During the month of April the 15th & Donation Street United Methodist Churches will be collecting shoes and jeans. We are collecting new and gently used shoes to be used to help micro-businesses around the world. All types of footwear will be accepted as long as they are a complete pair and there is life left in their soles. The shoes collected will be delivered to Mission Central the first week of May during Annual Conference.  We will also be collecting old jeans which will be made into quilts. The VIM (Volunteer in Mission) team takes quilts with them as they work in areas where there has been a disaster of some type. These are given to families where they have worked.  Others have been distributed locally and nationally. Donated jeans will be delivered in early May to the Altoona District HUB. You may bring your donations Sundays on your way to worship or drop them off at the church office in the 15th St. Church during regular office hours Monday – Thursday 9:00am-2:00pm using the glass doors(ring Bell). The church is located on the corner of 15th & Moore Sts. one block above Sheetz in Huntingdon. Questions…meth15st@verizon.net or 814 643-3690  (3/30)

Community Education and Workforce Services of the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit is committed to helping Mifflin and Juniata County residents find the resources and the assistance they need to become active and competitive members of our community and workforce.  We are proud to offer our classes for adults looking to improve their education and employment opportunities.  Our classes provide students with a variety of educational opportunities including basic skills brush-up, preparation for the GED® test, and WorkKeys™ certification.  Classes are a combination of traditional classroom instruction and independent instructor supported learning. The student and instructors work together to develop an educational plan that is tailored to fit the needs of the individual, based on goals and assessment results.  Call us today at 717-248-4942 to reserve your seat!  (3/31)

 

During the month of April, Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral and Cremations Services, P.C. will host its annual youth essay contest titled, ‘The True Meaning of Memorial Day.’ The contest, open to all Centre County, PA high school students was established to create an educational awareness involving youth in Centre County, communities so that they can learn more about the true service and sacrifice of our nation’s veterans. Essay submissions will be received between April 1 and April 30, from high school students enrolled in Centre County, high schools as well as private, charter and home schools. A total of 3 prizes will be awarded; a $500 cash prize will be awarded to the first place winner; a $200 cash prize will be awarded to the first runner-up, and a $100 cash prize will be awarded to the second runner-up. Community Outreach Coordinator, Mark Heintzelman said this, ‘We are delighted to announce our second annual Memorial Day Youth Essay Contest for high school students in Centre County, PA. The writing contest provides an important opportunity to encourage youth to remember our veterans and the freedom of our nation. Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral and Cremation Services, P.C. is committed to showing dedication and appreciation to veterans and their families.’ For additional information, call Mark Heintzelman at (814) 234-0332. (4/3)

A ladies retreat will be held Saturday, April 29, at Crossview Missional Church, 18546 Cooks Road, Cassville. The theme is "Fire of God, burn within me." The event is from 9 am to 3 pm and includes breakfast and lunch. Melissa Henry from Grace Community Church is the guest speaker in the morning. After lunch, there will be break-out sessions with Stacey Knepper and Mary Kay cosmetics, Angie Gutshall and Essential Oils, and a take home project with Ashley Moyer from Singer's Gap Church. Child care is available. In addition, those attending are asked to bless Backyard Ministries by bringing a donation - boxes of macaroni and cheese, cans of soup, individually packaged hot wheel cars, Bible activity and coloring books, packs of crayons, toothbrushes, and toothpaste. For more information, contact Tammy McKnight at 814.644.1597.

(4/13)

The All Access 2017 Youth Rally will be held April 29th at the Paintersville C&MA Church located at 3195 Back Maitland Road, in Lewistown, from 1 until 9. The day will feature motivational speakers, including a former Penn State football player, Ryan Keiser. Also, the All Access Praise and Worship Band, along with lots of games, and plenty of food. The cost is $10 per person, with reduced rates with for more than 1 family member attending, and there are scholarships. For more information call 717-543-6060 or 717-944-2791 or e-mail dalelaine@verizon.net. (4/10)

Pixie Dust Wishes was established this January to grant wishes of Disney Magic to special needs families throughout Pennsylvania.  To learn more about the organization, visit their website at pixiedustwishes.org.  They are excited to announce their first VENDOR MARKET fundraiser to be held Sunday, April 23 from 2 - 4 p.m., at Saint Joseph's Catholic Academy, 901 Boalsburg Pike in Boalsburg.  The Vendor Market will include over 20 local vendors and a basket raffle with FREE admission. Bring your family and friends and help make a difference!

