2015-02-26 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Bake Sales

The Rowdy Ross Relay for Life team will be selling soup and baked goods at the Wilmot Township Building on Saturday, March 14 from 9 a.m. until they run out.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, March 29, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, French toast, ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, orange juice, real maple syrup and sugar-free syrup. Adults, $7.50; children to 12 years, $3.50; preschool, free. Benefit Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co., Dept. 4.

New Era United Methodist Church men’s breakfast on Saturday, March 7 at 8 a.m. Women’s breakfast on Satuarday, March 14 at 8 a.m. and Bible time. All welcome.

Card Showers

An anniversary card shower is being held for Robert and Jodi Bosler (both 96), who will be married 69 years on March 10. Send your best wishes to them at 3187 Orwell Hill Road, Rome, PA 18837.


The Meshoppen Methodist Church will sponsor a concert of music and praise with Good News Quartet on Saturday, April 25, 7 p.m. Refreshments and fellowship following concert. Everyone welcome.

“Afternoon of Inspiration” concert will be held on March 8 at 3 p.m. at the Wyalusing United Methodist Church. Come support the Volunteers In Mission steam of Spring Hill U.M. Church, led by Bill Beebe. Love offering. Silent auction, homemade goodies. For further information, call Faith Jaynes, 570-746-3237.

The Towanda Unitarian Universalists invites all to join them Sunday, March 1 at their Fellowship Sanctuary, 305 Second St., Towanda and Brian McDonald and Ben Olena present “An Island Meeting.” For more information, call 570-744- 2823 or go to the website www.towandauniversalistunitarianfellowship.org.


AARP Drive Safety course at New Era U.M. Church on March 10 and March 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch break at New Era U.M. Church. If you need to register, call Carol Jacques, instructor at 570-928- 7906 or Florence Campbell, 363- 2496.


Free soup supper at Hollenback United Methodist Church on March 11, April 8 from 5 to 6 p.m. with a Bible Study from 4:30 until 5. All are welcome.

“Spaghetti & All That Jazz,” Saturday, March 7 at the Northeast Bradford High School cafeteria from 5 to 7 p.m. Dinner includes salad, garlic bread, spaghetti and meatballs and brownie sundae. Entertainment features show choir, jazz band and songs previewing upcoming musical, Fiddler on the Roof. Donations accepted at door.

American Legion Birthday Dinner will be held on March 14 at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534, Rt. 6. Social hour is at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Reservations a must by March 4. Call 570-746- 1772. Absolutely no reservations will be accepted after that date. If you are planning on attending the dinner, please give the commander a call at 570-746-1316 and leave a message if you have been a past commander, past president or past SAL commander. It is the hope to honor our past officers at the dinner.

Free Sportsman’s Dinner at the Herrickville Wesleyan Church on Friday, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m. Door prizes, Christian speaker sharing stories and pictures from Alaskan hunt. For more information, call 570-744- 1217.

New Era United Methodist Church community dinner will be held on Wednesday, March 18 at 11:30 a.m. Baked chicken plus more. Public welcome. Free will offering. Penny games for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. More information, call 570-363-2496.

Lenten Fish Dinners on Feb. 27, March 13 and March 27. Baked fish, mac and cheese, stewed tomatoes, cole slaw, applesauce, dinner roll, beverage and homemade dessert. Served 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Adults, $9; children 6 to 12, $3; under 6 eat free. Everyone welcome. Take-outs available. Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

Pancake Supper, New Era United Methodist Church from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Saturday, March 7. Adults, $6; $3, under 12, $3; preschool, free.

Pancake Supper at the South Auburn Grange on March 14, serving starts at 4 p.m.

Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at 11:30 a.m. at Jones’ Diner (formerly the Tomahawk) in North Towanda.

Ham and Bean Dinner at the Goodwill Fire Company in Laceyville on March 19 from 6 p.m. to ?.

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce annual auction and dinner tickets are now available. It will be held on March 14. Tickets available at chamber for $25, which includes dinner, drinks and bid number. Call 570-746-4922 for reservations. Many great items.

Easter Events

Homemade Easter Candy - to benefit the Skinners Eddy U.M. Church. Chocolate covered Easter eggs, $4 per package of six. New this year: 1/4 individual eggs, $2.75 ea. Flavors: cherry, coconut, peanut butter, or maple walnut. To order, call Pat Eberlin, 570-869-1588. Orders must be placed by Friday, March 20. Available for pick up on Wednesday, April 1 at the church from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or at the UMW Bake Sale in Laceyville on Friday, April 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Laceyville Fire Hall. Other arrangements may be made by calling Pat Eberlin at 570-869- 1588.

For Your Information

An AARP tax aide will be at Wyalusing Senior Center (Park Place) on Riverside Drive on Monday, March 2 and Monday, March 9. Please call to sign up for an appointment, 570-746- 2333.

Wyalusing Valley Elementary School 2015-16 Kindergarten Registration, March 23 to 26. Call for an appointment, 570-746-1206.

Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Wyoming County will be offering a Winter Workshop in the Community Room of the Tunkhannock Library on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Because seating is limited, pre-registration is required by calling 570-836-3196.

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: Winter Snow Fun, Feb. 28 at 1 p.m.; March 6, Full Moon Hike, 6:30 p.m.; March 7, Who Goes There?, 1 p.m.

Wyalusing Kindergarten Registration will be held March 23 to 26. Please call any time after March 2 for an appointment at 570-746-1206. Registration packets can be picked up at the elementary school, district office or on website at wyalusingrams.com.

Elk Lake Kindergarten Registration is March 18, 19 and 20. Children must be five years of age by Sept. 1, 2015 in order to enter kindergarten for the 2015-2016 school year. Call Mrs. Gesford at 570-278-1106, ext. 732 to set up an appointment and for more information.

Meeting Notices

The regularly scheduled Memorial Hospital Hospice Bereavement Support Group will continue to meet in 2015 on the last Tuesday of each month. They meet in the library at Memorial Hospital in Towanda from 3 until 4:30 p.m. Recognizing that everyone grieves differently, attendees are encouraged to share both struggles and steps forward in their grief journey. Questions, call the Memorial Hospital Hospice office at 570-268-2367.

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 e-mail tcfendlmts@hotmail.com.

MOPS—(Mothers of Preschoolers) meet every first and third Wed. of the month from 9 to 11 a.m., September through May. Meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church, 5 Court St., Towanda. All mothers of preschoolers are welcome. Child care is provided for children, ages infant through five years old. For more information, contact the church at 570-265-5575.

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.

The Wyalusing Masonic Lodge No. 618 meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the Lodge Hall, 158 Church St., Wyalusing. For more information, call 570-721- 0008.

Addictions to Victory—Faithbased 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.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. in St. Peter’s Church, 3832 State Route 6, Tunkhannock. For more information, visit www.mops.org or www.stpetestunkhannock.org. Call 570-836-2233.

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

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

Al-Anon at the Old Bridgewater Baptist Church, Rt. 706, Montrose, Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m.

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 Wyalusing Relay for Life planning committee meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 in Room 57 at the Wyalusing High School. Team captains meet at 6 p.m.

Loaves and Fishes Ministries board meeting on Monday, March 16 at 6 p.m. Open to any interested person that wishes to serve on the board of this local outreach ministry. Location to be announced. Call 570- 363-2804 if interested in attending.

Stevensville Birthday Club will meet on Tuesday, March 3 for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at the Ram Zone in Wyalusing. March is Jean’s birthday.

Wysox Sewing Society monthly dinner will be held at noon, Tuesday, March 10 in Ferguson Hall in Wysox Presbyterian Church, Rt. 187N, Wysox. Roast beef will be featured with mashed potatoes, gravy, cole slaw, assorted vegetables, gelatin salads and delicious variety of homemade pies. Everyone welcome. Take-outs upon request. Call ahead, 570-265-6119 and leave message. Reservations are available but not necessary. R8c

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association will meet on March 13 at the Claverack Building in Montrose at 7 p.m. Speaker is Dr. Dewey Caron. Any questions, contact Jim Perkins, 570-967-2634 or www.susquehannabeekeeping.com.


Cabin Fever Yard and Bake Sale at the Stevensville Community Hall, March 6, 7 and 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale offers the return of our “happy meal” of hot dog, soda, chips and a treat, all for $3. It also features a variety of items including kitchenware and glassware, books, children’s toys, puzzles and dehumidifier, Glad flower bulbs and baked goods.


RTL’s last signup will be Feb. 27 at Wyalusing Valley Elementary School from 6 to 8 p.m. Tryouts March 7 starting at 9 a.m. with major baseball; 11 a.m., major softball; 1 p.m., minor baseball; 2:30 p.m., minor softball; 4 p.m., junior baseball and softball.


Wanted: Wyalusing Valley Elementary School, in conjunction with the Title I Department, will be sponsoring their first annual WVES Book Drive. If you have any new or gently used children’s books that you would like to donate, you may drop them off in the WVES office the week of March 2nd- 6th. Both picture and chapter books appropriate for children are suggested. Thank you for sharing the love of reading with our little Rams.


The Susquehanna County Conservation District will hold its annual Heavy Equipment Contractor Workshop on March 13 at the Montrose Bible Conference’s Dreyer Hall in Montrose. The workshop begins with breakfast and registration at 7:30 a.m. and concludes at noon with door prizes. Registration due by Feb. 27. For more information, contact the district at 570-278-4600, ext. 280.

A Hay Production Workshop will be held at the Susquehanna Career and Technology Center, Dimock on April 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, visit the website at the following: http://extension. psu.edu/ plants/ cropscourses/ hay-production-workshops.

Yard Sales

The Cabin Fever and Bake Sale, Stevensville Community Hall, March 6, 7 and 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. “Happy Meal” of hot dog, chips and soda for $3. Questions, call 570-746-3188.

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