Memorial Day Service
The community of Sugar Grove and surrounding area are invited to the Annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 30, in the Sugar Grove Town Park at 11 a.m. State Sen. Mary Jo White will be the guest speaker. The service will include members from Sugar Grove American Legion Post 758 and AMVETS Post 50.
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Friday, May 27, the Sugar Grove Fire Hall will hold a Chicken BBQ during the annual Cruise-In Car Show.
At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Eisenhower faculty as well as individuals and organizations from the community presented the senior recognitions, academic awards, scholarships, university and college scholarships, and honors to members of the 2011 graduating class.
Everyone is invited to attend the Baccalaureate Service on Sunday, June 5, in the EMHS Auditorium. Graduation ceremonies will be held on Friday, June 10.
The Sugar Grove Free Library is asking for donations of gently used books for its annual book sale. The book sale is Saturday July 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in conjunction with the Annual Sugar Grove Sale Days. The proceeds from the sale benefit the local library.
No Readers Digest condensed, encyclopedias, or school texts books, as they are not sellable at this type of event. To make a donation of books, call 489-7872 or stop in at the library during our open hours.
Hours at the library are presently Monday and Wednesday 1 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Barnyard Classic will take place at Eisenhower on Saturday, May 28,. The cost is $64 per team. The application deadline has been extended this week. Log on to www.barnyardclassic.com for a complete registration form and more information.
Every effort will be made to hold the tournament on Saturday only. Registration time begins Saturday at 7:45 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. and all teams must be registered 30 minutes prior to their first game time. Games begin will begin at 9 a.m.
This year there will also be a boys and girls "Free Throw" and "3-Point" competition with prize awarded. There is a fee of $1 per player for each contest.
Throughout the day there will be a concession stand available with a variety of food and drink items for sale. All proceeds benefit the Lady Knights Basketball Team.
for Ron Porter Family
There will be a benefit dinner for the Ron Porter family on June 5 at the Sugar Grove Fire Hall. The Porter family lost their house to a fire. This is a baked chicken dinner held from 1 to4 p.m. or until supplies run out. There will also be a Chinese Auction held to help raise money for this worthy cause.
& Cruise In
Friday, May 27, the Sugar Grove Fire Hall will hold a Chicken BBQ during the Annual Cruise-In Car Show. The community is invited to stop down to the School Street and the surrounding area to view the classic cars and enjoy good food. BBQ Chicken dinners will be served from 4 p.m. until gone. The cost is $8 per dinner or $6 for a half-chicken dinner or kids meal. The fire department will also hold their Penny Raffle Drawing during the event.
Sugar Grove Sale Day
Preparations are underway for another fun Sugar Grove Sale Days event. Sale Days will be held on Saturday, July 30. If you would like to secure a spot for your sale at the Sugar Grove Fire Department, you can reserve that now by calling Amanda at 730-3490 or Bryan at 730-3491. Vendor areas are still open for one spot at a cost of $25 or two spots at a cost of $45.
A community lunch is provided at the local area churches.
The first Friday of each month lunch is provided at the Mission Covenant Church. The second Thursday lunch is provided at the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. The third Wednesday lunch is provided at the Hessel Valley Lutheran Church. The Chandlers Valley United Methodist Church will be hosting a community lunch on the fourth Monday of the month.
All lunches begin at 11:30 a.m. and everyone is welcome to attend.
The Sugar Grove Free Library will be sponsoring an evening spring story hour on Mondays at 7 p.m. It started on May 23, but there is still time to join.The theme is to bring an awareness of the people that make up our unique community. Every Monday night will feature a different resident that will read a book that corresponds with their profession, hobbies, or special interests.
There is no age limit with this program, but pre-registration is appreciated.
To register, call the library at 489-7872.
Many area volunteers, businesses, and organizations have donated to refill our local Sugar Grove Food Pantry. The food pantry is daily in operation to help out those in need in the Sugar Grove Community. If you are in need of food items, contact the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church at 489-3105 for information on how you can make an appointment with a volunteer who can assist you in receiving needed food items.
The EMHS Baccalaureate Service will be in the Eisenhower Auditorium at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, and the 2011 Commencement Ceremony will be held June 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Summer Day Camp
Sugar Grove Summer Day Camp begins on Monday, June 13. This camp has been a service to the community for more than 20 years. The mission of the Summer Day Camp program is to provide a Christ-centered environment. Both educational and physical fitness activities are provided for children entering kindergarten through seventh grade this fall. The Day Camp offers different options to campers including full-time, part-time, or drop-in day care services or weekly camp enrollment.
The Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church has been granted a license by the state of Pennsylvania for day care services. The Summer Day Camp facilities, program, and staff meet all state regulations for a licensed day care. The Day Camp Program has a ratio of at least one adult to every ten children. The facility is open Monday through Friday, 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m., from June 13 through Aug. 19 with the exception of July 4 when they will be closed.
The cost is $20 per day per child, $10 per half day per child( which is four hours) If you have two or more children enrolled, the fee is $18 per day, per child for a whole day and $9 per half day, per child. There is a $10 registration fee per child. Children and their families are asked to participate in some fund raisers to help keep the cost of Day Camp down. Assistance to defray the daily fees of the Summer Day Camp Program is available through the Subsidized Child Day Care Program of Pennsylvania and is now available from New York.
This year's weekly themes are: June 13-17t: Rock Out Music Week; June 20-24: Live Strong Sports Week; June 27-July 1: Outta' This World Space Week; July 5-8: "Go Green" Week; July 11-15: Things That Make You Go Wow! Science Week; July 18-22: Go Wild Animal Week; July 25-29: Film Fest Movie Week; Aug. 1-5: In'tents' Camping Week; Aug. 8-12: Storm Chasers Weather Week; Aug. 15-19: Wet'n'Wild Water Week.
If you would like more information on the program, contact the day camp office at 489-3105.
The Mission Covenant Church of Sugar Grove will hold a Garage Sale for Missions on Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. The event will be held in the pavilion. The proceeds will go help fund local summer youth projects. For more information on the projects and the program, call the Mission Covenant Church.