Summer Spotlight: Local venue schedule

BEAVER SPRINGS

May 30 American Legion Post 23 will sponsor a Memorial Day ceremony at 9 a.m. at the Middlecreek Area Community Center (MACC). Michael Fry, West Snyder graduate, US Army veteran and currently a special agent in the US Department of Commerce, will be guest speaker. Public is encouraged to attend this event and asked to bring a non-perishable food item which Post 23 will donate to the 5 Barley Loafs organization.

June 6 The Lewistown Community Band will be in concert at 7 p.m. June 6 at Haines Park. Bring a lawn chair. Hot dogs and sodas will be provided

June 11 Christ Church is sponsoring its annual Summer Blast from 5-8 p.m. June 11 behind the MACC. Includes free food, horses, games, face painting, crafts, inflatables, etc. Bring a lawn chair to relax while children bounce and play. This event is for the community and is free.

June 18 The Midd-West Relay for Life 5K run/walk held at the Beaver Community Fairgrounds, 785 Snyder Ave. Registration from 9-9:45 a.m. Races start at 10 a.m. Cost is $25 or $30 day of event. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and Midd-West Relay for Life. This will be a timed event with prizes for top finishers in all age categories. T-shirts guaranteed if registered by May 31. T-shirts available on race day while supplies last. Registration forms, contact Wendy at (717) 994-5821 or

June 2-July 10: North Mountain Art League Show, noon- 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Artspace Gallery, 221 Center St.

BTE s Summer Theatre Camp for Junior Actors (ages 9 -12), 9 a.m.-noon, June 13-16, Mitrani Production Center, 236 Catherine St. . $70/student. See www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[5].

BTE s Summer Theatre Camp for Preschool Players (ages 3-5), 10-11 a.m., June 20-24, Mitrani Production Center, 236 Catherine St. $70/student. See www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[6].

BTE s Summer Theatre Camp for Young Actors No. 1 (ages 6-8), 9-11 a.m., June 20-24, St. Matthews Church, 123 Market St. $70/student. See www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[7].

BTE s Shakespeare Camp-Macbeth (ages 13-18), 9 a.m.-1 p.m., June 27-July 1, Mitrani Production Center, 236 Catherine St. Cost is $140/student. See www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[8].

JULY ON-GOING EVENTS:

North Mountain Art League Show, June 2-July 10, Thurs.-Sat., from noon-8 p.m., and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Artspace Gallery, 221 Center St.

BTE s Shakespeare Camp-Macbeth (ages 13-18). 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 27-July 1, Mitrani Production Center, 236 Catherine St. $140/student. www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[9].

BTE s Summer Theatre Camp for Young Actors No. 2 (ages 6 8), 9 a.m.-noon, July 5-8, Mitrani Production Center, 236 Catherine St. $70/student. www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[10].

BTE s Summer Theatre Camp for Musical Theatre: Beyond Pop (ages 13-18), 10 a.m.-3 p.m., July 11-15, Caldwell Consistory, 150 Market St. $175/student. www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[11].

Inky Adventures print making camp (ages 6-12), 10 a.m.-1 p.m., July 11-15, Bloomsburg Children s Museum, 2 W. Seventh St. $65 (members $58.50).

BTE presents Noh, WHAT?!: Noh workshop (ages 13+), 6:30 8:30 p.m., July 14, 21, 28 and Aug. 4, Mitrani Production Center, 236 Catherine St. $70/student. www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[12].

BTE presents Flashmob: A dance mini-course (ages 10+), noon-2 p.m., July 18-20, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, 226 Center St. $10/student. www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[13].

Birthday Showdown July 21-Aug. 3, at Penguin Pete s Pizza Emporium, an all-ages play. Show times TBA. Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, 226 Center St.

BTE s Summer Theatre Camp: Integrated Arts: Brazil (ages 8-13), 9 a.m.-3 p.m., July 25-Aug. 5, St. Paul s Church on East Main & Iron streets and Mitrani Production Center, 236 Catherine St. 270/student. www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[14].

AUGUST ON-GOING EVENTS

Birthday Showdown at Penguin Pete s Pizza Emporium, an all-ages play July 21-Aug. 3. Show times TBA. Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble.

BTE presents Noh, WHAT?!: Noh workshop (ages 13+), 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 4, Mitrani Production Center, 236 Catherine St. $70/student. www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[15].

BTE s Summer Theatre Camp: Integrated Arts: Brazil, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., July 25-Aug. 5, St. Paul s Church on East Main and Iron streets and Mitrani Production Center, 236 Catherine St. (ages 8-13). $270/student. www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[16].

BTE s Summer Theatre Camp: Special Effects Make-Up (ages 11+), 9:30 a.m.-noon. Aug. 8-10, Mitrani Scene Shop, 236 Catherine St. $70/student. www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[17].

BTE s Summer Theatre Camp: Comedy Improv (ages 13+), 1-3 p.m. Aug. 8-11, Mitrani Production Center, 236 Catherine St. $70/student. www.bte.org/theatre-education/summer-theatre-school-2/[18].

COAL TOWNSHIP

June 4 Jeeps, James 4 Jugs fundraiser and VNA 5k, 7:30 a.m., Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area.

July 28-30 Jeep Jamboree, 9 a.m., Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area.

DANVILLE

May 29 An open house will be held from 2-4 p.m. May 29 at the Montgomery House Museum, at 1 Bloom St. Theme for this month is local Native American Heritage. There will also be an acoustic living room concert by Van Wagner at 3 p.m. Concert will feature heritage music relating to the topic of emphasis. There is no charge to attend. All events are open to the public.

