Summer Welcome Back Hawaiian Luau Family Picnic

Our next in-person meeting is just around the corner. You are our special guest for the Global Connections Summer Welcome Back Hawaiian Luau Family Picnic. The celebration will happen at Tudek Park, from 5 pm to 7 pm, on Sunday, September 18th. The Luau is free to all GC members. The registration link will be sent to your emails soon. Non-members are also welcome. They will pay $10 for the annual membership. 

You will meet other GC members and find Hawaiin decorations throughout the pavilion and table settings. Festive colors will prevail… Remember the school classes are back but it’s still Summer!!!!

The Luau is a celebration of an individual.  A celebration of family.  It celebrates the culture and its connections to the community.


– Huli- Huli Teriyaki Grilled Chicken with brown sugar soy glaze

– Kalua Roasted Pulled Pork slow roasted under banana leaves

– Lomi Lomi Cured Salmon cured and served with cucumber and tomato

– Grilled Pineapple Rice

– Sweet Bread Rolls

– Luau Cake with Coconut, Pineapple, Walnuts, Rum Glaze


We look forward to seeing you there!

State College Spikes Baseball Game

Come join other Global Connections members for an enjoyable evening of baseball, socializing, eating and fireworks. The Spikes will be playing against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers (Ohio).

When:  Saturday, July 30 , 6:35 PM

Where:  Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, next to Beaver Stadium

Who:  GC members and family, prospective members

Cost:  $14 per ticket. Food and drinks extra

No need to pre-register for this event. Interested people should gather at the entrance near the ticket booths at 6:00 PM on July 30. Individuals pay for their own tickets after we choose a block of seats where we can sit together.

The fireworks will be sponsored by Mount Nittany Health, and the day is dedicated to breast cancer awareness. Attendees are encouraged to wear pink.

Baseball offers a unique experience in American culture. Even if you don’t know much about baseball, a game like this can be fun. There is a festive atmosphere at the ballpark. There are areas for kids to play. The food and drink offerings are tasty. It’s an opportunity to socialize.