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Somerset second-graders sang "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"as part of their Grandparents Day program last week. It was one of the songs they'd heard the Panhandlerz Kitchen Band perform in their visit to the elementary school.

Music is a bond between seniors and second-graders

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When Panhandlerz Kitchen Band took the stage at the Somerset Elementary School, second grade students looked at each other in amazement and made comments like "wow, they are old."

Within minutes, the those second-graders and the senior citizens in Panhandlerz were singing and dancing together and enjoying each others company a great deal.

The idea to have the two generations come together came from elementary music teacher Al Duerkop and student teacher Eleanor Peterson.

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