Me and Earl and The Dying Girl: Funny, Hopeful … and Real

18 hours 45 min ago

***1/2 (out of four)

You wouldn’t think a film about cancer could be so funny.  Or so hopeful.  Or so real. more»

WVIA-TV set to premiere new magazine style public affairs program, Stay Tuned

October 2, 2015

WVIA Public Media's all-new 1-hour monthly magazine style television program, "Stay Tuned" showcasing stories from throughout northeastern Pennsylvania and the Central Susquehanna Valley premieres Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV.

Mark your calendar! The Will Huffman Toy Train Expo is coming soon!

September 30, 2015


Mark your calendar! The Will Huffman Toy Train Expo will take place this year on Saturday, Nov. 21 and Sunday, Nov. 22 at Park Place. more»

And From Our Friends at Preservation Williamsport….

September 30, 2015

17th Annual Victorian Christmas
“Pride and Pedigree”

A Tour of Homes, Churches & Museums

Saturday, November 21, 2015

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Presented by Preservation Williamsport more»

UMC students travel to the original site of the Woodstock Music Festival

1 week 2 days ago
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By the time the students and teachers from the Uptown Music Collective got to Woodstock, the half a million people were gone, the music had faded, and forty-six years had passed. Today, in the place where the Woodstock Arts & Music Fair was held in the summer of 1969 stands the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, and the Museum at Bethel Woods. more»

October Coffee Hour: The Clock at Trinity Episcopal Church

September 26, 2015


The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society has announced its October coffee hour which will be held on Thursday, October 8 at 10 am in the Community Room of the Taber. “The Clock at Trinity Episcopal Church, Williamsport, PA.,” will be the topic of the lecture as presented by Jim Zerfing and Tom Henninger. more»

Wrestling Under the Stars THIS SUNDAY!

1 week 6 days ago

Wrestling Under the Stars, a night of professional wrestling at Williamsport’s Susquehanna Bank Park, will take place this Sunday, September 27 at 4pm.  The show, originally scheduled for September 12 was postponed due to wet weather conditions.  All tickets dated September 12 are good for Sunday’s show.  more»

WVIA, PBS39 and PPL Partner to Provide Area Schools with Empowering Educators Grant Opportunity

September 24, 2015

WVIA Public Media and PBS39 are giving local educators the power to make a difference with the Empowering Educators program, sponsored by PPL Corporation. This program is designed to help teachers provide hands-on learning by bringing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to life in the community.

Banned Books Week Sept. 27 to Oct. 3 focuses on challenged young adult books

2 weeks 1 day ago

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Young Adult books will be the focus of Banned Books Week in 2015, the annual celebration of the freedom to read observed this year from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3. more»

Pianist-singer-songwriter Romy and Roots-Americana Musician Rick Hornyak Perform October 5 during the next Live Homegrown Music Concert at the WVIA Studios - Public Invited

September 22, 2015

WVIA-FM presents Pianist-singer-songwriter, Romy and Roots & Americana Musician, Rick Hornyak on the next live broadcast of WVIA's Homegrown Music Concert on Monday, October 5, 2015 at 8 p.m. at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, Pennsylvania. Seats are free, but limited. more»

Small Changes Ripple Outward

September 21, 2015

I spent a delightful 12 minutes today watching a Ted Talk by Shawn Achor, a psychologist who teaches about positivity and its effect on happiness. more»

Library to feature mystery writer for talk and book signing event

2 weeks 2 days ago

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host mystery writer, Sandra Carey Cody, for an author talk and book signing from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23.

Cody will talk about her writing career and her involvement in the Sisters in Crime writing group. more»

Resounding Cymbals Theatre Group Takes the Stage for an Evening of Entertainment

3 weeks 1 day ago
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Join us for a FREE Soup and Salad dinner theater, as Resounding Cymbals Theatre Group takes the stage for an evening of entertainment, featuring 'Money Merry-Go-Round', a screwball comedy, set in the 1930s.

GAP Fellowship Church
312 Maynard St,
Williamsport, PA 17701

When: more»

Taber Museum Society Program to Feature Betsy Koons Robertson, Aide to Nancy Reagan

September 13, 2015

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society has announced the subject of its September Society Program for Sunday, September 20 at 2:00 pm. Betsy Koons Robertson, former Deputy Press Secretary to First Lady Nancy Reagan, will be speaking on ‘The Reagan Years’ in the museum’s Community Room. more»

International ‘Read an eBook Day’ set for Sept. 18

3 weeks 3 days ago

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., recently announced that it will take part and celebrate International Read an eBook Day, an annual holiday to celebrate and raise awareness for reading on digital devices on Sept. 18. more»

WVIA kicks off the 25th Anniversary of its Simply Grand Concert Series on October 11, 2015 with pianist Barry Hannigan and flutist Mary Hannigan - Public Invited

September 10, 2015

WVIA Public Media kicks off the 25th Anniversary of its Simply Grand Concert Series with pianist Barry Hannigan and flutist Mary Hannigan. The live concert will be held on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 3 p.m. in the Sordoni High Definition Theater at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, PA. Seating is free, but limited. more»

Hands on Heritage


Welcome to Hands on Heritage Our perfect day is spent discovering and sharing a great story that celebrates heritage. more»

Ask a Curator Day

September 9, 2015

We’re all curious about what goes on behind closed doors, and that’s true for museums and galleries and historical societies, as well as private residences. more»

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