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March 8, 2013

Events | What's happening this weekend



Hooray for ’Hawks

The first Fan Appreciation Weekend for the Johnstown Tomahawks will be held during the team’s final two home games against the Jamestown Ironmen at 7 tonight and Saturday at Cambria County War Memorial Arena, 326 Napoleon St. in downtown Johnstown.

There will be giveaways, prizes, in-game activities and a special team autograph session.

Tonight’s game will include $10,000 in prizes and giveaways, and one fan will compete for a chance to win a $50,000 grand prize with a shot from center ice.

There will be another $10,000 in giveaways on Saturday.

Friday music

Singer-songwriter Gerry Stanek will perform today at  Ethnic Social Club, on the fourth floor of Heritage Discovery Center, 201 Sixth Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Doors will open at 5 p.m., with music beginning at 5:30. There is no cover charge.

Stanek is a veteran of many bands, including western Pennsylvania favorites The Impostors and The Lost, and also has played with Pittsburgh rocker Norman Nardini.

Information: 539-1889.

On stage

“The Wedding Singer” will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday through March 16 at Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, 728 Ben Franklin Highway, Ebensburg.

Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and are available at the door.


“All Shook Up” will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday through March 16 at Conemaugh Township Area High School, 300 W. Campus Ave., Davidsville.

Tickets are $7 in advance and $8 at the door.

For the March 15 performance, a five-course dinner will be available in the cafeteria at 5:30.

The cost is $25 for dinner and the show.

Information: 479-4014.


“Lil’ Abner” will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday through March 16 at Northern Bedford High School, 152 NBC Drive, Loysburg.

Tickets are $8 at the door.

Information: 766-2221.

Noon series

Pianist Sarah Pruss will perform at noon Tuesday for the recital series at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St. in downtown Johnstown.

Her program will feature Beethoven, Debussy and Chopin.

Guests may meet the artist at a light lunch after the recital.

Pruss is certified by the American Guild of Organists and is the organist and choir director at Second Presbyterian Church in Moxham and a substitute pianist at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church in Windber.        

Information: 536-7521 or

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