Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 9:26am

JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus program committee will sponsor several events as part of Olean's Cultural Diversity Weekend.

The Seneca Youth Dancers will perform at 6:30 p.m. on April 29 in JCC's Cutco Theater. The performance is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served in the Magnano Reception Room, adjacent to the theater, after the performance.

JCC's Center for Continuing Education will host a series of free workshops focused on Native American arts and crafts on April 30. Sessions include: Seneca bead working, 10 a.m. to noon; lacrosse history, 10 to 11 a.m.; Seneca drumming, 11 a.m. to noon; and Seneca social dance workshop, noon to 1 p.m. Class sizes are limited and age restrictions may apply so early registration is encouraged.

The events are sponsored by the JCC Faculty Student Association and Center for Continuing Education. To register, or for information, contact Jane Northrup at 716.376.7506 or

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