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 daily and may be moved indoors or canceled during inclement weather.

Allegheny Portage Railroad Van Tour, 1 p.m. Saturday. The tour is free, but space is limited and reservations are required.

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.

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

“Tales of the Great Flood Ranger Talks,” 10:55 a.m., 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 event, no reservations required.

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

Moonlight Walk Around Shawnee Lake, 9 p.m. Saturday, meet at the beach entrance of the No. 2 parking lot. Dogs are permitted and participants should take a flashlight.

Biometics: Nature-Tested and Approved, 7 p.m. Sunday, HIstoric & Interpre-tive Center, free presentation

Whipple Dam State Park, 3746 Laurel Run Road, Petersburg,


Whipple Dam Heritage Day, Saturday afternoon programs and 7 p.m. concert with Erin Condo and her Hoofties, on the beach. A $5 donation is suggested.

History of Whipple Dam State Park, 2 p.m. Saturday, held at the beach.

History of the Owl’s Gap CCC Camp, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, held at the beach.

Park programs will be published on Wednesdays. State parks and recreation areas should fax their programs to 946-7540 or email community@altoonamirror.com.


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