Yard sale to benefit humane society
Sue Diehl is organizing the annual indoor yard sale at the Juniata Civic Center, 206 W. 12th Ave., Juniata, and will be collecting items for the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society in Altoona.
The sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Sue Diehl helps out regularly at the Central?Pennsylvania Humane Society.
Items needed at the CPHS?shelter include treats, food and cleaning supplies.
Penn State senior to present short film
Jorden Heitkamp, along with his cast and crew, will premiere the short film, "The Romantic," at 4 p.m. April 27 in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. The screening is free and open to the public.
Written and directed by Heitkamp for his senior capstone, "The Romantic," stars students Matt Roland, Devony DiMattia, Matt Kresch and Abdoul Bah. The film is a psychological thriller and is intended for mature audiences only.
For more information, call the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at 949-5452 or visit www.altoona.psu.edu.
Mo Valley sets kindergarten registration
The Moshannon Valley School District will hold kindergarten registration for the 2014-15 school year on April 8.
Parents may receive preregistration forms and information by calling the Moshannon Valley Elementary School at 378-7683 or at the Moshannon Valley website.
All students must be preregistered before attending registration.
The child must be 5 years old on or before the first day of school. Proof of age must be presented (official birth certificate or record of birth), along with proof of immunizations.
Historical society announces events
EVERETT - The Bloody Run Historical Society has announced activities for April.
The society will meet at 7 p.m. today in the Everett Railroad Museum on Fifth Street.
The Everett Railroad and Community Museum reopens for the season on Saturday. It will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no charge for admission, but donations are encouraged to help maintain the facility. Volunteers are needed. If interested, call John Nebel, president, at 623-8850. Visit www.bloodyrunhistory.org for a look into the museum.
The April historical exhibit at the Everett Free Library provided by the society is the opportunity to visit the town of Everett as it was in 1905 via a panoramic map hand made by T.M. Fowler.
The map includes houses, streets, foliage, hills , schools, churches, businesses and the railroad. The exhibit may be visited during regular library hours. This map is titled "A Bird's Eye View of Everett, Pa."
The musical group Biscuits & Gravy will kick off the first open house at the Everett Railroad and Community Museum at 2 p.m. April 27. There is no admission charge, but donations are welcome and needed.
Quaint Corner plans egg hunt Saturday
The Quaint Corner Children's Museum will host an indoor Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the museum, 2000 Union Ave., Altoona, with a visit from?the Easter bunny.
Snacks, drinks and cookie decorating are included in the $3 admission for visitors over 2 years of age.
Member benefits include free entry to all events.
Those attending can explore the pirate ship, play dress-up and perform in the drama room, discover the Vet Center, Grocery Story and more.
Quaint Corner's hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
Juniata to host art history symposium
HUNTINGDON - Juniata College will host the ninth annual Central Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Art History Symposium on Saturday, starting at 9:15 a.m., as 16 students from 10 colleges make presentations on senior thesis research projects, internships or independent study projects throughout the day in Neff Lecture Hall in the von Liebig Center for Science on the Juniata campus.
"This conference gives students a unique opportunity to present their research, to hone their speaking skills and to share their ideas with an audience of their peers," said Karen J. Rosell, professor of art history at Juniata and coordinator for the symposium.
In addition to students from Juniata, student art history majors or museum studies majors from Bloomsburg University, Bucknell University, Franklin & Marshall College, Gettysburg College, Lebanon Valley College, Lycoming College, Muhlenberg College, Penn State University and Ursinus College will make presentations.
Each student will give a 15-minute oral presentation, followed by a few minutes for questions.
James A. Troha, president at Juniata will open the symposium at 9:15 a.m., welcoming the student presenters and their sponsoring faculty members.
All presentations are free and open to the public.
Fairview UMC?to host dance for all ages
Fairview United Methodist Church will host a dance from 6 to 8 p.m. April 21 at the church, 2214 Fifth St., Altoona. The dance is free to children of all ages. No church affiliation is necessary.
Children will be supervised at all times by Safe Sanctuary-certified church members, and snacks will be provided. This month's dance theme is "Easter."
For more information, call Rhonda at 330-6761 (leave a message).