The Buddy Walk is the annual fundraiser coordinated by the Down Syndrome Group of Erie County.The Down Syndrome Group of Erie County is a non-profit group that was formed to give parents the opportunity to meet with other parents of children with Down syndrome in an atmosphere of education, personal support and friendship.The mission of the group is to provide support, resources and advocacy with the aim of increasing opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and…See More
All funds raised go to support local programs for individuals born with Down syndrome. Sponsoring conferences and seminars Monthly newsletters Social activities and Outreach EventsSupport of NDSS in their research, advocacy and awareness efforts. New parent resource packet and support Support for school and communityPlease call 814-450-2435 to register prior to October 7th or just come the day of!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.