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April 21

Toddler Time is back at the Bloomsburg Public Library this Monday morning. Bring your kids ages 18 months to 3 years old at 9:15 AM for twenty minutes of stories, music, movement, and fun! All children must be accompanied by and adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

April 21

The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance will hold a community forum this Monday at the McBride Memorial Library on Market Street in Berwick. The topic will be "Addictions, recovery, and spirituality," with a panel featuring Rev. John Baumgartner of Reformers Unanimus, Rev. Aaron Hastie, and Lt. Kevin Polito of the Berwick Salvation Army. Everyone is invited. The talk starts at 6 PM.

 

April 22

This Tuesday at 6:30 PM. the Moose Exchange will present a screening of "Play Again" - a documentary focused on how growing dependance on the virtual world affects our connection to the natural world. The screening will take place at St. Paul's Episcopal church in downtown Bloomsburg. It's free and everyone is welcome. For more information, call 570-317-2596.

 

April 22

The Penn State Master Gardeners of Columbia County contiue their monthly series of free gardening classes at the McBride Memorial Library on Tuesday evening. This month the topic will be Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels. The program runs from 6 - 7:30 PM. Call to reserve your seat at 570-752-2241. The library is at 500 Market Street in Berwick. 

 

April 23

Bring your good listeners age three to five to the Bloomsburg Public Library on Wednesday for Storytime at 10:00 AM. A coloring project will follow the half hour of stories. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Library is on Market Square in Bloomsburg.

 

April 23

It's time to register for the 2014 First Columbia Teen Star musical competition, coming up on June 1 in the Haas center, Bloomsburg University. Two top winners will be selected this year - one vocalist and one instrumentalist. First place in both wins $1,500. It's open to any high school student who attends school in Columbia County. Deadline for registration is Wednesday April 23. For more information call 570-387-3464.

 

April 23

PA CareerLink in Carbon County and the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Center are holding a Job Fair this Wednesday from 11 AM – 4 PM at the Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall.  Go to  www.carboncareerlink.org for more information.

 

April 24

Celebrate Earth Day this Thursday at the Bloomsburg Public Library. Aleea and Haley will share stories and a craft project. It starts at 6:30 PM at the library on Market Street.

 

April 24

The Bloomsburg Rotary Club is holding their 21st annual Golf For Kids charity scramble at 9AM Saturday, May 3rd at the Links at Hemlock Creek. $80 entry fee per golfer includes a round of golf, refreshments, and steak! Event sponsorships are also available. Deadline for entry is Thursday, April 24. Call Mike at 570-784-3410 to enter and for more information.

 

April 25, 26, 27

The Kidsburg rebuilding project is looking for special help this week with prepatory and foundation work for the Big Build coming up on April 30th. Help is needed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday April 25, 26, and 27 in getting the grounds ready to build Kidsburg 2.0 - for more information call Deb at 301-518-7089, or go to Kidsburg.org

 

April 26

The Columbia-Montour chapter of the Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship will hold a meeting this Saturday morning at the Spirit Life Church at 1338 Old Berwick Road in Bloomsburg. Guest Speaker will be Earl Mattern. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 570-799-0231.

 

April 26

The 36th annual Renaissance Jamboree in Downtown Bloomsburg us coming up on Saturday from 10 AM - 5 PM, rain or shine. There'll be tons of food, free entertainment, music, vendors and much more fun for the whole family. Remember to please leave your dogs at home and no skating or skateboarding.

 

April 26

The free Saturday Trains program, now in its ninth year at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, will be open as usual on Saturday from 10AM to Noon with its talking train, the Amtrak Pennsylvanian, and dozens of other trains and a model merry-go-round that children and adults can play with. Christ Memorial Episcopal is at the corner of Pine and East Market streets in Danville.

 

April 26

Emmanuel Dutch Hill Bible Church in Bloomsburg is holding a coffee house evening this Saturday at 6:30 PM. $5 admission gets you into the live music, coffee and other refreshments. For more information call 570-951-7875.

 

April 26

Shiloh Bible Church in Almedia will host the Whery Family in concert this Saturday evening at 7PM. A free will offering will be taken up during the concert. For more information call 570-784-3675. Shiloh Bible is at 123 Church Street. 

 

April 26

Town Hill United Methodist Church in Shickshinny is holding an ice cream social this Saturday from 4:30 - 6:30 PM. There will be homemafe pies, cakes, ice cream, and soups and sandwiches. Take-outs are avalable. For more information, call 570-864-2401.

 

April 26, May 4

The Dream Machines Motor Club and Mopar Muscle of Central PA will be Cruising For Victory on Sunday, May 4th from 9 AM - 3:30 PM. 100% of the proceeds from the Cruise-In will benefit Camp Victory. The cruise-in will be on rain or shine at the camp in Millville. Early registration is $10 per vehicle or $12 the day of the cruise. Deadline for early registration is April 26. For more info and contact infomation, visit CampVictory.com

 

April 27

The Bloomsburg High School Student Ambassadors are hosting a gift card bingo at the Bloomsburg Fire Hall on Sunday, April 27. Doors open at Noon, the games start at 1 PM. Cost is $20 - there will be 20 games to play and 20 $100 gift cards to win. The Fire Hall is at 911 Market Street. 

