2012 Birdfest will be held Saturday, May 5 through Sunday May 6 in Foxburg. Saturday - morning birding tours, evening owl prowel, grassland bird calls, keynote speaker will be Jason Hill, who will discuss his current research findings regarding population dynamics of grassland breeding sparrows and their relationship to habitat created by reclaimed surface mines in PA. Sunday - birding tour at the Mount Zion/Piney Tract important bird area near Sligo, which houses rare and unique grassland breeding sparrows.
The 12th Annual May Garden Mart, hosted by the Franklin Gardeners Association will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and May 6 in Fountain Park, Downtown Franklin. Booths will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Come find everything you need for your garden - perennials, annuals, hanging baskets, conifers, shrubs, gardening products, vegetables, herbs, trees, and ideas. There will also be children's activities, food and a Chinese raffle.
Start: 10:00 am
Enjoy a delicious breakfast amid the splendor of the Tiffany Window Collection at St. John's Church. Hear the fascinating story of Tiffany Studios and its founder, along with a presentation by the church window docents. There will also be a special guest appearance. Saturday, May 5, 2012, from 10 a.m. to noon at St. John's, 1145 Buffalo Street, Franklin. Donation $20 per person. Tickets are available by calling (814)432-5161.
Start: 5:00 pm
The Arts Co-Op is offering a Hip Hop Master Class (four classes). Registration is May 5th at 5pm. Classes are May 5, May 6, May 12, and May 13 (Saturdays and Sundays); 5:30-6:30pm Beginner level; 6:30-7:30pm Intermediate/Advanced Level. $45.00 registration fee for the four-class series. Or take individual classes for $15.00 an hour. Each class session is one hour long. All four sessions are included in the $45.00 registration fee.