Return of the Reading Buddies

The school bell is about to ring and United Way’s Reading Buddy program is ready to go – Back to School! Now in its fourth year, the program, places Reading Buddy volunteers with elementary school students who need extra reading practice. Our local schools welcome community engagement. Last school year, we placed 125 Reading Buddies…

Gonzalo Bergara Quartet Kicks Off ’15-’16 SPSCC Jazz series

The Gonzalo Bergara Quartet brings its own jazz flair to the 2015-16 SPSCC Jazz Series opening on Friday, Sept. 25. The all-acoustic Gonzalo Bergara Quartet plays a modern variant of 1930s Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz. Composer and lead guitarist Gonzalo Bergara mixes a cascade of arpeggios with the sounds of Paris and his native Argentina. Tickets are $25 for general admission, and…