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Royer Mansion and the Blair County Historical Society will host a pasta Dinner 4pm Saturday October 17th.  The menu includes various pastas, salad, garlic bread and more for $15 per person.  Reservations are due by October 7th by calling 695-7200.  Royer Mansion if off Route 866 between Willamsburg and Martinsburg
The Allegheny Ukulele Kollective presents California Ukulele artist Dan Scanlan – aka, “Cool Hand Uke” in concert 6:30pm Wednesday October 7th at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library.  Tickets are available at the door, $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12, supporting the library and its programs..  For information call 695-5961
The Altoona Area School District’s 2015 Post High School Opportunity Fair will be 6 to 8pm Tuesday October 6th and 9 to Noon Wednesday the 7th at the High School Field House.  Tuesday night’s session is especially for parents and students, and over 80 institutions will be represented.  For information call 946-8424
WISE Women of Blair County will have a presentation on Emotions, Expectations, Economics” 6pm Tuesday October 13th at the Blairmont Club in Hollidaysburg.  Light refreshments will be served.  It’s free, but reservations are required by Friday October 9th by calling (800) 204-4907. 
Riggles Gap Bible Church will have their Fall Festival Revival Services October 4th through the 9th with evangelist Alton Beal.  Sunday services are regular times, Monday through Friday they’re at 7pm.  The church is at 613 Lear Road in Altoona.  For information call 946-3376
The 2nd Annual Altoona Fire Department Charity Hockey Game will be 6:30pm Saturday October 10th at Galactic Ice.  It’s the Altoona Firefighters IAFF Local 299 Vs. Johnstown Local 463.  Proceeds benefit Sheetz for Kids, and admission is by donation at the door
The Foot of Ten PTO will have a FUN-raising Color-A-Thon 5K run/3K Walk Saturday October 10th at the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School.  Registration is 9am, the run and walk start at 10.  Registration is $30, available on-line at   For information email Carol at
St. Mark’s Church will have a 2-Day Indoor Yard Sale 8am to Noon Friday and Saturday October 9th and 10th.  Its at the rear of 416 6th Avenue in Altoona
The Blair County Arts Foundation’s Annual Comedy Night at the Mishler will be 7:30pm Saturday October 10th.  Comics are Billy Elmer and Pittsburgh radio morning man Mike Wysocki.  Tickets are $20, plus a $3 handling fee at the Mishler Box Office 11:30 to 5 weekdays or online at  Note: some subject matter may not be suitable for children
Fort Roberdeau Historic site in Sinking Valley will host its annual 18th century Marketfaire and Rifle Frolic Friday through Sunday October 9th to the 11th.  There’ll be demonstrations, sutlers, encampments, live entertainment and more.  For information call 946-0048 or log onto
The Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren will have a Free Clothing Bank 9 to 11 Saturday morning October 10th.  There’ll be all sizes, plus household items.  The church is at 4285 Raystown Road in Hopewell.  For information call 928-4320
There’ll be a Benefit for Alexes 1 to 5 Saturday October 10th.  Alexes is a 13-year old girl with severe scoliosis who’ll be having surgery this week at Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh. Admission to the event is $5, and includes a number of vendors, live music and beverages. There’ll also be BBQ Chicken and more for sale.  The event will be at Lou’s Tackle Box, 906 8th Avenue in Altoona
The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired will have their Annual Blindness Awareness/Fall Fun Day Event 11 to 4 Saturday October 10th at Legion Park in Hollidaysburg.  There’ll be games, a bounce house, face and pumpkin painting, and bake sale and more
The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA will host an all-age Family Halloween Dance 5:30 to 8pm Saturday October 10th.  There’ll be a DJ, pumpkin decorating, crafts, face painting,  a haunted house plus a light dinner and treats.  Registration is required, and costs $25 per a family of up to 5, $5 for each person over for Y members, $35 per family and $7 for each person over 5.  for information log onto or call 695-4467
The Veterans Administration has a toll-free hotline to help veterans who are facing homelessness. Callers receive help with issues related to health care, housing, employment and education. For confidential help, call 1-877-4-AID-VET


Veterans Memories is a growing group of local Veterans from all branches of service and of all wars and conflicts. They meet the last Tuesday of each month to share a home-cooked meal, memories and memorabilia, 5:30 at The Bellwood Public Library. For more information, call 742-8777
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