MERCER COUNTY AREA —
Workshop for arts grant seekers set
SHARON – ArtsErie will hold a workshop for the 2012 Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Project Stream grants at 5:30 p.m. Thursday (June 7) at the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce, Founders Room, 41 Chestnut St., Sharon.
The program is open to Mercer County residents and organizations. The program provides opportunities for arts organizations, individual artists and community-based groups to apply for up to $3,000 in funding to support performances, exhibitions, and other arts projects that are presented to the public between Sept. 1 and Aug. 31, 2013.
Grant applications are due June 29. Workshops are designed to provide detailed information on the program, and to guide prospective candidates through the application process. To register, contact ArtsErie at email@example.com or 814-452-3427. The workshop is free. PPA Project Stream guidelines and grant applications will be available online at pca.eGrant.org
GC Arts Council camp registration is Thursday
GROVE CITY - The Grove City Arts Council art and theatre camp for local children and teens kicks off with a registration on Thursday (June 7).
The camp will take place at 9 a.m. June 25-June 29 at the Grove City Christian Academy. There will be a family reception June 29 at which the kids will display their artwork, plays, writing and cooking. Kids can choose between courses in pottery, culinary arts, creative writing and theatre.
Organizers will hold a registration fair from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 7 at Beans on Broad coffeehouse in downtown Grove City. Interested parents are encouraged to stop by, meet the teachers, and register their children for classes.
For more info: www.grovecityarts.org, call 724-264-4068 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Park celebrates outdoors day
HERMITAGE – National Get Outdoors Day will be celebrated Saturday (June 9) beginning at 10 a.m. at shelter 4 in Buhl Farm Park, 715 Hazen Road.
Friends of Buhl Park 5k run/2 mile walk in memory of Dale Pokorney begins at 10 a.m. with registration from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at shelter 4. For a schedule of all activities held visit www.buhfarmpark.com or facebook or call 724-981-5522.