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Calendar Countdown: Area Happenings

Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015 (All day) - Saturday, August 29, 2015 (All day)

The Union County Library System will host various Spring workshops.  For details and times, visit www.unioncountylibrarysystem.com.

A new sports challenge for local students will be held Saturdays in April from 6–8 PM at Watsontown UMC on Eighth Street. Free hot dogs will be served at 6 PM with games at 6:30.  Teams will be organized by age and grade.

A non-profit cat rescue will host cat&kitten adoptions from 2:30 – 8:30 PM every Saturday at Petco in State College.  For details, call 814-238-4758.

Fish Fry Dinners will be held at Warriors Mark UMC on Centre Line Rd. in Warriors Mark from 4:30-6:30 PM on Fridays from through March 27.  $9 for adults and $4 for children age 5-10.  The church is handicapped accessible. For questions, please call the church at 814-632-6906.

Lenten Fish Dinners will be held Fridays during Lent starting at 4:30 PM at Good Will Hose Company on Reagan Street in Sunbury.  Platters cost $8.50 with take outs available.  For more information, phone 570-286-2831. 

St. Michael’s Ukrainian Church of Shenandoah will host a Fish Dinner on March 27 from 4-6 PM.  $8.50 to eat in or take out.  For questions or orders, please call 570-462-0809 by March 23.

Lifetree Church at 500 River Road in Jersey Shore will be having Family Flick Friday on March 27 from 6:30-9:00 PM. The family-friendly movie and popcorn will be free.  If you have questions, please call 570-398-2163.

Maranatha Christian School is holding a benefit auction on March 27 and 28 at Burkholder’s Youth Center in Lewisburg, starting Friday at 4:30 PM.  Breakfast to be served Saturday from 7:30– 9 AM.   The youth center is located at 3184 New Berlin Mountain Road in Lewisburg.  For details, call 570-649-5141.

A Community Lenten Breakfast for men&boys will be hosted March 28 at 7:30 AM at Pine Glen CMA Church near Lewistown.  For details or directions, call 717-899-6972.

All children up to the age of 12 years of age are invited to the Watts Township Wesleyan Church on March 28 at 1p.m. for an Easter egg hunt. The  church is located at 55 Circle Road, Duncannon if you have any questions call the church at 834-9230.

The Millerstown Recreational and Park Committee will sponsor a Soup, Sandwich and Bake Sale that starts at 9 AM on March 28 at the Community Park Building on West Juniata Parkway.  For details or to make donations, please call 717-589-3513.

4th Annual Roger Snyder Memorial 5k, 10k will be March 28 at 9:15 AM with Kid's Fun Run at 8:45AM at Basom Park in Richfield.  If you have questions, please 570-850-1600.

Hummel’s United Methodist Church will host an Easter Egg Hunt for children and families in the Middleburg area on March 28 at 10 am.  The church is located one mile off the Middleburg/New Berlin Highway.  For questions, please call 570- 837-9956.

The next meeting of the Columbia-Montour Chapter of the Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International will be March 28 at 10 AM at Spirit Life Church, Old Berwick Rd. in Bloomsburg.  Speaker will be Jonathan Reyes of Friday Night Lights. For further info call Sterling at 570-389-1919.

The First Baptist Church of Milton will hold an Easter egg hunt with activities for ages, birth-5th grade, starting at 10:30 AM on March 28, rain or shine!

NC Church of Berwick will host an Easter Egg Hunt at Bervaughn Park in Berwick on March 28 at 11AM  with food and activities for children, newborn through 6th grade. If you have any questions, please call 570-759-9790.

Amazing Grace Community Church will sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt on March 28 at 1pm at the Northumberland Borough Community Center (175 Orange St.) for all kids age 2-10.  Easter bags and refreshments provided.  For information, call 570-374-0257.

An interactive Easter experience will be held March 28 from 2-4 PM at New Covenant Assembly in Montgomery.  Walk with Jesus through Jerusalem. The church is at 1270 Pinchtown Rd. in Montgomery.  Please call 570-547-1503 for more information.

Braeden’s Brigade, Midd-West Relay For Life Team, will host Thirty-One Bingo on March 28 at Bannerville Volunteer Fire Company on Stage Road in McClure. Food stand will open at 2:30 PM with bingo at 4 PM.  $20 to play. For details, call 570-658-7509.

