The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


April 12, 2013

Events | Art's ally


“When I Sing” will be presented by Inclined to Sing and the Apprentice Choir, children’s choruses of Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center.

Tickets are $5 at the door.

Information: 535-6738.

A choirfest and hymn sing to benefit United Methodist Human Services will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday at Ebensburg United Methodist Church, 100 E. Highland Ave.

The public is invited to attend.

Healthful cooking

A Gluten Free Cooking Class will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The class will be taught by Jackie Kopco Shawley, who had the popular “Enjoying a Gluten Free Holiday” cooking class in December.

For this class, she will teach how to prepare pasta three ways through recipes and demonstrations.

Shawley has been gluten-free for five years and is excited to introduce people to the options and techniques they can use to prepare delicious foods.

She provides teaching, cooking, baking and shopping services through her in-home gluten-free consulting company Be Happily Gluten Free. (

Information: 536-5399.

Big brass

“Big Band and Doo-Wop Brass” will be presented by River City Brass Band at 7:30 tonight at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Richland Township.

The concert will celebrate the music of America’s most famous band, with special guests Johnny and the Halos.

Tickets are $24, $22 and $10.

Information: 269-7200.

Doll party

The last American Girls storytime session featuring Kit, The Great Depression, 1934, will be presented from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday in the children’s department on the second floor at Cambria County Library, 248 Main St., downtown Johnstown.

Participants will see how Kit makes the most of her resources and grows up in the midst of tough times, craft an original journal or recording memories and enjoy a sweet fruity salad made popular in the 1930s.

Information: 536-5131, or email

On high school stages

“Beauty and the Beast” will be presented at 7 tonight and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Penn Cambria High School, 401 Linden Ave., Cresson.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and children.

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What is the biggest key to reducing gun violence in Johnstown?

Tackling the area's drug problem.
Controlling folks moving into city housing.
Monitoring folks in treatment centers and halfway houses.
Tougher sentencing by the court system.
More police on the streets.

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