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March 9

The Paper Airplane Club returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library's Children's Library on Monday night, March 9. The club will learn how to fold and fly several new types of paper airplanes, and then let them fly inside the library. The after-school program runs until 4:30 PM at the library on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

March 9 - 11

Geisinger Health South Rehabilitation will be offering free fall prevention screenings March 9 at their outpatient clinic in Milton, March 10 at the clinic in Bloomsburg, and in Berwick, Danville, and Selinsgrove on March 11. No appointment is necessary. For details on times and locations call 800-232-8260.

 

March 10

Meadowbrook Christian School in Milton is holding an open house Tuesday March 10 from 6 - 7:30 PM. Come learn about the school and see projects by the students. The school is on Stamm Road, off Route 254. For more information, call 570-742-2638.

 

March 10

The Socrates Cafe will meet at the Bloomsburg Public Library on Tuesday night starting at 6:30PM. The question of the evening will be: Is it ever ethical to manipulate people?  Bring your opinions. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

March 11

Dine to Donate to the United Way wraps up Wednesday March 11 at the Links At Hemlock Creek in Buckhorn. From 5-9 PM 15% of meal purchases (excluding alcohol) will go directly to the United Way of Columbia County. No coupon is needed. While you're there, check out the basket raffle, Chinese and silent auctions in honor of John Thomas' 30 years as CEO of the United Way of Columbia County. Winners will be announced at 8PM. You can contact the Untied Way office at 570-784-3134.

 

March 11

Come to the Caldwell Consistory in downtown Bloomsburg for the 6th annual Art Walk-In, Wednesday March 11 from 4-8PM. Find artwork from dozens of local artists, enjoy live music - and while you're there, enjoy a spaghetti supper from 5-7:30 PM to benefit Taming of the Brew co-founder Michelle Kessler. Tickets for the meal are $6 for adults and $4 for kids 12 and under. The art walk-in is free to all.

 

March 11 & 12

The third annual Raise the Region 30-hour community fundraising event is coming up Wednesday and Thursday March 11 & 12. You can donate to many different local community organizations, and any donations you make are stretched even further by donations in kind by local businesses. For more information, visit RaiseTheRegion.org

 

March 12

The Bloomsburg Public Library's resident leprechaun expert returns Thursday night March 12 at 6:30PM for an evening of leprechaun tales for kids ages 3 years and up. Hal Pratt will present his stories of hunting for the wee men - and their gold! Children must be accompanied by an adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

March 12

The Downtown Shenandoah revitalization group will hold a sausage and soup sale Thursday March 12 at their Main Street center starting at 10AM. Soup is $5 per quart or $2.50 per pint. Sausages are $3.50 each. For more information call 570-462-2080.

 

March 12 - 15

The Central Columbia High School Drama club presents Stephen Sondheim's Into The Woods, at the Caldwell Consistory in downtown Bloomsburg. Showtimes are Thursday and Friday March 12 & 13 at 7PM, and Sunday March 15 at 2PM. Reserved seating is available. Call 570-784-2850 ex.2844 for more information.

 

March 12 - 29

The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents Skin & Bone, opening Thursday March 12 at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg with a pay-what-you-wish preview at 7:30 PM. Friday the 13 is a reduced price preview, also at 7:30 PM. The show is intended for mature audiences of at least High School age. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

March 13 (18)

The Columbia County Conservation District will host a Soil Health seminar on Wednesday March 18 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. The featured speaker will be Gabe Brown, a nationally recognized pioneer in the soil health movement. Cost is $20 to attend, and includes a hot lunch. RSVP by March 13 by calling 570-784-1310.

 

March 14

Come to the Children's Museum in Bloomsburg for Tales And Tunes From The Frontier, Saturday, March 14 from 10AM - 2PM. Learn how to make music from household items with Randy & Josey Brendle. Build your own instrument, and enjoy music and stories from frontier life. The museum is on 7th Street next to the Bloomsburg YMCA.

 

March 14

The 3rd annual Leprechaun Loop is coming up Saturday March 14 at St Columba Catholic School on 3rd Street in Bloomsburg. The 5K run & fun walk gets under way at 9AM. Check-in starts at 7AM. Awards will be given for the best dressed in each category, as well as a $100 cash prize for setting a new course record. Please, no animals. Pre-registration is $18 and includes a t-shirt if you pre-register by March 6. Entry fee on race day is $25. For more information, go to SaintColumbaSchool.org

 

March 14

It's Thanksgiving for Spring at St Paul's Episcopal Church in downtown Bloomsburg, Saturday March 14. The traditional Thanksgiving meal includes turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and all the trimmings. Take out from 4-5PM for $8, or dine in from 5-7PM. Cost for the sit-down meal is $9 for adults or just $5 for kids under 12. The church is at the corner of Main and Iron Streets in Bloomsburg.

 

March 14

Boy Scout Troop 51 in Benton is holding a spaghetti supper fundraiser Saturday March 14 at the Benton Fire Hall on Colley Street. Take-outs start at 3:30, or dine in from 4-7 PM. Dinners are $7.50 for adults, $5.50 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and under. For more information call 570-784-1677.

 

March 14
The Columbia Valley Moose Lodge will hold another 21-and-over singles dance Saturday March 14 from 7-11 PM featuring DJ Eddie. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Couples are also welcome. Cover charge is just $8 and includes snacks, door prizes, and drinks. The Moose Lodge is located behind Sheetz on Route 11 between Berwick and Bloomsburg. For more information call 570-441-3534.

 

March 15 (22)

Wesley United Methodist Church is taking orders for homemade meat pasties through Sunday March 15. Each pasty is $5.50 and are served au jus for dipping. Orders will come fully cooked and can be picked up March 22 after Sunday morning worship services at the church on Market Street in Bloomsburg. For more information call 570-387-8930.

 

Thru March 15

AGAPE's Project Frozen is in effect now through mid-March. The AGAPE Care Center on 7th Street in Bloomsburg will be open from 7PM - 7AM every night for anyone who needs a warm place to stay. Guests must be drug and alcohol free. Volunteers are needed for the overnight shifts. For more information, call 570-854-6141.

 

March 16

The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance will hold a presentation at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick Monday March 16 starting at 6PM. "Law And Order: Berwick True Crime" will break down the events of October 13, 2013, when heroin addict Noah Bomboy went on a desperate crime spree, attacking residents across the community. Speakers will include two of his victims and officials involved in his arrest and conviction. The program is free, and everyone is invited to attend. The library is on Market Street in Berwick.

 

March 18

The Master Gardeners of Penn State will hold their spring awards luncheon and special presentation on pollinators Tuesday, March 24 at 10:30 AM at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. Cost for the luncheon is just $20 each. RSVP by March 18 by calling 988-3950.

 

March 19

The Lonely Sock Club returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library Thursday night March 19 at 6:30PM. This month, the club will learn how to knit - with your fingers! The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

March 21

Catch a free preview of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's 2015 Theater In The Classroom presentation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Saturday March 21 at the Bloomsburg Public Library. The show starts at Noon.

 

March 21

The Spring craft, vendor, and food fair at St Joseph Church in Berwick is coming up Saturday March 21. From 9AM - 2PM enjoy Polish, German, and Italian ethnic foods, grab some baked goods and check out dozens of crafters. The church is on Monroe Street in Berwick.

 

March 21

There's an all-you-can-eat homestyle chicken and waffle dinner Saturday March 21 at Strawberry Ridge United Church of Christ from 1-6 PM. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and under. Take-out is available. The church is on West Diehl Road in Danville. for more information call 570-437-9160.

 

March 22

Come to the Nelson Field House on Bloomsburg University's upper campus for "A Day In Seussville" - Sunday March 22 from 1-3 PM. The free program includes games, crafts, and entertainment for kids 12 and under.

 

March 23

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's 37th season of Theater In The Classroom returns with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Teachers and administrators, it's time to sign up your school, library or community center for one of the traveling performances, beginning March 23rd. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

Through March 25

Join Journeymate Ministries Church in Lightstreet for their series of Lenten Teas for Women, Wednesday mornings February 25 through March 25. Come hear several local speakers with inspirational messages. Fellowship and refreshments start at 9:30 AM, the programs start at 10 AM. There is no fee to attend. The church is on Main Street in Lightstreet. For more information call 570-336-0832.

 

March 25, April 11

The 6th annual Believe In Hope 5K Run & Walk in memory of Carissa Barrett will be held Saturday, April 11 at the Bloomsburg Town Park. Registration opens at 8AM. The race starts at 10AM. Pre-registration before March 25 is $18 or just $5 without a t-shirt. Fee after March 25 is $20 or $8 without a shirt. Proceeds benefit St Jude's Children's Hospital. For more information, call 570-764-5778.

 

March 26

Folk, Blues, and Gospel singer Jay Smar returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library for two performances on Thursday March 26. Stop by at Noon or 6:30PM for an old-fashioned concert for the whole family. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Thru March 27

St Mary's church on Fowler Avenue in Berwick will be holding their annual Lenten Fish Fry every Friday in Lent. Eat in or take out from 11AM - 7PM. Factory orders are available. Please place orders before 10AM. For more information call 570-759-9227.

 

March 28

District 13 Little League will hold an umpire training clinic on Saturday March 28 at Columbia Montour Vo-Tech school, Sweppenheiser drive, East of Bloomsburg. All new and returning District 13 Little League baseball and softball umpires, ages 13 and up, are invited to attend. Check-in starts at 8AM, the clinic will run until 3PM. Cost is $20, including lunch and materials. Pre-registration is required. call 570-374-1812 for more information.

 

March 28

You can be a part of BTE's Summer Family Show - the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble is opening community auditions for vibrant and focused young actors from 4th through 12th grade for their production of Sideways Stories From The Wayside School. Auditions will be held Saturday March 28 at the Alvina Krause Theatre in downtown Bloomsburg. Signup is open from 9:30 - 11AM, with auditions starting at 10AM. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

March 28

The annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids Sake is coming up Saturday March 28 at P-Nut Bowl, just off Route 11 East of Bloomsburg. Gather your team and sign up by Thursday March 26. For more information, visit Big Brothers Big Sisters of NEPA on our Community Organizations list at the top of the page.

 

March 29

Empty Bowls 2015 is coming up Sunday March 29, 11AM - 1:30PM in Bloomsburg University's Kehr Union ballroom. Come enjoy a selection of soups from many area restaurants as well as live entertainment. All proceeds benefit the Bloomsburg Food Cupboard. For more information call 389-5145.

 

March 29

Come to the Orangeville Fire Hall for a Chicken and Waffle dinner Sunday March 29 from 1-4 PM - sponsored by the Royal Order of the Raccoons of Columbia County. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for kids 3-10. There will be games of chance available as well. For more information call 570-925-5736.

 

Through April 3

Reliance Fire Company #1 in Berwick is holding their annual Lenten Fish Fry every Friday through April 3. Eat in or take out. Local delivery is available for businesses and factories with a minimum of 5 orders. The fire company is at 501 West 3rd Street in Berwick. Call to pre-order, 570-752-5621.

 

Through April 3

Come to the Moose Exchange Antler Gallery on Main Street in Bloomsburg for their latest community exhibition - The Photographic Process - featuring works submitted by local amateur and professional photographers. The show runs through April 3.

 

Through April 5

Come to Artspace gallery in downtown Bloomsburg and check out their latest exhibition, Vista Gradients, by local fine art photographer Danielle deLeon. The showing runs through April 5.

 

Through April 8

Bloomsburg University's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will be offering free assistance in filing your taxes through April 8 at Wesley United Methodist Church, Market Street in Bloomsburg. If you have low to moderate income or are 60 and older, stop by the church Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings from 4-8PM for help in filing your taxes. For more information call 570-389-5234.

 

April 10 & 11

Wesley United Methodist Church's spring rummage sale is coming up Friday and Saturday April 10 & 11 at the church on Market Street in Bloomsburg. Items can be dropped off for donation any time leading up to the sale. For more information call 570-784-1407.

 

April 18

The Danville Child Development Center's annual Celebrity Waiter dinner is coming up Saturday, April 18, at the historic Danville Borough Ballroom on Mill Street. Step back to the Roaring Twenties with flappers, casino games, and live music. Cost is $60 each or $100 per couple. Cocktails start at 5PM with dinner at 5:45. For more information, call 570-275-4047.

 

April 18

The Animal Resource Center will host Another Night of Wine And Music, Saturday April 18 at the Barn at Boone's Dam on Fort McClure Boulevard in Bloomsburg. Enjoy live jazz from Tony Kurdilla and the Lehigh Avenue Jazz Quartet, appetizers, and check out the silent auction. Doors open at 6PM, wine tasting by Shade Mountain Winery starts at 6:30. Get your tickets in advance for just a $35 donation. Proceeds benefit ARC. For more information, call 570-850-6986.

 

June 19

The annual Catawissa Teenage Battle of the Bands is coming up Friday June 19, as part of the summer concert series. First place prize is $300, 2nd place is $100. A majority of the members in each band must be teenagers to enter. For more information, call 570-356-2561.

 

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.

 

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," 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.

 

TFN

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 classic American Flyer and the Dillon Floral limited-edition train with its puffing MTH steam engine and MTH controls. Everyone is welcome.

 

 



 

March 2

Dine to Donate to the United Way this Monday at Rose Marie’s Restaurant in downtown Bloomsburg. From 11AM - 11PM 15% of meal purchases (excluding alcohol) go directly the United Way of Columbia County and their 15 member agencies. Dine in or take out lunch or dinner - no coupon is needed. You can contact the Untied Way office at 570-784-3134.

 

March 3

Transportation Tuesday is back March 3 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.

 

March 5

Get ready for spring at the Bloomsburg Public Library with "Patty and Patrick" Thursday night starting at 6:30PM. Kids can enjoy stories, a craft project, and some St. Patrick's Day fun. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

March 5, 6, 7

The Bloomsburg High School Drama club presents Guys And Dolls, this Thursday through Saturday at the school campus on Railroad street. All tickets are just $10. Showtime is 7:30PM each night, with a 1PM matinee on Saturday. For more information, find the Bloomsburg School District under the Schools tab at the top of the page.

 

March 5, 7, 8

Meadowbrook Christian School will present "The Music Man" Thursday March 5 at 7PM, Saturday March 7 at 2PM, and on Sunday March 8 at 4PM. Tickets are just $5 for students and $8 for adults. Reserved seating is also available for $10. Meadowbrook Christian School is on Stamm Road, just off Rt. 254 in Milton. For more information, call 570-742-2638.

 

March 6, 7, 8

The Danville Drama Club presents "Bubble Boy" - a new musical from the creators of Despicable Me - Friday through Sunday March 6, 7 , & 8 at the Danville Middle School Auditorium. Showtime is 7:30 PM Friday and Saturday, with a 2PM matinee on Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults or $5 for students. For more information, email DanvilleDrama@yahoo.com

 

March 7

Grace Bible Church will hold their Ladies' Spring Brunch on Saturday March 7 from 10AM - 2PM. The guest speaker will be Kelly Renno. The Church is on McIntyre Road in Catawissa. For more information, call 570-356-2644.

 

March 7

Monica's Heart greyhound adoption group will be holding two simultaneous events on Saturday March 7. From 11AM - 2PM stop by Tractor Supply Company on Route 11 East of Bloomsburg or at PetCo in the Wal-Mart complex in Buckhorn. Learn more about greyhounds, meet some of the dogs, and maybe even adopt. For more information, call 570-644-2358.

