Upcoming events and activities

Staff Writer

Tuesday, May 31
•Farmer Market vouchers will start to be distributed at the Bennetts Valley Senior Center on Tuesday, May 31. They will be distributed on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m. Please bring a drivers license. Please be aware consumer files are being updated at this time and your cooperation is appreciated.

Wednesday, June 1
•The Fox Township Board of Supervisors will hold their monthly meeting June 1 at 6 p.m. in the municipal building.
•St. Marys Area Middle School will hold their eighth grade matriculation ceremony June 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Students are to report to the high school cafeteria at 6:15 p.m.
•St. Marys Catholic Middle School will hold their eighth grade matriculation ceremony June 1 at 7 p.m. in the Elk County Catholic High School auditorium.

Thursday, June 2
•St. Marys Area High School will hold their annual commencement ceremony on June 2 in the auditorium.
•June 2 marks the last day of 2015-16 school year in the St. Marys Area School District.

Friday, June 3
•St. Boniface Parish in Kersey is hosting a block party community event on Friday, June 3 from 4-11 p.m. A polka Mass is taking place at 4 p.m.; various bands begin performing at 5 p.m. with Comin' in Hot playing from 7-10 p.m.; from 5-10 p.m. picnic foods and drinks are available including a beer booth; kids games are taking place from 5-8 p.m.; a bake sale in the gathering space of the church is starting at 5 p.m. The sale is sponsored by the Rosary Altar Society. Prize drawings are taking place every hour including awarding of an Italian basket at 6 p.m., $100 cash at 7 p.m., a family night basket at 8 p.m. and a wine basket donated by the Winery at Wilcox at 9 p.m. A special drawing is also being held at 11 p.m. for a trip to Ireland or $5,000 cash. A basket raffle is also taking place. Visitors may also purchase a key to the treasure chest with several large prizes including a recliner, television, a fire ring and a family trip to Seven Springs resort.
•Headwaters Charitable Trust is hosting their second annual Hooked On Headwaters Fly Fishing Challenge on Friday, June 3 at UPB. Registration includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and happy hour along with casting demonstrations by Joe Humphreys, a silent auction and door prizes. The cost is $250 for individuals or $1,000 for teams of four. To register or become a sponsor contact Heather Conrad at 814-594-2339.
•Donachy Gymnastics and Titan Wrestling are holding a grand opening from 5-7 p.m. June 3 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at their new gym located on the Million Dollar Highway.

Saturday, June 4
•A.B.A.T.E. of PA including the God's Country Chapter, Endless Mountains Chapter and Elk County Chapter will host a benefit run for Community Nurses Hospice on Saturday, June 4. Registration is from 10 a.m. to noon at the Emporium Moose Club. Bikes, cars, jeeps and all street legal vehicles are invited to participate. Donation is $15 per driver and $5 per passenger. After a beautiful ride through parts of Cameron, McKean and Elk Counties, the run ends at the Eagles Club in St. Marys with prizes, door prizes and food.