Community Corner

Zumba burlesque party to be held

A burlesque party featuring two hours of Zumba fitness will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at Callie Hall Fitness, 912 Almond St. There is a fee for entry. There will be contests, prizes and refreshments will be available.

Packwood House Halloween event

LEWISBURG – The Packwood House Museum will hold a Halloween event beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at its location, 15 N. Water St.

A spooky story time held by Bloomsburg University student Brittiny Seedor will begin at 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m.

Hot apple cider and refreshments will be available. Children and parents in costume will receive candy.

For more information, call 570-524-0323 or go to

‘Trunk or Treat’ event to be held

AVIS – Avis United Methodist Church will sponsor a ‘Trunk or Treat’ event from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the parking lot at its location, 215 Prospect Ave.

Several car trunks will be decorated and will have treats for all children.

For more information, call 570-753-3817.

‘Deeds and Seeds’ auction and donation

WELLSBORO – The His Thousand Hills Deeds and Seeds auction and donation dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at His Thousand Hills Christian Camp and Retreat Center, 458 Phippen Road. The auction will begin at 7 p.m.

A donation for dinner is required upon arrival.

For more information or to RSVP, contact His Thousand Hills at 570-724-2366 or visit

Annual fall craft show

McELHATTAN – The annual fall craft show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Company.

For more information, call Stacy at 570-220-2414 or Darcy at 570-295-2021.

Slifer House Museum to hold events

LEWISBURG – The Slifer House Museum, 80 Magnolia Dr., will host the following events for the month of November:

2 p.m. Saturday – Civil War exhibition and lecture. Local historian and reenactor David Howell will present, highlighting the seventh Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry and soldier Samuel Blain of Milton. Reservations are required and seating is limited.

8 p.m. Nov. 9 – “An Evening With Lincoln” presented by historian and reenactor James Getty. Seating is limited.

6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Nov. 16 – Civil War Ball. Slifer House Museum and Susquehanna River Valley Heritage Alliance will host the event in the ballroom of Lewisburg Hotel, 136 Market St. There will be a fee for tickets.

Tickets for each event are available by calling 570-524-2245.

Soup and yard sale

LEWISBURG – St. John’s United Church of Christ will hold a soup and yard sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the church, 1050 Buffalo Road.

Greyhound Adoption events to be held

Monica’s Heart Greyhound Adoption will host greyhound adoption events at the following dates and locations:

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday – Tractor Supply Co., 1399 Columbia Blvd., Bloomsburg.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 9 – PETCO, 80 Plaza Drive, Bloomsburg.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 9 – PETCO, 320 S. Lycoming Mall Road, Muncy.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 16 – PetSmart, 270 Marketplace Blvd., Selinsgrove.

12 to 3 p.m. Nov. 17 – PetSmart, 270 Marketplace Blvd., Selinsgrove.

For more information, call Linda at 570-644-2358 or email lrb

Basket and cash bingo

Plunketts Creek Township Volunteer Fire Department will hold a basket and cash bingo with doors opening at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at its location, 327 Dunwoody Road.

An early bird game will start at 12:45 p.m. Special games and raffles are extra.

Whistle Stop electric train display

The Whistle Stop electric train running display we be at Passenger Train Day from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Christ Episcopal Church, Fourth and Mulberry St.

Admission is free. Call 570-326-4280 for more information.

Round, square and line dance to be held

TURBOTVILLE – A round, square and line dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 16 at the Turbotville Community Hall.

The country band Cross-N-Over will perform. Larry Snook will be the caller.

Funds from the evening will be used to help restore the building.

For more information, contact Snook at 570-412-8087.

United Way basket bingo

The Lycoming County United Way will hold basket bingo at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Old Lycoming Township Fire Hall, 1600 Dewey Avenue. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

An early bird game will begin at 12:45 p.m. and there will be 20 regular games. The event will feature one super bingo game, a Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, door prizes and refreshments.

Tickets can be bought in advance or at the door.

To contact the United Way office, call 570-323-9448 or 570-433-4757.

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FallFest to be held

The American Rescue Workers will hold FallFest from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at The Historic Park Home, 800 W. Fourth St.

The event will feature antiques and jewelry, daughters and dolls tea, dime toss, a flea market, face painting, pumpkin decorating, food and drinks, a chili cookoff and more.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Hunger and Homeless Prevention programs offered by the American Rescue Workers Saving Grace Shelter.

Benefit soup and bake sale

A soup and bake sale will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at The Williamsport Home, 1900 Ravine Road. Proceeds from the event will benefit infant Treymarr Clark.

