Borough of State College News Release
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For Immediate Release



State College, PA – The 2019 Living In One Neighborhood (LION) Bash is scheduled for Tuesday, September 10*, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the 100, 200 and 300 blocks of South Allen Street in Downtown State College.

*The event was originally scheduled for Wednesday, September 4 and was recently changed due to scheduling conflicts.
The LION initiative is to enhance the unique town-gown relationship between State College and the Penn State community by providing robust experiences that bring student residents, long-term residents and community leaders together for healthy dialogues. The LION Bash is one of the many LION experiences. This event is best described as a community resource fair/block party that takes place each year in Downtown State College.
This event hosts over 150 engagement stations where LION Bash attendees are able to learn more about the community and active organizations. Attendees also have a great opportunity to win prizes, listen to live music, and more! If a local organization is interested in hosting an engagement station or becoming a sponsor of the 2019 LION Bash, please visit

LION Bash is a collaborative event between Penn State University, Downtown State College Improvement District, the State College Neighborhood Associations, and the Borough of State College. 

Please visit the Facebook event page for more information on the 2019 LION Bash.


If you would like more information about this event, please contact Douglas Shontz at (814)-278-4723 or email at

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