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It’s Christmas in July, and many items are for sale at the Chatterbox on Main Street in Portage. All proceeds of Christmas items benefit the Portage Station Museum and the Portage Area Historical Society. Hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. New items arrive daily. Courtesy photo

Richland Community Days canceled

JOHNSTOWN — The Richland Community Days Festival Committee announced the cancellation of the 14th annual Richland Community Days Festival due to a lack of funding, resources and related issues to organize, produce and present the festival this year.

The event had been scheduled for Aug. 20-21 on the corner of Schoolhouse Road and Theater Drive in Richland Township.

The 2022 Richland Community Days Festival has been rescheduled for Aug. 19-20, 2022.

Shakespeare Troupe meeting is Aug. 14

Off Pitt Street Shakespeare Troupe’s organizational meeting is scheduled for 3 p.m. Aug. 14.

Actors interested in training to become a part of this troupe should plan to attend.

The meeting will last approximately an hour with some social time and light refreshments to follow.

Kindness, dedication and commitment are the only requirements. No acting/Shakespeare experience is required. Actors ages 18 and older are strongly urged to attend.

RSVP is required. Respond online or by calling/texting 814-310-1987 or emailing info@offpittstreet.com.

Off Pitt Street Theater Company is inside the Bedford Arts Cooperative at 110 W. Pitt St., Suite 2, in downtown Bedford.

Voice actors needed for ‘Atomic Radio’

Off Pitt Street Theater Company will hold a “READ” for its upcoming “Atomic Radio” show at 3 p.m. Sunday.

“Atomic Radio” is a live performance where actors present stories through dramatic reading — like the widely popular radio shows of the 1940s and 1950s. No memorization is required, and a maximum of four rehearsals and one performance.

“Atomic Radio” will be performed at 8 p.m. July 31. Parts are available for all ages (the only requirements are reading fluency and a dynamic voice).

Interested voice actors should RSVP by calling/texting 814-310-1987 or emailing info@offpittstreet.com.


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