The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

October 2, 2013

Danville Area Community Calendar


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— Thursday, Oct. 3, Danville Region

COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL/Elysburg

The 32nd annual covered bridge and arts festival held 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Knoebels Amusement Resort. Event features more than 350 crafters and 35 food vendos. Zumba Gold will take place under pavilion H from 10-11 a.m., Jay Vonada will perform from 2-4 p.m.

TOWN HALL MEETING/Watsontown

Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-Northumberland/Snyder) hosts a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. at the Warrior Run Fire Company, 1125 Main St.  at the Snydertown LECTURE/Williamsport

Frederic Block, senior U.S. district judge, Eastern District of New York, will speak at Lycoming College as part of the 15th annual Larry Strauser Lectureship in Criminal Justice at 4 p.m. in Honors Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Friday, Oct. 4,, Danville Region

COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL/Elysburg

The 32nd annual covered bridge and arts festival continues 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Knoebels Amusement Resort. Event features more than 350 crafters and 35 food vendors. The Banjo Man (Jim Haner) will perform from 10 a.m.-noon, Jay Smar (country and folk songs) 12:30-2:30 p.m. and Mike Lewis (country) from 3-5 p.m.

CHICKEN BREAST DINNER/Milton

A filled chicken breast dinner held from 4-6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Parish Center. Cost is $9 for adults, $6 for ages 6-10, and free for children under 6. Takeouts available. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, Council 4824. More information, (5790) 523-1790.

FLU CLINIC/Turbotville

Evangelical Community Hospital’s Health and Wellness hold a flu clinic from 7-10 a.m. at the Turbotville Community Hall, 41 Church St. Vaccinations are available to individuals 3 years of age and older. Cost for a flu shot is $30 and pneumonia vaccines are available for an additional $65. Bring insurance cards. In addition to the clinic appointments, can be made at the health and wellness center at 7095 W. Branch Highway, from 9 a.m.-noon Mondays, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m. Fridays. To make an appointment call (570) 768-3200.

Saturday, Oct. 5,  Danville Region

FALL FESTIVAL/Berwick

A Fall Festival held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Susquehanna Riverlands. Features hayrides, face and pumpkin painting, and other children’s activities. Kids and adults can learn about butterflies with Folk’s Butterfly Farm and see “Creatures of the Night” presented by Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center. The whole family is invited to this free event. For more information, call (866) 832-3312 or email pplpreserves@pplweb.com

MODEL RAILROAD PROGRAM/Buckhorn

Wheelchair Engineers set up across from Pearle Vision at Columbia Mall. Handicapped or disabled children and adults are encouraged to join in helping to build a train from noon-4 p.m.

BIKE RUN/Catawissa

A bike run for local veterans center begins at the Catawissa American Legion. Registration from 11 a.m.-noon. Bikes, cars, and trucks welcome. Cost is $15 driver, $10 passenger. Rain date is Oct. 6. All proceeds benefit the Homeless Veterans Center in Orangeville. Stops are the Mildred Legion, Sonestown Legion, Millville Legion, and then return to Catawissa Legion. More information (570) 441-8398 or (570) 356-7301.

ROAST BEEF DINNER/Danville

A family-style roast beef dinner will be served from 3-6:30 p.m. in Straub’s (St. Paul’s) Lutheran Church, 60 Frosty Valley Road. Take-outs are available by calling (570) 452-3837. There will be homemade ice cream sold by the quart and a baked goods table.

n community meal/Danville

Jubilee Kitchen open at Mahoning Presbyterian Church, 106 E. Mahoning St. Doors open at 9 a.m. and lunch served from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

TRAINS/Danville

The free Saturday Trains program at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, corner of Pine and East Market streets, is open from 10 a.m.-noon with the Penn State-Geisinger diesel engine and its “talking train,” the Amtrak “Pennsylvanian,” among the dozens of trains children and adults can play with. More than 1,000 icicle lights decorate the display.

COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL/Elysburg

The 32nd annual covered bridge and arts festival continues from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Knoebels Amusement Resort. Event features more than 350 crafters and 35 food vendors. The Covered Bridge Cloggers Dance Group will perform from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The CMVB Fun Auction starts at noon.

5K ROAD RACE/Elysburg

Knoebel Lumber will host its 20th annual 5K road race at 9:30 a.m., in conjunction with the Covered Bridge Festival. Course is a moderately hilly 3.1 mile run on asphalt and gravel. Water is provided at mile posts with refreshments at the finish line. Advance entry fee is $12 and day-of-race entry fee is $15. Benefits the Ralpho Township Public Library. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at pavilion L at Knoebels Amusement Resort. T-shirts free to the first 200 registrants. Door prizes, medals, and an engraved crystal plaque to top three overall. Entry forms available at Knoebel Lumber website, KNOEBELS.COM, call Terri at (570) 672-9259 ext. 2, or email name and address to tpirrone@knoebels.com (attn: Terri) and a form will be mailed.

