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4--MIFFLINBURG TELEGRAPH, March 10, 2011 MAKCH 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: Mar. 23 Bingo; Mar. 24 Dinner at Bonanza 2pm; Mar. 30 Fun & Games and Birthdays. Call Glen Zim- merman for more information at 939- 0507. 'Valley Scribes' Writer's Group Serious writers of any genre -- fiction, non-fiction, essays, memoirs, academic studies, poetry, and scripts -- are invited to join the Valley Scribes, a writer's group that meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at The Public Li- brary for Union County. Professional au- thor John Kador is the group's facilitator. In March the group will meet on March 1 and 15. For more information, call 523- 1172 or visit the library at 255 Reitz Blvd. in Lewisburg. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dale/Engle/ Walker House, 1471 Strawbridge Rd., Lewisburg. Joe Sharp will discuss tapping as well as the sugaring down process for making maple syrup and maple sugar. The pres- entation will be on-going both days as Mr. Sharp boils maple tree sap collected from the property's trees. Maple syrup will be available for purchase. Home school, private and public school classes are welcome. This is a free, public program of the Union County Historical Society. For more information, please contact 524-8666 or, and visit the Society's website: www. Spaghetti Dinner Mazeppa Boy Scout Troup #512 will host an All You Can Eat Spaghetti Din- ner on Sat., March 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Mazeppa Community Center. Cost is adults, $6 and children 6-11, $3. Under six eats free. Turkey and Waffle Dinner Free Clothing Giveaway A Turkey and Waffle Dinner will be Hopes Haven Clothing Ministry is held on on Sat., March 12, from 4 to 7 open every Wednesday, from 10 until 11 p.m. at United in Christ Lutheran a.m. at Christ's United Lutheran (4 Bells) Church on 1875 Churches Rd., Lewis- Church located four miles West of Mif- burg (2-1/2 miles west of West Milton). flinburgonRte. 45. Anyone may come at Cost is adults $7 and children 12 and this time and shop for free clothes. For under $4. Takeouts available. Benefits more info, call the church office at 922- youth going to Camp Mount Luther this 1860. summer. For more information, call the chur 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 1 free bag of food per family. For more-info, call the church office at 922- 1860. Maple Sugaring Program The Union County Historical Society will host a demonstration of Maple Sugar- ing on Fri. and Sat., March 11 and 12 Waltzes; music that makes you want to auction items are a one-week stay for 12 move. The caller teaches and calls all the people in the Dominican Republic; a va- steps, to accompany spirited live music, cation packege for four at Broken Arrow Newcomers of all ages are always wel- Lodge, Montana; a murder mystery week- come, with or without a partner. Wear end for two at the Allenberry Resort Inn comfortable clothes, and soft soled, non- and Playhouse; three-night stay for four marking shoes. Come try this dance form in Playa del Carmen, Mexico; 14K white and enjoy an evening of wonderful music, gold and diamond earrings; Penn State movement and laughter, football tickets and other unique experi- For more information call Betsy or Jeff ences, gift certificates and prizes. at 524-2104. For more information on the 2011 Evangelical Gala, visit Boy Scout Troop 536 Annual Chicken Barbecue The Laurelton-Millmont Area Boy Gardener's School Scout Troop 536 will hold its annual The 14th Annual Home Gardener's fund-raising chicken barbecue at the Mill- School will be held Sat., March 12, from mont Green just off Millmont Rd. 8:30 to 4 p.m. at it's new location, Mil- (SR3003) in western Union County on ton High School, 700 Mahoning St., Mil- Sat., March 12, with take-out only from ton. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or as long as Supplies Keynote address is Our Garden as Our last. The cost is $4 for each chicken half Grocery Store by John Esslinger, Com- or $7 for a platter that includes a chicken mercial Horticulture Extension Educator. half, a baked potato, baked beans, a roll, Speakers will also be presenting programs and a dessert. All proceeds go toward on the following topics: wreaths and bas- scouting activities. This annud event pro- kets, fruit trees, batding bullies with na- vides most of the Troop's funding for the tives, greenhouse gardening, lawn and turf year. For more information, call 922- grass, edible herbal bonsai, orchids and 1035. container gardens. For registration information, contact Penn State Cooperative Extension in Union County, 966-8194. Cost for the program is $35 and in- cludes lunch. A $10 late fee will be as- sessed for registrations after March 4. New Horizons Singles Dance A singles dance will be held on Sat., March 12, at the Lewisburg American Le- gion, Buffalo Rd. and Rte. 15, Lewisburg, from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Admission is $8 per person. Dance is open to all singles over 21. For further information call 742-4810 Lenten Services or 713-5964. The public is invited to Christ's United Lutheran Church, also known as the Evangelical Gala "Four Bells Church," during the next six The Evangelical Gala, Evangelical Sundays in Lent, to attend their Sunday Community Hospital's premier fundrais-~ worship services. This Lenten season, Pas- ing event, will take place on Sat., March tor John Yost will be preaching on each Contra Dance 12 at Larison Hall on the campus of the six"IAm" statements of Jesus, starting The Countryside Contra Dancers invite Bucknell University. The Gala begins at March 13. everyone to a FREE Contra Dance Sat., 5:30 pm with cocktails and a silent auc- Christ's United is located four miles March 12, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the tion, with dinner, dancing and a live auc- west of Mifflinburg on Rte. 45. Worship Donald Heiter Community Center, 100 tion to follow. Chatterband will provide services start at 8 and 10:15 a.m. Sunday N. 5th St., in Lewisburg, the music. School starts at 9 a.m. for all ages. For Calling is Ted Crane from the Ithaca, This year's event, the theme ofwhich is more information on this and other NY area, with lively music by Contra "Supporting the Health and Safety ofour events, call us at 922-1860, email to Rebels, Henry Koretsk-y and Todd CleweU Children," will benefit youth programs or visit the website at of the Harrisburg area. provided by Community Health Educa- Contra dancing is easy and energetic, tion. mostly involving a smooth walking step. As in years past, the Gala will feature West End Library to Host It is a traditional dance form rooted in silent and live auctions with exciting Bluebird Program Irish, English, and Scottish jigs, reels and prizes. Included on this year's roster of Wildlife Conservation Officer Dirk Re-