Community

Blood drives

THURSDAY — Albright United Methodist Church, 47 E Main St., Loganton, 1-6 p.m. Donors are asked to bring photo ID. Walk-ins are welcome at all drives. To sign up for a time slot, visit www.redcrossblood.org, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or use the blood donor phone app.

Howard Happenings By Tammy Coakley

UPCOMING EVENTS Howard Christian Church will be offering a Men’s Breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 7:30 a.m. Men of the area are encouraged to attend to enjoy an old-fashioned Farmers Breakfast and fellowship. The church is located at 367 Walnut St. in Howard. Call 814-625-2764 for ...

Do you know these Renovo graduates?

PHOTO PROVIDED We are reprinting this Renovo High School graduation photo so that readers can see the faces in it better. A woman found the photo in an attic, but with no names, year, or any other clue about it. Local historian Charles Barnum, who has seen and preserved a variety of old high ...

Yamato drumming explodes with sound

STATE COLLEGE — Japan’s Yamato drum ensemble challenges the possibilities of Taiko drumming. The energetic group of men and women percussionists captivates audiences of all ages with its blend of serious musicianship, theatrical staging, intense physicality, and comical excursions. Yamato ...

Tommy Igoe to lead Birdland band in night of jazz

STATE COLLEGE — Experience the mood of a landmark jazz club when drummer Tommy Igoe and his big band, in their first tour in five years, recreate the excitement of an evening at Birdland. Featuring some of the finest musicians in New York City, The Birdland All-Stars band sets the standard ...

Eisenhower’s new sound system ‘a long-held dream’

STATE COLLEGE — Events at Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium will increase in clarity, thanks to the procurement of a new speaker reinforcement system. Portions of the Center for the Performing Arts’ new sound system were installed recently to fanfare from center staff, key funding ...

LOCALSCENE

Bring your dancing shoes STATE COLLEGE — A “Valentine FoodRaiser Dance” is planned Saturday, Feb 10 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 780 Waupelani Drive Extension. Admission is free with a nonperishable food donation to the Centre County Food Banks. ...

MOVIE LISTINGS starting Friday

­­­ROXY THEATRE East Main St., Lock Haven 570-748-ROXY www.roxymovies.com PADDINGTON 2 (PG) INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY (PG-13) THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (PG) All movies: 7:00, 9:00 Fri/ 2:00, 7:00, 9:00 Sat/ 2:00 & 7:00 Sun/ 7:00 Mon-Thurs PREMIERE THEATRE 12 125 Premiere ...

MUSIC SCENE

NEXT THURSDAY Swing-nova, 8-10 p.m., Zola Kitchen and Wine Bar, 324 W. College Ave., State College, www.facebook.com/zolakitchenandwinebar. ——— To have your musical line-up announced in Music Scene, send us the information through our website: www.lockhaven.com, by fax at ...

EVENTSPLANNER

TOP CONCERTS TODAY r Hit musical “A Night with Janis Joplin” 7:30 p.m., Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, 570-326-2424 or 800-432-9382. www.caclive.com FRIDAY r Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular 7 p.m., Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center, with Skillet ...

Erin Long returns for musical dinner-theatre

MILL HALL — Erin Long, a 2009 Central Mountain High School graduate, is returning to this area for a role in “The Calotta Cash & Dollar Bill Show,” a musical comedy dinner-theatre benefit scheduled for Friday, Feb. 9 at Haywood’s on the Green. Long will star as Penny Pincher, a ...

Over-the-top oatmeal

In case you haven’t heard, January is National oatmeal month. A popular kitchen staple, a steaming bowl of oatmeal is a healthy satisfying breakfast any time of year. Oatmeal also adds texture and nuttiness to cakes, cookies, breads and even meatloaf. To celebrate nature’s perfect grain, ...

Space heater safety seminar

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Citizens Hose Co. No. 5 of Lock Haven offered a safety seminar to the public on how to properly use space heaters, probably three or four decades ago. We don’t have all the names of the men shown, and we have no guesses for those kneeling in front. In the second row, Mr. ...

Area clubs continue a tradition

PHOTO PROVIDED Two clubs continued their Christmas tradition of giving and delivering gifts to veterans who reside in local nursing homes. The Col. Hugh White/Col. John Chatham Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven delivered gift bags ...

Renovo Rotary honors students

On Jan. 8, the Rotary Club of Renovo recognized Students of the Month from ninth grade at Bucktail Area High School. The honored students, Rory Dwyer and Angela Intallura, are seen with club president Dennis Smith. The Bucktail faculty selected them for being excellent in academics, ...

Bellefonte Elks recognize veteran’s family

PHOTO PROVIDED As part of its Veterans Day observance, the Bellefonte Elks Lodge #1094 recognized the Zerby family at the dedication of a Hometown Hero banner for their father, Harry Zerby, who served in World War II. Relatives present at the dedication included, from left, Mike Zerby, Karen ...

Downtown Rotary raises $3,326 for community

LOCK HAVEN — The Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven has raised more than $3,000 with two recent fundraisers. The quilt raffle brought in a total of $1,067, with proceeds to benefit local worthy causes. The club’s annual Festival of Trees raised $2,259, and that money has been disbursed ...

Local square dancers win at 102nd Farm Show

On Jan. 8, Bill and Sharon Wagner of Avis won their 11th annual blue ribbon while competing in the Square Dance Competition at the Farm Show in Harrisburg. They are the fifth and sixth dancers from left. They have been Modern Western square dancers for 28 years and have competed at the Farm ...

Calendar of Events

Thursday r Community Lunch, noon, Lamar United Methodist Church, free, featuring pork, hot dogs, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, applesauce, pudding. r Blue bird boxes program with building kits, 6-7 p.m., Friendship Community Library in Beech Creek, with State Game Warden Dan Murray. Register ...

Around the Town

Good Day And Happy 16th Birthday to Devin Serafini! Word of the Day Nescient — Lacking knowledge; ignorant. Quote of the Day “Sincerity is the way to heaven.” — Mencius Bird walk A Lycoming Audubon bird walk, looking for waterfowl as well as raptors such as bald eagles and ...