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Susquehann­­a Valley Quilt Guild to meet

PENNSDALE — The Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild will hold it’s next meeting on Thursday, Oct. 24. at 7 p.m. at the Pennsdale United Methodist Church, 658 Village Road, Pennsdale.

Erin Scheetz, a guild member will present a program showcasing the new fabric shop in Wellsboro. She and her husband, Todd have opened Scheetz Sew Creative. Almost every week they do a video of all the new items that are arriving in their shop. Come hear all about this new venture and new resource in our area. Visit their website at www.Scheetzsewcreative.com/ or their Facebook page.

Saturday, Oct. 26 will have Betty Neff teaching a workshop entitled “Tiny Blocks on Tiny Machines” starting at 9 a.m, at the church. The price is $20 for members and $30 for non members plus a $12 kit fee for pattern and etc.

Call Sue Keller at 570-916-3131 for more information and to register for this exciting new class. This guild is open to any and all interested in the promotion and teaching the art of quilting. From beginners to masters are welcome. Any questions can be directed to 570-547-1940 or check out our Facebook page.

Boal Mansion Concert Series begins Sunday

BOALSBURG — Curated by pianist Amy E. Gustafson, the Boal Mansion is proud to present its 2019 – 2020 Concert Series at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13.

The event will open with a recital by members of the Allegria Ensemble, which will take place in tandem with the Renaissance Fair events at the mansion in October.

In the spring, the mansion will present three more concerts, and all the proceeds will be spent on refurbishing the 1922 Steinway Grand piano in the ballroom and the 19th century harp discovered recently in the basement of the mansion.

For more information about the series, visit our website at www.boalmuseum.com/events.html

All you can eat soup and salad

BELLEFONTE — The Judy Densevich Memorial All You Can Eat Soup and Salad Dinner will be held on Monday, Oct. 28, at Bellefonte Knights of Columbus, 315 Stoney Batter, Bellefonte. Up The public will be served from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. or until the soup runs out.

There will be at least 16 homemade soups, numerous salads, breads and plenty of homemade desserts. Cost is $8 for eat in or take out. Quarts of soup are also available to-go for $8.

No advance tickets required, simply stop in and enjoy a great meal. Benefits the Bellefonte Knights of Columbus.

Homemade food preservation workshop at SVRC

LOGANTON — Sugar Valley Rural Charter School, 236 E. Main St., Loganton, will be hosting a Home Food Preservation Workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Cost is $15 per person and those interested can register onling at https://extension.psu.edu/home-food-preservation-wild-game or call 1-877-345-0691. The deadline to register is Nov. 7.

In the workshop you will learn:

— The basics of using a pressure canner, based on current USDA canning guidelines, to can low acid foods such as meat.

— How a pressure canner works, and canning safety.

— Curing and smoking game meat safely.

— Best practices to ensure top quality frozen meat.

— Drying meat safely and troubleshooting problems when making jerky.

Anyone with questions contact Sharon McDonald at 814-865-6953.

Lock Haven University to host open house

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University will host weekday visits and open house events throughout the fall semester. An open house will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26 in the Student Recreation Center. Registration will begin at 9 a.m.

Prospective students are encouraged to attend to learn more about what LHU has to offer.

During the program, prospective students will learn more about their major, tour campus and enjoy a complimentary lunch in Bentley Dining Hall.

To schedule a visit or register for the open house, visit www.lockhaven.edu/visit or call 570-484-2027.

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