Upcoming Events at BNI

8th Annual Art Show

Art Show The Dr. and Mrs. Robert Guelcher Art Show & Sale, "Celebrating the Possibilities," is hosted by the Barber National Institute to bring the entire community together in celebration of the artistic achievements of all persons. More than 400 pieces of art ranging from paintings, drawings, photography and sculpture are expected for this year’s exhibit.  The Art Show is held in April in commemoration of Autism Awareness Month.




Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community Join our team at the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Presque Isle State Park. This is the first year that we are participating, along with 24 other organizations, in this exciting community event.  Highmark Inc. generously underwrites the cost of the walk and handles the logistics so that 100% of the money raised by our walkers and donors goes directly to the Barber National Institute.




2015 Barber Beast on the Bay 

Beast 2014

Are you ready to BEAT THE BEAST??  The 3rd annual Barber Beast on the Bay will take place on Saturday, September 12th, 2015 at Presque Isle State Park.  The main events include a grueling 10-mile extreme obstacle course challenge at Presque Isle State Park and a 1.2 mile adapted course for participants with physical or developmental disabilities. Not only does the Barber Beast on the Bay event raise awareness for a great cause, but it also brings the community together for a fun experience.




Recent Past Events

2014 Christmas Ball

Christmas Ball 2014

2014 Chair Couples Homer & Marlene Mosco and Bob & Emily Merski along with many guests, celebrated the 50th Anniversary Christmas Ball on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the Bayfront Convention Center.  Thank you to everyone who made the 2015 Christmas Ball a success! 



2014 Ladies Only Luncheon

Ladies Only Luncheon 2014

The 12th annual Ladies Only Luncheon was held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Kahkwa Club.  In addition to a luncheon, guests enjoyed a raffle of more than 50 elaborate theme baskets and boutique shopping with vendors featuring an array of jewelry and accessories, gourmet baked goods, handmade greeting cards and other unique items.  The Ladies Only Luncheon benefits services to children at the Barber National Institute.



2014 Shillelagh Golf Tournament

2014 Shillelagh

The 2014 Shillelagh Gold Tournament was held on Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at the Riverside Golf Course in Cambridge Springs, PA.  Proceeds from this year's Shillelagh Golf Tournament will be used to support the Bright Beginning Program at the Barber National Institute.