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2022-08-21 11:30:51 By : Ms. Fannie Fang

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Bedford County Democrats will meet Aug. 30 at Egolf Park for social hour at 6 p.m. and business at 7 p.m.

Chicken barbecue dinners will be served from noon until sold out on Aug. 20 at the Everett VFW Post 2088, West Seventh Street, off Route 26. Eat-in and take-out services will be available. Cost for meals with chicken and three sides will be $13 and for chicken only will be $10. To place an order, call 814-652-2411.

Schellsburg VFW Auxiliary will serve an all-you-can-eat breakfast Aug. 20, beginning at 8 a.m. There will be sausage links, fried potatoes, scrambled eggs, biscuits, sausage gravy, pancakes, roast, coffee and juice. Cost will be $10 for anyone ages 6 and older and free for ages 5 and younger.

Kennametal retired men’s group will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. Aug. 30 at Denny’s Restaurant, Bedford.

Freedom From Smoking classes will be held every Tuesday, Sept. 6 through Oct. 18, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Building, 203 S. Juliana St., Bedford. The classes, hosted by the Lung Disease Foundation of Central Pennsylvania, are free to attend and include free nicotine replacement therapy in the form of patches or gum and mints. Registration is required. Call 814-977-4455 to register or for more information.

Chicken barbecue dinner scheduled for Aug. 20 at the Cumberland Valley Township Fire Hall has been canceled.

Bedford High School Class of 1955 will meet for a class get-together at 4 p.m. Sept. 10 at Hoss’s. For reservations, call 814-623-8423.

Bedford High School Class of 1970 will join the Class of 1971 for a picnic at noon Sept. 10. For the location and other details, email

Claysburg Area Farm Show begin on Sept. 6. People can enter exhibits from 2 to 9 p.m. Sept. 6. Premium books detailing entry information and rules are available at the Claysburg Library, the post office and local businesses in the Claysburg area. The state Department of Agriculture has canceled egg entries this year, and feathers are not permitted in any craft item due to avian influenza.

Basketweavers Guild of Bedford County will meet at 9 a.m. Sept. 10 at the Tatesville Methodist Church. The project will be a three-tired fruit basket. It will be woven on a pre-made iron frame using round reed to explore how to make color blocks and color spirals with three rod wale and four rod wale. Top bowl is 6 1/2 inches in diameter, middle 10 inches and bottom 12 inches. It disassembles for weaving and is topped with a little bird finial. Colors will be natural with smoked accents. The fruit basket is 18 inches tall. Cost is $89. Reed weaving is helpful. To register, mail a deposit of $39 to Judy Appleby at 501 W Frick Road, Waterfall, PA 16689 by Sept. 1. For more information, call 814-685-3433. The project will not be finished in class, but students will leave class knowing how to finish at home.

H&BT Rails to Trails group will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Defiance Municipal Complex. Discussion will include formulating strategies for trail promotion and development as well as upcoming fundraising activities, including the Harvest Hayride and Fall Event on Sept. 24 and Glow Walk on Oct. 8. For directions, call 814-928-5253.

Items for the Weekend Backpack Program to benefit students in the Bedford School District can be dropped off at Thomas Chevrolet until the end of August. Single-serve food items are sent home to cover two breakfasts, two lunches, two dinners, and a snack to ensure these students have food for the weekend. All donations need to be single serve and microwavable, if needing to be heated. Items in need include instant oatmeal, granola bars, pop tarts, small boxes of cereal, mac and cheese, rice, soup, Hormel dinners, cups of noodles and soups, crackers, pudding, fruit and applesauce cups, fruit snacks, Goldfish, pretzels, raisins, popcorn and juice boxes.

Bedford Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees monthly meetings will resume at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 14 at Hoss’s Restaurant near the Bedford turnpike interchange. For information, call 814-784-3345 or 814-842-6238.

Wills Mountain Archers will host 3-D archery shoots from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 21 and Sept. 25. Cost will be $10. People who take part in both shoots will be entered in a drawing for a crossbow. For more information, call 814-842-9340.

Schellsburg & Old Log Church Historical Society will sponsor Schellsburg Salute to dedicate the Hometown Heroes banners at 11 a.m. Aug. 20 at the Schellsburg Community Park, located behind The Zone along Market Street, Route 96 north. Bring a chair. Light refreshments will be served following the dedication.

Bedford High School Class of 1982 will gather for its 40th year reunion at 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at 240 Cumberland Rd., Bedford. Make reservations by calling 814-330-4005 or calling or texting 814-285-1084.

Bedford County Pink Ribbon Fund will host a “Launch Party” on Sept. 17 at the Bedford Elks Club. The launch party is held prior to the Breast Cancer Awareness Walk in the fall. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., with food stations opening at 6 p.m. Beginning at 7 p.m., the “Flying Ivories” will perform on dueling pianos that deliver an all request sing-a-long that’s part music and part comedy. Cost to attend is $30 per person. Tickets can be purchased at Founders Crossing in Bedford, Edward Jones in Everett or from any Pink Ribbon Fund board member. The Bedford County Pink Fund is a non-profit organization that provides support for women and men in their battles against breast cancer.

Bloody Run Historical Society exhibit at the Everett Free Library in August will feature the story of “Murder on Main Street.” On Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Everett High School auditorium, there will be a viewing of the video “Forgotten Heroes,” the Robert Hartsock story. Admission will be free; donations are appreciated. The society and the Everett Area Alumni Association are sponsoring the event.

Bedford High School Class of 1962 will meet for its 60th year reunion at 5 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Bedford American Legion in Bedford.

Chestnut Ridge tractor and wagon rides will be offered Aug. 27, starting at 10 a.m. at the Chestnut Ridge Independent Fellowship Church. Participants will view the area orchards during the 13-mile trip. A meal will be provided at the church following the ride. The rain date is Sept. 3.

