2009-05-14 / Community Bulletin Board

RECREATION

Youth Day Mason-Dixon PA Chapter will host a youth day at Fulton Pistol and Rifle range in McConnellsburg. Anyone wishing to volunteer or help with donations can call Bonnie Miller at 717-485-5529. Check the Web site at www.huntershelpingkids.org. This is a free event and lunch will be provided for all youths and volunteers.

SF Spring Concert Schedule Southern Fulton High School spring concert schedule is: senior high chorus, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. All events presented in the high school auditorium. Admission to all events is $3 for adults and $2 for students. Proceeds benefit the band and chorus activity funds.

Hiking & Vittles Along The Tuscarora Trail Lace up your hiking boots and enjoy a 3.5 mile hike down the Tuscarora Trail to scenic Cowans Gap State Park during a two-hour event with Buchanan State Forest Ranger Shawn Lynn Sunday, May 17, at 2:00 p.m. (Raindate is Sunday, May 24.) Bring along a packed lunch and enjoy a follow-up picnic at the Gap with family and friends you make along the trail. The event is free to the general public, but donations are accepted. Preregistration is required. Contact Fulton County Parks and Recreation Commission program Director Chanin Mountz at 717-552-0071 or chaninr@ comcast.net

Hershey Track & Field Games On Saturday, May 16, Mc- Connellsburg High School track team will sponsor a local Hershey tack and field meet for ages 9-14 at McConnellsburg High School track. Registration will be from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. with competition starting at 4:00 p.m. Girls will compete against girls and boys against boys. Each student may compete in two running and one field event or one running and two field events. Medals and ribbons will be awarded. More information may be obtained by calling 485-0221 or 485-4530, ext. 343.

Bi-Valley Registration Anyone wishing to play Bi-Valley girls softball this summer should contact Kathy Kendall at 485-0221 or at 485- 4530, ext. 343 or 717-377-3643 to register. All girls who have completed first grade to seniors can register. More information or registration may be obtained by calling Kathy Kendall.

Swimming Lessons American Red Cross swimming lessons will again be held at Great Cove Golf Course this summer. All levels will be offered. For dates, times and registration, please contact 485-0221 or 485-4530, ext. 343.

Tractor Pull Franklin County Tractor Pullers will hold a pull Saturday, May 16, at 6:00 p.m. at Harper's Memorial Park, Route 641, Shade Gap. Raindate is Sunday, May 17, at 1:00 p.m.

Golf Tournament Fulton County Community Christian School will host the eighth annual Forrest R. Mellott Memorial golf tournament on Saturday, June 20, 2009, at Great Cove Golf Course, Mc- Connellsburg. This tournament will be a four-person scramble with a shotgun start beginning at 8:00 a.m. Top prize for the tournament is $1,000. For information, contact Great Cove Golf Course at 717-485- 4157; Dan Gordon at 717-573-4434; or FCCCS at 717-573-4400.

Gym Time McConnellsburg Alumni and Friends Association will be sponsoring free gym time in the old MHS gym on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from noon to 2:00 p.m., for anyone who would like to walk, workout, play some basketball, volleyball, table tennis, etc. The gym will be open every Monday and Wednesday and follow the Central Fulton School schedule. If the school is closed, there will be no open gym. Any questions, please call Jerry Books at 485-0506 or Kathy J. Kendall at 485-0221.

Cowboys Registration The 2009 registration for Fulton County Cowboys will be held May 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Child must be at least 9 years old by September 1, 2009, and no older than 12 by September 1, 2009, for tackle football and must be at least 5 years old by September 1, 2009, and no older than 8 by September 1, 2009, for flag football. More information may be obtained by calling 717-658-3563 or 717-485-4411.

Bus Trip An American Celebrations one-day bus trip to the Longaberger Homestead will be held Saturday, June 20. Price is $75 and includes transportation, breakfast on the bus, snacks and drinks. Prizes and games by the Homestead. Proceeds will go to the March of Dimes Wible Family Team. More information may be obtained by calling Tami Ulsh at 485-3968 or Deb Toothman at 485-3718.

Ready, Aim, Fire Adventure Camp Get ready for a full day of archery, clay pigeon and target shooting along with some snacks prepared over the fire, lessons in first aid, environmental awareness and trapping as well as a compass treasure hunting course at the Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club on Thursday, July 30. Up to 50 students in grades 4-8 eligible. Registration and payment must be received by July 15. Contact Fulton County Parks and Recreation Commission program director Chanin Mountz at 717-552-0071 or chaninr@comcast.net for more info.

Wind and Water Wonders Adventure Camp Ever wonder what lurks under the water or what can be found soaring through the sky? This one-day camp will put those questions to rest with activities including fishing, SMART Angler, bats of the night, gobbling turkeys, a turkey trapping demonstration, paddle boats and more at Cowans Gap State Park on Thursday, August 6. Up to 50 students in grades 4-8 eligible. Registration and payment must be received by July 15. Contact Fulton County Parks and Recreation Commission program director Chanin Mountz at 717-552-0071 or chaninr@comcast.net for more info.

Around The World 3-D Art Camp An "Around The World 3-D" art camp will be held at Forbes Road High School June 22-26, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Children enrolled in third through twelfth grades will take a hands-on approach to learning clay sculpture and basketry techniques from other cultures found around the world. Clay hand-building techniques will likely include slab, coil and pinch and give cultural details related to Africa, Greece, China and Mexico. Participation is limited to one or two days depending on grade level. This event, held by the Fulton County Parks and Recreation Commission, is funded in part by a PA Council on the Arts grant. Space is limited. Registration deadline is June 10. Contact Parks and Rec program director Chanin Mountz at 717-552-0071 or chaninr@comcast.net to obtain more info.

Free Youth Shoots Free youth shoots (.22 rifle and shotgun) are held at Fulton County Rifle and Pistol Club, at 5:30 p.m., every Friday night in May. Open to youths 16 and younger. Rifles and shells will be furnished. Winners nightly. The kitchen will be open. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Registration taken until 6:30 p.m.

Line Dance Fulton County Line Dance Club will hold line dance sessions every Wednesday (except the first Wednesday of the month) beginning at 7:00 p.m. at VFW Post 655, Poplar Street, McConnellsburg. All are welcome. Come and learn some new steps. A $2 donation is appreciated.

Youth Day Hunters Helping Kids will be hosting a youth day June 20 at Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club, starting at 8:30 a.m. Children from ages 5 and above are welcome to learn and shoot rifle, crossbow, shotgun, etc. Forestry and wildlife walks, food and games will also be held. Free lunch will be provided. Please contact Bonnie Miller at 717-485-5529 or bonnie@huntershelpingkids.org. Cost is free to attend.

Practice Trap Shoots Fulton County Rifle and Pistol Club wishes to invite the public to join in or practice trap shoots every Friday night until November 20 and trap shoots at noon the third Sunday of every month from now until the end of the year.

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