Happy Valley, Pennsylvania

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Pivots, partnerships and perseverance

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau and community leaders had a hand in helping Centre County navigate the pandemic's economic challenges, be positioned for recovery.

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Helping Happy Valley LIVE

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau and partner organizations from 4 to 10 p.m. December 5, 2020, for a special live broadcast: Helping Happy Valley Live. This live Facebook event will showcase the county’s small businesses and the products they have for sale, just in time for the holidays. Find unique gifts for friends and family and get holiday shopping done right from the comfort of your home.

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Centre Film Festival brings independent filmmaking to your door

The 2020 Centre Film Festival is going virtual. From the comfort of your home, you can enjoy a masterfully curated collection of films and shorts from some of the nation’s most talented independent filmmakers, as well as student filmmakers. We have the inside scope about why you won't want to miss this year's festival.

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Virtual ‘Meeting the Moment with Michael Mwenso’ series continues with guest Charles Dumas

Michael Mwenso will continue the “Meeting the Moment” livestream series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28. In the second episode of his virtual series dedicated to Black artists, Mwenso will speak with Charles Dumas, professor emeritus of the Penn State School of Theatre. Dumas, who retired from Penn State in 2013, remains active in the university theater community. The actor, writer and playwright devised and directs “The Osaze Project,” a theatrical workshop to be staged in November that explores the incidents that led to the 2019 death of State College resident Osaze Osagie. In 2002, Dumas was a Fulbright Fellow at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. He has written and directed more than 50 plays.

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POEtry with Tempest Productions

EDGAR ALLAN POE CELEBRATION!
Join Tempest Productions for 4 Evenings of sPOEctacular Poe!
Friday, October 30, we have POEtry for Young Audiences
Saturday, October 31, we celebrate the more adult & macabre Poe.

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