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Lioness Club to host ‘Fall Harvest of Scarecrows’

MUNCY – The Newberry Lioness Club is hosting a Fall Harvest of Scarecrows Saturday and Sunday at Fort Muncy Garden Center, 1375 Lycoming Mall Drive, to raise funds to give back to the local community.

Scarecrows on display have been donated by area businesses and organizations and reflect different brands, purposes and personalities. Raffle tickets will be sold on a chance to take home a scarecrow, some of which include gift surprises.

The event is open during the center’s regular business hours Saturday and Sunday.

Alzheimer’s Association to hold walk

The Alzheimer’s Association will Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saturday at Indian Park, Montoursville. Registration will begin at 9 a.m., opening ceremony will be at 10 a.m. and the walk begins at 10:20 a.m.

For more information, contact Alyssa Marsico at 412-261-5040 ext. 3104, 724-272-0508, email amarsico@alz.org or visit alz.org/pa.

LeRoy Heritage Museum to extend fall hours

CANTON – The LeRoy Heritage Museum, 257 Mill St., will open for an extended season from 1-4 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 1 through Nov. 5. The exhibits include history from all of southwestern Bradford County, especially the areas of LeRoy, Canton, Granville and the abandoned coal and lumber towns on Barclay Mountain. The museum also features a large collection of Laquin history spread throughout the facility.

Visitors can see exhibits including Canton actors, actresses and circus professionals; Minnequa Springs Hotel; a model of a Laquin house; the Civilian Conservation Corps; the Game Refuge at Sunfish Pond; and topical exhibits with items from local stores, one-room schools, churches, fraternal organizations, homes and more.

For more information, call 570-364-5003 or visit www.leroyheritage.org.

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West House to hold apple dumpling sale

West House Personal Care Home, 500 W. Third St., is selling Wentzler’s apple dumplings. Sugar-free dumplings also are available. Order by Oct. 5 for pick-up after 12:30 p.m. Oct. 14.

To order dumplings, send a check payable to West House, 500 W. Third St., Williamsport PA 17701.

For more information, call 570-321-9378

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Herr Memorial Library to hold October events

MIFFLINBURG – The Herr Memorial Library, 500 Market St., will hold the following events and activities in the month of October:

Adult programs

Special Stitches knitting group – 11 a.m. Wednesdays. Open to all skill levels.

Thursday’s Threads cross-stitch class – 10 a.m. Thursdays. An adult class for cross-stitchers.

Game On for teens – 5-7 p.m. Thursdays. Play board games and video games provided by the library. Teens are invited to bring in games they want to share. Food and refreshments are provided.

Movie night for teens – 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 and 18. Watch “Pride, Prejudice and Zombies” and “Warm Bodies.” Snacks are included.

Anime Club for teens – 4 p.m. Oct. 10. Share your love for Japanese anime and manga with other fans. Watch anime on the big screen, draw and share a favorite series.

Borrowing eBooks and eAudiobooks – 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Jeff Seebold, technology training services coordinator, demonstrates how to borrow and download eBooks and eAudiobooks from the library catalog. Registration is required.

Last minute Halloween for teens – 1-2:30 p.m. Oct. 22. Make last minute, awesome, cheap Halloween costumes.

Zombie bootcamp for teens – 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 25. Learn survival skills, participate in target practice and how to prepare an emergency kit. Take on zombie themed crafts and games. Registration is required.

Jack-O-Lantern contest with Mayor Cooney – 7 p.m. Oct. 26. Bring a carved pumpkin to the jack-o-lantern contest. Judging begins at 7:30 p.m. and prize ribbons will be given for scariest, most creative, traditional, happiest and best jack-o-lantern from a home-grown pumpkin. There are three age groups: 9 and under, 10 through 17 and 18 and over.

The Attack of the Lee family – 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29. In the summer of 1782, a group of Senecas attacked and killed members of the Lee family in Winfield. Local historian, Kathy Swope, will examine what led up to this event and the subsequent actions taken across the Susquehanna frontier. Registration is required.

Children programs

Baby Discover – 10 a.m. Wednesdays. For children birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Enjoy stories read aloud, an introduction to sign language, free play time and sensory exploration. Registration is required.

Toddlers Discover – 10 a.m. Thursdays. For children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers. This class includes weekly themes, stories read aloud, arts and crafts projects, free play time, sensory exploration, educational games, sing-a-longs, music and movement activities and a Discover More At Home weekly newsletter. Registration is required.

Preschool Discover – 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. For children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers. A free class that includes weekly themes, stories read aloud, circle time, arts and crafts projects, sensory exploration, educational games and activities and a Discover More At Home weekly newsletter. Registration is required.

