2014-04-17 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Bake Sales

Pies and More Bake Sale, sponsored by the WVHS girls’ softball team on Good Friday, April 18 at Connie’s Market starting at 8 a.m. Many delicious baked goods will be available for you to pick up for Easter dinner. Come early and support the girls by purchasing these wonderful goodies. For more information, call Carol Goodman, 570-746-9221.

Barbecues

Chicken Barbecue - Sunday, May 18, Laceyville Fire Company. Starting at 11 a.m. Sponsored by Good Will Fire Company.

Benefits

Eat for Relay for Life at Mark’s Valley View on April 27 anytime. Sponsored by the Over the Hill team. A portion donated by Mark’s.

Bingo

Pampered Chef Bingo, Sunday, May 4, 1 p.m., Wyalusing Fire Hall. Benefits American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Reservations: $20 for 20 games ($25 at door). Call Beth Trowbridge, 570-746-2076 or Noreen Keeney, 637-8203 to make reservations. Hosted by Wyalusing Lioness Club. Raffle, food, over $1,000 in prizes.

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, April 27, 2014, 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.

Church

Easter Sunday Sunrise Service at Herrickville Wesleyan Church at 6:15 a.m.; 7:45 to 9:15, breakfast followed by regular service. Questions, call 570-744- 1217.

Ladies’ Day Out on April 26, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at New Era U.M. Church. Craft, skit, music, lunch. For more information, call 570-363-2496.

Maundy Thursday service at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church on April 17 at 7 p.m.

Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church presents “Share Your Talents,” an evening of entertainment and refreshments on Saturday, April 26 at 6 p.m. at the church.

Dances

Annual Intergenerational Dance on May 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wyalusing Valley High School in the old gym. Free admission and lunch. Sponsored by Wyalusing FHA Club. All ages welcome.

Dinners

Turkey Dinner on Saturday, April 26, starting at 4 p.m. at the Mehoopany United Methodist Church. Adults, $10; Children 12 and under, $5; preschool, free. Menu consists of roast turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas and carrots, scalloped corn, broccoli salad and rolls. Take-outs available, call 570- 833-2264.

Easter Events

Annual Breakfast with Easter Bunny - Saturday, April 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Wyalusing United Methodist Church. Menu: pancakes, eggs, bacon, juice, milk and coffee. Bring the kids and your camera.

Easter Egg Hunt at the Wyalusing Borough Park on Saturday, April 19 and begins promptly at noon. Prizes will be awarded in each age category to children who find prize eggs. Sponsored by Wyalusing Valley Vol. Fire Department.

Stevensville Community Club’s children’s Easter party and egg hunt will be held Saturday, April 19, 1 to 3 p.m. at the hall. Community leaders are asking for donations of hardboiled eggs. Please call Tammy, 570-744-2126 or Harriet, 570-746- 3523.

Easter Egg Hunt on April 19, 9:30 a.m. at the Herrickville Wesleyan Church. Easter story and candy for kids. Preschool to sixth grade.

The Stevensville Presbyterian Church with Pastor David Dewing will celebrate Easter morning as follows: 7 a.m., Sunrise Services in the sanctuary; 8 a.m., continental breakfast; 9 a.m., Sunday School and 10 a.m., Easter celebration in the church. All are welcome.

Meshoppen Holiday Fund Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19 at 11 a.m. at the Meshoppen Ball Park, rain or shine. Five age groups, 0 to 2; 3 to 5; 6 to 8; 9 to 12; 13 and up. Fun, prizes, refreshments.

Easter breakfast, April 20 at 9 a.m.. Worship at 10 a.m. at the New Era United Methodist Church. All are welcome.

Free Easter egg dying and decorating party for kids on April 18, 10:30 a.m. to noon at the New Albany United Methodist Church. Games and prizes. Lunch provided.

All-You-Can-Eat Easter Breakfast at the Towanda Elks Lodge, 929 S. Main St., Towanda on April 20 from 8 a.m. to noon. Everyone welcome.

Easter Egg Hunt - Black Walnut American Legion Post 510 on April 19 at 1 p.m. Free event.

Entertainment

Wyalusing Area Education Foundation’s annual Spring Fling will be held on May 3, 2014, 7 to 10 p.m., in the Tuscarora Wayne Community Room, at Wyalusing’s Chamber building, 21 Main Street. Appetizers and drinks will be served. Both a silent and vocal auction will be held. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $25 per person. All proceeds benefit the WAEF’s Teacher Venture Grants. S13- 5c/R13-4c

Farm Days 1866 presented by the Bradford County Heritage Association on May 12 and 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at PA Historic Village and Farm Museum, Gate 2, Alparon Park, Troy.