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Grace Fellowship Church of State College is hosting a free community movie night playing Faith Like Potatoes-based on a true story on Saturday, April 22nd at 6pm. Located at 1107 Easterly Parkway in State College. Popcorn, drinks and other refreshments are provided. Bring your family, friends and neighbors! (4/10)

The Bellefonte Knights of Columbus will sponsor their All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on April 23, to benefit Cub Scout Pack 35. We are open to the public from 8:30 am until Noon. $8 for adults, $4 for children under 12, and free for children under 7. The menu includes orange juice, bacon, sausage, potatoes, eggs, French toast, pancakes, sausage gravy, oatmeal or grits, hot syrup, peaches, waffles, coffee and hot chocolate. We make specialty eggs and Blueberry or Chocolate chip pancakes upon request. Eat in and Take out is available. Please come enjoy a great breakfast at the Knights of Columbus Home at 315 Stoney Batter and help send the scouts to camp this summer! (4/11

Special Spring Revival Services will take place 7PM nightly April 23-26 at Raystown Brethren Church located at 8753 Raystown Road, in Saxton. (4/7)

 

The Central Pennsylvania Chaplain Corps is hosting The Call to Forgive Seminar at Calvary Baptist Church, 810 Ruskin Dr, Altoona on Saturday April 29 from 9 to 1. Suggested donation $10. CEU credits are available. Registration deadline, Monday April 24th. For more information and to register emailpachaplains@gmail.com or call (814) 799-0325. (3/20)

   

Ham, Green Bean & Potato Luncheon will take place at First United Methodist Church 200 East

Third St. in Lewistown Wednesday, April 26th. Meal served at 12:00 NOON (4/25)

There will be a free family movie night to be held at Bunkertown Church of the Brethren in McAlisterville  in the Family Life Center on Friday, April 28th at 7:00 p.m. The movie will be “Rust”. James Moore (Golden Globe nominee Corbin Bernsen) is a former pastor who returns home to discover a family new to the area has been killed in a mysterious fire, and his childhood friend is implicated in the murder. Convinced of his friend's innocence, James sets out on a mission to find the truth... and in the process, rediscovers his own lost faith. An uplifting drama about faith, family, and the powerful ties that bind a community together.  Refreshments will be provided. (3/24)

FREE Central PA Observers Public skywatch at Tudek Park (viewing of the night sky through telescopes; telescopes are provided, but if you have one feel free to bring it!) this take place April 28th, 8:30 - 10:30PM, clouds and weather permitting. Tudek Park is at 400 Herman Drive across Martin Street from the back entrance of Giant and Weis markets. For more event info: visit www.cpoclub.org/skywatches

 

The Free Lunch 4 All at the First Baptist Church of Mifflintown take place April 28th from 11 to 1 in the FMC building behind the church. (4/10)

Join us for the GCS Run for Fun(ds) on April 29th at Leopold Park in Altoona. The race consists of a 5 mile and 2 mile run as well as a 2 mile walk. It begins at 8:00 am at Leopold Park and continues past the reservoirs where participants will turn around and race towards the finish line. All proceeds go towards student education and general operation budget at Great Commission School; a non-profit K-12 grade private Christian school. Any questions can be directed to Jennifer McConnell via email (jmcconnell@greatcommissionschools.org) or phone (814-942-9710). Registration forms can be found at the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA and Brush Mountain Running and Outdoor Sports. Online registration can be found at:  https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Altoona/GCSRace (3/27)

 

Treasure Lake Church will be hosting a Family Life presentation of Blended and Blessed on Saturday, April 29, from 9:30 am - 5 pm.  Blended and Blessed is a FREE one-day live event and livestream for stepfamily couples, single parents, dating couples with kids, and those who care about blended families.  There will be lunch provided and the doors will open at 9 am. If you would like to register, please call the Treasure Lake Church Office at 814-371-1376. (3/23)

The Kingsmen Quartet, one of the most beloved and innovative groups in Southern Gospel Music, will present a concert at the Alliance Church, 45 Alliance Drive in Clearfield, Pennsylvania on Sunday, April 30 at 6 p.m.  All are welcome to attend!  A freewill offering will be received.  For more information, phone 814-765-8827. (3/24)

The Brush Valley Community Choir will present their 20th annual Spring Choral Concert

