Category Archives: Events

Saturday Feb. 29; 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM; Adult Turtle Talk and Paint Come to the TREC for a program about turtles and then paint a ceramic turtle. There will be a 45 minute talk where you can meet some live turtles. (See More Below)

Find out some of the perils facing PA turtles and learn how you can help by participating in citizen science. Afterwards, we paint our own 5” turtle. Turtles will be taken to Claytopia to be fired and participants will pick up at the TREC at a later date. Program is suitable for teens and adults.…MORE

Register Online by Friday March 27, 2020; Natural Impressions 9th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition “A Day at The Beach” (see More Below)

Many visitors to Presque Isle State Park express their experiences in different ways. As an artist, share your natural impressions through Presque Isle’s 9th annual mixed media, student art competition, “A Day at The Beach” Presque Isle. Open to all students from first grade through college currently enrolled in a public, private, or home school.…MORE

February 25; 9am-1pm; Erie VA Medical Center Health Fair; Erie VAMC – 2nd Floor Conference Rooms (see more below).

:  Veterans and their families are invited to learn about a variety of VA health care programs and services at the annual Erie VAMC Health Fair!  Meet with VA Health Experts On-Site including Eligibility & Enrollment, Caregiver Support, Smoking Cessation, MOVE!, MyHealtheVet, Peer Support Specialists, Women Veterans Program, Hospice Palliative Care, Transitional Care, Telehealth, Vet…MORE

Tuesday Feb. 25; 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Trivia Night Test your knowledge about Presque Isle State Park with a competitive game of trivia at the TREC. Individuals or teams up to 4 people will compete at questions related to the peninsula, including history, plants, animals and more (see More Below)

Everyone receives a gift. Prizes for top placing winners. Cost is $10 per person and includes drinks and snacks. Registration and payment are required by February 20 by calling the park office at 814-833-7424. Trivia Night is sponsored by DCNR, Presque Isle Partnership and Presque Isle Gallery & Gifts. Space is limited.MORE

Check out the new exhibit: Erie’s Shipbuilding History on the second floor of TREC – where entry is free and open to the public daily 9a – 5p – The exibit is up until March 31. (See Below for More)

Check out the new exhibit: Erie’s Shipbuilding History is now open and located on the second floor of TREC.  The exhibit is free and open to the public for viewing daily between 9 AM and 5 PM. It will be open until March 31. For more information regarding the movie schedule, exhibit, and additional Park…MORE

Sunday Feb. 16; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM; VENT NAME & DESCRIPTION Sunday Feb. 16 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Great Backyard Bird Count Bird watchers of all ages are invited to the TREC anytime between 9AM and 12PM to contribute to real-time science research by helping count the birds visiting our feeders. No registration. Free.

Bird watchers of all ages are invited to the TREC anytime between 9AM and 12PM to contribute to real-time science research by helping count the birds visiting our feeders. No registration. Free.MORE