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, 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.

Revolutionary War Days, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, major battle reenactments each afternoon at 3 p.m. Free admission and parking, take a lawn chair for seating.

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

“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 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

“Indian Tools and Weapons of the Shawnee Valley,” 7 p.m. Sunday, Historic & Interpretive Center, free presentation

Whipple Dam State Park, 3746 Laurel Run Road, Petersburg, 667-1800

Eric Ian Farmer, Music on the Beach, 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, $5 donation suggested.

Park programs will be published on Wednesdays. State parks and recreation areas t

hat wish to be included should fax their programs to 946-7540 or email community@altoona

mirror.com by noon the preceding Friday.


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