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Roulette Township Library/Recycling Center Hours effective May 5, 2018

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday will be from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday will be from 12 (noon) until 6 p.m.


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June 18

The Cameron County Democrat Committee will meet at 7p in the Rec Center, Emporium

June 19

The Red Cross will have a bloodmobile from 1-6p @ the  Bradford First Presbyterian Church .

  • How to donate blood
  • A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.
  • Blood donors can now save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, from a home or work computer prior to arriving at the blood drive. To get started and learn more, visit redcrossblood.org/RapidPass and follow the instructions on the site.

June 18-22

The Hamilton-Gibson “Wizard of Oz” Summer Theatre Arts Camp is being held through Thursday  at the Clark Wood Elementary School Auditorium at 110 Addison Hill Road in Elkland. I

Two public performances of “Wizard of Oz” will be at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, June 21 and 22  Admission is Pay-What-You-Can. Sponsoring the camp is the Deerfield Charitable Trust.

 

June 21
The Clarion University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides entrepreneurs and business owners with education, information, tools and resources to start and grow businesses. Whether you are looking to start a business or own a business, the SBDC is right here in your neighborhood, offering business consulting services at no cost.
The consulting services focus on providing guidance, information, advice and resources that are needed to manage and grow your business. Services include: financial analysis, QuickBooks assistance, market research, business plan development, compliance, and SEO review. Through the SBDC you will have access to information from industry leading databases and research tools to help you develop and maintain a competitive edge. In addition, we offer a variety of online resources matched with a strong referral and partner network to help businesses thrive.

Aleshia Marshall, SBDC business consultant, will be available today between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the Coudersport office of the Education Council. Walk-ins are welcome, however, appointments are recommended. Contact the Clarion SBDC at (814) 393-2060 or via email to amarshall@clarion.edu.

June 23

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center teaming up with Catherine Snyder from Coudersport to offer a basket making class.   Students will construct a 12 inch round basket using a weaving technique with a decorative trim at the top and wood base.  The six hour class will be held at the artisan center in Emporium.  Students are encouraged to take lunch or purchase from a local restaurant.  The fee is $39 and the class is limited to eight students.  Registration is accepted at the artisan center in person, online at Eventbrite or Facebook or by phone at 814-486-4314.

June 23 & 24
The 12th Annual Juried Fine Arts Show,” Art in the Wilds” will be held at the Evergreen Park in Kane from 10a-5p. Free Admission; food vendors, student art exhibition. Featuring acrylics, oils, leather, wood, watercolors, glass, jewelry, drawing, pastels, clay/porcelain, fabric , fiber, photography, metal. FMI:artinthewilds.org

June  21 – 23,

21st Penn’s Woods Jeep Jamboree USA, Bradford  will be held at the University of Pittsburgh, Bradford, 300 Campus Dr, Bradford, PA 16701, USA Be part of the exci tement of off-road driving in the beautiful Allegheny National Forest. For more information call: 530-333-2550.www.jeepjamboreeusa.com

June 23

Arts on the Island,  will be held on Hamlin Lake Island in Smethport from 10a-Spend the day by Hamlin lake checking out local Arts and handmade Crafts. There will be a car show with a Chicken BBQ. There is no admission fee. For more information call: 814-887-5142 or visit: MCHSmuseum.org

 

June 23 & 24

The annual Cross Fork Snake Hunt will be held at the Kettle Creek Hose Company, The annual Cross Fork Snake Hunt is a two-day event with reptile demonstrations, Horse Shoe Tournament, Fireman’s Parade, and a $5000 & $10,000 Raffle.  Enjoy a fireman’s parade, motorcycle show, arts & crafts, delicious foods and music.  Fun for the whole family! Open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

June 24

The public is invited to join Second Chance Animal Sanctuaries for their second annual Open House from 1-4p. There will be live music, refreshments, a silent auction, big yard sale, building tours, wine tasting, and more. Interact with the animals and enjoy walks on our mowed trails. They are located at 725 Gee Road, Tioga, PA (Middlebury Center area). FMI call 570-376-3646.

Sinnemahoning

June 22-24

The Women in the Wilds event  will be held at Sinnemahoning State Park. It is a full weekend of outdoor recreation and environmental education activities for ladies only.  Event begins @6:00 p.m. and runs until @3:00 p.m.  Program fee of $100 includes choice of 8 different classes, program supplies, all meals, and an event t-shirt.  To register, please visit the PA DCNR online Calendar of Events http://events.dcnr.pa.gov/event/women in the wilds 566#.WtllKLnruUk or call 814-647-8401.

