Lifestyle Briefs

Garden Club

The Loyalsock Garden Club will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Loyalsock Recreation Center. Penn State Master Gardener, Kathy Lehman, will present a program on winterscaping.

Visitors and new members always welcome.

Quilt show

ALLENWOOD — Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild will hold its bi-annual quilt show at 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 6 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 7 at the Warrior Run Fire Company Social Hall, First Street.

There are over 100 quilts on display along with a Quilter’s Boutique, vendors and food available.

Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild

WELLSBORO — Every other year, the Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild displays recently finished quilts at the Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center, 134 Main St. The Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild Exhibit will be on display from September 4 to 27.

Membership dues must be paid in full by March 16 in order for any quilter to be eligible to enter the exhibit.

For more information, contact Anna Wales, exhibit chairperson, 570-439-9388, or attend a meeting

Author’s books recognized

LOCK HAVEN — Marjorie Maddox Hafer, professor of English and creative writing at Lock Haven University and a resident of Williamsport, recently received national recognition for one previously published book and one circulating book manuscript.

Her collection “Transplant, Transport, Transubstantiation” was named a finalist in the Philip H. McMath Post Publication National Book Award, sponsored by the University of Central Arkansas and the Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop. In addition, her circulating book manuscript, tentatively entitled “Seeing Things,” ranked in the top 30 entries out of more than 600 manuscripts in the prestigious Ohio State University’s The Journal’s Charles B. Wheeler Book Prize.

Divine Travelers

The Divine Travelers group has trips planned for 2020 in June, September and December. You do not have to be a retiree from Susquehanna Health to travel with the organization.

June 3 — All Aboard for Springtime in the Poconos: Silver Birches Dinner Theater with Frankie Gervasi performing hits from early rock ‘n’ roll, country, Broadway and Dixieland. After the dinner and show the group will take a train ride in the Poconos.

Sept. 8 to 9 — Visit the 1,000 Islands with a boat ride visit to Boldt Castle and Singer Castle. The Divine Travelers will be staying at Capt. Thomson’s Resort along the St. Lawrence. A plated dinner, a buffet breakfast and boxed lunch are included.

Dec. 1 — “Deck The Halls” at American Music Theater in Lancaster: Awe inspiring music and dance, outstanding voices, warm humor and familiar holiday cheer will fill the theater. This is sure to be the highlight of season with world-class entertainment and sentimental tributes to the true meaning of Christmas. After the show the Divine Travelers will go to the Steamboat Restaurant for a family style lunch before returning home.

For more information, call Dianne Larson at 570-220-3702.


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