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March 21, 2019



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Thursday, March 21

Red Cross Bloodmobile – 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Penstan, 401 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona. To schedule an appointment, call (800) RED-CROSS or visit http://www.redcrossblood.org.

AARP Driver Safety Class – 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 21 and March 22, Hollidaysburg Area Public Library. Reservations: (814) 442-1648.

DESA Horseshoe Curve Chapter No. 37 Luncheon Meeting – noon, Martinsburg Fire Hall. Randy Acker, Martinsburg fire chief, will be the guest speaker. Reservations: 793-3958 by Monday, March 18. $

Red Cross Bloodmobile – noon to 5:30 p.m., Everett Church of God. To schedule an appointment, call (800) RED-CROSS or visit http://www.redcrossblood.org.

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

Martinsburg Business & Professional Women’s Club’s Meeting – 5:45 p.m., Homewood at Martinsburg’s Concord Room. Natalie Bolatto, branch manager of First National Bank, will be the guest speaker. Reservations were due March 14. $

Little Rock Natural Remedies Class – 6 p.m., Little Rock Natural Remedies, 908 Spruce St., Roaring Spring. “Spring Cleaning – The Chemical-Free Home.” Information and registration: 695-0624.

Lifetree Café – 6:30 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, 133 Main St., Woodbury. “Angels: Are They Reaching Out to You?” Childcare available.

Shotgun Shoots – 7 p.m., Raver’s Gap Sportsmen’s Club. Every Thursday through March 28. All guns will be gauged. Meat Prizes.

Blair County Genealogical Society – 7 p.m., Roller-Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road, Hollidaysburg. Carol Adams and Margaret Skrivseth will discuss “Super Strategies of Genealogy.”

Health By Choice Education and Research – 7 to 8:30 p.m., Sheetz Entrepreneur Center, 1309 11th Ave., Altoona. Speakers: Dr. Ralph Miranda – “Candida, Yeast Fungus: What does it mean for my health”; Dr. Steve McNeal – “Reclaiming Your Posture: How you got that slump and how to get rid of it.” Information: 766-2182 or http://www.hbcer.org.

Friday, March 22

Blair County Health and Welfare Council – 8:30 to 10 a.m., The Arc of Blair County, Altoona. Information: http://www.blairhealthandwelfare.org.

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

Preschool Storytime – 10:30 a.m., Martinsburg Community Library. For ages 3 and up.

Musical Entertainment – 10:45 a.m., Williamsburg Senior Center. Music by George Dempsie, Maureen Edwards and Susan Lytle. Information: Jamie Houck, senior center coordinator, 832-3625.

Fish Fry – 4 p.m., Imler Area Volunteer Fire Co. Take-outs available. Every Friday through April 12. $

Bill’s Classic Country & Rock n Roll Music – 6:30 to 10 p.m., Woodbury Area Community Center. Rene & The Hickory Wind. $

Saturday, March 23

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

Spring Cove Junior Legion Baseball Tryouts – noon and 2 p.m., Roaring Spring American Legion gym, 300 Poplar St. Players who turn ages 12-16 in calendar year 2019 and live in Spring Cove, Claysburg, Williamsburg and Tussey Mountain school districts are eligible. Tryout fee collected at tryout. $

200 Club Fundraising Dinner – Bedford American Legion. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Dinner with wings and spaghetti, cash drawing, basket raffle and games of chance. Proceeds will be used to help build a new beef barn at the Bedford Fairgrounds. Tickets: Bedford Fair Office, Long’s Outpost in New Paris, Kay Kring at (814) 839-4491 or Traci Guyer at (814) 285-6880. $

Cove Community Chorus’ Spring Concert – 7 p.m. March 23 and 2 p.m. March 24, Spring Cove Middle School auditorium, Roaring Spring. Tickets: available from chorus members and at the following locations: The Music Emporium in the Walmart Plaza, Altoona; Burget’s Hardware, Curryville; Thompson’s Pharmacy, Hollidaysburg; Mamie’s Café, Martinsburg; Roaring Spring True Value Department Store; Nic’s Grab N Go, Williamsburg; HeBrews Coffee Co., Bedford; and The Book Center, Cumberland, Maryland. $

Sunday, March 24

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.

