Coronavirus-related closings

The following are newly canceled or postponed events.

To submit a canceled or postponed event, email the information to news@altoonamirror.com. Include event name or description, when it had been scheduled, if it is canceled or postponed, new time, date and location if rescheduled and a phone number or email that people can use if they have questions. For Mirror verification purposes, in a separate paragraph, include your name and phone number.


— The Blair County Historical Society has canceled its Wednesday, April 15, lecture at the Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum titled “Vanished Altoona — Views of Lost and Forgotten Altoona Buildings,” by Michael Farrow. It may be rescheduled at a later date.

— The Blair County Historical Society has postponed its “Paranormal Seminar and Ghost Hunt,” scheduled for Saturday, April 25, at Baker Mansion. It will be rescheduled later in the year.

— The Blair County Historical Society’s Easter Egg Hunt set for April 11 has been canceled.

— The Altoona Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestra Teresa Cheung, has canceled the March concert “The Voice of Deliverance,” which was originally scheduled for March 21, but postponed, and the April concert, “Lasting Inspiration,” scheduled for Saturday, April 18.

The schedule for the May Pops concert, “A Salute to the Boston Pops,” is still uncertain. Ticket holders will be able to use their existing tickets for the March/April concerts to exchange for general admittance to any upcoming concert held outside the Mishler Theatre or as a voucher to purchase a ticket from the Mishler Theatre box office for any Altoona Symphony Concert held at the Mishler through May 2021.

Patrons also may choose to donate the purchase amount of their tickets to the Altoona Symphony Orchestra as a tax-deductible donation. For more information, call 814-943-2500.

— The owners of the Logan Valley Mall — Mason Asset Management and Namdar Realty Group — have announced that the mall will stay closed until further notice because of the spread of the COVID-19 virus.


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