Annual Turkey Party
The Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department will holding its Annual Turkey Party on Saturday, Nov. 6. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the party will begin at 7.
Treats at library
Trick or Treaters were greeted with treats from a friendly Wolfman at the Sugar Grove Free Library on Sunday night.
Largest pumpkin in town
Visitors received a special treat when carvers Chase and Tajah, with the help of their family, hurried to finish this grand pumpkin on Harmon Street just prior to Trick or Treating time
The Warren County School District will holding its fall Parent Teachers Conference Day on Monday, Nov. 8. Contact your child's school ahead of time to schedule an appointment to speak with teachers.
There will be no classes scheduled for students.
The Sugar Grove United Methodist Church will hold its Annual Santa Sale on Saturday, Nov. 20 in the Educational Building from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Santa and Mrs. Claus are scheduled to appear and spend some time in Sugar Grove. There are homemade items, craft items, food items, and so much more to see. In addition, there will also be a kids table. The table provides a place for little ones to shop alone for family members for gifts. Everything in the children's section will be priced under $1. Gift wrapping will be provided for them.
You can also stop by and purchase lunch or take home goodies from the holiday cookie and candy sale.
Craft and Vendor Show
The Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department will be the place for the Holiday Craft and Vendor show on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. At the present time there are more than a dozen vendors scheduled to be on hand.
There is still room for more. To reserve a display table for the show or for more information, contact Linda York at 489-7750.
Many churches and organizations in the area are packing shoe boxes to send overseas with Operation Christmas Child. The program each year is sponsored by the Samaritan's Purse Organization.
Each shoebox is packed with simple Christmas gifts and then shipped overseas to children in need. More than 8 million children received boxes last year. Since 1993, the organization has provided boxes to 130 different countries.
To contribute a shoebox this year, contact a local church or scouting organization for their deadline. Most boxes will need to be collected by Nov. 14-16.
Holiday Cooking Class
ARAMARK Food Services, the food service company for the Warren County School District, will provide a Fall Community Cooking Class on Thursday, Nov. 11. Everyone in the community is invited to attend the cooking class.
There is no charge, but pre-registration is required by calling 723-6900 ext 2145.
This class will have the theme, "Your Holiday Dinner" and have recipes, tips, hands on cooking segments, and even holiday tips all designed to make your holiday dinner special.
The class will be held at Beaty Warren Middle School starting at 6 p.m. Other classes for the school year will be Jan. 20 Southern Cooking, March 22 All About Potatoes, and May 19 Summer BBQ Grilling.
Junior District Chorus
The Eisenhower Middle Senior High School will be represented at the Pennsylvania Music Education Association's Junior District Chorus by Dora Turner, Michael Spencer, Sharon Harrington, and Riley Alstad. They will join singers from schools in Erie, Crawford, and Warren counties on Nov. 5-6 at Westlake Middle School in Erie.
After rehearsal time, the group will present a concert at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Westlake auditorium. This year's Junior Chorus event is under the direction of Jean Verdecchia.
Soups and Citrus Sale
The Eisenhower Choir Support Club is taking orders for soup and citrus now through Nov. 15. This is the only fundraiser for the group this year. Anyone in the community may order from choir families or you can place an order by calling Cindy Strickland at 757-8416. The group is selling Cooke Tavern Soup mixes at $7 each or 3 for $20 and Indian River Groves oranges, grapefruit, and tangelos at $22 for a 20-pound carton, $33 for a 40-pound carton or a mixed carton at an additional charge of $2 or $3.
Soup delivery will be the week after Thanksgiving. All citrus orders will be delivered Dec. 10.
Sunday, Nov. 21 will be the Annual Imaginative Preschool Thanksgiving Dinner for students and their families. The students and teachers will be working hard in the next few weeks preparing for the annual event.
A Fall Knitting Class is being held at the Sugar Grove Free Library by Dottie McLain of Towanda Arts - An artist community.
The final class will be held Nov. 10 . For more information, contact the library at 489-7872.
Eisenhower High School Principal Gary Weber is asking those in the community who have Eisenhower graduates actively serving in the armed forces to send a 4x6 photo along with service information to the school office.
The school is planning a project for its display case to honor those alumni from the school who are currently serving. At graduation in June 2010 an American flag carried in Afghanistan with a service company was presented to the graduating class. The flag will also be on display in the case.
Anyone with questions on the project can contact the school at 757-8878. The mailing address for sending the 4x6 photos and military information is EMHS Military Display, 3700 Route 957, Russell, PA 16345.
Friday, Nov. 5 will be the last chance to see this year's Knights varsity football team in action. They will travel to Union City for a 7 p.m. game.
Saturday, Nov. 6: girls junior high basketball game against North Clarion has been cancelled.
Monday, Nov. 8: junior varsity football team will play its final home game against Union City, 5 p.m.
Congratulations to the Knights boys soccer team Region 3 champion - on a great year with a record of 16-2-1. Also congratulations to the Knights volleyball team as it begins District 10 Class A playoffs this week.
The first day of the winter sports season will be Nov. 19.
The Eisenhower Knights football cheerleaders are having a "Basket Raffle" fundraiser. There are 10 baskets to choose from. The tickets are $1 each and are being sold by varsity and junior high cheerleaders as well as at the home varsity games, at both entrance gates.
The Basket Themes are: 1- EHS Pride , 2- Date Night, 3 - Eisenhower Pride, 4 Steelers, 5 - Family Fun. 6 - Pamper Me, 7- Car Care, 8- The Great Outdoors, 9 - Kids Fun, and #0- Sweet Temptations.
Drawings for the baskets will be held at the November Cheer Exhibition. For questions or a complete description of each basket's contents, contact any cheerleader or Candy Hall, 489-3880, or Nancy Birt, 757-5006.
All Sugar Grove businesses and groups are invited to take part in the Annual Sugar Grove Christmas Walk. We had so much fun last year everyone wants to do it again.
The date set for the Christmas Walk is Friday, Dec. 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. It will be up to the establishment to decide the activity they would like to have, for example, Living Window, Snacks, Activities, etc. The AMVETS/Ladies Auxiliary has reserved a place in the Sugar Grove park for Santa Claus.
If you did not get a chance to bring all your suggestions and plans to the organizational meeting, contact Judy Fry so we have an event record of which businesses are hosting events and activities. There will be one more meeting to organize the event and it will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Sugar Grove Borough Building.