Sunday, April 30 at 3:00pm at the Christ United Church of Christ  in  Madisonburg. Questions call 814-237-3687 or 814-404-8084. (4/19)

The Central Pennsylvania Bible Conference will be conducting a 3 Day Spring Session April 30 - May 2. The speaker will be Dr. Jimmy DeYoung of Prophecy Today Ministries. Dr. DeYoung has resided in Jerusalem for part of 23 years and has come to know Israel, not only from the biblical perspective, but on a personal basis. Conference sessions will begin at 6:00pm Sunday evening and then continue on Monday and Tuesday evenings at 7:00pm.  However, Dr. DeYoung will also be speaking Sunday morning at 9:30am and 10:30am at The Faith Baptist Church to which all are invited. The Bible Conference will be held at The Faith Baptist Church 4th Avenue and 40th Street, Altoona. For further information please call 814/944-2894. (4/13)

 

Crissman, Crissman and Gampe will perform a Southern Gospel Concert 6pm Sunday, April 30th, at the Smith Corner Independent Mennonite Church, 1955 Johnstown Rd. East Freedom, 3.1 Miles West of Rt. 164 & Old Rt. 220 (Dunnings Highway).(4/6)

On Sunday, April 30th from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., there will be a hymn sing at Windy Hill Bible Church, 22 Windmill Hill, Burnham, PA. Refreshments and fellowship afterwards. Come join us and Praise the Lord in song! Hope to see you there! (4/10)

Come to a Gospel Concert at Evangel Church at 375 West 5th Street in Lewistown on April 30th beginning at 6:00PM. Randy and Ryan French are conducting a concert of gospel music with a “song” for all generations. The groups participating will be: Dry Bones Revival, Common Ground, and Know Mercy Band. There will be an offering to support the Haiti Ministry of Dr. Mike Hutton. (4/11)

Mahaffey Camp and Conference Center located on Route 219 in Mahaffey will host a Ladies Spring Tea on Thursday, May 11 from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm.  The Ladies Spring Tea will feature special speaker, Cori Hartsock,  who will speak on Reflections – the Woman God Sees.  Also included will be light refreshments, great encouragement and delightful fellowship. Reservations will be accepted until all seats are filled or no later than May 1.  Information is available by calling the camp office at 814-277-5544 or following the upcoming events link on the camp website at  www.mahaffeycamp.com (4/5)

Many children, who count on free and reduced price lunches during the school months, face a hungry summer when school lets out and families struggle to make up for the extra meals.  With that in mind the Juniata County Food Pantry announces its fifth annual Summer Backpack Program. In preparation for this program, the Food Pantry is sponsoring two “Stuff the Bus” events.  The first will be held at Schlegel’s Grocery Store in Thompsontown on April 29, from 9 AM – 2 PM.  The second event will take place at Weis Market in Mifflintown on, May 13, also from 9 AM - 2 PM. The Food Pantry asks the public to help us fight summer hunger by donating single-serve, non-perishable lunch and snack items such as juice boxes/pouches, 15 oz cans of pasta meals or ready to heat soup (not concentrated), mac and cheese, Ramen noodles, microwave meals, fruit cups, pudding cups, and snack crackers/cookies.  Monetary donations are also appreciated. Volunteers from the Food Pantry will be at each site to collect the donations.  In appreciation, donors’ names will be displayed in the Food Pantry vestibule throughout the summer.  For more information, contact the Juniata County Food Pantry at 436-9718.

 

Civil War Round Table will have a presentation May 2nd at 7PM at the PA Military Museum Auditorium, in Boalsburg.  Sue Kellerman will speak on “150th Anniversary of President Lincoln's Funeral Procession.” With a power point presentation, Sue will describe her experience in attending the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's funeral procession in Springfield, IL and will present original Civil War newspapers of the April 1865 event. (3/28)

The Juniata County Food Pantry will hold a distribution of food and other groceries for families who live at the eastern end of the county on Saturday, May 20, 10:00 to11:00 AM, at Turkey Valley United Methodist Church located on Rt. 235 between Maze and Seven Stars. To be eligible for ANY Juniata County Food Pantry distribution, families must live in Juniata County and meet specific income guidelines.  Families must contact the Food Pantry between May 1st and 10th if they wish to attend this distribution  Appointments are required!  For more information about eligibility, or to sign up for the Turkey Valley distribution, please contact the Juniata County Food Pantry, 436-9718. (4/25)

