Williamsport FF photo May 2019

Amber Adams, a self-taught multimedia artist, will be at Gustonian Gifts, 357 Pine Street, during Williamsport First Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. May 3, 2019.

 WILLIAMSPORT -- Williamsport First Friday for May will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2019 in Downtown Williamsport. Parking downtown will be free during First Friday. Most events will be free.

New for this year will be Advocacy Alley, sponsored by UPMC Susquehanna. Advocacy Alley will feature tables set up by human service agencies and non profits. 

A list of First Friday events is below:

WAHS BANDS & CHOIRS ON PINE STREET ALL EVENING! 
 
Williamsport Area School District has once again been recognized as one of the Best Communities for Music Education from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. 
This is the 17th time in 18 years that WASD has received the designation, which is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students.
WASD is among 623 districts selected this year from across the nation.
 
PETER HERDIC HOUSE      407 West Fourth Street  Phone: (570) 322-0165
 
 Friday,   
May 3
 
The Herdic House is excited to host the remarkable painter  
Dan Berberich  
for May's First Friday. Stop down to check out his latest work, and stay tuned for more info on some terrific Latin-themed features (a la Cinco de Mayo), and a truly smashing cocktail from our bartender extraordinaire.
 
 
PATINAZ                                          38 West 4th Street  Phone: (570) 321-1944
 Patinaz will be hosting
Village Eating House
who will be sharing samples of their salad dressings and marinades.
 
Sara Kiehl of Lotus Blossom Watercolors and Lettering will here too.
Stop by and catch a lettering demo and enter to win a custom hand lettered quote!  
To round things out, Chloe Taylor will be providing the music.  
GUSTONIAN GIFTS               357 Pine Street Phone: (570) 322-3242
Amber Adams
is a Self taught multimedia artist,
working in polymer clay, collage,  
oil pastel and acrylic paint.  
Soap and deodorant maker.
Went to Kutztown University and graduated with a Fine Arts degree in  
Theatre, music and literature.  
Mother of five kids ranging in age from 7-17.  
Avid reader, gardener, and cat enthusiast.
Working in library system for ten years at Muncy, Hughesville, and
James V Brown libraries. 
She lives in Pennsdale.
Grew up in Muncy, PA. Local, local!
 
We also house over 80 local and United States based artisans!  Stop in for a large variety of products for any occasion 
THE GENETTI HOTEL & THE BALD EAGLE ART LEAGUE
COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER  
220 West 4th St  Phone (570) 326-2424 
Diana J Nemceff
 
Collegetown Gallery  
for May First Friday

Diana Nemceff is a junior at Lycoming College studying Archeology, History and Painting.  The exhibit entitled "Oil-Based Beauty" involves the use of  oils and oil based inks.
 
Vendors who will also be in the CAC Lobby: 
Jess McKee - Jessielyn Jewelry
Sue Whitford - Sue's Crafts
Jackie Whitmoyer - Jackie Joy Jewelry
Linda McKinley - Doterra Oils
Rochelle McAndrews - Mossome Terra Gardens
 Rhianna Speck - Side Door Soaps & Sundry Co.
ARTHAUS PROJECTS                      140 West 4th St  Phone: (570) 435-7080
Mon - Fri 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM  Sat 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM or by appointment. 
On First Friday we are open until 9 pm   
               
Suspended Embrace
by Cindy Lu
 
Arthaus Projects is excited to announce the opening of "Suspended Embrace" a new exhibition showcasing the work of Techne winner Cindy Lu. The exhibition opens Friday, May 3rd from 6 - 9pm, and is on display until Saturday, June 1st. This project addresses the ~68 million refugees and migrants worldwide, and stems from seeing footage of aid workers wrapping emergency blankets around the shoulders of newly-arrived refugees. This series of work explores the tension between the temporary and the permanent, the fragile and the resilient, and seeks to prolong or suspend the moment of embrace.
COMMUNITY THEATRE LEAGUE
100 West 3rd St       Phone: (570) 327-1720
 
To Kill a Mockingbird  
 
May 3-4, 9-11 at 7:30 PM 
May 12 at 2:00 PM
 
 
 
WINE AND DESIGN                                357 Market Street  Phone: (570) 846-0993 
 
Galaxy 
 Friday, May 3, 2019  
6:30 pm
Price: $35.00
Artist: Lauren Burkhart
 357 Market Street
 
LYCOMING COLLEGE ART GALLERY         25 West Fourth St
Hours: Wed - Fri, 4-8 p.m.    Saturday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.
On First Friday we are open until 9 p.m
The Lycoming College Juried Senior Show is the culmination of the thesis project for all seniors with a major in studio art. All studio art majors are required to produce a cohesive body of professional work, and must be chosen to exhibit in the senior show by an outside juror in order to graduate.
 
 
 The 2019 Senior Art Show will feature works by:
  • Schai Bilger
  • Briana Burley-Inners
  • Kendyl Cartagena
  • Rebecca Donohue
  • Kayla Everett
  • Abigail Glasby
  • Brooke Hillegass
  • Nicole Iorio
  • Aminah Keith
  • Jessica Mcnealy
  • Minh Nguyen
  • Kimberleigh Parroccini
  • Karen Perez
  • Helen Ross
  • Hattie Sandberg
  SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY WEST COAST SWING
Beginner West Coast Swing Lessons 
Sons of Italy Lodge 2786 · Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Thursday evenings, May 16, 23 & 30. June 6, 20, 27.
 
Beginner West Coast Swing lessons with instructors Mitch and Elizabeth Marcello
Six lesson series. No partner or experience necessary.
$10/person/lesson or $50 for all 6 weeks.   7:00-8:00 lesson
8:00-9:00 social dance/practice time
THE LIBERTY ARENA  and KAOS FUN ZONE 
       315 Hepburn St  Phone: (570) 980-9963 https://thelibertyarena.com/  
Fun for the Whole Family!
The newly renovated Liberty Arena has something for everyone to enjoy during First Friday! Get the kids involved at Kaos Fun Zone, where they can experience four amazing attractions - Fly World, Laser Quest, Level Up Arcade, and Liberty Lanes. While the kids play, adults can take advantage of Scorz Bar and Grill, which offers great American cuisine, 12 beer taps, daily drink specials, and both indoor and outdoor seating. Take advantage of our First Friday special, which bundles three of our awesome attractions for just $19.99! Ticket includes 1 hour of unlimited arcade play, a 30-minute jump pass, and 1 game of laser tag. Open 10am-11pm.
WALK DONT RUN
WALKDONTRUN is Performing on 3 May 2019 from 6 - 8PM
at the corner of Pine Street & 4Th downtown Williamsport