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Conserve the Susquehanna

Jul 30, 2014 04:22PM ● Published by Erica Shames

The fresh water we use today is the same water we had available to us 100 years ago, 1,000 years ago, 10,000 years ago. There is no new water; we can’t make more. In Pennsylvania, it seems we have too much, like last year, or too little, like recent drought years. Some states, particularly out West, find themselves in dire water situations because of population growth and little rainfall. Recently, the National Academy of Sciences recommended using reclaimed wastewater—treated of course—as drinking water. Yuck, you say? As the world grows and the climate changes, we will need to find ways to stretch our water supply. One tried and true way is through conservation. Get started today, using these tips.

Water, Water Everywhere?

Over 100 Ways to Conserve Water

  1. There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you.
  2. When washing dishes by hand, don't let the water run while rinsing. Fill one sink with wash water and the other with rinse water.
  3. Some refrigerators, air conditioners and ice-makers are cooled with wasted flows of water. Consider upgrading with air-cooled appliances for significant water savings.
  4. Adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered and not the house, sidewalk or street.
  5. Run your clothes washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.
  6. Choose shrubs and groundcovers instead of turf for hard-to-water areas such as steep slopes and isolated strips.
  7. Install covers on pools and spas and check for leaks around your pumps.
  8. Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Compost vegetable food waste instead and you’ll save gallons of water.
  9. Plant in the fall when conditions are cooler and rainfall is more plentiful.
  10. For cold drinks keep a pitcher of water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop goes into you and not the drain.
  11. Monitor your water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help you discover leaks.
  12. Water your lawn and garden in the morning or evening when temperatures are cooler to minimize evaporation.
  13. Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.
  14. Spreading a layer of organic mulch around plants retains moisture and saves water, time and money.
  15. Use a broom instead of a hose to clean your driveway and sidewalk and save water every time.
  16. If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a water-efficient model.
  17. Collect the water you use for rinsing fruits and vegetables, then reuse it to water houseplants.
  18. If water runs off your lawn easily, split your watering time into shorter periods to allow for better absorption.
  19. We're more likely to notice leaks indoors, but don't forget to check outdoor faucets, sprinklers and hoses for leaks.
  20. If you have an automatic refilling device, check your pool periodically for leaks.
  21. Check the root zone of your lawn or garden for moisture before watering using a spade or trowel. If it's still moist two inches under the soil surface, you still have enough water.
  22. When buying new appliances, consider those that offer cycle and load size adjustments. They're more water and energy efficient.
  23. Shorten your shower by a minute or two and you'll save up to 150 gallons per month.
  24. Upgrade older toilets with water efficient models.
  25. Adjust your lawn mower to a higher setting. A taller lawn shades roots and holds soil moisture better than if it is closely clipped.
  26. When cleaning out fish tanks, give the nutrient-rich water to your plants.
  27. Use sprinklers for large areas of grass. Water small patches by hand to avoid waste.
  28. Put food coloring in your toilet tank. If it seeps into the toilet bowl without flushing, you have a leak. Fixing it can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.
  29. When running a bath, plug the tub before turning the water on, then adjust the temperature as the tub fills up.
  30. Walkways and patios provide space that doesn't ever need to be watered. These useful "rooms" can also add value to your property.
  31. Collect water from your roof to water your garden.
  32. Designate one glass for your drinking water each day or refill a water bottle. This will cut down on the number of glasses to wash.
  33. Rather than following a set watering schedule, check for soil moisture two to three inches below the surface before watering.
  34. Install a rain sensor on your irrigation controller so your system won't run when it's raining.
  35. Don't use running water to thaw food. Defrost food in the refrigerator for water efficiency and food safety.
  36. Use drip irrigation for shrubs and trees to apply water directly to the roots where it's needed.
  37. Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It's simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a week.
  38. Reduce the amount of lawn in your yard by planting shrubs and ground covers appropriate to your site and region.
  39. When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load.
  40. Teach your children to turn off faucets tightly after each use.
  41. Remember to check your sprinkler system valves periodically for leaks and keep the sprinkler heads in good shape.
  42. Use a water-efficient showerhead. They're inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 750 gallons a month.
  43. Soak pots and pans instead of letting the water run while you scrape them clean.
  44. Don't water your lawn on windy days when most of the water blows away or evaporates.
  45. Water your plants deeply but less frequently to encourage deep root growth and drought tolerance.
  46. Know where your master water shut-off valve is located. This could save water and prevent damage to your home.
  47. To decrease water from being wasted on sloping lawns, apply water for five minutes and then repeat two to three times.
  48. Group plants with the same watering needs together to avoid overwatering some while underwatering others.
  49. Use a layer of organic material on the surface of your planting beds to minimize weed growth that competes for water.
  50. Use a minimum amount of organic or slow release fertilizer to promote a healthy and drought tolerant landscape.
  51. Trickling or cascading fountains lose less water to evaporation than those spraying water into the air.
  52. Use a commercial car wash that recycles water.
  53. Avoid recreational water toys that require a constant flow of water.
