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After a long, harsh winter, The City of Erie could not be more excited about the arrival of summer, warm weather, and sunshine! Mayor Sinnott is very enthusiastic about the summer of 2016’s programs and events! The Summer Parks and Recreation guide is an excellent resource for Erie’s youth, families and residents. “The City of Erie is fortunate enough to have exceptional community partners, that include Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and the Housing Authority of the City of Erie (HACE), who help to bring a wealth of recreational and event opportunities that greatly contributes to our community,” said Mayor Joseph Sinnott. Our parks, schools, and community centers provide a wide variety of activities that integrate people of all ages. It is our hope this guide will encourage active participation in the multitude of programs offered throughout the city.
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The Sisters of Saint Joseph Neighborhood Network along with the City of Erie are excited to announce the implementation phase of the Byrne Grant.  The total amount of the grant award is $598,447

The goal of the Byrne Program is to improve community safety by designing and implementing effective, comprehensive approaches to addressing crime within a targeted neighborhood as part of a broader strategy to advance neighborhood revitalization through cross-sector community-based partnerships.

The Historic Little Italy neighborhood was selected for the grant because they have created an environment for ongoing, positive change. They are a state designated Elm Street, have created the Historic Little Italy Revitalization plan, and look to outside sources and opportunities for funding.


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2016 Movie Nights at the Ballpark
The Erie SeaWolves, Double-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, have partnered with the Downtown YMCA of Greater Erie to bring three Movie Nights to Jerry Uht Park in 2016.

Admission for each movie night is $5 and proceeds from each ticket sale will benefit one of five local non-profits. Participating non-profit organizations are the Downtown YMCA of Greater Erie, Epilepsy Project, Alzheimer’s Association, American Heart Association and the Erie Philharmonic.

2016 MOVIE NIGHTS:
  • June 4: Minions presented by Marquette Savings Bank (Gates at 7:45 p.m./Movie at Dusk)
  • July 23: Zootopia presented by Little Caesars (Gates at 7:45 p.m./Movie at Dusk)
  • August 27: Star Wars presented by Yaple’s Vacuum & Sewing Center (Gates at 7 p.m./Movie at Dusk)
For additional information, contact Greg Gania – Assistant GM/Communications, (814) 456-1300 x 203
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The City of Erie and Contemporary Motorcar are once again calling all car enthusiasts to the downtown this summer to check out a Cruise Town Erie Car Show!!! This event is a premier opportunity for automotive and performance enthusiasts to interact and exchange thoughts, ideas, and tips. Cruise Town Erie attracts enthusiasts from across the Tri-State area, and people of all ages are invited to come and observe the wide variety of vehicles on display at this family oriented event.

Cruise Town Erie will be held on June 11th and August 27th from 2:00PM to 9:00 PM, on State Street between 4th and 12th.

For additional information, please contact George Lyons of Contemporary Motorcar at (814) 868-8622


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