As we wind up the fourth month of this year, just a few items of note for the rest of this month.

Judy writes

As we wind up the fourth month of this year, just a few items of note for the rest of this month. The Indoor Flea Market and/or Garage Sale is this Saturday and Sunday at the Springwater American Legion. A few prime spots exist and can be reserved for $20 by calling 669-2300 (except Monday). Dick Gammell has agreed to bring his solar-powered vehicle down to the post and he is always willing to talk about it and its great potential. Vendors should arrive on Saturday by 7 a.m. to set up and the doors open for business at 9 a.m. It is very possible one or more of the candidates for the Special Election on May 24, may stop by to meet some of our citizens.

Baked goods and flea market items will be sold by members of the Springwater–Historical Society. If you care to participate please contact Pat Willsea at 669-2545, or Donna Walker at 737-7345. New members are always welcome. Membership dues proceeds go toward the upkeep and renovations on the SWCHS building on South Main Street.

On Saturday, April 30, the Springwater Rod and Gun Club will host its annual Bullhead Dinner. A $5 donation is requested at the door. Food will be served at 5 p.m. Another date to put on your calendar is May 21, the Springwater Rod and Gun Club will host their annual Ham and Leek Dinner.

Hunter Safety classes start Friday, April 29, 6–9 p.m., and continue on Saturday, April 30, 9–3:30 p.m. All registrants must attend both classes to be certified. I have been told all available spots are filled this session, but watch this column for more information on upcoming classes.

The Springwater Gala Committee is still looking for some volunteers to help with the Gala on Saturday and Sunday, June 11–12. Contact Larry Gnau at 669-2094, if you can help fill in the gaps.

Spring Recess ends tomorrow and the children will once again be boarding buses. Please use caution when traveling on the bus routes.

Have a great week!


Katherine writes

April 28th will be the traditional Spaghetti Dinner and Music Jam at Websters Crossing United Methodist Church 4:30–7 p.m.

The Spring Fling Roast Beef Dinner is May 21, 4:30–7 p.m. To top off the roast beef, the church dinner is noted for its many vegetable entrees and good home made desserts. Ticket prices vary according to age.

This Sunday is the Springwater hiker’s opportunity to hike the beautiful wild flower gardens at Amanda’s on Harpers Ferry Road, 2–4 p.m. New hikers are always welcome. Go to the Parks and Recreation site for details or call Ellen Folts, 585-669-2275. Ellen is also the contact person for the Springwater Gala Photo Contest.

Carol Koss, one of the hikers, expressed gratitude for all who have joined the hikes. The Springwater Parks and Trails Committee and Hiking Group members wish thank the following town landowners for granting permission to access their properties for specifically scheduled hikes: Norb and Wilma Buckley, Ron Mastin, Mark and Linda Hopkins, Thomas McTighe Jr., Gary Meyers, Gary Lyons, Chuck Winship, Springwater Center, Katherine Humphrey, Garry Wohlschlegel, Mr. and Mrs. G. Carney, and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Miller. Koss said their generosity has greatly contributed to the tremendous success of the first six months of the newly launched hiking program. She apologizes for any inadvertent omissions of recognition.

Plan to browse The Mother’s Day Plant and Baked Goods Sale at the Springwater–Webster Crossing Historical Museum. You may find just what you need for Mother’s Day gifts: perennials that grow and bloom every year.