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State Representative John McGinnis will host a free personal document shredding event 9am to Noon Friday April 25th at the District Office, 1331 12th Avenue in downtown Altoona.  No commercial or business shredding will be accepted.  It’s cosponsored by Burgmeier’s Shredding and the Altoona Police Department
The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired will host Free Vision Screenings for ages two to adult 9am to 4pm Friday April 25th at their office, 300 Fifth Avenue in Altoona.  For information call 944-2021
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is 10am to 2pm Saturday April 26th.  You can turn in out-dated, unused or no longer needed prescription and over-the-counter drugs at the Pennsylvania State Police Barracks, 1510 North Juniata Street in Hollidaysburg, at the Tyrone Borough Police Department, 1100 Logan Avenue and Walgreens on Plank Road and Martin's Chesntnut Avenue in Altoona.  For information log onto
The Cresson Volunteer Fire Company’s Indoor Yard Sale will be 8am to 2pm Saturday April 26th at the Fire Hall, 223 Ashcroft Avenue 
St. Francis University’s Dorothy Day Center will hold their Annual Funfest Carnival for Kids Noon to 5pm Saturday April 26th.  There’ll be music, food, games and more for all ages.  Cost is $8 and benefits the Center’s Clients in need of clothing, furniture, groceries and utilities.  Canned food donations will also be accepted.  It’s in the Auxiliary Gym at The Stokes Athletic Center on the Loretto campus
The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day Saturday April 26th is a free event featuring fun, games, rock climbing, bike safety, swimming and more.  It’s from 10 to 1 with special swimming activities from 1 to 4.  For details, call 695-4467 or log onto
The Blair County Game, Fish & Forestry Association will have a Spaghetti Dinner to raise funds for their new playground. Cost is $6 for adults, 4 to 11 $4 and kids three and under eat for free, eat-in or take-out.   It’s 4 to 6pm Saturday April 26th at the Association grounds, 301 Riggles Gap Sportsman’s Road in Altoona
The Pennsylvania Military Museum and the 28th Infantry Division Shrine will host a Kids Day Dress-Up and Discover event 10 to 3 Saturday April 26th.  Kids of all ages will get to pose for pictures in military uniforms and with equipment from the education collections.  The Museum is on Business Route 322, three miles east of State College in Boalsburg.  For information call 466-6263 
St. John’s Reformed Church will have an All-You-Can-Eat Pancake, Bacon & sausage Breakfast 8 to 11 Saturday morning April 26th.  Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for kids 3 to 12, kids under 3 eat for free.  There’ll be a Women’s Guild Bake Sale as well.  The Church is at 906 Maple Avenue in Hollidaysburg
Northern Cambria Catholic School Parents for Students will have a Used Book Sale, Bake Sale and Indoor Yard Sale from 8 to 1 Saturday April 26th at St. Nicolas Church Hall in Nicktown
The Altoona Area Public Library will hold an All-day Knit, Crochet and Needlework-In 9 to 4 Saturday May 3rd in the Library Board Room.  Bring whatever project you’re working on.  First-time knitters are welcome to bring a pair of needles and a light colored yarn for free lessons.  For information call 946-0417
The Gallitzin Sportsmen’s’ 3rd Annual Wine Fest will be Saturday may 3rd with two sessions, 1 to 4 and 5 to 8.  Cost is $15 in advance, or $20 at the door.  A souvenir wine glass is included in the price, There’ll also be live music and food and merchandise vendors.  You must be 21 or over; I.D. is required.  For tickets and information call 886-2739.  The event is at the Sportsmen’s’ Club, 71 McCoy Road in Gallitzin
Six Mile Run Area Volunteer Fire Company is accepting entries for their 2014 Fire Queen and Little Princess Pageant.   Queen candidates must be between ages 16 and 18, Little Princess candidates’ ages 6 to 8, and must live in the Fire Company’s service area.  The Pageant is 3:30 May 11th; the entry deadline is May 3rd.  Applications are available at Post Offices in Hopewell, Riddlesburg, Defiance and Six Mile Run Fire Hall.  For information, call 635-2071
There’ll be a Mother’s Day Vendor Fair 9am to 2pm Saturday May 3rd at the Broad Top Area Senior Center, 707 9th Street in Saxton.  There’ll be a collection of area vendors.  For information call 448-3214
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