Clark was born September 23 weighing 2 pounds, 2 ounces. Funds raised will help cover his family’s expenses.

Free lunch for retirees

A free lunch for retirees will be held at noon Friday at Montoursville Presbyterian Church, 900 Elm St.

All retirees are welcome. Free will donations will be accepted.

Haunted hayrides

LITTLE MARSH – The Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Company will hold haunted hayrides at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Little Marsh Fire Hall, Blair Creek Road.

Tickets will be sold between 6 and 10 p.m. Refreshments will be available.

Yard sale fundraiser for LAPS

A yard sale to benefit Lycoming Animal Protection Society (LAPS) will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at First Ward Fire Co., 573 Hastings St., South Williamsport.

There will be a wide variety of items available.

Handicap parking, drop off and pick up will be available at the door. All others should use AAA parking lot across the street or Fire Co. parking lot around back.

Craft fair to be held

JERSEY SHORE – The Jersey Shore Technology Student Association will host a benefit craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Jersey Shore Area High School, 701 Cemetery St.

There will be more than 50 vendors, food, 50/50 raffles and giveaways. All proceeds from the event will support the Jersey Shore Area High School chapter of the Technology Student Association.

For vendor information on entering the craft fair, contact ken or call 570-398-1810.

Soup and bake sale to be held

MUNCY – The Relay For Life team “Bosom Buddies” will hold a soup and bake sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sam’s Club, 611 Lycoming Mall Circle. Proceeds from the event will benefit the American Cancer Society.

The event also will feature free Halloween prizes for children.

Free coat giveaway to be held

MUNCY – Muncy Baptist Church will hold a free coat giveaway from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at its location on the corner of Penn and Market St.

Buffalo Valley Rail Trail 4-mile run and walk

LEWISBURG – The Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority will hold its third annual Flat ‘N Fast 4-mile run and walk beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday on the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail. Parking and registration will be held at the Mifflinburg Community Park.

The event will be a four-mile out-and-back course starting and finishing in the park.

The run and walk will be scored and timed by PA Runners. Awards will be given to overall male and female top finishers as well as the top three male and female athletes in the following categories: 14 and under, 15 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 to 69, 70 to 79 and 80 and over.

There will be a registration fee. Participants can register at or the day of the event. Longsleeved shirts will be available to race-day registrants while supplies last.

For more information, visit, email or call the BVRA office at 570-524-4774.

All-you-can-eat haddock fish dinner to be held

DANVILLE – An all-you-can-eat haddock fish dinner will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Montour-DeLong Fairgrounds, 2628 Broadway Road. Take-out is available.

There will be a fee. Children five and under eat for free. Any active military who come in uniform will receive their dinner for free.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Fair Association.

Lycoming Creek Lions Club to hold barbecue

HEPBURNVILLE – Lycoming Creek Lions Club will hold a chicken barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Lions Hall, 52 Bair Drive and in the Citizen’s and Northern Bank parking lot, 1510 Dewey Ave.

A meal and dessert will be provided for a fee. Meals are take out only. Proceeds from the event will benefit local charities.

Pork and sauerkraut dinner

NISBET – The Nisbet United Methodist Church will hold a pork and sauerkraut dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Nisbet Fire Hall, 166 W. Village Drive.

There will be a fee.

Take-out is not available.

Hayride and fall festival

LINDEN – Pine Run United Methodist Church will host a hayride and fall festival at 6 p.m. Saturday, 1719 Pine Run Road.

The free event will feature a hayride and hamburger barbecue. For kids under 12, there will be games, treats and decorate-your-own treat bags.

St. John’s United Church of Christ ‘Trunk-or-Treat’

LEWISBURG – St. John’s United Church of Christ will hold its annual “Trunk-or-Treat” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the church’s east parking lot, 1050 Buffalo Road.

Lacrosse clinic to be held

Lycoming County Youth Lacrosse Association and Lycoming College Lacrosse will host an introductory lacrosse clinic from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Total Sports Center, 2925 W. Fourth St.

The clinic is open to boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 14. There will be a facility fee per player to be paid at the door.

Sign-ups for a winter skill session will be held at the same time.

For more information, visit Lycoming Lumberjax page on Facebook, call 570-753-8908 or email

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Notre Dame Club to host Tom O’Malley

The Greater Williamsport Notre Dame Club will hold its monthly membership meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at the Young Men’s Democratic Club, 230 East St.

Tom O’Malley, former Major League Baseball player, will speak at the meeting.

Members and perspective members are invited to meetings.