  54. Turn off the water while brushing your teeth and save 25 gallons a month.
  55. Use a rain gauge, or empty tuna can, to track rainfall on your lawn. Then reduce your watering accordingly.
  56. Encourage your school system and local government to develop and promote water conservation among children and adults.
  57. Learn how to shut off your automatic watering system in case it malfunctions or you get an unexpected rain.
  58. Set a kitchen timer when watering your lawn or garden to remind you when to stop. A running hose can discharge up to 10 gallons a minute.
  59. If your toilet flapper doesn't close after flushing, replace it.
  60. Make sure there are water-saving aerators on all of your faucets.
  61. Next time you add or replace a flower or shrub, choose a low water use plant for year-round landscape color and save up to 550 gallons each year.
  62. Install an instant water heater near your kitchen sink so you don't have to run the water while it heats up. This also reduces energy costs.
  63. Use a grease pencil to mark the water level of your pool at the skimmer. Check the mark 24 hours later to see if you have a leak.
  64. If your dishwasher is new, cut back on rinsing. Newer models clean more thoroughly than older ones.
  65. Use a trowel, shovel, or soil probe to examine soil moisture depth. If the top two to three inches of soil are dry it's time to water.
  66. If installing a lawn, select a turf mix or blend that matches your climate and site conditions.
  67. When you save water, you save money on your utility bills too. Saving water is easy for everyone to do.
  68. When the kids want to cool off, use the sprinkler in an area where your lawn needs it the most.
  69. Make sure your swimming pools, fountains, and ponds are equipped with recirculating pumps.
  70. Bathe your young children together.
  71. Consult with your local nursery for information on plant selection and placement for optimum outdoor water savings.
  72. Winterize outdoor spigots when temperatures dip below freezing to prevent pipes from leaking or bursting.
  73. Insulate hot water pipes for more immediate hot water at the faucet and for energy savings.
  74. Wash your car on the lawn, and you'll water your lawn at the same time.
  75. Drop your tissue in the trash instead of flushing it and save water every time.
  76. Direct water from rain gutters and HVAC systems toward water-loving plants in the landscape for automatic water savings.
  77. Make suggestions to your employer about ways to save water and money at work.
  78. Support projects that use reclaimed wastewater for irrigation and industrial uses.
  79. Use a hose nozzle or turn off the water while you wash your car. You'll save up to 100 gallons every time.
  80. Share water conservation tips with friends and neighbors.
  81. If your toilet was installed before 1992, reduce the amount of water used for each flush by inserting a displacement device in the tank.
  82. Setting cooling systems and water softeners for a minimum number of refills saves both water and chemicals, plus more on utility bills.
  83. Washing dark clothes in cold water saves both on water and energy while it helps your clothes to keep their colors.
  84. Leave lower branches on trees and shrubs and allow leaf litter to accumulate on the soil. This keeps the soil cooler and reduces evaporation.
  85. Report broken pipes, open hydrants and errant sprinklers to the property owner or your water provider.
  86. Let your lawn go dormant during the summer. Dormant grass only needs to be watered every three weeks or less if it rains.
  87. Plant with finished compost to add water-holding and nutrient-rich organic matter to the soil.
  88. Use sprinklers that deliver big drops of water close to the ground. Smaller water drops and mist often evaporate before they hit the ground.
  89. Listen for dripping faucets and running toilets. Fixing a leak can save 300 gallons a month or more.
  90. Water only when necessary. More plants die from over-watering than from under-watering.
  91. One more way to get eight glasses of water a day is to re-use the water left over from cooked or steamed foods to start a scrumptious and nutritious soup.
  92. Adjust your watering schedule each month to match seasonal weather conditions and landscape requirements.
  93. Turn off the water while you wash your hair to save up to 150 gallons a month.
  94. Wash your pets outdoors in an area of your lawn that needs water.
  95. When shopping for a new clothes washer, compare resource savings among Energy Star models. Some of these can save up to 20 gallons per load, and energy too.
  96. Apply water only as fast as the soil can absorb it.
  97. Aerate your lawn at least once a year so water can reach the roots rather than run off the surface.
  98. When washing dishes by hand, fill the sink basin or a large container and rinse when all of the dishes have been soaped and scrubbed.
  99. Catch water in an empty tuna can to measure sprinkler output. One inch of water on one square foot of grass equals two-thirds of a gallon of water.
  100. Turn off the water while you shave and save up to 300 gallons a month.
  101. When you give your pet fresh water, don't throw the old water down the drain. Use it to water your trees or shrubs.
  102. If you accidentally drop ice cubes when filling your glass from the freezer, don't throw them in the sink. Drop them in a house plant instead.
  103. To save water and time, consider washing your face or brushing your teeth while in the shower.
  104. While staying in a hotel or even at home, consider reusing your towels.
  105. When backflushing your pool, consider using the water on your landscaping.
  106. For hanging baskets, planters and pots, place ice cubes under the moss or dirt to give your plants a cool drink of water and help eliminate water overflow.
  107. Throw trimmings and peelings from fruits and vegetables into your yard compost to prevent using the garbage disposal.
  108. When you have ice left in your cup from a take-out restaurant, don't throw it in the trash, dump it on a plant.
  109. Have your plumber re-route your gray water to trees and gardens rather than letting it run into the sewer line. Check with your city codes, and if it isn't allowed in your area, start a movement to get that changed.
  110. Keep a bucket in the shower to catch water as it warms up or runs. Use this water to flush toilets or water plants.
  111. When you are washing your hands, don't let the water run while you lather.

