Oyster and ham supper will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. March 14 at the Cove Lions Building in Loysburg. Call 766-3104 or 766-2188 for tickets. Cost for the all-you-can-eat family style meal will be $30.
Wing night will be hosted by the Cove Lions Club from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., or until sold out, March 6 at the Lions building in Loysburg. Cost for the all-you-can-eat meal will be $12 for people ages 11 and older and $6 for children ages 5 to 10. Takeout meals will be available.
Bedford County Sportsmen’s Club will hold an open trapshoot March 1, starting at noon with a 10-target event, followed by a 100-target event, weather permitting. All shooters are welcomed; juniors shoot targets at half price. Food and refreshments will be available all day. The club is located 4.2 miles south of the Route 30 Narrows Bridge along Route 326 south.
Basketweavers Guild of Bedford County will meet at the Tatesville United Methodist Church April 11 at 9:30 a.m. A choice of two baskets will be offered — an umbrella basket or toilet tissue basket. Both are suitable for all weavers, including beginners, and are woven over a waterproof mold with an attached wood base. The toilet tissue basket will include a matching lid. Participants will learn French Randing, double and triple twine and reverse triple twine with two weavers. Colors are smoke and natural. Cost is $53 for members and $58 for non-members. Send deposit of $23 to Karon Ritchey, 300 E. Watson St., Bedford, PA 15522 by March 15. For more information or additional colors, call 814-494-2423.
Chili Cook Off will be hosted by the Bedford Fort VFW Post 7527 at noon on March 8.
Chestnut Ridge High School Class of 1967 will meet for a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. March 3 at Slick’s Ivy Stone near Osterburg.
Annual March pancake and sausage breakfast will be served by the Everett Lions Club from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. March 7 at the Everett Church of the Brethren, corner of Water Street and Second Avenue. There will be buckwheat and regular pancakes, whole hog sausage, puddin’, sausage gravy, applesauce, scrambled eggs and hot and cold beverages. Donations will be accepted for the all-you-can-eat breakfast. A replica of the Medal of Honor statue, to be erected in Everett honoring the late Sgt. Robert Hartsock and the late Sgt. Ellis Weicht, will be on display at the breakfast.
Everett Alumni Association will meet at Ed’s Steak House in Bedford on March 17 at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and about 6:15 p.m. for the meeting. All alumni are welcome to attend.
Fish fry dinners will be served Feb. 28, March 6, 20, 27 and April 3, from 4 p.m. until sold out, at the Imler Fire Hall. The menu for the all-you-can-eat dinner will be baked and fried fish, French fries, baked potato, mac and cheese, stewed tomatoes, cole slaw and dessert. Cost will be $12 for anyone age 13 and older, $7 for children ages 4 to 12 and $13 for take-out meals.
Turkey and ham bingo will be played at the Imler Fire Hall on March 3. Doors open 5:30 p.m., and games begin at 6:30 p.m. The kitchen will be open for food purchases.
Woodland Owners of the Southern Alleghenies will host its 23rd Annual Forestry and Wildlife Conference, “Managing Forests and Wildlife,” at the Bedford American Legion from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 14. The conference, which includes a buffet lunch, is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Conference reservations and payments must be mailed by March 6 to reserve lunch and can be found on www.theWOSA.org. Call 652-9268 or 717-485-3148 for more information, or for a copy of the reservation form.
Bloody Run Historical Society will meet March 9 at 4 p.m. at the Everett Free Library. The meeting was moved from March 2 to March 9 because of a conflict at the library. Items to be discussed include the reopening of the Railroad and Community Museum for the season on April 4 and some special programs. Input is welcome.
Colerain Rainsburg Recreation Council will meet at 10:30 a.m. March 7 at the recreation park. Township and borough residents are welcome.
Historical display at the Everett Free Library for March focuses on clever rhyming messages written in old-fashioned autograph books from 1928-1930 and 1950. Barb Miller assembled the display for the Bloody Run Historical Society.
