LAKEWOOD, Ohio –  Beck Center for the Arts announced the expansion of its Super Saturday free programming outside the traditional weekend events on the Lakewood campus, including dates at the PNC Fairfax Connection.

The events at PNC Fairfax Connection are from 10-11:45 a.m., June 15 and Aug. 24. PNC Fairfax Connection is located at 8220 Carnegie Ave.

The community is invited to join in on the fun, creativity and excitement as guests explore music, dance, theater and the visual arts. The free experience is aimed for children from 2-7 years old, with older and younger siblings welcome to take part. Creative activities are scheduled from 10-11:15 a.m. before an early childhood music performance at 11:05 a.m. in the Social Hall.

“Beck Center is thrilled to bring our highly interactive and engaging Super Saturday program to the community at PNC Fairfax Connection,” said Ed Gallagher, vice president for Education, Beck Center for the Arts. “We truly appreciate the support of PNC Bank, the Healthy Lakewood Foundation and the Lakewood Arts Festival for making these free events a reality.”

The day begins with hands-on art making activities, including adventures from the Cleveland Association of Black Storytellers, books that sing and trying out a variety of musical instruments by creating arts experiences. It wraps with the “Hear & Touch the Music Concert” at 11:05 a.m. featuring a demonstration and narration of a family of instruments, followed by an opportunity to play the demonstrated instruments. Artists and facilitators at this event include Ed Gallager, Melinda Placko, Beck Center’s Associate Director of Visual Arts and Music and Kelsey Heichel, Community Engagement Manager.

Adult supervision is required. Admission is free to the public for all ages, but tickets must be reserved at or by calling Customer Service at 216-521-2540.

Beck Center for the Arts offers arts education for all ages, skill levels, and abilities with classes and lessons in music, dance, visual arts, and theater, as well as creative arts therapies. Financial assistance is offered for qualified applicants so these programs can be enjoyed by all.