Schellsburg Lions Club is selling heavy duty brooms as a fundraiser. The cost is $14 each. Contact a club member if interested in purchasing a broom to help support the Lions Club in its efforts to support community needs locally. Anyone who does not know a club member may call 814-285-0491 or stop by the Bison Corral Gift Shop.

Democrats of Bedford County will meet Aug. 27 at Whispering Hollow Estate, 1409 Dunkard Hollow Road, Alum Bank. A light supper will be provided at 6 p.m. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The group meets the last Tuesday, except December. The fall dinner will be held at Whispering Hollow Estate on Sept. 26, with Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro as keynote speaker. For more information, go to or contact

Reunion on Aug. 24 for former students of the one-room Woodbush School has been canceled.

Survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence meets the second Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Your Safe Haven. Child care service is possible. For more information, call 623-7664.

Beekeepers will meet at 2 p.m. Aug. 24 at Mountz Memorial Park, 194 Walnut St., Janesville, for the annual picnic and auction. There is no fee. For more information, call 472-7637 or email

Chicken barbecue dinners of one-half chicken, two sides and a cookie for $10 each, are being sold by the Schellsburg Lions Club. Dinners can be picked up from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Bison Corral Gift Shop. The club is selling tickets in advance or plans to have some extra on the day of the event. To place an order, call 814-285-0491 or see any club member.

Bedford County Farmers and Agribusiness Appreciation picnic will be held Aug. 16 at Southern Cove Power Reunion grounds. The meal will be served from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and will include sweet corn and ice cream. Call 766-2341 for tickets or mail reservations to Naomi Sollenberger, 202 Golden Rule Road, New Enterprise, PA 16664. Tickets are $10 per person, $5 per child from 4 to 10 years of age and free for children 3 and younger. Activities will include a cornhole tournament, children’s games, a tractor pull demonstration and entertainment by Route 869.

Woodbush Community Center Festival will be held Aug. 17, beginning at 4 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Cross Fire, formerly known as Revised Edition. There will be homemade food, a bake sale, ice cream, door prizes, a silent auction and more. Bring lawn chairs. The festival will be held rain or shine. The center is located along East Mattie Road, between Breezewood and Mattie.

School-aged children will have the opportunity to sell their handmade creations during the second weekend of the Bedford Fall Foliage Festival. The festival committee will provide tents for the young crafters on Oct. 12 and Oct. 13. Applicants will need to supply their own card tables for displaying and selling their items. All crafts or artwork must be made by the students, who must sell their own items. Younger students can be assisted by parents or responsible chaperones. A complete set of rules will be mailed to all applicants, who do not need to be Bedford County residents. Applications are available at and on the festival’s Facebook page or in an upcoming edition of the Gazette Weekend.

Bedford High School Class of 1955 is having a get-together Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. at Ivy Stone Restaurant. For more information, call 623-8423 or 623-6913.

Bingo with cash prizes will be played at the Chaneysville Senior Center at 5 p.m. Aug. 19. Bring finger foods to share. Attendees will make funnel cakes for dessert.

Bedford Fire Department will sell whole hog sausage from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., or sold out, Aug. 16 at the fire hall, 244 W. Penn St., Bedford.

Everett High School Class of 1967 will gather for a reunion and 70th birthday celebration at 5 p.m. Sept. 21 at Slick’s Ivy Stone Restaurant, Osterburg. Call 814-979-4179 by Aug. 30 to make reservations.

Historic exhibit for August at the Everett Free Library features the championship VFW band from the early 1940s, with photos of the student members and news releases. The exhibit, presented by the Bloody Run Historical Society and assembled by Barb Miller, can be visited during regular library hours.

Bedford High School Class of 1951 will meet for its 68th reunion at 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at Slick’s Ivy Stone Restaurant, Osterburg. The class photo will be taken at 4 p.m. For more information, call 623-3028.

H&BT Advisory Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Broad Top Township Complex, Defiance, to discuss planning of the Harvest Hayride and Fall Event, scheduled for Sept. 28 at the Tatesville Trailhead and Tatesville United Methodist Church and the northern trail development from Riddlesburg to Red Cut. For more information, call 928-5253.

Bedford Senior Center upcoming activities include leave Bedford Square Shopping Center parking lot for trip to Hollywood Casino at 8:30 a.m., art class at 9:30 a.m., Bible study at 10:30 a.m. and mahjong at 1 p.m. Aug. 15; exercise at 9 a.m. and bingo at 10 a.m. Aug. 16; exercise at 9 a.m., $5 bingo at 10 a.m. and mahjong at 1 p.m. Aug. 19; chair dancing at 9 a.m. and entertainment at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 20; meet and eat mystery lunch departure at 11 a.m. and no meals at center Aug. 21; Johnstown shopping trip departure at 8:30 a.m., art class at 9:30 a.m., chair yoga at 10 a.m. and mahjong at 1 p.m. Aug. 22; exercise at 9 a.m. and bingo at 10 a.m. Aug. 23.

AARP Smart Driver class will be offered at the Hopewell Area Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 22 for people eligible to take the one-day refresher course and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 24 and Sept. 25 for people who want to take the two-day course. Anyone over the age of 50 can attend a two-day class, but attendance at a one-day class requires proof that the driver safety class was taken within the prior three years. The fee for taking a class is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Lunch will be available. Call the center the day before to order lunch. For more information, call 928-5111.

Fall vendor show to benefit Blazin’ Trails 4-H Club will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 12 and Oct. 13 at the 4-H Building, Bedford County Fairgrounds, Bedford. There will be various vendors and crafters. The club will sell food.

