11/26/2014 - A THANKGSVING EVE SERVICE will be held at Immanuel Baptist Church at 25 Zerby Avenue in Edwardsville, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, November 26th at 7 PM.

11/28/2014 - THERE WILL BE A WOMEN AT RISK MERCHANDISE SALE at the Stevensville Community Club on Route 706 in Stevensville, Pennsylvania on Friday, November 28th and Saturday, November 29th from 10 AM to 3 PM each day. The merchandise being sold is made exclusively by women who have been rescued by this organization from trafficking and various types of abuse. All proceeds from the sale are used by the organization to educate and continue to provide housing and protection to these women and their children.

11/29/2014 - THE MADRIGAL CHOIR OF BINGHAMTON PRESENTS LESSONS AND CAROLS FOR CHRISTMAS on Saturday, November 30th at 3 PM at the Church of the Holy Trinity, 346 Prospect Street in Binghamton. Guest artist will be organist Peter Browne and recorder/guitar duo Simple Gifts. Artist Director Dr. Bruce Borton will lead the 50 voice choir in a program of seasonal music and readings. Tickets available at Che Bella Fine Framing/Allstate Glass on Upper Front Street, Bingamton, RiverRead Books on Court Street, Binghamton and Beyond the Print on Vestal Parkway East, Vestal. Group rates for ten or more call 607-217-4110. Adults $18, seniors $13 & students $5. For more information visit www.madrigalchoir.com.

11/29/2014 - THE CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY CRAFT SHOW to benefit the Warren Center Garden Club will be held on Saturday, Novmeber 29th from 10 AM to 3 PM in the Warren Center Community Building. Lunch will be available. Two large rooms with hand made crafts, a Chinese auction, chili and cinnamon rolls.

11/30/2014 - A HOLIDAY WORSHIP CONCERT WITH THE STEVENS FAMILY will be held at Cross Road Assembly of God Church on Sunday, November 30th at 6 PM. The church is located at 803 State Route 435 in Elmhurst, Pennsylvania.

11/30/2014 - THE BROOME COUNTY YMCA IS ACCEPTING REGISTRATION FOR YOUTH INDOOR RUGBY. The program runs from January 3rd through February 7th for ages 5 to 14. Registration deadline is December 22nd. For more informaiton call 607-770-9622. Or email jcorse@ymcabroome.org. Members $25, non-members $50.

11/30/2014 - THE BROOME COUNTY YMCA is accepting registration for 1-2-3 Grow and Preschool Fit-N-Fun for children ages 1 to 5. The program runs on Tuesdays & Fridays monthly all year long. For more information call 607-770-3622. Members $14, non-members $28.

11/30/2014 - THE NORTHERN TIER SYMPHONY will be in concert on Sunday, November 30th at 3 PM at the Blue Ridge High School in New Milford. Tickets available at Lindsey Lawn and Garden in New Milford, Andre's Hardware in Montrose or at the door. General admission, $10 adults, $5 children. The orchestra is led by music director and conductor Robert Helmacy. Also includes French Horn soloist Sara Petokas.

12/2/2014 - THE BEST NEW BOOKS FOR CHILDREN will be highlighted at the Broome County Public Library on Tuesday, November 2nd at 6:30 PM. The library is located at 185 Court Street in Binghamton. This program is intended for adults and no registration is required.

12/5/2014 - THE BIG GIVE, AN EPIC CHRISTMAS CONCERT will be held at New Life Ministries at 201 Oak Hill Road in Endicott, New York on Friday, December 5th at 7 PM. Ticket sales benefit the New Life Food Pantry and non-perishable food items are also welcome. Tickets are $5 per person or $20 per family. For more information call 607-785-8579 or email charles@newlifefm.com.

12/6/2014 - SILVARA LADIES MUTUAL BENEFIT SOCIETY will be serving their last dinner of the season on Thursday, December 4th at noon. Located in the center of Silvara on Route 367 next to the Methodist Church. 58 Creek Road, Laceyville, Pennsylvania (Silvara). Dinner will be choice of ham or roast beef with mashed poatoes, gravy, rolls, veggies, sides and pie. Served family style.

12/6/2014 - THE SIXTH ANNUAL LIVING CHRISTMAS VILLAGE will be held at Grace Bible Church in Dunmore on Saturday, December 6th and Sunday, December 7th from 4 to 7 PM. The free walk-through village includes an interactive journey through Biblical times, a Live Nativity, Santa's Workshop, hot cocoa and cookies. The church is located behind Sheetz gas station next to PSU Worthington. For more information call 570-342-5651 or visit the church's website.

