2019-02-14 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

BENEFITS

Benefit for Grace Connection, the “Sweet Sounds Café” will be held on Sunday, Feb. 17 from 2-4 p.m. at the Wysox Presbyterian Church. Area musicians will provide the sweet sounds, and an abundance of sweet and savory snacks will complete the café ambiance. The Towanda Area Clergy Association, sponsors of the event, invite everyone to come and support Grace Connection with a goodwill offering.

Mac & Cheese Bake-off on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 12-3 p.m. at the Villa Sena, 143 Villa Sena Blvd., Towanda. This will benefit the Wyalusing Valley Museum. Register to compete in a mac & cheese bake-off by emailing wyalusingmuseum@gmail.com or calling the Wyalusing Valley Museum at 570-746-3979. There is no fee to enter as a competitor, but you must provide all your own supplies. Want to come taste the Mac & Cheese entries? Tickets to attend the event will be $10/person or $25/family. Proceeds benefit the Wyalusing Valley Museum’s Move to Main Street campaign.

Benefit for Randy and Nicky Greeno and family on Sunday, March 3 at noon at the Sayre VFW, 932 W. Lockhart St., Sayre. The benefit includes: dinner, adult $8, children 6 yrs. to 17 yrs. $5 and children under 5 yrs. are free; Chinese auction, bake sale, silent auction and 50/50. Contact Lori Vanderpool, 570-485-4466 or Sylvia Olmstead, 607-768-1519.

BLOOD DRIVE

Upcoming blood donation opportunities Jan. 31-Feb. 28: Bradford County: Sayre Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 1-6 p.m. at the Crossroads Family Ministries, 200 W. Lockhart St. Towanda Thursday, Feb. 14 from 12-5 p.m. at the Anytime Fitness, 182 Ennis Lane. Sullivan County Dushore Thursday, Feb. 21 from 1-6 p.m. at St. Basil’s Auditorium, 101 Churchill St. Wyoming County Tunkhannock Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 1-6 p.m. at the Triton Fire Hall, 116 W. Tioga St. Visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment or for more information.

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Feb. 24 from 7:30-10:30 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, $8; children to 12 years, $4; preschool, free. Benefit Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co., Dept. 4.

CLASSES

Craft Class on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Laceyville Public Library at 1:30 p.m. Our teacher is Teresa Brewer. Call the library at 570-869-1958 for further information.

Wyalusing Area Friends of the Arts will be presenting a class with Dennis Kochenash on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Wyalusing Community Corp building in the TW Room from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dennis will be teaching the ancient art of Pysanky which are colorful and intricately decorated eggs. Cost of the class will be $20 and supplies $10 per student. Register and prepay at the Blue Heron or by calling Abbie (leave a message) or text at 570- 721-0664.

DINNERS

Come celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the American Legion and St. Patrick’s Day at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 on Saturday evening, March 16. It is an Irish meal of corned beef and cabbage. Social hour is at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Reservations are a must and can be made by calling the post after 2 p.m. at 570-746-1772 by March 8.

EASTER EVENTS

VFW Post 6824 Children’s Easter Party registration is now open from Feb. 1 – April 1 to children 10 years and under. Easter party to be held on Sunday, April 14 from 1-3 p.m. at the post on Haigh’s Pond Road. Registration is required. Call Cassandra H: 570-744-1550 or C: 570-637-4992; Donna 570-744-2467 or Post 570-744-2215.

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

Representatives from the Apprise program are available year-round at the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. office in Towanda to counsel individuals regarding Medicare, Medicaid, Advantage Plans, Medigap/Supplement, prescription plans, PA PACE program, numerous medical insurance and prescription drug eligibility programs and assistance with the completion of various medical forms and applications. These services are offered as part of the Apprise program. For additional information or to schedule an appointment, call 800-982-4346.

St. Vladimir’s Church, Lopez, homemade pierogies, halupki and halushki for sale. Call 570- 928-1099. Still available in Wyalusing and Sugar Run. Pierogies $6/doz., halupki 2/$5 and halushki $2/quart.

Notice: T.A.C.O. Food Pantry will be open Monday, Feb. 18 for the Presidents’ Day holiday. T.A.C.O. is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until noon and serves the Towanda, Northeast Bradford and Wyalusing school districts. The pantry is located at 1876 Golden Mile Road, Wysox. For additional information, please call 570-265-4422.

Reminder: Events that take place between April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020 are now being accepted for the Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau annual calendar of events booklet. The deadline to submit events is Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. For more information, contact the Bureau at 570-836-5431, 800-769- 8999 or shelley@endlessmountains.org.

MEETING NOTICES

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.

Granville Center Church of Christ will be hosting GCCC Fit Club every Saturday from 9:30-11 a.m. This free group is open to all ages, men and women. Granville Center Church of Christ, 5753 Hwy. 514, Granville Summit. Call Lee or Robin Modlin 570-364-5110.

