2012-11-14 / Community Bulletin Board



Outreach Schedule McConnellsburg United Methodist Church November outreach schedule is as follows: Wonderful Wednesdays (November 28) – 5:30 p.m. meal and 6:30 p.m. worship; Thanksgiving meal - Thursday, November 22, at noon; Walk Through Bethlehem – Friday, November 30, at noon. Worship services Sunday mornings at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Anyone needing transportation to any of the events may contact the church office at 717- 485-4815 and leave a message. All requests shoud be made at least 48 hours prior to the schedule event.

The Gift Of The Magi “The Gift Of The Magi,” a dramatization of the classic American short story by the American writer known as O’Henry, will be performed by Maranatha Productions at 7 p.m. Sunday, November 25, at Dublin Mills Community Church. All are invited to attend. More information or directions may be obtained by calling 814-685-3910.

Pioneer Club Pioneer Club at Rockhill Mennonite Church will begin for grades kindergarten thru eighth grade. Classes will be held November 14 and 28 and December 5, 12 and 19, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. More information may be obtained by calling Kimberly at 485-9074.


Winter Craft Show A winter craft show with more than vendors will be held Saturday, November 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, November 18, from noon to 4 p.m., at Shade Gap Auxiliary Building and Shade Gap Firehall. Homemade food will be available at both locations.

Christmas Tree Show Three Springs Historical Society will sponsor its annual Christmas tree show at Three Springs ambulance building Saturday, November 24, from noon until 6 p.m., and Sunday, November 25, from noon until 5 p.m. Everyone is invited to stop by for light refreshments, door prizes and a Longaberger basket raffle. Any persons, club or organization desiring to display a tree can come to the ambulance building on Friday, November 23, or Saturday morning, November 24, to set up their tree display. More information may be obtained by calling Pat Rotz at 814-448-3890.

Garden Club Christmas Party North End Garden Club will meet for the Christmas party Tuesday, December 4, at 11:30 a.m., at Jean Bonnet in Bedford. In place of exchange gifts, bring a monetary donation to be collected for the Fulton County Food Basket. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5736.

Craft Show All are invited to visit the annual craft show and bake sale sponsored by Fort Loudon United Methodist Church Saturday, November 17, at Fort Loudon Community Center. There will be specialty crafts, attic treasures, homemade food and soup, baked goods, homemade peanut brittle and apple dumplings, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Music entertainment will be Joan Sloca. Bring a camera and have picture taken with Santa, receive a free gift and make a craft.

Open Stage Open stage will be held at Hustontown Firehall Saturday, November 24, at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and share their talent. A good time to enjoy an evening out.

Colonial Christmas The second annual Colonial Christmas will be held on Sunday, November 18, at 3 p.m. in the newly constructed summer kitchen at the state historic site of Fort Loudoun, located on N. Brooklyn Road, off Route 30, just east of Ft. Loudon.The public is invited to come and enjoy a cup of mulled cranberry tea, cookies and other goodies. The log kitchen will be decorated as in colonial times. Anne Gale, Chambersburg, will entertain with the lap dulcimer, and Dr. Terry Musselman, the hammered dulcimer and psaltry. John Shindledecker, Zullinger, will tell the Colonial Christmas story, “Miracle In The Wilderness.” Free admission. Free parking. For more information, call 369-3318.

Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center November 10, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Food and drink will be available. Since the holiday season is coming on, instead of $1 donation a donation of a nonperishable food item or can good is appreciated. These items will be given to someone in need in the community. Please make sure the date is good for awhile. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 717-294-6020.

Variety Show Hancock Arts Council will hold a variety show, “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” Friday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Hancock Performing Arts Center at Town Hall, 126 West High Street, Hancock, Md. The show will include a variety of entertainment by area talent, some surprise guests, some legends may appear and light refreshments. Admission by donation.

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.


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.

McConnellsburg AA Meetings The McConnellsburg Chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. every week at the Alumni Building Basement, McConnellsburg.

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.

Flu Immunizations Free flu immunizations for Fulton County residents will be held November 19 at Warfordsburg Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and at Hustontown Senior Center from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 888-329-2376.

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.


Free Thanksgiving Dinner A free community Thanksgiving dinner will be held Sunday, November 25, at 12:30 p.m., at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Faith Center. Come early and worship at 10:45 a.m. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3028.

Apple/Cherry Pie Sale Family Life Committee of St. Stephen Catholic Church will sponsor a Grandma Ann’s Thanksgiving apple and cherry pie sale Saturday, November 18. The cost of the pies are $8 for plain topping and $9 for crumb topping. The pies will be available after 9 a.m., Saturday, November 18. To place an order call 485-5917.

Farm Women Christmas Dinner Fulton County Society of Farm Women will hold its Christmas dinner Sunday, December 2, at New Fort Restaurant at 5:30 p.m. Please call Joy at 485-5602 with number attending by November 26.

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.


Free Clothing Room Free clothing, coats, blankets and hygiene products will be available Tuesday, November 20, at St. Stephen Catholic Church beginning at 9 a.m. For further information call 485-5917.

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: 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.

Operation Christmas Child Collection Site Needmore Bible Church will serve as a collection site for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes between November 12 and November 19.

Free GED Classes Free GED classes provided by Lincoln Intermediate Unit #12, are held Monday, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Daytime classes are open 12 months per year. Evening classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Classes are free and open to adult “out of school” residents of Pennsylvania age 16 and older. To enroll visit the PA Career- Link Franklin County, 600 Norland Avenue, Chambersburg, or call 264-4584, Ext. 4974.

55-Alive Driving Offered 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.


Bingo Shade Gap Fire Co. will hold bingo at the Shade Gap Ladies Auxiliary building every Thursday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games start at 6:30 p.m.

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.


Garden Club Meeting North End Garden Club will meet Tuesday, November 27, at Joy Anderson’s home, 19826 Great Cove Road, McConnellsburg. Christmas swags for Leisure Living Retirement Home will be made. New members and visitors welcome. More information may be obtained by calling Sharon Berbert at 717-485-5736.

Sportsmen’s League Meeting Fulton County Sportsmen’s League will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the stone house at the trout nursery November 16. The league meets the third Friday of each month except July and August. Please mark calendars and attend each meeting to share input on decisions affecting the organization. A variety of proposals will be submitted by the board of directors for discussion and decisions. The drawing for the fall raffle will be held at the conclusion of the meeting.

Quilt Club Meeting Fulton County Quilt Club will meet Saturday, November 17, at 10 a.m., in the community room of Fulton County Library located on First Street, McConnellsburg. Work will be continued on Penny Rug design following a brief business meeting. All are welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 485-9200.

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