 

Elk Country Visitors Center

Saturday, June 23rd 2:00 PM- “Elk Walk And Talk”

Join a staff member as we hike the trails around the Elk Country Visitor Center. Learn many interesting facts about the property and wildlife that often inhabit these fields. We will be covering topics such as what elk eat, where they spend their time, and how each season brings something different.

Sunday, June 24th 2:00 PM- “Living With Snakes”

A large majority of the population are scared of snakes in one form or another. Join KECA staff for an educational program on snakes. Learn fact from myth and how to identify venomous snakes in PA.

June 25

The Cameron County Project will be holding its June Volunteer Meeting on Monday June 25 from 6 to 7 pm at the Cameron County Recreation Center.  We are excited to be discussing the recent Volunteer Training led by representatives Orton Family Foundation and Pennsylvania Humanities Council, Community Heart and Soul designations updates, and get volunteer input on our Work Plan and Community Network Analysis.  This meeting is open to anyone interested in promoting pride in our county, engaging with residents about what makes Cameron County such a special place to live, or seeing what we’re up to – Please feel free to attend, we’d love to have you!  If you’re unable to attend, but have questions, comments or concerns – please don’t hesitate to contact Jess Herzing at 814-335-0571 or you can email her camcoproud@gmail.com or you can follow the project at www.thecameroncountyproject.com.

 

June 28
The Potter County Ed Council is offering a course, Blueprint Reading Mondays, July 9-July 30 from 12:30p-4:30p @ the Coudersport office. Cost is $500 per person. This class provides non-engineering personnel with a review of the basics of print reading and intermediate interpretation skills. It focuses on accurately extrapolating key details from prints that relate to the cost of manufacturing. It introduces the universal media concepts and a review of print essentials followed by principles and applications of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
Registration deadline is today . For more information or to register, call the Northern PA Regional College at (814) 230-9010 or email admissions@rrcnpa.org.

Fridays, June

2:00 PM- Cavity Nesting Program

Join DCNR park ranger, Mariah Dunsmore, for a program on cavity nesting birds. Learn various facts about cavity nesting birds as she checks our bird boxes for nests.

The Elk Country Visitor Center is operated by the Keystone Elk Country Alliance, a 501(c)(3) non-profit conservation organization.  We are located at 134 Homestead Drive, Benezette, PA 15821.  Please use 950 Winslow Hill Road in your navigation system.  For more information call 814-787-5167, or visit us at www.ExperienceElkCountry.com

June 30

The Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department’s annual golf tournament will be held Saturday June 30 at the Coudersport Golf Club beginning @2p. Skins games, Mulligans, four man scramble. Members, $50; non-members, $60; includes Cart. Cash and other prizes, Food and refreshments afterwards

Elk Country Visitors Center

Saturday, June 30th

10:00 AM- 3:00 PM- “Na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na BAT DAY!”

Join us for a fun filled day all about bats. Throughout the day kids can learn about various bat species, echolocation, bat diseases, cave formation and more through hands-on activities. Attendees have a chance to win a bat box to take home with them!

Fridays, June

2:00 PM- Cavity Nesting Program

Join DCNR park ranger, Mariah Dunsmore, for a program on cavity nesting birds. Learn various facts about cavity nesting birds as she checks our bird boxes for nests.

The Elk Country Visitor Center is operated by the Keystone Elk Country Alliance, a 501(c)(3) non-profit conservation organization.  We are located at 134 Homestead Drive, Benezette, PA 15821.  Please use 950 Winslow Hill Road in your navigation system.  For more information call 814-787-5167, or visit us at www.ExperienceElkCountry.com

July 9 & 10

Come participate in hands-on activities revolving around the four pillars of STEM. Students will complete mini-science experiments, solve problems through the Engineering Design Process and learn the basics of coding with Osmo!This free camp is intended for students entering grades 3 – 6, and is being held from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Austin Area School District. This free camp is made possible by generous donations made through EITC funds. For more information or to register, call the Education Council’s Port Allegany office at 814-545-1333 or visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org .