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    Youth Studio Art II for Grades 4.5 YS12, Saturday, Saturday, Saturday, January 27 - March 17 10...


  • Intergenerational Drawing (8 & up)

    02/24/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Intergenerational Drawing (8 & up) CE 189, Saturday, January 27 - March 3 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., $1...


  • Short Story Writing

    02/24/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Short Story Writing CE 208, Saturday, January 27 - March 3 (no class on February 24) 10 a.m. - ...


  • Grossology Lab

    02/24/2018
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Session A 10-11a.m. Session B 11a.m.-noon. Join the Bloomsburg University Biology Club for an ...


  • "The Blues Show"

    02/24/2018
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    What does "blue" mean to you? Make work that shows it -- the color blue, Blues music, blue in th...


  • The Demuth Foundation is pleased to announce its exhibition, A Moment in Time: Portraits of Lanca...


  • Dancing the Can-Can, Charles Demuth in Paris

    02/24/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    The Demuth Museum’s first exhibition of 2018 will be our annual Invitational, showcasing the work...


  • Grossology Lab

    02/24/2018
    11:00AM — 12:00PM

    Session A 10-11a.m. Session B 11a.m.-noon. Join the Bloomsburg University Biology Club for an ...


  • The Demuth Foundation is pleased to announce its exhibition, A Moment in Time: Portraits of Lanca...


  • Dancing the Can-Can, Charles Demuth in Paris

    02/25/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    The Demuth Museum’s first exhibition of 2018 will be our annual Invitational, showcasing the work...


  • Books Undone

    02/25/2018
    11:00AM — 07:00PM

    Books become the canvas for contemporary artists in this national juried exhibition. Exhibition i...


  • Adobe InDesign

    02/26/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Adobe InDesign DES 154, Monday & Wednesday, January 29 - February 28 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1 credit,...


  • Illuminated Letters

    02/26/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Illuminated Letters CE 206, Monday, January 29 - February 26 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $195 Matt Chapma...


  • Homeschool Art Studio Ages 6-13

    02/27/2018
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Homeschool Art Studio Ages 6-13 YS 40, Tuesday, January 30 - March 20 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m....