Revival Services will take place May 2-7 at God’s Missionary Church 1107 W. 5th St. in Lewistown. Weeknight services will begin at 7:30, and Sunday evening at 6:00. For more information call 717-248-7020. (4/11)

The National Day of Prayer, encourages all Americans to honor the day with prayer. The Christian Business Men’s Connection (CBMC) will host several locations for Thursday, May 4th:

7 – 8:00 a.m. at the Boalsburg Military Museum flagpole

12 noon – 1:00 p m. at the courthouse in Bellefonte

12 noon – 1:00 p.m. at Sidney Friedman Park in State College 6-7 p.m. at Tudek Park in State College.

The Scripture reference this year is Daniel 9:19: O Lord listen! O Lord forgive! O Lord hear and act! For Your sake, O my God, do not delay, because Your city and Your people bear Your Name.

The 2017 Theme being:  Hear us  . . . forgive us . . . heal us, for the glory of Your Great Name. For additional information, please contact Robert Whitaker via whitstik1225@msn.com, using “National Day of Prayer” in the subject line. (4/6)

The Association of Evangelical Pastors of South-central Pa will hold the following prayer services in observance of the 2017 National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 4th:

12 - 1 p.m. - at the Juniata Mennonite School, Leonard Road, McAlisterville.  The school is located 1/4th mile from Rt. 35 behind Rickenbaugh's Building Supply and the Double B Farm store. For more information,contact Pastor Wes Stahl at 717-463-3572.

               

7 p.m. at the flag pole in Basom Park, Richfield. In case of inclement weather, the service will be held in the large room in the building directly behind old sanctuary of the Richfield Mennonite Church. For more information contact, Pastor Nick Smith at 717-694-3224.

7 p.m. at the River Church of Juniata County, CJEMS' Lane, Mifflintown. The Church is located behind the CJEMS' building, off of Rt. 35 between the 1st Baptist and Seventh-Day Adventist Churches. For more information, contact Pastor Bob Landis at 717-363-3189.

A National Day of Prayer event will be held May 4th at the Blair County Courthouse Patio 423 Allegheny Street in Holidaysburg. It begins at Noon. In case of rain, the event will be held at the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church at 183 Jefferson St. in Holidaysburg. For more information call 814-696-9485. (4/12)

Grace Prep Presents: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella with a Special Cinderella’s Tea Party on Thursday, May 4th at 7:00PM. Dessert Theatre & Full Show, includes Souvenir Teacup & Scrumptious Desserts, available for advance sales only. School is located at 848 Science Park Road in State College. For tickets and information call 814 – 867 – 1177. (4/3)

Women's Mid Day Connection....Mountain View Country Club, Boalsburg, May 9th at 11:45 a.m.  Speaker, Rosa Maria Faulkner from Wilmington, DE  will talk about personality types and understanding them.  Special music will be provided by Rick Alderton from Reedsville.  Reservations & cancellations are necessary by Friday morning prior to Tuesday Luncheon, call Barb at 814-404-3704 (4/12)

The Community Bible Church of Portage will be hosting Dr. Stephen Scott-Pearson of Great Britain for special meetings May 4 - 7.  Dr. Scott-Pearson has spoken in churches around the world as the former General Secretary of the Protestant Alliance, an organization founded in 1845  to support the cause of the Reformation and martyr memorials.  Services begin at 7 Pm for Thursday through Saturday, and 9:30 Am and 6 PM Sunday.  Community Bible church is located 1 1/2 mile off of new 22 at the Munster-Portage exit. For more information contact the church web site at CBCPortage.org or Pastor Jeff Dollar at (814)471-0135.

Grace Prep Presents: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella on Friday, May 5th & Saturday, May 6th at 7:00PM, at Grace Prep High School, located at 848 Science Park Road in State College. For tickets and information call 814 – 867 – 1177. (04/03)

3rd Annual Glowin’ Home Run, a 5K Fun Run/Walk on Friday, May 12th​ at Medlar Field at Lubrano. The run/walk will start at 8:15pm. This is our largest fundraiser of the year and we are currently looking for support from our community members. Please consider partnering with us in this fundraising event to prevent and end homelessness for Centre County families. We are in need of sponsorships for the event, participants/teams for the event, and silent auction items such as gift cards, merchandise, memberships, etc. Anything you could give to join in our effort to end homelessness for these mothers and their children would be greatly appreciated. (4/25)

