Movement Outreach will hold its annual BLOCK PARTY AND COMMUNITY YARD SALE on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 6:00AM to 6:00PM on Chestnut Street. The first two blocks of Chestnut Street from South High Street will be closed for this event. For more information contact Pastor Ben Jones at (717) 706-5058 or (717) 377-6950. There will be food, entertainment, activities for youngsters. Be sure to visit the new “Kidsville” on the lower level of Movement Outreach at 2 Chestnut Street.
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The Borough of Newville will conduct a Fall Brush Collection on October 1-2, 2018. Brush will be collected in the North Ward on Monday, October 1, 2018 and in the South Ward on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Tree limbs up to 9” in diameter will be accepted. Please place your brush with the cut end facing the street. The brush collection will be conducted weather permitting.
The annual Newville Halloween Parade sponsored by the Newville Community Action Committee will be held on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 7:00PM. The parade will form on Broad Street beginning at 6:00PM. Cash prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories. There is no pre-registration. Registration begins at 6:00PM on Broad Street. Food stands will be available at the event. The Newville Fountain Festival Committee will operate a food stand at the Fountain beginning at 5:30PM. The Big Spring Bull Dog Foundation will operate a food stand at 100 West Big Spring Avenue.
Trick-or-Treat Night in Newville Borough will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. The Newville Auxiliary Police will assist in crossing children at the intersections.
A Fall Festival Sponsored by the Green Spring First Church of God and several Newville area churches will be held at the Newville Community Park on October 31, 2018 beginning at 5:30PM to 8:30PM. There will be food, games, music and a trunk or treat event.
The Friendship Hose Company No. 1, Inc. will celebrate the completed restoration of the company’s 1916 American LaFrance Rotary Pumper on Sunday, October 7, 2018 with a parade beginning at 2:00PM. The parade will form on Walnut Street and will follow Walnut Street to West Big Spring Avenue, West Big Spring Avenue to West Street, West Main Street to South High Street, and South High Street to East Big Spring Avenue. Antique apparatus and fire engines from participating fire companies and EMS units will be displayed on West Big Spring Avenue from South High Street to the Fountain. The Friendship Hose Company will conduct a ceremony to commemorate the completed restoration of the antique pumper. Cumberland County fire company historian Randy Watts will be the featured speaker. The program will begin at 2:30PM. Refreshments will follow the program. Residents of Newville Borough are invited to attend the parade and the ceremony.
Exercise Classes Offered
Zumba Gold – every Monday and Thursday at 9:00 a.m. at the First United Presbyterian Church. The cost is $2.00 a class for those 60+/$5.0 a class for those 50 – 59. No need to sign up; just walk in.
Stretching – We stretch, using a video at the Big Spring Senior Center. It is free for those who are members/$5.00 for non-members or those 50 – 59. Call for information on days/times (usually on Fridays).
T’ai Chi for Arthritis –This new program meets on Tuesday mornings at 9 a.m. at the First United Presbyterian Church. The cost is a $5 donation per week and is also being supplemented by a grant from the Office of Aging and Community Services.
Yoga –This session is held on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at Big Spring Presbyterian Church, 25 South Corporation Street, Newville. The cost is $65/member and $55/non-member for a 10-week session which can be pro-rated if you start mid-session.
Walk w/Ease Group Walking Program—We meet at the Newville Trailhead at Rails to Trails, do some pre-walking stretches, walk for approximately 30-45 minutes and end with post-walking stretches. Come join us at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Walking will be at your own pace.
Wednesday, October 3rd at 9:30 a.m. – “Deb Cleveland’s Trip to Cuba” - Who would imagine going to Cuba? Many of us believe the country is poor and overpowered by government. Well, recently our own Deb Cleveland ventured to the country just 90 miles off the Florida coastline to experience some of the culture and sites and is ready to share her experience with you.
Wednesday, October 24th at 9:30 a.m. – “MindMatters” – Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure: The Gratest Survival Story of All Time. It’s 1914. Determined to become the first people to walk across the South Pole, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his men embark on their daring Antarctic expedition by sea. When their ship, the Endurance, is trapped and destroyed by ice, the British explorer and his group struggle to survive in the harsh, frigid environment, defying the odds as they cheat death largely through sheer perseverance. Lou Thieblemont is a professional speaker, amateur historian and former Mayor of Camp Hill, Pa. who will be our presenter.
Upcoming Trips (October) 8th Lunch @ Fairground Diner
11th Fall Foliage Trip on Lake Raystown w/Lunch
16th Roots Market
20th Camp Eder Fall Festival
26th Perry County Bridges Phase 2 Tour & Lunch
(November) 30th Sight & Sound “Jesus” & the Star Barn Village Christmas Drive through Light Show
(December) 11th Rainbow Comedy Playhouse & Dinner Theatre “Christmas in Paradise”
See our website at http://www.bigspringseniorcenter.weebly.com for an updated listing of our trips and special events
- MOVEMENT OUTREACH COMMUNITY YARD SALE OCTOBER 6, 2018
- NEWVILLE BOROUGH FALL BRUSH COLLECTION
- NEWVILLE HALLOWEEN EVENTS
- FRIENDSHIP HOSE COMPANY PARADE, OCTOBER 7, 2018 at 2:00PM
- OCTOBER EVENTS at THE BIG SPRING SENIOR CENTER
- SEPTEMBER EVENTS at THE BIG SPRING SENIOR CENTER
- COMMUNITY DINNER AT ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH
- SPAGHETTI DINNER TO BENEFIT THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY