2016-02-11 / Coming Events

Coming Events

AUDITIONS

Northern Orchestra rehearsals for concerts on Friday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Area Middle School auditorium. Musicians who would like to try out should call 570-289-1090 or email them at: northerntiersymphony@yahoo.com.

BENEFITS

A spaghetti dinner will be held Sat., Feb. 20 at the Laceyville Fire Hall from noon – 4 p.m., $10 per dinner. Proceeds to benefit cancer victim Sharon Moss. Monetary donations can be made at PS Bank, Wyalusing Branch. Donations of food and baskets to raffle off are needed. If you would like to volunteer, call Nolan Robinson at 570-721-2097 or Tim Moss at 570-833-7021. Benefit for Bonnie. Spaghetti dinner, raffles for several baskets and 50/50. Bonnie Fowler Randall has been undergoing treatment for four brain aneurysms and has been in hospitals and a rehab center since June of 2015. She is currently undergoing treatment in Lake Katrine, NY. Bonnie has a 10-year-old daughter at home with her father. She has always been the first to help others, now it’s our turn to help her. Please join us on Sunday, Feb. 21 at Ally Bell’s in Dushore from 4 to 8 p.m.

BLOOD DRIVE

The American Red Cross is sponsoring a Blood Drive at ProCare Physical in Wyalusing. The bloodmobile will be parked outside the clinic on March 17 from 1 to 5 p.m. Please call the clinic to register, 570-746-0504 or register online. A free ProCare t-shirt or water bottle will be given to all donors.

BOOK SALE

Sweetheart Book Sale. Friends of Towanda Library invite the public to the monthly book sale on Saturday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the library, 104 Main St., Towanda. Call 570-265-2470 for information. R6p

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Feb. 28, 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 sugarfree syrup. Adults, $7.50; children to 12 years, $3.50; preschool, free. Benefit Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co., Dept. 4.

Sweetheart Day Breakfast Buffet. Sunday, Feb. 14 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. in St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Scrambled eggs, pancakes, home fries, bacon, sausage links, chipped beef, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee, tea, milk and water. Adults, $8; children, 6 to 12, $3; under 6, free. Everyone welcome. Eat in or take out. Proceeds benefit local charity activities. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

CHURCH

The Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship (TUUF) will present Rev. Darcey Laine and Altruism and Evolution. 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, Feb. 17 and 23, 7 to 8 p.m.

“An Afternoon of Inspiration” concert will be held on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. at the Wyalusing United Methodist Church to benefit the Volunteers In Mission (V.I.M.) team, led by Bill Beebe of Spring Hill United Methodist Church. Please come enjoy the concert, silent auction and free refreshments. A love offering will be taken for the VIM team. For more information, contact Faith Jaynes at 570-746-3237. R6- 3c/S7-2c

CLASSES

Enjoy the water? Age 60 or older? Come join the fun on Monday and Wednesdays from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. or Monday and Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Elk Lake High School pool for Water Aerobics. Classes start March 7. Both classes are offered at no cost through the Area Agency on Aging’s Prime Time Health program. Register by calling 1-800-982-4346. Space is limited.

DINNERS

Free soup supper at Hollenback United Methodist Church on March 9, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Pancake Supper at the South Auburn Grange on Feb. 13, 2016, serving starts at 4 p.m.

Spaghetti Dinner, on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Spaghetti, salad, rolls, dessert. Adults, $7.50; children under 12, $4. Stay for music by “Top Shelf” from 8 to 11 p.m. Proceeds benefit building fund. Roast Beef Dinner - Sunday, Feb. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the LeRaysville Social Hall. Benefit: Le- Raysville-Pike Vol. Fire Co.

The Beaver Meadows Sunday School is hosting a Pancake Supper on Sunday, Feb. 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Beaver Meadows Church. The charge is $7 for meal of pancakes, sausage, eggs, applesauce and potato casserole. It’s a good time to take your Valentine to supper. The New Era United Methodist Church will hold a Community Dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 11:30 a.m. Tex Mex dinner and brown bag auction after lunch. Public welcome. Free will offering. For information, call 570-746-3337, leave message.

