This week at the library
Countryside Contra Dancers to hold Contra Dance
LEWISBURG — The Countryside Contra Dancers will host a New England Contra Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. March 10 at the Donald Heiter Community Center, 100 N. Fifth St.
Bruce Young will be calling. Music will be provided by Contra Intuitive.
New England Contra Dance is a traditional dance form rooted in Irish, English and Scottish jigs, reels and waltzes.
All dances will be taught and called with basic figures to begin at 7 p.m.
Newcomers of all ages may attend, with or without a partner.
Attendees should wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking shoes.
Attendees under 16 must be accompanied by a guardian.
There is a cost.
For more information, call Betsy or Jeff at 570-524-2104 or visit http://lewisburgcontra.wixsite.com/lewisburgcontradance or find them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/countrysidecontradance.
Healthy Kids Running Series to return in April
The Healthy Kids Running Series will return this spring for its second season on April 8 at Indian Park, Montoursville. Registration is now open. In 2017 the HKRS Williamsport program hosted over 100 runners between the spring and fall programs and expects continued growth in 2018.
HKRS is a five-week, nonprofit youth running program created by Jeff Long, founder and president of HKRS. The program is designed to combat childhood obesity while providing children with a positive, educational and fun introduction in the world of running. The divisions and race distances are as follows:
At the completion of the series each participant receives a medal and trophies will be awarded based on total points to the top boy and girl in each age group. All runners registered for the five-week program will receive a race-bag and HKRS tech shirt. The series provides participants with a fun learning experience which includes living an active lifestyle, dedication and goal setting.
To register your children, volunteer or become a sponsor, please visit our website at www.healthykidsrunningseries.org. If you are interested in starting a Healthy Kids Running Series program in your community, visit the “Start a Race” page on www.healthykidsrunningseries.org.
Longaberger Basket Bingo to be held
JERSEY SHORE — Longaberger Basket Bingo will be held at 1 p.m. March 11 at Antes Fort Fire Hall, 231 Front St. Doors will open at noon.
Additional cards, door prizes, raffles and auction items also will be available.
Proceeds will benefit Ivanhoe No., 28 OES.
To buy tickets, call 570-337-8323.