Events for April 12, 2024 - April 12, 2024

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Show the SPCA Some Love

SPCA 5440 Rt. 19, Belmont, NY, United States

SPCA Serving Allegany County

Will you be my Valentine?
Come adopt a furry friend.
$500 Matching Challenge
If we collect in $500 in Red Heart Donations
we have a *Valentine* who will match that $500
During the Month of February
Donate $14 (Or Any Amount)
to sponsor toys & treats for one of our shelter dogs or cats
or in honor or memory of your pet or a loved one and we will fill
out a red and display it in our lobby at the shelter



For more Information 585 -593 -2200,
5440 St Route 19 Belmont NY 14813

Beat the Chill! Winter Reading Program

David A Howe Library 155 N Main S, Wellsville, NY, United States

Starting the first Saturday of February, the David A. Howe Library will be hosting their first Winter Reading Program. This event will last four weeks – from Saturday, February 3, through Saturday, March 2 – and is open to community members of all ages!

Each week of the program, we will ask participants to report the amount of time they have spent reading. Children and tweens will color in tracking charts and turn them in each week for an entry to win a grand prize. Teens and adults will receive a bookmark on which to track and will be able to report their progress in-person or online. Library staff will tally all of the minutes reported by participants each week and add them to our thermometer tracker! Our goal is for our community to beat the winter chill by collectively reading for 500 hours during the 4 weeks of the winter reading program. Adults and teens will also have weekly opportunities to enter a trivia contest for an additional prize.

The third week of the winter reading program coincides with Wellsville Central School’s mid-winter break, February 19-23. We encourage caretakers to bring kids and teens to the library to hang out, read, play games, do puzzles, and make use of our Xbox during this time. If you come mid-day during break week, your children and teens will be able to enjoy lunches provided through a partnership with the Salvation Army.


Leo Tecosky Artist in Residence Black Glass Artist Series 2024

Binns-Merrill Hall 106 and Hot Glass Studio 304 State, Alfred

Public Lecture 2/16 430-540pm Binns Merrill Hall Room C Binns 106

Glass Demonstration 2/13 130-4pm Glass Studio

Glass Demonstration 2/15 130-4pm Glass Studio

Born in Albuquerque, NM and raised in Miami, FL, Leo Tecosky works at the intersection of cultural and craft traditions in the pursuit of knowledge of self. With a BA in Fine Arts from Alfred University and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, Leo’s work mixes deconstructed elements of hip hop with technical glass making processes. Tecosky is the recipient of the 36th annual Corning Museum Rakow Commission as well as the 2023 Maxwell/Hanrahan Award in Craft. Recent exhibitions include TECO037 at Alma’s RVA and collections by the Chrysler Museum and the Corning Museum of Glass. Tecosky lives and blows glass in Brooklyn, NY.

During the Month of February 2024 Alfred University School of Art and Design and Sculpture / Dimensional Studies will host glass artists who hail from the afro diaspora. Each week an Artist working with glass will lead workshops and lecture on their work and experience.

An Evening of Dance

Miller Theater 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY

Join the Alfred University’s Performing Arts Division for the 2024 Evening of Dance. One weekend only, Feb 15, 16 & 17. All shows at 8pm in Miller Theater. The performance features choreographic works by Alfred University faculty Colleen Wahl and Erin Law as well students Alexia Blitz, Grace Fox, Kaylee Gernant, Ella Genovese, Frankie Guiliano and Shirite Westreich, as well as lighting design by faculty Ola Kraszpulska.
As always, this year’s event will highlight the rich and collaborative nature of the performing arts. Attendees will experience the many skilled roles Alfred University students take on in the process, including: choreographer, dancer, costume designer, costume builder, lighting designer and stage crew.

Art Speaker Series – Shing Yin Khor

Nevins Theater 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred

Art Speaker Series – Shing Yin Khor
Shing Yin Khor is a game and theatre designer and cartoonist based in Los Angeles, CA, by way of Malacca, Malaysia. Their game design work centers around physical storytelling artifacts, divination mechanisms, and immigrant interpretations of nostalgic Americana, and is rooted in their work as a builder and artist – keepsake games centered on the bridge between physical making and traditional tabletop RPGs. Their live mail letter-writing game Remember August won the 2022 Indiecade Award for Best Tabletop Game. They lead the production collective Three Eyed Rat, which has built space desert apothecaries, decrepit space salvage stations in the forest, lumberjack-themed bars, and several new divination mechanisms.

They currently have work on display as part of Scene Shift: The Exhibition as the USC Fisher Museum of Art.

As a cartoonist, they have won the Eisner and Ignatz awards, and their second book, The Legend of Auntie Po, was a finalist for the National Book Award.

Painting Grads Open Studio

The Alfred Art Studio at The West ; Graduate Painting Studios (Binns-Merrill 134)

The second year Alfred-Dsseldorf painters are inviting visitors to their studios to see what they have been up to since returining from Germany.

Open Draw

free community art event

Weekly figure drawing sessions! Free and open to the public, every Friday at 5:30pm.

Models and drawing stands provided at no cost. Bring your own drawing supplies. Light instruction and feedback available.