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Comic Con coming to Happy Valley

The Happy Valley Comic and Collectibles Convention will be coming to State College Saturday, February 25 to Sunday, February 26. The two day event will be hosted at Nittany Valley Sports Centre, and the event will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Beloved Music and Theatre Teacher Now Offering Summer Classes!

In the summer of 2022, Leah Mueller, a State College local and former State College Area School District performing arts teacher, purchased the local musical theatre training studio Singing Onstage. While the match was a great fit, the timing wasn’t perfect. Mueller was about to start her last year as a graduate student in Indiana University’s MFA in Acting program. Upon her graduation from the program in May 2023, Mueller will be returning to State College to begin teaching at Singing Onstage full-time.

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Inspiration for Valentine’s Day – #HappyValleyPA Edition

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and Downtown State College has over 300 businesses to check out for a perfect day. And with so many options throughout Happy Valley, where does one start? Luckily for you, we have your day planned for every type of couple.

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Celebrating Black History Month in Happy Valley

Happy Valley has an abundance of history with African-American Civil Leadership, from Fredrick Douglas speaking in Bellefonte at Reynolds Hall in 1872, to Martin Luther King Jr. speaking at Recreation Hall in 1965.

Join the Downtown State College Improvement District in the observation and celebration of Black History Month. A plethora of events and resources are available to inform, educate, and inspire State College residents and visitors alike throughout the month of February.

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