2015-10-08 / Coming Events

Coming Events


Fall Antiques and Art Sale, Rt. 407, Fleetville, Saturday, Oct. 10 and Sunday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appletree Antiques, Cutler & Co. Antiques, Keystone Antiques, Skylake Gallery, Appletree Barn Sale, Cutler Cottage/Tent Sale. For more information, call 570-945-9395.


The United Methodist Women of Spring Hill will sponsor a Bake Sale to benefit Leonice Jones, who suffers from myasthenia gravis. It will be held on Oct. 9 at the PS Bank, Route 6, Wyalusing from 9 a.m. until ??? Leonice has been receiving treatments since June 2013 and is unable to work. There is, as yet, no cure. Please bake, buy or donate as your heart leads you. R40p


Blood Drives: Oct. 9, The Parish House, LeRaysville, 1 to 6 p.m; Oct. 12, Hurley’s Super Market, Towanda, 1 to 5 p.m.; Oct. 26, 1 to 6 p.m. St. Basil’s Auditorium, Dushore; Oct. 29, Towanda High School, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Oct. 25, 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 sugarfree syrup. Adults, $7.50; children to 12 years, $3.50; preschool, free. Benefit Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co., Dept. 4.


The Tunkhannock United Methodist Church is sponsoring a bus trip to Sight and Sound to see Miracle of Christmas on Nov. 11. Martz bus, show, ticket and dinner for $130. For details and reservations, contact Harry Sharpe at 570-836-4900.


Monthly meetings will 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 Art of Marriage” DVD seminar by Family Life Today will be presented at the Orwell Bible Church on Friday evening, Nov. 6 and Saturday, Nov. 7. Fee is $30 per couple and includes two workbooks and catered lunch on Saturday. The six-session seminar is valuable for all engaged and married couples. Register by Oct. 24 by calling the pastor at 570-744-1915. The church is located at 1749 Orwell Hill Road, Rome. The Redeemed, a country gospel quartet will hold a concert at the Evergreen Christian Church in New Albany at 2 p.m. on Oct. 18. All are welcome. “Crafting a Wise Legacy,” with Sean Mills of Laceyville on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Light refreshments served. For more information: smills@fh.org or 570-746-3333. Family Fun Day: Children of all ages are invited to Child Evangelism Fellowship of Bradford County’s Family Fun Day on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Independent Baptist Church in Towanda. Special guest: Jeremy Biesicker, gospel illusionist. RSVP by calling 570-247- 7438. Lunch is provided.


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Annual Christmas Bazaar, at church hall on Sunday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All types of crafts, chicken and biscuit lunch, basket raffle, turkey raffle, bake sale. Something for everyone. Tables are available for vendors, call Dennis at 570-746-9192 if interested.


Free soup supper at Hollenback United Methodist Church on Oct. 14 and Nov. 11 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The worship committee of the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church is hosting a

free senior luncheon at the church on Oct. 13 at noon. All seniors are invited. The luncheon menu will be four kinds of soup, sandwiches, dessert and beverage. Yvonne Robinson and Jeannie D’Amato will be the entertainment. Please call Theresa at 570-869-1153 or Bonnie at 570-869-1938 or Nancy, 570-833-4779 if you plan to attend. All are welcome. Roast Beef Dinner, Friday, Oct. 9, 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, cole slaw, applesauce, roll, homemade desserts, beverages. Take-outs available. Adults, $8; children 6-12, $3; under six, free. Proceeds benefit local activities. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406. The Forkston UMC Turkey Dinner will be held on Oct. 10 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Adults, $10; six to 12, $5; preschool, free. Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing, baked corn, squash, cole slaw, rolls, cranberry sauce, pickles, pies. Bake Sale of pies, bread, cookies and fudge. Benefit: Forkston UMW.



Ham and Bean Dinner at the Goodwill Fire Company in Laceyville on Oct. 29 from 6 p.m. to ?. Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, All you can eat on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Adults, $7; ages six to 12, $4; under six, free. Sponsored by Legion Post 534. Proceeds benefit building fund. The Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department is hosting an Appreciation Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 14 at the fire hall. This annual dinner is held in honor of everyone who took part in helping with this year’s firemen’s celebration. Happy hour: 6 – 7 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. A summary of the celebration will be given along with an awards ceremony and presentations will take place after dinner. Reservations are required. Please call Janet Otis at 570-746-4904 or 570-721-0252


New Era U.M. Church Community dinner - Wednesday, Oct. 21, 11:30 a.m. Pork loin plus more. Public welcome. Free will offering. For more information, call 570-746- 3337 and leave message.


