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Pine Creek Township/Avis Borough Heroes meeting

10-23 7-8 p.m., Pine Creek Township Building. Bring photos and $25 deposit to be placed on wall at American Legion; photos also may be picked up. Information: Jane at 570-753-5525 or Ralph at 570-753-3374. more »»

Free cold-weather clothing and blankets

10-24 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Holy Spirit Parish Center, East Walnut Street, Lock Haven, distributed by Emmaus Catholic Community. more »»

All-you-can-eat seafood buffet

10-24 4-7 p.m., Nittany Valley Fire Hall, Lamar; take-outs also. Information: 570-726-6884. more »»

"Rediscover Your Museum"

10-24 4-5 p.m., Pennsylvania Room at Centre County Library's Historical Museum, more »»

Haunted Walking Tour

10-24 7 p.m., starting at Ross Library, sponsored by Lock Haven Paranormal Seekers; $3 fee benefits the library. Registration and information: or 570-748-3321. more »»

Breakfast Buffet

10-25 6:30-10:30 a.m., Sugar Valley Fire Hall, with fresh local meats. Information: 570-725-3017. more »»

Free winter clothing

10-25 9-11:30 a.m, Lock Haven Salvation Army, 119 E. Church St., for everyone, no questions asked. more »»

Fall bazaar

10-25 With food including soup for take-out, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Howard United Methodist Church. more »»

Avis Home Day

10-25 With food, music, vendors, kids' games, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Avis Fire Hall parking lot. Vendor information: 570-753-3658. more »»

Free cold-weather clothing and blankets

10-25 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Holy Spirit Parish Center, East Walnut Street, Lock Haven, distributed by Emmaus Catholic Community. more »»

Haunted Haven Homecoming Parade

10-25 With prizes, 10 a.m., open to the costumed public and forming at East Main and Henderson streets, cosponsored by LHU and Lock Haven Fire Department. Cider, doughnuts, awards at Triangle Park afterward. more »»

Free shoes for kids

10-25 Free pair of shoes, socks and a book for babies through 17-year-olds with medical access cards or referrals, 10 a.m.-noon, Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank at Covenant United Methodist Church, Lock Haven; also free clothes at Kids' Clothes Closet at the church. (Note change in date for this month. more »»

Halloween party for kids

10-25 1 p.m., Dunnstown Fire Hall, sponsored by VFW Post 1630. more »»

Fall Festival

10-25 For the community, with games, candy and food, all free, 2-5 p.m., Zion Community Church, 3261 Zion Road, Bellefonte. Information: 814-383-4161. more »»

Spaghetti supper

10-25 To benefit the Reed family, 2-7 p.m., Boggs Township Community Center. Information: Cynthia Gates, 814-574-7970. more »»

Halloween dance

10-25 To benefit Linda Shawley, doors open at 4 p.m., Quality Inn, Milesburg; food and drinks provided; costumes encouraged. Information and donations: Toni Richner, or 814-353-9046. more »»

Ham pot pie supper

10-25 4-6 p.m., Sugar Valley Lions/Sportsmen's Club, Loganton; take-outs also. more »»

Halloween party and hayride

10-25 With costume judging, "Scary Hallway," crafts, 4 p.m., Porter Township Activity Center. Questions: Sharon at 570-726-6271. more »»

Trunk or Treat

10-25 5-7 p.m., Great Island Presbyterian parking lot, 12 W. Water St., Lock Haven, a costumed trick-or-treating event in a safe environment. more »»

Fall Festival

10-25 5:30-7:30 p.m., Liberty Baptist, Blanchard, with face-painting, fall crafts, bounce house, games, light refreshment. more »»

Halloween party

10-25 For community children, 6 p.m., Castanea Fire Dept., McElhattan Avenue, co-sponsored by local United Methodist church. more »»

Round and square dance

10-25 7-10 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1101 Washington Blvd., Williamsport,with refreshments available and music by AFMA District 8 country band. Information: 570-326-6443. more »»