Mifflin County Christian Academy will be holding their benefit auction over 2 days. On May 5th activities begin with a Chicken Bar-B-Que beginning at 12:00 PM, then 6:30 with a Gift Certificate Auction. Then a General Auction will be held May 6th beginning at 9AM. Questions ctodd@mccaeagles.net. (3/24)

The Howard United Methodist Church will be holding a six-week educational support group for anyone experiencing a loss through death. The support group will meet for two and a half hours once a week for six weeks. The sessions will be held from 12:00—2:30 PM  May 7, and 21 and June 4, 11, 18, 25. For more information or to sign up, please contact: Craig Rose at (814) 933-7333 / craigqr@yahoo.com

The Port Matilda Volunteer Fire Company will serve a Salisbury Steak Complete Dinner on Sunday, May 7th from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.  Adults $12.00, Children 6 to 12 years $6.00, 5 and under eat FREE.  The Fire Station is located at 101 E. Plank Road.  Please come out and support the Port Matilda Volunteer Fire Company.  Any questions, please call Lorrie Price at 814-692-4074. (4/19)

On Sunday, May 7th, at 10:15 AM, Mt Bethel Church, a Conservative Christian Congregational Church (4C's) Church located in Mc Clure at 16 E. Specht St.  Invites you to hear guest speaker Dr. Varun Sharma, MD, at the Sunday morning Worship Service. The public is invited to attend. For directions please call Rev. John d'Esterhazy at 570-658-3563. (4/19)

All ladies are invited to come and hear “Joyful Notes” at our Altoona Women’s Connection luncheon on Wednesday, May 10th, 12:00 noon.  Our special feature will be music by the trio, “Simply Grace”.  Our speaker will be Cathy Schrader of West Virginia.  Reservations must be made by calling Mary Lou at 944-5438 by May 7. (4/21)

 

On Sunday, May 7 at 7.00PM in its sanctuary, the Pine Hall Church presents its annual Gospel Night to benefit Interfaith Human Services. The event is targeted to raise $3,000 to help low-income families in Centre County.  Organizers said that a pledge will match up to $1,000 of donations received during the evening. The program will combine familiar hymns and Gospel favorites. Choirs from Pine Hall, Pine Grove Mills and Gatesburg, along with the Penn’s Valley Men's Chorus and the Tuesday Night Bluegrass Jam will highlight the evening. The church is located at 1760 West College Avenue in State College. For more information 814.571.7330; bfreder755@gmail.com (4/25)

 

Gospel Echoes Prison Ministry Banquet will take place May 8th at 6:30 PM at the Belleville Mennonite School. The public is invited for a time of music & inspiration along with a home-style turkey dinner. Music will be provided by the Gospel Echoes Harvest Team & Mercy Road Team.Guest speaker: Bill Babb who has served in corrections for over 30 years and will be sharing "victories in prison ministry". A freewill offering will be received. For ticket information contact Scott and Ruth Ritchey @ 717-667-9080. (4/11)

David Rubin will be speaking on Tuesday evening May 9th at Calvary Bible Church, 100 Calvary Lane in Lewistown..As a resident and former mayor of Shiloh, Israel  David and his son Rudy miraculously survived an Islamic terrorist attack.  In his powerful presentation, he will speak frankly and directly about the importance of the prophetic return of Israel, especially to the biblical heartland of the country, in these times, including the vital role of Christians in that process. The evening promises to be insightful and engaging.  Please plan to join us.  The event is sponsored in part by LevY’shua Messianic Congregation and The Stewardship Group.  For more information contact Mark Ostrowski at 717-935-5858.  (3/20)

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Bellefonte Aglow Lighthouse will welcome Trisa Silliman Wednesday, May 10th at Living Hope Alliance Church 321 E. Howard St., in Bellefonte. The morning gets underway at 9:15 am for coffee, tea and goodies in Fellowship Hall, the meeting follows at 10:00 in the sanctuary. (4/25)

The Issacs will be in concert at Calvary Baptist Church 810 Ruskin Drive in Altoona May 12th at 7:30. For more information call 814-944-2435 (3/8)

Juniata Mennonite School will present  their Spring Musical  "Now" at Cedar Grove Brethren in Christ Church May 12 and 13 at 7 PM. (4/12)

State College Home School Book Sale will take place on Saturday, May 13th from 11am-2pm at Park Forest Baptist Church, in State College. Contact jeff@dgjc.org to register a table: $10/whole, $7/half  (4/6)

The Gregg Township Fire Company will hold their Soup and Hoagie Sale on May 13, from 9am-2pm at the firehall in Spring Mills.  Beef vegetable soup, ham & bean soup, ham pot pie and hoagies will be available to purchase.  For questions contact Marsha Bailey @ 422-8596 or Kay Guisewite @ 422-8608."