LeRaysville Show practices Sept. 17 and run through Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at the community hall. Show dates are Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. Please note there will be a Sunday matinee on Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. If you would like to join the chorus or do a special act, come to practice on Sept. 17. For more information, call 570-744- 2636 or 570-247-7381.


Stamp Exhibit and Bourse - Oct. 23 and 24 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.


Reporting Child Predators. Suspected child predators can be reported to the Office of Attorney General Kane by calling the Child Predator Hotline at 1-800-385-1044. Individuals who suspect an online predator or child sexual abuse can also send an anonymous tip to the office by texting PAKIDS + YOUR TIP to 847411.

Come and enjoy the Fall foliage on the Pumpkin Trail on Oct. 17. Follow the pumpkins on Route 267 and 367 (Laceyville-Meshoppen area) to visit our local and unique businesses. Like us on Facebook - Pumpkin Trail. Mt. Pisgah Happenings: Oct. 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Apple Butter Day, Hilltop Pavilion. Oct. 17, Taste of the Endless Mountains, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Troy Sale Barn, 50 Ballard St., Troy. Oct. 18, Cable Restraint Class, 1 to 5 p.m, Nature Center. For the convenience of area residents interested in signing up for the LIHEAP Program, applications are available to the public and can be picked up at the Wyalusing Senior Center (Park Place Apartments) located at 62 Riverside Drive. On Thursday,

Oct. 22 at 11 a.m., applications will be accepted at the center’s dining room. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat. The Bradford County Library will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 for Columbus Day and Friday, Oct. 16 for staff training day. Endless Mountains Barbershop Chorus weekly practice will be held on Thursday nights, Oct. 15, 22, 29 at 7 p.m. at the Seven Loaves Soup Kitchen, 51 Warren St., Tunkhannock. Men, come join us. No cost. For more information, call Tony Baroni, 570-465- 2712.


There will be a Halloween party at the Hollenback U.M. Church Hall on Sunday, Oct. 25 from 2 to 4 p.m., hosted by the church. Fun and games for children from the community. Youngsters are invited to catch a ride in the wagon up to the Stevensville Auto Body pumpkin patch, choose their own pumpkins and ride back to decorate them at this year’s Halloween party at the Stevensville Community Hall on Oct. 24, noon to 5 p.m. Questions, call Tammy, 570-744-2126. New Albany will be having Trick or Treating on Oct. 31 from 4 to 6 p.m. The New Albany Children’s Fund will be judging costumes at 5:30 p.m. at the New Albany Park. They will also provide cookies and punch.


The Warren Center Senior Center will be hosting a health fair on Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at the center. Cholesterol and blood sugar screenings will be held, flu shots given. A representative from Leslie Wizelman’s office and Senator Gene Yaw’s office will be present. The Guthrie First Impressions Birthing Center at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital will host its First Annual Remembrance Walk on Sunday, Oct. 11 at 5 p.m. The event is free and participants will leave from the Guthrie Clinic Atrium in Sayre. For more information, call Donna Campbell, 570-887-5034. Free and open to the public. Have your blood pressure and blood sugar checked at the Wyalusing Senior Center (Park Place Apartments) located at 62 Riverside Drive. This service will be offered on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 10:30 a.m. No age requirement. Everyone welcome. Free flu shots will be given on Tuesday, Oct. 20 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Wyalusing Senior Center (Park Place Apts.) located at 62 Riverside Drive. No age requirement. Everyone welcome.