Everett Lions Club will sponsor a Night of Racing fundraiser to support the Weicht/Hartsock Medal of Honor statue on the corner of Main and Hopewell streets. The races will take place on Oct. 15 at Down River Golf Course beginning at 7 p.m. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for anyone wishing to eat beforehand. For tickets or to become a patron or sponsor, call 814-652-5439 and leave a message, or see a member of the Everett Lions. There are only 100 horse tickets available for admission.

Everett Area Senior Center activities include exercise class, Mondays, 10 a.m.; bingo, Mondays, 12:30 p.m., and Fridays, 10 a.m.; Jim’s Fun With Numbers and learn to play Sudoku, 11 a.m., Aug. 18; clothes exchange, bring unwanted clothes, Aug. 24; Isett Heritage Museum speaker, 10 a.m., Aug. 25; picnic at Black Valley Church, Aug. 26; performance by John Topper, 10 a.m., and book swap day, Aug. 30; and nutrition program, 10 a.m., Aug. 31.

Everett High School Class of 1967 will meet for its 55th year reunion at 1 p.m. Sept. 17 at Hoss’s in Bedford. Reservations are due by Sept. 1 by calling or texting to 301-991-3399 or 814-977-6097 with name and number of people attending.

Kayak programs will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 21, 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 10 and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 1 at Shawnee State Park. Pre-registration is required. Call 814-733-4218 or email to register or for more information.

Woodbush Community Center can be rented for family reunions and special occasions, but not for festivals. For more information, call 814-784-5765 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bedford Senior Center’s upcoming activities include: Koffee Klatch, 8 a.m. to close, weekdays; takeout lunches, 11 to 11:30 a.m., weekdays; dine-in lunches, 11:45 a.m. weekdays (must sign up by 12:15 p.m. on the day before); exercise, 9 a.m., Monday and Friday; mah-jongg club, 12:30 p.m., Monday and Thursday; Bible study, 12:45 p.m., Tuesday; creative art class, 9:30 a.m., Thursday; bingo and 50/50 drawing, 10 a.m., Monday and Friday; creative art class, 9:30 a.m., Thursday; Your Safe Haven program, 10 a.m. Aug. 24; nutrition program, 10 a.m., Aug. 18; creative painting, 1 p.m., Aug. 19; book club, 10:30 a.m. Aug. 23; Altoona shopping trip, 8:30 a.m., Aug. 25, sign up by Aug. 19; birthday recognition lunch Aug. 23, must sign up by Aug. 22; free sunflower diamond art painting, 10 a.m., Aug. 30, register by Aug. 26; blood pressure checks, 9:30 a.m., Aug. 29; virtual tour of Hawaiian islands and luau, 10 a.m., Aug. 31, followed by lunch.

Museum of Speed at 107 N. Richard St., Bedford, will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

Everett Sportsman will host 50-clay target sporting clay shoots from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first Sunday. Juniors shoot for half price. Limited shotgun ammunition will be available. Trap boys and girls are needed. For more information, call 814-652-5562 or 814-652-2360.

Breezewood Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays at Bob Evans in Breezewood. New members over the age of 18 are welcome to join. For more information, call 814-979-7176 or 814-285-6906.

Chestnut Ridge Wellness & Fitness offers Strong Seniors classes from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays and 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Classes are held near the Pleasantville gym and are free to most seniors and $3 per session to others. Call 814-360-2659 for more information.

Bedford County Vietnam Veterans Association meets at the Landmark Restaurant for breakfast at 9 a.m. on the first and third Thursday and for a meeting at 5 p.m. on the last Thursday.

Bedford Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays at the Bedford American Legion.

Everett VFW Post 2088 will host bingo nights every Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The games are open to the public, however people must sign in. Cost will be $1 per card for regular games and $5 per card for black outs. The club will be open Sundays from noon to about 7 p.m. and be closed on Mondays.

TOPS 0487 Schellsburg weight loss group meets every Tuesday at the United Church of Christ Church. Weigh-ins begin at 8:30 a.m., and the meeting starts at 9 a.m. For more information, visit

Bedford VFW Post 7527 is open 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays and 2 to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The board will meet at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesdays, and the ladies auxiliary will meet at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesdays.

Overeaters Anonymous meets in person from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Personal Solutions Inc., 145 Clark Building Road, Suite 5, Bedford. For more information, call 814-623-1557.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held at noon on Tuesdays at the Bedford Presbyterian Church Annex, 115 E. Penn St. Use the rear entrance to the second floor.

Summit Quest offers fitness classes at 8:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Fridays; SilverSneaker classes at 10:15 a.m. Monday and Fridays and 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; beginner line dancing from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays; advanced line dancing classes from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays. Fitness instructor is needed; call 814-585-2249.

Faithful Defenders and Drunken Monkeys motorcycle clubs, Bedford American Legion Riders, and Bedford 480 Moose Riders will host the Annual Christmas for Kids Poker Run at noon Aug. 20. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. at the Bedford Moose Lodge. The ride will end at the Bedford American Legion at 5 p.m., where an after party will follow. Cost for the ride is $20 per bike and $10 for riders, which includes the after party. People wanting to attend only the party will be charged $15. Entertainment at the Legion will be provided by Mojo Wagon from 6 to 9 p.m. Stops for this year’s ride include Bedford Moose Lodge, Rookies (Coaldale), Muddy Run (Huntingdon), Old Canal (Hollidaysburg) and the Bedford American Legion.

Deadline to submit information for the Club News page is Monday at 5 p.m. Items are published free of charge. For more information, email or call 814-310-5277.

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Isolated thunderstorms during the morning becoming more widespread this afternoon. High around 75F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%..

Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Low near 65F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.

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