 

March 7

Come to St Matthew's Lutheran Church in downtown Bloomsburg for Robin's Soup Bowl, Saturday March 7 from 11AM - 2PM. There will be 14 different soups to try - All you can eat for just $7 with dessert. Take-out is available, just $4 per pint and $6 per quart. All proceeds benefit Robin Moore's expenses for the 2015 Down Under Sports Tournament in Australia.

 

March 7

The Central Columbia Band Boosters will hold their annual Basket Bonanza fundraiser on Saturday March 7 at the Central Columbia Elementary School Gymnasium on Old Berwick Road. Doors open at 1PM, Drawings start at 3PM - you must be present to win. Donate a pair of gently-used shoes for a chance at a special door prize.

 

March 7

Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech is holding their annual Spring Craft Show on Saturday March 7 from 9AM - 3PM. This year honors the yearbook club and class of 2015. The school is on Sweppenheiser Drive, off Route 11 East of Bloomsburg.

 

March 7

Enjoy a night of music from the country's premiere Bee Gees' tribute band and support local music and drama programs this weekend. The Bee Geez U.S.A. Will be performing at the Weber Chapel Auditorium at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove Saturday night at 7PM. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. For more information contact sunhsawards@yahoo.com

 

March 7

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg will be holding an all-you-can-eat spaghetti supper on Saturday March 7 from 4-7 PM. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and younger. Take-out is available. All proceeds will benefit the Bundles of Blessings diaper ministry. The church is on 5th street in Bloomsburg.

 

March 8

Come to the Bloomsburg Fire Hall on Sunday March 8 for an afternoon of Vera Bradley Bingo. Doors open at 12:30 - games start at 2PM. Proceeds benefit the Fabulous Felines cat and kitten rescue of Columbia and Montour Counties. The fire hall is on Market Street in Bloomsburg.

 

March 8

Dine to Donate to the United Way Sunday March 8 at Turkey Hill Brewing Company on Central Road in Bloomsburg. From 4-9 PM 10% of meal purchases (excluding alcohol) go directly the United Way of Columbia County and their 15 member agencies. Enjoy dinner or appetizers - no coupon is needed. You can contact the Untied Way office at 570-784-3134.

 

March 9

The Paper Airplane Club returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library's Children's Library on Monday night, March 9. The club will learn how to fold and fly several new types of paper airplanes, and then let them fly inside the library. The after-school program runs until 4:30 PM at the library on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

March 9 - 11

Geisinger Health South Rehabilitation will be offering free fall prevention screenings March 9 at their outpatient clinic in Milton, March 10 at the clinic in Bloomsburg, and in Berwick, Danville, and Selinsgrove on March 11. No appointment is necessary. For details on times and locations call 800-232-8260.

 

March 10

Meadowbrook Christian School in Milton is holding an open house Tuesday March 10 from 6 - 7:30 PM. Come learn about the school and see projects by the students. The school is on Stamm Road, off Route 254. For more information, call 570-742-2638.

 

March 10

The Socrates Cafe will meet at the Bloomsburg Public Library on Tuesday night starting at 6:30PM. The question of the evening will be: Is it ever ethical to manipulate people?  Bring your opinions. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

March 11

Dine to Donate to the United Way wraps up Wednesday March 11 at the Links At Hemlock Creek in Buckhorn. From 5-9 PM 15% of meal purchases (excluding alcohol) will go directly to the United Way of Columbia County. No coupon is needed. While you're there, check out the basket raffle, Chinese and silent auctions in honor of John Thomas' 30 years as CEO of the United Way of Columbia County. Winners will be announced at 8PM. You can contact the Untied Way office at 570-784-3134.

 

March 11

Come to the Caldwell Consistory in downtown Bloomsburg for the 6th annual Art Walk-In, Wednesday March 11 from 4-8PM. Find artwork from dozens of local artists, enjoy live music - and while you're there, enjoy a spaghetti supper from 5-7:30 PM to benefit Taming of the Brew co-founder Michelle Kessler. Tickets for the meal are $6 for adults and $4 for kids 12 and under. The art walk-in is free to all.

 

March 11 & 12

The third annual Raise the Region 30-hour community fundraising event is coming up Wednesday and Thursday March 11 & 12. You can donate to many different local community organizations, and any donations you make are stretched even further by donations in kind by local businesses. For more information, visit RaiseTheRegion.org

 

March 12

The Bloomsburg Public Library's resident leprechaun expert returns Thursday night March 12 at 6:30PM for an evening of leprechaun tales for kids ages 3 years and up. Hal Pratt will present his stories of hunting for the wee men - and their gold! Children must be accompanied by an adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

March 12

The Downtown Shenandoah revitalization group will hold a sausage and soup sale Thursday March 12 at their Main Street center starting at 10AM. Soup is $5 per quart or $2.50 per pint. Sausages are $3.50 each. For more information call 570-462-2080.

 

March 12 - 15

The Central Columbia High School Drama club presents Stephen Sondheim's Into The Woods, at the Caldwell Consistory in downtown Bloomsburg. Showtimes are Thursday and Friday March 12 & 13 at 7PM, and Sunday March 15 at 2PM. Reserved seating is available. Call 570-784-2850 ex.2844 for more information.

 

March 12 - 29

The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents Skin & Bone, opening Thursday March 12 at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg with a pay-what-you-wish preview at 7:30 PM. Friday the 13 is a reduced price preview, also at 7:30 PM. The show is intended for mature audiences of at least High School age. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

March 13 (18)

The Columbia County Conservation District will host a Soil Health seminar on Wednesday March 18 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. The featured speaker will be Gabe Brown, a nationally recognized pioneer in the soil health movement. Cost is $20 to attend, and includes a hot lunch. RSVP by March 13 by calling 570-784-1310.

 

March 14

Come to the Children's Museum in Bloomsburg for Tales And Tunes From The Frontier, Saturday, March 14 from 10AM - 2PM. Learn how to make music from household items with Randy & Josey Brendle. Build your own instrument, and enjoy music and stories from frontier life. The museum is on 7th Street next to the Bloomsburg YMCA.

 

March 14

The 3rd annual Leprechaun Loop is coming up Saturday March 14 at St Columba Catholic School on 3rd Street in Bloomsburg. The 5K run & fun walk gets under way at 9AM. Check-in starts at 7AM. Awards will be given for the best dressed in each category, as well as a $100 cash prize for setting a new course record. Please, no animals. Pre-registration is $18 and includes a t-shirt if you pre-register by March 6. Entry fee on race day is $25. For more information, go to SaintColumbaSchool.org

 

March 14

It's Thanksgiving for Spring at St Paul's Episcopal Church in downtown Bloomsburg, Saturday March 14. The traditional Thanksgiving meal includes turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and all the trimmings. Take out from 4-5PM for $8, or dine in from 5-7PM. Cost for the sit-down meal is $9 for adults or just $5 for kids under 12. The church is at the corner of Main and Iron Streets in Bloomsburg.

 

March 14

Boy Scout Troop 51 in Benton is holding a spaghetti supper fundraiser Saturday March 14 at the Benton Fire Hall on Colley Street. Take-outs start at 3:30, or dine in from 4-7 PM. Dinners are $7.50 for adults, $5.50 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and under. For more information call 570-784-1677.

 

March 14
The Columbia Valley Moose Lodge will hold another 21-and-over singles dance Saturday March 14 from 7-11 PM featuring DJ Eddie. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Couples are also welcome. Cover charge is just $8 and includes snacks, door prizes, and drinks. The Moose Lodge is located behind Sheetz on Route 11 between Berwick and Bloomsburg. For more information call 570-441-3534.

 

March 15 (22)

Wesley United Methodist Church is taking orders for homemade meat pasties through Sunday March 15. Each pasty is $5.50 and are served au jus for dipping. Orders will come fully cooked and can be picked up March 22 after Sunday morning worship services at the church on Market Street in Bloomsburg. For more information call 570-387-8930.

 

Thru March 15

AGAPE's Project Frozen is in effect now through mid-March. The AGAPE Care Center on 7th Street in Bloomsburg will be open from 7PM - 7AM every night for anyone who needs a warm place to stay. Guests must be drug and alcohol free. Volunteers are needed for the overnight shifts. For more information, call 570-854-6141.

 

March 16

The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance will hold a presentation at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick Monday March 16 starting at 6PM. "Law And Order: Berwick True Crime" will break down the events of October 13, 2013, when heroin addict Noah Bomboy went on a desperate crime spree, attacking residents across the community. Speakers will include two of his victims and officials involved in his arrest and conviction. The program is free, and everyone is invited to attend. The library is on Market Street in Berwick.

 

March 18

The Master Gardeners of Penn State will hold their spring awards luncheon and special presentation on pollinators Tuesday, March 24 at 10:30 AM at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. Cost for the luncheon is just $20 each. RSVP by March 18 by calling 988-3950.

 

March 19

The Lonely Sock Club returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library Thursday night March 19 at 6:30PM. This month, the club will learn how to knit - with your fingers! The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

March 21

Catch a free preview of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's 2015 Theater In The Classroom presentation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Saturday March 21 at the Bloomsburg Public Library. The show starts at Noon.

 

March 21

The Spring craft, vendor, and food fair at St Joseph Church in Berwick is coming up Saturday March 21. From 9AM - 2PM enjoy Polish, German, and Italian ethnic foods, grab some baked goods and check out dozens of crafters. The church is on Monroe Street in Berwick.

 

March 21

There's an all-you-can-eat homestyle chicken and waffle dinner Saturday March 21 at Strawberry Ridge United Church of Christ from 1-6 PM. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and under. Take-out is available. The church is on West Diehl Road in Danville. for more information call 570-437-9160.

 

March 22

Come to the Nelson Field House on Bloomsburg University's upper campus for "A Day In Seussville" - Sunday March 22 from 1-3 PM. The free program includes games, crafts, and entertainment for kids 12 and under.

 

March 23

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's 37th season of Theater In The Classroom returns with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Teachers and administrators, it's time to sign up your school, library or community center for one of the traveling performances, beginning March 23rd. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

Through March 25

Join Journeymate Ministries Church in Lightstreet for their series of Lenten Teas for Women, Wednesday mornings February 25 through March 25. Come hear several local speakers with inspirational messages. Fellowship and refreshments start at 9:30 AM, the programs start at 10 AM. There is no fee to attend. The church is on Main Street in Lightstreet. For more information call 570-336-0832.

 

March 25, April 11

The 6th annual Believe In Hope 5K Run & Walk in memory of Carissa Barrett will be held Saturday, April 11 at the Bloomsburg Town Park. Registration opens at 8AM. The race starts at 10AM. Pre-registration before March 25 is $18 or just $5 without a t-shirt. Fee after March 25 is $20 or $8 without a shirt. Proceeds benefit St Jude's Children's Hospital. For more information, call 570-764-5778.

 

March 26

Folk, Blues, and Gospel singer Jay Smar returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library for two performances on Thursday March 26. Stop by at Noon or 6:30PM for an old-fashioned concert for the whole family. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Thru March 27

St Mary's church on Fowler Avenue in Berwick will be holding their annual Lenten Fish Fry every Friday in Lent. Eat in or take out from 11AM - 7PM. Factory orders are available. Please place orders before 10AM. For more information call 570-759-9227.

 

March 28

District 13 Little League will hold an umpire training clinic on Saturday March 28 at Columbia Montour Vo-Tech school, Sweppenheiser drive, East of Bloomsburg. All new and returning District 13 Little League baseball and softball umpires, ages 13 and up, are invited to attend. Check-in starts at 8AM, the clinic will run until 3PM. Cost is $20, including lunch and materials. Pre-registration is required. call 570-374-1812 for more information.

 

March 28

You can be a part of BTE's Summer Family Show - the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble is opening community auditions for vibrant and focused young actors from 4th through 12th grade for their production of Sideways Stories From The Wayside School. Auditions will be held Saturday March 28 at the Alvina Krause Theatre in downtown Bloomsburg. Signup is open from 9:30 - 11AM, with auditions starting at 10AM. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

March 28

The annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids Sake is coming up Saturday March 28 at P-Nut Bowl, just off Route 11 East of Bloomsburg. Gather your team and sign up by Thursday March 26. For more information, visit Big Brothers Big Sisters of NEPA on our Community Organizations list at the top of the page.

 

March 29

Empty Bowls 2015 is coming up Sunday March 29, 11AM - 1:30PM in Bloomsburg University's Kehr Union ballroom. Come enjoy a selection of soups from many area restaurants as well as live entertainment. All proceeds benefit the Bloomsburg Food Cupboard. For more information call 389-5145.

 

March 29

Come to the Orangeville Fire Hall for a Chicken and Waffle dinner Sunday March 29 from 1-4 PM - sponsored by the Royal Order of the Raccoons of Columbia County. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for kids 3-10. There will be games of chance available as well. For more information call 570-925-5736.

 

Through April 3

Reliance Fire Company #1 in Berwick is holding their annual Lenten Fish Fry every Friday through April 3. Eat in or take out. Local delivery is available for businesses and factories with a minimum of 5 orders. The fire company is at 501 West 3rd Street in Berwick. Call to pre-order, 570-752-5621.

 

Through April 3

Come to the Moose Exchange Antler Gallery on Main Street in Bloomsburg for their latest community exhibition - The Photographic Process - featuring works submitted by local amateur and professional photographers. The show runs through April 3.

 

Through April 5

Come to Artspace gallery in downtown Bloomsburg and check out their latest exhibition, Vista Gradients, by local fine art photographer Danielle deLeon. The showing runs through April 5.

 

Through April 8

Bloomsburg University's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will be offering free assistance in filing your taxes through April 8 at Wesley United Methodist Church, Market Street in Bloomsburg. If you have low to moderate income or are 60 and older, stop by the church Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings from 4-8PM for help in filing your taxes. For more information call 570-389-5234.

 

April 10 & 11

Wesley United Methodist Church's spring rummage sale is coming up Friday and Saturday April 10 & 11 at the church on Market Street in Bloomsburg. Items can be dropped off for donation any time leading up to the sale. For more information call 570-784-1407.

 

April 18

The Danville Child Development Center's annual Celebrity Waiter dinner is coming up Saturday, April 18, at the historic Danville Borough Ballroom on Mill Street. Step back to the Roaring Twenties with flappers, casino games, and live music. Cost is $60 each or $100 per couple. Cocktails start at 5PM with dinner at 5:45. For more information, call 570-275-4047.

 

April 18

The Animal Resource Center will host Another Night of Wine And Music, Saturday April 18 at the Barn at Boone's Dam on Fort McClure Boulevard in Bloomsburg. Enjoy live jazz from Tony Kurdilla and the Lehigh Avenue Jazz Quartet, appetizers, and check out the silent auction. Doors open at 6PM, wine tasting by Shade Mountain Winery starts at 6:30. Get your tickets in advance for just a $35 donation. Proceeds benefit ARC. For more information, call 570-850-6986.

 

June 19

The annual Catawissa Teenage Battle of the Bands is coming up Friday June 19, as part of the summer concert series. First place prize is $300, 2nd place is $100. A majority of the members in each band must be teenagers to enter. For more information, call 570-356-2561.

 

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.

 

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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," 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.

 

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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 classic American Flyer and the Dillon Floral limited-edition train with its puffing MTH steam engine and MTH controls. Everyone is welcome.

