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Thursday, July 18

Wellness Day – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Southern Blair Senior Center, East Freedom. Sponsored by Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries.

DESA Horseshoe Curve Chapter #37 Luncheon Meeting – noon, Martinsburg Fire Hall. Guest speaker: Roy Edmundson. $

Catholic Mass – 3 p.m., Bice Memorial Chapel and Givler Cultural Center, Homewood at Martinsburg.

Trap Shoots – 6 p.m., Martinsburg Sportsmen’s Club.

Duncansville Community Days – 6 to 10 p.m. July 18 and July 19 and 4 to 10 p.m. July 20, Duncansville Memorial Park.

Lifetree Café – 6:30 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, 133 Main St., Woodbury. “Declutter Your Life.” Participants will get practical steps for decluttering their homes and their schedules and living calmer, happier lives. Join us as we watch a filmed interview with Gretchen Rubin, author of the New York Times No. 1 best-selling book “The Happiness Project.”

Friday, July 19

Red Cross Bloodmobile – 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Station Medical Center, 1516 Ninth Ave., Altoona. To schedule an appointment, call (800) RED-CROSS or visit http://www.redcrossblood.org.

Ox Roast – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 19 and July 20, Morrisons Cove Memorial Park, Martinsburg. Entertainment nightly. Raffle drawing July 20. Sponsored by the Martinsburg Volunteer Fire Department..

Red Cross Bloodmobile – 12:30 to 5 p.m., Homewood at Martinsburg. To schedule an appointment, call (800) RED-CROSS or visit http://www.redcrossblood.org.

Allegheny Tractor Pulls – 6 p.m., Morrisons Cove Memorial Park, Martinsburg.

“Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto the Moon” – 6 and 7 p.m. July 19 and 1 and 2 p.m. July 20, Hollidaysburg Planetarium, Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School. Experience the events of Apollo 11 unfold as this show retells the story of that historic day. Reservations: http://www.astroprof.com. or call the planetarium at 693-3975 and leave a message. $

“Murder Inn” – 7:30 p.m. July 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27 and 2 p.m. July 21 and 28, The Playhouse at McConnellstown. Reservations: (814) 627-0311.

Saturday, July 20

Seniors for Safe Driving – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., UPMC Altoona. Registration: (800) 559-4880, (724) 283-8845, or http://www.SeniorsForSafeDriving.com.

Read to Feed Bookstore – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Woodbury Area Community Center. All proceeds will benefit the NBC Food Pantry.

Chicken Barbecue – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., or until sold out, Garver Memorial YMCA, Roaring Spring. Meal includes half chicken, baked beans, applesauce and dinner roll. $

Performance – 2 p.m., Givler Cultural Center, Homewood at Martinsburg. Keystone State Quartet will perform.

Ice Cream Festival – 4 to 7 p.m., Snake Spring Valley Church of the Brethren, 1411 Lower Snake Spring Valley Road, Everett.

Sunday, July 21

First Church of the Brethren, Roaring Spring – worship at 9:25 a.m .; Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. Dr. David Crumrine, director of ministry. 901 Bloomfield St.

Public Turkey Dinner – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Old Replogle Elementary Building, New Enterprise. Sponsored by the Southern Cove Volunteer Fire Co. and Auxiliary. $

Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers – 2 p.m., Altoona Lighthouse Men’s Christian Fellowship, 224 Woomer Road, Altoona. The topics will be all about the varroa mites. Information: (814) 472-7637, email [email protected] or visit http://www.ccbee.org.

Salemville Area Community Picnic – 4 p.m., German Seventh Day Baptist Church, 786 Golden Rule Drive, New Enterprise. Food at 5 p.m. Hot dogs and hamburgers provided while supplies last. Bring a dish and chair. Programs and games for children. Bounce house.

Monday, July 22

Prayer for the Nation and the Nations, 2 Chronicles 7:14 – noon to 1 p.m., Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church. Use State Street entrance for the Prayer Room. Information: church office at 793-2513.

Author Visit – 1:30 p.m., Martinsburg Community Library. Local children’s author Cathy Breisacher will share her new books. All are welcome.

Tuesday, July 23

AARP Safe Driver’s Refresher Course – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Southern Blair Senior Center, East Freedom.

Red Cross Bloodmobile – noon to 6 p.m., Altoona Blood Donation Center, 415 Orchard Ave. To schedule an appointment, call (800) RED-CROSS or visit http://www.redcrossblood.org.

Summer Reading Activity – 6 p.m., Martinsburg Community Library. Rey from Star Wars will offer a special story time/craft. Pre-registration: call the library at 793-3335 or visit the library.

Claysburg-East Freedom Ministerium Community Picnic – 6 p.m., Claysburg Area Community Park. Food and beverage provided by the Claysburg Area Community Churches. All are welcome.

Bingo – 6:30 p.m., Duncansville Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 8724, 1665 Newry Lane. All proceeds will benefit the Duncansville VFW Auxiliary and The Central Pennsylvania Food Share Program for the Veterans Food Bank.

Blair County Tea Party – 7 p.m., Bavarian Hall, 112 S. 13th St., Altoona. Robert Shannon, an Altoona native who has been at the leading edge of the Tea Party movement in central Virginia since 2009, will be the guest speaker.

Wednesday, July 24

Read to Feed Bookstore – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Woodbury Area Community Center. All proceeds will benefit the NBC Food Pantry.

Hearing Screenings and Hearing Aid Cleanings – 10 to 11:30 a.m., Williamsburg Senior Center.

Free Community CPR Education – 10 a.m. to noon and 6 to 8 p.m., Morrisons Cove Memorial Park, Martinsburg. Sponsored by Hollidaysburg Ambulance and Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. Pre-registration for either session: Jay Reilly at (814) 381-5889 or [email protected]

Summer Open House Series, “Walk-in Wednesdays” – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center. Every Wednesday through Aug. 7. Individuals interested in adult education programs may visit the GACTC to learn about the various programs and financial aid options, including veterans benefits, and tour the facility. Information: 941-8325 or visit http://www.GACTC.edu.

Concert – 6:30 p.m., Givler Cultural Center, Homewood at Martinsburg. Altoona Community Band will perform.

Thursday, July 25

Free Hearing Aid Cleanings and Screenings – 10:30 a.m., Southern Blair Senior Center, East Freedom.

Trap Shoots – 6 p.m., Martinsburg Sportsmen’s Club.

Lifetree Café – 6:30 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, 133 Main St., Woodbury. “Where’s the Justice? What to Do When Life Seems Unfair.” What do you do when life seems completely unfair? Join us as we discuss this and try to understand how to cope. Do you believe there are issues we need to fix in our justice system?

“Murder Inn” – 7:30 p.m. July 25, 26 and 27 and 2 p.m. July 28, The Playhouse at McConnellstown. Reservations: (814) 627-0311.

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