Bedford County Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) will meet at Hoss’s Restaurant near the Bedford turnpike interchange at 11:30 a.m. March 9. The speaker will be an artist from the local area. Current and retired federal employees and their spouses are invited to attend. For information, call 814-784-3345.
Chestnut Ridge High School Class of 1971 will meet for a lunch at 2 p.m. March 9 at Hoss’s. If planning to attend, call 814-623-5309 or 814-733-4403.
Chestnut Ridge High School Class of 1967 will meet for lunch at noon March 2 at the Landmark Restaurant.
Cove Lions will serve a Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 6 at the Lions building in Loysburg. Cost for the all-you-can-eat brunch will be $12 for anyone 11 and older and $6 for children ages 5 to 10. The menu will include ham, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, home fries (with or without onions), sausage gravy and biscuits, pudding, pancakes, buckwheat cakes, toast, fresh fruit, juices, coffee, tea and hot chocolate.
Knights of Columbus fish dinners are returning to St. Thomas Hall. Eat-in or take-out services for meals will be available each Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. March 4 through April 8. The menu will include Yuengling beer battered haddock, homemade mac and cheese, haluski, pierogis, stewed tomatoes, green beans, coleslaw, applesauce, roll and butter, beverage and dessert. Cost is $14 for anyone age 13 and older and $7 for children 12 and younger. Takeouts will be available for an additional fee.
Liberty Township will host a free shredding event for personal and confidential documents from 8:30 to 10 a.m. March 2 at the township building, 1400 Wall St., Saxton. Business items, binder, binder clips, metal or trash will not be accepted. The shredding truck will depart at 10 a.m.
PTC retirees and spouses will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m on the second Thursday at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Bedford. For more information, call 814-652-6946 or 814-623-6992.
Freedom From Smoking classes will be held Tuesdays, March 15 through April 26, at the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Building, 203 S. Juliana St., Bedford. Participants can choose from an afternoon series of classes from 1:30 to 3 p.m. or an evening series from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The free classes are sponsored by the Lung Disease Foundation of Central PA and include free nicotine replacement therapy in the form of nicotine patches or gum and mints. Registration is required. Call 814-977-4455 to register or for more information.
Tack Swap will be hosted by the horse and pony fair show committee from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 26 at the 4-H Center at the Bedford fairgrounds.
Inkwell will meet March 1 at 6 p.m. live via Zoom with guest speaker author David Drayer conducting his workshop, “Wayward Son: A Writer’s Life.” Anyone looking to learn more about writing resilience is encouraged to attend the no-cost presentation. Meetings are open to all writers, from beginner to published. If planning to attend, or for more information, email [email protected] or [email protected]
Bedford County Library is hosting a logo design contest, open to all Bedford County residents. Participants are asked to design a new logo for the library. Submission forms can be found at the Bedford County Library front desk and are due with a color drawing or photograph by March 26 at 2 p.m. at the library. The library board and staff will determine the winner and host a ceremony to announce the winner during National Library Week. For more information, call 814-623-5010.
Bedford Business and Professional Women are sponsoring scholarships for graduating senior girls in Bedford County and non-traditional students who have been in the work force and are returning to college, as well at BPW members pursuing college degrees. Applications are available through school guidance offices. The deadline for returning applications to Jeannie Plummer, 501 N Juliana St., Bedford PA 15522 is March 31. For more information, call 814-623-5510 or 814-327-1261.
Bedford County Historical Society will host an indoor yard sale in the second story of the barn (6441 Lincoln Hwy., Bedford) from noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 25 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 26. Doors open both days at 10 am; no earlybirds. Anyone who has any items they would like to donate for the sale is asked to call 814-623-2011 or email [email protected] No clothing will be accepted. The society is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds benefit the society.
Annual spring pancake and sausage breakfast will be served by the Everett Lions Club from 7 to 10:30 a.m. March 5 at the Everett Church of the Brethren, Water Street. There will be buckwheat cakes, pancakes, whole hog sausage, sausage gravy, applesauce, scrambled eggs and hot and cold beverages. Take-out meals will be available.
Breezewood Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays at Bob Evans in Breezewood. New members over the age of 18 are welcome to join. For more information, call 814-979-7176 or 814-285-6906.
Soup sale is being conducted by the Cumberland Valley Township Volunteer Fire Department in Centerville. Carry-out only orders for chicken noodle, chicken tortilla, chili, french onion, potato and vegetable soup can be placed by Feb. 26 by calling 814-356-3544 and leaving a message. No orders will be accepted after Feb. 26. Cost is $10 for a 32-ounce container of soup and four homebaked rolls. Orders can be picked up between noon and 2 p.m. March 5 at the fire hall.
Winter cruise-in get-together will be held at 6 p.m. March 5 and April 2 at Best Way Pizza in Alum Bank.
Registration for Everett Area AYSO Region 1388 spring soccer is open for children ages 4-19 and volunteers. Register online at ayso1388.org. Registration costs $50 for the first child and $45 for each additional child. There are a limited number of scholarships available to qualifying families with financial need. Coaches, assistant coaches, referees, and field crew volunteers are needed. For more information, visit Facebook at AYSO Everett 1388. For questions regarding registration, call 814-408-5701.
Bedford High School Class of 1973 will gather for a luncheon at noon April 28 at Jean Bonnet Restaurant.
