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Hughesville Locals June 18

By Staff | Jun 20, 2014

I have noticed that my garden seems to be doing pretty well and I have not had to worry about watering the plants for many days. My pole beans had sprouted and were just sporting their first real leaves when a pesky varmint ate most of the plants, leaving just bare stems. Now that my second planting has emerged I am keeping my fingers crossed that the same fate doe not occur. I shouldn’t be surprised at the abundance of wild critters in my yard since there’s a corn/soybean field just beyond our yard, but it seems they are more brazen about using our yard as their feeding grounds. Just last week I saw two deer and we had to transport a snake out of the immediate neighborhood. Maybe I should look into some nice garden fencing.

I hope no one felt like there was nothing to do this past weekend! There were events of all sorts scheduled for Saturday, and it stayed dry, although the wind kept the temperature definitely chilly. As it gets warmer, I am sure that there will be many more things to do than any of us has time to enjoy! It is time to get your items ready for the annual Lycoming County Fair, and of course there are plenty of garage sales to visit each weekend, with the promise of finding just that item you’ve been needing.

Fair books are available at the Fair Office for anyone who needs one.

When you need a change of pace or want to enjoy the cooler mountain air, visit the shops and museum in Eagles Mere and around Sullivan County. Just a short drive north from Hughesville you’ll find a variety of interesting ways to spend an afternoon. There are several annual events coming up on the Eagles Mere Green so watch for more details.

Hughesville Events

Thurs. June 19, 6:30 p.m. Teen Summer Reading begins at the Hughesville Area Public Library. The first week’s theme is Science Mix and will include a look at forensic techniques, building and trying out catapults, and discovering what the CDC recommends as an emergency kit for the Zombie Apocalypse! Participants will also see what books and materials that interest them are available for their use at the library.

Mon. June 23, 6:30 p.m. Getting the most from your eReader or electronic device will be easier after you attend this session with Sue Mayshock from James V. Brown Library. Adults of all ages are urged to bring their device with charger/connector cord and see all the free material that is available from the Lycoming County Library System. Please visit or call the library at (570)584-3762 to register for this first of three adult-themed summer reading events at Hughesville Area Public Library, 146 South 5th Street.

Tues. June 24, 6:30 p.m. Family Game Night will kick-off Elementary Summer Reading at Hughesville Area Public Library. Board games will be available for parents and children K-6 to enjoy, along with lots of recommended books for summer reading pleasure. Registration is ongoing for students to get “reading logs” so they can track their reading and earn prizes throughout the summer. Please call (570)584-3762 to register so materials and snacks will be available for all.

On June 25 everyone is invited for a visit at Sones Farm & Home Museum in Muncy. The tour will start at 9:45 a.m. sharp and is sponsored by the East Lycoming Historical Society. There will be a slight cost for admission.

16th ANNUAL GHBA golf tournament, Friday, June 27, Mill Race Golf Course, Benton, PA. Proceeds benefit the Christmas Parade, Children’s Christmas Party at the Fire Hall, the 5 to Drive Event, and the Hughesville School Scholarship Fund