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Sidewinder race levels playing field by age, gender

State College, PA—When the spring weather gets mild, local footraces spring up like wild onions. But one upcoming event in our area has a unique twist, as the race’s results are adjusted for both age and gender, to level the playing field.

On May 7, runners from around the region will gather at Whipple Dam State Park to take part in the Beidleheimer Sidewinder 10K and 20K. Both distances are run as an out-and-back race on Leg 4 of the 12-segment course in Rothrock State Forest used for the Tussey Mountainback 50 Mile Relay and Ultramarathon.

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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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Happy Valley Agventures Bucket List

Centre County boasts a wealth of unique and memorable ag-focused things to see, do and taste! Follow these suggestions throughout the year when planning your next ‘Agventure.’

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The #1 golf course in PA is right here in Happy Valley

Congratulations to the Mountain View Country Club, located at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Boalsburg! The country club has just been ranked as the best public golf course in Pennsylvania by the prestigious GolfPass by GolfNow.

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A Celebration of Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Before Elvis. Before Johnny Cash. Before Little Richard. There was Sister Rosetta Tharpe. At a time when almost no woman dared to front the stage with a guitar, Sister Rosetta did. Starting with a 1932 National resonator guitar to her now-famous 1961 white Gibson Les Paul SG Custom. Confident and sanctified, she was one of first successful crossover artists from gospel to the mainstream music world.

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Bellefonte businesses welcome the spring season with Fling in the 'Fonte

Downtown Bellefonte businesses are joining forces to host Fling in the 'Fonte, a spring day of shopping and fun in our community. Come join us in Bellefonte on Saturday, April 30 — whether you're experiencing Bellefonte for the first time as a visitor; or you're a long-time resident hoping to support some small businesses. Remember that parking is free downtown after 12 p.m. on Saturdays!

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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.

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