Dutch Corner History Group will not meet in January. The next meeting will be Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 741 Messiah Church Rd., Bedford. Projects and activities of 2019 will be reviewed along with plans for 2020. The group is interested in gathering and sharing history of the Dutch Corner area and would like to copy of photograph old photos or historical items of the area. The group also has information to share. “Dutch Corner Schools,” a 70-page booklet of old schools and students, as well as a detailed map of the cemeteries, railroads and quarries of Dutch Corner is available for $19. An “Indian Eve” book and keepsake Indian Eve items are available at meetings or by emailing Lora@DutchCornerPA.com or calling 623-6303, 977-6655 or 494-2451.
Bedford County Citizens Concerned for Human Life is organizing two Bollman buses to the 47th annual March for Life in Washington D.C., on Jan. 24. The buses will depart from Walmart at 9 a.m. The cost is $20 per adult and $10 per student. Participants should bring a lunch and wear or have warm clothes for the trip. The buses will stop at Golden Corral for dinner. Reservations can be made by calling 652-6755.
Democrats of Bedford County will meet Jan. 28 at the American Legion, 3721 Business 220, Bedford. A social hour begins at 6 p.m., with a light supper provided. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The group meets the last Tuesday of each month, except December. For more information, go to www.bedfordcountydems.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bedford County Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) will not meet in January. Meetings will resume on Feb. 12. The chapter will meet at Hoss’s Restaurant, near the Bedford turnpike interchange, on the second Wednesday at 11:30 a.m., unless otherwise noted. Current and retired federal employees and their spouses are invited to attend. For information, call 784-3345.
Wing Night will be hosted by the Cove Lions Club, Loysburg, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., or until sold out, Feb. 7. Cost of the all-you-can-eat meal is $12 for anyone 11 and older and $6 for children 5 to 10. Takeouts will be available.
Central Pennsylvania National Guard and Veterans Association will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 4 at King’s Restaurant, Plank Road, Altoona.
Bedford County Historical Society is seeking nominations for “Historian of the Year” for 2019. The nominee will be honored at the annual banquet on April 25 at the Hall at Kinton’s Knob. The nominee should be any resident or group of Bedford County or member of the Historical Society of Bedford County. Nominees must have been involved in 2019 with the history of Bedford County through research, restoration, writing, collection, preservation, etc. It may be a cumulative work over a period of years, but it needs to have been finished, accomplished, or completed in 2019. Submit nominations in the form of a letter or essay stating why the nominee is worthy of the honor. Send nominations no later than Jan. 31 care of “Historian of the Year” Committee, Bedford County Historical Society, 6441 Lincoln Highway, Bedford, PA 15522.
Fort Bedford Chapter of Trout Unlimited will offer fly-tying classes on Saturdays, through Feb. 29, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Bedford County Conservation District, 702 W. Pitt St. Bedford. All tools and materials are included and there is no cost to attend. To register in advance or for more information, call 494-3751.
Welcome Home Party will be hosted by the Bedford County Vietnam Veterans Jan. 25 at the Bedford American Legion. A meeting will be held at 5 p.m., and the meal will be served at 6 p.m. Paid reservations are required by Jan. 19. Call 623-1655 for more information.
Everett Area AYSO Region 1388 online registration is now open for children ages 3-19 and volunteers. Register for spring soccer online at ayso1388.org. Registration cost is $50 for the first child and $45 for each additional child (limited scholarships available). Registration will increase to $65 per child after Feb. 28. In-person registration will take place at the Everett Free Library, 137 E. Main St., Everett, Jan. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m., Jan. 29 from 3 to 5 p.m., Feb. 10 from 4 to 6 p.m., Feb. 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. and Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. New jerseys will be on display for players to choose sizes. To register in-person, bring log-in information from the previous year, insurance information, doctor’s name, child’s height, weight, shirt size and a valid credit or debit card for payment. For any questions regarding registration, call 408-5701.
Bedford Senior Center upcoming activities include art class at 9 a.m., Bible study at 10:30 a.m. and mahjong at 1 p.m. Jan. 16; exercise at 9 a.m. and bingo at 10 a.m. Jan. 17; center closed Jan. 20; chair dancing exercise at 9 a.m. and presentation on the history of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and South Pennsylvania Railroad at 11 a.m. Jan. 21; mid-week bingo at 10 a.m. and painting snowmen at 2 p.m. Jan. 22; leave center at 8:30 a.m. for shopping in Johnstown, art class at 9 a.m., yoga stretch class at 10 a.m. and mahjong at 1 p.m. Jan. 23; exercise at 9 a.m., bingo at 10 a.m. and birthday party at noon Jan. 24; exercise at 9 a.m., blood pressure screenings at 9:45 a.m., bingo at 10 a.m., foot clinic at 12:30 p.m. and mahjong at 1 p.m. Jan. 27; chair dancing at 9 a.m. and Fulton County Nutrition program at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 28; snowman bingo with refreshments and prizes at 10 a.m. Jan. 29.
Bedford VFW is open noon to 11 p.m. with daily specials, including tacos on Tuesdays and whole wings on Thursdays.
Everett Alumni Association will meet Jan. 21 at Ed’s Steak House, Bedford, at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and about 6:15 p.m. for the meeting. It will be “bring-a-friend” night for regular attendees.
