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Hughesville Locals Nov. 16, 2016

By Staff | Nov 16, 2016

Did you see the “Super” Moon on Sunday or Monday? I am just amazed at the wonders of our galaxy and our physical world. Gazing upward always lifts my spirits, and the clear skies recently have given a nice transition to the early onset of darkness in late afternoon. There are several things to keep watch for in the night sky. In the next few days Venus, Saturn, and Mars are visible in the west after sundown, and Jupiter is now brilliant in the east before dawn. Saturn and Mars are gradually moving out of prominent view so they are not as easy to spot as they were this past summer. I have found that watching the sky is a lot more sensible and enjoyable than any electronic media!

Hughesville’s Little Spartan Cheerleaders have earned competition honors! The squads earned a first and a third place. Congratulations! The girls and their parents and coaches have spent much time and effort into building a real team of cheerleaders.

The Greater Hughesville Business Association’s annual “Five to Drive” promotional event will begin soon! Make plans now to visit our local merchants and service providers for your home decorating, maintenance, and gift-giving needs. You can get your entry card at any merchant displaying the GHBA signs, visit at least five participating businesses, and then enter for your chance to win a car or one of many wonderful prizes. Remember to “Shop Local” and visit small businesses often throughout the holiday season.

Hughesville Events:

Sundays in November the Bethany and Christ United Methodist Churches (the Hughesville Charge) will hold joint services at Bethany U. M. Church, 111 South Second Street, Hughesville, at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday evening worship and prayer services are always at Christ U.M. Church at 6 p.m.

Sat. Nov. 19, 7 p.m. is Family Movie night at Hughesville Area Public Library. Bring your favorite comfy chair and enjoy “Finding Dory” with the staff. Register at the circulation desk, or call to reserve a spot at (570)584-3762.

Mon. Nov. 21, 10:30 11:30 a.m. “Busy Bee Art Club” for children ages 18 Months to 3 years, and their caregivers. Come and create with your wee one while using age-appropriate art materials in this fun, station-based program, presented by the staff at Hughesville Area Public Library.

Mon. Nov. 21, 7 p.m. East Lycoming Historical Society will meet in Stuempfle Hall at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 120 South Main Street for their annual Membership Meeting. The featured program will be “The Ghost of the Alleghenies: The Essick Hotel”, presented by the authors of a book by the same name, David Richards and Matthew Stackhouse. This will be a fun and informative evening!

Thurs. Nov. 24 is Thanksgiving Day free dinner will be served by members of the Hughesville Friends Church at the Hughesville Camp Meeting from noon to 3.

Nov. 26 & 27 The ELHS museum will have extended hours for the GHBA 5 to Drive. Open at 10 a.m. then come see Conductor Rob and the Polar Express from 1-5 p.m.