The 2014 Spring United Way Trash-To-Treasure Sale is going on this morning in the Kehr Union ballroom on the campus of Bloomsburg University from 9 AM - Noon. Don't forget the early bird sale at 8 AM. Call 570-784-3134 for more information.
The 20th annual Montour County Relay for Life continues through this afternoon at Southside Fire Company, 200 Avenue D in Riverside. Stop by for lots of family-fun activites during the relay and suppourt the local branch of the American Cancer Society.
Come enjoy a morning filled with music, comedy, and coffee at the next Coffee House Morning at the Bloomsburg Public Library this morning. Josh Pratt will provide music and humor, and the staff will provide the coffee, running from 10 - 11:30 AM at the library on Market Street.
Christ United Lutheran Church is holding a clothing give-away this morning from 8 AM - Noon. There will be a special children's activity center as well during the give-away. Christ United is at 116 Church Street in Catawissa.
The Bloomsburg Girls Soccer team is hosting their 2nd annual gift card bingo at the Bloomsburg Fire Hall on Market Street this afternoon. Doors open at noon, the games start at 2 PM. There will be 20 games for $20. Prizes include $100 gift cards and a special raffle for Coach purses. For tickets, call Penny at 570-394-1922.
The Mifflinburg Heritage and Revitalization Association presents the 2014 MayFest and WineFest today. Come check out the food, entertainment, craft and art vendors, historical demonstrations and much more - including a traditional May Pole dance - from 10 AM - 5 PM at MayFest. The WineFest tasting runs from 11 AM - 5 PM. Admission to the tasting is $12 in advance or $15 at the gate. For more information and tickets call 570-966-1166 or visit MifflinburgPA.com
The Central Columbia High School is organizing a Color Run for Haiti this morning at 11 AM. Registration is $20 per person.
Bring your dogs and cats to the Locust Township Police Station today for a Rabies clinic sponsored by the Locust Township Police and the Ringown Valley Veterinary Hospital. Cost for the Rabies shot is only $10 per pet, and there will be other vaccines on hand by request. All dogs must be on a leash and all cats must be in a pet carrier. Call 570-799-5806 for more information.
Stop by the Cloak and Dragon boookstore in downtown Bloomsburg today for a meet & greet and signing by local author Andrew Shecktor. Andrew's first novel, Centraila, PA - Devils' Fire, explores the history of the doomed town leading up the start of the mine fire in 1962. The event runs from 10 AM - 6 PM.
The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents "Good People," running through May 25. The show is full of humor, pathos, and suspense, takes a look at the class system still present in today's America, and will make you ask yourself, "what makes some people Good People?" For tickets and showtimes call the box office at 570-784-8181 or visit BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
Come check out the multi-school collaboration "Plain Gold Ring," a musical comedy by local musician and 2013 Teen Star winner Dante Green, running today and Sunday at the Caldwell Consistory in downtown Bloomsburg. Showtimes are 7:30 PM this evening, and a 3:30 PM Matinee on Sunday. Tickets can be bought in advance at Fog & Flame and Yo Choice on Main Street or by calling 570-394-1220.
The New Brush Arbor Choir will present "Welcome Home - a patriotic musical" on Sunday at 10 AM at Derrs Christian Church in Benton. All veterans are invited to attend. A free picnic will follow the program. For more information, call 570-864-3835.
The Phillies continue their home stand against the Cincinatti Reds this evening. The scheduled first pitch is at 7:05. The pregame gets underway on Newsradio 930 at 6:30 PM.
The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance will give a public presentation on "Methamphetamine in Our Community" at Northwest High School in Shickshinny on Monday the 19th at 6 PM. Several local and area officials will be talking about how to spot signs of abuse and manufacturing, especially in rural areas. Call 570-542-7946 for more information.
Registration opens on Monday the 19th for summer programs at the Bloomsburg Public Library. Children up to age 14 are invited to sign up for the summer reading club and the Great 8 - a program designed to combat academic slide during the summer. The programs both start in June at the library on Market Street.
The Master Gardeners of Columbia County continue their free series of gardening lectures at the McBride Memorial Library on Tuesday the 20th. This month's topic is Square-Foot Intensive Gardening, presented by Joan Silver. Walk-ins are welcome, or call ahead at 570-752-2241 to reserve your seat. The talk runs from 6 - 7:30 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick.
The Montour Motorcycle Riders will hold a memorial and poker Ride To Remember Jack Lee on Saturday, May 31. 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.
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.
It's time to enroll in Columbia-Sullivan Head Start pre-school. Eligable 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.