Enjoy family fishing ‘Funday'

 

Family Fishing Funday on Memorial Monday will be held at Codorus State Park on Monday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the classroom building at the end of Marina Road in the park.

Codorus Creek Trout Unlimited, Muddy Creek Trout Unlimited and Outcast Bass Club are partners with Codorus State Park staff in offering this free event promoting family sport fishing.

Demonstrations and equipment will be offered indoors and outdoors around the classroom.

Loaner fishing equipment and bait will be available and instruction provided.

Fishing sessions will be 10 to 11:30 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m.

Gyotaku Japanese fish printing on T shirts will be available for $5 fee per T shirt. Pontoon boat wildlife tours will be offered at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for a $5 fee. York Audubon Society will present a free program on ospreys and eagles of Codorus.

At 10 a.m., spotting scopes and binoculars will be available to view the nests from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Lincoln View School will present presentations on the “Trout in the Classroom” projects from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information, call 717-637-3454 or email wlooker@pa.gov.

 

 

 

Islam, shooting timely topics

 

The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County and HACC-Gettysburg will partner to present two opportunities for community discussion this month. Both events will be held at the HACC-Gettysburg campus, 731 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg.

Tuesday, May 22, at 5:30 p.m. in the Robert C. Hoffman Community Room, Rukhsana Rahman will present “What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam” as part of the ongoing Time to Talk discussion series. Rahman is co-president of the YWCA board of directors and has been a radiologist at Gettysburg Hospital for 25 years.

Thursday, May 24, at noon, a panel discussion titled “Making Sense of the Trayvon Martin Case” will be held. Participants will be encouraged to learn about and discuss the issues that have come to the forefront of American thinking since the Feb. 26 incident in Sanford, Fla., in which 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman. Panelist Len Supenski, a criminal justice professor at HACC-Gettysburg, will discuss Florida's “Stand Your Ground” law and how it compares with Pennsylvania's “Castle Doctrine” of self-defense.

For more information on either event, contact Ashley Andyshak Hayes at 717-334-9171, extension 113.

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibition artists announced

 

A record number of 110 artists submitted entries for consideration by juror Rene Trevino for the Adams County Arts Council's 9th Annual Juried Art exhibition, June 1-17, at Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College, as part of the Gettysburg Festival.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. There is no admission charge. The public is invited to attend the opening reception on Friday, June 8, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the awards ceremony at 6 p.m.

Juried artists for the exhibit are: Dory Adams, Jim Agard, Sean Arce, John Armstrong, Kim Asper, J. Wesley Bahorik, Joanne Bast, Sarah M. Becker, Sharon Benner, Paul Benyeda, Linda Benzon, Sharon Birch, Sandra Blair, Mark R. Brockman, Erin Brown, Ann K. Byrne, Barbara Jean Clements, Lesa Cook, Barbara Dombrowsky, Jan Faul, Jessica Flax, Sarah Anne Frotscher, Todd Fry, Jack Handshaw, Maaike Heitkonig, Hazel Houston, Charles T. Joyce, David L. Keperling, Amy Lindenberger, Nathan Lorenzo, Casey Martin, Linda Benton McCloskey, Michael A. McCullough, Gabriel Miller, Kerry Mott, Samantha Nakamoto, Alan Paulson, Jill C. Rakowicz, Ted Scarpino, Andrew T. Smith, Peter Smyth, Lori Snyder, Barrie Spessler, Roberta Staat, Angela Suehr, Geoffrey Thulin, Dora Townsend, Robyn Warren, Richard Paul Weiblinger, Barbara Wilke, Mark R. Workman and Charlotte Yealey.

For more information about Arts Council programs, classes, and membership, call 717-334-5006, email aa@adamsarts.org or visit www.adamsarts.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conservation board to meet

 

The Adams County Conservation District Board of Directors will hold their regular monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at the Adams County Agricultural and Natural Resources Center, 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg.

Painting exhibit at the winery

 

Artist Sharon Benner will exhibit for sale her oil and pastel landscape paintings at Hausers Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, from June 1 to July 16.

Her impressionistic paintings are scenes of rural Pa. wineries, farms, fields, forests and lakes. She will be painting, along with other artists from the Gettysburg Festival, “en plein air,” at the winery on Sunday, June 10, from noon to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, June 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.