Normalville VFD auxiliary to hold fish dinner
Normalville Volunteer Fire Department ladies auxiliary will hold a fish dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the fire hall. Cost will be $8 for adults and $4 for children. You have the choice of fish or chicken planks. Eat in or take out.
Millertown Community Church, 224 Millertown Road, Indian Head, will hold an egg hunt for all ages at 11 a.m. Saturday. A free lunch will be offered.
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. Palm Sunday.
There will be an outdoor live crucifixion re-enactment at the County Line Church of the Brethren, corner of Route 711 and County Line Road, Champion, from 6 to 7 p.m. on March 29. This will be weather-permitting. There will be free refreshments. If you have any questions, call the church at 724-593-2680 and leave a message.
Bring your dogs and cats to a rabies clinic from 1:30 to 3 p.m. March 30 at Normalville VFD fire hall, 3387 Springfield Pike. The cost is $8 per animal. Parvo shots are available for dogs for $10. For more information, call 724-455-6510 or 724-455-2477.
A Community Easter egg hunt will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 30 at the Indian Creek Valley Community Center in Indian Head. The Egg Hunt is open to all children pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. There will be games, crafts, food and fun. For more information, call 724-455-2626.
Come try your luck at a cash bash on April 13 at the fire hall in Normalville, 3387 Springfield Pike. Doors open at 5 p.m. 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.
A Youth Movie Night will be held at Indian Creek Baptist Church Gym, 311 Baptist Church Road, Mill Run, from 6 to 9 p.m. April 20. All youth in seventh to 12th grades are welcome. Bring a friend and enjoy pizza, snacks and fellowship. Admission is free. For more information, call 724-455-7265.
Mountain Watershed Association's eighth annual Clean Water Banquet and Silent Auction will be held April 20 at Brady's Restaurant, Route 31, Acme. Auction doors will open at 5 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Please come early if you are bringing items for the auction. Tickets are $25 and can be reserved by calling 724-455-4200, ext. 5 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. They must receive your reservation no later than close of business April 15. Please mention if you are interested in a vegetarian meal when you call to make your reservation. If you'd like to make a donation to the silent auction, please contact them. The banquet is a great time to celebrate environmental successes, volunteers and to raise money to continue protecting and preserving clean water in the Indian Creek watershed. Please plan to join them.
The Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company's second annual yard sale will be held 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27. Cost is $10 for first table and $5 for each additional table. It is just in time for spring cleaning. Earn extra cash while cleaning out your house. This is also junk day for Cook Township. For more information or to reserve your table, call 724-989-0262 or 724-640-7830.
Mountain Watershed Association has scheduled its annual Wildflower Walk in the Indian Creek Gorge. This free event will take place at 9 a.m. April 27, rain or shine. Walk covers about a mile and a half at a very gentle pace on relatively flat terrain. The walk normally lasts until around noon. Meet at the entrance to the Indian Creek Gorge off of Route 381 near Mill Run. From Route 381, look for the Camp Christian sign and turn down the road toward the camp. At the “Y,” turn right and you'll see a small parking area on the right. The Wildflower Walk is led by local naturalist Lisa Smith. Bring sturdy walking shoes, water, and an umbrella, if necessary. Come enjoy the beautiful Indian Creek Gorge.
Last week's trivia question was: Which president was the first one to have his dog photographed while he was in the White House? Regis Kraisinger, John Kacala, Henry Nicholson, Bill Shepler, Betty Bando, Jim Shawley, Debbie Wiltrout and Dink Critchfield all called or emailed to answer. The correct answer is Abraham Lincoln.
This week's question is asked by Jim Shawley: What is the Sunday before Easter or Resurrection Day called and why?
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Pam Porterfield is a resident of Normalville.
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