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Muncy Locals June 20, 2018

By Staff | Jun 20, 2018

Telemedicine is here. Pennsylvania providers are using it to save time and money and lives. As I met with the new leaders at UPMC Muncy Valley Hospital campus, I am confident they will use it to access the best quality care for those of us who live in the rural areas of the county. It is something that helps to connect with the larger hospitals not only on consults, but to navigate licenses, insurances and documentation.

Once again the hospital’s auxiliary provided a Lawn Party that was enjoyable, especially the dancers and musicians. The weather was perfect and and it took a couple of hours to see and do everything. Every year the event keeps growing with lots of community involvement.

Tuesday the Repasz Band played at Muncy Valley hospital. If you missed their performance at Penn College for Flag Day, no need to worry, for they will be playing at several locations this summer. This Saturday they will be in West Milton at Central Oak Heights and the following weekend at the Williamsport Home. This year they have scheduled rain dates which will be on the following days. Some of you may recall the shortness of last year’s concert due to thunder.

For the 4th of July they will be in Eagles Mere. We visited Eagles Mere on Saturday for their 1st annual garden fest where I purchased local wine, 2 large planters, home made soaps and Jan Fisher’s homemade pineapple chutney. It was delicious. She was giving away samples and I couldn’t resist the purchase. Fisher Farms is in Allenwood but you can get their food products at their daughter’s store (Dorothy Fisher) in Eagles Mere. Coming up in July on the 7th is Eagles Mere’s 44th annual summer antiques market on the famous Village Green. Any weekend is a great getaway. There’s also an auto museum and an air museum to visit with lots of local history to explore – and now they have added a canoe museum dating back to the late 1800s. Watch for their exhibit this fall.

Orlando’s in downtown Muncy is now offering trivia night every other Thursday on the deli and meeting side of the restaurant. Join in some family fun and food to see who can answer the most questions. Check the flyers on the windows for more details.

Muncy Events

Thurs. June 21 free Celtic music concert at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village senior living community in Lewisburg. to host free Celtic music concert at 6 p.m. to be held at the gazebo. Chairs are provided.

For more information, contact Gretchen Nash at 570- 523-4285.

Thurs. June 21 Sunset yoga with Ashley English-Tobin from 5-9:30 p.m. in Zen Gardens on John Brady Drive. Contact theTriadCenter@gmail.com for more information.

Thurs. June 21 Unwind and Design for Kids, 6 p.m. for ages 8-12 at the Muncy Public Library. No experience necessary! Join us for a paint along project-it’s lots of fun. Space is limited. Call 570-546-5014 to register.

Fri. June 22 Toddler Tales at Muncy Public Library. Open Play at 10 a.m. (ages 1-3). Join Miss Monica for a fun-filled hour of games, activities and stories all designed with your active toddler in mind. Siblings are welcome.

June 22 & 23 open house at Bennardi & Barberio Denistry, 42 S. Main St. Muncy. Take a tour of their new addition. 4-6 Fri. & 11-2 on Sat.

Sat. June 23 Friends of Library book fundraiser at the Muncy Public Library from 10-1. Lots of books for summer and vacation reading.

Sun. June 24 Family festival at Pennsdale Trinity United Methodist Church from 6-8:30 p.m. Look for the inflatable obstacle course and Kate and Friends, a christian ventriloquist.

Mon. June 25 free assistance for veterans at Penn Hills Plaza, Suite 1, Muncy from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., to help with issues such as compensation, pension, death benefits, education, health care and general veterans’ benefits. Veterans do not need to be a member of the legion to participate. To schedule an appointment, call 570-546-2084.

Weds. June 27 Preschool Storytime at Muncy Public Library. Instruments and musical chairs at 10 a.m. Join Miss Monica for a fun filled hour of stories, games, and activities all designed to prepare your child for kindergarten. Space is limited so please register at 570-546-5014.

Sat. June 30 One day vacation bible school from 1-5:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Muncy followed by a free pig roast. Call 546-5292 for more information.