2014-08-21 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Annual Auction & BBQ: Saturday, Sept. 6 at Creek Junction Park, Forkston. Auction at noon; dinner, 4:30 p.m. $9 adult dinner; $6 child under 12. Take-out orders also available. Sponsored by the Community Center of Mehoopany. Please come out and support our local community park. Auction items will include gift certificates and new merchandise donated by many local businesses. Also good used items donated by area residents. Something for everyone. R32- 4p/S33-3p


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Aug. 31, 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.


North Orwell Old Home Day Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 23 on Route 187, North Orwell starting at noon. Variety of food, including pig roast beginning at 1 p.m. Games, contest, 50/50 raffle, silent auction, music by Andy Boardman, gun raffle drawing at 5 p.m. Variety show beginning at 7 p.m. All proceeds benefit hall renovations.


Evergreen Christian Church is hosting a Kids’ Club on Sept. 8 from 6-7:30 p.m. School aged children who attend kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to attend. The kids will take part in a variety of songs, bible stories and games. For more information, contact club organizers at 570-363-2910 or 570-363-2555.


Hunter Trapper Education Class. New two-day class. Register for class, then go to website: www.pgc.state.pa.us and take the online study. You must complete the online Today’s Hunter & Trapper in PA course before attending the class. Held at Tri-County Sportsman’s club, Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Light lunch. For more information, call Pat Beebe, 570-746-3869 or Carl Yurgatis, 869-1706. You must be at least 11 years old.

Fall Gardening Morning, sponsored by the Sullivan County Extension Office will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 9 a.m. until noon at the office in Dushore. For more information or to register, call Stacie at 855- 394-7534.


Ladies’ Day to Shop (formerly called Gridiron for Gals), will be held on Sunday, Aug. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the TW Community Room at 20 Main Street in Wyalusing. The Ram Zone is sponsoring the event and will provide some of the delicious food. More than 20 vendors. Tickets are $10 for food, wine tasting, door prizes, a favor and shopping. Contact the Chamber Office at 570-746-4922 for more information about attending or being a vendor.

Summer Dessert Theater with the Wyoming County Players at the Whipple Performing Arts Studio, 602 Hunter Highway, Tunkhannock on Aug. 23 and 24. Homemade desserts and play, “The Wild and Woolly West.” Matinees at 3 p.m. each day. Tickets, $15. Reservations, 570-836-6986 or email kimdwhipple@frontier.com. Visit www.wyomingcountyplayers.c om.


Susquehanna Greenways is sponsoring a photography show for the month of August at the Blue Heron Gallery, 20 Main St., Wyalusing from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Fifty fantastic photos from all the award-winning photos taken for several years.

For Your Information

Home Textile Tool Museum now open Saturdays through Aug. 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Orwell. Admission: $5; children, 12 and under are free. Details on Saturday events and workshops in August, go to www.hometextiletoolmuseum.o rg. Email: info@httm.org or call 570-247-7175.

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: Aug. 24, Family Fishing Fun, 9 a.m.; Aug. 30, Field, Forest and Falls Trail Race, 8:30 a.m.; Aug. 30, Salt Springs Celebration, 11 a.m.

The Towanda Area Christian Outreach Food Pantry will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 for Labor Day. The pantry will reopen Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 10 a.m. TACO serves Wyalusing, Towanda and Northeast Bradford school districts and is normally open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until noon. Questions, call 570-265- 4422 during operating hours.

Astronomy Night at Mt. Pisgah State Park on Aug. 22 at the Lakeside Pavilion, weather permitting (rain date, next evening). The program begins after dusk. Arrive early and visit and talk astronomy.

Bully Problem Addressed at Dietrich on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 11 a.m. John Filer of High Energy Fitness in Tunkhannock invites students, families and teachers to attend this free program. For more information, contact Filer at 570-836- 0156.

The 20th Annual Bradford County Youth Field Day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mt. Pisgah State Park. Registration is now open. Call the park office at 570-297-2734 or email mtpisgahsp@ pa.gov to register your child, age five to 18.

