The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Union County

October 2, 2013

Lewisburg Area Community Calendar


Sunday, Oct. 6, Lewisburg Region

CROP WALK/Lewisburg

Walkers will gather at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, South Fourth Street, to support the CROP Hunger Walk. Registration for the walk will begin at 1:30 p.m., after which participants will walk a 5K route through the borough of Lewisburg. The Lewisburg Area Council of Churches will sponsor the 36th annual CROP Hunger Walk to help stop hunger and poverty here in our community and around the world, through self-help initiatives. More information (570) 522-0973.


The Khasma Piano Duo performs in concert at 4 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will include “Mihr” by Alan Hovhaness; “Three Preludes” by David Maki; “The Garden of Eden” by William Bolcom; “Tango” by Igor Stravinsky; “Time Seems to Pass” by James Romig; and “Halleluja Junction” by John Adams. Bucknell alumnae Ashlee Mack, a 2003 graduate, and Katherine Palumbo, who graduated in 2004, formed the Khasma Piano Duo in 2012 after they have been playing together for several years since meeting as undergraduates in 2000.


Monday, Oct. 7, Lewisburg Region


The Donald Heiter Community Center features badminton 8:30-9:30 a.m., and an after school program 3:30-6:30 p.m. and fencing classes 7-9 p.m.


Homework Help for Parents begins at 7 p.m. at The Public Library for Union County, 255 Reitz Blvd. For parents of students in first through eighth grades. Databases available on POWER Library and on the library’s website featured. Reserve a seat b y calling (570) 523-1172.

Tuesday, Oct. 8, Lewisburg Region


The Common Reading Project Lecture, “The Next Tech Revolution,” presented by William Powers, best-selling author of Hamlet’s Blackberry, at 7:30 p.m. in Trout Auditorium, Vaughan Literature Building, Bucknell University. Powers will sign copies of his book prior to the lecture at 7 p.m. in the lobby of the Vaughan Literature Building.


The film/media studies classroom series, “King Kong,” directed by Ernest Schoedsack and Merian Cooper, 1933, shown at 1:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre, 413 Market St. Free; open to the public.


The film/media studies series, “Kinodance,” a screening and presentation with film-maker Alla Kovgan, begins at 7:30 p.m., Campus Theatre, 413 Market St. Co-sponsored by the Bucknell University Department of Theatre and Dance. Admission: $2.


The Stadler Center Writers Series features Stadler Fellow Justin Boening, poet, and Roth Resident Tennessee Jones, essay and fiction writer, at noon in the Walls Lounge, Elaine Langone Center, Bucknell University. Followed by a question-and-answer session.


All women are invited to brunch at 9 a.m. at the Country Cupboard Restaurant, Route 15. Program features Chris Walter head baker at Country Cupboard. Musical selections by Natalie Sauers. Guest speaker is Marsha Hasseler from Watertown, NY, presenting “Trying to Please-Whomever Next.” Cost is $12, inclusive with complimentary childcare by reservation. Call Peggy at (570) 743-2054 for a reservation or e-mail Sponsored by Lewisburg Christian Women’s Club, a division of Stonecroft Ministries.


Tuesday After Five Stonecroft Women’s Club “Octoberfest” dinner party will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Country Cupboard restaurant. Evening includes a “Dog Days of Summer” feature with Dr. Brian Beltz of Waverly Kennels in Lewisburg. “Golden Melodies,” will be provided by music guest, Rebekah Dries, of Milton. Speaker is Marsha Hasseler of Watertown, NY. Topic is, “I didn’t know. . .  but I do now.” The price of this dinner and entertainment will be $13.75 all inclusive. Complimentary child care is available by reservation only. More information, Tracey at (570) 742-8995 or Betty at

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