Xtreme International Ice Racing

Xtreme International Ice Racing, presented by Cernic’s, will bring its racing tour to the area Saturday, March 23, 2019, at 1st Summit Arena @ Cambria County War Memorial in Johnstown. Riders will modify their speedway bikes and quads to compete on the indoor ice rink.

Ice racers

Xtreme International Ice Racing, presented by Cernic’s, will bring its racing tour to the area at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at 1st Summit Arena @ Cambria County War Memorial, 326 Napoleon St., downtown Johnstown.

Known as the world’s toughest professional ice race, riders modify their speedway bikes and quads to compete on an indoor ice rink.

Tickets range from $20 to $25 for adults and $7 for children with purchase of an adult ticket.

Information: 814-536-5156 or www.1stsummitarena.com.

Choral music

The IUP University Chorale will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday as part of the Johnstown Concert Series at First Presbyterian Church, 309 Lincoln St., downtown Johnstown.

The chorale, under the direction of Ryan Beeken, is the university’s premier choral ensemble and is dedicated to the study and performance of choral literature at the highest artistic level possible.

Tickets: $15 each or two for $25 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students.

Information: www.johnstownmusic.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 and 2 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium, 555 Birch St., Nanty Glo.

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

• Chestnut Ridge High School will present “42nd Street” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium, 2588 Quaker Valley Road, New Paris.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $3 for students; information: 814-839-4195.

• Conemaugh Township High School will present “Newsies” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29 and 30 in the auditorium, 300 W. Campus Ave., Davidsville.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $11 at the door; information: www.onthestage.com/show/conemaugh-township-area-school-district/newsies-8967.

• Conemaugh Valley High School will present “The Music Man” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29 and 30 in the auditorium, 1342 William Penn Ave., Johnstown.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors; information: 814-535-5523.

• Greater Johnstown High School will present “The Little Mermaid” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29 and 30 and 2 p.m. March 31 in Cochran Auditorium, 222 Central Ave., Johnstown.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $7 for students and $5 for Greater Johnstown School District students and staff.

Prom finery

The 13th annual Cinderella Project will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at YWCA Greater Johnstown, 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: 814-536-3519.

Brassy tunes

Altoona Brass Collective will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday at The Grand Halle on Broad Street, 306 Broad St. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The group performs a repertoire of patriotic, popular and traditional music.

Admission: $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Information: 814-536-7986 or www.GrandHalle.com.

Hockey exhibition

The Sitting Bulls Disabled Sled Hockey exhibition game and fundraiser will be held Sunday at 1st Summit Arena @ Cambria County War Memorial, 326 Napoleon St., downtown Johnstown.

Doors will open at 1:30 p.m., with faceoff at 2:45.

The event is an opportunity to see sled hockey in action between the Sitting Bulls and local celebrities and educators.

Admission: $5.

Reworked classic

Mount Aloysius College Theatre will present “ William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through March 30 in Alumni Hall on the college campus in Cresson.

The production is taking a fresh twist on the play by setting it in the 1980s.

Tickets: $7 for adults, $5 for children and seniors and free for Mount Aloysius students and faculty.

Information: 814-886-6684.

Let’s paint

Mesaros Arts & Entertainment will host a watercolor painting and mixed media workshop beginning at 7 p.m. April 5 at Venue of Merging Arts, 307 Chestnut St. in the Cambria City section of Johns-town.

Karen A. Mesaros will lead the workshop that will feature a range of watercolor techniques and applying them to a project.

Optional mixed media techniques also will be featured.

Materials will be provided.

Cost is $35 through Sunday. Cost is $40 Monday through April 3. 

Information: https://mesaros-voma-watercolor-apr5.eventbrite.com or info@mesarosllc.com.

Classes in session

• Gentle Yoga with Rachel Allen will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday 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. Monday and 5:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Belly dance class is offered at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Supported stretch and balance class will be offered at 8:30 a.m. Friday.

• Yoga classes will be held from 1 to 2 and 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday and 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday 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. Monday through Friday 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.

Diverse collection

“Variety,” an exhibition by Kevin Kutz, will be on display through April 7, and “Ackerman-Baldwin 3 Generation Family Works” will be on display through April 25 at Bottle Works, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johns-town.

Admission: Free.

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

Admission: Free.

Information: 814-288-2724.

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.

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