Easter Egg Hunt
Forbes Road Lions Club Easter egg hunt will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 17, at Lions Park conditions permitting. In case of inclement weather or muddy grounds the event will take place in Forbes Road High School gym. Eggs, candy and special prizes for toddlers thru 12 yearolds. Raffle tickets are now on sale to support the hunt and other projects.
Christian School Musical
Fulton County Community School present the musical “The Three Trees,” Friday, March 30, at 7 p.m., at Needmore Bible Church.The program will also include recorder selections by third thru sixth grades and the PK thru second graders will be taking a trip to the zoo in song with Mother Goose. The high school chorus will close the program with two selections.
A benefit dance, live and silent auction will be held in memory of Ashlyn Buterbaugh at the American Legion, Saturday, April 14, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is $5 per ticket (children 12 and under free). Doors open at 3 p.m. Auction begins at 5 p.m. with dance to follow. Food and soda available for purchase. Raffles and 50/50s will be held. To purchase a ticket or make a donation, contact Nancy Bivens at 717-799-7343. No alcoholic beverages permitted. Seating is limited, call for tickets.
Pony League Registration
Pony League is open for anyone who is 13-14 years of age as of April 30, 2012. Traveling team but all home games are played at McConnellsburg Lions Club Park. Planning on tournament participation throughout the season. Pick up a registration form and waiver at middle/high school office and return by March 23 to Steve “Gup” Truax or Garry Miller. Cost is $30 at time of registration. Fee includes shirt and hat. Checks payable to Fulton County Pony Baseball. More information may be obtained by calling Steve at 717-404-0054 or Garry at 717-552-1222.
Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a .410 shooting match Saturday, March 31, at 1 p.m. Shells will be furnished and prizes awarded.
Free movie, Friday March 16, at 6:10 p.m., in Fulton County Library’s community room. Stop in or call the library at 485-5327 to find out what G-rated movie is playing.
McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Association will be sponsoring a free card night Saturday, March 17, at 6 p.m. at the alumni community building. All types of cards will be played. Bring a covered dish to be enjoyed by everyone. Any questions, please call Kathy Kendall at 485-0221.
Teen night will be held at Fulton County Library, Friday, March 23, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free and all teens welcome. Wii, board games, craft, movies, books, and music available. Enter through community room door. Please note: The March meeting will not be the last Friday in March.
New York Bus Trip
Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 will sponsor a bus trip to New York City Saturday, May 5. Cost for transportation and a buffet breakfast is adults $55 and children under 12 is $50. Please send money by April 15 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, PA 15522 or call 888-623- 6719.
Foul Shooting Contest
Lexi’s Lifesavers Relay for Life Team will sponsor a foul shooting contest April 14, 2012, in McConnellsburg High School gym at 8 a.m. Registration is $5. Age categories are 7-9-year-olds, 10-12-year-olds, 13-15-yeaolds, 16-18-year-olds and 19 and older. First-place winners in each category will win $50, second place $25, and third $10. There will be other cash prizes given throughout the day. Refreshments and 50/50 drawings will be available. The deadline to register is March 23, 2012. Also, if you are a business and would like to sponsor a “hoop” may do so for $100. To obtain a registration form and a sponsor sheet or for information, please call Kim or Lexi at 717-658-1615.
The fifth annual Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism spring fever golf tournament will be held Friday, April 27, at Great Cove Golf Club. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Entry deadline is April 20. For more information, contact 717-485-4064.
Flower & Garden Show Trip
North End Garden Club will attend the Hagerstown Flower & Garden show Saturday, March 17. Meet at the Giant parking lot by 9 a.m. To participate, contact 717-485-5736.
Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage Saturday, March 24, beginning at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Come out and share talent or just enjoy talent of others.
Letterkenny Rod and Gun Club will hold 3-D archery shoots Sunday, March 18, and Sunday, March 25, from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the recreation area. More information may be obtained by calling 717-375-4563.
A dodgeball tournament will be held March 17 at McConnellsburg alumni building. Registration will be held at 1 p.m. and the tournament will begin at 2 p.m. Cost is $10 per player and teams must consist of 6-8 players. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. More information may be obtained by calling David Welsh at 717-860-3888.
3-on-3 Basketball Competition
The Fulton County Community Christian School (FCCCS) Boosters Club will sponsor a 3-on-3 basketball competition Saturday, March 31, 2012, at the Needmore Bible Church. Cost is $10 per person if preregistered by March 17, or register at the door between 8-8:30 a.m. at $15 per person. Registration forms, playing procedures and rules can be found online at www.fcccsboostersclub.com or call 717-377-6205 or FCCCS at 717-573-4400. A concession stand will be available. All are welcome. There is no admission fee, but donations will be appreciated.
Co-ed basketball will be held for ages 14 and older, at McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends building, March 27 and every Tuesday in April from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling Joe at 717-485- 6115.
Community Wellness/Silver Sneakers/Prime
Community Wellness/Silver Sneakers/Prime will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday and Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Fulton County Medical Center cardiopulmonary rehab gym. The cost is based on insurance. Call Kim or Patti at 717-485-6149 to see if insurance provider is accepted. Community Wellness is $40/month/person or $70/month/couple.
Reaching Wellness yoga classes will be held for all ages every Tuesday, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at Community State Bank. Call for cost and to register at 717-485- 4492.
Reaching Wellness Zumba fitness class will be held for all ages every Friday, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Mc- Connellsburg Alumni & Friends building. More information may be obtained by calling 717-253-7599 or at email@example.com.
Free Blood Pressure Screenings
Free blood pressure screenings will be given at the following locations: McConnellsburg Senior Center the first Thursday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Hann’s Apartments the second Monday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Warfordsburg Senior Center the third Wednesday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and Hustontown Senior Center the third Thursday of every month from 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Reaching Wellness drop-in volleyball will be held for ninth grade and up thru March 29, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at McConnellsburg Aumni & Friends building. More information may be obtained by calling Kathy Kendall at 717-485-0221.
Reaching Wellness Zumba classes will be held for all ages Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., at Celebrations Unlimited. Call for cost and register at 814-259-3667.