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August 31 (September 16)

Our Time Kindermusik at Grove Presbyterian Church in Danville is taking registrations for their fall semester. The 13-week developmental program is for children ages 16 months to 3 years old and their parents. Cost is $85 or just $70 for church members. Classes will meet Wednesday nights from 5 - 5:30 starting September 16. Please register by August 31. For more information call 570-275-0692.

 

September 2

The Berwick Stuart Tank Committee invites you to the dedication of the official PA historical marker in honor of the Stuart tank, Wednesday September 2 at Third and Oak Streets in Berwick. All area WWII veterans and ACF workers are invited to attend as Guests of Honor. Festivities start at 5PM, followed by celebrations at Reliance Fire Hall. Nurses and Sailors are invited to re-enact the famous Times Square V-J Day photo. Military vehicles are needed to transport veterans to the reception. For more information call 570-752-7166.

 

September 3

The Berwick Summer Concert Series wraps up the season Thursday September with Cake & Ice Cream Night and an evening of music by Memory Lane. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

September 5

Town Hill UMC in Shickshinny will hold a community yard sale Saturday September 5th from 8AM - 1PM at the church at 417 Town Hill Road. Tables are $10 each. For more information call 570-864-2401.

 

September 6

The 7th annual Schuylkill County Wine Festival is happening Sunday September 6 from 1-6 PM at the park in Hegins. Come for a great selection of wines, outstanding cuisine, and live entertainment. Tickets are $15 each. Cost for a designated driver is just $5. For more information visit SchuylkillWineFestival.com

 

September 10 - 13

The 41st annual Nittany Antique Machinery Association fall show is happening Thursday through Sunday September 10-13 at Penn's Cave off Route 192 near Centre Hall. There's gasoline and steam engines and tractors, farm machinery, a saw and shingle mill, model steam engines, antique cars, trucks, toys and more. For more information visit NittanyAntique.org

 

September 11 - 19

The annual Milton Harvest Festival is happening September 11 - 19. There's arts & crafts, food, and family fun all week covering five blocks of downtown Milton. The harvest breakfast Saturday the 12th starts at 7AM. The pet parade moves at 10AM. On Saturday the 19th the 5K run starts at 9:30AM, and the big parade kicks off at 1PM. For more information and a full schedule of events visit MiltonHarvestFestival.org

 

September 12

If you have documents you need to shred, then bring it to Community Shredding day, Saturday September 12 at Century 21 Covered Bridges Realty in Bloomsburg. From 9 - 11AM a mobile shredding truck will be at the office lot at 395 Tenny Street, just of Route 11 East of Bloomsburg. 

 

September 12

The annual Ribz 4 Kidz benefit cookout for the Ronald McDonald House in Danville is coming up Saturday September 12 from 10AM - 4PM at Ard's Farm, Route 45 in Lewisburg. There's games, contests, live music, a corn maze, and much more. Spots for the barbecue contest are limited, so enter early. For more information call 570-898-4898.

 

September 12

Bloomsburg University's Celebrity Artist Series opens the 2015-16 season with singer, songwriter, and Blues guitar sensation Ana Popovic with Mo' Betta Love. The show starts at 8PM Saturday September 12 at Mitrani Hall in BU's Haas Center for the Arts. For more information, visit the Celebrity Artist Series under our Partners at the top of the page.

 

September 12 & 13

The annual Endless Mountains Fiber Festival is happening Saturday and Sunday September 12 & 13 at the Harford Fairgrounds in New Milford. Starting at 10AM there will be live sheep, llamas, alpacas, goats, rabbits, free demonstrations, and fiber crafters and vendors. For more information visit PAfiberfestival.com

 

September 17

Come to the Bloomsburg Community Alliance Church in Lightstreet Thursday September 17 for a free concert presented by the Children of the World International Choir. The concert starts at 7PM.

 

September 18

Mooresburg Presbyterian Church is holding a fundraiser chicken barbecue Friday September 18 from 4-6PM. Cost for the meal is $8 and includes half a chicken, beans, salad, and more. Eat in or take out. The church is at 9 Church Drive in Danville. Tickets can be bought in advance. For more information call 271-1145.

 

September 18 - 20

The 22nd annual Preservers Of The Past antique machinery show is happening Friday September 18 through Sunday September 20 at Burger's Farm Market in Drums. Check out the displays of antique tractors, engines, demonstrations and more starting at 8AM each day. Don't forget to browse the flea market and try the great foods as well. The grounds are on St John's Road, off Route 93 South in Drums.

 

September 19

The 26th Hegins Valley Arts & Crafts Faire is coming up Saturday September 19 from 9AM - 3PM at the park in Hegins - rain or shine. There will be over 200 selected craftsmen displaying their work, and a delicious selection of foods starting with breakfast at 7AM. Parking is just $2. Please no dogs on the festival grounds. For more information call 570-682-9541.

 

September 19

Join the Sons of the American Legion Saturday September 19 for a benefit motorcycle run for the local Homeless Veterans Center in Orangeville. Registration opens at 11AM at the Catawissa American Legion on Legion Road. Cost is $15 per driver, and $10 for each passenger. For more information call 570-441-8398.

 

September 19

Join the United Ways of Columbia, Montour, Union, Snyder, Lycoming, and Sullivan counties on Saturday September 19 for the first Regional United Way Day at Knoebels Grove in Elysburg. Come celebrate the positive impact made in our local communities and help kick off the 2015 United Way Campaign. There will be prizes given away including t-shirts and Knoebels ride tickets. The party starts at 1PM at Knoebels' Pavilion S.

 

September 22

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday September 22 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Come learn how to properly "put your garden to bed" for the Winter. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.

 

September 24 - October 11

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble kicks of their 38th season with One Slight Hitch at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg. Written by actor and comedian Lewis Black, the play takes a humorous and heartwarming look at the Greatest Generation and their Yuppie children in the early 1980s. The show opens with a pay-what-you-wish preview Thursday September 24 at 7:30 PM, and runs through Sunday October 11. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

Through September 25

Come check out the latest exhibit at the Exchange's Antler Gallery in downtown Bloomsburg. "Stairwell Gallery Crew Collects" features works of art from the personal collections of Stairwell Gallery committee members. The show runs through Friday September 25 at the gallery on Main Street in Bloomsburg.

 

September 26 - October 3

The 160th Bloomsburg Fair will be held Saturday September 26 through Saturday October 3rd at the Fairgrounds on the East side of Bloomsburg. There will be World-class entertainment, hundreds of food stands and vendors, agricultural exhibits from across the state and beyond. For more information, visit the Bloomsburg Fair under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

October 3

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will be holding community auditions Saturday October 3rd for their production of A Christmas Story. Young actors ages 10-14 - both boys and girls - are invited to audition. Registration begins at 9:30 AM at the Alvina Krause Theater. Auditions will begin at 10:30. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

Through October 4

Come to Artspace Gallery in downtown Bloomsburg to check out Bazaar, a show by member artists inspired by the marketplaces of the world. The show runs through Sunday October 4 at the Gallery on Center Street in Bloomsburg.

 

October 20

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday October 20 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Now that growing season is over, don't forget about your garden tools. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.

 

Thru October

The Bloomsburg Farmer's market is back for the summer. Come to Market Square from 7AM - 1PM every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday for fresh and locally-grown fruits, vegetables, flowers,eggs, meat and more. The market will run through October. For more information call 570-784-7123 extension 117.

 

Thru November

The Ferry Street Growers Market will be open every Saturday 8AM - 1PM through November 21, rain or shine. Find fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, baked goods and more, along with weekly activities for the whole family. The market sets up in the Coles parking lot at 330 Ferry Street in Danville.

