MU to host presentation on Negro baseball leagues
MANSFIELD - As part of its celebration of Black History Month, and in celebration of diversity, Mansfield University will present Byron Motley's Negro Baseball Leagues An American Legacy at 8 p.m. Wednesday in North Manser Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.
The Negro Baseball Leagues - An American Legacy highlights moments of a little known era of American history. Motley, a lecturer, filmmaker author and entertainer, gives an engaging and illuminating look at this bygone era that helped to give birth to the modern day Civil Rights movement in America.
Shown is Byron Motley, who will speak at Mansfield University Wednesday as part of the school’s celebration of Black History Month.
Included with the lecture is a video presentation of a Negro League documentary being produced by Motley for PBS. The video contains historic interviews with Hank Aaron, Maya Angelou, Willie Mays, Walter Cronkite, President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Colin Powell and others.
For more information on Motley, go to byronmotley.com
This event is sponsored by the student activities office and is funded by student activity fees.
WAHS to host FAFSA completion night
Williamsport Area High School will host a "FAFSA Completion Night," beginning at 6 p.m. Feb. 10. This is an opportunity for families to meet with financial aid professionals to begin the process of completing the financial aid forms for college. The following documents may be needed to complete the form:
Student and parent social security numbers
Driver's license number
Federal tax returns, including W-2 information for student and parent
Records of untaxed income (i.e. child support, etc.)
Information on cash (i.e. savings and checking accounts)
For more information, call 570-323-8411, ext. 3414.
Meadowbrook Christian School to hold expo and open house
MILTON - The Meadowbrook Christian School will hold an expo and open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 in the school's gymnasium, 363 Stamm Road.
The interactive evening will feature presentations and projects by first through fifth grade students and will provide an opportunity for a closer look at the school.
Attendees will tour of the facilities and meet the teachers and administration.
For more information, call 570-742-2638.
WAHS to present 'Peter Pan'
"Peter Pan" will fly into Lycoming Valley for three performances in February.
The Lycoming Valley Intermediate School Theatre Club will perform Disney's "Peter Pan" Feb. 27 to March 1.
The show features 38 sixth-grade students from Lycoming Valley. The stage will come alive as Wendy, Michael and John join Peter Pan and Tinker Bell for exciting adventures in Neverland.
Tickets are now on sale to the general public. Curtain time for each performance is 7 p.m. For ticket information, contact the school office at 570-494-1700, or email Michael Cioffi at firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a cost for tickets and all seats are reserved.