East Lycoming School District Registration for new students entering K-6 for the 2011-2012 school year will take place on Thursday, August 4 from 8 a.m. 2 p.m. This is for students who are no already registered. Kindergarten must be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2011. Parents are required to bring child’s birth certificate, child’s Social Security Number, record of immunizations (shots) and proof of residency (lease/rental agreement/utility/phone bill, etc.). If August 4 does not work for you please call the Ashkar office at 584-5121.
St. John Lutheran Church of Gordner’s Grove in Unityville will be holding a Chicken BBQ on Saturday, August 13 at 2 p.m. The Greenwood Valley Boys will be featured. Tickets are required in advance by calling 458-5237, 458-6983, 458-6359 or 482-2516.
The Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts 2011 season is in full swing with many exciting events taking place throughout the summer. On Thurs., Fri, and Sat., July 28, 29 & 30 at 8 p.m. the ETC will present “Front Porch”, an improvised play that explores the rhythm of summers in an Eagles Mere Victorian Cottage over the course of several generations of a family. The play will offer a glimpse of the past as it was experienced in Eagles Mere.
The Philadelphia Trio will offer a program of music by Saint-Saens and Dvorak as well as the traditional potpourri of lighter works on Saturday, August 6 at 8 p.m.
On Sunday, August 7 at 8 p.m., “Behind the Curtain: A Judy Garland Tribute will be presented by the musical duo Kate Manning and pianist Jesse Gelber who return to Eagles Mere this season with a brand new Judy Garland tribute.
Brain/Food will be held on Thursday, August 11 at 6 p.m. in the Community Hall. A potluck dinner followed by a book discussion.
Thursday Aug. 18 American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Hughesville Fire Hall from noon to 6 p.m.
On Saturday, August 20 at 8 p.m. the Keystone Jazz Group will perform in a tribute to the group’s founder, the late Derf Nolde. It plans to be a very special evening.
Finally on Sunday, August 21 at 4 p.m. Music In The Mountains. The young and talented students of Debby Reeder and Barbara Sonies present their annual classical concert.
Happy Birthday wishes to: Jason Feigles, Heidi Lozano, Floyd Brown and Madison Gardner July 13; Ned McClintock, Colleen Davidson, josh Strausser and Jodi Wodrig July 14; Kenneth Burkholder, Andrew Laychur, Kayleen Bowersox, Eileen Green, Amber Taggart, Cindy Roedts, Linda Snell and Jennifer Temple July 15; Jim Waugh, Brenda Peterman, Sandra Peterman, Corey Peterman, Rilynn Temple and Matt Heiney (even though he didn’t pull my name to win a prize basket!) July 16; Jaden Charles, Bob Franklin, Casi Confer, Tim Snyder and Stephanie Taggart July 17; Sylvia (Shaner) Fry, Anna Beitz, Linda Houseknecht and David Troutman, Jr. July 18; Joni (Shaner) Rogers, Elizabeth Sullivan, Rhonda Fogelman and Tina Worley July 19; Jemma Gregoire, Kathy Harman and Bonnie Reece July 20; Aiden John Barlett and Shonny Troup July 21; Michelle (Nicewinter) Reese, Marilee Getgen, Danette Sones, Rochell Temple, David Troutman, Sr., and Fred Wilt, Jr. July 22; Dean Martin, Laurel Evans and Mitchell Snyder July 23; Danielle Holmes, Rachael Sossaman, Deborah (Hill) Van Horn, Krissy Fitzgerald, Jeremy Swank and my very good friend, Jen (Wood) Thomas July 24; Alexander Eason, My good friend Chris (Odell) Foresman, Mary Lou (Vandine) Nelson, Ronald Green, Eric Ryder, Megan Shuck, Shawn Shuck, Mark Snyder and Bob Stein July 25; Stephanie “Sam” (Montgomery) Armstrong, Ryann Houseknecht, Cameron Shaner, Wayne Watts, Mark Lyons, Rod Phillips, Stephanie Rossman and my two darling nieces, Jessie & Jamie Ritter July 26; Kristy Fraley and Nate Lund July 27; Chase Shaner, Betty Ann Sullivan July 28; Erin Clementoni, Grant Michael, Brandon Wagner and Rolene Wagner July 29; Seth Martin and Glenn Davis July 30; Rylan Hinchliffe July 31.
Happy Anniversary to: Glenn & Suzie Barto and Archie & Heather Jones July 16; Wayne & Vivian Zeisloft July 17; Ron & Pam Troxel and Eric & Bobbi Ryder July 18; Harold & Beverly Rider July 19; Bill & Annette (Williams) Babcock and Bob & Louise Tome July 21; David & Robin Harman July 22; Darryl & Cheryl Ryder July 23; Scott & Debbie (McKee) White and Gary & Donna Halterman July 24; Gregory & Michelle (Rayhorn) Holmes, William & Delores Zimmerman and George & Joyce Long July 25; Wayne & Paula Sager and Randy & Valerie White July 27; Floyd & Grace Christman July 30; Mike & Renee (Diggan) Laychur July 31.
Remember; take the high road because the low road’s so crowded.