Fountain Arts Center and Genesee Valley Chorus combine for free Houghton concert

The Fountain Arts Center in Belmont and the Genesee Valley Chorus will come together in June for an On Earth as it is in Heaven concert at Houghton University. The free event will be held from 6:30PM to 8PM Saturday, June 8, in the Wesley Chapel Auditorium at 1 Willard Avenue. The Fountain Arts Center … Read more

Two musical events scheduled for Northern Allegany County

Music followers are able to attend two events which have been scheduled over the next week in Northern Allegany County. Houghton Academy will be hosting a student music-led Worship Night of Praise from 7PM to 8PM Wednesday, May 22, in its auditorium at 9790 Thayer Street, with the Final Harvest trio appearing at the Caneadea … Read more

Art exhibit, children’s music groups scheduled for this weekend

An art exhibit and two student musician performances are scheduled in three area communities this coming weekend. The free public activities will include a 2PM to 5PM Saturday, May 4, Reflections exhibit by artist Adrianna Taylor at The Fountain Arts Center Galley at The Belmont hotel at 40 Schuyler Street (State Route 19), Belmont. The … Read more

Cross-cultural missions and concerts highlight Houghton University opportunities this week

A Houghton University graduate, who now is associate professor of intercultural studies at Columbia International University, will lead several free attendance opportunities for the public this week at Houghton University. Klejment-Lavin, Ph.D., who spent 13 years in intercultural ministry in Indonesia and South Korea, will speak at the 11:10AM services this morning at the Wesley … Read more

Orthodox Christianity and numerous musical events are scheduled this week for the public at Houghton

The director of communications at the Orthodox Christian Studies Center at Fordham University in New York City, described as a seasoned expert with over 15 years of experience within the Moscow Patriarchate, will present this year’s Second Annual Shirley A. Mullen Lectureship tomorrow night at Houghton University, while a series of musical and other activities … Read more

Houghton University opens children and adolescent literature collection and art show, plus more

Houghton University is unveiling a children’s and adolescent literature collection and a graduating seniors art show this week, with receptions, along with hosting additional public events. The first reception will be from 10AM to noon, Thursday, April 11, in the basement level of the Willard J. Houghton Library at 1 Willard Avenue, with the opening … Read more

Many free public music performances available this month at Houghton University

A host of free musical opportunities are being offered through next week by the Greatbatch School of Music at Houghton University, including a performance this Saturday night by Cuban classical guitarist Manuel Barrueco, and two combined university-high school concerts. The Spanish performer will play at a 7:30PM to 9PM, March 16, during an appearance in … Read more

Two free public concerts scheduled this week at Houghton University

The Houghton University Chamber Choir and a United States Air Force Heritage Winds group will provide free back-to-back concerts for the public this week. The University group will perform Christ With Me, a concert postponed from two weeks ago, from 6:30PM to 7:30PM Wednesday, February 21, in the Atrium of the Center for the Arts, … Read more

FLN Radio 72-hour Christmas music focus starts at midnight

Family Life Network, a Christian radio system with 65 stations in New York and Pennsylvania, including two in Allegany County, will be be focused on musical selections which celebrate the true meaning of Christmas, starting at midnight today and continuing through midnight on Christmas. The 72-hour event occurs each year across the network’s expanding system … Read more

Children and youth sing and play about the True Meaning of Christmas

Some 30 members of the Foun­tain Arts Cen­ter Youth Choir of Belmont performed yesterday at the United Church of Friendship as part of a multi-church What God is Doing in Friendship ny Celebrating the True Meaning of Christmas activity. The group of Allegany County children and youth, supplemented by both children and adult voice and … Read more

Friendship churches join together for community events for Celebrating the True Message of Christmas

Friendship churches are joining together for a series of events next month to help focus on the True Message of Christmas. A Friendship Christmas Celebration will begin this coming Saturday, December 2, with a series of activities for individuals and families which will run right through Christmas, and even New Year’s Eve. The schedule includes … Read more

Saturday spotlights Allegany County Christmas activities

Although today kicks off the “official” Christmas shopping season and festivities, Saturday will highlight some area focuses. Small Business Saturday, a nationwide designation to encourage consumers to recognize the impact which occurs when they engage with the 33 million small businesses in the United States that power America’s economy, create jobs and make communities vibrant, … Read more

Trunk or Treat, Prescription Drug Take Back, art, music and more highlight weekend activities, starting tonight

Many different Trunk or Treat and other events at various locations are available to individuals and families in Allegany County and beyond from tonight through the end of the month, including the biannual Prescription Drug Take Back in both Belmont and Cuba to keep unused prescription drugs out of the hands of abusers, children and … Read more

Houghton University hosts a variety of free art and music events this week

Houghton University will provide a combination of public art and music events this week which include a concert by a world-renowned Israeli pianist. Friday night will feature back-to-back activities in the Center for the Arts, with an opening reception for University art professor John Rhett in the Ortlip Gallery, starting at 6PM, followed by the … Read more

New ministries for women and singers starting this week in Friendship

Two new ministry opportunities will get underway this week for Friendship area women and those who like to sing. A newly re-formed Just Do It! ministry will be opening its doors to women throughout the area Wednesday, October 11, with a noon to 1:30PM light lunch followed by a first-hand account of past trips to … Read more

Big band sound coming Friday to Houghton University

The 18-piece Russell Scarbrough Big Band will perform in a free public concert Friday night at Houghton University. The event will be held from 7:30PM to 9PM in the Wesley Chapel at 1 Willard Avenue and will feature songs from a new album, Fun Times, which was released over the summer. The band leader of … Read more

Limited events for this weekend bring a lot more for next week in Allegany County

A community-wide yard sale in Town of Hume hamlets, a Music on the Lawn series in Friendship, and a community meal and movie in Wellsville highlight Allegany County activities today, with many more scheduled for next week as everyone moves into the Labor Day Weekend. Check them all out on our exclusive Allegany Hope Community … Read more

Quilts and music to be featured this weekend during Amity Daze

The Fountain Arts Center in Belmont will be featuring both quilts and music this weekend during the 36th annual Amity Daze. The Fabric of Life Quilt Show will include a Meet the Artist opportunity with Linda Pam Farwell from 11AM to noon on Friday, August 12. The show is open by appointment through Friday, September … Read more

Community churches come together in Friendship to host Community Picnic

Dozens of individuals and families came together at Island Park in Friendship Sunday for a Community Picnic hosted by the community’s five churches. Children had fun in a bounce house, on park equipment and with games, while parents and elder populations enjoying food and conversations under sunny skies.