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Calendar Countdown: Area Happenings

Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 (All day) - Saturday, August 29, 2015 (All day)

CLICK HERE FOR THIS YEAR'S VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL AND CAMP MEETINGS

Kiddie Kapers Daycare in Milton is accepting applications for next year’s enrollment of 3 and 4 year-olds.  The daycare meets at Trinity Lutheran Church, 100 Mahoning Street.  For more information, please call 570-742-7033. 

May is national Cystic Fibrosis month.  Every Wednesday in May (the 6, 13, 20, and 27), Longhorn Steakhouse in Shamokin Dam will donate 10% of each bill between 4-9 PM. To get a donation ticket, call 570-374-2568. 

A Free Fellowship Meal is scheduled for May 28 from 4:30-6:30 PM at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 6590 Musser Lane in Watsontown. The menu features Penne pasta with sausage.

There will be a Relay for Life Spaghetti Supper on May 29 from 4:30-7:30 PM at the Burnham Lion's Club in Burnham.  Donations are encouraged, and take-outs are also available.

The Big Valley Brethren in Christ Church will host the Praise Singers from Penn View Bible Institute in concert on May 29 at 7 PM. The church is located at 81 Wagner St. in Belleville. For information or directions, please call 717-436-8010.

Lycoming Young Life 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, May 30 at Indian Park in Montoursville. The Race start time si 9 AM and Registration at 7:30 AM. For more information email chrisrussellyl@gmail.com or Tim Schoener at 570-419-6940.

The Richfield Evangelical Methodist Youth group will serve an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet on May 30 from 6:30–10 AM at the Fremont Fire Hall on Mill Race Road in Mount Pleasant Mills.  Donations accepted.

A Hymn Sing will be held at 7 PM on May 30 at New Life Assembly of God, Cedar Springs Road in Mifflintown.  Please call 717-436-8174 for questions or directions.

Christ Community United Methodist Church near Selinsgrove will host a yard sale on May 30 from 7 AM-1 PM.  The church is at the northern corner of Park and Fisher Roads.

A Community Yard Sale will be held at Montoursville Brethren in Christ Church on May 30 from 8 AM-1 PM in the church parking lot. (Rain Date is June 6.) The church is located at 105 Fairview Court in Montoursville.

Pine Street Presbyterian Church will host a 5K Run/Walk on City Island in Harrisburg on May 30 at  8 AM. The family-friendly race will benefit the Adult Learning Center.  To register, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Harrisburg/ALC5KtoEducate or arrive by 8 AM on race day.

Christ Wesleyan Church in Milton will host a 6-on-6 Dodge Ball Tournament on May 30 at 9 AM for ages 15 and up. $5 per player. To register a team, call 570-742-8987 or email ryant@cwcmilton.org.

Partners in Care, a support group for caregivers, will meet on May 30 at 10 AM in the basement of the Pine Grove UMC, 2633 Cuba Mills Rd. in Mifflintown.  For questions or details, call Sharon at 717-436-8085.

In honor of Mental Health Month, a Strike Out Suicide event will be held at Faxon Lanes in Williamsport on May 30 from 1-3 PM.  For more information, call 570-220-0026.

A free community block party will be hosted at Christ’s United Lutheran Church on May 30 from 3-7 PM. There will be games chidren’s games, a bounce house, and music. For details and directions, please call 570-922-1860.

Grace Covenant Church of Lewistown will host Patmos Worship at 10 AM on May 31.  The team of young adults have roots to Elim Bible Institute. The church is at 227 Washington Ave. in Lewistown.  For more info, call 717-248-4579 or visit www.gcclewistown.com

An Afternoon Tea will benefit the 2016 Nicaragua Mission Team. The Tea will be held at 2PM on May 31 at Historic Park Place, 800 W. 4th St. in Williamsport. Tickets are $20, bring a guest for $15. Children 8 and under are free. 

A Gospel Music Concert will be held May 31 at 2 PM at the picnic grove of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at Smalsh Barrick and Erdley Church Road in Smithville near Middleburg.  The Wehry Family and Eastern Gate will perform. Please bring a lawn chair.  For details, call 570-374-5535.

St. John's United Church of Christ is hosting a Milltown Melodies Ham Dinner Concert on May 31 at 6 PM.  Tickets are $12.  The hall is located at 906 Old Route 15 in New Columbia. To reserve tickets,  contact Marly at 570-412-5127 or email stjohnsucc@ymail.com.

The Soroptimist International Club of the Snyder, Union and Northumberland Counties, Inc. will hold its monthly dinner meeting on June 3 at 6 PM at the Packer House, 3rd St. in Sunbury.  New officers will be installed. Women interested in volunteering or joining may contact Diane Savidge at 570-837-2532 or dmsavidge@gmail.com.

Fremont Fire Department of Mt. Pleasant Mills will host dinner and a parade on June 4. Ham Pot Pie will be served starting at 4 PM in the Social Hall.  Parade registration begins at 6 PM at the Family Practice Center on Heath Center Road. The parade starts at 7 PM.  For details, phone 570-541-1423.

Expectations Women’s Center will start training sessions for interested volunteers on June 4.  Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors and receptionists. For more information or to register, call Lewisburg at 570-523-6874 or Williamsport at 570-321-8254

A Spaghetti Dinner will be held June 5 from 4-6:30 PM at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 501 Catawissa Avenue in Sunbury.  Take outs available.

Chris Pick and Mariah Hostrander will perform a free concert June 5 at 5:30 PM at the Lighthouse Café in Williamsport during First Friday. Bruce Matthews from WGRC will also be there.  The cafe is located in the Christian Light Bookstore at 1009 Washington Blvd. For details, phone 570-326-0257.