May 30 The annual Danville Memorial Day parade ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. May 30 at the Danville-Riverside Bridge to remember those buried and lost at sea. Parade starts from West Market Street, continue along Mill Street to Bloom Street and to Memorial Park. A veteran of both World War II and of Korea will be guest speaker in the park. Richard J. Donald served as a U.S. Navy soundman, or with sonar, in the Pacific and aboard the USS M.R. Nawman and was part of five campaigns. He also served aboard the USS R.E. Kraus during the Korean War. He was awarded medals. Veterans walking or riding in the parade will start forming at 9 a.m. at Mill and West Market streets. There will be a handicapped-accessible Montour County transit van for any veteran unable to walk in the parade with the bus parked at the courthouse. If it rains, the program will be moved to the Danville Middle School auditorium.

June 4 The seventh annual Danville Area Community Center Kids Triathlon starts at 9 a.m. June 4 with a mandatory 8:30 a.m. pre-race meeting at the center, at 1 Liberty St. There will be a swim in the pool, a bike race through protected parking lots and a running race on a grass course. The event is noncompetitive and meant to introduce children to the sport and encourage physical activity at an early age. Children must have a bike without training wheels and be able to swim without flotation or flippers. Registration fee is $12 by May 27 and $15 after that date. To register, visit the center or www.thedacc.com[19].

June 4-5 Celebration Weekend will be held at Geisinger Medical Center to benefit the Children s Miracle Network at the Janet Weis Children s Hospital. A live broadcast starts at 9 p.m. June 4. An all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 7-11 a.m. June 5. The 31st Motorcycle Miracle Tour will be held June 5. Sign in between 8 and 11 a.m. for the ride ending at the Buckhorn Fire Hall with food, refreshments and music. A craft fair held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Knapper Clinic parking lot. Knapper Clinic s parking lot will have Miracle Fest featuring free activities for kids including a scavenger hunt and games from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. A Motors, Muscle and Miracles Car show begins at noon. Prizes and awards presented. Bids for a kids celebration auction will be accepted starting at noon. Bid on sports memorabilia, autographed items, local goods, gift certificates and more. The live broadcast ends at 6 p.m. with the final total.

June 7 A concert to benefit Good Samaritan Mission Center, featuring Van Wagner begins at 7 p.m. June 7 in Memorial Park, located on Bloom Street, and across from Grove Presbyterian Church.

June 14 The Danville Community Band, Sunbury Community Band and Catawissa Community Band will present a combined concert at 7 p.m. June 14 in Memorial Park, located on Bloom Street, and across from Grove Presbyterian Church.

June 21 West Branch Barbershop Chorus will present a concert at 7 p.m. June 21 in Memorial Park, located on Bloom Street, and across from Grove Presbyterian Church.

July 2 The inaugural Sunrise, Sunset Susquehanna paddle-a-thon to benefit Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper, a Waterkeeper Alliance Splash series event presented nationally by Toyota, held July 2. Starts at sunrise in Berwick and ends at sunset in Danville. To register to paddle, reserve a seat at the barbecue, or inquire about event sponsorships, visit http://sunrise-sunset-susquehanna.org[20]

July 15 A new parade held during the second year of the Danville Area Heritage Festival. Parade begins at 7 p.m. July 15 and proceeds along West Market, Mill and Lower Mulberry streets. The Danville Heritage Festival will be held July 16 at Hess Recreation Area and at other locations. Included will be talks about the history of the area, fireworks and demonstrations. Other events held July 17. Information, visit danvilleheritage.com[21]

July 23 The second annual Danville Business Alliance-sponsored Wine in the Pines held noon-5 p.m. July 23 at Hess Recreation Area. Participating will be wineries, food and craft vendors. There will be live entertainment. Tickets should be available soon at www.visitdanvillep.org[22]. Those attending should bring lawn chairs, blankets and pop-up tents.

ELYSBURG

June 21-24 Summer craft fair, June 21-24, Knoebels Amusement Resort. Subject to park hours.

July 4 90th anniversary celebration, July 4, Knoebels Amusement Resort. Subject to park hours.

All Home Days, Labor Day Weekend, Ralpho Township Community Park. Times TBD

HERNDON

May 30 A Memorial Day service begins at noon May 30 at the Mandata Legion Post 504.

June 4 The Line Mountain Council for the Arts and Humanities in collaboration with the Line Mountain Band Boosters, presents an Evening of Swing, a dinner show featuring the After Hours Swing Band and the Line Mountain Varsity Jazz Band. Event held June 4 at the Line Mountain Jr. Sr. High School. A pasta dinner served in the school cafeteria at 5 p.m. Entertainment follows in the auditorium at 7 p.m. Combination dinner and show tickets are $14 for adults, $6 for students 12 and under, and children under 5 may eat for free. For those who want to attend the show only, the ticket price is $8. All tickets are general admission and available at door. Proceeds will benefit the sponsoring organizations. More information, Jenny Snyder at (570) 758-4010.

June 11 The Line Mountain Legion Baseball Team hosts the annual Kip Snyder Memorial Tournament June 11 at the Line Mountain Jr. Sr. High School. Participating will be Line Mountain Legion Post 504, Carlisle Legion Post 101, Danville Legion Post 40, and last year s champion, Upper Dauphin Legion Baseball. Tournament kicks off with the opening pitch thrown out by Jack Hepler, great uncle of Kip Snyder. The first game, featuring Line Mountain and Carlisle, played at 10 a.m. followed by the 12:30 p.m. game between Danville and Upper Dauphin. Consolation game at 3 p.m. with the championship game at 5:30 p.m. Free admission. Proceeds used to benefit the local legion team.

July 30 The Herndon Lions Club Car Show will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30 at Tressler Park along Route 147 the south end of Herndon near the chimneys. Live music and door prizes. Food: homemade french fries, hamburgers, hot dogs, soda, water. There is a $10 registration fee day of show. Entry and placement begins at 9 a.m. Trophies and cash at noon. Registration ends at 11 a.m. Proceeds from this event go to Lions Club projects. More information, e-mail

June 22 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. June 22, Hufnagle Park. Frank Wicher Band. (Rain location: Lewisburg Area High School.)

June 24 Gala 4th of July Celebration, concert and fireworks, 7 p.m. June 24, Wolfe Field. Featuring Spirit of Swing.

