McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Association will sponsor a free card night Saturday, January 14, starting at 6 p.m., at the alumni community building in Mc- Connellsburg. This is a free activity and all sorts of cards will be played, from 50 Bid to UNO, depending on what you want to play. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish to be enjoyed by all who attend. Any questions, please call Kathy J. Kendall at 485-0221 (home) or 377-3643 (cell).
Mic night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center January 14, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Food and drink will be available. Donation is a $1. For more information, call 717-294-6020.
Little League Registration
Fulton County Little League will hold open registration for the 2012 season at the Chamber of Commerce office in the Antietam Iron Works building on Lincoln Way West in McConnellsburg. Dates are: Friday, January 27 - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, January 28 - 9 a.m. to noon; Friday, February 3 - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, February 4 - 9 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 $30 first child and $25 for each additional child. First-year players should bring a copy of their birth certificate. Registration forms are being mailed to Farm League and Little League players who were on teams during the 2011 season. More information may be obtained by calling Greg Strait at 717-485-5723.
Forbes Road cheerleaders will host an all-day scrapbooking cropping event February 4 at Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. firehall. Registration by January 14 is $25. After that date cost is $30. A bake sale, 50/50 and raffles will also be held. Lunch will be available for purchase and a light dinner will be provided. More information may be obtained by calling Kathy Baker at 717-860-6939 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elks Hoop Shoot
Chambersburg Elks Lodge #600 local Elks Hoop Shoot will be held on January 14, 2012, at Mc- Connellsburg Elementary gym. Registration is as follows: All ages are as of April 1, 2012. Boys and girls 8-9 years old will register between 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., with competition starting at 9 a.m. (All 8- & 9-year-olds will shoot 11 a.m. from the hoop with a girls basketball.) Boys and girls 10-11 years old will register between 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., with competition starting at approx. 10:30 a.m. Boys and girls 12-13 years old will register between 11 a.m. and noon with competition starting at approximately noon. To preregister or ask questions, please contact Kathy J. Kendall at 717-485-0221 or 717-377-3643.
Please join Special Olympics Fulton County at the McConnellsburg Alumni and Friends building Wednesday, January 18, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for Special Olympics bocce ball. The competition will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This event is open to the public to raise awareness for the program, to gain volunteers and athletes and to have a lot of fun. Competition medals will be awarded. For more information regarding volunteering, coaching or participating in the sporting event, please contact local manager Mindi Graham at 717-816-5771.
Sportsman’s Show Trip
Needmore Fire Co. EMS is sponsoring a trip to the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg February 7. Cost is $38 per person and includes motorcoach transportation and admission. To reserve a seat, contact Lisa at 717-294-6177.