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Muncy locals Sept. 7, 2016

By Staff | Sep 8, 2016

There are lots and lots of activities this month, especially for seniors with a reminder to check out the senior expo on the 13th in Pennsdale. There you can find some volunteer opportunities, get your blood pressure checked, learn about estate planning, senior housing and lots more. Be sure to bring any unused subscriptions you might have hanging around in your medicine cabinets, especially pain killers so that they are disposed of properly. There is going to be a MedReturn box there at the County Sheriff’s table and document shredding provided by North Central Sight Services.

Labor Day weekend is upon us and the fall season of fairs and festivals has officially begun. September offers car shows, riverwalks, trails, and Patriot Day on the 11th. This is said to be the largest annual day of charitable engagement. Red Cross suggests that we give blood. Today the bloodmobile will be at the Masonic Lodge in Muncy. Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood, so regular donations are needed. Blood and platelet donors of all types are urged to give.

Another commemoration for 9/11 and a weekend of patriotism is an engaging history lesson at the Pennsylvania Military Musem. It is worth the 45 minute drive to Boalsburg to see a timeline of uniforms and equipment from the 18-21st centuries. There is also going to be a weapons demonstration and a battle dress and uniform show at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Several meetings are in the works to discuss the future of the proposed waste-to-energy plant that could possibly move into the old Sprout Waldron building in the Muncy Borough. Residents are speaking out and are encouraged to do research on Delta Therma Energy and see what the environmental outlook is really going to be like. Plans and discussions are in the works for anyone to get involved on either side of the pros or cons for this endeavor that claims it can turn sludge into electricity. So far to the best of my knowledge, no agreement has been made on this proposal.

Muncy events

Thurs. Sept. 8 Play K Room is open from 1-8. Stop in at the Muncy Public Library and explore new play areas designed to help prepare your child for kindergarten. The displays are free to use whenever you want to stop in! On Fri. Sept. 9 the Play K Room is open from 9-4 and Sunday from 9-1.

Sun. Sept. 11 Katys Church Ice Cream Social from 11to 3, 440 Katys Church Road, Muncy PA, 17756. Take a walk back in time, reminisce, take in the peaceful and beautiful scenery and if you choose, attend 12:30 service with Pastor McNett. Fundraiser benefits continued restoration. Info call 570-764-2412.

Tues. Sept. 13 Senior Expo, Pennsdale Civic Center, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 261 Village Road, Pennsdale.

Tues. Sept. 13 book fundraiser at Muncy Public Library, sponsored by “Friends of the Library”, 3-6 p.m. upstairs. Also visit Sat. Sept. 17 and join friends during the car show for another book fundraiser.

Weds. Sept. 14 Preschool Story time 10:30-11:45 for ages 3-5 at Muncy Public Library. Join Miss Amber for songs, stories and crafts that will help prepare your child for kindergarten. Siblings are welcome-please register by calling 570-546-5014.

Sept. 14 & 15 senior boxes distributed at Son-Light House for eligible seniors, Weds. 9 a.m. to noon & Thurs. 5 to 7:30 p.m., 130 Carpenter St., Muncy.

Thurs. Sept. 15 the Muncy Garden Club will meet at St. James Episcopal Church parish hall in Muncy at 6:30 p.m. with guest speaker Cindy Koons who will give a presentation on “herbal simples”. New members and guests are always welcome. For more information call 584-4467.

Thurs. Sept. 15 Introduction to Energy Medicine at Muncy Public Library starting at 7 p.m. Join Helen Hiserman and learn about creating balance in your body through various energy medicine techniques. Learn about the Ondamed System with a live demonstration.

Thurs. Sept. 15 learn the benefits of Tai-chi for the elderly at the Meck Senior Center, 50 Fitness Drive, Muncy at 11:45 a.m. followed by lunch.

Sat. Sept. 16 Toddler Tales 10 a.m. -10:45 a.m. for ages 12mo-3years. Join Miss Amber for stories, songs and activities for your toddlers. Siblings are welcome-please register by calling 570-546-5014.

Sat. Sept. 17 Muncy Corvette & Artisans show, downtown Muncy, 10-4.

Sat. Sept. 17 Muncy Restoration Works Open House/Carnival is scheduled from 10-2 with games for adults and children, plus food and lots of giveaways for new and loyal customers. There will be a special game of ring toss to win a prize with all proceeds from this game donated to the Cleveland Breast Care Clinic.

Sun. Sept. 18 the annual Fall Hymn Sing at Old Immanuel Church, Lime Bluff Road, Muncy, 2 p.m. celebrating 225th anniversary year.

Sun. Sept. 18 Summer Reading Program Skating Party at Trout Pond Park from 12-2 p.m. Bring the family and join the fun! Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Mon. Sept. 19 Charity quilts will meet at Pennsdale United Methodist Church, 9:00 to 3:00. Next quilt quild meeting is Friday night September 9th with Karen Kay Buckley presenting Album of a Quilter, and workshop on Saturday the 10th. Hospitality committee for September is Carla Cipolla, Barb Shamburg, Kay Rhinehart.