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Hughesville Locals Apr. 17, 2019

April 18, 2019
By BARBARA C. BARRETT , The Luminary

Can you believe how much Spring has advanced in the past week? Some of my daffodils seemed to leap into bloom once the air warmed into the 60's. Our flowering trees will erupt into masses of blossoms in the next few days. It's great weather for just about everything you could think of doing outdoors, and if you're like me, the days aren't long enough to do all the things you want to do. Unfortunately, I get worn out much earlier in the day than I would like, so many things get put off until another day comes along.

Last week at Ashkar Elementary school, following a morning assembly for awards and celebration of the students' hard work, a disturbing note was found that caused the evacuation of the building. The staff and administration very quickly shepherded all the students over to the high school and kept them calm and safe in the auditorium and turf room until dismissal time. Local and state police units completed a search and safety check of the building and no threat was discovered. While it's distressing that such things occur, good planning and the competence of our district staff made sure all our children were kept safe from harm.

Be sure to support our HHS student-athletes as they compete this week and next! There are a lot of opportunities to see them at our local venue.

Hughesville Events:

Thurs. Apr. 18 Maundy Thursday service at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 120 S. Main St., Hughesville, at 8:00 p.m.

Fri. Apr. 19 "Busy Bee Art Club" program at Hughesville Area Public Library (HAPL), 146 South Fifth Street, for children aged 3 and up and their caregivers, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Registration is appreciated.

Fri. Apr. 19 Good Friday service at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 120 S. Main St., Hughesville, at 8:00 p.m.

Sat. Apr. 20 "Wild n' Wooly" Horse Show at the Lycoming County Fairground

Sat. Apr. 20 HHS Junior Varsity Baseball vs. Lewisburg, 11:00 a.m. at Bodine Park.

Mon. Apr. 22 "Wee Tales" program for children ages 12 months to 3 years and their caregivers at HAPL, 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. Apr. 22 HHS Junior High Soccer vs. Shikellamy at the HHS soccer stadium. Boys at 4:30, Girls at 5:45 p.m.

Tues. Apr. 23 "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.

Tues. Apr. 23 HHS Junior High Soccer vs. Loyalsock at the HHS soccer stadium. Boys at 4:30, Girls at 5:45 p.m. AND HHS Boys Varsity Tennis vs. Bloomsburg at HHS courts, 4:00 p.m. AND HHS Junior Varsity Baseball vs. South Williamsport, 4:30 p.m. at Bodine Park. AND HHS Varsity Softballvs. South Williamsport, 4:30 at HHS field, South Broad Street, across from Ashkar Elementary AND HHS Track (Boys and Girls) vs. Mount Carmel, 4:00 at HHS stadium.

Thurs. Apr. 25 "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. Apr. 26 "Wee Play" program at (HAPL), for children ages 2-6 and their caregivers, 10:30-11:30 a.m. This station-based activity encourages free play and helps develop fine motor skills, verbal skills, and creativity. No registration required.

Sat. Apr. 27 annual Victorian tea, sponsored by East Lycoming Historical Society, Friends Church, 2-4 p.m. Call 584-2244 to make reservations.

 
 

 

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