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Hollidaysburg’s Annual Winterfest Parade will be 2pm Sunday November 23rd through the downtown and to the Diamond.  U.S. Postal Service Letter Carriers will be collecting mail for Santa, AMBUCS will collect non-perishable food, and the U.S. Marine Corps will collect new, unwrapped items for Toys for Tots along the route
Altoona Community Theatre presents the stage version of Jean Shepherd’s A Christmas Story Thursday November 20th through Sunday the 23rd;  7:30 Thursday through Saturday evenings and with 2pm matinees Saturday and Sunday.  Reserved seat tickets are $13 to $20, available at the Mishler Theatre box office 11:30 to 5 weekdays, an hour before show times, by calling 944-9434 or online at
The GFWC Hollidaysburg Area Women’s Club is having its 12th Annual Holiday Food Drive 8am to 7pm Friday November 21st through Sunday the 23rd at the Hollidaysburg Hometown Market, 810 Church Street
The Hollidaysburg Community Partnership’s Annual Light Up Night is 5 to 7:30pm Friday November 28th downtown and on the Diamond.  The Annual Soup Sampling Contest if from 5 to 7pm and costs $6; and the lighting of the Winterfest Tree and the AMBUCS star on Chimney Rocks will be at 7, followed by fireworks.  For more info log onto
The Mardorf United Methodist Church will have a Christmas Tree Lighting in front of the church 6:30pm Saturday November 29th.  There’ll be caroling and light refreshments in the church afterward.  It’s at 3429 Juniata Gap Road in Altoona
The Penn State Altoona Film Series presents Close Encounters of the Third Kind 6pm Sunday November 30th at the Devorris Downtown Center, 1431 12th Avenue. Admission, popcorn and soda are free.  Bring a box of instant potatoes for a chance to win the DVD
Santa’s Draft Card is an exhibit of how the World War II draft affected everyone – including a Minister from Missouri named Claus – on display through November 30th at The Pennsylvania Military Museum, Business Route 322, three miles east of State College in Boalsburg.  For information call 466-6263
The Perry Township Volunteer Fire Company will have an All You Can Eat Pancake and Sausage Breakfast and Gun Fundraiser 8am to 8pm Saturday November 29th and 6am to 8pm Sunday November 30th.  Meal Tickets are $8 at the door.  The fire hall is at 998 Valier Drive in Valier, west of Punxsutawney   
The Altoona Area Public Library will offer Beginner and Intermediate Computer Classes in December.  Registration is required and costs $10.  For information call 946-0417 ext. 133
The Saint Francis Small Business Development Center will have a free Pre-Business Planning Seminar 9am to Noon Wednesday December 3rd at the Center, 117 Evergreen Drive in Loretto.  Topics include marketing, recordkeeping, business and legal plans, taxes and more.  To register call 472-3200
The Hollidaysburg Alumni Community Chorus’s annual show this year is “Images of Christmas” 7pm Saturday December 6th and 2pm Sunday the 7th at the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School Auditorium.  Guest Tenor Soloist is Richard Kennedy, plus the Children’s Community Chorus.  Tickets are $8 for adults $4 for children under 12, available at the door 
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