WASHINGTON (AP) – Helen Thomas, a pioneer for women in journalism and an irrepressible White House correspondent, has died. She was 92. A friend, Muriel Dobbin, says Thomas died at her apartment in Washington on Saturday morning. Dobbin says Thomas has been ill for a long time, had been in and out of the hospital, and had come home Thursday. Thomas made her name as a bulldog for United Press International in the great wire-service rivalries of old. She used her seat in the front row of history to grill nine presidents – often to their discomfort and was not shy about sharing her opinions. She was persistent to the point of badgering; one White…
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1:00 pm Blood Drive in Shamokin
Blood Drive in Shamokin
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Red Cross Blood Drive Shamokin Knights of Columbus Building 400 E Independence St, Shamokin Wednesday December 17, 2014 1:00 to 6:00 PM To make an appointment visit redcrossblood.org
6:30 pm Richfield Mennonite Church Awana...
Richfield Mennonite Church Awana...
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Richfield Mennonite Church invites you to the fun at our Awana Clubs for ages 3 to 6th grade Wednesday evenings 6:30 to 8:00 pm September 10th–April 8th in Richfield PA (along Rt. 35). We also offer youth groups for 7th-12th grade and an adult Bible study. Some activities include game time, hayrides, pinewood derby, puppet shows, snacks, and much more. Any questions call the church office at 717 694-3490.
1:00 pm Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village ...
Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village ...
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village is hosting a free “holiday cookie trail” along with a parade of homes. The event will begin at 1 p.m. Dec. 18. Participants are asked to meet at The Village Common off Reitz Boulevard to receive a cookie tie, which they will fill as they tour homes during the senior living open house. For more information or to RSVP, people should contact Gretchen Nash of the village staff at (570) 523-4285.
6:30 pm Santa Claus at the Kratzerville ...
Santa Claus at the Kratzerville ...
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
On Thursday, December 18, 2014, Santa Claus will be stopping at the Kratzerville Volunteer Fire Company to meet with local children and hear their Christmas wishes. From 6:30-8:00 pm, Santa invites children of all ages to come to the Fire Company located at 62 Fire Hall Road just off of Route 204, Selinsgrove, to receive treats and to share their Christmas lists. In addition, Boy Scout Troop 441 of Kratzerville asks that visitors consider bringing a toy for the Toys for Tots barrel. Each year the scouts collect toys for children who wouldn’t have gifts under the tree without the generosity of others. Food is available for order during those hours including pizza, chicken fingers, cheeseburgers, fresh...
7:00 pm Danville Community Band Christma...
Danville Community Band Christma...
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Danville Community Band will be presenting their annual Christmas concert on Thursday, December 18th at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Danville PA. They would appreciate a gift of canned food for the local food band. You are invited to enjoy refreshments after the concert in the church social room. Come and enjoy a good time to start the Christmas season. Concert is free.
3:00 pm Community Circle Singing
Community Circle Singing
Dec 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CommUnity Zone-Growing Community- At 417 Market Street, Lewisburg 570-238-1818 Join 3-5 pm in the Fellowship Hall for Community Circle Singing. JoAnne and Lee will facilitate the evening’s music making, and song booklets with carols, hymns, folk songs, and gospel music will be available to participants. Participants are also encouraged to share any song that they find meaningful and suitable for the event. This event is free and open to all ages.
4:30 pm Free Community Dinner & Christma...
Free Community Dinner & Christma...
Dec 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Free Community Dinner & Christmas Caroling At Christ United Methodist Church, Front & King St., Northumberland Saturday, December 20th 4:30pm – 6:00pm For more information, call the church office at 570-473-8543
7:00 pm Singles Dance
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Columbia Valley Moose Lodge will be holding a singles dance December 20th, 2014 from 8 to 11 PM featuring “DJ EDDIE”. Social Hall doors open at 7 PM. For ages 21 and above; mixers welcome. There is a cover charge of $8 and there will be dancing, snacks, and drinks. The Moose Lodge is located behind Sheetz on Route 11 between Berwick and Bloomsburg. For additional information, please call (570) 441-3534 or email email@example.com.
1:00 pm Sunbury Elks Kiddie Christmas Party
Sunbury Elks Kiddie Christmas Party
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
SUNBURY ELKS #267 26 S. 2ND ST., SUNBURY, PA. 570-286-0551 ELKS ANNUAL KIDDIES CHRISTMAS PARTY WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY DECEMBER 21, 2014. DOORS OPEN AT 1:00 PM BRENT KESSLER THE MAGICIAN PERFORMS AT 1:15 PM SANTA ARRIVES AT 2:00 PM Refreshments will be served. This is sponsored by the SUNBURY ELKS #267 AND THE SPREADING ANTLERS CHILDREN FOUNDATION. Event is free to attend.