Upcoming Community Events

 Announcements & Ongoing Events

 ECCOTA Call For Artists

Elk County Council on the Arts Call for Artists ­ The Elk County Council on the Arts has a new artist jury session scheduled for March 6, 2017. Jury session forms and artist requirements are available at eccota.com in the ECCOTA Gallery section. The ECCOTA Gallery is located on Main Street in beautiful downtown Ridgway. The gallery proudly features over 40 local and regional artists in a variety of mediums. All artists displayed in the ECCOTA Gallery have been accepted through a jury process with our Gallery Committee. Artists may submit their work and materials to ECCOTA no later than March 5, 2017. Gallery-­ready submissions may be dropped off at the ECCOTA Gallery located at 237 Main Street during regular business hours. For more information, please contact Sara Frank, Gallery Coordinator, at art@eccota.com or 814-­772­-7051 or visit ECCOTA.com.

ECCOTA Upcoming Events

Did you know that ECCOTA is a no-profit organization? Membership starts at just $15 annually for an individual. Your membership, purchases, donations, and participation in events like these help support local artists and youth art education.
March 16: Feed The Arts Soup Benefit, Sacred Heart Social Hall in St. Marys
April 7: First Friday Art Walk, downtown Ridgway
April 7 – 28: Student Art Showcase, downtown Ridgway & ECCOTA Gallery

 Upcoming Community Events


Beginners Knitting at BC3@Brockway –

date, time, & location:  Beginning Knitting will be held Feb. 9 – March 16 on Thursdays, 5:50 – 7:30 PM in the social room at BC3@Brockway, 1200 Wood St., Brockway.
description: Cost is $45. Materials needed: knitting needles size 8 or 9; crochet hook size G or H; one 3.5 skein of worsted weight yarn. For more info call 814-265-1814


Family Fun With the Harlem Ambassadors vs The Elk & Cameron All-Stars

date, time & location: 6 PM, Sunday March 12 at the St. Marys High School Gym
description: Harlem-style comedy basketball featuring high-flying slam dunks, games with the kids, and hilarious comedy! Advance tickets: $10 adults, $6 students. After March 9: $12 adults, $8 students. Kids 4 and under are free! Tickets available at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce, Ridgway-Elk County Chamber of Commerce, St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce, The Old Brickyard, Johnsonburg or buy online at www.jabasketball.brownpapertickets.com . Sponsored by ARC Metals, Innovative Sintered Metals, Best Western Plus, Metco Industries, Metal Powder Products, St. Marys Insurance Agency, Penn Highlands Healthcare, Women Who Care – presented by Junior Achievement


Energy Efficiency Workshop

date, time & location: 3 PM on Wednesday, March 22, 2017­­­ ­ at Penn State DuBois
description: Energy Efficiency Improvements and Cost Saving Opportunity for Small to Mid­sized Manufacturers at 3 PM on Wednesday, March 22, 2017­­­ ­ at Penn State DuBois. This free energy assessment workshop can help your organization conserve energy, reduce carbon emissions, and save on overall utility costs. Contact us at (814) 375­-4772.

MARCH 28 – MAY 2

Hooping Class at BC3- Tuesdays, March 28-May 2

date, time & location: 6-week session; Beginner class 5:15 – 6:16 PM, Intermediate class 6:30 – 730 PM at BC3@Brockway, 1200 Wood St., Brockway, PA
description: Improve cardiovascular endurance, increase muscle strength, reduce stress, and more. Hoop dance is the fun way to get fit and stay fit. Each student will have a professional dance hoop to learn basic hooping and progress to learn a beginner hoop dance routine. Wear comfortable clothing. You keep the hula hoop so you can use it at home. Must register by Friday, March 10 – email kristine.santiso@bc3.edu or call 265-1814 or 265-1810. When registering we need to know your height. Cost: $35 for class plus $27 for hoop – $62 total.

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