Park programs

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

“A Day in the Life: Working on the Allegheny Portage Railroad,” 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. through Sept. 29. Programs vary on a daily basis and may be moved indoors or canceled during bad weather.

Blue Knob State Park, Pavia, 276-3576

“Trees,” 7 p.m. Friday, Buck Hill Amphitheater. Learn about local trees and make a tree leaf booklet containing some of the common trees of the area. All ages are welcome.

“Birds,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Buck Hill Amphitheater. Learn about bird habitats, food options, water sources and safety issues.

“Animal Traces,” 10 a.m. Sunday, Buck Hill Amphithe-ater.

Fort Roberdeau Historic Site and Natural Area, 383 Fort Roberdeau Road, Altoona, 946-0048

Open for tours, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission fees: $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children under age 12.

Greenwood Furnace State Park, 15795 Greenwood Road, Huntingdon, 667-1800

“Carrie Furnaces-The Next Generation,” 7:30 p.m. Satur-day, campground amphitheatre. This presentation looks at the history of the preserved Carrie Furnaces through a series of artistic photos taken of the site.

Johnstown Flood National Memorial, St. Michael, 495-4643

“Tales of the Great Flood Ranger Talks,” 1:55 and 2:55 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:55 a.m. and 2:55 p.m. Friday through Sunday through Sept. 29. Free.

Journey Around Lake Conemaugh Van Tour, 1 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Sept. 29. Tours are free, but reservations are recommended. 886-6170

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

“Of Hawks and Owls,” 7 p.m. Sunday, Historic & Interpretive Center, free presentation.

Parks should fax their programs to 946-7540 or email community@altoonamirror.com.

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