CUMBERLAND — The Maryland Theatre Arts Company, a local nonprofit children’s theater group that has been producing children’s shows in the area for more than 20 years, will hold auditions and sign-ups for its November production of “Frozen, Jr.” on Aug. 26 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the downs…

CUMBERLAND — The 2019 Allegany County Historical Society Fourth Friday Tea Series will continue Aug. 23 at 11 a.m.  at the Gordon-Roberts House, 218 Washington St., with a presentation on American paintings of the Victorian era by Travis W. English from Frostburg State University.

CUMBERLAND — Local children’s book author Melanie J. Vogel recently published her fifth book, “Too Many Poodles,” a rhyming book for 4- to 8-year-olds about making sacrifices for the loved ones.

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — Auditions for “A Christmas Story the Musical,” a musical version of the beloved Christmas tale, will be held at McCoy’s Grand Theatre, 121 N. Main St., Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. and Aug. 25 at 5 p.m.

CUMBERLAND — Cumberland is known as the Gateway to the West, and on Aug. 25 from 2 to 4:30 p.m., five cowboy singers and poets are bringing the West back to the city in a concert at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Greater Cumberland, 211 S. Lee St.

FRIENDSVILLE — Through grant funding from the state, the Garrett County Health Department provides assistance to five community planning groups in various locations throughout the county to promote healthy living and prevent risky behaviors.

BEDFORD, Pa. — Off Pitt Street Productions and the Bedford Arts Cooperative will present another evening of “Atomic Radio,” an evening of live performance radio shows, on Aug. 17 at 7 p.m.

CUMBERLAND — Light in the Park will be held Aug. 31 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Constitution Park amphitheater, featuring Christian music and speakers.

CUMBERLAND — Discover Downtown Cumberland, in collaboration with local bike enthusiast Sharon Leasure, has planned a Hogs on the Mall celebration for riders to socialize and display their motorcycles Aug. 16 from 5 to 9 p.m. along the downtown Cumberland pedestrian mall.

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