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.
Area low income students who may never have thought they could go to college will benefit from a local program to help them prepare to enroll and succeed in college with funds from New York's College Access Challenge Grant (CACG).
The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) recently awarded a $50,000 federal CACG award to the GEAR UP program at JCC to help disadvantaged students gain access to college.
The Medaille College Communiversity lectures on computer forensics scheduled for February 2 at JCC's Jamestown Campus are cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.
Internationella Engelska Skolan (IES), a Swedish-based organization operating 17 independent schools, will conduct teacher recruitment fairs in the area in February and March.
IES, with which JCC established a partnership recently, is recruiting certified, native English-speaking teachers for academic year instruction in Sweden. IES schools enroll over 9,000 students in Sweden.
The Cattaraugus County Arts Council and JCC will present an opening reception for “Juror's Choice: Member Show Winners” exhibition on February 18 in the Center Gallery, located on the second floor in College Center on JCC's Cattaraugus County Campus.
The reception begins at 6 p.m. and includes hors d'oeuvres and wine tasting. A brief introduction and talk begin at 6:30 p.m.
The exhibition will be on display until April 1. Hours are Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Parents of high school students who are taking courses through JCC's College Connections program are invited to a public forum to learn more about the program.
The forums will be held at JCC locations from 7 to 8 p.m. Sessions are set for February 7 at the North County Center in Dunkirk, February 10 at the Cattaraugus County Campus in Olean, and February 17 at the Jamestown Campus. Reservations are not required.
Maria Kindberg, College Connections coordinator, will provide details on courses available to qualified students through the program at area high schools.
College Goal Sunday, a nationwide program that helps students from first generation and low-income families complete their electronic Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, February 5, at Falconer Central School. Although the event is labeled College Goal Sunday, the date of the event is definitely Saturday.