12/6/2014 - HOLY NAME OF MARY'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on Saturday, December 6th from 9 AM to 3 PM. Breakfast and lunch will be available, including take out with homemade soups & ethnic foods. The church is located at 278 South Main Street in Montrose.

12/6/2014 - THE LOCAL VMW - VETERANS OF MODERN WARFARE meets on the first Saturday of the month at 11 AM at the First Baptist Church in Owego at the corner of Church & Main Streets. For more information call 607-644-5690. All Vets are welcome, especially those from Desert Storm and subsequent conflicts.

12/6/2014 - A CHRISTMAS MUSICAL AND DRAMA "STAR OF HOPE" will be presented at the First Baptist Church at 695 Jackson Avenue in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania on Friday, December 5th and Saturday, December 6th at 7 PM each evening. Words and music were written by Steve and Jennifer Hall with Glenn Christianson. The story was written by Scott Carpenter. The choir is under the direction of Mrs. (Ed) Miriam Page and the drama presentation is under the direction of Mrs. (Brian) Becky Lewis.

12/6/2014 - THERE WILL BE A FREE COMMUNITY DINNER at the First Presbyterian Church on Pine Street in Hallstead, Pennsylvania on Saturday, December 6th from 4:30 to 6:30 PM. Spaghetti with home made meatballs, coffee & dessert. Eat in only.

12/6/2014 - THERE WILL BE A COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS CONCERT with local singing groups, soloists as well as group singing at the Montrose Bible Conference's Chapel on Saturday, December 6th from 11 AM to 3 PM. Refreshments will be provided.

12/6/2014 - A DONATION FAMILY STYLE BREAKFAST featuring Loch's Maple Syrup will be held at the Springville United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 6th from 7 to 10 AM.

12/7/2014 - REG AND GRETCHEN DUNNEMAN will be in concert at the First Baptist Church at 28 River Street in Sidney, New York on Sunday, December 7th at 6 PM. A free will offering will be received. For more information call 607-563-8456.

12/7/2014 - FAMILY FUN CENTERED ACTIVITIES called Messy Adventures on the Hilltop will be held at the Seventh Day Adventist Church at 834 Bunn Hill Road in Vestal on Sunday, December 7th from 1 to 4 PM.

12/7/2014 - THE MONTROSE COMMUNITY CHORALE will present their annual program on Sunday, December 7th at 3 PM at the Montrose Area High School under the direction of Thomas Welch, accompanied by Kristen Burkhardt. Special guests this year are the Montain Aire Brass group. A free will offering benefits the community. Light refreshements follow.

12/7/2014 - THERE WILL BE A FREE YOUTH RUGBY CLINIC at the Broome County YMCA beginning December 13th for boys and girls ages 5 to 14. Register by December 9th by calling 607-770-9622. Or email jcorse@ymcabroome.org.

12/7/2014 - THE BROOME COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY is reducing library fines by $1 for each non-perishable food item you bring to the library through December 31st. Even if you do not have library fines, you are invited to make a donation to CHOW at the library at 185 Court Street in Binghamton.

12/7/2014 - A CHRISTMAS CAROL will be performed at the Cross Creek Community Church on Saturday, December 6th and Sunday, December 7th at 6:30 PM each evening. The church is located at 370 Carverton Road in Trucksville, Pennsylvania. Free. For more information visit www.crosscreekcc.org or call 570-696-0399.

12/7/2014 - THE BREAKING BREAD SOUP KITCHEN at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church at 317 Luzerne Avenue in West Pittston, Pennsylvania will be serving a free meal each Monday evening in December from 5 to 6:30 PM. For more information call the church office at 570-654-2500.

12/7/2014 - THE GIFTS OF CHRISTMAS, a program with dramatic monologues, readings, hand bells and singing will be performed at the Tracy Creek Memorial Church on Sunday, December 7th at 11 AM. The church is located at the intersection of Tracy Creek and Knight Road in Vestal, New York. Free. For more information call 607-642-9972.

12/7/2014 - THE CHRISTMAS CANTATA "THE FIRST NOEL, A CELEBRATION OF THE BIRTHDAY OF A KING" will be presented at the the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church at 317 Luzerne Avenue in West Pittston, Pennsylvania on Sunday, December 7th at 7 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM.

12/13/2014 - THERE WILL BE A DINNER THEATRE at the United Methodist Community Church on Main Street in Great Bend, Pennsylvania on Friday, December 12th and Saturday, December 13th at 6 PM each evening. Please call 570-879-4506 to reserve your ticket for dinner. There will be a free will offering, no charge for tickets. General Seating is available for anyone wanting to stop in and see the performance. Uncle Phil's Diner 2, Badger Homecoming 1957, presented by Nailmark'd Theatre.

