The National Reserve

The National Reserve will perform at 9 p.m. June 8, 2019, following a 7 p.m. performance by Felix and the Hurricanes at Peoples Natural Gas Park, 90 Johns St., downtown Johnstown.

Southern rock

The National Reserve with special guest Felix and The Hurricanes will perform as part of the Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Concert Series Saturday at Peoples Natural Gas Park, 90 Johns St., downtown Johnstown.

Gates open at 6 p.m., with Felix and The Hurricanes performing at 7 p.m. and The National Reserve taking the stage at 9 p.m.

There is no admission fee.


History walk

An 1889 walking downtown tour will be offered at 1 p.m. Friday beginning at the Johnstown Flood Museum, 304 Washington St.

A lower town walking tour will be offered at 1 p.m. Sunday 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

Herbal essence

The 21st annual Pick-A-Dilly Herb Faire, an event featuring herbs and herb gardening, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Dillweed Bed & Breakfast, Route 403, Dilltown.

The free event is co-sponsored by the Herb Study Group of Indiana County.

Admission: Free.

Information: 446-6465 or

Tribute show

High Noon – A Tribute to Southern Rock will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., Windber.

The band performs the ’70s classic hits of Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Allman Brothers Band, Molly Hatchet, The Outlaws, 38 Special and The Marshall Tucker Band.

Tickets: $20, $24 and $28.

Information: 814-467-9070 or

Performance venue

The Renegades will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Venue of Merging Arts, 307 Chestnut St. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The band plays rock ’n’ roll music from the ’50s and ’60s.

Admission: Free.

Information: 814-410-2245 or

Outdoor concert

Mama Corn will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday as part of the AmeriServ Free Summer Concert Series at Roxbury Bandshell, Franklin Street in the Roxbury section of Johnstown.

Admission: Free.


Musical evening

Swing City 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.

Miners’ celebration

The 20th annual Miners’ Memorial Day Weekend will be held Thursday through June 16 along Graham Avenue in Windber.

The event features car, motorcycle and truck/ATV shows with live entertainment, street dances each night with area bands, fireworks, food and craft vendors, children’s activities and a parade.

Admission is free.


River paddlers

Stony-Kiski-Conemaugh Rivers Sojourn, organized by the Conemaugh Valley Conservancy, will be held Thursday through Sunday.

Kayakers and canoers will paddle from Greenhouse Park to Seward on Thursday, paddle through Packsaddle Gap on Friday, paddle from Conemaugh Dam to Avonmore on Saturday and paddle to Roaring Run Recreation Area on Sunday.


Library happenings

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

• Stuffed animal sleepover will be held at 6 p.m. Monday.

Bring a stuffed animal to enjoy storytime and then tuck the stuffed animal in so it can stay at the library for a sleepover. Pick up the stuffed animal the next day and find out all about their adventures. Suggested ages 3 to 8 years old.

• Summer Quest Reading Program Kick-off Celebration will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

This year’s program is titled “A Universe of Stories.”

Pick up a free swag bag containing a reading log and visit with 501st Legion Starkiller Garrison, watch a short movie in the Discovery Dome indoor planetarium and enjoy activities.

• SNAP Storytime will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

People can learn about SNAP (food stamps/ACCESS) benefits from an expert from the Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, while children enjoy storytime all about food.

Information: 814-536-5131, ext. 205.

Family time

Family Fun Day will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto on the St. Francis University campus.

The day will include crafts, snacks and a movie based on the museum’s gala 2019 theme “Arabian Nights.”

Cost is $10 per family.

Information: 814-472-3920.

Crochet meeting

The Highland Hookers Crochet Group will meet from noon to 4 p.m. Friday at Highland Community Library, 330 Schoolhouse Road, Richland Township.

Information: 814-266-5610.

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 dance classes are offered at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday 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 Johns-town 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.

Floral designs

“Tutti Fiori” will be on display Monday through Aug. 5 at Gallery on Gazebo,

140 Gazebo Place, downtown Johnstown.

Admission: Free.

Information: 814-539-4345.

Works in watercolor

An exhibition by Barbara Stank Zivkovich will be on display through Aug. 2 at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown on the Pitt-Johnstown campus, Richland Township.

Admission: Free.

Information: 814-269-7234 or

David Hurst is a reporter for The Tribune-Democrat. He can be reached at (814) 532-5053. Follow him on Twitter @TDDavidHurst and Instagram @TDDavidHurst.