More tours added
at Raystown Lake
HUNTINGDON - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has added additional Raystown dam tour dates in June and July, after tours scheduled for Friday and Saturday were booked to capacity within hours of the initial announcement.
Additional tours will be now be offered June 13, June 20, June 27, July 11, July 18 and July 25. Tours will be offered on each of the scheduled dates at noon, 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.
The guided tours, led by Raystown park rangers, will include access to the spillway, interior galleries and include information on lake history, operations and local heritage.
To pre-register, call the Raystown Lake ranger office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at (814) 658-6809.
For more information about Raystown Dam Tours, contact the Corps of Engineers at (814) 658-6809
or email email@example.com.
appear in concert
MIFFLINTOWN -The Juniata Cultural Arts Committee is hosting a free concert featuring Erica Shellenberger & 61/49 on Saturday at Village Acres Farm & FoodShed.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and music starts at 7 p.m.
There will be food available for purchase; bring your own beverages.
Kids Fun Fest to take place in Mifflintown
MIFFLINTOWN - The annual Kids Fun Fest at Zimmerman Truck Lines Inc., Mifflintown, will be held Saturday.
There will be rides, entertainment, food, games, face painting, raffles, car show, Ellie's Bake Sale, Joey Logano No. 22 car; PSU football players and more.
Proceeds benefit the Geisinger Children's Miracle Network.
Dancers to perform 'Celebrate' Saturday
MIFFLINTOWN - Margaret McCann School of Dance students will present "Celebrate," at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Juniata High School. Dancers from age 4 through high school will be featured in a variety of dance styles. Tickets are $8. For more information, call 436-9806.
Theatre camps being offered by GENEROO
BEAVER SPRINGS -Registrations are now being accepted for GENEROO Theatre Camps for students to be held at West Snyder Elementary School in Beaver Springs.
The Middle School/High School Theatre Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 7 to 11. The focus will be musical theatre. The cost is $35.
The Grade School Theatre Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 9. The camp will emphasize the basics of theatre and theatre games. The cost is $10.
All campers must bring a bag lunch, water bottle and pencil. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and handouts.
The camp will culminate with the one-act musical production of "Once On This Island Jr." at 7 p.m. on July 11 and12 at West Snyder Elementary School.
The public is invited to attend the performance. A donation will be collected at the door.
Camp directors are Michelle Bixler and Bev Kline-Lash. Bixler is a practicing board certified music therapist. Kline-Lash has a bachelor's degree in theatre with an emphasis in directing, and a master's degree in drama therapy.
For more information or to register, call (570) 658-5300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications due for
Little Miss Reedsville
REEDSVILLE - Anyone hoping to become the next Little Miss Reedsville may pick up an application at Kathyrn's Florist, 1 N. Main St., Reedsville, or by calling Cindy Bratton at 667-2551.
Contestants must live in Brown Township or have a Reedsville address, and must be between the ages of 5 and 10.
Little Miss Reedsville will be crowned at Reedsville Community Day on June 14.
For more information, call Dave McNitt at 667-6791 or email Jo Ann Smith at email@example.com
Singers needed for July 3 patriotic show
LEWISTOWN - The Lewistown Community Band is looking for singers for the annual Let Freedom Ring Concert scheduled for July 3 in front of the Embassy Theater.
As in the past, the concert will feature the Community Band and a chorus of singers from the area. The choir will perform several pieces, including "God Bless America," accompanied by the band.
Chorus rehearsals will be held June 8 and 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. John's Lutheran Church, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown. Rehearsals with the band will be held June 23 and 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lewistown Elementary School cafeteria.
There is no cost for participating and new members are welcome.
For more information, call Freda Richard at 242-2344.
Historical museums open for the season
The McCoy House Museum, 7 N. Main St., Lewistown, is open from 1:30 to 4 p.m. every Sunday until the end of October, except for the holiday weekends of July 6 and Aug. 31.
For more information or to make arrangements for a group tour at a different time, call the Mifflin County Historical Society office at 242-1022 or contact the society through its Facebook page.
The Kishacoquillas Valley Historical Society Museum and Barn is open on the second and fourth Sunday and Monday of each month through October.
