Events

Upcoming Events:March |April

February 2019

Friday, February 1  •  6pm – 9pm

February First Friday

  • Location:
  • (t) 570.980.1452
  • (e) events@pajamafactory.net

Open your Heart to our Open Studios at the Pajama Factory

This February First Friday, visit the Pajama Factory to experience our Community in action. Our tenants are opening their doors and sharing their ideas and passions with the local Williamsport community. Enjoy a special exhibition in the Factory Works Gallery, live music at Way Cool Beans, Artist demonstrations and – MORE!

There is so much to see and do at the Factory, so stop by and join us. We’d love to see you there.

Every Tuesday  •  5pm – 6pm

Taiko Classes

  • Location: Community Room
  • (t) 570.772.5118
  • (e) lycotaiko@gmail.com

Lyco Taiko is offering weekly Japanese drumming classes in the Pajama Factory Community Room. Equal parts musical lesson and cardio workout, taiko combines drumming with movement and martial arts for a unique experience. Classes introduce students to basic techniques and repertoire, performance skills, and the historical and cultural context of the activity.

Classes take place from 5pm–6pm every Tuesday evening. Tuition is $15 per week, with your first lesson free of charge! No equipment or prior musical experience required!

Please direct any inquiries to instructor Urie Kline at lycotaiko@gmail.com or (570) 772-5118.

Every Tuesday & Thursday  •  10am – 11am

ZUMBA fitness classes

  • Location: Community Room
  • (t) 570.730.7025
  • (e) vivansevern@gmail.com
  • More Info

Zumba fitness classes fuse hypnotic Latin and world rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create an effective and exhilarating workout designed for people of any fitness level, from any background, and of any age. Instructor, Vivien Severn, has a background in music education and dance, and a love for Latin and world rhythms. Zumba fitness is the perfect combination of global dance, fitness and fun. Her classes include Latin, Hip hop, Reggaeton, Bellydance, Bhangra and other international dance styles.

Classes are $6 each, and 5-class punchcards can be purchased for $25. After 10 classes, the 11th class is free! No need to register and no dance experience needed—just drop in. Beginners are very welcome!

Wear comfortable clothes for working out, and sneakers without too much tread/grip (preferably not running shoes or cross trainers). If you have any questions please contact Vivian for advice on the best footwear. Please park in the parking lot on Cemetery Street and enter through the double doors with the stars.

Friday, February 8  •  6:30pm – 8:30pm

Drag Bingo, Fundraiser Event for AIDS Resource

AIDS Resource, Inc., a community-based organization with offices in Williamsport and State College, announces a Drag Bingo Benefit at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Pajama Factory Community Room, 1307 Park Avenue, Williamsport.

Advance tickets by credit card are $20 for 10 games by calling 570-322-8448 followed by option 1, then ext. 10. or you may also email lizfink@aidsresource.com.  Tickets are $22 at the door.  The evening will feature prizes, 50/50 raffle, light snacks, and is BYOB.  Laurel Charleston, a State College based entertainer, will perform for the event.  All proceeds benefit the valuable programs of AIDS Resource.

Saturday, February 9  •  10am – 12pm

Portrait Drawing Sessions

  • Location: Factory Works Gallery, Studio 9-210N
  • (e) bephoton@gmail.com

Portrait Drawing sessions in the Factory Works Gallery are beginning Saturday Feb. 9th!  Anyone who wishes to participate is welcome, from beginner to seasoned pro.  Just bring your drawing materials and the desire to draw!  $5 cash per participant, per session.

Saturday mornings, 10am-12pm Feb 9 and 23 March 9 and 23

Questions? Please contact David Becker at bephoton@gmail.com!

Saturday, February 23  •  10am – 12pm

Portrait Drawing Sessions

  • Location: Factory Works Gallery, Studio 9-210N
  • (e) bephoton@gmail.com

Portrait Drawing sessions in the Factory Works Gallery are beginning Saturday Feb. 9th!  Anyone who wishes to participate is welcome, from beginner to seasoned pro.  Just bring your drawing materials and the desire to draw!  $5 cash per participant, per session.

Saturday mornings, 10am-12pm Feb 9 and 23 March 9 and 23

Questions? Please contact David Becker at bephoton@gmail.com!

March 2019

Every Tuesday  •  5pm – 6pm

Taiko Classes

  • Location: Community Room
  • (t) 570.772.5118
  • (e) lycotaiko@gmail.com

Lyco Taiko is offering weekly Japanese drumming classes in the Pajama Factory Community Room. Equal parts musical lesson and cardio workout, taiko combines drumming with movement and martial arts for a unique experience. Classes introduce students to basic techniques and repertoire, performance skills, and the historical and cultural context of the activity.

Classes take place from 5pm–6pm every Tuesday evening. Tuition is $15 per week, with your first lesson free of charge! No equipment or prior musical experience required!

Please direct any inquiries to instructor Urie Kline at lycotaiko@gmail.com or (570) 772-5118.

