As the Holidays begin to wind down, you may have taken the time to reflect on how to make 2024 different. The best thing to do in our opinion? Make it a mission to try something new this year! Gather your friends, your family, or even just yourself, and attend one of these local events this month. Who knows, you may meet new friends, find a new hobby, or more!

New Year's Day Yoga

$20 | January 1st | 5:30 PM | Yoga Lab, State College

Celebrate the new year with yoga and live music! Yoga Lab co-founders Anna, Jeremy, and Kristen will co-lead a yoga class while you enjoy music by Anchor and Arrow.



$8+ | January 3rd | 5:30 PM-7:30 PM | HiWay Pizza Pub (West)

Join State College Young Professionals for some pizza and friends! Bring your friends, your coworkers, or even just yourself to network with other local professionals. No invite needed, but please RSVP!

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Altoona Reptile Expo

$6 | January 6th | 9 AM- 3PM | Altoona Grand Hotel

Interested in seeing some cool reptiles and exotics? Head over to the Altoona Reptile Expo at the Altoona Grand Hotel and Conference Center! You will see breeders with tons of differing species ranging from lizards, snakes, spiders, alligators, and even some fuzzy creatures too!

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Water Color: Happy Little Trees

$25+ | January 13th | 1 PM | The Rivet

Learn to channel your inner Bob Ross with this watercolor class, where you get to draw happy little trees! The class will cover all sorts of techniques that are great for both beginner and experienced watercolor artists.

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Travis Scott

$41.50+ | January 14th | 8 PM | Bryce Jordan Center

Travis Scott is bringing the second leg of his Utopia- Circus Maximus Tour to State College. With a BEST RAP ALBUM Nomination in the 2024 GRAMMY Awards, this is a performance you won't want to miss!


Nittany Valley Curling Club Curling Session

$40 | January 14th | 8:30 PM | Pegula Ice Arena

Whether you are a first-time learner or an experienced curler, the Nittany Valley Curling Club welcomes you to the ice! Come discover a new hobby and meet Curling enthusiasts!

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Snowfest & Polar Plunge

January 20th | 12 PM | Greenwood Furnace State Park

Enjoy indoor and outdoor activities including winter science, atlatl, and more! To reserve your spot, call the park office.

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Taste of Folk College

Free | January 20th | 1 PM | American Philatelic Society

Spend a musical day with friends, jam sessions, live music, and get a preview of Folk College, a weekend event held once a year. This event is free to attend and allows professionals and aspiring musicians alike to get a taste of what Folk College is like without committing to the full weekend event.

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Mariachi Night

January 21st | 5 PM- 8PM | Rey Azteca

Enjoy drink specials and Mexican food while you listen to some of your favorite Mariachi songs!

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Family History 101

January 23rd | 10 AM | Centre Hall Branch Area Library

Did you know there are resources for genealogy right at your fingertips? Come learn the tips and tricks and what resources the library has for you to get started on your family research.

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The Gibson Brothers

$29+ | January 26th | 8 PM | The State Theatre

This country duo has won just about every bluegrass award you can think of and has an impressive resume, and yet, are not household names. Their latest album, “Darkest Hour,” produced by dobro master Jerry Douglas, might just change that. Don't miss out on your chance to see an intimate show with them!


Poll of the Month

Vote in our monthly polls! Every month we will be asking a question and post the final results in the following month's newsletter. Have a question you would like us to put out to the masses? DM us your question on Instagram, @ARPMrents, and your question may be selected next month!

In December we asked what our reader's favorite part of the Holiday season was. The winning choice was:

We are in complete agreement there! The quality time you spend with family and friends during the holidays is second to none!

With the start of the new year, we want to know: Do you have any new years resolutions this year? What is it? Vote below!

What is your new years resolution?
Exercise more 🏋️‍♀️
Find a new hobby 🎨
Save money 💵
Make new friends 🥰
Find more time to relax 😴
Nothing at all! (realistic, totally get it)

January Spotlight:

Beaver Terrace & Armenara Plaza

We have availability in both of these buildings still, right downtown and just a block from campus! In Beaver Terrace we have 2 bedrooms available, and in Armenara we still have semi-one bedrooms available. Act now before they are all gone! Click the respective button below to learn more.

Armenara Semi-One Bedroom Preview:

Beaver Terrace 2 Bedroom Preview:

Beaver Terrace Info
Armenara Plaza Info

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^ The dance you do when you realize the spring semester is approaching and you get to see your friends again 💃🕺

We hope you had a wonderful holiday season and break, and have a fantastic start to the new year ♥

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