New Hope Lutheran Church of Spring Mills (119 Cobblestone Court, 422-8417) will serve a Ham Pot-Pie Dinner on Saturday May 13th from 4:30 to 7:00pm. Eat in or take-out. (4/19)

Clothing, Household Items, Decorations, Toys, Books, and so much more can be your’s for Free at a Giveaway at the Pine Grove Church of God on Route 240 between Cookport and Uniontown. May 13th from 9AM til Noon. (4/25)

Avery Road Band will be in concert on Mother’s Day, May 14, at 10:45 AM at Petersburg Church of the Nazarene. This band has a Casting Crowns sound and good for all ages. Community welcome to attend. For more information contact Pastor Mohnkern at 814-977-7193. (4/21)

The Immanuel Bible Church of Three Springs Area is pleased to announce that they will be hosting Dr. Jimmy DeYoung for services on May 14-15th.  Dr. DeYoung will be preaching the morning Worship Service at Immanuel Bible Church at 10:00 a.m. On Sunday May 14th, Mother's Day. He will also be speaking in the evening service at 6:30 p.m. on that date.  He will speak again on Monday evening, May 15th at 6:30 p.m as well.   Immanuel Bible Church of Three Springs is located at 22054 Starr Rd., Three Springs, PA.  Directions to the church and service times will also be available on the church's website which is www.ibcthreesprings.org and on the church's Facebook page.  If additional information is needed please feel free to call 814-448-9893 or 814-448-2818. (4/19)

 

Juniper Community Missions Riding 4 Wheels Motorcycle Rally takes place Saturday June 3rd at Bunkertown Church of the Brethren in McAlisterville. Registration starts at 10:00am with the ride beginning at 11:00am and meal to follow. The cost:  Riders $25, Passengers $10, Register before May 14th receive free t-shirt. Contact Lisa Peters 717-348-8098 to register (4/25)

Bunkertown Church of the Brethren in McAlisterville, PA will be hosting a  free concert with the Tribute Quartet on May 19th at 7:00 p.m.    There will be a free will offering received for the concert cost.  For more information, please see the church website at www.bunkertownchurch.org or call 717-463-3572. (4/11)

The Free Lunch 4 All at the First Baptist Church of Mifflintown take place May 19th  from 11 to 1 in the FMC building behind the church. (4/18)

Cambria County Christian School's Spring Festival will take place May 20th from 9-4. Come check out this fun event! With food and bake sale, Auction at 1:00 pm, Antique tractor and big truck show, kid's korner, and craft and vendor market. Admission and parking are free. Questions...814-502-5023 or treese.em@outlook.com (4/5)

 

Stone Valley Community Charter School 13006 Greenwood Road in Huntingdon will have a Carnival featuring games, bounce house, petting zoo, food and treats for young and old, on May 20th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. there will be a square dance with George and Sandy Putt as the callers. (4/7)

There will be a Ham & Turkey Meal at Sprucetown United Methodist Church on Saturday, May 20th. Meals will be served from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Cost: Adults $10.00, Children age 6-12 $5.00, 5 and under eat FREE! (4/10)

Belleville Mennonite School is hosting an Elementary Field Hockey Camp for girls in the local community who are entering 3rd through 6th grade (for the 2017-2018 school year).  The camp will feature fundamental skill instruction while creating a fun atmosphere appropriate for girls this age.   The camp is June 5th, 6th, and 7th from 9:00-11:00 AM each day. Cost is $16 per player and includes a t-shirt. Register by contacting the BMS Office at 717-935-2184. (4/25)

Centre Hall Fire Company Auxiliary 3rd Annual Grange Fair Themed Bingo at the Grange Fairgrounds May 21 Doors Open At 11am Bingo Starts at 1pm Tickets are $25 (Limited Tickets Available) 25 Regular Games and 5 Special Games (Special Games Purchased separately at the door) Please Contact any Centre Hall Fire Company Auxiliary member or call 814-571-2049 for tickets. All proceeds benefit Centre Hall Fire Company. Questions call 814-571-2049  (3/23)

