Heritage Discovery Center

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201 6th Ave
Johnstown
PA, 15906


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Upcoming Events at This Location

July 24, 7:00 PM

50th Anniversary of Woodstock: A Panel Discussion

Heritage Discovery Center

2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock, and to celebrate, JAHA will be exploring the legacy of the festival, the 1960s, and its impact on Johnstown. This open-ended talk will explore the experiences of those who attended Woodstock, the legacy of the 1960s for those who lived through it, and what this era can tell us about today. The talk will be moderated by Dr. Thomas Kiffmeyer, Professor of History at Morehead State University.

This event is free and open to public. For questions or further details, contact Andrew Lang at (814) 539-1889, ext. 314 (work); or alang@jaha.org.

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July 27, 1:00 PM

Kids' Cultural Cooking: Mr. Rogers' favorite

Heritage Discovery Center

This month for Kids’ Cultural Cooking, we will explore the world of Mister Rogers and make his favorite, banana bread!

There are 25 spots available, and reservations are suggested. Please call 814-539-1889! Cost is $10 (includes museum admission) per child, or $8 for JAHA members.

 

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August 7, 12:00 PM

Summer Science Series with Dr. Matt

Heritage Discovery Center

Join Dr. Matt for this exciting, hands-on Summer Science Series! Each cost is $3 when you pay for museum admission, or $5 without museum admission; JAHA members are $3.  Each class will begin at 12:00 pm.

August 7: Water and Weather

 Our young scientists will explore why water and weather are so important and how different weather patterns happen. Young scientists will assist in hands on learning experiments to explore the topics of clouds, thunderstorms, and water filtration. Young scientists will make a weathervane to take home.

August 13: Plants

In this lesson, our young scientists will be taking a look at how plants grow and survive as well as what it means to be “native.” Young scientists will assist in hands on learning experiments to explore the topics of chlorophyll, root systems, and how plants breathe. Young scientists will create a biodegradable planter and plant a bean plant to take home.

August 21: Rocks, Fossils, and Mountains

 In this lesson, our young scientists will explore the earth and how it was formed. Scientists will assist in hands on learning experiments to explore the topics of mountains, glaciers, and excavation. Young scientists will create a fossil to take home.

August 31: Eat the Rainbow and Food Science

 Our most exciting topic yet! Young scientists will explore healthy eating and then do some sciencey cooking! Young scientists will try their hand at making solar s’mores (weather permitting), butter, and ice cream!

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August 13, 12:00 PM

Summer Science Series with Dr. Matt

Heritage Discovery Center

Join Dr. Matt for this exciting, hands-on Summer Science Series! Each cost is $3 when you pay for museum admission, or $5 without museum admission; JAHA members are $3.  Each class will begin at 12:00 pm.

August 7: Water and Weather

 Our young scientists will explore why water and weather are so important and how different weather patterns happen. Young scientists will assist in hands on learning experiments to explore the topics of clouds, thunderstorms, and water filtration. Young scientists will make a weathervane to take home.

August 13: Plants

In this lesson, our young scientists will be taking a look at how plants grow and survive as well as what it means to be “native.” Young scientists will assist in hands on learning experiments to explore the topics of chlorophyll, root systems, and how plants breathe. Young scientists will create a biodegradable planter and plant a bean plant to take home.

August 21: Rocks, Fossils, and Mountains

 In this lesson, our young scientists will explore the earth and how it was formed. Scientists will assist in hands on learning experiments to explore the topics of mountains, glaciers, and excavation. Young scientists will create a fossil to take home.

August 31: Eat the Rainbow and Food Science

 Our most exciting topic yet! Young scientists will explore healthy eating and then do some sciencey cooking! Young scientists will try their hand at making solar s’mores (weather permitting), butter, and ice cream!

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August 21, 12:00 PM

Summer Science Series with Dr. Matt

Heritage Discovery Center

Join Dr. Matt for this exciting, hands-on Summer Science Series! Each cost is $3 when you pay for museum admission, or $5 without museum admission; JAHA members are $3.  Each class will begin at 12:00 pm.

August 7: Water and Weather

 Our young scientists will explore why water and weather are so important and how different weather patterns happen. Young scientists will assist in hands on learning experiments to explore the topics of clouds, thunderstorms, and water filtration. Young scientists will make a weathervane to take home.

August 13: Plants

In this lesson, our young scientists will be taking a look at how plants grow and survive as well as what it means to be “native.” Young scientists will assist in hands on learning experiments to explore the topics of chlorophyll, root systems, and how plants breathe. Young scientists will create a biodegradable planter and plant a bean plant to take home.

August 21: Rocks, Fossils, and Mountains

 In this lesson, our young scientists will explore the earth and how it was formed. Scientists will assist in hands on learning experiments to explore the topics of mountains, glaciers, and excavation. Young scientists will create a fossil to take home.

August 31: Eat the Rainbow and Food Science

 Our most exciting topic yet! Young scientists will explore healthy eating and then do some sciencey cooking! Young scientists will try their hand at making solar s’mores (weather permitting), butter, and ice cream!

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August 31, 12:00 PM

Summer Science Series with Dr. Matt

Heritage Discovery Center

Join Dr. Matt for this exciting, hands-on Summer Science Series! Each cost is $3 when you pay for museum admission, or $5 without museum admission; JAHA members are $3.  Each class will begin at 12:00 pm.

August 7: Water and Weather

 Our young scientists will explore why water and weather are so important and how different weather patterns happen. Young scientists will assist in hands on learning experiments to explore the topics of clouds, thunderstorms, and water filtration. Young scientists will make a weathervane to take home.

August 13: Plants

In this lesson, our young scientists will be taking a look at how plants grow and survive as well as what it means to be “native.” Young scientists will assist in hands on learning experiments to explore the topics of chlorophyll, root systems, and how plants breathe. Young scientists will create a biodegradable planter and plant a bean plant to take home.

August 21: Rocks, Fossils, and Mountains

 In this lesson, our young scientists will explore the earth and how it was formed. Scientists will assist in hands on learning experiments to explore the topics of mountains, glaciers, and excavation. Young scientists will create a fossil to take home.

August 31: Eat the Rainbow and Food Science

 Our most exciting topic yet! Young scientists will explore healthy eating and then do some sciencey cooking! Young scientists will try their hand at making solar s’mores (weather permitting), butter, and ice cream!

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September 20, 12:00 AM

Johnstown Slavic Festival

Heritage Discovery Center

The Johnstown Slavic Festival grows to two days in 2019! Visit the Slavic Festival minisite for more information.

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