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Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers

March 18, 2013 Habitat for Humanity is in need of volunteers for its upcoming build at 1513 N. Eighth Ave., Altoona. If you would like to volunteer, contact the office at 943-3480 or hfhbc@verizon. more »»

Red Cross invites public to office dedication

March 18, 2013 The American Red Cross will host a grand opening celebration from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the new location of the Southern Alleghen­ies office at 415 Orchard Ave., Suite 1, Altoon. more »»

Gardening classes offered at Discovery Garden

March 17, 2013 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Garden­ing enthusiasts are invited to attend a series of gardening classes held in cooperation with Hollidaysburg Borough and Penn State Extension. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. more »»

Cresson Lions plan pancake breakfast

March 17, 2013 CRESSON — The Cresson Lions Club will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 24 at the Cresson American Legion Post, Ashcroft Avenue. Advance tickets are $5.50 for adults and $4. more »»

Kiwanis Club plans pancake breakfast

March 17, 2013 The Kiwanis Club of Altoona will hold its annual pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 23 at Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, Altoona. more »»

Group donates quilts for cancer patients

March 11, 2013 The Bonnie Hunter Club of Bedford donated 12 lap quilts to Tower 14 for patients receiving chemotherapy at Altoona Regional Health System, with many more to com. more »»

Nominations invited for ‘20 Under 40’

March 11, 2013 The Mirror is now accepting nominations for its sixth edition of “20 Under 40,” which will recognize 20 deserving community members younger than 40 years old in the June edition of Blair Living. more »»

Applications available for Ebensburg art show

March 10, 2013 EBENSBURG — The Ebensburg “Art in Bloom” Committee is now accepting applications for the 15th annual Ebensburg Spring Art Show, scheduled for April 27 and 28 at the Cam­bria County Courthouse. more »»

Arthritis walk set for May 11

March 10, 2013 JOHNSTOWN — The Cen­tral Pennsyl­vania Arthritis Walk will take place at 9 a.m. May 11 on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. more »»

Zumbathon to benefit two nonprofits

March 6, 2013 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School Key Club and Hollidaysburg Tiny Tigers will sponsor a Zumbathon to benefit March of Dimes and American Heart Association in memory of Wade... more »»

Toy train swap meet is March 10

March 5, 2013 A toy train swap meet, sometimes referred to as Scalefest, is planned for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 10 at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

CORE to talk about organ donation

March 4, 2013 The Center for Organ Recovery and Education will host a panel discussion about organ donation from 5 to 7 p.m. March 11 at Altoona Area Public Librar. more »»

Picture Perfect Pet calendar to benefit humane society

February 28, 2013 The Central Pennsylvania Humane Society announced the start of its annual Picture Perfect Pet Calendar Contest for 2014. The contest features portraits of locally owned pets. more »»

St. Patrick’s Day race set for March 16

February 25, 2013 NEWRY The second annual St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run, One-Mile Fun Walk and Youth Events will be held March 16. Events start and finish in front of S. more »»

Library, hospital to sponsor health, safety fair March 2 in Bellwood

February 25, 2013 BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis Public Library and Tyrone Hospital will co-sponsor the seventh annual Family Health & Safety Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

PBR showcase is March 1

February 21, 2013 The Pauline Baker Rodgers School of Dance will present “PBR Showcase 2013,” featuring the national championship competition team and the corps de ballet, at 7 p.m. more »»

United Way to host comedy night April 4 at Blair County Convention Center

February 20, 2013 United Way of Blair County announces its inaugural signature event, “Laugh United,” to be held April 4 at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona. more »»

Juniata College to host Career Day on Feb. 22

February 15, 2013 HUNTINGDON — Juniata College will hold a Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center intramural gym on campus. more »»

Contestants sought for Pennsylvania U.S.A. Ambassador Pageant April 28

February 13, 2013 The U.S.A. Ambassador State Pageant for Pennsylvania is accepting registrations for contestants. The pageant will be held on April 28 at the Ramada Altoona Conference Center. The Pennsylvania U.S.A. more »»

CPHS announces dates for most popular events

February 6, 2013 After a flurry of committee meetings, the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society announced confirmation of the local non-profit animal shelter’s popular fundraising events for 2013. more »»

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