 

Come join us at the Holt Memorial Library on Monday, May 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. to learn a variety of practical ideas for the best use of small garden spaces. Then shuffle off to Buffalo, NY, for an enchanting pictorial tour of 40 premier home gardens from last summer’s Buffalo Garden Walk. Presenters for the session will include Fran Nuhfer, Karen Soble and Lora Gauss.  All of these presenters are Master Gardeners with Penn State Extension. (3/31)

 

Relay for Life will take place May 30th & May 31st from 3pm to 3pm located in Governors Park in Bellefonte. For more information 814-404-0756. (3/20)

Civil War Round Table would like to invite the public to Annual James A. Beaver Banquet on June 3rd at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, Orchid Room,  215 Innovation Blvd., State College - 6:30 p.m. Reception;  7:00 p.m. Dinner- Culinary Buffet. Dennis Frye will speak on “Did McClellan Outthink Lee During the First Invasion?”  Mr. Frye is the Chief Historian at Harper's Ferry NHP. He is a well known writer, lecturer, guide, preservationist, and prominent Civil War historian; has made numerous appearances on PBS, The History Channel, Discovery Channel, and helped produce award winning television features on the Battle of Antietam and abolitionist John Brown. In September 1862, General Robert E. Lee led his Army of Northern Virginia into Maryland which culminated at Antietam Creek. (3/28)

Civil War Round Table will have a presentation at the PA Military Museum Auditorium, Boalsburg on July 6th beginning at 7:00 p.m. Scott Mingus will speak on "The Second Battle of Winchester: The Confederate Victory That Opened the Door to Gettysburg.” Mr. Mingus will describe the pivotal battle that opened the door to Gettysburg. Robert E. Lee vs. Union General Robert H. Milroy's Division of the 8th Army Corps, summer of 1863. (3/28)

The Nelon's will be in concert at the Soldier Community Church, 846 Reyn-Sykes Road, in Reynoldsville on Friday June 16th  at 7:00 P.M. All are welcome, a free will Love offering will be taken. For further information please contact 814-591-0999 or 814-427-5048. (3/31)

 

Civil War Round Table will have a presentation at the PA Military Museum Auditorium in  Boalsburg on August 1st at 7 p.m. Dr. Bruce Venter, President of America's History, will speak on "Kill Jeff Davis.” Dr. Venter has a major interest in the career of Union General Judson Kilpatrick. His presentation will focus on the infamous 1864 Kilpatrick-Ulric Dahlgren raid on Richmond. (3/28)

 

Civil War Round Table will have a Pot Luck Picnic at the PA Military Museum Picnic Pavilion in  Boalsburg on September 5th beginning at 6:00 p.m.  In first person period dress, Thomas Aaron will appear as Reverend Leonard Marsden Gardner on - "A Minister, a War, and a Community." Reverend Gardner will tell of his own experience during the Civil War, those of his Curwensville parishioners, and his reflection on that time. (3/28)

 

Civil War Round Table will have a presentation at the PA Military Museum Auditorium in Boalsburg on October 3rd beginning at 7:00 p.m. Lynn and Julianne Herman will speak on “The New Mexico Campaign and Battle of Glorietta Pass, the Gettysburg of the West." The Confederate aim was to capture the gold and silver mines of California and Colorado. CSA Brigadier General Henry H. Sibley vs. Union forces led by Colonels Edward Canby and John Slough and Major John Chivington, February - March 1862. (3/28)

 

Civil War Round Table will have a Turkey Dinner Meeting at the Mt. Nittany United Methodist Church, 1500 E. Branch Road in State College, November 14th at 6:00 p.m. The featured speaker, Gene Barr speaking on "What I Thought I Knew About the Civil War." Mr. Barr is a long time Civil War reenactor and past President of the National Civil War Museum. His presentation will reflect what he learned about the Civil War while researching information for his book "A Civil War Captain and His Lady." (3/28)

 

Civil War Round Table will have a joint meeting with Centre County Historical Society on December 12th at the Centre Furnace Mansion, 1001 E. College Avenue in State College beginning at 7:00 p.m.  In first person period dress, professional actress, Emily Lapisardi, will appear as Confederate Spy Rose O'Neal Greenhow. (3/28)