Recreation

2014 Tour de Bill Bicycle Event Announced

1 week 1 day ago
Bicycle Williamsport - Saturday, June 7

Wegmans and the YMCA are organizing 2014's Tour de Bill bicycle event scheduled for Saturday, June 7, 2014. The event includes over 15 miles of bicycling together through Downtown Williamsport. All Proceeds benefit the Williamsport Branch YMCA Annual Campaign. See the flyer for all the details! 

Miller’s Horses Continue to Dominate Weiss at Pocono

April 17, 2014

April 16, 2014

Even with a substitute driver, Take The Money and Perfect Alliance continued to dominate Bobby Weiss series action at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs with easy wins on Wednesday night. Two $15,000 divisions of the Weiss were held for three and four-year-old trotting fillies and mares. more»

Weiss Late Closing Series 4th Leg this week

April 15, 2014

 

WILKES-BARRE PA – Fillies and mares will have the spotlight shine on them during the early-week cards at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, as pacing distaffs will contest the fourth and final preliminary leg of the Bobby Weiss Series on Tuesday, and their trotting counterparts going on Wednesday.  more»

Ray Hall and You Rock My World Score in Weiss at Pocono

April 15, 2014

April 13, 2014

Ray Hall and You Rock My World picked up victories Sunday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in the Bobby Weiss late closer series. There were two divisions of the Weiss held for three and four-year-old colts, stallions, and geldings on the trot, each carrying a purse of $15,000. more»

Abelard Hanover Wins Thrilling Feature at Pocono

April 14, 2014

April 12, 2014

Abelard Hanover made a second move late to rally for a thrilling victory in Saturday night’s featured Preferred pace at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race carried a purse of $25,000. more»

Heavy Favorites Come Up Empty in Weiss at Pocono

April 9, 2014

April 8, 2014

Miller’s Bird, A And G’s Design, and Prima Dragon all knocked off heavy favorites to win divisions of the Bobby Weiss series on Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. There were three divisions of the Weiss held for three and four-year-old fillies and mares on the pace, each carrying a purse of $15,000. more»

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Adds New Blackjack Tables

April 8, 2014

Sunburst Bar Now Features Live Table Games  more»

Sixteen Mikes and Ray Hall Sweep Prelims of Weiss at Pocono

April 7, 2014

April 6, 2014

Sixteen Mikes and Ray Hall completed sweeps of the preliminary legs of the Bobby Weiss series to highlight action on Sunday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. There were three divisions held of the third leg of the Weiss Series for three and four-year-old colts, stallions, and geldings on the trot, each of which carried a purse of $15,000. more»

Three Career Marks in Weiss at Pocono

April 4, 2014

April 1, 2014

R Journey Together, Envious Hanover, and Stucklikeglue captured divisions of the Bobby Weiss Series on Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, all with career-best times. There were three Weiss divisions held for three and four-year-old fillies and mares on the pace, each carrying a purse of $15,000. more»

Distaff Pacers Take Center Stage in Weiss at Pocono

March 26, 2014

March 25, 2014

R Journey Together, Envious Hanover, and Sweet Charity all scored wins Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in the Bobby Weiss series. The three divisions, which included three and four-year-old pacing mares, each carried a purse of $15,000. more»

Creedence Clearwater Revisited in Concert at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

March 24, 2014

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers to perform inside the Keystone Grand Ballroom on May 3rd more»

Weiss Series Highlights Sunday Action at Pocono

March 24, 2014

March 23, 2014

Sixteen Mikes, Ray Hall, and Time To Quit picked up wins in the first leg of the Bobby Weiss Series on Sunday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Each of the three divisions of the series, which included three and four-year-old trotting colts, stallions, and geldings, carried a purse of $15,000. more»

Modern Family Wins Feature on Opening Night at Pocono

March 23, 2014

March 22, 2014

Modern Family parlayed a pocket trip into a late-kicking victory in the Preferred Handicap featured trot on Opening Night Saturday at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race carried the night’s top purse of $25,000. more»

Indian Interpreter to Portray Andrew Montour in Free Program

4 weeks 5 days ago
Indian Interpreter William Hunt to Portray Andrew Montour, founder of Montoursville, PA.

The past comes comes alive as Montoursville's namesake, Andrew Montour, returns to the area as portrayed by historian and re-enactor William Hunt. more»

Spa Sapphire Opens at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

March 11, 2014

WILKES-BARRE, PA  – Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs and Spa Sapphire are excited to announce th more»

Quiet Riot to Rock Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

March 10, 2014

Rock & Roll phenomenon to play the Keystone Grand Ballroom April 26th   more»

God’s Country Marathon Going “Over the Hill”

6 weeks 4 days ago
Image of last year’s God’s Country Marathon winner, Bryan Morseman, of Addison, NY celebrating his victory as he crosses the finish line in downtown Coudersport, Pa.

