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.
Book/Bake Sale A book and bake sale to benefit Fulton County Christian School will be held Thursday, February 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday, February 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at C. Mellott’s in the square of Needmore. Stop in and pick up a good book and some delicious fudge, pies, cakes and other goodies for Valentine’s Day. Also available will be clothes in adults, infant girls and children’s. More information may be obtained by calling 573-2251.
Valentine’s Day Party A Valentine’s Day party and dance will be held February 13 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Center United Methodist community building. All ages are welcome to come for fellowship, fun and enjoyment. Bring a favorite snack. Center community building is located off Rt. 655 between Forbes Road High School and Waterfall on the Dublin Mills Road, first left turn.
Warfordsburg Soccer Registration Registration for Warfordsburg Area Youth Soccer will be held at Needmore Firehall Saturday, March 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling 294-3001.
Little League Registration Fulton County Little League will continue registration for the 2010 season at the Chamber of Commerce office in the Antietam Iron Works building on Lincoln Way West in Mc- Connellsburg. The new dates are February 12, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; February 13, 9:00 am. 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.
AYSO Spring Registration AYSO registration will be held February 8, 10 and 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at McConnellsburg Elementary office. All 4-year-olds with a birthdate prior to February 1, 2006 are eligible for the spring season. A copy of the birth certificate is required. Costs are $30 for the first child and $25 for any additional children in a family.
Benefit Dance A community benefit dance for Justin Hudson will be held Saturday, February 20, in the McConnellsburg Alumni Community Center from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This dance is open to all ages. The DJ will be “Phantom Shadow.” Donations are needed for this great cause. Donations can be dropped off at the building any time on Saturday, February 20, after 4:30 p.m. Any questions, please call Mrs. Kathy J. Kendall at 485-4530, ext. 1002 or 485-0221.
Dodgeball Tournament A dodgeball tournament will be held February 20 at the old Forbes Road gym. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. and play begins at 6:00 p.m. Need six to seven players per team. Cost is $10 per person. All proceeds benefit the Szwydek family. Any age may participate. More information may be obtained by calling 485-5658 or 717-372-7029.
Family Place Session Fun with Puppets, the first in a series of “Family Place” session for children birth through 4 will begin Friday, February 12, at the Fulton County Library. The first session will feature Denise Chesnut, early childhood educator for Even Start Family Literacy. Please call 485-5327 or stop in for more information or to register.
Exercise The alumni community center gym (old McConnellsburg High School gym) will be open to the public fee for walking or any other type of exercising Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 1:30 p.m. until spring.
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 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.