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Muncy Locals Oct. 11, 2017

By Staff | Oct 11, 2017

October has been a delightful month so far. Harvest festivals lead into craft festivals, and soon the holidays will be upon us. There was a craft and market fair in front of Tractor Supply in Muncy Township as I was headed to the farmer’s market in Williamsport on Saturday morning. It was an opportunity for local vendors to showcase their goods and services. I found a vendor from Warrensville who had some fresh brown eggs and cheese made from raw milk.

If you are still doing some housecleaning during these warm days, the Lycoming Animal Protection Society (LAPS) is having an indoor yard fundraiser on Sat. Nov. 5th and could use some donations, but they are not taking clothing or stuffed animals, electronics, large furniture or non-compatible TVs You can drop them off at the First Ward Fire Hall, 573 Hastings St. in S. Williamsport on Fri. Nov. 3 from 10-6. The sale will be Saturday from 8-2:30.

Visitors going to the Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Muncy are reminded to check out the Gift Box located in the main lobby. It is open Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 to 4:30 and is now all decorated for the fall season with a great selection of gift ideas such as jewelry, sweatshirts, hats, flowers and more. Volunteers are there to help you with any purchases and all proceeds benefit the rehab center.

Meagan’s Box Foundation would like us to go to Hoss’s on Thursday, Oct. 19 for lunch or dinner as they will donate 25 percent of your check to the foundation to be used to buy toys and clothing for the annual children’s Christmas party. Last year almost 2,000 gifts were distributed to children in our local area according to founder, Meagan Murray.

April Feigles-Rearick of Muncy is a very multi-talented person. Not only is she a licensed massage therapist, she is also the lead singer of the A-Team which takes away most of her weekends and some evenings. April also painted the cut-outs that were on display on the corner of Main and Water Streets that were used for photo opportunities during Muncy 4th Fridays; and she was the announcer during the 4th Fridays for most of the contests and entertainment. Her studio is located at 26 S. Main Street in Muncy.

Muncy Events

Tues. Oct. 17 The Muncy Public Library will present a program at 6 p.m. on building the immune system by Helen Hiserman who will focus on what we can do to make our immune systems healthier to beat the upcoming flu season. Call 546-5014 for more information or to sign up.

Oct. 18 Wacky Wednesday with Helen at the Meck Senior Center, 50 Fitness Lane, Muncy. Starts at noon.

Oct. 18 & 19 Distribution days at Son-Light House, 130 Carpenter St., Muncy. Weds. 9-noon, Thurs. 5-7:30 p.m.

Thurs. Oct. 19 Muncy Garden Club Tea Party, St. Andrew’s parish hall, 6:30 p.m. Brng a treat to share, a tea cup and photos for the scrap book.

Fri. Oct. 20 Christmas crafts with Jeanne, 12:30 p.m. at Meck Senior Center. Call 570-546-2542 for more information.

Sat. Oct. 21 Discover fossils at the Montour Preserve, 10-11:30 a.m. Start indoors at the education center, then look for fossils. This program is for all ages; dress for weather and time outdoors. For more information call 570-336-2060.