Because You Care’s 17th Annual Walk for Small Animals will feature music, vendors, food, entertainment, prizes, basket raffles, and more. Registration at noon, walk at 1 pm.For every $50 pledged, walkers will receive a chance to win an Apple iPad. Walkers who pledge $25 or more will receive a BYC Walk t-shirt.Funds will be used to provide veterinary care, food and supplies to abandoned and abused animals.For more info and to download a pledge form, visit…See More
UPMC Sunset Music Series: Wednesdays, July 1, 8, 15, 5:30 p.m.; Beach 1, Presque Isle State Park Cost: Free. Info: www.discoverpi.com.
Lagoons by Pontoon: Daily, through Sept. 7, 11 a.m., 1 or 2 p.m.; pontoon boat station, Presque Isle State Park; interpretive pontoon tour; sign-up starts at 10 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Cost: Free. Info: www.trecpi.org.
First Friday Olde Fashioned Fourth of July: Friday, July 3, 5-8 p.m.; downtown North East; street performers, face painting, entertainment, dining specials, sidewalk sales, artisan demonstrations. Cost: Free admission. Info: www.nechamber.org.
Fish for Free Day: Saturday, July 4, 9-11 a.m.; Presque Isle State Park, Rotary Pavilion; equipment will be provided; for ages 9-12. Cost: Free; registration is required. Info: 833-7424.
8 Great Tuesdays: Tuesday, July 7, 6:30 p.m.; Burger King Amphitheatre, Liberty Park; The Clarks, Jeff Jensen perform; also occurs July 14 (Chris Higbee, Next of Kin); July 21 (Jake's Blues, RiffRiders); July 28 (Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers). Cost: Free. Info: www.porterie.org/8-great-tuesdays.