2012-10-17 / Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION

Catholicism Series A series of one-hour DVD presentations on Catholicism, followed by discussion facilitated by Sister Martha Burbulla, CCW, will be held at St. Stephen Catholic Church in the social hall. The sessions will be held Mondays, October 22 and 29, at two different times. They are scheduled for the morning from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and in the evening from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Participants may attend either session. Father Robert Barron, a priest and seminary profession from Chicago, is the author and host of this pilgrimage to fascinating spiritual places of faith throughout the world. Sister Martha plans to hold five sessions in October and five in the spring. Catholics who wish to learn more about their faith, persons who are interested in Catholicism or those who are just curious are welcome. There is no charge. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-0661.

Revival Sideling Hill Christian Church, 10424 Sipes Mill Road, Needmore, will hold revival services October 25-28 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Delmas Bard as speaker. All are welcome.

Appreciation Service A service of appreciation will be held for Pastor Betty Secrest at a combined worship service at Center United Methodist Church with Clear Ridge United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. October 28. All are welcome. Covered dish meal inthe adjoining community building at noon.

Bible Study will be held Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for the month of October at the Clear Ridge community building. The last Wednesday of the month a free community meal will be served at 6 p.m. with Bible study following at 7 p.m.

Bible Conference Knobsville Church of the Brethren will hold a Bible conference November 11-14, led by Pastor Fred Thomson of Easley, S.C. The conference is entitled “The Joy Robbers: A Study in Philippians.” Conference will be held Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and evenings at 7 p.m. All are invited. More information may be obtained by contacting Pastor Chris Elliot at 717-987-3935.

RECREATION

Christmas Bazaar St.Thomas Episcopal Church, 2 East High Street, Hancock, will hold a Christmas bazaar Saturday, November 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafts, ornaments and gifts, white elephant table, baked goods and soups to go. Also available will be ham potpie, soups, sandwiches, drinks and desserts.

Food Auction Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a food auction Saturday, October 27. Kitchen opens at noon and auction begins at 2 p.m. with a variety of items. Mike Sullivan will be the vendor.

New York City Trip Modern Woodmen Youth Group is sponsoring a day “on your own” trip to New York City November 17. Cost is $50 per person. Leave McConnellsburg at 6:15 a.m., pit stop, arrive in NYC around 11:15 a.m., leave NYC at 6:30 p.m. A nonrefundable payment of $50 is due to hold seat and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Cheryl Cutshall at 485-0527 after 4 p.m. for more information.

Trunk or Treat Knobsville United Methodist Church will hold a trunk or treat Saturday, October 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., in the church parking lot. Children will receive candy, hot dogs and other snacks. There is no charge and everyone invited to attend. The church is located on Waterfall Road.

Lanterns & Legends Festival A Lanterns and Legends Festival will be held at Cowans Gap State Park October 27, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fall foliage walk will be held at 1 p.m. with activities including pumpkin carving, seed roasting, apple press and hot apple cider. A Legends of Cowans Gap walk will be held at 7 p.m.

Christmas Bazaar A Christmas bazaar will be held November 2 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and November 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Pleasant Grove Christian Church Fellowship Hall. All kinds of crafts, gift ideas and food. The church is located three miles west of Needmore. More information may be obtained by calling Mary at 573-2567.

Teen Night Halloween Party A teen night Halloween Party with ghost stories will be held at McConnellsburg library, Friday, October 26, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share. At 5 p.m., ghost stories will be told by professional storyteller Alan Irvine. Please come early as this program will start on time. Costumes encouraged. Bring own pumpkin for carving (optional). Free and all teens welcome. Wii, crafts, board games, movies, books and music available. Enter through community room door.

Senior Center Social Night On October 26 Warfordsburg Senior Center’s social night will consist of a Halloween theme. Seniors 60 and over come dressed in costume and enjoy the evening. There will be prizes. Bring a covered dish, meat is furnished. Meal is at 6 pm. Music by DJs Barb & Forrest at 7 p.m. For more information, call 717-294-6020.

Old MHS Haunted School Tour McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends will host a tour of the haunted school at the alumni building in McConnellsburg Thursday, October 25, Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Come and see what the downstairs is really like. Donations of candy are needed. Any questions or if you would like to help, please contact Kathy J. Kendall at 485-0221 or 377- 3643.

Halloween Parade McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its annual Halloween parade Thursday, October 25 at 7 p.m. The parade will line up on North First Street in the area of Fulton County Library at 6:30 p.m. where numbers will be given out. It will go from North First Street to south Third Street and end at the firehall where prizes will be awarded.

