Vigil set for Wednesday
LOCK HAVEN -The HOPE Center at Lock Haven University will host a domestic violence Awareness vigil at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Rogers Gymnasium.
The event is held each year to foster awareness about the pervasive problem of domestic violence and to promote healing for victims and survivors.
Speakers will include Lock Haven University Provost Dr. Donna Wilson, LHU faculty members and students. Clinton County Women's Center director Mary Jane Isenberg and outreach coordinator Aimee Grugan will highlight the resources available in the area to combat domestic violence and assist victims.
Members of The Women's Coalition, a student group on campus, will present pieces from the Clothesline Project.
There also will be an open mic segment to allow audience members to share their personal stories and to remember loved ones who have been victimized.
For more information, contact the LHU HOPE Center at 484-2111, or Dr. Lisette Schillig, HOPE Center director, at 484-2765 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DuBoistown club to meet Thursday
The DuBoistown Garden Club held a business meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 by President Rita Bower at St. Lawrence Church Hall, South Williamsport.
The program for the evening was presented by Terri Maclay, master judge and owner of Nature's Harmony, who also is a special events planner.
The consultant was Liz Snyder.
Hostess co-chairwomen were Rosalie Miller and Beverly Stroble.
Committee members were Pamela Barletta, Millie Brennen, Diane Cramer, Marie Dyer, Patricia Kaczmarek, Mary Louise Kissell, Ruth Lamade, Gretchen Mangiardi and Joanne Reeder.
On Friday, a the club will hold a Halloween party at the Pajama Factory and make costumes and creations.
The consultant will be Rita Bower and the hostess chairwomen are Lisa Bock and Isabel Shumbat. The committee is Beth Allison, Tanga Brown, Diane Cramer, Barbara Irvin, Patricia Kaczmarek and Gina Turner.
Strobel's announces upcoming classes
Strobel's Sewing Center, 201 Basin St., has announced the following classes:
Intro to Machine Quilting - today from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Unfinished Project Night - Oct. 30 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Call ahead to let Strobel's know what you need help with.
Christmas Stocking Class - Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or Nov. 1 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Christmas Tree Skirt Class - Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Nylon Shopper Class - Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Making and Attaching Binding class - Nov. 7 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. or Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Garden Album Quilt Class - Nov. 12 from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Log Cabin Quilt Class - Nov. 13, 27 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. or Nov. 15, 29 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
To register, call 322-7774.
Local quilt guild to meet Thursday
PENNSDALE - The Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Pennsdale United Methodist Church, 658 Village Road.
The program will be "Quilting 101," featuring mitered corners, prairie points, the care of quilts and a library tour.
A Secret Santa name exchange will be held for the Dec. 13 meeting.
A landscape quilting workshop will be held Saturday, conducted by Lu Ann Baskin of Inspiration Quilt Shop of Jersey Shore.
Another workshop will be held Nov. 17 by member Ellen Beauclaire.
Instructions will be given for an apron and simple zippered bag.
Kay Rhinehart will handle registrations for both workshops.
Members are reminded to bring their BOMs, "Canning Jar."
For more information, visit www.susqvalley quilters.com or call 547-1940.