The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


March 8, 2013

Events | What's happening this weekend



Basket benefit

A Camp PARC Basket Party will be held Sunday at Conemaugh Township Volunteer Fire Company’s John Bracken Hall, Tire Hill.

Doors will open at 1 p.m., with drawings beginning at 2.

Ticket holders can attend a preview night from 6 to 8 Saturday when they can present admission tickets, pay $3 at the door and place chance tickets early.

Proceeds help with the maintenance and operations of Camp PARC’s office and storage facility.

Tickets are $7, which includes 25 chances on general-themed baskets, a door-prize raffle ticket and refreshments. Each additional set of 25 tickets is $5.


Gospel concert

Dan Schall will perform at 9 a.m. Sunday at Mount Hope United Methodist Church,

258 Mount Hope Road, South Fork.

His gospel music ministry focuses on encouraging others by sharing God’s love for man.

 Schall stutters when he speaks, but has been blessed with a singing voice to share God’s words through music.

Christian learning

An open house will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Johnstown Christian School, 125 Christian School Road, Hollsopple.

The school provides students in preschool through grade 12 a Christian education, which prepares them spiritually, academically and socially.

Those who attend will be able to meet with teachers, board members and administrators.

Those unable to attend the open house may call the school for a personal tour.

Information: 288-2588 or

Peanut(s) gallery

“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” will be presented by Mount Aloysius College Theater Department at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through March 16 and 1:30 p.m. March 17 at Alumni Hall at Mount Aloysius College, Cresson.

Tickets, which are $5, will be available at the door.  

Area high school and college students will be admitted free.

Information: 886-6409.

In shape

Daytime fitness programming is shaping up at Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Pilates classes will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays through April 8.

The classes will focus on core exercises, stability work and arms and legs toning.

Circuit training classes, which will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Mondays through April 8, will mix low-impact cardio with strength training, ab work and stretching.

The cost for a six-week session of either class is $42, and drop-ins are $8 per class.

Registration: 536-5399.

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