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JOHN GRAHAM LIBRARY TO HOLD BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!

JOHN GRAHAM LIBRARY TO HOLD BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!

The John Graham Library will hold a Dr. Seuss birthday celebration on Friday, March 15th at 10:30 am!  All kids are invited for stories and activities.
The John Graham Library is located at 9 Parsonage Street, Newville, PA 17241.


BOOK AUTHOR TO APPEAR AT JOHN GRAHAM LIBRARY

BOOK AUTHOR TO APPEAR AT JOHN GRAHAM LIBRARY

Local Children’s Book Author to Visit Library

Elaine Fry, a local children’s book author, will appear at the John Graham Library for a reading and book signing on Tuesday, March 12th at 6:00 pm.  She is the author of the recently published children’s picture book “Does My Soul Fly to Heaven on a Kite?”  Everyone is welcome to attend.

The John Graham Public Library is located at 9 Parsonage Street, Newville, PA 17241.  For more information, call the library at 717-776-5900 or visit the library’s website at http://www.johngrahamlibrary.org



COMMUNITY DINNER AT ZION CHURCH MARCH 3, 2019

COMMUNITY DINNER AT ZION CHURCH MARCH 3, 2019

The Zion Lutheran Church, 51 West Main Street, Newville will host a free community dinner on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 3:45PM . The dinner will feature turkey and waffles. Please enter from the rear of the Church. Parking is available on West Street at the church parking lot, or along Cove Avenue at the Newville Community Park parking lot.


MARCH 2019 EVENTS AT THE BIG SPRING SENIOR CENTER

MARCH 2019 EVENTS AT THE BIG SPRING SENIOR CENTER

Events
Thursday, February 28th at 9:00 a.m. “Fun & Fit” Zumba Gold Aerobics:  A certified instructor from the YMCA leads this aerobics class designed just for you.  The class meets at the First United Presbyterian Church in Newville.  A $2.00 donation is requested. This class is open to anyone age 60 or older.
Thursday, February 28th at 9:30 a.m. Play 500: Come play 500 with our dedicated group of card players! 
Thursday, February 28th at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  Games with Bob Ballard:  Join us for a day of fun while we play a variety of card and board games led by Bob!  Call the center for more info.
Friday, March 1st at 8:30 a.m.  Men’s Breakfast:  Come out and enjoy a hot, homemade breakfast made by staff and volunteers of the Senior Center.  $5.00 donation.
Monday, March 4th at 9:00 a.m. “Fun & Fit” Zumba Gold Aerobics:  A certified instructor from the YMCA leads this aerobics class designed just for you.  The class meets at the First United Presbyterian Church in Newville.  A $2.00 donation is requested. This class is open to anyone age 60 or older.
Monday, March 4th at 2:00 p.m.  Watercoloring Painting Opportunity:  Do you have an interest in water coloring?  it takes space, inspiration and motivation, and we can help.  Join our friendly group of painters.  The cost is $1/week.
Tuesday, March 5th at 9 a.m.  Crafts:  We could use your help, hands and ideas.  Come and make beaded jewelry, seasonal and everyday crafts, as well as making new friends.
Tuesday, March 5th at 9:00 a.m.  T’ai Chi for Arthritis:  Held at the First United Presbyterian Church, 111 Big Spring Avenue, Newville.  Cost is a suggested $5 donation per class.  To register, call 776-4478.  Walk-ins are welcome.
Tuesday, March 5th at 12:30 p.m.  Wii Bowling:  Join us to try your hand at bowling in front of a TV screen.  It’s lots of fun and competitive too.  No ball required.  Just drop in for a game or two.
Wednesday, March 6th:  Camp Eder Senior Day Camp, Fairfield, PA.  There is still time and seats available to sign up!!!  Come out and enjoy a morning program by Lancaster County artist Elva Hurst and learn “painting in pastels” a delightful dry painting medium where artist on all levels will glean tips and tricks in art as well as providing an enjoyable experience for the non-artist as we paint a warm Spring scene!  Elva will also share her art journey along with heartwarming stories of American artists gone before her, such as Grandma Moses and Grant Wood.  The afternoon program will be by Dave Peters talking about “Krystyna Skarbek, Sir Winston Churchill’s favorite spy”, the private and professional life of a Polish Countess who was Britain’s first and longest-serving female secret agent during World War II.  She was awarded prestigious medals for courage, conducting espionage in Nazi-occupied Poland and sabotage in Nazi-occupied France.  Some other British female secret agents will be discussed.  The day will be topped off with their hot breakfast and lunch.  The trip is all inclusive for $34 member and $28 non-member payable by Tuesday, March 6th.  We will leave the Center promptly at 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday, March 6th at 8:30 a.m.  Yoga:  This class is held at Big Spring Presbyterian Church, 25 South Corporation Street, Newville.  Yoga is a mind-body practice that combines stretching exercises, controlled breathing and relaxation.  Yoga can help reduce stress, lower blood pressure and improve heart function (from the Mayo Clinic website).  The cost is $65 non-member/$55 if you are a member of the Senior Center for a 10 week session.  Sessions can be pro-rated if you elect to join mid-session.
Wednesday, March 6th at 1:00 p.m. Bible Study:  Come out to enjoy an informative hour of Bible Study by Pastor Don Snyder of Doubling Gap Church of God will be traveling with you on the Romans’ Road.
The Big Spring Center is located at 91 Doubling Gap Road, Suite #1, Newville, in the Mountain View Apartment Building.  The phone number is 717-776-4478.  Hours are weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  A hot congregate meal is served at 11:30 a.m.  Please call two weekdays ahead to make a meal reservation.
Visit our webpage at http://www.bigspringseniorcenter.weebly.com for information on our trips.  Annual membership fee of $25 entitles you to a mailed newsletter, reduced trip fees and reduced exercise fees.
The Big Spring Center is supported in part by a grant from the Cumberland County Office of Aging and Community Services; the Pennsylvania Department of Aging and the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Aging. Transportation is available through the Cumberland County Department of Transportation.  Senior Center Staff can help with that process.  Call 776-4478 for more information.


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