Bill Cunningham
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Among the Friday Lenten Fish Dinners in our area are…
St. Patrick’s School in Newry 4 to 7pm, $11.25 for those 13 to 55, $10.25 for Seniors 56+, $6 for children 5 to 12 and Free for 4 and under
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 2716 Broad Avenue,  Altoona, with take-outs starting 3:30, Dinner 4:30 to 7 $9.50 for adults, $6.50 for children
Ramey Fire Company at the Fire Hall 3:30 to 6:30, $10 for adults, $6 12 and younger
Westover Area Volunteer Fire Company, 583 Bridge Street, 5- to 7pm, $10 eat-in or take-out

Second Avenue United Methodist Church, 130 2nd Avenue, Altoona, take-outs starting at 4, dinner 4:30 to 7 through March 27th -  $10 for adults, $6 for 12 and younger
The American Red Cross and the Altoona Fire Department are offering free smoke alarms for City residents.  To schedule a home visit, call and place a request at 949-2230
Faith Baptist Church’s Good Friday Service will be Noon to 3 Friday April 3rd.  The theme will be The Trilogies of the Crucifixion, featuring Pastors from Emmanuel Baptist Church of Claysburg, Puzzletown Road Bible Church of Duncansville, Community Baptist Church of Altoona and Faith Baptist.  There’ll be special music from each of the churches.  Faith Baptist is at 4th Avenue and 40th Street in Altoona
Quaint Corner Children’s Museum and Discovery Center will have an Easter Eggstravaganza, and egg hunt alternative.  It's 10 to Noon Saturday April 4th. Kids can make crafts, enjoy refreshments and meet the Easter Bunny.  Admission is $3 for each child and each adult. The Museum is at 2000 Union Avenue in Altoona
United Way of Blair County is offering free income tax preparation services to low and moderate income families through the VITA program each Wednesday through April 8th. Appointments are available between 5:45 and 8:15pm.  For information call 944-0884.  Those over 60 should call 946-1235
CareerLink of Blair and Bedford Counties will host a Spring Job Fair Wednesday April 8th at the National Guard Armory in Duncansville.  There’ll be 55 local employment resource organizations on hand.  Veterans-only admission is from 10 to 10:45am; it’s open to the general public from 10:45 to 3.  The Armory is at 518 Municipal Drive in Duncansville, up from the Meadows intersection
The Neil Armstrong Planetarium at the Altoona Area High School will debut a new sky show, Back to the Moon for Good, Friday April 10th with shows at 6, 7 and 8pm.  It’s produced by the Google Lunar-X Project, following Man’s exploration of the Moon, and university groups working to return to it in the future.  Tickets are $4 for adults, $3 for students and reservations are required.  Call 946-8300 and follow the directions on the recorded message. Proceeds benefit the AAHS Astronomy Club
Penn State Altoona Artist-in-Residence Carl Schultz will present a Jazz Concert 7:30 Friday night April 10th at the Misciagna Family Center for the Performing Arts.  It’ll feature Schultz’ new compositions and classics from the 1960’s Blue Note catalogue.
Admission if free
The Altoona Bible Church will present a Free Concert by Christian Artist Steve Green 7pm Friday April 10th.  Concert seating is first come, first served, and tickets are available by calling the church office 8:30 to 3 Tuesdays through Fridays at 942-2131. A free-will offering will be accepted.  The Church is at 3017 Union Avenue in Altoona
The movie Anonymous People, a documentary on sharing the hope of recovery from addiction will be 7pm Friday April 10th at the Penn State Altoona Devorris Downtown Center, 1431 12th Avenue.  It’s sponsored by Blair Drug and Alcohol Prevention, the Penn State Altoona Health Advisory Board and the Alcohol and Other Drugs Prevention Subcommittee.  Admission is free
The Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren will host a free Clothing Bank 9 to 11 Saturday morning April 11th.  The church is at 4285 Raystown Road in Hopewell.  For information call 928-4634
Great Commission School presents their production of The Sound of Music, 7pm Friday April 10th and Saturday the 11th at the Mishler Theatre in downtown Altoona.  Tickets are $9 in advance at the school and at the door
Altoona Community Theatre will hold Syncing at the Mall, a Lip Sync Contest for all ages from 1 to 5pm Saturday April 11th at Logan Valley Mall.  Registration is from 10 to Noon.  All participants receive a free ticket to ACT’s upcoming production of Singin’ In The Rain.  For information log onto
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