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. 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— Faith-based 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. Al-Anon meetings on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the upstairs kitchen of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, non-smoking. 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 Thursdays from Sept. 10 to Dec. 10, except Nov. 26, from 7-8:30 p.m. Meetings will be held at the Braintrim Baptist Church, 283 Church St., Laceyville. Enter at the handicapped entrance on Church St. The group will be using the nationally known GriefShare program designed for those who have lost a loved one to death. People may attend any one or all gatherings. All are welcome. For more information contact the church office at 570-869-1350 or Dick Camp at 570-869-1998. PARSE: The Endless Mountains Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of the State Employees will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at the Elks Lodge No. 2191 located on South Main Street in Towanda at noon. Election of officers. Renewals of memberships will be mailed out in October. It is important to renew your membership to be eligible for eye or dental insurance. For reservations or more information, call John Benio, 570-278-2380, Bernice Landmesser, 570-265-8812 or Priscilla Lingenfelter at 570- 928-8483. American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 will meet on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. at the Post Home. Members are reminded that it is now time to start paying your dues, and we ask that you do not pay them online. If you would like to join the auxiliary, please come to our meeting on Sunday. We welcome all new members. Hunts for Healing meets the last Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Ringneck Ridge, 3 Coburn Hill Rd., Laceyville. For more information, call 570-869-1233. 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 Kathy Morrison 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, Oct. 13, 2015. Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 11:30 a.m. at the Wyalusing Hotel. DAV Chapter 37 will meet Wednesday, Oct. 14 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 American Legion Post 534 will hold their monthly meeting on Sunday, Oct. 11 at 1 p.m. at the post home. The Luzerne-Wyoming Counties MH/MR program has announced the schedule of their Annual 2015 Public Hearing. The hearing provides an opportunity for the general public to provide input into planning for the future mental health and/or developmental services and programs. A hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 14 at Wyoming County Emergency Management. The hearing begins at 6:30 p.m. The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities.

For more information, phone the MH&DS office at 570- 408-1312 or visit www.mhdslw.org. The Post-Concussion support group for athletes and their families will hold its next meeting on Sunday, Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. in the 4 Blue Conference Room located on the fourth floor of the Guthrie Medical Group, Sayre. Free and open to the public.


90th Birthday Party for Florence “Flossie” Knolles will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 from 2 to 4 p.m. For those unable to attend and would like to send a card, her address is: Wyalusing Valley Personal Care Home, 43850 Rt. 6, Wyalusing, PA 18853.


VFW Post 6824 Auxiliary Penny Social will be held with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. and drawing at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16 at the post, Haigh’s Pond Road. Food, chance table, bake sale and 50/50. Proceeds will benefit cancer aid and research.


Rabies Clinic - Oct. 10, 1 to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Fairdale Grange, Rt. 706, South of Montrose. Rabies, $5; Distemper, $10. Animals must be on a leash or in a cage. R39- 2c/S40c


Concealed Carry Seminar, Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 6-8 p.m. at the Hop Bottom Fire Company, S. Center St., Hop Bottom. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Program begins promptly at 6 p.m. Guest speakers: Susquehanna County DA Jason Legg and Susquehanna County Sheriff Lance Benedict. This seminar is designed to be an informative event regarding the various intricacies of our state’s firearm laws. Hosted by PA State Representatives Karen Boback and Tina Pickett. Seating is limited. RSVP’s are required. Call Rep. Karen Boback’s office at 570-836-4777 or Rep. Tina Pickett’s office at 570-265-3124.


Lucky X Shoots will be held at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 on Oct. 18, Nov. 1 and Nov. 15. All shoots begin at 12:30 p.m.


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. Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association will be holding monthly pulls at their show grounds, located at 18004 Route 187, Rome on Oct. 3. Sign-ups at 9 a.m. Pulls begin at 10 a.m. Must be a member to pull. For more information, call Joan/Bob Ely, 570- 746-1794; Eric Douglas, 607-223- 5047 or Mike Sosnowy, 607-727- 3953. The Wyalusing Youth Football and Cheerleading Club, Inc. will have equipment hand-in on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the equipment shed. Board meeting at 5 p.m., immediately before. Please return all equipment, clean and in the same condition in which you received it. This is for football equipment only. Please contact a coach or board member with any questions.


Fall Turkey Shoots will be held at the Haigh’s Pond VFW Post 6824 on Sunday, Oct. 11 and Oct. 18 with Lucky X, Shotgun Shoot, Bingo, Raffles and Food. All shoots from noon to 4 p.m.

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