HARRISBURG, Pa., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today invited the public to visit the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg for a series of free summer events called "Second Sundays."
Each second Sunday from June through September, visitors are invited to explore the Governor's Residence gardens from 1 to 4 p.m. Each event will highlight a specific theme and feature outdoor, family-friendly activities.
"We are pleased to welcome visitors back to the Governor's Residence this summer to take part in our Second Sunday series," Mrs. Corbett said. "We have put together a lineup of events that appeals to guests of all ages while providing an opportunity to enjoy and appreciate the residence and gardens."
Through a partnership with the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Dauphin County, volunteer master gardeners will offer expertise on horticultural topics and answer questions from visitors.
Throughout the summer, visitors will have opportunities to enjoy performances by local arts organizations, learn about urban gardening, observe live animal demonstrations and more.
Second Sunday events are free and reservations are not required. No large bags, purses or totes are permitted. Security measures will be in place.
For more information, visit www.pa.gov/firstlady or contact the First Lady's Office at 717-787-1965.
Media contact: Kirsten Page, Governor's Press Office, 717-783-1116
Ashley Mostek, First Lady's Office, 717-787-1965
Editor's Note: The dates and themes of the Second Sunday events are as follows:
Sunday, June 9: 3rd Annual Arts in the Garden
Sunday, July 14: Backyard Gardening
Sunday, Aug. 11: Creatures of the Garden
Sunday, Sept. 8: Gallery Walk and Garden Tours
SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the First Lady