Barnes & Noble book fair to benefit Erie Reading Council’s Growing Readers project

   September 13, 2013 5:00 am

A book fair on Tuesday, 5 to 8 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, 5909 Peach St., will raise funds for Erie Reading Council’s Growing Readers project, which is designed to bring literacy education to new teen mothers. Make a purchase during the event using a voucher from the Erie Reading Council and you’ll not only get…

Want to help Erie celebrate Perry 200?

   March 14, 2013 5:31 pm

Help Erie celebrate its heritage by participating in “The Spirit of Erie,”  a community pageant that will pay tribute to Erie’s history as part of this summer’s Perry 200 Commemoration. Auditions for the extravaganza, which will include singing, dancing, historical skits and more, are scheduled Monday and Tuesday, March 18 and 19, at 6 p.m. at the Erie…

Volunteers: The ‘backbone’ of the Erie Playhouse

   March 30, 2012 12:02 pm

Like the Erie Philharmonic, the Erie Playhouse depends on volunteers to help their performances go off without a hitch. Have a stunning voice? Play an instrument? Enjoy fundraising? All of those skills can be put to use at the Erie Playhouse. In fact, on its website, the Erie Playhouse calls volunteers the “backbone” of their…