2012-01-26 / Community Bulletin Board


Snow Tubing

Fulton Fatherhood is hosting a snow tubing night at Whitetail February 17, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Arrive at 6:30 p.m. to get tickets. Prices are $17 for people over 5 and for 2-4-year-olds tickets are $8. The first 50 fathers or significant others to sign up get free tickets. Please call 717- 485-5038, then press 1 to reserve a spot. Senior Center Activities

McConnellsburg Senior Center activities for the month of February are: nickel bingo, 9:30 a.m. - February 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 22, 24 and 27; breakfast at K’s Place, 8 a.m. - February 2; blood pressure screening, 11 a.m. - February 2; couch potato exercises, 11 a.m. - February 2, 9, 16, 23; lunch at 30 West Chambersburg, 11 a.m. - February 9; nutrition class for seniors, 10 a.m. - February 14; lunch at Lincoln Way Pizza, 11:30 a.m. - February 14; closed February 20; dime bingo, 9:30 a.m. - February 29. 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. Sweetheart Dinner/Dance

Three Springs Lions Club will hold a Valentine sweetheart dinner and dance Saturday, February 11, at Three Springs Firehall. A turkey dinner with all the trimmings will be available from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Sharptones will provide music from the 50s and up from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets for singles are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Tickets for couples are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Tickets are available at Three Springs Mini Mart, T&T’s Restaurant, or from any member of the Lions Club or fire company or by calling 814-448-9448 or 814-448-3832. Proceeds benefit the firemen’s parade fund. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Snow date is Friday, March 2. 4-H Banquet

Fulton County 4-H recognition banquet will be held February 4 at McConnellsburg Firehall. Please RSVP to your leader by January 26. Social hour will be at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m., followed by a short program, 4-H member and volunteer leader recognition. 4-H members and 4-H leaders meals are complimentary. Cost is adults $8.50; children 6-12 $4.25 ; and children 5 and under free. MHS Hall Walking

Hall walking at McConnellsburg High School will be every Tuesday and Thursday starting Tuesday, January 17, until Thursday, March 8. Walking will start at 5 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. You may also run from 7 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Kathy Kendall at 717-485- 0221 or 717-377-3643. Reminder: Any time Central Fulton School District is closed because of the weather, hall walking will be cancelled. Open Stage

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage Saturday, January 28, beginning at 6 p.m. The kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and share talent or just come and enjoy the talent of others. Line Dance

Fulton County Line Dance Club will hold line dance sessions every Wednesday (except the first Wednesday of the month) beginning at 7 p.m. at VFW Post 655, Poplar Street, McConnellsburg. All are welcome. Come and learn some new steps. A $2 donation is appreciated. Spring AYSO Sign-ups

Spring AYSO soccer sign-ups will be held Tuesday, January 31, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday, February 1, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, February 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Tri-State Community Health Center. Cost is $40 per child. Bring birth certificate to registration. Must be 4 years of age prior to February 1. PASR Cherry Blossoms Trip

Fulton PASR encourages all school retirees to go with them to the Cherry Blossom Festival and parade in Washington, D.C., April 14. Call Bollman’s at 814-623-2181 to make reservations. Those who reserve first get the best bleacher seats for the parade. Cost is $52, which must be in by March 16. The bus leaves Everett at 5 a.m. and returns about 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Deadline is March 5. Little Princess Tea Party

Fulton County Parks and Rec will be holding a Little Princess tea party for ages 10 and under, February 12, at the American Legion, McConnellsburg, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Have a little one who likes to look like a princess? Join in for an afternoon of royal festivities and refreshments. Please call 717-485-6767, Ext. 205, for reservations and cost. Ice Fest

The 2012 Ice Fest will be held in downtown Chambersburg Thursday, January 26, thru Sunday, January 29. Official opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Thursday at 5 p.m. More information at http://icefestpa.com/. Benefit Pool Tournament

Fulton County Pool League will be holding a doubles benefit pool tournament at the Packhorse Saturday, February 4, at 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit John Foor who was diagnosed last April with sarcoma, a rare form of muscular cancer. There will also be 50/50 and games of chance. Cost is $25 per team. 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. Sweetheart Ball

The 28th annual Sweetheart Ball will be held February 11, 2012, at McConnellsburg American Legion. Tickets are $35 per couple and includes salad bar at 6 p.m.; dinner at 6:30 p.m., gourmet desserts, dancing, live and silent auctions. Funds raised will be donated to Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance, which provides free services to breast cancer patients in Franklin and Fulton counties. Music by D.J. Shane Imler of Northeastern Entertainment. To purchase tickets, call 717-485-5930 or 717-294-6091. Scrapbooking Clinic

It’s an all day crop! Join in February 4, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., at Hustontown Firehall. There will be raffles, a 50/50 drawing, and a bake sale to help support the Forbes Road cheerleaders. Hustontown Fire Co. will also have a lunch available for purchase. More information may be obtained by calling Kathy Baker at 717-860-6939 or kat.baker@live.com. Registration is $30. Payment should be made by check written to Forbes Road Cheerleading. Final registraiton is January 30, 2012.

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