 

Thru December

The 2015 Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library Historic Collectors Crock is now available. This year's design features the dome of Bloomsburg University's iconic Carver Hall. Limited numbers of the first three crocks in the series are still available as well. Each crock is handmade by Bunjo Pottery in Lancaster and is individually numbered. Price is $40 each. 100% of profits benefit the Bloomsburg Public Library. You can pick up an order form at the library on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg or online at BloomsburgPL.org

 

TFN

Clear Brook Foundation invites all who are affected by Alcoholism and Drug Addiction to a program to promote awareness and education of Chemical Dependency. This free program will meet at St Matthew Lutheran Church at 123 Market St in Bloomsburg on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 PM. For more information, contact Trish Colangelo at 570-823-1171.  

 

TFN

The Danville Community Band is looking for new members. Whether you've played for years or are just starting out, they invite you to join the band. No audition is needed. Rehearsals start at 7PM Thursdays in the Kirkbride building on the Danville State Hospital campus. For more information visit DanvilleCommunityBand.org or call 570-275-3520.

 

TFN

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 maintenance to providing transportation to and from the local veterinarian. For more information call 570-327-8707, or go to LAPSshelter.org

 

TFN

Bloomsburg Christian Church's free library will be open every Saturday from 9:30 AM till 3:30 PM. The church is at 107 Deussen Drive in Bloomsburg.

 

TFN

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,"  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.

 


 

August 27

The Berwick Summer Concert Series continues Thursday August 27 with an evening of music by Covert Action. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

August 27

Come to Artspace Gallery in downtown Bloomsburg to check out Bazaar, a show by member artists inspired by the marketplaces of the world. The show runs Thursday August 27 through Sunday October 4. A reception will be held Saturday August 29 at 6PM at the Gallery on Center Street in Bloomsburg.

 

August 28

Come to Panther Stadium at the Bloomsburg High School at 4PM Friday August 28 for Bloomsburg Panthers Community Night. There will be food by Steph's Subs, Rita's Italian Ice, and the BHS Football Boosters. There's games, live music and more, followed by the Bloomsburg - Mahanoy Area football scrimmage starting at 6PM. Admission is free.

 

August 29

AGAPE's 6th annual Palooza is happening Saturday August 29 from 10AM - 4PM at the Bloomsburg Town Park.  There will be food, family-friendly live music, pony ride, face painting and more. For more information visit AGAPE under our Community Organizations list at the top of the page.

 

August 29

The first annual Kirk Williams memorial Motorcycle ride is coming up Saturday August 29. Registration will be open from 10:30 - 11:30 AM at Quaker Steak & Lube in Buckhorn. Cost is $15 per person. Breakfast will be available before the run for just $7. The ride moves at Noon. There will be dice hands, 50/50s, auctions and more, including dinner and drinks afterward at the Fort Ricketts VFW. The ride is open to all vehicles. Proceeds benefit the Kirk Williams Memorial Fund. For more information call 570-854-0488.

 

August 29

The Columbia Valley Moose Lodge will hold another 21-and-over singles dance Saturday August 29 from 8-11 PM featuring live music by Lucky Afternoon. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Couples are also welcome. Cover charge is just $8. The Moose Lodge is located behind Sheetz on Route 11 between Berwick and Bloomsburg. For more information call 570-441-3534.

 

August 29 - September 25

Come check out the latest exhibit at the Exchange's Antler Gallery in downtown Bloomsburg. "Stairwell Gallery Crew Collects" features works of art from the personal collections of Stairwell Gallery committee members. The show runs through Friday September 25 at the gallery on Main Street in Bloomsburg.

 

August 30

The 26th annual Hazleton Street Machine and Muscle Car Show-N-Go is happening Sunday August 30th. Registration and judging will be open from 8 - 10:30 AM at the Laurel Mall in Hazleton. The show rolls out at Noon and ends at Quaker Steak and Lube in Buckhorn. For more information call 570-401-8949.

 

August 30

Come to the front steps of Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg Sunday August 30 for Sundae Sunday from 6 - 8 PM. There's free ice cream and entertainment for all ages. The church is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Thru August 30

The Animal Resource Center's annual indoor yard sale is back for the summer in Liberty Hall on the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. Stop by from 10AM - 4PM Wednesdays through Sundays to find antiques, collectibles, and more. Donations are no longer being accepted. The sale runs through the end of August. For more information call 570-275-2313.

 

August 31 (September 16)

Our Time Kindermusik at Grove Presbyterian Church in Danville is taking registrations for their fall semester. The 13-week developmental program is for children ages 16 months to 3 years old and their parents. Cost is $85 or just $70 for church members. Classes will meet Wednesday nights from 5 - 5:30 starting September 16. Please register by August 31. For more information call 570-275-0692.

 

September 2

The Berwick Stuart Tank Committee invites you to the dedication of the official PA historical marker in honor of the Stuart tank, Wednesday September 2 at Third and Oak Streets in Berwick. All area WWII veterans and ACF workers are invited to attend as Guests of Honor. Festivities start at 5PM, followed by celebrations at Reliance Fire Hall. Nurses and Sailors are invited to re-enact the famous Times Square V-J Day photo. Military vehicles are needed to transport veterans to the reception. For more information call 570-752-7166.

 

September 3

The Berwick Summer Concert Series wraps up the season Thursday September with Cake & Ice Cream Night and an evening of music by Memory Lane. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

September 5

Town Hill UMC in Shickshinny will hold a community yard sale Saturday September 5th from 8AM - 1PM at the church at 417 Town Hill Road. Tables are $10 each. For more information call 570-864-2401.

 

September 6

The 7th annual Schuylkill County Wine Festival is happening Sunday September 6 from 1-6 PM at the park in Hegins. Come for a great selection of wines, outstanding cuisine, and live entertainment. Tickets are $15 each. Cost for a designated driver is just $5. For more information visit SchuylkillWineFestival.com

 

September 10 - 13

The 41st annual Nittany Antique Machinery Association fall show is happening Thursday through Sunday September 10-13 at Penn's Cave off Route 192 near Centre Hall. There's gasoline and steam engines and tractors, farm machinery, a saw and shingle mill, model steam engines, antique cars, trucks, toys and more. For more information visit NittanyAntique.org

 

September 11 - 19

The annual Milton Harvest Festival is happening September 11 - 19. There's arts & crafts, food, and family fun all week covering five blocks of downtown Milton. The harvest breakfast Saturday the 12th starts at 7AM. The pet parade moves at 10AM. On Saturday the 19th the 5K run starts at 9:30AM, and the big parade kicks off at 1PM. For more information and a full schedule of events visit MiltonHarvestFestival.org

 

September 12

If you have documents you need to shred, then bring it to Community Shredding day, Saturday September 12 at Century 21 Covered Bridges Realty in Bloomsburg. From 9 - 11AM a mobile shredding truck will be at the office lot at 395 Tenny Street, just of Route 11 East of Bloomsburg. 

 

September 12

The annual Ribz 4 Kidz benefit cookout for the Ronald McDonald House in Danville is coming up Saturday September 12 from 10AM - 4PM at Ard's Farm, Route 45 in Lewisburg. There's games, contests, live music, a corn maze, and much more. Spots for the barbecue contest are limited, so enter early. For more information call 570-898-4898.

 

September 12

Bloomsburg University's Celebrity Artist Series opens the 2015-16 season with singer, songwriter, and Blues guitar sensation Ana Popovic with Mo' Betta Love. The show starts at 8PM Saturday September 12 at Mitrani Hall in BU's Haas Center for the Arts. For more information, visit the Celebrity Artist Series under our Partners at the top of the page.

