2016-05-26 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Annual sponsored Christian School will be held Saturday, June 4, beginning at 10 a.m. at the former Five Star Building on Rt. 187N in Wysox. The Yard Sale begins at 7 a.m. Four Silent Auctions with about 100 items per auction that will be held at 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. For more information or to give a donation, call 570-247- 2800.


Chicken Barbecue, Friday, May 27 from 10 a.m. until gone at the traffic light in Dushore. Everyone welcome. Proceeds benefit local charities. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

Chicken Barbecue, June 4, at New Albany Firemen’s chicken pit by the park, 10:30 a.m. until all sold. Sponsored by the New Albany United Methodist Church. Halves and dinners available.

Chicken Barbecue, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company on June 12. Come out and get some great chicken.


A benefit will be held for Brian Hicks on June 4, at the North Orwell Community Hall in North Orwell, PA. Brian has had MS for 14 years. It has affected his balance and vision. He has been unable to work for 3 years. He has not been able to get disability approval from SSI. Spaghetti supper, Chinese auction and a 50/50 raffle. Doors will be open at 3:30, meal will start at 4 p.m. Anyone who would like to donate items for the Chinese auction, please call Claudia LaBarre at 570-247- 2059. This will help Brian with daily living expenses and with any medical costs.


Blood Drives May 26, Sayre, noon to 5 p.m. and May 31, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Robert Packer Hospital, Patterson Building, One Guthrie Square.


Monthly Herrickville Sunday, May 29, is cancelled for this month.


The Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship (TUUF). On May 29, Jean Spencer leads a discussion on Omens vs Superstitions. They meet at 3 p.m. at the Fellowship Sanctuary at 305 Second St., Towanda. For more information, call President Jean Spencer at 570-744-2823 or go to the website at www.towandauniversalistunitarianfellowship.org.

Life Topics meeting at the Dille Parish UCC Parish House, LeRaysville on Tuesday, May 31, 7 to 8 p.m. “What your Atheist Friends Want You to Know.” Hear Atheists share their faith journeys and what they most want Christians to know.


Knights of Columbus Clam Bake, Saturday, June 11. Donation of $25 per ticket includes 6 doz. clams, steak or sausage sandwich, beer and soda. Served from 2 to 6 p.m. at St. Francis Pavilion, Mildred. Limited tickets available at Dushore Agway or Bill’s Hardware in Dushore or call Paul, 570-928-8911 or Donn, 570-350-7877. Ticket requests may also be sent to kofc12406@gmail.com. Everyone welcome. Proceeds benefit local charitable activities. Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.


Senior citizens are invited to sharpen their driving skills by signing up for the AARP Smart Driver Refresher Course at the Stevensville Community Hall, Wed., June 8, at 9 a.m. Call Luke and Jean, 570-746-3188 to register.

Bonnie Bell Art Camp Now taking registrations for school age children and teens. Camp will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 20 to 24. Also planned is a camp July 11 to 15 at the Mt. Pisgah State Park and one in Evergreen Aug. 15 to 19. Call 570-297-4752. Enrollment is limited.


New Era Methodist Church will be having a Chicken and Biscuits Dinner on Saturday, May 28, 11:30 a.m. at the church. Adults, $6; children, 12 and under, $4; preschool, free. R18-4c/S19-3c

Memorial Day dinner will be served after the services at Wyalusing Cemetery on May 30 at 1 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion. Reservations are appreciated by calling 570-746-1772 by May 26.

The Worship Committee of the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church invites all senior citizens to an inside picnic on June 7 at noon. No church affiliation is necessary, just come, enjoy the food and entertainment. Please call Bonnie at 570-869-1938 to make a reservation.

Silvara Ladies Aid Dinner on Thursday, June 2 at noon. Turkey breast with dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, veggies, rolls, all the usual sides and homemade pie. Family-style. Adults, $8; Children, $4; preschool, free. Located on Rt. 367 at Silvara, next to Methodist Church. R21- 2c/S22c


Second Annual Spring Festival, May 28 at 5 p.m. at the Herrickville Fire Department, 6149 Herrickville Road. Outdoor movie, “The Sandlot” at 8:30 p.m. Games, live music, arts and crafts, hot food, raffles. R19-3c/S20-2c


Reporting Child Predators. Suspected child predators can be reported to the Office of Attorney General Kane by calling the Child Predator Hotline at 1-800-385- 1044. Individuals who suspect an online predator or child sexual abuse can also send an anonymous tip to the office by texting PAKIDS + YOUR TIP to 847411

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: May 29, Bike the Border, 1:30 p.m.

10-Keys to Healthy Aging Classes will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Montrose on Fridays at 10 a.m., and will run from April 15 to June 10. Classes are free for older adults, ages 60+. To register, call the Area Agency on Aging at 1-800-982-4346.

Summer Camp for Cub Scouting Two Cub Scout Day Camps will be held at Mt. Pisgah State Park, July 11-14 from 4 to 9 p.m. For details, call Veronica Seymour at 570- 297-1997. Aug. 1-4, Connell’s Dam, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Details: call Linda Raub at 570-637- 7879.

