2009-08-20 / Community Bulletin Board


Gun Drawing The Hustontown Area Vol. Fire Co. will sponsor a gun drawing at the fire station on Saturday, September 12, beginning at 6:00 p.m. 200 tickets will be sold and cost $20 each, which will include a meal for the ticket holder and one guest. Air-conditioned and smokefree facility.

Truck & Tractor Pull A truck and tractor pull will be held Saturday, August 22, at 6:00 p.m. at Shade Gap Fairgrounds. More information may be obtained by calling 717-263-0705.

Outdoor Country Music Show On August 30, 1:30 p.m., Mountainside Chapel, 7705 Upper Horse Valley Road, Upper Strasburg, Pa. Chapel is located approx. 5.6 miles on Upper Horse Valley Road. Guest performers will be Guilford Station Band. Admission is donation. Concession stand on premises. Also BBQ chicken dinners will be available for $7.00 each, which includes 1/2 chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, applesauce, roll & butter, ice tea/lemonade or coffee. Bring lawn chairs. For more information, call 717-349-7784.

Shooting Matches Hustontown Fire Co. will sponsor shooting matches beginning October 3 at 1:00 p.m. More details will be coming at a later date.

Bus Trip To Boyds Bear Country in Gettysburg to attend the 2009 BasketFest with Longaberger®. This is the fifth year for the Basket- Fest and basket weavers will be on site. Trip is Saturday, August 29, and leaves at 8:30 a.m. from Giant. Tour planner is Deb Toothman. Trip includes bus, drink, snacks and games. Call for more details and to sign up at 717-485-3718. Deadline is August 25. Benefits Fulton County Library Reading Program.

Food Auction Hustontown Fire Co. will sponsor a food auction Friday, September 11, at 6:00 p.m. The kitchen will open at 5:00 p.m. Frozen foods, snacks and miscellaneous food items will be sold.

Nature/Plant ID Walk The Woodland Owners of the Southern Alleghenies and forester Dave Scamardella in conjunction with the Fulton County Parks and Recreation Commission will be hosting a nature walk on Sunday, September 20, at 3 p.m. at the Kerper Tract in Big Cove Tannery. Raindate is September 27. The walk will span two miles and is categorized as "moderately" difficult. This event will include identification of various plants and trees and is a perfect opportunity for students needing to complete a school leaf collection. Contact the FCPRC at 717-552-0071 or via e-mail at fultoncountyparksandrecreation@ yahoo.com. We're also on Facebook, so check out our full calendar of events!

Rifle Shoot The Fulton County Rifle and Pistol Club wish to invite the public to join them for practice trap shoots every Friday night starting Good Friday, April 10 until November 20 and trap shoots at noon the third Sunday of every month from now until the end of the year.

Youth Field Day Fulton County Youth Field Day will be held Saturday, September 19, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A light lunch will be provided at no cost. Preregistration is required. Space is limited to 50 youths. Applications may be picked up at Keller's Store in Hustontown, Harr's Grocery, Keystone Country Store, Fulton County Extension Office or by e-mail at youthfieldday@hotmail.com.

Car Show McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Assoc. will be having a car show for anyone interested on Saturday, September 19, at the alumni community center. For more information, please call Nicole Earley at 717-360-4590.

Bus Trip PAR-PAC will be having a bus trip to Atlantic City on September 19. Cost is $60. Money must accompany reservations. You will receive cash back plus meal. Bus will leave McConnellsburg American Legion at 6:30 a.m. sharp. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5529 or 717-404-4158.

Gun Drawing Needmore Fire Co. will hold a 200 gun drawing September 26, at the firehall. Doors open at noon, dinner begins at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $30. Must be 18 years of age to attend. For tickets contact Wavy Kirk at 717-294-6182 or 717-496-3655.

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