2011-09-15 / 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. HAFCO Open Stage

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage on Saturday, September 24, at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend and share their talent or come and enjoy the talent of others. Admission is free. 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. Quilt Club Retreat

Fulton County Quilt Club will hold its annual retreat Saturday, October 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the social room of St. Stephen Catholic Church in Mc- Connellsburg. Two classes will be taught: making crazy quilt blocks and fabric coloring and embroiderly. Items needed for the crazy quilt class are a 12-inch square of muslin, several colorful fabric scraps and a focal point fabric, sewing machine, thread, scissors, embroidery thread and needles. Items needed for the fabric coloring are white or light fabric with toneon tone design, crayons, sewing machine, thread and scissors. Please bring a covered dish to share. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-9200. Cove Mills Reunion

The 10th annual Cove Mills harvest reunion will be held September 23-25. Demos of threshing grain, baling straw, crushing stone, sawing lumber, making rope and more. Steam engines, antique, restored and unrestored tractors, featuring John Deere, hit and miss engines, old-time machinery and tractor parade, pony cart ride, kids pedal pull and kiddy train ride. Farm breakfast, apple butter boil, cider making, food venders, flea market, arts and crafts. bluegrass, gospel and country music. Join on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for an old-time church service under the tent with Kenny Johnson. The show starts at 8 a.m. on Saturday and noon on Sunday. Bring a chair and enjoy this exciting and growing show. Sponsored by Cove Mills Old Time Farm Machinery Assoc. The show grounds are located at Warfordsburg, at Wilkins Farm and Home Supply, Rt. 484 west. For more information call 717- 294- 6184 or e- mail my8mmauser@yahoo.com Bluegrass/Country Music Jamboree

Sinoquipe bluegrass and country music jamboree will be held September 17, from noon to 7 p.m., at Camp Sinoquipe in Fort Littleton. Activities include silent auction, boating, volleyball, horseshoes and climbing wall. Bring lawn chairs. Concessions available. Tickets are $20 per person. Only 400 tickes available at McLaughlin’s Drug Store, Park Station, Harr’s Grocery, Cutchall’s Gulf Station, Dott Store, Mason-Dixon Council Office at 301-739-1211 and online at www.mason-dixon-bsa.org. 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. 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. Worldwide Day of Play:

Hosted by Fulton County Center for Families on September 24, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Lions Club Park in McConnellsburg. Men, women, children and their families, friends, loved ones and child care providers are invited. Lots of fun activities for all! Soccer, kickball, crafts, educational information on car seats, car seat checks, free snacks and educational information for families. For more information please contact Emily at 717-485-5038

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