Its Garage Sale Season!
Please remember during your spring cleaning that signage of any kind is prohibited by law from being posted on the telephone poles throughout town. The green steel poles have a painted finish that is damaged by any adhesive that you use to hang the signs. Please respect our investment and advertise your sale without hanging anything on the poles. Thank you !!
The First Baptist Church of Factoryville is sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, June 4th from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the church up the hill on Church Street.
Christy Mathewson Days
August 9th – 10th, 2013
This is our community’s weekend full of festivities in celebration of Christy Mathewson, born and raised in Factoryville, Pennsylvania, and one of the 5 original inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
Schedule of Events
Friday, August 9, 2013, Keystone College, Gambal Gymnasium, La Plume, PA
Noon - Christy Mathewson Collection opens for the day.
7:30 pm – “Matty: An Evening with Christy Mathewson” a one-man play starring Eddie Frierson, Theatre at Brooks. Tickets can be purchased for $3 for adults, $2 for children under 12. Please call 945-8169 for tickets.
9:00 p.m. - Ice Cream Social, Gambal Gymnasium lobby. All events open to the public.
Saturday, August 10, 2013, Keystone College, La Plume PA
7:00 a.m. – Christy Mathewson Collection opens for the day – Gambal Gym Lobby
7:30 a.m. - 2013 Christy Mathewson Flyer-Race Registration for “The Big 6 K Run/Walk”-College Green
8:00 a.m. - “The Big 6 K Run/Walk”- start/finish – College Green
9:00 a.m. - Awards presentation to race winners.
9-10 a.m. – Breakfast served for Run/Walk participants, courtesy of Keystone
College, College Green, La Plume PA.
4:30 p.m. Parade set-up, College Avenue main parking lot at Keystone College
5:00 p.m. Christy Mathewson Day Parade starts
CHRISTY MATHEWSON PARK, FACTORYVILLE
6:00 p.m. Parade ends at Lackawanna Trail Elementary Center
6:00 p.m. Celebration at Christy Mathewson Park, events include presentation of parade awards, music, games for adults and kids, food, refreshments, raffles, bountiful baskets, and fun for all ages.