Newsletter for July 6th - July 13th
Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts
The Arts Festival returns next week (July 13-17) and will bring over
125,000 people to downtown State College and the University Park campus.
Come celebrate the arts with the nationally recognized sidewalk sale
and exhibition, sand sculpture, great music, theatrical performances,
children activities and all sorts of food choices!
You can find all your Arts Festival information by using our Online Arts Festival
Guide. You can look at and share photos,
make comments in the blog. view
the live Arts
Fest Camera and of course see all the events
happening at the Festival.
While at the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts don't forget
to stop over in Boalsburg for the People's
This annual arts festival features some of the very best of
Pennsylvania artisans. Food, fun and family entertainment in a
park-like setting on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum. (more info)
Lift For Life
Penn State Football Uplifting Athletes' Annual Lift for Life is
set for this Friday at 2:00pm in Holuba Hall. Lift For Life is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5 per
students/child and $10 per adult. Fans will have a chance to meet and
get autographs from current and former members of the Penn State
Proceeds will benefit the Kidney Cancer Association. (more info)
Bat Assault: An 18-year-old State College man is facing assault and related charges after he hit another man with an aluminum baseball bat. (read)
Same-sex Benefits: State College Area School District officials have formally agreed to end
the district's ban on same-gender domestic-partner benefits. (read)
Pat Boland: Longtime State College broadcast journalist and personality Pat Boland has died after a prolonged battle with cancer. (read)
CATA Ads: CATA's yearlong experiment with exterior ads on buses is an attempt to bolster lost revenue.
4thFest: Central PA 4thFest marked its 10th anniversary Monday with a day's worth of family-friendly events around Beaver Stadium.
PSU Job Cuts: It's tough to put an exact number on them, but the Penn State job cuts
made necessary by a $68 million state-funding cut will be measured in
scores, says university President Graham Spanier.
Looking for something to do after the Arts Festival winds down? AstroFest will run during the Arts Festival 8:30 to 11:30 pm at Davey Lab through Saturday. Astronomy
crafts, demonstrations, planetarium shows, rooftop stargazing, 3D tours of Mars,
the Milky Way, and the Universe and activities for children of all ages will be
featured. (see more info)
No piece of paper can be folded more then seven times.
A bit of snow and rain in the afternoon
A little morning rain; otherwise, cloudy
Cloudy with a bit of snow and rain
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