R6c/S7c 13th Annual Chili Soup Cookoff on Saturday, Feb. 20 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Forkston United Methodist Church. Small donations in jar to vote for your favorite will determine the winners of the traveling trophies. Chili, soup, salad, bread, dessert and beverage. Donation at door. Adults, $6; children, six to 12, $3. Bake sale of breads, cookies, etc. R6- 2c/S7c

Lenten Fish Dinner Feb. 19, March 4 and 18. Baked fish, mac and cheese, stewed tomatoes, coleslaw, applesauce, dinner roll, beverage and homemade dessert. Served 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Adults, $10; children 6 to 12, $4; under 6 eat free. Everyone welcome. Take-outs available. Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

ENTERTAINMENT

Tea Party with Mary Poppins. In preparation for the upcoming WVHS musical, Mary Poppins invites you to join her (and other cast members) for tea on Feb. 28. She will be at the Bixby House (across the street from WVHS) at precisely 2 p.m. Fine tea service, crumpets and scones, visits by cast members and music. Cost is $10. Call for reservations at 570-665-9315. Sponsored by WVHS Music Boosters Assoc., Grovedale Winery and Homer

Funeral Home. R4-5p/S5-4p

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

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.

An AARP tax aide will be at Wyalusing Senior Center (Park Place) on Riverside Drive on Monday, Feb. 29 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Please call to sign up for an appointment, 570-746-2333. 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. Scholarships available for Nursing Students. Need not be a veteran to qualify. Offered by 40&8 Local Voiture 549. Open to residents of Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties. For more information, contact Patricia Zeidner, RN, BSN at pataz@epix.net or by calling 570-721-0202. A free program and meal will be held on Feb. 25 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church for a Senior Center Without Walls event, sponsored by the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. for people 60 and older. It starts at 10:30 a.m. Jesse Newman will present the Foster Grandparent program. Call Kelly Allen to reserve your spot at 1-800- 634-3746 by 11 a.m. on Feb. 24 or if you have any questions. The United Way of Bradford County’s grant application process is now open. The application can be found at www.unitedwaybradfordcounty.org.-“Funding Application.” They must be completed online through the United Way and are due no later than March 17 for consideration. Agencies may apply for multiple grant programs. A separate application must be completed for each grant. Questions, Call 570- 247-5569 or info@unitedwaybradfordcounty.org. Salt Springs State Park Happenings: Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m., Full Moon Hike. Feb. 27, 1 p.m., Winter Snow Fun. Healthy Steps for Older Adults will be held at the Guthrie Memorial Personal Care Activity Room on Thursday, April 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided by Guthrie Memorial. Pre-registration is required by calling the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. at 1-800-982-4346.

MEETING NOTICES

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 tcfendlmts@hotmail.com. MoMs—(Mothers of Minions) meet every first and third Wed. of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. Meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church, 5 Court St., Towanda. This group is taking a winter break. They hope to resume March 16. 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. 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. 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, non-smoking. Al-Anon meetings on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the upstairs kitchen of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, non-smoking. 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. American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 will meet on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Post Home. Members are reminded that it is now time to start paying your dues, and we ask that you do not pay them online. The American Legion Post 534 will hold their monthly meeting on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 1 p.m. at the post home. The Oldest House Historical Society will have an Update/Winter planning meeting Monday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. at the House. All members and board members are invited. The Wyalusing Musical Society will be meeting on Feb. 23 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. Carol Madill’s Early Morning Jazz group will be performing. Public invited. Hostesses are Karen Ballard and Wendy Gaustad. The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet Tuesday, Feb. 16 at the Wyalusing Fire Hall at 11:30 a.m. Bring a covered dish and place setting. A memorial service will be held for members who passed away in 2015. Guest entertainer will be Sara Romanik. Persons 55 and older are invited to attend. 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.

REUNIONS

The Wyalusing School Alumni Association annual reunion will be held on July 30 at the Towanda Rod and Gun Club. Call 570-746-3134 for more information. The WVHS Class of 1976 will be having a meeting at the Wyalusing Hotel (dining room) on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss plans for a 40th reunion. Open to any class members who wish to help with plans.

SPORTS

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. Roosevelt Trail Little League will have baseball/softball sign-ups on the following dates: Feb. 12 and 26 at the Wyalusing Elementary School from 6 to 8 p.m. Eleventh Annual Pool Tournament in memory of Aaron (Norm) Felter on Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Wyalusing Hotel. Sign-ups 11 a.m. to noon sharp. Tournament starts at noon. $10 entry fee. (100% payback, first and second place winners.)

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