The Fun Fall Farm children’s program – 1:30-2:30 p.m. Oct. 1. For children ages 3 and up. Learn about the various types of farm animals and their care through stories read aloud, crafts, educational games, puzzles, activities and more. Take part in a special reading challenge where children can read or be read to 10 books about “all things farm.” All completed challenge forms can be entered for a chance to win a prize. Registration is required.

Girls and Dolls Book Club – 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 15. For children ages 5 and up. Celebrate reading with excerpts from stories and participating in make and take crafts, activities and games. Each club features a different character or theme and celebrates holidays and events throughout the year. The meeting will feature Saige from American Girl. She likes horses and art. Registration is required.

For more information or to register for a program, call 570-966-0831 or visit the library.

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Hughesville library

to hold October events

HUGHESVILLE – The Hughesville Public Library, 146 S. Fifth St., will hold the following events during the month of October:

“Wee Tales” – 10:30-11:15 a.m. Oct. 3, 17, 24 and 31. This is a four-week program for children 12 months to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers. Each week attendees will enjoy music and movement, hear a short story, have a group book-sharing experience and an open play period with the library’s developmentally appropriate toys and Miss Victoria’s special goodbye song. Registration required.

Kids color – 3:15-4:15 p.m. Oct. 6, 20 and 27 in the community room. For children 8-12 years old.

Preschool Story Time – 10:30-11:15 a.m. Oct. 7, 21, 28. For children 3-6 years old and their caregivers. Hear stories, sing, and complete an art activity with Miss Victoria.

All together Saturday storytime – 11-11:30 a.m. Oct. 8. hear stories and sing songs with Miss Victoria.

Busy Bee Art Club – 10:30-11:30 Oct. 10. For children 18 months to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers. Art-making activities will be station-based and help children develop language, socio/emotional and fine motor skills. Registration required.

For more information or to register, call the library at 570-584-3762.

James V. Brown Library

to hold October events

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will hold the following events and activities in the month of October:

How immigration made the United States program by historian, John Maietta – 6 p.m. Oct 3.

Movie matinee – 2 p.m. Oct. 4, 11 and 18.

Game time for kids – 4-6 p.m. Oct. 4, 11 and 18.

America through the lens of John Troisi program – 6 p.m. Oct. 5.

Adult special needs storytime – 1 p.m. Oct. 6

Chess Club – 6 p.m. Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27.

Book review luncheon: Clyde Peeling – noon Oct. 7.

Adult Crafting Club: Terrariums – 6 p.m. Oct. 10 and 11.

Self-publishing workshop with Jerry Frear – 6 p.m. Oct. 12.

Adult Coloring Club – 1:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14.

Genealogy program – 6 p.m. Oct. 17.

Cookbook Club – noon Oct. 18.

Teen Art Club – 6:45 p.m. Oct. 19.

Teen Creative Writing Club – 5:30 p.m. Oct. 24.

Chilling tales with Alan Irvine – 6 p.m. Oct. 25.

Author, Constance Williams book release party – 6 p.m. Oct. 26.

Family music storytime – 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27.

For more information or to register for a progam, call 570-326-0536 or visit the library.

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West End Library to hold October events

LAURELTON – The West End Library, 45 Ballpark Road, will hold the following events and activities in the month of October:

Adult programs

Borrowing eBooks and eAudiobooks – 5 p.m. Oct. 3. Jeff Seebold, technology training services coordinator, demonstrates how to borrow and download eBooks and eAudiobooks from the library catalog. Registration is required.

West End Readers – 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3. The group discusses the book “The Last Policeman” by Ben H. Winters. The meeting is open to the public. Registration is required.

Social game of cards – noon Oct. 14 and 28. Bring a lunch and play card games with other card-loving adults. Among the requested games is Pinochle. Registration is required.

West End Crafters – 1 p.m. Oct. 21. Color, craft, knit, crochet, quilt, sew or learn a new craft. The meeting is open to the public and all skill levels.

Antique military guns – 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 24. Michael MacEvoy, gun collector, presents a history program featuring discussion and displays of antique guns from World War I and World War II. Registration is required.

Alfred Hitchcock movie night – 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31. Adults are invited to enjoy a classic movie thriller from the “Master of Suspense” on Halloween night. Refreshments will be available. Registrations is required.

Children programs

Discover – 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. For children up to 5 years old with a parent. This program has a weekly theme with read aloud stories, age-appropriate activities and crafts, musical instruments and songs. Adults will be offered a take-home paper with theme-related crafts, rhymes, snacks and suggested “getting ready for kindergarten” activities. Registration is required.

West End Homeschoolers – 1 p.m. Oct. 7. Anyone currently homeschooling or interested in gaining more information on getting started are invited to join this group to share ideas and materials.

