Old First Night Fun

  Chautauqua Institution officially turned 144 years young with its annual, all-day Old First Night and Annual Fund Day festivities Tuesday. The activities began on

Rockin’ on Air

  The Annual Air Band competition took place Thursday, Aug. 2. As a result, the children from the Boys' and Girls' Club ended up busting

A Temporary Goodbye

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Along with Bird, Tree & Garden Club naturalist Jack Gulvin, community members tagged resident purple martins before their seasonal migration from Chautauqua Lake to Brazil.

The Olympic Spirit

In a week exploring “The Art of Play,” Chautauquans of all ages were invited to take part in the CHQ Olympics. The friendly competition included

Roshambo Rockstars

070918__RockPaperScissors_RR_1 Jill Vialet, founder and CEO of Playworks, leads the Chautauquans in a single-elimination rock-paper-scissors tournament called Roshambo Rockstars on Monday, July 9 at Bestor

July 4th at Chautauqua Institution

When Theodore Roosevelt visited Chautauqua in 1905, he described this place as “a gathering that is typically American, in that it is typical of America

Children’s School Fourth of July Parade

070418_FourthOfJulyParade_RR_3   The Children's School celebrates Independence Day with its annual parade, which begins at the Children's School and ends in front of the Colonnade. 

The Power of Words

"I am offering this poem to you, since I have nothing else to give,” read Vanessa DeStevens, a Jamestown High School student, on the steps
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