12/14/2014 - THE CHRISTMAS MUSICAL AND DRAMA "THE GREATEST GIFT" will be presented at the Standfordville Baptist Church on Sunday, December 14th at 6 PM. The church is located on Route 29, halfway between Montrose and the New York border. For more information call 570-967-2136. Refreshments will be served following the program.

12/14/2014 - THERE WILL BE A CHRISTMAS SING-A-LONG at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Scranton on Sunday, December 14th at 3 PM. For more information call the church office at 570-343-1035.

12/14/2014 - A CHILDREN'S PROGRAM "THE ALPHABET NATIVITY PLAY" AND THE PRECIOUS GEMS PUPPET TROUP will be at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church at 317 Luzerne Avenue in West Pittston, Pennsylvania on Sunday, December 14th at 7 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM.

12/14/2014 - THE BROOME COUNTY YMCA IS ACCEPTING REGISTRATION FOR ADULT CO-ED WINTER VOLLEYBALL. The program runs from January 4th through April 2nd an offers recreational, semi-competitive and competitive leagues. Register by December 22nd by calling 607-770-9622. Or email dsmith@ymcabroome.org. The cost for a 4 person league $210 and 6 person $315.

12/17/2014 - --THE OWEGO CHRISTIAN WOMEN'S CLUB will hold their Christmas Tea Ladies Luncheon on Wednesday, December 17th from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Rachel Lawler provides the music and Bev Richards is the speaker. For reservations call 607-785-3101 by December 12th. Or email cgg350@aol.com. Adults $12.

12/18/2014 - CHRIST'S COMMUNITY CLOTHES CLOSET at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in West Pittston, Pennsylvania will be closed from Thursday, December 18th through January 6th, reopening January 7th at 6 PM. For more information call the church office at 570-654-2500. Donations of clothing will be accepted during the holiday closing and can be placed in the clothing shed in the church parking lot anytime.

12/19/2014 - THE 21st ANNUAL LIVE NATIVITY will be held on Friday, December 19th from 6:30 to 8 PM at the Park Avenue Baptist Church at 1135 Vestal Avenue in Binghamton. Children are encouraged to take part as the story unfolds, costumes will be available. Live animals, provided by Animal Adventure will be onsite for this event. For more information call 607-222-4000.

12/20/2014 - A DONATION FAMILY STYLE BREAKFAST featuring Loch's Maple Syrup will be held at the Springville United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 20th from 7 to 10 AM.

12/20/2014 - SAMSON'S COFFEE HOUSE will hold its annual Christmas Party with CrossFire followed by Trace of Grace on Saturday, December 20th, from 7 to 9 PM. Samson's Coffee House is located inside Our Savior Lutheran Church at 731 Hooper Road in Endwell, New York. Light refreshments will be served. Free.

12/20/2014 - THERE WILL BE A COOKIE WALK at the Cross Road Assembly of God Church on Saturday, December 21st from 10:15 AM to 11 AM. The children's Christmas Program, "The Light has Come" will be performed on Saturday, December 21st at 6 PM. The church is located at 435 State Route 435 in Elmhurst, Pennsylvania.

12/21/2014 - CHRISTMAS IN BRASS featuring Borderline Brass and Friends will be held at the United Methodist Community Church on Main Street in Great Bend, Pennsylvania on Sunday, December 21st at 1:15 PM. All local Brass Players are invited to participate in this Brass Concert and sing-a-long.

12/21/2014 - AN OUTDOOR LIVE NATIVITY with live animals will be held at the Clarks Green Assembly of God on Friday, December 19th and Saturday, December 20th with performances at 7 & 8 PM. On Sunday, December 21st there will be one performance at 5:30 PM. The free event includes cookies and warm beverages. The church is located at 204 South Abington Road in Clarks Green, Pennsylvania. For more information call 570-586-8286.

12/21/2014 - A DRAMATIC CHRISTMAS PROGRAM with short skits will be presented at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church at 317 Luzerne Avenue in West Pittston, Pennsylvania on Sunday, December 21st at 7 PM. Humorous and dramatic, by the Parable Players and Alpha and Omega Drama Troupes. Doors open at 6:30 PM.

12/24/2014 - A CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE will be held at the Cross Road Assembly of God Church on State Route 435 in Elmhurst, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, December 24th at 8 PM.

12/24/2014 - A CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT COMMUNION SERVICE will be held at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church at 317 Luzerne Avenue in West Pittston, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, December 24th at 11 PM.