This section filters information from the calendar and lists those events that have an EDUCATIONAL element to it including: Seminars, Historical, Scientific, Art Gallery Openings, Meet & Greets, Workshops, Political, Fundraisers, etc.

Educational Events

  • November 21, 2017

    www.aquariumofniagara.org - (716) 285-3575

    Each gathering is structured to enhance each child's interest in the aquatic ecosystem and the natural world. Sessions are specifically designed to encourage interaction between parent and child through:

    • Story time
    • Fun-to-do crafts
    • Hands-on learning experiences

     

    Ages: Perfect for children 2 - 4 years old

    Price:

    • $5/member
    • $5 plus admission non-members
     
    Admission:
    • Adults - $13.00
    • Seniors (over 60 years old) - $11.25
    • Children (ages 3-12) - $ 9.00
    • Infants (2 and under) - FREE
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  • November 21, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • November 21, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • November 23, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • November 28, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • November 28, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • November 30, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • November 30, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • December 1, 2017

    www.aquariumofniagara.org - (716) 285-3575

    Special evenings dedicated to providing a safe, supportive, sensory friendly environment where families with autism can meet, learn, and have fun together. Each night has a different theme! The program was developed with collaboration between Aquarium of Niagara, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo, and several community partners.

    Families will enjoy:

    • a touch tank
    • sea lion show
    • sensory activities
    • art activities
    • gluten free snacks
    • information resources

     

    Ages: All Ages

    Price: $10 per family, $2 per person for groups

    Register not required but encouraged

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  • December 2, 2017

    www.jinglefallsusa.com

    A Holiday Celebration in Downtown Niagara Falls G  Three Saturdays in December 2nd, 9th & 16th

    December 2nd Activities Include:

    • 9:30am - Breakfast With Santa - Niagara Falls Culinary Institute - Tickets required
    • 10am-2pm - Childrens’ Winter Crafts - The Conference & Event Center
    • 10am-4pm - Siberian Husky Club - Dog Sled Meet & Greet - Old Falls Street
    • 11am-7pm - Holiday Marketplace - The Conference & Event Center
    • 11am-7pm - Gingerbread Wonderland Activities / Visit with Santa Claus / Cookie Decorating - Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
    • 11am-7pm - Individual Gingerbread House Displays - Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
    • 12pm - Ice Carving Demonstration - Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
    • 12pm-4pm - Photo Opportunities with area mascots - Old Falls Street
    • 2pm-7pm - Free Horse & Carriage Rides - Old Falls Street
    • 2pm-7pm - Salvation Army Citadel Brass Band - Roaming Downtown Niagara Falls
    • 5pm - Niagara Falls Candlelight Stroll (meet at Niagara Falls City Hall - NFCSD Carolers throughout - End at Seneca Square)
    • 6pm - Holiday Tree Lighting - Seneca Square (Featuring Michael Cavanaugh)
    • Food and Alcohol Vendors & Fire Pits along Old Falls Street and Seneca Square
    • 8pm-11pm - Songs of Billy Joel and more starring Michael Cavanaugh - Bear’s Den Showroom - Tickets Required

     

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  • December 2, 2017

    www.lamplighterarts.com - (716) 957-7778

    The artists of the Lamp Lighter Gallery are having their first Art Sale featuring original paintings, stained glass, mosaics, jewelry, prints, drawings, photography, ornaments, etc. all for sale at reduced prices. Stop by to visit us and pick up a unique gift for the holidays

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  • December 2, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • December 2, 2017

    www.kenancenter.org - (716) 433-2617

    Joan Chittister is one of the most influential religious and social leaders of our time. She will draw from her current book, Radical Spirit: Twelve Ways To Live a Free and Authentic Life

    For 40 years she has passionately advocated on behalf of peace, human rights, women’s issues, and church renewal. A much sought-after speaker, counselor, and clear voice that bridges across all religions, she is also a best-selling author of more than 50 books, hundreds of articles, an online column for the National Catholic Reporter, and a blog for the Huffington Post

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  • December 5, 2017

    www.kenancenter.org - (716) 433-2617

    Improv Jams are simply a gathering of people who love to play, like “play dates for grown-ups.” Every week we’ll practice something fun and different, from learning new improvisational games (like you see on Whose Line Is It, Anyway?) to playing circle warm-up games to exploring long-form scene work

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  • December 5, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • December 7, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • December 9, 2017

    www.jinglefallsusa.com

    A Holiday Celebration in Downtown Niagara Falls G  Three Saturdays in December 2nd, 9th & 16th

    December 9th Activities Include:

