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CALENDAR OF EVENTS


The annual Mayfest celebration will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28, on Washington Street, with food, live music, displays, activities and fun for the entire family. The annual Mayfest celebration will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28, on Washington Street, with food, live music, displays, activities and fun for the entire family. April 23

Huntingdon — Huntingdon County Library will host Preschool Story Time at 10:30 a.m., featuring stories, songs and crafts for children ages 3-5.

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Huntingdon — The Juniata River Paddlers will host a Monday Night Paddle beginning at 5 p.m. each Monday through October. The location and details are posted on the group’s Facebook page. All kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddleboarders are invited to explore the area’s waterways each week.

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April 24


The annual Redbud Quilt Guild quilt show will be held Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28, at the Huntingdon Community Center. The annual Redbud Quilt Guild quilt show will be held Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28, at the Huntingdon Community Center. Huntingdon — “Celebrate Grace,” an addiction recovery and support group, will meet from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Abbey Church, Sixth and Church streets, Huntingdon. Free child care available. For more information, call 643- 1340 or 360-1340.

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Huntingdon — The Spring Thaw, youth art and writing exhibition, will be on display noon to 6 p.m. at The Art Space, 212 Fourth St., Huntingdon. For more information, visit www.huntingdoncountyarts.com.

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Huntingdon — The Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association will host Talking Stick Tuesdays; A Metaphysical Salon with Dana Jefferson and Tandra Karner at 7 p.m. Sundays at 313 Fourth St. Details can be found at www.hhwa.org.

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April 25

Huntingdon — The Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association will host a Shamanic Drumming Circle with Dana Jefferson at 7 p.m. Sundays at 313 Fourth St. Participants who have not done a shamanic journey are asked to come at 6:30 p.m. for instruction. Details can be found at www.hhwa.org.

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April 26

Huntingdon — The Spring Thaw, youth art and writing exhibition, will be on display noon to 6 p.m. at The Art Space, 212 Fourth St., Huntingdon. For more information, visit www.huntingdoncountyarts.com.

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April 27

Huntingdon — The Spring Thaw, youth art and writing exhibition, will be on display noon to 6 p.m. at The Art Space, 212 Fourth St., Huntingdon. For more information, visit www.huntingdoncountyarts.com.

April 27--2--8

Huntingdon — The 27th annual Huntingdon Quilt Show sponsored by the Redbud Quilt Guild will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Huntingdon Community Center, located at 310 Fifth Street. There will be homemade crafts, quilts, the guild challenge, demonstrations and door prizes. This year, the featured quilter will be guild member, Janet Dunlap, and the judge will be Jane Ann Schaffer from DuBois. The guild member only challenge will be a wall hanging with anything “Red, White and Blue.” For quilt registration forms or more information about the upcoming quilt show, like the Redbud Quilt Guild on Facebook, see their web page, or call 506-8529.

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April 28

Mount Union — First United Methodist Church, 15 W. Shirley St., will host Griefshare, a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing grief and loss, from 2-4 p.m. Sundays. GriefShare features 13 weeks of nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include “Is This Normal?,” “The Challenges of Grief,” “Grief and Your Relationships,” “Why?” and “Guilt and Anger.” For more information or to register for Griefshare, call the church at 542-2550.

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Huntingdon — The Spring Thaw, youth art and writing exhibition, will be on display 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Art Space, 212 Fourth St., Huntingdon. For more information, visit www.huntingdoncountyarts.com.

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Huntingdon — An awards ceremony will be held for the Spring Thaw, youth art and writing exhibition, at 3 p.m. at The Art

Space, 212 Fourth St.,

Huntingdon. For more information, visit www.huntingdoncountyarts.com.

Huntingdon — The annual Mayfest celebration will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Washington Street, with food, live music, displays, activities and fun for the entire family. A dance will follow from 5-8 p.m. with a live band.

Oneida Township — The Stone Creek Valley Lions will hold their monthly Hootenanny from 6-9:30 p.m. at the Lions Barn on Cold Springs Road. The kitchen will open at 4:30 p.m. with a turkey special. The April recipient is Justine (Keller) Ilja.

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Altoona — The public is invited to tour Fort Roberdeau’s Pollinator Garden with Dr. Stan Kotala from 11 a.m. to noon. Discover how to grow native plants that sustain those little pollinators, which are so necessary for human and wildlife food production. Then, make and take a shelter for the lovely, gentle, orchard mason bee with Jody Wallace, a/k/a “The Creature Teacher.” No registration necessary. Meet at Fort Roberdeau’s White Oak Hall, 383 Fort Roberdeau Road, Altoona.

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April 30

Huntingdon — Huntingdon County Library will host Preschool Story Time at 10:30 a.m., featuring stories, songs and crafts for children ages 3-5.

