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!  (5/8)

The Spring Awakening will take place May 22-24 from 7 to 9 each evening at Springfield Estates 3733 Piney Creek Road in Williamsburg. Featuring motivational speakers along with local praise bands each evening. For more information call 832-2379. (5/2)

The Amani Children’s Choir will be performing at Brush Creek Lutheran Church 177 Brush Creek Rd Irwin Pa. May 24th at  7:00pm. Operation Christmas Child is sponsoring  the event. love offerings are requested but event is free. For additional information please call Tim & Betsy Kruel at 724 - 989 - 2439. (5/8)

Belleville Mennonite School is hosting an Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program Informational Session with special guest speaker, Senator Jake Corman, on Tuesday, May 30 at 10:00 AM at the school.  Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit program provides scholarships to students to attend the school of their choice. Businesses can receive up to 90% tax credit each year when they make a two-year commitment on contributions to Belleville Mennonite School. For more information about the Program or to RSVP, call the school before May 25th. (5/8)

 

Treasure Lake Church will be hosting Glory Way Quartet in concert on Friday, May 26th at 6 pm.  This is a Southern Gospel group.   Following the event, Treasure Lake Church will be having a Root Beer Float and Ice Cream Sundae Social in their Fellowship Hall. (4/27)

Central PA Observers Public skywatch at Tudek Park May 26th, 9 - 11PM, clouds and weather permitting. Tudek Park is at 400 Herman Drive off of Martin Street, Ferguson Township, Centre County. For more event info: visit www.cpoclub.org/skywatches (5/10)

Come out and enjoy some great live, local music from your kayak, the swimming area, a beach towel, or the comfort of your favorite camping chair.  When it gets cooler you can cozy up to the bonfire and enjoy the Stone Valley Pickers at Whipple Dam State Park on Saturday, May 27, from 7 to 9 pm. (5/15)

The Pennsylvania Military Museum in Centre County will hold its annual World War II encampment on May 27-28 beginning at 10 a.m. each day.  Axis and Allied reenactors will portray the post D-Day European Theatre of Operations in France. New for this year is musical entertainment on both days with the Altoona based “Andrews Sisters” on Saturday and the real Jersey Shore’s Joey Vincent on Sunday.  Both shows are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. each day and admission is free!  Please visit www.pamilmuseum.org for ongoing events. The Pennsylvania Military Museum and 28th Division Shrine is at 51 Boal Ave. in Boalsburg. (5/19)

On Sunday, May 28th from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., there will be a hymn sing at Windy Hill Bible Church, 22 Windmill Hill, Burnham. Refreshments and fellowship afterwards. (5/15)

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)

 

Come to a Free Turkey Casserole Luncheon at First United Methodist Church 200 East Third St.Lewistown May 31.Meal served at 12:00 NOON. For Transportation call 717-248-1011 by NOON Tuesday. (5/22)

Hope For Healing Wellness Center is offering a Biblical based 10 week weight loss program. There will 2 classes: The first beginning Thursday June 1st at 7PM, and Saturday June 3rd at 11AM. This takes place at 101 S. Logan Blvd. in Burnham. Questions call 814-404-0964 (5/11)

Belleville Mennonite School will hold the Annual Golf Tournament at the Lewistown Country Club on Friday, June 16th at 9:00 AM. The tournament features a scramble format. Hole contests include a brand new car and a $10,000 prize for a hole-in-one, and award packages will be given to top teams.  Foursome fee is $300 and individual golfer fee, $75.   Business sponsorship packages also available.For more information, contact Belleville Mennonite School at 717-935-2184 or visit the website at www.bmsprek12.org to download an entry form. (5/23)

HOAGIE SALE JUNE 2 & 3RD, AT ARCH ROCK COMMUNITY HALL (ACROSS FROM THE CHURCH) TO BENEFIT THE CHURCH.  WILL BE READY FOR PICK UP AT 10:30 A.M.  HAM AND CHEESE AND TURKEY AND CHEESE.  YOU MAY EAT IN OR TAKE OUT.  IF ANY QUESTIONS OR TO ORDER (LARGE ORDERS), CALL DOTTIE SPECHT AT 717 436-2882.  (5/15)

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)

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)

His Little Feet International Children’s Choir will be singing June 4th, 10:00AM, at Christ Community Church 200 Ellis Place in State College. The event is free and open to the public.

