Forests will be the focus of JCC's Earthfest, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 20 outside the Hamilton Collegiate Center on the Jamestown Campus.
The event, sponsored annually by JCC's Earth Awareness Club and the college program committee of the JCC Faculty Student Association, is free and open to the public.
Renowned musician Bobby Militello will perform with the Dave Golando Big Band during JCC's annual Jazz Fest on April 23 in Scharmann Theatre on the Jamestown Campus.
Admission to the 8 p.m. concert is $5, general public; $3, senior citizens and area students; and $2, JCC Faculty Student Association members. Tickets are available in the JCC box office, 716.338.1187, or at the theatre door prior to the concert.
Ticket holders are invited to an open rehearsal, which begins at 5:30 p.m.
The JCC Uncommoners will perform The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee during November.
The comedy will be performed at 8 p.m. on November 11, 12, 17, 18, and 19 in JCC's Scharmann Theatre. A matinee performance will be given at 2 p.m. on November 13. Tickets can be purchased by calling JCC's box office, 716.338.1187.
As part of the Rising Star Series at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus, the Bonnie Loch Fiddlers will perform at 7 p.m. on March 10 in the Cutco Theater.
The free performance will include a blend of traditional, contemporary, and original Celtic music.
The concert is sponsored by Cutco Foundation and the JCC Faculty Student Association. For more information, call 716.376.7586.
The JCC Uncommoners' production of William Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream opens March 11.
Performances are set for 8 p.m. on March 11, 12, 18, and 19 in JCC's Scharmann Theatre. A matinee performance will be given on March 13 at 2 p.m.
The Weeks Gallery on JCC's Jamestown Campus will hold an ArtParty for the opening of Barbara Proud's “First Comes Love: Radical Spirits, Civil Rights, and the Sexual Evolution” exhibition on June 15.
The gallery will open at 6 p.m. Ms. Proud will discuss her work during an artist's talk at 6:30. Zili Misik, an all-female Afro-Caribbean band from Boston, performs at 7:15, followed by a reception featuring hors d'oeuvres and wine and beer tasting.
A festival featuring Native American themes and performances by renowned Native Americans Gary Farmer and Kevin Locke will be featured during JCC's Native American Film Festival in March.
The festival, which features events on March 10 and 11 in the Lenna Teleconference Theatre on JCC's Jamestown Campus and on March 18 at the Fredonia Opera House, is sponsored by JCC's Faculty Student Association and College Program Committee.
Additional information on the festival can be obtained by calling Shannon Bessette, 716.338.1223.
K. David Harrison, a linguist and activist for the documentation and preservation of endangered languages, will be present during the screening of the Sundance Film Festival documentary, “The Linguists,” on March 8 at JCC's Jamestown Campus.
The program, which begins at 7 p.m. in the Student Union, is free and open to the public. Program sponsors are the Katharine Jackson Carnahan Endowment for the Arts and the college program committee of JCC's Faculty Student Association.