Calendar of events


r Purse sale fundraiser for Newspapers in Education program, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., The Express office, 9 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Information: 570-748-6791.

r Tree lighting ceremony, 6 p.m., Triangle Park, Lock Haven.


r Porter Township monthly breakfast, 7-10 a.m., Porter Township Activity Center, full breakfast with hot drinks.

r Breakfast with Santa, 9 a.m., Albright United Methodist Church, 47 E. Main St., Loganton. Free and open to the public.

r Fourth annual breakfast with Santa, 9-11 a.m., Beech Creek Fire Company Social Center. Please bring a non-perishable food item for donation to a local food pantry. Information: Larry Butler, 570-962-2848.

r Third Annual Vendor Extravaganza, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Haven Skilled Rehab and Nursing (formerly Lock Haven Hospital Extended Care Unit); all proceeds go to residents’ activities fund.

r Haven Holidays with carriage rides, noon-4 p.m., Triangle Park, Lock Haven, and the 5K Santa run/walk starting at 3:30 p.m. at the former Piper Aircraft “Blue Building.”

r Jersey Shore Christmas parade, 3 p.m., featuring ice sculptures and a soup-off this year. The Samuel Moss Museum, located next door to Santa’s House, will be open from 3-6 p.m. after the parade.

r Italian buffet, 3:30-6 p.m., Albright United Methodist Church, 47 E. Main St., Loganton.

r Haven Holidays Christmas Parade, 6 p.m., downtown Lock Haven, with line-up at 5 p.m. at Henderson and Main streets. Information and registration: 570-748-1576.

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