June 25 Lewisburg 4th of July parade, 10 a.m., June 25. Begins at Lewisburg High on Market Street, ends at Bucknell University President s Grove, Loomis Street and University Avenue. Followed by Veteran s recognition at 11:30 a.m. Picnic and band concerts, 12:30-2 p.m.

June 25 Coming Home Gala Dinner Dance, 6 p.m. June 25, Hunt Hall, Bucknell University, St. George and Loomis streets, Lewisburg. Must pre-register. Contact (570) 524-5287 or

July 19 Bromance, a free family friendly acrobatic performance by Barely Methodical Troupe, 2 and 7 p.m., July 19, Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Bucknell University.

July 20 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. July 20, Hufnagle Park. Rustical Quality String Band. (Rain location: Campus Theatre.)

July 24 Haven to Home Yappy Hour, 4-8 p.m., July 24, Brasserie Louis, 101 Market St.

July 27 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. July 27, Hufnagle Park. Deacons of Dixieland Dixieland. (Rain location: Campus Theatre.)

July 30 Legacy Five Dinner Concert, 5:30 p.m. July 30, Country Cupboard, 101 Hafer Road. Southern gospel music. Tickets. Visit www.countrycupboardinc.com[31] or call 570-523-3211.

Aug. 3 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. Aug. 3, Hufnagle Park. Metta String Quarter. (Rain location: Campus Theatre.)

Aug. 5 Haven to Home fundraiser, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 5, Fero Vineyards & Winery, 965 JPM Road.

Aug. 10 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. Aug. 10, Hufnagle Park. Royal Benson. (Rain location:Lewisburg Area High School.)

Aug. 12-13 Lewisburg Sprint Triathlon, 6 p.m. Aug. 12 to 8 p.m. Aug. 13, Lewisburg Community Pool, 15th Street. Kids triathlon, 6 p.m. Aug. 12. Registration through June 30. Visit www.lewisburgtriathlon.com[32] or call 570-989-0712.

Aug. 13 Third annual Lewisburg BrewBQue, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 13, downtown Lewisburg. Tickets for beer garden. Visit www.lewisburgpa.com[33].

Aug. 17 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. Aug. 17, Hufnagle Park, Lewisburg. Lipsmackin Blues Band. (Rain Location: Campus Theatre.)

Aug. 20 Susquehanna Valley CARTS Cruise-In held 6-9 p.m. Aug. 20 at AJK Blvd., Wal-Mart Plaza, Route 15. Classics, antiques, rods, trucks, 50s-60s music, door prizes, hot dogs, hamburgers, hot sausage, drinks and vendors. More information, (570) 490-0860, www.susquehannavalleycarts.com[34]

Aug. 24 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. Aug. 24, Hufnagle Park. Lewisburg Area High School Marching Band. (Rain location: Lewisburg Area High School.)

Aug. 26-27 Play in a Day, free theatre, 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 26-27, McDonnell Amphitheater, Bucknell University. In case of rain, Harvey Powers Theatre.

Aug. 28 Haven to Home Yappy Hour, 4-8 p.m., Aug. 28, Brasserie Louis, 101 Market St.

MAZEPPA

May 29 A Memorial Day parade and service begins at 6 p.m. May 29 at Mazeppa Union Church. Speaker is Manny Pina. Dedication of the Mazeppa World War II Honor Roll will be held. In the case of rain, service will be in the church. Mazeppa Boy Scouts will have an ice cream social following the service.

MIDDLEBURG

June 5 An outdoor Gospel music concert held June 5 outside in the picnic grove at St. Paul s (Erdley s) Lutheran Church, 2337 Erdley Church Road (Smithville). The Wehry Family performs at 2 p.m. and Jeremy Goodling at 4 p.m. Bring a lawn chair. Refreshments will be served. In case of inclement weather, it will be held inside. More information, (570) 374-5535.

June 11 Reliance Hose Company No. 1 will host a wine festival noon-5 p.m. June 11 on the fireman s field. Featuring live entertainment by PA Crude from 1-5 p.m., food and cheese vendors, and homemade craft vendors. Cost of advanced tickets: $20 and includes wristband and complimentary wine glass. Tickets sold day of event: $25. Must have ID. Featuring Shade Mt. Winery, Buddy Boy, Benigna s Creek Vineyard, Juniata Valley, Hunter s Valley, Olivero s Vineyard, Broad Mountain Vineyard, Fero Vineyard & Winery, and more. Advanced tickets or more information, (570) 837-2636 or (570) 837-2124.

June 14 The Kiwanis Club of the Middleburg Area 27th annual auction begins at 6 p.m. June 14 at the Middleburg Firemen s Field. Most of the items include new products and gift certificates donated by area businesses. Some used items have been donated by area individuals. Items include lawn and garden supplies, tools, household products, furniture, food, savings bonds, gift certificates, auto supplies, clothing, Northway Cabinetry, sports supplies, lumber and molding, and more. Bring lawn chair. Food stand by Cub Scout Pack 3415. Rain or shine event.

June 18 Strongmen competition at June 18 Charles Park.

June 18 Emmanuel Lutheran Church car show held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 18 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church parking lot, 100 S. Main St. Open to anything on wheels. Registration from 9 a.m.-noon. Cost: $10/vehicle. Dash plaques and goodie bags to the first 50 vehicles to register. Trophies awarded to the top 20 vehicles at 3 p.m. Participant voting from noon-2 p.m. Sound system. Food and drinks available in the church. Proceeds benefit Emmanuel Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School. Information, Bob or Kathy Dock at (570) 658-2010.

MIFFLINBURG

May 29 Memorial Day activities at R. B. Winter State Park feature a songbird walk from 8:30-9:45 a.m. May 29. A walk about the park to search for the dawn chorus. Meet at the Halfway Run Environmental Learning Center. Moles in the Pool held 3-3:45 p.m. Kids of all ages, who love frogs and salamanders, may join this short story and a peek into a park pond. Held at the Sheary-Linn Amphitheater next to the Halfway Run Environmental Learning Center. Information, (570) 966-1455.

