Guide to Garner 2018-19 edition - Page 23

2013 (as was Broadway Voices). The camp has established a scholarship program to make it accessible to young people of all socioeconomic backgrounds. For more information, visit towneplayers.org or call GPAC at (919) 661-4602. Then there’s the beloved Showcase of Talent, GPAC’s annual community talent show held each February that in the past has featured American Idol and country music star Scotty McCreery as well as former Miss North Carolinas Arlie Honeycutt and Dana Stephenson. The Garner community comes together at GPAC for a number of other annual events, including the celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. From spring to early fall, families gather on the back lawn of GPAC for an outdoor movie series sponsored by the Downtown Garner Association. The free movie screenings include food and drink vendors. Visit downtowngarner.com to learn more. It’s also possible to rent GPAC. The auditorium is the perfect setting to accommodate anything from your next meeting to your next stage production. You have access to a professional sound and lighting system and piano, along with tables and chairs— at no additional charge. For more information about rentals or upcoming shows at GPAC, call (919) 661- 4602 Monday through Friday between 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., or visit garnerperformingartscenter.com. You can also follow GPAC on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. garnernc.gov 21