Calendar

Nov
30
Wed
Jake Tapper at Bucknell University @ Bucknell's Weis Center for the Performing Arts
Nov 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Jake Tapper, journalist, author, cartoonist and lead Washington anchor for CNN, will speak as part of The Bucknell Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.

Tapper is one of five nationally renowned speakers who will discuss the theme “The State of American Democracy” in this year’s Bucknell Forum — a speaker series that since 2007 has featured national leaders, scholars and commentators who have examined various issues from multidisciplinary and diverse viewpoints.

Dec
2
Fri
Christmas Bazaar @ St. John's Lutheran Church
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join us for crafts, gifts, décor, a bake sale and “North Pole Diner”.

A Walk Through Bethlehem @ Grace Community Church
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Travel back in time to the town of Bethlehem and walk the path that Mary and Joseph walked. Personally experience their journey through the marketplace, to the inn and finally to the manger.

Dec
3
Sat
Christmas Bazaar @ St. John's Lutheran Church
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for crafts, gifts, décor, a bake sale and “North Pole Diner”. There will be a Mystery Sale from 11am to 2 pm.

A Walk Through Bethlehem @ Grace Community Church
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Travel back in time to the town of Bethlehem and walk the path that Mary and Joseph walked. Personally experience their journey through the marketplace, to the inn and finally to the manger.

Christmas Tree Lighting & Family Activities @ Sunbury Bible Church
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Saturday, December 3rd – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM [rescheduled weather date: Sunday, December 4th] Live Music, Food Trucks, S’mores, Roast Marshmallows, FREE Hot Chocolate & Cookie, FREE Kid’s Treat – Frosty the Snowman will stop by! Bring your camera to get a pic with Frosty! Tree Lighting – 7:00 PM. Come for supper and a have a fun time with friends!

Susquehanna University’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble @ Cunningham Center for Music and Art
Dec 3 @ 7:30 pm

Susquehanna University’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will perform concerts at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 3, in Stretansky Concert Hall in the Cunningham Center for Music and Art. The events are free and open to the public.

The Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble, under the direction of David Rohrer, adjunct faculty member in music, will perform “Moorside March” by Gustav Holst, “Symphony #3 ‘Slavyanskaya’” by Boris Kozhevnikov, “Smiling After the Rain” by Yukiko Nishimura, as well as “Windsprints” by Richard Saucedo, “Everything Beautiful” from “The Stillness of Remembering” by Samuel R. Hazo, and two dances from “Suite of Old American Dances” by Robert Russell Bennett.

The university Symphonic Band was selected to perform at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association’s State Conference in April of 2022.

Evangelical Community Hospital December Classes @ Evangelical Community Hospital
Dec 3 @ 8:30 pm – 12:30 pm

Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of classes through the month of December. For the safety of participants, masking is required while inside Hospital facilities and during all learning sessions. Physical distancing and frequent handwashing/use of hand sanitizer are encouraged for participants who attend classes.

Prepared Childbirth Classes:

Newborn Care: Saturday, December 3, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, at Evangelical Community Hospital in the Miller Conference Center. $30 per couple. This class is designed to teach caregivers how to diaper, bathe, and feed their baby. This class also covers post-partum depression and care of the new mother.

Prenatal Breastfeeding: Wednesday, December 7, 6-8 pm, at Evangelical Community Hospital in the Miller Conference Center. $20 per couple. This class is for the expectant mother and one support person. The course covers the advantages of breastfeeding and the common concerns associated with it.

Prepared Childbirth Class: Saturday, December 10, 9 am-4 pm, at Evangelical Community Hospital in the Miller Conference Center. $50 per couple. This course guides parents and support persons through childbirth, including labor, delivery, breathing, and relaxation.

Prepared Childbirth Refresher Class: Dates are not pre-determined; please call the Community Health and Wellness at 570-786-3200 to schedule your class. $25 registration fee. Designed to refresh parents on the basics of childbirth. Couples are provided with current labor technique information in a private, appointment-only setting.

Child Safety Seat Checks: For your convenience and the safety of your child, have your child’s safety seat checked at Community Health and Wellness, at The Miller Center, 120 Hardwood Drive, Lewisburg. Appointments are required. Call 570-768-3200.

CPR Classes:

Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, and AED Skills Check Class: Friday, December 9, 8:30 am, at The Miller Center, 120 Hardwood Drive, Lewisburg. This class is designed to teach students the cognitive information needed for first aid, CPR, and AED training. It’s intended for anyone with little to no medical training in need of a course completion card and have completed the online portion through the American Heart Association website. Hands-on practice and testing are conducted in person with an AHA BLS or Heartsaver Instructor. Fee $25. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200 or register online.

HeartCode BLS Skills Check Class: Friday, December 9, 12:30 pm, at The Miller Center, 120 Hardwood Drive, Lewisburg. This structured Basic Life Support (BLS) hands-on session is for healthcare professionals seeking an alternative method for completing an initial or renewal course and have completed the online portion through the American Heart Association website. This session will use a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities to teach students BLS knowledge and skills. Fee $25. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200 or register online.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Class: Tuesday, December 13, 1 pm, at The Miller Center, 120 Hardwood Drive, Lewisburg. This American Heart Association course is for the healthcare provider in and out of hospital settings in need of CPR certification. Students will learn how to initiate the Chain of Survival, perform prompt, high-quality chest compressions for adult, child, and infant victims, initiate early use of an AED, and much more. $47 registration fee. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200 or register online.

