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September 2015

Year of Meadville Storytelling Workshops

Sep 1

Time: September 1 @ 5:00 pm - September 3 @ 8:00 pm

Building a sustainable and just future requires the input of all residents. We want to hear your stories of life in Meadville and your dreams for our community. Join us for storytelling workshops from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1; Wednesday, September 2; and Thursday, September 3. Dinner will be served from 5 to 6 p.m. Childcare will be provided. Events are free and open to all area residents. The stories you share will be transformed into a…

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Work-in-Progress Day for 8 Hour Projects: Place

Sep 5

Time: September 5 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Venue: Art Galleries

On exhibit September 5-20 Curated by Heather Brand and Darren Lee Miller Work-in-Progress Day: Saturday, September 5, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Panel Discussion and Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 8, 7-9 p.m. This annual art event features about a dozen artists making art on site with the public invited to observe (and participate if the artist so desires). This year’s invited artists will consider themes of place and home for the Year of Meadville. The artists are Justus Cotterill, Norman…

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Playshop Theatre: (Ghost) Light

Sep 10

Time: September 10 - 12
Venue: Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre

Invention! Adventure! Romance! From the invention of the electric light to the splitting of the atom, the pursuit of science and technology has been a deeply human endeavor. This original production uses movement, music, and puppetry to explore the fascinating evolution of scientific discovery in our modern age. Devised by Beth Watkins, Brian Thummler, and the Company. Original music and lyrics by Bob Michel. Directed by Beth Watkins. Ticket information can be found on the Playshop Theatre website.

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Zen Buddhist Monk Claude AnShin Thomas: “What Does It Mean to Wake Up?”

Sep 11

Time: September 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Venue: Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center

Zen Buddhist monk, Vietnam War veteran and Meadville native Claude AnShin Thomas will present a talk and workshop – “What Does It Mean to Wake Up?” – to kick off a 30-Day Mindfulness Challenge at Allegheny College. Both the talk, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11 in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center, and the workshop are open to the public. The workshop will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12 in Schultz…

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Community Day Football Game

Sep 12

Time: September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Venue: Frank B. Fuhrer Field

The Gators open their 2015 home schedule against regional rival The College of Wooster, playing a 7 p.m. game under the lights at Frank B. Fuhrer Field. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. This is our way of thanking the Meadville community for their long-standing support of Gator Athletics — and also to acknowledge the central role that the citizens of Meadville played in the College’s founding 200 years ago.

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