The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

October 8, 2013

Community Calendar - Wednesday Oct. 9

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Bingo begins at 6:45 p.m. at the Fisherville Volunteer Fire Company. Doors open at 6 p.m.


Kratzerville Volunteer Fire Company is holding Cheesesteak Night from 4-8 p.m. at 62 Firehall Road just off Route 204 in the village of Kratzerville, outside of Selinsgrove. Cheesesteaks made to order along with the regular menu. On Cheesesteak Night, smoking is prohibited during the hours of 4-8 p.m. to accommodate families with children. To place orders for pick up, call (570) 374-8771 between the hours of 4-7:30 p.m.


Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. at The Silver Moon banquet halls, located two miles north along Route 15. Proceeds benefit Road Radio USA Drinking & Driving Prevention. Call (570) 412-5430.


Bea Heid, Christian speaker, offers biblically based lessons designed for women from 10-11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church Chapel, first floor, 18 Market St.


A blood pressure screening held noon-4 p.m. at Community Health and Wellness Center, Route 15. Sponsored by Community Health Education at Evangelical Community Hospital. More information, (570) 768-3200.


Preschool Discover begins at 10 a.m. at The Public Library for Union County, 255 Reitz Blvd. Stories, interactive games, sing-a-longs and crafts are included in this early literacy program for children ages 3-5, and a parent or caregiver, which focuses on letter and number recognition, as well as color and shape identification. Register by calling (570) 523-1172.


Nancy Tedeschi, inventor of the SnapIt Screw eyeglass repair solution, gives the talk, “Turning a good idea into an invention and taking it to the marketplace,” at 2:30 p.m in Arches Lounge (third floor) of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University. Cost to attend is $35 per person; veterans may attend at no cost. Registration is required as seating is limited. To register, visit, call the SBDC at (570) 577-1249 or email


The Donald Heiter Community Center features badminton 8:30-9:30 a.m., and an after school program 3:30-6:30 p.m.


RiverWoods Senior Living Community, 3201 River Road, is offering flu and pneumonia vaccines as well as various health screenings at its annual health fair, being held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at RiverWoods Nursing Care Center. Over 30 vendors are scheduled to be on-hand to answer health-related questions and provide useful information on a variety of topics. Also available will be blood pressure, hearing, bone density, blood glucose, and balance screenings. Flu and Pneumonia vaccinations will be administered from 10 a.m.-noon, and attendees are encouraged to bring their insurance card. Information, call Dottie Page at (570) 522-6220.


The Place Studies Initiative of the Bucknell University Environmental Center “Understanding Place,” discussion is “Headwaters” with Alf Siewers, English and affiliated faculty in environmental studies. The discussion begins at noon in Room 211 of Academic West. The series of discussions are about various concepts used to define and comprehend “place.” The talk begins with a 20-minute opening presentation about a specific concept, followed by a discussion. Attendees may bring their lunch. Information, contact

PORCH SALE/Lewisburg

A porch sale held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in front of Brookpark Farm Furniture, Route 45. Sponsored by PEO-raising funds to help women further their education.

GAMES & LUNCH/Lewisburg

The Lewisburg Senior Center features Pinochle and table games at 10:15 a.m. Lunch at noon. Lunch reservations, call (570) 523-6510.


McClure Volunteer Fire Company hosts an open house for fire prevention week from 6-8 p.m. at the fire station on West Specht Street. Fire personnel will be available to demonstrate the fire apparatus and give fire truck rides. Refreshments served.


Bingo, 6:30 p.m. at Bannerville Fire Company. Doors open at 4:30.

STORY TIME/McEwensville

Preschool story time held at 11 a.m. at Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library, 20 Church St. Today’s theme is People in your Neighborhood. Mark Lawrence from radio station WKOK will visit. Information, (570) 538-1381.

OPEN MIC/Middleburg

An open mic, country variety, 6-9 p.m. at the Middleburg V.F.W., Paxtonville Road. Call (570) 743-7190.


Hamburgers, hot dogs and french fries available, 5-8 p.m. at Mifflinburg Moose.


