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Courtesy photo Members of the Cambria County Fair Queen Court preparing for Sunday’s Wounded Warrior Project basket fundraiser are (from left): Alexis Niebauer, Emily Kutskel, Hailey Pompa and Morgan Watt, 2017-18 Fair Queen.

Basket raffle to aid Wounded Warriors

EBENSBURG — Morgan Watt, the 2017-18 Cambria County Fair Queen, and the fair court will host a basket raffle to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

This event will be held Sunday in the Ag Building on the American Legion County Fairgrounds (formerly the Cambria County Fair). Doors will open at 1 p.m., and winners will be announced at 3 p.m.

Members of the community can get involved by making donations, attending the raffle or spreading awareness in the community about the event.

Wounded Warrior Project is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor and empower wounded military personnel. It supports warriors, their family members and caregivers by providing access to programs and services that meet their unique mental, physical and economic needs, free of charge, for life.

Theater camp accepting registrations

BEDFORD — Off Pitt Street Theater Company, 110 W. Pitt St., Suite 2, is offering two summer theater camp sessions for young and aspiring actors, writers, directors and designers.

Session I will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. June 11 to 15.

Session II will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 13 to 17.

Theater camps are for students ages 7 to 14. Reading fluency is required.

Students will be introduced to each component of play production from character and plot development to staging and costume design.

On the last day of camp, students will perform their completed original production. Each camper will receive a DVD of the performance.

Director Dawn Ziviello is the instructor.

Sessions cost $95 per camper ($50 for each additional sibling). Camp space is extremely limited.

To register, visit www.offpittstreet.com or call/text 310-1987. The registration deadline is June 4. A $25 deposit is required (per student) with the balance due on the first day of the session. Payments are accepted online or by phone. Paypal and all major credit cards accepted.

Historical society to meet in Everett

EVERETT — The Bloody Run Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. June 4 at the Everett Train Station Museum. Individuals interested in maintaining local history are welcome.

The museum is open for individual and group tours from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday through Octo-ber or by appointment. The collection is as much of the Everett community as it is railroad history.

The Everett High School graduation exhibit remains at the Everett Free Library through June.

Follow the society’s activities or check out the museum at www.bloodyrunhistory.org.

Color Fun Run Walk set for June 9

SCHELLSBURG — The Relay For Life of Bedford County’s 5K Color Fun Run Walk will be held June 9 at Shawnee State Park’s boat rental area. Registration is at 9 a.m., and the event begins at 10 a.m.

This is a noncompetitive family fun event.

The cost to participate is $30 for adults, $25 for children ages 4 to 12 and $10 for dogs.

Registration is available on the day of the event or through the Eventbrite website.

For more information, contact Jeff at 979-7625 or jen.barron@cancer.org.

Sestercentennial celebration June 22-24

WARRIORS MARK — Warriors Mark Township in Huntingdon County turns 250 this year, and community members have organized a weekend celebration.

The celebration will begin with a parade at 6:30 p.m. June 22, beginning near Deerfield Circle and ending at the Warriors Mark Fire Company Carnival Grounds. Take a lawn chair to the carnival grounds for entertainment by DJ Chris Shuey and an opening ceremony. The food booth at the carnival grounds will be open.

June 23 events are planned at several locations.

The Warriors Mark Grange Hall will be transformed into a museum from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. with historical displays, antique machinery, live entertainment by Steinbeiser’s and Friends and Smash the Windows, presentations by local historians and a self-guided cemetery tour.

A time capsule will be opened and a new time capsule will be filled. Take items to the Grange Hall to be place in the time capsule. A burial ceremony is scheduled for 4:15 p.m. and marked for opening during the 300th anniversary.

Town and Country Animal Hospital will host an open house. A vendor/craft fair with more than 20 registered vendors and crafters will be held at the Warriors Mark Carnival Grounds.

Children’s activities will be held at the carnival grounds, including a petting zoo organized by the local 4H Club and the second annual car, truck and tractor show presented by the fire company with DJ entertainment by R&B Productions. Take a lawn chair. Food and refreshments can be purchased at the grange hall and the carnival grounds.

The celebration will end on June 24 with a community picnic at the Warriors Mark Carnival Grounds from 1 to 3 p.m. Meat, drink and place settings will be provided. Take a covered dish to share.

For more information, visit www.facebook.com

/WarriorsMark250th or email warriorsmark250th

@gmail.com.

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