Sunday hours are 1 to 3 p.m., and Monday hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Women in military topic for speaker
McALISTERVILLE -The General Thomas Mifflin Chapter NSDAR will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Bread of Life Restaurant.
The speaker will be Suzanne Burchfield, of Port Royal, whose topic will be "Women in the Military," as she recounts her experiences in Qatar.
For more information, visit www.dar.org, or call Nora Houser at 527-4296.
Entries wanted for Perry Co. calendar
MILLERSTOWN -The Perry County Council of the Arts is accepting entries for its annual photo contest. This year's theme is "Birds and Animals of Perry County." Selected entries will be printed in the 2015 Perry County calendar and sold throughout the county.
There is no fee for entries and no prize money awarded. Both amateur and professional photographers are welcome to enter the contest. The entry deadline has been extended to Monday.
Contest guidelines may be found at PCCA Gallery or by visiting www.perrycountyarts.org.
For more information, call Jasmine Colbert at 567-7023.
Home run derby set for Relay For Life
LEWISTOWN - A home run derby will be held at 2 p.m. June 14 during Relay For Life at Kish Park.
Children ages 8 to 12 can participate in their own age group. A trophy will be awarded to the top player in each age group and medals given to second and third place players. Each player must provide their own pitcher and Little League-approved bat and helmet. Registration is $10 per batter and includes a T-shirt. Forms are available at Dan Bennett State Farm, 324 S. Logan Blvd., Burnham.
For more information, contact Shannon Keller at firstname.lastname@example.org or (814) 865-0018.
Big Tree festival to be held on June 15
MIFFLINTOWN - The Big Tree Music and Art Festival is back this year at a new location.
The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. June 15 at Laurel Rock Farm, in Arch Rock, near Mifflintown.
Acts scheduled to appear include: Aces and Eights, Bajans, Blue Heron featuring Delphine Kirkland, Austin Burns, Eugene Bialystock, Con Spirito, Earl Davis, The Heggs, Landing Leslie, Pishima, The Roads, Rotten Belly Blues, Truth Junkies, Erica Shellenberger and 61/49 and Nathaniel Hohol and Walking Shapes.
The concert is held to benefit the Juniata County Food Pantry.
American Legion to host classic car show
McCLURE - The fourth annual American Legion classic car show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 28 at American Legion Post 942, 40 Forbes St., McClure.
Registration is from 9 a.m. to noon and the entry fee is $12. The fee is reduced to $10 if paid by June 23. Trophies will be awarded in various categories.
To register or for more information, call Brenda or Joe Wolfley at (570) 658-2171.
2nd Annual Davy Jones Day slated
BEAVER SPRINGS - The Middlecreek Area Community Center is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Davy Jones Memorial Day, which will be held June 28.
The event runs from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Beavertown carnival grounds. There will be live music, food and karaoke. The unveiling of the Davy Jones Memorial Statue will also take place. The bed race will begin at 1 p.m. at the Beaver Springs Dragway.
Anyone interested in participating in the race should contact MACC at (570) 658-2276 or email email@example.com.
Proceeds from the event will benefit MACC.
Millerstown Flea Market is Aug. 16
MILLERSTOWN -Millerstown's Annual Outdoor Flea Market and Craft Show will be held Aug. 16 at the Millerstown Community Park, 110 West Juniata Parkway, near the Millerstown swimming pool, just off the ramps of Route 22-322.
Flea market vendors, yard sale individuals, craft vendors, antique vendors, farm market and produce vendors and businesses may set up for the day for a fee of $10. No registration is required. Set up after 5:30 a.m. Rain date is Aug. 23.
For more information, call 589-3598.
Photographers may enter new contest
LEWISTOWN - The work of amateur photographers will be featured in a Goose Day Photography Contest sponsored by the Mifflin-Juniata Arts Council and the Juniata River Valley Visitors Bureau.
To be eligible, photographs must have been taken between Jan. 1, 2013, and Aug. 1, 2014. All entries must be received by 5 p.m. Aug. 1.
All entries will be on display at Gallery 3West on The Square in Downtown Lewistown for Goose Day weekend, Sept. 27 and 28.
Photos are to be submitted in digital form only. Entries must conform to an 8-by-10-inch format and must be at least 300 dpi resolution. There is a $5 entry fee for each photo.