For more information, call 570-323-5522.

Meeting for retired state employees

TROUT RUN – AFSCME Council 13, subchapter 8603 will hold a retired Pennsylvania state employees meeting will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Steam Valley Restaurant.

For more information, call 570-724-7116.

Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild meeting

PENNSDALE – The Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Pennsdale United Methodist Church, 658 Village Road.

The program for the evening will be a show and tell by all members of the guild presenting their fall and Halloween projects.

The teaching guild is open to new members and welcomes guests.

For more information, visit www.susqvalleyq or call 570-547-1940.

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Church group to host speaker

The Pine Street United Methodist Church Friday Nighters will host Linel Stabler at 6 p.m. Fridsy at Pine Street United Methodist Church, 441 Pine St.

Stabler will speak on the work the members of A.C.E.S are doing in the Dominican Republic.

Those attending should bring a dish to share for and a donation.

To register for the event, call 570-323-4604.

Slifer House Museum to hold events

LEWISBURG – The Slifer House Museum, 80 Magnolia Dr., will host the following events for the month of October:

7 to 9 p.m. Friday – Spirit Reachers paranormal investigation. Paranormal experts will lead a group of 25 guests through the Tuscan-style mansion in search of ghosts. There will be a fee. Tickets must be booked in advance by calling Victoria at 570- 975-5951.

7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 25 – Halloween celebration. Kids will make holiday decorations and crafts, play games, eat holiday treats and listen to music and a story. A small donation is asked to defray cost of supplies and to reserve a seat.

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Library to hold events

McEWENSVILLE – The Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library will hold the following events:

11 a.m. Oct. 16 – Preschool story time on “People in our Neighborhood.”

6 p.m. Oct. 17 – Teen Zone program.

6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 – Quilters meeting.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 – Holiday bazaar.

Noon Oct. 19 – eBranch2go workshop.

1 p.m. Oct. 19 – eBranch2go workshop.

7 p.m. Oct. 21 – Friends of Montgomery House Library meeting.

11 a.m. Oct. 23 – Preschool story time on “Heart Power.”

6 p.m. Oct. 23 – Teen Zone program.

6 p.m. Oct. 24 – Teen Zone movie “White Fang.”

6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 – Quilters meeting.

Muncy Garden Club to hold meeting

The Muncy Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the St. James Parrish Hall 215 S. Main St. Muncy. Members will enjoy an evening tea with special guest Deb Parsons of Parsons Hot Glass Studio. We will conduct a brief meeting with devotions given by Elaine Leaver. Bring a treat to share and a tea cup. Anyone interested in joining the Muncy Garden Club is encouraged to attend.

Jersey Shore Public Library to hold book sale

JERSEY SHORE – The Jersey Shore Public Library will hold a used book sale from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 17, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 18 and 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19, at 110 Oliver St.

There will be a lunch special including soup, sandwich and a drink for a fee.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Furnace Fund.

For more information, call the library at (570) 398-9891.

Boy Scouts of America to hold meeting

JERSEY SHORE – The Boy Scouts of America Susquehanna Council – Bald Eagle District will hold its monthly round table meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad St.

The meeting is for all registered leaders. Important information for the leaders to use in their units will be provided. Attendees are asked to bring Order of Arrow Scouts for a meeting.

For more information, contact the council office at (570) 326-5121.

Williamsport Detachment Marine Corps League to hold meeting

The monthly Williamsport Detachment Marine Corps League meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Detachment Headquarters, 507 Cemetery St.

The meeting is open to active duty and honorably discharged Marines and Navy Corpsmen.

Call (570) 323-9900 with any questions.

Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild to hold meeting

WELLSBORO – The October meeting of the Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Gmeiner Arts and Cultural Center, 134 Main St.

After a business meeting and a show and tell of guild members’ recent quilt projects, the guild will have a trunk show titled “Thirty Years of Quilting,” featuring Penny Streeter from Troy.

Streeter is a quilt teacher and operates Penny’s Patches Studio in Troy.

Besides winning many awards for her quilts, she currently has one of her designs in “Sew Scrappy” quilt magazine. Streeter offers classes at her studio and does long arm quilting with “Molly,” her APQS Milli.

Guild members have been busy this fall with the annual fall quilt retreat at Linck Hill, trips to several quilt shows out of the area featuring guild members’ work and workshops to improve quilting skills.

Members also meet every Wednesday to work on quilt projects and charity projects like the placemat project for Meals on Wheels.

All meetings are open to the public. Quilters of all abilities are invited to join the guild at any time.

