Lifestyle briefs

St. Joseph the Worker to hold 5K run or 2 mile walk

The St. Joseph the Worker will host a 5K run or 2 mile walk at 1 p.m. Oct. 23 at the South Williamsport Park Complex. Registration will begin at noon. There will be a free children’s run to follow. There is a cost to participate

Proceeds will benefit Family Promise of Lycoming County.

For more information or to register, contact or call 570-419-0283.

Worldwide Knitting event to be held

WELLSBORO — A worldwide knitting event will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center, 134 Main St. Anyone who loves to knit, wants to give it a try or just wants to watch are invited to attend the first event.

The event will be led by Linda Voss Plummer, of Galeton, knitter for 62 years.

Knitters who particpate will receive two complementary sets of scarf patterns and cards to attach to the scarves they make. They are asked to bring at least 200 yards of worsted weight or lighter and smooth yarn and needles appropriate to that weight of yarn. They will be given copies of the scarf patterns. Completed scarves will be mailed to individuals or communities in need. Donations of yarn and needles are requested.

For more information, contact

Deane Little Beans to hold harvest celebration

WELLSBORO — Deane Little Beans will hold a harvest celebration beginning at 3 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Deane Center’s Coolidge Theatre lobby, 104 Main St., for children ages 2 to 11 years old.

The event will begin with pumpkin decorating with Rachel Tews of the Fifth Season. The pumpkins and supplies for decorating will be provided. Children should wear washable attire.

Storytime will include a reading of “The Legend of Spookley The Square Pumpkin,” followed by a showing of the movie.

The event also will include carnival games, such as pumpkin bowling, ghoulish monster ping-pong and pumpkin harvest tic-tac-toe. Children also can have their pictures taken with a pumpkin scarecrow. Snacks will be available.

Each child will have a photo taken with his or her decorated pumpkin. All of the photos will be posted on the Fifth Season’s Facebook page for a chance to win a prize. Voting will be open until Oct. 31. Winners will receive a basket containing books, stuffed animals, candy and-or gift certificates for movies.

The program is open on a first come, first served basis for 250 children.

For more information or to register, call 570-724-6910 or email