12/1/16 - 12/31/16 - THE BROOME COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY is accepting non-perishable food donations to help CHOW and reduce your library fines during the month of December. You will receive $1 off your fines for each food item you bring to the library. Even if you do not have library fines you are invited to make a food donation. The library is located at 185 Court Street in Binghamton. CHOW is the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse.

12/09/2016 - 12/10/2016 - JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM - free wagon rides to take visitors to 8 live scenes dramatizing the events surrounding the birth of Jesus - will be held at the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church on Friday, December 9th and Saturday, December 10th from 6 to 9 PM each evening. Wagons leave the church every fifteen minutes. The church is located at 4 Church Street in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. Hot beverages and homemade cookies upon return to the church.

12/9/2016 - TRUMPETER CHIZ RIDER WILL HOLD A DINNER CONCERT at the Montrose Bible Conference on Friday, December 9th. The doors open at 6 PM and dinner is served at 6:30 PM. Reservations required by calling 570-278-1001. There is also an optional Bed and Breakfast package which includes the dinner concert, overnight lodging and breakfast. The dinner concert is being held at the Montrose Bible Conference's Lake Ridge Center at 675 Lake Avenue in Montrose. Adults $22, age 12 and under $5. The optional Bed and Breakfast $52.50 per person. For more information visit www.MontroseBible.org.

12/09/16 - 12/11/16 - THE CANTATA "THEN JESUS CAME" will be performed at the Lighthouse Baptist Church on Friday, December 9th at 7 PM and Sunday, December 11th at 6 PM. The church is located at 209 Gardner Road in Horseheads, New York. This Cantata is a Christmas Musical written by Ron and Shelly Hamilton. For more information call 607-739-9062.

12/10/2016 - AN INDOOR WINTER FARMERS MARKET - BEYOND ORGANICS GARDEN - will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church on Route 6 in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania each Saturday thru May from 10 AM to 2 PM. Pesticide free, organically grown eggs, artesian cheeses, grass fed chicken, grass fed beef and more. There will also be pesticide free lettuce, kale, basil and other fresh local greens as well. St. Peter's Episcopal Church is just before Shadow Brook Inn and Resort if you are coming from Tunkhannock.

12/10/2016 - THE BLACK SAGE PROJECT will present a concert of Celtic, folk, bluegrass and gospel music at The Vineyard Center on Saturday, December 10th at 7 PM. All children 18 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult. The Vineyard Center is located at 761 Terrace Street in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. Ticket sales at event.attendstar.com/event/show/black-sage-project-live-at-the-vineyard/

12/10/2016 - JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM BY WAGON at the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church on Friday, December 9th and Saturday, December 10th from 6 to 9 PM each evening. Wagon rides leave every 15 minutes to 8 scenes enacting events surrounding the birth of Jesus. The church is located at the corner of Church and Warren Street in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania.

12/10/2016 - THE PINEBROOK BIBLE CONFERENCE'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BANQUET AND CONCERT will be held on Saturday, December 10th at 3:15 PM. The Pinebrook Bible Conference is located at 5339 Pinebrook Road in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. For reservations call 570-424-1212. www.pinebrook.org.

12/10/16 - 12/11/16 - CALKINS BAPTIST CHURCH'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM "THE GREATEST GIFT" will be presented on Saturday, December 10th at 7 PM and Sunday, December 11th at 2:30 PM in the Beacon Family Center at 527 Calkins Road in Milanville, Pennsylvania. Free. A nursery is provided for parents with young children. Refreshments will be served after the Sunday matinee. Directions to the church are available at www.cubc.us.

12/11/2016 - A LIVING NATIVITY will be held at the South Clinton Baptist Church on Sunday, December 11th from 6 to 8 PM. The church is located at 7 Stanton Drive in Waymart, Pennsylvania. Refreshements will be served.

12/11/2016 - THE WYOMING AVENUE CHRISTIAN CHURCH PRESENTS THEIR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT on Sunday, December 11th at 7 PM. The church is located at 881 Wyoming Avenue in Kingston, Pennsylvania. Guest musicians include a Brass Ensemble from the Scranton area and 14 year old Abby Charneski from Holy Redeemer in Kingston. Free.

12/11/2016 - THE CHILDREN'S MUSICIAL "STAR OF WONDER" will be performed at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church at 317 Luzerne Avenue in West Pittston, Pennsylvania on Sunday, December 11th at 7 PM. Free. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Refreshments will follow the musical.

12/11/2016 - A LIVE NATIVITY will be held at the South Clinton Baptist Church on Sunday, December 11th from 6 to 8 PM. The church is located on the corner of Route 296 and Stanton Drive, one mile north of the Waymart traffic light. For more information call 570-937-4360.

12/11/2016 - A CHRISTMAS CONCERT WITH THE SPENCER SISTERS will be held at Brisben Baptist Church on Sunday, December 11th at 11 AM. The church is located on State Highway 12, between Greene and Norwich, New York. The concert will be followed by a luncheon. The Spencer Sisters are a string trio.

