Wellsboro Highlights:07/16/18 – 07/20/18

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by Home Page – July 21, 2018

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Kids Summer Activities Roundup 2018
With back-to-school supplies going on sale already, it may feel like summer is coming to a close – but don’t worry! There’s still plenty of summer left to enjoy! Today’s feature highlights a handful of the family-friendly activities and events you can enjoy this July and August.

Watch this feature and mark your calendar!
On the Radar: Animal Cruelty Laws
Animal cruelty and neglect are serious crimes that often go unreported. The most common animal victims of these crimes are dogs, cats, horses and livestock. According to the Humane Society of U.S. website, various studies have indicated a strong correlation between animal cruelty and domestic violence.

The biggest changes to our state animal cruelty law include more specific definitions of various abuse and neglect violations and increased penalties for these crimes. It also makes these crimes similar to assaults against a person with various grading dependent on the severity of the injuries.
Unspoken & David Dunn in concert!
Unspoken along with David Dunn will be presenting a night of worship, ministry, and entertainment on Monday, August 6th at 7:00 PM at the Tioga County Fair. Fireworks will follow the concert. Doors will open at 6:00 PM.

VIP tickets are $35 and include early admission and photo/autograph opportunities. Track seats are $25* Bleacher/Stand seats are $20* Bleacher/Stand Group (10+) seats are $18 **Price increase day of – $5
Tickets are also available for early pick up at the new offices of New Creation Events, LLC. Wednesday-Friday / Noon – 4:00 PM at 34/38 Main Street Wellsboro, PA 16901 (Above Indigo Wireless office) 570-439-9077.
Personal Profiles: Jason Matthews
Not everyone can say they grew up in their dad’s footsteps and went on to purchase the family business and continue a tradition that began 35 years ago, but Jason Matthews of Matthews Motor Company has done just that.

“I’ve learned a ton from my dad,” says Matthews. “He’s a hard worker and he taught me how to work hard. We’d stay up really late around the kitchen table talking about business, selling cars…he also taught me how to go for it. He encouraged me to take [calculated] risks. If it’s something you’ve thought through and are passionate about, go for it.”
Welcome to EMMF 2018!
The music continues at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 21 with Gunzenhauser, festival founder and producer, conducting the orchestra at the Corning Museum of Glass Auditorium in Corning, New York. Featured in the performance of Shostakovich’s “Piano Concerto #1 in C minor, Op 35” will be Luis Engelke on trumpet and Asiya Korepanova at the piano. The orchestra with Doris Hall-Gulati on clarinet and Jessica Wilbee on harp will play Ravel’s “Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and Strings” and with Brent Edmondson on double bass will perform Koussevitzky’s “Double Bass Concerto in F-sharp minor, Op. 3.”

At 7:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, July 22-26 will be five chamber concerts.

The first chamber concert will be on Sunday, July 22 at the First Presbyterian Church in Wellsboro. Works by two Russian masters, Arensky’s “Piano Quintet in D Major, Op. 51” and Shostakovich’s “Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57” will be performed by Russian pianist Asiya Korepanova, violinists Diana Seitz and Alla Wijnands, violist Ignacio Cuello and cellist Gita Ladd.

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