Events: Looking for something fun to do with dad this week?

This week kicks off with some Father’s Day activities and includes reading programs, baseball games and a community festival.

Sunday, June 16

Father’s Day Breakfast

Plunkett’s Creek Township Volunteer Fire Department will host a Father’s Day breakfast including pancakes, french toast, eggs, sausage and more.

  • When: 8 to 11 a.m.
  • Where: 327 Dunwoody Road, Williamsport
  • Cost: $4 to $9

For more information, click here.

Williamsport Crosscutters Home Game

Take dad to a home game with the Williamsport Crosscutters at Bowman Field.

For more information, click here.

Family Ties at the Bandshell

Family Ties will be at the Brandon Park Bandshell as part of the park’s Summer concert series.

  • When: 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Brandon Park, N. Market St., Williamsport
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here.

Taber Museum sponsors talk on Pa. Long Rifles

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will host Rich Nornhold for a lecture on Pennsylvania Long Rifles. Nornhold, a native of Snyder County, has been studying Pennsylvania long rifles and guns most of his life.

  • When: 2 p.m.
  • Where: 858 W. Fourth St., Williamsport
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here.

Tuesday, June 18

The Origami Yoda Files book 1: The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

Each week the James V. Brown Library reads a book in this series by Tom Angleberger. Summer readers will be given a copy of the book to read before they come. Register for each individual book chat. You may join at any time during the summer. If you are not able to attend a session, you should return the book.

  • When: 2:30 to 4 p.m.
  • Where: 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here.

Cookbook Club

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? Then grab your apron and sign up for the James V. Brown Library Cookbook Club.

  • When: Noon to 1 p.m.
  • Where: 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here.

Storytime for adults with Hope Enterprises

Join the James V. Brown Library for a special adult storytime with visitors from Hope Enterprises. This is just like a children’s storytime with music, laughter and, of course, books based on a monthly theme. The program will repeat every 15-20 minutes throughout the hour, so stop in, and sing-along.

  • When: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here.

Wednesday, June 19

Family Walk In Wednesday: Magician David Moreland

Blast off with Commander Dave (aka Moreland the Magician) on a fun voyage through outer space in his high-energy 45-minute show. Moreland’s show is packed with magic, comedy, puppets, audience participation, and several routines featuring volunteers from the audience. Stick around afterwards for his 10-minute magic workshop and learn a couple of magic tricks you can perform at home.

  • When; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here

The Impact of Lycoming County on Pulitzer Prize Fiction Writer Conrad Richter presented by Larry Stout

A longtime resident of Pennsylvania, Conrad Richter was born in 1890 in Pine Grove. He is known for his frontier novels and detailed depiction of pioneer life, Richter wrote “The Sea of Grass,” and the Pulitzer Prize winning novel “The Town.” Richter won the National Book Award for “The Waters of Kronos.” He died in 1968 in Pottsville.

  • When: 6 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here.

Managing a Healthcare Crisis! Strategies to Protect & Provide

The Elder & Social Needs Resource Center will hold a  “Managing a Healthcare Crisis! Strategies to Protect & Provide,” seminar. This NEW seminar will help you learn what you can do to minimize the financial and emotional impact of a healthcare crisis. To register, call Laurie at 570-322-2077, or email lgeorge@paeldercounsel.com.

  • When: 1 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: 401 Washington Blvd., Williamsport
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here.

Thursday, June 20

PM Exchange – TownePlace Suites by Marriott

TownePlace will host the monthly PM Exchange.

  • When: 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Where: 10 W. Church St., Williamsport
  • Cost: $10 in advance for chamber members and $12 at the door; $25 for nonchamber members

For more information, click here.

Commemoration of Michael Ross

The Lycoming County Historical Society will host a ceremony to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the death of Michael Ross who died on June 20, 1819. Michael Ross was the founder and “proprietor of Williamsport,” having laid out the then small town in 1795. Williamsport became a borough in 1806 and a city in 1866. The 20-30 minute ceremony will take place at the Ross family plot near the center of the cemetery.

  • When: 6 p.m.
  • Where: Williamsport Cemetery on Washington Boulevard
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here.

Teen Comic and Manga cosplay party

Join the James V. Brown Library as it celebrates summer break with a free cosplay of your favorite character. as we celebrate summer break!

  • When: 4 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here.

Friday, June 21

Homemade Days in Brandon Park

HomeMade Days is an annual arts & crafts show to be held in historic Brandon Park. To stay true to its mission and original concept, all wares are handcrafted or “HomeMade.” In addition to the arts & crafts displayed, visitors of all ages enjoy musical entertainment and a large variety of food vendors.

  • When: All day, June 21 & 22
  • Where: Brandon Park
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here.

Dino Days at Reptiland

Journey back in time with Dr. Dino for Dino Days at Reptile Land, a three-day prehistoric party  with dinosaurs that come to life, play Dinosaur Bingo, make a fossil rubbing, and indulge in a Jurassic treat (while supplies last). Children 11 and under can also enter to win our Prehistoric Prize Pack.

  • When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 21 to 23
  • Where: 18628 Route 15, Allenwood
  • Cost:
    • $16 for ages 12 and up
    • $14 for ages 3 through 11
    • FREE for ages 2 and under

For more information, click here.

Saturday, June 22

Loose Cannons at the Bandshell

Loose Cannons will be at the Brandon Park Bandshell as part of the park’s Summer concert series. Homemade Days will also take place in the park from 2 to 5 p.m.

  • When: 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Brandon Park, North Market Street, Williamsport
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here.

National Pollinator Week – Bee Pollinator

A bee pollinator will be at the Lysock View Complex to talk about the plight of the pollinators. The discussion will include what people can do to help and why they should care.

  • When: 10 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: 542 County Farm Road, Montoursville
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here.

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