Fire safety – 10:30 a.m. Oct. 11. Members of the West End Fire Co. are visiting to present a fire safety program for children and homeschool families during our regular “Discover” program time. This program will be held in the Hartley Township Recreation Center and will cover equipment used to fight fires, preventing fires and staying safe in case of a fire. Registration is required.

Story time with Story Lady – 6-7 p.m. Oct. 27. For children ages 18 months to 5 years old with their parents. Attend an evening story time then there is time for children to play with the various activities available at the library. Registration is required.

Halloween dress-up and movie – 1-3 p.m. Oct. 29. Come celebrate Halloween at the West End Library, dress up as a favorite character, watch a movie and enjoy snacks. Registration is required.

For more information or to register for a program, call 570-922-4773.

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Avis Fire Co. to hold sandwich sale

The Avis Fire Auxiliary ladies will hold a Jiffy Market sandwich sale with delivery on Oct. 5 after 6 p..m. for Oct. 6, with orders due by Sept. 28 with payment. The sandwich choices include ham and Swiss, turkey and cheese and roast beef.

For more information or to buy sandwiches, call 570-777-4073.

The Auxiliary also will hold a fall flea market, craft and vendor show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 29 at the fire hall. Food will be available, along with a bake sale and Chinese auction. 50 inside tables are available with space outside as well. Anyone interested in table space can call 57.0-660-5034.

Golf tournament to be held

MIDDLEBURG – Whole Life Society offering Integral Yoga will host a golf tournament Sept. 29 at Shade Mountain Golf Course with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Registration will begin at noon. The event will include four-man scramble format, door prizes including a framed Bradley Shoemaker print, 50/50 drawing, mulligans, longest drive prize, closest to the pin prize and dinner following the tournament for all players.

The maximum amount of players is four per team. Sponsor a hole or donate a door prize by emailing inte gralyogacenterpa@gmail.com.

For more information or to register a team, call Brad Brubaker at 570-837-2155, the Whole Life Society at 570-966-2484 or visit www.wholelifesociety.com.

Plant-Based Living meeting to be held

The Plant-Based Living (Vegan) group will hold a meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at PMF Industries lunchroom, rear 2601 Reach Road.

The meeting will include a potluck dinner and documentary viewing. Attendees should bring their favorite vegan dish/snack to share. Reservations are required by Sept. 26.

For more information, call Linda Manely at 570-323-7909 or email lmanley1418@comcast.net.

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Jersey Shore YMCA to hold ride/walk

JERSEY SHORE – The 13th annual ride/walk with the family event Jersey Shore Branch YMCA will host their Sept. 25 on the Pine Creek Rail Trail. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. at the Jersey Shore Branch YMCA, 826 Allegheny St and the event will end at 5:30 p.m.

The event will feature four different courses, including a mini (2 miles), short (9 miles), average (13 miles) and advanced course (29 miles). All the courses end at the Jersey Shore YMCA parking lot, where a cook-out will be held and names will be drawn to win prizes.

For more information or to register, call 570-398-2150 or email amberk@rvrymca.org.

Blooming Grove Historial Society and Cemetery to hold fall meeting

HEPBURN TOWNSHIP – The Blooming Grove Historial Society and Cemetery will hold a fall meeting at 2 p.m. Sept. 25 at 397 Dunkard Church Road.

The meeting will include information about the Kurtz family and their history, personalities, stories, farms and other memorabilia including a semi-permanent display, mid-19th century needlework demonstrating a domestic Dunkard and future plans for the Historical Society. The meeting is open to the public.

Bird adoption event to be held

Wings Over Williamsport will host a bird adoption event during Beckoning Cat Project’s grand opening of their consignment fundraising store, Store Next Door, from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 25 at 1417 E. Third St. Meet adoptable birds that are in need of homes.

Grilled cheeseburgers, hot dogs, chips, soda, candy bars and a wine basket raffle will be available.

Store Next Door offers a variety of handmade home decor, garden art, photography, art, jewelry and other items created by local artists. There will be door prizes and face painting.

Proceeds benefit the Beckoning Cat Project’s spay and neuter clinic.

For more information, call Amber or Megan at 570-505-1473 or message either organization on Facebook.

Warrior Run library to hold Papered Chef bingo

TURBOTVILLE – Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library will hold a Pampered Chef bingo at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at Turbotville Community Hall.

The event will include 20 games with early bird and special games. Kitchen, product demo and cash and carry sales will be available.

For more information or to buy tickets, visit the Warrior Run Area Public Library at 20 Church St., McEwensville.

Library to hold program about reading out loud

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will hold Reading Out Loud by Henry Hopper event at 6 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Lowry Room, third floor of the Welch Children’s wing. Listen to significant literature from all times and places: the serious, the humorous, the surprising and the unusual.

Hopper is a speech and oral interpretation enthusiast and does public readings. Registration is suggested.

