First Friday in Downtown Hazleton July 1!

Published 07/01 2016 02:31AM

Updated 07/01 2016 02:31AM

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ARTS & MUSIC

5:00-7:00 PM MEET THE ARTIST EXHIBIT
at the Dragonfly Cafe (9 E. Broad St.) featuring the
photography of Katie Ogorzalek from Glenwood, Maryland
“MY WORLD THROUGH A CAMERA”
570-454-1214. 
 
5:00-7:00 PM
CHRIS ADVALS’ PALOOZA WITH SHOCK VALUE

in the Broad Street Pocket Park (25 W. Broad St.). Local photographer Chris Adval will be featuring his favorite photos of the past year’s First Fridays moments with live music by Shock Value!

Info will also be available on Chris’ senior portrait program involving use of special lighting techniques, various location shoots, and hair and makeup stylists; For more info: Chris@CA-Seniors.com
and http://bit.ly/teaser-experience.
 
5:30-6:30 PM
DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

Opening Reception and Exhibit at the Hazleton Art League (225 E. Broad St.) featuring animal artwork in various media; 570-454-0092.
 
6:00-8:00 PM
PHOTO PAWS-ITIVE

Bring your pet to the Hazleton Art League (225 E. Broad St.) to have their photo taken with a personalized message by professional photographer Joe Pecora;
570-579-8938. Great gift idea!
 
 
FOR KIDS

2:00-4:30 PM
PATRIOTIC CRAFTS FOR KIDS

Children and their families are invited to drop by the Hazleton Area Public Library (55 N. Church St) and try their hand at several patriotic crafts to make and take home. Free to attend. Pre-registration required; 570-454-2961.
 
 
SPECIAL EVENTS

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
BAD MAN TOUR PROMOTION

Spend $10 at El Pilon Restaurant, a delicious fusion of Latin & Italian cusine (101 E. Broad St.) and enter raffle to win two 3rd row tickets to THE BAD MAN TOUR at Allentown’s PPL Center on 8/5/16 (valued at over $500). The concert will feature Global superstar and GRAMMY Award®-winning artist, Pitbull, with Latin megastar, singer-songwriter, Prince Royce, Special guest artists will also join the tour and will be revealed soon. For all the latest news and updates on the tour, visit www.thebadmantour.com or call 484-754-6970.
 
 
5:30-6:30 PM
KARATE DEMONSTRATION & INSTRUCTION
Visit the new Renzoku Kai Karate School (169 N. Wyoming St., in the LIFT gym) and see Kata and Komite karate demonstrations followed by a free intro karate class. Recommended for kids (age 4+) as well as adults. Pre-registration recommended; For more info call 570-867-3259 or 570-401-4512. 
 
6:00-8:00 PM
"FREEDOM OF SPEECH" WALKING TOUR
This free tour will provide a “behind the scenes” look the production of our local news, including the Standard-Speaker, SSPTV (Ch 13), Telekaribe (Ch 299), WYLN TV (mobile), El Mensajero, and Kalegria radio. Tour departs at 6PM from the Chamber building (20 W. Broad St.). Pre-registration highly recommended (click here) or call 570-455-1509.
 
ENTERTAINMENT
 
8:00-9:30 PM FREE SHOW
at the SANCTUARY STUNT STUDIO
Bring the family for a free live action theatrical stunt show at The Sanctuary Stunt Studio,172 N. Wyoming Street. The Sanctuary is home for the full contact theatrical arts, stunt acting, and live event production in a beautiful historic setting. For more info call 570-262-0636.
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CITY OF HAZLETON
MONDAY, JULY 4TH CELEBRATION

Hazleton City will be celebrating the 4th of July with live entertainment, food, and of coarse fireworks.
 
Live entertainment will perform on stage in the Center City Park at Laurel and Broad Streets, featuring Shock Value performing from 4:00pm until 5:30pm, and Kartune performing from 6:00pm until 9:00pm.
 
Several food vendors and booths will line Laurel Street for the event.
 
Fireworks will be set off from the Wyoming Street Parking Garage (with an alternate launch site near the Stadium) at 9:45pm.
 
Sponsors for the event at the platinum level include DBI Services and Glenmede Trust. Gold level sponsors include Service Electric Cable. Silver level sponsors include APTS Ambulance. Bronze level sponsors include Barletta MAterials & Construction and Mayor Cusat's Hazleton Revitalization Fund. Additional sponsors include McAdoo Fire Company, Gotta-Go-Potties & Septics, Zenier's Towing, and KMBA Enterprises inc.

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