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Peg + Cat LIVE! provides partnership opportunities for local nonprofits

| January 28, 2019

NEW PHILADELPHIA – The Performing Arts Center has partnered with two local nonprofits in conjunction with the tour of “Peg + Cat LIVE!” which will perform at the Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 4:30 p.m.

Based on the Emmy-winning PBS Kids show PEG + CAT, this totally awesome musical features wild comedy, countless favorite songs from the show, and Peg’s super coolest pal Ramone! When Peg’s Mom asks Peg and Cat to mail some really important letters, they come face to face with a really big dog. Really Big Problem! To solve it, they’ll need math—bar graphs, size comparison, position words, fair sharing, and a whole lot of counting. They’ll also need to count on each other, and the audience too, for their problem to be solved.

Interested families are encouraged to participate in The Tuscarawas County Public Library System’s Take Your Child to the Library Day on Saturday, Feb. 2 at all locations. (Main Library in New Philadelphia, Bolivar, Strasburg, Sugarcreek, and Tuscarawas) Participants can enjoy cookies, crafts, and a chance to win a family four pack of tickets to see “Peg + Cat LIVE!” No registration for this program is required.

Prior to the performance on Feb. 16, STEAM Centers will have a Pop-Up Museum in the PAC lobby for families to enjoy hands-on fun before they see the show. STEAM Centers is a New Philadelphia based nonprofit whose mission is to provide exciting, educational experiences for children and families. STEAM strives to create interest in science, technology, engineering, art and music. In providing opportunities to explore integrated approaches to various topics, we are building strong communities, starting with our youngest members.

“We love to partner with other organizations in our community,” said David Mitchell, general manager of the Performing Arts Center. “Peg + Cat LIVE! offers a natural connection with The Tuscarawas County Public Library System and STEAM Centers and I encourage all families with younger children to become more familiar with both organizations. They are such wonderful assets to our community.”

Tickets for Peg + Cat LIVE start at $25 and are on sale now at the Performing Arts Center box office, 330-308-6400, or online at www.kent.edu/tusc/pac. The box office is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Performing Arts Center’s 2018-2019 Season is sponsored by Michael Taylor Insurance and Financial Incorporated, an Allstate Agency.

Free parking is available for all shows. Kent State Tuscarawas is located at 330 University Dr. N.E. in New Philadelphia.

For more information on Take Your Child to the Library Day, call 330-364-4474 or visit www.tusclibrary.org. More information on STEAM Centers can be found at www.steamcenters.org.

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