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The 15th Annual Anne E. Barnes Memorial Golf Tournament will be Thursday September 3rd at Iron Masters Country Club near Roaring Spring.  It benefits the Multiple Sclerosis Society.  For sponsorship or registration call 696-1017
The last Downtown Hollidaysburg Comes Alive Free Concert for the season is 6 to 9pm Thursday September 3rd with the band Lock and Loaded on the Diamond.  Bring lawn chairs
The Blair County Historical Society and WISE Woman of Blair County are holding a Century of Progress Gala, 3 to 7pm Sunday September 13th at Baker Mansion in Altoona.  It commemorates the first public tour of the mansion 100 years ago, features hor d’oeuvres, drinks and entertainment, plus the opening of the newly-renovated Blue Room.  Tickets are $40, available by calling 942-3916 or on-line at through September 4th
The Blair County Antique Auto Club and The City of Altoona will host the 9th Annual Downtown Cruise 2:30 to 8pm Saturday September 5th.  Admission is free; to display and cruise donation is $4.  Food will be sold by local charities, music by Band of Gold.  For information call 943-1939
The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind is having a Ham & Cheese Sandwich Sale for delivery Monday September 14th.  Minimum order is 5 sandwiches, at $3 each.  Orders must be made by Noon Friday September 4th.  For information call 944-2021
Faith Baptist Café’s September Free Community Meal will be 11:30 to 1 Saturday the 5th.  Menu is a Fish sandwich, Macaroni & Cheese, Cole Slaw and dessert.  If you need transportation, call 944-2894 by 3pm the day before.  The church is at 315 40th Street in Altoona
The United States Air Force Band and The Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission present a Free Concert by USAF Airmen of Note Live! 7pm Saturday September 5th at the Altoona Area High School.  Doors open 6:30, tickets will be held until 15 minutes before the show, and are available at the 6th Ward Center, 2101 5th Avenue 9 to 4 Monday through Friday
The Hollidaysburg Community Band will present a Free Concert 6pm Labor Day Monday September 7th at Canal basin Park.  Bring lawn chairs or blankets.  Rain location is the First United Methodist Church at Allegheny and Jones Street
The Blair County Game, Fish and Forestry Association’s 77th Annual Ox Roast Festival will be Sunday and Labor Day Monday September 6th and 7th.  As part of the 100th anniversary celebration. They have 3D archery field events, food and more.  Admission is free.  For information log onto or call 942-8522
The UPMC Altoona Foundation and UPMC Cancer Center are hosting a Cancer Survivors Appreciation Picnic Saturday September 19th at DelGrosso’s Amusement Park in Tipton.  It’s free to all who have been touched by cancer.  A meal will be provided for those attending; discounted ride passes are available for purchase.  Deadline for registration is September 7th on-line at or by calling 889-6740
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is hosting a free Family Discovery Day Seminar to assist people researching their family roots.  There’ll also be children and teen activities and lunch provided.  It’s 9 to 3 Saturday September 12th at the church on Lower Brush Mountain Road off Frankstown Road.  For information call 696-4244
The Altoona Area Public Library has a Lego Club for area children 6 to 12.  It meets Alternate Mondays at 6:30 and Tuesdays at 5:30 starting September 14.  Registration is required by calling 946-0417
The 18th Annual Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospice Chili Bowl Cook-Off is 5 to 9pm Thursday September 17th at the Clearfield Fairgrounds Expo II Building.  There’ll be live entertainment and children’s activities.  For information call 768-2012
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The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics August 24th-28th 2015
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