Registration is now open for the 2014 God's Country Marathon, Half Marathon and Team Relay. This year's races will be held in Potter County on Saturday, June 7, 2014. It will be the 40th running of the God's Country Marathon, making it the second most longstanding marathon in Pennsylvania. more»

Kristian Bush Brings “Put Your Soul In It Tour” to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

March 3, 2014

Country superstar and Sugarland founder to perform inside the Keystone Grand Ballroom on April 19th   more»

Tony Orlando in Concert at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

February 25, 2014

One of America’s best loved personalities to perform inside the Keystone Grand Ballroom on April 11th more»

Learn About Native Americans at the Riverland Indian Artifact Show

8 weeks 1 day ago
Learn more about Native American artifacts at the Riverland Indian Artifact Show When: March 1, 2014 Where: Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, 634 Salem Blvd, Berwick, PA 18603

 

Are you interested in Native American artifacts? Come and learn more about them from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at PPL's Susquehanna Riverlands Interpretive Center. more»

Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs Launches Customizable Rewards Program

February 19, 2014

Momentum offers guests a more personalized experience with tailored rewards and faster earning power more»

MOHEGAN SUN AT POCONO DOWNS ANNOUNCES 2014 RACING SCHEDULE

February 14, 2014

A double-header on Kentucky Derby Day and an additional day per week of racing in July and August are two of the changes in the new Pocono racing schedule for 2014, as announced by Vice President of Racing Operations, Dale Rapson. more»

Annual Will Huffman Toy Train Expo chugs into town

24 weeks 5 days ago

The 23rd Annual Will Huffman Toy Train Expo chugs into town featuring dozens of working train layouts of all scales and size. Kids will enjoy the locomotive races and an appearance by Santa. The Expo is the area’s premier family event and is held in conjunction with Victorian Christmas. more»

68th Annual Mummers Parade Set

26 weeks 1 day ago

It's parade time again!!!

South Williamsport Police Department has announced the 68th Annual Mummers Parade will commence October 19, 2013, beginning at 2:00 pm. more»

Stroll through Historic Muncy Homes; View Lincoln’s Replica Coffin

30 weeks 1 day ago
Abraham Lincoln’s Replica Coffin -- custom coffin used to show President Lincoln -- brings history to Muncy during Historic Homes Tour.

Experience the beauty and charm of one of Pennsylvania’s finest communities as the Muncy Historical Society hosts its annual Historic Homes and Walking Tour from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 20. more»

Oktoberfest Street Fair and Festival Set

31 weeks 2 days ago

Oktoberfest Street Fair and Festival 2013 is a great family event that will offer vendors, kid’s activities, entertainment, and a car show. This event will be in downtown Williamsport with vendors located on Pine Street, Lot L, Lot R, Woodlands Bank Lot, and the Car Show in Lot E. more»

Thomas T. Taber Museum to Host Music on the Back Lawn

35 weeks 4 hours ago

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society invites you to an outdoor concert on Thursday, August 22, with a return of the ‘Dansbachers’. Drawn from members of the Danville Legion Band, this musical group performs songs reflecting a Germanic heritage and polka. more»

Taber Museum to Host Program on Eagle Grange

35 weeks 4 hours ago

In 1871, farmer Luke Eger read with eagerness material concerning the cooperative farming groups which were developing in the western United States. The farmers banded together, feeling that they were taken advantage of by the railroad system which shipped many of their goods at elevated or unfair prices. more»

CAMO Outdoors Expo Set

35 weeks 2 days ago

Did you recently notice that quality summer break time with the kids is rapidly coming to an end? With schools starting in a matter of weeks, many families are looking for a few more activities before getting back to the grind of school and numerous other events. more»

August First Friday Art Scene & Special Event Listings

37 weeks 2 days ago
First Friday Flyer Artwork By: Jonathan Frazier

Outdoor First Friday
Corner of Fourth & Pine
Three new bands and performer. Also, artist John
Nicholson will be doing live painting on Pine
Street. more»

Base Paths, Train Tracks and Blazing Fairways

37 weeks 2 days ago
The Statue of Liberty and several tourist boats in New York’s Upper Bay, seen from the Staten Island Ferry.

On the road with Dad in Jersey and Manhattan

My dad and I share an obsession with trains, baseball and golf; so he arranged a mid-July road trip that included them all -- with a little nostalgia as well. more»

View the Perseid Meteor Shower at Rider Park

37 weeks 5 days ago
Join Lycoming College’s Associate Professor of Astronomy and Physics, Dr. Richard Erickson on this unique adventure.

