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The Altoona Area School District’s Annual Summer Food Program runs through July 31st.  Free meals are available for pre-school and school-age children through 18.  Hours are Monday through Friday – Breakfast 8:30 to 9:45am and Lunch from 11:30 to 1 at Altoona Area High School as well as Irving, Logan, Juniata, Penn-Lincoln, Baker, and Washington & Jefferson Elementary schools and Evergreen Manor.  Parents are permitted to purchase meals when they accompany their children - $2 for breakfast; $3 for lunch.  For information call 946-8270
The Martinsburg Community Library Novel Service Awards honor companies and organizations in the Morrison Cove area for life-long humanitarian work.  You can make a nomination through August 1st online at or at the library, 201 South Walnut Street in Martinsburg.  For more information call 793-3335
The We CARE Foundation, through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation will have their 2015 Softball marathon August 14th, 15th and 16th at various fields throughout Blair County.  Each team needs to raise a minimum registration fee of $450 for 12 players, or $600 for 20 players.  We CARE provides physical, occupational and speech therapy for children and adults in the Blair County Region.  For information call 201-2399
Faith Baptist Café’s next Free Community Meal will be 11:30 to 1 Saturday August 1st.  It includes a chicken patty sandwich, macaroni salad, baked beans and dessert.  Transportation is available by calling 944-2894 by Friday at 3.  The church is at 315 40th Street in Altoona
First United Methodist Church in Hollidaysburg will have a free concert 7pm Sunday August 2nd at Canal Basin Park.  It’ll feature the praise bands Cross Connection, Crimson Harmony Project and Vox Nova.  There’ll also be free ice cream.  Bring lawn chairs; rain location is at the church
The Central PA Civil War Round Table will meet 7pm Tuesday August 4th at the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg.  John Augustine will speak on Military Ballooning and the American Civil War.  For information call 861-0770
The Downtown Altoona Summer Sounds Concert Series presents Flight 19 6 to 9pm Friday August 7th at Heritage Plaza on 11th Avenue.  The concert is free; food and beverage sales benefit local non-profit arts groups.  Bring lawn chairs 
The 3rd Annual Hollidaysburg Community Partnership Canal Basin Park Festival will be Saturday August 8th.  There’ll be entertainment, games, arts and crafts and children’s activities from 11 to 3.  Reiser House will also be open,  Hollidaysburg Area Public Library has a program, 11 to 12:30; The Heart of Gold Twirl team performs 12:30 to 1 then D.D. and the Pubcrawlers play near the amphitheater 1 to 3
The Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission’s 5th Annual Golf Tournament is Monday, August  10th at Iron Masters Country Club.  Play begins 9am with a shotgun start.  To register or inquire about corporate sponsorship, call 949-2231
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