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Events for July 11, 2018
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For over fifty years The Music Academy has been the region's leading non-profit community music school. It welcomes students of all ages—from those who wish to pursue careers in music to those who wish to play casually. The Music Academy presents recitals, workshops, performance opportunities, scholarship competitions, and extensive music library for the use of...Find out more »
In addition to performances by young musicians and dancers on the Allen Street Stage and at the Festival Shell , there are lots of free activities for young people on Children and Youth Day. Kids can draw pictures, work on a science project, have their faces painted, visit with animals from Shaver's Creek Environmental Center...Find out more »
In addition to performances by young musicians and dancers on the Allen Street Stage and the Festival Shell, there are lots of free activities for young people on Children and Youth Day. Kids can draw pictures, work on a craft project, have their faces painted, and let all their creative juices flow. All activities are rain...Find out more »
The Nittany Dreamers Baton & Silk Corps was founded in 1992 by John Mitchell, the feature twirler of Penn State’s Blue Band. It teaches the sport of baton and silks to children from all over Centre County. The group performs at parades and events throughout Centre County including homecoming parades for State College Area High...Find out more »
Centre Dance is a diversified dance studio catering to each level, which are separated according to interest, age and commitment. Founded in 1991, Centre Dance offers instruction to both the recreational as well as the serious dancer. Centre Dance offers a broad range of classes taught by a young and energetic faculty well versed in...Find out more »
The Central Pennsylvania Dance Workshop provides its students with a well-rounded dance education. Students have the opportunity to perform in a variety of venues and to develop skills in dance instruction and choreography. At the Festival, its students will present a showcase of styles of dance including ballet, modern, jazz, tap, and hip hop. The Fraser...Find out more »
Since 1966, over 1,300 young women have participated in the Outstanding Young Woman Program, receiving over $200,000 in scholarships. Finalists will showcase their performing arts skills that they will perform at the Centre County Outstanding Young Woman Program in September.Find out more »
Our popular procession features an array of small, medium and giant sized puppets, masks, drums, and banners suitable for a royal progress from Old Main Lawn, down Allen Street to Sidney Friedman Park. Music suitable for the occasion will be provided by musicians from State College Area High School under the baton of Paul Lescowicz. ...Find out more »
From beautiful murals that span entire blocks to small bronze pigs, see the public art throughout downtown. Admire all the permanent art displays you may not even know are there as we walk the streets of State College. Guests will hear about the history of public art in State College and learn some stories behind...Find out more »
For many years State College residents came together for a weekly "community sing" each week during the summer, under the direction of Frank Gullo, the director of Penn State's Glee Club, and Hummel Fishburn, the director of The Blue Band. This fun tradition disappeared in the 1970's, it now has a new life, named in memory...Find out more »
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