Retired lunch ladies of the Chestnut Ridge School District meet for lunch on the third Friday at 11:30 a.m. at Denny’s in Bedford.
Bloody Run Historical Society membership drive is under way. Current and new members are asked to mail $15 dues for a single membership or $20 for family; donations are welcome. Make check payable to: Bloody Run Historical Society and mail to: Treasurer Karen Foor, 831 West St., Everett, PA l5537. Visit www.bloodyrunhistory.org for a tour, featuring Everett’s railroading years and community history. The museum reopens in April.
Tack Swap will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at the 4-H Building, Bedford County Fairgrounds, Bedford. Tables may be reserved by calling 585-0434. Cost is $20 per table, with a limited number available. There will be news and used tack, a silent auction table and food. Proceeds will go toward electric updates and ring updates at the 4-H horse area at the fairgrounds.
Early transportation is the subject for the historical exhibit at the Everett Free Library in January. The exhibit includes photos of the horse and wagon days, from toll houses and automobiles, including Everett’s historic Karns Kar, to the impressive local trucking industry and the opening of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The display is created by Everett historian Barb Miller for the Bloody Run Historical Society.
.22 rimfire sporters payout matches will be hosted by the Hopewell Sportsmen’s Club, 2673 Plank Road, Hopewell, each Monday through March 30. Sight-in will begin at 6 p.m., and the match will start at 7 p.m. Cost is $2 for juniors 16 and younger and $10 for adults. New shooters can participate their first time for free. There is a 10-pound gun/optics limit, combo off hand and bench, with rests provided by the club; bring ammunition. In case of inclement weather, call 928-4563 or check WSKE radio.
Everett Area Better Business Association meets at Kelly’s Restaurant, Everett, at 7:30 a.m. on the first Wednesday.
.22 LR monthly bench rest matches, with payout, will be hosted by the Hopewell Sportsmen’s Club, 2673 Plank Road, Hopewell, the second Sunday of each month. Sight-in will begin at 1 p.m., and the match will start at 2 p.m. Cost is $2 for juniors 16 and younger and $10 for adults. New shooters can participate their first time for free. There are no gun/optics limits; rests will be provided. Bring ammunition. Only 22 LR permitted. The 50-foot indoor range is heated. In case of inclement weather, call 928-4563 or check WSKE radio.
Annual Knights of Columbus free throw shooting contest will be held Jan. 18 in the Chestnut Ridge High School gymnasium, beginning promptly at 2 p.m. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. Enter the gymnasium in the front of the building. Boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are welcome to participate. There is no registration fee.
Cornhole tournament will be hosted by the Breezewood VFW Post 8333 Jan. 26, Feb. 23 and March 29. Sign-up will be held from noon to 1 p.m., with the tournament starting immediately afterward. Cost will be $10 per person; people must have their own partner. The payout will be $150.
Winter cruise-in get-togethers will be held at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 1, March 7 and April 4 at Best Way Pizza in Pleasantville.
Chestnut Ridge Walkers will meet for walking sessions from 3:45 to 5 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, through April 16, at Chestnut Ridge Middle School. For more information, call 839-2765.
Bedford County Reading Group meets in the Game Room of Homewood at Spring House Estates, 150 Victoria Ave., Everett, at 7 p.m. on the second Friday of the month. The group will discuss “Stable Relation” by Anna Blake on Feb. 14. For more information call 839-4260 or send an email to email@example.com.
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 Jan. 18 at Mary’s Quilt Shop and other Saturdays at HeBrews, Richard Street, Bedford, at 10 a.m. For more information, call 310-5111.
Woodbush Community Center committee will meet at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday at the center.
Sons of the American Legion meet at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday at the Bedford American Legion.
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.
Retired Bedford Area School District cooks meet at 11:30 a.m. the first Thursday at Ed’s Steak House, Bedford. For more information, call 623-5737.
Bedford High School Band Boosters meet at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday at Bedford High School band room. For more information, call 623-4250.
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.
Bedford County Amateur Radio Society meets on the first Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the 911 Center at the Bedford County Courthouse. For more information, call 623-6147, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bcars.org.
Improved Order of the Redmen’s Wambic Tribe 507 meets the first and third Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Bloody Run Social Club, Everett.
Bedford Lions meet at the Bedford Elks on the first and third Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Everett Lions meet at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays at Marteen’s Family Restaurant, Everett.
Breezewood Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays at Kathy’s Store in Crystal Spring.
Bedford Men of the Moose meet at 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays at the Moose Lodge, Bedford. Talk to a current member or pick up an application at the lodge.
Bedford Women of the Moose group meets at 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday at the Moose Lodge in Bedford. Talk to a current member or pick up an application at the lodge.
Hyndman Londonderry Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays at the Hornet’s Nest Restaurant. For more information, call 842-6184.
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 www.hbcer.org.
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 285-8169.
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.
Charitable quilters are making pillowcases for Ryan’s Cases for Smiles, formerly known as ConKerr Cancer, from 1 to 4 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Public Square, Bedford. For more information, call 442-7347.
Role-playing games club meets at the Bedford Arts Cooperative, Off Pitt Street Theater, Locality Gallery, 110 W. Pitt St., Suite 2, Bedford, at 11 a.m. Sundays. The club is free; donations are appreciated.
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