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Christmas Trees
What: Lycoming Creek Lions Club, Fresh Cut, Pre-Drilled, Douglas & Fraser Fur Christmas Trees, Texas Citrus Fruit Also Available. Proceeds Benefit Christmas Charity Projects.
When: Beginning, Friday, November 29, daily Noon until dark.
Where: By Old Lycoming Township Recycling Site.


Holiday Party
What: Firetree Place Free Family Holiday Party, caroling, cookies and Santa. There are 2 Holiday Parties on Dec 19th, Ages 1-5 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Ages 6-18 3 p.m.-8 p.m. Space is Limited Call 570-360-9946 or Email to Reserve Your Family’s Spot.
When: Friday, December 19, 2014.
Where: Firetree Place, 600 Campbell Street, Williamsport PA 17701.

Social Organization for Singles (SOS) Singles December "Appreciation" Christmas Dance
What: Come and join us for a wonderful evening of dancing for 21 and older and dance the night away on our super large dance floor. Music is provided by Stamm "DJ" Sound system. Variety of Snacks and drinks are provided. Dress code: Dressy Causal. For more information: Call Judie at 570- 745- 3655 or Bud at 570-428-3190.
When: Friday December 19th, 2014 Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for Meet and Greet with music from 7:30 to 11:30. Members $7.00 non-members $9.00.
Where: Warrior Run Social Hall, Allenwood, PA.

Rockets in Flight
What: Rockets in Flight: Presented by the Lycoming 4-H. The 2014 National Science Experiment, Rockets to the Rescue, provides young scientists the opportunity to explore how aerospace engineering can be used to solve real world challenges—such as food distribution in emergency situations—to make a positive impact in our world. Students 5th-12th grade. For more info and to reserve your spot Call 570-360-9946 or Email
When: Monday, December 22nd 2014 4p-5:30 p.m.
Where: Firetree Place, 600 Campbell Street, Williamsport PA 17701.

Activist Jason Carney
What: Anti-Hate Activist Jason Carney, website for information
When: Monday, January 19 at 7 p.m.
Where: Pennsylvania College of Technology, Klump Academic Center, Auditorium.

What: Seminar and support group for those hurting from separation and divorce. We also have DivorceCare For Kids. For more information and to register call Lou Anne 570-323-5146.
When: Sundays 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: First United Methodist Church 604 Market Street, Williamsport.

Beacon Hub Drop-In Center
What: The drop-in center is a consumer-run program which reaches out to individuals in the community on their road to recovery by providing skills & resources through education leading to greater independence and the ability to build self-esteem, confidence and self-determination. Our vision is to educate, support and empower individuals with mental health illness and cognitive disabilities.
When: Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., weekends and evenings as scheduled.
Where: 400 Lycoming Street, Suite #1, Williamsport, PA 17701.


Midweek Advent Vespers Service
What: Redeemer Lutheran will host an ecumenical midweek Advent vespers service on Wednesdays in December. Join us for a relaxing, contemplative musical worship experience. It's a great way to add some spirituality to your life in the midst of the chaotic holiday season!
When: December 17 at 7 p.m.
Where: Redeemer Lutheran Church (1101 Washington Blvd. in Williamsport).

Daniel’s Closet
What: Daniel's Closet - free clothing for kids, men and women. Donations of clean, seasonal clothing will be accepted Thurs., Dec 18, 2014, 4:30-6 p.m. Please use Washington Blvd. stairwell.
When: Sat. Dec. 20, 2014, 9-11 a.m.
Where: Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1101 Washington Blvd, Williamsport, PA.

Christmas Canata
What: The District-Wide Seventh-day Adventist church choir will present its 26th annual Christmas Cantata under the direction of Ms. Sandy Spencer.  This years' selection is named "We're Glad YOU CAME - A Musical Celebration of the Savior's Birth," created by Joel Lindsey and Jeff Bumgardner.
When: Saturday Evening, December 20th at 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Williamsport Seventh-day Adventist Church at 201 So. Market St., South Williamsport, PA.

Christmas at Christ Church
What: Crèche Service for Families and Children. All are Welcome! The Rev. Canon Fred Miller, Rector Mr. Allyn Landon, Choirmaster/Organist. 570-322-8160,
When: Sunday, December 21: 5:00 p.m., Christmas Eve: 5:00 p.m. Festival of Lessons & Carols, 9:15 p.m. Organ Preludes, 9:30 p.m. Carols & Anthems, 10:00 p.m. Choral Holy Communion, Christmas Day: 9:00 a.m. Holy Communion
Where: Christ Episcopal Church, 426 Mulberry Street, Williamsport, PA.

