'Bulbs' workshop offered

SHAMOKIN - The Penn State Master Gardeners will present a program on bulbs, rhizomes, corms, tubers and fleshy roots at the Shamokin-Coal Township Public Library at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.

There will be a power point presentation of 299 colorful slides. Bagged bulbs will be for sale.

Register for this program by calling 988-3950.

Veterans committee to meet

MOUNT CARMEL - The Mount Carmel Area Joint Veterans Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. at the post home of VFW Post 2110, following the Changing of the Colors flag ceremony. Veterans Day activities and other matters will be discussed at this meeting. All organizations are asked to send representatives to this important meeting.

150th birthday celebration

MOUNT CARMEL - There will be a 150th birthday celebration of Mount Carmel Borough in the town park at noon Saturday, Nov. 3, according to Mayor J. Kevin Jones.

There will be cake and refreshments, as well as a time capsule buried with the old time capsules, he said.

Any church, organization, business, civic club or social club interested in putting anything into the time capsule should place the documents into an unsealed regular white envelope with their name on the front, Jones said.

A plaque will be placed where the time capsules are buried, he said.

Vendors wanted for shopping event

MOUNT CARMEL - Vendors are needed for the Second Annual Holiday Shopping Extravaganza, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Mount Carmel Area High School. All vendors, crafters, bakers and jewelry makers are welcome.

To participate, contact Caroline Rossi at 339-0651.