 

September 12 & 13

The annual Endless Mountains Fiber Festival is happening Saturday and Sunday September 12 & 13 at the Harford Fairgrounds in New Milford. Starting at 10AM there will be live sheep, llamas, alpacas, goats, rabbits, free demonstrations, and fiber crafters and vendors. For more information visit PAfiberfestival.com

 

September 17

Come to the Bloomsburg Community Alliance Church in Lightstreet Thursday September 17 for a free concert presented by the Children of the World International Choir. The concert starts at 7PM.

 

September 18

Mooresburg Presbyterian Church is holding a fundraiser chicken barbecue Friday September 18 from 4-6PM. Cost for the meal is $8 and includes half a chicken, beans, salad, and more. Eat in or take out. The church is at 9 Church Drive in Danville. Tickets can be bought in advance. For more information call 271-1145.

 

September 18 - 20

The 22nd annual Preservers Of The Past antique machinery show is happening Friday September 18 through Sunday September 20 at Burger's Farm Market in Drums. Check out the displays of antique tractors, engines, demonstrations and more starting at 8AM each day. Don't forget to browse the flea market and try the great foods as well. The grounds are on St John's Road, off Route 93 South in Drums.

 

September 19

The 26th Hegins Valley Arts & Crafts Faire is coming up Saturday September 19 from 9AM - 3PM at the park in Hegins - rain or shine. There will be over 200 selected craftsmen displaying their work, and a delicious selection of foods starting with breakfast at 7AM. Parking is just $2. Please no dogs on the festival grounds. For more information call 570-682-9541.

 

September 19

Join the Sons of the American Legion Saturday September 19 for a benefit motorcycle run for the local Homeless Veterans Center in Orangeville. Registration opens at 11AM at the Catawissa American Legion on Legion Road. Cost is $15 per driver, and $10 for each passenger. For more information call 570-441-8398.

 

September 19

Join the United Ways of Columbia, Montour, Union, Snyder, Lycoming, and Sullivan counties on Saturday September 19 for the first Regional United Way Day at Knoebels Grove in Elysburg. Come celebrate the positive impact made in our local communities and help kick off the 2015 United Way Campaign. There will be prizes given away including t-shirts and Knoebels ride tickets. The party starts at 1PM at Knoebels' Pavilion S.

 

September 22

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday September 22 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Come learn how to properly "put your garden to bed" for the Winter. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.

 

September 24 - October 11

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble kicks of their 38th season with One Slight Hitch at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg. Written by actor and comedian Lewis Black, the play takes a humorous and heartwarming look at the Greatest Generation and their Yuppie children in the early 1980s. The show opens with a pay-what-you-wish preview Thursday September 24 at 7:30 PM, and runs through Sunday October 11. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

September 26 - October 3

The 160th Bloomsburg Fair will be held Saturday September 26 through Saturday October 3rd at the Fairgrounds on the East side of Bloomsburg. There will be World-class entertainment, hundreds of food stands and vendors, agricultural exhibits from across the state and beyond. For more information, visit the Bloomsburg Fair under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

October 3

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will be holding community auditions Saturday October 3rd for their production of A Christmas Story. Young actors ages 10-14 - both boys and girls - are invited to audition. Registration begins at 9:30 AM at the Alvina Krause Theater. Auditions will begin at 10:30. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

October 20

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday October 20 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Now that growing season is over, don't forget about your garden tools. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.

 

Thru October

The Bloomsburg Farmer's market is back for the summer. Come to Market Square from 7AM - 1PM every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday for fresh and locally-grown fruits, vegetables, flowers,eggs, meat and more. The market will run through October. For more information call 570-784-7123 extension 117.

 

Thru November

The Ferry Street Growers Market will be open every Saturday 8AM - 1PM through November 21, rain or shine. Find fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, baked goods and more, along with weekly activities for the whole family. The market sets up in the Coles parking lot at 330 Ferry Street in Danville.

 

Thru December

The 2015 Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library Historic Collectors Crock is now available. This year's design features the dome of Bloomsburg University's iconic Carver Hall. Limited numbers of the first three crocks in the series are still available as well. Each crock is handmade by Bunjo Pottery in Lancaster and is individually numbered. Price is $40 each. 100% of profits benefit the Bloomsburg Public Library. You can pick up an order form at the library on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg or online at BloomsburgPL.org

 

TFN

Clear Brook Foundation invites all who are affected by Alcoholism and Drug Addiction to a program to promote awareness and education of Chemical Dependency. This free program will meet at St Matthew Lutheran Church at 123 Market St in Bloomsburg on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 PM. For more information, contact Trish Colangelo at 570-823-1171.  

 

TFN

The Danville Community Band is looking for new members. Whether you've played for years or are just starting out, they invite you to join the band. No audition is needed. Rehearsals start at 7PM Thursdays in the Kirkbride building on the Danville State Hospital campus. For more information visit DanvilleCommunityBand.org or call 570-275-3520.

 

TFN

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 maintenance to providing transportation to and from the local veterinarian. For more information call 570-327-8707, or go to LAPSshelter.org

 

TFN

Bloomsburg Christian Church's free library will be open every Saturday from 9:30 AM till 3:30 PM. The church is at 107 Deussen Drive in Bloomsburg.

 

TFN

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,"  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.

 


 

August 17

The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance will present an informational program Monday August 17 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. "Families Living With Heroin" will discuss the impact the drug has on the family structure, with experiences shared by families who have dealt with it. The program starts at 6PM. Everyone is invited. The library is on Market Street in Berwick.

 

August 17 - 21

The Berwick Salvation Army on West 2nd Street will host Vacation Bible School Monday through Friday August 17-21 starting at 5:30 each evening. The program is for kids 5-12 years old. For more information call 570-759-1214.

 

August 18

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday August 18 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Come learn about how to compost all year-round - using earthworms. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.

 

August 19 (September 12)

Join AGAPE on Saturday September 12 for a trip to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Tour the world-renowned complex of museums including the Natural History Museum, American History Museum, Air and Space Museum, and the National Zoo. Cost is $65 per person. The bus will depart at 6AM from the Big Lots parking lot on Route 11 in Bloomsburg. Please register by Wednesday August 19. For more information, call 570-317-2210.

 

August 19 - 22

The 16th annual Northumberland County Fair is happening this Wednesday through Saturday at Tall Cedars Grove off State Route 890. There's food, games, contests, and great live entertainment. Wednesday it's Jim The Singing Mailman and Van Wagner. Thursday it'sJay Smar and the Randall Ginley Band. Friday it's K.J. and the Mid Life Cowboys with the Pet Parade at 6:30. Saturday features the high school band competition, with the Frank Wicher Band followed by fireworks at 9. For more information visit NorthumberlandCountyFair.com

 

August 20

The Berwick Summer Concert Series continues Thursday August 20 with an evening of music by the Irem String Band. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

August 21

MC Financial Credit Union will host a blood drive this Friday from 10AM - 3PM at the Danville branch on Walnut Street. To set up an appointment to donate, call 800-834-0082.

 

August 22 (September 6)

The 7th annual Schuylkill County Wine Festival is happening Sunday September 6 from 1-6 PM at the park in Hegins. Come for a great selection of wines, outstanding cuisine, and live entertainment. Tickets are $15 each, or just $12 before August 22. Cost for a designated driver is just $5. For more information visit SchuylkillWineFestival.com

 

August 22

Katy's Church will hold their annual church festival Saturday August 22 from 3PM until Dusk. There's homemade food and desserts, Tricky Tray raffles, and live music by the Classics with Leon & Vicki Derr. Proceeds benefit the restoration of the historic church off Route 44 near the state Game Lands west of Millville. For more information call 570-764-2412.

