Couple complete veterans' memorial
TYRONE - Marilyn and Don Boytim of Tyrone completed the Veterans' Memorial Project at Charlottesville Cemetery, just in time for Memorial Day.
They offered special thanks to Joe Ieraci, Randy Showalter and Martin's Garden Center for their contributions.
Marilyn Boytim adjusts flags on a veterans’ memorial project at Charlottesville Cemetery, Tyrone.
Royer Mansion plans craft fair
WILLIAMSBURG - Royer Mansion will hold a Spring-Time Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the mansion, which is on Route 866, five miles south of Williamsburg and eight miles north of Martinsburg.
The fair will feature a book signing by local author Katrina Waddington, tables full of affordable antiques and creative crafts from local vendors, a wide variety of flowers and plants from local greenhouses and information about affordable rental opportunities for family gatherings, club events, weddings, parties and retreats.
A catered lunch will be available for purchase.
Admission is $2 per person; children under 12 are free.
A list of vendors is available at onlyinthecove.com.
Proceeds from the fair will support the upkeep and expenses necessary to keep Royer Mansion open to the public.
Senior driving programs offered
Seniors for Safe Driving will hold several highway safety education programs for seniors ages 55 and older in the area.
The programs are certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The successful completion of the program makes senior drivers eligible for a 5 percent discount on their automobile insurance premiums, across the board, for a period of three years. Receiving the discount is mandated by Pennsylvania state law.
Those who have never participated in a senior driving program previously must attend a two-day (four hours each) or one-day eight-hour standard class. To qualify for a one-day refresher program, seniors must have attended a senior driving program in the past.
To register for a class, call 800-559-4880 or visit www.seniorsforsafedriving.com.
Upcoming classes include:
June 9 - 4 to 8 p.m., DuBois Library.
June 14 and July 12 - 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., UPMC Altoona
July 18 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Windy Hill Village, Philipsburg.
Singles dance set for Saturday
STATE COLLEGE - SinglesMakingConnections.
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Admission is $8, which includes snacks and music by a DJ. Participants must be at least 21 years old. ID will be required.
For more information, call 867-7771 or email SinglesMakingConnections@yahoo.com
Back-to-school giveaway items sought
CRESSON - The Cresson Alliance Church, 908 Fourth St., is looking for donations for its eight annual back-to-school clothing giveaway, which will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 16.
Over the years, the church has given away more than 500 backpacks filled with school supplies, as well as school clothes, winter coats and shoes for area families.
Donations will be accepted through the end of July. All clothing should be new or gently used, child's size 4 through adult sizes and appropriate for school-aged children.
Needed items include backpacks, coats, school supplies, scarves, pencil boxes, pencils/pens, hats, notebooks (spiral bound), folders, mittens/gloves, glue sticks, erasers, all types of clothing, new underwear and socks, toiletries (any size), shampoo/conditioner, body wash/soaps, shoes/boots, toothbrushes/toothpaste/dental floss, lotions, combs, lip balm and coupons for free children's haircuts.
For more information, call Cindy Conway at 935-1391.
Civil War meeting is Wednesday
BELLWOOD - The public is invited to a meeting about the Civil War at 7 p.m.?Wednesday at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library.
Doak Marasco will speak on the 125th Pennsylvania and the 208th Pennsylvania. He will bring Civil War artifacts and firearms.
Killbuck Dancers to hold classes
PATTON - The Killbuck Square Dancers will start beginner sessions at 7:30 p.m. June 2 at the Queen of Peace Social Hall.
Couples, singles and families of any age are welcome to come and learn the new modern dance patterns. The first two weeks are free.
For more information, call Tom Miller, caller, at 687-4389 or Grace at 674-8762.