Lanterns & Legends Festival A Lanterns and Legends Festival will be held at Cowans Gap State Park October 27, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fall foliage walk will be held at 1 p.m. with activities including pumpkin carving, seed roasting, apple press and hot apple cider. A Legends of Cowans Gap walk will be held at 7 p.m.

Basketball Registration McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Association will hold registration for all 4-year-olds through third grade boys and girls who would like to learn how to play basketball Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the alumni community building. Registration is $ 15 and all practices will be in the alumni gym starting in November. If you can not make registration or have questions, please contact Kathy Kendall at 485-0221 or 377- 3643.

SF Musical Advance tickets for the Southern Fulton Junior Senior High School production of the musical “Happy Days” are available by calling the main office at 717-294-3251, Ext. 201, or by visiting Gordon’s Cruise-In in Needmore or Dott Store in Dott, Pa. Student tickets are $3 each and adult tickets are $5. Show dates are Friday, October 19, and Saturday, October 20; both evenings the performances begin at 7 p.m. .and the doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The tickets are general admission only. Some may be available at the door, but there are no guarantees.

Christmas Dinner Auction Fulton County Community Christian School will host its annual Christmas dinner auction Saturday, November 10, at Needmore Bible Church. A silent auction will begin at 3:30 p.m. A buffet dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m., followed by the traditional auction at 6:30 p.m. Hundreds of items to bid on ranging from handcrafted furniture and crafts to antiques, guns, hunting and fishing gear and supplies, household decorations, framed prints, jewelry and much more. Dinner reservations are required. Tickets may be obtained by calling 717-573-4400 or 717-485-3496. Donations for the silent and/or traditional auctions are being accepted and appreciated. Items may be dropped at the school or arrangements for pickup can be made.

Bus Trip Modern Woodmen of America Camp 7948 will sponsor a bus trip to New York City Saturday, December 1. The bus departs from McConnellsburg Courthouse at 6 a.m. A stop will be made for breakfast at approximately 8:15 a.m. and arrive in New York City near Macy’s at approximately 11:30 a.m. Depart New York City near 9th Ave., between 44th and 45th streets at 6:15 p.m. A stop will be made halfway home for supper. Estimated arrival back in McConnellsburg is 12:15 a.m. Cost for transportation and a buffet breakfsat is $50 per person. Please send money by November 12 to Rick Claar, PO Box 624, Bedford, PA 15522 or call 888-623-6719.

HEALTH

Parents And Family Members Of Addicts Support group to help family members of addicts cope and deal with the one they love who is struggling with addiction. Free. Refreshments provided. Meets every Monday at 6 p.m. at 292 Buchanan Trail. Call Susanne at 717-414-9695 for more information.

Yoga Classes Reaching Wellness yoga classes will be held for all ages every Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., at Community State Bank. Call for cost and to register at 717-485- 4492.

Flu Immunizations Free flu immunizations for Fulton County residents will be held October 30 at Warfordsburg Senior Center, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; October 30 at Hustontown Senior Center from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; and November 1 at Mc- Connellsburg Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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.

Zumba Classes Zumba classes will be offered at Mc- Connellsburg Firehall Wednesday evenings at 7:15 p.m. More information may be obtained by contacting Sarah at 814-259- 3667.

Zumba Fitness Reaching Wellness Zumba fitness class will be held for all ages every Friday at 6 p.m., at McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends building. More information may be obtained by calling 717-253-7599 or at jtanonsilver@comcast.net.

Addicts Helping Addicts Addicts Helping Addicts meets every Wednesday at 6 p.m. This is a peer-led support group for addicts struggling with drug addiction and needing help in their recovery. Admission is free. Refreshments provided. Held at 292 Buchanan Trail. Call Susanne at 717-414-9695 for more information.

Bloodmobile A blood drive will be held Thursday, October 18, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Presbyterian Faith Center, 12957 Buck Valley Road, Warfordsburg.

FOOD & DINING

Pancake Supper Whips Cove Church pancake supper will be held Saturday, November 3, beginning at 5 p.m. Buckwheat and buttermilk pancakes, eggs, pork pudding, sausage and ham, sausage gravy and drinks. Donations accepted. Located two miles south of Town Hill, I-70 Exit 156 on Route 643. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294- 3229.

Turkey Dinner Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a turkey dinner on Sunday, October 28, beginning at 11 a.m. Meals are available to eat in or to take out. All proceeds benefit Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co.

Spaghetti Dinner An all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday, November 3, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Buck Valley Christian Church, 2281 Harmonia Road, Warfordsburg. Cost is adults $5; children 5-12, $3 and 5 and under are free or whole family for $20. Donations benefit Hagerstown Rescue Mission.

Election Day Spaghetti Dinner St. Stephen Catholic Church will hold an Election Day spaghetti dinner Tuesday, November 6. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinner is served from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Meatball subs will be available also. Cost is $6 for aduts and children 12 and under are $3. Takeouts available.

