2015 Countdown to NoonPriestley Forsyth Memorial Library and the Northumberland Fire Department are gearing up for the 3rd Annual Countdown to Noon!  On Thursday, December 31st from 10:00 – 12:00.  Thank you to sponsors: 94KXWKOK News – Sunbury Broadcasting.  Thank you for additional funding made available by Moyer Community Trust.  This event is mostly outdoors as you will be traveling between locations to enjoy all activities.  Please Dress Appropriately for the day’s weather. (Event details updated: 12/29/15 at 4:00pm)

Click here to view a video of last year’s Countdown to Noon:

Schedule and Location of Events:


Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library
  • T-Shirt Pick-Up and Tickets for Library Events
    • 10:00
  • New Year’s Stories in the Library, limited to 20 children per session (**Ticket Required – Upstairs in the Circus Room)
    • 10:30 – 11:00
    • 11:15 – 11:45
  • Science Experiments and Demo with Ron Blatchley, Retired Chemistry Teacher, limited to 15 children per session (**Ticket Required – Downstairs in the Library Front Room).  Mr. Blatchley will discuss and demo some of Joseph Priestley’s experiments about the discovery of oxygen.  Age Appropriate for 2nd grade and up.
    • 10:30-11:00
    • 11:15-11:45
Christ United Methodist Church
  • Noisemakers/Craft (Inside)
    • Any age can come, open to everyone
    • 10:00-11:30
  • Hot Chocolate and Popcorn (Free – Inside)
  • Woody Wolfe (Inside)
    • 10:00 – 11:30
Townside Too
  • Balloon Man, Air Weaver, Andy Weaver – Balloon Creations
  • Face Painting
  • Shikellamy Theater Department
    • Photo Opportunities with Disney Princesses
  • Attinger Brothers Band
    • Any age can come, open to everyone
      • 10:00-11:30
In the Park
  • Mark Lawrence – Live Radio Coverage
  • Select Food Vendors
  • Warming Tent: Sponsored by Northumberland Fire Department Support Unit (**New This Year**)

Main Event – Oxygen Atom Drop!

  • Gather in King Street Park around 11:45