2016-05-05 / Coming Events

Coming Events


Silvara Ladies Aid Dinner on Thursday, May 5 at noon. Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, veggies, coleslaw, all the usual sides and homemade pie. Family-style. Adults, $8; Children, $4; preschool, free. Located on Rt. 367 at Silvara, next to Methodist Church.

The New Era United Methodist Church will hold a Community Dinner on Wednesday, May 11 at 11:30 a.m. at the church. A ham loaf dinner will be served. A freewill offering will be taken.

New Era United Methodist Church will be having a Chicken and Biscuits Dinner on Saturday, May 28, 11:30 a.m. at the church. Adults, $6; children, 12 and under, $4; preschool, free. R18-4c/S19-3c


The twenty-first annual “Adrienne’s Garden” Art Awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, May 15 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Area Middle School auditorium. The award presentation will occur at 2:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The award-winning entries will be on display in the lobby from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.


10-Keys to Healthy Aging Classes will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Montrose on Fridays at 10 a.m., and will run until June 10. Classes are free for older adults, ages 60+. To register, call the Area Agency on Aging at 1-800-982- 4346.

Join the Area Agency on Aging for a Stitch in Time. Learn more about quilting on May 12 at Newman Hall in Friendsville at 11 a.m. Hot meal served after the program. Call Kelly Allen 800-634-3746 to reserve your spot by 11 a.m. on May 11.

Summer Camp for Cub Scouting Two Cub Scout Day Camps will be held at Mt. Pisgah State Park, July 11-14 from 4 to 9 p.m. For details, call Veronica Seymour at 570-297- 1997. Aug. 1-4, Connell’s Dam, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Details: call Linda Raub at 570-637-7879.

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association Field Day at 1 p.m. on May 14 at the Apiary of John Fiore, Tunkhannock. Topic: Split Hive presentation. Bring your veil, etc. Contact James Woods, 570-934-1166 for information and directions.

Attention Camptown community: The new Camptown history book will be including pictures of the Camptown area houses. If you would like a picture of your house to appear in the book, call Francine Batch at 570-746-3822. The pictures will be taken in May and June. Spread the word.

National Music Week, May 1 to 8, 2016. Celebrate music. Sponsored by the PFMC.

Career Demonstration Night on Thursday, May 5 at the Northern Tier Career Center in Towanda from 6 to 8 p.m. They will feature their Transportation, Trades, Manufacturing, Health Care and Hospitality/ Human Service Department students with live demonstrations.


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 email tcfendlmts@hotmail.com.

MoMs—(Mothers of Minions) meet every first and third Wed. of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. Meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church, 5 Court St., Towanda. 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.

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.

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.

AA meeting–Friday evenings at 8 p.m. at the Standing Stone Vesper Church spiritual building, River Road, Standing Stone Township. Open meeting, non-smoking.

Al-Anon meetings on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the upstairs kitchen of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, non-smoking.

Al-Anon Meetings at Trehab Building, by NBT Bank, Montrose, second floor, on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at noon.

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.

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.

Grief Support Group - A grief group will meet at the Sheldon Funeral Home, 155 Church St., Wyalusing beginning March 3 through May 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday evening. The group uses the nationally used GriefShare materials. A person can visit or join the group any time. The seminar is free, sponsored by the Sheldon Funeral Homes and Braintrim Baptist Church. Group leader is Richard Camp. For more information, call 570- 869-1998 or 570-746-1012.

The Valley Lyme Disease support group will meet the first Tuesday of each month at Spalding Memorial Library in Athens from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For additional information, call 607-237-5499 or email valleylyme@gmail.com.

The Bradford/Sullivan AARP Chapter 4423 meets every second Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the Wysox EMS building. Entertainment and refreshments provided. Visitors always welcome.

Al-Anon meetings will be held on Fridays at 8 p.m. at the Standing Stone Vesper Church’s Spiritual Building, River Road, Standing Stone Township. Open meetings, no smoking.

Al-Anon meetings will be held on Sundays at 7 p.m. at the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital, Second Floor, Towanda. Open meetings, no smoking.

Caregivers’ Support Group sponsored by B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. and Meadow View Senior Living Center third Wednesday of each month from 10 to 2 p.m. at the Area Agency on Aging office in Montrose. For more information or to register, call 570-278-3751 or 1-800-634-3746.

