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"Won't You Be Our Neighbor?” In downtown Latrobe—the "original" Neighborhood of beloved children's television personality Mister Rogers—join us for a FREE day of activities for children and families to celebrate his life and legacy.

Children's activities, live entertainment, food, a trivia stroll, and more will make this a fun-filled day for the entire family!

 

Announced details so far:

 

  • Children's activities: story time, crafts, and puppets with Adams Memorial Library and WQED
  • Arts and crafts with Latrobe Art Center
  • Face painters and balloons
  • Silk screen printing with Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center for the first 300 kids!
  • Bouncy house, obstacle course, and climbing wall by Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation
  • Performances by Laurel Valley Academy of Dance, Fred Adams, Ellie Oldfield, and Stage Right! (with a chance to meet The Little Mermaid herself, Princess Ariel)
  • Demonstrations by Ground Zero Pittsburgh’s Lil Brutes and Petrillo's Karate Campus
  • Appearances by Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
  • Pony Rides by Susie's Pony Rides at The Medicine Shoppe
  • Hay Rides by Misty Haven Carriage ($5 per person)
  • Fred Rogers Trivia Stroll at eight participating local merchants: Chicora’s BoutiqueEclectique, Graydog Comics and Toys, LLC., Latrobe Art CenterThe Medicine Shoppe, Paper Heart Affairs, Rose Style Shoppe, and Terri's Gourmet Sweet Treats
  • A film featuring photos of Latrobe in the 1950s throughout the day by Latrobe Area Historical Society
  • Fred Rogers memorabilia provided by The Fred Rogers Center
  • Saint Vincent College's very own Mister Rogers' Neighborhood-inspired trolley!
  • Collector's Car Show featuring antique, classic, and modern vehicles
  • And more!

 

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