Attention Camptown community: The new Camptown history book will be including pictures of the Camptown area houses. If you would like a picture of your house to appear in the book, call Francine Batch at 570-746- 3822. The pictures will be taken in May and June. Spread the word.

The Towanda Area Christian Outreach (TACO) will be closed Monday, May 30 for the Memorial Day holiday. The pantry will reopen Wednesday, June 1 at 10 a.m. Operating hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until noon. TACO serves the Wyalusing, Towanda and Northeast Bradford school districts and is located on Golden Mile Road, Wysox. For additional information, call 570-265-4422.

Home Textile Tool Museum open Saturdays through Aug. 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1819 Orwell Hill Road, Orwell. Admission: $5; children, 12 and under are free. Details on Saturday events and weekday workshops, go to www.homet extiletoolmuseum.org. Email: info@httm.org or call 570-247-7175.

The Guthrie Cancer Center will host a celebration for area cancer survivors on Sunday, June 5 from 1 to 4 p.m. under a tent at Tioga Downs Casino, Nichols, NY. Cancer survivors and a guest are asked to RSVP by calling 570- 887-2150 or register online at www.guthrie.org/event/guthr ie-survivors-day.

Camptown Civic Club is revising and updating the Camptown History Book of 1975, including the directory of homeowners. If any Camptown resident would like to verify the entry that will appear in the history, you may call Francine Batch at 570-746-3822.


AA Meeting—Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the basement of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, nonsmoking.

S.O.S. Al-Anon—Family Group will meet on Fridays at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hopkins Street, Sayre.

TOPS PA #1134—Laceyville, meets each Tuesday evening at the Braintrim Baptist Church in Laceyville. Weigh-ins from 5:15 to 6 p.m., meeting from 6-7 p.m. For more information, call 570-965- 2493 or 570-869-1834. Toll-free 1-800-932-8677.

Recovery House Meetings— AA Group of Towanda meets Mon.-Fri., noon; Mon., Thurs., Fri., Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. NA meetings are held Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Speaker meeting every first Sunday, 8 p.m. All meetings at 205 Main St., Towanda (please use rear, lower entrance).

Compassionate Friends— of the Endless Mountains will hold their meetings on the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Endless Health Community Center, Montrose. TCF is open to all families who have lost a child from any cause at any age. There are no membership dues or fees of any kind. For more information, call 570-965-0901 (evenings) or 570-278-1658 or email them at tcfendlmts@hotmail.com.

Al-Anon meetings in Tunkhannock— Endless Serenity Al-Anon Family Group on Monday, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, 7 p.m., Saturday, noon. All meetings are held at the Tunkhannock UM Church Education Bldg., second floor.

Diabetes Support Groupmeeting the first Thursday of every month at the Guthrie Clinic office in Towanda beginning at 5:30 p.m. There is no charge and all diabetics and family members are welcome. For more information, call Dawn at Guthrie Clinic at 570-265-6165 during regular business hours.

Hunts for Healing meets the last Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Ringneck Ridge, 3 Coburn Hill Rd., Laceyville. For more information, call 570-869-1233.

Addictions to Victory— Faith-based support for addictions. Program will be held the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at New Generation Church, Milan, 570-888-1967.

AA meeting–Friday evenings at 8 p.m. at the Standing Stone Vesper Church spiritual building, River Road, Standing Stone Township. Open meeting, non-smoking.

Al-Anon meetings on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the upstairs kitchen of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, nonsmoking.

Al-Anon Meetings at Trehab Building, by NBT Bank, Montrose, second floor, on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at noon.

Come join the M.O.M.S. group. All MOMS welcome. Meetings are held at the Rome Presbyterian Church in Rome from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

The Union Wyalusing Masonic Lodge No. 108 meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the Lodge Hall, Main and Pine Streets, Towanda. For more information, call 570-721-0008.

Valley Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets the last Thursday of every month at St. John Lutheran Church at 207 S. Hopkins St., Sayre from 6 to 8 p.m. Anyone with MS or caregivers or family members of people with MS are invited. Call Pam at 570-888-9053 for questions or information.

The Valley Lyme Disease support group will meet the first Tuesday of each month at Spalding Memorial Library in Athens from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For additional information, call 607-237-5499 or email valleylyme@gmail.com.

The Bradford/Sullivan AARP Chapter 4423 meets every second Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the Wysox EMS building. Entertainment and refreshments provided. Visitors always welcome.

Al-Anon meetings will be held on Fridays at 8 p.m. at the Standing Stone Vesper Church’s Spiritual Building, River Road, Standing Stone Township. Open meetings, no smoking.

Al-Anon meetings will be held on Sundays at 7 p.m. at the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital, Second Floor, Towanda. Open meetings, no smoking.

Caregivers’ Support Group sponsored by B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. and Meadow View Senior Living Center third Wednesday of each month from 10 to 2 p.m. at the Area Agency on Aging office in Montrose. For more information or to register, call 570-278-3751 or 1-800-634-3746.

