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Scout Troop 25 will have an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast 7am to 1pm Sunday May 24th at St. Mary’s Memorial Hall.  Menu includes eggs, pancakes, French toast, bacon, sausage, toast, home fries and more.  Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for kids 3 to 8, under 3 eat for free. It’s at 1420 4th Avenue in Altoona
The Blair County History Center at Baker Mansion will have it’s seasonal opening Memorial Day weekend.  Hours are 10 to 5 Saturday, Noon to 5 Sunday and 10 to 5 Monday.  Saturday will have the Bell Room unveiling at 10am; Sunday at 8pm there’ll be a showing of the movie “Night at the Museum 3”.   Baker Mansion is on Oak Lane by Mansion Park in Altoona.  For more information call 942-3916 or log onto
The Descendants of Civil War Veterans will meet 7pm Wednesday May 27th at the Bellwood-Antis Library.  Dr. Paul Douglas Newman, Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown will speak on The Whiskey Rebellion
The Saint Francis Small Business Development Center will host a Free Pre-Business Planning Seminar 8pm Wednesday May 27th at the Center, 117 Evergreen Drive in Loretto. For information and registration call 472-3200 or email
There’ll be a Benefit Grocery Auction to raise funds for a Military Specialties Museum in the former VFW Post 3 building 5:30pm Friday May 29th.  There’ll be a large selection of all grocery items and case lots.  Terms are cash, check or credit card.  It’s at the VFW building, 1301 17th Street in Altoona.  For information call 232-0632
The Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren’s Community Yard Sale is 8am to 2pm Saturday May 30th.  The public can also sell items for $10 for a 10 x 10 space.  Proceeds will help their Women’s Ministry, Youth Programs and Nigerian Crisis Fund.  The church is at 1028 Penn Street
Providence Presbyterian Church will have a Block Party/Yard Sale 10am to 3pm Saturday May 30th.  There’ll be food, games, entertainment, the Tumble Bus, Jaffa Clowns, Doug’s Dawg’s, and music by D.J. Phil.  The church is at 2401 Broad Avenue in Altoona
The First Annual Matt Baker Local Cancer Fund Motorcycle Run is Saturday May 30th in the Broad Top area of Saxton.  Registration begins 9am at the Eagle’s Nest in Broad Top City, the Blessing of Bikes and Kick Stands Up is 11am.  The ride ends at the Saxton’s Sportsman’s Grounds Pavilion.  Food and refreshments are available for riders, $15 for non-riders.  Single rider fee is $15; $25 for rider and passenger. For information call 599-2452
United Way of Blair County’s 9th Annual Trash to Treasure Sale is 8am to Noon Saturday May 30th at Adler Gym on the Penn State Altoona Campus.  Admission if free, but there’ll be an Early Shopping Hour from 7 to 8 for a $5 admission.  There’ll be clothing, toys, electronics, furniture, small appliances and more.  Donations can be dropped off 10 to 2 at Adler Gym Tuesday through Friday.  Volunteers are also needed to help at the event.  For more information call 944-0884 ext 302 or log onto
The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired will have a Longaburger Basket Fundraiser Sunday May 31st at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona. Doors open at Noon, the events starts 1pm.  Tickets are $25 each; the $60 value pack includes at chicken BBQ dinner prepared by the Hollidaysburg Lions Club.  For information call 944-2021
Central Cambria Middle School in Ebensburg is starting a new Special Deliveries Program providing students in need with a backpack of food for the weekends.  They’re looking for local businesses and individuals that would like to support the program with donations.  For more information, call 472-6505, ext. 524 or email
The City of Altoona has a Yard Waste Drop-Off for city residents 7 to 3 Monday through Fridays (except holidays) at the City Highway Yard, 5010 6th Avenue.  All items must be in brown compost bags; loose items will not be accepted.  For information call 949-2212
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Dial N Deal - May 15th 2015
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