Salladasburg UMC will host a Community Hamloaf Dinner March 28. Donations accepted. Pick up take outs from 2:30-3:30 PM, or dine in from 4-7 PM. If you have questions, call 570-398-2493.

A Frozen Party will be held March 28 from 4-6 PM at Sunbury Youth and Community Center.  $10 includes skate rental.  Frozen characters will be on the Ice.  For updates, please check the Sunbury Ice Rink’s Face Book page or call 570-286-1441.

The King In You Men’s Congerence, based on the life of David, will be held at Thompsontown Baptist Church on March 28 from 4-8 PM with speaks Ken Craig&Adam Hedge. All men ages 10 and up are welcome, and a light meal will be provided. For more information call 717-571-1299.

The Kingdom Kidz Puppet Ministry will present a black light program at the Milton YMCA, 12 Bound Ave., during a Free Community Family Fun Night on March 28 from 6-8 PM. For details, call 570-838-3133.

The Wehry Family will perform a concert at 7:30 PM on Saturday, March 28 at Lairdsville Faith Church, 6786 Route 118 in Lairdsville.  For more information, please call 570-584-2765.

A Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt will be held for kids 5th grade and under on March 28 at 8 PM. Bring a flashlight and container for eggs.  To sign up, call Mifflinburg Assembly of God at 570-966-1714. 

Manbeck Mennonite Church in Beaver Springs will host worship with music artist Allan Scott on March 29 at 10:30 AM. For more information, please contact Sherri at 570-374-2414.

Lift Your Spirits Performing Arts will present Born For This at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church in Elysburg on Palm Sunday, March 29 at 6 PM.  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door. 

Milton Historical Society will hold a card and game party on March 29 from 1-4 PM at Cameron House on route 405 south of Milton.  Lunch included in the $10 fee.  Please bring playing cards and tallies.   For details or reservations, call Deb at 570-568-5603. 

Christ Community UMC near Selinsgrove will host a free showing of the movie The Passion of the Christ on March 29 at 6 PM to benefit missions.  For directions or information, call 570-743-7303.

The Praise Singers, a quartet from Penn View Bible Institute will perform on March 29 at 7 PM at Grace Reformed Church, 8170 Troxelville Road in Troxelville.  For answers or directions, please call 570-658-6146.

The Mifflinburg First Church of the Nazarene will host the Penn View Bible Institute Heritage Musicians and Singers on March 29 at 6PM. The church is located at 12 E. Market St in Mifflinburg. For more information please call the churh office at 570-966-0852.

St. John the Baptist Church of Pottsville will host Dramatic Stations of the Cross on March 29 and April 3 at 7:15 PM.  For details, call 570-622-5470.  

A Healing Service will be held on Wednesday, April 1 at 6 PM at Saint Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, 114 South Chestnut Street in Shenandoah.  For more info, call 570-462-0809.

Come and brng your friends and relatives to the "Harvest of Sorrows" Maundy Thursday Musical Tenebrae Service on April 2 at 7PM at the Otterbein UMC. The Church located at 4th and Vine Streets in Sunbury.

Holy Week Services for Himmel’s Church of Dornsife include Maundy Thursday, April 2 with soup/sandwich meal in the Social Hall at 6 PM.  Service with Communion at 7 PM.  The Egg Hunt will be April 4 at 2 PM.  Easter services at 6:15 AM and 8:30 AM on April 5.

On Good Friday, April 3 Christ Church of Beaver Springs will demonstrate a "Cross Walk" starting at WGRC at 101 Armory Blvd in Lewisburg and going to Mifflinburg, Middleburg, and Beaver Springs with a service at 7 PM. Be reminded of Christ and His sacrifice.   For more info, call 570-658-4312.

Fish sandwiches and fries available on April 3 from 3-6 PM at New Life Church, 101 N. Beech Street in Burnham.  Call 717-242-1481 for details.

The Lifecentre Foursquare Gospel Church of Pottsville is hosting a re-creation of Christ’s Crucifixion April 3 at 7 PM.  All are welcome and nursery care is available. The church is at 2300 Mahontango St.  in Pottsville.  For details, call 570-622-7323.

Augustaville Wesleyan Church in Paxinos will host its Children's Easter Celebration rain or shine on April 4 from 9:30-11:45 AM.  The church is located on Route 890 about 5 miles south of Sunbury in Paxinos.  For more information, call 570-286-8051.