July 13-15
Domestic Violence Awareness activates will be held at the Roulette Fire Hall.
Friday
Quarter Bingo & ice cream social @ 7:30p
Saturday
Chinese Auction all day; 5 tickets for $1
9:30 registration for 5K walk against Domestic Violence $25/person; walk starts at 10a includes t-shirt,
Chocolate dessert Contest & homemade BBQ sauce contest $5 entry fee for each, registration, 11a (Contest starts @ 2p)
Chicken BBQ, 11a (benefits fire department)
Corn Hole Tournament @ 5p; $10/person
Fireworks @ 10p
FMI: david.shalkowski@yahoo.com
Sunday
Church Services

July 14
The annual Summer Festival will be held 11:00am to 11:00pm @St Eulalia Church (across from Sheetz) Coudersport.Featuring food, drinks, legal beverages, car show, dunk tank, bounce house,games for the kids, kids movie at 7:30pm, raffles, Bingo from 2-3pm, Music from Happy Days and The Wind! All are welcome!

July 14

There will be a Rabies Clinic held a Gazebo.  In Assembly Park, Shinglehouse. The clinic will be from 1:00 – 4:00 PM.  All dogs and cats that are at least 12 weeks old can be vaccinated against the rabies virus.  The first time an animal is vaccinated, the shot is good for one year.  Each time after that, the vaccination is good for three years.  All animals must be on a leash or in a container.  Cost is $5.00 per animal.  The clinic is sponsored by Dr. Lindsay Swartzmeyer of the Potter County Veterinary Clinic.

 

July 27-29

Come and help the Allegheny Mountain Engine and Implement Association celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Show at the show grounds on Route 155 southof Port Allegany, Pennsylvania.   This year’s show will feature highlights of the original show and a special Souvenir Booklet filled with pictures and stories will be available.  The focus of the show will stress the accomplishments of the club as a whole during the 40 year time span    The AMEIA was originally formed for the purpose of preserving and restoring out-moded engines and implements and educating the public on their history; while, at the same time, enjoying the chance to get together with others of a like mind on a regular basis.     In 1978 this dedicated group made the decision to find a permanent place of their own to hold an annual gathering to show and demonstrate to the public Antique equipment, especially Oil Field and Agricultural.     The most significant feature of this group has always been the fact that all functions are family oriented and a special tribute is to be given to all the women who managed to find other activities and companionship to be involved with while the menfolk were busy concentrating on engines running. A perfect sign of a successful show, according to one early member of the club, is having a variety of things to do and see so that the whole family can be involved and have a good time together.

This year’s show will not have a specific feature tractor or engine.  Everyone is encouraged to take  their favorite items, especially ones that might have been on display somewhere 40 years ago.  If you have pictures and/or stories we would love to have you come and share them with everyone.

The Club is currently working on having many special activities and displays this year in celebration of 40 years; including a 40th Anniversary Quilt Raffle.  Tickets for the quilt are available now and up until the drawing on Sunday, July 29.  For more information contact Ilene at: minamayor111@gmail.com.

July 29-August 4

The 82nd Annual Potter County Fair will be held  at the fairgrounds in Millport, PA. Free Admission, parking and entertainment. www.potercountyfair.wixsite.com

July 30-August 2The Potter County Ed Councils is havig a Techsploration camWhile experiencing this exciting, activity driven week, students will gain real world skills that cannot only survive an onslaught of zombies but will give insights into the world of technical careers. Age appropriate (non-scaring) hands-on activities, simulations, and inter-activities will ensure a rewarding educational experience and lots of fun!

This free camp is intended for students entering grades 5 – 9 (Grades 5 and 6: July 30 and 31; grades 7 through 9: August 1 and 2) and is being held from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center in Port Allegany. This free camp is made possible by generous donations made through EITC funds. For more information or to register, call the Education Council’s Port Allegany office at 814-545-1333 or visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org .

August 10

To Kill a Mockingbird – 2018 Publicity

Photography by Clay Stang

Atticus Finch comforts his daughter Scout. Jonathan Goad plays Atticus and Clara Poppy Kushnir his daughter in the Stratford Festival’s live production of “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Only 12 seats remain for Hamilton-Gibson’s 19th annual three-day, three-play theatre excursion to Ontario, Canada on Oct. 12-14. The other two shows those who go on the trip will see are “The Music Man” and “The Tempest.” Reserve space now with a $125 deposit. Payment in full is due by Friday, Aug. 10. For information about the trip or to make reservations, visit www.hamiltongibson.org or contact Hamilton-Gibson’s Theater Excursions Coordinator Larry Biddison at 570-724-4586 or biddison@epix.net.

