Current Events

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Annual Holiday Dinner

At the Front Street Station, Northumberland

Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

A brief meeting and election of officers and board members will follow.

Special holiday entertainment by the Susquehanna International Folk Dancers,

Alexa Spaventa, Dixie Gavason, and John Moore.

Reservation deadline is Wed., Nov. 29.

 

 

We Need Your Help . . .

 

Get rid of all of those unwanted, gently used things cluttering your cabinets, closets, drawers, and garage! Pack them up and donate them to our annual sale today. Your donations ensure that our sale will be successful and, best of all, that stuff will be gone! We’re sorry but we can’t accept clothing, bedding, pillows, stuffed animals, college textbooks more than one year old, or encyclopedia sets. Call 570-286-4083 to arrange a time to drop off your donation. Thanks for your support!

Monday, December 18, 2017

Last day the Library and Museum are open

until Friday, March 2nd, 2018.

 

 

February 15, 16, & 17, 2018

Annual Indoor Yard Sale

A sure cure for the winter blues when “one man’s junk is another man’s treasure.”  Mark your calendar now so you don’t miss it!  We’ll accept donations of clean, gently used items through Feb. 12. 

 

Third Thursday Programs for 2018

All programs will be held at the Hunter House, 1150 N. Front St., Sunbury and will begin at 7:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served after the program.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Speaker: Joseph McGinley Jr. of Kulpmont. 

Topic: The Spanish Influenza epidemic of 1918 and how it affected the Anthracite Region.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Speaker: Barb Spaventa

Topic: 78 Pennsylvanians died when a concrete dam failed in the Potter County community of Austin in September 1911. Some of Barb’s ancestors, the Ripples, lived in the town, but were spared.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Speaker: Glenda Strouse 

Topic: the Old Chillisquaque cemetery near Route 147.

 

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Program to be announced at a later date.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Speaker: Kathleen Van Schuyler 

Topic: Kathleen’s family genealogy. Kathleen recently visited Salem, Massachusetts, to visit the place where one of her ancestors, the Rev. George Burroughs, was hanged for witchcraft in 1692.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Speaker: Daniel Schwalm

Topic: The Hessians who settled in Pennsylvania following the American Revolutionary War, included his ancestor, Johannes Schwalm, who was captured at Trenton in December 1776.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Annual Dinner Meeting - location and details to be announced at a later date.