A God -appointed National Prayer Meeting Revival will be held on April 4 at 9 AM in any town and any state. To find out how you can participate go to www.godblessamerica.me or email karen@godblessamerica.me.

The Easter Egg Hunt at UPC of Lewisburg will be April 4 for ages 2-12.  Register at 10 AM and hunt by noon at 2822 Buffalo Rd. in Lewisburg. 

Buffalo Valley Church of the Brethren in Mifflinburg will host an Easter Egg Fair on April 4 from 10:30 AM-12:30 PM with activities for toddlers-5th grade.  Come and go as needed.

Jacob Brothers will perform a concert on April 4 at 7:30 PM at Lairdsville Faith Church, Route 118 in Lairdsville. For more information, call 570-584-2765. 

Fairbrook UMC in Pennsylvania Furnace will host an Easter Egg Hunt at 1 PM on April 4 at 4201 W. Whitehall Road. Please bring baskets or bags. For details, visit www.fairbrookumc.org.  

An Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser will be held on April 4 from 8-10 AM near Selinsgrove to benefit a Christ UMC youth.  $7 for adults and $4 for children.

Easter Sunrise Service will be April 5 at 6:45 AM at Fairbrook Park on Tadpole Road, followed by breakfast at Fairbrook UMC, 4201 W. Whitehall Road. 

First Baptist Church on Route 35, one mile north of Mifflintown will have Easter services April 5 at 7 AM with breakfast at 8 AM.  The Easter Cantata, All Hail King Jesus, will begin at 9:30 AM.

Faith Church, Route 61 in Orwigsburg, is excited to announce that starting with Easter Sunday, April 5, there will be a two-service format at 9 and 11 AM.  For details, visit www.atfaithchurch.com or call 570-640-2955.

There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, April 6 from 1-6 PM at Mifflinburg Assembly of God, 1001 Market Street.  Walk-ins are welcome.

New sessions of beginning and intermediate Spanish classes will be offered through Thrive International Programs starting Tuesday, April 7 at Calvary Baptist Church, 42 Washington Blvd. in Williamsport.  Details are available at 570-337-2898.

Trinity Episcopal Church, 844 West Fourth Street, Williamsport, will hold a Lasagna Dinner on April 8 from 4-6:30 PM.  Take-outs are available.  $9 for adults, $5.50 for children (12 and younger), or $6.50 for lasagna only.  To contact the church, call 570-322-0126.

The Rotary Club of Lewistown will host a Chesapeake-style Seafood Dinner and Silent Auction on April 8 from 5-7 PM at the Lewistown Moose Lodge.  $20 tickets must be purchased in advance. For tickets, please call Jerry at 717-248-8772. 

The Auxiliary to Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a Spring Fashion Fling on April 8 at 5:30 PM at Country Cupboard Restaurant, Lewisburg. The buffet dinner will be followed by a showing of fashions and accessories. $35 per person.  For details or to attend, call at 570-742-4164. 

United in Christ Lutheran Church of Lewisburg will host OAKs Senior Center on April 8 from 10 AM-2 PM. All are welcome to enjoy a free lunch and “Gardening for Seniors” presentation.  For details, call 570-568-2254.

Home Nursing Agency will host a Community Resource Open House on April 9 from 12-5 PM at the Kish Creek Center of Lewistown.  Various free screenings and demonstrations available.  For more information, call 1-800-445-6262 or visit www.homenursingagency.com.           

Columbia County Christian School’s Kindergarten Open House will be held Thursday, April 9 from 6-7:30 PM at 123 Schoolhouse Road near Bloomsburg. Take a tour and see what the school’s all about. To learn more, call 570-784-2977 or www.ccchristianschool.com.

St. Paul’s United Methodist’s monthly Rejoicing Spirits Worship Celebration in Lewisburg will be April 9 from 6:30 – 7:15 PM. All are welcome to worship, especially those with mental or physical disabilities.   For details, call 570-524-5011 or www.stpaulslewisburg.org.     

Moms In Prayer, International, will hold an Open House for women of all ages on April 9 from 9:30-11 AM at The Well Coffeehouse, 363 Stamm Road in Milton.  Learn to replace anxiety and fear with peace.  There is a play area for children.  For more information, phone 570-522-5081.

