2009-10-29 / Community Bulletin Board


Trap Shoots Fulton County Rifle and Pistol Club wish to invite the public to 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.

Senior Center Activities Activities at McConnellsburg Senior Center for the month of November are as follows: nickel bingo, 10:00 a.m. - November 2, 4, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 25; Chambersburg shopping, 9:00 a.m. - November 5; blood pressure screening, 11:00 a.m. - November 5; closed November 11; Safety in Home program, 11:00 a.m. - November 17; Thanksgiving meal, noon - November 18; diabetic support group, 10:00 a.m. - November 19; nutrition/craft class, 1:00 p.m. - November 19; closed November 26 and 27; dime bingo, 10:00 a.m. - November 30. You must sign up for the next day meal by 12:45 p.m. each day.

Gingerbread House Contest A Child’s “Make and Take” Ginger Bread House Contest, for children ages 4 to 12 years will be held Saturday, December 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Fulton Theatre. Each child will be provided with a small gingerbread house and decoration supplies. Entries for each age group will be judged at 1 p.m. Winners of each category will be displayed at the newly renovated Fulton County Library. There is no admission fee, but donations will be accepted. Register at Fulton County Center for Families, any of the Fulton County libraries, Southern Fulton Elementary School office, McConnellsburg Elementary School office, or e-mail the child’s name, age and phone number to Syoungblood@sakindness.org. To ensure enough supplies for all participants, preregistration is strongly encouraged. Sponsored by Simple Act of Kindness, a community out-reach program of Christian Social Services.

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.

Christmas Bazaar A Christmas Bazaar will be held at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, 2 East High Street, Hancock, from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., November 7, 2009. Lots of homemade soups, pies, etc. Handmade Christmas crafts, raffles, and vendors.

Christmas Bazaar A Christmas bazaar will be held at Pleasant Grove Christian Church, three miles west of Needmore, on Friday, November 13, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 14, from 9:00 a.m .to 3:00 p.m. Lots of crafts and food.

Halloween Parade McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its annual Halloween parade on Thursday, October 29, at 7:00 p.m. Anyone wishing to participate should lineup in the area of the library on North First Street. Prizes will be awarded at the firehall after the parade where cider and gingerbread will be served. Gingerbread donations should be dropped off at the firehall on Thursday.

MES Musical The McConnellsburg Elementary School will present “Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs” to audiences on Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14, at 7:30 p.m., and a Sunday matinee November 15, at 2:00 p.m. All performances will be held in the Mc- Connellsburg High School Auditorium. Anyone wishing to support the cast of 49 fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders can send donations to MES at 151 East Cherry Street, McConnellsburg, PA 17233 attention Susanne Moore. For more information, please call 717-485-3195.

New York City Trip Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 is sponsoring a bus trip to New York City on Saturday, December 5. The bus departs from McConnellsburg Courthouse at 6:00 a.m. A stop will be made for breakfast buffet at approximately 8:30 a.m .and arrive in new York City near Macy’s at approximately 11:30 a.m. Depart near the Times Square area at 6:30 p.m. A stop will be made halfway home for supper. Estimated arrival back in McConnellsburg is 12:15 a.m. Cost is $50 for adults and $45 for children under 23. Please send money by November 7 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, PA 15522 or phone 888-623-6719.

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

Christmas Auction Fulton County Community Christian School will hold its annual Christmas dinner and auction Saturday, November 14, at Hustontown Firehall. Silent auction begins at 3:30 p.m. with a dinner at 5:30 p.m. and traditional auction at 6:30 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-573-4400 or 717-485-3496.

X Card Shoots Fulton County Rifle and Pistol Club X-card shoots begin until November 20 and start at 7:00 p.m. Ten chances to shoot for $10 at an X card. First place is a turkey or ham; second place bacon. The last round is $5 to win the $50 meat round.

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