DAV Chapter 37 will meet Wednesday, May 11 at Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 at 2:30 p.m. All veterans, 10 percent or more disability welcome.

The American Legion Post 534 will hold their monthly meeting on Sunday, May 8 at 1 p.m. at the post home.

Dupont Retirees’ will meet for lunch on Wednesday, May 11 at 11:30 at The Iron Skillet Restaurant, located at 2605 Sylvania Road, Troy.

The members of the Oldest House Historical Society will meet tonight, May 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the House. It will be a short meeting toupdate the foundation project and plan for upcoming events.

The Hill Country Artists meeting on May 11 at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Building, Route 706E in Montrose. Program on painting on Yupo paper, presented by artist Jan Henning. For further information, contact Rita Eddy at 570-553-2500.

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 of the Guthrie Towanda 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, May 10.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens and guests will meet Tuesday, May 17 at noon at Mark’s Valley View Restaurant. Order from menu and pay own bill and tip.


Penny Social, Saturday, May 7 at the LeRaysville Social Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m., drawing at 7:30. Benefit: Relay for Life Arrow United team. R18p


Master Gardener First Annual Plant Sale on the Green in Montrose from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 7. Two musical groups will provide entertainment. For more information, contact 570-278-1158.


The High Reunion will be held May 28 at the American Legion Post 154, located on 14515 State Rt. 3001, Montrose. Dinner is $15 per person (incl. tip) and dues $3. Social hour from 11 a.m. to noon. Send reservation with check for dinner to Harold Craige, Sec., 1128 County Home Road, Montrose, PA 18801. Make payable to Meshoppen High School Alumni Association. Include name, name of guest, if any and year of graduation or attended MHS. Reservations must be sent before May 15.

WVHS Class of 1976 will be having a meeting at the Wyalusing Hotel (dining room) on Wednesday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss plans for a 40th reunion on Aug. 6. Open to any class members who wish to help with plans. Addresses are needed for Linda Walker Maff, Wayne Sickler, Donna Emery, Vicki Estelle O’Neil, Patricia Chilson Hochberg, John Iseminger, David “Vern” Wells, Cecelia Franko Faltine, Richard Bailey, Pat Chanitz, Lloyd Farr, Jan God Tuttle, Mike Post, Ernest Quakenbush, Martha Rosengrant, Andy Sprague, Lois Steffen. Please call Lisa Stanton Harvey at 570-240-0833 or Lee Ann Knolles Welles, 570-746-1579.

WVHS Class of 1961 55th Class Reunion at the Wyalusing Hotel on Aug. 6. Social hour, 3 p.m., buffet dinner at 4 p.m. Reservations must be in by July 18. Cost, $25 per person. Meat choice: Petite Prime Rib, Broiled Haddock, Stuffed Chicken Breast. Meat choices must be made at time of reservation. Send check or money order to Dawn Karpauitz, 1204 Gulf Road, Rome, PA 18837. Call 570-744-2242.

SRU Alumni Banquet, May 21, 5 to 9 p.m. at the Ridgebury Sportsman’s Club, 961 Centerville Road, Gillett. $10 per person and bring dish to pass. Cash bar. Open to all SRU alumni (graduates or if attended), teachers and staff. Reservations by May 7 to Penny Yale Wood at 570-867-3036, however, later reservations accepted.

Arts, Plants and More will be featured on The Green in Montrose on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Quilt Extravaganza on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8 at the Troy Sale Barn, 10 a.m. to 5 on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 on Sunday. For more information, visit www.HistoryofTroy.com or call 570-750- 1362.



Wyalusing Soccer Sign-ups at the Wyalusing Library, Monday, May 9 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, May 11 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration: $30 per player; $25 for each additional sibling and is open to all girls and boys from ages four to 14. Must be four by Aug. 1 to be eligible. Be prepared to submit payment at time of registration. Questions? Call Heidi Chamberlin, 570-746-1241 or email wyalusingsoccer@yahoo.com.

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.

Soccer Registration for NEBYSA, April 13 and 27 at NEB Elementary cafeteria, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.; May 4, Rome Presbyterian Church, 5 to 7 p.m.; May 21, NEBYSA, Rome Soccer Fields, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact Scott or Lisa Merritt, 570-744-2150.