Christmas Program
What: Christmas Program,  Klinkenschnell The Christmas Bell.
When: Sunday, December 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Lycoming Valley Baptist Church 4980 Lycoming Mall Drive, Montoursville  (570-368-3262).

Men’s Fellowship
What: Pine Street Church Tuesday Morning Men's Fellowship has resumed.
When: Each Tuesday at 6:45 a.m.
Where: Harvest Moon, 3rd and Arch streets in Newberry.

Ask the Rabbi
What: Curious about what Judaism believes in. Well, now you have the opportunity to Ask the Rabbi!
When: Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m.
Where: Starbucks Coffee Shop, 154 Academy Street, Williamsport.

LCC Park Playdates 
What: LCC Park Playdates - Lycoming Christian Church invites all mothers, caregivers and children to join us for complimentary coffee and play time at our new pavilion and playground. Restrooms and ample parking, beautiful country setting, just a few miles off of Route 220. Pack a lunch and enjoy the day! For more information go to or call the church office (570) 322-9940. 
When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 2nd & 4th Thursdays June through August.
Where: Lycoming Christian Church, 20 Chapel Hill Road, Linden.

Friends Club
What: Friends Club, Ages 3-12.
When: Every Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Trinity UM Church, 1971 Lycoming Creek Road, Williamsport.

Grief Share
What: The Pine Street United Methodist Church Grief Share Support Group has resumed meeting. Sign up at the office or by calling 323-4604.
When: Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Where: In the Church Library of Pine Street United Methodist Church, 441 Pine St., Williamsport.
Grief Share Support Group
What: Muncy First United Methodist Church Weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. Video sessions and discussion sponsored by people who understand what you are experiencing.
When: Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Where: First United Methodist Church, 602 S. Market St., Muncy.

Intercessors Unite
What: Intercessors Unite! Let's Pray Together!
When: The fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m.
Where: Unity Christian Fellowship Church, 734 West Fourth St., Williamsport.

Kidz Club
What: Kidz Club, a high energy club for ages 2 years through 5th grade. Kids will enjoy singing, dancing in the lights, interactive bible lessons, Bible memory, games, crafts and more. Register Free online at
When: Every Wednesday night from 6 to 8 p.m. Supper served free of charge at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Fairlawn Community Church 353 Pleasant Hill Rd., past Cowden’s Market just off Lycoming Creek Rd.

First Saturday Community Supper
What: Christ Episcopal Church is serving a free meal to any in need; no strings attached. All are welcome.
When: The First Saturday of each month at 4 p.m.
Where: Christ Episcopal Church, 426 Mulberry Street, one block east of the James V. Brown Library.

Free Kids Clothes
What: Free kid's clothes from infants to teenagers. Donations for kid's clothing are accepted at Sojourner Truth Ministry, 501 High Street, Williamsport. We now distribute clothing at this location.
When: Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. - closed on Thursday.
Where: 501 High Street at the corner of High & Center Streets.


Free Retiree Lunch
What: Montoursville Presbyterian Church serves lunch for any retirees. All retirees welcome, free-will donations accepted.
When: Fourth Friday of the month at noon.
Where: At the church, 900 Elm St, Montoursville.


Al-Anon Meeting
What: Sunday night Al-Anon meeting.
When: Sunday night 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: Bush Campus Center, Room 205, Penn College, One College Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701.

NAMI Meeting
What: The local chapter meets monthly.
When: The 2nd Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. Upcoming meeting dates: Dec 9th.
Where: Robert M. Sides Music Center, 201 Mulberry St., Williamsport, PA 17701. 

Parkinson’s Support Meeting
What: Parkinson's Support Group. Call Gail @ 570-323-1734.
When: Wednesday November 19 at 11:30 a.m.
Where: Lunch and meeting at Hoss's, Williamsport.

Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 47
What: Getting involved in your local DAV Chapter is one of the many ways you can reach out to fellow veterans in our community. DAV members meet monthly to network and discuss issues of importance to veterans and the organization. Legislation, volunteer efforts and community projects are among the topics discussed, as well as upcoming events and activities.
When: Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, Time 7 p.m.
Where: 10 E. Third Street, 3rd floor, Williamsport, PA 17701.

Back from Brokenness
What: Are you living a life affected by brokenness? “Back from Brokenness” is a study/support system for anyone desiring to move beyond the point of pain. God desires for all of us to live a whole, healed life. Do not let your past or present brokenness define your future. Contact Kim Myers at 570-368-1337 for information.
When: Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Faith United Methodist Church, Fairview Dr., Montoursville.