August 1

The Potter County Susquehanna Railroad Symposium will be held August 11 & 12 at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, 5660 US Route 6W, Ulysses PA   between Coudersport and Galeton. $75 per person includes two-day admission to the museum and lumber campsite, gift bag, two lunches on museum grounds, snacks and beverages, social hour Saturday evening and buffet banquet, Saturday evening. Space is limited. Today is the registration deadline:    contact Potter County Historical Society, pottercohist@zitomedia.net or David Castano, PCHS president, 814.274.9375 anytime.

August 25

There will be a Rabies Clinic held at the Tri-Town Fire Hall in Ulysses. The clinic will be from 1:00 – 4:00 PM.  All dogs and cats that are at least 12 weeks old can be vaccinated against the rabies virus.  The first time an animal is vaccinated, the shot is good for one year.  Each time after that, the vaccination is good for three years.  All animals must be on a leash or in a container.  Cost is $5.00 per animal.  The clinic is sponsored by Dr. Lindsay Swartzmeyer of the Potter County Veterinary Clinic. 

September 8

The Smethport  Rotary Club will have a comprehensive blood analysis from 6-9a at the Fire Hall. Basic cost is $45; extra tests available for additional fees. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 914.274.8200 or online at www.colememorial.org

September 15
The eight-hour National Rifle Association Basic Pistol Class will from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the pistol range at the Lambs Creek Sportsman’s Club, near Mansfield. This handgun training class is open to men and women whether they are novice or experienced pistol shooters and owners.

According to Lead Instructor Marilyn Jones, the two NRA Basic Pistol classes being held in May are already full. They include the class for both men and women on Saturday, May 12 at the Lambs Creek Sportsman’s Club, near Mansfield and the class for women only on Saturday, May 26 at the Nessmuk Rod and Gun Club, near Wellsboro.

Those who register for the Sept. 15 class will receive a handbook when they arrive that day, Topics to be covered will include: Safety, Pistol Mechanisms and Operation, Building Pistol Shooting Skills and Pistol Maintenance, Selection and Use. Upon successfully completing the written test and shooting qualifications, participants will receive a completion certificate and a Basic Pistol Class rocker patch.

Lunch, soda and water will be provided. Participants can take snacks.

A shooter can borrow a .22 pistol for the day or bring his or her own pistol or revolver. Participants should also bring eye and ear protection. Those interested in registering are asked to contact Jones whether they borrow a .22 pistol or bring their own gun and whether they do or don’t have eye and ear protection.

The fee is $50. To register, send a check for $50 made out to Marilyn Jones to her at 1155 Old State Road, Covington, PA 16917. To register, each person is asked to provide his or her name, address, phone number, email address and date of birth to Jones. To borrow a .22 caliber pistol or eye and ear protection and for more details about this class, call 570-549-2794 or email jones_mk@yahoo.com.

 

October 12-14
Grab your passport and sign up now for Hamilton-Gibson’s 19th annual three-day three-play theatre excursion to the Stratford Festival in Ontario, Canada. See live theater productions of Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey’s musical comedy ‘”The Music Man,” William Shakespeare’s tragicomedy “The Tempest,” and the dramatization of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer prize-winning novel “To Kill A Mockingbird,” all at the Festival Theatre in Stratford.

The cost of this year’s trip is $435 per person for those staying in a double or triple occupancy hotel room and $540 per person for those staying in a room by themselves.

Included in the price are: transportation, premium reserved seating for the three plays and accommodations at the Albert Street Inn, a centrally located hotel catering to theatergoers. Hearing devices will be provided free to those who request them. 

Meals are not included.

Space can be reserved now with a $125 per person deposit. The payment balance is due in August.

Americans entering the United States from Canada are required to have a passport or passport card. It takes four to six weeks to get one.”

The bus will leave Whitneyville at 5:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 12 and return by 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14. Other boarding sites are available en route to Stratford, which is six hours north of Wellsboro.

The Stratford trip is open on a first-come basis to adults and to children accompanied by adults, all having valid passports or passport cards available through some county Prothonotary offices in Pennsylvania and at the County Clerk of Court’s offices or at some local post offices in New York.

For more information or to make reservations, check www.hamiltongibson.org or contact Larry Biddison at 570-724-4586 or biddison@epix.net. To learn more about Stratford’s 2018 season, visit www.stratfordfestival.ca.

November 10

The Oswayo Valley Memorial Library  will have a comprehensive blood analysis from 7-9a at the Oswayo Valley Elementary School.. Basic cost is $45; extra tests available for additional fees. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 914.274.8200 or online at www.colememorial.org

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