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4--MIFFLINBURG TELEGRAPH, February 17, 2011 cert Series continues on Sun., Feb. 20, with Divine Testamony. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., Concert begins at 6 p.m. A Love Offering is asked. The church is lo- Master Gardener to Discuss Bees A Master Gardener with Penn State's Co- operative Extension will talk about bees, the current issues with bee population, bee- FEBKLIAKY Senior Center Calendar Club 39, Mifflinburg Senior Center will hold it's regular meetings at the Gov't Services Bldg., Chestnut St., Mifflinburg each Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. Sched- uled programs are: Feb. 23 Birthday and fun and games; Feb. 24 Dinner at Perkins 2 p.m. Call Glen Zimmerman for more information at 939-0507. Free Clothing Giveaway Hopes Haven Clothing Ministry is open every Wednesday, from 10 until 11 a.m. at Christ's United Lutheran (4 Bells) Church located four miles West of Miffiinburg on Rte. 45. Anyone may come at this time and shop for free Clothes. For more info, call the church office at 922-1860. Food Distribution Hopes Haven Food Ministry is open every Wednesday, from 10 until 1 la.m. at Christ's United Lutheran Church (4 Bells) located four miles from Mifflinburg on Rte. 45. Union County residents with proper ID and proof of address may sign up for I free bag of food per family. For more info, call the church office at 922- 1860. Adult Book Group to Discuss 'The Help' The Adult Book Group at The Public Library for Union County will meet at 7 p.m. on Thurs., Feb. 17, to discuss "The Help," by Kathryn Stockett. The story focuses on Eugenia Skeeter Phelan, a college girl in 1962, back home in Mississippi, who decides to write about something that disturbs her. The budding author and social activist collects stories from the black women the country dub set relies on to raise their children but who they mistrust to polish their silver.. The Adult Reading Group's meetings are free, informal, and open to the public. No registration is needed. For more information, call 523-1172 or visit the library at 255 Reitz Blvd. in Lewisburg. Guide to Discuss Susquehanna River, Isle of Que Jim Charles, who has lived on the Isle of Que for more than 60 years, will visit the Herr Memorial Library to talk about the island and Susquehanna River at 2 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 19. Charles, who operates Isle of Que River Guides along with his wife Judie, will tell stories about his child- hood on the island and the river, as well as discuss the geology, wildlife, and Native American history of the island. At the free program he will have photos, artifacts, and geological samples in addition to informa- tion about fishing and exploring the river by boat or kayak. More information about Charles is available at www.isleofqueriver- Registration for the free program is re- quested by calling 966-0831 or by visit- ing the library at 500 Market St. in Mifflinburg. Lewisburg Library to Present 'Daddy's Story Time' A "Daddy's Story Tune," for toddlers and preschoolers along with the special men in their lives -- fathers, grandfathers, uncles, etc. -- will be presented at The Public Library for Union County at 10 a.m. on Sat., Feb. 19. The program will include stories read out loud, flarmel board stories, and a simple craft. Register to attend by calling 523-1172 or by visit- ing the library at 255 Reitz Blvd. in Lewis- burg 4-H Seeing Eye Dog Awareness Day The community is invited to attend a 4-H Seeing Eye Dog Awareness Day at Susquehanna Valley Mall. The Juniata County Seeing Eye Puppy Club will be on site to provide information about seeing eye dogs throughout the mall on Sat., Feb. 19, from noon to 6 p.m. Four Bell Church Concert Series Christ's United Lutheran Church Con- cated at Rte. 45 and 4 Bells Church Rd., Millmont. For more info call the Church at 922-1860 or Doug and Pearl Gember- ling at 966-5358. Seltnsgrove Speedway Motorsports Show It's tune to rev your engine! Selinsgrove Speedway race cars will be on display for the community at Susquehanna Valley Mall beginning Sun., Feb. 20 through Sat., Feb. 26, during all mall hours. Race fans will be able to purchase or renew their season seats at the motorsports show Mon., Feb. 21 through Fri., Feb. 25 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 26, from 1 to 7:30 p.m. at the mall. The Season Kick- off Ceremony will be held in the mall's Center Court on Sat., Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Mlfflinburg Library Trustees Approve Meeting Dates The Board of Trustees of the Herr Me- morial Library in Mifflinburg met on Jan. 17 and approved the following meeting dates for the remainder of2011: February 21, March 21, May 16, June 20, August 15, September 19, October 17, and No- vember 21. The meetings, Which begin at 6 p.m., are open to the public. For more information call 966-0831, visit the li- brary's website at, or visit the library in person at 500 Market St. tJnion County Libraries to be Closed for Presidents Day All three libraries in the Union County Library System -- The Public Library for Union County in Lewisburg, the Herr Memorial Library in Mifflinburg, and the West End Library in Laurelton -- will be closed on Mon., Fel;. 21, in obser- vance of Presidents' Day. Book drops, for the return of books and magazines only, are available at each library. In addition, library card holders who have registered can access their accounts to renew eligible materials by visiting the library system's website www.unioncountylibrarysys- or any of the individual li- braries' websites. friendly flowers, pesticides, and how to es- tablish a pollinator-friendly garden, during a free presentation at 6:30 p.m. on Tues., Feb. 22, at The Public Library for Union County. Register for the program by call- ing 523-1172 or by visiting the library at 255 Reitz Blvd. in Lewisburg. Longaberger Basket Bingo The Millmont West Union Area Lions Club will host a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Mon., Feb. 21, at the Carriage Corner Restaurant, Miffiinburg. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the Early Bird game beginning at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $20 for 20 games, six cards per game, with package upgrades available. The package, special games and early birds are available at the door. Hot dogs, soda, water, and coffee are provided free. Additional infor- mation is available by calling 966-0096 or 966-39zi0. Proceeds benefit various area eyesight and community projects. Lewtsburg Library to Present Beethoven Program The Public Library for Union County's "Let's Explore History" programs offer a chance for children ages 6 to 11 to have fun while learning about historical figures. On Thurs., Feb. 24, at 6:30 p.m. the Children's Services Department will pres- ent a program about pianist and composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The free program will include a reading, a 30-minute DVD showing, and an activity for children. Register to attend by calling 523-1172 or by visiting the library at 255 Reitz Blvd. in Lewisburg. West End Library Offers Movie Nights Monthly Movie Nights for teens and tweens continue at the West End Library with a free feature film showing at 6 p.m. on Thurs., Feb. 24. No registration is needed. For more information, call 922- 4773 or visit the library at 45 Ball Park Rd. in Laurelton. Library to Present Toddler, Preschool Program The Children's Services Department of