The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


December 12, 2013

Russell House in Moxham is all decked out for Christmas


A free holiday concert featuring Windber Area High School band, chorus and strings will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday at Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., Windber.

Tickets will be available at the theater’s box office only, and guests may take as many as they wish.

Information: 467-9070.

A Holiday Gift Make ’n’ Take Workshop for ages 3 to 12 will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the children’s department at Cambria County Library, 248 Main St., downtown Johns-town.

The program will feature easy holiday-themed crafts that can be taken home as special gifts for friends and family.

Those who wish to participate may drop in any time between the stated hours.

All supplies and gift bags will be provided at no cost to participants on a first come, first-served basis.  

The workshop is free, and no registration is required.

Information: 536-5131.

The third annual Coffeehouse Christmas by Sounds of the Season will be presented at 7 tonight at Art Works in Johnstown! 413 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Doors will open at 6.

Richland students performing are Lindsey Bost, Kaela Cardarella, Lindsey Dona, Hayley Lengenfelder, Evan Penrod and Shawn Roth.

Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Christian Home of Johnstown Inc.

Tickets are $5 per person or $12 for a group of four and will be available at the door.

The cantata “Rejoice in His Coming” by Susan Naylor Callaway will be presented by the church choir at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 1101 Somerset Ave., Windber.

The presentation will feature songs, drama and narration.

The seventh annual Rhythms of Christmas, a pageant of dance, instrumental music and theater, will be presented at 1 p.m. Saturday at Somerset Area High School, 645 S. Columbia Ave.

In addition to children, the show will feature several adult dance groups and Somerset County Community Band.

The show is free and open to the public, and donations will be collected for the Dorothy Dressler Scholarship Fund.

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