2015-05-28 / Coming Events

Coming Events

Auctions

Annual Benefit Auction sponsored by North Rome Christian School will be held Saturday, June 6, beginning at 10 a.m. at the former Five Star Building on Rt. 187N in Wysox. Auctioneer Howard Visscher will conduct the bidding on a large variety of new and used items. Also available throughout the day will be a Yard Sale, four large Silent Auction sessions, concessions stand, and bake sale. A Blood Drive will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a free t-shirt for each donor. For information, please contact the school at 570-247- 2800.

Baby Contest

The Wyalusing Relay for Life will hold a Beautiful Baby Contest on June 13 at Peterson Stadium, Wyalusing Valley High School. Send a photo, no larger than a 5x7 with name, address and phone number along with $5 entry fee to Susan Hitchcock, 682 Salsman Road, Laceyville, PA 18623. Deadline is June 8. For ages newborn to 12 months old. Voting all day, beginning at 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. when winner will be announced. They are also holding a Baby Crawling Contest at 11 a.m. Registration at 10:45 plus $5 entry fee for ages six to 11 months old. A prize will be awarded. R20-3p/S21- 2p

Benefits

Benefit for Eric Hoehme at Towanda Fire Hall, Elm St., from 3 to 7 p.m. on June 7 to help with medical and funeral costs. Spaghetti, $8 adult; $6, 12 and under. Chinese auction, 50/50 and silent auction. S19- 4p/R19-4p

The 20th Annual Big Brothers/ Big Sisters Motorcycle Rally will be held on Sunday, June 7, beginning at Sherwood Groves, Towanda, winding through the Endless Mountains for 80 miles and end at Riverfront Park in Towanda. For more information, call 570-265- 5960.

Breakfasts

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

Church

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.

Church Retreat at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish at the St. Mary of the Assumption worship site in Wyalusing on June 6 led by nationally-known Catholic speaker, Matthew Arnold. Open to all. 9 a.m., Mass; 9:30, registration and coffee; 10, first talk; break-lunch provided; 12:30, Rosary; 1 p.m., second talk.

The Skyline Boys - will perform on Sunday, May 31 at 4:30 p.m. at the Camptown Community Church. The public is invited. A freewill offering will be taken. A covered dish dinner will be served after the concert. Bring a dish to pass. Everyone welcome.

Trinity Charge Methodist Churches of Monroeton, New Albany and Ulster “Fifth Sunday” service on Sunday, May 31 at 10 a.m. in Monroeton. The church is located at 53 Church Street, with Pastor Kitty Keller doing the service. Lunch will be provided afterward. Ed and Betty Howard will host an open house after to show Ed’s model train display.

Clam Bakes

Clam Bake, Saturday, June 6, 1 p.m. till ? at American Legion Post 534, Wyalusing. $30

includes 4 doz. clams per ticket. Food and limited beverage provided. Additional clams may be purchased if available at $3 doz. Limited to 100 tickets. Open to public.

Knights of Columbus Clam Bake, Saturday, June 13. 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, 579-928-8911 or Ron, 746-9498. 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.

Craft Bazaars

Craft Bazaars

The Craftsmen of the Endless Mountains will hold a “June Jubilee” arts and crafts show on June 13 and 14 at the Forksville Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days. The craftsmen articles are all homemade items. Free entertainment both days. Free admission and free parking. For information or to become a vendor, call 570-924-4264.

Dinners

The Silvara Ladies Aid dinner on Thursday, June 4 at noon. Ham and scalloped potatoes with all the usual trimmings and homemade pies. Served family style. Adults, $8; school-age children, $4; preschool, free. On Rt. 367 at Silvara, next to Methodist Church. R21-2c/S22c

Flag Retirement

A Flag Retirement Ceremony will be held at Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 on Flag Day, June 14 at 6 p.m. Cub Scout Pack 8 and Legion members will conduct the service.

For Your Information

Home Textile Tool Museum open Saturdays through Aug. 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Orwell. Admission: $5; children, 12 and under are free. Details on Saturday events and weekday workshops , go to www.hometextiletoolmuseum.org. Email: info@httm.org or call 570-247- 7175.

Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission (NTRPDC) will be sponsoring a free training on doing business with the commonwealth, presented by the NTRPDC Procurement Technical Assistance Center. This free seminar will be held on June 9 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at NTRPDC, 312 Main St., Towanda. Please contact Laurie Lentz, 570-265- 1538 or by email at lentz@northerntier.org. to register.

The Area Agency on Aging will be bringing farmers’ market food vouchers to the Wyalusing Senior Center (Park Place) on Wednesday, June 17, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, call Center Manager, Connie Wilson, 570-746- 2333.

Health Care

Robert Glicini, M.D., staff surgeon at Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock will host a lecture on breast cancer, treatment and surgery options on Tuesday, June 2 at 6 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Public Library, 220 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Anyone interested is asked to RSVP by calling 570-552-7423.

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.

Grief Support Group - will meet weekly on Thursdays from April 2 through June 25, using nationally-used Grief- Share materials. Meeting is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Braintrim Baptist Church, Laceyville. Enter at the North entrance at 283 Church St. All welcome. You may come for one meeting or all. For more information, call the church office, 570-869-1350 or Dick Camp, 570- 869-1998.

