Park programs

Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, Gallitzin, 886-6150

Van Tour of Historic Portage Railroad, 1 p.m. Saturday, meet at the visitor center. Space is limited to 12 people, reservations are required.

Blue Knob State Park, Pavia, 276-3576

“Dragonflies and Damselflies,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Buck Hill Amphitheater, free program presented by Dr. Lane Loya.

“Bats,” 10 a.m. Sunday, Buck Hill Amphitheater, free program. A plan for building a bat roosting box will be available.

Johnstown Flood National Memorial,

St. Michael, 495-4643

“Evenings on the Lake: The Pennsylvania Railroad and the Johnstown Flood of 1889,” 7 p.m. Saturday, visitor center auditorium, free program.

Prince Gallitzin State Park, Patton, 674-1005

“Celebrate Pennsylvania! A History in Story and Song,” 6:30 p.m. Saturday, amphitheater. This family-friendly program features authentic instruments, folk songs, stories and lots of audience participation.

Family Geocaching, 1 p.m. Sunday, meet at the campground amphitheater. GPS units will be available to borrow on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Shawnee State Park, 132 State Park Road, Schellsburg, 733-4218

“Of Lost Continents and Geologic Upheavals,” 7 p.m. Sunday, Historic & Interpretive Center, free program.

Park programs will be published on Page D2 Wednesdays. State parks and recreation areas that wish to be included should fax their programs to 946-7540 by noon the preceding Friday.

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