May 29 A free community-wide block party for all ages held from 1-4 p.m. May 29 at the Mifflinburg Community Park. Event is sponsored by Christ s United Lutheran Church of Millmont and First Evangelical Lutheran of Mifflinburg. Various types of games and events for the kids and adults will be held including a Home Run Derby, volleyball and free throw contest, Kan jam and ladder ball, bounce house and face painting. There will also be an open swim at the community pool during block party hours. Free refreshments (excluding the pool) are planned. Music also scheduled. For more information, (570) 922-1860, Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., or call Dave Murray, event organizer, at (570) 966-4423 during the evenings and weekends.

June 3 Frank Wicher Band, 9 p.m. June 3, Rusty Rail, 5 N. Eighth St.

June 4 Rotary District 7360 is sponsoring a PolioPlus fund-raiser bike ride starting from the Mifflinburg Community Park on June 4. Features two bicycle rides. The first is a family ride as short or long as participants would like on the scenic Buffalo Valley Rail Trail. Trail goes from Mifflinburg to Lewisburg, nine miles one way. Participants ride any distance they want. The second ride is the Jacks Mountain 50. This is a road ride and is for moderate to advanced bike riders that enjoy some elevation. The ride is 47 miles long and includes going over Jack s Mountain in Union County. The 47 miles will be done at a moderate pace. Both rides begin and end at Mifflinburg Community Park, North Fifth Street. Registration is 8-9 a.m. with each ride starting after a short recognition program at 9. The first 100 registrants to check-in on June 4, receive a coupon good anytime during June for a 10 percent discount at the Rusty Rail Brewing Company & Restaurant. Pre-registration encouraged by May 28, however registration will be accepted day of the event. Applications information, Jeff Coup at (570) 742-8736 or (570) 412-1436.

June 4 Trumpets of Joy, 7 p.m. June 4, Elias Center for the Performing Arts, 212-214 S. Fifth St. Tickets. Visit www.mifflinburgpa.com[35] or call (570) 966-1666.

June 9 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. June 9, Patsy Cline & Friends, Community Park, North Fifth Street.

June 10 Cedric Burnside Project, 9 p.m. June 10, Rusty Rail, 5 N. Eighth St.

June 14 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. June 14, West Branch Barbershop Chorus, Community Park, North Fifth Street.

June 16 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. June 16, Seasoned Sounds, Community Park, North Fifth Street.

June 17 Davina and the Vagabonds, 9 p.m. June 17, Rusty Rail, 5 N. Eighth St.

June 23 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. June 23, The Headliners, Community Park, North Fifth Street.

June 24 Mifflinburg Assembly of God hosts a free carnival, 4 p.m. June 24 in Mifflinburg Park. Inflatables, prize drawings, balloon animals, food, entertainers and more. Call (570) 966-1714 to register and get a gift that day.

June 24 Miss Melanie and the Valley Rats, 9 p.m. June 24, Rusty Rail, 5 N. 8th St.

June 25 U.S. Army Field Band Brass Quintet, 7 p.m. June 25, Elias Center for the Performing Arts,212-214 S. Fifth St. Free. Doors at 6:30 p.m.

June 25 Hidden Valley Fireworks Spectacular, 9:30 p.m. June 25, 162 Hidden Valley Lane.

June 26 Mfflinburg Garden Tour, 1-6 p.m. June 26, Mifflinburg Buggy Museum. Tickets. Call (570) 966-1355.

July 1 Stephen Kellog, 8 p.m. July 1, Rusty Rail, 5 N. Eighth St.

July 4 4th of July celebration, begins at 9 a.m. July 4, Community Park, Mifflinburg. Fireworks at 10 p.m.

July 7 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. July 7, Gift, Troutman & Gift, Community Park, North Fifth Street.

July 8 Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Steam Show, 9 p.m. July 8, Rusty Rail, 5 N. Eighth St.

July 9 West Branch Barbershop Chorus, 7 p.m. July 9, Elias Center for the Performing Arts, 212-214 S. Fifth St. Tickets. Visit www.mifflinburgpa.com[36] or call (570) 966-1666.

July 14 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. July 14, The Shoreliners, Community Park, North Fifth Street.

July 15 Blueberries & Bluegrass, 6-9 p.m. July 15, Mifflinburg Community Park, 131 N. Fifth St.

July 28 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. July 28, Sunbury City Band, Community Park, North Fifth Street.

Aug. 4 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. Aug. 4, KJ & Sweet Nothings, Community Park, North Fifth Street.

Aug. 9 Victor Wainwright and the Wild Roots, 9 p.m. Aug. 5, Rusty Rail, 5 N. Eighth St.

Aug. 11 Music in the Park, 7 p.m. Aug. 11, Musicraft (Larry Mitchell), Community Park, North Fifth Street.

Aug. 20 Rock and Roll Pet Shop, 1 p.m. Aug. 20, Elias Center for the Performing Arts, 212-214 S. Fifth St. Tickets. Free, 12 and under. Visit www.mifflinburgpa.com[37] or call 570-966-1666.

Aug. 26 Angela Perley and The Howling Moons, 9 p.m. Aug. 26, Rusty Rail, 5 N. Eighth St.

MIFFLINVILLE

June 4 St. John s Lutheran Church 5K Run/Walk begins at 9 a.m. June 4 at Fifth and Race streets. Check in, 7-8:45 a.m. at the church. Entry fee: $25 on race day. Light refreshments served following the race. Benefits St. John s Lutheran Church new building campaign and the Mifflinville Cemetery Association.