  • Books Undone

    02/27/2018
    11:00AM — 07:00PM

    Books become the canvas for contemporary artists in this national juried exhibition. Exhibition i...


  • Homeschool Physical Education

    02/27/2018
    01:00PM — 02:00PM

    Students engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity through a variety of enjoyable game...


  • Business Practices for Creatives

    02/27/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Business Practices for Creatives DES 200, Tuesday, January 30 - April 3 6 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., 1 c...


  • HTML5 & Website Design

    02/27/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    HTML5 & Website Design DES 155, Tuesday, January 30 - April 3 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1 credit, $475 ...


  • Drawing (Portrait & Figure)

    02/27/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Drawing (Portrait & Figure) CE 91, Tuesday, January 30 - March 20 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $245 Evan ...


  • Intro to Social Media Marketing

    02/27/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Intro to Social Media Marketing SM 101, Tuesday & Thursday, January 30 - March 1 6 p.m. - 9 p.m...


  • Acrylic Painting and Mixed Media

    02/27/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Acrylic Painting and Mixed Media CE 238, Tuesday, January 30- March 6 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $215 Ju...


  • Books Undone

    02/28/2018
    11:00AM — 07:00PM

    Books become the canvas for contemporary artists in this national juried exhibition. Exhibition i...


  • Homeschool Hangout

    02/28/2018
    11:00AM — 01:00PM

    Every other Wednesday 11-1p.m. during the school year beginning Jan. 17th-Apr. 25th.Parent/child ...


  • Adobe InDesign

    02/28/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Adobe InDesign DES 154, Monday & Wednesday, January 29 - February 28 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1 credit,...


  • Typography for Business: How Type Enhances your Brand WS 92, Thursday, March 1 9 a.m. - 12 p.m...


  • Books Undone

    03/01/2018
    11:00AM — 07:00PM

    Books become the canvas for contemporary artists in this national juried exhibition. Exhibition i...


  • iMAKE

    03/01/2018
    04:30PM — 05:30PM

    This a-la-carte class series offers both art and science projects for children ages 6-12. String ...


  • Intro to Social Media Marketing

    03/01/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Intro to Social Media Marketing SM 101, Tuesday & Thursday, January 30 - March 1 6 p.m. - 9 p.m...


  • Intro to Video Production & Short Film

    03/01/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Intro to Video Production & Short Film DES 178, Thursday, February 1 - April 5 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.,...


  • Design Principles & Typography

    03/01/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Design Principles & Typography DES 150, Thursday, February 1 - April 5 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1 credi...


  • The Art of Felting: 2-D Composition

    03/01/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    The Art of Felting: 2-D Composition CE 239, Thursday, February 1 - March 22 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $...


  • Oil Painting

    03/01/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Oil Painting CE 169, Thursday, February 1 - March 22 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $245 Michael Allen Ex...


  • First Friday's at the Museum

    03/02/2018
    10:00AM — 08:00PM

    The museum will be OPEN UNTIL 8p.m. the first Friday of every month with special activities for e...


  • Music Together Preview Class

    03/02/2018
    10:05AM — 11:00AM

    This internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program is led by certified mu...


  • Homework Happy Hour Tutoring

    03/02/2018
    03:00PM — 04:15PM

    Fridays 3-4:15 p.m. during the school year beginning Feb.9th.  Bloomsburg University Education...


  • Culture Cafe- Nepal

    03/02/2018
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    Join us for an evening of storytelling, song, tastings, and crafts from cultures around the world...


  • Who would have predicted, when Riverdance exploded into world-wide popularity in 1995, that 22 ye...


  • chttp://engage.pcad.edu/winter2018

    03/03/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Young Artists Academy for Grades 6.7.8.9 YS13, Saturday, January 27 - March 17 10a.m. - 12 p.m....


  • Youth Studio Art I for Grades 1.2.3

    03/03/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Youth Studio Art I for Grades 1.2.3 YS11, Saturday, January 27 - March 17 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., $1...


  • Youth Studio Art II for Grades 4.5

    03/03/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Youth Studio Art II for Grades 4.5 YS12, Saturday, Saturday, Saturday, January 27 - March 17 10...


  • Intergenerational Drawing (8 & up)

    03/03/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Intergenerational Drawing (8 & up) CE 189, Saturday, January 27 - March 3 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., $1...