 

April 28

Come to the Bloomsburg Cinema Center on Monday, April 28 and catch a screening of the Bloomsburg University student and faculty film "Love In Bloom, One Last Time." The 7 PM showing is a special fundraiser for Camp Victory. Tickets are just $5 each. For advance tickets and more information, email Dr. Ganal - send it to RGanal@BloomU.edu

 

April 30

The BU Department of Art and Art History will be holding portfolio reviews for High School Art Exhibition and Scholarships on Saturday, May 3rd on the Univerity campus. Deadline to register is Wednesday, April 30. For more information, call 570-389-4646, or email: JGodeke@BloomU.edu

 

April 30

The Kidsburg Rebuilding project will soon be coming to a head. Wednesday April 30th through Sunday May 4th will be Rebuild Kidsburg Week - and they need volunteers and crew captains organized now! If you are interested in helping with construction, call Deb at 301-518-7089, or go to Kidsburg.org

 

May 3

MetroCast Communications will host their third Giving Back 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, May 3 starting at 9AM at the Summerhill Road Fire Company in Berwick. Funds raised from the event this year will go to local organizations focusing on drug abuse prevention. Registration will be open the morning of the run from 7:30 - 8:45. Entry fee is $25 - breakfast will be served after the race. For more information call 570-802-5660 or visit NEPARunner.com

 

May 3

The 28th annual Danville Spring Fling gets under way on Saturday May 3rd, rain or shine, from 9 AM - 5 PM. It's one of the oldest craft fairs in the region, and almost 200 vendors will be on hand to display their wares. The festival will wrap up with the running of the River Towns Marathon. For more information all 570-284-4502.

 

TFN

MC Federal Credit Union is accepting donations on behalf of the Dissinger family, who tragically lost three young boys in a house fire on April 4th. If you would like to help, donations came be made to the Dissinger Family Loss Donation Fund at any branch of MC Federal Credit Union, mailed to their main branch at 230 Walnut Street in Danville, or made by phone, by calling 570-275-6155. 

What's Happening?


April 14

Toddler Time is back at the Bloomsburg Public Library this Monday morning. Bring your kids ages 18 months to 3 years old at 9:15 AM for twenty minutes of stories, music, movement, and fun! All children must be accompanied by and adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

April 15

The Bloomsburg Public Library Diners Club invites you to La Fontana in Downtown Bloomsburg this Tuesday. Stop by the library to pick up a voucher, and ten percent of your check from lunch or dinner at La Fontana will go toward the library.

 

April 16

Bring your good listeners age three to five to the Bloomsburg Public Library on Wednesday for Storytime at 10:00 AM. A coloring project will follow the half hour of stories. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Library is on Market Square in Bloomsburg.

 

April 16

Holy Family Convent in Danville is selling homemade soup and sandwiches every Wednesday during Lent. Soups are $4.50 a quart or $8.50 for a half gallon. Subs are just $4 each. This lat week's soups are Ham & Bean and Cream of Broccoli. Call 570-275-3121. Orders can be picked up from Noon - 4 PM. The Convent is at #1 Montour Street in Danville.

 

April 16

The Easter Bunny will make an appearance at the Berwick YMCA on 3rd Street this Wednesday from 6 - 8 PM. Come and have your kids' picture taken and put together a framing kit. Donations to the Food Cuboard will be accepted during the event.

 

April 16

Shiloh United Church of Christ will hold a community Last Supper presentation this Wednesday evening at 7 PM. Everyone is invited to attend. The church is at 500 Bloom Road in Danville

 

April 17

The Lonely Sock Club crafting club for teens and adults will meet again this Thurday at 6:30 PM at the Bloomsburg Public Library. This session will focus on miniature bookbinding. Learn to sew a signature and assemble a book from scratch. All materials will be provided. The Library is on Market Street in Bloomsburg.

 

April 18

The Nescopeck Township Fire Company Auxillary will hold their annual Easter Egg hunt this Friday morning from 9 - 10 AM. Register for the hunt at the Fire Company social Hall.

 

April 18

The Orangeville Public Library is holding their annual Good Friday bake sale this week at the First Columbia Bank branch in Orangeville. Hours are this Friday from 8:30AM til late-afternoon, or whenever they sell out. For more information call 570-685-5354.

 

April 19

Come spend A Day With Stuie in Berwick this Saturday afternoon. A real Berwick-built Stuart tank will be on display at 3rd and Oak Street and Reliance Fire Company starting at 2 PM, along with historical displays, memorabilia, food, live entertainment, and the official groundbreaking for the Stuart memorial. The event marks the 70th anniversary of the last Berwick Stuart tank produced. All active military personnel and Veterans are invited to attend.