 

August 22

The first annual Berwick Borough Kayak & Canoe Poker Paddle is happening Saturday August 22 at Test Track Park. Enjoy a relaxing 15-mile float down the Susquehanna river with a barbecue dinner and music afterward at the park. Registration will be open 7-9 AM. Transportation will be provided to the launch site. Cost is $20 each, or just $10 for participants under 18. For more information visit the Berwick Borough under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

August 22

The annual Island Park Festival in Schuylkill Haven is coming up Saturday August 22 from 1-10 PM. There's games, rides, food, and entertainment for the whole family featuring the Mahoney Brothers, Chad Reinert, and Rusty Foulke. Admission is just $5. Kids under four get in free. Please no pets, and no outside food or drinks on the festival grounds.

 

August 22

Town Hill United Methodist Church will hold an ice cream social on Saturday August 22 from 4:30 - 6:30 PM. There will be cakes, pies, soups, and homemade ice cream. The church is at 417 Town Hill Road in Shickshinny.

 

August 23

Town Park Village will hold a fundraiser car wash Sunday August 23 at the village complex across from the Bloomsburg Airport. From 10AM - 4PM stop by to get your vehicle cleaned, and check out the raffles and prizes as well. All funds raised will be matched by the Columbia County Housing Authority. Proceeds will go toward playground equipment for the resident children. 

 

August 23

Come to the Bloomsburg Town Park on Sunday August 23rd for a Community Pipeline Picnic, hosted by the Clean Air Council, Columbia County Against the Pipeline, and the Shalefield Organizing Committee. The afternoon will start will an informational meeting about the proposed Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline at 3PM, followed by a carry-in cookout from 4-7 with live entertainment. For more information call 570-204-8927.

 

August 23

Berwick Boy Scout Troop 9 and Venture Crew 22 will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser Sunday August 23 from 4-7 PM at the Berwick Elks on 3rd Street. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for kids 8 and younger. Carry-out is available. Proceeds will go toward the Columbia County September 11 memorial. For more information call 570-441-3617.

 

Thru August 23

Artspace gallery in downtown Bloomsburg will present "Artspace Remembers" a memorial show and sale of the works of former members James Evans, Matt Haney, and Marlin Wagner. The show will run through August 23.

 

August 27

The Berwick Summer Concert Series continues Thursday August 27 with an evening of music by Covert Action. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

August 29

AGAPE's 6th annual Palooza is happening Saturday August 29 from 10AM - 4PM at the Bloomsburg Town Park.  There will be food, family-friendly live music, pony ride, face painting and more. For more information visit AGAPE under our Community Organizations list at the top of the page.

 

August 29

The first annual Kirk Williams memorial Motorcycle ride is coming up Saturday August 29. Registration will be open from 10:30 - 11:30 AM at Quaker Steak & Lube in Buckhorn. Cost is $15 per person. Breakfast will be available before the run for just $7. The ride moves at Noon. There will be dice hands, 50/50s, auctions and more, including dinner and drinks afterward at the Fort Ricketts VFW. The ride is open to all vehicles. Proceeds benefit the Kirk Williams Memorial Fund. For more information call 570-854-0488.

 

August 29

The 8th annual Pig Pickin' Corn Roastin' Good Time is happening Saturday August 29 from 11:30 AM - 3 PM at the Catawissa Boat Club. There's music, games, prizes, and food by Wendt's Pork Palace. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door, $5 for children, and kids 5 and under get in free. Proceeds benefit elderly in-home services for Columbia and Montour Counties. For more information call the Columbia-Montour Aging Office at 570-784-9272.

 

August 30

Come to the front steps of Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg Sunday August 30 for Sundae Sunday from 6 - 8 PM. There's free ice cream and entertainment for all ages. The church is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Thru August 30

The Animal Resource Center's annual indoor yard sale is back for the summer in Liberty Hall on the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. Stop by from 10AM - 4PM Wednesdays through Sundays to find antiques, collectibles, and more. Donations are no longer being accepted. The sale runs through the end of August. For more information call 570-275-2313.

 

September 3

The Berwick Summer Concert Series wraps up the season Thursday September with Cake & Ice Cream Night and an evening of music by Memory Lane. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

September 6

The 7th annual Schuylkill County Wine Festival is happening Sunday September 6 from 1-6 PM at the park in Hegins. Come for a great selection of wines, outstanding cuisine, and live entertainment. Tickets are $15 each. Cost for a designated driver is just $5. For more information visit SchuylkillWineFestival.com

 

September 10 - 13

The 41st annual Nittany Antique Machinery Association fall show is happening Thursday through Sunday September 10-13 at Penns Cave off Route 192 near Centre Hall. There's gasoline and steam engines and tractors, farm machinery, a saw and shingle mill, model steam engines, antique cars, trucks, toys and more. For more information visit NittanyAntique.org

 

September 12

The annual Ribz 4 Kidz benefit cookout for the Ronald McDonald House in Danville is coming up Saturday September 12 from 10AM - 4PM at Ard's Farm, Route 45 in Lewisburg. There's games, contests, live music, a corn maze, and much more. Spots for the barbecue contest are limited, so enter early. For more information call 570-898-4898.

 

September 11 - 19

The annual Milton Harvest Festival is happening September 11 - 19. There's arts & crafts, food, and family fun all week covering five blocks of downtown Milton. The harvest breakfast Saturday the 12th starts at 7AM. The pet parade moves at 10AM. On Saturday the 19th the 5K run starts at 9:30AM, and the big parade kicks off at 1PM. For more information and a full schedule of events visit MiltonHarvestFestival.org

 

September 13

Enjoy a farm-to-table dining experience with the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble and the Blind Pig Kitchen Sunday September 13 at From Pitchfork To Plate. All food served during the meal will be locally-sourced from area farms, wineries, and other producers. Dinner will be served at 5PM at the Barn At Greenwood, Route 42 in Millville. Tickets are $75 each. Seating is limited to the first 100 diners. For more information visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

September 17

Come to the Bloomsburg Community Alliance Church in Lightstreet Thursday September 17 for a free concert presented by the Children of the World International Choir. The concert starts at 7PM.

 

September 18

Mooresburg Presbyterian Church is holding a fundraiser chicken barbecue Friday September 18 from 4-6PM. Cost for the meal is $8 and includes half a chicken, beans, salad, and more. Eat in or take out. The church is at 9 Church Drive in Danville. Tickets can be bought in advance. For more information call 271-1145.

 

September 19

The 26th Hegins Valley Arts & Crafts Faire is coming up Saturday September 19 from 9AM - 3PM at the park in Hegins - rain or shine. There will be over 200 selected craftsmen displaying their work, and a delicious selection of foods starting with breakfast at 7AM. Parking is just $2. Please no dogs on the festival grounds. For more information call 570-682-9541.

 

September 22

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday September 22 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Come learn how to properly "put your garden to bed" for the Winter. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.

 

October 20

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday October 20 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Now that growing season is over, don't forget about your garden tools. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.

 

Thru Summer

Toddler Time is back at the Bloomsburg Public Library, Monday mornings at 9:15AM. The weekly 20-minute program of stories, songs, puppets, and more is perfect for kids ages 18 months to three years and their parents or guardian. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Thru Summer

Columbia Sullivan Head Start is now recruiting students for the fall. Any child who is 3 or 4 years old before September 1st and meets income guidelines, as well as homeless families and children with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To set up an appointment call 784-1076.

