2019-04-10 / Communities


The Colchester Community United Methodist Church Holy Week schedule. Come and join us.

April 14 - Palm Sunday Service - 9 a.m.

April 18 – Maundy Thursday Service - 7 p.m.

April 19 - Good Friday Service - 7 p.m.

April 21 - Easter Sunrise - 6:30 a.m. Covered Bridge Park

April 21 - Easter Service - 9 a.m.

The Colchester Senior Club has a trip coming up on June 18 to Villa Roma for an American Bandstand Tribute and lunch. If interested call 607-363-2208 and for more information. Sign up must be done by April 18. If you would like to join the club, dues are $10 a year and the club meets the third Thursday of the month at the American Legion at 11:30.

Colchester Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the Girl Scouts, Saturday, April 20, at the Downsville Central School.

Applications for the Downsville Fire Department Fireman’s Queen and Princess contest are available at the Downsville Central School office. Queen contestants must be 16-18 years of age and Princess must be 12 to 15. Applications must be submitted by the close of business on Thursday, April 25. The pageant is April 28 at 7 p.m. in the fire hall.

The Downsville Robotics (STEM) Club will host its annual duck derby on Saturday, April 27, 2 p.m. Purchase ducks from a club member - $5 for one duck or $10 for 3 ducks. First Place is $100, second is $50 and third is $25. There will also be a soup and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Downsville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary spring craft show will be Sunday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you are a vendor for more information see the Facebook page or contact Tammy Ryan: 363-2041. The Downsville Fire Department will also host a chicken barbecue that day - $6, halves or $8, dinners.

Join me - wish our friends and neighbors Happy Birthday this week: April 11 - Linda Northrup and Alexia Morris; April 14 - Kimberly Bifaro, Kathy Lacey and Cortney DePuy; April 15 - Lucas Emerich; April 18 - Nancy Gardner; April 20 - Dale Lacey.

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