2015-07-02 / Coming Events

Coming Events


New Albany VFW Post #384 will hold its Annual Turtle Race and Chicken Barbecue on Sunday, July 5. Chicken barbecue at noon, turtle registration starts at 11 a.m. for kids 12 and under, race at 1 p.m.


Benefit dinner plus Silent Auction held at LeRaysville Community Hall, July 10, 4 to 7:30 p.m. Proceeds will go for 13- year-old Danny Mast’s hospital bill, who had surgery to remove scar tissue and bone to correct hearing in both ears. He will need 3 more surgeries. Dinner includes chicken, mashed potatoes, stuffing and gravy, dinner roll, broccoli salad, iced tea, coffee, ice cream and pie. Donations will be accepted at the door.

Benefit for Lexi July 19, 12 – 5 p.m. at the Black Walnut American Legion Post 510. $5 donation will be charged at the door. Food available for purchase: Chicken BBQ, hot dogs, Sloppy Joes and drinks. Bake sale, auctions, basket raffles and entertainment will be held throughout the event. Kids under age 12 get in free. R25- 4p/S26-3p

Blood Drive

Blood Drives: July 14, 1 to 6 p.m., New Albany Fire Department, Main St.; July 15, 1 to 6 p.m., American Legion Post 52, Towanda, 912 Main Street.


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.

Card Showers

Birthday Card Shower for Mary Woodruff ’s (mother of Galen and Jackie) 90th birthday on July 12. Address is: 164 Coburn Hill, Laceyville, PA 18623.


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.

The Standing Stone Vesper Church is having an old-fashioned Hymn Sing on Sunday, July 5 at 7 p.m.

Men’s Bible study and Breakfast, 8 a.m., Saturday, July 4, New Era UM Church. Women’s Bible Study and Breakfast, July 11 at 9 a.m.

Herrickville Water Run, a 5K Race and Kids’ Fun Run with water theme on July 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the Herrickville Wesleyan Church.

Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church, Rt. 6 Black Walnut, will hold its annual Vacation Bible School Monday, July 20 to Friday, July 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Children ages 3 to entering 6th grade are invited to attend. Questions? Email seumc@yahoo.com or call Amy Day at 570-833-5777.


Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, July 8 at 11:30 a.m. at the Blue Dolphin in Apalachin, NY.

The Wysox Sewing Society will hold their monthly dinner at noon, Tuesday, July 14 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Rt. 187N, Wysox. Roast beef with stuffing will be featured on the menu with mashed potatoes, gravy, coleslaw, assorted vegetables, gelatin salads and a variety of homemade pies. Everyone is welcome. Takeouts upon request—call ahead. Reservations are available, but not necessary. Please call 570-265-6119 and leave message for takeout orders or reservations.R26c

For Your Information

The Towanda Area Christian Outreach (TACO) food pantry will be closed Friday, July 3 for the Independence Day holiday. The pantry will reopen Monday, July 6 at 10 a.m. TACO serves the Towanda, Northeast Bradford and Wyalusing school district area and is normally open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until noon. For more information, call 570-265- 4422.

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: Music in the Park, July 3, 7 p.m.; Two-Wheeled Tour of Salt Springs Park, July 26, 1 p.m.; Full Blue Moon Hike, July 31, 8 p.m.

July 4th Events

Tunkhannock Rotary July 3rd Fireworks on Friday evening for the Tunkhannock Rotary Club’s July 3rd Fireworks at the Tunkhannock High School Athletic Field. Gates open at 6 p.m. amRadio will play from 7 p.m. until the fireworks. One of the highlights of the evening will be the color guard comprised of former members of the Armed Services. The Tunkhannock Senior Class will operate the food stand, selling hamburgers, hot dogs, sodas and more. Glow wands will be sold by the Rotary Club. A generous sponsorship has been received from BP Wind Energy to help support this event. Admission is free, but donations to help defray costs for next year’s fireworks will be gratefully accepted.

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 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.