 

Thru October

The Bloomsburg Farmer's market is back for the summer. Come to Market Square from 7AM - 1PM every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday for fresh and locally-grown fruits, vegetables, flowers,eggs, meat and more. The market will run through October. For more information call 570-784-7123 extension 117.

 

Thru November

The Ferry Street Growers Market will be open every Saturday 8AM - 1PM through November 21, rain or shine. Find fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, baked goods and more, along with weekly activities for the whole family. The market sets up in the Coles parking lot at 330 Ferry Street in Danville.

 

Thru December

The 2015 Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library Historic Collectors Crock is now available. This year's design features the dome of Bloomsburg University's iconic Carver Hall. Limited numbers of the first three crocks in the series are still available as well. Each crock is handmade by Bunjo Pottery in Lancaster and is individually numbered. Price is $40 each. 100% of profits benefit the Bloomsburg Public Library. You can pick up an order form at the library on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg or online at BloomsburgPL.org

 

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Clear Brook Foundation invites all who are affected by Alcoholism and Drug Addiction to a program to promote awareness and education of Chemical Dependency. This free program will meet at St Matthew Lutheran Church at 123 Market St in Bloomsburg on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 PM. For more information, contact Trish Colangelo at 570-823-1171.  

 

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The Danville Community Band is looking for new members. Whether you've played for years or are just starting out, they invite you to join the band. No audition is needed. Rehearsals start at 7PM Thursdays in the Kirkbride building on the Danville State Hospital campus. For more information visit DanvilleCommunityBand.org or call 570-275-3520.

 

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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 maintenance to providing transportation to and from the local veterinarian. For more information call 570-327-8707, or go to LAPSshelter.org

 

TFN

Bloomsburg Christian Church's free library will be open every Saturday from 9:30 AM till 3:30 PM. The church is at 107 Deussen Drive in Bloomsburg.

 

TFN

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,"  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.

 


 

August 10 - 15

It's time again for the annual Montour-DeLong community fair, Monday August 10 through Saturday August 15. There's great food with dinner specials each day, horse, tractor and truck pulls, plus live free entertainment. The pet and toy parade gets underway Wednesday night at 6:30. The fireworks show by Hot Shots is Friday at 9:30. Admission is free. Parking is just $3. The fairgrounds are on Route 254 in Washingtonville.

 

August 11

Clear Brook Foundation invites all who are affected by Alcoholism and Drug Addiction to a program to promote awareness and education of Chemical Dependency. This free program will meet at St Matthew Lutheran Church at 123 Market St in Bloomsburg on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 PM. The program begins Tuesday, August 11. For more information, contact Trish Colangelo at 570-823-1171.  

 

August 11

The Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech alumni will hold their monthly meeting Tuesday August 11 at the Berwick Brewing Company on West Front Street. The meeting starts at 6:30 PM.

 

August 11-15

Hillbilly Fever Days in Beavertown are back Tuesday August 11 through Saturday August 15. Come to the park at Possum Hollow for games, rides, music, nightly dinner specials, and live entertainment. Tuesday features True Hart. Wednesday it's Country Traditions. Thursday it's Memory Lane. Friday it's Bee Geez USA. Saturday features the Mahoney Brothers. The carnival is off Route 522 in Beavertown, South of Selinsgrove.

 

August 12

Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ will hold their annual Peach Festival on Wednesday August 12 from 4 - 7PM. There will be tons of fresh peaches, ice cream, barbecue and more. The church is on East 7th Street in Bloomsburg.

 

August 12 - 16

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will present their annual Summer Intern Project: In the Shadow of the Axe, Wednesday August 12 through Sunday August 16 at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg. Suggested donation at the door is $15. Showtimes are Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 PM, and a Sunday matinee at 3PM. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

August 13

Talen Electric will conduct a test of the sirens surrounding the Susquehanna Steam Electric Plant near Berwick on Thursday August 13. Starting at 11 AM, the sirens will begin playing a steady tone for three minutes. Following the test of the sirens, a test alert will be sent out over local radio and television stations.

 

August 13

The Berwick Summer Concert Series continues Thursday August 13 with an evening of music by the Autumns Olden Oldies Band. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

August 13

Come out to the Lightstreet Hotel for another evening of guest bartending, Thursday August 13 from 7-9 PM. There's basket raffles, 50/50s and more.  All tips and 10 percent of the evening's food purchases will go toward the Orangeville Public Library.

 

August 13 - 15

Valley Chemical's annual fireman's carnival is happening August 13, 14, & 15. There's games, food, and fun for the whole family, with live music each night at 7. Thursday it's Smooth Country, Friday will be Top Shelf, and Saturday it's Lucky Afternoon. Please no alcohol, pets, or bikes on the carnival grounds on Route 42 in Numidia.

 

August 14 - 16

The 2015 Carlisle Bloomsburg Nationals are happening Friday through Sunday August 14, 15, & 16 at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. There'll be over 800 show cars, famous movie cars, burnout competitions, flamethrower shows, the world's largest demolition derby and more, including the Downtown Bloomsburg Girdlock parade from 2-4:30 Friday afternoon. For more information visit CarlisleEvents.com

 

August 14

The Mainville Sportsmen's Club will host a firearms familiarization and personal protection course on Friday and Saturday August 14 & 15. The 3-hour seminar on Friday will cover safe firearms handling, building confidence, legal concerns, self-preservation and more. You must attend Friday's seminar to take part in Saturday's live-fire training. Fee for the course is $35 and includes lunch on Saturday. For more information call 570-951-7105.

 

August 15

The Schuylkill Historical Fire Society will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast this Saturday from 8-11 AM at the society headquarters on Jardin Street in Shenandoah. Cost is just $7. Then from 11AM - 1PM there will be $5 hoagies leading up to the start of the 61st annual county Firefighters Association parade in Shenandoah.

 

August 16

The 7th annual Hellbender 5K & Half-Marathon is happening Sunday August 16 at the Weiser State Forest off Route 54 in Bear Gap. Cost for 5K is $25, or $30 the day of the run. Fee for the Half-Marathon is $40 ahead of time, or $45 on the day of the run. Registration will be open from 7-8:15 AM. The Half-Marathon starts at 8:30, the 5K moves at 8:45. All proceeds benefit the Roaring Creek Valley Conservation Association. For more information visit RCVCA.org

 

August 17

The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance will present an informational program Monday August 17 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. "Families Living With Heroin" will discuss the impact the drug has on the family structure, with experiences shared by families who have dealt with it. The program starts at 6PM. Everyone is invited. The library is on Market Street in Berwick.

 

August 17 - 21

The Berwick Salvation Army on West 2nd Street will host Vacation Bible School Monday through Friday August 17-21 starting at 5:30 each evening. The program is for kids 5-12 years old. For more information call 570-759-1214.

 

August 18

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday August 18 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Come learn about how to compost all year-round - using earthworms. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.

 

August 19 (September 12)

Join AGAPE on Saturday September 12 for a trip to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Tour the world-renowned complex of museums including the Natural History Museum, American History Museum, Air and Space Museum, and the National Zoo. Cost is $65 per person. The bus will depart at 6AM from the Big Lots parking lot on Route 11 in Bloomsburg. Please register by Wednesday August 19. For more information, call 570-317-2210.

