Saturday, Oct. 23:
SNOW DOGS OF SMOKEY HILL PROGRAM, 11 a.m., Muldoon Park, 451 Pennsylvania Ave., Waverly. Presented by Waverly Free Library as part of the statewide Great Give Back program. Demonstrations, information on the sled dog group and accepting donations of food and supplies for Stray Haven Humane Society. For more information, call the library at (607) 565-9341.
JAMES WEBB TELESCOPE LAUNCH CELEBRATION, 2 p.m., Mt. Pisgah State Park Pavilion, Troy. Community event will celebrate the December 2021 launch of the James Webb Telescope. Event will feature an expert from NASA, a pop-up planetarium presented by Kopernik Observatory and Science Museum, Girl Scouts STEM van, the bookmobile, and poster exhibits in tribute to the many women of STEM and exploration of the exoplanets. Open to all ages, but may be best understood by those in middle school and above.
TRUNK OR TREAT, 1-3 p.m., Tioga Catholic Charities, 139 Roki Blvd., Owego. Hot dogs and burgers, face painting, pumpkin painting and costume contest (ages 2-12).
BOOK SIGNING, 1-3 p.m., Riverow Bookshop, 187 Front St., Owego. Fran Murphy, former Owego Free Academy Superintendent of Schools, will sign copies of his historical novel, “Teacher Spy Assassin.” For more information, call (607) 687-4094 or visit the bookshop on Facebook.
DEDICATION CEREMONY for roadside sign that has been installed in honor of the late Frank Nathaniel Moore, 2 p.m. at Cemetery Road, which intersects SR 187 just south of North Orwell Community Hall. Moore was a North Orwell resident who was captain of a county regiment during the Spanish-American War and served in the Pa. House of Representatives for three terms. If attending, please park in the North Orwell Union Church parking lot; attendees will be shuttled to the dedication site. In event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the church and attendees can drive to the site at their convenience.
Sunday, Oct. 24:
BOOK SIGNING WITH WILLIAM H. BREWSTER, 1-5 p.m., Waverly Historical Society Museum, 435 Chemung St., Waverly. Brewster, a native of Waverly, will give a presentation with the history of his books from 1:30-2 p.m. and then will take questions. Copies of his books will be available for sale, with proceeds to benefit the museum.
SERVICE OF PRAYER AND HEALING, 6 p.m., Waverly First Baptist Church, 23 Tioga St., Waverly. All are invited to join in this special worship opportunity. To learn more, call the church office at (607) 565-9593.
Tuesday, Oct. 26:
GRAB AND GO BAGS, 10-11 a.m., Muldoon Park, 451 Pennsylvania Ave., Waverly. Family Resource Center will have Grab and Go Bags for families and young children. Each bag contains a book, craft and activity.
CLASSES FOR ADULTS WISHING TO LEARN ABOUT THE CATHOLIC FAITH, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Epiphany Parish Hall in the lower level of Epiphany Church, Sayre. Enter through the door at the bottom of the stairs at the southwest corner of the building. Masks are appropriate for those who have not been vaccinated. This week’s topic is “The Church: The Body of Christ,” presented by John Moliski. All are welcome to these no-obligation classes, held each Tuesday.
Wednesday, Oct. 27:
TRICK-OR-TREAT NIGHT, 6-8 p.m., Towanda Borough. Rain date is Oct. 28 from 6-8 p.m.
BOOK DISCUSSION, 6 p.m., via Zoom. The Bradford County Library presents author Derek Maxfield discussing his book “Hellmira: The Union’s Most Infamous POW Camp of the Civil War.” Contact the library at email@example.com or call (570) 297-2436.
Thursday, Oct. 28:
TRICK-OR-TREAT NIGHT, 6-8 p.m., Athens Borough; Sayre Borough; South Waverly Borough.
TRICK-OR-TREAT NIGHT, 6-7:30 p.m., Village of Waverly.
TRUNK OR TREAT, 6-8 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, 701 W. Pine St., Athens. Stop in for a photo booth, hotdogs and plenty of candy to go around.
ANNUAL HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST, 5:30 p.m., Town of Chemung Volunteer Fire Department’s fire station. Townwide trick-or-treating starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 29:
OWEGO HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL, 6-9 p.m., downtown Owego. Halloween Parade and costume contest on Lake Street. Prizes, trick-or-treating at local merchants, music, Halloween movie, doughnuts and cider, haunted ghost tour and more.
Saturday, Oct. 30:
VALLEY HALLOWEEN PARADE, 10 a.m., downtown Sayre Borough. Theme is “Heroes.”
TRUNK OR TREAT, 6-7:30 p.m., Athens Wesleyan Church, 3903 Wilawana Road, Sayre. All are welcome to set up a trunk to give out candy; please keep it child friendly.
TOWANDA HALLOWEEN PARADE, 7 p.m., Merrill Parkway, Towanda (please note change of location). Theme is “Heroes vs. Villains.” Parade will start at Merrill Parkway and Mix Avenue and will proceed to Progress Plaza.
Sunday, Oct. 31:
TRUNK OR TREAT, 3-5 p.m., Sayre VFW Post No. 1536, 932 W. Lockhart St., Sayre.
FREE HALLOWEEN ORGAN CONCERT, 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Troy, 1060 W. Main St., Troy. Johann Sebastian Bach, cantor of the St. Thomas School in Leipzig, Germany, will perform a concert on the pipe organ. All are invited and encouraged to attend in costume. Trick-or-treaters welcome at church from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for candy, cider and doughnuts.