12/11/2016 - A CHRISTMAS CONCERT will be held at the Asbury United Methodist Church on Sunday, December 11th at 3 PM. The church is located at 720 Delaware Street in Scranton.

12/11/2016 - DEBBIE MILLS will be in concert at the Tunkhannock Assembly of God on Sunday, December 11th at 11 AM. The church is located on Bridge Street in Tunkhannock.

12/12/2016 - AN INFORMAL MEET AND GREET SUPPORT GROUP FOR THOSE WITH LYME DISEASE or those who would like to know more about Lyme Disease will be held at the Hallstead/Great Bend Rod and Gun Association on Monday, December 12th at 7 PM. Learn from those who have been dealing with Lyme Disease, share experiences such as symptoms, getting diagnosed and treatment. Informational brochures, flyers and web connections will be available free of charge. The Hallstead/Great Bend Rod and Gun Association is located at 3340 Dubois Street in Hallstead, Pennsylvania. PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION!

12/14/2016 - AN ORGAN MEDITATION FOR ADVENT will take place at the First Presbyterian Church at 367 Church Street in Montrose on Wednesday, December 14th at noon. Richard and Evelyn Van Auken are the organist and pianist. A soup and bread luncheon will follow in the Fellowship Hall.

12/14/2016 - A DOUG'S FISH FRY will be held at Tractor Supply at 154 Vestal Parkway West in Vestal, New York on Wednesday, December 14th from 11 AM to 6 PM. The proceeds will benefit the LEAH Guardians Home School Soccer Program. Homemade baked goods will also be available.

12/14/2016 - A FREE MEAL will be served at the Montrose United Methodist Church at 526 Church Street in Montrose on Wednesday, December 14th from 3 to 7 PM. This free meal is sponsored by Susquehanna County Interfaith and the Montrose United Methodist Church.

12/16/16 - 12/18/16 - PERFORMANCES OF THE LIVE NATIVITY OF THE ABINGTONS will be held at the Clarks Green Assembly of God on Friday, December 16th at 7:30 PM, Saturday, December 17th at 6 and 7:30 PM and Sunday, December 18th at 6 PM. This is a production of music, drama and live animals. The church is located at 204 South Abington Road in Clarks Green, Pennsylvania.

12/17/16 - 12/18/16 - CHUCK GIRARD will be in concert at The Landmark Church on Saturday, December 17th at 6:30 PM and Sunday, December 18th at 11 AM. A love offering will be received. The church is located at 126 Court Street in Binghamton, New York.

12/17/2016 - A DONATION FAMILY STYLE BREAKFAST with Loch's Maple Syrup will be served at the Springville United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 17th from 7 to 10 AM.

12/18/2016 - THE CANTATA "THE THOUSAND HALLELUJAS" BY RON HAMILTON will be presented at the Stanfordville Baptist Church on Sunday, December 18th at 6 PM. The church is located at 24567 State Route 29 about 10 miles north of Montrose. In addition to the choir numbers, there will be a Readers' Theatre telling the story of how God worked the miracle of salvation in an unlikely lady doctor. For more information call the church at 570-967-2136.

12/18/2016 - A HOLIDAY RECIPE PARTY will be held at the Sayre Christian Church on Sunday, December 18th from 3 to 5 PM. Bring a favorite recipe with samples to share and tell the story behind the recipe. The church is located at 427 South Keystone Avenue in Sayre, Pennsylvania. There is no charge, though donations will be accepted for the local food pantry.

12/18/2016 - THE 23rd ANNUAL LIVE NATIVITY will be held at the Park Avenue Baptist Church on Sunday, December 18th with showtimes at 5:00, 5:45 and 6:30 PM. The church is located at 1135 Vestal Avenue in Binghamton. Free. Live animals from Animal Adventure Park and Stable will provide a memorable Christmas experience and tradition. Kids are encouraged to participate by being angels or shepherds with costumes that will be available. Hot Chocolate and cookies.

12/18/2016 - THE MUSICAL AND NARRATIVE CANTATA "GO SING IT ON THE MOUNTAIN" will be presented at the Tabernacle Bible Church on Sunday, December 18th at 10:30 AM. The church is located at 455 Grove Street in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

12/18/2016 - THE CHRISTMAS PLAY - GRANNY CANDY - will be performed at the First Bapist Church at 96 Pine Street in Hallstead, Pennsylvania on Sunday, December 18th at 6 PM. For more information call 570-879-4676 or visit www.fbchallsteadpa.org.

12/20/2016 - THE BROOME COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY'S KNITTING GROUP will meet on Tuesday, December 20th at 5:30 PM. The group is open to knitters of all skill levels and participates in various charity knitting projects. Participants should bring a project to work on during the meeting. The library is located at 185 Court Street in Binghamton.