 

April 19

Roaring Creek Valley UMC in Catawissa is holding a breakfast for a donation this Saturday from 7 - 9:30 AM. Proceeds will go to suppourt the soup kitchen at Wesley UMC in Bloomsburg, and Camp Lavigne. The church is on Orchard Drive in Catawissa.

 

April 19

Saturday Easter Egg Hunts:

 

Berwick:

Berwick Christian Church at East and 5th Streets will hold an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday starting at 11 AM. Kids ages 3-12 are invied to participate.

 

Bloomsburg:

The Bloomsburg American Legion post 273 is holding an Easter Egg hunt at the Bloomsburg Town Park this Saturday starting at 11 AM. Kids ages 2-10 are invited to join in the hunt.

 

Buckhorn:

Come out for an Easter Egg hunt at the Columbia Mall this Saturday starting at 6 PM - sponsored by the Bloomsburg & Catawissa UMC Cluster. The hunt will take place in the Community Room at the Sears end of the mall.

 

Danville:

Goodwill Hose Company will hold an Easter Egg hunt this Saturday at Danville Memorial Park starting at 10 AM.

 

Elysburg:

Come to Knoebel's this Saturday afternoon for an Easter Egg hunt at 1 PM in the Grove parking lot. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance. The hunt is open to kids 10 and younger.

 

Espy:

The Espy Fire Company Easter Egg hunt will be held this Saturday morning at the Fire Hall starting at 9 AM.

 

Madison Township:

Katy's Church is holding their second annual Victorian egg hunt this Saturday starting at 2 PM. The hunt is open to kids 12 and under, with a special area just for kids under 4. You will need to bring an empty basket  or bag. For more information call 570-764-2412. The church is on the corner of Katy's Church and Wolf Hollow Roads in Madison township.

 

Mount Pleasant Township:

Kids ages 10 and under are invited tothe Mount Pleasant Community Easter Egg hunt this Saturday afternoon,  being held at the Center on Millertown road at 2 PM.

 

Nescopeck:

Nescopeck Volunter Fire Companys' Easter Egg hunt will be held this Saturday at the baseball diamond starting at 2 PM. Kids 10 and under from the community are invited to attend. 

 

Paxinos:

Ash Grove UMC will hold a community Easter Egg hunt this Saturday afternoon starting at 2 PM. There will be live music by Simple Faith. Kids 2-10 are invited to join the hunt.

 

April 21

The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance will hold a community forum this Monday at the McBride Memorial Library on Market Street in Berwick. The topic will be "Addictions, recovery, and spirituality," with a panel featuring Rev. John Baumgartner of Reformers Unanimus, Rev. Aaron Hastie, and Lt. Kevin Polito of the Berwick Salvation Army. Everyone is invited. The talk starts at 6 PM.

 

April 22

The Penn State Master Gardeners of Columbia County contiue their monthly series of free gardening classes at the McBride Memorial Library on Tuesday the 22nd. This month the topic will be Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels. The program runs from 6 - 7:30 PM. Call to reserve your seat at 570-752-2241. The library is at 500 Market Street in Berwick. 

 

April 23

It's time to register for the 2014 First Columbia Teen Star musical competition, coming up on June 1 in the Haas center, Bloomsburg University. Two top winners will be selected this year - one vocalist and one instrumentalist. First place in both wins $1,500. It's open to any high school student who attends school in Columbia County. Deadline for registration is Wednesday April 23. For more information call 570-387-3464.

 

April 24

The Bloomsburg Rotary Club is holding their 21st annual Golf For Kids charity scramble at 9AM Saturday, May 3rd at the Links at Hemlock Creek. $80 entry fee per golfer includes a round of golf, refreshments, and steak! Event sponsorships are also available. Deadline for entry is Thursday, April 24. Call Mike at 570-784-3410 to enter and for more information.

 

April 26

The 36th annual Renaissance Jamboree in Downtown Bloomsburg us coming up on Saturday the 26th from 10 AM - 5 PM, rain or shine. There'll be tons of food, free entertainment, music, vendors and much more fun for the whole family. Remember to please leave your dogs at home and no skating or skateboarding.