 

 



 
Feb 23
Central Columbia school is holding an evening of donkey basketball Monday February 23 at the Elementary School gym on Old Berwick Road. Cost is $6 each. Proceeds benefit the Central Columbia football program. The games begin at 7PM.
 
Feb 25 - March 1
The BU Players present The Nosemaker's Apprentice - The Chronicles of a Medieval Plastic Surgeon, at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg. Showtimes are this Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30PM, and Sunday March 1 at 3PM. Tickets are just $6 for adults and $4 for students and Seniors. The show is intended for mature audiences. For more information, call 570-389-4409.
 
Feb 26
Danville Head Start and Pre-K Counts are currently enrolling students for the 2015-16 school year. The program is for children 3 and 4 years old who live in the Danville School District or Montour County. Open Enrollment day is Thursday February 26 from 8AM - 6PM at the Danville Primary School. Call 271-3268 for more information.
 
Feb 26
It's Game Night at the Bloomsburg Public Library, Thursday February 26, starting at 6:30 PM. Gamesters ages 6 and up can enjoy familiar games and learn some new ones as well. Children must be accompanied by and adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 26 - April 5
Come to Artspace gallery in downtown Bloomsburg and check out their latest exhibition, Vista Gradients, by local fine art photographer Danielle deLeon. A reception will be held Saturday February 28 at 6PM. The showing runs through April 5.
 
Feb 27 (March 5)
Get educated during Brain Injury Awareness Month with a special presentation about Aging After Brain Injury, Thursday March 5 at Geisinger Healthsouth Rehab in Danville. The lecture by Neuropsychologist Mike Driscoll PhD and Neurologist Scott Turner MD starts at 4PM. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP by Friday February 27 by calling 570-271-6110.
 
Feb 27 - March 1
The 28th annual CSBA Home and Outdoor Living Show returns to the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds the weekend of February 27, Friday and Saturday 10AM - 8PM, and Sunday 10AM - 4PM. See exhibitors from construction and landscaping to RV's, hunting, fishing, and more.
 
Feb 28
The Columbia-Montour chapter of the Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship International will meet Saturday morning, February 28, at Spirit Life Church on Old Berwick Road in Bloomsburg. There will be a guest speaker, and coffee and snacks will be provided. The meeting starts at 10 AM.
 
Feb 28
Come to the Moose Exchange Antler Gallery on Main Street in Bloomsburg for their latest community exhibition - The Photographic Process - featuring works submitted by local amateur and professional photographers. The showing opens Saturday February 28 with a reception at 6PM and runs through April 3.
 
Feb 28
Learn gross science with the Bloomsburg University Biology Lab at the Bloomsburg Children's Museum's Grossology Lab this Saturday. Dissect an actual heart using real laboratory equipment. Two sessions of the 1-hour program start at 11AM and Noon at the museum on 7th street. The program is designed for kids ages 8 years and up. Call to reserve a seat, 570-389-9206.
 
Feb 28
The Millville American Legion post 564 will hold an ice cream, cake, and pie contest, Saturday February 28 starting at Noon. Entry fee for the contest is just $5 with a $50 top prize in each category. Judging starts at 1PM. Ice and salt will be provided for on-site churning. The post is at 259 Legion Road in Millville. For more information, call 570-458-4572.
 
Feb 28
The Montour-DeLong fair association is holding another of their all-you-can-eat haddock fish dinners on Saturday, February 28 from 3-7PM. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and under. Take-out is available. Any active-duty military personnel who come in uniform will get their dinner for free. The fairgrounds are on Broadway Road, West of Danville.
 
Feb 28
The Bloomsburg YMCA's Bugle Boy Bash is coming up Saturday, February 28 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. From 6-10 PM enjoy a night of dining, dancing, and celebration featuring live music by the Statesmen Duo. Tickets can be purchased at the Bloomsburg YMCA on 7th Street for $50 each. Military uniforms, period clothing or red white and blue attire is encouraged.
 
Feb 28
It's the sixth annual Dance Your Heart Out for BTE, Saturday February 28, at Frosty Valley Country Club in Danville. Starting at 7PM, dance to live music by the Bedbugs, and put in your bid on the silent auction. Tickets are $55 dollars each and include food and drink. All proceeds benefit the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
March 1 (14)
Town Hill United Methodist Church is holding a homemade soup and ice cream sale this month. Choose from Vegetable or Ham and Bean soup, and Chocolate, Vanilla, and Peanut Butter ice cream. All are just $5.50 a quart. Please place your orders by Sunday, March 1. Orders can be picked up Saturday March 14 from 10AM - 2PM at the church on Town Hill Road in Shickshinny. To place your order, call 570-864-2401.
 

March 2

The Socrates Cafe will meet at the Bloomsburg Public Library on Tuesday night starting at 6:30PM. The question of the evening will be: Is it ever ethical to manipulate people?  Bring your opinions. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

March 2

Dine to Donate to the United Way this Monday at Rose Marie’s Restaurant in downtown Bloomsburg. From 11AM - 11PM 15% of meal purchases (excluding alcohol) go directly the United Way of Columbia County and their 15 member agencies. Dine in or take out lunch or dinner - no coupon is needed. You can contact the Untied Way office at 570-784-3134.

 

March 3

Transportation Tuesday is back March 3 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.

 

March 5

Get ready for spring at the Bloomsburg Public Library with "Patty and Patrick" Thursday night starting at 6:30PM. Kids can enjoy stories, a craft project, and some St. Patrick's Day fun. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

March 5, 7, 8

Meadowbrook Christian School will present "The Music Man" Thursday March 5 at 7PM, Saturday March 7 at 2PM, and on Sunday March 8 at 4PM. Tickets are just $5 for students and $8 for adults. Reserved seating is also available for $10. Meadowbrook Christian School is on Stamm Road, just off Rt. 254 in Milton. For more information, call 570-742-2638.

 

March 6, 7, 8

The Danville Drama Club presents "Bubble Boy" - a new musical from the creators of Despicable Me - Friday through Sunday March 6, 7 , & 8 at the Danville Middle School Auditorium. Showtime is 7:30 PM Friday and Saturday, with a 2PM matinee on Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults or $5 for students. For more information, email DanvilleDrama@yahoo.com

 

March 7

Grace Bible Church will hold their Ladies' Spring Brunch on Saturday March 7 from 10AM - 2PM. The guest speaker will be Kelly Renno. The Church is on McIntyre Road in Catawissa. For more information, call 570-356-2644.

 

March 7

Monica's Heart greyhound adoption group will be holding two simultaneous events on Saturday March 7. From 11AM - 2PM stop by Tractor Supply Company on Route 11 East of Bloomsburg or at PetCo in the Wal-Mart complex in Buckhorn. Learn more about greyhounds, meet some of the dogs, and maybe even adopt. For more information, call 570-644-2358.

 
March 7
Come to St Matthew's Lutheran Church in downtown Bloomsburg for Robin's Soup Bowl, Saturday March 7 from 11AM - 2PM. There will be 14 different soups to try - All you can eat for just $7 with dessert. Take-out is available, just $4 per pint and $6 per quart. All proceeds benefit Robin Moore's expenses for the 2015 Down Under Sports Tournament in Australia.
 
March 7
The Central Columbia Band Boosters will hold their annual Basket Bonanza fundraiser on Saturday March 7 at the Central Columbia Elementary School Gymnasium on Old Berwick Road. Doors open at 1PM, Drawings start at 3PM - you must be present to win. Donate a pair of gently-used shoes for a chance at a special door prize.
 
March 7
Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech is holding their annual Spring Craft Show on Saturday March 7 from 9AM - 3PM. This year honors the yearbook club and class of 2015. The school is on Sweppenheiser Drive, off Route 11 East of Bloomsburg.
 
March 7
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg will be holding an all-you-can-eat spaghetti supper on Saturday March 7 from 4-7 PM. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and younger. Take-out is available. All proceeds will benefit the Bundles of Blessings diaper ministry. The church is on 5th street in Bloomsburg.
 
March 8
Come to the Bloomsburg Fire Hall on Sunday March 8 for an afternoon of Vera Bradley Bingo. Doors open at 12:30 - games start at 2PM. Proceeds benefit the Fabulous Felines cat and kitten rescue of Columbia and Montour Counties. The fire hall is on Market Street in Bloomsburg.
 
March 8
Dine to Donate to the United Way Sunday March 8 at Turkey Hill Brewing Company on Central Road in Bloomsburg. From 4-9 PM 10% of meal purchases (excluding alcohol) go directly the United Way of Columbia County and their 15 member agencies. Enjoy dinner or appetizers - no coupon is needed. You can contact the Untied Way office at 570-784-3134.
 
March 9
The Paper Airplane Club returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library's Children's Library on Monday night, March 9. The club will learn how to fold and fly several new types of paper airplanes, and then let them fly inside the library. The after-school program runs until 4:30 PM at the library on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
March 9 - 11
Geisinger Health South Rehabilitation will be offering free fall prevention screenings March 9 at their outpatient clinic in Milton, March 10 at the clinic in Bloomsburg, and in Berwick, Danville, and Selinsgrove on March 11. No appointment is necessary. For details on times and locations call 800-232-8260.
 
March 10
Meadowbrook Christian School in Milton is holding an open house Tuesday March 10 from 6 - 7:30 PM. Come learn about the school and see projects by the students. The school is on Stamm Road, off Route 254. For more information, call 570-742-2638.
 
March 11
Dine to Donate to the United Way wraps up Wednesday March 11 at the Links At Hemlock Creek in Buckhorn. From 5-9 PM 15% of meal purchases (excluding alcohol) will go directly to the United Way of Columbia County. No coupon is needed. While you're there, check out the basket raffle, Chinese and silent auctions in honor of John Thomas' 30 years as CEO of the United Way of Columbia County. Winners will be announced at 8PM. You can contact the Untied Way office at 570-784-3134.
 
March 11 & 12
The third annual Raise the Region 30-hour community fundraising event is coming up Wednesday and Thursday March 11 & 12. You can donate to many different local community organizations, and any donations you make are stretched even further by donations in kind by local businesses. For more information, visit RaiseTheRegion.org
 
March 12
The Bloomsburg Public Library's resident leprechaun expert returns Thursday night March 12 at 6:30PM for an evening of leprechaun tales for kids ages 3 years and up. Hal Pratt will present his stories of hunting for the wee men - and their gold! Children must be accompanied by an adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
March 12 - 15
The Central Columbia High School Drama club presents Stephen Sondheim's Into The Woods, at the Caldwell Consistory in downtown Bloomsburg. Showtimes are Thursday and Friday March 12 & 13 at 7PM, and Sunday March 15 at 2PM. Reserved seating is available. Call 570-784-2850 ex.2844 for more information.
 
March 12 - 29
The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents Skin & Bone, opening Thursday March 12 at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg with a pay-what-you-wish preview at 7:30 PM. Friday the 13 is a reduced price preview, also at 7:30 PM. The show is intended for mature audiences of at least High School age. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
March 13 (18)
The Columbia County Conservation District will host a Soil Health seminar on Wednesday March 18 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. The featured speaker will be Gabe Brown, a nationally recognized pioneer in the soil health movement. Cost is $20 to attend, and includes a hot lunch. RSVP by March 13 by calling 570-784-1310.
 
March 14
Come to the Children's Museum in Bloomsburg for Tales And Tunes From The Frontier, Saturday, March 14 from 10AM - 2PM. Learn how to make music from household items with Randy & Josey Brendle. Build your own instrument, and enjoy music and stories from frontier life. The museum is on 7th Street next to the Bloomsburg YMCA.
 
March 14
The 3rd annual Leprechaun Loop is coming up Saturday March 14 at St Columba Catholic School on 3rd Street in Bloomsburg. The 5K run & fun walk gets under way at 9AM. Check-in starts at 7AM. Awards will be given for the best dressed in each category, as well as a $100 cash prize for setting a new course record. Please, no animals. Pre-registration is $18 and includes a t-shirt if you pre-register by March 6. Entry fee on race day is $25. For more information, go to SaintColumbaSchool.org
 
Thru March 15
AGAPE's Project Frozen is in effect now through mid-March. The AGAPE Care Center on 7th Street in Bloomsburg will be open from 7PM - 7AM every night for anyone who needs a warm place to stay. Guests must be drug and alcohol free. Volunteers are needed for the overnight shifts. For more information, call 570-854-6141.
 
March 18
The Master Gardeners of Penn State will hold their spring awards luncheon and special presentation on pollinators Tuesday, March 24 at 10:30 AM at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. Cost for the luncheon is just $20 each. RSVP by March 18 by calling 988-3950.
 
March 19
The Lonely Sock Club returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library Thursday night March 19 at 6:30PM. This month, the club will learn how to knit - with your fingers! The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
March 21
Catch a free preview of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's 2015 Theater In The Classroom presentation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Saturday March 21 at the Bloomsburg Public Library. The show starts at Noon.
 
March 22
Come to the Nelson Field House on Bloomsburg University's upper campus for "A Day In Seussville" - Sunday March 22 from 1-3 PM. The free program includes games, crafts, and entertainment for kids 12 and under.
 
March 23
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's 37th season of Theater In The Classroom returns with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Teachers and administrators, it's time to sign up your school, library or community center for one of the traveling performances, beginning March 23rd. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
Through March 25
Join Journeymate Ministries Church in Lightstreet for their series of Lenten Teas for Women, Wednesday mornings February 25 through March 25. Come hear several local speakers with inspirational messages. Fellowship and refreshments start at 9:30 AM, the programs start at 10 AM. There is no fee to attend. The church is on Main Street in Lightstreet. For more information call 570-336-0832.
 
March 25, April 11
The 6th annual Believe In Hope 5K Run & Walk in memory of Carissa Barrett will be held Saturday, April 11 at the Bloomsburg Town Park. Registration opens at 8AM. The race starts at 10AM. Pre-registration before March 25 is $18 or just $5 without a t-shirt. Fee after March 25 is $20 or $8 without a shirt. Proceeds benefit St Jude's Children's Hospital. For more information, call 570-764-5778.
 
March 26
Folk, Blues, and Gospel singer Jay Smar returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library for two performances on Thursday March 26. Stop by at Noon or 6:30PM for an old-fashioned concert for the whole family. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Thru March 27
St Mary's church on Fowler Avenue in Berwick will be holding their annual Lenten Fish Fry every Friday in Lent. Eat in or take out from 11AM - 7PM. Factory orders are available. Please place orders before 10AM. For more information call 570-759-9227.
 
March 28
District 13 Little League will hold an umpire training clinic on Saturday March 28 at Columbia Montour Vo-Tech school, Sweppenheiser drive, East of Bloomsburg. All new and returning District 13 Little League baseball and softball umpires, ages 13 and up, are invited to attend. Check-in starts at 8AM, the clinic will run until 3PM. Cost is $20, including lunch and materials. Pre-registration is required. call 570-374-1812 for more information.
 
March 28
The annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids Sake is coming up Saturday March 28 at P-Nut Bowl, just off Route 11 East of Bloomsburg. Gather your team and sign up by Thursday March 26. For more information, visit Big Brothers Big Sisters of NEPA on our Community Organizations list at the top of the page.
 
March 29
Empty Bowls 2015 is coming up Sunday March 29, 11AM - 1:30PM in Bloomsburg University's Kehr Union ballroom. Come enjoy a selection of soups from many area restaurants as well as live entertainment. All proceeds benefit the Bloomsburg Food Cupboard. For more information call 389-5145.
 
