Community Celebration

YearofMeadville-logo-no-opacityBuilding a sustainable and just future means celebrating our successes and getting to know our neighbors.

This month, we celebrate the victories won and progress made over the course of the year. We will come together to get to know one another, build community, and propel forward the good work being done in our community.

Community Celebration

Day-Long Festival Celebrating All-things Meadville
Saturday, April 30, 10am – 9pm
Downtown Mall

Festivities will include:

image_3Community Music Festival by Meadville Neighborhood Center

10am – 6pm
The MNC has put together an awesome line-up of local bands and musicians. Performing on the Downtown Mall stage, this lineup is sure to please the crowd! Contact Lee Scandinaro at lscandinaro@allegheny.edu for more information.


1131Sharefest by Meadville Time Trade

10am – 2pm
The Meadville Time Trade, our local time bank, will host a Sharefest! Bring a gently-used item (no clothes, please) to give away and take an item that you want or need….for FREE.  The event will also feature “member exhibits” where Time Trade members can share their Time Trade offerings.  For more information, contact Barb Newcamp at meadvilletimetrade@gmail.com.


 crawfordcentral“Artists and Authors” by Meadville Area Middle School

10am – 4pm
The Meadville Area Middle School is bringing together several local authors for a book signing and kids’ story time. Authors include Carolyn Brown, Todd McClimans, Christopher Bakken, Nancy Williams, and Lauren Mattocks Steinbeck. The event will also include art activities for kids and will feature the artwork of Ms. Brown’s students! Contact Carolyn Brown at carolyn.brown@craw.org for more information.


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Local Vendors by Second Saturday Community Markets

10am – 9pm
From 10am – 9pm, the Second Saturday Community Markets will bring a variety of local vendors to the Downtown Mall! Vendors include Voodoo Brewery, FieldRock Custom Designs, Alex’s Puzzles, Kat’s Krafty Korner, Junk & Colee, Cortese Creations, Simple Goods, Infinity Scarves and Necklaces by Joyce, Faith Grace Designs,  Handcrafted Jewelry by Marlene, and more!. To participate or for more information, contact Autumn Vogel at avogel@allegheny.edu.


  Copy of YoM A Town For Us2A Town for Us: A Meadville Commuity-Based Play

a Gum-Dip Theatre production
7pm, Downtown Mall stage

A Town for Us follows Lilah, an agriculturalist and mother of two, and Lindsey, president of a manufacturing plant, as they struggle to find a sense of security during a troubling time. Exploring the stories told by Meadville citizens this past fall, A Town for Us examines the meaning of home, community, and empowerment.


Local Film Screenings


And much more!