The choir children, ages 6 to 12, are orphaned and rescued from Ethiopia, Haiti, India and Kenya. While the children are a part of the choir, they participate in His Little Feet’s nationwide “SONS AND DAUGHTERS” International Children’s Choir Tour. This energetic, culturally unique, Gospel-centered presentation brings attention to the plight of millions of orphaned and vulnerable children living in the world today and offers opportunities for people to respond and make a difference. At each choir presentation, guests are asked to consider how they can personally reach children in need in practical ways.  His Little Feet’s nationwide campaign, “(be in on it),” encourages people to get involved in at least one of four ways:  GIVE.  SPONSOR.  GO.  ADOPT.  Attendees can take action on each of those opportunities at all His Little Feet choir tour events and by visiting www.hislittlefeet.org.  (5/8)

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)

Summer Art Camp for children, teens, and adults will be held at Lost Creek Mennonite Church, Mifflintown, June 5-7, 6:30pm-8:30pm. 4 class choices include: String Art, Drawing, Photography 101, and a Children’s Class. More information and a registration form can be found atwww.LostCreekMennoniteChurch.org, and on the church’s Facebook page. (5/22)

 

Vacation Bible School for Trinity United Church of Christ is set for June 5-9 from 6:00 to 9:00pm. This year’s theme is Son Quest Rain Forest. The church is located at 20 Oak Street in Lewistown. To pre-register contact the church office at 717-248-3437. (5/10)

Heartbeat Community Services, Inc will hold a Huge Yard Sale on Saturday, June 10th from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at 402 East Sunbury Street, in MIllerstown. Proceeds from the sale will benefit this local Pro-Life Ministry which has served Perry & Juniata County since 1985. In addition, individuals may donate their own yard sale items to the Heartbeat Yard Sale. Big or small, all items will be greatly appreciated. Items may be brought to 402 East Sunbury Street, on Thursday, June 8th from Noon to 8:00 pm and/or Friday, June 9th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. (Preferably with items priced). Any questions, Please Contact: Rodney Helwig @ 717-694-3356. (5/17)

The Covalts 22nd Annual Outdoor Gospel Sing will be held at the Grange Fair Grounds--located at 169 Homan Lane, Centre Hall, on June 9th, 10th and 11th. Singing is at the Southside stage. FREE ADMISSION! Groups apprearing:Randy Simpson, Last Generation, Tim Cooley Jr. Family, The Werner Family Band (Bluegrass), The Segers, The Fishers, Victory Express, Dave Powers, The Covalts and others. Some bleacher seating or bring a lawn chair.  Plenty of parking.  Food Available. For more info:  www.thecovalts.com  or call 814-422-8640. (5/8)

 

The public is invited to share in the 3rd annual “Summerfest” festival held at Centre Crest Nursing Home in Bellefonte on Saturday, June 10th with activities from 8am-4pm. Activities begin with a “Parking Lot Sale” featuring local vendors selling their wares in the parking lot from 8am-noon; free Children’s Corner featuring Buddy the Clown (balloons), crafts, and face painting from 8am-noon; Centre Crest Auxiliary will be providing food from the grill with sides from 10am-1pm; the day will also feature entertainment by local band “Randolph Scott & The Autumns”. (5/16)

New Hope Lutheran Church of Spring Mills at 119 Cobblestone Court, will serve a Ham Loaf Dinner on Saturday June 10th from 4:30 to 7:00pm. Questions call 422-8417(5/23)

 

Christ Community Church is State College invites area youth to a musical called “Dead Serious” it’s about real life, real kids, and real situations. It shows kids that they do not have to grow up in the midst of problems all alone. “Dead Serious” is being presented June 11th beginning at 6PM at the State Theatre 130 West College Avenue in State College. To order tickets, call 800-459-7268.  or go to http://mish-inc.com (5/22)

The Altoona Women’s Connection invites you to lunch at the Blairmont Club, 242 Larch Street, Hollidaysburg, Wednesday, June 14, at 12 noon.  Cost for lunch and the program is $19.  We will enjoy a presentation by Carol Scarbro on “Essential Oils 101”.  Jane Gleason will be our soloist, and Susan Hutchinson will share her inspirational message on “A Gift of Time”.  All ladies are invited to attend.  Reservations must be made by June 11; call Mary Lou at 944-5438.  (5/22)

On June 11th at 6:30pm Dry Bones Revival will be at Pine Glen Alliance Church located at 1058 SR 103 N. in Lewistown. For more information call 717-899-7740 ext. 1 or office@pineglencma.org (5/23)

"Come and dive in with the Community Chapel of Hesston at our Deep Sea Discovery VBS this summer as we discover that God is with us wherever we go.  We hope you can join us for this years Vacation Bible School, where both kids and adults will discover the power of God's presence in their lives.  Join us June11 -15th from 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm each evening.  Registration will be open by 5:15 each night.   If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the church at (814) 658-3419.   We look forward to seeing you there!! The Community Chapel of Hesston is located  8 miles south of Huntingdon along Seven Points Road in Hesston." (5/22)

