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Grocers Fight Cancer Day 2014 is Thursday October 2nd at the Giant-Eagle Altoona, Bedford and Ebensburg locations.  There’ll be live entertainment, fundraising events, celebrity grocery baggers, special sales and more.  Proceeds benefit The American Cancer Society
The Central Blair Recreation & Park Commission will have Zumba Fitness Classes Tuesdays and Thursdays October 2nd through the 28th at the 6th Ward Community Center, evenings 6:30 to 7:30.  Cost is $35 for 8 sessions, or $6 per class.  For registration call 949-2231
The Auxiliary’s Annual Bazaar at Homewood in Martinsburg will be 10 to 3 Thursday October 2nd and 10 to 6 Friday the 3rd.  There’ll be craft vendors, baked goods, soups, sandwiches, and entertainment.  Proceeds benefit Homewood residents
Faith Baptist Café’s next Free Community Meal is 11:30am to 1pm Saturday October 4th.  Menu is Spaghetti and Meatballs, salad, roll and dessert. If you need a ride, call 944-2894 by 3pm Friday the 3rd.  Faith Baptist Church is at 315 40th Street in Altoona
The Friends of the Hollidaysburg Public Library will have an Armchair Travel Presentation of Italy 11am Thursday October 2nd.  An Italian Lunch follows, and cost is $5.  For Lunch reservations sign up at the Library or call 695-5961
The Penn State Altoona Film Series presents the musical “Yankee Doodle Dandy” 6pm Sunday October 5th at the Devorris Downtown Center, 1431 12th Avenue. Wear red, white and blue for a chance to win the DVD.  Admission, popcorn and soda are free
The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind is having their Annual Candle Sale.  24-ounce jar candles, double-scented and double-wicked in 200 scents are $14 each.  They’ll be available mid-November, and orders are due by October 15th.  For information call 944-2021
The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers weekly educational  programs and socializing trips.  Each program is 10am, usually at the Association’s office, 300 5th Avenue Altoona.  For information call 944-2021
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
People age 14 to 21 may qualify for free Career Planning and Employment Services from the Youth and Young Adults Program from PA CareerLink of Blair and Bedford Counties.  For information go to the Blair County office at 3001 Fairway Drive in Altoona or call 940-6201, or the Bedford County office on Corporate Circle in Bedford – 623-6107
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The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics - Sept 22nd-26th 2014
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