Other Classes:

AARP Smart Driver Refresher Course: Tuesday, December 6, 12:30-4:30 pm, at The Miller Center, 120 Hardwood Drive, Lewisburg. This is a four-hour driver safety course for those who have previously attended the eight-hour course. AARP members $20 and non-AARP members $25. Registration is required; call 570-768-3200.

Wellness 360 Active Aging Network: Stroke Awareness, Monday, December 12, 10:15 am, The Miller Center, 120 Hardwood Drive, Lewisburg led by Tresa Keiser, RN, MSN, Stroke Coordinator, Evangelical Community Hospital. This talk will focus on the signs and symptoms of stroke, types of stroke, B.E.F.A.S.T., and prevention strategies. Registration is required. Call 570-768-3200 for more information or register online. 

Safe Sitters: Wednesday, December 28, 8:30 am-2 pm, at The Miller Center, 120 Hardwood Drive, Lewisburg. A medically accurate Safe Sitter course for children ages 11 and up. Participants learn everything they need to know to be a great sitter by gaining the skills and confidence needed to do the job well and earn parents’ trust. Included is certification in American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR. $50 fee, registration required. Scholarships available.

Freedom from Smoking: Over the course of eight sessions, learn to overcome tobacco addiction with the help of certified educators through this FREE program. The seven-week program can give you the tools you need to be smoke-free and enjoy the benefits of a healthier you. Call 570-768-3200 to schedule an appointment with a certified facilitator.

Health Coaching: Work with a Certified Health Coach, on a schedule that works for you, to achieve individual goals of greater well-being whatever they may be – physical, nutritional, stress, and more. Call 570-768-3200 for pricing and more information.

Dec
6
Tue
Evangelical Community Hospital Health and Wellness and Mobile Health Screenings
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am

Community Health and Wellness at Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of screenings through the month of December. For the safety of participants, masking is required while in Hospital facilities and during all in-person screenings. Physical distancing and frequent handwashing/use of hand sanitizer are encouraged as participants move through the screening process.

Comprehensive Blood Screen: Wednesday, December 14, 6:30-10 am, at The Miller Center, 120 Hardwood Drive, Lewisburg. A low-cost comprehensive blood screening can provide important details about your health, sometimes before symptoms of a condition surface, giving you and your physicians the power to plan ahead. $50 fee includes a lipid panel (HDL, LDL, total cholesterol, and triglycerides), complete blood count, and CMP (blood sugar, electrolytes, calcium, protein, liver enzymes, etc.). Appointments required. Call 570-768-3200.

Skin Cancer Screen: Tuesday, December 20, 1-4:30 pm, at Surgical Specialists of Evangelical, 25 Lystra Rogers Drive, Lewisburg. This free screening, with Daria Keyser, DO, helps individuals recognize their own pattern of moles, freckles, and “beauty marks.” By being familiar with what is considered normal allows people to be more alert to changes in the number, size, shape, and color of pigmented areas that may be of concern. Appointments required. Call 570-768-3200.

Blood Pressure Screenings:

Tuesday, December 6, 10-11:30 am, Sunbury YMCAWednesday, December 21, 9-10:30 am, Lewisburg YMCA, The Miller CenterWednesday, December 28, 8:45-10:15 am, Mifflinburg YMCA.

By appointment at Community Health and Wellness. Call 570-768-3200.

Blood Sugar Screenings:

Tuesday, December 6, 10-11:30 am, Sunbury YMCAWednesday, December 21, 9-10:30 am, Lewisburg YMCA, The Miller CenterWednesday, December 28, 8:45-10:15 am, Mifflinburg YMCA

By appointment at Community Health and Wellness. Call 570-768-3200.

December Mobile Health Evangelical stops are as follows:

Snyder County – Thursday, December 8, 9 am-3 pm, FREE blood pressure, blood glucose, bone density, and lipid point of care screening at Middlecreek Area Community Center, 67 Elm Street, Beaver Springs. Sponsored by Remmey – The Pallet Company.

Union County – Tuesday, December 13, 7 am-1 pm, FREE blood pressure, blood glucose, bone density, and lipid point of care screening at Wenger’s Market, 311 East Chestnut Street, Mifflinburg.

Northumberland County – Thursday, December 22, 12-5 pm, FREE blood pressure, blood glucose, bone density, and lipid point of care screening at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 1125 Mahoning Street, Milton.

 

Dec
7
Wed
Evangelical Community Hospital December Support Groups @ Evangelical Community Hospital
Dec 7 all-day

Evangelical Community Hospital has scheduled its roster of support groups for the month of December. For the safety of participants, masking is required while in Hospital facilities and during all in-person support groups. Physical distancing and frequent handwashing/use of hand sanitizer are encouraged for participants who attend support groups.

Bariatric: Wednesday, December 7, 6-7 pm. This month’s topic is Get Relaxed for the Holidays. Participants should meet at the Surgical Specialist of Evangelical lobby, 25 Lystra Rogers Drive, Lewisburg.

Empty Arms: Monday, December 19, 6:30-8:30 pm, St John’s United Church of Christ, 1050 Buffalo Rd., Lewisburg. This support group is for individuals following the loss of a baby. For more information or to register, call 570-522-2378.