Lecture Series: Winter 2024 Schedule

WINTER 2024

Sponsored by: C-SAAHN & ImagineGreaterBuffalo.com
An affiliate of the nonprofit Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
Partners: SUNY Buffalo State Newman Center Laudato Si’ Committee
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy & Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper

Tuesdays @ 12:30 p.m. on Zoom
Jan & Feb 2024 B&ECP Library virtual IMAGINE Greater Buffalo Schedule:

January 2, 2024 – 1st Tuesday – The Arts & Creativity
Theme: IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy , & Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning
12:30pm – 1:00pm Speaker: Catherine Shick, Public Relations Manager
Partnered with the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, Richardson Olmsted Campus & Explore BuffaloMartin House & EC200+
Jan. 2 – Catherine Shick – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87677817072


January 9, 2024 – 2nd Tuesday – Architecture & Design 

Theme: “IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning
12:30pm – 1:00pm Speaker: Kelly Hayes McAlonie, Director of Campus Planning University at Buffalo SUNY and author,
“Louise Blanchard Bethune: Every Woman Her Own Architect” https://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2022/02/009.html
Partnered with the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, Western New York Heritage PressThe Buffalo History Museum & EC200+
Jan. 9 – Kelly Hayes McAlonie – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84164685888


 

January 16, 2024 – 3rd Tuesday – History & Future

Theme: “IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning
12:30pm – 1:00pm Speaker: Bren T. Price, Founder, Buffalo Presidential Center, “Jack Kemp Exhibit”
Partnered with the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site Western New York Heritage PressThe Buffalo History Museum & EC200+
Jan. 16 – Bren Price – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82607793940


 

January 23, 2024 – 4th Tuesday – Nature & Science 

Theme: IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy , & Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning
12:30pm – 1:00pm Speaker: Mark Percy, Planetarium Director, WCSD Planetarium
Partnered with the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo Explore BuffaloBuffalo Museum of Science & EC200+ (Also in charge of the Buffalo Eclipse Consortium)
Jan. 23 – Mark Percy – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87847960740


 

January 30, 2024 – 5th Tuesday – The “Art of Investing” 

Theme: “IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy , & Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning
12:30pm – 1:00pm Speakers: Mark McGovern, Director of Construction & Infrastructure, BNMC & Jamie Hamann-Burney, Director of Planning & Implementation, BNMC
Co-host: John “JD” Hartman, Member, WNY Sustainable Business Roundtable
Partnered with the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, Lipsey Buffalo Architecture CenterExplore BuffaloMartin House & EC200+
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84483062825


 

February 6, 2024 – 1st Tuesday – The Arts & Creativity 

Theme: “IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning
12:30pm – 1:00pm Speaker: Peter Hunt, Ex Dir, Hunt Gallery & Christina Buscarino, Gallery Mgr. – Invited
Partnered with the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, Richardson Olmsted Campus & Explore BuffaloMartin House & EC200+
Feb. 6 – Peter Hunt & Christina Buscarino https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88051430196


February 13, 2024 – 2nd Tuesday – Architecture & Design 

Theme: “IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Lifelong Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning
12:30pm – 1:00pm Speaker: Glenn Jackson, M&T Bank & Oishei Board Member
Partnered with the Richardson Olmsted Campus & Explore Buffalo Martin House & EC200+
Feb. 13 – Glenn Jackson – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84584538653


 

February 20, 2024 – 3rd Tuesday – History & Future 

Theme: “IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning
12:30pm – 1:00pm Speaker: Speaker: Thomas J. Reigstad, author, The Illustrated Mark Twain and the Buffalo Express, and of Scribblin’ for a Livin’ — Mark Twain’s Pivotal Period in Buffalo?
Partnered with Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press & The Buffalo History Museum & EC200+
Feb. 20 – Thomas J. Reigstad – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89885986708


 

February 27, 2024 – 4th Tuesday – Nature & Science 

Theme: “IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, & Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning
12:30pm – 1:00pm Speaker: Suzie Molnar, Play Coordinator, Buffalo AKG Art Museum
Partnered with the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, WNY STEM, Buffalo Museum of Science & EC200+
Feb. 27 – Suzie Molnar – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86166277232

 

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