For more information or to register, call 570-326-0536, visit calendar.jvbrown.edu or visit the library.

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Konkle Library to hold sale at fall festival

The W. B. Konkle Memorial Library will hold a Bags and Baubles for Books purse, bag and jewelry sale Friday and Saturday at the Montoursville Fall Festival, Indian Park. Proceeds benefit the library.

Hospital Auxiliary to hold Autumn Fest and car show

The Susquehanna Health City Hospital Auxiliary Autumn Fest and car show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Divine Providence Hospital grounds, 1100 Grampian Blvd. Special exhibits and food will be available.

The car show will take place in the hospital’s main parking lot. Vehicle registration will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All makes and models are welcome. There is a cost to register with a discount for early registration before the day of the event. Awards will be offered in many categories and will be announced at 3 p.m.

The Autumn Fest will feature craft vendors, a pumpkin patch with hay rides, games of chance and Bingo. The event will also include a raffle.

An inaugural Autum Fest 5K will be held Sept. 24 at 9 a.m. with breakfast at 7 a.m.

For more information or to register for the Autum Fest and car show, visit DivineAutumnFest.com.

To register for the Autum Fest 5K, visit SusquehannaHealth.org/Events.

Genealogical Society to hold presentation

The Lycoming County Genealogical Society will hold an “Introduction to Italian Records” presentation from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Thomas T. Taber Museum, 858 W. Fourth St.

Lynn Nelson, professional genealogist, writer and lecturer based in south central Pennsylvania, will present information that focuses on finding and using Italian family tree records without going to Italy.

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Animal Care Sanctuary to hold wine trip

Animal Care Sanctuary will host a wine trip at 7 a.m. Nov. 5 to Sorrenti’s Cherry Valley Vineyard, Blue Ridge Estate Vineyard and Mountain View Wine Tasting. Attendees also can visit and shop at The Crossings Premium Outlets in Tannersville.

The pick-up times and locations include: 7 a.m. at Benedict’s Bus Service terminal, 2166 Charleston Road, Wellsboro; 7:10 a.m. at CVS, 197 N. Main St., Mansfield; 7:30 a.m. at Kwik-Fill, 4320 Bloss Mountain Road, Blossburg; 7:40 a.m. at Exxon, 8489 Route 414, Liberty; and 8 a.m. at Burger King, 50 Maynard St., Williamsport. Reservations are due by Friday. There is a cost for the trip

For more information or to register, call the ACS at 570-724-3687 or email ddrabick@animalcaresanctuary.org.

To pay online, visit www.animalsanctuary.org.

Crosscutters to hold community yard sale

The Williamsport Crosscutters and the Williamsport Sun-Gazette will host the annual fall community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field.

Crafts, antiques, collectibles, new items, household goods, flea market items and food will be available. There is a cost for vendor spaces.

Vendor forms can be downloaded at crosscutters.com or call 570-326-3389.

Child safety seat check to be held

A child safety seat check will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at Loyalsock Township Fire Department, Northway Road. The event will include child seat inspections by certified technicians and information on new child passenger laws.

For more information, contact State Police at 570-368-5700.

Boy Scouts to hold obstacle race fundraiser

MILLMONT – The Boy Scouts will hold the “Sash Dash” obstacle race fundraiser at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Camp Karoondinha, 225 Thomas Dam Road.

There will be eight obstacles that are slightly Scout themed but no Scouting knowledge or experience is required. Racers age 14 and up are invited. Food and entertainment will be available during and following the race and spectators are invited. All racers will receive a complimentary race shirt. The event is open to the public. There is a cost to participate.

For more information, contact Zach Stotter at 570-786-1481 ext. 101 or email zstotter@scouting.org.

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Susquehanna Civil War

Roundtable to hold program

SUNBURY – The Susquehanna Civil War Roundtable will feature the program “PVI Bands in the Civil War” at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Degenstein Library, 40 S. Fifth St. The program will be presented by local historian, Barry Stocker, a long time member of the historic Repasz band who will talk on the history and importance of music in the Civil War. A brief business meeting will proceed the program. The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, contact Greg Kline at 717-571-6877.

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RiverWalk Center to offer ‘Walk with Ease’ program

A Walk with Ease program will be held at 10:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, beginning today, at STEP’s RiverWalk Center, 423 E. Central Ave, South Williamsport.

The six-week program will be held outdoors on the Riverwalk trail, rain or shine. Participants should dress accordingly and bring rain gear, as needed. Each class will consist of a brief discussion, warm up, walking and stretching. Participants are encouraged to socialize afterwards and to bring up any questions they may have about the fitness program.

Walk with Ease was developed by the Arthritis Foundation. There are three key components to the program: promoting education about physical activity, particularly for people with arthritis; promoting education about arthritis self-management and walking safely and comfortably; and encouraging participants to continue a walking program and explore other self-management programs that deliver proven benefits for those with arthritis.