Informational Class
What: Free Informational Class by SPCA dog trainer Tracy Free. Every month is a different topic.
When: The first Monday of every month, from 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Lycoming County SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport.


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Line Dancing
What: Country Line Dancing. $3 cover. Food and beverages available.
When: Every Wednesday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Doors and kitchen open at 7 p.m.
Where: Hepburn Township Fire Hall, E. Rt. 973 Highway.





Resounding Cymbals
What: Resounding Cymbals Performing Arts Presents: The Man Who Wanted to be Santa Claus, a family friendly comedy in two acts. A free Dessert bar will be available. Admission is free, but a donation of a can of food, to be donated to a local charity would be appreciated.
When: Saturday, December 13, at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 14, at 2:00 p.m.
Where: The Williamsport Scottish Rite Little Theater, (Entrance is on 4th Street, across from James V. Brown Library).

Winter Concert
What: Sugar Valley Community Band Christmas Concert.
When: Sunday, December 14, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Sugar Valley Church of the Brethren in Eastville.

Line Dancing
What: Country Line Dancing. $3 cover. Food and beverages available.
When: Every Wednesday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Doors and kitchen open at 7 p.m.
Where: Hepburn Township Fire Hall, E. Rt. 973 Highway.





Co-dependency Anonymous
What: "One Day at a Time," is a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. We rely upon the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions for knowledge and wisdom. Format: topic, 12-step, 12-traditions rotation. Topic, and/or Speaker rotation.
When: Tuesday evenings, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: St. Luke Lutheran Church, 1400 Market Street, (in a white house directly in the back of the church.)

Co-Dependency Anonymous
What: "Precious & Free," is a Fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. We rely upon the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions for knowledge and wisdom.
When: Sunday afternoons, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Newberry Church of Christ (mtg. held in the basement).

Learn to Speak Toastmaster Meeting
What: Learn to speak before groups plus develop your manager and leadership skills. Contact Bill Hague 570-322-1431 or Phil Buehrer 570-326-6801.
When: 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Steinbacher & Stahl Law Office, 413 Washington Blvd. at Penn St., Williamsport.

Veteran’s Meeting
What: Veteran’s Meeting.
When: Every Monday evening at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Community Baptist Church, approx. 2 miles north of Montoursville on Rt. 87.

What: Support group for friends and family of alcoholics. Childcare provided.
When: Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: First Presbyterian Church, 102 E. Third St., Williamsport. Enter from Mulberry St. side.

What: Support group for pre-teen and teens of alcoholic relatives and friends.
When: Mondays from 7-8 p.m.
Where: First Presbyterian Church, 102 E. Third St., Williamsport. Enter from Mulberry St. side.

Neighborhood Watch
What: Brandon Park Neighborhood Watch.
When: First Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. 
Where: At the Bandshell in Brandon Park, Williamsport.

MOPS Meeting
What: MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers Muncy Chapter.
When: 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month from 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: First United Methodist Church, 602 South Market St., Muncy.
MOPS Meeting
What: MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers ~ Pine Street UMC Group. Find us on Facebook! Williamsport MOPs ~ Pine Street UMC Group.
When: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. September through May from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Where: Pine Street United Methodist Church, 441 Pine Street, Williamsport.

Kiwanis Club
What: The Kiwanis Club of Williamsport meets. Members of the public are welcome to join the Club at its weekly meeting. Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time.
When: Each Thursday at noon.
Where: Genetti Hotel in downtown Williamsport.

Support Group
What: Friends and Family Support Group. This Support Group is for people with Mental Illnesses and people who support people dealing with Mental Illnesses.
When: Mondays from 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: The Beacon Hub Drop-In Center via the Memorial Ave. entrance of the Pajama Factory. Second Floor Studio 40.

Support Group
What: Meeting group for all those with RSD/CRPS and those with questions about this pain syndrome.
When: Second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Divine Providence Hospital, Private Dining Room in the Lower Level.

Support Group
What: SOSL — Survivors of Suicide Loss.
When: Third Thursday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Winter Room at the James V. Brown Library in downtown Williamsport.

Concerned Citizens
What: Jersey Shore Concerned Citizens Association meetings.
When: Second Tuesday of every month from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: Independent Hose Co. Social Hall, Pennsylvania Ave., Jersey Shore.

Nar-Anon Meetings
What: Williamsport Area Nar-Anon Family Group meetings.
When: Every Monday from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: Newberry Church of Christ, 822 Diamond St., Williamsport.
When: Every Wednesday from 7 to 8:15 p.m.
Where: Greenview Alliance Church, 1955 Warrensville Rd., Montoursville. Child Care available.

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