Free in Sidney Friedman Park!

Come join us for free events in Sidney Friedman Park – for all ages. Family friendly!

Friday, June 22, 11am-7pm: Dance the Day Away

Dance the Day Away in a series of experiential workshops and performances. Join in a dance party where you can two-step, line-dance, swing, and contra dance. From gentle stretching to modern and ballet, come try your hand (or feet) in an outdoor workshop!

  • 11am      Modern Dance for Everyone with VanDance Inc.
  • Noon      Hip Hop
  • 1pm        Family Dance Party with Movement Arts
  • 2pm        Speaking Through Dance with Nittany Ballet
  • 3pm        Family Dance Party with Movement Arts
  • 4pm        Relevétions/St. Pauls’ Liturgical Dance
  • 5pm        Dance Party USA with Tempest Productions
  • 6pm        Jazz & More! with Centre Dance

Saturday, June 23, 11am-5pm: StoryBook Theatre

Where stories come to life and adventure begins. StoryBook Theatre is a day of reading, playing, and creating for all ages – from our most loved stories (Dr. Seuss, Alice in Wonderland, Moana) to Multi-Cultural Folk and Faery Tales, we will be moving, singing, acting, reacting, and playing! Playing with words, playing with song, movement, props, costumes, and of course, books. Come be a dragon, a pirate, a clown, a princess, a—well why don’t you decide what you’ll be?

  • 11am      Sing the Songs from MOANA with Heidi Biever/Singing on Stage
  • Noon      Once Upon a Time in The Enchanted Kingdom with Tempest Productions
  • 1pm        Creative Play with State High Thespians
  • 2pm        Alice in Wonderland with Tempest Productions
  • 4pm        A Puppet Talent Show with Adam Swartz Puppets

Sunday, June 24, 11am-3pm: Shakespeare in the Park

We’re wild about Will, William Shakespeare that is, and hope you will be too! Unravel Shakespeare’s language while developing fundamental acting skills. Improvisation, Movement, Voice, Renaissance Song and Dance. And don’t forget Juggling, Clowning, and of course Dying Your Most Dramatic Death after fighting a most epic combat scene! Shakespeare, Poet of the People, for all ages! Dedicated to Susan Riddiford Shedd.

  • 11am      Shakesperience! with Tempest Productions (You Take the Stage)
  • Noon      Stage Combat with Society of American Fight Director Alec Walsh
  • 2pm        Shakescenes! with Tempest Productions (You Take the   Stage)