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Hughesville Local Events

By Staff | Sep 1, 2009

Fun Fact for the week: Labor Day actually originated in Canada because of labor disputes. It became a holiday in the United States in the 1880’s and is celebrated the first Monday in September.

Pet Peeve for the week: Department store mirrors. How do they make you look so skinny and then reality hits when you get home!

The 64th annual Mingle Reunion will be held Labor Day, September 7 at Trout Pond Park at 1 p.m. Meat and drink will be provided. Please bring something for the white elephant sale.

Huntersville Area Senior Citizens will meet on Wednesday, September 9 at 6 p.m. at the Huntersville United Methodist Church for a sauerkraut supper and meeting. There will be a small fee for the meal.

Glen Sharrow American Legion Post 35 Ladies Auxiliary monthly meetings at 7 p.m. are held on the 1st floor meeting room, Main Street, Hughesville, the second Monday of every month. All members and prospective members are welcome.

TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at the Evangelical Friends Church in Hughesville every Tuesday from 6-7:30 p.m. Call 435-2902 or 584-4530.

Jessica Ann Hicks Bike Road Race and Family Fun Day Festival will be held on Saturday, September 19 at Van Rensselar Park in Picture Rocks from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Lots of food, crafts and fun.

Fall Foliage Bike Fest will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 19 and 20 at the Lairdsville Fire Company grounds. Two poker runs will be held beginning at 10 a.m. There will also be live entertainment, a pig roast at 4:30 p.m. and a bonfire Saturday night. Breakfast on Sunday begins at 7 a.m. For more information call 584-2056 or 584-4831.

Hughesville High School class of 1993 is planning a class reunion for Saturday, September 19. For more information contact Shawna at 974-8488 or Cindy at 419-4862.

Hughesville Varsity football begins this Friday night at Montgomery High School.

Happy Birthday wishes to: A belated happy birthday wish to my good friend, Laurie Pysher, who is 26 yet again! Happy Birthday to

Dale Cahn, Annette Sheets and Mike Snyder Sept. 1; Jim Wentzel, Joan Lowe, Chris Nearhoof and Margaret Rupert Sept. 2; Phil DeWire, Jamie Fenstermaker, John Lowe and Graci Sept. 3; Donna Taggart, Karen Young and Marian Springman Sept. 4; Bethany Lunger and Tim Herr Sept. 5; Jacob “Jake” Roberts, Jeff Snyder and Jason Kapp Sept. 6; Clifford Wentzler, Scott White, Martin Gottschall and Kelly Kopchick Sept. 7; Nathan Stein, Lester Vandine and Zack Strickland Sept. 8.

Happy Anniversary to: Ken & Kristy Sheets Sept. 2; George & Susan (Deffenbaugh) Edkin, Scott & Sue Swisher and Pastor Tom & Dorothea Brokaw Sept. 3; Dean & Jennifer Temple Sept. 7; Erich & Desiree’ (Hoch) Doebler and Tom & Nancy Price Sept. 8.

Remember; take the high road because the low road’s so crowded.