 

April 30

The BU Department of Art and Art History will be holding portfolio reviews for High School Art Exhibition and Scholarships on Saturday, May 3rd on the Univerity campus. Deadline to register is Wednesday, April 30. For more information, call 570-389-4646, or email: JGodeke@BloomU.edu

 

April 30

The Kidsburg Rebuilding project will soon be coming to a head. Wednesday April 30th through Sunday May 4th will be Rebuild Kidsburg Week - and they need volunteers and crew captains organized now! If you are interested in helping with construction, call Deb at 301-518-7089, or go to Kidsburg.org

 

May 3

MetroCast Communications will host their third Giving Back 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, May 3 starting at 9AM at the Summerhill Road Fire Company in Berwick. Funds raised from the event this year will go to local organizations focusing on drug abuse prevention. Registration will be open the morning of the run from 7:30 - 8:45. Entry fee is $25 - breakfast will be served after the race. For more information call 570-802-5660 or visit NEPARunner.com

 

April 26, May 4

The Dream Machines Motor Club and Mopar Muscle of Central PA will be Cruising For Victory on Sunday, May 4th from 9 AM - 3:30 PM. 100% of the proceeds from the Cruise-In will benefit Camp Victory. The cruise-in will be on rain or shine at the camp in Millville. Early registration is $10 per vehicle or $12 the day of the cruise. Deadline for early registration is April 26. For more info and contact infomation, visit CampVictory.com

 

TFN

MC Federal Credit Union is accepting donations on behalf of the Dissinger family, who tragically lost three young boys in a house fire on April 4th. If you would like to help, donations came be made to the Dissinger Family Loss Donation Fund at any branch of MC Federal Credit Union, mailed to their main branch at 230 Walnut Street in Danville, or made by phone, by calling 570-275-6155. 

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April 7 - 13

Town Hill United Methodist Church in Shicksinny is hosting "Cinderella's Closet" this week at the church at 417 Town Hill Road. The sale of prom and other dresses will run from 9AM - 8PM on Monday, 9AM - 1:30PM on Wednesday, 9AM - 8PM on Thursday, and from Noon-7PM on Sunday. Call 570-864-2401 for more information.

 

April 8

The Moose Exchange will present a free screening of "Bitter Seeds" - a documentary about industrial agriculture and the future of growing food - this Tuesday evening at St Paul's Episcopal church on Main Street in Bloomsburg. The film starts at 7 PM.

 

April 8

The Columbia Montour Vo-Tech Alumni will hold their monthly meeting Tuesday night at at 6:30 PM in the Gym Lobby. The school is at 5050 Sweppenheiser Drive, East of Bloomsburg.

 

April 8

The Catawissa American Legion Post 541's Women's Auxiliary is holding a ham and dandelion dinner this Tuesday evening from 4-7 PM. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children 12 & under. The menu includes ham, dandelion or endive greens with bacon dressing, potatoes, and dessert. Take-out will be availible. The Post is at #5 Legion Road in Catawissa.

 

April 8

The Book Buddies - Bella, Chloe, and Reilly - are back at the Bloomsburg Public Library this Tuesday night at 6:30 PM. They're therapy dogs who love to listen to your kids practice their read-aloud skills. Bring a favorite book, or pick one from the Library collection. The Library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

April 8, 10

The Bloomsburg Memorial Elementary School's annual Book Fair continues this Tuesday night with Bookies and Cookies with Lavina & Pearl from 5:30 - 7:30 PM at the school on Market Street. Then on Thursday afternoon from 3:45 - 6:45 PM, the Grand Finale Event invites Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, relatives and caretakers to come shop for books your kids will want to read. Everyone is welcome. 

 

April 9

Bring your good listeners age three to five to the Bloomsburg Public Library on Wednesday for Storytime at 10:00 AM. A coloring project will follow the half hour of stories. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Library is on Market Square in Bloomsburg.

 

April 9

Holy Family Convent in Danville is selling homemade soup and sandwiches every Wednesday during Lent. Soups are $4.50 a quart or $8.50 for a half gallon. Subs are just $4 each. This week's soups are Chicken Noodle and Tomato. Call 570-275-3121. Orders can be picked up from Noon - 4 PM. The Convent is at #1 Montour Street in Danville.

 

April 10

The Columbia/Montour County Women's Center is staging a mock rape trial this Thursday at 6PM at the Columbia County Courthouse in Downtown Bloomsburg. The trial will be conducted by actual County officials. The mock trial is open to the public but they reccomend you reserve a seat. Call 570-784-6632 for more information. 

 

April 10

Stop by Artspace Gallery in Downtown Bloomsburg starting this Thursday and check out "Naturally Preoccupied," a joint exhibition by husband and wife Jeff Krankoskie and Deborah K. Rhodes featuring works in multiple mediums from pottery tiles to printmaking. The show runs through May 18th.

 

April 10

Story Parade contiues this Thursday at the Bloomsburg Public Library at 6:30 PM. Members of Bloomsburg University’s PSEA will bring their usual lively assortment of stories and a craft project. Children must bring along an adult to share the fun.

 

April 11

There will be a joint artist's reception this Friday at Fog and Flame coffee shop in downtown Bloomsburg, for both the Susquehanna River Arts show at the coffeehouse, and "Stairway to a Factory to the Antler" showing at the Moose Exchange temporary office on Main Street. The reception runs from 6-8 PM.

