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Children gather to watch much aniticpated puppet show during Earth Fest 2015

Earth Fest 2016 to 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 2016 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, 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, educational presentations, children’s activities, a local artists’ market, Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream, and information from sustainability-minded local organizations and businesses. Food and coffee from Haitian Sensation, The Bluegrass Kitchen and AVI will be available to purchase.

Upcycled art contest to show children how to create treasure from trash

Does your child enjoy creating things? Does he or she like using recycled “trash” and making it into a treasure? Penn State Shenango is gearing up for its inaugural Earth Fest Upcycled Art Contest, which is being held in conjunction with this year’s annual Earth Day event to be held on Saturday, April 9, at the downtown Sharon campus.

Shenango drama club to present 'How the Grouch Saved Christmas' Dec. 4-6

The Penn State Shenango Drama Club will be presenting an original musical, 'How the Grouch Saved Christmas,' designed to appeal to children of all ages the weekend of Dec. 4-6. The show playfully weaves pop cultural references to The Minions, Star Wars, princesses, Legos, and much more into a story that is ultimately heartwarming. The musical will launch with an evening performance at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Penn State Shenango Auditorium. There will also be two matinee performances at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 5 and 6.

Sharon School District partners with Penn State to bring STEAM camp

Additionally, students will investigate the basic building block of life in a class session, entitled “DNA-Molecules of Life,” and in other sessions have the opportunity to learn about the “Sweet Side of Chemistry” and “Bacteria: The Dark Truth.” All minds alike will be intrigued by the scientific inquiry taking place in these classrooms and labs. In Sharon Hall, mathematical thinkers will have the opportunity in “Math in Magic” to use logical reasoning to solve real-life problems. Finally, in Lecture Hall, students will gain insight into the HeartRescue Project, a program designed to increase survival rates among cardiac arrest patients.

Penn State Shenango to present 'How the Grouch Saved Christmas'

The Penn State Shenango Drama Club will present an original musical this holiday season titled "How the Grouch Saved Christmas." Designed to appeal to children of all ages, the show playfully weaves pop cultural references to "The Minions," "Star Wars," princesses, Legos, and much more into a story that is ultimately heartwarming. The musical will launch with an evening performance at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Penn State Shenango Auditorium. There will also be two matinees at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6.
Christian Kuharik talks with Farrell High School students during first night of the HopeCAT pilot program.

Penn State Shenango collaborates with The Hope Center for Arts and Technology

Penn State Shenango and The Hope Center for Arts and Technology (HopeCAT) are collaborating on a new venture this fall to begin an after-school pilot program with Farrell High School students. Focusing on ceramic art, the program is being taught by world-class ceramist and arts educator Christian Kuharik.
Christian Kuharik talks with Farrell High School students during first night of the HopeCAT pilot program.

Christian Kuharik talks with Farrell High School students during first night of the HopeCAT pilot program.

Christian Kuharik talks with Farrell High School students during first night of the HopeCAT pilot program.

Auditions to be held for Penn State Shenango holiday production

Penn State Shenango to hold auditions for holiday production

Penn State Shenango will hold auditions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 12 for its holiday play “How the Grouch Saved Christmas,” which is an original musical to be directed by Jeanne Zingale, Penn State Shenango Drama Club advisor and instructor in theatre.
Auditions to be held for Penn State Shenango holiday production

Auditions to be held for Penn State Shenango holiday production

Auditions to be held for Penn State Shenango holiday production

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