Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin, 886-6150
Evening on the Summit: Thirty Years of Bald Eagle Restoration in Pennsylvania, 8 p.m. Saturday, Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS, Summit Level Visitor Center Theater.
Heritage Hike: Hollidaysburg Canal Basin, 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Canal Basin Park parking lot on Bedford Street. The tour will cover about 2 to 3 miles, rain or shine. Wear comfortable, sturdy footwear. Tour is free, but reservations are required.
Blue Knob State Park, 124 Park Road, Imler, 276-3576
Scavenger Hunt, 7 p.m. Friday, Buck Hill Amphitheater. Children and adults are invited to hunt for unique and common objects around the park.
Lost Children of the Alleghenies Monument Bus Tour, 7 p.m. Saturday, meet at Chappell's Field to board the bus to the Lost Children's Monument.
Johnstown Flood National Memorial, St. Michael, 495-4643
"Journey Around Lake Conemaugh" van tour. Meet at the visitor center to join a ranger-guided van tour of the Johnstown Flood National Memorial, including the Clubhouse of the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club and the ruins of the South Fork Dam. The one-hour tours start at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. daily. The tour is free with $4 park admission.
Prince Gallitzin State Park, 966 Marina Road, Patton, 674-1000
Bat Count, 8 p.m. until sundown Friday, meet at the old barn along Long Road. Follow signs for parking. Bring a folding chair or blanket for seating and arrive a little early to sample from a bat buffet.
Pollinator Party, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, meet at Pavilion No. 3 at Muskrat Beach. Learn about the important pollinators of our area. Features include a relay race and fun craft for kids.
Nocturnal Notions Poetry Walk, 8 p.m. Saturday, meet at Point Trailhead parking lot, near the campground entrance on Beaver Valley Road. This 0.4 mile hike is appropriate for all ages. Wear sturdy shoes.
Library at the Lake, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, meet at the small pavilion near the campground office. This week's topic is butterflies. This event is for children ages 4-12 and they must be accompanied by an adult.
Nature at the Pond, noon to 2 p.m., nature table at Pickerel Pond. This week's theme is "Pollination Part-ners."
Shawnee State Park, 132 State Park Road, Schellsburg, 733-4218
Friday Evening Hiking Series - Lake Shore Trail, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, meet at Picnic Area No. 2 parking area near the boat rental. This hike is 3.4 miles long over easy terrain.
Whipple Dam State Park, Huntingdon, 733-2203
Intro to Backpacking Hike: Back Country Navigation, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, meet in front of the boat rental building. This is a 2.5 mile conditioning hike along Whipple Lake Trail. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring a snack and plenty of water.
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 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by the third Friday of the previous month.