HERITAGE DAYS/Turbotville

The Warrior Run Fort Freeland Heritage Society hosts its 32nd annual Heritage Days behind Warrior Run High School. Stroll among hundreds of period costumed crafters, tradesmen and demonstrators as they explain skills used in central Pennsylvania’s daily life from 1770-1850. Enjoy wagon rides, music, crafts, and foods prepared on antique cook stoves as well as open hearths. See how early home builders used hand hewn logs and how they shear sheep for their wool. The Battle of Fort Freeland is re-enacted each day at 1 p.m. Tour the historic 1835 Warrior Run Church and the 1829 Hower-Slote House. Walk among Civil War,  Revolutionary War and Native American encampments. Hop on a horse drawn wagon ride from the Revolutionary Fort Freeland site to the Civil War era Warrior Run Church. Homemade soups, barbecue, pies, funnel cakes and more available for purchase. Participate in the Warrior Run Historic Mural with Jon Laidacker on the Fort Freeland grounds each day. Information, www.freelandfarm.org, email info@freelandfarm.org or call (570) 437-4048. Free parking available and no smoking or pets allowed on the property. Cost is $6/ adults, $2/students, and free for children five and younger.



DANCE/Turbotville

A round, square, line dance held 7-10 p.m. at the Turbotville Community Hall, I80 — Old Route 147 to Turbotville exit, Route 54 East, four miles, turn right at VFW crossroad. Food available at 5:30 p.m. Cross-N-Over, country band provides the music. Caller is Larry Snook.

HAWAIIAN VACATION/Washingtonville

A program on Kauai, presented from 2-3:30 p.m. at PPL’s Montour Environmental Preserve Education Center. PPL’s senior naturalist, Jon Beam will share stories from his recent experience traveling there. He’ll also highlight the geographic, cultural and natural history of the Hawaiian Islands. This free program will meet at the Environmental Education Center. For more information, contact the preserve at (570) 437-3131 or jdbeam@pplweb.com.

Sunday, Oct. 6, Danville Region

COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL/Elysburg

The 32nd annual covered bridge and arts festival concludes 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Knoebels Amusement Resort. Event features more than 350 crafters and 35 food vendors. An antique and classic car display takes place all day. Stained Grass Window takes the stage from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. followed by The Legends Oldies Band from 2:30-4 p.m. At. 3:45 p.m., the CMVB will draw the winner for their annual quilt raffle.

HERITAGE DAYS/Turbotville

The Warrior Run Fort Freeland Heritage Society hosts its 32nd annual Heritage Days behind Warrior Run High School. Stroll among hundreds of period costumed crafters, tradesmen and demonstrators as they explain skills used in central Pennsylvania’s daily life from 1770-1850. Enjoy wagon rides, music, crafts, and foods prepared on antique cook stoves as well as open hearths. See how early home builders used hand hewn logs and how they shear sheep for their wool. The Battle of Fort Freeland is re-enacted each day at 1 p.m. Tour the historic 1835 Warrior Run Church and the 1829 Hower-Slote House. Walk among Civil War,  Revolutionary War and Native American encampments. Hop on a horse drawn wagon ride from the Revolutionary Fort Freeland site to the Civil War era Warrior Run Church. Homemade soups, barbecue, pies, funnel cakes and more available for purchase. An auction to benefit the educational apprentice program will be held at 3 p.m. Visitors can also participate in the Warrior Run Historic Mural with Jon Laidacker on the Fort Freeland grounds each day. Information, www.freelandfarm.org, email info@freelandfarm.org or call (570) 437-4048. Free parking available and no smoking or pets allowed on the property. Cost is $6/ adults, $2/students, and free for children five and younger.

Monday, Oct. 7, Danville Region

BOOK SIGNING/Danville

A book signing by local author, Adam David Brown, on his book “Always Come Back”   a collection of short stories, begins at 6 p.m. at the Thomas Beaver Free Library, 205 Ferry St. Hosted by the Mill Street Writers.

CHA CHA & RUMBA/West Milton

River Valley Dance will hold a five-week class in choreographed Cha Cha & Rumba beginning in the Heritage Room at Central Oak Heights. Class begins at 6 p.m. Cost is $5 per person, per class. Call Frank & Sandy at (570) 435-8136, to register.

Tuesday, Cct. 8, Danville Region

CHICKEN & WAFFLE DINNER/Catawissa

A chicken and waffle dinner served 4-7 p.m. at Catawissa American Legion. Cost is $7/adults and $3 for ages 10 and younger.

FLU CLINIC/Turbotville

Evangelical Community Hospital’s Health and Wellness holds a flu clinic from 10 a.m.-noon at the Turbotville National Bank. The bank will pay for half the price of the influenza vaccine for all cash paying customers. Vaccinations are available to individuals 3 years of age and older. Cost for a flu shot is $30 and pneumonia vaccines available for an additional $65. Bring insurance cards. In addition to the clinic appointments, can be made at the health and wellness center at 7095 W. Branch Highway, from 9 a.m.-noon Mondays, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m. Fridays. To make an appointment call (570) 768-3200.

Thursday, Cct. 10, Danville Region

FRENCH FILM SERIES/Bloomsburg

The French film, “Il y a longtemps que je t’aime (I’ve Loved You So Long,)” will be shown at 7 p.m. in McCormick Hall, room 2303 at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Free to the public.

CIRCUS/Bloomsburg

The Zerbini Family Circus performs at 5 and 7 p.m. under a modern big top at The Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. Children admitted free and advance tickets available at local businesses. Adult tickets are $12 at the door.

BIBLE STUDY/Danville

“Seeds of Wisdom” weekly Bible Study begins at 7 p.m. today at the Danville Seventh-day Adventist Church (Protestants), 6 Heather Hills Drive. The Parables of Christ are the topic of discussion. New King James version Bibles will be supplied for study purposes. Informal study and questions are welcome regarding any spiritual matter. Registration appreciated. Contact Cathy at (570) 275-7605 or email Bibletruths@ptd.net.



 











 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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