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Improv Group Says Festival Will Turn Happy Valley Into Hilarious Valley

It makes sense that a festival full of people who like to laugh and people who enjoy making those people laugh would end up in Happy Valley.

The first ever Happy Valley XL Improv Festival will hit the streets of State College from May 19-21 with the goal of making Happy Valley a whole lot happier.

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Central Pennsylvania Stories

State College, PA – Central Pennsylvania Stories, a new anthology of 41 historical articles by local historian Ralph Seeley, has just arrived at Centre Furnace Mansion and is now available to the public. Published for the Centre County Historical Society by Mt. Nittany Press, the book’s varied stories cover Centre County and nearby locales from the 17th through 20th centuries.

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SOARING EAGLE WETLAND - CONTRACTOR ANNOUNCED

State College, PA – The Wildlife for Everyone Foundation announced that John Claar Excavating, Inc, Woodward, will be the contractor of the accessibility improvements at Soaring Eagle Wetland, located at 6543 South Eagle Valley Road, Julian, Pennsylvania. Groundbreaking for this project will begin in June 2022.

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The Shaver’s Creek 2022 Birding Cup - May 6-7, 2022

Shaver’s Creek’s annual fundraiser, the Birding Cup brings birders of all skill levels together to identify as many species as possible in 24 hours. Whether competing locally in central Pennsylvania or joining the fun as part of the noncompetitive global birding community, the funds raised by birders have supported important projects in the region for a quarter of a century. Birding will occur in 2022 from May 6 at 7:00 p.m. (ET) until May 7 at 7:00 p.m. (ET).

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27th Annual Centre Furnace Mansion Plant Celebration

The Centre County Historical Society is pleased to invite the public to its 27th Annual Plant Celebration sale on Saturday, Saturday, May 14, from 9:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. at Centre Furnace Mansion, 1001 E. College Ave., State College.

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Boal Museum Classical Music Series for Spring 2022!

Sundays on April 24, May 8, and May 22

The Columbus Chapel & Boal Mansion Museum announces this year’s Spring Classical Music Series beginning Sunday, April 24, with Piano Duo Azul, featuring Hyeyoung Song and Amy Gustafson playing piano four-hands. The concert will be held in the Mansion Ballroom at 3 pm.

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Training Offered with ClearWater Conservancy

Pennsylvania Master Naturalist, a nonprofit organization, will train citizen volunteers in the natural sciences in partnership with ClearWater Conservancy. The course will take place at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center from August 4th – October 27th. Classes will meet weekly on Thursdays from 6:00 – 8:30 pm and for four Saturday field sessions on August 13th, September 3rd and 17th, and October 8th. COVID safety protocols will be followed, and proof of vaccination will be required.

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SPIKES UNVEIL FUN ARRAY OF LEGENDARY GIVEAWAYS, THEME NIGHTS AND SPECIAL EVENTS

Three Happy Valley legends to be featured on bobbleheads, historic dual-team NFT rebrand with DiamondDawgs and Bored Ape Yacht Club part of jam-packed promo schedule

(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) – The State College Spikes’ 2022 promotional schedule will include a variety of great giveaway items, including bobbleheads featuring Happy Valley legends from across the years, plus signature theme nights and memorable special events at the ballpark.

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau publishes up-to-date event information at HappyValley.com/events