PolkaFest

A crowd gathers on the dance floor during a performance by Box On Band at St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church in the Cambria City section of Johnstown on Saturday, June 3, 2018, for the second day of PolkaFest.

Barrels of fun

The 22nd annual St. Mary’s PolkaFest will be held Friday through Sunday at St. Mary’s church pavilion, 411 Power St. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The festival will run from 4:30 to 10 p.m. Friday with Rosie and the Jammers, Don Wojtila Orchestra and the Polka Family Band.

From noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, featured acts will be Johns-

town Button Box Club, Box On Band, Don Wojtila Orchestra, Polka Family Band and Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push.

Hours on Sunday will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with an outdoor polka Mass at 11 under the pavilion.

The Knewz and Box On Band also will perform.

PolkaFest also features ethnic and regular craft and food vendors.

Admission is free.

Information: 814-536-7993 or visit www.visitjohnstownpa.com/polkafest

History walk

An 1889 walking downtown tour will be offered at 11 a.m. Friday beginning at the Johnstown Flood Museum, 304 Washington St., Johnstown.

A lower town walking tour will be offered at 11 a.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m. Thursday beginning at the Johnstown Flood Museum.

The tours will feature flood-surviving buildings, photographs and stories.

Cost is $5 or $3 with museum admission.

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

Modern love

The musical “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Cresson Lake Playhouse, 279 Shapiro Road, Loretto.

Tickets: $15, $19, $23.

Information: 814-472-4333 or www.cressonlake.com

Antiques show

Antiques on the Diamond will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on the Ligioner Diamond and on East and West Main streets in Ligonier.

There will be dozens of antique dealers on hand with their antiques and collectibles.

There is no admission fee.

Information: 724-238-4200. 

Summer art

Allied Artists of Johnstown’s 2019 members-only summer exhibition will be on display through June 29 at the Community Arts Center of Cambria County, 1217 Menoher Blvd., Westmont.

The show features a variety of mediums including acrylic, oil, metal sculpture, pastel, watercolor, pencil and charcoal drawings, collage and mixed media.

An opening reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Admission: Free.

Information: www.johnstownart.com

Outdoor concert

Dan Stonebrook & The Wounded Moose will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, followed by The Moore Brothers & Friends at 6 as part of the AmeriServ Free Summer Concert Series at Roxbury Bandshell, Franklin Street in the Roxbury section of Johns-

town.

Admission: Free.

Information: www.roxburybandshell.com

Musical evening

Jeannette Community Band will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Diamond Park Bandstand in Ligonier as part of the summer band concert series.

There is no admission fee. 

Nutrition workshop

Heath coach Bronwyn Katdare will present “Dietary Crazes: What Are They, Really” at 6 p.m. Thursday at Portage Public Library, 704 Main St.

This talk will focus on the latest dietary theories to hit the public – paleo, keto, intermittent fasting, whole 30, vegan and gluten free. She will describe what they are and the pros/cons of what happens in the body.

Admission: Free.

Information: 814-736-4340. 

Fresh food

Produce to People, a free feeding program for low-income residents, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at 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 June 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 June.

Belly dancing classes are offered at 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays through June.

Supported stretch and balance class will be offered at 8:30 a.m. Fridays through June.

• Yoga classes will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. 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, and is helpful for balance, flexibility, calmness and fall prevention.

Information: 814-242-4035. 

Healing art

“The Arts Heal” exhibition will be on display through June 21 at Bottle Works, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The show features artwork from participants in the Opening Minds through Art (OMA); the Peer Empowerment Network; the H.O.P.E. Drop-in Center, Altoona; Mental Health Resources of Central Pennsylvania; Evolution Expressions of Altoona; Southern Care Hospice of Altoona; and YogaSong programs.

Admission: Free.

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

Tea creativity

“CreativiTEA” will be on display through Wednesday at Gallery on Gazebo in downtown Johnstown. 

The display features works in clay pottery, watercolor, quilting, paper batik, oil paintings and paper cuttings, and each piece relates in some way to tea.

Information: www.facebook.com/GalleryOnGazebo.

Viewer participation

“Robin Glass: All That You See” will be on display through July 6 at Southern Allegheny Museum of Art at Loretto on the St. Francis University campus.

The exhibit will feature over 140 works of art.

Admission: Free.

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

Family legacy

“The Wolf Family: A Legacy Exhibition” will be on display through July 6 at Southern Allegheny Museum of Art at Loretto on the St. Francis University campus.

The exhibit includes works from Thomas Hart Benton, Alexander Calder, Mary Cassatt, Norman Rockwell and Andy Warhol.

Admission: Free.

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

Life’s work

“My Art Through Life,” an exhibition by Donna Housel will be on display through June 30 in the Cambridge Art Gallery at Laurel View Village, 2000 Cambridge Drive, Davidsville.

The display features work of colored pencil, pastels and scratch art.

Admission: free.

Information: 814-288-2724.

Multi-media collection

The “Shirley Gaynor Permanent Collection” will be on display indefinitely in the Community Arts Center of Cambria County’s Log House Gallery, 1217 Menoher Blvd., Westmont.

It features a multi-media collection of watercolor paintings, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, pen and ink drawings, colored pencil and graphite drawings.

Cost: Free.

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