 

April 12

The Penn State Master Gardeners of Columbia County will be holding a Spring Into Gardening festival this Saturday at the Columbia County Ag Services Building on Sawmill Road in Bloomsburg. Presentations will include talks on tomato gardening, water gardening, good vs bad bugs, silent auctions, garden tours and more. Cost is $10 for the day. The program runs from 8:30 AM - 3 PM. Call 570-784-6660 for more information.

 

April 12

Swing by Bear Chrysler Dodge Jeep on Route 11 in Berwick this Saturday for a meet and greet with local Olympian Jason Terdiman. From 9 AM - 2 PM, Jason will be on hand to sign autographs and talk about his experiences as an Olympic athlete. Also check out the Olympic suits and real luge sled. A portion of all vehicle sales during the event at Bear CDJ will go toward the Terdiman Fund.

 

April 12

Mostly Mutts no-kill animal shelter is holding a doggie biscuit hunt this Saturday from 11 AM - 2 PM at Sunlight Feed and Pet Supply on Route 11 east of Bloomsburg. All dogs participating must be on a leash and up-to-date on their shots. There will be goodie bags for every dog and prizes. A $5 donation for the event is suggested. For more information, go to MostlyMuttsOnline.com

 

April 12

The Buckhorn Fire Company on Firehall road is hosting the second annual Jonathan's Journey craft and vendor fair this Saturday from 10 AM - 4 PM. Come check out lots of local vendors and take part in the chineese auction. All proceeds will benefit the March of Dimes.

 

April 12

Bethany United Methodist Church in Berwick is holding a clothing giveaway this Saturday from 9 AM - Noon. There will be clothing for all ages. The church is at 116 Summerhill Avenue in Berwick.

 

April 12

The Bloomsburg Public Library’s 125th birthday party continues this Saturday with another Coffeehouse, from 10 - 11:30 AM. This month, the Friends of the Library invite you to help celebrate the fifth year of the “Golden Friends,” the Library’s outreach program to seniors in assisted living and nursing homes. Enjoy entertainment and refreshments at the library on Market Street, and consider becoming a Friend yourself.

 

April 12

Tickets are still on sale for Saturday evening's Taming Of The Brew 2014 at the Caldwell Consistory in downtown Bloomsburg. Come sample regional microbrews, good food, and live music from 7 - 11 PM. Tickets are $75 each. You can order online at BTE's website under Our Partners at the top of the page.

 

April 12

Faith Assembly of God in Hazle Township is holding their annual Easter EGG-Stravaganza this Saturday at the church on Fox Manor Road. There will be games, crafts, prizes, and a hunt for over 10,000 Easter eggs - and it's all free! Make sure to bring an empty basket or bag. The hunt runs from 10AM - Noon and is open to all kids from Pre-School through 6th Grade. Call Maureen at 570-459-2410 for more information.

 

April 13

Suppourt the Bloomsburg Skate Park this Sunday and come out from 8 - 10 AM for a flapjack fundraiser at Applebees on route 11 in Bloomsburg. Cost is $7 for adults or $4.50 for kids 5 and under. 

 

April 13

The Benton British Car Club is meeting at 3PM this Sunday afternoon at Strevig's Family Restaraunt on Route 487 in Benton. Anyone who owns a British-made car is welcome to attend.

 

April 14

Toddler Time is back at the Bloomsburg Public Library this Monday morning. Bring your kids ages 18 months to 3 years old at 9:15 AM for twenty minutes of stories, music, movement, and fun! All children must be accompanied by and adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

April 15

The Bloomsburg Public Library Diners Club invites you to La Fontana in Downtown Bloomsburg this Tuesday. Stop by the library to pick up a voucher, and ten percent of your check from lunch or dinner at La Fontana will go toward the library.

 

April 19

Come spend A Day With Stuie in Berwick on Saturday the 19th. A real Berwick-built Stuart tank will be on display at 3rd and Oak Street and Reliance Fire Company starting at 2 PM, along with historical displays, memorabilia, food, live entertainment, and the official groundbreaking for the Stuart memorial. The event marks the 70th anniversary of the last Berwick Stuart tank produced. All active military personnel and Veterans are invited to attend.

 

April 22

The Penn State Master Gardeners of Columbia County contiue their monthly series of free gardening classes at the McBride Memorial Library on Tuesday the 22nd. This month the topic will be Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels. The program runs from 6 - 7:30 PM. Call to reserve your seat at 570-752-2241. The library is at 500 Market Street in Berwick. 

 

April 23

It's time to register for the 2014 First Columbia Teen Star musical competition, coming up on June 1 in the Haas center, Bloomsburg University. Two top winners will be selected this year - one vocalist and one instrumentalist. First place in both wins $1,500. It's open to any high school student who attends school in Columbia County. Deadline for registration is Wednesday April 23. For more information call 570-387-3464.

 

April 24

The Bloomsburg Rotary Club is holding their 21st annual Golf For Kids charity scramble at 9AM Saturday, May 3rd at the Links at Hemlock Creek. $80 entry fee per golfer includes a round of golf, refreshments, and steak! Event sponsorships are also available. Deadline for entry is Thursday, April 24. Call Mike at 570-784-3410 to enter and for more information.

