Calendar of events

TODAY

r “The Limits of Politics: Free Markets, Peace, & Voluntarism,” a lecture by Jeff Deist, 7 p.m., PUB Room 2, Lock Haven University.

r Free showing of the last six chapters of “The Messenger,” 7 p.m., Wayne Township Landfill Administration Building, 264 Landfill Lane, McElhattan. The West Branch Bird Club invites the public to view this artful investigation into the causes of songbird mass depletion.

FRIDAY

r Free coffee and doughnuts for veterans and families of deceased veterans, 7-11 a.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, Snydertown. Information: 814-383-4882.

r Veterans Appreciation Breakfast of coffee and sweets, 8-11 a.m., Friendship Community Center, Beech Creek, free to veterans and guests.

r Free winter coats/clothing, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 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 Veterans Day program open to the public, 10 a.m., Bucktail Area Middle/Senior High School, on the theme “Courage.”

r Veteran’s Day lunch, 11:30 a.m., Salvation Army; free lunch to honor local veterans. Please call the office to let us know if you will be attending: 570-748-2951.

r Cash Bingo, 7 p.m., Sugar Valley Lions Club, 55 Sports Rd., Loganton. Free food, smoke free facility.

SATURDAY

r Free winter coats/clothing, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 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 Fall craft bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pine Run United Methodist Church, 1719 Pine Run Road, Linden. Shop for handmade items from a variety of vendors, and pick up a hot lunch from the church kitchen.

r Holiday craft show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Beech Creek/Blanchard Fire Co. Social Hall and Friendship Community Center, 127 Main St. Beech Creek. For more information, call 814-360-2122, 814-360-0603 or 570-962-2866.

r Festival of Trees, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Silent auction of decorated trees, wreaths, centerpieces, sponsored by Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven to benefit area charities.

r St. Luke’s Church Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, Flemington, with vendors, food, kids’ games and yard sale.

r Holly Mart, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Lock Haven Catholic School gymnasium, 311 W. Water St., with silent auction, theme baskets, kids’ crafts, food, cash drawing and more.

r Dedication of Veterans Memorial Park in Avis, 10 a.m., sponsored by Avis Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary and Avis Recreation. Shuttle service from fire company parking lot. Chicken and biscuits dinner, noon, free to veterans with ID and guests and available to the public for a donation.

r Howard Fire Co. gun raffle, noon-5 p.m. at the fire hall.

r Bingo fundraiser,  p.m. (doors open at 11 a.m.), Red Eye, Flemington. The North Central Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of the Advancement of the Deaf will be having its second annual Bingo Fund Raiser with Pampered Chef prizes estimated at $50-$100 each.

r Community Thanksgiving dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m., take-outs 4-4:30 p.m., Woolrich Community United Methodist Church. Love offering collected. Those planning to attend are asked to call Diana at 570-769-6818 or Cathy at 570-753-5616.

r Public card party, 6:30 p.m., Mill Hall Senior Center.

r Moolah Palooza reverse raffle night with $3,000 cash prize, 7-9 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.), Haywood’s on the Green banquet room, to benefit Leadership Clinton County. Ticket information: April at 570-748-5782, 570-295-1294, or coordinator@clintoncountyinfo.com.

For many more weekend events, turn to today’s Scene Section.

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