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Infinity Announces Summer Camp Schedule!

Infinity Announces Summer Camp Schedule!

Spend your summer exploring the arts! The Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Center has a fun-filled lineup of day camps and mini camps for summer 2017 that you won’t want to miss!

Available day camps include:

Music & Arts Explorers (Ages 5-12), July 10-14th, 9am-4pm

Infinity's Music & Arts Time Machine (Ages 5-12) , July 24-28th, 9am-4pm

Center Stage Academy (Ages 8-16) , August 7-11th, 9am-4pm

Infinity's Excellent Adventure (Ages 5-12) , August 21-25, 9am-4pm

Available mini-camps include:

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Pulse Poetry Open Mic Night

Pulse Poetry Open Mic Night

Call all poets and poetry lovers!!! The Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Center will be hosting, “Pulse Poetry Slam Open Mic Night” on Thursday, July 6 at 6:00pm at the Infinity Arts Café. Poets and audience-members welcome.

Pulse Poetry Slam events are free, family friendly, and open to the public.

The Infinity Arts Café performance entrance is located at 300 East 3rd Street in downtown Jamestown! Look for the blue neon guitar!

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Daemen Athletic Training Graduates Again Earn 100 Percent Exam Pass Rate

Daemen Athletic Training Graduates Again Earn 100 Percent Exam Pass Rate

AMHERST, N.Y. – Daemen College’s athletic training graduates have for the fifth consecutive year achieved a 100 percent first-time pass rate on the rigorous National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Board of Certification exam, a rate that far surpasses the national average of 83 percent.

“The impressive success of our 2017 athletic training graduates continues the high level of performance achieved by previous classes on the national certification exam,” said Dr. Michael Brogan, vice president for academic affairs and dean of students. “Attaining this pass rate speaks to the academic strength, quality of our faculty, and hard work of our talented students to develop the advanced competencies needed for the athletic training profession.”

Make a Beautiful Beaded Bracelet at Audubon Saturday Afternoon, July 8

Make a Beautiful Beaded Bracelet at Audubon Saturday Afternoon, July 8

Jamestown, NY – Artist Anne Jackson has been teaching beading for more than 20 years.

On Saturday afternoon, July 8, she can teach you how to create a beaded owl and attach it to a fun, colorful, bracelet.

At the 1-3 p.m. workshop you will learn how to use the brick stitch to bead the small owl, then fasten it to a memory wire bracelet you create with larger beads.

Whether you choose to keep your nature-themed jewelry or give it as a gift, you will be delighted with your work. You will also receive full print instructions so you make more at home.

Be sure to bring your glasses if you need them for close-up work.

Jackson is a member of the Chautauqua County Society of Artists. She has taught beading for more than two decades, both privately as well as at Audubon and other venues.

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Visit a Hobby Farm for Audubon’s July 7 First Friday

Visit a Hobby Farm for Audubon’s July 7 First Friday

Jamestown, NY – You are invited to enjoy a different experience from the usual for Audubon Community Nature Center’s First Friday on July 7.

Instead of meeting at the Nature Center, participants will tour a 14.5-acre hobby farm.

Meet at Dan and Shauna Anderson’s Alpacaville, 4463 Mahanna Road, Bemus Point, New York, at 11 a.m. You can pull right in to the large circular driveway at the house.

A hobby farm is more than the animals. The animals depend on the land, and so a farmer must care for the plants and condition of the land in order to truly care for the animals on the farm.

Learn how special attention is paid to recycling and care of animals that are not native to the area. Runoff will also be addressed.

 

Muck boots may be appropriate, depending on what the weather has been like leading up to the program.

Audubon Announces Secret Gardens Locations for Saturday, July 1, Tour

Audubon Announces Secret Gardens Locations for Saturday, July 1, Tour

Jamestown, NY – Spectacular! Stunning! Breathtaking!

These are some of the words being used to describe what you will see at the 2017 Secret Gardens Tour being presented by Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) on Saturday, July 1.

Because of the size of some of the gardens, the tour has been extended from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Plan to wear comfortable walking shoes and be inspired by some beautiful and unique gardens in and around Jamestown, New York.

The gardens are “secret” because you have to be invited by the owners to see them. Here are the names of the gardeners, locations of their hidden treasures, and hints about their presentations:

Volunteers Needed for Audubon Water Chestnut Pull on Saturday Morning, June 24

Volunteers Needed for Audubon Water Chestnut Pull on Saturday Morning, June 24

Jamestown, NY – Much of Audubon Community Nature Center’s 600-acre wetland preserve is covered by a series of ponds, making it dangerously vulnerable to what has become the annual arrival of the European Water Chestnut.

Accidentally released into waters of the Northeast in the late 1800s, this invasive species is native to Europe, Asia and Africa, where it has natural predators.  A different species from the edible water chestnut, this plant is capable of spreading rapidly. It forms a thick layer on top of ponds, lakes and streams, blocking sunlight from other plants and animals and making boating, fishing, and other water recreation very difficult.  

Since 2013 Audubon has worked hard every summer to control its infestation and prevent it from spreading to other waterways in the region, including Conewango Creek and Chautauqua Lake.