2015-07-23 / Coming Events

Coming Events

Blood Drive

Blood Drives: July 27, Jeld- Wen, Inc., 825 Shiner Rd., Towanda, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; July 28, Ulster Sheshequin Fire Assoc., 85 Rescue St., Ulster; Aug. 4, Robert Packer Hospital, Patterson building, noon to 5 p.m.; Aug. 5, Robert Packer Hospital, Patterson Building, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Aug. 7, Warren Center Municipal Bldg., Schoolhouse Road, 1 to 6 p.m.; Aug. 10, Hurley’s Super Market, 387 York Ave., Towanda, 1 to 5 p.m.; Aug. 10, ProCare, 42 Complex Drive, Wyalusing, noon to 5 p.m.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, July 26, 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.

Car Shows

11th Annual Bedrock Cruise- In Car Show, Sunday, July 26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Windham Twp. Fire Company, Rt. 282 South of Nichols at the state line and North on Rt. 187 at state line. Serving BBQ Chicken and great food all day. Registration, $10. Contact Doug Soden, 570-247-2512.


Class of 1983 Birthday Party on Aug. 1 at 4 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion. Cost $20 per person. Contact Cheryl at 570-721-3563. R27-4p/S28- 3p


Monthly “Spectrum” meetings will be held at the Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship community room the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Park behind the church on Poplar Street and enter rear door. The meetings are for people of all gender identifications and their family and friends. For more information, call 570-744-2823.

Commandment 11, a contemporary Christian music ministry will be sharing their music on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the park in New Albany. The New Albany United Methodist youth group is sponsoring the 6 p.m. concert.

New Era United Methodist Church administrative board meets on Sunday, Aug. 9 at 9 a.m. Worship at 10 a.m. Rev. Ed Prowant from the Susquehanna Conference will be there at 11 a.m. to talk about the future of the church. Church picnic at noon. Bring dish to pass. If you are a member of the New Era UM Church, you are urged to attend these meetings. Interested persons are also invited. Contact 570-363-2496 for more information.

The Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship invites you to join them this Sunday, July 26 at 3 p.m. when Renee Ruchotzke will present “What is our UU DNA?” It will be held in the fellowship sanctuary at 305 Second St., Towanda.


The WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch on Tuesday, July 28 at noon at Mark’s Valley View in Laceyville.

For Your Information

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: Two-Wheeled Tour of Salt Springs Park, July 26, 1 p.m.; Full Blue Moon Hike, July 31, 8 p.m.

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.

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— 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, nonsmoking.

Al-Anon at the Old Bridgewater Baptist Church, Rt. 706, Montrose, 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.

Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 11:30 at Woody’s Ale House (formerly P.J.’s) in Towanda.

Caregivers’ Support Group sponsored by the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman and the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging meets at noon the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Library at Memorial Hospital Personal Care Home in Towanda. Anyone taking care of a family member or loved one, be it at home or as a resident of a longterm care facility welcome. For information, call Kathy Morrison at the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman, 570-746-3844 or Carol Dieffenbach at Area Agency on Aging, 570-265-6121. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, July 28, 2015.

Stevensville Birthday Club will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at the OIP in Wyalusing at 11:30. Rita is the birthday lady and Donna Wheaton is the baker.


Bradford-Sullivan County Farm Bureau picnic will be held on Aug. 2 at 1 p.m. at the Jim King Memorial Community Park, corner of Kirby Street and Glen Valley Road in East Athens. Watch for bureau signs. Meat and drinks provided. Bring dish to pass and table service, also a canned product for local food bank. RSVP, call Barb, 570-924-3984.


The Wyalusing Valley High School Class of 1958 will hold their annual reunion at the Laceyville Fire Hall on Aug. 8 from noon until 6 p.m. Happy hour from noon until 1, with dinner to follow. BYOB. Cost is $45 per couple or $23 for singles. Send your reservations and payment to Janet

DeRemer, 355 Singer Road, Laceyville, PA 18623.

The reunion of the Brown family of Earl and Ruth Brown with Dan and Ella Brown family will be held at Haigh’s Pond, Potterville on Sunday, July 26, starting at noon. Eat at 1 p.m. Bring a dish to pass, your own beverage, table service and if you want, a lawn chair. Any questions, call 570-265-6638 or 570-744-2242.

The descendants of Charles and Nancy Ross Walker, formerly of Camptown, will hold their reunion on Saturday, Aug. 8 at Mosier’s Campground in Terrytown. Take 187 South from Wysox and 187 North from Wyalusing. Signs will be posted. Bring dish to pass, own table service, drink and meat will be provided.

Bailey/Finnerty Family Reunion Sunday, August 2, 2015 12 p.m. setup/1 p.m. lunch. Mt. Pisgah State Park poolside pavilion. Bring a dish to pass, table service and drinks (meat provided). Bring a Bingo prize and quarters.

The Potter Reunion - will be held on Aug. 23 at noon at the home of Donald and Sharon Pickett in Sugar Run.

Stevens/Neiley Reunion. The descendants of the late Tom Stevens of Macedonia, the late Charles and Minnie Stevens of Standing Stone, the late Jerome and Jennie Stevens Neiley of Durell, and the late Oscar and Georgia Stevens of Sheshequin will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 25 at the Jim and Danielle Pardoe residence at 2035 River Road in Standing Stone. Bring a dish to pass and own table service. Meat and drink will be provided. All family members are encouraged to attend.

The 99th Annual Brotzman Reunion will be held on Aug. 8 at the South Auburn Grange Hall. Doors open at 11 a.m. and a carry-in lunch will start about noon. Ham and drinks will be provided. Bring your favorite dish to share. Bring ideas on how to celebrate the 100th year on Aug. 13, 2016.

The descendants of Ray and Hazel Ervine will celebrate their heritage from Aug. 11 to 14. The home base will be the Tri-County Sportsman’s Club in Silvara. Mark your calendars and plan to meet your cousins from out West. A flyer will be mailed with hotel and campground info for those needing accommodations.

49th Chapman Reunion will be held on Sunday, Aug. 2 at noon at Round Top Park in Athens. Please bring dish to

pass, table service, beverage and item for Chinese Auction. Meat will be provided.


Basement Sale, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Rt. 6 West of Tunkhannock on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lots of good items for sale. Refreshments will be available, so have your lunch.


Ice Cream Social on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 4:30 until ? at the Standing Stone UM Church on River Road. Offering full menu, including homemade ice cream and pies, banana splits, sundaes. Come enjoy food and fun.


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.

The Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association will be having a dish to pass picnic on July 25 at 4 p.m. at the show grounds in Rome followed by the night tractor pull. Please RSVP if you will be attending the picnic by July 15 to Joan Ely at 570-746-1794.


Visit the Oldest House, Main St., Laceyville. Free tours every Friday to Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.


Wanted: Donations of unwanted glassware for the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department firemen’s carnival. Please leave boxed glassware and dishes outside the Fire Department.

Work Bees

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association Work Day at Harford Fairgrounds, 11 a.m., Aug. 1. Short business meeting and picnic lunch afterward. Bring dish to share, tableware and entree furnished. Visit www.susquehannabeekeeping.com for updates.


Tutor Training Workshops: sponsored by the Bradford- Wyoming County Literacy Program will be held July 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Patterson Building in Sayre; July 28 and Aug. 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 570-297- 3375 or email bwcliteracy@bradfordco.org.

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