Community Thanksgiving dinner

Pleasantville Presbyterian Church will be hosting a traditional holiday meal on Thanksgiving day, at the chapel, from noon to 3 p.m.

Take-outs and delivery will be available.

Reservations are appreciated, but not required. To make reservations, call 589-5427.

This meal is free of charge – a “thank you” from your friends at Pleasantville Presbyterian Church. 

“…always giving thanks to God the Father for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” – Eph. 5:20

Treasures for Children

The Salvation Army Treasures for Children sign-ups will be today, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Pleasantville United Methodist Church.  Treasures for Children is for kids, ages newborn to 13-years-old, in the Pleasantville area.

Please bring with you to sign-up an access card, valid drivers license, and a copy of all bills. Any questions before the event, call Judy, at (814) 673-6682.

Pancake supper

Titusville Historical Society will sponsor a pancake supper today, at McDonald’s, from 4 to 7 p.m.  Tickets for the event can be purchased from members of the society, by calling 827-6383, or at the door. The proceeds from this fundraiser will be used in part to continue to provide educational programs for the public. 

Recently, the Society has had sweatshirts, T-shirts, notecards, and mugs produced using the image of the Tarbell House with the newly constructed cupola. These items are presently available for sale by calling 827-0928 or 827-9171.

However, this Friday, they will be on sale at the office of Colonial Tours, 216 W. Central Ave., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Patrons are invited to shop during those hours for these items, which would make great Christmas gifts for family and friends. For more information about any of these events, call 827-0928.

Ladies Night Out

Please join us at Cross Creek Resort on Dec. 6. 

Cocktails and hors d’ouvres will be served at 6 p.m., with dinner at 7.  The menu will consist of chicken cordon bleu, roasted red skin potatoes, green bean almondine, rolls, and dessert.

There is a cost for the dinner.  Please bring an unwrapped gift for a child.  Wrapping paper is always appreciated.

To help expedite the evening, we are asking that your group make advanced payment. A table for pre-paid parties will be reserved. Final reservations must be made by Nov. 23. There will be lots of baskets and goodies to bid on.

For more information, please contact Kathleen Morrison, at 758-9563, Suzanne Good, at 673-5214, Brenda Stearns, at 827-1665, or Donna Roessner, at 720-5692.  Proceeds benefit Associated Charities.

Ho-Ho-Ho Night 2016

The committee for the Ho-Ho-Ho event is currently finalizing plans for the 15th annual event, to be held on Dec. 2.

The committee has included a musical performance by “Necessary Experience,” an appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus, an activity book, and possible reappearance of Jules the Clown.  Crayons and candy canes will be distributed to all children, and hot chocolate and cookies for everyone.

Through generous donations from local businesses, civic organizations, and private individuals, the committee is able to offer these activities to Pleasantville residents and their families without costs. We will also have a 50/50 drawing, a side raffle, and door prizes that will be given out by ticket drawing for the adults. A donation per picture with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus is suggested.  If you have any questions, or would like additional information, please feel free to contact Deborah Edwards, at 589-5101.

Gloryway Quartet

The Gloryway Quartet will be performing in concert at the Diamond Evangelical UM Church, 1204 Meadville Road, Titusville, on Dec. 10, at 4 p.m.  A covered dish meal will follow the concert.

Thanksgiving

Eve service

Pleasantville Ministerial Thanksgiving Eve service will be at the Pleasantville Community Church, W. State St., Pleasantville, on Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. All are welcome.  Pastor Fred Frye will be the speaker.

Donations of food items will be collected for the Titusville Area Food Bank. An offering will be received for the ministry of Love INC, of Titusville.

A Walk in the Woods

On Sat., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wesley Woods will hold their first annual craft and vendor show.  Admission is free.

A food and fun package will be available for a fee.  There will be hot dogs, s’mores, and hayrides.

Love INC

Love INC’s Boutique and Gift Shoppe, on 220 W. Central Ave., Titusville, will hold its grand opening on Friday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.  They will also be opened on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Seasonal auction

The last scheduled auction will be held on Dec. 13., at the PVFD. This is a great opportunity for you to finish up your Christmas shopping. The auxiliary kitchen will open at 4:30 p.m.

Book Club

The Pleasantville Book Club will meet on Dec. 1, at 6 p.m., at Coal Oil Johnny’s in Pleasantville.  The selection will be “The Lost Continent,” by Bill Bryson.

Holidays

Nov. 15: Clean Your Refrigerator Day, America Recycles Day, and National Philanthropy Day

Nov. 16: Button Day, Have a Party With Your Bear Day, and National Fast Food Day

Nov. 17: Electronic Greeting Card Day, Great American Smokeout, Homemade Bread Day, Take a Hike Day, and World Peace Day

Nov. 18: Occult Day

Nov. 19: Have a Bad Day Day and National Adoption Day

Nov. 20: Absurdity Day, Beautiful Day, and Universal Children’s Day

Nov. 21: False Confession Day and World Hello Day

Cherry

Pistachio Coconut

Christmas Fudge

Ingredients: 1 1/2  12-ounce bags of semi-sweet chocolate chips, 1  14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk, 3/4 cup shelled pistachios, roughly chopped, 3/4 cup dried cherries, roughly chopped, 1/2 cup sweetened coconut flakes, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. 

Directions: Line a 9-inch square baking dish with aluminum foil. In a medium saucepan, combine chocolate chips and condensed milk over low heat.

Stir until chocolate is melted and smooth. Once smooth, take off heat and stir in vanilla extract and salt. Fold in pistachios, cherries and coconut flakes, then pour into baking dish and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. 

Extract foil from baking dish, cut fudge into pieces and enjoy! Recipe adapted from 12 Tomatoes.

Quote of the week

“Let us neither express, nor cherish, any harsh feeling towards any citizen who, by his vote, has differed with us. Let us at all times remember that all American citizens are brothers of a common country, and should dwell together in the bonds of fraternal feeling.”  –  Abraham Lincoln 

These are wise words to keep in mind, especially after an election…

Contact information

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