12/20/2016 - THE BINGHAMTON AFTER 5 DINNER MEETING FOR WOMEN will be held at the Relief Pitcher Banquet Facility on Conklin Avenue in Binghamton on Tuesday, December 20th from 6:15 to 8:15 PM. James Ramsey performs a mini concert and Nancy Jensen is the speaker. For reservations call 607-770-9142. $13 all inclusive.

12/21/2016 - A CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT SERVICE will be held at the First Baptist Church of Hallstead on Wednesday, December 21st at 7 PM. The church is located at 96 Pine Street in Hallstead, Pennsylvania.

12/21/2016 - A FREE MEAL will be served at the Montrose United Methodist Church at 526 Church Street in Montrose on Wednesday, December 21st from 3 to 7 PM. This free meal is sponsored by Susquehanna County Interfaith and the Montrose United Methodist Church.

12/21/2016 - THE OWEGO CHRISTIAN WOMEN'S CLUB will hold a Holiday Highlights Ladies Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, December 21st from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the Owego Treadway on Route 17C in Owego, New York. For more information call 607-785-3101. Or email cgg350@aol.com. Adults $13.

12/24/2016 - A CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE will be held at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church at 317 Luzerne Avenue in West Pittston, Pennsylvania on Saturday, December 24th at 11 PM.

12/25/2016 - THE 16th ANNUAL FREE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS DINNER will be served in the Montrose Square Community Room on Sunday, December 25th at 12 PM. No reservations necessary. Sponsored by the Endless Mountains Health Systems physicians, employees, volunteers and the community. The Montrose Square Community Room is located at 145 Church Street in Montrose.

12/28/2016 - A FREE MEAL will be served at the Montrose United Methodist Church at 526 Church Street in Montrose on Wednesday, December 28th from 3 to 7 PM. This free meal is sponsored by Susquehanna County Interfaith and the Montrose United Methodist Church.

1/7/2017 - AN INDOOR WINTER FARMERS MARKET - BEYOND ORGANICS GARDEN - will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church on Route 6 in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania each Saturday thru May from 10 AM to 2 PM. Pesticide free, organically grown eggs, artesian cheeses, grass fed chicken, grass fed beef and more. There will also be pesticide free lettuce, kale, basil and other fresh local greens as well. St. Peter's Episcopal Church is just before Shadow Brook Inn and Resort if you are coming from Tunkhannock.

1/7/2017 - A DONATION FAMILY STYLE BREAKFAST with Loch's Maple Syrup will be served at the Springville United Methodist Church on Saturday, January 7th from 7 to 10 AM.

1/14/16 - IF ADOPTION IS PART OF GOD'S PLAN FOR YOUR FAMILY learn the processes, challenges and joys of adoption through a Biblical and practical video workshop at the First Baptist Church of Whitney Point on Saturday, January 14th from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. The cost includes breakfast, lunch, snacks and workbooks. Please register online by January 12th at www.WalkMinistries.org. The church is located at 2938 US Highway 11 in Whitney Point, New York. $20. For questions about the If You Were Mine Video Workshop email info@WalkMinistries.org, an adoption and foster care ministy of the First Baptist Church of Whitney Point.

2/4/2017 - AN INDOOR WINTER FARMERS MARKET - BEYOND ORGANICS GARDEN - will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church on Route 6 in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania each Saturday thru May from 10 AM to 2 PM. Pesticide free, organically grown eggs, artesian cheeses, grass fed chicken, grass fed beef and more. There will also be pesticide free lettuce, kale, basil and other fresh local greens as well. St. Peter's Episcopal Church is just before Shadow Brook Inn and Resort if you are coming from Tunkhannock.

3/4/2017 - AN INDOOR WINTER FARMERS MARKET - BEYOND ORGANICS GARDEN - will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church on Route 6 in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania each Saturday thru May from 10 AM to 2 PM. Pesticide free, organically grown eggs, artesian cheeses, grass fed chicken, grass fed beef and more. There will also be pesticide free lettuce, kale, basil and other fresh local greens as well. St. Peter's Episcopal Church is just before Shadow Brook Inn and Resort if you are coming from Tunkhannock.

4/1/2017 - AN INDOOR WINTER FARMERS MARKET - BEYOND ORGANICS GARDEN - will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church on Route 6 in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania each Saturday thru May from 10 AM to 2 PM. Pesticide free, organically grown eggs, artesian cheeses, grass fed chicken, grass fed beef and more. There will also be pesticide free lettuce, kale, basil and other fresh local greens as well. St. Peter's Episcopal Church is just before Shadow Brook Inn and Resort if you are coming from Tunkhannock.

4/23/2017 - IBERIA IN THE AMERICAS: SPANISH CHORAL MUSIC IN MEXICO AND THE U.S. will be presented by the Madrigal Choir of Binghamton on Sunday afternoon, April 23rd, at 3 PM at the United Presbyterian Church at 42 Chenango Street in Binghamton. Guest guitarist Paul Sweeney will be featured. The concert will feature Spanish-influenced music in North America from the 18th century to today.