April 3
Reliance Fire Company #1 in Berwick is holding their annual Lenten Fish Fry every Friday through April 3. Eat in or take out. Local delivery is available for businesses and factories with a minimum of 5 orders. The fire company is at 501 West 3rd Street in Berwick. Call to pre-order, 570-752-5621.
 
April 18
The Danville Child Development Center's annual Celebrity Waiter dinner is coming up Saturday, April 18, at the historic Danville Borough Ballroom on Mill Street. Step back to the Roaring Twenties with flappers, casino games, and live music. Cost is $60 each or $100 per couple. Cocktails start at 5PM with dinner at 5:45. For more information, call 570-275-4047.
 
April 18
The Animal Resource Center will host Another Night of Wine And Music, Saturday April 18 at the Barn at Boone's Dam on Fort McClure Boulevard in Bloomsburg. Enjoy live jazz from Tony Kurdilla and the Lehigh Avenue Jazz Quartet, appetizers, and check out the silent auction. Doors open at 6PM, wine tasting by Shade Mountain Winery starts at 6:30. Get your tickets in advance for just a $35 donation. Proceeds benefit ARC. For more information, call 570-850-6986.
 

June 19

The annual Catawissa Teenage Battle of the Bands is coming up Friday June 19, as part of the summer concert series. First place prize is $300, 2nd place is $100. A majority of the members in each band must be teenagers to enter. For more information, call 570-356-2561.

 

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.
 
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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," 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.
 
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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 classic American Flyer and the Dillon Floral limited-edition train with its puffing MTH steam engine and MTH controls. Everyone is welcome.
 


 
Thru March 27
St Mary's church on Fowler Avenue in Berwick will be holding their annual Lenten Fish Fry every Friday in Lent. Eat in or take out from 11AM - 7PM. Factory orders are available. Please place orders before 10AM. For more information call 570-759-9227.
 
Feb 19
The Lonely Sock Club will meet at 6:30 PM Thursday night, February 19th, at the Bloomsburg Public Library. This month the club will learn how to craft miniature roses from ribbon. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 21
Come to the 25th Annual Columbia Montour Family Center's Children's Fair, Saturday February 21 at the Columbia Mall in Buckhorn. There will be hands-on activities and guest appearances by Hal Pratt of the Bloomsburg Public Library, Kozmo from Knoebels, presentations by Appalachian Reptiles and more. The fair runs from 10AM - 2PM.
 
Feb 21
It's a Human-Powered Winter Festival on Saturday February 21 at Quest on Bloomsburg University's upper campus. Take part in Snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, kayak sledding and more. Check out their winter sports workshops on snow biking, gourmet cooking, hypothermia and many other topics. The festival runs from 10AM - 3PM. For more information call 570-389-4323.
 
Feb 21
Come to the Mifflinville United Methodist church social hall for a free community lunch on Saturday February 21 from 11AM - 2PM. The meal will include ham, beef, and chicken pot pie. The church is at 4th and Market Streets in Mifflinville.
 
Feb 21
The Columbia Valley Moose Lodge will hold a 21-and-over singles dance Saturday February 21 from 7-11 PM featuring DJ Eddie. Doors open at 6:30 PM. 21 Couples are also welcome. Cover charge is just $8 and includes snacks, door prizes, and drinks. The Moose Lodge is located behind Sheetz on Route 11 between Berwick and Bloomsburg. For more information call 570-441-3534.
 
Feb 21
Bloomsburg University's Celebrity Artist Series continues with Tango Buenos Aires, Saturday February 21 at 8PM in the Haas Center for the Arts. Direct form Argentina, the dance and music troupe will present Song of Eva Perón, a journey through the life of Argentina's most beloved heroine. Tickets are $30 for adults or just $15 for children and BU students. For more information, check out the Celebrity Artist Series under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
Feb 22
Bloom Bounce at the Columbia Mall in Buckhorn is holding a free bounce night for special needs families, Sunday evening February 22 from 5 - 7 PM. All family members including siblings are included. For more information call 317-2555.
 
Feb 22
St Joseph Church in Berwick is holding a pasta dinner on Sunday, February 22 from 11:30AM - 2PM. There will be penne pasta, meatballs, salad, dessert and more. Eat in or Take out. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for kids ages 6-12, and free for kids 5 & under. The church is at 721 Monroe Street in Berwick.
 
Thru Feb 22
The North Mountain Art League presents their winter show at Artspace Gallery in downtown Bloomsburg. The show features works by League members in many different mediums. The show runs through February 22.
 
Feb 23
Central Columbia school is holding an evening of donkey basketball Monday February 23 at the Elementary School gym on Old Berwick Road. Cost is $6 each. Proceeds benefit the Central Columbia football program. The games begin at 7PM.
 
Feb 25 - March 25
Join Journeymate Ministries Church in Lightstreet for their series of Lenten Teas for Women, Wednesday mornings February 25 through March 25. Come hear several local speakers with inspirational messages. Fellowship and refreshments start at 9:30 AM, the programs start at 10 AM. There is no fee to attend. The church is on Main Street in Lightstreet. For more information call 570-336-0832.
 
Feb 26
Danville Head Start and Pre-K Counts are currently enrolling students for the 2-15-16 school year. The program is for children 3 and 4 years old who live in the Danville School Dristrict or Montour County. Open Enrollment day is Thursday February 26 from 8AM - 6PM at the Danville Promary School. Call 271-3268 fore more information.
 
Feb 26
It's Game Night at the Bloomsburg Public Library, Thursday February 26, starting at 6:30 PM. Gamesters ages 6 and up can enjoy familiar games and learn some new ones as well. Children must be accompanied by and adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 27 (March 5)
Get educated during Brain Injury Awareness Month with a special presentation about Aging After Brain Injury, Thursday March 5 at Geisinger Healthsouth Rehab in Danville. The lecture by Neuropsychologist Mike Driscoll PhD and Neurologist Scott Turner MD starts at 4PM. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP by Friday February 27 by calling 570-271-6110.
 
Feb 27 - March 1
The 28th annual CSBA Home and Outdoor Living Show returns to the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds the weekend of February 27, Friday and Saturday 10AM - 8PM, and Sunday 10AM - 4PM. See exhibitors from construction and landscaping to RV's, hunting, fishing, and more.
 
Feb 28
The Columbia-Montour chapter of the Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship International will meet Saturday morning, February 28, at Spirit Life Church on Old Berwick Road in Bloomsburg. There will be a guest speaker, and coffee and snacks will be provided. The meeting starts at 10 AM.
 
Feb 28
The Millville American Legion post 564 will hold an ice cream, cake, and pie contest, Saturday February 28 starting at Noon. Entry fee for the contest is just $5 with a $50 top prize in each category. Judging starts at 1PM. Ice and salt will be provided for on-site churning. The post is at 259 Legion Road in Millville. For more information, call 570-458-4572.
 
Feb 28
The Montour-DeLong fair association is holding another of their all-you-can-eat haddock fish dinners on Saturday, February 28 from 3-7PM. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and under. Take-out is available. Any active-duty military personnel who come in uniform will get their dinner for free. The fairgrounds are on Broadway Road, West of Danville.
 
Feb 28
The Bloomsburg YMCA's Bugle Boy Bash is coming up Saturday, February 28 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. From 6-10 PM enjoy a night of dining, dancing, and celebration featuring live music by the Statesmen Duo. Tickets can be purchased at the Bloomsburg YMCA on 7th Street for $50 each. Get your tickets before February 14 and be entered to win two more tickets for free. Military uniforms, period clothing or red white and blue attire is encouraged.
 
Feb 28
It's the sixth annual Dance Your Heart Out for BTE, Saturday February 28, at Frosty Valley Country Club in Danville. Starting at 7PM, dance to live music by the Bedbugs, and put in your bid on the silent auction. Tickets are $55 dollars each and include food and drink. All proceeds benefit the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
March 1 (14)
Town Hill United Methodist Church is holding a homemade soup and ice cream sale this month. Choose from Vegetable or Ham and Bean soup, and Chocolate, Vanilla, and Peanut Butter ice cream. All are just $5.50 a quart. Please place your orders by Sunday, March 1. Orders can be picked up Saturday March 14 from 10AM - 2PM at the church on Town Hill Road in Shickshinny. To place your order, call 570-864-2401.
 

March 3

Transportation Tuesday is back March 3 at CareerLink 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 CareerLink offices are in the Sunbury Municipal Building on Market Street. To reserve your spot, call 570-988-7300.

 

March 5, 6, 7
Meadowbrook Christian School will present "The Music Man" Thursday and Friday March 5 & 6 at 7PM, and on Saturday March 7 at 2PM. Tickets are just $5 for students and $8 for adults. Reserved seating is also available for $10. Meadowbrook Christian School is on Stamm Road, just off Rt. 254 in Milton. For more information, call 570-742-2638.
 

March 6, 7, 8

The Danville Drama Club presents "Bubble Boy" - a new musical from the creators of Despicable Me - Friday through Sunday March 6, 7 , & 8 at the Danville Middle School Auditorium. Showtime is 7:30 PM Friday and Saturday, with a 2PM matinee on Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults or $5 for students. Fore more information, email DanvilleDrama@yahoo.com

 

March 7

Grace Bible Church will hold their Ladies' Spring Brunch on Saturday March 7 from 10AM - 2PM. The guest speaker will be Kelly Renno. The Church is on McIntyre Road in Catawissa. For more information, call 570-356-2644.
 
March 7
Come to St Matthew's Lutheran Church in downtown Bloomsburg for Robin's Soup Bowl, Saturday March 7 from 11AM - 2PM. There will be 14 different soups to try - All you can eat for just $7 with dessert. Take-out is available, just $4 per pint and $6 per quart. All proceeds benefit Robin Moore's expenses for the 2015 Down Under Sports Tournament in Australia.
 
March 7
The Central Columbia Band Boosters will hold their annual Basket Bonanza fundraiser on Saturday March 7 at the Central Columbia Elementary School Gymnasium on Old Berwick Road. Doors open at 1PM, Drawings start at 3PM - you must be present to win. Donate a pair of gently-used shoes for a chance at a special door prize.
 
March 7
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg will be holding an all-you-can-eat spaghetti supper on Saturday March 7 from 4-7 PM. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and younger. Take-out is available. All proceeds will benefit the Bundles of Blessings diaper ministry. The church is on 5th street in Bloomsburg.
 
March 9 - 11
Geisinger Health South Rehabilitation will be offering free fall prevention screenings March 9 at their outpatient clinic in Milton, March 10 at the clinic in Bloomsburg, and in Berwick, Danville, and Selinsgrove on March 11. No appointment is necessary. For details on times and locations call 800-232-8260.
 
March 11 & 12
The third annual Raise the Region 30-hour community fundraising event is coming up Wednesday and Thursday March 11 & 12. You can donate to many different local community organizations, and any donations you make are stretched even further by donations in kind by local businesses. For more information, visit RaiseTheRegion.org
 
March 12 - 29
The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents Skin & Bone, opening Thursday March 12 at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg with a pay-what-you-wish preview at 7:30 PM. Friday the 13 is a reduced price preview, also at 7:30 PM. The show is intened for mature audiences of at least High School age. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
March 13 (18)
The Columbia County Conservation District will host a Soil Health seminar on Wednesday March 18 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. The featured speaker will be Gabe Brown, a nationally recognized pioneer in the soil health movement. Cost is $20 to attend, and includes a hot lunch. RSVP by March 13 by calling 570-784-1310.
 
March 14
Come to the Children's Museum in Bloomsburg for Tales And Tunes From The Frontier, Saturday, March 14 from 10AM - 2PM. Learn how to make music from household items with Randy & Josey Brendle. Build your own instrument, and enjoy music and stories from frontier life. The museum is on 7th Street next to the Bloomsburg YMCA.
 
Thru March 15
AGAPE's Project Frozen is in effect now through mid-March. The AGAPE Care Center on 7th Street in Bloomsburg will be open from 7PM - 7AM every night for anyone who needs a warm place to stay. Guests must be drug and alcohol free. Volunteers are needed for the overnight shifts. For more information, call 570-854-6141.
 
March 18
The Master Gardners of Penn State will hold their spring awards luncheon and special presentation on pollinators Tuesday, March 24 at 10:30 AM at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. Cost for the luncheon is just $20 each. RSVP by March 18 by calling 988-3950.
 
March 21
Catch a free preview of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's 2015 Theater In The Classroom presentation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Saturday March 21 at the Bloomsburg Public Library. The show starts at Noon.
 
March 22
Come to the Nelson Field House on Bloomsburg Univerity's upper campus for "A Day In Seussville" - Sunday March 22 from 1-3 PM. The free program includes games, crafts, and entertainment for kids 12 and under.
 
March 23
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's 37th season of Theater In The Classroom returns with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Teachers and administrators, it's time to sign up your school, library or community center for one of the traveling performances, beginning March 23rd. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
March 25, April 11
The 6th annual Believe In Hope 5K Run & Walk in memory of Carissa Barrett will be held Saturday, April 11 at the Bloomsburg Town Park. Registration opens at 8AM. The race starts at 10AM. Pre-registration before March 25 is $18 or just $5 without a t-shirt. Fee after March 25 is $20 or $8 without a shirt. Proceeds benefit St Jude's Children's Hospital. For more information, call 570-764-5778.
 
March 28
District 13 Little League will hold an umpire training clinic on Saturday March 28 at Columbia Montour Vo-Tech school, Sweppenheiser drive, East of Bloomsburg. All new and returning District 13 Little League baseball and softball umpires, ages 13 and up, are invited to attend. Check-in starts at 8AM, the clinic will run until 3PM. Cost is $20, including lunch and materials. Pre-registration is required. call 570-374-1812 for more information.
 
March 28
The annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids Sake is coming up Saturday March 28 at P-Nut Bowl, just off Route 11 East of Bloomsburg. Gather your team and sign up by Thursday March 26. For more information, visit Big Brothers Big Sisters of NEPA on our Community Organizations list at the top of the page.
 
March 29
Empty Bowls 2015 is coming up Sunday March 29, 11AM - 1:30PM in Bloomsburg Unversity's Kehr Union ballroom. Come enjoy a selection of soups from many area restaraunts as well as live entertainment. All proceeds benefit the Bloomsburg Food Cupboard. For more information call 389-5145.
 
April 18
The Danville Child Development Center's annual Celebrity Waiter dinner is coming up Saturday, April 18, at the historic Danville Borough Ballroom on Mill Street. Step back to the Roaring Twenties with flappers, casino games, and live music. Cost is $60 each or $100 per couple. Cocktails start at 5PM with dinner at 5:45. For more information, call 570-275-4047.
 
April 18
The Animal Resource Center will host Another Night of Wine And Music, Saturday April 18 at the Barn at Boone's Dam on Fort McClure Boulevard in Bloomsburg. Enjoy live jazz from Tony Kurdilla and the Lehigh Avenue Jazz Quartet, appetizers, and check out the silent auction. Doors open at 6PM, wine tasting by Shade Mountain Winery starts at 6:30. Get your tickets in advance for just a $35 donation. Proceeds benefit ARC. For more information, call 570-850-6986.
 
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.
 
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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," 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.
 