A Builder’s Club event will be held at Union County YMCA on April 10 from 6-8 PM at the First Lutheran Church, Mifflinburg.  Children 6 and up are invited to build with Legos. A snack and Legos will be provided.  $6 for Y members or $8 for non-members. Please pre-register by calling Angela at 570-966-4434.

Ladies’ Day at Zion Evangelical Congregational Church in Pitman will be April 11. Register at 8:30 AM.  Caroline Snyder will speak on “God’s Favor.” Lunch will be provided.  A free will offering will be accepted.  For child care details or reservations, call 570-648-4484.  

Hope Community Church at 551 W. 4th St. in Mt. Carmel will host the Susquehanna Valley Center of Hope Annual Spring Banquet on April 11 at 6:30PM.Fred Jacoby will be the guest Speaker. There is no cost for dinner, a free will offering will be collected. Please RSVP by April 3 by calling 570-275-2280.

Kickstart Fitness for Women will host an open house on April 11 starting at 9 AM with free classes, food samples, raffles, and Hands in Health talk at 11 AM.  The center is located at 12260 State Route 405 in Watsontown.  For details, call 570-238-6979.

A Craft Show will be held April 11 from 9 AM-3 PM at Crossroads Church of the Nazarene, 71 Nazarene Lane near Milton.

A vendor event will be held April 11 from 10 AM-4 PM at the Sweet Arrow Lake Clubhouse in Pine Grove. There will be craft and direct sale vendors, Chinese auction, and 50-50 raffle that will benefit local charities: Care Net and Servants to All.

SUN P.E.T.S. will hold a Rabies Clinic at Brookpark Pet Supply in Lewisburg on April 11 from 1-3 PM. $10 per pet. Please have your pet on a leash or in a crate. For more information, please call 866-472-7387.

New Hope Lutheran Brethren Church of Lewisburg is celebrating 20 years of God’s faithfulness on April 11 starting at 5:30 PM at Marlow Hall in Riverwoods.  True Heart gospel concert at 7 PM.  Donations accepted, but space is limited.  For reservations, call 570-568-0441.

Grace Community, Beavertown Bible and Crossview Missional Churches will host the Perseverance 5K Walk/Run with optional Mud and Obstacles on April 11 to benefit Crossroads Pregnancy Center. $15 registration starts 8:30 AM with Kids Fun Run at 9:25 AM. For more information, call 814-203-5399.   

Ladies may wear old formal dresses to Mom Prom, a fundraiser with a DJ and dancing on April 11 from 6:30-10:30 PM at the Genetti in Williamsport.  $20 advance tickets are available at The Genetti, Robert M. Sides, and Beacon Hub Drop In Center. 

Local business sponsors and new donated items are sought for the silent auction at the Mom Prom to be held April 11 in Williamsport. Items requested by Monday, April 6. For details on the ladies charity night, please call 570-660-6232.

A Public Turkey Supper to benefit Allensville Volunteer Fire Company will take place April 11 from 3:30-6 PM at Allensville Community Hall on Main Street. Call 717-483-6483 with questions.

Holy Spirit Lutheran Church will host a Filled Pork Chop Dinner on April 11 between 4-6 PM.  $8 for adults and $4 for children.  The church is at 10275 State Route 44, Watsontown, between McEwensville and Turbotville on Route 44. 

Paxtonville United Methodist Church will hold a Ham and Turkey Supper on April 11 starting at 4:30 PM at the church in Paxtonville.  The family-style meal is $11 for adults, $6 for children with take-outs available. 

The Spring Banquet for Susquehanna Valley Center of Hope will be April 11 at 6:30 PM at Hope Cummunity Church in Mt. Carmel.  A free will offering will be taken.  Please R.S.V.P. by April 2 at 570-275-2280.

Grace Covenant Community Church will host a Chinese Auction on April 11. Doors will open at 5 PM with the drawing at 7:30 PM.  Please be present to win at 99 Café Lane in Middleburg.  For details, call 570-837-2529.

Ridgeview E-Free Church will host Chris Eisbrenner of Ariel Ministries on April 11 at 7 PM  and April 12 at 9:30, 10:45 AM, and 7 PM. The topic will be “The Messiah in the Old Testament.”  The church is located at 1318 Susquehanna Trail in Northumberland.  For more information, call 570-259-7102. 