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Huntingdon — The Juniata River Paddlers will host a Monday Night Paddle beginning at 5 p.m. each Monday through October. The location and details are posted on the group’s Facebook page. All kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddleboarders are invited to explore the area’s waterways each week.

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May 2

Huntingdon — The Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association will host its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at 313 Fourth Street. Details can be found at www.hhwa.org.

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May 3

Doylesburg — The Path Valley Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Doylesburg Community Center, 2105 Path Valley Road, Doylesburg. The program will be presented by Alice McFeeley Meloy, author of “One Small Valley.” All are welcome and a meet and greet with Meloy will also be held. For additional information, call Tammy Adams at (717)349- 2853.

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May 7

Huntingdon — The Juniata River Paddlers will host a Monday Night Paddle beginning at 5 p.m. each Monday through October. The location and details are posted on the group’s Facebook page. All kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddleboarders are invited to explore the area’s waterways each week.

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May 9

Huntingdon — The Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association will host a Shamanic Drumming Circle with Dana Jefferson at 7 p.m. Sundays at 313 Fourth St. Participants who have not done a shamanic journey are asked to come at 6:30 p.m. for instruction. Details can be found at www.hhwa.org.

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May 14

Huntingdon — SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) will meet at 7 p.m. at the Stone Church of the Brethren, located at 17th and Moore streets. For more information, visit huntingdonsurj@gmail.com or showingupforracialjustice.org.

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Huntingdon — An essential oils class will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Pennsylvania Room of the Huntingdon County Library. Each month will feature a new oil and its uses for the body and the mind. ---

Huntingdon — The Juniata River Paddlers will host a Monday Night Paddle beginning at 5 p.m. each Monday through October. The location and details are posted on the group’s Facebook page. All kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddleboarders are invited to explore the area’s waterways each week.

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May 19

Huntingdon — The Knit Wits knitting group meets from 1-3 p.m. in the Pennsylvania Room of the Huntingdon County Library.

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May 21

Huntingdon — The Juniata River Paddlers will host a Monday Night Paddle beginning at 5 p.m. each Monday through October. The location and details are posted on the group’s Facebook page. All kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddleboarders are invited to explore the area’s waterways each week.

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June 4

Huntingdon — The Juniata River Paddlers will host a Monday Night Paddle beginning at 5 p.m. each Monday through October. The location and details are posted on the group’s Facebook page. All kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddleboarders are invited to explore the area’s waterways each week.

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June 6

Huntingdon — The Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association will host its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at 313 Fourth Street. Details can be found at www.hhwa.org.

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Mapleton — A grand opening celebration of the Jack’s River Access recreation and boat launches in Mapleton and Mount Union will be held throughout the weekend with demonstrations, vendors and campgrounds.

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June 11

Huntingdon — SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) will meet at 7 p.m. at the Stone Church of the Brethren, located at 17th and Moore streets. For more information, visit huntingdonsurj@gmail.com or showingupforracialjustice.org.

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Huntingdon — An essential oils class will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Pennsylvania Room of the Huntingdon County Library. Each month will feature a new oil and its uses for the body and the mind.

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Huntingdon — The Juniata River Paddlers will host a Monday Night Paddle beginning at 5 p.m. each Monday through October. The location and details are posted on the group’s Facebook page. All kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddleboarders are invited to explore the area’s waterways each week.

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June 13

Huntingdon — The Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association will host a Shamanic Drumming Circle with Dana Jefferson at 7 p.m. Sundays at 313 Fourth St. Participants who have not done a shamanic journey are asked to come at 6:30 p.m. for instruction. Details can be found at www.hhwa.org.

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June 16

Huntingdon — The Knit Wits knitting group meets from 1-3 p.m. in the Pennsylvania Room of the Huntingdon County Library.

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June 18

Huntingdon — The Juniata River Paddlers will host a Monday Night Paddle beginning at 5 p.m. each Monday through October. The location and details are posted on the group’s Facebook page. All kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddleboarders are invited to explore the area’s waterways each week.

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June 25

Huntingdon — The Juniata River Paddlers will host a Monday Night Paddle beginning at 5 p.m. each Monday through October. The location and details are posted on the group’s Facebook page. All kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddleboarders are invited to explore the area’s waterways each week.

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June 30

Oneida Twp. — The second annual bazaar to benefit the Pennsylvania Lions Beacon Lodge Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stone Creek Valley Lions Barn, 5303 Cold Springs Road, Huntingdon. The event is being held in conjunction with the annual Lions Beacon Lodge Open horseshoe tournament. Vendors are sought. For more information, call Sherri Honstine at 643-1348.

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July 2

Huntingdon — The Juniata River Paddlers will host a Monday Night Paddle beginning at 5 p.m. each Monday through October. The location and details are posted on the group’s Facebook page. All kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddleboarders are invited to explore the area’s waterways each week.

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