This program is available to anyone over the age of 60 and will be modified for all ability levels.

Medicare seminar to be held

MANSFIELD – Hollie Irvine, Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga Area Agency on Aging APPRISE coordinator, will present a Medicare seminar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Mansfield Fire Hall, 381 S. Main St.

Irvine will explain the basics of Medicare and help attendees understand how the various parts work together. Prescription disposal/take back, grandparent rights and alzheimer’s awareness also will be discussed. Lunch will be provided by Tioga County Health Partnership. The seminar is free and open to the public. Reservations are required by Sept. 20.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 800-982-4346.

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Taber Museum society program to feature vintage phonographs

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society, 858 W. Fourth St., has announced the subject of its September Society Program at 2 p.m. Sunday. James and Joanne Ertel will recount Thomas Edison’s invention of the phonograph. The program is free and open to the public.

Edison is most remembered as the ‘inventor’ of the recorded voice. Aug. 12, 1877 is the date popularly given for Edison’s completion of the model for the first phonograph.

The Ertels will play an assortment of Edison cylinder records, including one of Edison talking, the voice of President William Howard Taft, John Phillip Sousa’s band and the comic monologues of early 20th century comedian Cal Stewart.

As the Ertel lecture coincides with the third Sunday of the month, there will be no admission charged to tour the rest of the museum on the day of the lecture.

The museum is open for touring from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sundays (May through October).

There is parking behind the museum and along the street. For more information, contact the museum at 570-326-3326 or visit www.tabermuseum.org.

Williamsport Herbal Guild to hold meeting

The Williamsport Herbal Guild meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Covenant Central Presbyterian Church, 807 W. Fourth St. Ingrid Callenberger of White Clover Botanicals will teach attendees how to make cordials with herbs and fruits. The meeting is open to the public.

Quilt guild to hold meeting

WELLSBORO – The Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Gmeiner Arts and Cultural Center, 134 Main St.

The event will include a business meeting, a show and tell of members’ recent quilt projects and attendees will have time to visit the bi-annual guild exhibit. The exhibit is open from 2-5 p.m. daily and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekends through Sept. 25. Visitors can participate in the Viewer’s Choice to select their favorite quilts in eight categories. Tickets also are available for the raffle quilt on display. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the American Cancer Society of Tioga County.

The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, contact Kate at 570-724-4939 or visit www.mountainlaurelquiltguild.org.

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Quilt Guild to hold workshop

MILL HALL – The Clinton Piecemaker’s Quilt Guild workshop will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Cooperative Extension Education Center, Cooperation Lane.

For more information, contact Vickie Hoover at 570-726-6504.

Pennsylvania Heritage Festival to be held

TROY – The Pennsylvania Heritage Festival will be held on Sept. 17 and 18 at the Heritage Village and Farm Museum/Alparon Park.

The festival will offer The American Girl Doll exhibit, Antique Dolls display, voting via paper ballot and voting booths, a children’s corn box, a coal mining presentation by Van Wagner and a mule-powered carousel.

DAR to celebrate Constitution Week

The Lycoming Chapter National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution will celebrate Constitution week Sept. 17-23.

Committee members Jean Reasner, chairman; Evelyn Bastian; Nancy Coughlin; Margaret Fox; and Suzanne Smith will display and present various booklets, pamphlets and children’s puzzles about th eU.S. Constitution from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 23 at the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St.

A DVD about the Bill of Rights, Amendments and the U. S. Constitution, “Just the Facts,” and “A More Perfect Union,” will be played throughout the event.

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Presbyterian Home to hold

community week celebration

Presbyterian Home at Williamsport, 810 Louisa St., will hold a community week celebration. Events include:

Bel-tone hearing screenings and hearing aid cleanings – 2 p.m. today.

Betty the Clown and accordian music – 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Circus Magix community picnic – 4-6 p.m. Thursday.

North Central Sights Services vision screenings – 1 p.m. Friday.

Free health screenings also will be offered for all residents, family members, employees and community members.

There is no cost for the events and light refreghments will be served.

For more information or to make reservations for Thursday’s event, contact Renna Engel at 570-601-8350 or rengel@psl.org.

Marine Corps League to hold meeting

The Williamsport Detachment Marine Corps League will hold a meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the detachment headquarters, 507 Cemetery St. The meeting is open to active duty and honorably discharged Marines and Navy Corpsmen.

The detachment also will hold a hot dog and soda fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 24 at Gander Mountain.

For more information, call 570-323-9900.

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Senior expo to be held

PENNSDALE – A senior expo will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Pennsdale Civic Center, 261 Village Road.

