2009-06-25 / 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.

Bluegrass At The Old Homeplace Bluegrass music will be held at the Dale Garland farm Saturday, June 27, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Free admission, bring law chairs. Concessions will be sold. Featured will be Richard and Mary Fox with Higher Ground, The Four Of Us, The New Connection and Bluegrass Band. For more information and directions, call 717-573-2310.

Old-Timer's Game The Forbes Road Teener and Pony baseball teams will be hosting two old-timer's scrimmages on Sunday, June 28. The Pony team will play at 1:00 p.m. and the Teener team at 3:00 p.m. Take yourself out to the ballgame and enjoy watching the Forbes Road Legends take on the boys. Food and refreshments will be available. Donations requested for admission. Contact Steve Blair at 717- 658-2061, Travis Horton at 717-485-4868, Darius DeShong at 717-987- 3813 or Pete Hall at 717-377-9138 for more information.

Senior Center Activities McConnellsburg Senior Center activities for July are as follows: trip to Belleville, 7:00 a.m. - July 1 and 15; nickel bingo, 10:00 a.m. - July 1, 6, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27; Hagerstown shopping, 9:00 a.m. - July 16; nutrition/craft class, 1:00 p.m. - July 16; breakfast at K's Place, 7:00 a.m. - July 22; dime bingo, 10:00 a.m. - July 29 and 31; Waynesboro lunch at Mountain Gate and Wal-Mart, 10:00 a.m. - July 30. To reserve a dinner, write name at the center or call 485- 5613 before 1:30 p.m. on the day before.

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.

Camp Cloverbud Camp Cloverbud for any youths ages 5-7 will be held Wednesday, July 1, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Great Cove Golf Course. The theme for this year is "A Palette of Fun" and arts and crafts activities will be worked on. Cost for 4-H Cloverbuds is $10 for the day; for youths not yet 4-H members the cost is $15. The camp fee includes snack, lunch, materials and supplies. For information and registration please call the Extension Office at 485-4111. Camp attendance is limited to 20 youths and walk-in registrations cannot be accepted.

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.

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 20.

Tractor Pull Franklin County Tractor Pullers will hold a tractor pull Sunday, June 28, at Harper's Memorial Park, Shade Gap. Gates open at noon and pull starts at 2:00 p.m.

Bus Trip Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 is sponsoring a bus trip to Washington, D.C., Saturday, July 25. All will be able to choose from a day at the zoo or a day at the Smithsonian. The bus departs McConnellsburg Courthouse at 6:45 a.m. and arrives at the Smithsonian at 9:00 a.m. Those going to the zoo will arrive there at 9:30 a.m. and depart at 4:30 p.m. and from the Smithsonian at 5:00 p.m. A stop will be made for dinner and arrive back in McConnellsburg around 8:45 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. Please send money by July 1 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, PA 15522 or call 888-623-6719.

Bus Trip Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 is sponsoring a bus trip to Baltimore on August 8. The bus departs from Mc- Connellsburg Courthouse at 6:45 a.m. and arrives at Inner Harbor in Baltimore at 9:15 a.m. and departs from Inner Harbor at 5:00 p.m. A stop will be made for dinner around 6:30 p.m. and arrive back in Mc- Connellsburg around 8:45 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. Please send money by July 8 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, PA 15522 or call 888-623-6719.

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.

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