Inspired by the Mercyhurst University academic theme of “Happiness,” the Mercyhurst North East Dance Institute joins the Mercyhurst Ballet Theatre and SoMar Dance works to present “Happiness is an Afternoon of Dance” on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m. in the Ridge Library Great Room. This presentation will showcase classical and contemporary dance in a grouping of short selections from each ensemble to music by Philip Glass, Gotye, Gabrielle Roth, Alexander Scriabin and Johann Strauss. Free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information, call 814-725-6277.