Potpie Dinner Ham potpie dinner will be held November 10 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Faith Center. Proceeds benefit local missions. Donations accepted. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3028.

Turkey Dinner Shade Gap Area Fire Co. Auxiliary will hold its annual turkey dinner Saturday, November 10, at 4 p.m. at the auxiliary building. Cost is $9 for adults and $4.50 for children 4-12 and under 4 are free. Proceeds benefit Shade Gap Fire Co. Auxiliary.

Ham & Oyster Supper A ham and oyster supper will be held October 27, from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Cove Valley Youth Camp, 5357 Little Cove Road, Mercersburg. Cost for the all-you-can-eat meal is $20 for adults and $5 children 4- 12 years of age. Proceeds benefit the upkeep of the camp and camp ministry.

Turkey Dinner Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a turkey dinner Sunday, October 28, beginning at 11 a.m. Meals are available to eat in or take out. All proceeds benefit the Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co.

THIS AND THAT

Free Meal A free meal will be served the second Tuesday of each month at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 220 North Third Street. Please join in for good fellowship.

Book Signing Author Judy Walter will be at Fulton County Library in McConnellsburg for a book signing on Saturday, October 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. She has written books for both children and adults.

Used Book Sale A used book sale will be held Friday, October 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, October 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fulton County Library. Great bargains. Everything just $3 a bag.

Operation Christmas Child Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes, sponsored annually by Samaritan’s Purse, will be collected at My Father’s House Ministries located at 1635 Lincoln Way West, McConnellsburg, during the week of November 12-19. Following hours for collection: Monday – noon to 3 p.m.; Tuesday - 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday - 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; Friday - 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-987-9512 or 717-571-0895.

Book Fair A book fair will be held Thursday, October 18, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the lobby of Fulton County Medical Center. The book fair benefits Fulton County Medical Center Auxiliary. A great selection of books and other items for early Christmas shopping.

55-Alive Driving Offer The classroom refresher course for the 55-Alive/Mature Driving will be offered for free to veterans at Warfordsburg Senior Center November 27 and 28. Classes are from 9:30 a.m. to noon, and two days of classes are required. Preregister either in person or by calling the center. All others can call or mail the check payable to AARP for $14 (per person nonmember) or $12 (per person AARP member) to Warfordsburg Senior Center, 209 Long Hollow Road, Warfordsburg, PA 17267. Graduates of the class, age 55 and over, will be eligible for the 3-year auto insurance discounts. Anyone planning on staying for lunch following the class, please be sure to call 294-6020 one day in advance or when registering. There are no tests involved.

MEETINGS

Sportsmen’s Meeting Fulton County Sportsmen’s League will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the stone house at the trout nursery on October 19.

Garden Club Meeting North End Garden Club will meet Tuesday, October 23, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in Fulton County Library community room. Lunch and a silent auction will be held. New members and visitors are welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5736.

BINGO

Red Neck Basket Bingo A Red Neck basket bingo will be held Saturday, November 10, at the Alumni Community Building. Proceeds support the building. Sponsors, baskets, door prizes, silent auction, baked goods, water, soda, Gatorade, hotdogs, barbecues, rolls, candy, nachos and cheese are needed. Anyone who can help or donate, please contact Mrs. Kendall at 485-0221 or 377-3643. Doors open at 5:30 and bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $ 25 and includes 20 games plus four specials and door prizes. Baskets filled with goodies. There will be a raffle for a gun and one special will be for a fisherman’s combo. King Tut, raffles, jars and 50/50 will be available.

Basket Bingo A Longaberger basket fundraiser, sponsored by Breezewood Fire Co., will be held November 4, 2012. Doors open at 2 p.m., with games starting at 3 p.m. Tickets available at the door at a cost of $20 for 25 games and additional baskets and Longaberger items will be raffled off. All baskets will be filled by local business or friends of the fire company. Baskets are first quality and will include many baskets that are no longer available for purchase. Kitchen will be open. All proceeds benefit Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co.

Bingo McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. bingo games are held every Monday and Friday evenings. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m.

Bingo Bingo will be held November 4 at McConnellsburg VFW. Doors open at noon and bingo starts at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance (will reserve your seat) and at the door for $25. Proceeds go to Wounded Warrior Foundation. Twenty games, raffles, food and prizes.

Basket Bingo Basket bingo will be held November 4 at Breezewood Fire Co. Doors open at 2 p.m. with games starting at 3 p.m. Tickets availale at the door at a cost of $20 for 25 games and additional baskets and items will be raffled off. Kitchen will be open. All proceeds benefit Breezewood Fire Co. Sponsored by the Longaberger Company.

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