Archive for the ‘Children’s Activities’ Category
Published Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
Animal Tales, the 5th Annual Children’s Book Festival of Johnstown, takes place on March 22-24, 2013. There’s no better way to instill the love of reading into your child than by getting him or her hooked on books at an early age.
Published Thursday, December 6th, 2012
The Westmont United Methodist Church is holding their 3rd annual live Drive-thru Nativity on Friday, December 14, 2012 from 6pm-8pm. This event is supported by approximately 50 members of the church and community. Rev. Kevin Rea, pastor, says, “It is a great time of fellowship and fun for everyone involved.”
Published Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
If you and your family are looking for a great way to get into the Christmas spirit this year, look no further than “Dickens of a Christmas”, held annually in Ebensburg. With activities taking place November 30th through December 2nd, this event is sure to bring out the Christmas cheer for everyone.
Published Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
Is your family looking for exciting activities everyone can enjoy? What about an event with a parade, music, food, crafts, fireworks, children’s activities, classic car show and more? Look no further than the 5th annual “Richland Community Days” event, held Friday and Saturday, August 17th and 18th. With free parking and admission, Richland Community Days has become more than a neighborhood event, it is an annual regional celebration! (more…)
Published Thursday, July 12th, 2012
Looking for activities this July that the whole family can enjoy? Visit Somerfest, a days-long festival filled with live music, activities and so much more, with something for everyone!
Published Monday, May 14th, 2012
The Mountain Playhouse in Jennerstown is home to one of the oldest venues for summer stock theater in the United States, and the oldest in Pennsylvania. It has, for the past 72 years, put on live productions every summer.
Published Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
The mission of Laurel Arts, according to their website, is “…to promote, exhibit, collect and preserve multi-disciplinary art, to foster the creative process of individuals and groups, to provide cultural diversity and accessibility to a broad scope of arts for people of all ages in Somerset County in particular, and to interface with people in any geographical area that may share in the mission of Laurel Arts.” Mike Oliver, Executive Director of Laurel Arts, agrees, “As a rural arts organization, we are extremely proud of the quality and quantity of the arts opportunities that we provide to the residents of Somerset County and the surrounding areas. I am confident in saying that the talent of our instructors and local artists rival that of those in bigger cities.” (more…)
Published Friday, December 2nd, 2011
On December 10-11 and 17-18 at noon and 3pm, the Johnstown Area Heritage Association will be sponsoring “Immigrant Christmas Traditions” at the Wagner-Ritter House and Garden. This year, the Immigrant Christmas will focus on crafts, stories and treats from Germany, Hungary, Italy and Wales in the late 19th and 20th centuries. (more…)
Published Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
Our region has some of the most beautiful sites to take in during the fall season, and along with that comes plenty of outdoor activities to check out. One such activity, which has been running since 2003, is the corn maze at Weakland Farms. With a new pathway made in their six acre corn field every year, the Weaklands have been providing a fun autumn activity that keeps families coming back year after year. (more…)
Published Thursday, August 4th, 2011
The perennial favorite Sesame Street Live once again returns to Johnstown—this time with “Elmo Makes Music”. As a special thank you to our readers, we’re providing you with a code to receive a $3 discount on your tickets. We’re also giving away four free tickets to one lucky winner (details on both appear later in this post).
Three shows are scheduled for Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown, PA. Showtimes are at 10:30am, 3:30pm, and 7pm.