Baby Discover (birth to 18 months), begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Herr Memorial Library. Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories, songs, crafts and more. Space is limited and registration is required by calling (570) 966-0831 or by emailing


Preschool Discover (3 to 5 years), begins at 10:15 a.m. at the Herr Memorial Library. Discover programs offer a fun learning environment that both parents and children appreciate featuring stories, songs, crafts and more. Spaced is limited and registration is required by calling (570) 966-0831 or by emailing


SilverSneakers fitness classes are offered through the Union County Branch YMCA at the First Lutheran Church, Market Street. SilverSneakers Circuit class begins at 10 a.m. and SilverSneakers Classic class begins at 11 a.m. SilverSneakers is designed exclusively for aging adults to increase strength, range of movement, agility, balance and coordination. More information, (570) 966-4434 or


Hopes Haven Clothing Ministry open from 9:45-11:30 a.m. at Christ’s United Lutheran Church, four miles west of Mifflinburg along Route 45. Anyone may come at this time and shop for free clothes. Call (570) 922-1860.


Hopes Haven Food Ministry is open from 10-11 a.m. at Christ’s United Lutheran Church, four miles from Mifflinburg along Route 45. Union County residents with proper ID and proof of address may sign up for one free bag of food per family. Call (570) 922-1860.


Zumba, 5:30 p.m. at Christ Wesleyan Church, 363 Stamm Road. Cost is $4.


Milton Senior Center features Tripoley at 10 a.m. and Nickel Bingo at 12:30 p.m.

n T’ai Chi Ch’uan Classes/New Berlin

T’ai Chi Ch’uan classes held 7-8 p.m. at The Integral Yoga Center of PA, 428 Market St. Steve Gallik instructs the class. Participants asked to bring water and wear loose-fitting clothing. Cost of class is $10. More information, call the Yoga Center at (570) 966-2484 or go to the website,


The Integral Yoga Center of PA, 428 Market St., offers a chair yoga class at 9 a.m. Instructor is Paula Christy. For further information, (570)  966-2484.


Bingo, 12:15 p.m. at the Northumberland Point Township Senior Action Center, 268 Second St. Cost is 75 cents a card.

TIME FOR TWOS/Northumberland

Time for Twos meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Priestley Forsyth Memorial Library. Time for Twos is for you and your toddler. Features exploring books, toys, and music to begin your child’s library journey. Children ages 24-36 months and their caregivers, parents, or grandparents are invited. More information, (570) 473-8201.

KIDS ROCK/Northumberland

Kids ROCK! meets from 4-5 p.m. at the Priestley Forsyth Memorial Library. Kindergarten and first grade girls and boys invited to join others to explore books and launch their journey into reading. Books are selected based on children’s beginning skills and comfort level with books. Book is discussed and sent home for one week where the book is read with your child. Children then bring the book back and it is read together. More information (570) 473-8201.


Penns Creek Adult Resource Center, opens at 9 a.m. Come to share what really frustrates you or what would you like to scream about — in conjunction with National Scream Day on Oct. 12. Lunch served at 11:30 and for a donation includes pork ribette with barbecue sauce with a hamburger bun, baked beans, peas and cauliflower, rice raisin pudding and milk. Nickel bingo at 12:15 p.m. Questions, call (570) 837-6200.


Awana held from 6:30-8 p.m. for children aged three through grade 12 at Richfield Mennonite Church. Information, or call (717) 694-3490.


Healthy Steps in Motion: exercise for older adults held 2-3 p.m. at the Selinsgrove Senior Center, 8 N. Water St. Learn exercises to build strength and how to increase flexibility and what healthy steps to take to prevent falls and stay active. Free. Information, (570) 374-4170.


The knitting group at the Rudy Gelnett Memorial Library meets at 6:30 p.m. at the library, 1 N. High St. Bring knitting project and join others. Call (570) 374-6987.


The Kids Club Ministry, 7 p.m. at Trinity Wesleyan Church, 238 Walnut St. For children in kindergarten through sixth grade. Call (570) 286-7222 or (570) 286-7953.


Lunch by reservation, 11:30 a.m. for those 55 and older, at Sunbury Senior Action Center, 601 Pennsylvania Ave. Donations appreciated. Call (570) 286-1820.


The free workshops, “Developing a Resume” presented 9:30 a.m.-noon,  “Resume Lab,” 12:30-2:30 p.m. and “Financial Aid for Education” 1-2:30 p.m. at PA CareerLink, 225 Market St. Must preregister. Call (570) 988-7300.


A Lego Club meets at 4:15 p.m. in the Community Room of the Degenstein Community Library.


Angel’s Closet, free children and adult clothing, 6-7 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Church. Use side entrance.


Beginner’s Ballroom Foxtrot Dance Class held 7-8:30 p.m. at Divine Providence Hosital Auditorium.