2015-09-03 / Coming Events

Coming Events

ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW

The Craftsmen of the Endless Mountains will hold its “Flaming Foliage Festival,” arts and crafts show, on Oct. 3 & 4 at the Forksville Fairgrounds, Forksville, PA from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. The craftsmen articles are all homemade items. There will be demonstrations held both days to make people aware of the many arts and crafts that are available in our areas. Finger printing will be done by the Sullivan Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Free entertainment. Free admission and free parking. For more information about the show or becoming a vendor, call 570-924-4264.

BARBECUES

The Chicken Creek Junction Park in Forkston on Saturday, Sept. 12. The auction starts at noon and the BBQ dinner begins at 4:30 p.m. $10 adult dinners; $7 for children 12 and under. Take out orders available. Sponsored by the Community Center of Mehoopany. Come out and support the local community park. Auction items include gift certificates and new merchandise donated by many local businesses. Also good used items donated by area residents. Something for everyone.

BOOK DISCUSSIONS

Book Discussion at the Bradford County Library: Come socialize with fellow book lovers at the Bradford County Library this Thursday, Sept. 3 at 1 p.m. The Bradford County Library is located on US Route 6, one quarter mile west of Burlington. This program is free and open to the public. For further information, please call the library at (570) 297-2436.

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Sept. 27, 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. The Wyoming County Democratic Party is pleased to announce its annual Fall Breakfast. The breakfast brings together Democrats from across the area for a great meal and great company. This year our breakfast features Commissioner candidates Ron Williams and Eileen Barziloski. We will also be featuring a special guest speaker who will be running for office in 2016. The breakfast will be held from 9-11 a.m. on Oct. 24 at the Factoryville Fire Hall, 120 College Ave, Factoryville PA 18419 For tickets, please call 570-604-0109 or email wyomingcountydemocrats@gmail.com.

CAR SHOWS

LeRaysville Drive-In Car Show and indoor flea market, Saturday, Sept. 26, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Muscle, street, hot, rat, rods, classic, antique, custom, stock and bikes will be on display. Baked goods, pizza, BBQ chicken by LPVFD, burgers and ice cream. Kid’s games. DJ. Free admission. Trophies awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places along with a People’s Choice award. Proceeds from the event benefit the LeRaysville Pike Volunteer Fire Dept. 6. On Sunday, Sept. 13, the American Cancer Society will host a pig roast and car show at the Wheel Inn, Ralston, PA. Dinner will be served from 1 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $25 each or $40 per couple. The public is welcome. There will be a cash bar and make-your-own sundaes. Car show participants must pre-register prior to the event. Cars will be parked from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Registration is $10 or $5 with purchase of ticket for dinner and is non-refundable. There will be awards for Best in Show by peer vote and Fan Favorite. Also included will be a 50/50 raffle, basket raffle, live entertainment, and an opportunity to honor those affected by cancer. The event will support the Relay For Life events in Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, and Tioga counties. For tickets or more information, call (570) 326-4149 or email jan. ulmer@cancer.org.

CHURCH

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. There will be special music on Sunday, Sept. 13, 10:30 a.m. at the South Auburn UMC. Please bring the family. New Era UMC men’s Bible study and breakfast will be held on Sept. 5 at 8 a.m. All welcome. 570-928-1012. R35p New Era UMC women’s Bible study and breakfast will be held on Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. All welcome. 570-363-2496 R35x2p/S36p

On Sunday, Sept. 6, Crow will speak about Universalism at the Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship, 305 Second St., Towanda. For more information, call Jean Spencer at 570-744-2823 or go to the web site at www.towandauniversalistunitarianfellowship.org.

CLASSES

Hunter Trapper Education Class. To register for class, go to: www.pgc. state.pa.us. The two-day class will be held at the Tri-County Sportsman’s Club, Silvara on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A light lunch will be provided to all attendees. For more information, call Pat Beebe at 570-746- 3869 or Carl Yurgatis at 570- 869-1706. You must be at least 11 years old.

DINNERS

Silvara Ladies Aid dinner will be held on Thursday, Sept. 3 at noon. Ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, veggies, cole slaw and usual sides with homemade pie. Served family style. Adults, $8; school-age children, $4; preschool, free. On Rt. 367 at Silvara, next to Methodist Church. South end of Rt. 367 closed for bridge work. Follow detour signs. R34-2c/S35c The Wysox Sewing Society will hold their monthly dinner on Tuesday, Sept. 15 in Ferguson Hall of Wysox Presbyterian Church at noon. Ham loaf will be featured on the menu with mashed potatoes, gravy, cole slaw, assorted vegetables, gelatin salads and variety of homemade pies. Everyone welcome. Take-out orders upon request—call ahead. Reservations are available, but not necessary. Please call 570-265-6119 and leave message for take-out orders or reservations. R35c New Era UMC Community dinner-Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 11:30 a.m. Chicken biscuit casserole plus more. Donation taken. All welcome. Chinese auction after lunch. 570-363- 2496. R35x2c/S36x2c

ENTERTAINMENT

Endless Mountains Rendezvous Muzzleloader Show, Sept. 12 and 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Black Walnut American Legion Post 510. $3 admission, under 16, free. Benefits local historical sites. Dietrich Classic Movies Series - St. Elmo’s Fire. At the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock, Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Admission is free, seating is first come, first served. The event is sponsored by Sarah Sidorek. Call the Dietrich at 570-996-1500 for details.

