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The high energy talents of Zili Misik will be showcased at 1 p.m. on February 8 in the Cutco Theater at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean.

The concert, co-sponsored by JCC's college program committee and the Olean Cultural Dialog Group, is free and open to the public. For more information call 376-7590 or 376-7586.

Basic vegetable and flower gardening, fruit growing, and pruning techniques will be featured in a non-credit gardening series conducted by Adrienne Ploss at JCC's Jamestown Campus, beginning February 4.

The series meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, February 4-March 4, and from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturdays, April 25 and May 2. Participants can register for single sessions or for all five. A discount applies for those who register for all five sessions. To register, call JCC, 338-1005.

The People's Law School series, featuring important legal topics presented by members of the Bar Association of Northern Chautauqua County, will be offered at JCC's North County Center in Dunkirk from 7-9 p.m. on Mondays, February 2-March 9.

Tuition for the entire non-credit series is $45, or $10 per session. To register, call JCC, 366-2255. Sessions are facilitated by area lawyers and are designed for the general public.

 

The women's soccer team at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus earned the ethics/sportsmanship award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for the 2008 season.

The Jaguars were the only team from Division I or III of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) to have only one yellow card throughout the entire season. A yellow card is a serious caution issued by the referee.

Is it better to let sleeping dogs lie, or to unmask lies by awakening us to the truth?

A suicide, missing funds, and the fate of a well-established publishing house contribute to an engaging, fast-moving ride through the JCC Uncommoners' production of J.B. Priestley's play, Dangerous Corner, set to open in March in JCC's Scharmann Theatre.

Leadership Cattaraugus, a local group dedicated to growing informed and active community leaders, is accepting applications for the Class of 2009 until February 20.  

Established in 2004 as a collaboration between the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce, JCC, The Rehabilitation Center, and St. Bonaventure University, Leadership Cattaraugus strives to help emerging and future leaders make Cattaraugus County a better place in which to live and work. 

The Community Reads Project at JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus has chosen The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon as its reading selection for 2008-2009.      

The Community Reads Project is part of the “one book, one community” movement that has spread across the U.S. from Seattle where it originated.

 The Weeks Gallery will hold its next ArtParty on February 7 to celebrate the opening of the American Spirit: Freedom, Growth, Grace, and Power exhibition.

The exhibition, featuring artwork by Stephen Marc, Vaughn Sills, and Dave Jordano and music by Zili Misik, celebrates Black History Month. Tickets for the ArtParty can be obtained through JCC's box office, 716.338.1187. Admission is $10 for the general public, $8 for area students and senior citizens, and $6 for JCC Faculty Student Association members.

 

JCC's GEAR UP program, Chautauqua Striders, and Monday Smiles will present a Boundless Possibilities workshop by Chappale Linn Burton from 10:30 a.m.  to 12:30 p.m. on February 3 for adults who work with youth.

The Tri Region Science and Engineering Fair (TRSEF) will conduct the Family Science Adventure in the Carnahan Center at JCC's Jamestown Campus from 1-4 p.m. on January 24.

The program, supported by a Chautauqua Region Community Foundation grant, is free and open to youth grades 5-12 and their families. Participants will complete “mini-projects” as they learn all they need to launch their own science and engineering projects.

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