January is in full swing but the upcoming week is still running on the warm side. Temperatures will rest in the upper 30s for most of the week, dipping down to the mid to low 20s at night. There are plenty of indoor event to fill your days.   

Sunday, Jan. 5 

Epiphany Services

Epiphany Services will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church at 8 & 10 am. The service features the Three Kings and is enjoyable for both children and adults. The children will be asked to remove their shoes and line them up outside the church hallway before the service begins. When the service concludes, they will find a special present from the Wise Men in their shoes. A blanket drive will be held, and blankets will be brought forward to surround the nativity. Call 570-322-0126 for more information.

  • When: 8 to 9 a.m. and 10 to 11:30 a.m. 
  • Where: 844 W. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Monday, Jan. 6 

Community Dinner

First Church hosts a free community dinner open to the public every Monday. Our mission is to provide food and build community to make the world a better place.

  • When: 5 p.m. 
  • Where: Pajama Factory, 1307 Park Ave., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Tuesday, Jan. 7 

Williamsport Artisan Shop

Join your friends at Arthaus Projects for the next evolution of the space during the grand opening of the Williamsport Artisan Shop. 

For 2020, Arthaus Projects has decided that instead of the traditional ten-exhibitions-per-year schedule, the gallery will showcase four, month-long, high impact gallery exhibitions like our annual juried show and feature what we are calling the Williamsport Artisan shop the remaining 8 months of the year. The Artisan Shop will pop up from January 3rd – April 25th, will return July 3rd – September 26th, and will close out the year in December. 

  • When: Jan. 3 to April 25, Daily 
  • Where: Arthaus Project, 140 W. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Family Dance Party

Come dance with us! The first Tuesday of every month we will boogie together at the library! Come in pj’s or day clothes, hear a lively read-aloud, and share your best moves.

  • When: 6 p.m. 
  • Where: James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Good Morning Yoga Family Story Time

Come wake-up with us at the library!  Good Morning Yoga will be a time for caregiver and child interaction, learning some fun and easy yoga poses.  This class is designed to energize the body and mind to jump start you and your child’s day. Yoga mats are not required…just borrow one from us. No registration is required.

  • When: 9:30 a.m. 
  • Where: James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Wednesday, Jan. 8 

Book Launch Event: The Decision Making Employee

Williamsport native Devin Marty joins us to launch his book, The Decision Making Employee: How to Succeed in a Decentralized Organization. In this book, you will discover how decentralized businesses operate – and if you work at one, how you can get ahead. Use this book as a tool that will help you and your company thrive in this already ongoing business revolution. Books will be available for sale and signing.

  • When: 6 p.m. 
  • Where: James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Free Community Dinner

Join Redeemer Lutheran Church for a free community dinner. Use the outside stairway. 

  • When: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 
  • Where: 1100 Washington Blvd., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Thursday, Jan. 9 

Adult Grief Support Group

Feelings of loss, sadness and emptiness may be intense. Dealing with practical matters can seem overwhelming. Susquehanna Home Care and Hospice invites you to attend our grief support group, where people come together to share their feelings with others and to find comfort and hope. For more information, call Megan Hollick, LSW, or Cherrie Serra, RN, at 570-320-7691.

  • When: 6 to 7:30 p.m. 
  • Where: Divine Providence Campus, 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Friday, Jan. 10 

Festival of Student One-Acts

High School Juniors and Seniors get the chance to lead a production from start to finish – from picking the show to the final bows!

  • When: 7:30 p.m. 
  • Where: The Community Theatre, 100 W. Third St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

National Juried Exhibition

The National Juried Exhibition, “Blurred Expectations,” brings together works that both challenge negative stereotypes about and pay tribute to positive and uplifting representations of black people and culture. The show aims to showcase high quality artwork that fits within the described theme while stimulating students with understanding and experience related to exhibition curation and design, installation, and art handling.

  • When: 4 to 8 p.m. 
  • Where: Lycoming College Art Gallery, 25 W. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

2020 Kickoff – Wine and Cheese Mixer

On the PULSE has been producing in-depth local news since we were founded nearly one year ago. Share an evening with us!

Drink wine from Four Friends Vineyard & Winery, eat delicious food and talk about the future of news in Lycoming County.

We’ve published over 50 videos, received over 150,000 video views, published over 200 articles and reached over 1,500 followers on Facebook. We couldn’t have done it without you, and through your investment we will continue to expand in the year ahead.

On the PULSE has covered issues ranging from human trafficking, to needs for volunteer fire companies, to the homeless population in Williamsport. We are dedicated to shining a light on hidden local issues – showing the people behind the policies, the heart inside the issues.

The coming year will be full of exciting new content, including more video production, launching the On the PULSE Podcast and building a connection between the community and local colleges.

We are excited about the coming advancements and can’t wait to share them with you!

  • When: 6 to 8 p.m. 
  • Where: Covation Center, 217 W. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Find tickets here 

For more information, click here. 

Saturday, Jan. 11

Puzzle Exchange

The cold and snowy days of winter are upon us and it is time, once again, for the latest puzzle exchange at Calvary Baptist Church. Bring a complete puzzle(s) and exchange it for a different one(s) free of charge. Come and join us for our jigsaw puzzle exchange at Calvary Baptist Church of Mifflinburg. 250+ puzzles of all sizes available. We are at 332 East Chestnut, just outside of town next to Steve Shannon’s. If you have any questions please feel free to call (570) 966-1883 or (570) 966-2971.

  • When: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
  • Where: Calvary Baptist Church, 332 E. Chestnut St., Mifflinburg 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

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On the PULSE is an online media outlet in Northcentral, Pennsylvania. We specialize in in-depth journalism, human interest content and video features. Our mission is to build engagement in community through local news.

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