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Tri-State Community School for the Arts Announces Fall Classes and Writing Event PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Tiffany A. Turbin Santos, Tri-State Community School for the Arts   
Monday, 09 August 2010 12:13

tri-state logo_webTiffany A. Turbin Santos, creative writing teacher for the new Tri-State Community School for the Arts, will be offering a free "Make Your Own Story" session for children of all ages from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 14 at the Allegany Arts Council.  Story prompts, pencils, crayons, collage materials, and other things to make a storybook will be on-hand for children to create their own story. No registration is necessary, simply drop-in and create!

During this event Santos will also be offering a preview of school's upcoming fall creative writing classes for teens and adults and possible offerings for the spring semester. These beginner's classes will help all students explore their own creativity while polishing their written, verbal, and communication skills as well ...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 August 2010 09:48
Embassy to Present "The Nerd" PDF Print E-mail
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Written by New Embassy Theatre   
Friday, 06 August 2010 10:52
Last Updated on Saturday, 07 August 2010 13:10
LaVale Library to Hold Old Fashioned Sock Hop PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Linda Burkey, Allegany County Library System   
Thursday, 05 August 2010 11:54

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Allegany County Library System, the LaVale Library will hold an Old Fashioned Sock Hop on Saturday, August 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the library. Everyone’s invited to come dressed in 1950’s attire and dance to the music provided by DJ Jason Miltenberger. Other activities include a Classic Cars Show, Bookmobile Tour, Children’s Activities, and Face Painting. Commemorative giveaways will be available while supplies last; and hotdogs with drinks will be for 50 cents! Free popcorn and anniversary cake will also be served.

“This will be the library system’s last planned celebration of our 50th Anniversary. If you haven’t had a chance to come out and celebrate with us, don’t miss this chance,” commented Linda Burkey, ...

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 August 2010 11:54
Kids' Group Sees Demos and Learns About Classes at AaCP PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Mary McCunn, AaCP   
Wednesday, 04 August 2010 13:20

img gotta sing 4 The Arts at Canal Place entertained a visit from the group “Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance” recently.  For the third year in a row, the summer workshop led by Desiree Witt, made another visit to check out what arts, demos and classes are available in the Canal Place area.  They visited and previewed “Supersize It” that opened this past week.  Several AaCP artists were on hand to demonstrate or talk about their art work and what is going on at the local cooperative.


Leah Odoms spoke to the 46 kids about her art of making leather masks and Larry Bloss performed a demo on wood.  Also on hand was Linda Stewart who showed the kids how to make Origami and spoke about her upcoming classes.


Stewart uses traditional scrapbooking and card making tools and materials ...

George's Creek Library to Host Second "Martial Arts for Teens by Teens" PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Linda Burkey, Allegany County Library System   
Wednesday, 04 August 2010 12:56

The George’s Creek Regional Library in Lonaconing will hold a “Martial Arts for Teens by Teens” program on Thursday, August 12 at 6 p.m.  All teens and tweens are invited to participate. For more information, call 301-463-2629.

The Allegany County Library System operates six branches—Washington Street in Cumberland, Frostburg, South Cumberland, LaVale, George’s Creek, and Westernport. It also has a bookmobile that serves schools, daycares, and outlying areas. Our 24/7 On-Line library, with reference databases and Free Tutors, is accessible at the website given below. We offer public technology training as well as a circulating collection of books, magazines, large print materials, DVDs, gaming software, music and books on CD, and downloadable e-Books. Each ...


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