2014-10-02 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Benefits

Benefit for John Livezey, Sr. who is fighting Multiple Myeloma Cancer. John is a Vietnam Army veteran and currently in Bradford County Manor. A scalloped turkey casserole, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, dinner roll, dessert and drinks with take-outs at the St. Francis Hall, Rt. 487, Mildred, Saturday, Oct. 4, 4 to 8 p.m. $8, adults; $4, ages five to 12; children, four and under, free. Basket raffle, Chinese auction. Prizes with drawing on Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish spaghetti supper. Need not be present to win. To donate, volunteer or purchase tickets, contact Linda Thall, 570-928-8664 or linssled dog@yahoo.com.

Blood Drive

Guthrie Clinic will host a blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 7 from noon until 5 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Patterson Auditorium on Guthrie Sayre campus. To schedule an appointment, call the Guthrie Volunteer Services Dept. at 570-887-4241.

Breakfasts

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

New Era United Methodist Church men’s breakfast and fellowship on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 8 a.m. All welcome. For more information, call 570-928-1012.

Car Shows

LeRaysville’s First Annual Fall Drive-in Car Show, Sunday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Muscle, Hot Rods, For Sales, Ol’ School, Vintage, Antiques, Rats, Cruzers, Tractors, Bikes, Classics. Vendors, food, fun, music, prizes. 50/50 Raffle, Tshirts and more. Pre-registration: $8/$10 at gate (registration at 8 a.m.). Vendors wanted. Sponsored by Dept. 6, Le- Raysville Pike Vol. Fire Dept., 570-746-3154.

Christmas Events

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce is making plans for its annual Christmas tea party to be held on Sunday, Dec. 7 at noon in the Tuscarora Wayne Community- Room at 20 Main Street in Wyalusing. Sponsor this year is Farm and Home Plaza. The theme is “Winter Wonderland with Frozen.” Tickets available now at the chamber office for $10 each. Call 570-746-4922 for more information.

Church

Moxie Community Church 70th Anniversary Celebration on Oct. 10, 11, 12. Friday night - open house with light refreshments. Saturday afternoonevening, the history and catered dinner. Sunday, the future and continued mission, potluck dinner after service. Located at 315 Benjamin Road, just off Wyalusing-New Albany Road. Details available at 570- 746-2228 and in future issues of the Rocket-Courier.

The Redeemed Quartet, a Southern gospel singing group, will be presenting a concert at 2 p.m. on Oct. 19 at the Evergreen Christian Church, located on the Wyalusing-New Albany Road. All are welcome.

Adult Bible study in Book of Romans on Monday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Era United Methodist Church. All welcome. For more information, contact 570-928-1012 or 570-363- 2496.

Classes

Adult CPR/AED Class, Oct. 3, 9 a.m. to noon and Adult First Aid/CPR/AED, Oct. 3, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the classroom at Susquehanna County Chapter American Red Cross.

Clinics

Wyalusing Senior Center (Park Place) will be offering free Flu Shots on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 10 to 11:30 a.m. No appointment necessary. Sponsored by Bradford County Manor.

Craft Bazaars

The Craftsmen of the Endless Mountains will hold their annual arts and crafts show on Oct. 4 and 5 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, call 570-924-4264.

Dinners

Annual Roast Beef Dinner, with corn relish at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Rt. 6W, Tunkhannock on Saturday, Oct. 4, 4 to sold out. Takeouts, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Donation: Adults, $9.50; under 12, $4; preschool, free. Everyone welcome. Basket Raffle.

Roast Beef Dinner, Friday, Oct. 10, 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, cole slaw, applesauce, roll, homemade desserts, beverage. Adults, $8; children 12-6, $3.50; under six, free. Proceeds benefit local activities. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

Free soup supper at Hollenback United Methodist Church on Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10, from 5 to 6 p.m. with a Bible Study from 4:30 until 5. All are welcome.

A free soup and sandwich luncheon, sponsored by the Worship Committee of the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church will be held on Oct. 21 at noon. This is open to seniors over 60. We ask that you call Theresa at 570-869-1153 or Bonnie at 570-869-1938 to let them know that you are coming. If you can, bring a can of veggies for the “Who Knew Food Pantry.” It will be very much appreciated.

The Wyoming County Council of Republican Women are having a meeting at Perkins’ Restaurant in Tunkhannock on Oct. 7. Dinner (on your own) at 6 p.m., followed by business meeting at 7 p.m. New members always welcome.

The WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch on Monday, Oct. 5 at noon at Mark’s Valley View in Laceyville.

Families are invited to bring their covered dish and table service and join Stevensville’s church folks for a Harvest Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 5 p.m. at the hall. Meat and beverage will be provided. All are welcome.

Annual Turkey dinner at the Forkston United Methodist Church, on Saturday, Oct. 11. Take-outs available from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, baked corn, squash, cole slaw, rolls and homemade pie. Bake sale will feature pie, breads, cookies, fudge, etc. Adults, $9, ages 12 and up, $4; preschool, free.

The Wysox Sewing will hold their monthly dinner at noon, Tuesday, Oct. 14 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Rt. 187N, Wysox. Roast beef will be featured on the menu with mashed potatoes, gravy, cole slaw, assorted vegetables, gelatin salads and a delicious 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. R39c

Entertainment

Endless Mountains Rendezvous Muzzleloader Show, Oct. 4 and 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Black Walnut American Legion. $3 admission, under 16, free. For more information, call Robin, 570-499-6758. Raffle tickets, live shooting and more. R36- 4c/S37-4c

Exhibits

Stamp Exhibit and Bourse - Oct. 17 and 18 at the American Legion Post, 45 S. Olcott Rd., Big Flats, NY (just off I-86, Exit 49). Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday,

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibits, 10-15 area stamp dealers. U.S. Post Office, Pictorial Cancel and show cachet. Junior activities. Sponsored by the Elmira Stamp Club. Free admission and parking.