Haunted Walking Tour

10-25 7 p.m., starting at Ross Library, sponsored by Lock Haven Paranormal Seekers; $3 fee benefits the library. Registration and information: or 570-748-3321. more »»

October Car Show and Fall Festival

10-26 To benefit local charities, noon-4 p.m., Carl W. Kephart Memorial Field, Rich Street, Avis; vendors welcome; Trick-or-Trunk for kids in costume. Rain date: Nov. 2. Information: more »»

Lego/American Girl Bingo

10-26 1 p.m., doors open at noon, Red Eye Center, sponsored by Lock Haven Catholic School. Advance tickets at a discount at the school, 570-748-7252. more »»

Country-bluegrass jam

10-26 2-6 p.m., Howard Fire Co.'s Yearick Center. Bring your instrument and a snack to share; donations accepted for the fire company. Information: 814-264-8042. more »»

Open house at Hand-in-Hand Hose Co.

10-26 5 N. Henderson St., Lock Haven, 1-5 p.m., engine housing ceremony for new truck at 2 p.m. more »»

Halloween party

10-26 With games, food, costume judging, 5:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 128 W. Howard St., Bellefonte. more »»

"Morning Community Bingo"

10-27 10-11:30 a.m., Renovo Senior Community Center, back section of Citizenás Hose House, open to public. more »»

Paper owl craft

10-28 Led by Linda Russo, 6-7 p.m., Friendship Community Library, Beech Creek, 570-962-2048; preregister by Oct. 20; bring glue gun (if possible), empty paper towel or toilet paper roll, and $1. more »»

Halloween carnival

10-29 For individuals with disabilities and their families, 6-7:30 p.m., LHU's PUB room 4, by LHU's Council for Exceptional Children; snacks and prizes. more »»

Light the Night

10-29 7 p.m., Walker Township Park, sponsored by Nittany Valley Fellowship of Churches. more »»

Career Development Day

10-30 Noon-4 p.m., LHU Student Rec Center, 550 Railroad St., open to the public. Register at: more »»

Trick-or-treat hours

10-30 6-8 p.m., Mill Hall. more »»

Halloween Demo Show

10-30 By LHU Chemistry Club, 6:30 p.m., Room 334, East Campus Science Cente. more »»

Pumpkin carving contest awards

10-31 4 p.m., Centre County Library, Bellefonte. Information: or 814-355-151. more »»

Howard Halloween Parade

10-31 5 p.m.; dress in costume and meet at Howard Fire Hall. Pets on leashes welcome. Treats and prizes afterward. Sponsors: Fire company, Borough Park and Rec Program, Howard VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Howard Lions Club. Information: Anita at 814-571-4160. more »»


10-31 5-7 p.m., Lock Haven First Church of Christ parking lot, Vesper and East Water streets. more »»


10-31 5-7 p.m., Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, with candy, food, drinks, prize drawing, all free. Information: 570-962-2732. more »»


10-31 With free food, 6-8 p.m., Clintondale United Methodist Church parking lot, co-sponsored by Lamar church. more »»

Light the Night

10-31 With treats for the children of the community, 6-8 p.m., Rote United Methodist Church pavilion. more »»

Children's Community Fall Festival

10-31 6-8 p.m., costume contest at 7 p.m., drawing for two bikes at 7:30, Jersey Shore Branch YMCA, 570-398-2150, sponsored by Jersey Shore Ministerium. more »»

Light the Night

10-31 With games, prizes, food, all free, 6-8 p.m., Bald Eagle Area Middle School Gym; non-scary costumes encouraged; sponsored by Freedom Life. more »»

Trick-or-treat hours

10-31 6-8 p.m. in Lock Haven, Beech Creek, Castanea, Salladasburg, and Lamar and Woodward townships/ 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Howard. more »»

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

10-31 7 p.m. broadcast, directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle and featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, The State Theatre, State College, more »»

"Lantern Night at the Museum"

10-31 7-8:30 p.m. with tours every 20 minutes, Centre County Library's Historical Museum, 203 N. Allegheny St. Information: more »»


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