FESTIVALS

The 24th annual Pennsylvania Heritage Festival, a cooperative effort of The Heritage Village, Farm Museum and Troy Rotary Club, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 19 & 20, 2015 at the Heritage Village and Museum, Rt. 14 north of intersection Rt. 14 & Rt. 6, Troy, at gates 2 & 3. There will be living history demonstrations and displays, children’s activities, a variety of fine products produced by area artisans along with food and music daily.

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

The Towanda Area Christian Outreach (TACO) food pantry will be closed Monday, Sept. 7 for the Labor Day holiday. The pantry will reopen Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. TACO serves the Towanda, Northeast Bradford and

Wyalusing school district area and is normally open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until noon. For more information, call 570-265-4422. Valley Chorus will begin rehearsals for its Christmas Concert on Monday, Sept. 14, 6:30 p.m. at Waverly High School. For information, call Dick Biery, 570-888-3088; follow them on Twitter or Facebook. 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.

HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT

The second annual Paul Mosier Memorial Horseshoe Tournament will be held at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 on Saturday, Oct. 3. Sign-ups are from noon to 12:30 p.m.; tournament begins at 12:30. Draw for partners. $5 per person.

MEETING NOTICES

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 email tcfendlmts@hotmail.com. MoMs—(Mothers of Minions) 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. 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. 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, nonsmoking. Al-Anon at the Old Bridgewater Baptist Church, Rt. 706, Montrose, 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. American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 will meet on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Post Home. Officers will be installed at this time. Members are reminded that it is now time to start paying your dues. If you would like to join the auxiliary, please come to our meeting on Sunday. We welcome all new members. The Hill Country Artists meeting on Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. will feature a program on the use of color in artwork by Diane Stizza. The meeting will be held at the Claverack Building on Rt. 706, east of Montrose. Public is invited. For more information, call 570-553- 2500. The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association will meet on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Building in Montrose. The program will be on Winterizing your Bees. How to get ready for the cold months ahead. Contact Jim Perkins, 570-967-2634 or check on www.susquehannabeekeeping.com for updates. Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 11:30 at the Rail House Restaurant at 366 Broad Street in Waverly, NY. The September members’ meeting of the Oldest House Historical Society will be held on Thursday, Sept. 3, 5:30 p.m. at the House. All members are welcome to attend. The Wyalusing Sr. Citizens will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 11:30 a.m. at the Wyalusing fire hall. Bring a dish to pass and plate setting. A representative from Life Line Screening will be our special program guest. Members and guests are welcomed. 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.

PENNY SOCIALS

A Penny Social will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Rush Social Hall beginning at 5 p.m. Refreshments will be available for purchase. There will also be a bake sale, raffles baskets and 50/50. Proceeds to benefit the Lawton playground project. The playground will be located behind the walking trail at the Rush Baseball Field in Lawton. Any question, please feel free to contact Cortney Tyler 570-396-4062. R35x3p/ S36x2p

A Penny Social will be held at the Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship on Saturday, Sept. 26. Doors open at 6 p.m.; drawing 7:15 p.m. Raffles, 50/50, door prizes, hot dogs and refreshments. 305 Second St., rear entrance off Poplar St., parking behind AOA.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

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 are welcome. For information, call Kathy Morrison at the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman at (570) 746-3844, or Carol Dieffenbach at the Area Agency on Aging at (570) 265- 6121. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015.

SHOOTS

Lucky X Shoots will be held at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 on Sunday, Sept. 20, Oct. 4, Oct. 18, Nov. 1 and Nov. 15. All shoots begin at 12:30 p.m.

SPORTS

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 Aug. 22, Sept. 19, Oct. 17 and Nov. 7. Pulls begin at 9 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. Wyalusing Elementary Wrestling Club, Inc. will hold its reorganizational board meeting for the 2015-2016 season on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. in room 42 at the Wyalusing Valley High School. All interested parents are encouraged to attend, as there will be elections held and voting on officer/board members for the season. Youth bowler sign-ups on Wednesday, Sept. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Starlite Lanes. Adult league sign-ups, call 570-265- 2245.

TOURS

Visit the Oldest House, Main St., Laceyville. Free tours every Friday to Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

VENDORS WANTED

Vendors wanted for upcoming LeRaysville Drive- In Car Show indoor flea market, Saturday, Sept. 26, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. $15 per table. Call Doug at 570-746-3154. Proceeds benefit the LeRaysville Pike Volunteer Fire Dept. 6.

WANTED

Wanted: Drive-In Car indoor flea market, Saturday, Sept. 26, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Owners of muscle, street, hot, rat, rods, classic, antique, custom, stock and bikes are invited to participate. Call Doug at 570- 746-3154 for more information. Proceeds benefit the LeRaysville Pike Volunteer Fire Dept. 6.

WORKSHOPS

Shale Royalties Management: Understanding Your Royalty Check workshop on Monday, Sept. 14 at the Towanda Gun Club from 2 to 4 p.m. and Montrose High School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Questions regarding the content of the program may be addressed to Dan Brockett at dlb14@psu.edu or to Carol Loveland at cal24@psu.edu or at 570-320-4429. Pre-registration is required online at http://extension.psu.edu/naturalgas/ events or by calling 570-320-4429. Northeast String Workshop - Friday, Sept. 4. Musicians of all levels of experience can improve their knowledge and skills at this workshop, which will feature instruction on mandolin, fiddle, banjo and guitar. Call the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock at 570-996-1500 for reservations. Tickets will be available at the door while they last.

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