Community Calendar

Public walking
Public walking at the Tyrone High School has once again started for the winter season. Walkers are invited to walk Monday through Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be no walking when school is not in session. Running is not permitted. Children must be supervised. Rubber-tired strollers only.

A bazaar, bake sale, vegetable soup and sandwich and yard sale will be held at the First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Also, the Jr. youth group will hold an apple dumpling sale during the bazaar on Saturday from 9 to 12:30 p.m.

Fall bazaar
The Port Matilda United Methodist Church (corner of Main and Church St.) is hosting a fall bazaar on Saturday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring handmade crafts and themed gift baskets, white elephant item, bake sale and the best luncheon in town.
Menu includes sloppy joes, hot dogs and sauerkraut, grilled chicken sandwich, chicken corn soup, ham and bean soup, macaroni salad, coleslaw, baked beans and homemade desserts.

Holiday bazaar
The Birmingham Presbyterian Church will hold their annual holiday bazaar Saturday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The famous ham and bean soup will be available as well as ham barbecue sandwiches. There will also be a bake sale, a white elephant table and hand made crafts.

Longaberger basket bingo
Longaberger basket bingo will be held Saturday, November 4 at 7 p.m. at Harkins Hall. Benefits St. Matthew’s School. Call Marcy Lewis for tickets at 684-4390 or 935-5008.

Special service
At 10:30 a.m. worship on Sunday, November 5, the 85 members of Tyrone Presbyterian Church will salute local soldiers and ordinary saints as they anticipate Veteran’s Day and celebrate All Saints’ Sunday. Pastor Bob Dunkelberger encourages everyone across Tyrone in need of spiritual uplift and inspiration to join Tyrone Presbyterians for 10:30 a.m. worship this Sunday as they salute local soldiers and ordinary saints.
Election day breakfast
Election day, Tuesday, November 7, the Deacon’s of the First Presbyterian Church will be serving pancakes and sausage from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and again from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Nami Blair meeting
Nami Blair (National Alliance of the Mentally Ill) will meet November 7 at 7 p.m. at 701 Quail Avenue Altoona. \”Living with Mental illness\” will include discussion as to why is society unable to accept my mental illness? Will I always be subject to ridicule and why do I face fear, rejection discrimination. If this sounds like you, than this meeting is a must. Acceptance of mental illness does not mean we like it, but having a mental disorder is no different than having any other illness. Mental illness is a devastating disease that affect hundreds of children and adults in Blair County. Nami Blair County is comprised of persons with mental illness and their families, friends, and professional, all of whom are dedicated to improving the lives of and services to persons who must learn to cope every day. For further information call 942-4779.

AARP class
Reduce your auto insurance by five percent the next three years by attending two, four hour classroom sessions. Learn how to avoid driving hazards and learn about updates to the latest traffic laws. There is not a test. To qualify for the insurance discount, participants must be 55-years-old and both husband and wife need to attend if they are on the same policy. Classes will be held at Epworth Manor on November 7 and 8 from 6 to 10 p.m. Contact Melissa Harpster at 686-2650 for enrollment. Space is limited. This is the last class until spring.

Niagara Falls and Casino
A Niagara Falls and casino bus trip, sponsored by St. Matthew’s Catholic Church will be held November 8 and 9. For more information, call Leona Haag at 684-2368.

Chicago Rivet retirees
The Chicago Rivet retirees will hold their monthly breakfast at Joe’s Place at 8:30 a.m. Meetings are scheduled for the rest of the year, including November 9 and December 14.
Holiday bazaar
A holiday bazaar, yard sale and country store to benefit Tyrone Chapter No. 288 OES will be held Nov. 11 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Tyrone Masonic Hall. There will be Christmas and household items along with clothing in good condition. There will be something for everyone.

Craft show
Wesley United Methodist Church is hosting a craft show on Saturday, November 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Hot dogs and sauerkraut, ham barbecue, sloppy joes, chili, ham and bean soup, soda and coffee will be provided by the United Methodist women. Orders will also be taken for nine-inch pies from the Pie Shop. Questions or pie orders are being handled through the church office. Call 684-3341.

Church bazaar
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren will hold a church bazaar on Saturday, November 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a rummage sale, baked goods and bean soup by the quart. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Besides bean soup there will be sloppy joes, hot dogs and sauerkraut and homemade pies.

Theme basket auction
The Christ United Methodist Church, 14th Street & Pa. Avenue Tyrone, is hosting a Theme Basket Auction on Sunday November 12. It will be held in the Education Unit of the Church beginning at 1 p.m. Church members are busy creating wonderful baskets, in a wide variety of themes, for the event. The Church members would like to invite all to come & enjoy. Bring a friend or two. Light refreshments will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Ways & Means Committee and ongoing projects at the Church.

\”Mortgage Burning Service\”
First Assembly of God, 12th St., and Blair Avenue, Tyrone, is now debt free, this only eleven years after their new building was erected in 1995. A mortgage burning service will be held Sunday, November 12, at 10:30 a.m. The special speaker for this service will be Rev. Stephen Tourville, Superintendent of the Pennsylvania Delaware District of the Assemblies of God. The public is invited to attend this service of celebration.

Holiday bazaar
A holiday bazaar will be held at the Warriors Mark Fire Hall, Route 550, on Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be crafts, baked goods and homemade soup. Lunch will be available.

Special music
The Jacobs Brothers of Dillsburg will appear at Trinity United Methodist Church in Bellwood on November 18 at 7 p.m. The Jacobs Brothers, veterans of gospel music, are dedicated to the ministry of spreading the Gospel through music. Since 1962 the group has traveled millions of miles, produced more than 50 albums and hosted many international tours.