Best bets for this weekend


The seventh annual rain-or-shine Dog Jog 5K Run and 1.5K Walk, benefits Pets Come First, a local volunteer, nonprofit animal rescue organization, and will feature a rescue and food vendors, silent auction and a chance to interact with rescue dogs and local pets. One leashed adult dog per owner is permitted.

Where: Centre County Grange fairgrounds, Gate, 2, Centre Hall

When: 7:30 a.m. registration; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. vendor fair April 25

Info: www.petscomefirst.net/dog-jog-2015


Some vendors from the formerly annual New Faces of an Ancient People Traditional Powwow will display their jewelry at this weekend’s Native American Jewelry Show. Some items for sale include a bola tie by Garrison Boyd, handmade beads with Kingman turquoise (Navajo), a Kingman turqoise bracelet by Guy Hoskie (Navajo), and an inlay lion bola tie by Virgil and Shirley Benn-Zuni (Navajo).

Where: Art Alliance, 818 Pike St., Lemont

When: 2-7 p.m. April 24 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 25

Info: www.artalliancepa.org, 234-2740


An Indian music recital will feature an evening of Dhrupad, one of the oldest forms of Indian classical music, as performed by Pt. Uday Bhawalkar, center. His style is embedded in raga ras and bhaav, which brings a creative melodic addition to the precise intonation and pronunciation characteristic to the Dhrupad style. Bhawalkar also will hold introductory Dhrupad workshops on Dhrupad on April 27-28. Those interested can email sima.sandesh@gmail.com for more information.

Where: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Centre County, 780 Waupelani Drive Extension, State College

When: 6:30 p.m. April 25

Info: www.facebook.com/SocietyForIndianMusic


ClearWater Conservancy, Spring Spruce Up, Greenwood Furnace State Park, Lemont Granary and Whipple Dam will hold cleanup events.

• ClearWater Conservancy’s Watershed Cleanup Day, 8 a.m.-noon April 25, throughout central Pennsylvania. www.clearwaterconservancy.org/get_involved/volunteer, 237-0400.

• 2015 Spring Spruce Up/Park Partner Day, 8:30 a.m.-noon April 25, throughout central Pennsylvania. 234-1657.

• Spring cleanup day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 25, Greenwood Furnace State Park, 15795 Greenwood Road, Huntingdon. 667-1800.

• Work day, 9:30 a.m. April 25, Granary and Village Green, Lemont. www.lemontvillage.org.

• Spring cleanup day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 2, Whipple Dam State Park, Petersburg. 667-3778.