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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 classic American Flyer and the Dillon Floral limited-edition train with its puffing MTH steam engine and MTH controls. Everyone is welcome.
 


 
Feb 9
The Paper Airplane Club returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library's Children's Library on Monday night, February 9. The club will learn how to fold and fly several new types of paper airplanes, and then let them fly inside the library. The after-school program runs until 4:30 PM at the library on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 10
The Book Buddies are back at the Bloomsburg Public Library on Market Street on Tuesday February 10. Bella, Chloe, and Riley are therapy dogs who love to listen to your kids read aloud to them. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The program starts at 6:30 PM.
 
Feb 13 - March 27
St Mary's church on Fowler Avenue in Berwick will be holding their annual Lenten Fish Fry every Friday in Lent starting the week before on February 13. Eat in or take out from 11AM - 7PM. Factory orders are available. Please place orders before 10AM. For more information call 570-759-9227.
 
Feb 13 -15
The Berwick Archery Club will hold their 10th annual Money Shoot the weekend of February 13th through the 15th. Qualifying shots will be held Friday and Saturday, with the final shoot-offs on Sunday. For more information find the Berwick Archery Club on Facebook or call 570-336-8885.
 
Feb 14 & 15
The annual Kiwanis Winterfest is coming up Presidents' Day Weekend, February 14 & 15 at Camp Brule, off route 154, North of Forksville. Take the Polar Bear Plunge or join the ice fishing tournament on Saturday, and race in the primitive biathlon and snowmobile challenges on Sunday. There's ice carving, sled dogs, hot food and much more. Gates open at 7AM both days. For more information, check out SCKiwanis.com or call 570-924-4224.
 
Feb 14 & 15
The Loose Ties Model Railroading club will open their huge layout at the Columbia Mall in Buckhorn this Valentines Day weekend. Saturday from 11AM - 5PM and Sunday from Noon - 4PM check out the more than 60 trains and 10,000 feet of track.
 
Thru Feb 14
Stop by the Moose Exchange Antler in downtown Bloomsburg and check out their latest exhibition featuring longtime local artist Ken Conner, running through February 14.
 
Feb 16
The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance will hold a presentation at the McBride Memorial library this Monday evening, February 16, starting at 6:30 PM. The topic will be "Binge Drinking: How to Reduce the Risk." The talk is free and open to everyone. The library is on Market Street in Berwick.
 
Feb 18
Grove Presbyterian Church will hold a special Taize Ash Wednesday service on February 18th at 6:30PM. The service follows the tradition of the Taize monastery in France. Grove Presbyterian is on Bloom Street in Danville.
 
Feb 19
The Lonely Sock Club will meet at 6:30 PM Thursday night, February 19th, at the Bloomsburg Public Library. This month the club will learn how to craft miniature roses from ribbon. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 21
Come to the 25th Annual Columbia Montour Family Center's Children's Fair, Saturday February 21 at the Columbia Mall in Buckhorn. There will be hands-on activities and guest appearances by Hal Pratt of the Bloomsburg Public Library, Kozmo from Knoebels, presentations by Appalachian Reptiles and more. The fair runs from 10AM - 2PM.
 
Feb 21
It's a Human-Powered Winter Festival on Saturday February 21 at Quest on Bloomsburg University's upper campus. Take part in Snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, kayak sledding and more. Check out their winter sports workshops on snow biking, gourmet cooking, hypothermia and many other topics. The festival runs from 10AM - 3PM. For more information call 570-389-4323.
 
Feb 21
Come to the Mifflinville United Methodist church social hall for a free community lunch on Saturday February 21 from 11AM - 2PM. The meal will include ham, beef, and chicken pot pie. The church is at 4th and Market Streets in Mifflinville.
 
Feb 21
The Columbia Valley Moose Lodge will hold a 21-and-over singles dance Saturday February 21 from 7-11 PM featuring DJ Eddie. Doors open at 6:30 PM. 21 Couples are also welcome. Cover charge is just $8 and includes snacks, door prizes, and drinks. The Moose Lodge is located behind Sheetz on Route 11 between Berwick and Bloomsburg. For more information call 570-441-3534.
 
Feb 21
Bloomsburg University's Celebrity Artist Series continues with Tango Buenos Aires, Saturday February 21 at 8PM in the Haas Center for the Arts. Direct form Argentina, the dance and music troupe will present Song of Eva Perón, a journey through the life of Argentina's most beloved heroine. Tickets are $30 for adults or just $15 for children and BU students. For more information, check out the Celebrity Artist Series under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
Feb 22
Bloom Bounce at the Columbia Mall in Buckhorn is holding a free bounce night for special needs families, Sunday evening February 22 from 5 - 7 PM. All family members including siblings are included. For more information call 317-2555.
 
Feb 22
St Joseph Church in Berwick is holding a pasta dinner on Sunday, February 22 from 11:30AM - 2PM. There will be penne pasta, meatballs, salad, dessert and more. Eat in or Take out. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for kids ages 6-12, and free for kids 5 & under. The church is at 721 Monroe Street in Berwick.
 
Thru Feb 22
The North Mountain Art League presents their winter show at Artspace Gallery in downtown Bloomsburg. The show features works by League members in many different mediums. The show runs through February 22.
 
Feb 25 - March 25
Join Journeymate Ministries Church in Lightstreet for their series of Lenten Teas for Women, Wednesday mornings February 25 through March 25. Come hear several local speakers with inspirational messages. Fellowship and refreshments start at 9:30 AM, the programs start at 10 AM. There is no fee to attend. The church is on Main Street in Lightstreet. For more information call 570-336-0832.
 
Feb 26
It's Game Night at the Bloomsburg Public Library, Thursday February 26, starting at 6:30 PM. Gamesters ages 6 and up can enjoy familiar games and learn some new ones as well. Children must be accompanied by and adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 27 (March 5)
Get educated during Brain Injury Awareness Month with a special presentation about Aging After Brain Injury, Thursday March 5 at Geisinger Healthsouth Rehab in Danville. The lecture by Neuropsychologist Mike Driscoll PhD and Neurologist Scott Turner MD starts at 4PM. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP by Friday February 27 by calling 570-271-6110.
 
Feb 27 - March 1
The 28th annual CSBA Home and Outdoor Living Show returns to the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds the weekend of February 27, Friday and Saturday 10AM - 8PM, and Sunday 10AM - 4PM. See exhibitors from construction and landscaping to RV's, hunting, fishing, and more.
 
Feb 28
The Columbia-Montour chapter of the Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship International will meet Saturday morning, February 28, at Spirit Life Church on Old Berwick Road in Bloomsburg. There will be a guest speaker, and coffee and snacks will be provided. The meeting starts at 10 AM.
 
Feb 28
The Millville American Legion post 564 will hold an ice cream, cake, and pie contest, Saturday February 28 starting at Noon. Entry fee for the contest is just $5 with a $50 top prize in each category. Judging starts at 1PM. Ice and salt will be provided for on-site churning. The post is at 259 Legion Road in Millville. For more information, call 570-458-4572.
 
Feb 28
The Montour-DeLong fair association is holding another of their all-you-can-eat haddock fish dinners on Saturday, February 28 from 3-7PM. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and under. Take-out is available. Any active-duty military personnel who come in uniform will get their dinner for free. The fairgrounds are on Broadway Road, West of Danville.
 
Feb 28
The Bloomsburg YMCA's Bugle Boy Bash is coming up Saturday, February 28 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. From 6-10 PM enjoy a night of dining, dancing, and celebration featuring live music by the Statesmen Duo. Tickets can be purchased at the Bloomsburg YMCA on 7th Street for $50 each. Get your tickets before February 14 and be entered to win two more tickets for free. Military uniforms, period clothing or red white and blue attire is encouraged.
 
Feb 28
It's the sixth annual Dance Your Heart Out for BTE, Saturday February 28, at Frosty Valley Country Club in Danville. Starting at 7PM, dance to live music by the Bedbugs, and put in your bid on the silent auction. Tickets are $55 dollars each and include food and drink. All proceeds benefit the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
March 1 (14)
Town Hill United Methodist Church is holding a homemade soup and ice cream sale this month. Choose from Vegetable or Ham and Bean soup, and Chocolate, Vanilla, and Peanut Butter ice cream. All are just $5.50 a quart. Please place your orders by Sunday, March 1. Orders can be picked up Saturday March 14 from 10AM - 2PM at the church on Town Hill Road in Shickshinny. To place your order, call 570-864-2401.
 
March 5, 6, 7
Meadowbrook Christian School will present "The Music Man" Thursday and Friday March 5 & 6 at 7PM, and on Saturday March 7 at 2PM. Tickets are just $5 for students and $8 for adults. Reserved seating is also available for $10. Meadowbrook Christian School is on Stamm Road, just off Rt. 254 in Milton. For more information, call 570-742-2638.
 

March 7

Grace Bible Church will hold their Ladies' Spring Brunch on Saturday March 7 from 10AM - 2PM. The guest speaker will be Kelly Renno. The Church is on McIntyre Road in Catawissa. For more information, call 570-356-2644.
 
March 7
Come to St Matthew's Lutheran Church in downtown Bloomsburg for Robin's Soup Bowl, Saturday March 7 from 11AM - 2PM. There will be 14 different soups to try - All you can eat for just $7 with dessert. Take-out is available, just $4 per pint and $6 per quart. All proceeds benefit Robin Moore's expenses for the 2015 Down Under Sports Tournament in Australia.
 
March 7
The Central Columbia Band Boosters will hold their annual Basket Bonanza fundraiser on Saturday March 7 at the Central Columbia Elementary School Gymnasium on Old Berwick Road. Doors open at 1PM, Drawings start at 3PM - you must be present to win. Donate a pair of gently-used shoes for a chance at a special door prize.
 
March 7
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg will be holding an all-you-can-eat spaghetti supper on Saturday March 7 from 4-7 PM. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and younger. Take-out is available. All proceeds will benefit the Bundles of Blessings diaper ministry. The church is on 5th street in Bloomsburg.
 
March 11 & 12
The third annual Raise the Region 30-hour community fundraising event is coming up Wednesday and Thursday March 11 & 12. You can donate to many different local community organizations, and any donations you make are stretched even further by donations in kind by local businesses. For more information, visit RaiseTheRegion.org
 
March 13 (18)
The Columbia County Conservation District will host a Soil Health seminar on Wednesday March 18 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. The featured speaker will be Gabe Brown, a nationally recognized pioneer in the soil health movement. Cost is $20 to attend, and includes a hot lunch. RSVP by March 13 by calling 570-784-1310.
 
March 14
Come to the Children's Museum in Bloomsburg for Tales And Tunes From The Frontier, Saturday, March 14 from 10AM - 2PM. Learn how to make music from household items with Randy & Josey Brendle. Build your own instrument, and enjoy music and stories from frontier life. The museum is on 7th Street next to the Bloomsburg YMCA.
 
Thru March 15
AGAPE's Project Frozen is in effect now through mid-March. The AGAPE Care Center on 7th Street in Bloomsburg will be open from 7PM - 7AM every night for anyone who needs a warm place to stay. Guests must be drug and alcohol free. Volunteers are needed for the overnight shifts. For more information, call 570-854-6141.
 
March 23
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's 37th season of Theater In The Classroom returns with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Teachers and administrators, it's time to sign up your school, library or community center for one of the traveling performances, beginning March 23rd. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
March 25, April 11
The 6th annual Believe In Hope 5K Run & Walk in memory of Carissa Barrett will be held Saturday, April 11 at the Bloomsburg Town Park. Registration opens at 8AM. The race starts at 10AM. Pre-registration before March 25 is $18 or just $5 without a t-shirt. Fee after March 25 is $20 or $8 without a shirt. Proceeds benefit St Jude's Children's Hospital. For more information, call 570-764-5778.
 
March 28
District 13 Little League will hold an umpire training clinic on Saturday March 28 at Columbia Montour Vo-Tech school, Sweppenheiser drive, East of Bloomsburg. All new and returning District 13 Little League baseball and softball umpires, ages 13 and up, are invited to attend. Check-in starts at 8AM, the clinic will run until 3PM. Cost is $20, including lunch and materials. Pre-registration is required. call 570-374-1812 for more information.
 
March 28
The annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids Sake is coming up Saturday March 28 at P-Nut Bowl, just off Route 11 East of Bloomsburg. Gather your team and sign up by Thursday March 26. For more information, visit Big Brothers Big Sisters of NEPA on our Community Organizations list at the top of the page.
 
April 18
The Danville Child Development Center's annual Celebrity Waiter dinner is coming up Saturday, April 18, at the historic Danville Borough Ballroom on Mill Street. Step back to the Roaring Twenties with flappers, casino games, and live music. Cost is $60 each or $100 per couple. Cocktails start at 5PM with dinner at 5:45. For more information, call 570-275-4047.
 
April 18
The Animal Resource Center will host Another Night of Wine And Music, Saturday April 18 at the Barn at Boone's Dam on Fort McClure Boulevard in Bloomsburg. Enjoy live jazz from Tony Kurdilla and the Lehigh Avenue Jazz Quartet, appetizers, and check out the silent auction. Doors open at 6PM, wine tasting by Shade Mountain Winery starts at 6:30. Get your tickets in advance for just a $35 donation. Proceeds benefit ARC. For more information, call 570-850-6986.
 
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.
 
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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," 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.
 
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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 classic American Flyer and the Dillon Floral limited-edition train with its puffing MTH steam engine and MTH controls. Everyone is welcome.
 


 
Feb 5
Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Bloomsburg Public Library, Thursday February 5, with Pajamatime at 6:30 PM. Welcome the Year of the Sheep with a selection of sheep stories and a craft project. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The library is on Market street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 6
The Bloomsburg University Celebrity Artist Series continues with the Orquesta Sinfonica del Estado de Mexico, Friday February 6 at 8PM in the Haas Center for the Arts. Led by Conductor and Artistic Director Enrique Batiz, the orchestra is internationally renowned for their emotional interpretations of works from both the Old and New World. Tickets are $30 for adults or just $15 for children and BU students. For more information, check out the Celebrity Artist Series under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
Feb 6-8
The Destination Blues winter music festival marks its second year the weekend of February 6, 7, & 8. Friday night starts with 11 different venues to visit from Berwick to Danville. Saturday has events all day on two stages at the Caldwell Consistory in downtown Bloomsburg. Sunday afternoon wraps things up with a Gospel Blues concert at 1PM at Wesley United Methodist church on Market Street in Bloomsburg. For details and ticket information visit DestinationBlues.org
 
Feb 7
Monica's Heart greyhound adoption group will be holding two simultaneous events on Saturday February 7. From 11AM - 2PM stop by Tractor Supply Company on Route 11 East of Bloomsburg or at PetCo in the Wal-Mart complex in Buckhorn. Learn more about greyhounds, meet some of the dogs, and maybe even adopt. For more information, call 570-644-2358.
 
Feb 7
St Joseph Church in Danville is holding a Countdown Raffle and Wild West Dinner Dance on Saturday February 7 at Frosty Valley Country Club in Danville. It's a night of raffle, drawings, 5 card draw and Blackjack. Tickets are $50 each and includes a chance at the $1,000 Grand Prize. Events start at 6PM. Proceeds benefit St Joseph School in Danville. For more information, stop by the church office or call 570-275-2435.
 
