United Neighborhood Centers Pine Brook Family Arts Festival United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA (UNC) and John Adams elementary school are teamng up for the 2nd Annual Pine Brook Family Arts Festival. All art and activities will take place on the school’s playground. Activities include a squirt gun mural, kids axe throwing, rock painting, planting flowers, photo booths, DIY galaxy bottles, finger puppets, obstacle courses, a theatre workshop, exercise and dance activities, nutrition and educational art, along with food and music. This year UNC is partering with Marywood University Kidstuff to bring 8 campus groups to the festival to provide art for the kids, including face painting and friendship bracelets. The University of Scranton Community Relations is proving funding for the school spirit project and free Italian ice from Marv’s Mobil Icey. The University of Scranton’s occupational therapy students are providing sensory and educational crafts including noise makers, bubble wands, and weaving. Food vendors El Buen Amigo and Antonio’s Pizza will be serving up hot tacos and pizza for an additional cost to festival attendees. Organizations hosting crafts and resources include UNC, My Center for Independent Living, Outreach, Penn State extension 4H & Master Gardners, The Green House Project, The Hexagon project, Lackawanna Library systems, Be SMART, and Scranton Fringe! Event orgainzer Holly Yorkonis says, “We are excited about year two of this successful event, we nearly doubled the number of crafts and art for families this year.” UNC would like to thank sponsors Lackawanna County Re-Invest, Lackawanna County Arts and Culture, Scranton Aera Foundation, The University of Scranton, and Marywood University. Those interested in volunteering at the annual event can contact UNC Revitalization Coordinator Holly at Hyorkonis@uncnepa.org or (272)-228-1366.