Shiloh Bible Church near Bloomsburg will host a concert by the Wehry Family on April 11 at 7 PM.  For more information, please phone 570-784-3675.

The Brungart Family will perform a concert on April 11 at 7:30 PM at Lairdsville Faith Church, Route 118 in Lairdsville. For details, call 570-584-2765.

The Penn View Bible Institute Choir and Symphonic Ensemble will be at Bunkertown Church of the Brethren in McAlisterville on April 12 during the 9 AM service.   All are welcome.

Central Pennsylvania Orchid Society Show and Sale will be held in State College on April 11 from 1-7 PM and April 12 from 10 AM-5 PM at Snider Agricultural Arena, Park Avenue and Fox Hollow Road in State College.  See Facebook for updates.

Gwen Mouliert from NJ will minister at Brookside Ministries Church on April 12 at 10:30 AM.   The church is located at 11 Stetler Avenue in Shamokin Dam just off Routes 11 and 15 and behind the Hampton Inn.  For more information, call 570-743-5683.

Singer and Songwriter, Randy Fisher, and his band, will minister Journeymate Ministries on April 12 at 10:30 AM. The church is located at 1700 Mainstreet in Lightstreet. The contact phone is 570-764-7985.

Kingdom Kidz, Inc. will present a Puppet Dinner Theater on April 12  at 12:30 PM at First Baptist Church, Golf Course Road in Milton. All are welcome. A free will offering will be taken. For more information, call 570-838-3133.

A Senior Health and Lifestyle Expo will be held at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds on April 14 with a 7:30 AM free earlybird breakfast.  For details, visit www.seniorhealthandlifestyle.com or call 570-374-7007.

All women are invited to Brunch at the Country Cupboard Restaurant in Lewisburg on April 14 at 9 AM. Speaker Joan Carsten will share. Cost $13.00, including childcare by reservation.  Call 570-743-2054 for a reservation or e-mail CWCbrunch@hotmail.com.

 All ladies are invited to join the "Squeaky Clean Spring" dinner party at the Country Cupboard Restaurant on April 14 at 6:30 PM.   "Let's Look It Over" will be presented by speaker Joan Carsten.   Cost will be $15.50.  To make reservations or get info, call 570-742-8995.

LIFT, Ladies In Fellowship Together, will be meet April 15 from 9-11 AM at Lost Creek Mennonite Church.  Childcare provided for infants to age 5.  The Lost Creek Mennonite Church is located in Oakland Mills.

Schuylkill Haven Recreation announces NFL Flag Football.  Both NLF and local registrations must be completed to have your player compete.  See programs at www.havenrec.com or call 570-385-1313 to register by April 15.

A Ladies' Retreat with Speaker Janice Clemens will be held at Lewisburg’s Country Cupboard/Best Western Inn April 17-19.  Reservations may be for the whole weekend or Saturday only.  For details or to register, call 717-694-3001 or 717-444-3995.

Newsboys will be in concert featuring Special Guests Audio Adrenaline and Finding Favour and introducing John Tibbs Saturday, April 18, at 7:30pm Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex 711 Pratt Drive, Indiana, PA  15705.  

Sunbury’s Revitalization, Inc. is currently accepting banner sponsors and information and photos for banners picturing veterans and active duty servicemen and women with ties to Northumberland County.  Please submit photos by April 9 for the unveiling on May 16.  For details, call 570-286-7768. 

The Friends of Paws Park are seeking craft, product, flea market item and food vendors for Doggone Craft and Vendor Fair at South Williamsport Park Complex on May 16.  Vendors, please visit www.swpawspark.com for forms.

Northumberland Christian School will host a bus trip to PNC Park in Pittsburgh to see the Phillies and Pirates play on June 13.  $90 per ticket.  Last day to purchase is April 27. For more information, please call 570-473-9786.

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

Camp Ladore in Waymart, PA is owned and operated by The Salvation Army.  Youth in the  Williamsport community are invited to enjoy MUSIC CAMP, July 10-18 for ages 7-17; and CORPS COMMUNITY CAMP,  July 22-27 for ages 7-12. $40 per camper.  Sign-up is first come-first serve.  For details or to make an appointment to register your child, call 570-326-9187. 

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.