The United Way of Bradford County will hold its Kick-Off Celebration on Thursday, Sept. 18 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Wysox Fire Hall, 111 Lake Road, Wysox. RSVP by Sept. 15 to kerri.strauss@unitedwaybradfordcounty.org or 570-247-5569.

Gospel Jamboree

Gospel Jamboree at the Transue Community Church on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 3 p.m. All are welcome.

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.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor Club meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. It will be held at the show grounds, Rt. 187, Rome on Aug. 21. This month’s pull is on Aug. 23 with signups at 9 a.m. and pull begins at 10 a.m. For more information, call Robert Ely, 570-746-1794.

DAV Chapter 37 will meet Wednesday, Sept. 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.

A joint meeting of the American Legion Post 534 will be held for legion, auxiliary and SAL members on Sunday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. at post home. Any questions and concerns may be addressed at this time.

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.

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, Aug. 26.

The Hill Country Artists will meet on Sept. 4 at the Claverack Building, Rt. 706, East of Montrose at 7 p.m. Diane Stizza will give a presentation on “Reflections and Shadows” For information, call Rita Eddy at 570- 553-2500.

A meeting of the Susquehanna Beekeeping Association will be held on Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at Claverack in Montrose. For more information, contact James Wood, 570-934-1166.


35th Annual Woodruff Reunion - will be held on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. at Keith and Rita VanDeMark’s on Golden Hill, Laceyville. Call 570-869- 1897 for directions. Bring dish to pass. Meat, drinks and tableware provided. Bring item for auction.

The annual Mowry Reunion usually held the second Saturday in August is cancelled. Family members are invited to attend the gathering of the sons of Rex Mowry on Sunday, Aug. 30 at noon at Lake Verex, South Auburn. It was first established to honor the memory of Duane Mowry. Come prepared with a large dish to share and beverage. Members are urged to bring any old pictures to share and new information, re: births, deaths and marriages, in order to update the family history.

The Hitchcock/Lines reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 at Hickory Park, Owego, NY, starting at 11 a.m., eat at noon. Bring dish to pass and a gift to auction off.

The Tewksbury reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. at the Elk Lake School pavilion. Bring a dish to share, beverage and your own table service.

Open House and Card Shower for Leona Westbrook Heath, 100 years young on Aug. 22, 2014. Address is: 663 Barner Road, Towanda, PA 18848. An open house will be held Friday, Aug. 22 and Saturday, Aug. 23, 1 to 6 p.m. No gifts please, just the pleasure of your company.

WVHS Class of 1984 will be holding their 30th class reunion on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Wyalusing American Legion starting at 6 p.m. Please check the Facebook page (WVHS Class of 1984) for further information. Reservations are due by Sept. 19. No formal invitations are being sent out. spread the word if you know of people who do not have Facebook.


Ole Dead-Eye Shoot on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Tri-County Sports Club in Silvara. Fiveman teams. Contact Dean Bennett at 570-869-1294 or Patrick Beebe, 570-746-3869 for more information. Get a team together and come on down for a full day of fun in archery, clay birds, flintlock, pistol and 22 rifle. Proceeds to benefit Youth Hunter Education Challenge.

An RTL meeting will be held on Aug. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Laceyville Fire Hall.

Vendors Wanted

Vendors Wanted for Camptown Races, Sat., Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Free set-up. No electric or tables available. Must provide your own. Please contact for space: Wendy Fissler, 570-746-3640, cell 607- 765-1468 or email fisslerfamily2@epix.net.


Good Saleable Items Wanted for the Annual Auction to be held on Sept. 6 at Creek Junction Park, Forkston. If you have any “good” items you would like to donate, please contact: Ron Furman, 570-833- 4635; Cliff Furman, 570-833-4641 or Cindy Robinson, 570-833- 4421. Please no stuffed furniture, no electronics, no tires, no clothing or exercise equipment. We reserve the right to refuse any items. No unauthorized drop-offs. Sponsored by the Community Center of Mehoopany.


Pond/Lake Management education workshop on Aug. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bradford County Conservation District, 200 Lake Road, Towanda. Call 570-265-5539, ext. 6 for more information.

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