The Bedford County Arts Center is in the Anderson House, 137 E. Pitt St., Bedford. It is handicapped accessible. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 814-623-1538. firstname.lastname@example.org. Facebook@BedfordCountyArtsCouncil. Stockade Art Club at www.stockadeartclub.org.
Artists of the 21st Century, the museum’s annual student art exhibition through April 6. Schools in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Indiana and Somerset counties will be exhibited. Opening reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 16. Red, White and Blue in Black and White: The American Scene in Prints, Drawings and Photographs through May 4. Approximately 35 works ranging in date from 1890 to 1991. The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto is on the campus of Saint Francis University. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The museum is a handicapped-accessible facility. 814-472-3920 or www.sama-art.org.
Rep. Frank Burns and the American Red Cross blood drive noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Ebensburg Senior Center, 209 N. Julian St., Ebensburg. 814-536-8400 to schedule donation time.
The “Cast” of Beatlemania 8 p.m. Feb. 16 at the State Theatre, 37 E. Main St., Uniontown. The “Cast” recreates the sights and sounds of The Beatles. 724-439-1360. www.moptops.com.
Walk for cause
The 2013 Walk for Neurofibromatosis benefits Neurofibromatosis Clinics Association (NFCA), a nonprofit which provides social services and scholarships for the NF community, at 7 a.m. April 27 at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Hosted by Andy Russell. For more information 412-795-3029 or www.nfpittsburgh.org.
Artists of the 21st Century, the museum’s annual student art exhibition from Feb. 22 through April 21. Schools in Westmoreland and Fayette counties will be exhibited. Opening reception 1 to 4 p.m. March 3. The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley at One Boucher Lane and Route 711 South in Ligonier. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. weekends. The museum is a handicapped-accessible facility. www.sama-art.org. 724-238-6015.
Ligonier Valley Writers
Elayne Masters will discuss “Writers and the World of Social Media: Why You Need an Online Presence and How to Establish One” at a Ligonier Valley Writers program from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 16, at Ligonier Valley Library. Chris Rodell’s humor-writing workshop 2 to 4 p.m. March 16 at Ligonier Library. Sue Baugh on how she wrote, published, and marketed Echoes of Earth 3 to 5 p.m. April 21 at St. Michael’s Church, Rector. Ligonier Valley Library is on the Diamond at 120 W. Main St. www.LVWonline.org. March 11: Student Poetry Contest (grades 4-12) submission deadline. Download entry forms from LVWonline.org.
Academy Chamber Ensemble playing an all-Mozart program beginning at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the University of Pittsburgh Greensburg’s Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Center. WYSO Philharmonic rehearses from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, through May 1 at Seton Hill University’s new Performing Arts Center in downtown Greensburg. String Ensemble meets 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Academy of Music through April 24. Community Strings meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Academy of Music through April 9. Concerts at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg. Tickets at www.thepalacetheatre.org or by calling 724-837-1850. www.westmorelandsymphony.org.
Tibetan Treasures: The Rezk Collection of Tibetan and Nepalese Art remains on view through May 11. Tibetan film festival March 5, 6 and 7. Professional development workshop for artists, teachers, school administrators and the public March 8. The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona is in the Brett Building at 1210 Eleventh Ave. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Palace Theatre, 21 West Otterman St., Greensburg, 724-836-8000. www.thepalacetheatre.org. The Association and Jay and The Americans 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Michael Bolton 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18. Hollywood Party: Salute to The Palace 7 p.m. Feb. 23. River City Brass presents Celtic Connections 7:30 p.m. March 2. Gaelic Storm 7 p.m. March 3. Vienna Boys’ Choir 7:30 p.m. March 13. Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra presents Amadeus! A Mozart Celebration 8 p.m. March 16. Brian Regan 7 p.m. March 17. Jewel – Greatest Hits Tour with Special guest Holly Williams 7:30 p.m. March 20.
Spring Fever Festival
The 14th annual Pittsburgh Arts & Crafts Spring Fever Festival is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 22-23, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 24 at the Monroeville Convention Center, 209 Mall Boulevard, Monroeville. 724-863-4577. www.familyfestivals.com.
The museum and 28th Infantry Division Shrine on South Atherton Street, Boalsburg, three miles east of State College. 814-466-6263 www.pamilmuseum.org.
Beacon Lodge Camp
The Pennsylvania Lions Beacon Lodge Camp 2013 camping season opens June 1 and closes Aug. 13. Camp sessions are six or 10 days based on eligibility criteria. Activities include: bowling, swimming, arts and crafts, music, hiking, rock climbing, zip-line, spelunking, fishing, paddle-boating, canoeing, kayaking, archery, nature study, games, kickball, basketball, lawn games and aerobics. www.beaconlodge.com or email at email@example.com.