COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD
Pioneer Club There will be Pioneer Club at Rock Hill Mennonite Church for grades kindergarten thru eighth grade from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., December 11 and 18. Additional information may be obtained by calling 485-9074.
Christmas Eve Service A service of lessons and carols, with special music by the band Joyful Noise, will be held at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 228 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, Tuesday, December 24, at 6 p.m.
Live Nativity A live nativity program will be held at Immanuel Bible Church of Three Springs Friday, December 13, and Saturday, December 14, at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. each night. Please join in and share the wonderful miracle of the first Christmas. There is no charge and all are welcome. Hot chocolate, coffee and cookies will be served after each performance. For more information or in case of inclement weather please visit www.ibcthreesprings.org.
Christmas Concert As part of the congregation’s 275th anniversary celebration the Mercersburg Presbyterian Church, 34 West Seminary Street, will host Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute Choir in concert Sunday, December 8. The concert begins at 4 p.m. and includes beautiful sacred Christmas music. Congregational singing will be interspersed throughout the program accompanied by the church’s recently restored Teller’s pipe organ. Admission is free and there will be a light reception afterwards in the social rooms. More information may be obtained by calling 328-2510.
Christmas Celebration A community Christmas celebration will be held Friday, December 6, at 6 p.m., in Akersville Church. Snowdate is Friday, December 13. Akersville Church is located in Brush Creek Township on PA 915. The event is free of charge. Baked goods are welcome. More information may be obtained by calling Gary at 717-860-1880 or e-mailing Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Game/Movie Night Game/movie night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center December 6, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Seniors 60 and older are welcome to come and join in the games. There are card games, dominos, scrabble or shuffleboard. All are welcome to bring a game. A movie will be shown for those who like to just sit and watch a movie and eat popcorn. Call 717-294-6020 for more information.
Mic/Jam Night McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Association will host a free Mic and Jam Night Saturday, December 21. Alumni gym will open at 4 p.m., with music starting at 5 p.m. All ages are invited to come and listen, dance and enjoy a night out. Anyone wishing to perform December 21, 2013, please contact John Hendershot at 328-2899 to be put on the schedule or just show up.
Library Teen Christmas Party Fulton County Library’s Teen Advisory Board will hold its Christmas party Friday, December 20, at 6 p.m., in the community room. The group will be baking cookies and watching Christmas movies. Those interested in being part of a Christmas gift exchange are asked to bring a “unisex” gift valued at $5 to $10. All teens ages 13 to 19 are welcome to attend.
Open Stage Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage Saturday, December 28, at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Admission is free.
Shooting Match Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a 410 only shooting match Saturday, December 21, at 1 p.m. Sign-in begins at noon. Special round for a Christmas meal will be held. New season, new features.
Free Movie Free Friday movie, December 6, at 6:10 p.m., in the library’s community room. Rated PG-13. Please call the library at 485-5327 to find out what’s playing.
Dodgeball Game “Dodge The Glow Leave Cancer In The Dark” first-ever glow-in-the-dark dodgeball game, sponsored by McConnellsburg eighth-grade character education class, will be held Friday, December 6, at 6 p.m. at McConnellsburg Elementary gym. Cost is $10 per player or $2 per spectator. All ages 0-99. Wear glow-in-the-dark items and create unique team shirts. Proceeds go to the “Winner’s Choice” cancer research or cancer fights. Forms are available in Room 301 at McConnellsburg Middle School.
Thrift Store Open House Better Days Animal League Thrift Store will hold its third annual Christmas open house during Christmas in McConnellsburg Friday and Saturday, December 6 and 7, with store hours 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pictures with Santa Claus and Rudolph for kids and pets will be held Saturday, December 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Join in for free refreshments while you shop with more than 5,000 Christmas items and decorations. CC Funnel Cakes & SyTy Creations will also be participating. Store will be closed Thursday, December 5.
Open Mic Night Open Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center December 14, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kitchen opens at 4 p.m. There will be a canned goods collection and at 7:30 p.m. a baked goods auction for Ada Fletcher, who lost her home to a fire. Canned goods (good date and not dented) and homemade baked goods will be welcomed. For more information call 717-294-6020.
THIS AND THAT
Love’s Closet The next Love’s Closet distribution will be held Saturday, December 7, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the rear of 416 Lincoln Way East.
Tree Of Love Ceremony The annual Tree of Love ceremony will be held Sunday, December 8, at 3 p.m., in the hospital lobby. Forms in memory or in honor of a loved one are available in the hospital gift shop, in the lobby or from an auxiliary member.
Christmas Gift Program Fulton County Catholic Mission is taking applications for its Christmas gift program for needy families. To sign up and for more information call 485- 5927.
Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group Alzheimer’s/ dementia support group meets the third Tuesday monthly at 6:30 p.m. in Fulton County Medical Center, Pearl Room. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-6108.
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.
Blood Drive A Red Cross blood drive will be held December 10, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., at McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church in the fellowship hall at 116 Second Street, McConnellsburg. This will be the only blood drive in Mc- Connellsburg this month. Visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800- RED-CROSS to schedule a specific time.
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.
Nutrition Class Fulton County nutrition awareness classes are held at Warfordsburg Senior Center on the third Monday of every month. When the third Monday is a holiday, it is held the fourth Monday from 10 a.m. to noon. To register or sign up for lunch call 717-294-6020.
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.
Veterans Assistance Dan McIntyre, assistant state service office of Veterans of Foreign Wars, will be at McConnellsburg VFW to assist veterans with service-connected disability claims. Primary day is the second Wednesday of every month and the alternate day is the fourth Wednesday of the month. Also available by appointments. Contact 717-414- 0675 or email@example.com.
FOOD AND DINING
Christmas Dinner Calvary Independent Baptist Church, 140 McGoverns Lane, McConnellsburg, invites all to its annual Christmas dinner with the Jacobs Brothers on December 7 at 5:30 p.m.
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.
P.O.W.E.R. Meetings P.O.W.E.R. (Parents Offering Wisdom, Education and Release) will meet on the following dates: December 9, January 13 and 27 and February 20 and 24. The goal of the group is to support and educate the community, the addict and the families of addicts to the issues and problems that can occur when dealing with addicts and their recovery programs. Emotional and possible financial support are also offered to any individual who might need it to successfully overcome an addiction. The meeting is held at 292 Buchanan Trail. For more information, contact Susanne Reed at 717-414-9695.
CF Music Boosters Meeting Central Fulton Music Boosters will meet at 6:30 p.m., prior to the Christmas concert, on December 5, in the hallway at the auditorium.
Singles Meeting Knobsville Singles will meet Monday, December 9, at 11 a.m., for a Christmas party at K’s Place. There will be a $5 gift exchange.
Friends Of Meadow Grounds Meeting Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake holds a monthly meeting on the fourth Monday of every month except December at 6 p.m. at Community State Bank at 415 Fulton Drive (runs from the Giant to Cito Road). The public is invited to attend and contribute.