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 LHU Graduating Seniors Art Show opening, 6-8 p.m., Sloan Fine Arts Gallery. Information: Jason Bronner, jbron

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 Free interactive, dramatic reading of the Chrismouse story by Michael Schloegl, 1 p.m., Ross Library, with singing, a craft, treats, and special visitor, all sponsored by Friends of the Library. Each child receives an autographed Chrismouse book and another book.

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.


r Primitive Bingo, 11:30 a.m., doors open, game starts at 1 p.m., Sugar Valley Fire Hall, 24 W. Anthony St., Loganton. Benefits Sugar Valley Volunteer Fire Company.

r Santa’s Workshop, 1-4 p.m., Mill Hall Volunteer Fire Company, free family event featuring craft activities, ornament making, prizes, cookies, hot cocoa and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus (photo opportunity included).

r Jersey Shore Public Library open house and silent auction, 2-3:30 p.m., 110 Oliver St., sponsored by Friends of the Jersey Shore Public Library. Over 100 auction items for all ages. Information: 570-398-9891.

r Holiday art show and sale opening reception, 12-4:30 p.m., Bellefonte Art Museum, 133 N. Allegheny St., featuring new pieces of art inspired by other artists, art styles, authors, composers, etc. plus a children’s art activity, holiday garlands and Lego Fun, from 1-4 p.m.

r “A Rockin’ Holiday” Christmas concert, 2 p.m., presented by the Renovo Area Community Choir at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Ninth Street, Renovo.

r “An Old-Fashioned Christmas,” 2 p.m., Bull Run School House 1756 Bull Run Road, two miles southwest of Loganton on Route 447 South, featuring a carol sing-along, refreshments and a visit from the Belsnickel. Free. Information: John and Verna Carey at 570-725-3041 or Helen Imes at 570-748-0362.

r Joyful Noise Christmas concert, 3:30 p.m., Curtin United Methodist Church. Refreshments will be served after the concert. Call Larry Beahm at 814-355-9588 for more information.

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