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JUNE 2018
EXCITING CULTURAL NEWS AND RESOURCES FOR
THE CITY OF NIAGARA FALLS!
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IN THIS ISSUE

HAPPENINGS
Springlicious - June 1 to 3
Comic Con - June 1 to 3
Puppet Show - June 2

Free Sharpening and Tool Demos - June 1 to 7
Meetups - Crafternoons - June 6
Indigenous Concert Series - June 15
Niagara Falls Camera Club Summer Inspiration Challenge 2018 - Open till Sept. 30
Farmers Market - Fermentation Workshop - June 23

ONGOING
What's New on The Q - Ongoing events
Cruising on the Q - May 2 till Sept 4
Tuesday & Wednesday Movies @ the Library - Ongoing
Tuesday Night Art - Ongoing

MUSEUMS/HISTORY
Museum- Become a Member
History Museum - Ongoing events

Willoughby Historical Museum
Battle Ground Hotel Museum - Tours
Lundy's Lane Historical Society - Monthly Meetings


ARTIST RESOURCES
Free Large Artwork Scanning - Ongoing
OAC Grants - Ongoing
Canadian Business Ontario - Ongoing

ASSOCIATIONS 
Niagara Men's Chorus 
Niagara Memorial Militaires Alumni Drum Corps
Niagara Falls Concert Band

CALL FOR AWARDS / SUBMISSIONS/ AUDITIONS
Niagara Men's Chorus - Ongoing
Niagara Falls Concert Band - Ongoing

ART ON DISPLAY
Water for Life - May 12 till Sept 9

Niagara Falls Art Gallery
Vine Glass
Rosberg Gallery, Niagara Falls Library
The Hub - Clark Bitter Opening - June 1
A View From The Easel - Online Worldwide Studio Peeks


WRITTEN ARTS
Niagara Falls Poetry - Ongoing

WRAP UP
Niagara Falls Cultural Development Fund
HAPPENINGS

SPRINGLICIOUS!
Springlicious is the biggest Street Festival in Niagara Falls! 
 FOOD ~ MUSIC ~ FESTIVAL ~ ARTISANS ~ MARKET

Three days of music, food, drinks, attractions and vendors!
Fun for All! Magical Midways Carnival!
June 1-3 2018
  • Friday 4:30pm – 11:00pm  
  • Saturday 11:00am – 11:00pm
  • Sunday 11:00am – 4:00pm
INFO
NIAGARA FALLS COMIC CON!
Celebrities, Superheroes, TV / Movie Cars, Comics, Video Games & so much more! Don't miss it!
Fun for the whole family! Tickets online OR at the door.
6815 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls
June 1 - 3, 2018
INFO
International Day of People with Disability, Heartland Forest. Spring Has Sprung? A FREE Family Friendly Puppet Show. Featuring Hazel Windcatcher & Heartland Forest Friends. Sat. June 2 2018. Two Shows: 2:30pm & 4pm
FREE SHARPENING AND TOOL DEMOS
Lee Valley   June 1 to 7

Free Sharpening Drop-Ins
Bring in a knife, a pair of kitchen shears, a chisel, a plane blade or a set of pruners that needs a fresh edge, and our staff will teach you how to sharpen it!
  •      Thursday and Friday 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  •      Saturday and Sunday 11 to noon and 2 to 3:00 p.m.
SawStop Demonstration Drop-Ins
Join us in our store for a demonstration of the incredible braking system that can reduce a potentially severe - tablesaw injury to just a minor cut.
  •      Saturdays 2:00 p.m.
MEETUPS
What do you love? Do more of it with Meetup.
Meetups are neighbors getting together to learn something, do something, share something.
KNITTING. BOARD GAMES. HIKING...
Find others who share your interests in Niagara Falls. SEARCH HERE

Upcoming:
CRAFTERNOONS June 6 INFO
VR SOCIETY INFO

INDIGENOUS CONCERT SERIES
Making sweet music together for 19 years, blues/folk duo "DnA" is comprised of wife and husband April Mitchel-Boudreau and Doug Boudreau.
Bringing Acadian [Doug] and Haudenosaunne [April] roots together, they embody the philosophy of the two wampu;m teaching of mutual respect and harmony on and off the stage.
7pm Friday June 15
Victoria Ave Library, LaMarsh Room

NIAGARA FALLS CAMERA CLUB
Summer Inspiration Challenge 2018

Once again, the Niagara Falls Camera Club will be hosting a summer challenge to help inspire and push you in your photography in our off season. We have chosen six subjects with a lot of room for creativity. These subjects must be photographed anytime between now and September 30.

