Our Lady of the Rosary Church’s annual Strawberry Festival will be Sunday, June 10 from 8 a.m.to 3 p.m. on the church grounds on Cayuga St.

In And Around Hannibal: June 2, 2012

Our Lady of the Rosary Church’s annual Strawberry Festival will be Sunday, June 10 from 8 a.m.to 3 p.m.

Rita Hooper

A word to the wise – I was recently asked to mention that with the warmer weather, many folks are out walking the roads for their enjoyment and that it would be nice if the drivers slowed down and went around them.

A little courtesy goes a long way and it really wouldn’t make the driver late for wherever it is their going.

While on this subject – many more children are out riding their bikes, it would be a good idea to slow down for them too. Parents, please check that your children is riding with a bike helmet and knows the rules of the road.

And drivers, don’t forget to buckle up – someone out there loves you!

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The Shirts ‘n Skirts Square Dance Club is hosting a fund-raiser on today, June 2 from 2 to 10 p.m. at the Kenney Middle School on Cayuga Street in Hannibal to benefit The ALS Association. The event is in honor of Elaine Eno, a graduate of Hannibal Central School and a long-time dancer who was diagnosed with the disease early in 2010 and passed away in March of 2011.

Modern Western Square Dancing and Cued Round Dancing will be offered by several area callers and cuers who will be donating their time. Dancers from Central New York area clubs are expected to attend and dance in the main gym at the School.

Dancing in the cafeteria will be as follows: 2-3 p.m. line dancing; 3-4 p.m. introduction to square dancing; 4-5 p.m. advanced square dancing; 6-7 p.m. main stream square dancing; 7-8 p.m. introduction to square dancing and 8-9 p.m. advanced square dancing.

The Shirts & Skirts club is providing several baskets, afghans, and a lottery tree for a raffle and serving light refreshments.

Also tonight, the Martville Methodist Church is hosting a spaghetti dinner for dancers and the public, beginning at 5 p.m.  For more information, call 591-0093.

There will be a chicken barbecue benefit tomorrow, June 3 at the Hannibal American Legion. The barbecue will be from noon until gone. There will also be raffles and a bake sale.

The proceeds will be given to Hannah Crego and her family to defray costs involved with their trip to the Cockayne Syndrome Conference in California.Hannah is from Martville, a student at Fairley School and has Cockayne Syndrome.

Senior Nutrition will meet this week at the Senior Center for lunch at noon.  Come early for coffee, conversation and games.  Call Rosemary at the Center to make your reservation.

Hope you’ve made your reservations for the Hannibal Historical Society’s Annual Banquet to be held this Monday, June 4 at the Hannibal United Methodist Church, located at the corner of West Street and State Route 3, Hannibal. Gordon and Judy Prosser will be honored. Reservations can be made by calling Louise Kellogg at 564-6690 or via e-mail at rkellogg@twcny.rr.com

The Jammers will meet this week at the American Legion on Rochester St. from 7 to 10 p.m.

The Thursday soup/chili lunches at the Hannibal United Methodist Church are still being served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Takeouts are available.

I received a note from Beth Hilton on behalf of the Hannibal Nursery School. The school will be celebrating its 40th anniversary soon and would appreciate hearing from any of the early founders or perhaps someone in their first graduating class to confirm the date and for further information.

If you can help, please contact Beth Hilton at hilton2bd@gmail.com.

The Senior Band is inviting alumni and friends to join them for their June 5 concert. Music is available on the website,http://ww1.hannibalcsd.org/teacherwebs/sterrino/  and anyone wishing to sit in on a rehearsal can arrange to do so by contacting Shirley Terrinoni at 564-7910, ext. 4132.

Our Lady of the Rosary Church’s annual Strawberry Festival will be Sunday, June 10 from 8 a.m.to 3 p.m. on the church grounds on Cayuga St. Breakfast begins at 8 a.m.

There will be assorted entertainment, including a talent show, and a raffle as well. Call Diane Miano at 564-5833 or the church at 564-5201 for more information.

Plans are underway for the Hannibal Central School Alumni Banquet Saturday, June 16 at The Oasis Restaurant, just off Rte. 48 south of Fulton. C

lasses of ‘42, ‘52, ‘62, ‘72, ‘82, ‘92, and 2002 will be recognized. The Class of 1962 (50th celebration) has chosen to honor all veterans of their class for the distinction of Honored Alumni.

July 20-22 is the Hannibal SOS Music Fest sponsored by God’s Vision Christian Church. Contact Eric Sverika for more information www.cabin3ministries.org

Remember to get the news of your club or group to me by Monday at the latest for the following week. My phone number is 706-3564 and my e-mail is twohoops2@juno.com.

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