 25, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • May 25, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • May 25, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • May 25, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • May 26, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • May 26, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • May 26, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Railway Tracks and Tombstones

Sunday May 26th, 2019 1:30pm-3pm

Join Sherman Zavitz, the City’s Official Historian, for a walk into the past. This tour will focus on the area around Morrison Street, and Stanley Avenue, including a visit to Fairview Cemetery.

All Participants MUST be registered BEFORE event.

Registration to be done here:

http://niagarafalls.maxgalaxycanada.net/Home.aspx

For further information:

905-358-5082

jmilner@niagarafalls.ca

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

May 26, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

“Our Hope for the Future Lies in Remembering the Past”: Niagara Holocaust Memorials

Historian Matt Busnello presents “Our Hope for the Future Lies in Remembering the Past”. He aims to shed lights on the efforts that have been made to commemorate the Holocaust in Canada by examining the memorial culture of Jewish communities in Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, and Hamilton; discussing the National Holocaust Memorial in Ottawa; and addressing the future of Holocaust memorials in the Niagara Region, including the soon-to-be-built Holocaust and Jewish Welland Memorial and the efforts of the Chabad Jewish Center of Niagara.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

May 30, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

LGBTQ+

LGBTQ+ activists Falynn Shaw and Patrick Alexander host Justin Preston, founder of Rise Against Bullying and National Ambassador for Kids Help Phone, for an evening of story-telling. The talk begins at 7pm, and all are welcome.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

June 6, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Moccasin Talks: The Haldimand Tract and Promises to His Majesty’s Allies

Phil Monture (Mohawk, from Six Nations of the Grand River) draws upon his experiences as the Director of Land Claims Research Office at the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve to share information and stories about current and past land claims issues. Specifically, Mr. Monture will highlight the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

June 13, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Author Night: R.L. Manson and Tady Saczkowski of “Two Men, One River”

Two Men, One River takes the reader back a century in the Niagara Region – the way it really was – and tells a story of the way things might have turned out with the absolute unbridling of Nikola Tesla, Sir Adam Beck, and King Camp Gillette by two very ambitious but completely opposite businessmen. Bob Manson (author) is a retired professional engineer who worked in aviation for 35 years, and Tady Saczkowski (researcher) is a Brock University graduate who retired early to spend more time exploring the Region and researching its rich history. Bob and Tady will be speaking about their book: the real-life 1918 Niagara settings and historical figures, the premise of the story, how the project began, and the extensive research that was involved.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

June 20, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Community Art Project

Come work with local Indigenous beadwork artist Sam Thomas to create this year’s community art project which will be unveiled at Niagara Falls Night of Art on September 19. Visitors, with the help of Thomas, will produce strings of beads that will be Thomas is a member of the Lower Cayuga Band of the Iroquois Nation and endeavors to break down cultural divisions through sharing knowledge and the arts. He has led collaborative beading workshops involving over 800 people across two continents, as well as cross-cultural initiatives with East African beadwork artists.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

June 27, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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