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Community Calendar

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If your non-profit organization has an event coming up, send us the information two and a half weeks in advance:

There’ll be a bus trip to The American Music Theatre in Lancaster to see the musical “Inspire” Thursday July 23rd.  The bus leaves the Altoona Lowes parking lot 11am for the 3pm show, followed by dinner at your cost at Miller’s Smorgasbord.  $85 cost includes transportation and admission, and benefits the Altoona Symphony League.  Reservations are due by July 11th.  For information call 695-6360
The Blair County Tea Party’s Freedom Fest will be Sunday July 19th at Legion park in Hollidaysburg.  Lunch will begin at noon, followed by speakers at 1 – Emery McClendon of Tea Party Patriots, John Kennedy of Citizen’s Alliance of PA and David Haas of Heritage Action.  The event ends with music by the band Flight 19.  For information log onto
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 City of Altoona has a Yard Waste Drop-Off for city residents 7 to 3 Monday through Fridays (except holidays) at the City Highway Yard, 5010 6th Avenue.  All items must be in brown compost bags; loose items will not be accepted.  For information call 949-2212
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
The VA Volunteer Transportation Network is in need of drivers in Blair, Bedford and Mifflin Counties to transport Veterans to and from their appointments at Van Zandt VA Medical Center.  You must have a valid driver’s license, pass a physical and have a heart to serve others.  For information call 940-7833 and leave a message with your name and address, and an application will be mailed to you
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. 

They also offer eye glasses at low cost.  Price includes frames.  Single vision or lined bi-focal start at $51; tri-focals, transitions and polycarbonate lenses are available at addtional cost.  It's open to everyone with a current prescription.  For an appointment or information call 949-2021
Dial N Deal - Friday June 26th 2015
Dial N Deal returns Friday July 10th Children's Bicycle in good condition, red, with training wheels, $80 new - asking $40 Jake, Altoona 942-7981 La-Z-Boy Recliner tan, nice condition - $70 Wood Bookshelf  - $20 John, Altoona...
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The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics June 22nd-26th 2015
Monday June 22nd James B. Huntington, PH.D Choosing a Lasting Career The Job-by-Job Outlook for Work's New Age Work's New Age Blog Tuesday June 23rd &  Wednesday June24th Thursday June 25th Adam Conrad - Real...
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Dial N Deal - Friday June 19th 2015
Amana Air Conditioner 12,000 BTU, 10 years old, not "Energy-Star efficient", but works great - $50 Donna, Altoona SOLD Lift Chair electric, tan upholstery, arm pads, barely used, 6 months old, looks like a typical living room chair -...
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