Feb 7
It's a Lincoln Extravaganza on Saturday, February 7 at the Children's Museum on 7th Street in Bloomsburg. From 11AM - 1PM, learn about the power of the penny with penny games and crafts, and learn about the star of the penny, Abraham Lincoln. The Museum is on 7th Street, next to the Bloomsburg YMCA.
 
Feb 7
The Northern Columbia Community and Cultural Center in Benton is hosting a Texas Dance Party on Saturday, February 7 at 6PM. Dance to live country music by Grand Junction and enjoy food and drinks. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for teens 13-17, and free for kids 12 and under. For more information, call the Center at 570-925-0163.
 
Feb 8
Columbia-Montour Vocational-Technical school is holding an open house this Sunday, February 8. High School students, Adult students, Parents, and anyone who is interested in their courses are invited to attend. The open house will run from 1-4 PM. The school is on Sweppenheiser Drive, off Route 11 East of Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 8 - March 8
Learn how to improve your singing voice and be a star on the stage at Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's Super Singing Sundays, starting February 8 at the BTE Mitrani production building. The five-week course for all ages 8 & up will cover both basic and advanced vocal techniques, wrapping up with a live performance on March 8. No experience is necessary. Course fee is $55 per student. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
Feb 9
The Paper Airplane Club returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library's Children's Library on Monday night, February 9. The club will learn how to fold and fly several new types of paper airplanes, and then let them fly inside the library. The after-school program runs until 4:30 PM at the library on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 10
The Book Buddies are back at the Bloomsburg Public Library on Market Street on Tuesday February 10. Bella, Chloe, and Riley are therapy dogs who love to listen to your kids read aloud to them. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The program starts at 6:30 PM.
 
Feb 13 - March 27
St Mary's church on Fowler Avenue in Berwick will be holding their annual Lenten Fish Fry every Friday in Lent starting the week before on February 13. Eat in or take out from 11AM - 7PM. Factory orders are available. Please place orders before 10AM. For more information call 570-759-9227.
 
Feb 13 -15
The Berwick Archery Club will hold their 10th annual Money Shoot the weekend of February 13th through the 15th. Qualifying shots will be held Friday and Saturday, with the final shoot-offs on Sunday. For more information find the Berwick Archery Club on Facebook or call 570-336-8885.
 
Feb 14 & 15
The annual Kiwanis Winterfest is coming up Presidents' Day Weekend, February 14 & 15 at Camp Brule, off route 154, North of Forksville. Take the Polar Bear Plunge or join the ice fishing tournament on Saturday, and race in the primitive biathlon and snowmobile challenges on Sunday. There's ice carving, sled dogs, hot food and much more. Gates open at 7AM both days. For more information, check out SCKiwanis.com or call 570-924-4224.
 
Thru Feb 14
Stop by the Moose Exchange Antler in downtown Bloomsburg and check out their latest exhibition featuring longtime local artist Ken Conner, running through February 14.
 
Feb 18
Grove Presbyterian Church will hold a special Taize Ash Wednesday service on February 18th at 6:30PM. The service follows the tradition of the Taize monastery in France. Grove Presbyterian is on Bloom Street in Danville.
 
Feb 19
The Lonely Sock Club will meet at 6:30 PM Thursday night, February 19th, at the Bloomsburg Public Library. This month the club will learn how to craft miniature roses from ribbon. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 21
Come to the 25th Annual Columbia Montour Family Center's Children's Fair, Saturday February 21 at the Columbia Mall in Buckhorn. There will be hands-on activities and guest appearances by Hal Pratt of the Bloomsburg Public Library, Kozmo from Knoebels, presentations by Appalachian Reptiles and more. The fair runs from 10AM - 2PM.
 
Feb 21
Bloomsburg University's Celebrity Artist Series continues with Tango Buenos Aires, Saturday February 21 at 8PM in the Haas Center for the Arts. Direct form Argentina, the dance and music troupe will present Song of Eva Perón, a journey through the life of Argentina's most beloved heroine. Tickets are $30 for adults or just $15 for children and BU students. For more information, check out the Celebrity Artist Series under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
Feb 22
St Joseph Church in Berwick is holding a pasta dinner on Sunday, February 22 from 11:30AM - 2PM. There will be penne pasta, meatballs, salad, dessert and more. Eat in or Take out. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for kids ages 6-12, and free for kids 5 & under. The church is at 721 Monroe Street in Berwick.
 
Thru Feb 22
The North Mountain Art League presents their winter show at Artspace Gallery in downtown Bloomsburg. The show features works by League members in many different mediums. The show runs through February 22.
 
Feb 26
It's Game Night at the Bloomsburg Public Library, Thursday February 26, starting at 6:30 PM. Gamesters ages 6 and up can enjoy familiar games and learn some new ones as well. Children must be accompanied by and adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 27 (March 5)
Get educated during Brain Injury Awareness Month with a special presentation about Aging After Brain Injury, Thursday March 5 at Geisinger Healthsouth Rehab in Danville. The lecture by Neuropsychologist Mike Driscoll PhD and Neurologist Scott Turner MD starts at 4PM. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP by Friday February 27 by calling 570-271-6110.
 
Feb 27 - March 1
The 28th annual CSBA Home and Outdoor Living Show returns to the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds the weekend of February 27, Friday and Saturday 10AM - 8PM, and Sunday 10AM - 4PM. See exhibitors from construction and landscaping to RV's, hunting, fishing, and more.
 
Feb 28
The Columbia-Montour chapter of the Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship International will meet Saturday morning, February 28, at Spirit Life Church on Old Berwick Road in Bloomsburg. There will be a guest speaker, and coffee and snacks will be provided. The meeting starts at 10 AM.
 
Feb 28
The Millville American Legion post 564 will hold an ice cream, cake, and pie contest, Saturday February 28 starting at Noon. Entry fee for the contest is just $5 with a $50 top prize in each category. Judging starts at 1PM. Ice and salt will be provided for on-site churning. The post is at 259 Legion Road in Millville. For more information, call 570-458-4572.
 
Feb 28
The Bloomsburg YMCA's Bugle Boy Bash is coming up Saturday, February 28 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. From 6-10 PM enjoy a night of dining, dancing, and celebration featuring live music by the Statesmen Duo. Tickets can be purchased at the Bloomsburg YMCA on 7th Street for $50 each. Get your tickets before February 14 and be entered to win two more tickets for free. Military uniforms, period clothing or red white and blue attire is encouraged.
 
Feb 28
It's the sixth annual Dance Your Heart Out for BTE, Saturday February 28, at Frosty Valley Country Club in Danville. Starting at 7PM, dance to live music by the Bedbugs, and put in your bid on the silent auction. Tickets are $55 dollars each and include food and drink. All proceeds benefit the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
March 7
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg will be holding an all-you-can-eat spaghetti supper on Saturday March 7 from 4-7 PM. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and younger. Take-out is available. All proceeds will benefit the Bundles of Blessings diaper ministry. The church is on 5th street in Bloomsburg.
 
March 11 & 12
The third annual Raise the Region 30-hour community fundraising event is coming up Wednesday and Thursday March 11 & 12. You can donate to many different local community organizations, and any donations you make are stretched even further by donations in kind by local businesses. For more information, visit RaiseTheRegion.org
 
March 14
Come to the Children's Museum in Bloomsburg for Tales And Tunes From The Frontier, Saturday, March 14 from 10AM - 2PM. Learn how to make music from household items with Randy & Josey Brendle. Build your own instrument, and enjoy music and stories from frontier life. The museum is on 7th Street next to the Bloomsburg YMCA.
 
Thru March 15
AGAPE's Project Frozen is in effect now through mid-March. The AGAPE Care Center on 7th Street in Bloomsburg will be open from 7PM - 7AM every night for anyone who needs a warm place to stay. Guests must be drug and alcohol free. Volunteers are needed for the overnight shifts. For more information, call 570-854-6141.
 
March 23
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's 37th season of Theater In The Classroom returns with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Teachers and administrators, it's time to sign up your school, library or community center for one of the traveling performances, beginning March 23rd. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
March 25, April 11
The 6th annual Believe In Hope 5K Run & Walk in memory of Carissa Barrett will be held Saturday, April 11 at the Bloomsburg Town Park. Registration opens at 8AM. The race starts at 10AM. Pre-registration before March 25 is $18 or just $5 without a t-shirt. Fee after March 25 is $20 or $8 without a shirt. Proceeds benefit St Jude's Children's Hospital. For more information, call 570-764-5778.
 
March 28
The annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids Sake is coming up Saturday March 28 at P-Nut Bowl, just off Route 11 East of Bloomsburg. Gather your team and sign up by Thursday March 26. For more information, visit Big Brothers Big Sisters of NEPA on our Community Organizations list at the top of the page.
 
April 18
The Danville Child Development Center's annual Celebrity Waiter dinner is coming up Saturday, April 18, at the historic Danville Borough Ballroom on Mill Street. Step back to the Roaring Twenties with flappers, casino games, and live music. Cost is $60 each or $100 per couple. Cocktails start at 5PM with dinner at 5:45. For more information, call 570-275-4047.
 
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.
 
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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," 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.
 
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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 classic American Flyer and the Dillon Floral limited-edition train with its puffing MTH steam engine and MTH controls. Everyone is welcome.
 


 
Thru Feb 1
The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents Yazmina Reza's "Art" January 22 through February 1 at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg. Laugh out loud as three fully-grown adults fight like children over a modern art painting. For tickets and showtimes visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
Thru Jan 27
The Bloomsburg Public Library's winter Book Sale has been extended through Tuesday afternoon, January 27.  Fill a bag with books for just One Dollar. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Thru Jan 27
St Joseph Church in Berwick is taking your orders for Super Sunday take-out, including soups, sandwiches, barbecue and more. Food can be picked up Saturday, January 31 from 3 - 6PM and Sunday, February 1 from 9AM - Noon. Orders must be in by Tuesday, January 27. The church is on Monroe Street in Berwick. For more information, call 570-759-8027.
 
Jan 29 - April 23
If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, consider attending the Grief Share weekly grief support group program at Bloomsburg Christian Church. The 13-week program starts Thursday, January 29 at 7PM. Registration is required. The $15 registration fee covers the cost of the workbook and materials. The church is at 107 Deussen Drive in Bloomsburg. For more information call 570-784-3740.
 
Jan 31
Benton United Methodist Church is holding a Ham Supper on Saturday, January 31 from 4 - 7PM. Dinner is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 for kids 6-11, and free for kids 5 and under. Take out is available. The church is on Main Street in Benton.
 
Jan 31
Come listen to Hang Drum musician Jerry Decker at The Art of Floating on Old Berwick Road during their benefit floating event, Saturday January 31 from 7-9 PM. All donations gathered during the evening will benefit the Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine Clinic.
 
Feb 2 - April 8
Sign up your curious kid today for one or both of the upcoming after-school activity courses for ages 6-12 at the Children's Museum on 7th Street in Bloomsburg. Mondays, starting February 2, there's Faces 101, which will explore drawing, painting, and sculpting faces of all kinds. Wednesdays, starting February 4, Science Club presents Pirates of Bloomsburg, with a look at navigation, meteorology, ocean science and nutrition on the High Seas. Both 10-week courses cost $100 or just $90 for museum members. For more information, call the museum at 570-389-9206.
 
Feb 3
The Socrates Cafe will meet once again at the Bloomsburg Public Library on Tuesday evening, February 3, starting at 6:30 PM. The question of the evening is "Does modern medicine delay the aging process or merely prolong the dying process?" Bring your opinions. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 4
Enrollment is now open for Our Time Kindermusik, a musical development program for children ages 16 months to 3 years old and their parents, at Grove Presbyterian Church in Danville. Classes start Wednesday February 11 and cost $85 or just $70 for church members. Scholarships are available. Please register by Wednesday February 4. For more information, call the church office at 275-0692.
 
Feb 5 (Feb 3) - April 2
The Columbia/Montour Women's Center will host volunteer training classes Thursday evenings from 6-9PM beginning February 5. The 60-hour training class will prepare you to work directly with the Women's Center staff and clients. Registration is open until Tuesday, February 3. For more information call 570-784-6632.
 
Feb 5
Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Bloomsburg Public Library, Thursday February 5, with Pajamatime at 6:30 PM. Welcome the Year of the Sheep with a selection of sheep stories and a craft project. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The library is on Market street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 6
The Bloomsburg University Celebrity Artist Series continues with the Orquesta Sinfonica del Estado de Mexico, Friday February 6 at 8PM in the Haas Center for the Arts. Led by Conductor and Artistic Director Enrique Batiz, the orchestra is internationally renowned for their emotional interpretations of works from both the Old and New World. Tickets are $30 for adults or just $15 for children and BU students. For more information, check out the Celebrity Artist Series under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
Feb 6-8
The Destination Blues winter music festival marks its second year the weekend of February 6, 7, & 8. Friday night starts with 11 different venues to visit from Berwick to Danville. Saturday has events all day with the main stage at the Caldwell Consistory in downtown Bloomsburg. Sunday afternoon wraps things up with a Gospel Blues concert at Wesley United Methodist on Market Street. For details and ticket information visit DestinationBlues.org
 
Feb 7
Monica's Heart greyhound adoption group will be holding two simultaneous events on Saturday February 7. From 11AM - 2PM stop by Tractor Supply Company on Route 11 East of Bloomsburg or at PetCo in the Wal-Mart complex in Buckhorn. Learn more about greyhounds, meet some of the dogs, and maybe even adopt. For more information, call 570-644-2358.
 
Feb 7
St Joseph Church in Danville is holding a Countdown Raffle and Wild West Dinner Dance on Saturday February 7 at Frosty Valley Country Club in Danville. It's a night of raffle, drawings, 5 card draw and Blackjack. Tickets are $50 each and includes a chance at the $1,000 Grand Prize. Events start at 6PM. Proceeds benefit St Joseph School in Danville. For more information, stop by the church office or call 570-275-2435.
 
Feb 7
It's a Lincoln Extravaganza on Saturday, February 7 at the Children's Museum on 7th Street in Bloomsburg. From 11AM - 1PM, learn about the power of the penny with penny games and crafts, and learn about the star of the penny, Abraham Lincoln. The Museum is on 7th Street, next to the Bloomsburg YMCA.
 
Feb 7
The Northern Columbia Community and Cultural Center in Benton is hosting a Texas Dance Party on Saturday, February 7 at 6PM. Dance to live country music by Grand Junction and enjoy food and drinks. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for teens 13-17, and free for kids 12 and under. For more information, call the Center at 570-925-0163.
 
Feb 8 - March 8
Learn how to improve your singing voice and be a star on the stage at Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's Super Singing Sundays, starting February 8 at the BTE Mitrani production building. The five-week course for all ages 8 & up will cover both basic and advanced vocal techniques, wrapping up with a live performance on March 8. No experience is necessary. Course fee is $55 per student. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
Feb 9
The Paper Airplane Club returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library's Children's Library on Monday night, February 9. The club will learn how to fold and fly several new types of paper airplanes, and then let them fly inside the library. The after-school program runs until 4:30 PM at the library on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 10
The Book Buddies are back at the Bloomsburg Public Library on Market Street on Tuesday February 10. Bella, Chloe, and Riley are therapy dogs who love to listen to your kids read aloud to them. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The program starts at 6:30 PM.
 
Feb 13 -15
The Berwick Archery Club will hold their 10th annual Money Shoot the weekend of February 13th through the 15th. Qualifying shots will be held Friday and Saturday, with the final shoot-offs on Sunday. For more information find the Berwick Archery Club on Facebook or call 570-336-8885.
 