 

August 20

The Berwick Summer Concert Series continues Thursday August 20 with an evening of music by the Irem String Band. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

August 22 (September 6)

The 7th annual Schuylkill County Wine Festival is happening Sunday September 6 from 1-6 PM at the park in Hegins. Come for a great selection of wines, outstanding cuisine, and live entertainment. Tickets are $15 each, or just $12 before August 22. Cost for a designated driver is just $5. For more information visit SchuylkillWineFestival.com

 

August 22

Katy's Church will hold their annual church festival Saturday August 22 from 3PM until Dusk. There's homemade food and desserts, Tricky Tray raffles, and live music by the Classics with Leon & Vicki Derr. Proceeds benefit the restoration of the historic church off Route 44 near the state Game Lands west of Millville. For more information call 570-764-2412.

 

August 22

The first annual Berwick Borough Kayak & Canoe Poker Paddle is happening Saturday August 22 at Test Track Park. Enjoy a relaxing 15-mile float down the Susquehanna river with a barbecue dinner and music afterward at the park. Registration will be open 7-9 AM. Transportation will be provided to the launch site. Cost is $20 each, or just $10 for participants under 18. For more information visit the Berwick Borough under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

August 22

The annual Island Park Festival in Schuylkill Haven is coming up Saturday August 22 from 1-10 PM. There's games, rides, food, and entertainment for the whole family featuring the Mahoney Brothers, Chad Reinert, and Rusty Foulke. Admission is just $5. Kids under four get in free. Please no pets, and no outside food or drinks on the festival grounds.

 

August 22

Town Hill United Methodist Church will hold an ice cream social on Saturday August 22 from 4:30 - 6:30 PM. There will be cakes, pies, soups, and homemade ice cream. The church is at 417 Town Hill Road in Shickshinny.

 

August 23

Town Park Village will hold a fundraiser car wash Sunday August 23 at the village complex across from the Bloomsburg Airport. From 10AM - 4PM stop by to get your vehicle cleaned, and check out the raffles and prizes as well. All funds raised will be matched by the Columbia County Housing Authority. Proceeds will go toward playground equipment for the resident children. 

 

August 23

Berwick Boy Scout Troop 9 and Venture Crew 22 will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser Sunday August 23 from 4-7 PM at the Berwick Elks on 3rd Street. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for kids 8 and younger. Carry-out is available. Proceeds will go toward the Columbia County September 11 memorial. For more information call 570-441-3617.

 

Thru August 23

Artspace gallery in downtown Bloomsburg will present "Artspace Remembers" a memorial show and sale of the works of former members James Evans, Matt Haney, and Marlin Wagner. The show will run through August 23.

 

August 27

The Berwick Summer Concert Series continues Thursday August 27 with an evening of music by Covert Action. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

August 29

AGAPE's 6th annual Palooza is happening Saturday August 29 from 10AM - 4PM at the Bloomsburg Town Park.  There will be food, family-friendly live music, pony ride, face painting and more. For more information visit AGAPE under our Community Organizations list at the top of the page.

 

August 29

The first annual Kirk Williams memorial Motorcycle ride is coming up Saturday August 29. Registration will be open from 10:30 - 11:30 AM at Quaker Steak & Lube in Buckhorn. Cost is $15 per person. Breakfast will be available before the run for just $7. The ride moves at Noon. There will be dice hands, 50/50s, auctions and more, including dinner and drinks afterward at the Fort Ricketts VFW. The ride is open to all vehicles. Proceeds benefit the Kirk Williams Memorial Fund. For more information call 570-854-0488.

 

August 29

The 8th annual Pig Pickin' Corn Roastin' Good Time is happening Saturday August 29 from 11:30 AM - 3 PM at the Catawissa Boat Club. There's music, games, prizes, and food by Wendt's Pork Palace. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door, $5 for children, and kids 5 and under get in free. Proceeds benefit elderly in-home services for Columbia and Montour Counties. For more information call the Columbia-Montour Aging Office at 570-784-9272.

 

August 30

Come to the front steps of Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg Sunday August 30 for Sundae Sunday from 6 - 8 PM. There's free ice cream and entertainment for all ages. The church is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Thru August 30

The Animal Resource Center's annual indoor yard sale is back for the summer in Liberty Hall on the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. Stop by from 10AM - 4PM Wednesdays through Sundays to find antiques, collectibles, and more. The sale runs through the end of August. For more information call 570-275-2313.

 

September 3

The Berwick Summer Concert Series wraps up the season Thursday September with Cake & Ice Cream Night and an evening of music by Memory Lane. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

September 11 - 19

The annual Milton Harvest Festival is happening September 11 - 19. There's arts & crafts, food, and family fun all week covering five blocks of downtown Milton. The harvest breakfast Saturday the 12th starts at 7AM. The pet parade moves at 10AM. On Saturday the 19th the 5K run starts at 9:30AM, and the big parade kicks off at 1PM. For more information and a full schedule of events visit MiltonHarvestFestival.org

 

September 13

Enjoy a farm-to-table dining experience with the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble and the Blind Pig Kitchen Sunday September 13 at From Pitchfork To Plate. All food served during the meal will be locally-sourced from area farms, wineries, and other producers. Dinner will be served at 5PM at the Barn At Greenwood, Route 42 in Millville. Tickets are $75 each. Seating is limited to the first 100 diners. For more information visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

September 18

Mooresburg Presbyterian Church is holding a fundraiser chicken barbecue Friday September 18 from 4-6PM. Cost for the meal is $8 and includes half a chicken, beans, salad, and more. Eat in or take out. The church is at 9 Church Drive in Danville. Tickets can be bought in advance. For more information call 271-1145.

 

September 22

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday September 22 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Come learn how to properly "put your garden to bed" for the Winter. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.

 

October 20

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday October 20 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Now that growing season is over, don't forget about your garden tools. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.

 

Thru Summer

Toddler Time is back at the Bloomsburg Public Library, Monday mornings at 9:15AM. The weekly 20-minute program of stories, songs, puppets, and more is perfect for kids ages 18 months to three years and their parents or guardian. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Thru Summer

Columbia Sullivan Head Start is now recruiting students for the fall. Any child who is 3 or 4 years old before September 1st and meets income guidelines, as well as homeless families and children with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To set up an appointment call 784-1076.

 

Thru October

The Bloomsburg Farmer's market is back for the summer. Come to Market Square from 7AM - 1PM every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday for fresh and locally-grown fruits, vegetables, flowers,eggs, meat and more. The market will run through October. For more information call 570-784-7123 extension 117.

 

Thru November

The Ferry Street Growers Market will be open every Saturday 8AM - 1PM through November 21, rain or shine. Find fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, baked goods and more, along with weekly activities for the whole family. The market sets up in the Coles parking lot at 330 Ferry Street in Danville.

 

Thru December

The 2015 Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library Historic Collectors Crock is now available. This year's design features the dome of Bloomsburg University's iconic Carver Hall. Limited numbers of the first three crocks in the series are still available as well. Each crock is handmade by Bunjo Pottery in Lancaster and is individually numbered. Price is $40 each. 100% of profits benefit the Bloomsburg Public Library. You can pick up an order form at the library on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg or online at BloomsburgPL.org

 

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The Danville Community Band is looking for new members. Whether you've played for years or are just starting out, they invite you to join the band. No audition is needed. Rehearsals start at 7PM Thursdays in the Kirkbride building on the Danville State Hospital campus. For more information visit DanvilleCommunityBand.org or call 570-275-3520.

 

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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 maintenance to providing transportation to and from the local veterinarian. For more information call 570-327-8707, or go to LAPSshelter.org

 

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Bloomsburg Christian Church's free library will be open every Saturday from 9:30 AM till 3:30 PM. The church is at 107 Deussen Drive in Bloomsburg.

