about two years ago by Courtney Koski / Info Girl
Bloomsburg University and High School celebrate homecoming this weekend. Festivities started with the High School Football game last night. Today it’s the parade in downtown blooms burg…men and women’s soccer and BU Husky Football. There are also some alumni events planned on the BU Campus.
The Animal Resource Center invites you to celebrate Roongo’s 79th birthday today. Roongo is the BU mascot, and you can bring some donations of dog and cat food and toys to the football game this afternoon. Those donations will be given to the Animal Resource Center.
In Berwick this weekend it’s the annual Riverfest at the Test Track Park. Weekend events include a cruise in, games, rides and fireworks tonight. The Tommy Guns Band will perform today, and tomorrow it’s the Battle of the Bands.
The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents “Moon Over Buffalo” this weekend on stage at the Alvina Krause Theatre. The comedy starts tonight at 7:30 PM and tomorrow afternoon at 3:00 PM.
You’re invited to the Columbia County 4-H Centennial happening at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds from 1:00 to 9:00 PM.
Oriental Lodge 460 in Orangeville is hosting their fall craft festival today…there’s food throughout the day and entertainment by “A Touch of Brass.”
Mountain Aviation at the Danville Airport has their annual craft fair happening today…and in Sullivan County it’s the 32nd annual Fall Festival and Lumberjack Competition in Forksville.
The Catawissa Fire Hall is serving up their annual Roast Beef Dinner today from 4:00 to 7:00 PM to raise funds for the Halloween Parade.
There’s a contemporary worship service at Elysburg Alliance Church tonight at 6:30 PM, and tomorrow afternoon Katy’s Church in Bloomsburg will host a gospel service that starts at 12:30 PM.
Another train weekend….at the Columbia Mall the Loose Ties Model Railroad Club has their display open today and tomorrow. The free Saturday trains program at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church in Danville is open today.
Tomorrow the Dutch Wheelman Trek Women’s Breast Cancer Awareness ride starts at 9:00 AM from Bloomsburg Town Park, and there’s a memorial motorcycle ride leaving from the Millville Legion at 12:30 PM.
Also scheduled for tomorrow is the Bloomsburg Elks annual Soccer Shoot at the Bloomsburg YMCA starting at Noon. The Bloomsburg University Fall Concert Choir concert is at 2:30 PM in Carver Hall. And, Team Haney for the National Lung Cancer Partnership is hosting bingo at the Buckhorn Fire Hall tomorrow afternoon.
It's the Panthers' homecoming this weekend! In our Game of the Week Bloomsburg hosted unbeaten neighbors Southern Columbia. Southern retained their standing with a 32-20 win over Bloom. In Bulldogs action on 103.5, Berwick soundly beat Williamsport 54-14. In other local games Friday night, Danville beat Montoursville 21-0, and Central Columbia beat Central Mountain 14-6.
In college football Saturday... Bloomsburg University beat East Stroudsburg in the Huskies' Homecoming game. The final was BU 48 - ESU 27. You can hear all the details from the afternoon with Jim Doyle in the WHLM Husky Post Game Report: