Lifestyle briefs

Christian Women’s Club to hold meeting

LEWISBURG – The information for the Tuesday meeting of the Christian Women’s Club is as follows:

All women are invited to Brunch at the Country Cupboard Restaurant, at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Route 15. Music will be provided by Ryan and Amanda Brosious.

The program will feature “Share a Cup of Friendship” with Jo Muller of Home Instead Senior Care. The Guest Speaker will be Dee Billing of Allamuchy, New Jersey, presenting “Life Happens: A Cinderlla Story Interrupted by Life.”

There will be a cost for the event, which includes complimentary childcare by reservation.

Call Peggy at 570-743-2054 for a reservation or email

DAR Flag Day picnic to be held

The Lycoming Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their annual Flag Day picnic at noon, Tuesday, at Indian Park, Montoursville.

The program will be presented by Mindelle Bartholomew, chapter registrar.

The hostesses will be Mary Orr, Mary Heverly and Margaret Fox.

The next meeting will be held Sept. 9.

Genealogical Society to hold program

The Clinton County Genealogical Society will feature a program about the history of Native Americans in Central Pennsylvania at 7 p.m. on June 10, at the Church of the Latter Day Saints, next to the State Police Barracks, on Route 64 in Mill Hall.

The keynote speaker for this program will be Bruce Teeple, local writer, historian, speaker and columnist for the Centre Daily Times.

Civil War Roundtable to hold meeting

Dallas, Pa.?- The Wyoming Valley Civil War Roundtable meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the lower level of the Daddow-Isaacs American Legion, 730 Memorial Highway.

The speaker for the evening will be Donald Holdridge of South Gibson, who will portray Emory Upton of the 121st New York. He will speak on abolition, West Point and the Battle of Spottsylvania Courthouse.

Robin Thompson will give a presentation about Lee’s headquarters that was her home before the battle of Gettysburg.

The Roundtable is accepting new members. There will be a fee for non-members

For more information, call John at 570 675-8936.

Movie club to hold end-of-the-year party

The Canoton Kid’s Movie Club end-of-the-year party will be held at 2 p.m Friday, at the Canton Green Free Library.

The movie showing will be “The Last Mimzy.”

Each child will receive a prize ticket for each movie that they attended throughout the school year.

The number of entries will be based on the number of movie punches on their card.

The children attending will be able to put their ticket in a bucket designated for each prize and a drawing will take place to determine the winner of that prize.

All participants will receive a gift bag. No reservations are required.

For questions, contact Jodi Wesneski at 570-364-2600, Karen Robertson, in the evening, at 570-673-3194 or the library at 570-673-5744.

Lifestyle briefs

Turbotville Area Community Carnival

The Turbotville Area Community Carnival will take place in the Turbotville Community Park from Monday, June 2 to Saturday June 7. Garbrick Amusements has agreed to take part by providing rides and amusements for the week long carnival. Organizations from in and around Turbotville will provide food, games and entertainment. The entertainment for the week has already been booked including such musical acts as:

Today – Covert Action, 7 to 10 p.m.

Tuesday – The Frank Wicher Band, 7 to 10 p.m.

Wednesday – Top Shelf, 7 to 10 p.m.

Thursday – Lucky Afternoon, 7 to 10 p.m.

Friday – Aftermath, 8 to 11 p.m.

Saturday – G.C. & Company, 7 to 10 p.m.

Entertainment is scheduled to be held on the “freight dock” of the Turbotville Train Station, in the park by the Turbotville Borough Heritage Society.

Fireworks will take place on Wednesday at dusk, a Car Cruise-In, from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, at the Turbotville Elementary School will be held next to the carnival. Bingo will be held nightly in the basement of the Turbotville Community Hall, and at 4 p.m. Saturday, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold a Chicken barbecue dinner in the Turbotville Community Park pavilion.

A pet parade will be held at 7 p.m. Monday , and the Community Parade at 7 p.m. on Friday, and will feature Turbotville’s oldest resident, Lena Sechler, 98, as the officiating grand marshall.

Strobels Sewing Center to hold June events

The following events will be held at Strobels Sewing Center, 201 Basin St, in the month of June.

Dear Jane will meet to work on hand piecing and hand applique, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today and June 16.

Toes in the Sand Block of the Month meets to create two blocks each month using the Hex N More ruler, from 10 a.m. to noon June 14, and 1 to 3:30 p.m. on June 19.

Card Trick Block of the Month will meet to learn how to piece this block, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. June 18.

Mill Girls Block of the Month is working through Nancy and Oliver Ranck’s pattern for the textile workers quilt from 1 to 3:30 p.m. June 19.

Embroidery Club, 1 to 3:30 p.m. June 20.

Unfinished Project Night, 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 25.

Irish Chain Baby Quilt Class, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 27.

Call 570-322-7774 for more information.

Free Alzheimer’s CARE workshops to be held

Home Instead Senior Care will offer Alzheimer’s CARE workshops on June 5 and 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Home Instead office, 440 River Ave. The workshops will teach caregivers and other family members how to manage behaviors and engage individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.

The first workshop will highlight the causes and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, how it is diagnosed, related behaviors and how to use the journal called “Capture Life’s Journey.”

At the second workshop, participants will learn more about the challenging behaviors displayed by those with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, plus the techniques to handle those behaviors, as well as the benefits of staying active.

Both workshops offer the opportunity for family caregivers to meet others who are sharing similar experiences.

Registration is required by calling 570-601-4286.

Avis United Methodist Church to hold book sale

AVIS – Avis United Methodist Church, 215 Prospect Ave, will be selling soup, sandwiches, drink and have a bake sale and book table, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 7, as part of Avis community yard sales.

The Mission team of the church will sponsor a free yard sale at the church parsonage, 302 Grove St, as well as a free breakfast from 7am to 9am. Any donations received will go to the Avis Fire Company.

Children’s Museum to hold events

BLOOMSBURG – The following events and programs will take place at the Children’s Museum, 2 W. Seventh St., for the summer.

Train Day at the Museum, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 7. Celebrate Father’s day at the train extravaganza, with the o-gague model and make-and take activities, including a special Father’s Day card.

Lets move at the museum, 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays, June 21 through Aug 9. Professional fitness instructors will lead parents and kids, ages 4-17, for an active hour of family dancing, yoga, martial arts, yoga, Zumba and other energetic activities.

You are what you eat: a nutrition toolkit for busy parents, 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, from June 24 through Aug 12. Learn how to keep your family energized and healthy with whole, nutritious foods with this eight-session class, designed for busy parents to pick up the latest practical information on the basics of nutrition for kids and adults alike

Snack Attack: kids cooking workshop series, 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays June 25 through Aug 13. The fun kids cooking series will meet weekly to learn about healthy and delicious food choices with hands-on lessons on easy-to-assemble kid-friendly snacks.

My first camp: construction, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Aug 11 through Aug 14. Engineer bridges, towers, towns and wacky inventions while learning about shapes, strength and science.

$2 Tuesday: bubble fun at the museum, 2 to 4 p.m. Aug 19. Experiment with all-things-bubbles in the museum garden or indoors if weather requires.