Across the area

Blue Knob to host ‘Knob Jam’

CLAYSBURG — Blue Knob All Seasons Resort in Claysburg will hold “Knob Jam,” a rail jam competition, at 1 p.m. Saturday in the resort’s terrain park.

A rail jam is an event where skiers and snowboarders perform a variety of tricks on terrain park features, such as boxes, rails and pipes. Registration will be from 10 a.m. to noon.

The cost is $25, which does not include a lift ticket. Helmets are required for all participants, and those younger than 18 will require parent or guardian.

For more information, call 239-5111. The event is sponsored by Sk8-1-4 Acton Sports Park in Altoona and All One Kind Skateboards.

Blue Knob All Seasons Resort operates in cooperation with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and Blue Knob State Park.

AFSCME cancels February meeting

DUNCANSVILLE — The regular meeting of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Retirees Sub-chapter 8306, originally scheduled for Wednesday, has been canceled.

Association for Blind sets programs

The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing.

All programs are at 10 a.m. Unless otherwise stated, programs are held at 300 Fifth Ave., Altoona.

For more information, call 944-2021. Programs are open to the public.

Wednesday– “Lung Disease,” Sherri Strayer, Lung Disease Center of Central Pennsylvania.

Feb. 14 — Shopping at Dollar Tree.

Feb. 21 — “Heart Health Awareness Month,” Michelle Fincik-Girdany, Home Nursing Agency.

Feb. 28 — Outing: A day at the movies.

Historical society to meet Monday

EVERETT — The Bloody Run Historical Society will meet Monday at Kelly’s Scenic View Restaurant for a Dutch treat lunch at 1 p.m., with an important meeting to follow.

All board members and anyone interested in maintaining Everett community history is urged to attend.

Dues will be collected for 2018. Dues are $15 for an individual and $20 for a family. Dues can also be mailed to Karen Foor, 831 West St., Everett, PA 15537.