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The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind is having a Ham & Cheese Sandwich Sale, with deliveries of orders of 6 more sandwiches on Monday September15th.  Cost is $3 each, and orders are due by Noon Friday the 5th by calling 944-2021
The Altoona Firefighters Local 299 IAFF will have their annual Boot Drive Friday September 5th at the 7th and 8th street intersections at 6th Avenue.  It benefits The Miracle League of Blair County, which provides a safe field and organized baseball for area children with special needs
Faith Baptist Café’s Free Community Meal for September will be from 11:30 to 1 Saturday the 6th.  Menu includes Roast Beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable and dessert.  Transportation is available by calling 944-2894 by 3pm Friday. The Church is at 315 40th Street in Altoona
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church will have their 2014 Greek Festival 11am to 7pm Saturday September 6th.  There’s a large menu of Greek foods for sale, kids activities, church tours and dance performances at 1, 3 and 5pm.  The Church is at 1433 13th Avenue in Altoona
Shawnee State Park will present a free natural history program, From the Teeth of Dinosaurs, 7pm Sunday September 7th at the Historic Center at the park’s main office, 132 State Park Road in Schellsburg.  It’s not a program about dinosaurs, but uses their teeth as an introduction to lifestyles and groups of modern animals.  For information call 733-4218
Northern Blair Recreation and the Tyrone Events and Promotions Committee will sponsor a Heroes Day, honoring Police, Firefighters, first-responders and Military Saturday September 13th.  There’ll be a Biathlon at 9am, a two-mile walk at 9:15 plus a Youth Lollipop Race at Reservoir Park.  Race registration is $25, and includes and event t-shirt.  For information, call 742-9500 
The 15th Annual Make-A-Wish Truck Convoy & Cruise-In/Car & Truck Show will be Saturday September 13th at Leighty’s Farm Market on Old 220 in Newry.  The Truck Convoy starts 9am; registration is at 7; the Cruise-In and Car Show starts 10am, no reservation is needed.  For information log onto or call (800) 676-9474
The Penn State Altoona Film Series presents “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”  6pm Sunday September 14th at the Devorris Downtown Center, 1431 12th Avenue.  Admission, popcorn and soda are free
The Beacon, a local youth outreach organization needs volunteers and tutors for a new after-school program targeting at-risk youth 3 to 6pm Mondays and Thursdays starting September 15th at St. Luke’s Church on 13th Street in Altoona.  It’ll focus on helping students with homework and giving them an out-of-school support structure and a hot meal.  For information log onto or call 505-6488
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