Come join us for Mega Sports Camp! Locust Grove Mennonite Church in Belleville is hosting a day camp for kids entering grades 1-5 at the Belleville playground, June 12-16, from 9-11:30 a.m.  This year we are offering basketball, soccer, flag football and cheerleading.  Sign-up early to ensure your spot in the sport of your choice.  Cost is $10, payable at sign-in on June 12.  Drills and scrimmages will help your kids improve their skills, while connecting with coaches who care about teaching your kids not only the game, but also foundational truths for life! The Belleville playground is located on North Penn Street in Belleville.  Registration forms are available in the church foyer or on-line at www.locustgrovemc.org/mega-sports-camp (5/17)

 

Women's Mid Day Connection.will take place at Mountain View Country Club in Boalsburg, Tuesday June 13th 11:45 "The Ultimate Tea Party"  Speaker and feature Linda Harrah from Parma, Ohio will help us understand the real meaning of having tea!  Special music will be provided by Chester Boonie as he sings and plays the auto harp!  Reservations & cancellations are necessary by Friday morning prior to Tuesday Luncheon, call Barb at 814-404-3704. (5/10)

 

The Holt Memorial Library will be holding it's annual Touch-A-Truck event on Thursday, June 15th from 6-7 p.m. rain or shine. This is a Free Family event with Trucks and vehicles to visit up close, Face painting with Faces by Leah, Balloon twisting by Starkey's Balloons, and a great opportunity to sign up for the summer reading program. The library is located at 17 N. Front Street Philipsburg.

 

Health Care Prep Course at PA Career Link Mifflin County. Prepare to train for a career in health care! Build your reading and math skills with health care content. Prepare for the KAPLAN entrance exam. Learn key medical terminology. Develop technology and study skills for postsecondary education. Classes are FREE for qualifying adults. For more information or to register, please call 717-248-4942 ext. 145. (5/15)

Created by God; Built for a Purpose is the theme of the VBS at the Richfield United Methodist Church the week of June 18-22 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. The is at 82 Church Street, Questions, call 717-694-3712. Church email RichfieldUMC17086@gmail.com (5/9)

 

Grace Fellowship Church of Boalsburg invites you to a conference exploring New Covenant Theology:  what it is, and how it differs from both the Dispensational and Covenantal systems currently taught in most Evangelical churches. The featured speakers will be Geoff Volker from In-Depth Ministries and David H. J. Gay from the United Kingdom.   The conference will run from Friday evening, June 23, through Sunday afternoon, June 25.  Friday and Saturday sessions will be held at the State College Friends School at 1900 University Dr. in State College, and Sunday sessions will be held at the Harris Township Lions Club at 130 S. Academy St. in Boalsburg.  Admission is free and lunch will be provided on Saturday and Sunday.  For more information, or to register for the conference, please call 814-667-2171, or visit online at http://gracereformedbaptist.com/2nd-annual-new-covenant-theology-conference.  Please register by June 19. (5/17)

 

St. John's United Church of Christ and Zion Lutheran Church will hold a Bible Day Camp with the theme “ Who’s My Neighbor” June 19-23, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Pick-up and drop off are at St. John's UCC, 218 N. Church St., Boalsburg, with daily activities taking place  at Witmer Park, Route 45 in Shingletown. The camp is for children who have completed grades K-6. A signed registration form is required.  Pre-registration by June 16 is preferred but not required; contact the church office. Contact: St. John's church office, 814-466-7162; joyousucc@comcast.net, or visit our website: stjohnsucc.info (5/15)

Kidzplosion! Is a Free Community Event Sponsored by: State College Access Church it takes place June 21-23, 6-8pm at Tudek Memorial Park 400 Herman Drive in State College.  Come join us for a 3-night, jam-packed high-energy Christian camp. Kidzplosion is a camp for children who are entering Kindergarten through those who have completed 5th grade. This year’s theme is “Unshakable”- God’s Unshakable Love that can transform our lives and the lives of those around us. Come experience live worship music, Bible-based lessons, team competitions, hands-on activities, and so much more! To register please call 814-826-4636 or go to the church website (scaccesschurch.com). Don’t miss out on this year’s Kidzplosion! Register today! (5/10)

 

Penns Valley Community Church will be hosting their Vacation Bible School June 25-28.  The theme is "Where in the World is God?" and it will be held at the Old Gregg School Community Center in Spring Mills, PA from 6:00 - 8:30 pm nightly.  Children ages three through those who have completed fifth grade are invited to attend.  Please call Carrie at (814)422-5360 for more information.  We hope you will join us on our mission to discover where in the world is God! (5/22)

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)

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)

 

On August 2nd at 6:30 PM the Summer RockFest will be at the Wagon Wheel in Philipsburg.  This concert consists of five Christian rock bands.  Seventh Day Slumber, Random Hero, Scarlet White, The Protest, and Gold Frankincense and Myrrh. We hope that you will join us in worshiping our Lord and Savior this summer!  You can purchase tickets by visiting itickets.com or by calling 1-800-965-9324.

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)