 

TFN

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,"  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.

 


 

August 3

SMILE, the single-mothers' support group, will hold an open house on Monday, August 3 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM at New Covenant church in Berwick. There will be games, free food, and prizes for mothers and their children. The church is at 212 West 11th Street in Berwick.

 

August 4

Transportation Tuesday is back August 4 at Career Link in Sunbury. If you are interested in a commercial driver's license, stop by from 9:30 - 11:30 AM and get the process started. Representatives from several transportation companies will also be on hand. The Career Link offices are in the Sunbury Municipal Building on Market Street. To reserve your spot, call 570-988-7300.

 

August 4

Join your local police departments on Tuesday August 4 during this year's National Night Out. In Berwick come to the Borough parking lot at 1800 Market Street from 5-8 PM for free food, drinks, games, and educational activities including tours of some of the department's emergency vehicles. In Bloomsburg come to the town pool on Fort McClure Boulevard from 6-8 PM for an evening of free swimming at the pool, hot dogs, displays by the Fire Department, EMS, and SWAT units, and a drawing for two 2016 memberships at the pool. The events are free. Everyone is invited.

 

August 4

The Danville Summer Concert Series continues Tuesday August 4 with a night of acoustic rock by Rusty Foulke. The concert is free and starts at 7PM at Memorial Park on Church Street in Danville - rain location will be at Grove Presbyterian Church.

 

August 5-8

The annual Catawissa Firefighters Carnival is happening Wednesday thru Saturday August 5-8 starting at 4:30 PM, with live entertainment at 7 each evening. Wednesday it's the Greenwood Valley Boys. Thursday it's Top Shelf. Friday it's Memory Lane. Saturday features the Jesse Wade Gang. Don't forget the fish fry on Friday. The carnival grounds are on West Creek Road and South Fourth Street in Catawissa.

 

August 6

The Bloomsburg Town Park summer concert series wraps up the season with the annual Ice Cream and Cake Festival on Thursday August 6. Music and entertainment will be provided by the Covered Bridge Cloggers and the Catawissa Military Band. Come for food, games, music, and fun for all. Events start at 5PM at the park on Market Street.

 

August 6

The Berwick Summer Concert Series continues Thursday August 6 with an evening of music by Licker'd Up. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

Thru August 7

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's annual Summer Theatre School is in session now through August 7. There are class sessions tailored for young children, teens, and adults. For details on the different programs offered this summer, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

August 7 & 8

Holy Angles church in Kulpmont will hold their annual parish picnic on Friday and Saturday august 7 & 8. There's live music, great ethnic foods, a yard sale, prizes, and fireworks on Saturday at 10 PM. The church is on Scott Street in Kulpmont.

 

August 7 & 8

The annual Pottsgrove Fire Company carnival is happening Friday and Saturday August 7 & 8. There's games, vendors, entertainment, and great food. Friday there's BBQ pork platters and entertainment by the Midlife Cowboys at 6:30. Saturday the meal is Roast Beef with entertainment by the Frank Wicher Band starting at 6:30. The carnival grounds are on Route 642, West of Danville.

 

August 8

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Berwick will hold a free used clothing giveaway Saturday August 8 from 8AM - Noon. There will be clothing for both children and adults. The church is at 1600 Fowler Avenue in Berwick.

 

August 8

The 2nd annual BTE Kayak Day is happening Saturday August 8. The 3-hour trip down the Susquehanna from Lime Ridge to Bloomsburg will include a stop at a private island for a cookout. Registration fee of $50 covers operation costs, kayak rental if needed, and lunch. The excursion will depart from the Bloomsburg Town Park at 9AM. Take out location will be back at the park. For more information visit the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

August 8

The Montour Motorcycle Riders and Tri-County ABATE will hold their third annual multi-club party & cruise Saturday August 8 at the Catawissa Boat Club - rain or shine. Registration will be open from 10:30 - 11:30. The ride leaves at noon and returns by 4:30. Registration is $20 per person, and includes a pig roast and entertainment after the ride. All vehicles are welcome. All proceeds benefit Camp Victory. For more information call 570-204-1754.

 

August 8

Monica's Heart retired racing greyhound adoption group will hold an adoption event Saturday August 8 at PETCO in the Wal-Mart complex in Buckhorn. Stop by from 11AM - 2PM to learn more about the group, meet some of the dogs, and maybe even adopt one. 

 

August 8

The Berwick Elks will hold a special spaghetti supper fundraiser Saturday August 8 from 4-8 PM at the lodge on West 2nd Street. Cost is $8 for adults and just $5 for kids under 12. Proceeds will benefit the lodge's youth activities.

 

Thru August 9

Danville's Memorial Park Story Hour is back for the Summer. Come to the park on Church Street every Wednesday night at 6:30 for an evening of stories for kids about animals, folk tales, history and more. Rain location will be Grove Presbyterian Church. There will be no story hour on Wednesday June 24.

 

August 10 - 15

It's time again for the annual Montour-DeLong community fair, Monday August 10 through Saturday August 15. There's great food with dinner specials each day, horse, tractor and truck pulls, plus live free entertainment. The pet and toy parade gets underway Wednesday night at 6:30. The fireworks show by Hot Shots is Friday at 9:30. Admission is free. Parking is just $3. The fairgrounds are on Route 254 in Washingtonville.

 

August 11

Clear Brook Foundation invites all who are affected by Alcoholism and Drug Addiction to a program to promote awareness and education of Chemical Dependency. This free program will meet at St Matthew Lutheran Church at 123 Market St in Bloomsburg on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 PM. The program begins Tuesday, August 11. For more information, contact Trish Colangelo at 570-823-1171.  

 

August 11

The Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech alumni will hold their monthly meeting Tuesday August 11 at the Berwick Brewing Company on West Front Street. The meeting starts at 6:30 PM.

 

August 12

Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ will hold their annual Peach Festival on Wednesday August 12 from 4 - 7PM. There will be tons of fresh peaches, ice cream, barbecue and more. The church is on East 7th Street in Bloomsburg.

 

August 12 - 16

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will present their annual Summer Intern Project: In the Shadow of the Axe, Wednesday August 12 through Sunday August 16 at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg. Suggested donation at the door is $15. Showtimes are Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 PM, and a Sunday matinee at 3PM. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

August 13

Talen Electric will conduct a test of the sirens surrounding the Susquehanna Steam Electric Plant near Berwick on Thursday August 13. Starting at 11 AM, the sirens will begin playing a steady tone for three minutes. Following the test of the sirens, a test alert will be sent out over local radio and television stations.

 

August 13

The Berwick Summer Concert Series continues Thursday August 13 with an evening of music by the Autumns Olden Oldies Band. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

August 13

Come out to the Lightstreet Hotel for another evening of guest bartending, Thursday August 13 from 7-9 PM. There's basket raffles, 50/50s and more.  All tips and 10 percent of the evening's food purchases will go toward the Orangeville Public Library.

 

August 13 - 15

Valley Chemical's annual fireman's carnival is happening August 13, 14, & 15. There's games, food, and fun for the whole family, with live music each night at 7. Thursday it's Smooth Country, Friday will be Top Shelf, and Saturday it's Lucky Afternoon. Please no alcohol, pets, or bikes on the carnival grounds on Route 42 in Numidia.

