The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Midd-West Region

June 14, 2013

Midd-West regional calendar of events for June 14-16

Midd-West region activities for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 14-16, include:


RELAY FOR LIFE, Beaver Springs: The theme for the ninth annual Midd-West Relay for Life event is "Planting Seeds of Hope To Grow a Cure for Tomorrow." Opening ceremonies begin at 4 p.m. at Beaver Fairgrounds. A Chinese auction will be held. Tickets for the Chinese auction sold from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Drawing at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Survivor ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. The Survivors’ Lap follows at 6. The Fight Back ceremony begins at 8 p.m. and the Luminaria ceremony at 9 p.m. Children’s activities include a Scavenger Hunt, for ages 5-15, at 7 p.m. Bounce houses, children’s games, and a puppet show at 6:15 p.m. More details available at

CARNIVAL, Freeburg: Freeburg Firemen’s Carnival held at the carnival grounds. Food available at 4 p.m. Rides open at 6 p.m. Entertainment at 7 p.m. by Chance. Ride wrist bands available.

BINGO, Penns Creek: Bingo, Penns Creek Volunteer Fire Company. Doors open at 5 p.m. with games at 6:30. Kitchen open.

BLOOD PRESSURE, FLAG & COOK DAY, Penns Creek: Penns Creek Adult Resource Center, opens at 9 a.m. Linda Klinger, registered nurse with Union/Snyder Agency on Aging will take blood pressures at 10 a.m. Free. Lunch at 11:30 and for $4 includes fish fillet, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, drink and dessert. After lunch play Rummikub, cards, table shuffleboard, work on a puzzle or chat with others. Wear red, white and blue for Flag Day. Questions, call (570) 837-6200.


RELAY FOR LIFE, Beaver Springs: The ninth annual Midd-West Relay for Life continues at the Beaver Fairgrounds. Features a variety of entertainment, a public breakfast buffet 6-10:30 a.m. in the Memorial Building. Zumba with B.J. Wolfley held 8:30-9:45 a.m. A benefit basket auction begins at noon. A Chinese auction drawing will be held at 2 p.m. (tickets sold 8 a.m.-2 p.m.) Winners do not need to be present. The Kid Relay Olympics will begin at 10 a.m. on the West Snyder Baseball Field. More details at

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