r Covenant Cafe, a social engagement program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s — 1-3 p.m. Tuesday (first and third Tuesdays of the month), Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Information: Fran Decker, 570-748-4302.


r GRASP (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing) for families who have lost a loved one to the disease of addiction — 7-8 p.m  Thursday (third Thursday of the month), St. John’s Newberry United Methodist Church, 2101 Newberry St., Williamsport. Local chapter sponsored by West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission. Information: David G. Bower II, Ph.D. at or 570-220-4554 or visit the website at


r Food pantry at Salvation Army, Lock Haven — 9-11 a.m. every Wednesday.

r Howard Area Food Bank sponsored by local Lions club, open 2-4:30 p.m. in former Beech Creek Elementary School to Clinton County residents Nov. 21 (third Monday of the month) and Centre County residents Monday (first Monday).

r New Love Center Food Pantry — 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Nov. 25 (second and fourth Friday) at St. John Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore, for residents of Jersey Shore, Linden, Avis, McElhattan and Woolrich areas. For emergency food assistance call Pastor Kerry Aucker at 570-916-1317.


r New Love Center Cafe — 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. weekdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore (enter on Glover Street side). Doors open at 8 a.m. for coffee.

r More Than Bread lunch program — 11:30 a.m. weekdays (except Wednesdays when it opens at noon), Salvation Army, East Church Street, Lock Haven.

r Community Outreach Luncheon — Noon on Thursday (third Thursday of the month) at Lamar United Methodist Church. The menu is turkey with side dishes and pumpkin pie; donations accepted. The food pantry opens at 1 p.m.

r Free luncheon for Sugar Valley senior citizens — Noon on Nov. 23 (fourth Wednesday of the month) at Sugar Valley Church of the Brethren at Eastville; donations appreciated.

r Community Thanksgiving dinner in Jersey Shore — 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 24, Trinity United Methodist Church. Transportation available; for information, call 570-398-2913 or 570-916-7691 (leave name, address and phone number).


r Free winter coats/clothing — 8 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Curtin United Methodist Church, 305 Curtin Village Road, Howard; refreshments. For information or to donate: Larry Beahm at 814-355-9588 or Marty Lucas at 814-880-6654.


r Shoes for Shore — A free pair of school sneakers, socks and a book, for wee ones through 17-year-olds with Access, CHIP or similar insurance cards or referrals, 10 a.m.-noon next Saturday (third Saturday of the month) at Tiadaghton Mall, Jersey Shore.

r Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank — Free pair of school sneakers, socks and a book, for wee ones through 17-year-olds with Access, CHIP or similar insurance cards or referrals — 11 a.m.-2 p.m. next Saturday (third Saturday) at Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock  Haven. A limited supply of boots, hats and gloves are available on this date.


r Pass-It-On Community Outreach free clothing program — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday in the house at 610 Frederick St., Flemington, next to Seventh-Day Adventist Church which sponsors the program.


r Bountiful Blessings — Free hygiene and cleaning supplies at United Evangelical Lutheran Church, First and West Church streets, Lock Haven, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday (third Wednesday of the month) and 9-11 a.m. Dec. 7 (first Wednesday).