Heritage Discovery Center

Heritage Discovery Center

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201 6th Ave
Johnstown
PA, 15906


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Upcoming Events at This Location

February 22, 9:00 AM

National Geographic Certified Educator Workshop

Heritage Discovery Center

Dr. Aspen Mock is facilitating this National Geographic Certified Educator Workshop.  This completely free professional development workshop is only 1.5 hours in length, and leads to participants completing Phase I of the three Phases necessary to complete to become a National Geographic Certified Educator.  National Geographic Educator certification is a free program offered online by National Geographic Education.  The workshop is designed for both informal and formal PK-12 educators in various educational settings, as well as pre-service teachers in college preparatory programs.

Please call to register at 814-539-1889 ext. 314 , or 518-892-7976, or email alang@jaha.org.

Click here for more details on National Geographic Education and certification.

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February 22, 1:00 PM

Kids' Cultural Cooking: Mardi Gras

Heritage Discovery Center

Join us as we learn about Mardi Gras, the carnival that occurs in New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana on Shrove Tuesday, the day before Lent begins! We’ll make and sample king cake, a sweet treat associated with the season. Cost is $10 for nonmembers or $8 for members and admission is included.

Space is limited, so sign up today — call 814-539-1889 for reservations!

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February 28, 5:30 PM

Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club

Heritage Discovery Center

For this month’s Last Friday, we’re proud to present Jeff Webb  for the first time ever!

Doors at 5:00, music at 5:30. No cover. Our guest bartenders are Jessica Satava and Marty Radovanic, representing the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra!

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February 29, 5:30 PM

Leap into Leap Day!

Heritage Discovery Center

Leap day only comes around once every four years—come have a leaping good time with JAHA! This fun after hours event will be similar to our popular Halloween event. We will feature make your own snacks, crafts, and activities—all with a leaping theme!

Come dressed as your favorite leaping animal and get a prize. Learn about the science behind leap day with Dr. Matt and then leap to the Zumba beat with Sherry Lynn from Sherry Lynn’s Dance Center!

All this and the Children’s Museum for only $3 for members or $5 for non-members. Get your ticket today at the Heritage Discovery Center, Johnstown Flood Museum, or by phone (814) 539-1889!

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March 14, 1:00 PM

Kids' Cultural Cooking: Ireland

Heritage Discovery Center

Join us as Kids’ Cultural Cooking goes to Ireland! We’ll make and sample Irish soda bread while learning a bit about Irish history and culture. Cost is $10 for nonmembers or $8 for members and admission is included.

Space is limited, so sign up today — call 814-539-1889 for reservations!

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March 27, 5:30 PM

Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club

Heritage Discovery Center

Join us for March’s Last Friday and get your Irish on with Tree! This acoustic act is one of Johnstown’s favorites, and will get your toes tapping.

Guest bartenders from the Westmont Hilltop School District administration (where Tree member Jen Hartnett teaches!)

Doors at 5:00, music at 5:30. No cover.

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