Stevensville Birthday Club will meet on Tuesday, July 7 at the Wyalusing Hotel at 11:30. Birthdays for July are Joyce and Donna W. Barb is the baker.

The July members and board meeting for The Oldest House will be on July 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the House, followed immediately by the executive board meeting at 6:30 p.m.

PARSE: The Endless Mountains Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of the State Employees will meet on Tuesday, July 14 at the Green Gables in New Milford at noon for their annual picnic. For reservations

or more information, call John Benio, 570-278-2380, Bernice Landmesser, 570-265- 8812 or Priscilla Lingenfelter at 570-928-8483.


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Annual Parish Picnic and Chicken and Biscuits Dinner on Sunday, July 12 on the parish grounds at the St. Mary’s Church, Wyalusing, 11:30 a.m. until ? (rain or shine). Chicken and biscuit dinner, Adults, $9; child under 12, $5. Cash Raffle, Basket Raffle.

Pig Roasts

Pig Roast on Saturday, July 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. at American Legion Post 534, Wyalusing. All you can eat and beverage provided, $15 per person. (Only 150 tickets available.) Tickets can be picked up at Legion or call 570-746-1772. Open to public. S25- 3c/R25-3c

Recycling Notice

Camptown Troop 4 recycling normally scheduled for the first Saturday of the month will be rescheduled for July 11 due to the July 4 holiday. Please do not leave items on the fourth. If you have any questions, please call 607-221-0337.


Lines Reunion - Descendants of W. Earl and Lena Lewis Lines of LeRaysville on Sunday, July 12 at Haigh’s Pond outside of LeRaysville. Dinner at 1 p.m. Bring your own table service, a dish to pass and beverage. Swimming and fishing are available. Chinese Auction. Bring a small item for each family member attending. Any questions, call Marilyn Stalford Ross at 570-746-1701 and leave a message or Ronnie Wickwire for directions, 570-744-1286.

The descendants of Ferris and Nancy Black Bennett Reunion is Sunday, July 12, 1 p.m. at the Beaver Meadows United Methodist Church, outside Silvara. Bring a dish to pass and updates for the Bennett book. Any questions, call 570-869-1363.

Towanda High School Class of 1980 will be holding their 35 year reunion on July 25 at the Towanda Gun Club beginning at 6:30 p.m. DJ from 8 to midnight. Variety of appetizers and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided. $25/single and $45/couple. Contact Gillian at 607-684-7064 or Mike at 607-857- 1470 or email ths80@towandapa.net.

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 Old Barn Rug Hooking Guild will be hosting a rug show at Laceyville’s Oldest House on July 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a display of over 50 traditional woolhooked rugs along with demonstrations.


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 is you will be attending the picnic by July 15 to Joan Ely at 570-746-1794.

Theatre Camp

Summer Theatre Camp, Aug. 17 to 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Aug. 20, 2 to 7 p.m. (6 p.m. show) at the Wyalusing Valley High School. Sarah Girven and Bretny Seamon’s senior project. Deadline to sign-up is July 17. Max. number of participants is 25. Open to students who have finished 4th to 7th grades. No cost to join. Contact Sarah, 570- 721-1886 or 746-1031 to register.


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

Vendors Wanted

Vendors Wanted for Craft Fair/Flea Market at the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church, Rt. 6, Laceyville on Saturday, Sept. 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Space available. For information, contact one of the following: Gladys, 570-869-1725; Linda, 570-533-1307 or Pat, 570-869-1588.



Laceyville Business Association is looking for donations of glassware for their dime pitch held on Laceyville’s Community Day, July 11. Call Luella at 570-869-1212.

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.

Donations of or items in good shape are needed for the auction for the annual Herrickville Fourth of July celebration. They do not accept clothing, linens, mattresses or used TVs. Drop off at hall any night after 6 p.m. or anytime on Friday. Also, this year, Chicken Barbecue, halves only, $6. Ready by 6 p.m. Only cooking 100, first come, first served. R26p

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