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 inclement weather.

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

Star-Spangled Fourth of July, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Various activities and demonstrations, music, concessions and the Freedom Bell will be rung at 2 p.m.

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, Huntingdon, 667-1800

Unknown America, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, amphitheatre. Presenta-tion of 13 little-known fascinating stories of American history.

Johnstown Flood National Memorial, St. Michael,


“Tales of the Great Flood Ranger Talks,” 1:55 and 2:55 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 Cone-maugh Van Tour, 1 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Sept. 29. Tours are free, but reservations are recommended. 886-6170

Shawnee State Park, Schellsburg, 733-4218

Bits and Bites of the Bear, Beaver and Bobcat, 7 p.m. Sunday, Historic & Interpretive Center, free presentation.

State parks and recreation areas can fax their programs to 946-7540.