The Montour Motorcycle Riders will hold a memorial and poker Ride To Remember Jack Lee this morning. Cost is $10 per rider, $5 per passenger, and poker hand for an optional $5. Registration will be open between 10:30 and 11:30 AM at Smokehouse Bar & Grill on Valley Road in Danville. Proceeds from the event will benefit Jack's family. For more information, call 570-441-4520.
Bring your four-legged friends to the Bloomsburg Town Park this morning for the 7th annual Bark In The Park dog walk at 10 AM, sponsored by the Mental Health Association of the Central Susquehanna Valley. Registration opens at 9:30 AM - fee is $10 per human. There will be a look-alike contest, various prizes and a raffle drawing. Call 570-784-9583 for more information.
The Bloomsburg Bicentennial Choir, under the direction of Patricia W. Gensemer, will present their next vocal spectacular "Let Music Live" this evening and Sunday at Wesley United Methodist Church, Market Street in Bloomsburg. Showtime is at 7 PM both evenings. The concerts are free, and you do not need a ticket to get in.
The Greater Hazleton Relay for Life runs through this evening at the Hazleton Area High School track on West 23rd Street. Don't forget to stop by to check out the family events and help support the American Cancer Society.
Work crews will be putting some finishing touches on the newly-built Kidsburg in the Bloomsburg town park this weekend. Kidsburg will be closed while fresh concrete is being poured at the site. Kidsburg will re-open Monday, June 2.
Friends of Josh Pecorelli are organizing a memorial spaghetti supper fundraiser this Sunday at Morris' Restaurant on Mulberry Street in Berwick. The traditional spaghetti dinner will run from 3 - 7 PM. Cost is just $8. Proceeds will help offset funeral expenses for Josh's family. There will also be a basket raffle. For tickets, more information, or to donate, call Commonwealth Home Health and Hospice at 570-520-4063.
The Bloomsburg American Legion is holding their first annual Car Show this Sunday from 10 AM - 3 PM at the Legion post on Old Berwick Road. There's no registration fee for the show. There will be live music by Beef, prizes, raffles, awards, and chicken barbecue. All proceeds will benefit the Bloomsburg Veterans Memorial in the Town Park.
Don't forget to attend this year's First Columbia Teen Star musical competition, 2 PM Sunday afternoon at the Bloomsburg University Haas Center. There will be two winners selected this year, one vocalist and one instrumentalist. The judges this year will include WHLM's very own Bobby Gale. Tickets are just $5 and can be bought at any branch of First Columbia Bank and Trust.
The Philadelphia Phillies are in the middle of a long home stand versus the Mets this weekend. First pitch this afternoon is at 3:05 - we'll have everything starting with the pregame show at 2:30 PM.
The Orangeville Public Library is holding a “Waterfall” greeting card making class on Tuesday June 3 at 6 PM. A sample of the cards is on display at the library at 301 Mill Street, along with a sign-up sheet. Seating is limited so register early. Materials will be provided. Stop by the library or call 570-683-5354 for more information.
The 2014 Bloomsburg Relay for Life is coming up this Friday at the Town Park on Market Street. The relay starts at Noon. WHLM's Bobby Gale will be on hand to bring us life updates from the event. Call 570-874-1413 extention 2102 for more information. Make sure to stop by, join in the family activites, and support the American Cancer Society.
The Robbins Run 5K and 10K are coming up on Saturday June 7 at 9 AM. Part of the River Town Race series, the course follows the J. Manley Robbins trail along Mahoning Creek in Danville. Registration will be open the morning of the race from 7:30 - 8:30 AM at the Hess Recreation Area on Meadow Lane. Fee is $20 for the 5K and $25 for the 10K - students 11-18 get $5 off the registration fee. Parking is limited. Call 570-336-2060 for more information.
Thru June 17
Donations of books are being accepted for the Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library summer book sale, coming up June 19 - 23. Good-condition books can be dropped off at the library on Market Street. Please, no textbooks or encyclopedias. A special preview sale will be held for members of the Friends of the Library on June 18 from 5:30 - 7 PM.
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.
It's time to enroll in Columbia-Sullivan Head Start pre-school. Eligible families can sign up kids who will be 3 or 4 years old before September 1st. For more information and pre-application, call 570-784-1076.
Musicians are Wanted to join the Danville Community Band. The band includes players of all ages - and you don't have to be from Danville to join in. For more information, call 570-275-3520, or visit DanvilleCommunityBand.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.