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UPCOMING CRPR SPECIAL EVENTS - 2016

As
scheduled

CPO_Logo_2001-2.gifCommunity Sky / Star Watches
Expand your horizons and see the Universe from a new perspective! At SkyWatch events the public is invited to come and view the Moon, planets, and some of the brighter deep-sky objects through the variety of telescopes owned by CPO members. These free events are sponsored by the Central PA Observers Club and the Centre Region Parks and Recreation Authority. Please bring a flashlight.  FREE!  No advance registration is required. Dates and times of 2016 Skywatches at Tom Tudek Memorial Park, 800 Herman Drive (Ferguson Twp.), pending sky conditions:

  • Friday, Oct 14 @ 7-9 PM

Also coming up:

Observe The Moon Night

Sun.
25 Sep 2016

Punt, Pass & KickCentre Region PUNT, PASS & KICK® Competition    

Sunday, 25 Sep 2016 FREE!  Hosted by Centre Region Parks & Recreation at Oak Hall Regional Park.

The NFL, Pepsi and the CRPR invite you to participate! PPK is a well-known youth sports competition worldwide. An entry form must be submitted prior to participation; form will be available HERE (PDF) or by visiting CRPR Offices.   Held at OAK HALL REGIONAL PARK, 120 Linden Hall Road, Boalsburg. Registration opens at 12:30 PM; competition starts at 1 PM. The top finishers in each age group advance to future competitions.  For more information on the local PP&K program contact Jeff Hall at CRPR (231-3071). Open to all Centre Region youth age 6-15 (as of 31 Dec 2016):

Competition Categories:      (Age as of 31 Dec 2016)
BOYS
6-7
8-9
10-11
12-13
14-15
GIRLS
6-7
8-9
10-11
12-13
14-15

RESULTS:     2008 - 2013    2014 (PDF)     2015 (PDF)

Sun.
16 Oct 2016

OakFall Foliage Walk at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center

Sunday, 16 Oct 2016, 2-4 PM. Come enjoy the sights, smells, and sounds fall has to offer! Walk the trails with a Millbrook Marsh Naturalist and learn about the changing seasons and how to track seasonal changes in your own backyard. Please dress for the weather! For ages 7 & older. FREE, but donations appreciations. Location: Millbrook Marsh Nature Center

Sun.
30 Oct 2016

Pumpkin The 70th Annual
"CRPR Halloween Costume Parade" 

SUNDAY, 30 Oct 2016, 6:30 PM LINE UP, 7:00 PM STEP-OFF. A FREE fall family tradition!  Centre Region Parks & Recreation and the State College Lions Club will cosponsor the parade through downtown State College. The parade forms on N. Burrowes St. off W. College Avenue (beside the PSU steam plant) starting at 6:30 PM with step-off promptly at 7:00 PM. Costume judging takes place at Memorial Field by the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity. Treats will be provided by the State College Lions Club.  

Please choose from one of the following costume categories (then stand with that signed group in the line-up row):

  • Social Media/Apps
  • Halloween Tiny Tots #1 & #2 (Ages 2 & under w/ 2 identical groups due to the number of participants)
  • Cartoon Characters & Super Heroes
  • Witches & Monsters
  • Fairy Tale Characters
  • Zombies & Vampires
  • TV & Movie Stars
  • Animals on Parade
  • Sports
  • Open Class
  • Groups (of 3 or more) 
Rosters of winning costumers:

2012
Cancelled
(weather)

#68
2014

(PDF)
#70
2016
Pending
Halloween
Mon.
31 Oct
2016

Trick or Treat Night2016 Trick or Treat Night

The following event schedule was proposed to the 5 participating municipalities by CRPR and the 3 Chiefs of Police (on 28 Mar 2016):

  • Sat., 29 Oct 2016 PSU Football Away at Purdue
  • Sun., 30 Oct 2016 CRPR Halloween Costume Parade (See above)
  • Mon., 31 Oct 2016 HALLOWEEN & the CENTRE REGION TRICK OR TREAT NIGHT, 6-8 PM. This designation will apply to the Borough of State College and the Townships of College, Ferguson, Harris and Patton. The official time in Halfmoon Twp. is 5:30 - 8:30 PM. 
Wed.
2 Nov
2016
Old BagsCheck out the "OLD BAG AUCTION" fundraiser for the Centre Region Active Adult Center scheduled for Wed., Nov. 2 at the Nittany Mall center stage.

Sun.
6 Nov
2016

BandState College Area Municipal Band Concerts

Dr. Ned Deihl, Principal Conductor, and 75 volunteer band members perform a variety of concerts for the community throughout the year. Concerts are held at the Mount Nittany Middle School Auditorium. Admission is FREE, but donations for the band are gratefully accepted at the door.   Band Web page.

  • Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016 at 3 PM: Veteran’s Concert at Mount Nittany Middle School Auditorium
   
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