Sweetheart Ball The 26th annual Beta Sigma Phi Sweetheart Ball and auction will be held Saturday, February 13, at McConnellsburg American Legion. Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6:00 p.m. and dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. Dancing will follow with music provided by DJ “Blazin Dragon Entertainment.” Tickets are $35 per couple and singles $20 and may be purchased from any sorority member or by calling 717-485-5930 or 717-294-3160. This event will benefit Home Nursing Agency’s hospice services.
FR Baseball/Softball Registration Forbes Road youth baseball and softball registration will be held on January 26 and 28 at Hustontown Firehall from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and again on January 30 at the old Forbes Road High School gymnasium during the elementary basketball games. Registration is open to youths residing in the Forbes Road School District between the ages of 5 and 18. Teams will be fielded for T-Ball (5-7), minor league baseball (8-9), major league baseball (10-12), modified girls softball (9-12), fast pitch girls softball (13+), Pony baseball (13-14), and teener baseball (15-17). Registration fee is $25 for all teams except Pony and Teener. Pony and Teener registration fee is $35. Please provide a photocopy of the player’s birth certificate at registration. Additional information may be obtained at www.leaguelineup.com/fryb, or by calling Pete Hall 717-377-9138, Mike Schepis 717-485-3758, or Darius Deshong 717-987-3813.
HAFCO Shooting Matches Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor shooting matches on Saturday, January 23 and 30, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Twelve-, 16- and 20-gauge shells will be furnished. First- and second-place prizes will be awarded.
Open Stage Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage Saturday, January 23, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The kitchen will open at 5:00 p.m. Come in out of the cold and enjoy good food and entertainment. Everyone is also invited to share their talent.
Shooting Stars Registration Shooting Stars will hold registration at Needmore Bible Church fellowship hall on the following Mondays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.: February 1, 8, 15 and 22. Practice will start for all the registered members on Monday, March 1, at Needmore Bible Church from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3346, 717-573-2401, 717-573-4352 or 717-573- 2187.
Boy Scout Banquet Great Cove District of the Boy Scouts of America will be celebrating 100 years of Scouting with a banquet on January 23, 2010, at Fulton Theatre. Social time is 5 p.m., dinner begins at 6 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish. RSVP with count of attendance by January 18 to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717-485- 9264.
Food Auction A food auction with Big John will be held January 21 at Six Mile Run Firehall at 6:00 p.m. The kitchen will be open. Auctions are held every third Thursday of each month. More information may be obtained by calling 814-652-5865.
Hall Walking McConnellsburg SADD will be offering hall walking at McConnellsburg High School starting at 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Hall walking in the high school will be every Tuesday and Thursday with the last day being on Thursday, March 25. If the school closes because of the weather hall walking will be cancelled. Please come and join us to get some exercise during these cold months. Please park in the parking lot and not along the building. If you bring your children, please supervise them. Please sign in when you come and sign out before you leave. Jogging may only be done between 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on the outside lanes. Come both Tuesday and Thursday and win a token each week. Any questions, please call Kathy J. Kendall at 485-4530, ext. 1002 (school) or at home at 485-0221.
Little League Registration Fulton County Little League will hold open registration for the 2010 season at the Chamber of Commerce office in the Antietam Iron Works building on Lincoln Way West in Mc- Connellsburg January 22, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; January 23, 9:00 a.m. to noon; February 5, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; February 6, 9:00 a.m. to noon. Boys and girls can register for T-Ball (5-6 years), Farm League (7-8 years) and Little League (9-12 years). Registration fee is $25 per child. First-year players should bring a copy of their birth certificate. More information may be obtained by calling Greg Strait at 717-485-5723.
Cooking Party Pampered Chef cooking party to benefit the Fulton County Library will be held in the library’s community room on Friday, January 29, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please stop in or call the library at 485-5327 to register.