The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


March 20, 2014

Look what's happening this weekend


Piano man

Turnstiles will present a tribute to Billy Joel at 7 p.m. Saturday at Richland Performing Arts Center on the campus of Richland High School.

Tickets are $24 for adults, $22 for seniors and $10 for students.

Ticket sales benefit the Richland Theater Boosters, which raises funds for the performing arts and theater students of Richland School District.

Information: 269-0300 or

Hockey action

The Sitting Bulls sled hockey team will face off against local media and educators Sunday at Planet Ice, 195 Jari Drive, Richland Township.

Doors open at 1 p.m. with face off at 2:45.

Dan McCoy, 2014 Paralympic Gold Medalist in sled hockey, will drop the ceremonial puck, and special guest player will be LaRod Stephens-Howling, running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The game is an effort to raise funds and awareness to support the Sitting Bulls sled hockey program. All players on both teams will be on sleds.    

There will be a basket raffle, silent auction and chuck a puck.

A $5 entry ticket includes a chance to win an autographed Pittsburgh Penguins jersey from left winger Chris Kunitz.

New and potential players are welcome to attend.

Practices are held at 4 p.m. Saturdays at Planet Ice.

Information: 244-1729 or

Voice power

Vox Audio, which has been described as a cross between the Manhattan Transfer and the Second City players, will perform at 7:30 tonight at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Richland Township.

Tickets are $35, $31 and $21.

Information: 269-7200, 800-846-2787 or

Beach time

The ninth annual Buffettman Beach Party will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Ace’s, 316 Chestnut St. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The event is sponsored by Alternative Community Resource Program.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

Information: 535-2277, ext. 321.

Prom finery

The eighth annual Cinderella Project will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at YWCA Greater Johnstown, 526 Somerset St. in the Kernville section of Johnstown.

Area high school girls can receive a free prom dress and all the accessories.

Admission is free.

Information: 536-3519.

What’s cooking?

A pierogi-making class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Bottle Works, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The cost is $25 for nonmembers and $22.50 for Bottle Works members.

Space is limited, so registration is recommended.

Information: 536-5399.

Brass and light

“The Power of Light” will be presented by River City Brass Band at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Richland Township.

Tickets are $22 for adults and $10 for students.

Information: 269-7200 or

All shook up

“Scot Bruce as Elvis” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., Windber.

Tickets are $42, $40 and $38.

Information: 467-9070 or

Easter photos

Photos with the Easter Bunny will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at EcoKids Children’s Consignment Shop, 2025 Bedford St., Johnstown.

Photos will be free with an in-store purchase.

There will be refreshments and children’s crafts.

Happy birthday

Cambria County’s birthday party will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Cambria County Courthouse, 200 S. Center St., Ebensburg.

There will be presentations, displays and birthday cake.

Worthy cause

A basket party for Court Appointed Special Advocates will be held Sunday at Richland Fire Hall, 1321 Scalp Ave., Richland Township.

Doors will open at noon, and drawings begin at 2.

Admission is $10 and includes lunch and 25 tickets.

Reservations: 539-1919.

Noon series

Organist Benjamin Bugaile will perform at noon Tuesday for the Noon Recital Series at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St., downtown Johnstown.

Information: 536-7521.

Crochet meet

Highland Hookers, a new crochet group, will meet from noon to 1 p.m. today at Highland Community Library, 330 Schoolhouse Road, Richland Township.

The group meets at noon the first and third Fridays of the month.

Information: 266-5610.


“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” will be presented at 7  tonight and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Greater Johnstown High School, 222 Central Ave., Johnstown.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students.

Text Only | Photo Reprints

What is the biggest key to reducing gun violence in Johnstown?

Tackling the area's drug problem.
Controlling folks moving into city housing.
Monitoring folks in treatment centers and halfway houses.
Tougher sentencing by the court system.
More police on the streets.

     View Results