The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


July 31, 2008

First Friday has dog days theme

SELINSGROVE --The Snyder County Arts Council is planning for a Dog Days of Summer-themed First Friday event tomorrow from 5-9 p.m. in downtown Selinsgrove.

Since the event's art focus is dogs and other animals, Yvonne Roadermel from Collie Rescue will be in the Selinsgrove Commons location for pet adoptions along with Jessica Roseberry-Moyer, who will do pet portrait photography.

First Friday August will also feature a new selection of work in a variety of mediums by SCAC member artists at Eclectika. Other locations and their featured artists are: A Dustin Kline Salon, featuring Mary Ellen Yearick who will present pottery demonstrations outdoors (weather permitting); Charles McCuen Law Office, watercolors by Sharon Cressinger; TSZ Design, paintings by Florence Putterman and photography by Samantha Herrold; Sewing Shanty, fabric design by owner Debbie Andretta; Kind Cafe, paintings by Patricia Brandt; J. Kleinbauer's, Jeff Martin and Beverly Owens; and art from the Merrill W. Linn Conservancy at Emma's Food for Life.

Other participating locations are: Break and Run Billiards Parlor featuring paintings by Jerome Connelly, Sarah Kate Interiors featuring Carol Colestock's portraits, What's Shakin' with a $1 hot dog and birch beer special, photography by Lynn McCann at DJ Ernst Books, and fabric arts by Gwen Pierce-Jones at Irene's. Kinfolk's Restaurant will feature work by SCAC President Dena Gentner and children's book author, John Eberle. They are also offering a First Friday Dinner Special and extended hours.

The council is planning for other First Fridays through the end of 2008.

For more information about First Fridays or to join the Council contact: Snyder County Arts Council, PO Box 204, Selinsgrove, PA 17870 or Snyder

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