The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


May 15, 2014

Look what's happening this weekend


King of Pop

Who’s Bad, a Michael Jackson tribute band, will bring the music of the King of Pop to the area at 7:30 tonight at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Richland Township.

Tickets are $31 and $35.

Information: 269-7200 or

Whitewater fun

The 2014 Stonycreek Rendezvous, sponsored by Benscreek Canoe Club, will be held today through Sunday, based at Greenhouse Park near Tire Hill.

The family weekend will feature races, whitewater rafting, a kayaking rodeo, musical         entertainment and children’s activities.

Admission is $10 at the park and a $10 camping fee for the entire weekend or $20 entrance fee for each race.


School art

The Greater Johnstown Young Artists Exhibit featuring the work of area students in grades 6-12 will be on display through May 30 at Community Arts Center of Cambria County, 1217 Menoher Blvd., Westmont.

Schools featured are Bishop Carroll Catholic, Central Cambria, Ferndale Area, Forest Hills, Portage Area, Richland, Westmont Hilltop and Windber Area.

Information: 255-6515.

Musical encore

The fifth annual Showcase of the Stars will have area high school students performing selections from their school musicals one more time at 7 p.m. Saturday at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Richland Township.

Tickets are $10.

Information: 269-7200 or

Wine samplings

Windber Wine in the Park will be held from 1 to 4 and 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Windber Recreation Park, Route 160.

Tickets are $20.

Information: 467-7111, 467-6696, or

Flood events

A 125th flood anniversary event for children will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Johnstown Children’s Museum on the second floor of Heritage Discovery Center, 201 Sixth Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Children will learn about the flood history through play and crafts, including a coloring contest with prizes.

American Red Cross Day will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the children’s museum.

The American Red Cross was founded by Clara Barton in 1881, and played a major role in 1889 flood relief.

Both activities are free to JAHA members or with museum admission.

Information: 539-1889.

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