 

April 26

The 36th annual Renaissance Jamboree in Downtown Bloomsburg us coming up on Saturday the 26th from 10 AM - 5 PM, rain or shine. There'll be tons of food, free entertainment, music, vendors and much more fun for the whole family. Remember to please leave your dogs at home and no skating or skateboarding.

 

April 30

The Kidsburg Rebuilding project will soon be coming to a head. Wednesday April 30th through Sunday May 4th will be Rebuild Kidsburg Week - and they need volunteers and crew captains organized now! If you are interested in helping with construction, call Deb at 301-518-7089, or go to Kidsburg.org

 

TFN

MC Federal Credit Union is accepting donations on behalf of the Dissinger family, who tragically lost three young boys in a house fire on April 4th. If you would like to help, donations came be made to the Dissinger Family Loss Donation Fund at any branch of MC Federal Credit Union, mailed to their main branch at 230 Walnut Street in Danville, or made by phone, by calling 570-275-6155. 

 

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March 31

Holy Family School in Berwick is registering students for all-day Pre K and Kindergarten classes. Scholarships are availible. Monday, March 31 is the last day to get your applications in. Call 570-752-2021 or go to HFSBerwick.org for more information.

 

April 1

Spring cleaning is here, and street sweeping in Berwick will begin this Tuesday. Signs have been clearly posted showing the schedule for cleaning each street, and the effective dates. 

 

April 1

The Socrates Cafe will meet this Tuesday night at 6:30 PM for their usual lively discussion at the Bloomsburg Public Library. This month's topic is: Can you live by the Golden Rule - and not look like a fool? Bring your opinions. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

April 1, 4

Sign up now for the Kidsburg March Madness 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament coming up on April 4th at the BU campus Rec Center. Registration deadline is April 1st. Fee is $3 for kids 10 and under, $5 for all older groups. Everyone is welcome, from 4 years old through Senior Citizens. Sign up online at Kidsburg.org

 

April 2

Holy Family Convent in Danville is selling homemade soup and sandwiches every Wednesday during Lent. Soups are $4.50 a quart or $8.50 for a half gallon. Subs are just $4 each. This week's soups are Southwest Chicken and Seafood Chowder. Call 570-275-3121. Orders can be picked up from Noon - 4 PM. The Convent is at #1 Montour Street in Danville.

 

April 2

Bring your good listeners age three to five to the Bloomsburg Public Library on Wednesday for Storytime at 10:00 AM. A coloring project will follow the half hour of stories. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Library is on Market Square in Bloomsburg.

 

April 3, 10

Catawissa First UMC on South Street is holding a Dagwood sandwich sale this week. Sandwiches are $3 each with your choice of turkey & cheese or ham & cheese. Orders must be in by this Thursday, and can be picked up on Thursday the 10th between 11 AM and Noon. Call 570-356-2152 to order.

 

April 3

It’s a “Story Parade” this Thursday at the Bloomsburg Public Library at 6:30 PM. Members of Bloomsburg University’s PSEA will bring their usual lively assortment of stories and a craft project. Children must bring along an adult to share the fun.

 

April 4

The friends of the Bloomsburg University Library will hold an author’s dinner this Friday evening at 6PM, with special guest Gene Duffy, author of “As The Matzo Ball Turns.” Cost for the evening is $25 – reservations are required. Call 570-854-3723 to reserve your seat and for more information.

 

April 4, 5

The spring Crusader’s Class rummage sale is set for this weekend at Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg. The sale runs from 8AM- 4PM on Friday, and 8AM – 1PM on Saturday. Proceeds benefit church missions.

 

April 4, 5

Stillwater Christian Church is holding another edition of "The Art Of Marriage" this Friday and Saturday. Cost is $45 per couple. Call to reserve your places at 570-925-1207. The church is on Wesley Street just off Route 487.

 

April 4-13

Starting this Friday, the Courtyard Theater at the Susquehanna Valley Mall in Selinsgrove will present the comedy-thriller "Deathtrap" as the next in their series of monthly productions featuring local actors and actresses. Tickets are $15 each. Call 570-374-0060 for showtimes and ticket information.

 

April 5

It’s the Bloomsburg YMCA’s 28 annual Dinner Dance this Saturday from 6-10 PM at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville. This year’s theme is “The Red Carpet” – Come in costume as your favorite movie star or character and you could win a prize! Cost is $55 each. More information call 570-784-0188.

 

April 5

Columbia County Christian School is holding their 16th annual benefit auction this Saturday at the school complex on Schoolhouse Road in Buckhorn. Doors open at 8 AM – the live auction starts at 9 AM. View the current list of items to be sold at CCChristianSchool.com

 

April 5

The Berwick Kiwanis is sponsoring Pizza Bowl 2014 this Saturday at the Berwick High School Cafeteria starting at 10 AM.  More than 10 different area pizza vendors will be on hand showcasing their wares. There will be awards presented for the best pizzas, activates for kids and fun events for the whole family.

