Daylight Savings Time ends tonight! Clocks fall back by an hour at 2AM early Sunday morning.
Come to First Reformed UCC in Berwick at 10AM this morning for a free coupon class presented by Amanda Jarski. Learn how to find the best deals and maximize your purchases – without having to buy in bulk. Bring a nonperishable food item to be donated to the Food Cupboard, or box tops for local schools. The church is at 2nd and Vine Streets in Berwick.
Bloomsburg Christian Church, at 107 Deussen Drive, presents His Hands Puppetfest, going on this evening. The family fun night starts with a puppet show at 6:30PM. For more information call 570-784-3740.
Roaring Creek Valley UMC presents The Skyline Boys gospel quartet in concert tonight at 6:30 PM. The show is free and everyone is invited. The church is at 6 Orchard Drive in Catawissa.
The Veterans Memorial Committee of Columbia County cordially invite you their benefit Veterans Gala this evening at the Berwick Country Club. Hors d'oeuvres start at 6PM, dinner starts at 7PM. There will be a cash bar, a silent auction, and live music by Into The Spin. Tickets are $100 for couples, $60 for singles, or $350 for a table of eight. Call 570-594-5549 for tickets and more information.
The Columbia-Montour chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society presents Mr. Music, a salute to Irving Berlin, tonight at the Bloomsburg High School Auditorium. Come hear the Susquehanna Valley Chorus, the BHS Fusion choir, and featured guests Razzmatazz. Tickets are $10 each, and can be reserved by calling 570-387-7918. Showtime is at 7:29 PM.
You can hear the results from Week 10 of High School Football with WHLM team coverage in the Friday Night Football Report:
The 2014 high school football regular season ended this weekend, highlighted by Friday night's renewal of a neighborhood rivalry - Central Columbia at Bloomsburg. The scoring was slow to start, but ended in a 24-14 Bloomsburg win, the 10th-straight in their series against the neighboring Blue Jays. The Wagner's Trophies and Engraveables Player of the Game was Bloomsburg's Brandon Breisch.
Berwick / Hazleton
Berwick clinched home field advantage for the first round of the playoffs after trouncing Hazleton Area 56-6 at Crispen Field on Friday night.
In other games, Southern Columbia clung to their unbeaten record after beating Selinsgrove 28-21, and Danville fell to Warrior Run 49-14. This afternoon Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech is at home against Pius X.
In college football his afternoon the unbeaten Huskies of Bloomsburg University are at home against East Stroudsburg in a game that kicks off at 2 o'clock. Coverage on the whlm stations begins at Noon with the Sunbury Motors Tailgate Show.
The Socates Cafe will meet this Monday evening at the Bloomsburg Public Library on Market Street. The topic this month will be "how does perception affect our view of reality? Can anyone truly be objective? Can anyone truly change?" Bring your opinions. Discussion starts at 6:30 PM.
The Catawissa American Legion Post 541 will be holding a chicken and waffle dinner on Tuesday, November 4 from 4-7PM. Cost is $7 each or just $3 for kids 12 and under. Take-out will be availible. The Legion Post is just off Route 42 near the bridge in Catawissa.
Celebrate 175 years of Bloomsburg University with their series of free Fall faculty lectures. This Tuesday, explore Scientific History with Geoscience professor Dr. Michael Shepard. The lecture starts at 7PM in the Kuster auditorium of the Hartline Science Building on the BU main campus.
Nov 5 – 9
The Bloomsburg University Players present William Shakespeare's Macbeth, November 5 – 9 at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg. Showtimes art 7:30PM Wednesday – Saturday, and a 3PM matinée on Sunday. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for students and seniors. BU students get in free. For ticket sales call the Haas Center box office at 570-389-4409.
Game Night returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library this Thursday, with three new games designed for teens and adults. Come and test your skill. The games begin at 6:30PM.
The Bloomsburg Veterans Parade gets under way Saturday morning, November 8th. The parade forms at 9AM in the Hospital parking lot on Lightstreet Road and moves at 10AM, ending at the Fire Department on Market Street. For more information or to sign up, call 570-784-5272.
The Danville Area Community Center's 19th annual 5K run and walk will be held Saturday, November 8, starting at 9AM – rain or shine – at the Community Center parking lot. There will be trophies awarded and a $100 top prize to the first place male and female finishers. For more information or to register call 570-275-3001.
St Cyril Pre-school and kindergarten is holding a basket bonanza Saturday, November 8th at the Gym at 580 Railroad Street in Danville. Doors open at 11AM - drawings start at 1PM. Tickets are $7 for a pack of 25. For more information, call 570-275-1505.
The BU Celebrity Artist Series continues Sunday, November 9 with Shaping Sound, a performance of explosive dance, dynamic rhythm, speed, and strength by Emmy Award-nominated choreographers Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance, and Kyle Robinson, from TV's Dancing With the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance. Showtime is at 8PM in the Haas Center for the Arts on the BU main campus. Tickets are $35 for adults and $17 for kids and BU strudents. Call the Haas Center box office at 570-389-4409 or go to CAS.buzz
It's Turkey Day at the Children's Museum in Bloomsburg, Saturday November 15, from 11AM-1PM. Celebrate all things turkey with turkey crafts, storytelling, and get your picture taken with live turkeys. Wear a turkey for $1 off regular admission to the museum on 7th street in Bloomsburg.
Celebrate 175 years of Bloomsburg University with their series of free Fall faculty lectures. This Tuesday, find out how Pre-K reading is more than just pictures, presented by Dr. Barbara Wilson. The lecture starts at 7PM in the Kuster auditorium of the Hartline Science Building on the BU main campus.
Thru Nov 21
Come see Cover of a Comic at the Moose Exchange Antler Gallery on Main Street in downtown Bloomsburg, running through November 21. The exhibition is a community project based on the theme of comic book cover art.
Thru Nov 22 / Dec 30
The Moose Exchange is putting out another call for your art with the Cash and Carry community art exhibition. Stop by the Antler on Main Street in Bloomsburg and pick up a free blank art board – create your own work of art, and return it by November 22nd for a showing in the Antler gallery though the end of the year. Starting on Black Friday, the pieces can be bought for $25 each - $20 goes to the artist and $5 goes to the Moose. You are encouraged to create new pieces throughout the run of the show. Artists' Reception is Black Friday, November 28 from 6-8PM.
Nov 29 & 30
Get your tickets now for the annual North Pole Express train rides, coming up November 29 & 30 at the Market Street crossing in Bloomsburg. Rides are on Saturday at 11AM, 1PM, and 3PM, and on Sunday at Noon, 2PM, and 4PM. Tickets are just $10 each - they sell out quickly! You can purchase tickets at the Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce on Market Street or at EventBrite.com
The Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library are offering the third in their series of ceramic crocks commemorating Bloomsburg's iconic sites. This year's crock features the 1892 Town Fountain. The 1/2 gallon crock is hand-made by a local Pennsylvania potter. You can see one at the Library on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg. Order forms are available at the Library front desk.
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 maintenece 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.