This is not a competition and everyone is welcome to participate, NFCC members and non members alike. Results from the challenge will be published at our annual Christmas Potluck in December.

DETAILS

NIAGARA FALLS FARMERS MARKET 
Saturdays 6am -1pm
FERMENTATION WORKSHOP INFO
Salsa Workshop - June 23rd

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls, ON
The Niagara Falls Farmers' Market has been part of the Niagara community for over 50 years! 
MORE

ONGOING
WHAT'S NEW ON THE "Q"
Welcoming the new restaurant, TESLA
There is so much to see and do on Queen Street in Niagara Falls! With unique merchandise at affordable prices, and sumptuous food not found anywhere else in the region, Queen Street is now fast becoming the hub and a must-stop destination at Niagara Falls. As always, we appreciate your support and interest as we continue working together to make Queen Street Niagara Falls your distinct destination for a local experience! 
LISTINGS
Cruising on the Q. Every Tuesday Night from 6-9pm. Bring Your Ride. Live Music every Tuesday. Downtown Niagra FAlls weekly car show. cruisingontheq.com
TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY MOVIES
AT THE LIBRARIES
The Victoria and Chippawa libraries are pleased to offer feature-length movies for everyone to enjoy. Popular movies are shown on Tuesday evenings in the LaMarsh Room at the Victoria Avenue Library, and in the Meeting Room at the Chippawa Library on Wednesday evenings.
Screenings begin at 6:30 p.m. at Victoria on Tuesdays, and 6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays at Chippawa.
No registration, it's absolutely FREE, bring your own popcorn and a comfy cushion if you like!
SCHEDULES  HERE                                    FREE
TUESDAY NIGHT CREATIVE SPACE
Every Tuesday open art night at Four Triple 5 Tattoo Company. An opportunity for artists to inspire and be inspired by other artists. A free space to be creative. 
Remember to bring your art supplies, work on an existing piece, or start something new. Hope to see you there....
Liquor Licensed                                               
INFO
MUSEUMS/HISTORY

NIAGARA FALLS HISTORY MUSEUM


BECOME A MEMBER
The Niagara Falls Museums membership is inexpensive and an affordable way to find out about our community. Your membership gets you free admission to the Museum and current edition of our publication “Circa”, which is filled with great articles on local history. 
  • Individual Membership - $15
  • Family Membership - $25
For more information on other benefits, call the museum at 905-358-5082
INFO

EVENT LISTING

Make @ the Museum Thursday Nights a habit
The Niagara Falls History Museum is open until 9:00 p.m. on Thursdays and provides free access to the galleries and a variety of programmes for all ages.  Sign up for our monthly enewsletter or check out our website for more details about this month’s programming.  Our calendar of Thursday night offerings is:  

Community Yoga Series 
June 7 @ 7pm

Twain’s Niagara Show
June 14 @ 6:30pm
History is alive in Niagara... Be a part of it! Come join Mark Twain on an adventure through the world of Niagara. The World Famous storyteller and author comes to life on stage. Learn about the war of 1812 and the Underground Rail Road. Listen to the tales of Twain's first visit to Niagara in 1869. It's an evening you will never forget. Featuring special guest, violinist Danielle Marconi.
 
5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls
INFO
WILLOUGHBY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
The humble one-room schoolhouse provides the perfect setting in which to experience the charm of early life in the area known as Willoughby. Visitors are invited to enjoy our two interactive exhibits: take a turn weaving on the loom, or connect a call through the operating system which is still working!
INFO
BATTLE GROUND HOTEL MUSEUM
The Battle Ground Hotel Museum is located on the hallowed grounds of the Lundy’s Lane Battlefield. The restored 1850’s tavern displays furnished period rooms and artefacts from the War of 1812. Visitors to the site are given a presentation about village tavern life and early tourism’s fascination with the famed battlefield.
INFO 

LUNDY'S LANE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Founded in 1887, the Lundy's Lane Historical Society aims to stimulate interest in the history of Niagara Falls, the Battle of Lundy's Lane, and the Niagara area.
INFO
ARTIST RESOURCES
LARGE ARTWORK SCANNING
Artists can have their large artwork scanned at the Victoria Avenue Library.The artists will get a high resolution digital image of their artwork. The scanned image will also appear in the Historic Niagara Digital Collections Art Database.
 
