Arts, Culture, and Tourism News


  • City of Harrisburg-STREET CLOSURE & CRANE SETTING NOTIFICATION

    Street Name: STATE ST From: N 2ND ST To: N 3RD ST Date/Time from: TOMORROW, FRIDAY, 4/11 FROM 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM AND SATURDAY, 4/12 FROM 7:00 AM TO 4:00 PM Type of Closure: COMPLETE & PARTIAL CLOSURE Closure Info: THE EAST BOUND SECTION OF STATE STREET WILL BE CLOSED  FOR A CRANE TORead more →

  • City of Harrisburg-N. 3rd ST. STREET CLOSURE 4.11.14 (POSTPONED)

    THIS CLOSURE HAS BEEN POSTPONED – A NEW NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT OUT WHEN A NEW DATE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE CITY. CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION Street Name: N 3RD ST From: WALNUT ST To: MARKET ST Date/Time from: 4/11/2014, FRIDAY, 9:00 AM Date/Time to: 4/11/2014, FRIDAY, 3:00 PM Type ofRead more →

  • CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE & CRANE SETTING NOTIFICATION

    Street Name: STATE ST From: N 2ND ST To: N 3RD ST Date/Time from: 4/25/2014, FRIDAY, 9:00 AM (09:00) Date/Time to: 4/25/2014, FRIDAY, 3:00 PM (15:00) Type of Closure: COMPLETE & PARTIAL CLOSURE Closure Info: THE EAST BOUND SECTION OF STATE STREET WILL BE CLOSED  FOR A CRANE SETTING TO LIFT EQUIPMENT ONTO THE ROOF OF 231Read more →

  • CAPITAL REGION WATER TO HOST OPEN HOUSE MEETING ON WATER BILLS

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Andrew Bliss 717.421.5861 CAPITAL REGION WATER TO HOST OPEN HOUSE MEETING ON WATER BILLS NEXT THURSDAY AT THE YWCA GREATER HARRISBURG CUSTOMERS MAY SEE CHANGES IN THEIR BILL AS MORE METERS ARE ACCURATELY READ When: Thursday, May 8th 6 – 8PM Where: YWCA Greater Harrisburg, 1101 Market Street HARRISBURG (May 1, 2014):Read more →

  • Can Harrisburg Come Back?

    Some cities end up on the ash heap of history; others, like Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, are undone by ash heaps. Harrisburg’s foolhardy investment in its aging incinerator over a decade ago nearly bankrupted the city. Propelled by profligate politicians and unscrupulous developers, the project forced Harrisburg into state receivership, turning Pennsylvania’s capital city into a nationalRead more →

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The Department of Arts, Culture, and Tourism (ACT) enhances the lives of City of Harrisburg residents and visitors by offering programs, services and activities that encourage participation in recreational activities, leisure services and cultural experiences. The department strives to deliver quality customer service through the development, operation and maintenance of the city’s public parks, recreation and cultural affairs facilities to create an environment that is deemed safe, affordable and enriching for all.

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Harrisburg, PA 17101-1678
Phone: 717.255.3020
Email: cgrayer@harrisburgpa.gov

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