The Endless Mountains Amateur Radio Club meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Emergency Operations Center in Tunkhannock. Anyone interested in amateur radio or emergency communications is welcome. Call Joe E. for more information, 570-942- 0396. tfn

United Way of Bradford County victory celebration and annual meeting, open to the public community at large, will be held on Wed., Feb. 20 from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Towanda Country Club, 645 Golden Mile Road, Towanda. Call 570- 247-5569 or kerri.strauss@unitedwaybradfordcounty.org.

The Wyalusing Musical Society will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. Early Morning Jazz, the WVHS Vocal Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Mrs. Carol Madill will be presenting the evening’s program. The public is invited, and refreshments will be served following the program.

Weather permitting, Camptown Civic Club will meet Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Camptown Community Church to continue its Historical Preservation Project. Interested community members are also welcome to attend and help with the project of documenting important events and preserving items associated with the history of Camptown. Bring a sandwich for dinner; soup, beverages, and dessert will be provided. Work will begin at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Call Janice at 570-746-3051 with any questions.

OPEN REHEARSALS

The Northern Tier Symphony will have open rehearsals on Friday, March 1 from 7:30- 9:30 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Middle School Auditorium, 200 Franklin Ave. During break a meet-and-greet event will be held. All instruments invited. To download sheet music in advance of the event, please call 570-289-1090.

PENNY SOCIALS

Penny Social on Saturday, March 2 at the Wyalusing Fire Hall. Doors open at 5 p.m., drawing starts at 7 p.m. The social benefits the Wyalusing Class of 2021. Concession stand, raffle tickets and special drawings available! R7x3p

PUBLIC INVITED

The Intellectual Disabilities Proclamation will be held on Friday, March 8 at 11 a.m. at the Towanda courthouse and on Tuesday, March 12 at 10 a.m. at the Sullivan County courthouse. The county commissioners will present the proclamation and then it will be read. Please come and show support for Intellectual Disabilities Awareness month.

Valentine’s Day Dance on Friday, Feb. 15 from 7-10 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Music by DJ “Philly” and specials. Open to the public.

Winter Dance on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 6:30-10 p.m. at the Warren Center Community building, 187 Schoolhouse Rd., Warren Center. Event includes: 6:30-7 p.m. socialize, eat, drink, raffle baskets; 7-10 p.m. dance party with live music. $10/person at the door. All proceeds go to the Northeast Bradford Cheerleaders. Questions? melissa@melissasballroom.com.

11th Annual “Afternoon of Inspiration” Concert will be held on Sunday, March 3 at 2:30 p.m. at Wyalusing United Methodist Church. This annual concert benefits the “Volunteers in Mission Team” of Spring Hill United Methodist Church, led by Bill Beebe. Local business owners will be donating gifts for our silent auction. Individual donations are welcomed also. A love offering will be taken. Homemade goodies and punch will be offered. Come enjoy the area talents. For information, call Faith Jaynes at 570-746-3237.

REUNIONS

WVHS Class of 1979 will be having a class reunion meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Wyalusing Hotel. Any questions, call Theresa at 570- 721-1396.

SOUP SALES

Free Soup Supper at the Hollenback United Methodist Church at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, March 13 and April 10.

SUPPORT MEETING

AA Meetings Wednesdays at 8 p.m., Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Friday at 8 p.m., Standing Stone Vesper Church.

AA Group of Towanda meets Monday-Friday, noon; Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 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).

TOPS PA #1134 meets each Tuesday at Braintrim Baptist Church in Laceyville. Weighins from 5:15-6 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.

Valley Multiple Sclerosis meets the last Thursday of every month at St. John Lutheran Church at 207 S. Hopkins St., Sayre, from 6-8 p.m. Anyone with MS, caregivers or family members of people with MS are invited. Call Pam at 570- 888-9053 for questions.

Hunts for Healing meets the last Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Ringneck Ridge, 3 Coburn Hill Rd., Laceyville. For information, call 570-869-1233.

Breastfeeding Support Group meets the first and third Thursday of the month, from 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. Free. At Bradford County Library in Burlington. For information, call the library at 570-297-2436.

Al-Anon Meetings Monday at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at 7 p.m. & Saturday noon, Tunkhannock UM Church. Every Tuesday at 7 p.m. & Thursday at noon at Trehab Building in Montrose. Every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Shepard of the Hills Church in Dushore. Wednesday at 8 p.m. at Wyalusing Presbyterian Church and 7 p.m. at Little Meadows United Methodist Church, Penn Ave., Little Meadows. Every Friday at 7 p.m. at Valley United Presbyterian Church 459 Park Ave., Waverly.

Public Invited: Caregivers’ group, held at the Montrose Area Agency on Aging Office, 157 Spruce St., Suite 1, every third Wednesday of the month from 1-2 p.m. Share your experiences. Caregivers meet once a month to talk about the joys and hardships of caring for someone. For more information call the Area Agency on Aging at 570-278- 3751 or 1-800-634-3746.

Family and friends weekly support meetings for those who struggle with addiction and for those who love someone who does. At Main Link, 17 Pine Street, Towanda, on Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Meetings conducted by Trinity of Bradford County and The Center of Excellence. Refreshments are provided. Questions? Contact Keith at 607-378-7182 or email kkinsman@casa-trinity.org.

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