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April 5, 2013

Events | Benefit face-off


Saturday’s Kitchen Basket Party will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Christ the Savior Education Center, 307 Garfield St. in the West End section of Johnstown.

Drawings will begin at 2:30.

Admission is $10, which includes lunch and 25 basket tickets.

Proceeds will benefit St. Vincent dePaul for remodeling of the Family Kitchen.

Information: 539-8664.

Spring fling

“Just Hatched,” a spring gift showcase and reception, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the AW Gallery Shoppe inside Art Works in Johnstown, 413 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Some of the shop’s artists will unveil and exhibit a new line of handcrafted gift items and original designs.

B & L Wine Cellars will provide wine tasting, and complimentary appetizers will be served.

 Jessica Saenz of Latrobe, a jazz/soul singer and pianist, will provide the evening’s entertainment in her first Johnstown appearance.

Admission is free.

Information: 535-2020 or

Performance venue

 Music is on the menu at Venue of Merging Arts, 305 Chestnut St. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Scott Jeffreys Augmented Triad will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Special guests will be John Bagnato, Chuck Carrigan and Greg Malocco.

Tickets are $7 at the door.

Information: 410-2245.

IUP itinerary

 “Apples to Apples: How to Evaluate and Compare Initial Job Offers” will be presented as part of the Six O’clock Series at 6 p.m. Monday in the Hadley Union Building Ohio Room at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Eric Nelson, IUP safety sciences faculty member, will discuss employment topics such as salary negotiation, benefits, job location and other factors that affect the selection of the ideal first job.

Parking in nonreserved spots on campus is free after 5 p.m.

The program is free and open to the community.

IUP’s criminology honor society, Alpha Phi Sigma, will hold a wallyball tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Hadley Union Building’s fitness center.

Co-ed student teams of four to six players can register for the competition for a $25 fee.

Registration forms are available at the fitness center and will be available the day of the tournament.

Proceeds will help Alpha Phi Sigma members attend a national criminology conference next semester.

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