2015-04-23 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Barbecues

Tunkhannock Odd Fellows Lodge No. 699 Chicken Barbecue, Saturday, April 25, 11 a.m. until sold out. Lemon United Methodist Church on Rt. 29. Halves, $9; Dinners, $11. Preorders welcome. Call 570-575- 3980.

Chicken Barbecue, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company on April 26. Ready around 11 a.m.

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Chicken Barbecue to benefit Relay for Life team, Moo Crew on Saturday, April 25. Pick up chicken at Cargill, Wyalusing at 11:30. Halves, $6. Taking preorders. Call Brenda Beers, 570- 637-0794.

Benefits

Eat at Mark’s Valley View near Laceyville on April 26 (any time during the day), and a portion of the sales will be donated to the Relay for Life. Sponsored by the Over the Hill Plus team.

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Scrap Metal Drive. Benefit the Wyalusing Methodist Parsonage, April 23, 24, 25. East end of Farm and Home Plaza. Questions, contact Ann 570-721-0837; Hollenback area, contact Allen Dyer, 570-265-9315 or Spring Hill area, Louis Fiske, 570-746-6145.

Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, April 25, starting at 11 a.m. in front of Dotti-Lou’s. $6 a half. Pre-orders welcome. 570-637- 0794. Benefit Relay for Life. R16p

Benefit for Jim and Pam Lantz Beebe at the LeRaysville Community Hall on May 16. Spaghetti dinner from noon to 3. Drawing starts at 4 p.m. Pam is battling breast cancer followed by infections. She is still in need of chemo. Husband Jim is in ill health also. Adults, $8; kids 5-12, $4; preschool, free. Basket raffles, bake sale, Chinese Auction, 50/50. Contact Eryn Weingartner, 570-250-1339; Ruth Weingartner, 570-744-2613; Kim Scheler, 570-363-2702; Janine Cooley, 570-744-2929 or Ruth Clearwater, 570-744-2690.

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St. Joseph’s Church will be held on April 25 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Art, raffles, food tastings at the church in St. Joseph.

The Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship invites you to join them this Sunday, April 26 at 3 p.m. to hear Dr. Bill Cox speaking to on “What is Big History and Why Should We Care?” It will be held in the fellowship sanctuary at 305 Second St., Towanda.

Classes

Penn State Extension is offering class for groups that depend on volunteers to help carry out their mission. The class, Tools for an Effective Volunteer Program, will be held April 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Library. Register online at http://extension.psu.edu/managing volunteers. For more information, contact Peter Wulfhorst at 570-296-3400 or ptw3@psu.edu.

Time to Spring into training. Mountainhaus K-9 Training Spring Classes. Registration: May 16 at 10 a.m., Sugar Run. Cost: $120 (8 weeks). Limited number of students per class. Pre-registration price $100. Private lessons available.

Concerts

Pro Musica Concert at NEB: The Pro Musica singers will present a concert, “This and That, Then and Now,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 26, in the Northeast Bradford Elementary School LGI Room. The concert benefits the NEB Education Foundation. Donations at the door.

For Your Information

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: April 25, Trail Day, 11 a.m.

Community Shred Event, May 15, 10 a.m. to noon at parking lot of Wyalusing Community Corp. building, 20 Main St., Wyalusing. $5 per box donation. Sponsored by the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce.

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, April 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.

The Towanda Fire Department is hosting an All-You- Can-Eat Breakfast on April 26, 8 to 11 a.m.

New Era United Methodist Church men’s breakfast and Bible time at 8 a.m. on May 2. Women’s breakfast and Bible time at 9 a.m. on May 9.

Church

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.

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.

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Meeting Notices

AA Meeting—Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the basement of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, nonsmoking.

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.

The Wyalusing Musical Society will hold a meeting on Tuesday, April 28 in the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m. Guest program presenter will be Allan Waterhouse. His program will be “Approaches to Film Music.” The public is invited if interested in this presentation.