Every Tuesday & Thursday  •  10am – 11am

ZUMBA fitness classes

  • Location: Community Room
  • (t) 570.730.7025
  • (e) vivansevern@gmail.com
  • More Info

Zumba fitness classes fuse hypnotic Latin and world rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create an effective and exhilarating workout designed for people of any fitness level, from any background, and of any age. Instructor, Vivien Severn, has a background in music education and dance, and a love for Latin and world rhythms. Zumba fitness is the perfect combination of global dance, fitness and fun. Her classes include Latin, Hip hop, Reggaeton, Bellydance, Bhangra and other international dance styles.

Classes are $6 each, and 5-class punchcards can be purchased for $25. After 10 classes, the 11th class is free! No need to register and no dance experience needed—just drop in. Beginners are very welcome!

Wear comfortable clothes for working out, and sneakers without too much tread/grip (preferably not running shoes or cross trainers). If you have any questions please contact Vivian for advice on the best footwear. Please park in the parking lot on Cemetery Street and enter through the double doors with the stars.

Saturday, March 9  •  10am – 12pm

Portrait Drawing Sessions

  • Location: Factory Works Gallery, Studio 9-210N
  • (e) bephoton@gmail.com

Portrait Drawing sessions in the Factory Works Gallery are beginning Saturday Feb. 9th!  Anyone who wishes to participate is welcome, from beginner to seasoned pro.  Just bring your drawing materials and the desire to draw!  $5 cash per participant, per session.

Saturday mornings, 10am-12pm Feb 9 and 23 March 9 and 23

Questions? Please contact David Becker at bephoton@gmail.com!

Saturday, March 23  •  10am – 12pm

Portrait Drawing Sessions

  • Location: Factory Works Gallery, Studio 9-210N
  • (e) bephoton@gmail.com

Portrait Drawing sessions in the Factory Works Gallery are beginning Saturday Feb. 9th!  Anyone who wishes to participate is welcome, from beginner to seasoned pro.  Just bring your drawing materials and the desire to draw!  $5 cash per participant, per session.

Saturday mornings, 10am-12pm Feb 9 and 23 March 9 and 23

Questions? Please contact David Becker at bephoton@gmail.com!

April 2019

Every Tuesday  •  5pm – 6pm

Taiko Classes

  • Location: Community Room
  • (t) 570.772.5118
  • (e) lycotaiko@gmail.com

Lyco Taiko is offering weekly Japanese drumming classes in the Pajama Factory Community Room. Equal parts musical lesson and cardio workout, taiko combines drumming with movement and martial arts for a unique experience. Classes introduce students to basic techniques and repertoire, performance skills, and the historical and cultural context of the activity.

Classes take place from 5pm–6pm every Tuesday evening. Tuition is $15 per week, with your first lesson free of charge! No equipment or prior musical experience required!

Please direct any inquiries to instructor Urie Kline at lycotaiko@gmail.com or (570) 772-5118.

Every Tuesday & Thursday  •  10am – 11am

ZUMBA fitness classes

  • Location: Community Room
  • (t) 570.730.7025
  • (e) vivansevern@gmail.com
  • More Info

Zumba fitness classes fuse hypnotic Latin and world rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create an effective and exhilarating workout designed for people of any fitness level, from any background, and of any age. Instructor, Vivien Severn, has a background in music education and dance, and a love for Latin and world rhythms. Zumba fitness is the perfect combination of global dance, fitness and fun. Her classes include Latin, Hip hop, Reggaeton, Bellydance, Bhangra and other international dance styles.

Classes are $6 each, and 5-class punchcards can be purchased for $25. After 10 classes, the 11th class is free! No need to register and no dance experience needed—just drop in. Beginners are very welcome!

Wear comfortable clothes for working out, and sneakers without too much tread/grip (preferably not running shoes or cross trainers). If you have any questions please contact Vivian for advice on the best footwear. Please park in the parking lot on Cemetery Street and enter through the double doors with the stars.

Saturday, April 20  •  11am – 4pm

Green-o-Ree

  • Location: Pajama Factory Complex
  • (t) 570.980.1452
  • (e) events@pajamafactory.net

Our annual Spring festival where we celebrate all things GREEN will be taking place on Saturday, April 20th, 2019 from 11am-4pm.

Green-o-Ree is where we bring awareness to sustainable initiatives and focus on mindfulness and conservation.  As a re-purposed, industrial building, the Pajama Factory itself is a green initiative! We currently house over 100 artists, makers, and entrepreneurs. We believe that community IS sustainability and wanted an event to celebrate just that!  Here’s what we have planned for the day:

Events throughout the Day:

  • 11:00am – Easter Egg Hunt for the Kids (starts in the Community Room)
  • 12:00pm – Cynotype Photography Workshop (Courtyard*)
  • All day – Open Studios
  • All Day – Local vendors, nonprofits, and conservation groups (Community Room and Courtyard*)

We are accepting vendors at this year’s event.  Vendors are required to complete the following application. All products you wish to sell must have some GREEN, SUSTAINABLE, UPCYCLING, OR REPURPOSING element to the product or the process used to make the product.

2019 Vendor Applications:

We accept cash, checks, or credit cards. Vendor spaces are not confirmed until full payment has been received. There will be no refunds for any cancellations after Monday, April 15th, 2019.

*Weather permitting 

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