"I'll be Home for Christmas," a Christmas musical about family and hope in the golden days of radio, will be performed by the Resounding Cymbals Theater Group at 7 p.m. tonight and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Williamsport Scottish Rite Little Theatre, 348 N. Market St. (use the East Fourth Street entrance across from the James V. Brown Library). Each performance will include a dessert buffet. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted for a local charity.
SUNDAY DEC. 9
Children's Christmas pageant
COGAN STATION - A children's Christmas pageant will be held at The Christian Church at Cogan Station, 5904 Lycoming Creek Road, during the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services. Children 3 years and up will share through acting and singing, why they are excited that Jesus was born on Christmas morning. Call 998-2898 for more information.
THURSDAY DEC. 13
Prayer group meeting
JERSEY SHORE - Phelps Chapel United Methodist Church, 68 Phelps Chapel Road, Pine Creek exit off Route 220, will hold the Prayer Group at 11 a.m.
Free holiday meal
WATSONTOWN - St. John's Lutheran Church, 6590 Musser Lane, will hold a free fellowship meal from 4:30-6:30 p.m. featuring scalloped chicken.
MILTON - A Christmas Carol - A New Musical will be held in the Family Life Center at Christ Wesleyan Church, 363 Stamm Road, at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $8 for adults (13 and older), $5 for children 6-12 and are available at the door or at the church office from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Proceeds will be used toward construction of a well in a Guatemalan village.
Chiz Rider Christmas concert
COGAN STATION - Trumpet player Chiz Rider will perform at 7 p.m. at The Christian Church at Cogan Station, 5904 Lycoming Creek Road. A love offering will be taken.
LINDEN - Pine Run United Methodist Church, 1719 Pine Run Road, two miles north of Route 220, will present a live nativity and Christmas cantata. The live nativity will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the cantata "Silent Night! Holy Night!" around 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will follow the cantata. The cantata will also be performed during the 9 a.m. morning worship service on Dec. 23.
Daniel's Closet (a free clothing ministry) will be open from 9-11 a.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1101 Washington Blvd., with clothing for children, women and men. Donations of clean, seasonal clothing and set up at the church will be held from 5-6 p.m. on Dec. 13.
AVIS - A free breakfast will be provided at Avis United Methodist Church, 215 Prospect St., from 9-11 a.m. Santa will visit at 10 a.m. to tell a story and hand out gifts to all children attending.
Turkey and biscuit dinner
SALLADASBURG - Salladasburg United Methodist Church, 310 Main St., will hold a chicken and biscuit dinner from 4-7 p.m. Take-outs available from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Donations accepted. Proceeds from this dinner will benefit Hurricane Sandy UMCOR Relief.
'Love Came Down'
LEWISBURG - The Buffalo Valley Singers and Buffalo Valley Brass will present "Love Came Down" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at St. John's United Church of Christ, 1050 Buffalo Road. Cost is $5, children 12 and under are free. Tickets will be available at the door.
DEC. 15, 16, 22, 23
'The Hope of Christmas'
JERSEY SHORE - "The Hope of Christmas" musical will be presented at 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Nippenose Bible Fellowship, 92 Schoolhouse Road, in Nippenose Valley across from the Oval Country Store. The musical will feature church members of all ages, and the theme will be set in Central Park. Admission is free. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Matt Milbrand at 745-3434.
Advent fun day set
MIFFLINBURG - Camp Mount Luther will hold an Advent Fun Day from 10 a.m.-noon in the Evergreen Center. Activities will include craft making for all ages, cookie baking, singing, and more. Cost is $6 per person or $20 for a family of 4 or more. Make reservations by calling the camp office at 922-1587.
Kingdom Kids program
The Kingdom Kidz Puppet Ministry will be present a black light program at Antioch Baptist Church, 514 High St., during the 10:45 a.m. worship service. For more information, call 742-0379.
'A Night for Rejoicing' cantata
Pine Street United Methodist Church, 441 Pine St., will present the Christmas cantata "A night for Rejoicing," featuring the Cornerstone and Sanctuary choirs at 10:30 a.m.
Christmas service in German
QUIGGLEVILLE - St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Quiggleville will offer a Christmas service in the German language at 7 p.m.
'Service of the Longest Night'
HUGHESVILLE - A "Service of the Longest Night," for those who are going through a difficult time, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Christ United Methodist Church, 146 S. Main St.