Buckwheat cakes and pancakes to be served Saturday
Come have some old-fashioned buckwheat cakes or pancakes, sausage, home fries, eggs, cold drink and coffee from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Mill Run firehouse, 755 Mill Run Road. All the cakes you care to eat. The cost is $8 per person and benefits the Springfield Township Volunteer Hose Co.
The Clinton Church of God, 640 Buchanan Road, will hold a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. March 15. The dinner includes a delicious fish sandwich and choice of two sides. The sides are cole slaw, macaroni and cheese, pierogies, cabbage and noodles, and green beans. Tickets are $8 each. Extra sides will be available for $1. Buy an extra fish sandwich for only $4.50. You can eat in or takeouts are available. For tickets, call Charlie Hall at 724-455-1073, Ken Layman at 724-455-3280 or Keith Richter at 724-455-3485. All are welcome.
The Millertown Community Church, 224 Millertown Road, Indian Head, will hold a Word of Life Fascar Rally on March 16. Register your favorite matchbox car at noon. A free lunch will be held at 12:30 p.m. and racing begins at 1:30 p.m. There will be prizes and lots of fun. Everyone is welcome.
Youth Movie Nights will be held at the Indian Creek Baptist Church gym, 311 Baptist Church Road, Mill Run from 6 to 9 p.m. March 16 and April 20. All youth in seventh though 12th grades are welcome. Bring a friend and enjoy pizza, snacks and fellowship. Admission is free. For more information, call 724-455-7265.
Critchfield Alliance Church will hold its annual wildlife banquet 6 p.m. March 16 at the ICV Community Center, 628 Indian Creek Valley Road, Route 711, Indian Head. There is no admission, just bring a prepared covered dish. There will be a special guest speaker, Randy Hay, who has been an avid hunter for 48 years and has harvested Pennsylvania coyote, bobcat and fisher to name a few. He has completed three times the Pa. Grand Slam and the Pa. Wild Turkey Grand Slam. For more information, call 724-455-2284 or visit at www.critchfieldcma.weebly.com.
Bullskin Township Historical Society will hold its next meeting from 7 p.m. March 21 at the Mt. Vernon Stone Cabin, 494 Park Road, Mt. Pleasant. Guest speaker will be Russell Love, who will speak about the South Penn Railroad. There will be refreshments after the meeting. For more information, visit at www.bullskintownshiphistoricalsociety.org. Everyone is welcome.
The Millertown Community Church, 224 Millertown Road, Indian Head, will hold an egg hunt for all ages at 11 a.m. March 23. They will offer a free lunch.
Normalville United Methodist Church invites all children age 12 and younger to its annual Easter egg hunt at the Springfield Elementary School playground. The fun and festivities begin at 4 p.m. March 24.
The Normalville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold the following events at the fire hall 3387 Springfield Pike in Normalville. For more information, call 724-455-6510 or 724-455-2477.
• A fish lunch will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 15. The cost will be: fish lunch, $6.25; chicken lunch, $6.25; fish sandwich, $3.25; chicken strips, $3.25; macaroni and cheese, $2; and cole slaw, $1. Eat-in or takeout will be available.
• A basket bingo will be held March 17. Doors open at 1 p.m., and bingo starts at 2 p.m. Admission is $5, and extra cards are $1 each. A light lunch will be served.
• A fish dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. March 22 at the fire hall. The cost will be adults, $8, and children, $4. You have the choice of fish or chicken planks. Eat-in or take-out.
• Bring your dogs and cats to a rabies clinic to be held 1:30 to 3 p.m. March 30. The cost is $8 per animal. Parvo shots are available for dogs for $10.
Come try your luck at a cash bash April 13 at the fire hall in Normalville, 3387 Springfield Pike. The doors open at 5 p.m. and the bash will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $20. See any fireman for tickets or call 724-455-6510 or 724-455-3509. The bash benefits Normalville and Saltlick Township volunteer fire departments.
Last week's trivia question was: A commercial ran from 1966 to 1992 that featured a feisty manicurist. What was her name? Kathy Kacala, Henry Nicholson, Ardis Smith, Deanna Perkey, Carol Kelly, Peggy Magyor, Bill Shepler, Betty Bando, Debbie Wiltrout, Dink Critchfield and Don Chearney all called or emailed to answer Madge.
This week's question was asked by Frank Wisilosky: What local resident was known as Mr. Rainbow and authored a book called, “From the Nut House to the White House”?
If you have news for this column, give me a call at 724-455-7746 or email me at email@example.com by 6 p.m. Monday to have your news appear that Friday.
Pam Porterfield is a resident of Normalville.
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