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The Blair County Historical Society will be holding a 1940’s Style Swing Dinner-Dance as part of their WWII History Weekend.  The dance is 6pm Saturday May 2nd at the Juniata Pavilion, and features the music of the San Tones Orchestra.  Tickets are $20, available in advance only at Thompson’s Pharmacies on Chestnut Avenue in Altoona and Hollidaysburg or at www.BlairHistory.org , the Baker Mansion or by calling 942-3916
The Army ROTC Ranger Challenge Club of Penn State Altoona will have a 10K/5K race Saturday April 25th.  Registration starts 9am, and the course is on-campus and through the streets of Altoona.  The $23 entrance fee benefits the Pittsburgh branch of the Fisher House Foundation.  For information log onto www.parunners.com
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Royer Mansion’s 9th Annual Fine Crafts and Antiques Sale is 10 to 4 Saturday April 25th. There’ll be 14 central Pennsylvania vendors selling pottery, textiles, jewelry, soaps, paper, candles, quilts and more.  Admission is $2, and a light lunch will be available for sale.  Royer Mansion is on Route 866, 5 miles south of Williamsburg
The Blair County Genealogical Society’s Genealogy and History Expo is 9 to Noon Saturday April 25th at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road in Hollidaysburg.  There’ll also be Historical Societies from Tyrone, Bellwood, Claysburg and more, the D.A.R., G.A.R., plus 7 authors who’ve written on local history.  Admission is free.  For information log onto www.bcgslibrary.org or call 696-3492
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Kids Dress Up & Discover I is the first of four events where kids of all ages get to wear uniforms from the Pennsylvania Military Museum’s education collection.  It’s 10 to 3 Saturday April 25h at the Museum on Business Route 322 in Boalsburg.  For information call 466-6262
St. John’s Reformed Church will have an All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast 8 to 11am Saturday April 25th.  Menu includes bacon, sausage, oj, tea and coffee.  $6 for adults, $3 for ages 3 to 12, children under 3 eat for free.  The Women’s Guild will also have a Bake Sale.  The church is at 906 Maple Avenue in Hollidaysburg
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Penn State Altoona’s 4th Annual Paddle for a Cure, a ten-mile kayak and canoe excursion will be Saturday April 25th along the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River.  The launch is at the Joe Ritchey Bridge in Tatesville, north of Everett, and it ends at Cooper’s Sawmill in Hopewell.  Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.  For information log onto www.altoona.psu.edu/paddle-for-a-cure or call 949-5498
The Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament will host a Longaberger Basket and Vera Bradley Fundraiser 1pm Sunday April 26th in Cathedral Hall.  Proceeds support children in Catholic schools, religious education and youth activities.  Tickets are $25.  For information call 944-4603
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The Penn State Altoona Film Series presents Secretariat 6pm Sunday April 26th at the Devorris Downtown Center, 1431 12th Avenue. Admission, popcorn and soda are free.  Bring a coin for a chance to win a copy of the DVD
Blair County’s MS Walk will be 1pm Sunday April 26th at Hollidaysburg Junior High School.  Teams, individual walkers and volunteers are needed to raise money for medical research to support people affected by Multiple Sclerosis.  For information call the MS office at 696-1017
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The Faith Riders’ Zion Speaker Series presents Rev. David Taylor, Director of Ministries at The Door Student Services of Bellwood.  It’s Sunday April 26th, starting 5pm with pizza in fellowship hall at Zion Lutheran Church, 500 Allegheny Street in Hollidaysburg
The Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission will have a Quilting Class for beginners and intermediate quilters 6 to 8 Thursday evenings April 30th through May 28th at the Altoona Area Junior High School.  Cost is $30.  For information call 949-2231
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

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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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