Pro skateboarding, beat-boxing Evangelist Trevor Heyd will speak at M.A.Y.N. Blacklight Dodgeball Tournament June 6 at 6 PM at Christ Wesleyan Church in Milton.  The early deadline is May 25.  For details, call 570-742-8987.

The JesVic 5K in memory of Jessica Wade and Vicki Hitesman will be held June 6 at 9 AM with a half-mile kid’s race at 10 starting at Watsontown Elementary.  To pre-register by May 30, visit https://jesvic5k.wordpress.com/.  Race day registration starts at 7:15 AM.

Milton S.T.A.G.E. is hosting a bus trip to New York City on June 6 with a cost is $50 per person.  The bus will depart the Milton High School parking lot at 8 AM and return close to 11 PM.  To reserve a seat, call Russ Wynn at 570-490-5897.

Meadowview Christian Academy’s Annual Auction and Yard Sale will be held June 6 from 8 AM-2 PM at Marquette’s Auction, 216 Tulip Road in Paxinos.  For more info, visit www.auctionzip.com, ID# 1907.

Baileyville Community Yard Sale will be June 6 from 8–2 PM at Baileyville Community Hall, 210 Deibler Road in Pennsylvania Furnace. To reserve a table for $10, call Lisa at 814-692-4000.

Moreland Baptist Church will host a Charity Auction for victims of Hurricane Sandy on June 6 at 10 AM at 118 Moreland Baptist Rd. in Muncy. Items include vacation packages, sports memorabilia, gift baskets, and more. Please bring a lawn chair. For details, visit  http://www.morelandbaptist.org.

SUN P.E.T.S. will be holding a Rabies Clinic at the Beavertown Park in Beavertown on June 6 from 1-3 PM. $10 per pet. Please have your pet leashed or crated. For more information, please call 866-472-7387, or visit www.sunpets.org.

Care Net of Schuylkill County will hold a Diaper Derby at Center Court in the Schuylkill Mall, Frackville on June 6 at 11 AM. Registration for babies 6-12 months, or crawlers, opens at 10 AM. Registration is $5 per crawling baby. To register or get more information, call 570-624-7244.

The Danville Tri-County After 5 Club invites women to a Supper Party on June 8 to Danville’s Pine Barn Inn from 6:30-8 PM. Terri Roberts will share a message of grace, hope and a willingness to move forward. First-timers pay half-price.To reserve a seat by June 3, call 570-275-6721 or email at After5Club@aol.com.         

A Bike Helmet Safety Program will be held for children 12 and under on June 9 from 4-6 PM at McDonald’s on Route 15 in Lewisburg. The event is being held by Community Health and Wellness of Evangelical Community Hospital, Kiwanis Club of Buffalo Valley,  and Kiwanis of Lewisburg.

Ladies are invited to a "Potter's Wheel" dinner party at the Country Cupboard Restaurant on June 9 at 6:30 PM.  Speaker Terri Roberts will speak on "Survival, Forgiveness and Hope Against All Odds."  Cost is $15.50.  For details or to make a reservation, call 570-742-8995.

The Covalts 20th Annual Outdoor Gospel Sing will be June 10-14 at the Southside stage of the fairgrounds, 169 Homan Lane in Centre Hall. Free Admission.  Starts at 7 PM weeknights and 2 PM on the weekend.  For more information, visit www.thecovalts.com.

St. Paul’s United Methodist’s monthly Rejoicing Spirits Worship Service in Lewisburg will be June 11 at 5:30 PM. All are welcome to worship, especially those with mental or physical disabilities.   For details, call 570-524-5011 or www.stpaulslewisburg.org.  

The Improved Milton Experience will host Music in the Park each Thursday starting June 11 at 6:30 PM at Hermani Park on South Front Street.
     
A Benefit will be held for Bill Fallon on June 13 at Liberty Township Fire Hall near Danville.  Craft vendors are invited to call David at 570-271-1145. 

The Adult Men’s Basketball League begins June 16 at the Barefield Outdoor Recreation Complex inPottsville.  Games will be played Tuesday and Thursday nights. $500 per team. Registration deadline is June 1. Call the rec center at 570-628-5079 for information and registration.

Keystone Travelers will host a bus trip to the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre to see the musical Oklahoma on June 18.  For details, contact Barb Goodling at 717-694-3001.

A bus trip to the Promise Keepers Conference in California June 19-20 will be hosted by First UMC near Wiiliamsport.  To sign up, register at www.firstchurch.cc under the “Events” tab or call 70-322-3572.    

Belleville Mennonite School will hold the 17th Annual Golf Classic at the Lewistown Country Club on June 26 at 8 AM. Foursome fee is $300 and individual golfer fee, $75. Business sponsorships available. For details, call 717-935-2184 or visit www.bmsprek12.org to download an entry form. Entry deadline is June 9.

The First Annual Haul for the Heroes 5K Run/Walk will be held July 11 in Sunbury, to benefit wounded veterans.  For more information or to register, call 570-286-7820 or visit  http://www.parunners.com.   Hosted by the Sunbury Celebration Committee with the support of “A” Company 3-103 AR of the PA National Guard.

As part of the Lykens Valley Campmeeting 2015, Thunder on the Mountain Motorcycle Rally will begin at 9 AM, July 18 with a ride to Bloomsburg. Festivities in the tabernacle will start at 2 PM. Non-motorcycle riders are also welcome. Pre-registration is due by June 6. For cost and details, call 717-365-3168, or visit www.lykensvalleycamp.com.

Seats are being reserved for an 8-day bus trip to Branson, Missouri from August 22-29 with Keystone Travelers.  For more information, phone Barb at 717-694-3001.