The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


June 7, 2013

Events | Antique fair


A benefit run for Paul Melendez will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday beginning at Chillies, formerly the Valley Inn, 668 Main St., Johnstown.

Registration will be held at noon, and the run will be roughly 60 to 90 miles.

Food and music will be provided at Chillies at 5.

The cost is $10 for a single and $15 for a couple.

Donations can be made at Franklin Johnstown Federal Credit Union, 544 Vine St., Johnstown, or 310 Bloomfield St., Richland Township.

Fun day

A Community Appreciation Day will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Faith Chapel, 730 Sunberry St., Richland Township.

There will be a petting zoo, bounce house, inflatables, dunk tank, music and food.

Door prize giveaways will include gift cards and amusement park tickets.

Admission is free.

Information: 269-2236 or

Herbal essence

The 15th annual Pick-a-Dilly Herb Faire will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Dillweed Bed and Breakfast, Route 403, Dilltown.

In addition to a large variety of flowering plants, herbs and perennials, there will be various artisans, and Dillweed will provide food and refreshments for sale.

Admission is free.

Information: 446-6465.

In shape

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

Summer yoga classes will be held from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Mondays and 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays.

Monday sessions are set through June 24 and July 8-29, with no class July 1.

Wednesday sessions are scheduled through July 17 and Aug. 7-28, with no classes July 24 and 31.

 Classes are held in sessions, but drop-ins are welcome.

 Registration: 536-5399.

Summer Belly Dancing classes will be held from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Summer sessions are set through June 19, June 26 to July 17 and Aug. 7-28. There will be no classes on  July 24 and 31.

The four-week sessions are $25.

Registration: 539-0924.

Van tours

A free van tour of the Historic Portage Railroad will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday beginning at the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site visitors center.

The three-hour tour follows the entire route of the Portage Railroad from the canal basin in Hollidaysburg to the canal basin in Johnstown.

Visitors will see the Staple Bend Tunnel, the Skew Arch Bridge, the reconstruction of Engine House 6, the Lemon House and several historic culverts.

Space is limited to 12 people, and reservations are required.

Information: 886-6150.

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