The warm trend continues as this week begins with highs in the mid 50s and dropping to the high 40s as the week goes on and then the 30s over the weekend. Take advantage of the warm weather this week with some of these events. 

Sunday, Jan. 12 

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: 2 p.m. 
  • Where: The Community Theatre, 100 W. Third St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: $13

For more information, click here. 

Monday, Jan. 13 

Community Dinner

A free community dinner that is open to the public every Monday at. First Church’s 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. 

Meet Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat

Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat will take a break from rehearsing their live show at the CAC to come to the Library! Stop in and meet them.

  • When: 10 to 10:30 a.m. 
  • Where: James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Tuesday, Jan. 14 

Heartworks Support Group

Heartworks is a “family-based” peer support program for grieving children, teens and their families and offers peer-support groups for:

  • Ages 4-6
  • Elementary
  • Middles
  • Teens
  • Parent(s)/caregiver(s) of enrolled children/teens

Peer groups meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays (1st & 3rd Tuesdays in November/December) of the month from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm September through May of the 2019-2020 school year. Dinner is provided from 6:00-6:30pm for all families, staff, & volunteers.

  • When: 6 to 7:30 p.m. 
  • Where: UPMC Williamsport Regional Medical  Center, 700 High St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

POUND Fitness with Mandy

We are used to being quiet in the library, but we are going to get loud and make noise for a special POUND Fitness class!!!

This worldwide activity is happening right here in Williamsport.

POUND is a full body cardio jam session inspired by playing the drums. POUND is designed for participants sweat, sculpt, and rock out their workout. POUND Fitness provides choreographed routines to popular music using weighted drumsticks, known as Ripstix.

Participants stand, sit, lunge, and lay down to work various muscle groups.Everything in POUND can be modified. We promote an “any age, any stage” opportunity, but preferably ages 13 and up for this event.

  • When: 2 p.m. 
  • Where: James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Wednesday, Jan. 15 

Free Bone Density Screening for Osteoporosis

Free bone density screenings are offered to determine your risk for osteoporosis, & help reduce future risk for broken bones and fracture.

  • When: 8:30 to Noon 
  • Where: The Life Center, 641 Walnut St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Daniel’s Closet

Clothing and other necessities will be the topic of the Wednesday Noon Ecumenical Lunch Program on January 15 when Mrs. Barbara Horn and Mrs. Carol Johnson, Members of Redeemer Lutheran Church and Co-Directors of Daniel’s Closet are the guest speakers. Ecumenical Lunch, a program of United Churches, is held at Pine Street United Methodist Church, 441 Pine Street, Williamsport. Free Parking is available in their lot north of the church from 11:30 – 1:30 and the program includes a catered $6 lunch. If you are not a regular attendee please make a reservation by contacting United Churches at 570-322-1110 or director@uclc.org.

  • When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
  • Where: 441 Pine St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Thursday, Jan. 16 

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!

“Won’t you be my neighbor?” Daniel Tiger and all of his friends from the beloved PBS KIDS television series are hopping aboard Trolley to your town with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! Along with “O” the Owl, Katerina Kittycat, Prince Wednesday, Mom and Dad Tiger and many more, Daniel Tiger will take live audiences on an interactive musical adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences. This live theatrical production filled with music, dancing, laughter and “grr-ific” surprises will warm the hearts of multiple generations.

  • When: 6:30 to 8 p.m. 
  • Where: Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Friday, Jan. 17 

Rockin’ It Science

Our community experts in science are presenting their most exciting and engaging workshops for local science-minded 8-12 year olds. Join us each month as we explore a new and different subject: Anatomy, Physics, National Science Foundation Explorations, Paramedics experiences, Native American Indians and more. No registration is required, but this program is open to the first 12 students that sign up on the day of the workshop, at the library. 

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

For more information, click here. 

Saturday, Jan. 18 

Handgun 1 – Basic Pistol Operation

Students will learn the basics of safe handgun operation & receive hands-on live fire instruction. 2 hours in the classroom, 2 on the range.

  • When: Noon to 4 p.m. 
  • Where: National Range and Armory, 531 Washington Blvd., Williamsport 
  • Cost: $60 to $80 

For more information, click here. 

Williamsport Soap Box Derby Registration

Does you child have the need for speed?  Williamsport Soap Box Derby is hosting registrations for its 2020 race, scheduled for Saturday, June 13th.   This registration and information session will provide you with the details of gravity racing. Children can sign up for one of two divisions:  Stock Division (ages 7-13) or Super Stock Division (ages 9-18). Williamsport Soap Box Derby was recognized as a top race city in 2019 and we are looking for drivers to compete in this year’s race event. 

  • When 10 to 11 a.m. 
  • Where: Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

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