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By Heather Boydston

Family Fun Days at Canal Basin Park

A festival for all to enjoy


Last updated 8/13/2019 at 4pm

Heather Boydston

Six-year-old Josiah Hale navigates the WIC Obstacle course as his brothers, Devion age 7, and Tahzir, age 3, and Cameron, age 2, patiently wait their turn. The Hale family recently moved to Altoona.

On a nice Summer day at Canal Basin Park, you can hear children giggling as they fly down the wooden boat slides, others shouting "Higher! Higher!' as they are pushed on the swings. Other days, it is a quiet, peaceful park where people watch the trains, fish in the Juniata, or have picnics in the grass.

Saturday was different; Family Fun Days had arrived surrounding the wooden canal boat, swing-sets, and grassy knolls.

The weather was perfect as family and friends from all over Blair County gathered in Hollidaysburg for a day of entertainment, friendship, and laughter. As families strolled...

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