Winter opening hours have begun for the Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum: we are CLOSED Tuesdays and Wednesdays; OPEN Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays from 10:00 am-5:00 pm; and OPEN Sundays from noon-5:00 pm. The Wagner-Ritter House is closed for winter until April 19, 2023.

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JAHA is grateful to the many businesses and individuals who participated in our Jeans for JAHA event on Giving Tuesday! They include:

1st Summit Bank (some of their participating employees are shown above)
CamTran
Community Foundation for the Alleghenies
Concurrent Technologies …

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The Path of the Flood Races (a 5K, 12K, and half-marathon) will be run on May 26, 2018, and registration opens on Black Friday with a $5 off special! This special price is good from Nov. 24-27 ONLY. For more …

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The holidays are almost upon us, and JAHA is delighted to offer educational and entertaining events for all ages. Check out our events feed for full details, but mark your calendar for:

  • Next-to-Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club, 5:30 …

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Once again this year, JAHA invites area businesses to take part in Community Denim Day, our #GivingTuesday event!

Celebrated on the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their …

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It’s November, which means our museums are now open winter hours, which are Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Sunday 12:00 pm-5:00 pm; closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. But as part of our yearlong calendar of special offers, museum admission at …

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Our 2018 Annual Fund drive has kicked off! We’ve mailed appeals to area businesses, and letters to individual supporters and friends are going out this week (as seen in the photo above!). As the letter explains, Johnstown is in the …

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The Association for Iron & Steel Technology produced a beautiful five-minute long video about the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra’s recent performance at the Lower Works, explaining the significance of the event and giving a few highlights of the performance. Comments from …

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We were delighted to host several direct descendants of the Wagner-Ritter family at last week’s Nighttime Tour of the Wagner-Ritter House & Garden! In the photo above, from left to right: Pat Tresnicky, Marlene Henry, and Anne Strasner (they are …

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Programming at the Johnstown Children’s Museum is kicking into high gear as the holiday season approaches! Mark your calendar for:

  • October 27, 6-8 pm: A (Halloween) Night at the Museum
  • November 4, 12 pm: Ballerina for a Day
  • December 17, 10 am-5 pm: …

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The Johnstown Symphony Orchestra is starting their season with a bang by presenting a free concert at the Lower Cambria Ironworks Machine Shop! The “All-American Program” is set for 7:30 pm on Friday, October 20.

JAHA-commissioned film footage will be shown …

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