 

August 14 - 16

The 2015 Carlisle Bloomsburg Nationals are happening Friday through Sunday August 14, 15, & 16 at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. There'll be over 800 show cars, famous movie cars, burnout competitions, flamethrower shows, the world's largest demolition derby and more. For more information visit CarlisleEvents.com

 

August 14

The Mainville Sportsmen's Club will host a firearms familiarization and personal protection course on Friday and Saturday August 14 & 15. The 3-hour seminar on Friday will cover safe firearms handling, building confidence, legal concerns, self-preservation and more. You must attend Friday's seminar to take part in Saturday's live-fire training. Fee for the course is $35 and includes lunch on Saturday. For more information call 570-951-7105.

 

August 18

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday August 18 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Come learn about how to compost all year-round - using earthworms. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.

 

August 20

The Berwick Summer Concert Series continues Thursday August 20 with an evening of music by the Irem String Band. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

August 22 (September 6)

The 7th annual Schuylkill County Wine Festival is happening Sunday September 6 from 1-6 PM at the park in Hegins. Come for a great selection of wines, outstanding cuisine, and live entertainment. Tickets are $15 each, or just $12 before August 22. Cost for a designated driver is just $5. For more information visit SchuylkillWineFestival.com

 

August 22

Katy's Church will hold their annual church festival Saturday August 22 from 3PM until Dusk. There's homemade food and desserts, Tricky Tray raffles, and live music by the Classics with Leon & Vicki Derr. Proceeds benefit the restoration of the historic church off Route 44 near the state Game Lands west of Millville. For more information call 570-764-2412.

 

August 22

The first annual Berwick Borough Kayak & Canoe Poker Paddle is happening Saturday August 22 at Test Track Park. Enjoy a relaxing 15-mile float down the Susquehanna river with a barbecue dinner and music afterward at the park. Registration will be open 7-9 AM. Transportation will be provided to the launch site. Cost is $20 each, or just $10 for participants under 18. For more information visit the Berwick Borough under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

August 22

The annual Island Park Festival in Schuylkill Haven is coming up Saturday August 22 from 1-10 PM. There's games, rides, food, and entertainment for the whole family featuring the Mahoney Brothers, Chad Reinert, and Rusty Foulke. Admission is just $5. Kids under four get in free. Please no pets, and no outside food or drinks on the festival grounds.

 

Thru August 23

Artspace gallery in downtown Bloomsburg will present "Artspace Remembers" a memorial show and sale of the works of former members James Evans, Matt Haney, and Marlin Wagner. The show will run through August 23.

 

August 27

The Berwick Summer Concert Series continues Thursday August 27 with an evening of music by Covert Action. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

August 29

AGAPE's 6th annual Palooza is happening Saturday August 29 from 10AM - 4PM at the Bloomsburg Town Park.  There will be food, family-friendly live music, pony ride, face painting and more. For more information visit AGAPE under our Community Organizations list at the top of the page.

 

August 29

The first annual Kirk Williams memorial Motorcycle ride is coming up Saturday August 29. Registration will be open from 10:30 - 11:30 AM at Quaker Steak & Lube in Buckhorn. Cost is $15 per person. Breakfast will be available before the run for just $7. The ride moves at Noon. There will be dice hands, 50/50s, auctions and more, including dinner and drinks afterward at the Fort Ricketts VFW. The ride is open to all vehicles. Proceeds benefit the Kirk Williams Memorial Fund. For more information call 570-854-0488.

 

August 29

The 8th annual Pig Pickin' Corn Roastin' Good Time is happening Saturday August 29 from 11:30 AM - 3 PM at the Catawissa Boat Club. There's music, games, prizes, and food by Wendt's Pork Palace. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door, $5 for children, and kids 5 and under get in free. Proceeds benefit elderly in-home services for Columbia and Montour Counties. For more information call the Columbia-Montour Aging Office at 570-784-9272.

 

August 30

Come to the front steps of Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg Sunday August 30 for Sundae Sunday from 6 - 8 PM. There's free ice cream and entertainment for all ages. The church is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Thru August 30

The Animal Resource Center's annual indoor yard sale is back for the summer in Liberty Hall on the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. Stop by from 10AM - 4PM Wednesdays through Sundays to find antiques, collectibles, and more. Donations can be dropped off 7 days a week. Please no televisions, exercise equipment, mattresses, or box springs. The sale runs through the end of August. For more information call 570-275-2313.

 

September 3

The Berwick Summer Concert Series wraps up the season Thursday September with Cake & Ice Cream Night and an evening of music by Memory Lane. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.

 

September 11 - 19

The annual Milton Harvest Festival is happening September 11 - 19. There's arts & crafts, food, and family fun all week covering five blocks of downtown Milton. The harvest breakfast Saturday the 12th starts at 7AM. The pet parade moves at 10AM. On Saturday the 19th the 5K run starts at 9:30AM, and the big parade kicks off at 1PM. For more information and a full schedule of events visit MiltonHarvestFestival.org

 

September 12

Join AGAPE on Saturday September 12 for a trip to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Tour the world-renowned complex of museums including the Natural History Museum, American History Museum, Air and Space Museum, and the National Zoo. Cost is $65 per person. The bus will depart at 6AM from the Big Lots parking lot on Route 11 in Bloomsburg. For more information, call 570-317-2210.

 

September 13

Enjoy a farm-to-table dining experience with the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble and the Blind Pig Kitchen Sunday September 13 at From Pitchfork To Plate. All food served during the meal will be locally-sourced from area farms, wineries, and other producers. Dinner will be served at 5PM at the Barn At Greenwood, Route 42 in Millville. Tickets are $75 each. Seating is limited to the first 100 diners. For more information visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

September 22

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday September 22 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Come learn how to properly "put your garden to bed" for the Winter. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.

 

October 20

The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday October 20 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Now that growing season is over, don't forget about your garden tools. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.

 

Thru Summer

Toddler Time is back at the Bloomsburg Public Library, Monday mornings at 9:15AM. The weekly 20-minute program of stories, songs, puppets, and more is perfect for kids ages 18 months to three years and their parents or guardian. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Thru Summer

Columbia Sullivan Head Start is now recruiting students for the fall. Any child who is 3 or 4 years old before September 1st and meets income guidelines, as well as homeless families and children with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To set up an appointment call 784-1076.

 

Thru October

The Bloomsburg Farmer's market is back for the summer. Come to Market Square from 7AM - 1PM every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday for fresh and locally-grown fruits, vegetables, flowers,eggs, meat and more. The market will run through October. For more information call 570-784-7123 extension 117.

 

Thru November

The Ferry Street Growers Market will be open every Saturday 8AM - 1PM through November 21, rain or shine. Find fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, baked goods and more, along with weekly activities for the whole family. The market sets up in the Coles parking lot at 330 Ferry Street in Danville.

 

Thru December

The 2015 Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library Historic Collectors Crock is now available. This year's design features the dome of Bloomsburg University's iconic Carver Hall. Limited numbers of the first three crocks in the series are still available as well. Each crock is handmade by Bunjo Pottery in Lancaster and is individually numbered. Price is $40 each. 100% of profits benefit the Bloomsburg Public Library. You can pick up an order form at the library on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg or online at BloomsburgPL.org

 

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The Danville Community Band is looking for new members. Whether you've played for years or are just starting out, they invite you to join the band. No audition is needed. Rehearsals start at 7PM Thursdays in the Kirkbride building on the Danville State Hospital campus. For more information visit DanvilleCommunityBand.org or call 570-275-3520.

 

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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 maintenance to providing transportation to and from the local veterinarian. For more information call 570-327-8707, or go to LAPSshelter.org

 

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Bloomsburg Christian Church's free library will be open every Saturday from 9:30 AM till 3:30 PM. The church is at 107 Deussen Drive in Bloomsburg.

 

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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,"  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.

 

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