2011-07-28 / Community Bulletin Board


Yard/Bake Sale

A yard sale, bake sale and lunch stand will be held Saturday, August 6, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville. Lunch will be pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans and coleslaw by the plate or by the pound. Pool Party

A pool party will be held Saturday, August 13, from noon to 4 p.m., at Great Cove Golf Course pool, sponsored by Fulton County Parks and Recreation, for children ages birth to 12. Cost is $7 parent/child combo or $3 each additional child. Come join in the fun to play, eat and drink refreshments and swim. All are welcome. Bring family and friends. More information may be obtained by calling Marsha at 717-485-0931, Ext. 205, or 717-816-4436. Open Stage

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage on Saturday, August 27, beginning at 6 p.m. The kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and share talent or just come out to the smoke-free and air-conditioned facility and enjoy the talent of others. Remember, admission is free. Open Baseball Practice

Open baseball practice for all junior high and up players will be held every Sunday beginning at 4 p.m. at Lions Club Park. More information may be obtained by calling Steve “Gup” Truax at 717-404-0054; Ken Welsh at 987-4262 or 860-9866; Tim Fowler at 860-8963 or 485- 4802; or Robert Koontz at 816-0893. Walking Club

Join the Fulton County Parks and Recreation Committee as the first Walking Club is started. Interact with friends and neighbors as all stroll around Lions Club Park. There is no fee to join and no obligation, just willingness to walk and talk. The goal is to promote fitness, well-being and friendship. After so many miles you will be recognized as an achiever. The first meeting and walk will be Monday, August 1, at 6 p.m. at the Lions Park pavilion. More information may be obtained by calling Marsha at 717-485-0931, Ext. 205, or cell 717-816-4436. Teen Night

McConnellsburg library will be holding its monthly teen night on Friday, July 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wii, board games, music, video, books and food for all 13- to 19-year-olds. Free, but donations of food and drinks are appreciated. Golf Tournament

The 15th annual Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism summer golf tournament will be held Friday, August 19, at Great Cove Golf Club. Raindate is August 20. Entry deadline is August 21. More information may be obtained by contacting Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism, 201 Lincoln Way West, Suite 101, Mc- Connellsburg or call 485- 4064 or e- mail info@fultoncountypa.com. Senior Center Activities

McConnellsburg Senior Center activities for August are as follows: nickel bingo, 9:30 a.m. - August 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24 and 26; Belleville, Reedsville, Allensville, Peight’s Store, 7 a.m. - August 3; blood pressure screening, 11 a.m. - August 4; Bedford Wal-Mart, Mile Level and lunch, 9 a.m. - August 11; senior nutrition class, 10 a.m. - August 16; FCMC program on arthritis, 11 a.m. - August 16; Chambersburg shopping, 9 a.m. - August 18; dime bingo, 9:30 a.m. - August 29 and 31. Dog Days Summer Celebration

Dogs Days Summer Celebration at the Better Days Animal League Thrift Store, 232 Lincoln Way West in McConnellsburg. Please join the Friends of BDAL in another community event to be held on Saturday, August 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities include carwash, hot dogs, barbeque, bake sale, nail trimming, ear cleaning for cats/dogs, dime pitch, face painting by Lisa Blackstock and thrift store specials. All proceeds benefit Better Days Animal League and Humane Society enforcement officer support in Fulton County. Raindate: August 13. Wells Tannery Homecoming/Parade

Fire company equipment, antique cars, marching groups, floats, decorated only bikes and ATVs are welcome to participate in the Wells Tannery homecoming on July 30. No paper invitations were mailed. All are welcome. For more info and placement, call 685-3399. The homecoming is July 30 this year. Parade starts at 11 a.m. Music starts at noon. Chicken barbecue, hot roast beef sandwiches, homemade pies and other food served all day. Horseshoe tournament and car show will be held. Raffle drawing will be made at 9 p.m. All are welcome Shade Gap Picnic

The 128th annual Shade Gap Picnic will be held at Harpers Memorial Park, intersection of routes 522, 641 and 35, July 31 thru August 6 with rides and entertainment each evening. More information may be obtained by calling 814-259-3252 or at www.shadegapfire.com. Youth Field Day

Youth Field Day will be held on Saturday, September 17, beginning at 8 a.m., at Fulton County Pistol & Rifle Club, McConnellsburg. The event is held to increase awareness in youths of the outdoors, hunting and wildlife conservation. Participants must be between 10 and 16. Applications can be obtained at Keller’s Country Store, Dott Village Store and Buchanan Trail Sportsters located in the rear of M&M Electronics. Applications can also be obtained by e-mailing youthfieldday@hotmail.com. Preregistration is not required but preferred. 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. Shooting Match

The Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club will hold a .22 shooting match on Friday, August 12, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Traditional hunting/field grade (no competition grade), manual loading ( bolt, lever, pump, break action), no semiauto or .22 conversions, open iron sights, shooters will shoot free-hand, no rests. Cash prizes will be awarded. Everyone welcome. Ben K-5K

The sixth annual Ben K-5K will be held Saturday, July 30, beginning at 8 a.m. at Center United Methodist Church, Waterfall. Registration is free until July 8. Registrations received after that date will include a $5 fee. Applications are available at Newman’s Market, Fulton County News, Edgewood Pro Hardware and Keller's Country Store. Jail Benefit Dinner

Fulton County Historical Society will host a benefit dinner at the Hustontown Firehall at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, August 13, 2011. Tickets at $10 for adult and $6 for child are available in the Historical Society’s library room, in the treasurer’s office at the courthouse, in the county commissioners office or by mail at Box 115, McConnellsburg, PA 17233. The deadline for meal reservations is Friday, August 5. A silent auction will precede the meal and a traditional bidding auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the exterior renovation of the historic 1851 Fulton County Jail.

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