The First Community Foundation Partnership has made special arrangements to join Lycoming College’s Associate Professor of Astronomy and Physics, Dr. Richard Erickson on this unique adventure to observe one of the best meteor showers of the year at one of the best viewing areas in Lycoming County, Rider Park. more»

Fun in the Sun Kid’s Day at Brandon Park

37 weeks 6 days ago

The innaugural Fun in the Sun Kid’s Day will be held Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Brandon Park by the band shell. All are welcome and encouraged to attend this free event. more»

‘Bottles & Brews’: Tasting at the Taber Museum Scheduled

41 weeks 3 days ago

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will highlight the work of local home brewers during ‘Bottles & Brews,’ an evening of samplings of local craft beers and wine on Friday, August 9, from 7 until 10pm. The cost will be $15 per person in advance and $20 per person at the door. more»

Homemade Days Will Return to Brandon Park June 21

43 weeks 1 day ago

Homemade Days will be returning to Brandon Park on June 21 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and June 22 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a number of craft and food vendors for this event. On June 21, there will be a movie in the park starting at dusk. Live entertainment will also be playing on the Bandshell. more»

Historical Society, Kiwanis Golf Tourney Benefits Heritage Park

44 weeks 2 days ago

The Vintage Course at White Deer Public Golf Course was an ideal setting for this year’s co-sponsored 2013 Muncy Cup golf event. more»

Summer Adventure Awaits at Lycoming College for Kids, Teens

44 weeks 4 days ago
tudents in Aeronautical Engineers build rockets to launch at Lycoming College for Kids and Teens.

Parents, are you concerned about your children's summer vacation? Lycoming College for Kids and Teens not only offers education, it guarantees adventure. more»

An RV Trip through Northcentral PA Clears the Cobwebs

44 weeks 5 days ago
Hiawatha Paddlewheeler in the West Branch Susquehanna River, at Susquehanna State Park, Williamsport. (Photo courtesy of Ruhrfisch, Wikimedia Commons)

Nothing clears the mind and refuels our sense of adventure like hitting the open road. For out-of-towners, North Central Pennsylvania offers a diverse landscape with plenty of outdoor recreation. An RV vacation through the Pennsylvania countryside frees us to enjoy nature on our own terms and relax for a while. more»

An RV Trip through Northcentral PA Clears the Cobwebs

44 weeks 5 days ago

Nothing clears the mind and refuels our sense of adventure like hitting the open road. For out-of-towners, North Central Pennsylvania offers a diverse landscape with plenty of outdoor recreation. An RV vacation through the Pennsylvania countryside frees us to enjoy nature on our own terms and relax for a while. more»

WASD ALUMNI ASSOCIATION TO HOST NYC FALL BUS TRIP

45 weeks 2 days ago

The Williamsport Area School District Alumni Association is hosting a New York City bus trip on Saturday, Oct. 19, to take in the sights and sounds of the Big Apple.

The 47-passenger bus will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cost is $50 per person and covers transportation only. more»

Evangelical Invites Golfers and Sponsors to Take Part in 27th Golf Classic Event

45 weeks 2 days ago

Evangelical Community Hospital will host its 27th Golf Classic Event on Friday, August 16, 2013 at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club. Morning and afternoon shotgun starts are available at 8 am and 1:30 pm. Entry fee for each golfer is $125 and includes green fees, golf cart, buffet lunch and refreshments on the course. more»

CrossFit Billtown Grand Opening in Williamsport

46 weeks 2 days ago

CrossFit Billtown, 917 Rear Arch St, will have their grand opening on June 1, 2013. This is the first CrossFit gym to open in the Williamsport area. more»

Afternoon Qi with Tea

46 weeks 4 days ago
(Photo courtesy of Dancing Bear Farm)

Qigong (pronounced “chee gung”) is an ancient Chinese system of gentle movement, breathing techniques, and meditation that cultivates one’s vital energy or qi. more»

Full Moon Drumming at Dancing Bear Farm

47 weeks 3 days ago

Gather for joyous noise and rhythm-making each month as we watch the sunset in the west and the Full Moon rise over the eastern horizon with Full Moon Drumming at Dancing Bear Farm. The next event is Saturday, May 25, 7:00 – 8:30 PM. more»

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2013 Rail Excursion Schedule in Central Pennsylvania

48 weeks 1 day ago

The first of 60 individual rail excursions in Central Pennsylvania will be heldSaturday, May 25more»

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