Feb 14 & 15
The annual Kiwanis Winterfest is coming up Presidents' Day Weekend, February 14 & 15 at Camp Brule, off route 154, North of Forksville. Take the Polar Bear Plunge or join the ice fishing tournament on Saturday, and race in the primitive biathlon and snowmobile challenges on Sunday. There's ice carving, sled dogs, hot food and much more. Gates open at 7AM both days. For more information, check out SCKiwanis.com or call 570-924-4224.
 
Feb 14 & 15
The Northern Columbia Community and Cultural Center will hold a craft and vendor showcase Saturday and Sunday February 14 & 15. Find everything from crafts to sporting goods. Doors will be open 10AM - 4PM each day. The center is on Community Drive in Benton.
 
Thru Feb 14
Stop by the Moose Exchange Antler in downtown Bloomsburg and check out their latest exhibition featuring longtime local artist Ken Conner, running through February 14.
 
Feb 19
The Lonely Sock Club will meet at 6:30 PM Thursday night, February 19th, at the Bloomsburg Public Library. This month the club will learn how to craft miniature roses from ribbon. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 21
Bloomsburg University's Celebrity Artist Series continues with Tango Buenos Aires, Saturday February 21 at 8PM in the Haas Center for the Arts. Direct form Argentina, the dance and music troupe will present Song of Eva Perón, a journey through the life of Argentina's most beloved heroine. Tickets are $30 for adults or just $15 for children and BU students. For more information, check out the Celebrity Artist Series under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
Feb 22
St Joseph Church in Berwick is holding a pasta dinner on Sunday, February 22 from 11:30AM - 2PM. There will be penne pasta, meatballs, salad, dessert and more. Eat in or Take out. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for kids ages 6-12, and free for kids 5 & under. The church is at 721 Monroe Street in Berwick.
 
Thru Feb 22
The North Mountain Art League presents their winter show at Artspace Gallery in downtown Bloomsburg. The show features works by League members in many different mediums. The show runs through February 22.
 
Feb 26
It's Game Night at the Bloomsburg Public Library, Thursday February 26, starting at 6:30 PM. Gamesters ages 6 and up can enjoy familiar games and learn some new ones as well. Children must be accompanied by and adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.
 
Feb 28
The Bloomsburg YMCA's Bugle Boy Bash is coming up Saturday, February 28 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. From 6-10 PM enjoy a night of dining, dancing, and celebration featuring live music by the Statesmen Duo. Tickets can be purchased at the Bloomsburg YMCA on 7th Street for $50 each. Get your tickets before February 14 and be entered to win two more tickets for free. Military uniforms, period clothing or red white and blue attire is encouraged.
 
Feb 28
It's the sixth annual Dance Your Heart Out for BTE, Saturday February 28, at Frosty Valley Country Club in Danville. Starting at 7PM, dance to live music by the Bedbugs, and put in your bid on the silent auction. Tickets are $55 dollars each and include food and drink. All proceeds benefit the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
March 14
Come to the Children's Museum in Bloomsburg for Tales And Tunes From The Frontier, Saturday, March 14 from 10AM - 2PM. Learn how to make music from household items with Randy & Josey Brendle. Build your own instrument, and enjoy music and stories from frontier life. The museum is on 7th Street next to the Bloomsburg YMCA.
 
Thru March 15
AGAPE's Project Frozen is in effect now through mid-March. The AGAPE Care Center on 7th Street in Bloomsburg will be open from 7PM - 7AM every night for anyone who needs a warm place to stay. Guests must be drug and alcohol free. Volunteers are needed for the overnight shifts. For more information, call 570-854-6141.
 
March 23
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's 37th season of Theater In The Classroom returns with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Teachers and administrators, it's time to sign up your school, library or community center for one of the traveling performances, beginning March 23rd. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
 
March 25, April 11
The 6th annual Believe In Hope 5K Run & Walk in memory of Carissa Barrett will be held Saturday, April 11 at the Bloomsburg Town Park. Registration opens at 8AM. The race starts at 10AM. Pre-registration before March 25 is $18 or just $5 without a t-shirt. Fee after March 25 is $20 or $8 without a shirt. Proceeds benefit St Jude's Children's Hospital. For more information, call 570-764-5778.
 
March 28
The annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids Sake is coming up Saturday March 28 at P-Nut Bowl, just off Route 11 East of Bloomsburg. Gather your team and sign up by Thursday March 26. For more information, visit Big Brothers Big Sisters of NEPA on our Community Organizations list at the top of the page.
 
April 18
The Danville Child Development Center's annual Celebrity Waiter dinner is coming up Saturday, April 18, at the historic Danville Borough Ballroom on Mill Street. Step back to the Roaring Twenties with flappers, casino games, and live music. Cost is $60 each or $100 per couple. Cocktails start at 5PM with dinner at 5:45. For more information, call 570-275-4047.
 
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.
 
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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," 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.
 
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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 classic American Flyer and the Dillon Floral limited-edition train with its puffing MTH steam engine and MTH controls. Everyone is welcome.
 


 

Jan 19

The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance will hold a presentation at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick, Monday January 19, at 6PM. Medical professionals from the Berwick Hospital will discuss substance abuse from the point of view of an emergency room, from bath salts to amphetamine, to an overdose of energy drinks. The talk is free and open to the public. The library is on Market Street in Berwick.

 

Jan 22 - Feb 1

The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents Yazmina Reza's "Art" January 22 through February 1 at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg. Laugh out loud as three fully-grown adults fight like children over a modern art painting. The show opens with a pay-what-you-wish preview on Thursday January 22nd at 7PM. For tickets and showtimes visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

Jan 22

The Lonely Sock Club returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library on Thursday, January 22 at 6PM. Spend an evening decorating wooden beads and create beautiful and useful items with them. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Jan 23 - 25

Come to the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds for the annual Early Bird Sports Expo this weekend. There's boats, RV's & ATV's, hunting and fishing equipment, outfitters, taxidermists, artists and much more. The expo runs through Sunday at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds.

 

Jan 21 - 26

The Bloomsburg Public Library's winter Book Sale runs now through Monday, January 26 during regular hours.  The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Jan 24

The Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International will meet this Saturday morning at the Spirit Life Church, 1338 Old Berwick Road in Bloomsburg. The guest speaker will be Peggy Jones. Refreshments will be provided. Everyone is welcome. The meeting starts at 10AM.

 

Jan 24

The Peace and Social Justice Committee of Saint Joseph Church is sponsoring a Vera Bradley and Longaberger Valentines Bingo night, Saturday January 24 at the Washies fire hall. 20 games plus door prizes and raffles are just $20. Doors open at 5PM. Games start at 6:30. There will be refreshments and dinner available as well. The fire hall is on Railroad Street in Danville. For more information call 570-275-2191.

 

Jan 24

The Montour-DeLong fair association is holding another of their all-you-can-eat haddock fish dinners on Saturday, January 24 from 3-7PM. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and under. Take-out is available. Any active-duty military personnel who come in uniform will get their dinner for free. The fairgrounds are on Broadway Road, West of Danville.

 

Jan 24

Shiloh Bible Church will be hosting a night of Gospel music Saturday January 24th starting at 7PM. Shiloh Bible is at 123 Church Street in Almedia, just off Old Berwick Road.

 

Jan 25

The Berwick Assembly of the Knights of Columbus are inviting their fellow area members to their annual Winter Dinner on Sunday, January 25 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. All members and their guests are welcome. Dinner starts at 1PM. To make your reservation, call 570-441-2662.

 

Jan 26 thru Summer

Toddler Time is back at the Bloomsburg Public Library, starting Monday, January 26 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 Jan 27

St Joseph Church in Berwick is taking your orders for Super Sunday take-out, including soups, sandwiches, barbecue and more. Food can be picked up Saturday, January 31 from 3 - 6PM and Sunday, February 1 from 9AM - Noon. Orders must be in by Tuesday, January 27. The church is on Monroe Street in Berwick. For more information, call 570-759-8027.

 

Jan 29 - April 23

If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, consider attending the Grief Share weekly grief support group program at Bloomsburg Christian Church. The 13-week program starts Thursday, January 29 at 7PM. Registration is required. The $15 registration fee covers the cost of the workbook and materials. The church is at 107 Deussen Drive in Bloomsburg. For more information call 570-784-3740.

 

Jan 31

Benton United Methodist Church is holding a Ham Supper on Saturday, January 31 from 4 - 7PM. Dinner is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 for kids 6-11, and free for kids 5 and under. Take out is available. The church is on Main Street in Benton.

 

Jan 31

Come listen to Hang Drum musician Jerry Decker at The Art of Floating on Old Berwick Road during their benefit floating event, Saturday January 31 from 7-9 PM. All donations gathered during the evening will benefit the Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine Clinic.

 

Feb 2 - April 8

Sign up your curious kid today for one or both of the upcoming after-school activity courses for ages 6-12 at the Children's Museum on 7th Street in Bloomsburg. Mondays, starting February 2, there's Faces 101, which will explore drawing, painting, and sculpting faces of all kinds. Wednesdays, starting February 4, Science Club presents Pirates of Bloomsburg, with a look at navigation, meteorology, ocean science and nutrition on the High Seas. Both 10-week courses cost $100 or just $90 for museum members. For more information, call the museum at 570-389-9206.

 

Feb 5 (Feb 3) - April 2

The Columbia/Montour Women's Center will host volunteer training classes Thursday evenings from 6-9PM beginning February 5. The 60-hour training class will prepare you to work directly with the Women's Center staff and clients. Registration is open until Tuesday, February 3. For more information call 570-784-6632.

 

Feb 6

The Bloomsburg University Celebrity Artist Series continues with the Orquesta Sinfonica del Estado de Mexico, Friday February 6 at 8PM in the Haas Center for the Arts. Led by Conductor and Artistic Director Enrique Batiz, the orchestra is internationally renowned for their emotional interpretations of works from both the Old and New World. Tickets are $30 for adults or just $15 for children and BU students. For more information, check out the Celebrity Artist Series under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

Feb 6-8

The Destination Blues winter music festival marks its second year the weekend of February 6, 7, & 8. Friday night starts with 11 different venues to visit from Berwick to Danville. Saturday has events all day with the main stage at the Caldwell Consistory in downtown Bloomsburg. Sunday afternoon wraps things up with a Gospel Blues concert at Wesley United Methodist on Market Street. For details and ticket information visit DestinationBlues.org

 

Feb 7

Monica's Heart greyhound adoption group will be holding two simultaneous events on Saturday February 7. From 11AM - 2PM stop by Tractor Supply Company on Route 11 East of Bloomsburg or at PetCo in the Wal-Mart complex in Buckhorn. Learn more about greyhounds, meet some of the dogs, and maybe even adopt. For more information, call 570-644-2358.

 

Feb 7

St Joseph Church in Danville is holding a Countdown Raffle and Wild West Dinner Dance on Saturday February 7 at Frosty Valley Country Club in Danville. It's a night of raffle, drawings, 5 card draw and Blackjack. Tickets are $50 each and includes a chance at the $1,000 Grand Prize. Events start at 6PM. Proceeds benefit St Joseph School in Danville. For more information, stop by the church office or call 570-275-2435.

 

Feb 7

It's a Lincoln Extravaganza on Saturday, February 7 at the Children's Museum on 7th Street in Bloomsburg. From 11AM - 1PM, learn about the power of the penny with penny games and crafts, and learn about the star of the penny, Abraham Lincoln. The Museum is on 7th Street, next to the Bloomsburg YMCA.

 

Feb 8 - March 8

Learn how to improve your singing voice and be a star on the stage at Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's Super Singing Sundays, starting February 8 at the BTE Mitrani production building. The five-week course for all ages 8 & up will cover both basic and advanced vocal techniques, wrapping up with a live performance on March 8. No experience is necessary. Course fee is $55 per student. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

Feb 13 -15

The Berwick Archery Club will hold their 10th annual Money Shoot the weekend of February 13th through the 15th. Qualifying shots will be held Friday and Saturday, with the final shoot-offs on Sunday. For more information find the Berwick Archery Club on Facebook or call 570-336-8885.

 

Feb 14 & 15

The annual Kiwanis Winterfest is coming up Presidents' Day Weekend, February 14 & 15 at Camp Brule, off route 154, North of Forksville. Take the Polar Bear Plunge or join the ice fishing tournament on Saturday, and race in the primitive biathalon and snowmobile challenges on Sunday. There's ice carving, sled dogs, hot food and much more. Gates open at 7AM both days. For more information, check out SCKiwanis.com or call 570-924-4224.

 

Thru Feb 14

Stop by the Moose Exchange Antler in downtown Bloomsburg and check out their latest exhibition featuring longtime local artist Ken Conner, running through February 14.

 

Feb 21

Bloomsburg University's Celebrity Artist Series continues with Tango Buenos Aires, Saturday February 21 at 8PM in the Haas Center for the Arts. Direct form Argentina, the dance and music troupe will present Song of Eva Perón, a journey through the life of Argentina's most beloved heroine. Tickets are $30 for adults or just $15 for children and BU students. For more information, check out the Celebrity Artist Series under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

Feb 22

St Joseph Church in Berwick is holding a pasta dinner on Sunday, February 22 from 11:30AM - 2PM. There will be penne pasta, meatballs, salad, dessert and more. Eat in or Take out. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for kids ages 6-12, and free for kids 5 & under. The church is at 721 Monroe Street in Berwick.

 

Thru Feb 22

The North Mountain Art League presents their winter show at Artspace Gallery in downtown Bloomsburg. The show features works by League members in many different mediums. The show runs through February 22.

 

Feb 28

The Bloomsburg YMCA's Bugle Boy Bash is coming up Saturday, February 28 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. From 6-10 PM enjoy a night of dining, dancing, and celebration featuring live music by the Statesmen Duo. Tickets can be purchased at the Bloomsburg YMCA on 7th Street for $50 each. Get your tickets before February 14 and be entered to win two more tickets for free. Military uniforms, period clothing or red white and blue attire is encouraged.

 

Feb 28

It's the sixth annual Dance Your Heart Out for BTE, Saturday February 28, at Frosty Valley Country Club in Danville. Starting at 7PM, dance to live music by the Bedbugs, and put in your bid on the silent auction. Tickets are $55 dollars each and include food and drink. All proceeds benefit the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

March 14

Come to the Children's Museum in Bloomsburg for Tales And Tunes From The Frontier, Saturday, March 14 from 10AM - 2PM. Learn how to make music from household items with Randy & Josey Brendle. Build your own instrument, and enjoy music and stories from frontier life. The museum is on 7th Street next to the Bloomsburg YMCA.

 

Thru March 15

AGAPE's Project Frozen is in effect now through mid-March. The AGAPE Care Center on 7th Street in Bloomsburg will be open from 7PM - 7AM every night for anyone who needs a warm place to stay. Guests must be drug and alcohol free. Volunteers are needed for the overnight shifts. For more information, call 570-854-6141.

 

March 23

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's 37th season of Theater In The Classroom returns with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Teachers and administrators, it's time to sign up your school, library or community center for one of the traveling performances, beginning March 23rd. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

March 25, April 11

The 6th annual Believe In Hope 5K Run & Walk in memory of Carissa Barrett will be held Saturday, April 11 at the Bloomsburg Town Park. Registration opens at 8AM. The race starts at 10AM. Pre-registration before March 25 is $18 or just $5 without a t-shirt. Fee after March 25 is $20 or $8 without a shirt. Proceeds benefit St Jude's Children's Hospital. For more information, call 570-764-5778.

