Upcoming Events

April 28, 2017

ROUND & SQUARE DANCE – to Benefit Niagara History Center

Come one, come all to a Round & Square Dance!

Have you ever been to a square dance? It’s fun and you’re invited! Mark your calendar for a Round & Square Dance to benefit the History Center, Friday, April 28, 7-11 p.m., at Cornell Cooperative Extension, 4487 Lake Ave. in Lockport. Music will be provided by “Country Memories.”

Square dancing is not only fun, it’s easy. A “caller” calls out the steps during each dance, which is a big help to beginners. Some dancers wear costumes but this is optional.

Tickets are $7. For more information, please call Dick at 434-7612, or Melissa at Niagara History, 434-7433.

Start: April 28, 2017 7:00 pm
End: April 28, 2017 11:00 pm
Venue: Cornell Cooperative Extension
Phone: (716) 434-7433 (History Center)
4487 Lake Ave., Lockport, NY, 14094, United States
Cost: $7

May 13, 2017

JOINT MEETING – Niagara County Federation of Historical Societies & WNY Association of Historical Agencies

Three speakers and luncheon. Opportunity to visit museum grounds at conclusion of program. Open to public. Call 434-7433 for reservations.

Start: May 13, 2017 9:00 am
End: May 13, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Sanborn Historical Society
2660 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn, NY, United States
Cost: $25, includes lunch

KEY TO LOCKS Award Ceremony

Lockport Mayor Anne McCaffrey will present 2017 award to winner David Chatt. Chatt has spearheaded interpretation of the restored Flight of Five locks to the public.

Free admission to Discovery Center and Penney Gallery for all attending ceremony.

Start: May 13, 2017 3:30 pm
End: May 13, 2017 4:30 pm
Venue: Erie Canal Discovery Center
Phone: 716-439-0431, 716-434-7433
24 Church St., Lockport, NY, 14094, United States
Cost: Free admission followiing event

May 16, 2017

FAMILY NIGHT – “The Victorian Parlor”

Games, crafts, activities for all ages based on historic theme. Free program. Pizza supper available for a nominal fee. Reservations necessary, 434-7433.

Start: May 16, 2017 5:30 pm
End: May 16, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Niagara History Center
Phone: 716-434-7433
215 Niagara St., Lockport, NY, United States
Cost: Free admission, pizza supper available for a donation

May 25, 2017

SPEAKER FREIDA JACQUES – “Haudenosaunee 101”

Freida Jacques, a Clan Mother of the Onondaga Nation, will present “Haudenosaunee 101.” Jacques will offer fundamental information on the Iroquois Confederacy, drawn from her first-hand life experiences and understanding of her culture. As part of her 90-minute program, Jacques will also invite the audience to ask questions and engage with her accounts of Iroquois life.

This presentation is made possible by a grant from the Humanities New York Public Scholar program.

Start: May 25, 2017 2:00 am
End: May 25, 2017 3:30 pm
Venue: Niagara History Center
Phone: 716-434-7433
215 Niagara St., Lockport, NY, 14094, United States
Cost: Free