Festivals

A community Pumpkin Fest is being held Oct. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. in New Albany. The event will be free of charge to the public and will consist of pumpkin carving with pumpkins provided, hayrides, games and a light lunch. The event will be held in the parking lot at the New Albany Methodist Church, 220 Front Street. Any questions call Tui at 570-924- 3959.

Fourth Annual Harvest Hootenanny farm festival at Russell Sprouts Farm, Rome, Saturday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pumpkins, apples, animals, fun for kids. Local product vendors wanted. 570-637- 6498. Also, organically-grown canning tomatoes available.

For Your Information

Come and enjoy the Fall foliage on the Pumpkin Trail on Oct. 18. Follow the pumpkins on Route 267 and 367 (Laceyville- Meshoppen area) to visit our local and unique businesses. www.pumpkin.webs.com. R37- 5c/S38-4c

The LeRaysville Minstrel practices will be held Thursday, Sept. 25 and continuing Thursdays thereafter at 7 p.m. at the LeRaysville Community Hall. For more information, you may call 570-744-2636 or 744-1251.

Birthday in a Bag. Everyone deserves a special birthday. In memory of Austin Cook, Birthday in a Bag will be distributed to TACO. The following items are being collected: cake mixes, icing, candles, streamers, balloons, gift cards, plates, napkins or monetary donations. Contact Amber Cook for more information, 570-363-0909.

Guthrie Hospice will offer a five-week Community Bereavement Support Group that meets every Wednesday beginning October 1 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the 2 North Conference Room at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. For more information or to register, call 1-800-598-6155.

Apple Butter Day at Mt. Pisgah on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 570-297-2734 or email mtpisgahee@pa.gov.

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.

Memorial Hospital’s monthly bereavement support group schedule for 2014 will continue to meet on the last Tuesday of each month from 3 to 4:30 p.m., located in the library on the lower level of Memorial Hospital, Towanda. The group follows the book by James Miller, What Will Help Me? and other authors’ writings related to grief and loss. The support group is open to those who have experienced loss and is facilitated by Trudy Ventello, LSW, a social worker with Memorial Hospital’s Hospice program. For more information call 570- 268-2233.

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 starting this fall. 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.

The Hill Country Artists will meet on Oct. 2 at the Claverack Building, Rt. 706, East of Montrose at 7 p.m. Cheryl Coleman will present a program on “Flight of the Butterflies.” For information, call Rita Eddy at 570-553-2500.

Parents of the Wyalusing Senior Class of 2015 will be meeting on Oct. 8, at 6 p.m. in the WVHS Cafeteria.

Officers/directors’ meeting of the Susquehanna Beekeeping Association will be held on Oct. 10 following potluck dinner at 6 p.m. at the home of James Wood. Bring dish to share. Contact Ginny Wood, 570-934-1166 if planning to attend.

Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club will meet Saturday,

Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. at the club building, 7837 Route 29, Dimock. Work sessions are typically held every Saturday. Visitors and new members are always welcome. For more information, see the website at http://emmrrc.wix.com/trains or call 570-278-3992.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 will meet on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. at the post home. Dues are now payable.

The October members’ meeting of The Oldest House will be Thursday, Oct. 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the house in Laceyville.

Stevensville Birthday Club will meet for lunch on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 11:30 a.m. at Mark’s Valley View Restaurant. There are no October birthdays.

PARSE: The Endless Mountains Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of the State Employees will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at noon at the American Legion at 912 Main St., Towanda. For reservations call John Benio, 570-278-2380; Priscilla Lingenfelter, 570-928- 8483 or Bernice Landmesser, 570-265-8812.

Grief Support Group - Grief- Share, a grief support group will be held Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m. from Oct. 16 to Jan. 29 (except holidays). Meeting at the Loft Room, Braintrim Baptist Church, Laceyville. Call 570-869-1350 for more information.

Open House

The Laceyville Public Library is hosting an open house on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. to show off recent improvements. Punch and cookies will be available.

Penny Socials

Penny Social, Oct. 17 at the VFW 6824, located at Haigh’s Pond. Proceeds will benefit Cancer Aid and Research. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Drawing at 7:30 p.m. Drop-off items on 10/13, 10/14, 10/15, 10/16 after 6 p.m.

L.A.W.S. Penny Social, Saturday, Oct. 4 at LeRaysville Community Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Drawing begins at 7:30. Kitchen will be open. Refreshments, 50/50, door prizes, raffles.

Penny Social at North Orwell Community Hall, Route 187, on Saturday, Oct. 18. Doors open 5 p.m., drawings start 7 p.m. Fundraiser for Twylia Bullock’s Child Care Center. Food, snacks, basket raffle, 50/50. Lots of great baby and children’s items plus much more. For more information, call 570- 744-1877.

Reunions

The Repsher Reunion will be held on Sunday, Oct. 12 at the Tri-County Sportsmen’s Club in Silvara. Lunch will start at 1 p.m. Please bring dish to pass, table service, beverage and a game of bingo has been purchased, so bring your quarters.

Turkey Shoot

VFW Post #6824, Cargill, Fall Turkey Shoots, noon to 4 p.m., Oct. 5, 12, 19. Lucky X, Shotgun Shoot, food, Showdown, 50 Cent Bingo, Pull Tabs, Raffles, 1468 Haigh’s Pond Road, Rome. 570- 744-2215.

Vendors Wanted

Troy Volunteer Fire Department annual craft show will be held on Oct. 18 at the Troy Fire Department, 88 Firehouse Drive, Troy from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Food available, no admission charged. Any vendors interested in event, please contact Donna May at 570-297-1004.

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