Celebrate Valentine's Day with fun dates
With Valentine’s Day on the radar, some may be looking for something different to do to celebrate love with their partner, family, friends or to even shower themselves with love and self-care. Whether you’re looking to enjoy some one-on-one connections by taking a class or going out to dinner, spending a night on the town with arts and entertainment or are looking for a couple family-friendly events, there is something for everyone this Valentine’s Day.
Classes and connections
Feel the Love Yoga Class, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., Feb. 14 — Join Serenity Yoga and Wellness for a special Valentine’s evening yoga class at Serenity Yoga and Wellness, 17 N. Pierce Lane, Suite 2, Montoursville. Julie Kennedy, instruction, will guide a heart centered yoga class open to all levels. Bring a partner or come alone. After there will be matcha tea and vegan chocolates. There is a cost.
Cooking Class, 6 to 9 p.m., Feb. 14 — Enjoy a hands-on cooking class with your partner at the Pajama Factory, 1307 Park Ave., Studio 7-305, Williamsport. Seating is limited as this Valentine’s Day date night seats six couples. Each ticket is good for two guests. On the menu is a charcuterie board, arugula salad, pan-seared duck with a cherry balsamic sauce, roasted root vegetables, chocolate mousse and a complimentary glass of red wind. This event is BYOB and there is a cost.
Partner Yoga, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Feb. 14 — Share your love of yoga with someone you love. Join Clear Sphere, 358 Market St., Williamsport, for a fusion of hatha and kundalini yoga with poses and kriyas designed to strengthen your bond to your someone special. A great way to foster a deeper connection in any relationship — friends, family members and romantic partners alike. No yoga experience needed or bendy body required. There is a cost. For more information, visit clearsphereyoga.com.
Stained Glass Heart Suncatcher, 6 to 8 p.m., Feb. 14 — In this class attendees will make a patchwork quilt-style heart suncatcher out of stained glass and learn how to cut, foil and solder stained glass at Wildberry Studios, 147 W. Fourth St., rear, Williamsport. Choose your own colors and design. No experience necessary and seating is limited. For more information, visit Wildberry Studios on Facebook.
Valentines Day Dinner, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Feb. 14 — Join City Church for a catered dinner and an evening of games, question and answer panels, encouragement on marriage and relationships from Rev. Raphael and dancing. There is a price and childcare is not provided. The event will be held in the basement of City Church, 36 E. Fourth St., Williamsport. To make your reservation, call City Church at 570-323-9847 by Feb. 7.
Arts and Entertainment
Michael O’Brien in concert, 7 p.m., Feb. 14 — Treat your Valentine to an evening of music with Michael O’Brien, musician and 7-year lead singer of the Christian band “Newsong,” will be at the Country Cupboard Restaurant and Shops, 101 Hafer Road, Lewisburg. There is a cost. For more information, call 570-523-3211.
VIVA MOMIX, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Feb. 14 — Transporting audiences from their everyday lives to a fantasy world through its trademark use of magical lighting and imagery, MOMIX has thrilled fans in over 22 countries and will be live at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. In an endless search for another gravity, artistic director Moses Pendleton combines athletic dance, riveting music, outrageous costumes, inventive props and pure talent to create an entertaining multimedia experience that will surprise, enchant and astonish. There is a cost. For more information, visit www.caclive.com.
“Sweeney Todd,” 7:30 p.m., Feb. 14 — Join the Community Theater League, 100 W. Third St., for the infamous tale, “Sweeney Todd,” an unjustly exiled barber, returns to 19th century London, seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, a resourceful proprietress of a failing pie shop, above which, he opens a new barber practice. Mrs. Lovett’s luck sharply shifts when Todd’s thirst for blood inspires the integration of an ingredient into her meat pies that has the people of London lining up.
“Roman Holiday” Valentine’s Day Special, 8 to 10 p.m., Feb. 14 — Treat that special someone in your life to an evening at The Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg, with the 1953 classic, “Roman Holiday.” Doors open at 7:30 p.m. There is a cost and reservations are required by Feb. 12. Included in the cost is 1 large popcorn, 2 small soft drinks, 2 glasses of champagne, 2 small boxes of chocolate and seat reservations. For more information, call 570-577-7900.
“The Revolutionists,” 8 p.m. Feb. 14 — Studio 570 will perform “The Revolutionists” by Lauren Gunderson at the Williamsport YWCA, 815 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, in the Park Home Parlor. This modern comedy follows the misadventures of four famous women in the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror during the late 1700s. There is a cost.
Third annual Red Velvet Valentine’s Day Dance party, 8 to 11 p.m., Feb. 14 — The band Trip the Lights is feeling the love and they want to share it with you and your special someone at the third annual Red Velvet Valentine’s Dance Party at the DuBoistown VFW, 150 Shaffer St., Williamsport. There will be drink specials, food and groovin’ tunes. Open to the public.
Love is in the Air, 1 to 2 p.m., Feb. 14 — Join the Presbyterian Home and Abby Reeder, physical therapist from Residential Home Therapy, present information on heart health and fitness in celebration of National Heart Health Month at the Presbyterian Home, 810 Louisa St., Williamsport. Take a few minutes to relax with staff and residents. There is no charge for this event but space is limited so reservations are required by Feb. 10 to Renna Engel at 570-601-8351 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sensory Play Time, 10 to 11 a.m. Feb. 14 — Sensory Play Story Time at the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport, is an all-inclusive story time that begins with a welcome song, story and circle time and four station-based sensory activities for children with all abilities to form connections with peers, engage in play and aid those with sensory processing difficulty. Children with different learning styles love to explore sensory stations that invite curiosity and investigation. For more information, call the James V. Brown Library at 570-326-0536.
Kids Night Out, 6 to 9 p.m., Feb. 14 — At The Glaze To Be, 201 Basin St., Williamsport, this Valentine’s Day children can participate in two art projects — one clay and one canvas. There will be dinner, snacks and games. Advanced registration is required. There is a cost. For more information, call 570-322-7367.
Acrylic Pour Date Night, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Feb. 15 — Join the Beckoning Cat Project, 1417 E. Third St., Williamsport for date night with your sweetie, friend, child or any plus one. There is a cost and proceeds benefit the Beckoning Cat Project and the Cat Tales Cafe. Included is a 9 by 12 inch canvas, supplies and step-by-step instructions with Amber, of Alluring Arts. No experience is needed and wear old clothes you don’t mind getting paint on. Paintings take 3 to 5 days to dry. Reservations needed by Feb. 8 as space is limited. For more information, call 570-505-1473.
Roaring 20s Gala, 7 p.m., Feb. 15 — You are invited to the Rusty Rail for a roaring good time with the Mifflinburg Buggy Museum as they host a special 20s-themed fundraising gala. There is a cost and admission includes a buffet dinner, beer and wine, live music, dancing, 50/50 raffle, live and silent auctions. A cash bar will be available and 20s attire is encouraged. Make your reservation by Feb. 5 by texting 570-713-9202.
Galentine’s Day Drag Show, 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Feb. 15 — Whether you’re in a happy relationship or bitter that your crush still hasn’t texted you back this Galentine’s Day Drag Show will be a fun-packed drag show for everybody. Doors open at 8 p.m. at the Pajama Factory, 1307 Park Ave., Williamsport, in the community room. Hosting and performing will be Mandy Mango and Aurora. There is a cost. For more information, visit on Facebook.