MILLERSBURG

June 4 Fishing for Families held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 4 at the Ned Smith Center. Families invited to share the joy of fishing with up-and-coming anglers, while learning about the complex environment of the Wiconisco Creek. Ample time will be dedicated to casting instruction and practice as well as fishing along the creek. Equipment provided. All participants must wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Each child will receive a spin cast reel and rod at the conclusion of the camp. Cost is $20 a student. Parents are welcome, and encouraged to attend this camp free of charge. Register by calling (717) 692-3699 or www.nedsmithcenter.org[38]

June 11 Colebrook Road performs 7:30 p.m. June 11 at the DeSoto Amphitheater, Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, 176 Water Company Road, Millersburg. A five-piece string band that creates original music through banjo, mandolin, upright bass, guitar, dobro, and fiddle. Cost: $10. Information and tickets: (717) 692-3699 or nedsmithcenter.org[39]

Wednesdays, June 22-Aug. 31 Art Jam night held 6-9 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning June 22 and ending Aug. 31 at the Gallery on the Square, 226 Union St. A fun and creative painting class for ages 12 and older. Materials, music and light refreshments provided. Materials include acrylic paint, brushes, canvases, buckets and palettes. Attendees are asked to bring an apron or wear something that they would not mind getting paint on. Homegrown, homemade or other food to share, welcome. Preregistration recommended. Seats limited. Call (717) 692-3204 to register. Those that have something on their mind that they would like to explore and paint, can bring the visual references to discuss. Prior art experience is not needed to attend.

MILTON

May 30 Milton Memorial Day ceremony, 10 a.m., May 30, Harmony Cemetery.

June 1-4 Lions Club Carnival, June 1-4, Brown Avenue Park.

June 9 Music in the Park features the Milltown Blues from 6:30-8 p.m. June 9 at Lincoln Park. Presented by T.I.M.E. The Improved Milton Experience. Food and drinks on sale. Bring a lawn chair.

June 16 Music in the Park features KJ Reimensnyder Wagner from 6:30-8 p.m. June 16 at Lincoln Park. Presented by T.I.M.E. The Improved Milton Experience. Food and drinks on sale. Bring a lawn chair.

June 23 Music in the Park features McNett Country Band from 6:30-8 p.m. June 23 at Lincoln Park. Presented by T.I.M.E. The Improved Milton Experience. Food and drinks on sale. Bring a lawn chair.

June 30 Music in the Park features Pearl and Ivory from 6:30-8 p.m. June 30 at Lincoln Park. Presented by T.I.M.E. The Improved Milton Experience. Food and drinks on sale. Bring a lawn chair.

July 7 Music in the Park features the Blind Chitlin Kahunas from 6:30-8 p.m. July 7 at Lincoln Park. Presented by T.I.M.E. The Improved Milton Experience. Food and drinks on sale. Bring a lawn chair.

July 14 Music in the Park features Odyssey from 6:30-8 p.m. July 14 at Lincoln Park. Presented by T.I.M.E. The Improved Milton Experience. Food and drinks on sale. Bring a lawn chair.

July 21 Music in the Park features Crave from 6:30-8 p.m. July 21 at Lincoln Park. Presented by T.I.M.E. The Improved Milton Experience. Food and drinks on sale. Bring a lawn chair.

July 28 Music in the Park features the Joe Murray Band from 6:30-8 p.m. July 28 at Lincoln Park. Presented by T.I.M.E. The Improved Milton Experience. Food and drinks on sale. Bring a lawn chair.

July 29 Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority s inaugural Golf Outing, July 29, Wynding Brook Golf Club, 201 Harveys Lane. Tickets. Visit www.bvraannualcampaign.org[40] or call (570) 524-4774.

Aug. 4 Music in the Park features Triple Dose from 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 4 at Lincoln Park. Presented by T.I.M.E. The Improved Milton Experience. Food and drinks on sale. Bring a lawn chair.

Aug. 18 The Milton Area Community Band annual Symphonic Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Milton High School. Brett Hosterman is director.

MONTANDON

May 27-29 Montandon Community Days held 6-9 p.m. May 27 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 28 and begins at 7:30 a.m. May 29. Danceable live music by Top Shelf under the tent on Railroad Street (music for all ages) on May 27. Craft and food vendors, entertainment by Re-Creation and more on May 28. Dime toss from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Also, cake wheel, kids games, Chinese auction, bounce house, hayrides, 50/50 drawing, photo booth and a Wii dance competition. On May 29, breakfast sandwiches sold 7:30-9:30 a.m. Community church service with Re-Creation at 10 a.m. A Memorial Day Parade at 1 p.m. down Main Street and up Housels Run Road to the cemetery where a service conducted by Post 841. Free community picnic luncheon follows parade.

MOUNT CARMEL

May 28 The Mount Carmel Oak Street vehicle show will be held rain or shine May 28 along Oak Street. All types of cars, trucks, motorcycles, or any kind of vehicle welcome. Event is sponsored by the Kulpmont Cruise Association. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Cost is $5 day of the show. The $5 fee will be used for the disc jockey. All vehicles must be licensed, insured and all traffic laws obeyed. Oak Street will be blocked off to local traffic from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. There will not be any outside vendors. More information, (570) 373-3561.

MOUNT PLEASANT MILLS

June 8-11 The Fremont Fireman s Carnival will be held June 8-11 at the carnival grounds, Millrace Road. Features nightly meals and entertainment, rides, games, crocks, and a variety of food. Parade begins at 3 p.m. June 11.

NEW BERLIN

May 30 A Memorial Day parade forms at 1:30 p.m. May 30 at Post 957 American Legion and moves to New Berlin Cemetery for services at 2 p.m. Guest speaker is John Deppen. Military display follows at Legion.

July 2 Fourth of July Celebration begins at 8 a.m. July 2 at New Berlin Commons along Penns Creek. Fireworks, 10 p.m.

Aug. 27 New Berlin Day Antiques, Arts, and Crafts Show 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug. 27 along Market Street and center of town. Celebration of heritage, artists, and craftsmen. Traditional Pennsylvania German and American festival food and drink will be available on the streets and at the adjoining Firemen s Field. There will be entertainment plus an open house at The New Berlin Heritage Museum (the original 1815 Union County Courthouse). There will also be a Civil War skirmish with a living history of camp life. Free parking and admission.