  • Short Story Writing

    03/03/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Short Story Writing CE 208, Saturday, January 27 - March 3 (no class on February 24) 10 a.m. - ...


  • Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition

    03/03/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

    03/03/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition

    03/04/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

    03/04/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition

    03/06/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

    03/06/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • Preschool Family Yoga Camp

    03/06/2018
    10:15AM — 11:15AM

    Parents will practice yoga with their preschoolers (ages 3-5), learning tips and tricks for havin...


  • Homeschool Art Studio Ages 6-13

    03/06/2018
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Homeschool Art Studio Ages 6-13 YS 40, Tuesday, January 30 - March 20 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m....


  • Business Practices for Creatives

    03/06/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Business Practices for Creatives DES 200, Tuesday, January 30 - April 3 6 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., 1 c...


  • HTML5 & Website Design

    03/06/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    HTML5 & Website Design DES 155, Tuesday, January 30 - April 3 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1 credit, $475 ...


  • Drawing (Portrait & Figure)

    03/06/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Drawing (Portrait & Figure) CE 91, Tuesday, January 30 - March 20 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $245 Evan ...


  • Acrylic Painting and Mixed Media

    03/06/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Acrylic Painting and Mixed Media CE 238, Tuesday, January 30- March 6 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $215 Ju...


  • Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition

    03/07/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

    03/07/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • Preschool Family Yoga Camp

    03/07/2018
    10:15AM — 11:15AM

    Parents will practice yoga with their preschoolers (ages 3-5), learning tips and tricks for havin...


  • Homeschool Hangout

    03/07/2018
    11:00AM — 01:00PM

    Every other Wednesday 11-1p.m. during the school year beginning Jan. 17th-Apr. 25th.Parent/child ...


  • Basics of Copyright Law for Visual Artists

    03/08/2018
    09:00AM — 12:00PM

    Basics of Copyright Law for Visual Artists WS 102, Thursday, March 8 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., $60 Pet...


  • Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition

    03/08/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

    03/08/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • Preschool Family Yoga Camp

    03/08/2018
    10:15AM — 11:15AM

    Parents will practice yoga with their preschoolers (ages 3-5), learning tips and tricks for havin...


  • iMAKE

    03/08/2018
    04:30PM — 05:30PM

    This a-la-carte class series offers both art and science projects for children ages 6-12. String ...


  • Intro to Video Production & Short Film

    03/08/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Intro to Video Production & Short Film DES 178, Thursday, February 1 - April 5 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.,...


  • Design Principles & Typography

    03/08/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Design Principles & Typography DES 150, Thursday, February 1 - April 5 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1 credi...


  • The Art of Felting: 2-D Composition

    03/08/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    The Art of Felting: 2-D Composition CE 239, Thursday, February 1 - March 22 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $...


  • Oil Painting

    03/08/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Oil Painting CE 169, Thursday, February 1 - March 22 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $245 Michael Allen Ex...


  • Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition

    03/09/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

    03/09/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • Preschool Family Yoga Camp

    03/09/2018
    10:15AM — 11:15AM

    Parents will practice yoga with their preschoolers (ages 3-5), learning tips and tricks for havin...


  • Homework Happy Hour Tutoring

    03/09/2018
    03:00PM — 04:15PM

    Fridays 3-4:15 p.m. during the school year beginning Feb.9th.  Bloomsburg University Education...


  • chttp://engage.pcad.edu/winter2018

    03/10/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Young Artists Academy for Grades 6.7.8.9 YS13, Saturday, January 27 - March 17 10a.m. - 12 p.m....


  • Youth Studio Art I for Grades 1.2.3

    03/10/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Youth Studio Art I for Grades 1.2.3 YS11, Saturday, January 27 - March 17 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., $1...


  • Youth Studio Art II for Grades 4.5

    03/10/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Youth Studio Art II for Grades 4.5 YS12, Saturday, Saturday, Saturday, January 27 - March 17 10...


  • Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition

    03/10/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

    03/10/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • Microscopy

    03/10/2018
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Microscopy March 10th 1-3pm Get a peek at microscopic cells and organisms! Scouts with learn the...


  • Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition

    03/11/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

    03/11/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • Adobe Illustrator

    03/12/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Adobe Illustrator DES 151, Monday & Wednesday, March 12 - April 11 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. 1 credit, $4...


  • Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition

    03/13/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

    03/13/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • Homeschool Art Studio Ages 6-13

    03/13/2018
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Homeschool Art Studio Ages 6-13 YS 40, Tuesday, January 30 - March 20 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m....


  • Business Practices for Creatives

    03/13/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Business Practices for Creatives DES 200, Tuesday, January 30 - April 3 6 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., 1 c...


  • HTML5 & Website Design

    03/13/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    HTML5 & Website Design DES 155, Tuesday, January 30 - April 3 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1 credit, $475 ...


  • Drawing (Portrait & Figure)

    03/13/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Drawing (Portrait & Figure) CE 91, Tuesday, January 30 - March 20 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $245 Evan ...


  • Content Creation & Digital Storytelling

    03/13/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Content Creation & Digital Storytelling SM 105, Tuesday & Thursday, March 13 - April 12 6 p.m. ...


  • Intro to Calligraphy & Hand-Lettering

    03/13/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Intro to Calligraphy & Hand-Lettering CE 186, Tuesday, March 13 - April 10 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $19...


  • Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition

    03/14/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

    03/14/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • Homeschool Hangout

    03/14/2018
    11:00AM — 01:00PM

    Every other Wednesday 11-1p.m. during the school year beginning Jan. 17th-Apr. 25th.Parent/child ...


  • Adobe Illustrator

    03/14/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Adobe Illustrator DES 151, Monday & Wednesday, March 12 - April 11 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. 1 credit, $4...


  • This family quartet garnered international critical acclaim for its unprecedented arrangements an...


  • Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition

    03/15/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

    03/15/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • iMAKE

    03/15/2018
    04:30PM — 05:30PM

    This a-la-carte class series offers both art and science projects for children ages 6-12. String ...


  • Content Creation & Digital Storytelling

    03/15/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Content Creation & Digital Storytelling SM 105, Tuesday & Thursday, March 13 - April 12 6 p.m. ...


  • Intro to Video Production & Short Film

    03/15/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Intro to Video Production & Short Film DES 178, Thursday, February 1 - April 5 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.,...


  • Design Principles & Typography

    03/15/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Design Principles & Typography DES 150, Thursday, February 1 - April 5 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1 credi...


  • The Art of Felting: 2-D Composition

    03/15/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    The Art of Felting: 2-D Composition CE 239, Thursday, February 1 - March 22 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $...


  • Oil Painting

    03/15/2018
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Oil Painting CE 169, Thursday, February 1 - March 22 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $245 Michael Allen Ex...


  • Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition

    03/16/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

    03/16/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • Music Together Family Classes

    03/16/2018
    10:15AM — 11:00AM

    8 class sessions run from Friday, Mar. 16th to May 4th at 10:15 a.m. or 11:15 a.m. This intern...


  • Music Together Family Classes

    03/16/2018
    11:15AM — 12:00PM

    8 class sessions run from Friday, Mar. 16th to May 4th at 10:15 a.m. or 11:15 a.m. This intern...


  • Homework Happy Hour Tutoring

    03/16/2018
    03:00PM — 04:15PM

    Fridays 3-4:15 p.m. during the school year beginning Feb.9th.  Bloomsburg University Education...


  • Join the Central Columbia Junior Jay Bots and area FIRST Lego League Jr clubs for a LEGO expo!Thi...


  • chttp://engage.pcad.edu/winter2018

    03/17/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Young Artists Academy for Grades 6.7.8.9 YS13, Saturday, January 27 - March 17 10a.m. - 12 p.m....


  • Youth Studio Art I for Grades 1.2.3

    03/17/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Youth Studio Art I for Grades 1.2.3 YS11, Saturday, January 27 - March 17 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., $1...


  • Youth Studio Art II for Grades 4.5

    03/17/2018
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Youth Studio Art II for Grades 4.5 YS12, Saturday, Saturday, Saturday, January 27 - March 17 10...


  • Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition

    03/17/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

    03/17/2018
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Hundreds of artworks from Lancaster County students participating in two artistic competitions, S...


  • Meet the Masters: Cave Paintings

    03/17/2018
    11:00AM — 12:00PM

    It’s never too early to introduce art through exploring “the masters” like Monet, O’Keefe, and Pi...



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