Events Calendar

Through Anne’s Eyes: A Performance

“What is it to look back on a life?” asks Anne in the opening line of Through Anne’s Eyes, a theatrical reading of Anne Shirley Blythe’s memories. Anne, now in her 60s, reminisces and reflects on her past - the very difficult moments and those of great joy. Join creator and performer Maja Bannerman and Vox Violins for an evening performance that includes many beloved moments from Anne of Green Gables.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

December 20, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Family Activity: Sleigh Craft

Get into the winter spirit by decorating a wooden sleigh!

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

December 27, 2018 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

LGBTQ+ In The City Presents: Coming-Out Stories

LGBTQ+ activists Falynn Shaw and Patrick Alexander host an event for the LGBTQ+ and straight communities alike. Both Falynn and Patrick will share their personal coming-out stories. The talk begins at 7pm, and light refreshments will be served afterwards.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

January 3, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

January 10, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

January 17, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Great Canadian Historical Songbook

Join local musicians Aaron Berger, Laurel Minnes, Juliet Dunn, Adrienne Smoke, and Joe Lapinski as they bring history alive with songs and words that tell local stories. Their setlist includes stories of Indigenous and Black history, unsung heroes, smugglers and daredevils, and inventors who changed the world!

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

January 24, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Political Players on Screen: Winter Film Series

THE CANDIDATE (Michael Ritchie, 1972) 110 mins
Rated PG Robert Redford gives a virtuoso performance as a candidate for the US Senate, tested by a political system of compromised ideals and the traps of fame. Co-starring Peter Boyle and Melvyn Douglas. Awards: Oscar, Best Writing/Story/Screenplay.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

January 31, 2019 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM

A Railway History of Niagara-on-the-Lake

Peter Mulcaster, P. Eng, explores the beginnings of Niagara-on-the-Lake railways dating back to 1854 and the resulting economic and strategic benefits they had for travel, tourism, industry, agriculture, and the military. This talk will feature period maps and many black and white photographs. A stimulating night for local history enthusiasts and rail historians alike!

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

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

Political Players on Screen: Winter Film Series

WAG THE DOG (Barry Levinson, 1997) 90 mins
Rated PG “Confirms every awful thought you’ve ever had about media manipulation and the gullibility of the American public” (L.A. Times critic Kenneth Turan). A smart, entertaining film as timely as today. With Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, and Anne Heche in fine form. Awards: Oscar nominations, Best Actor, Screen Writing.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

February 14, 2019 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM

Family Fun Day @ the Museum

Spend Family Day exploring biodiversity and habitat conservation @ the Museum! Join the 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. Sponsored by Ontario Power Generation.

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

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

February 18, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Stories Were Not Told: Canada’s WWI Internment Camps

Award-winning author and photographer Sandra Semchuk visits the NFHM to share stories from her new book, The Stories Were Not Told: Canada’s WWI Internment Camps. Sandra will share little-known stories about a remorseful period of Canadian history, including how her research for this book took her to Niagara Falls. Sandra is excited to meet and discuss history with like-minded people at the Museum.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

February 21, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Political Players on Screen: Winter Film Series

THE IDES OF MARCH (George Clooney, 2011) 101 mins
Rated 14A George Clooney directs and stars in this gritty drama about the secrets of an attractive presidential candidate, exposed by an idealistic press agent played by Ryan Gosling. Fine performances, as usual, by Paul Giamatti and Philip Seymour Hoffman Awards: Oscar nomination, Best Writing; Golden Globe nominations, Best Actor, Director, Screenplay.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

February 28, 2019 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM

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

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

March Break @ the Museum

Visit the Reptile Kingdom at the Museum this March Break! Each day, Reptile Kingdom brings new and exciting reptiles to the March Break party, including Amazon Rainforest Reptiles, Giant Creatures Reptiles, Australian Outback Reptiles, and the Hungry Reptiles Feeding Frenzy Show! Show times are at 11am & 1pm March 12-15. Afterwards take a journey through the museum, have a party with the Kids Celebrate! exhibition, make a craft and complete a scavenger hunt, then finish the day off with a movie at 3pm.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

Dates

  • March 12, 2019 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • March 13, 2019 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • March 14, 2019 - March 13, 2019, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • March 15, 2019 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Political Players on Screen: Winter Film Series

ELECTION (Alexander Pope, 1999) 103 mins
Rated 14A Adapted for screen from Tom Perrotta’s novel. The multi-talented Reece Witherspoon plays an ambitious student bent on winning a high school election at any cost. Co-starring Matthew Broderick. Awards: Several nominations for Best Writing, Screenplay.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

March 14, 2019 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM

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

March 21, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Political Players on Screen: Winter Film Series

THE CONTENDER (Rod Lurie, 2000) 126 mins
Rated 14A “An intelligent and informed look at the preposterous way our leaders are often picked and sabotaged” (Chicago Tribune, Michael Wilmington). Outstanding performance by Joan Allen, in the role of a senator, and contender for Vice-President, threatened by a male-driven system blinded by privilege. Outstanding cast includes Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater, Sam Elliott. Awards: Numerous nominations, Best Actor, Best Actress.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

March 28, 2019 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM

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