You did it! You made it through January--the longest month of the year (no really, how is it NOT march yet??). Now lets make the shortest month of the year count! Get out there and try something new--whether in the name of the Lunar New Year, the Super Bowl, Valentines Day, or just to better yourself--go do it!

Line Dancing Lessons & Open Dancing

$5 | February 1st | 7 PM | Our Lady- The Snow Skating Rink

Whether you're a beginner or pro, come dance at Snow Shoe! There will be lessons and open dancing and plenty of space. The event will be BYOB and have a 50/50 drawing benefitting Queen of Archangels Parish.

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Gimme Shelter: The Concert for Housing Security in the Centre Region

PWYW | February 1st| 6 PM | South Hills School of Business & Technology

Enjoy music from popular local performers for a cause! Performers include Biscuit Jam with special guest Richard Sleigh, Eric Ian Farmer, My Hero Zero, and Nittany Knights Barbershop Chorus. Local radio personality Jeff brown will emcee. Price for admission is a donation amount of your choice and supports local agencies working to address homelessness and improve housing security in the State College area. (Read more about it here)


Winter Dance Class: Zena Rommett Floor-Barre® led by Ann Van Kuren

$18 | February 2nd | 10:30 AM- 11:30 AM | Tempest Studios

Whether you're a dancer, an athlete, or none of the above, this class is for you! Zena Rommett Floor-Barre® strengthens muscles and improves alignment of the body. It is perfect for working muscles both deeply and mindfully, and even assisting those recovering from an injury.

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Exploring Scientific Progress Over Time

Free | February 3rd | 11:00 AM-12:30 PM | Penn State Huck Life Science Building

Enjoy a free public lecture by Joel Leja, assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics and Institute for Computational and Data Sciences Faculty Fellow at Penn State. Leja will give an overview of the James Webb Space Telescope-- which is the culmination of 30 years of planning, 20 years of construction, and 11 billion dollars of funding. It is the most expensive and complex astronomical observatory ever built, and Leja will also discuss some of the early and tentative discoveries made.

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Ukulele Jam

Free | February 4th | 2 PM | Nittany Mall Community Room

Join the Allegheny Ukulele Kollective for an all-ages, all-skills, 2-hour ukulele jam! Don't have a uke? Borrow one of theirs! The first half hour is geared towards new and beginner players, so if you're new, come at the beginning!

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$11 | February 4th | 7 PM | The State Theatre

Enjoy a fun, family-friendly night at the movies to raise money for local cats in need! CatVideoFest is a compilation reel of the latest and best cat videos pulled from unique submissions, unique animations, music videos, and more. This year all proceeds benefit Hope's Dream Rescue and Sanctuary.

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Theo Von

$45+ | February 7th | 7:30 PM | Bryce Jordan Center

You may know him from his podcast "Last Weekend", or you may know him from his specials on Netflix, "Regular People" and "No Offense". Theo Von is known for his stories about his childhood and sense of humor.



$35 | February 7th | 7:30 PM | Eisenhower Auditorium

UNDERSCORED acts as a archive of five generations of New York City club dancers ranging from ages 29-80. This work features Ephrat Asherie Dance ensemble members and 3 NYC club legends, Archie Burnett, Brahms "Bravo" LaFortune, and Michele Saunders.

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The Final Rose

$20+ | February 8th, 9th, & 10th | 7 PM | The Shop in Zion

Enjoy a murder mystery dinner theatre by Stefanie R. austin, directed by Henry Morello. Several options are available including dinner and a show, show only, and a "sweetheart package".

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CRPR Winter Carnival

Free | February 10th | 3 PM | Blue Spring Park

Celebrate winter with this all-ages carnival featuring marshmallow roasting, s'mores, broom hockey, yard games, and hot cocoa. Weather permitting, there will even be a snowman-building contest. Burn barrels will be stationed throughout the site to keep warm.

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Johnny Cash- The Official Concert Experience

$15+ | February 20th | 7:30 PM | Eisenhower Auditorium

A live band and singers will accompany video footage of Johnny from The Johnny Cash Show which will be projected on a screen above the stage. Some of Cash's greatest hits will be performed, including "Folsom Prison Blues", "Ring of Fire", and "I Walk the Line".


Happy Valley Comic & Collectibles Convention

$10+ | February 24th-25th | 7:30 PM | Nittany Valley Sports Center

HVC3 is an event full of comics, anime, pop culture, sportscards, action figures, artists, and celebrities. There will be 50,000 square feet with booths, panels, Magic the gathering tournaments, Pokémon card tournaments, cosplay competition events, and more. No matter what geek is within you, this event welcomes you! If you live on campus, there will be a free shuttle service from the East Parking Deck on Bigler Rd every 30 minutes starting at 9:30 am.


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 January we asked what our reader's New Years Resolutions were. The winning choice was:

This one won by a landslide, although every one of the 6 choices had multiple votes, this one by far had the most!

The Super Bowl is coming up, so I think our next poll is an obvious one.

Which team do you want to win the Super Bowl?
San Francisco 49ers
Kansas City Chiefs

February Spotlight:

College Centre I

Whether you need an efficiency, a 1 bedroom, or a 2 bedroom, College Centre I has all of those options available for 2024-2025. Enjoy living across the street from campus and eliminating a Starbucks commute.

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No meme this month, but rather, a message wishing all THON participants the best of luck this month! For the kids ♥

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