The Moo Crew is going to Philadelphia. Join them for the fun. $80/seat. Includes guided tour of city, highlights and admission to the Philadelphia Zoo on Saturday, May 14, 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. See Candy (570-746-6203) or Brenda (570- 637-0794 to reserve your seats.


Laceyville Business Association is looking for donations of clean glassware for their dime pitch held on Laceyville’s Community Day, July 9. Call Luella at 570-869- 1212.


The next nonprofit training workshop in the Nonprofit training series will be held on Tuesday, May 10 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda. The Community Needs Survey results will be shared. Interested in signing up, contact Kerri Strauss of United Way, 570-247-5569 or email kerri.strauss@unitedwaybradfordcounty.org or Angela Klopf at CFTT at 570- 888-4759 or cftt@stny.rr.com.


Patriotic Path Lunch and Indoor Yard Sale, Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rush Auxiliary Hall, Lawton. Benefit: Lawton Playground Fund. Tables available for yard sale at $5 for 8 ft. table to rent. Call 570-934-2482. Self-guided tour between Rush and Stevensville.


Troy host an Chicken Saturday, May 21 at Troy Vets Club, 183 Veteran Drive, Troy. Festivities begin at 1 p.m. and food served from 2 p.m. until gone. Vietnam veterans will be honored. RSVP by May 13 by calling 570-364-5533. Message service available. Leave name and number attending.


Benefit for Doug Taylor, who had recent back/neck surgery and has been out of work. As a result, medical bills are piling up. Benefit will be held on May 15 at 1 p.m. at the Black Walnut Bingo Hall. Spaghetti dinner at $9 each. Bake sale, basket raffles, auction, 50/50, door prizes, DJ Tom Caines. Any questions, call 570-533- 1133 or 570-485-9578.


Blood Drives: May 6, Futures Community Support Services, 23 Main St., Towanda, noon to 5 p.m.


Mother’s Day Breakfast Buffet, Mothers eat free, Sunday, May 8, 8 to 11:30 a.m. in St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Scrambled eggs, pancakes, home fries, bacon, sausage links, chipped beef, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee, tea, milk and water. Mothers, free; adults, $8; children 12 to 6, $3; under 6, eat free. Everyone welcome. Eat in or take out. Proceeds benefit local charitable activities. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, May 29, is cancelled for this month.


The Meshoppen Methodist Church will sponsor a concert of music and praise with Good News Quartet on Saturday, May 21, 7 p.m. Refreshments and fellowship following concert. Everyone welcome.

Michael Donahue, from the Luzerne-Wyoming County Drug and Alcohol program, will speak about ‘God and Recovery’ at St. Peter’s Church, 3832 SR 6, Tunkhannock on May 15 at 4 p.m. For more information, call 570-836- 2233 or 570-878-4670.

The Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship (TUUF) will present a special Mother’s Day Program on Sunday, May 8. They meet at 3 p.m. at the Fellowship Sanctuary at 305 Second St., Towanda. For more information, call President Jean Spencer at 570-744-2823 or go to the website at www.towandauniversalistunitarianfellowship.org.

Life Topics meeting at the Dille Parish UCC Parish House, LeRaysville on Tuesday, 10, 7 to 8 p.m. “The Bible.” Meet Eugene Peterson, author of “The Message,” as you consider whether the Bible is really all it’s said to be.


Paint Class - Dandelion Wishes, May 20, 6 to 9 p.m. at Rush Auxiliary Hall, Lawton. Some see a weed — some see a wish. Paint class to benefit Lawton Playground Fund. $40 per person includes paint, brushes, canvas and Barb Sick’s expertise. Snacks and refreshments provided. Contact Pat Lyman at 570-934-2480. $20 deposit required.


Full family-friendly JFK Hall at St. Agnes School in Towanda on Saturday, May 14 at 7 p.m. Admission is a nonperishable food item for TACO food pantry.

The Valley Chorus Spring Concert will be held in the Athens High School Auditorium, on Sunday, May 15 at 3 p.m. Classics old and new will be presented. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Questions, call Dick Biery at 570-888-3088.

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