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Muncy Locals Sept. 28, 2016

By Staff | Sep 28, 2016

I was sorry to hear that Oliver Sones passed away on August 31st. He and his wife Mary have been operating the Sones Farm and Home Museum since 2004 in Muncy. Oliver loved history and would happily welcome tours, guests, students, groups and organizations to the museum every year. He also loved riding in parades and had a collection of antique tractors and trucks. Oliver’s happy face will truly be missed.

Meagan Murray from”Meagan’s Box” Foundation is looking forward to Christmas and had a fundraiser Monday night at Wendy’s in Muncy where ten percent of all proceeds were donated from 5-8 p.m. to the Foundation. She never stops. She said the entire third floor of their home is now devoted to the Christmas presents that she plans on giving away this season to children in need. She also said to keep those gifts coming!

CELEBRATE FALL! There are lots of fall festivals approaching this time of year starting with the 35th annual Heritage Days this weekend in Turbotville. There will be a special program on Sunday at noon to note the death of 21 patriots who perished at Fort Freeland during the Revolutionary War. The Apple n Cheese festival is another favorite time in Canton and will feature some local art and great food. Both places will feature historic villages, displays, live entertainment and demonstrations on broom making, blacksmithing, and cider pressing plus lots more. Both of these festivals are worth attending. Be prepared for any kind of weather, however, as we approach more unpredictable weather patterns.

Robyn from Green Barn Berry Farm is ready now for hay rides and be sure to visit their poultry exhibit. The peeps are hatching! Stop in and see the eggs that are beginning to hatch, get a pumpkin, and visit with the animals.

The volunteers at the Muncy Township fire hall are getting ready for their hay rides too and the annual Pennsdale Haunted Barn. This is a big fundraiser for them plus a lot of energy and time go into making the creative costumes and hauntings that thrill spectators each year.

Muncy Events

Sat. Sept. 30 Toddler Tales at Muncy Public Library, 10 to 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. Oct. 1, Saturday Stitchers at the Muncy Public Library from 1-2 p.m. for all ages. Learn to knit or crochet. We have supplies to get you started or bring your own projects to work on.

Mon. Oct. 3 Whole Body Health with Moses Alvarez 7pm. Muncy Public Library. Learn a natural path to whole body health including diet, exercise, and acupuncture. Samples and demonstrations will be available. Please sign up by calling 570-546-5014.

Tues. Oct. 4 Pet Blessing at Church of Resurrection, 75 Musser Lane, Muncy, 6 p.m. outside in front of the church. All pets must be leashed or caged.

Weds. Oct. 5 Preschool Storytime , Muncy Public Library,10:30-11:15am for ages 3-5 years. Join Miss Amber for stories, crafts and activities to prepare for kindergarten. Please call 570-546-5014 to register-siblings are welcome.

Thurs. Oct. 6 general meeting for MPBA at Orlando’s, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Thurs. Oct. 6, Teen Drawing Club, Muncy Public Library, 6:30 p.m. for ages 12 and up. Sharpen your drawing skills and hang out with your friends.

Fri. Oct. 7 during National Preparedness Month Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Muncy from 10 a.m. -to 3 p.m. at the Muncy Valley Hospital, 215 East Water Street.

Sat. Oct. 8 Open family Play at the Muncy Public Library 10:30-11:30

Tues. Oct. 11 is The last day to register to vote or make changes to your voter registration for the November 8 election. Absentee ballots can be obtained from September 19 to November 1. The last day to return a civilian absentee ballot is November 4 by 5 p.m. Postmarks do not count.

Sat. Oct. 15 an AUTUMN TEA will be held at 2 p.m. to benefit the Mission Fund at Clarkstown United Methodist Church. The program topic is Native American flute making and music by Reade Holzbaur. For information and reservations phone 570-584-0155.

Sat. Oct. 15 Snowmobile Safety Class, Pennsylvania’s snowmobile safety course will be taught on from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Best Line Powersports, 690 Lycoming Mall Drive, Muncy, Pa. To register for the course contact Jenn or Ila at Best Line Equipment (570) 546-8422.