Irene Ackerman artwork

Artwork by Irene Ackerman, part of the “Ackerman-Baldwin 3 Generation Family Works” exhibition, is on display at the Bottle Works, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Performance venue

The following will be held at Venue of Merging Arts, 307 Chestnut St. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown:

• Broadway Jukebox will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Admission is $10 for singers and $5 for general admission.

• The Don Aliquo Quartet with Frank Filia will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Admission is $8 for VIP members and $10 for general admission.

Information: 814-410-2245 or www.thevoma.com.

Diverse collection

An opening reception for “Variety,” an exhibition by Kevin Kutz, and “Ackerman-Baldwin 3 Generation Family Works” will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday at Bottle Works, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Marc and Kelly McCall and Mark and Laurie Voelker will serve as dueling bartenders in a fundraising challenge for tips to benefit the Bottle Works Art Gallery Exhibit Program.

“Variety” will be on display through April 7 and “Ackerman-Baldwin 3 Generation Family Works” will be on display through April 25.

A $5 donation will be accepted at the door.

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

School performances

The following plays or musicals will be performed on area high school stages:

• Blacklick Valley High School will present “Footloose the Musical” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. March 22 and 23 and 2 p.m. March 24 in the auditorium, 555 Birch St., Nanty Glo.

Tickets are $6 for adults and $2 for children.

• Cambria Heights High School will present “Legally Blonde the Musical” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium, 426 Glendale Lake Road, Patton.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for students; information: khowdyshell@chsd1.org.

• Ferndale Area High School will present “The Skinflint of Shickshinney” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium, 600 Harlan Ave., Johnstown.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students at the door; information: 814-288-5757.

• Northern Bedford High School will present “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the auditorium, 152 NBC Drive, Loysburg.

Tickets are $8 by calling 814-766-4710.

• Richland High School will present “Curtains” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Richland Performing Arts Center, One Academic Ave., Johnstown.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for students and free for Richland Gold Card members; information: www.richlandpac.com.

• United High School will present “Agatha Rex” at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium, Route 56, Highway East, Armagh.

Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for students and free for children 4 and younger; information: 814-446-5615, ext. 1264.

Prom finery

The 13th annual Cinderella Project will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and March 23 at YWCA Greater Johns-town, 526 Somerset St. in the city’s Kernville section.

Those attending are required to bring identification to show they are in high school.

Admission: Free.

Information: 536-3519.

Night of laughs

Steel City Comedy Night featuring Mike Wysocki and Mike Travers will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday in the Black Box Theatre at Bottle Works, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Tickets are $30 for members and $32 for general public at the door.

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

Park happening

The 185th anniversary of the Allegheny Portage Railroad Hike will be offered at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Staple Bend Tunnel Trailhead, Mineral Point.

Participants will walk along the old roadbed to and from the first railroad tunnel in America and also see other remnants of the railroad along the way.

The hike is free but reservations are required by emailing alpo_interpretation@nps.gov.

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 works in colored pencil, pastels and scratch art.

An opening reception will be held at 3 p.m. Monday.

Admission is free.

Information: 814-288-2724.

Christian music

Kathy Troccoli will present “Comfort and Candlelight” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in Immaculate Conception Chapel on the St. Francis University campus, Loretto.

The concert will be an evening of encouragement, hope, laughter and love.

Admission is free.

Information: 814-472-3172.

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 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.

Spring in bloom

The 2019 Spring Juried Exhibition of the Allied Artists of Johnstown is on display during regular banking hours through April 6 in the lobby of Ameri-Serv Financial, Main and Franklin streets in downtown Johns-town.

Admission: Free.

Information: www.johnstownart.com.

Holocaust exhibition

The tour 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 Johns-town.

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 is free every Saturday during the exhibition. 

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

Kelly Urban is a reporter for The Tribune-Democrat. She can be reached at (814) 532-5073. Follow her on Twitter @KellyUrban25.