Posts tagged arts

Create a pottery item, benefit cat shelter this weekend

By | March 28, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Looking for something to do this weekend? Head over to Claytopia, 2503 W. 15th St., to paint a cat or dog bisque piece or a cat or dog bowl, and — through Monday, the last day of the month — Claytopia will donate 10 percent of your purchase to Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary. Claytopia is… View Article

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Experience Children’s Museum to hold volunteer orientation session

By | March 10, 2014 12:05 am | 0 Comments


If you are interested in a fun, creative volunteering opportunity that involves working with children, mark your calendar. The Experience Children’s Museum will hold a volunteer orientation session on March 29, from 10 a.m. to noon. The museum, 420 French St., is seeking volunteers 14 and older to assist with education programming, special events and… View Article

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Paint a cat or dog piece at Claytopia, raise funds for animal shelter

By | February 18, 2014 8:11 am | 0 Comments


Celebrate your furry friends at Claytopia this month and help raise funds for a local animal rescue organization. Just stop in and paint any cat or dog bisque piece or a cat or dog bowl at Claytopia, 2503 W. 15th St., during February, and Claytopia will donate 10 percent of your purchase to Because You… View Article

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Donate to Inner City Neighborhood Art House at area Burger Kings

By | December 12, 2013 6:00 am | 0 Comments


The Burger King restaurants of Erie County are collecting donations of cash and supplies for the Inner City Neighborhood Art House today through Saturday. For three days, members of the community can visit any Burger King restaurant in Erie County and add a donation of $1 to their food order or donate a wish list… View Article

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Help needed at Frontier Park

By | October 11, 2013 4:06 pm | 0 Comments


Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park, L.E.A.F., is seeking volunteers to help as tour guides, educational presenters and special event assistants, as well as with tree maintenance and gardening, public relations and marketing, fundraising and other tasks essential to the operation of the park. L.E.A.F.’s annual special events include the L.E.A.F. Festival in September, the… View Article

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Tap in to your creative side at Claytopia, help Orphan Angels

By | October 2, 2013 2:43 pm | 0 Comments


Head over to Claytopia, 2503 W. 15th St., on Thursday between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. (including Ladies Night from 5 to 9 p.m.), and you can create a pottery item for a flat fee of $6 and benefit Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary at the same time. Just choose your pottery  piece — plate, bowl,… View Article

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Volunteers needed for North East Wine Festival

By | September 17, 2013 3:09 pm | 0 Comments


The North East Arts Council is seeking volunteers to work at the North East Wine Fest, scheduled for Sept. 27-29. The event takes place in Gibson, Gravel Pit and Heard parks, starting at 3 p.m. on Sept. 27 and continuing from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sept. 28 and from noon to 6 p.m…. View Article

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4 ways to give back this weekend

By | May 17, 2013 12:41 pm | 0 Comments


Looking for some ways to help out this weekend? Here’s a roundup of some volunteer and fundraising opportunities in Erie County. If you have any suggestions for future posts, please send me an e-mail at or drop off your announcement at the Erie Times-News, 205 W. 12th St. 1. Give blood. Memorial Day weekend is traditionally… View Article

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Volunteer to help at Neighborhood Art House

By | May 14, 2013 1:08 pm | 0 Comments


The Neighborhood Art House provides free classes in the visual, performing and literary arts to at-risk children in Erie.  A ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, the mission of the Neighborhood Art House is to enable children to experience beauty, grow in positive self-expression and self-discipline, and develop into full and productive human beings…. View Article

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Volunteers needed at Goodell Gardens for art and music festival

By | May 6, 2013 1:00 pm | 0 Comments


Goodell Gardens & Homestead, 221 Waterford St., Edinboro, is seeking volunteers to work on May 18 as parking guides during the Downtown Edinboro Art & Music Festival, which runs May 16-18. Goodell Gardens has changed its site layout since last year, and it wants to make sure that folks who come to the festival can find a place to park…. View Article

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