Bingo fundraiser to benefit the Bedford and Manns Choice Food Pantry will be held March 2 at the Bedford American Legion. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m., and games will begin at 6 p.m. Food and beverages will be available. There also will be small games of chance.
Bedford County Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) will meet at Hoss’s Restaurant near the Bedford turnpike interchange on March 11 at 11:30 a.m. Guest speaker will be a representative from the Young at Heart Games. Current and retired federal employees and their spouses are invited to attend. For information, call 784-3345.
Bedford High School Class of 1961 ladies will meet at 11:30 a.m. March 4 at the Jean Bonnet.
Sunday brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 1 at the Cove Lions Building in Loysburg. The menu will include bacon, ham, sausage, home fried potatoes with or without onions, sausage and beef gravy, eggs, pancakes, buckwheat cakes, puddin’, biscuits, toast, assorted fruits and drinks. Cost for the all-you-can-eat meal will be $10.
Schellsburg & Old Log Church Historical Society is accepting applications for the Hometown Heroes program. Individuals can be anyone who has served in the military or as an emergency responser, teacher, etc. who has served the community. Banners are $200 each. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call 814-935-6178. Deadline for applications is April 3.
Blessings of the bikes and bike show will be held at 10 a.m. May 2 at Relax Lounge and Grill, 1580 Orchard Drive, Chambersburg, to raise money for the Army Community Services at the Carlisle Barracks to support autism and special needs military families. Signups start at 10 a.m., followed by the blessing at noon, judging at 12:30 p.m. and awarding of trophies at 1 p.m.
Bedford Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at noon March 24 at Ed’s Steak House. A video on the late Robert Hartsock, who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in Vietnam. Reservations must be made by calling 623-5737.
Bedford Senior Center will host an AARP Safe Driver’s course from 1 to 5 p.m. April 30. This is the refresher course for people who have already taken the eight-hour course. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Stop in or call the center at 623-5140 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to register for the course.
Bedford Elks Country Club will host bingo games on the first and second Wednesdays, beginning March 4. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; early bird games begin at 6 p.m.; and main bingo games start at 6:30 p.m. Jackpot is $500 with a $25 buy-in. A grill will be given away at the March 4 session. There will be food available and a cash bar.
Bedford High School Class of 1960 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. March 11 at Homewood at Spring House Estates. Attendees will discuss plans for the 60h reunion to be held Sept. 12. For reservations, call 623-8019.
Citizens’ Advisory Board of Bedford County Children and Youth services will meet at 9 a.m. Feb. 27 at the Bedford County Courthouse, Room 303, 200 S. Juliana St., Bedford.
St. Thomas Hall in Bedford will host fish fry dinners from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 28, March 6, 13, 20, 27 and April 3. The menu will include deep fried Yuengling beer battered haddock and all the fixings. The hall is located at 129 W. Penn St. Cost will be $10 for anyone age 13 and older, $5 for children 12 and under and $1 additional cost for takeouts.
Bedford County Technical Center’s Automotive Technology program is hosting a car show on May 16 at the parking lot of the technical center. A time has not yet been set. The fundraiser will help with the cost of activities, field trips and other expenses incurred by students. The program is seeking donations to use in a basket raffle at the show. Donations may include, but are not limited to, baskets that are filled or items to complete a basket such as gift certificates, gift cards, and/or theme-related items. The deadline for donations is May 8. Call 623-2760 ext. 4153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions or to register a car for the show.
Summer Employment Fair will run from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. March 11 at the Bedford County Technical Center. There is no cost to participate. The deadline to register is March 9. This is the third year for the event, and students from the center, as well as other schools in the county, who are looking for summer employment will be on hand ready to talk with potential employers. Email email@example.com for more information or to register for the fair.
Bedford Business & Professional Club is offering scholarships to graduating senior girls in Bedford County. Applications have been emailed to all the county school guidance counselors. Graduating senior girls can ask their guidance counselors for applications to complete and return to Jeannie Plummer by March 31. Questions will be answered by calling 327-1261 or 623-5510.
Bedford County Bird and Nature Club will host a program at 7 p.m. on Feb. 27 by Matt Lovallo, Game Commission furbearer management section chief. Lovallo will share insights on two secretive mammals found in Bedford County, “Bobcats and Fishers.” Learn about their feeding habits, their expansion in Pennsylvania and their role in our forests. The meeting will be held in the Bedford High School library. The program is free and open to the public, but memberships will be available at the meeting. Membership dues are $10 per adult per year or $20 per family (includes children) or $5 per student. Honduran shade-grown coffee will also be for sale. Attendees should enter the high school at the cafeteria entrance at 330 E. John St. and follow signs to the high school library.
Everett Free Library has announced its upcoming events. The library will host a four-part community helpers series of special story times for preschool and early elementary age children. The Feb. 29 session will begin at 11 a.m. and will feature a police officer. Read Across America Day will be celebrated at the library from 4:30 to 6 p.m. March 2. Dr. Seuss story time with the Humane Society of Bedford County will be featured. People are invited to go to the library on April 4 to learn the art of Psanky eggs and take home one of the creations. A children’s craft time also will be held. Register by calling 652-5922.
Dessert auction fundraiser to benefit Hope Christian Academy will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. March 14 at the Fulton Theatre, N. Second St., McConnellsburg. Donations may be dropped off and bidders numbers will be available from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 717-375-5078 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Magic games, LEGO club and story time are offered at the Bedford County Library. The Gathering meets from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the community room to play magic games. LEGO club meets from 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays for kindergarten through eighth-grade students. Story time continues at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays at the Bedford facility and at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Hyndman-Londonderry Library.
Everett Sportsmen’s Club will host a Pennsylvania Game Commission basic hunter and trapper education course on March 7 at the club. Preregister online at www.pgc.state.pa.us. The class will start at 9 a.m. and end about 3:30 p.m. State law requires that students must be 11 years or older to be certified. The cutoff birthday is March 7, 2009. The club will provide lunch. For more information, call 842-3895 and leave a message.
Applications for scholarships funded through the MHBC Foundation will be accepted until March 31. The scholarships are available for students entering health professions. Interested students should complete an application and supply supporting documents. For more information, call Sandy at 623-3773.
Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative is offering scholarships to graduating seniors and non-traditional college students who reside in its service area. The deadline is March 1. The scholarship guidelines and applications are available at www.bedfordrec.com under the Member Services tab or by visiting the office at 8846 Lincoln Hwy., Bedford. For additional information, call 623-5101.
Ravers Gap Sportsmen Club will host weekly shotgun shoots Thursday evenings, weather permitting, through March 26. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the shoot starts at 7 p.m. Meat prizes will be awarded. Guns will be checked; minimum choke will be .680; no scopes will be permitted. For more information, call 224-5515 and leave a message.
Bedford County Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) meets 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.
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.
Winter cruise-in get-togethers will be held at 5:30 p.m. March 7 and April 4 at Best Way Pizza in Pleasantville.
.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. The 50-foot indoor range is heated. In case of inclement weather, call 928-4563 or check WSKE radio.
.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.
Cornhole tournament will be hosted by the Breezewood VFW Post 8333 on 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 to the top three teams.
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 “Tuesdays With Morrie” by Mitch Albom on March 13 and “A Wolf Called Romeo” by Nick Jans on April 10. For more information call 839-4260 or send an email to email@example.com.
Low-cost cat spay and neuter clinics are scheduled for cats in and around Bedford County. The clinics are scheduled for the second Monday of each month at various times and locations. For more information, call 761-6734 or 766-3705.
Captain Phillips Post 4129 VFW Auxiliary is accepting applications for new members. Anyone who would like to join in helping veterans and members of the armed forces who are currently serving is asked to contact one of the current members or call the club at 635-3709. The post is located at 603 Lower Main St., Saxton.
Chess Club will meet 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. New members are needed. All members are encouraged to attend the meetings.
Sons of the American Legion meet at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday at the Bedford American Legion.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 American Legion on the first and third Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
Everett Lions meet at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays at Marteen’s Family Restaurant, Everett.
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