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August 8, 2018 10:45 am

Rooftop Garden renovations begin

The Rooftop Garden, part of the Johnstown Children’s Museum, will be closed for about a month for renovations and improvements! We’re excited about the opportunity to refurbish this wonderful outdoor exhibit that is designed to educate kids about Pennsylvania native …

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After a careful search, JAHA has named Andrew Lang as our new curator. In this position, Andrew will assist in all aspects of developing and executing exhibitions in JAHA’s museums, as well as maintaining and curating JAHA’s archives and collections …

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July 13, 2018 3:10 pm

Summer Science Series to launch

Join JAHA and Dr. Matt of UPJ for a more in depth look at the science concepts in the Johnstown Children’s Museum through demonstrations and hands on experiments. Each class will provide children with a take home!

We’ll meet in the …

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The Annual Fund keeps the Johnstown Area Heritage Association’s museums and programs going strong — from special events to tourism, we’re using our area’s rich heritage and history to build a stronger economic future for our region.

Last time we updated …

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Help kids get the most out of the start of summer vacation! During the month of June, all kids 12 and under get FREE admission to the Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum when accompanied by a paying adult (limit 2 …

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JAHA is grateful to Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield for once again sponsoring a 2-show free concert series at Peoples Natural Gas Park! The first show is set for Tuesday, July 3, with the Pittsburgh-based funk band Beauty Slap. Special …

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JAHA is offering an exciting slate of activities to commemorate the anniversary of the Johnstown Flood of 1889, which is May 31. They include:

Saturday, May 26, Path of the Flood Historic Races: This half-marathon, 12K, and 5K is coming up …

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The Stone Bridge Players, a Johnstown-based theatre company under the direction of Rodney Eatman, will present the classic comedy Harvey at the Johnstown Flood Museum! The show is set for June 28, 29 30, as well as July 5, 6 …

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The AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival (Aug. 3-4) lineup is now complete with the addition of The Marauders (pictured) and the Derek Woods Band.

The Marauders: Bursting onto the scene in the early 2000s, The Marauders (pictured) made a …

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Peoples Natural Gas Park is being improved with a new catering kitchen, thanks to the generosity of several organizations. The kitchen will allow a permanent location for simple food to be served during public and private events.

“A kitchen was part …

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