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Earth Fest 2017 will feature live music, kids’ activities, artists and more

Adults and children of all ages are invited to join the fun as Penn State Shenango holds Earth Fest 2017 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at the campus in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania. The event, which offers free admission and is open to the public, will include live music and entertainment, children’s activities, a local artists’ market, Penn State Berkey Creamery Ice Cream, and information from sustainability-minded local organizations and businesses.

PTA Club to host eighth annual Hustle for Muscle 5K run/walk April 1

Now in its eighth year, Penn State Shenango’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Club’s Hustle for Muscle 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. on April 1. The annual event, which is held on a family-friendly, fast course around the Shenango campus and downtown Sharon, raises funds to support the PTA Club’s mission and program.
Students on stage at Shenango campus during Earth Fest 2016

Students of the Upcycled Art Contest at Earth Fest 2016

Students of the Upcycled Art Contest receive certificates and giveaways for their participation in last year's event.

Children from San Pedro, Columbia, Belize with a Shenango campus student.

Shenango campus students help build new library for children in Belize

When students weren't busy building a new library for the children in the village of San Pedro, Columbia, Belize, they had the opportunity to deliver lessons to children in the classroom.

Cast of The Vagina Monologues being held at Penn State Shenango rehearse their lines

Production shines spotlight on women’s experiences

The Penn State Shenango Drama Club and its partner, Lawrence Mercer ATHENA, will present their production of the award-winning play “The Vagina Monologues” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 17 and 18 in the Penn State Shenango Auditorium. The local production of "The Vagina Monologues" is part of the V-Day global movement to end violence against women and girls.
Students and Alumni Society members pose for a picture before last year's dinner.

Penn State Shenango spaghetti fundraiser to support kids with cancer

Penn State Shenango will host its fifth annual THON spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 20 in the campus auditorium. The event is sponsored by Penn State Shenango benefiting THON and various local restaurants. All proceeds will support kids with cancer.
Students and Alumni Society members pose for a picture before last year's dinner.

Shenango students and Alumni Society members gather together before last year's Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser.

Shenango students and Alumni Society members gather together before last year's spaghetti dinner fundraiser for THON.

Caps of Penn State Shenango graduates

Penn State Shenango students at their graduation ceremony in 2015

Penn State Shenango students at their graduation ceremony in 2015.

Children in Star Child

Shenango Drama Club to present original holiday production Dec. 2-4

The Penn State Shenango Drama Club will present an original comedy, "Star Child," this weekend, Dec. 2-4, continuing its tradition of offering the community a holiday play designed to appeal to children of all ages.
Shenango students pose for a picture during a rehearsal of their upcoming holiday production.

Shenango to present 'Star Child' as annual holiday production Dec. 2-4

The Penn State Shenango Drama Club is in final rehearsals for its presentation of the original comedy "Star Child." The holiday production will launch at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2, with matinee performances on Dec. 3 and 4. Admission, which is $8 for adults, $7 for students and seniors, and $5 for children under age 4, includes a snack at intermission and an opportunity to visit with Santa after the show.

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