State Sen. Gene Yaw and State Rep. Garth Everett remind local seniors to attend their annual senior expo and to bring their unused and expired prescription medication to a deposit in a prescription drug take-back box, which will be located at the Lycoming County sheriff’s booth during the event.

All pharmaceutical drugs that are being disposed need to be in a sealed container such as the original bottle or a zip-lock bag. Liquid pharmaceuticals should remain in the original container and personal information should be removed or blotted out with a permanent marker.

More than 60 exhibitors will prove information on state programs and services available to Pennsylvania’s older residents. The event will provide seniors with a wide range of services available to them, many of which are free or at reduced cost.

Other booths will be set up to provide seniors with information on health screenings, transportation and recreation opportunities, insurance, wills and estate planning, senior housing options, hunting and fishing.

For more information, call Rep. Everett’s Jersey Shore office at 570-398-4476.

Women’s Club to hold brunch

LEWISBURG – The Lewisburg Christian Women’s Club will hold “A Tisket-A-Tasket” brunch at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Country Cupboard restaurant, Route 15.

Music will be presented by Rebecca Forman. The program will feature Joyce’s Gift Baskets and Country Krafts of Northumberland. Guest speaker Pamela Cahill of Salisbury, Maryland, will present “Diva or Princess – What Defines You.” There is a cost to attend.

For more information or to make a reservation, call Peggy at 570-743-2054 or email CWCbrunch2@yahoo.com.

Relay For Life team to hold yard sale

COGAN STATION – The Grampa’s Angels for the Cure Relay For Life team will hold a yard sale during the Quiggleville Community Hall yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Quiggleville Community Hall, Route 973 W. Donations will be accepted from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.

Food and drinks will be available for sale.

All money raised will benefit the Relay For Life of River Valley and the American Cancer Society.

SilverSneaker event to be held

MANSFIELD – The SilverSneaker event will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at the Tioga County Branch YMCA, 40 Besanceney Drive No. 42. The event will be followed by a YMCA presentation and lunch at noon. The event is open to community seniors age 60 and over and their spouses. Reservations are required by Sept. 16.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 800-822-6793.

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ACS to host pig roast and car show

The American Cancer Society will host a pig roast and car show on from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Wheel Inn, 14262 Route 14, Roaring Branch.

The event is open to the public. There is a cost for tickets with a discount per couple. Children 10 and under are free. Participation in the car show is included in the ticket price. For the car show only there is a fee for each car. Car show participants must register prior to the event. Cars will be parked from 11 a.m. to noon. There will be awards for Best in Show by peer vote and Fan Favorite.

There will be live entertainment, a cash bar, make-your-own sundaes, basket raffles and 50/50 raffles.

The event will support the Relay For Life events in Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan and Tioga counties.

Any Relay For Life teams wishing to donate a raffle basket for the event may do so. The basket must be dropped off at the ACS office by Sept. 16. All money raised for the basket will be credited to the individual teams.

For tickets and more information, call 570-326-4140 or email jan.ulmer@cancer.org.

NAMI meeting to be held

The National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold a meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at Robert M. Sides Music Center, 201 Mulberry St.

The guest speaker will be Lori Humbert from Community Services Group. She will discuss the Peer Support Services program through CSG.

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Cub Scout Pack 66 has moved

Cub Scout Pack 66 has moved from Woolrich United Methodist Church to Lock Haven Great Island Presbyterian Church. Meetings are held from 6-7 p.m. every Wednesday.

Pack 66 has events coming up this school year including the adoption of the Lion Club program. The program is for boys, age 5 who have started kindergarten.

To register, call 814-933-9520 or email swaite396@gmail.com. Register by Oct. 8 to receive a free Estes rocket to launch.

Susquehanna Valley Spinners and Weavers Guild to hold meeting

MIFFLINBURG – The Susquehanna Valley Spinners and Weavers Guild meeting will be held Sept. 11 at the Masonic Lodge, 361 Chestnut St. Social time will begin at 1:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 2 p.m.

The program will be “The Ties that Bind” and will feature tape loom weaving with Susan Weaver.

The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, call Julie Richie at 570-568-5852 or Joyce Carnall at 570-541-5619.

Zen meditation gathering to be held

STILLWATER – A Zen Meditation Gathering will be held from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Sept. 11 and 25 at 104 Hollow Road.

The event will include Zazen/beginner’s zazen instruction, chanting, kinhin walking Zen and Dharma Talk. Attendees should wear comfortable and loose long pants or long skirt in solid neutral colors for zazen. Avoid tank tops. Outdoor slip-on shoes preferred.

For more information or to register, call 570-925-5077 or email endless@epix.net.

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Milton Train Model Museum to hold open houses

MILTON – The Milton Train Model Museum will hold open houses from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 17 at the museum on the third floor of the Milton Moose, 139 S. Front St.

