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Hughesville Locals Nov. 29, 2017

November 29, 2017
By NANCY HODGE , The Luminary

Have you entered your "5 to Drive" ticket? There is still time to visit local merchants and get your Greater Hughesville Business Association (GHBA) entry form, have it stamped by at least 5 businesses, and turn it in for the Sunday, December 3 drawing. The prizes range from gift certificates for local services and goods to the top prize of a late-model car! Prizes are available for you to see at Doug Spotts Appliance. This is a great promotion sponsored by the GHBA to encourage shopping at local establishments, and is a lot of fun, too! Let's all help keep our local businesses thriving. With fewer places at the Lycoming Mall to actually see, touch, and try on items we might choose to purchase, our small business owners provide a personal touch that one cannot find electronically. Besides, winning a prize, of whatever type, is always fun!

If you have youngsters, don't forget that GHBA is offering a "Golden Ticket" award. Fill out a 3 x 5 card with parent's name, phone number, and child's name (aged 10 and under) and drop off your entry at Shelia Barto's Jewelry & Gifts shop. One lucky child will win a golden ticket to ride with Santa in the annual Christmas Parade!

We regret the passing on Nov. 19th of long-time and well known Hughesville resident, Janet Kohler. A memorial service was held this morning at 10 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church. She was 92 and enjoyed reading the Luminary.

Hughesville Events:

Thurs. Nov. 30 "Wee Make Music" for children aged 12 months to 3 years and their caregivers at Hughesville Area Public Library (HAPL), 146 S. Fifth Street, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Fri. Dec. 1 Pre-school Story Time for children 3 to 6 years and their caregivers, at HAPL, 146 South Fifth Street, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Fri., Sat., & Sun. Dec. 1, 2, & 3 Experience the East Lycoming Historical Society's Polar Express display as part of the museum's expanded weekend.

Fri. Dec.1 Tree Lighting ceremony, hosted by the Hughesville Rotary Club, at the corner of Main and Water Streets, , 7 p.m.

Sat. Dec. 2, "All Together Storytime" at HAPL, for children of all ages, no registration required, 11-11:30 a.m.

Sun. Dec. 3 The First Sunday of Advent. Check with local churches for schedules of special services for the preparation for Christmas.

Sun. Dec. 3 The Jessica Ann Hicks Foundation is sponsoring breakfast with Santa at the Picture Rocks Fire Hall. There will also be fun activities and "5 to Drive" ticket validation from 8-1.

Sun. Dec. 3 Annual Christmas Parade at 1 p.m. featuring music provided by Lyon's Den Sound with floats and walking groups. There will be prizes for parade participants. Parade forms at the Hughesville High School parking lot and ends at the Hughesville Fire Hall where the Party with Santa will take place from 2 to 3:45. GHBA "5 to Drive" prize drawing will follow at 4 p.m.

Mon. Dec. 4 "Wee Tales" for children ages 12 months to 3 years and their caregivers at HAPL, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Tues. Decc 5 "Wee Play" for children ages 2 - 6 years and their caregivers at HAPL, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

 
 

 

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