 

April 5

St Josephs Church in Berwick is holding their annual spring fair this Saturday from 9AM - 2 PM at the church on Monroe Street. There will be food, crafts, and fun stuff for the whole family.

 

April 5

The Bloomsburg Moose Lodge is holding a chinese auction this Saturday at the lodge on Sepile Drive, behind the Bloomsburg Sheetz. The auction will run from 1-5 PM. All proceeds will benefit the Mooseheart foundation.

 

April 5

West Side Career and Technology Center in Kingston is holding a craft fair this Saturday at the center on Evans Street from 10 AM - 3 PM. There will be vendors of jewelry, woodworking, housewares and more, including food by the Culinary Arts program and a chinese auction. 

 

April 5

The 7th annual Susquehanna Warrior Trail 5K run/walk in Shickshinny is coming up on April 5, starting at 10:15 AM. Registration will be open from 9-10 AM the day of the race at Oak and North Canal Streets. Entry fee is $20. Call 570-542-7946 or go to SusquehannaWarriorTrail.org for more information.

 
April 5
Trinity Academy in Shenandoah is holding a basket auction this Saturday starting at 7 PM at the former Cardinal Brennan High School field house in Fountain Springs. The event will feature more than 100 themed baskets plus an Apple iPad Air, Coach and four one-day Disney Hopper passes. Proceeds will benefit Trinity Academy. Call 570-462-3927 for more information.
 
April 5
Greenwood Friends school is holding their annual fundraising auction this Saturday at the Caldwell Consistory on Market Square in downtown Bloomsburg. There will be live local musicians, great food, a live auction and several silent auctions with lots donated by local artisans and businesses. The evening runs from 6-10 PM. Call 570-458-5532 for more informaiton.
 
April 23
It's time to register for the 2014 First Columbia Teen Star musical competition, coming up on June 1 in the Haas center, Bloomsburg University. Two top winners will be selected this year - one vocalist and one instrumentalist. First place in both wins $1,500. It's open to any high school student who attends school in Columbia County. Deadline for registration is April 23. For more information call 570-387-3464.
 
April 30

The Kidsburg Rebuilding project will soon be coming to a head. Wednesday April 30th through Sunday May 4th will be Rebuild Kidsburg Week - and they need volunteers and crew captains organized now! If you are interested in helping with construction, call Deb at 301-518-7089, or go to Kidsburg.org

 

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March 24

Toddler Time is back at the Bloomsburg Public Library this Monday morning. Bring your kids ages 18 months to 3 years old at 9:15 AM for twenty minutes of stories, music, movement, and fun! All children must be accompanied by and adult. The library is on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

March 26

Bring your good listeners age three to five to the Bloomsburg Public Library on Wednesday for Storytime at 10:00 AM. A coloring project will follow the half hour of stories. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Library is on Market Square in Bloomsburg.

 

March 26

Holy Family Convent in Danville is selling homemade soup and sandwiches every Wednesday during Lent. Soups are $4.50 a quart or $8.50 for a half gallon. Subs are just $4 each. This week's soups are Chili Con Carne and Butternut Squash Bisque. Call 570-275-3121. Orders can be picked up from Noon - 4 PM. The Convent is at #1 Montour Street in Danville.

 

March 26

The 2014 Downtown Bloomsburg Chili Cook-Off is coming up this Wednesday night, from 5:30 - 8 PM at the Caldwell Consistory on Market Square. Chilis can be entered into one of 3 categories: Traditional, Spicy, and Willy-Nilly Chili. Entry into the cook-off is $15 per chili. Admission is $8 ahead of time, or $10 at the door. Top prizes include downtown gift certificates for as much as $100. Call 570-784-2522 for more information, or go to VisitBloomsburg.com

 

March 26

Southern Columbia School will host a free Drug Awareness Program Wednesday night at the school auditorium on route 487. Come hear from and talk with local organizations and local people who have dealt with drug atcivity in our area. Doors open at 5:30 PM, the program will run from 6-8 PM. 

 

March 26, 29

This Saturday St Joseph School in Danville is hosting a Coach Purse Bingo starting at 6:30 PM in the school cafeteria. Doors open at 5 PM. Cost is $20 per ticket before this Wednesday, March 26, and $25 after that. The school is at 511 Ferry Street.

 

March 29-31

The Friends of the Bloomsburg University Library Association will hold their 14th annual book sale this weekend at the Andruss library on the BU campus. Times are Saturday 1-4 PM, Sunday 1-3 PM & 6-9PM, and Monday 31st from 10AM-4PM. Donations of books, CDs, DVDs, Video Games, and other media can be dropped off at the library's circulation desk.

 

March 29

It's time for the 2014 Big Event. This Saturday, Bloomsburg University's Community Government Association will be sending out crews of student volunteers to help the town with service projects like raking up winter leaves and cleaning up yards. To submit a project, call the Big Event team at 570-389-4462. 