Stevensville Birthday Club will meet on Tuesday, June 2 at the Wyalusing Hotel at 11:30. Birthday for June is Ruby Boyanowski. Baker is Ann Marie.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 will meet on Sunday afternoon, June 14 at 1 p.m. at the post home for a cleaning bee. Meeting to be held afterward.

DAV Chapter 37 will meet Wednesday, June 10 at Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 at 2:30 p.m. All veterans, 10 percent or more disability welcome. Election of officers will be held at this meeting.

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association will meet on May 30 for a hive check at apiary of John Fiore. For more information, contact James Woods, 570-934-1166 or www.susquehannabeekeeping.com.

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association meeting at the Claverack building, Rt. 706, Montrose at 7 p.m. on June 12. Bring a jar of honey and learn how to prep your honey and related products for Harford Fair entries. Contact Jim Perkins, 570-967-2634 or check www.susquehannabeekeeping.com.

The Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club will meet on Saturday, June 20, at 6 p.m., at the club building, 7837 Route 29, Dimock. Visitors and new members are welcome. Work sessions periodically throughout the month. For more information, see our website at http:// emmrrc.wix.com /trains or call 570-278-3992.

The Hill Country Artists meeting on June 4 will feature Gerald Kanjorski speaking on art history: “Who painted it? Does it matter?” Meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Building on Rt. 706, east of Montrose. Public is invited. For more information, call 570-278-2141.

PARSE: The Endless Mountains Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of the State Employees will meet on Tuesday, June 9 at the Montrose American Legion in Elk Lake at noon. Take Route 706 to Rush, turn on 3023 to flashing traffic signal and turn left. The club is on the left. For reservations call John Benio, 570-278- 2380, Bernice Landmesser, 570- 265-8812 or Priscilla Lingenfelter at 570-928-8483.

Reunions

Pig Roast and Class of 1985 30-Year Reunion on Aug. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Bring a dish to pass and any pictures you would like to share. For more information, contact Joe Zenewicz 412-841-5237 or Melinda Dibble Manvell at 570-250- 5502.

The Mehoopany School reunion will be held at the Mehoopany Township Building on Saturday, June 6. Covered dish dinner at noon. Bring a dish to pass. Beverage and table service provided. At 1 p.m., will be a short business meeting followed by some Mehoopany history. For more information, call Cliff at 570- 833-4641 or Allen at 836-5030.

Robinson Reunion - The descendants of Harland and Maude Robinson will have their reunion on Sunday, June 14 at the New Albany Park. Dinner at 1 p.m. Bring dish to pass, table service and beverage. Ham will be provided.

The Repsher Reunion will be held on Saturday, June 20 at the Tri-County Sportsmen’s Club in Silvara. Bring a dish to pass, beverage and your own table service for the 1 p.m. meal. After a short meeting, bingo will be played. Please tell your family and come enjoy the fellowship.

Sales

The PSU Master Gardeners

will be hosting a Perennial and Herb Plant sale on Saturday, May 30 The sale will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 11 a.m. The sale will be held at a new location at Academy Park, Main St., Athens. The park is located opposite the Spalding Building, location of the Spalding Memorial Library and Tioga Point Museum.

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.

The New Albany Area Children’s Fund is hosting the Annual Charlie Wiles Fishing Derby on May 30, 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 goody bags, bait, refreshments and a prize.

Wyalusing Youth Football and Cheerleading Club will hold registration for the 2015 season on Friday, May 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the lobby of the Wyalusing Elementary School. If forms were mailed to you, please bring them completed, with a copy of birth certificate and a current picture. If you need forms, you can print them from our facebook page.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association Association’s will be holding monthly pulls at their show grounds, located at 18004 Route 187, Rome on June 19, 20 and 21, which will be the big show for the year featuring 4x4 Truck Pulls followed by Semis at 6 p.m. Friday night, antiques and classics on Saturday with weigh-ins at 8 a.m. and garden tractors on Sunday at 10 a.m. For more information call Joan/Bob Ely at 570-746-1794; Eric Douglas, 607-223-5047 or Mike Sosnowy 607-727-3953.

The Extra Point Club football meeting on Wednesday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ram Zone, Route 6, Wyalusing.

Tours

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

Vendors Wanted

Annual Arts and Crafts Festival and White Elephant. Vendors needed on June 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call to make a reservation at the Bradford County Manor, 570-297-4111 on Route 6 between Burlington and West Burlington. Held rain or shine. Lunch, crafts, raffles, tickets and white elephant.

Wanted

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.

Yard Sales

Village Value Day in Wyalusing on June 20. All-Over-Town Yard Sales and Sidewalk Sales. Call chamber to get on map. Free. 570-746-4922.

Large yard sale, Saturday, May 30 from 8 a.m. – noon, on the Tuscarora Wayne Insurance grounds, Route 6, Wyalusing. All proceeds from the sale to benefit Wyalusing Relay for Life. Relay teams will be selling household items, clothing, toys, knickknacks, car stereo, eagle (bird) collection and much, much more.

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