For more information, visit the guild website or call Sylvia at (607) 523-6691.

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Ballroom foxtrot dance classes to be held

Tony’s Beginner’s Ballroom foxtrot dance classes will be held for the next several weeks at the following times and locations:

3 to 4 p.m. Sundays – River House BrewPub, Lewisburg.

7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays – Divine Providence Hospital Auditorium.

7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays – Divine Providence Hospital Auditorium.

7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays – Clinton County Community Center, Lock Haven.

VFW service officer visitation schedule

JERSEY SHORE – An accredited service officer will be available to assist with veteran’s issues from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday at Billy O’Brandt post 5859, 201 N. Lincoln Ave.

Assistance is available for any issue, including VA compensation, pension, GI bill, VA Home Loans, Tricare, VA healthcare, death benefits, requests for military records and-or medals and discharge requests.

Appointments are not required. All veterans or family members should bring in a DD214 if available.

Fire Department to hold Halloween hayride

The Plunketts Creek Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Halloween hayride beginning at dusk on Oct. 11, Oct. 12, Oct. 18 and Oct. 19, at Consolidated Sportsmen of Lycoming Co. Ground, six miles north of Montoursville on route 87.

There will be parking shuttles, music and food. There will be a fee.

Train display to be shown

The Whistle Stop electric train display will be shown at 10 a.m. Saturday at Indian Park, weather permitting.

The display will feature a pink steam engine with pastel color freight cars.

St. John’s Lutheran Church to hold barbecue and craft show

WATSONTOWN – St. John’s Lutheran Church will hold a chicken barbecue and craft show beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at 6590 Musser Lane. The barbecue will be served at 11 a.m.

Carryout is available. Entertainment will be provided by the McNett Country Band beginning at noon.

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DuBoistown Garden Club to host ‘Harvest Holiday’

The DuBoistown Garden Club will host “Harvest Holiday” by Keith Phelps, gardener and florist, at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Lawrence RC Church Hall, 800 W. Central Ave.

Hostesses for the evening will be Hilda Lupold and Virginia Schuman, co-chairwomen.

Committee members are Gladys Dapp, Nicole Hockman, Joan Eastlake, Deborah Robbins, Cora Lynn Jordan, Tammy Rook, Patricia Monica, Edna Schooley, Delores Montgomery and Joyce Wenner.

Identity theft presentation

A speaker from the Attorney General’s Office will speak about identity theft at 10 a.m. today at Roads to Freedom, 24 E. Third St.

The presentation will address the increasing problems with names, social security numbers and credit card numbers being stolen and will offer those in attendance tips to protect themselves.

The event is open to anyone with disabilities and their family and friends.

For more information call Susan at 455-9800 ext. 23 or Jennifer at 800-777-9906 ext. 19.

Clio Club to meet

The Clio Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Pine Street Methodist Church, 441 Pine St.

Erika Funke, a senior producer and classical music host at station WVIA FM, will speak about the importance of art and culture in society.

Any non-member who would like to attend is asked to call Barbara Weaver at 398-2785.

Ross Library events

LOCK HAVEN – The Annie Halenbake Ross Library, 232 W. Main St., will hold the following events this fall:

– 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Thursday and Oct. 24 – Card-making class. There will be a fee for supplies.

– 7 p.m. Nov. 4 – Talk on founding of Lock Haven, speaker Lou Bernard.

– 7 p.m. Nov. 5 – Bullying discussion led by Melissa Farenish of Amerihealth Northeast.

Ross library also is accepting applications for teen paranormal club.

Email ross13@rosslibr to apply.

For more information or to register for events, call 748-3321 or email

Wyoming Valley Civil War Roundtable to meet

DALLAS, Pa. – The Wyoming Valley Civil War Roundtable will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the lower level of the Daddow-Isaacs American Legion, 730 Memorial Highway.

Roundtable member Ed Dubil will present Mark Nesbitt’s program on “The Ghosts of Gettysburg.”

All are welcome to attend. The Roundtable is accepting new members and asking for a donation from nonmembers.

Call John at 675-8936 with any questions.

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Mountoursville Garden Club to meet

The Montoursville Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. today at Montoursville Presbyterian Church, 900 Elm St.

The program for the event will be “The Aren’t Just Pumpkins.” The event will feature refreshments and a raffle.

The public is invited to attend.

Liberty 10-mile yard sale to be held

LIBERTY – A 10-mile yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday stretching from the Buttonwood exit off Route 15 to Sebring and 414 E. and W.

The event will feature more than 65 yard sales and food. Maps will be available.