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Dedication, concert at Historic Holy Trinity


Tue, May 10th 2016 10:55 am

Historic Holy Trinity, in conjunction with the New York Landmark Conservancy, is joining other New York landmarks in opening its doors the weekend of May 20. 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, is the unveiling and dedication of a historical plaque received through a grant from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation. This plaque will now showcase to the local community and visitors to Niagara Falls the complex has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Harmonia Chamber Singers, in keeping with their mission of educational outreach, is hosting Dr. Steven Sametz for a brief residency as he leads a choral workshop with singers from Niagara Falls and Sweet Home high schools. They will be live in concert at 7 p.m. inside Historic Holy Trinity. The workshop/concert will feature one of Sametz's well-known works, "I Have Had Singing." A $10 donation at the door will support the church.

On Saturday, May 21, Historic Holy Trinity's thrift store and donation center will welcome patrons between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to shop for clothes, shoes, furniture, household items, Christmas and other holiday decorations. Guided tours of the school will also be available on this day.

Historic Holy Trinity is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is run under the auspices of Niagara Heritage of Hope and Service Inc. The mission of Niagara Heritage of Hope and Service is to make a positive difference in the local and visiting community coming to Western New York by organizing youth and family-oriented events. The organization serves the poor of the community; holds special events such as lectures, concerts and other public programs; and preserves and maintains the structures of this national landmark.

All proceeds from this weekend goes to support the maintenance and upkeep of this national landmark. For more information, call 716-299-0799. The church is located at 1419 Falls St.

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