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The Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region of The American Red Cross 26th Annual Blood Blitz is 8am to 8pm Tuesday July 22nd at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona. If you’re 17 or older, or 16 with parental permission, weigh at least 110 pounds, haven’t donated in the past 56 days and are in good health, you’re eligible to donate.  To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS
The meeting of the Decedents of Civil War Veterans will be 7pm Wednesday July 23rd at the Bellwood Antis Library.  Professor Paul Newman will present a slide show, The Faces of the Civil War – Pennsylvanians and Americans and the realities of Armed Conflict
The 7th Annual Blair County Strikes Back at Autism will be 6:30 to 9:30 Friday night July 25th at Holiday Bowl on Orchard Avenue and Plank Road in Altoona.  Team registration is $200, individuals $40, lane sponsorship is $150 and proceeds will assist those in Blair County with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  For information and registration call 329-3427
St. Francis University’s Dorothy Day Center will have their Bi-Annual Tag Sale 8am to 3pm Saturday July 26th and a special Early Bird Preview 5 to 8pm Friday the 25th with a $5 admission.  It’s at the Stoke Auxiliary Gym at St. Francis University in Loretto.  Proceeds benefit their financial assistance program
Saint Benedict Church will have their 57th Annual Homecoming Festival Friday, Saturday and Sunday July 25th through the 27th.  Friday’s Ethnic Foods Night starts 5pm, Events Saturday start at Noon, Mass is at 4, and entertainment includes Karaoke, “Shades of Leather” and “The Sharptones”. Sunday’s Chicken BBQ is 11 to 2, and entertainment includes Clay Bowers and “White Shadow.” The church is at 100 Main Street in Carrolltown
Juniata United Methodist Church will have their Street Fair 4 to 7pm Saturday July 26th. There’ll be live music, food, games, a dunk tank, silent auction, back-pack giveaway and more.  7pm Sunday the 27th  they’ll host an Outdoor Community Worship Service featuring the Calvary Boys of West Decatur PA.  The Church is at 808 North 4th Street in the Juniata section of Altoona.  For information call 942-6065 or log onto
There’ll be a Benefit Tour of Royer Mansion 2 to 5pm Sunday July 27th.  There’ll be live entertainment from Michael Merritts, Sue Stoudnour, Tina Marie and the Traditional Country Band.  Hot Dogs, and Ox Roast, ice cream and a bake sale are available.  Bring lawn chairs. Donations will also be accepted.  Proceeds benefit Royer Mansion, on Route 866 between Martinsburg and Williamsburg
The Hollidaysburg Community Band will give a FREE concert 7pm Sunday July 27th at Canal basin Park featuring guest artist Dr. Kevin Eisensmith.  Bring lawn chairs or blankets; rain location is First United Methodist Church on Allegheny Street
There’ll be a JABA Paranormal Investigation Equipment Show & Tell 6:30pm Tuesday July 29th at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library.  It’s a fundraiser for the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, and admission is FREE, but they’ll be collecting donations of pet food, treats, toys, cat litter, bleach, towels, sheets and more
The Altoona Symphony League is sponsoring a bus trip to see “Music of The Night – The Songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber” at the American Music Theatre in Lancaster Thursday August 28th.  Cost is $80 covering ticket and transportation.  The bus leaves Altoona 10am.  Reservations are due by August 8th; call 942-4482
The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics - July 21st-25th 2014
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Dial N Deal - Friday July 18th 2014
Peavey Electric Guitar Six-string, lead guitar, with mini-amp, guitar stand - $100 FIRM Mark, Altoona SOLD Moving Sale Saturday July 19th 9am - 4 pm 1108 Holliday Hills Drive, Hollidaysburg Nice furniture and a few other items Large...
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The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics - July 14th-18th 2014
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