NORTHUMBERLAND

June 5 Priestley Chapel Associates presents an informal program of words and music from 9:30-10:10 a.m. June 5 at Joseph Priestley Memorial Chapel, 380 Front St. Programs begin at 9:30 am and concludes at 10:10 am. Larry Lawson will provide music for the program. Lawson has released a CD titled, Too Old to Start at the Bottom. Poet David Brooks will read from his works. A regional poet, Brooks has been published in a variety of journals and spoken at many poetry venues. More information call (570) 473-1688 or visit: www.priestleychapel.org[41].

June 11 Priestley Forsyth Memorial Library fourth annual Touch a Truck event held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 11 at King Street Park. Trucks, construction equipment, railroad vehicles, farm equipment and more will be lined up around King Street Park for visitors to check out up close and personal. A live remote by 94 KX. Activities will be provided through many community agencies. Event is free and open to kids and adults of all ages. Parents will also have the opportunity to sign their child up for the library s summer learning programs. More information, (570) 473-8201.

June 18 Northumberland County Airport Fly-In held 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 18 at the airport, Paxinos. Rain date is June 19. Features airplane and helicopter rides, antique cars and tractors, live music, barbecue grilled chicken. Also ice cream, hamburgers, hot dogs, soda, available. More information, fly-ins.com[42]

July 2 Soap Box Derby, (part of Pineknotter Days), July 2.

July 2-8 Pineknotter Days, July 2-8. Various events at or around King Street Park.

July 3 Pine Mudder, July 3, Pineknotter Park.

July 7 The Pineknotter Days car show will be held from 6-9 p.m. July 7 at King Street Park. Cost is $10 day of event. Registration starts at 4:30 p.m. at King and Third streets. Three trophies in three classes. Pre-50, pre-79, and post 80. Entertainment by Memory Lane. More information, call (570) 473-9802.

Aug. 6 Lemonade Day, Aug. 6, The Borough Community Center, Second and Orange streets.

Aug. 27 11th annual Day of Remembrance,11 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 27, Riverview Cemetery.

Sept. 4 Sixth annual See You in September, Sept. 4, King Street Park. Music by Memory Lane, at the Gazebo.

PAXTONVILLE

May 30 A Memorial Day service May 30 at the Paxtonville Cemetery, following the conclusion of the service at the Middleburg Cemetery. It will begin at approximately 7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair.

July 9 The third annual Blueberry Festival 5K run/walk hosted by the Paxtonville United Methodist Church will take place at 7 a.m. July 9. Sign in and late registration starts at 6 a.m. Advanced registration is $30 per person, which includes: race entry, post-race all-you-can-eat breakfast, and commemorative surprise swag (swag is limited to first 60 runners). Race day registration is $35. Prizes awarded to the top finishers in multiple age and gender groupings. To find out how to obtain a registration form and for more information, call (570) 837-3158.

PENNS CREEK

June 22 A duck derby will be held at 10:30 a.m. June 22 at the Penns Creek Adult Resource Center, 3551 Richard Road. Ducks are $5 each with prizes given to the top winners of each race of 20 ducks. Lunch will be served at 11:30 and for $4 includes a hot dog, roll, macaroni salad, baked beans, dessert and a drink. There will also be door prizes, make a guess games and an indoor duck pond with goodies for prizes. Bring lawn chairs and sit along the creek under the trees and cheer on your favorite numbered duck. All proceeds benefit each senior center that is participating. Information, (570) 837-6200.

PERRY COUNTY

June 12 Perry County Council of the Arts (PCCA) and Perry County Master Gardeners will host the Country Garden and Art Tour from 1 to 6 p.m. June 12 at various gardens throughout Perry County. Tour books contain a map and directions for the six locations and serve as the ticket for the tour. Cost of the tour book is $10 in advance, and $12 on the day of the tour. Rain or shine, and bottled water and restroom facilities available at most locations during the tour. Information, (717) 567-7023, (717) 789-4517 or visit www.perrycountyarts.org[43] and http://extension.psu.edu/cumberland[44].

RICHFIELD

May 30 The fifth annual Roger Snyder Memorial Race held on Memorial Day May 30 at Richfield s Basom Park. Kids run starts at 8:45 a.m. and adult 5k run, walk, and 10K run starts at 9. Proceeds support In the Beginning Preschool and its scholarship program. Live music by Payton Kerstetter. Information, Beth at (570) 850-1600 or email

RIVERSIDE

May 29 The 51st Riverside-Rush Township Memorial Day service will be held May 29. Guest speaker will be Riverside native Dane Egli, anti-terrorist expert who is retired from the U.S. Coast Guard. Program begins with music by the Danville Community Band at 11:15 a.m. in the municipal park, on Dewart Street. If it rains, it will be moved to St. Peter s United Methodist Church, Sunbury Road.

SELINSGROVE

May 30 Memorial Day Parade, 8:30,Veterans march from American Legion Post No. 25 to the Selinsgrove Commons; 8:45 a.m, gun salute at the Bridge at Penn s Creek; 9 a.m., All join together (including SAHS Band) to march through town to the cemetery at the corner of Orange and Mill streets, proceed to another cemetery behind Troutman s Market, then on to Sharon Lutheran Church on Market St. Also free admission to the pool on Memorial Day.

The Rudy Gelnett 2016 Summer Music Series, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, Selinsgrove Commons.

More information: www.selinsgrove.net[46] or phone (570) 541-9117.

June 2 Nate Myers & the Aces.

June 9 Blue River Spell.

June 16 Faculty Lounge.

June 23 The Frank Wicher Band.

June 30 PA Crude.

July 7 Miss Rosie.

July 14 The Doug McMinn Blues Band.

July 21 Runaway Stroller.

July 28 Blind Chitlin Kahunas.

Aug. 4 Spencer & the T-Bones.

Aug. 11 Jonah Roth & the Silver Linings.

Summertime at the Gazebo 2016 Concert Series, Pump House Park, Snyder & Water streets.

