2009-06-11 / Community Bulletin Board


Great Cove Baseball School Great Cove Baseball School will be held for players ages 8-12 of age to learn baseball fundamentals. The school is set for July 6, 7, 8 and 9 at the Fulton County Little League field located in Lions Community Park, McConnellsburg. The sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and wrap up at 3:00 p.m. Lunch is provided. Free T-shirts and prizes awarded. The instructors are Bob Thomas, Chambersburg High School baseball coach; Brett Sellers, James Madison University and Loy Garber, McConnellsburg High School baseball coach. The fee to attend is $25 per day. Contact Loy Garber at 717-485- 4902 for more information or to enroll.

Lil' Hands Art Intro Camp Introduce your little ones to the world of art with this six-week, once weekly class geared toward the use of pencil, charcoal, pastels and markers. The class led by area artist Nancy Hogan will be held at her studio located at 6146 Great Cove Road, Needmore, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug 6, 13, 20 and 27 and September 3 and 10. Class size is limited to 10 children between the ages of 5 and 7. Please contact Fulton County Parks and Rec Commission program director Chanin Mountz at 717-552-0071 or chaninr@ comcast.net to obtain registration forms or to inquire about cost and curriculum. Registration and payment must be received by July 27.

Dodgeball Tournament A dodgeball tournament will be Saturday, June 20. Registration will be from 9:00 a.m to 10:00 a.m. at the alumni community building in McConnellsburg (old MHS gym). For more information or to register, please call Mrs. Kathy J. Kendall at 485-0221. Museums will be open from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

Free Movie A free movie will be shown Friday, June 12, at 7:00 p.m. This is the final movie night in the current series in the old Fulton Theatre. Two features, "King Corn" and "The True Cost of Food" will be shown. Free popcorn and free drinks will be provided. An old-time cartoon will be shown before the main feature.

Movies In The Park A free, family friendly movie will be shown Saturday, June 13, at McConnell Park (courthouse lawn) at approximately 8:45 p.m. Free popcorn and drinks will be provided. Weather permitting. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Sponsored by McConnellsburg United Methodist Church.

Open Stage Hustontown Fire Co. will hold a open stage on Saturday, June 27, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The kitchen will open at 5:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Admission is free.

Car/Truck Show Hustontown Fire Co. will sponsor a car and truck show and cruise-in Saturday, July 18, on the fire company blacktop parking lot. Registration is from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Event time is 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Preregistration is $5 per judged car by July 11. Send check to Hustontown Fire Co., 426 North Clear Ridge Road, Hustontown, PA 17229. There will also be a chicken barbecue and other foods available. More information may be obtained by calling 987- 3783 or 987-3743.

Car, Truck, Motorcycle Show Franklin/Fulton Auto Club will hold a car, truck and motorcycle show July 4 (raindate July 5) at the Mc- Connellsburg American Legion. Registration is from 9:00 a.m. to noon with awards given at 3:00 p.m. Restrooms and food will be available. More information may be obtained by calling 485-4493, 658-2613, 658- 1210, 485-3412 or 491-3711. Registration is $10 day of show or preregistration of $8 by calling one of the above numbers.

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.

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 15. Contact Parks and Rec program director Chanin Mountz at 717-552-0071 or chaninr@comcast.net to obtain more info.

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.

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.

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.

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