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The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will highlight students in its interdisciplinary arts and writing majors during a Celebration of the Arts from 5 to 8 p.m. April 19 in Blaisdell Hall.
The event will serve as the opening reception for two art exhibitions, New Genres and Advanced Student Work in the KOA Art Gallery and “Ekphrastic: Blending of Painting and Poetry” by Cindy Nowacki, a senior interdisciplinary arts major from Warren, in the Helen Hume Art Gallery.
From 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., Christina Brunecz, a senior biology and interdisciplinary arts major from Bear Lake, will give a performance, “From the Ashes,” in Room 146.
At 6:20 p.m., an open mic night will begin in the KOA Speer Electronics Lobby. Capstone and directed study students will read from their works as part of the event.
Readings will include “White Powder,” stories by Jayden Pire, a senior writing major from Oswayo; “The Fallen,” a fantasy novel by Colin Almeida, a junior writing major from North Wales; “Jeraldine Feranda: All Packed Up and Ready to Go,” a novel by Tricia Wright, a senior writing major from Meadville; “The Fox Doctor,” a fantasy novel by Stephanie McFall, a senior writing major from Smethport; and “The Thunder from Down Under: Two May Enter, One May Leave,” a true story by Shaun Stack, a senior psychology major from Jacksonville, Florida, and Tyler Elias, a writing student from Plymouth.
Writers, actors, singers, dancers, musicians and artists of all kinds are also invited to participate in the open mic.
The public is welcome at all events and receptions. Refreshments will be served at all events.
For disability needs related to the celebration, contact the office of Disability Resources and Services at 814-362-7609 or email@example.com.
On Thursday, April 19th, 2018 Girls Night Out will be dedicated to Aleksa Carey. Eight (8) year old Aleksa was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma the day before Thanksgiving (2017). This treatment process is financially stressful for her parents, Matt and Stacie (Armstrong) Carey, especially with Stacie having to take a leave-of-absence from her job to be with Aleksa throughout her treatment.
FEATURED VENDORS INCLUDE:
Mike Dolan /Katie Johnson: Lularoe By Mike Dolan VIP
The Fran Charles Shop – Scarves, Jewelry and Clothes
Cindy Pais – Cinder’s Closet Jewelry (Beauty for Ashes)
Rebecca Mathews Plummer – Paparazzi (Costume Jewelry)
Robbie Shenkle Yonushonis – Tastefully Simple
Lucy Nuzzo – Thirty-One Gifts
Erin Black – Scentsy
Kathryn Long Kloss – Rodan+Fields
Lynne Kuntz – Santo Vida Natural Wellness Center
Amy Kearns – KEEP Collection
Bella Capelli Salon
Graham’s Greenhouse & Landscaping
Pattie Fitzsimmons – Initials Inc.
Jody Silvis – Inspired by Peaches
Elizabeth Lynn Designs
Bambi Bryant – Young Living Oils
**A percentage of their proceeds will go to Aleksa and her family.
A request was sent out to solicit “Raffle Baskets” for the event .We are receiving a great response so far but are still accepting basket donations. Please comment below if you would like to donate a basket.
The awareness color that represents this disease is “yellow”. We are encouraging everyone who attends April 19th, to wear something yellow.
As always, we encourage you to “SHARE” this event with your girl friends on Facebook and with those who are not.
Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018
Place: The Bradford Club
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Admission is Free – Signature Sponsor ~ Leo and Bennie Kay
Please RSVP at the Bradford Club to let them know you are planning to attend, their phone number is 814-368-3613
** You DO NOT need to be a member of the Bradford Club to attend this evening.
The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will hold a celebration of Earth and Arbor days from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20 in the Mukaiyama University Room of the Frame-Westerberg Commons.
The event will begin with sustainability activities sponsored by the Environmental Studies Club, including making pet rocks, bird ID contest, tree ID contest, speed recycling, 2-liter bottle bowling and making “green” laundry soap.
Club members will also be selling lettuce plants and have information on local trails.
Events will continue with presentations by Dr. Matt Kropf, assistant professor of energy science and technology, and students in the energy science and technology program.
From 12:30 to 1 p.m., Kropf will review the university’s new sustainability plan that went into effect in December.
Sean Defazio, a senior engineering science and energy science and technology major from Scranton, will present the results of a campus energy audit he performed for his capstone project.
A tree planting is also planned, weather permitting.
For more information, contact Kropf at (814)362-5197 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good cards for a good cause with a euchre tournament on Friday April 20th! Raymour & Flanigan. the furniture and mattress establishment (7th & West State St., Olean) is sponsoring a Euchre Tournament for the benefit of the African American Center for Cultural Development (AACCD). Friday, April 20th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the store’s showroom. Fun for all!
There will be food, soft drinks, prizes and good competition. Entry fee is a mere five dollars. You’ll be entered in to win a $50 Raymour & Flanigan gift card! Plus you can save $100 on any purchase of $1000 or more from April 20th – May 20th!
Come join in the fun!
For more information on this event please visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/African-American-Center-for-Cultural-Development/295530000534231