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Hughesville Locals Feb. 6, 2019

February 7, 2019
By NANCY HODGE , The Luminary

Punxsutawney Phil says we're going to have an early spring, and I haven't heard too many of my acquaintances express any regret. I think the winter has been rather odd, with the snowstorm in November, then an open and mild December, followed by a January that most of us don't want to repeat. The Polar Vortex is a meteorological phenomenon that I prefer to only read about, not experience. Of course, I don't think it is rational to hope for a gradual transition from winter to spring, so I expect that "Ol' Man Winter" will make some more appearances before we see the end of March.

The Hughesville Rotary Club had a "Murder Mystery Dinner Theater" last weekend that turned out to be a very effective fund-raiser for the club's civic projects. The event was so well-received and fun that I believe we can look forward to more such entertainments. Tickets for this event sold out soon after they became available, so we will all have to watch carefully for the next opportunity! Rotary provides funding for many local events and plans to purchase new Christmas lighting for the downtown. Their next major event will be the Annual Pig Roast in May. Watch for details throughout the spring.

Valentine's Day is next week, so be sure to make your reservations or orders soon, so you won't be disappointed!

Hughesville Events:

Thurs. Feb. 7 HHS Girls Basketball, Home vs. Midd-West, JV 6:00 p.m., Varsity 7:30, in the Gym at HHS.

Thurs. Feb. 7 HHS Freshman and Jr. High Boys Basketball Home vs. Williamsport White. Games begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Gym at Ashkar Elementary School on South Broad Street.

Fri. Feb. 8 "Busy Bee Art Club" program at Hughesville Area Public Library (HAPL), 146 S. Fifth Street, for children aged 3 and up and their caregivers, 10:30 11:30 a.m. Registration is appreciated.

Sat. Feb. 9 "Family Time Book, Play, and Do" at HAPL, for all ages, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Hear a story, do a related activity or make a craft, and enjoy an open play session with HAPL's age-appropriate learning toys. Registration is appreciated.

Sat. Feb. 9 HHS Freshman and Jr. High Boys Basketball Home vs. Selinsgrove. Games begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Gym at Ashkar Elementary School on South Broad Street.

Mon. Feb. 11 "Wee Tales" program at HAPL for children ages 12 months to 3 years and their caregivers, 10:30 11:15 a.m. Participants will sing along with Miss Victoria and her guitar, share books, and play with selected toys, helping children develop social skills, motor skills, and language and pre-math skills. Registration is appreciated.

Mon. Feb. 11 HHS Girls Basketball, Home vs. Columbia-Montour, JV 6:00 p.m., Varsity 7:30, in the Gym at HHS.

Tues. Feb. 12 "Wee Move!" a new program at HAPL with equipment geared for busy children from ages 3 to 6, 10:30 11:15 a.m. There's no need to register for this fun session.

Thurs. Feb. 14 "Wee Make Music" program at HAPL for children ages 12 months and up and their caregivers, 10:30 11:15 a.m. Children will have a great time, marching, singing, dancing, and drumming with Miss Victoria. Registration is appreciated.

Fri. Feb. 15 "Wee Build" program at HAPL for children ages 3 and up and their caregivers. This is a self-directed activity in which children can create as their imaginations soar, using provided materials. No registration is required for this fun activity.

Sat. Feb. 16 Hughesville High School hosts the Wrestling Sectional Tournament in the HHS Gym. Matches will take place throughout the day.

 
 

 

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