"Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race"

Deb Winterscheidt, Johnstown Area Heritage Association director of development, reads a panel of the "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race" touring exhibition on display through April 27 at the Heritage Discovery Center in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Holocaust exhibition

The touring exhibit “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race” will be on display through April 27 at Heritage Discovery Center, 201 Sixth Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s traveling exhibition examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public good, used science to help legitimize persecution, murder and genocide.

Admission to Heritage Discovery Center will be free every Saturday during the exhibition. 

Information: 814-539-1889 or www.jaha.org.

Musical evening

A Mardi Gras-themed coffee and jam will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Mayapple Marketplace, 101 W. Main St., Stoystown.

The event features musicians and artists who come together to play music.

The Dam Food Truck will sell food.

Old Town Distillery will offer samples of its signature spirits.

Information: 814-893-5350.

Family craftsmen

“Dual Flux,” an exhibition of artwork by Roly Boni and Geno Boni, will be on display through March 29 at Community Arts Center of Cambria County,

1217 Menoher Blvd., Westmont.

The exhibit features a collection of functional pottery by a father and son duo.

An opening reception will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, where the pair will demonstrate their crafted wheel-throwing technique at 2 p.m. A question- and-answer session will follow.

Refreshments will be served.

Admission: Free.

Information: 814-255-6515 or www.caccc.org.

Library happenings

The following events will be held at the Cambria County Library, 248 Main St., downtown Johnstown:

• Spark Joy! will be presented from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday. Christine Hofler, a certified KonMari consultant, will explain the decluttering methods made popular in Marie Kondo’s book “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up” and the Netflix show “Tidying up with Marie Kondo.”

Cost: Free.

To register, call 814-536-5131, ext. 225.

• Seuss Stem Storytime will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday to celebrate Read Across America. Cambria County President Commissioner Tom Chernisky will be the special guest.

The event is suggested for children ages 3 to 8.

To register, call 814-536-5131, ext. 205.

Nature learning

NatureWorks, a one-day nature and conservation interactive educational event for all ages, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bottle Works, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johns-town.

It will feature two dozen conservation-themed groups with vendor booths and activities.

The event will feature “The Art of Nature,” an exhibit by Terry Smith, and “Aesthetic Challenges,” an exhibit by Richard Hower. 

In the Tulip Building, there will be an exhibit showcasing the 2018 winners of the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau Photo Contest.

At 2 p.m., attendees can participate in a hike on the Incline Plane Trail with those responsible for its rehabilitation and extension.

Cost: Free.

Information: 814-535-2020 or www.bottleworks.org.

Pub crawl

You in the Flood City will hold its Mardi Gras Crawl bar tour Saturday in downtown Johnstown.

Registration begins at 6 p.m. at The Freight Station, 20 Matthew St., Johnstown.

Participating venues include The Freight Station, Rocky’s Tavern, Shotziz Highwater Bar and Grill, Stone Bridge Brewing Company, Press Bistro, Lucy’s Place, Balance Restaurant, Jeremy’s Lounge, and Sundown Saloon.

Cost is $10 per person.

School production

Bedford High School will present “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the auditorium, 300 E. John St., Bedford.

Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Schroeder and Snoopy navigate the joys and pitfalls of childhood – chaotic baseball games, unrequited valentines, World War I flying beagles and five cent psychiatry.

Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for students.

Information: 814-623-4250, ext. 1219.

Fresh food

Produce to People, a free feeding program for low-income residents, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center, 445 Schoolhouse Road.

To qualify, a household must earn income within 150 percent of the poverty line, receive Medicare, Social Security or unemployment or be eligible for free or reduced-price school lunches.

Participants will be given 35 to 45 pounds of fresh produce.

It is free to participate.

Information: 814-467-0707.

Classes in session

• Gentle Yoga with Rachel Allen will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesdays through March at the Art Works building of Bottle Works, 413 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Yoga with Adriann White will be held at 6:30 p.m. Mondays and 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays through March.

Belly dance classes are offered at 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays through March.

Supported stretch and balance class will be offered at

8:30 a.m. Fridays through March.

• Yoga classes will be held from 1 to 2 and 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays and 1 to 2 p.m. Thursdays at the Community Arts Center of Cambria County, 1217 Menoher Blvd., Westmont.

Information: 814-255-6515.

• Free Tai Chi for Arthritis and Qi Gong beginners class with Gary Johnson will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays through Fridays at the

Johnstown Senior Center, 500 Main St., downtown Johnstown.

The class is for any age, gender and physical condition.

Information: 814-242-4035.

Student masterpieces

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art is continuing its tradition of celebrating area youth with “Artists of the 21st Century,” the museum’s annual student exhibition.

This year 260 student-created works will be exhibited through March 23 at SAMA-Loretto on the St. Francis University campus, 112 Franciscan Way, and through April 21 at SAMA-Ligonier Valley, 1 Boucher Lane.

Admission: Free.

Information: 814-472-3920 or www.sama-art.org.

Nature’s beauty

“The Nature of Art,” an exhibit by Terry Smith, will be on display through Saturday in the Art Works main gallery at Bottle Works, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The display features watercolor pieces that bring to life the delicate beauty of the natural world through the application of color in slow layers.

Admission: Free.

Information: 814-535-5050 or www.bottleworks.org.