 

March 29

The Benton Boy Scouts, Troop 51, will sposor a spaghetti supper this Saturday at the Benton fire Hall on Colley Street. Dine-in or take-out from 4-7PM. Take-out begins at 3:30PM. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children 6-12, and free for kids 5 and under.

 

March 29

The free Saturday Trains program, now in its ninth year at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church at the corner of Pine and East Market streets in Danville, will be open as usual on Saturday from 10AM - Noon with its talking train, the Amtrak Pennsylvanian, and dozens of other trains and a model merry-go-round that both children and adults can play with.

 

March 29

Big Brothers & Big Sisters is holding their 32nd annual Bowl For Kids Sake fundraiser this Saturday at the P-Nut-Bowl on Tennytown Road in Scott Township. Sign up a team now and gather pledges. Call 1-800-955-4376 to register or go to BBBS.NEPA.org

 

March 29

St Paul's Episcopal Church in Bloomsburg is presenting Thanksgiving in Spring this Saturday, with a full turkey dinner from 5-7 PM. Take-out can be picked up from 4-5PM. Sit-down dinner is all-you-can-eat for $9 for adults and $5 for kids under 12. Take-out is just $8. The church is on the corner of Main and Iron streets in downtown Bloomsburg.

 

March 29

The most famous of all ballets comes to the campus of Bloomsburg University this Saturday with the Celebrity Artist Series presentiation of Tchaikovski's Swan Lake, performed by some of Russia's brightest young dancers. Tickets are $35 for adults, and $17 for students and children. Showtime is 8 PM this Saturday night in Mitrani Hall at the Haas Center on the BU campus.

 

March 29

Katys Church will be holding a Spaghetti and Lasagna Dinner at the Millville Valley Grange Hall on State Street on March 29 from 4-7PM. Tickets for Adults are $8.00, Children 12 to 6 years get in for $4.00 and 5 and under eat free. Takeout is available at the door. For more information or to purchase advance tickets, call 764-2412. Proceeds benefit Katys Church Restoration & Renovation.

 

March 30

The annual Empty Bowls Banquet is coming up this Sunday at the Kehr Union Ballroom on the campus of Bloomsburg University, from 11AM - 1:30 PM. Come enjoy a selection of soups from local restaraunts while helping out the Bloomsburg Food Cupboard. Entry is $10 for adults and $5 for students - kids under 5 eat free. Remember, for a $10 donation you can get a one-of-a-kind bowl from local artists.

 

March 30

A Chef Bingo Fundraiser will be held at the Orangeville Fire Company on Sunday, March 30th. Doors open at 12:30 PM, games start at 2:00PM.  Tickets are $20 for 20 games. There will be a Chinese Raffle, 50/50 Drawing, and Special Games. All proceeds benefit the Orangeville Public Library. For more information, call the library at 570-683-5354.

 

March 30

Christ the King church in Benton is holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser this Sunday from 3-6 PM. Cost is $7 each - take out is availible. Porceeds will go toward Northwest Area Student Ambassadors. The church is on Mendenhall lane in Benton.

 

March 30

Faith Assembly of God in Hazle Township will present a free concert and evening of worship led by contemporary Christian musicians Russel & Kristi this Sunday at 6 PM. The church is at 34 Fox Manor Road in Hazle Township.

 

March 31

Holy Family School in Berwick is registering students for all-day Pre K and Kindergarten classes. Scholarships are availible. Applications must be in by March 31. Call 570-752-2021 or go to HFSBerwick.org for more information.

 

April 1, 4

Sign up now for the Kidsburg March Madness 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament coming up on April 4th at the BU campus Rec Center. Registration deadline is April 1st. Fee is $3 for kids 10 and under, $5 for all older groups. Everyone is welcome, from 4 years old through Senior Citizens. Sign up online at Kidsburg.org

 

April 5

The 7th annual Susquehanna Warrior Trail 5K run/walk in Shikshinny is coming up on April 5, starting at 10:15 AM. Registration will be open from 9-10 AM the day of the race at Oak and North Canal Streets. Entry fee is $20. Call 570-542-7946 or go to SusquehannaWarriorTrail.org for more information.

 
April 23
It's time to register for the 2014 First Columbia Teen Star musical competition, coming up on June 1 in the Haas center, Bloomsburg University. Two top winners will be selected this year - one vocalist and one instrumentalist. First place in both wins $1,500. It's open to any high school student who attends school in Columbia County. Deadline for registration is April 23. For more information call 570-387-3464.
 
April 30

The Kidsburg Rebuilding project will soon be coming to a head. Wednesday April 30th through Sunday May 4th will be Rebuild Kidsburg Week - and they need volunteers and crew captains organized now! If you are interested in helping with construction, call Deb at 301-518-7089, or go to Kidsburg.org

 

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