The museum features a layout that depicts the town of Milton in the 1950s with numerous running trains and interactive features for guests. There is no cost to attend.

For more information, visit www.miltonmodeltrainmuseum.org or on Facebook.

Lycoming County SPCA to hold Pet Expo

The Lycoming County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals pet expo will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Park.

Tracy Free, SPCA’s dog behavior specialist, will give a K-9 water safety talk at noon before the pool opens. She will offer tips for introducing dogs to the water and discuss different water activities and sports for dogs. Dog life vests will be available to borrow.

The Doggie Dip will be open from 1-6 p.m. per a donation per dog. The event also will include pony rides, a bounce house, a dog exercise course with jumps and tunnels and a demonstration by the South Williamsport K9 Unit Area animal resucues also will have animals available for adoption at the park. Bruster’s Ice Cream will offer free ice cream to all leashed and licensed pets. Food vendors also will be available, with a portion of their profits benefitting the Lycoming County SPCA.

Proceeds benefit Memorial Pool and the SPCA. The event is free and open to the public.

Community Day event to be held

The eighth annual Community Day will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Community Baptist Church, 1853 Route 87.

The event will include kids games, prizes, fun activities, Chinese auction, food, vendors and crafts. Proceeds benefit Connecting the Pieces and local autism services.

Lions Club to hold dinner

GILLETT – The South Creek Lions Club will hold a roast beef and ham dinner at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Lions Hall, Route 14.

The menu includes homemade mashed potatoes, vegetables, baked beans, cole slaw and home baked bread. Proceeds will benefit the Lions activities in the community. There is a cost for the dinner.

Mountain Life Cycling Studio to hold classes

WELLSBORO – The Mountain Life Cycling Studio will hold a meet and greet from 2-6 p.m. Sept. 13 in the Deane Center for the Performing Arts lobby, 104 Main St.

The ribbon cutting ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. Studio owner, Sue Webster, and her new team of instructors will be available to answer questions about spinning. Two of the spinner bikes will be in the lobby so attendees can try them out. Information on the program, classes and prices also will be available. The first class will begin on Sept. 19.

Those planning to attend the meet and greed should RSVP by Friday to Webster at sasspinn@gmail.com, 267-446-4452 or mtnlifecycling.com.

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Friends of the Konkle Library to hold used book sale

The Friends of the Konkle Memorial Library will hold their semi-annual used book sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at the library, 384 Broad St., Montoursville.

The event will include paperbacks, hardback and children’s books. Proceeds benefit the library.

Milton Harvest Festival bike ride to be held

MILTON – The Milton Rotary Club will host the Milton Harvest Festival bike race at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at the Milton Municipal Building, 2 Filbert St.

The 28-mile bike race winds throughout farm land east of the borough. Registration will be held from 7-9 a.m. at the Milton Municipal Building. The first 120 riders will receive a T-shirt. Proceeds from the race support the harvest festival. There is a cost.

For more information or to register online, visit mil tonharvestfestival.com/races/bikeraces.php.

For more information about registration or payment, call Kelly Geise at 570-898-9171.

For more information about the coarse or race, call Jeff Coup at 570-742-8736.

Piper Aviation Museum to hold Jeep Mystery Tour

LOCK HAVEN – The Piper Aviation Museum, 1 Piper Way, will hold a Jeep Mystery Tour fundraiser at 9 a.m. Sept. 10.

The tour is for experienced Jeep drivers and four-wheel drive is required. Drivers are required to include a copy of their vehicle registration, proof of insurance and a waiver of liability. Registration also is required and there is a cost to participate.

For more information or to register, contact the museum at 570-748-8283 or visit www.pipermuseum.com.

Valley View to host annual bazaar

Valley View Nursing Center, 2140 Warrensville Road, Montoursville, will host its annual bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 10 in the central courtyard.

The event will include baked goods, french fries, ice cream and hot sausage sandwiches. Activities include games for families and children, silent auction and prize raffle. Displays by local crafters and live entertainment will be available. Proceeds benefit the residents of Valley View Nursing Center. The event will be held rain or shine.

For more information, call 570-433-3161.

Susquehanna Valley Heart Walk to be held

LEWISBURG – The Susquehanna Valley Heart Walk will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 10 at Hufnagle Park. Registration begins at 9 a.m.

As the signature fundraising event for the American Heart Association, the Heart Walk promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living. More than 1 million walkers will participate in some 350 events nationwide, raising funds to support research and education about the country’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers – heart disease and stroke.

For more information, visit www.heart.org/csvwalk or call 614-396-3511.

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Camp Cadet to hold a celebrity service night

Lycoming County Camp Cadet and Pier 87 Bar and Grill will hold a celebrity service night from 4-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Pier 87, 5647 Route 87. Tips will benefit the Lycoming County Camp Cadet program.

