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Muncy Locals June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018
By BARBARA C. BARRETT , The Luminary

For the next two weeks accolades will be given to many students who have worked hard and completed their academic year for 2018, and much of their success can be contributed the the parents, teachers, coaches, and all those who have given them their support.

Muncy School district will have one teacher retiring this year, and that is Bonnie Wisowaty from Myers Elementary School. A celebration end of year breakfast was held Monday morning. Frank Jankowski will be leaving and a new principal will be coming for the upcoming school year. Frank will be getting a promotion as an Assistant Superintendent in his new school district in Selinsgrove. Best of luck to both Bonnie and Frank.

Congratulations to Linda Poulton of the Muncy Historical Society for her induction to the Muncy Academic Hall of Fame. Student Alexander Laubscher gave her a wonderful introduction on Thursday night, May 24. Evelyn Derrick played the piano for the evening and the scholarship awards.

This past Friday marked 138 years for Muncy's graduation and the weather held out with no rain, and a nice breeze on the front lawn of the high school.

Time for picnics and fun. Take advantage of the nice parks nearby. The Muncy Heritage Park has a pavilion with a picnic area and Lime Bluff Park in Wolf Township just added electricity around their area, perfect for family reunions and graduation parties.

The Master Gardeners of Lycoming County will be presenting a workshop on how to preserve and keep cut flowers from your garden on Saturday morning June 16 from 10 to 11:30 at their county location just off Warrensville Road. It is free and you can hold a spot by calling 877-345-0691. This Saturday morning from 10 to 11 you can join the Master Gardeners for an informal walk in their gardens and they will point out all kinds of stuff from growing tips, pests and diseases and best practices plus give out all kinds of helpful advice. You can bring anything from your garden that you want to know more about, and they can help with questions and provide some valuable information. They will do this rain or shine so dress accordingly. June is the perfect time for growing gardens.

Muncy Events

Mon. June 11 Slime Time at the Muncy Public Library, 5 p.m., ages 8 and up. Create and enjoy other space themed activities with your friends. Space is limited so please contact the library at 570-546-5014 to register.

Tues. June 12 Friends of the Muncy Public Library will be hosting a book fundraiser from 3-6 p.m. in the upstairs room. Come browse a large selection of titles.

Tues. June 12 Family Yoga with Julie Kennedy, Muncy Public Library, 6 p.m. Join certified yoga instructor Julie Kennedy at our lot on New Street for a family friendly yoga class. Please bring yoga mats, blankets, or towels. Space is limited so please contact the library at 570-546-5014 to register. Rain date June 19. Please note that there are no restroom facilities at the lot.

Weds. June 13 Preschool Storytime at Muncy Public Library. Nature Painting at 10 a.m., ages 3-5. Join Miss Monica for a fun filled hour of stories, games, and activities all designed to prepare your child for kindergarten. Siblings welcome.

Thurs. June 14 the Muncy Garden Club will tour the gardens of Carol Shetler and Debbie Robbins in Hughesville at 6:30 p.m.

Thurs. June 14 Moon Exploration Day, 1-3 p.m., ages 8-12 at Muncy Public Library. Make an erupting volcano, measure the impact of meteorites on the moon's surface, learn about the types of rocks and more! Call 570-546-5014 to register.

Sat. June 17 Muncy Lawn Party, Muncy Valley Hospital

June 20 & 21 Son-Light House distribution days, 130 Carpenter St., Muncy. Weds. 9 - noon and Thurs. 5-7:30 p.m.

Fri. June 22 20th Annual Summer Festival, The Church of the Resurrection, corner of Musser Lane and Main Street, Muncy, 4-9 p.m. Catawissa Military Band, 7:00 p.m., Rain or Shine! Bring along your lawn chairs.

Sat. June 23 20th Annual Summer Festival, The Church of the Resurrection, 3-8 p.m., great food, basket raffle, wine wheel, prize raffle, bake sale, candy wheel, silent auction, children's games and quilt raffle. Rich and Nate Ahearn, 60' & 70's acoustic hits, 7:00 p.m. Any questions, call the Church office 570-546-3900.

Mon. June 25 free veterans assistance hours, Penn Hills Plaza, Suite 1, Muncy. If you are a veteran or a family member of one, I encourage you to take advantage of free assistance at Penn Hills Plaza, Suite 1, Muncy. Dan Falls, department service officer with the Pennsylvania American Legion, will be available by appointment from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call Rep. Garth Everett's district office at 570-546-2084.

 
 

 

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