TOWNSEND — If Mother Nature cooperates, Townsend VFW Post 6538 and its Ladies Auxiliary will host their annual ice skating party on Sunday, Jan. 25, at the VFW Pond in West Townsend.

Area residents are invited to join them for an afternoon of outdoor fun. Skating will being at 2 p.m. A fire will be lit at dusk and, once it has cooled down, toastable refreshments will be brought out for the skaters to roast over the embers.