York's First Friday for July

York Dispatch

This month's First Friday event in York City continues the Independence Day celebration with the theme Made in America. The event, organized by Downtown Inc, runs 5-10 p.m. throughout the downtown area.

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Here are some highlights:

Along the first block of North Beaver Street, meet a special guest from Animal Rescue Inc., grab a sample from Edible Arrangements and catch salsa performances by a group from West York Area Middle School.

"The Jungle Book" is playing Friday at the Capitol Theatre.


See the 1967 "The Jungle Book" free at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., courtesy of CapFilm.

The York County History Center will have a pop-up exhibit on Ray Miller, a York tattoo artist from the 1930s and '40s, at Marketview Arts, 25 W. Philadelphia St.

The little ones are invited to Story Time with Princess Rachel, 6:30 p.m. at Trinity United Church of Christ, 32 W. Market St.

 Make colorful firework paintings with paper and found objects at Creative York, 10 N. Beaver St.

Weary Arts Group presents "Rise Up," a culmination of a weeklong music camp, at Creative York West, 118 W. Philadelphia St., second floor.

New art exhibits include: "Always and Forever," photos of tattoos by local photographer Tifani Truelove, at The Parliament, 116 E. King St.; "The Great Big Bug Show" at HIVE artspace, 126 E. King St.; "Experienced & Emerging," a preview of artists in Fine Art Flea next week, at Creative York West, 118 W. Philadelphia St., first floor; and "Chasing Paper" and "Alternative Facets" at Creative York, 10 N. Beaver St.

Plus specials at shops and restaurants, beer and wine tastings at a variety of spots and snacks and drinks at many others.

Information: www.downtownyorkpa.com.