Generoo presents new murder mystery
MIDDLEBURG -Are you ready for an evening of mayhem and murder? Test your "Whodunit" skills during this year's new, interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre presented by the Generoo Organization.
The original play titled "Murder Aboard The Affection Cruise Line" will be performed at 6 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday at the Middleburg Moose, 235 Grand St., Middleburg.
Limited seating is available at the door the night of the show.
Pond Club meeting to be in McClure
MCCLURE -The Mifflin County Pond Club's summer meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the home/pond of Deborah Werntz, 12 Rush Lane, McClure, just off the Back Maitland Road,
Werntz has received a Garden Club Award for the Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary, an Audubon at Home recognized Backyard Bird Habitat, National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat, and the Penn State Master Gardener Certified Pollinator Friendly Garden.
Her presentation will be "Ponding As Part of a Wildlife Yard," covering gardening for wildlife, birds and pollinators, and using a water source as an item to be put in place for wildlife.
Anyone interested is invited to attend. Bring a lawn chair and a pond plant to talk about and share.
For more information, call Jo Ann Smith at 667-2390 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
'Down on the Farm' theme for carnival
MCALISTERVILLE -The Fayette Community Carnival will begin Tuesday and run until Aug. 2.
This year's carnival and parade theme is "Down on the Farm."
The carnival at Lost Creek Community Park, also known as McAlisterville Park, includes rides, free entertainment nightly, food, games, Skyshooter Fireworks, a car show, Chinese auction at the Fayette Firehall, parade and more.
The schedule included:
July 29- Lewistown Community Band, Greenwood Community Band and the East Juniata Jazz Band;
July 30 - Top Shelf, a country, rock classics, slow tunes band based out of Williamsport; fireworks at 10 p.m.. (rain date is July 31);
July 31 - Faces 4 Radio, a local country/blue grass band;
Aug. 1 - Special Friends, a local oldies musical band;
Aug. 2 -Antique/Classic/Muscle Car Show; parade at 4 p.m.; chicken barbecue, and in the evening, Square Dancing with Down Yonder.
Throughout carnival week the Fayette Fire Co. will have many items on display in the firehall for their annual Chinese Auction drawing, which will b at 8 p.m. on Aug. 2.
For more information about the parade or to pre-register, call 363-1796 or 363-1748. For Car Show information, call 463-3561. For more informaiton, visit the website www.fayettecommunitycarnival.com/.
Juniata Co. Fair seeks contestants
PORT ROYAL -Contestants are being sought to compete in the annual The Juniata County Fair Queen scholarship contest, which will be held at 2 p.m. on Aug. 30 on the free stage at the fair.
Who is qualified to compete? Contestants must be 16 years of age and not older than 21 years of age by June 1, 2014, must be single, never married, be of good moral character, be able to meet commitments, obligations, must write a 300-word essay on "What my fair means to my community,"present a three- to five-minute speech on "Why you should come to my fair," complete the Fair Queen application, and complete an interview with the judges.
The winner will receive a $500 scholarship, will preside over events at the Juniata County Fair, and make public appearances to promote agriculture in Juniata County. The first runner up will receive a $250 scholarship.
Also, the winner may participate in the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen Contest held each January at Hershey Lodge. The costs of the competition is covered by the scholarship contest.
The Fair Queen Contest application form can be obtained from the Fair Book, online at the Juniata County Fair site or by contacting Fair Queen Coordinator Alice J. Arnold at 436-9474.
All applications are due on or before Aug. 20.
Two new classes added for art show
PORT ROYAL - The Juniata County Fair Art Show will include two new photography classes this year, "Black & White and Sepia," and "Altered Images."
Although the new classes are limited to participants age 13 and older, there is a Children's Division class that younger children are encouraged to enter.