Set The 22nd annual Children’s Day celebration is scheduled Sunday, April 2, at Cranberry Mall.
About 50 local and other organizations will participate in the event, which will include an extensive list of free activities and exhibits for children of all ages from noon to 5 pm. Also included will be performances by HOLeY Jeans (1 pm), The Performing Arts Academy with Darin (1:30 pm) and MAGIC All-Star Cheerleaders (3 pm), all in the mall’s center court.
Seneca Reading Council and Venango Kid Connection are the major sponsors for Children’s Day, which also gives families an opportunity to explore services that are available to them in local communities.
Other organizations that will offer activities and/or exhibits are:
A Fairy Enchanted Evening, Allegheny Region Chapter of American Red Cross, AmeriHealth Caritas PA, Boy Scouts, Buffalo Street Lanes, Child Care Information Services, Child Development Centers, Inc., Christian Life Academy, Clarion Area Brain Injury Support Group (BIAPA), Clarion University Kids in College, Clarion University Speech & Hearing Clinic, Clarion/Venango Safe Kids, Community Ambulance, Cranberry Area School District;
Discovery Toys, Easter Seals of Venango County, Erie Street Church of God, Families First-Early Head Start & New Beginnings, Family Service and Children’s Aid Society, Franklin Alliance Church, Franklin Area School District, Franklin Library Association; Girl Scouts of Western PA, HOLeY Jeans, Keystone SMILES AmeriCorps Youth Project, Keystone SMILES Community Learning Center, Lifelong Learning: Skills for Success;
MAGIC All-Star Cheerleaders, Next Step Therapy, Oil City Area School District (National Honor Society), Oil City Community Alliance Church, Oil City YMCA, Operation Christmas Child, Paoletta Counseling Services and Dragonfly Balloons, Riverview Intermediate Unit Brain Steps, Riverview Intermediate Unit Early Intervention, Seneca Hills Bible Camp, Special Olympics Venango/Forest, Shenango Valley Urban League & WIC Program;
The Performing Arts Academy with Darin, The POINTE, The Salvation Army, United
Military Support Group, UPMC for Kids, UPMC For You, UPMC Northwest Center for Rehab Services, Usborne Books & More, Venango County Association for the Blind, Venango County Early Intervention, Venango County Older Adult Services, Venango County Truancy Outreach and Student Assistance Program, and Youth Alternatives, Inc.