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Pieter and Lida Ouwehand of Ferguson Township have used an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution to immediately support the Pieter and Lida Ouwehand Endowment for the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State.

In anticipation of this year’s presidential election, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin will team with Americana recording artists Sara Watkins and Anaïs Mitchell for the Use Your Voice 2016 Tour. The three will perform together on stage at 7:30 p.m.

The Russian National Orchestra, led by conductor Kirill Karabits and featuring violin soloist Stefan Jackiw, will make a stop at Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, as part of its 25th anniversary world tour.

Community members are invited to Centre County Use Your Voice, a free 90-minute event about the barriers that keep people from civic engagement, at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, in Schlow Centre Region Library’s Downsbrough Community Room.

Carnival comes to an end with Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10. But Globalfest on the Road’s concert version of the annual celebration—featuring musicians from Brazil, Haiti and Jamaica—will get the party going again at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in Eisenhower Auditorium.