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Hughesville Locals Sept. 28, 2016

By Staff | Sep 28, 2016

Autumn arrived last week and we have been blessed with a wonderful beginning to the season. This coming weekend may have some wet weather in store, but we will hope that we do not have any violent storms in the area like the one that struck the Muncy and Montgomery areas last week. I am glad to have the quiet at night now that we don’t need either an air conditioner or window fan to cool the house!

The International Space Station (ISS) is going to be visible in our evening for the next couple of weeks as it orbits the earth. The time will vary, but you will be treated to a great view of the station as it moves across the sky. Check the NASA website for the precise time and direction for each evening’s viewing.

Now that October is nearly here, there are many fall festivals and events for everyone to enjoy. Two that you might find interesting are the Bi-Planes, Trains, and Automobiles event in Eagles Mere and the Sullivan County Fall Festival at the fairgrounds near Forksville. Sullivan County has much to offer, whether you enjoy winery visits, mountain hiking, or a relaxing stay in the historic village of Eagles Mere.

Hughesville events:

Mon. Oct. 3, 10:30 11:15 a.m. “Wee Tales” story and activity time at the Hughesville Area Public Library. This is designed for registered toddlers ages 12 months to 3 years and their caregivers. For registration info, visit the library or call (570)584-3762.

Thursdays, September 29, October 6, 3:15 4:15 p.m. “Kids Color” for students aged 8 to 12 years. Kids are invited to gather in the Community Room at Hughesville Area Public Library for some relaxing and fun coloring time with gel pens and colored pencils. Some of the works will be displayed in the library after each four-week session. Call or visit for registration and more information.

Fridays, September 30, October 7, 10:30 11:15 a.m. Pre-School Story Hour at Hughesville Area Public Library for children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers.

Weds. Oct.5 “Heroin in Hughesville” discussion at Hughesville High School, 7 p.m. with the Project Bald Eagle on the unbelievable truth about heroin and what you need to know featuring guest speaker Kathleen Hugo, a certified recovery specialist. Open to public.

Weds. Oct. 5 talk on “The Fabulous 50s” with Robert Webster, 1 p.m. Tivoli United Methodist Church with the Christian Ladies Club. Guests welcome.

Thurs. Oct. 6 the Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Hughesville from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 120 South Main Street. Donors needed.

Sat. Oct. 8, 9 – 3, Fund-raiser at East Lycoming Historical Society museum featuring bargain prices for some really nice Christmas decorations, Princess house items, and much more. Help this great community organization maintain the museum and continue to provide great programming for all.

Sat. Oct. 8, 10 4, 8th Annual Bi-Planes, Trains, and Automobiles event. Enjoy Bi-planes and Cars at the Eagles Mere Air and Car Museums that are located on Route 42 between Eagles Mere and Laporte, and visit the shops and see the trains in the Eagles Mere Museum in the village. There is an admission fee for the air and auto museums.

Sat. & Sun. Oct. 8 & 9, 9 to 5, 36th Sullivan County Fall Festival. You will enjoy lumberjacks and carvers, arts, crafts, food, and much more! You’ll also enjoy the scenery and fall colors on your drive to Forksville and the Sullivan County Fairground.

Sat. Oct. 15 the Harnessing Hope 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the Paternostro Family Foundation. This willbe a 3.1 mile loop inside the High School football stadium. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the race begins promptly at 9 a.m. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers as well as 5 other age categories. To register in advance go to paternostrofamilyfoundation.org. Proceeds help local residents fighting cancer and also provide scholarships to high school students.