J.J. Swing, an award-winning band of accomplished Buffalo area musicians, will headline JCC’s annual Jazz Fest on April 21.

Admission to the 7 p.m. performance in Scharmann Theatre is $4, general public, $3, area students and senior citizens, and $2, JCC Faculty Student Association members. Tickets can be purchased through JCC’s box office, 338.1187, or online at

The performance is sponsored by JCC’s arts, humanities, and health sciences division and college program committee.

JCC's music students and faculty will present recitals in Scharmann Theatre on the Jamestown Campus.

The faculty performance will be held April 23. The students will perform April 30.

The programs, free and open to the public, are presented by JCC’s arts, humanities, and health services division. Both recitals begin at 2 p.m.

JCC’s North County Center in Dunkirk will hold an open house from 5-6:30 p.m. on April 26.

The event is open to prospective students and community members who would like to learn more about admissions, financial aid, and student services. Tours of the center’s buildings will be conducted as well.

To register, call 800.388.8557 or visit The North County Center is located at 10807 Bennett Road.

The 28th annual George Bataitis Open Golf Tournament will be held at Chautauqua Golf Club on May 13. 

Jamestown Macadam, Inc. is the major sponsor for the tournament, a fundraiser for JCC athletics scholarships.

JCC recently hosted a Hispanic Outreach Leadership and Ambassador (HOLA) workshop.

Approximately 40 Hispanic students from both Dunkirk High School and the Chautauqua Striders program in Jamestown participated in the session. The workshop was facilitated by renowned cultural speaker Kyle Reyes, who specializes in workshops focused on cultural identity and education.

The Meta Trio, featuring saxophonists Michael Hernandez and Jacob Swanson and pianist James Welch, performs at 7 p.m. on April 12 in Scharmman Theatre on JCC’s Jamestown Campus.The concert is sponsored by JCC’s college program committee and is free and open to the public.

Works by Quantz, Singelee, Brahms, and Piazzolla will be featured.

Hernandez has been heard in concert halls throughout Europe and North America as well as on NPR’s “Performance Today.”

JCC’s annual Earthfest to celebrate Earth Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 19.

The event, sponsored by JCC’s Earth Awareness Club and the college program committee of the JCC Faculty Student Association, is free and open to the public.

Weather permitting, Earthfest will be held outside the Hamilton Collegiate Center near the pond. Otherwise, the program is held in the Student Union. has rated JCC’s nursing program among the best in New York state.

JCC was ranked fourth out of 30 schools considered to have top nursing programs in New York. Overall, 99 programs offering associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in nursing were analyzed.

Entries and sponsorships are being accepted for the 25th Annual JCC Scholarship Classic Golf Tournament at Bartlett Country Club on May 24.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon.

The tournament is sponsored by the JCC Foundation and the college’s athletic department and Cattaraugus County Campus. All proceeds benefit Cattaraugus County Campus athletic and intramural programs.

Habit, Sculpture and Wall Pieces, an exhibition of works by Ani Hoover, opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m. on April 7 at the Center Gallery on JCC’s Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean.

The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibition, which runs through May 18, can be seen during gallery hours Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The gallery is closed on weekends and all college holidays.

The exhibition is co-sponsored by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council and JCC.


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