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Hughesville events

By Staff | Aug 16, 2011

Fun Fact For The Week: It’s beginning to look a lot like football, but before we get into that we need to cheer on a local team at the Little League World Series!! Little League Baseball is the largest organized youth sports program in the world, with millions of participants on 200,000 teams in 100 countries. Way to go Keystone!! We will see you at the Little League World Series!!

Hughesville events

The American Red Cross will be holding a Blood Mobile Drive at the Hughesville Fire Hall on Thursday, August 18 from 12 noon 6 p.m. Please come out and support this important event.

Lairdsville Community Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, August 20 at the Fire Hall Parking Lot.

The Hughesville Area Public Library will be holding a Craft Day for Summer Reading, grades K-6, on Saturday, August 20 from 1-3 p.m. Some neat crafts are planned, plus chess and checker games. Snacks and drinks will be supplied. Please call and sign up at 584-3762. All children in the Summer Reading Program should bring in their reading logs by August 23.

The Farragut United Methodist Church will host its annual Peach Ice Cream Festival on Saturday, August 20 from 4-7 p.m. The church is located on Rte. 864 near the intersection of Rte. 87.

An all you can eat, “Booking It For Beth” Breakfast will be held on Sunday, August 21 from 7:30 a.m. noon. A silent auction will be following the breakfast. All proceeds will go to the family of Beth (Odell) Foresman, who happens to be a strong, brave woman who is fighting a tough battle. Come out to the Lairdsville Fire Hall and support this wonderful cause.

Little Spartan Football and Cheerleading will be holding an All-Star Breakfast on Sunday, August 21 from 1-11 a.m. at the Picture Rocks Fire Hall. Come out and support our young football players and cheerleaders.

Members of Picture Rocks Senior Citizens will meet at Picture Rocks United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 21.

The Eagles Mere Friends of the Arts 2011 season will be ending soon, but there are still a few fabulous events taking place.

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.

Trout Pond Park will hold an end of season Summer Dance Teen Sock Hop on Friday, August 26 from 8-11 p.m.

Happy Birthday Wishes to: Lauren McClain, Lois Rider, Sharon (Welborn) Wertz, Ashley West, Jacqueline Burgett, Lori Wallis, Justin Walters and Roy Zeisloft Aug. 17; Avery Jade Earnest and Carol Fraley Aug. 18; Craig Montgomery, Carol Fiester, Myron Fiester, David Harman, Matthew Roedts, Greg Shuck, Sarah Shuck, Kitty Snyder and Kevin Strickland Aug. 19; Barbara Barrett, Carol Edwards, Shelby Walton, Brad Whitmoyer and Julie Whitmoyer Aug. 20; Emmalynne Rayna Doebler (1 year old!), Marion Metzger, Bob Long, Nicholas Nearhoof and Ann Wallis Aug. 21; Mike Fought (it’s a biggie for him!!), Juneil Ritter, Grace Corbin, Brooklyn Lapp, Aaron McCoy and Lynn Reece Aug. 22; Donna Miller, Jesse Houseknecht, Alaina Krepinevich and Valerie White Aug. 23.

Happy Anniversary to: Brian & Kelly (Cahn) Gresh and Gary & Deanna Crawford Aug. 18; Matt & Cindy Roedts Aug. 19; Gary & Patti (Corson) Gordner and Roger & Ilene Wagner Aug. 20; David & Phyllis Snyder Aug. 21.

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