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Muncy Locals June 14, 2017

June 14, 2017
By BARBARA C. BARRETT , The Luminary

Today is Flag Day, and it was 240 years ago on this day, June 14 in 1777 when the United States adopted our American flag, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The Pennsylvania Flag was authorized on June 13, 1907 and features the same blue color as that of the United States. Its coat of arms is thought to have come from a design of Benjamin Franklin who made a series of emblems for military flage in 1747.

This month the Church of Resurrection in Muncy will be hosting their annual summer festival with exceptional live music, great food and lots of baskets on raffle. Carla Autin has donated over 30 and Joanne Ort with other parishioners quilted a beautiful quilt that will be on raffle. The wine and cake wheel is very popular. Last year I won two bottles of wine and a cake. Church volunteers really donate a lot and work on this fundraiser all year long. Come to both the festival and Muncy's 4th Friday on June 23.

This Saturday is the opening for bass season in Pennsylvania. State parks are a great place to go for bass fishing and there are more than 4,000 lakes and resevoirs which contain bass according to the Fish and Boat Commission.

Forksville will have its annual Mud Day on Saturday from 1-3 which promotes children's connetions with the natural world. Kids from all over get to roll, squish and slosh in the mud. Studies declare that bonding with soil helps boost a healthy immunity system. Mud bathing is an ancient relief from skin ailments and the relief of arthritis. Kids will enjoy cooking up some mud pies at World's End State Park, and they can wash themselves off in the creek afterwards.

Congratulations goes to Rupa Porob who won the 2017 Long-Term Care nursing award last month. Rupa is a registered nurse in Muncy's Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Muncy Events

Thurs. June 15 Rep. Jeff C. Wheeland is inviting area senior citizens to his annual Senior Fair that will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at a new location, the Loyalsock High School Cafeteria, 1801 Loyalsock Drive in Williamsport.

Mon. June 19 Construction Club Zip Line Challenge for all ages-limit 10 participants. 6:30 p.m. Which car can carry the most? Please register by calling the Muncy library at 570-546-5014.

Tues. June 20 Muncy History Series: Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem! Teens/adults. 6:30 p.m. Registered patrons will receive a copy of the book Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem! Please register by calling the library at 570-546-5014.

June 21 & 22 food distribution days at Son-Light House, 130 Carpenter St., Muncy. Weds. 9 to noon, Thurs. 5-7:30 p.m.

Weds. June 21 Preschool Storytime Post Office Field Trip, Muncy Public Library, Ages 3-5. Tour the Muncy Post Office (space is limited register at 570-546-5014.) Be at library by 9:45 a.m.

Thurs. June 22 Adult Color Therapy, Muncy Public Library, 6 p.m. Enjoy some quiet adult time. Bring your own supplies or use ours.

Fri. June 23 Toddler Tales Firefighters at Muncy Public Library for ages 1-3, 10 a.m. Let's be firefighters for the day witha fun-filled hour of stories, crafts and activities.

June 23 & 24 church festival at Church of Resurrection in Muncy. Live music, great food, funnel cakes, ice cream and more. On Fri. Catawissa Military Band, 7 p.m. & Sat. Rich & Nate Ahearn Acoustic hits, 6-8 p.m.

Sat. June 24 Muncy Friends of the Library book fundraiser at the library, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sun. June 25 Ice Cream Social Benefit at Katys Church, 440 Katys Church Road, Muncy PA 17756 located in Columbia County next to State Game Lands. The 2nd & 4th Sunday monthly from 11-3, weather permitting. Info 570-764-2412

Sun. June 25 Celebrating Butterflies at the Montour Preserve. Meet at the Environmental Education Center at 1:30 p.m.

 
 

 

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