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Muncy Locals 9/11/2019

September 11, 2019
By Cindy Knier , The Luminary

Faculty and staff in the Muncy School District donated $2,093 to local charities and causes last year, thanks to their Casual for a Cause program. For $2, employees are permitted to "dress down" on designated days, typically a Friday, throughout the school year. Casual for a Cause launched 12 years ago, according to teacher Matt McCrone, who has spearheaded the fundraiser since its inception. Since then, the district has donated nearly $60,000. Benefactors are determined by departments. Thank you for caring, teachers!

Last month's "ShopperFest," organized by Kay Wallis, was the first of its kind in this region, and netted a modest $100 for the Hughesville Ambulance fund. A portion of the vendors' registration fee was earmarked for the nonprofit organization, which no doubt was appreciated. Thanks Kay and all the vendors who made the initial event successful!

The first Saturday of each month, learn a free dance lesson from 6:40-7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church's Celebration Center, 602 South Market Street, Muncy. The next one is scheduled Oct. 5. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., dance music is from 7-10 p.m. Soda, water and light snacks are provided. Bring a snack to share. Monetary donation suggested.

Every first and third Wednesday of the month, members of the John Brady Lodge No.116 Independent Order of Odd Fellows meet at Muncy Masonic Lodge. For information call 570-584-0155 or 570-220-2037.

The Huntersville/Pennsdale Senior Citizens will meet Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 4 p.m. for a vegetable soup supper at Pennsdale United Methodist Church. Meeting to follow. Please make note of the time.

Thursday, Sept. 12: Dividing Perennials with Master Gardener Louise Fulmer at 6 p.m. Join Master Gardener Louise Fulmer at Muncy Public Library as she shares tips on how to divide perennials.

Monday, Sept. 16: Extended Growing Seasons with Master Gardener Mike Fanagan, 6 p.m. Join Master Gardener Mike Fanagan at Muncy Public Library as he shares tips on how to extend your garden's growing season.

Monday Sept. 16: Muncy School Board of Directors meeting, 7 p.m. in the cafetorium at Ward L. Myers Elementary School.

The Muncy Area Senior Citizens will meet at the First United Methodist Church, 602 South Market Street, Muncy, onWednesday, Sept. 18 at 12 noon for lunch. Entertainment and a meeting will follow. Please bring one or more boxes of cereal which will be donated to the Son-Light House.

Thursday, Sept. 19: Family Paint Night at 6 p.m. at Muncy Public Library. Join Miss Tuesday and paint your own fall landscape.

An axe-throwing event is scheduled at the new Ritz Complex, 9 North Main Street, Muncy on Friday, Sept. 20, 7-10 p.m. Our friends from the Hatchet House will be there to demonstrate and supply equipment. There is a cost.

A once-in-a-lifetime celebration of Muncy Farms 250th anniversary, Saturday, Sept. 21, noon to 6 p.m. Park at Lycoming Mall and ride free shuttle to and from the property. There is a small cost.

The 12th annual Corvettes on Main Street car show is returning on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 24: See America by train with Kate Frey at 6 p.m. at Muncy Public Library as she shares tips on traveling America by train.

Tails on the Trail, a 2-mile nature walk with or without your dog in the hills of Pennsdale is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 13. The event is hosted by Trinity Farm, 748 Quaker Church Road. Registration begins at noon and the walk begins at 12:30 p.m. Afterwards, enjoy food, vendors, music and hayrides. There is an entry fee, register at www.lycomingspca.org/tailsonthetrail.

 
 

 

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