Saturday, October 4, 2008

Mckees Rocks new Father Ryan Arts Center


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The new Father Ryan Arts Center

Saturday, October 4, 2008 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. & 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Sto-Rox Marching Band, welcome by Father Regis Ryan and guest speakers, naming and ribbon cutting ceremony at (12 p.m.) noon!

Sunday, October 5, 2008 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. & 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.Open House with additional opportunities for artistic exploration and appreciation!

Enjoy hands-on arts activities, free food, family-friendly events, guided tours, gallery exhibits, live performances and much more!! For more information or a schedule of events, please visit

From Pop City: read the full article here.

Allegheny County’s newest arts center is set to open Oct. 4 in McKees Rocks. The $4.2 million Father Ryan Arts Center, a project of nonprofit Focus on Renewal, features a 125-seat multipurpose theater, 1,261-square-foot art gallery, classrooms, and offices.

Website here.


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