Everett Lions Club will host its second Night of Racing at 7 p.m. April 2 at Down River. All proceeds will go to the Hartsock/Weicht Medal of Honor memorial. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. There will be 10 horse races (previously recorded around the country and shown on video equipment). Participants can “buy” a horse and name it for $25. Race night attendees can also bet on the horses at a $2 minimum bet per race to win cash prizes based on odds. Anyone interested can also “hire” a jockey to ride the horses. The cost to name the jockey is $25. Since there is limited seating for the event, the jockey owners can only attend if space is available. If interested in attending, buyers should check the box on the ticket stub to be notified in advance. Hiring a jockey is an alternative way to support the Medal of Honor project without attending. Program patrons are needed. Cost is $10 each. Horse and jockey sponsorships at $50 are available for each race. Sponsors will be promoted during the race and in the program. There will be games of chance and other events. For tickets, or to become a patron or sponsor, call 814-652-5439 and leave a message, or see a member of the Everett Lions Club. There are only 100 horse tickets available for admission and 100 jockeys.
Everett Free Library has announced its upcoming activities. Teeny Tiny art show canvases will be on display through February for voting. Preschool story time is offered Fridays at 11 a.m. for preschoolers. Each week includes stories, songs and a take-home craft. Dungeons and Dragons will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. All experience levels are welcome, for ages 12 and older. Read Across America Day at the library will be observed at 11 a.m. March 5. There will be stories, crafts, snacks, goodies, and a special sign-up for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Preregistration is not required. For more information about any of the activities, call 814-652-5922 or visit the library’s Facebook page.
Bedford Senior Center upcoming activities include: Koffee Klatch, 8:30 a.m. to close, weekdays; takeout lunches, 11 to 11:30 a.m., weekdays; dine-in lunches, 11:45 a.m. (must sign up by 12:30 p.m. on the day before), weekdays; exercise, 9 a.m., weekdays; bingo and 50/50 drawing, 10 a.m., weekdays; mah-jongg club, 12:30 p.m., Mondays and Thursdays; Bible study, 12:45 p.m., Tuesdays; Altoona shopping trip, Feb. 24; Dr. Brandon Wilt, podiatrist, Feb. 28, by appointment only; earring making class, 1 p.m., March 2; chair dancing, 9:30 a.m., March 2, 9, 16; indoor cornhole, 10 a.m., March 2, 9, 16; Life at the Inn Breakfast Club at Traditions, March 8, must sign up by March 2 if riding C.A.R.T.; Johnstown shopping trip, March 10, must sign up by March 3; paint and educate, 1 p.m., March 11; blood pressure screening, 9:30 a.m., March 14, March 28; Fulton Nutrition presentation, 10 a.m., March 17; C.O.B.R.A. book club, 10:30 a.m. March 22; Operation Christmas Child program, 9:30 a.m., March 23; Altoona shopping trip, March 24, must sign up by March 18; show and tell, 9:30 a.m., March 29; and Happy Birthday Recognition Day, March 30.
Ravers Gap Sportsmen Club will host weekly shotgun shoots Thursday evenings, through March 24, weather permitting. Doors will open at 6 p.m.; shoots will start 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 814-224-5515 and leave a message. Cost will be $15 for seven shoots.
Hope Christian Academy will host a dessert auction at 7 p.m. April 9 at the Fulton Theatre in McConnellsburg. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and light refreshments will be provided. Donations for the auction may be dropped off at the theater between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. For more information, email [email protected]
Bedford American Legion Auxiliary Unit 113 meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday at the post, 3721 U.S. 220 Business, Bedford. Applications for new members can be obtained at the post.
Fort Bedford Auto Club gathers on the second Thursday, September through May, in the lower level of the Bedford American Legion with a meal at 6:30 p.m. and meeting at 7:30 p.m. Participants do not need to own antique cars. For more information, email [email protected]
Chestnut Ridge Walkers meet for walking sessions from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, when school is in session, at the Chestnut Ridge Middle School. For more information, call 814-839-2958.
Chestnut Ridge Wellness & Fitness offers Strong Seniors classes from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays and 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Participants do no need to attend all classes. Classes are held near the Pleasantville gym and are free to most seniors and $3 per session to others. Call 814-360-2659 for more information.
Everett High School Class of 1960 will meet for a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on the second Thursday at Kelly’s Restaurant, Everett.
Everett VFW Post 2088 will host bingo nights every Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The games are open to the public, however people must sign in. Cost will be $1 per card for regular games and $5 per card for black outs.
TOPS 0487 Schellsburg weight loss group meets every Tuesday at the United Church of Christ Church. Weigh-ins begin at 8:30 a.m., and the meeting starts at 9 a.m.
Bedford VFW Post 7527 is open 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays and 2 to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The board will meet at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesdays, and the ladies auxiliary will meet at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesdays.
Overeaters Anonymous meets in person from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Personal Solutions Inc., 145 Clark Building Road, Suite 5, Bedford. For more information, call 814-623-1557.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held at noon on Tuesdays at the Bedford Presbyterian Church Annex, 115 E. Penn St.
Family Hospice offers free monthly Bereavement Support Group meetings on the last Tuesday from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at ACTS Community Church, 169 Bedford Plaza Rd., Bedford. Registration is required by emailing [email protected] or calling 814-947-7060.
Summit Quest offers fitness classes at 8:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Fridays; SilverSneaker classes at 10:15 a.m. Monday and Fridays and 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; beginner line dancing from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays; advanced line dancing classes from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays. Fitness instructor is needed; call 814-585-2249.
Deadline to submit information for the Club News Page is Monday at 5 p.m. For more information, email [email protected] or call 814-310-5277.
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