2011-08-25 / Community Bulletin Board


Scrapbooking Retreats Scrapbooking retreats will be held September 16-18 and November 11-13, at Cove Valley Camp, 5357 Little Cove Road, Mercersburg. Share fun and fellowship. Call for information at 717-328-3055 or 1-877-268-3267. Musical Rehearsals

The MES/MMS musical “Bah Humbug!” Scrooge’s Christmas Carol, will be holding after-school rehearsals from 2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for auditions Monday through Thursday, August 29 - September 1 in the high school auditorium. Auditions will be Friday, September 2, and Tuesday, September 6. Students in grades fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh in Central Fulton School District are encouraged to try out. For audition forms and to sign up for auditions, please contact Susanne Moore at 717-485-3195. Golf Tournament

Fulton County Pony League will sponsor its first golf tournament on Saturday, October 8, 2011, at Great Cove Golf Course. Shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. and the cost will be $50 per golfer. The format will be a 4-person scramble with “don’t lose the baseball” holes. There will be hole-in-one contests, including a new car hole, and a putting contest with the grand prize of $2,500. Please come and support the county teams. Cut-off date for entering a team is October 5. Spots are filling up quickly and the maximum teams allowed will be 23. Tournament and contest sponsors are still available. Anyone interested in playing, sponsoring or donating money, gift certificates or anything to the tournament, contact Mary Huston at 717-860-3784 or e-mail huston@embarqmail.com. Sign-up sheets are also available at Great Cove Golf Course. Atlantic City Trip

A trip is planned to Atlantic City October 15. Cost is $45 per person. Contact Ron and Evelyn Peterson at 814-259-3734. Proceeds benefit Shade Gap Fire Co. Back-To-School Bash

McConnellsburg library will be holding its back-to-school bash August 26, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wii, board games, music, video, tie-dying, crafts, books and food for all 13- to 19-year-olds. Free, but donations of food and drinks are appreciated. Additional chaperones will be welcomed. Back-To-School Bash

A back-to-school bash will be held at Cito United Methodist Church on Saturday, September 10, beginning at 6 p.m. All school-age students from any school district (K-4 through senior) and their families are welcome to enjoy an evening of food, fun and fellowship, including a showing of the movie “Soul Surfer” and ending with a hay ride. For more information, contact the office at 717-485-9020. Cito UMC is located approximately four miles south of Mc- Connellsburg on Cito Road or turning off of Rt. 522 onto Union Church Road. For complete directions, please visit www.citoumc.org. 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. 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. 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.

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