 

April 18

The Danville Child Development Center's annual Celebrity Waiter dinner is coming up Saturday, April 18, at the historic Danville Borough Ballroom on Mill Street. Step back to the Roaring Twenties with flappers, casino games, and live music. Cost is $60 each or $100 per couple. Cocktails start at 5PM with dinner at 5:45. For more information, call 570-275-4047.

 

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," 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.

 

TFN
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 classic American Flyer and the Dillon Floral limited-edition train with its puffing MTH steam engine and MTH controls. Everyone is welcome.

 


 

Jan 12

Take to the skies in the Bloomsburg Public Library's Children's Library this Monday with the paper airplane club. The club meets after school until 4:30PM and will cover a new airplane design each month. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Jan 13

Transportation Tuesday is coming up January 13 at CareerLink 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 CareerLink offices are in the Sunbury Municipal Building on Market Street. To reserve your spot, call 570-988-7300.

 

Jan 13

The Columbia Montour Vo-Tech Alumni will hold their monthly meeting this Tuesday night at Bandit's on Route 11 in Berwick. The meeting starts at 6:30PM.

 

Jan 16

The Elysburg Fire Department is holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Friday, January 16th from 4-7 PM. Cost is $10 for adults, or $6 for kids. Eat in or take out. Proceeds go toward the New Truck Fund. The fire hall is on Mill Street in Elysburg.

 

Jan 18 (Feb 8)

The Destination Blues winter music festival is coming up the weekend of February 6, 7, & 8. Sunday afternoon features a Gospel Blues concert by Alexis P. Suter and the Ministers of Sound at Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg backed by a choir drawn from the local community. Rehersals begin Sunday, January 18. If you are interested in joining the festival choir, contact director Pat Gensemer at Wesley Church at 570-784-1407.

 

Jan 17

It's a Winter Celebration this Saturday at the Children's Museum on 7th Street in Bloomsburg. From 11AM - 1PM, there will be live music, art activities, and a  appearance by Elsa from Disney's Frozen.

 

Jan 19

The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance will hold a presentation at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick, Monday January 19, at 6PM. Medical professionals from the Berwick Hospital will discuss substance abuse from the point of view of an emergency room, from bath salts to amphetamine, to an overdose of energy drinks. The talk is free and open to the public. The library is on Market Street in Berwick.

 

Jan 22 - Feb 1

The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensembe presents Yazmina Reza's "Art" January 22 through February 1 at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg. Laugh out loud as three fully-grown adults fight like children over a modern art painting. The show opens with a pay-what-you-wish pereview on Thursday January 22nd at 7PM. For tickets and showtimes visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

Jan 22

The Lonely Sock Club returns to the Bloomsburg Public Library on Thursday, January 22 at 6PM. Spend an evening decorating wooden beads and create beautiful and useful items with them. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Jan 21 - 26

The Bloomsburg Public Library's winter Book Sale starts this Thursday and runs through Monday, January 26 during regualr hours. Members of the Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library are invited to the members-only preview sale on Wednesday night from 5:30 - 7PM. You can find membership forms at the library front desk. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Jan 24

The Peace and Social Justice Committee of Saint Joseph Church is sponsoring a Vera Bradley and Lonaberger Valentines Bingo night, Saturday January 24 at the Washies fire hall. 20 games plus door prizes and raffles are just $20. Doors open at 5PM. Games start at 6:30. There will be refreshments and dinner available as well. The fire hall is on Railroad Street in Danville. For more information call 570-275-2191.

 

Jan 24

The Montour-DeLong fair association is hoding another of their all-you-can-eat haddock fish dinners on Saturday, January 24 from 3-7PM. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for kids 6-12, and free for kids 5 and under. Take-out is available. Any active-duty military personnel who come in uniform will get their dinner for free. The fairgrounds are on Broadway Road, West of Danville.

 

Jan 24

Shiloh Bible Church will be hosting a night of Gospel music Saturday January 24th starting at 7PM. Shiloh Bible is at 123 Church Street in Almedia, just off Old Berwick Road.

 

Jan 25

The Berwick Assembely of the Knights of Columbus are inviting their fellow area members ito their annual Winter Dinner on Sunday, January 25 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. All members and their guests are welcome. Dinner starts at 1PM. To make your reservation, call 570-441-2662.

 

Jan 26

Toddler Time is back at the Bloomsburg Public Library, starting Monday, January 26 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 Jan 27

St Joseph Church in Berwick is taking your orders for Super Sunday take-out, including soups, sandwichs, barbecue and more. Food can be picked up Saturday, January 31 from 3 - 6PM and Sunday, February 1 from 9AM - Noon. Orders must be in by Tuesday, January 27. The church is on Monroe Street in Berwick. For more information, call 570-759-8027.

 

Jan 29 - April 23

If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, consider attending the Grief Share weekly grief support group program at Bloomsburg Christian Church. The 13-week program starts Thursday, January 29 at 7PM. Registration is required. The $15 registration fee covers the cost of the workbook and materials. The church is at 107 Deussen Drive in Bloomsburg. For more information call 570-784-3740.

 

Jan 31

Benton United Methodist Church is holding a Ham Supper on Saturday, January 31 from 4 - 7PM. Dinner is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 for kids 6-11, and free for kids 5 and under. Take out is available. The church is on Main Street in Benton.

 

Feb 5 (Feb 3) - April 2

The Columbia/Montour Women'd Center will host volunteer training classes Thursday evenings from 6-9PM beginning February 5. The 60-hour training class will prepare you to work directly with the Women's Center staff and clients. Registration is open until Tuesday, February 3. For more information call 570-784-6632.

 

Feb 6-8

The Destination Blues winter music festival marks its second year the weekend of February 6, 7, & 8. Friday night starts with 11 different venues to visit from Berwick to Danville. Saturday has events all day with the main stage at the Caldwell Consistory in downtown Bloomsburg. Sunday afternoon wraps things up with a Gospel Blues concert at Wesley United Methodist on Market Street. For details and ticket information visit DestinationBlues.org

 

Feb 7

It's a Lincoln Extravaganza on Saturday, February 7 at the Children's Museum on 7th Street in Bloomsburg. From 11AM - 1PM, learn about the power of the penny with penny games and crafts, and learn about the star of the penny, Abraham Lincoln. The Museum is on 7th Street, next to the Bloomsburg YMCA.

 

Feb 8 - March 8

Learn how to improve your singing voice and be a star on the stage at Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's Super Singing Sundays, starting February 8 at the BTE Mitrani production building. The five-week course for all ages 8 & up will cover both basic and advanced vocal techniques, wrapping up with a live performance on March 8. No experience is necessary. Course fee is $55 per student. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

Feb 13 -15

The Berwick Archery Club will hold their 10th annual Money Shoot the weekend of February 13th through the 15th. Qualifying shots will be held Friday and Saturday, with the final shoot-offs on Sunday. For more information find the Berwick Archery Club on Facebook or call 570-336-8885.

 

Thru Feb 14

Stop by the Moose Exchange Antler in downtown Bloomsburg and check out their latest exhibition featuring longtime local artist Ken Conner, running through February 14. A reception will be held Saturday, January 17 at 6PM at the Antler Gallery in Main Street in Bloomsburg.

 

Feb 22

St Joseph Church in Berwick is holding a pasta dinner on Sunday, February 22 from 11:30AM - 2PM. There will be penne pasta, meatballs, salad, dessert and more. Eat in or Take out. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for kids ages 6-12, and free for kids 5 & under. The curch is at 721 Monroe Stree in Berwick.

 

Thru Feb 22

The North Mountain Art League presents their winter show at Artspace Gallery in downtown Bloomsburg. The show features works by League members in many different mediums. The show runs through February 22. A reception will be held at the gallery Saturday, January 17 at 6PM.

 

Feb 28

The Bloomsburg YMCA's Bugle Boy Bash is coming up Saturday, February 28 at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. From 6-10 PM enjoy a night of dining, dancing, and celebration featuring live music by the Statesmen Duo. Tickets can be purchased at the Bloomsburg YMCA on 7th Street for $50 each. Get your tickets before February 14 and be entered to win two more tickets for free. Military uniforms, periord clothing or red white and blue attire is encouraged.

 

March 14

Come to the Children's Museum in Bloomsburg for Tales And Tunes From The Frontier, Saturday, March 14 from 10AM - 2PM. Learn how to make music from household items with Randy & Josey Brendle. Build your own instrument, and enjoy music and stories from frontier life. The museum is on 7th Street next to the Bloomsburg YMCA.

 

Thru March 15

AGAPE's Project Frozen is in effect now through mid-March. The AGAPE Care Center on 7th Street in Bloomsburg will be open from 7PM - 7AM every night for anyone who needs a warm place to stay. Guests must be drug and alcohol free. Volunteers are needed for the overnight shifts. For more information, call 570-854-6141.

 

March 23

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's 37th season of Theater In The Classroom returns with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Teachers and administrators, it's time to sign up your school, library or community center for one of the traveling performances, beginning March 23rd. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

April 18

The Danville Child Develpment Center's annual Celebrity Waiter dinner is coming up Saturday, April 18, at the historic Danville Borough Ballroom on Mill Street. Step back to the Roaring Twenties with flappers, casino games, and live music. Cost is $60 each or $100 per couple. Cocktails start at 5PM with dinner at 5:45. For more information, call 570-275-4047.

 

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," 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.

 

TFN
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 classic American Flyer and the Dillon Floral limited-edition train with its puffing MTH steam engine and MTH controls. Everyone is welcome.

 


 

Jan 6

Learn how to keep that Christmas Poinsettia fresh for more than just the holidays with the Master Gardners of Columbia County at the McBride Memorial Library this Tuesday. Mary Jo Gibson will teach you about the Care of Christmas Plants starting at 6PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are requested. Call 570-752-2241 for more information.

 

Jan 6

The Socrates Café will hold their first meeting of the new year at the Bloomsburg Public Library, Tuesday night, January 6 at 6:30 PM. They start the year with the question, “Whatever happened to the common good? Does anybody ever do anything anymore just to benefit others?" Bring your opinions. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Jan 7

Wesley United Methodist Church on Market Street in Bloomsburg will host a Red Cross blood drive this Wednesday from 1-6PM in the church Gymnsasium. Walk-ins are welcome. To make an appointment call 1-800-733-2767 or go to RedCrossBlood.org

 

Jan 10

Catawissa First United Methodist Church is offering a free pork & sauerkraut dinner for area veterans this Saturday from Noon - 2PM. Spouses and guests are welcome as well for a donation. If you are a veteran and would like to attend, RSVP by Friday the 9th by calling 570-356-2152. The church is on South Street in Catawissa.

 

Jan 10

The Bloomsburg Elks are sponsoring a youth Basketball Hoop Shoot at the Bloomsburg YMCA on Seventh Street, Saturday January 10 at 12:30 PM. The foul-shooting contest is free and open to all boys and girls eight to thirteen years old. For more information, Call 764-6772.

 

Jan 10

The Columbia County United Way's annual winter Trash-To-Treasure sale is coming up Saturday, January 10, in the Kehr Union ballroom on Bloomsburg University's lower campus. Find computers, electronics, appliances, furniture and much more. Doors open at 9AM. Get your 8AM Early Bird tickets for just $5 at the United Way office on Penn Street near the Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, or by calling 784-3134.

 

Jan 10

Start the new year with a new you at the Bloomsburg YMCA open house this Saturday from 5-7 PM. Come meet the new Chief Executive, and get a special membership discount when you sign up during the open house at the YMCA on 7th Street in Bloomsburg.

 

Jan 10

Bounce for Soul Food at Bloom Bounce at the Columbia Mall in Buckhorn Saturday, January 10, 10AM - 2PM. Half of all open bounce admissions will go to support the Soul Food hunger ministry in Danville. For more information, call 570-317-2555.

 

Jan 12

Take to the skies in the Bloomsburg Public Library's Children's Library this Monday with the paper airplane club. The club meets after school until 4:30PM and will cover a new airplane design each month. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

Jan 13

Transportation Tuesday is coming up January 13 at CareerLink 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 CareerLink offices are in the Sunbury Municipal Building on Market Street. To reserve your spot, call 570-988-7300.

 

Jan 13

The Columbia Montour Vo-Tech Alumni will hold their monthly meeting this Tuesday night at Bandit's on Route 11 in Berwick. The meeting starts at 6:30 PM.

 

Jan 16

The Elysburg Fire Department is holdinga spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Friday, January 16th from 4-7 PM. Cost is $10 for adults, or $6 for kids. Eat in or take out. Proceeds go toward the New Truck Fund. The fire hall is on Mill Street in Elysburg.

 

Jan 17

It's a Winter Celebration this Saturday at the Children's Museum on 7th Street in Bloomsburg. From 11AM - 1PM, there will be live music, art activites, and a  appearance by Elsa from Disney's Frozen.

 

Jan 19

The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance will hold a presentation at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick, Monday January 19, at 6PM. Medical professionals from the Berwick Hospital will discuss substance abuse from the point of view of an emergency room, from bath salts to amhpetemine, to an overdose of energy drinks. The talk is free and open to the public. The library is on Market Street in Berwick.

 

Jan 24

Shiloh Bible Church will be hosting a night of Gospel music Saturday January 24th starting at 7PM. Shiloh Bible is at 123 Church Street in Almedia, just off Old Berwick Road.

 

Feb 6-8

The Destination Blues winter music festival marks its second year the weekend of February 6, 7, & 8. Friday night starts with 11 different venues to visit from Berwick to Danville. Saturday has events all day with the main stage at the Caldwell Consistory in downtown Bloomsburg. Sunday afternoon wraps things up with a Gospel Blues concert at Wesley United Methodist on Market Street. For details and ticket information visit DestinationBlues.org

 

Feb 8

The Destination Blues winter music festival is coming up the weekend of February 6, 7, & 8. Sunday afternoon features a Gospel Blues concert by Alexis P. Suter and the Ministers of Sound at Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg backed by a choir drawn from the local community. If you are interested in joining the festival choir, contact director Pat Gensemer at Wesley Church at 570-784-1407.

 

Thru Feb 14

Stop by the Moose Exchange Antler in downtown Bloomsburg and check out their latest exhibition featuring longtime local artist Ken Conner, running through February 14. A reception will be held Saturday, January 17 at 6PM at the Antler Gallery in Main Street in Bloomsburg.

 

Feb 8 - March 8

Learn how to improve your singing voice and be a star on the stage at Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's Super Singing Sundays, starting February 8 at the BTE Mitrani production building. The five-week course for all ages 8 & up will cover both basic and advanced vocal techniques, wrapping up with a live performance on March 8. No experience is necessary. Course fee is $55 per student. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

Thru March 15

AGAPE's Project Frozen is in effect now through mid-March. The AGAPE Care Center on 7th Street in Bloomsburg will be open from 7PM - 7AM every night for anyone who needs a warm place to stay. Guests must be drug and alcohol free. Volunteers are needed for the overnight shifts. For more information, call 570-854-6141.

 

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 til 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," 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.

 

TFN
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 classic American Flyer and the Dillon Floral limited-edition train with its puffing MTH steam engine and MTH controls. Everyone is welcome.

 

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