June 7 7:30 p.m., Seasoned Sounds. Refreshments: Selinsgrove Borough.

June 14 7:30 p.m., Vic Boris.

June 21 7:30 p.m., Shoreliners, annual Strawberry Night.

June 28th 7:30 p.m., Danville Community Band.

July 12 7:30 p.m., Sunbury City Band.

July 19 7:30 p.m., Gift, Troutman, Gift.

July 26 7:30 p.m., Blue River Spell, annual Hot Dog Night.

Aug. 2 7 p.m., Karen Nogle & Mark Tomeo.

Aug. 9 7 p.m., The Falling Rockerz.

An Evening of Gospel Music, outdoor concert series, 7 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, 543 Sassafras St. Bring your lawn chairs. In case of rain, concerts will be indoors at SCN.

June 8 Sing Praise

June 15 His Servants

June 29 True Heart

July 6 The Needhams

July 13 Justin Nester

July 20 Krissy Kline

July 27 The Robatins

Aug. 3 ENC Ensemble

Aug. 10 Danelle Cressinger Band

Free outdoor movies at sunset Rotary Field. Schedule: June 16 Paddington, June 30 Minions, July 14 Stuart Little, July 28 Finding Nemo, Aug. 11 Zootopia.

Fine Arts Stroll through downtown Selinsgrove July 1-31.

July 9 The seventh annual Ta-Ta Trot held July 9 at Selinsgrove Area High School, 500 N. Broad St. Trot starts at 8:30 a.m. More information, www.tatatrot.com[47]

July 10 Antiques on the Avenue 10 a.m.-3 p.m., July 10, University Avenue.

July 15-16 Sidewalk sales, July 15-16, downtown Selinsgrove.

July 16 Hops, Vines and Wines Festival, 2-6 p.m., July 16, University Avenue.

Aug. 26-28 The Middlecreek Valley Antique Association will hold its annual Fall Antique Machinery Show, History & Heritage held Aug. 26-28 at the Middlecreek Valley Antique Association showgrounds, Old Colony Road. Featuring antique tractors, gas engines, steam engines, and other related farm equipment. There will also be many displays and demonstrations, flea market and craft vendors, food, and barrel train rides for the kids. Live entertainment will include truck and tractor pulls, tractor square dancing and live music. Free parking, free admission, camping. Information, www.mvaapa.org[48]

SHAMOKIN

Concert Series, June, July, August. Dusk, dates TBD, Claude Kehler Community Park.

Fireworks, July 4, Time TBD.

SHAMOKIN DAM

June 9 The Frank Wicher Band performs 6-9 p.m. June 9 at the Shikellamy Overlook. Vendor, Shade Mountain Winery. Sponsored by Friends of Shikellamy State Park.

July 14 Nate and the Aces perform 6-9 p.m. July 14 at the Shikellamy Overlook. Vendor, Fero Winery. Sponsored by Friends of Shikellamy State Park.

Aug. 18 The Backyard Ponies perform 6-9 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Shikellamy Overlook. Vendor, Spyglass Winery. Sponsored by Friends of Shikellamy State Park.

SUNBURY

June 4 A Zumbathon For Breast Cancer held June 4 at Gym Starz Gymnastics, 613 Market St. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Zumbathon from 10 a.m.-noon. Donation made to Ta Ta Trot. Cost is $10 a person to preregister, $12 day of. open to all ages. Preregister at www.thestarz.biz[49]

Cameron Park Concert Series, 7 p.m. every Tuesday June, July, August.

June 4 Wake the Lake held 10 a.m.-7 p.m. June 4 at the Riverfront Park.

June 4 Susquehanna Valley Derby Vixens at 6 p.m., June 4, 16 and Aug. 20, Sunbury Ice Rink.

June 5 Alan Combs & 3 HT perform 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 5 at the Shikellamy Marina. Vendors Townside Cafe. Sponsored by Friends of Shikellamy State Park.

June 11 City yard sales begin at 7 a.m. June 11.

June 11 The Sunbury YMCA holds its 30th annual 5K race and Kids Fun Run June 11. The race, on a flat course, begins at 9 a.m. at the Sunbury YMCA. Registration starts at 7:45 a.m. The eight annual Kids Fun Run begins at 10 a.m. Register at www.active.com[50] or stop by the Sunbury YMCA for a registration form. More information, (570) 286-5636.

June 11 A summer picnic dinner held from 2-7 p.m. June 11 at St. Luke s Lutheran Church, 501 Catawissa Ave. A freewill offering will be accepted. Menu includes hot dogs, hamburgers, macaroni salad, potato chips, beverage and ice cream with toppings. K9 Hero Haven will be present with demonstrations with the dogs. Music provided by Rockin Ike. Takeouts available fore a donation.

June 11 Loving and Caring Street Fair, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., June 11, Cameron Park.

June 25 MNMOM Open Mic featuring Nick Rehak, 8:30-11:30 p.m., June 25, Sunbury Eagles.

June 25 WXWC4 Pro Wrestling 7 p.m., June 25 at the Sunbury Skate Rink at 7 p.m.

July 7 Sunbury Celebration held 5-9 p.m. July 7, 7:30-9 p.m. July 8, beginning at 7 a.m. July 9 and 9 a.m. July 10.

July 10 Ann K Trio perform 11 a.m.-1 p.m. July 10 at the Shikellamy Marina. Vendor, Edison Hotel. Sponsored by Friends of Shikellamy State Park.

Aug. 2 National Night Out, 6 p.m., Aug. 2, Cameron Park.

Aug 14 Catman Stu performs 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Shikellamy Marina. Vendor, McGuigan s. Sponsored by Friends of Shikellamy State Park.

Aug. 18 Sunbury s Got Talent begins at 6 p.m. Aug. 18 and Sunbury River Festival noon-11 p.m. Aug. 19 and 20.

May 29 Miles for Macy, time TBD, Aug. 21, Shikellamy High School.

Aug. 24-27 The Northumberland County Fair held Aug. 24, 25, 26 and 27 at The Tall Cedars Grove. Free entertainment, admission and parking.

