In the Schools

LOCK HAVEN –For the ninth consecutive year, Lock Haven University will host a Celebration of Scholarship that showcases academic research and artistic accomplishments by the University’s students and faculty.

The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Thomas Field House, PUB Multi-Purpose Room, Robinson Hall of Flags.

5K race to benefit Autism Speaks

The Iota Mu Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta will hold the Step It Up 5K to benefit Autism Speaks at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lycoming College, 700 College Place.

Prizes will be awarded for the three runners who complete in the fastest time. Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is available at www.lycoming.edu/­ stepitup2017. There is a cost.

St. John’s School of the Arts to hold recitals and art exhibit

St. John’s School of the Arts, 2101 Newberry St., will hold afternoon of student recitals and art exhibit from 1-4 p.m. Saturday. The event includes instrumental, piano, voice and theater arts. The recitals are at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.; and the art exhibit is from 1-4 p.m.

The school also will hold its senior voice recital featuring Sarah Decker at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Lock Haven choir jazz and pop concert set

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University’s choir will hold a jazz and pop concert from 6:30-8 p.m. April 25 at Lock Haven’s Station Gallery, 2 E. Bald Eagle St.

The concert will feature the collaboration of LHU jazz and small vocal ensemble with a guest jazz musicians from New York on jazz and pop works. “Blue Skies,” “Cheek to Cheek,” “Java Jive” and “Puttin on the Ritz” are just a few of the songs to be performed during the concert. Special guest guitarist Jesse Choy and drummer Peter Manheim, of New York City, will accompany the choir. The LHU Choir is under the direction of Dr. Julie Park.

The performance is free and open to the public. RSVP is encouraged. Contact Steve Getz stevel getz@comcast.net to RSVP.

Students hold annual silent auction

The Student Government Association at Pennsylvania College of Technology will host its annual silent auction from 3:30-5:30 p.m. April 28 on the first floor of the madigan Library, to benefit the Student Leader Legacy Scholarship Fund. The event is open to the public.

All proceeds from the event will go directly toward increasing the endowment of the fund, which currently awards two $1,000 scholarships annually to students who play leadership roles at the college.

SGA is accepting items for the silent auction this week. Past years’ donations have included gift baskets, handcrafted items, framed artwork and gift cards for goods and services. To donate or arrange pickup of an item for the auction, email sga@pct.edu.

Individuals also may support the event by attending or by donating directly to the Student Leader Legacy Scholarship Fund at give.pct.edu/­scholar ship.htm or by calling the Institutional Advancement Office at 866-GIVE-2-PC (866-448-3272).