The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance will hold a panel discussion and presentation on Monday, September 15 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. The topic of the evening will be "The Deadly Trend of Methamphetamine: What Can We Do?" The program starts at 6PM. The library is on Market Street in Berwick.
The Master Gardeners of Columbia County wrap up their series of free gardening lectures at the McBride Memorial Library this Tuesday with a look at putting your garden to bed for the winter, presented by Charlotte Welliver and Dee Hranitz. The talk starts at 6PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick.
Sept 17 & 18, Oct 4
The Bloomsburg Salvation Army is taking applications for Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance for low-income families. From 9AM-1PM, Wednesday, September 17, families with names from A-K can sign up at First Presbyterian on Market Street; families with names from L-Z can sign up on Thursday the 18th. There will be open signups the evening of the 18th from 5-7:30PM, and at the Benton Community Center on Saturday, October 4 from 9Am-Noon. For details call 570-387-4112.
The Lonely Sock Club returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library this Thursday night with an evening of paper embroidery with Sandra Whitmire. The meeting starts at 6:30PM in the Fireplace Lounge of the library on Market Street.
New Covenant Christian Church in Berwick is holding a free movie night this Friday starting at 7PM featuring the Superbook series for children. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. The church is at 212 West 11th street, next to Crispin Field.
The 159th Bloomsburg Fair runs September 20-27 at the grounds just off Route 11 in Bloomsburg. Almost every fair food imaginable, hundreds of vendors, the midway, dozens of rides, agricultural exhibits, races, wolrd-class live entertainment and so much more. It all starts with the annual Vespers service at the Free Stage, Friday night Sept 19 at 7PM. For a full list of the week's events, check out BloomsburgFair.com
Sept 20, 21
The Annual Pennsylvania Heritage Festival is this Saturday and Sunday at gates 2 & 3 of the Troy Fairgrounds, starting at 10AM each day. Come celebrate "Our Heritage In Music" with string bands, great food, juried crafters, demonstrations and much more. For more information, check out PAheritageFestival.org
The 25th annual Hegins Valley Arts & Crafts Faire will be held this Saturday from 9AM-3PM at the park in Hegins - rain or shine. There will be over 200 craftsmen from PA and beyond displaying and demonstrating their work, as well as a variety of foods, starting with breakfast at 7AM. Parking is just $2. For more information call 570-682-9541.
Thru Sept 28
Donations are being accepted for the Animal Resource Center's annual indoor yard sale going on now until late September. The doors will be open for shopping Thursdays through Sundays 10 AM - 4 PM at the ARC storefront in the Bloomsburg Cinema Center plaza on Route 11. Donations of appliances, clothing, and other items can be dropped off 7 days a week - please no Televisions, Computers, Mattresses, Box Springs, or Exercise Equipment. All proceeds go to support A.R.C. Volunteers are still needed! Call 570-275-2313 for more information.
Thru Oct 2
Come to the Moose Exchange Antler Gallery on Main Street in Bloomsburg for a regional college student printmaking exhibition, running through Thursday, October 2. The show features work from students of Lycoming College and Bloomsburg University.
Oct 4 - Nov 22
The Moose Exchange is putting out the call for your submission for Cover of a Comic, a community comic book art-inspired show, running October 6 through November 22. Come to the Antler gallery on Main Street in Bloomsburg Saturday, October 4 from 11AM - 1PM to sumbit your entry. A reception will be held on Friday, October 10, from 6-8PM.
Thru November 15
The Danville chapter of the American Red Cross is opening nominations for this year's Robert Pursel Distinguished Citizen of the Year award, to be presented on November 15. For nomination forms, call 570-275-1441.
Volunteers are needed to help the Lycoming Animal Protection Society no-kill cat shelter in South Williamsport. Help is needed in many areas, from basic shelter maintainece to providing transportation to and from the local veterinarian. For more information call 570-327-8707, or go to LAPSshelter.org
Bloomsburg Christian Church's free library will be open every Saturday from 9:30 AM til 3:30 PM. The church is at 107 Deussen Drive in Bloomsburg.
The free Saturday Trains program at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church will be open every Saturday from 10 AM - Noon. Check out the "talking train," the Amtrak "Pennsylvanian," and dozens of other trains and a model merry-go-round that both children and adults can play with. The church is at the corner of Pine and East Market Streets in Danville.
The free Wheelchair Engineers program at the Columbia Mall in Buckhorn will be open from Noon - 4 PM every Saturday at the Sears end of the mall. The handicapped-accessible model train layouts are open to everyone. See a newly arrived American Flyer and the Dillon Floral limited-edition train with its puffing MTH steam engine and MTH controls. Everyone is welcome.