For Your Information

Wyalusing Kindergarten Registration will be held April 22 to 25. Please call for an appointment at 570-746-1206 ext. 1300 or 1301. Forms available online.

T.A.C.O. Food Pantry holiday closing. The Towanda Area Christian Outreach Food Pantry will be closed Friday, April 18 and Monday, April 21 for the Easter holiday. The pantry will reopen Wednesday, April 23 at 10 a.m. T.A.C.O. serves the Towanda, Northeast Bradford and Wyalusing school districts and is normally open Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon. For additional information, call 570-265-4422.

The Wyalusing Valley Jr.-Sr. High School Guidance Office is hosting its 20th Post-Secondary Education Information evening on Wednesday, April 23. Representatives from over 50 colleges and military branches will be there to speak to interested seniors, juniors, sophomores and their parents about admissions, majors, visits, etc. Representatives will be in the high school gym from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: Trail Day, April 19, 11 a.m. Egg Hunt, April 27, 1 p.m.

Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission (NTRPDC) is pleased to announce registration is now open for the PA Online Broadband and Technology Training (OBTT) program, free online courses available anytime, anywhere. A complete course listing and registration info available at www.paobtt.com or contact Jeff Field, 570-265-1541.

Elk Lake Kindergarten Registration is April 23. Children must be five years of age by Sept. 1, 2014 in order to enter kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year. Call Mrs. Gesford at 570-278-1106, ext. 732 to set up an appointment and for more information.

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.

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.

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.

Towanda-Wysox Kiwanis Club meets every second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Weigh Station Café at 7:30 a.m. in Towanda. They find ways to help the children in the community. Contact Eileen Sheets at 570-265-2350 for more information.

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.

PARSE: The Endless Mountains Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of the State Employees will meet at 11:30 on Wednesday, April 23 at the Villa Sena, Towanda. Lunch is your choice. Speaker is Dan Wiedmer. Reservations by April 18 by calling 570-836-0173 or email agnesma@ptd.net.

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, April 22.

On Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m., the VFW Auxiliary State President Julie Dever is making an official visit to the district meeting at VFW Post 6824, Haigh’s Pond. Auxiliary members from all posts are reminded of this meeting and asked to attend to welcome our state president. For directions to the post, call Diane Elliott, 570-265-5310.

The Lacey Street Cemetery Association will meet April 24 at 7 p.m. at the home of Tim and Mary Knowles.

The monthly meeting of the Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association will be held on Thursday, April 17 at the Stoll building in Wysox at 7 p.m.

The Bradford County Builders Assoc. will meet on Tuesday, April 22 at 6 p.m. at the Northern Tier Career Center in North Towanda. William Drawbaugh, Sales Manager for Security Select will speak on the latest technology in the security industry. RSVP by noon on April 22. For more information, call 570-250-3779.

Penny Socials

Penny Social at North Orwell Community Hall, Route 187, on Friday, April 25. Doors open 5:30 p.m., drawings start 7 p.m. Basket raffles, door prizes, 50/50, refreshments available. For more information, call 570-247- 7484 or 247-7280. Benefit North Orwell Community Hall renovations.

Reunions

The WVHS Class of 1974 will be holding their 40th year class reunion on July 12, 2014 and need the following addresses: Tina Post, Jean Warfle Kinsley, Lloyd Sayman, Randy Lattimore, David Farr, Alva Decker, Steve Kirkpatrick, Daniel Kirkpatrick, Steve Gary, Diane Herrick Shores, Kathy Bullock, Carol Lee morris, Bob Elliot, Sally Shaffer and Ron Dieffenbach. If you know an of these addresses, please call Karen Warner Smalser, 570-721-0413.

WVHS Class of 1979 will a have a class reunion meeting at the Wyalusing Hotel on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. Classmates are urged to call 570-721- 1396 or 570-721-1763 with current addresses. Search us on Facebook at WVHS Class of 1979.

Sports

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery will be having an antique tractor pull on Saturday, April 26 at State Route 87, Rome. Pull starts promptly at 9 a.m. Pulling 3.5 mph, 6 mph and 8 mph, open class. Weight will be 3,000 to 9,000 lbs. (500 lb. increments). Call 570-746-1989 for more information.

Turkey Shoot

VFW Post #6824, Cargill, Spring Turkey Shoots, noon to 4 p.m., May 4, 11, 18. Lucky X, Shotgun Shoot, Food, Showdown, 50 Cent Bingo, Pull Tabs, Raffles, 1468 Haighs Pond Road, Rome. 570-744-2215.

Vendors Wanted

The Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association is in search of food, crafts and flea market vendors for their 20th annual show, Tractors, “Trucks and Treasures” on June 13, 14 and 15 in Rome. Please contact LaVonne Powell at 570-746-1989. Deadline for vendor application is May 10.

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