Stevensville Birthday Club will meet on Tuesday, June 7 at 11:30 a.m. at The Wyalusing Hotel. Ruby has a June birthday and Barb D. will be the baker.

The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT) will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, May 26 at the Towanda American Legion on 912 Main Street in Towanda beginning at 9 a.m. If you are interested in attending, call or email the Foundation office to make reservations. There is no cost. Call 570-888-4759 or email cftt@stny.rr.com.

Dupont Retirees’ will meet for lunch on Wednesday, June 8 at 11:30 at The Blue Dolphin Restaurant in Apalachin, NY.

Sheep and Wool Growers’ meeting on Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m. at the Penn State Extension Office, 200 Main St., Suite 3, Towanda. Entrance at rear of building. Public invited.


Rabies Clinic at Fairdale Grange Route Four miles west of Montrose. Saturday, May 28, 1 to 3 p.m. Cost is $10. Distemper shots available for $10. Need proof of prior shot for three year certificate. All animals on leash or in carriers. R21c


WVHS Class of 1961 55th Class Reunion at the Wyalusing Hotel on Aug. 6. Social hour, 3 p.m., buffet dinner at 4 p.m. Reservations must be in by July 18. Cost, $25 per person. Meat choice: Petite Prime Rib, Broiled Haddock, Stuffed Chicken Breast. Meat choices must be made at time of reservation. Send check or money order to Dawn Karpauitz, 1204 Gulf Road, Rome, PA 18837. Call 570-744-2242.

Robinson Reunion - The descendants of Harland and Maude Robinson will have their reunion on Sunday, June 12 at the New Albany Park. Dinner at 1 p.m. Bring dish to pass, table service and beverage. Ham will be provided.

The WVHS Class of 1976 will be having a meeting at the Wyalusing Hotel (dining room) on Wednesday, June 8 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss plans for a 40th reunion on Aug. 6. Open to any class members who wish to help with plans. Addresses are needed for Linda Walker Maff, Wayne Sickler, Patricia Chilson Hochberg, John Iseminger, David “Vern” Wells, Cecelia Franko Faltine, Martha Rosengrant, Richard Bailey, Pat Chanitz, Lloyd Farr, Jan God Tuttle, Mike Post, Ernest Quakenbush, Andy Sprague, Lois Steffen, Dan Royce McMahon, Mark Jackson, Debbie Pedro Teel, Mike Roberts, Bill Ryan, Jane Sandt Pratt, Vinita Verghese and Galen Woodruff. Contact Lisa Stanton Harvey, 570-240- 0822 or Lee Ann Knolles Welles, 570-746-1579.

WVHS Class of 1976 40th Reunion, Aug. 6, at the Spring Lake Conservation Association on Moody Road in Wyalusing. Cost is $30 per person, 2 p.m. social time and dinner is at 4 p.m. Music is from 6 to 10 p.m. Choice of bbq chicken or pulled pork. Payment due by July 1 to Lisa Harvey, 632 Baker Road, Laceyville, PA 18623. R21-2p/S22- 2p


Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Club meets at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Stoll Building, Wysox. For more information, call 570- 746-1794.

Wyalusing Soccer Signups at the Wyalusing Library, Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration: $30 per player; $25 for each additional sibling and is open to all girls and boys from ages four to 14. Be prepared to submit payment at time of registration. Questions? Email Kelly White at kellycolewhite@gmail.com.

The New Albany Area Children’s Fund is hosting the Annual Charlie Wiles Fishing Derby on June 4, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for children four to 13 at Behrend-Wiles pond on the Overton Road. This is a free catch and release event and every registered child will receive bait, refreshments and a prize.


Steak Bake and Music, Saturday, June 11, Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Steak dinner, 3 to 6 p.m.; Music by Shelly’s Underground, 7 to 11 p.m. Pre-pay tickets, $15 (cutoff June 6); at door, $20.


Visit Main St., tours every Friday to Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. May 20 through September.

The LeRoy Heritage Museum will open for its 2016 season on Saturday, May 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. Museum hours will continue every Saturday until Sept. 3. For more information about LeRoy Heritage Museum, visit the museum website at www.leroyheritage.org or call 570-364-5003.


Vendors needed for Laceyville’s Community Day on Saturday, July 9. Call Tina for a vendor application if you have a craft, service or product you would like to highlight. 570-833-4592 or 570-618- 3877 (no food vendors).


Laceyville Business Association is looking for donations of clean glassware for their dime pitch held on Laceyville’s Community Day, July 9. Call Luella at 570-869- 1212.


Community Wide Yard Sale - Forkston, Mehoopany, Lovelton, Jenningsville areas. Sponsored by the Forkston Grange on Saturday, June 4 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. To put your sale on map, call Phyllis at 570-833-4616 or Ellen, 570- 833-4258 by June 1. $5 charge. Pick up maps and refreshments at Forkston Grange Hall.

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