Everett High School Class of 1947 will gather for a reunion at 1 p.m. Aug. 17 at Kelly’s Restaurant, Everett.

Hopewell Area Sportsmen’s Association will host an NRA range safety officer course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at the club. The course develops NRA certified range safety officers with the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, conducting and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations. The course is recommended for anyone teaching scouts, 4-H youth, or supervising other shooting activities at local clubs. Discounts available for anyone teaching youth shooting sports. For more information, contact call 844-887-2464 or visit

Friends of NRA Bedford and Fulton 22nd Annual Banquet will be on Sept. 14 at the Breezewood Fire Hall. Doors open at 5 p.m. with games, raffles, silent auction and refreshments. The ham and turkey dinner is at 5:30 p.m., followed by more games and the live auction. Tickets are $35, while supply lasts. For tickets or more information, call 285-0794 or 847-2838 or visit

Everett Alumni Association will gather at Ed’s Steak House Restaurant in Bedford on Aug. 20 at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and approximately 6:30 p.m. for the meeting.

Retired trucker’s breakfast will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. Aug. 17 at Denny’s Restaurant, Bedford.

Hyndman Area Rescue Squad will host a state Game Commission basic hunter and trapper education class from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 31. Pre-registration online at is required. The class is limited to 50 students. Students must complete an online home study before the day of the class and attend the full day class to be certified. Official registration on the day of the class will begin at 9 a.m. Students must be 11 years old by the day of the class to attend. Lunch will be provided. For information, call 977-2486 or 842-3895 and leave a message.

Dutch Corner History Group will meet at 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 741 Messiah Church Road, Bedford. The group gathers and shares history of families of the Dutch Corner area, and members are interested in copying or photographing old photos or historical items anyone may share. The group has much information and will gladly share and has items for sale, including “Dutch Corner Schools,” a 70-page booklet containing photos of schools, students and detailed map with location of schools, churches, cemeteries, railroads and quarries for $19 and an Indian Eve book and keepsake items. The items for sale may be purchased at a meeting or by emailing or calling 623-6303, 977-6655 or 494-2451.

Chestnut Ridge Class of 1957 will meet for a class reunion at 5 p.m. Aug. 17 at Slick’s Ivy Stone in Osterburg. To make reservations, call 839-2150.

Buffalo Run Rod and Gun Club will host a 3D archery shoot from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 8. Cost will be $10 for anyone 12 and older and free for anyone under age 12. For more information, call 814-977-7882.

Bedford County Historical Society will host a pig roast and silent auction Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Hall at Kinton’s Knob, 6441 Lincoln Highway, Bedford. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for the silent auction, and dinner will be served from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $15 each in advance and $20 at the door. Take out is $15 each. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 623-2011, email or visit

Bedford County Vietnam Veterans Association meets at the Landmark Restaurant for breakfast at 9 a.m. on the third Thursday and for a meeting at 7 p.m. on the last Thursday.

Chess Club will meet at HeBrews, Richard Street, Bedford, at 10 a.m. Saturdays. For more information, call 310-5111.

Woodbush Community Center committee will meet at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday at the center. New members are needed. All members are encouraged to attend the meetings. The center is available to rent for special occasions through October by calling 784-5765.

Sons of the American Legion meet at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday at the Bedford American Legion.

Everett Sportsmen’s Club will host 50-bird sporting clays shoots from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month, through November. Food and ammo will be available. Paid trap personnel are needed. Call 652-5562 or 652-2360 for more information.

Retired Bedford Area School District cooks meet at 11:30 a.m. the first Monday at Denny’s Restaurant, Bedford.

Friends of Buchanan State Forest group meets the first Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the second floor middle room in the West Providence Municipal Building, 81 E. Fifth St., Everett. The group does not meet on holidays and when weather is inclement.

Bedford Lions meet at the Bedford Elks on the first and third Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Everett Area Better Business Association meets at Kelly’s Restaurant, Everett, at 7:30 a.m. on the first Wednesday.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Schellsburg Post 4440 meets on the first Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the post. The post’s kitchen is open six days per week.

Everett Lions meet at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays at Marteen’s Family Restaurant, Everett.

Native American Heritage group meets the third Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at 265 Angel Lane, New Enterprise. Cost is $10. Door prize drawings will be held. For more information, call 766-2181 or visit

Lovely Valley 4-H Club meets the third Sunday at 2 p.m. at the East St. Clair Township Building, Fishertown. For more information, call 733-4377.

Open jam sessions are held at 6 p.m. on the third Sunday at the Everett VFW, 46 W. Seventh St. Questions should be directed to 652-2411.

Friends Cove Livestock 4-H Club meets on the third Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Colerain Township building near Rainsburg. For more information, call 847-2595.

Chapmans Run 4-H Club meets at 2 p.m. on the third Sunday at the Monroe Township Building in Clearville. For more information, call 652-2506.

Ruff n’ Tuff Horse and Pony Club meets on the third Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the West Providence Township Building.

Casual quilters meet the third Monday at 4 p.m. at the Bedford Church of the Brethren, 310 Donahue Manor Road. For more information, call 839-2342.

Fort Bedford VFW Post 7527 members meet the third Thursday at 7 p.m. at the post, Route 220 north of Bedford. The auxiliary meets on the second Monday at 6:30 p.m.

Northern Bedford County High School Class of 1958 meets for breakfast on the third Thursday at 8:30 a.m. at the Kountry Kettle.

Free dinners are being served at the Saxton fire hall on the third Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information, call 635-2758.

Everett High School Class of 1959 meets the third Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Kelly’s Restaurant in Everett.

Deadline to submit information for the Club News Page is Monday at 5 p.m.

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