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Hughesville Locals Jan. 16, 2019

January 16, 2019
By NANCY HODGE , The Luminary

Winter storms have been affecting many areas of the country, but we have seen little need for snow shovels and ice-melt. January has been rather uneventful here in Lycoming County. Of course, every year has its own particular pattern of snow, ice, and rain events, and central Pennsylvania is often on the northern or southern edge of storm systems, so each year is unique.

A great opportunity to have fun and get some exercise is the Ballroom Dance classes at Ashkar Elementary Gym on Tuesday evenings. The Glidewells will help you learn all the steps in their 8-week sessions of Beginner East Coast Swing and Intermediate Salsa and Bachata. Get out your dancing shoes and try it out!

HHS music students are participating in District Band, Orchestra, and Chorus Festivals this month and next. Eric Karschner played bassoon in the District Orchestra concert last week and will travel to Montoursville for District Band, January 23, 24 & 25. Five chorus students, Eric Karschner, Katherine Worrall, Nathaniel Lewis, Ben McGovern, and Asiah Savage, will represent HHS at the District Chorus Festival on February 9, 10, & 11, in Williamsport. Mr. Geoffrey Harman, HHS band director, and Mr. Brian Barckley is the HHS choral director. Both will accompany their students to the music festivals. Good luck to all the students as they compete for chair placement and advancement to the Region Festivals in February and March, and the State Festival in Pittsburgh in April!

Hughesville Events:

Mon. Jan. 21 "Wee Tales" program for children ages 12 months to 3 years and their caregivers at HAPL, 10:30 11:15 a.m. Participants will sing along with Miss Victoria and her guitar, share books, and play with selected toys, helping children develop social skills, motor skills, and language and pre-math skills. Registration is appreciated.

Mon. Jan. 21 HHS Freshman and Jr. High Boys Basketball Home vs. Montoursville. Games begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Gym at Ashkar Elementary School on South Broad Street.

Tues. Jan. 22 "Wee Move!" a new program at HAPL with equipment geared for busy children from ages 3 to 6, 10:30 11:15 a.m. There's no need to register for this fun session.

Tues. Jan. 22 HHS Junior High and Varsity Wrestling, Home vs. Benton, 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. in the HHS Gym.

Weds. Jan. 23 HHS Freshman and Jr. High Boys Basketball Home vs. Southern Columbia. Games begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Gym at Ashkar Elementary School on South Broad Street.

Weds. Jan. 23 HHS Boys Basketball, Home vs. Bloomsburg, JV 6:00, Varsity 7:30 p.m. in the HHS Gym.

Thurs. Jan. 24 "Wee Make Music" program at HAPL for children ages 12 months and up and their caregivers, 10:30 11:15 a.m. Children will have a great time, marching, singing, dancing, and drumming with Miss Victoria. Registration is appreciated.

Thurs. Jan. 24 HHS Freshman and Jr. High Boys Basketball Home vs. Central Mountain. Games begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Gym at Ashkar Elementary School on South Broad Street.

Fri. Jan. 25 "Wee Play" program at HAPL for children ages 2 6 and their caregivers, 10:30 11:30 a.m. This station-based activity encourages free play and helps develop fine motor skills, verbal skills, and creativity. No registration required.

Fri. Jan. 25 HHS Boys Basketball, Home vs. Central Columbia, JV 6:00, Varsity 7:30 p.m. in the HHS Gym.

Sat. Jan. 26 "Wee Move!" a new program at HAPL with equipment geared for busy children from ages 3 to 6, 10:30 11:15 a.m. There's no need to register for this fun session.

Mon. Jan. 28 Red Cross bloodmobile on Jan. 28 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 120 S. Main St., Hughesville. 1-6 p.m.

 
 

 

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