The Philadelphia Phillies take on the Pirates in Pittsburgh this afternoon. The first pitch flies at 1:35 - the pregame gets under way at 1 PM.
The annual Lightstreet Fire Company carnival starts up this Monday and runs through Saturday the 12th. Stop by the grounds on Center Street for your favorite food, games, music, ice cream and much more. The band line-up this year includes Smooth Country on Monday, Covert Action on Tuesday night, Raven Creek on Wednesday, the McNett Country Band on Thursday, Alive and Well on Friday, and the Tommy Guns Band on Saturday.
The Danville Memorial Park summer concert series continues this Tuesday evening with a trubute to folk music legend Pete Seeger by Zing Productions. The concert starts at 7 PM - rain location will be at Grove Presbyterian on Bloom Street.
Summer concerts at Cara Park in Catawissa continue this Tuesday evening with a tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival by Green River. The show starts at 7 PM. For more information call 570-356-2561. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Food and drink concessions will be availible. Rain location for all shows will be at the Catawissa Fire Company on 4th Street.
Story Hour at Danville Memorial Park returns this Wednesday with an evening of stories about the Sun, Moon, and Stars led by Merry Hackenberg. The progam is free and starts at 6:30 PM. for more information, contact Grove Presbyterian Church at 570-275-0692.
The Summer Concert Series at the Bloomsburg Town Park continues this Wednesday night at 8:30 PM. The Clickard Consortium will take the stage, playing a variety of Jazz from Swing to Modern styles, under the direction of BU Professor Dr. Stephen Clickard. Make sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket to the park bandshell on Market Street.
The Lonely Sock Club will meet at the Bloomsburg Public Library this Thursday night. The project will be origami modular stars. The meeting starts at 6:30 PM at the library on Market Street.
The 144th Lycoming County Fair is coming up Thursday, July 10 and running through Saturday the 19th in Hughesville. Enter to win four Family Fun Passes to the Fair and the Demolition Derby by clicking the link at the top of the page. The winner will be announced Friday, July 11 live on the WHLM Morning Buzz. For a full list of events check out lycomingfair.net
Stop by the Jackson Mansion in Berwick this Thursday for the next of their Summer Concert Series. The Legends Oldies Bank will be performing tunes from the 50s & 60s. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket, and some cash for concessions. The show starts at 7 PM at the Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.
Sign up now for BTE's Kayak Day, coming up Saturday, July 12 from 9AM - 2PM. Enjoy the beauty of the Susquehanna river on a 3-hour paddle from Lime Ridge to the Bloomsburg Town Park - with a cook-out on a private island in-between! Cost is $50 per person, and includes kayak rental, lunch, and T-shirts for the first 50 to sign up. Call 570-784-5530 with questions or to sign up.
Monica's Heart Greyhound Adoption group is holding a hotdog and soda fundraiser this Saturday at Tractor Supply Company on Route 11 in Bloomsburg. Stop by from 11 AM - 3 PM and help support the adoption of retired racing Greyhounds.
Saint Mary's Grove on Fowler Avenue in Berwick will hold their annual community picnic on Sunday, July 13 from 11 AM - 6 PM. Come check out the great ethnic foods, basket and gift raffles, the antique, hot rod and custom car show, and live music by the Shoreliners starting at 1 PM.
July 15 (August 2)
Sign up your rising 4th and 5th graders now for Science and Technology: For Real, a free science experiment workshop on Saturday August 2, at the Bloomsburg High School Cafeteria. Space is limited, so sign up early. Sessions start at 9 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM. For more information visit BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page. Deadline for signups is Tuesday, July 15.
The Orangeville Fire Company Carnival runs Friday, July 18 through Saturday, July 26. There will be games, music, and of course food at the grounds on Mill Street.
Help support the Women's Center of Columbia & Montour Counties with the annual Ride For Shelter motorcycle run and cruise, coming up Saturday, July 19. Registration will be open at the Cracker Barrel in Catawissa from 9 - 11AM the morning of the run. Cost per rider is $10 and includes lunch at the end of the ride. Grab a poker hand, a raffle, door prizes, and sign up for the Man Cave Grand Prize Pack from Vreeland's Harley-Davidson - valued at over $500! All vehicles are welcome. Call 570-784-6632 for more information.
Thru August 15
You and your young actors can still sign up for BTE's Summer Theatre School. The series of courses will cover a wide range of topics and there will be opportunities for all ages throughout the summer. Scholarships are available. For course information or to sign up, call Sam at 570-784-5530, or visit BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
Thru August 22
Come to the Moose Exchange Antler gallery on Main Street in Bloomsburg and check out an exhibition of High School artists running now through August 22nd.
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.
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
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.