MORE                               FREE
ALL OAC GRANTS HERE IN AN EASY TO NAVIGATE LINK!!
If you are an artist or are starting an arts-related business in Ontario, you may be looking for information on programs and services that can help you achieve your goals. Whether you are a dancer or visual artist, a publisher or game developer, there are resources that may be useful to you. 

An arts business may be defined in many ways, including:

  • Illustration, painting and drawing
  • Printmaking and imaging
  • Photography
  • Sculpture
  • Dance
  • Theatre and film
  • Games design
A WEALTH OF GREAT INFO HERE
ASSOCIATIONS
NIAGARA MEMORIAL MILITAIRES ALUMNI DRUM  
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 479, 5603 Spring Street, Niagara Falls, L2G 1P7
NIAGARA MEN'S CHORUS 
3121 St Paul Ave, Niagara Falls, L2J 2L8
NIAGARA FALLS CONCERT BAND 
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 479,, 5603 Spring Street, Niagara Falls, L2G 1P7
CALL FOR AWARDS / SUBMISSIONS/ AUDITIONS
NIAGARA MEN'S CHORUS

The Niagara Men’s Chorus is always looking to recruit new members and guests are always welcome at our Monday evening rehearsals at Stamford Presbyterian Church, 3121 St. Paul Street, Niagara Falls.
NMC's New director starting our 2017-18 season is Victoria Rondinelli.
No formal auditions are necessary but evaluation of the part your voice falls in ie. Bass, Baritone, Second Tenor or First Tenor is required.
Rehearsals are always fun and interesting as we learn new music or polish older pieces for performance.  CONTACT
NIAGARA FALLS CONCERT BAND
CALLING ALL MUSICIANS! WE NEED YOU!!
If you play drums, percussion, bass guitar, clarinet, flute, oboe, bassoon, saxophone, baritone, euphonium, tuba, french horn, trombone or trumpet!
The Niagara Falls Concert Band is a volunteer community band that performs a large repertoire of music from many different styles. We perform at civic events for the City of Niagara Falls as well as festivals, local are band shells and seniors homes.
We rehearse Monday Nights from 7:30-9:30pm.
EMAIL Frank Martens or call 905-664-1542
ART ON DISPLAY
Water for Life International Art Exhibition. May 12- Sept. 9, 2018, Niagara Falls History Museum, 5810 Ferry Road, Niagara Falls ON L2G1S9
NIAGARA FALLS HISTORY MUSEUM 5810 Ferry Street, L2G1S9 - Water For Life to Sept 9
NIAGARA FALLS ART GALLERY 8058 Oakwood Drive, Niagara Falls, L2E 6S5
STUDIO VINE GLASS 5535 Slater Avenue, Niagara Falls, L2G 3S7
NIAGARA FALLS LIBRARY Rosberg Gallery 4848 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, L2E 4C5
THE HUB 4333 Queen St. Niagara Falls- Clark Bitter -Opens June 1 
STUDIO PEEKS - A View From The Easel
 
WRITTEN ARTS
NIAGARA FALLS POETRY PROJECT
"Poetry can and should be an important part of our daily lives. Poems can inspire and make us think about what it means to be a member of the human race. By just spending a few minutes reading a poem each day, new worlds can be revealed."
A continuously rotating gallery of poetry of and about Niagara Falls & the Niagara River :
the waterfalls, the city, the history, the stunters, and everything else Niagara.

ENJOY HERE
WRAP UP
NIAGARA FALLS CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT FUND
Congratulations to the 2018 recipients of the NFCDF!
For a list of names and projects look HERE.
TThere are a number of free event listings available for you to
promote your upcoming events.
Also check out what else is happening... Click on the site links below.
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