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PBS's Award-Winning Children's Musician To Perform At Canton's Village Theater: Canton Rotary Presents Two Special Engagements Featuring Mr. Steve of SteveSongs

Canton, MI, November 28, 2012 - Canton Rotary will bring a big dose of holiday cheer to The Village Theater at Cherry Hill as part of their exciting Candy Canes and Kiddie Rock programming efforts this holiday season. In addition to a special-invitation-only concert offered to Headstart and Starfish families on the morning of December 8, the Rotary will offer two incredible public concert opportunities on both Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8 at 7 p.m. featuring "Mr. Steve" of SteveSongs, a rising star on the national kidsí music scene. This musical adventure will delight families with participatory songs, clever lyrics, and entertaining melodies that kids will love and adults will find irresistible.

A recipient of numerous music awards, Mr. Steve is best known for his role on national TV as the co-host of the PBS KIDS morning block featuring favorites like Curious George and Clifford. The Rotary invites families to put on their holiday finest for the Saturday, December 8 special fundraising concert extravaganza at 7 p.m., complete with strolling characters including Santa Claus, a delicious milk and cookies bar, and more.

Two-time winner of the Parentsí Choice Gold Awards, Steve Roslonek, also know as Mr. Steve, has performed nationally at more than 2,000 venues, including the White House, the Kennedy Center, Symphony Space in New York City and Fenway Park in Boston. According to Mr. Steve, "The experiment from the beginning was making music that both kids and parents would enjoy, so that it could really be a full family experience."

The Boston Globe raves SteveSongs is "not just a musical journey, but an entertaining, interactive and educational one." At these SteveSongs' concerts, children will sing, laugh, and dance, and their parents will enjoy joining in all the fun.

Tickets to PBS's Mr. Steve performing SteveSongs at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill on Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m. are $16 for adults and $14 for youth/seniors. Tickets to the Saturday, December 8 fundraising concert at 7 p.m. are $30 for adults and $25 for youth/seniors. To purchase tickets or to find more information, visit www.cantonvillagetheater.org or call 734/394-5460. The Village Theater at Cherry Hills is conveniently located at 50400 Cherry Hill Road in Canton, MI 48187.

Canton Rotary is a local group of diverse, service-orientated individuals dedicated to improving the lives of our local and international communities by focusing on disease prevention, family health, education, and literacy".

Ticket sales for these holiday extravaganzas will benefit ongoing charity efforts of the Canton Rotary, which has helped in the Canton Community by: annually donating Christmas baskets to our senior citizens in need, partnering with the Salvation Army and the Plymouth Canton Schools Clothing Bank to supply school supplies, new underwear, and backpacks to underprivileged children of the community, sponsoring a Christmas with Santa event for local Head Start children, contributing books to Head Start families, and contributing to scholarships for our graduating high school seniors.

In the International Community the Canton Rotary has worked on water projects in El Salvador, contributed to the worldwide polio eradication effort, helped build a home for one of the homeless "Children of the Dump" families in Nicaragua, and contributed to the installation of a heating system at an orphanage in Asia. For more information on the Canton Rotary, please visit http://www.rotary6400.org/clubs/canton.htm.

MEDIA CONTACTS: Wayne Titus, Canton Rotary President, 734/673-2810
Jennifer Tobin, Canton Arts Coordinator, 734/394-5484
Jennifer Provenzano, Recreation Specialist, 734/394-5497




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