    • 9am - Niagara PAL Jingle Falls 5K Run (Basket Auction the Sheraton At The Falls immediately following)
    • 9:30am-12:30pm - Live Reindeer and Sleigh Photo Opportunities - Old Falls Street
    • 10am - Winter Birds of Niagara Falls State Park (meet at the Cave of the Winds Pavilion on Goat Island)
    • 10am-5pm - #LiveNF Makers Market - Third Street
    • 10am-5pm - Santa’s Workshop - Power City Eatery
    • 10:30am - Santa arrives - Old Falls Street via Rainbow Air Helicopter
    • 11am-7pm - Holiday Marketplace - The Conference & Event Center
    • 11am-7pm - Gingerbread Wonderland Activities / Visit with Santa Claus / Cookie Decorating - Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
    • 12pm-2pm - NFCSD Carolers – Third Street’s Art Alley
    • 12pm-4pm - Photo Opportunities with area mascots - Old Falls Street
    • 2pm-7pm - Free Horse & Carriage Rides - Old Falls Street
    • 2pm-7pm - Salvation Army Citadel Brass Band - Roaming Downtown Niagara Falls
    • Dusk - Outdoor Illuminations begin - Old Falls Street, Third Street, Niagara Falls State Park and Seneca Square
    • Food and Alcohol Vendors & Fire Pits - Old Falls Street and Seneca Square
    • 5pm-7pm - “Frozen” Outdoor Movie Night - Old Falls Street
    • 6pm-10pm - Cirque Musica Holiday presents BELIEVE - Seneca Niagara Events Center - Tickets Required
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  • December 9, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • December 10, 2017

    www.niagaraspca.org - (716) 731-4368

    To Benefit: Niagara SPCA

    Family friendly, no admission fee

    • Huge Basket Raffle
    • Mystery Raffle
    • Wine Ring Toss,
    • Granny's Attic Flea Market
    • Spaghetti takeout,
    • Photos with your pets and kids and family
    • Win a Mini Cooper raffle
    • Giant bake and cookie exchange sale
    • Music
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  • December 12, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • December 13, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • December 14, 2017

    www.villageoflewiston.net - (716) 754-1990

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  • December 15, 2017

    www.beckerfarms.com - (716) 772-2211

    So you think you're smart? Bring a team of your friends or take on the room solo! Winners receive a free wine/beer tasting party for 20 of their friends

    • 6:00 - event registration begins
    • 6:30 - Game begins
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  • December 16, 2017

    www.jinglefallsusa.com

    A Holiday Celebration in Downtown Niagara Falls G  Three Saturdays in December 2nd, 9th & 16th

    December 16th Activities Include:

    • 10am - Niagara Falls State Park Light Up the Holidays Hike (meet at the Cave of the Winds pavilion on Goat Island)
    • 11am-7pm - Holiday Marketplace - The Conference & Event Center
    • 11am-7pm - Gingerbread Wonderland Activities / Visit with Santa Claus / Cookie Decorating - Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
    • 11am-7pm - Toy Train Show - Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
    • 12pm-4pm - Photo Opportunities with area mascots - Old Falls Street
    • 12pm-2pm - NFHS Choir – Old Falls Street
    • TBD - Niagara Falls Street Hockey Tournament (parking lot on the corner of Third St. & Rainbow Blvd.)
    • 2pm-7pm - Salvation Army Citadel Brass Band - Roaming Downtown Niagara Falls
    • 2pm-7pm - Free Horse & Carriage Rides - Old Falls Street
    • Dusk - Outdoor Illuminations begin along Old Falls Street, Third Street, Niagara Falls State Park and Seneca Square
    • Food, Alcohol, Vendors & Fire Pits - Old Falls Street and Seneca Square
    • 5pm - Live Music by Mr. Max (Classic Rock &  Blues) - Old Falls Street
    • 8pm - Petula Clark Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Bear ’s Den Showroom - Tickets Required
    • 10pm - Fireworks Display (following the concert)
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  • December 19, 2017

    www.aquariumofniagara.org - (716) 285-3575

    Each gathering is structured to enhance each child's interest in the aquatic ecosystem and the natural world. Sessions are specifically designed to encourage interaction between parent and child through:

    • Story time
    • Fun-to-do crafts
    • Hands-on learning experiences

     

    Ages: Perfect for children 2 - 4 years old

    Price:

    • $5/member
    • $5 plus admission non-members
     
    Admission:
    • Adults - $13.00
    • Seniors (over 60 years old) - $11.25
    • Children (ages 3-12) - $ 9.00
    • Infants (2 and under) - FREE
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