Turkey Dinner – 11 a.m. until ?, Friendship Fire Co., Roaring Spring. Take-outs available. $

Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers – 2 p.m., extension office, 499 Manor Drive, Ebensburg. The topics will be nectar, pollen and propolis. Information: (814) 472-7637, [email protected] or http://www.ccbee.org.

Monday, March 25

Presentation – 10 a.m., Givler Cultural Center, Homewood at Martinsburg. Joe Murgo, chief meteorologist at WTAJ-TV 10, Altoona, will discuss the weather.

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.

Manna on Monday – noon to 1 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Roaring Spring. The menu will consist of ham spread sandwich, soup, chips and dessert. The meal is free to the community and all are welcome.

Little Rock Natural Remedies Class – 6 p.m., Little Rock Natural Remedies, 908 Spruce St., Roaring Spring. “Essential Oils 101.”Learn how Victoria uses essential oils for pleasure, medicinal, cleaning and more. Information and registration: 695-0624.

Williamsburg Women’s Civic Club – 7 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Williamsburg. Trip to Rome, by Becky Smith and the Williamsburg High School Travel Club. Information: Donna Tate, 832-2704.

Tuesday, March 26

Blair County Chamber of Commerce Educational Workshop – 7:30 to 9 a.m., Park Hills Golf Club, Altoona. “Juul Is Definitely NOT Cool” will address the growing epidemic of Juuling by young people and why parents should be concerned. Cost includes a full breakfast buffet. Reservations: 943-8151 or http://www.blairchamber.com. $

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.

Parkinson’s Support Group – 2 p.m., Legends Game Room in the Southview Building, Homewood at Martinsburg.

Lego Robots Class – 4:30 to 6 p.m., Martinsburg Community Library.

Outlander Book Club – 6 p.m., Martinsburg Community Library. Discussion of Book Two in the series.

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.

Vespers – 7 p.m., Bice Memorial Chapel and Givler Cultural Center, Homewood at Martinsburg. Faith United Church of Christ choir, Altoona, directed by Claire White.

Wednesday, March 27

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

Red Cross Bloodmobile – 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Slep Student Center, Penn State Altoona. To schedule an appointment, call (800) RED-CROSS or visit http://www.redcrossblood.org.

Pre-Business Planning Seminar – 5 to 7 p.m., St. Francis University Small Business Development Center, 117 Evergreen Drive, Loretto. Topics to be discussed will be feasibility issues, marketing, recordkeeping, business plans, legal issues, regulations/taxes and financing. Pre-registration required 48 hours prior to scheduled date. Pre-registration: SBDC at (814) 472-3200 or [email protected]

Turkey Shoots – 7:30 p.m., Henrietta Sportsmen’s Club. Every Wednesday through April 3.

Thursday, March 28

Red Cross Bloodmobile – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Operation Services Center, 243 Sheetz Way, Claysburg. To schedule an appointment, call (800) RED-CROSS or visit http://www.redcrossblood.org.

Bedford County Farm Bureau’s Spring Information Meeting and Luncheon – Hoss’s Steak & Sea House, Bedford. Luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. Sam Kieffer, chief administrative office for Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, will speak on “Issues That Are Affecting Agriculture and Farm Bureau Today and In the Future.” Reservations by Thursday, March 21: Jane Yoder at (814) 276-3123 or [email protected] $

Lifetree Café – 6:30 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, 133 Main St., Woodbury. “Family Do-Over: Is it Ever Too Late?” Childcare available.

Shotgun Shoots – 7 p.m., Raver’s Gap Sportsmen’s Club. Every Thursday through March 28. All guns will be gauged. Meat Prizes.

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