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Johnstown Children’s Museum staff are busy preparing for one of the best kid holidays of the year — Halloween! We’re looking forward to:

Friday, October 26, 6:00-8:00 pm: A Halloween Night at the Museum: Kids are invited for safe trick-or-treating through the …

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September 28, 2018 12:34 pm

A new season of Last Fridays begins!

A popular, long-running JAHA events series has returned — Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club! The club, which is located on the Heritage Discovery Center’s fourth floor, is furnished with authentic items from Johnstown social clubs that have long …

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The first annual Johnstown Train Station Arts and Crafts Expo will be held at the Johnstown Train Station on Sat., Sept. 29 from noon-8:00 pm. The event, which will feature 12 indoor arts and crafts vendors as well as additional …

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Full Slavic Fest schedule

The fourth annual Johnstown Slavic Festival is almost here, featuring a full day of Slavic food, dance, demonstrations, crafts, music, beer and more — and admission is FREE! Visit our minisite at the link …

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A dedicated crew has worked to repair the graze lights on the Johnstown Stone Bridge. The crew worked from a lift in the riverbed to access the grazes, which provide a bright wash …

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The Johnstown Film Festival is back with an exciting program of films with Johnstown connections.

Click here to visit our film fest minisite!

Kev Stock is a native of the region who has entered and won the …

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An icon of the 1889 flood, the famous Stone Bridge is a symbol of our community’s resilience and strength. Since the 2011 dedication of the Stone Bridge Lighting Project, the bridge has been illuminated in colorful LED lights programmed by …

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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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