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May 14, 2009


WHEN: Saturday May 16, 2009 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Holy Innocents Beacon Center , 4251 L Street, Philadelphia.

WHAT: The 10 Out of School Time Programs (OST) of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has sponsored a “Festival of the Arts”. Students in grades K – 8th from the 10 programs located all throughout the City of Philadelphia will be presenting a wide array of art work that they have been working on diligently all year long that includes a huge exhibit of photography, paintings, and sculptures. The event will also showcase lively dance performances ranging from salsa, hip-hop, cheerleading and drill teams.

WHO: Out of School Time (OST) students, teachers, family members and community residents are invited.

WHERE: Holy Innocents OST Program – 4251 L Street, Philadelphia PA 19124

WHY: Catholic Social Services operates ten Out of School Time (OST) programs in Philadelphia, serving more than 2,500 at-risk children and youth each year. In addition to academic support, OST programs provide enrichment and recreational opportunities for children, grades K-12. Art, dance, drama, music, sports and exercise are just some of the activities integrated within the curriculum, encouraging children and youth to enhance their skills, build self-confidence and develop relationships

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James Kerrigan
OST Administrator

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