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    GFWC Mechanicsburg is currently working on the GFWC Pennsylvania President's Project "Step it Up...Volunteer".  The project encourages the GFWC Pennsylvania women to walk and to keep track of their steps while walking during the 2018-2020 club year.  Awards will be given to the individual and club with the most steps.   

    Contact Joellen Zitch at 717-829-1772 for more information.

  

Upcoming Events:

 

Seven club members went to Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation on November 14th and packed 2,670 toys for 1,335 children in 11 hospitals in 8 states.   We took 13 Herbie the Hedgehog stuffed animals to donate.

  

In our continuing support of the children, we will be collecting hats, mittens, and scarfs at the December meeting in December to donate to the YMCA.

 

 

Support the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library 

  

Tea and Stitches 

Tuesday Mornings, 10:00 am 
Tuesday mornings don't have to be dreary! Join us every Tuesday from 10:00 - 12:00 am to enjoy a nice cup of tea and work on your stitching project - crochet, knitting, cross-stitch, embroidery - all are welcome! Meet other stitching enthusiasts and learn from one another. 
 The fourth Tuesday of each month is extended until 5:00 PM with lunch at the library.

 

 

 

 

 

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 Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce Upcoming Chamber Events....    

Please RSVP if you plan to attend to 717-796-0811 or info@mechanicsburgchamber.org . 

 

Tuesday, November 20 - After-Hours Mixer at Union Flats, 415 Center Pointe Dr., Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. 5:00 - 7:00 PM. FREE to attend. Flu Shots will be offered by Wegman's Pharmacy. Details to follow! All are welcome. 
 

Friday, November 23 - Annual Community Tree LightingHeld at  2 East Main Street in front of PNC Bank in Downtown Mechanicsburg. Program begins at 5:15  PM with lighting at 5:30 PM. Post-Ceremony festivities will be held across the street at Myers-Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory. Enjoy holiday music, hot cocoa, shopping and more!

 

 
 

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Dates for local events that might be of interest to our members. 

 

Date/Time              Event                  Place                       Contact info

 1st Wednesday      7 pm           Stitch and Bitch                Mystery Book Store          Mech     Christy

 Every Tuesday    10 am          Tea and Stitches                Simpson Library                Mech     Louann 

  

 

 

  

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MECHANICSBURG MUSEUM HAPPENINGS 

 

 

Visit the Frankenberger Tavern Museum and “The Story of our Town” at the Freight Station Museum.

 

November 17 - January 12, 2019: A Musical Christmas

This new exhibit Christmas trees themed after many of your favorite Christmas songs along with a Lionel train layout and Rudolph Village & Train. There will also be a scavenger hunt for the kids.

Admission is free to exhibits.

 

Candlelight Walking Tour - Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Tours run every1/2 hour from 4:00 -7:30 PM. Annual walking tour of historic Mechanicsburg buildings decorated for the holidays.   Call the museum to make your reservations.  $15 person 10 years and up, $5 ages 3-9 years.

 

Museum Association is located at 2 W. Strawberry Avenue, Mechanicsburg For further information, please call the Museum at 717-697-6088. Hours: Wed. - Sat. Noon - 3p.m. www.mechanicsburgmuseum.org

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 Updated 11.15.18