VIEW FROM MY FRONT PORCH. 8/22/16
By: Monica Thomas
It's that time of year, where has the summer gone? Please be careful this week as children will be returning to school using busses, walking and parents will be doing the pickup and drop off at the Elementary School. Let's take a moment and pray for our teachers, administrators, parents, bus drivers and kids as they return and start another awesome year.
AT THE SCHOOL: Our Superintendent of Schools Dr. Hartzell has written a letter to parents that can be viewed on the school website at oswayovalley.com and the bus schedule is posted. Meet the teachers August 23, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. School starts August 25th and be closed Monday, September 5, 2016 to celebrant Labor Day.
At the Senior Center: Monday, August 22: Swedish Meatballs: "Kiss and make up Day", Walking Club, BINGO. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016: Grilled Chicken Sandwich, "Left Handed Day", Quilting. Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016: Baked Ham: "Back to School Party", and BINGO. Please call the day before to make your reservation 814-697-7178. Please note they are now playing BINGO on Monday and Wednesday's and Sonny Perkins is heading up daily Wii tournaments.
The Library continues the Stitch Together Group which meets at 6:00 p.m. in the Library on Wednesday evening. The Book Club will be meeting Monday, September 19, 2016 at 1:30 p.m., they will be reading "The Year of the Hare" by Arto Paasilinna, books are available at the front desk. To learn more about what the Library has available see their website at www.ovmlibrary.org. Also coming up as part of the Libraries Fall Festival is Mountains, Madness and Miracles-4,000 miles of Appalachian Trail Stories, Saturday, September 10 at 2:00 p.m. They are signing up vendors for the festival please contact: Marjorie Milliken at 697-7355. The Festival runs from 11:00-4:00, a vendor spot is $10, Contact Marjorie or the Library for sign up forms. Library is closed Monday, September 5, 2016.
Tuesday, August 23: Tuesday Tunes In the Park, Assembly Park, Shinglehouse. Shinglehouse Community Choir: Hot dogs, chips, coffee, & drinks for $1 each. Come on out and enjoy the music and visit with some old friends 6:00-8:00 p.m.
At the Palmer Opera House in Cuba, N.Y., Yoga with Yogini Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. $10.00. They have an Acoustic Open Mic Night weekly on Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. September 11 "Salute to Country Music." Check out their Facebook page www.facebook.com/Palmer Opera House for more details with information and photos.
Friday, August 26-28, 2016: 37th Annual Crook Farm Old Time Country Music Festival, Bradford, Pa., Starts with square/round/contra dancing on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. check out their online schedule at: http://bradfordlandmark.org/images/upload/country_fair_music_schedule.pdf
Saturday, August 27 9:00 a.m. Food Cupboard United Methodist Church, Shinglehouse, Pa.
PA Lumber Museum. Is holding a Youth Field Day event scheduled for August 27, 2016. Contact Josh Roth, director of the PA Lumber Museum (814-435-2652) for more information.
Drive your tractor to church Sunday hosted by Bellrun Church, Church Hollow, Shinglehouse, Pa. Services start at 11:00 a.m. with a reception and antique show to follow.
Aug the 28 Sunday Norton Chambers Hinsdale Legion Garden Tractor Pullers from Southern Tier Mini Tractor Pullers with be there at the horse pulling track. There will be hots and burgers by the Legion and door prizes from Auto Plus Auto Parts out of Olean, N.Y. come down and spend the afternoon.
Upcoming: Sept. 1- 3rd is Coudersport, PA., Town Wide and Habitat For Humanity Brush With Kindness Yard Sale.
Feel free to drop in and set a spell on the porch with me and Daisy Mae or we can be reached at 814-697-7625, firstname.lastname@example.org or my face book page to report information about what your organization is planning or news of the Oswayo Basin.