Doggie Dips to be held

LEWISBURG – The seventh annual Doggie Dips event will be held from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, then from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 10 and 11 at Lewisburg Community Pool, 15th St.

Dogs will receive a change to play, run free and swim in the pool. The event will feature an outdoor washing station. There is a cost to attend with one, two and three-day passees available.

For more information or to register, call 570-524-4774 or visit www.BVRec.org.

Susquehanna Valley Quilt

Guild to hold meeting

PENNSDALE – The Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild will hold their next meeting at 7 p.m. Friday at the Pennsdale United Methodist Church, 658 Village Road. The program will feature award winning quilter, Karen Kay Buckely. She will present “Album of a Quilter.” The meeting is open to the public.

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

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‘Run/Walk for Your Heart 5K’ to be held

The 15th annual “Run/Walk for Your Heart 5K” will be held Sept. 5 at Williamsport Regional Medical Center’s office building, 699 Rural Ave. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the race begins at 9 a.m. Refreshments will be provided. There is a cost to participate. Proceeds will benefit the Susquehanna Health and Vascular Institute.

Entry forms can be found at susquehanna health.org/events.

For more information or to register, contact Bill Burd at 570-322-5273.

Canton Senior Center to hold chair yoga

CANTON – A chair yoga class will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 6 and 20 at Canton Senior Center, 28 E. Tioga St. The program is open to those 60 years of age or older and their spouse.. Lunch will be served after the class.

To make a lunch reservation, call the center by Sept. 5. For more information, contact the Canton Senior Center at 570-673-8640.

Ross Library to hold Vietnam talk

LOCK HAVEN – The Ross Library, 232 W. Main St., will hold a talk about Vietnam at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at the library, on the third floor in the Rebecca F. Gross community room.

Terry Banfill and Dave Bower will talk about their adventures in Vietnam to the public and members of Colonel Hugh White-Colonel John Chatham DAR.

The program is part of the Gold Star Civic and Social Literacy of PA Forward.

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Muncy library to hold September events

MUNCY – The Muncy Public Library, 108 S. Main St., will hold the following events during the month of September:

Adult, family and teen programs

Saturday Stitchers – 1-2 p.m. Saturday. Learn to knit or crochet. For all ages.

Library closed – Sept. 5.

Introduction to energy medicine – 7 p.m. Sept. 15. Join Helen Hiserman and learn about creating balance in the body through various energy medicine techniques.

Summer reading program skating party – 12-2 p.m. Sept. 18 at Trout Pond Park, 1985 PA-405, Muncy. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Adult color therapy – 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22.

Open family play – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 24.

Adult Drawing Club – 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27. For beginners and more advanced artists. Learn to draw and sharpen skills with guided exercises.

Children’s programs

Toddler Tales – 10-10:45 a.m. today, Sept. 16, 23 and 30. For children ages 12 months to 3 years. Join Miss Amber for stories, songs and activities for toddlers. Siblings are welcome. Registration is required.

Play K Room – 1-8 p.m. Sept. 6 and 8; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 and 9; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 10. Explore new play areas designed to help prepare children for kindergarten.

Preschool Story Time – 10:30-11:45 a.m. Sept. 14, 21 and 28. For children ages 3-5. Join Miss Amber for songs, stories and crafts that will help prepare children for kindergarten. Siblings are welcome. Registration is required.

Kids Construction Club – 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19. For children ages 5 and up.

Cookie decorating party – 1-2 p.m. Sept. 24. For ages 6 and up.

For more information or to register for a class, call 570-546-5014 or visit the library.

Hughesville library to hold September events

HUGHESVILLE – The Hughesville Public Library, 146 S. Fifth St., will hold the following events during the month of September:

Preschool Storytime – 10:30-11:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 23 and 30. For children 3-6 years old and their caregivers. Hear stories, sing, and complete an art activity with Miss Victoria.

Busy Bee Art Club – 10:30-11:30 Sept. 9. For children 18 months to 3 1/2 years old and their caregivers. Art-making activities will be station-based and help children develop language, socio/emotional and fine motor skills. Registration required.

All together Saturday storytime – 11-11:30 a.m. Sept. 10. hear stories and sing songs with Miss Victoria.

“Wee Tales” – 10:30-11:15 a.m. Sept. 12, 19 and 26. This is a four-week program for children 12 months to 3 years old and their caregivers. Each week attendees will enjoy music and movement, hear a short story, have a group book-sharing experience and an open play period with the library’s developmentally appropriate toys and Miss Victoria’s special goodbye song. Registration required.

Kids color – 3:15-4:15 p.m. Sept. 15, 22 and 29 in the community room. For children 8-12 years old.

For more information or to register, call the library at 570-584-3762.