DAV Chapter 37 will meet Wednesday, May 13 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.

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 long-term care facility welcome. For information, call Donna Benjamin 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, April 28, 2015.

Camptown Civic Club will meet on Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at the home of Barbara Santos to hear a program by Mary Beth Voda entitled “From Shoebox to Saltbox.” The refreshment committee is Wendy Fissler and Virginia Woodruff.

The Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club will meet on Saturday, May 16, 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.

Mind and Body Fitness for Retirees on Tuesday, April 28 at the April PASR Meeting at the Wysox Fire Hall. 10:45 a.m., coffee, tea and cookies. 11 a.m., program and 12:15 p.m. luncheon. RSVP Joyce VanDusen, 570-265-3378.

Open House

Wyoming County Historical Society 24th Annual Open House on Sunday, May 17, 1 to 4 p.m. Located at the corner of Bridge and Harrison Streets, Tunkhannock. Admission is free and families are encouraged to bring their children. For more information, call 570- 836-5303.

Penny Socials

Penny Social at North Orwell Community Hall, Route 187, on Friday, April 24. Doors open 5:30 p.m., drawings start 7 p.m. Door prizes, basket raffles, 50/50, refreshments available. Information: Bev at 570-247-7484 or Cathy at 570-247-7280. Benefit: North Orwell Hall.

Penny Social, Saturday, May 2 at the LeRaysville Social Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m., drawing at 7:30. For more information, call Mickey Alderson, 570-744-2860 or Susan Berkley, 570-746-7104. Sponsored by: Arrow United Relay for Life team.

Rummage Sales

Moxie Community Church Rummage Sale on April 24, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and April 25, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Saturday everything half off after 11 a.m.) Money raised goes to youth ministries.

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 Wyalusing Youth Football and Cheerleading Club, Inc. will hold a board meeting on April 29 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 57 at the Wyalusing High School. All are welcome to attend.

Field Day on May 9 at 1 p.m.— Field Day (hive split) at James Wood Apiary. Contact James at 570-934-1166 or visit website at www.susquehannabeekeeping.c om.

On Saturday, May 23 the Wyoming County PA Pullers Assoc., will host a tractor pull at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds, Route 6, Meshoppen. Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League and Empire State Pullers, a sanctioned event, will begin at 4 p.m. Event highlights: 9,300 lb. super farm tractors, light super stock tractors, modified tractors and heavy super stock. Food and refreshments available. Adults, $15; Children 6-12, $10; Children 5 & under, free. Armband for infield, additional $5. Contact info., Elwood Sicker, 570-241-2776, elwood@sicklershomesupply.com or Roger Teel, 570-240-7524, pttrucker1242@gmail.com.

Turkey Shoot

VFW Post #6824, Cargill, Spring Turkey Shoots, noon to 4 p.m., April 26, May 3. Lucky X, Shotgun Shoot, food, 50 Cent Bingo, Pull Tabs, Raffles, 1468 Haigh’s Pond Road, Rome. 570- 744-2215.

Vendors Wanted

Craft Makers and Carnival Games wanted. Spring Hill Center is looking for anyone who would like to make a couple of dollars and support a good cause. Set up a table for $20. The Spring Festival will take place at the Herrickville VFD on May 23 and include and outdoor movie The Goonies. Call 540-429-5402 or springhillcenterreced@gmail.co m.

Vendors Wanted: Junk in the Trunk. Sell your goods April 25, 8 a.m. to noon at Cargill parking lot. $10 a space. Benefits Relay for Life Moo Crew team. Reserve your spot today. Call Brenda Beers at 570-637-0794.

Work Bees

The Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club will have a work session on Saturday, April 25, at noon at the club building, 7837 Route 29, Dimock. They will be working on the HO modules as well as the layout building. Everyone is welcome. For more information, see our website at http://emmrrc.wix.com/trains or call 570-278-3992.

Yard Sales

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

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