Sept. 10 Lake Augusta Renaissance Festival noon-6 p.m. Sept. 10.

Sept 17 Lake Augusta Wine and Brew Festival 1-5 p.m. Sept. 17.

STATE COLLEGE

Aug. 9 The Cast of Beatlemania Concert begins at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 on the Old Main Lawn of Penn State University (Old Main, State College). The Cast of Beatlemania is coming back to State College to recapture the music, style, and humor of the 1960 s pop rock group, The Beatles. performance will be free and for all ages. bring your own lawn chairs!

TROUT RUN

June 4-5 Wolf Run Festival and Native American Pow-Wow, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. June 4 and 5 in Trout Run Park, village of Trout Run,, off Route 15. Revolutionary re-enactment, Native American Pow-Wow, tomahawk throwing, drum teaching and dancing, flute playing by Dave Rose, candy dances for the kids. Host drum: Medicine Horse Singers, head dancers: Willow Deb Bigelow, Mike Wolf Stands Alone Ruffner. The Pow Wow is an open circle and all drums welcome. More information: Laurie Murray at (570) 928-9044 or Robert Straywolf (570) 995-5177. Admission.

TROXELVILLE

May 30 A Memorial Day service begins at 11 a.m. May 30 at Troxelville Union Cemetery. Speaker will be veteran Richard Devett. Community band performs patriotic music. Bring lawn chairs. In the event of rain, the service will be held in Grace Reformed Church.

TURBOTVILLE

June 12 Warrior Run-Fort Freeland Heritage Society Annual Strawberry Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 12, Warrior Run Church, 41 Warrior Lane, Eighth Street Drive and Susquehanna Trail.

WASHINGTONVILLE

June 26 Celebrating Butterflies will be held 1:30-2:30 p.m. June 26 at the Montour Preserve. Meet in the environmental education center for the program by Folk s Butterfly Farm. There will be an interactive display including the life cycle of butterflies where people will learn how to turn their garden or yard into butterfly habitat. Learn a fun biology lesson about butterfly anatomy and handle caterpillars, chrysalis and more. Butterfly-related items will be available for sale including milkweed plants, caterpillar kits, caterpillar enclosures and others.

Aug. 7-13 The Montour DeLong Community Fair held Aug. 7-13 at the fairgrounds of Route 54 near Washingtonville. This year s theme is, We Have Good Things Growing. Features animals, exhibits, food free nightly entertainment.

Aug. 13 The Montour Preserve Summer heat Trail Runs will be held Aug. 13, offering racers a chance to improve their times from the spring runs or step up to the next level. The same distances will be run on the same trails toped off by summer heat. Proceeds from the race will be used by the Montour Area Recreation Commission to operate and maintain the preserve. For more information and to register, visit www.RiverTownRace.com[51].

WATSONTOWN

May 30 Memorial Day ceremony, 9 a.m., May 30, Parade from Watsontown Cemetery to bridge for ceremony.

June 4 The 10th annual Watsontown JesVic 5K will be held in memory of Jessica Wade and Vicki Hitesman on June 4. The 5K starts at 9 a.m. at Watsontown Elementary School, at 1100 Main St. A kids half-mile begins around 10 a.m. 5K registration closes at 8:45 a.m. Kids must be 12 and younger to participate. All participants receive a ribbon. Registration on race day is $20 for the 5K and $15 for the kids run. Race day registration is open 7:15-8:45 a.m. Checks should be made payable to the Watsontown 5K and mailed to Watsontown JesVic 5K, Kipton Hoffman, 4 Whitetail Lane, Watsontown, PA, 17777. Also include name, address, gender, age on race day, email, phone and T shirt size. Proceeds will support local families facing disease and medical bills. JesVic offers daycare services starting at 8:30 a.m. Children need to be picked up by 9:45 a.m. More information, visit jesvic5k.org[52], JesVic on Facebook or Twitter or email

June 17 A concert by the Middle School Music Camp begins at 6:30 p.m. June 17 in the outdoor tabernacle at Central Oak Heights, 75 Heritage Road. More information, www.centraloakheights.org[55]

June 18 A concert by the Elementary School Music Camp begins at 11 a.m. June 18 in the outdoor tabernacle at Central Oak Heights, 75 Heritage Road. More information, www.centraloakheights.org[56]

June 25 A concert by His Servants begins at 7 p.m. June 25 in the outdoor tabernacle at Central Oak Heights, 75 Heritage Road. More information, www.centraloakheights.org[57]

July 2 The Milton Area Community Band annual Patriotic Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. July 2 at Central Oaks Heights campground. Brett Hosterman is director.

WILLIAMSPORT

May 30 Jerry Zeidler Memorial Cane Pole Fishing Derby, 8 a.m.-noon, May 30, Rose Valley Lake.

June 2-4 Antique Automobile Club of America Grand National Mee, June 2-4, Pennsylvania College of Technology, One College Ave.

June 3 Northcentral PA Regional Sidewalk Art Show and Sale held 5-9 p.m. June 3 on the sidewalks of downtown Williamsport. Theme: self-portraits. All artists, all levels, all fine art mediums invited. Artists will be grouped separately as adults and 12 and under. Young people from 5 years old eligible, however all artists under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Each artist may bring from 1 to 10 pieces of art to show and sell. Cash prizes. Award ceremony at 8 p.m. Register at

July 31 Peter Pan, 7:30 p.m. July 29 and July 30 and 2 p.m. July 31, Williamsport Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St.

Aug. 13 Joel Garrison Day, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 13, Memorial Park, West Fourth St.

Aug. 17 Williamsport Grand Slam Parade and Festival. Festival begins at 4 p.m. Aug. 17 in downtown Williamsport. Parade begins at 5:30 p.m. and travels through Historic Millionaires Row and downtown Williamsport.

Aug. 26 Williamsport Welcomes the World Festival, 5-9 p.m. Aug. 26, downtown Williamsport.

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