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July Activities calendar

Family-Friendly activities for July



Vacation Bible schools

“SonSurf Beach Bash” for ages 3 through grade 5, 6-8:30 p.m. July 10-14, Zion Community Church, 3261 Zion Road, Bellefonte. Call 383-4161 or visit www.zioncommunitychurch.com to register. 



“Circle G. Ranch,” for ages 4-13, 6-8:30 p.m. July 25-29, Curtin United Methodist Church, 305 Curtin Village Road, Howard, 355-7970.



“SonSurf Beach Bash,” 6:30-8:45 p.m. July 14-28, Halfmoon Christian Fellowship Church, 1776 Halfmoon Valley Road, Port Matilda, 692-4187.



Bald Eagle State Park activities



Bald Eagle State Park, 149 Main Park Road, Howard, 625-2775 or nicthomas@state.pa.us.



Artistic Horizon camps



Full (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) and half day (9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.)

Building C, Cato Avenue and Enterprise Drive, State College.



Pre-kindergarten



Half day, 9 a.m.-noon



PW2: July 5-8: “All Aboard” — Get aboard the creative track with various activities and games.



PW3: July 18-22: “Exploring the Arts” — Explore art, music and theater.



PW4: Aug.1-5 “Discover Kingdom” — Observe your world daily through art, science, songs and more.



Kindergarten-sixth grades



Full day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.



July 25-29: “Renaissance Rendition” — Campers create the script, light costume design and set making and end with a Friday afternoon performance.  



Aug. 8-12: “World Explorers” — Campers create the script, light costume design and set making and end with a Friday afternoon performance. 



Aug. 15-19: “Adventures in the Library” — This is a new twist on creating books and games. Returning campers will create different projects than the June 27-July 1 session.



Aug. 22-26: “All About the Arts” — Campers will explore art, music and theater in a week of activities.



Special needs



 Half day, 1-4 p.m.



July 5-8: “Our Art 1” — Artists with special needs will have a chance to explore different mediums through art activities and games.



Aug. 1-5: “Our Art 2” — Artists with special needs will have a chance to explore various mediums through art activities and games.



Additional workshops



July 7: 6:30-8:15 p.m., “Let’s Get Cooking”



July 20: 6:30-8 p.m., “Wedding Dances”



July 26: 6:30-8 p.m., “Africa Drumming”



July 27: 6:30-8 p.m., “Figure It Out”



Complete a preregistration form and mail or drop off with payment to Artistic Horizon, 219 S. Patterson St., State College, PA 16801. Call 234-3441.



Childbirth Education Association activities



July 1 and 15



Playgroup, 10 a.m.-noon, Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 867 Grays Woods Blvd., State College, ceascplaygroup@gmail.com



July 9



Playgroup, 10 a.m.-noon, Lotus Center Yoga, 127 S. Pugh St., State College, ceascplaygroup@gmail.com.



Upcoming



Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State, Eisenhower Auditorium, 865-1872 or www.cpa.psu.edu.



Oct. 2: 2 p.m., Hot Peas ’n’ Butter



Oct. 25: 7:30 p.m., AnDa Union



Nov. 2: 7:30 p.m., National Acrobats of China



Jan. 23: 2 p.m., Seussical TheatreworksUSA



March 14: 7:30 p.m., Spirit of Uganda



April 12: 7:30 p.m., The Magic School Bus Live!: The Climate Challenge

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