2012-01-12 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock will be holding auditions for “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” by appointment on Saturday, Jan. 28 from noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 29 from noon to 5 p.m. Actors needed are four women, ages 18-50 and 12 men, ages 18 to 70. Actors will be asked to read from the script; sides are available on the website, www.dietrichtheater.com. Please call 570- 996-1511 for an audition appointment. the show will be March 21-25.


Memorial Benefit for Karson Riley Hopkins, son of Brian and Atisha Hopkins. Spaghetti dinner and live entertainment on Jan. 14, 2012, Wyalusing American Legion, 2 to 6 p.m. $3 at door, $7 w/dinner. All proceeds donated to the Hopkins family. Silent auctions and raffles. For more information, call Crystal and David Baltrusaitis, 570-833-0831 or Jonah and Danielle Eberlin, 833-4539. Contributions can be made at P&G Credit Unions, memorial fund for Karson Hopkins, c/o Atisha Hopkins. R2p

Benefit for Hollie Brooks on Sunday, Jan. 29, 1 p.m. at Black Walnut American Legion. Live auction, food available and live music. To donate, call Amanda at 570-335-6305.

Blood Drive

Blood Drives: Jan. 18, Emergency Operations Center, Tunkhannock, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Jan. 26, Wyalusing Fire Company, Second Street, 1 to 6 p.m.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat: pancakes, ham, sausage, eggs, coffee, orange juice and real maple syrup. Adults, $7; children to 12 years, $3; preschool, free. Benefit: Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co. - Dept. 4.

Knights of Columbus Breakfast Buffet on Sunday, Jan. 15 from 8 to 11 a.m. at 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. Adults, $7; children 5 to 12, $3.50; under 5, free. Proceeds benefit local activities. Sponsored by K of C, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

Bus Trips

Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life sponsoring a bus trip to the Pro-Life Rally in Washington, DC on Monday, Jan. 23. Leaving early from Athens, Wysox and Wyalusing. Leaving Wyalusing at 5:45 a.m. and return by midnight. For further information, contact Marilyn Burke, 570-746- 1280; Mike and Lou Ann Kilmer, 746-9195; Leona Fitzgerald, 746- 3076 or Nancy Schrader, 888- 3763.


Wyalusing Adult School classes begin Feb. 1. Schedules available at area libraries, Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce, restaurants and other businesses. The schedule can be accessed online at wyalusingrams.com. Call Mary Beth Voda, 570-746-1522 or Kelly Bradley at 746-3815. Registration forms can be dropped off at the Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce or the Wyalusing Public Library. The bread baking class, taught by Valeria Hill is limited to six people and will be held at the home of Mary Beth Voda on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 1 to 5 p.m. Cost is $30 and will include demonstrations, bread baking, all ingredients, recipes and sourdough starter. Participants do not need to bring anything and all will go home with bread. Call Mary Beth for directions. The poker for women and men classes will be held four Tuesdays, Feb. 14 through March 6 at the Wyalusing Hotel from 6 to 8 p.m.


Pancake Supper at the South Auburn Grange on Jan. 14, starting at 4 p.m. Adults, $8; 12 and under, $4; preschool, free.

Wysox Fire Company Spaghetti Supper, Thursday, Jan. 12, 4 to 7 p.m. at the fire hall on Lake Road, Wysox. Spaghetti supper complete with salad, drink and desserts. Takeouts available for $7 each. $7, adults; $6 for seniors (62 and older); $3.50 for 4 to 8; less than four, free.

New Era Community Dinner on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 11:30 a.m. Turkey plus more. Donation taken. Game day after lunch. New Era U.M. Church is off Wyalusing-New Albany Road. All welcome. For more information, call 570-363-2496.


The Winding River Players will present the comedy, “Mrs. Mannerly” at the Black Box Theatre, 415 Main St., Towanda on Friday, Jan. 13, Saturday, Jan. 14 and Monday, Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee will be held on Sunday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m.

For Your Information

To report animal abuse in Bradford County call (570) 888- 4763. You may also report stray or running dogs to the Bradford County Dog Warden by calling (570) 265-8191.

Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra auditions will be held on Jan. 18, 5 to 9 p.m.; Jan. 25, 5 to 9 p.m.; Jan. 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Tunkhannock. Positions open for: principal clarinet, clarinet III/bass clarinet, bassoon II, contra bassoon, violin I and II, viola, bass, percussion. Substitutes—all instruments. Contact them at 570-289- 1090 or visit the website at www.NorthernTierSymphony.o rg.

Bookmobile Schedule Jan. 19, Warren Center PO, 10 to noon., Windham Center Twp. Offices, 1 to 2 p.m.; Jan. 24, Bradford County Manor, 9:30 a.m.; Jan. 26, Sayre Hopkins Commons II, 9 a.m.; Sayre Hopkins Commons I, 10:30 a.m.; Sayre Keystone Manor, 1 p.m.; Athens Kozy Kastle, 3 p.m.

The date for the next scrapbooking club is Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stevensville Community Hall. Open to all, no charge. Bring your project to work on with other scrappers. If you want to bring a dish to pass for lunch, they usually do something light. Please feel free to bring a friend. For more information, call Sue at 570-746- 0222.

Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life will have a Pro-Life Rally and Walk on Saturday, Jan. 14 at 11 a.m. on the steps of the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda. The march will conclude with a non-denominational prayer service at SS Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church in Towanda. Light refreshments will be served. For further information, please call Marilyn Burke, 570-746-1280, Mike and Lou Ann Kilmer, 746-9195, Leona Fitzgerald, 746-3076 or Nancy Schrader, 888-3763. All are welcome.

Flood Survivors Support Panel will be held on Sunday, Jan. 15 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Patterson Building on the Guthrie Campus in Sayre. A community forum offered by the pastoral care department at Guthrie for those impacted by the September floods. For more information, call 570-887-4309.

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.

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 965-0901 (evenings) or 278- 1658 or e-mail tcfendlmts@hotmail.com.

S.O.S. Al-Anon — Family Group will meet on Fridays at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hopkins Street, Sayre.

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. Caregivers and family members of long term care facility residents are welcome. For information, call Bob Bachisin at the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman at (570) 746- 3844.

Twelve Steps on the Way, a Christian recovery group, will meet at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church on Mondays at 7 p.m. Use door in the rear of the church.

Al-Anon meetings are held every Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Holy Name of Mary Parish Center, S. Main St., Montrose.

Lupus Foundation of Pennsylvania — Monthly support group meeting; first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Public Library, W. Tioga Street. For more information, visit www.lupuspa.org or call 1-888-99LUPUS.

Diabetes Support Group - meeting 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.

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 869-1834. Tollfree 1-800-932-8677.

AA Meeting — Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the basement of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, nonsmoking.

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.

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.

Bradford County Cancer Support Group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at Memorial Hospital in Conference Room A, beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 1-888-227-5445, Option 3.

The Wyalusing Musical Society will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church. The WVHS vocal jazz ensemble, Early Morning Jazz, will present the program. Everyone from the community is invited to come hear them perform.

Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet on Jan. 17 at 11:30 at the Wyalusing Fire Hall. Please come, bring a dish to pass, your table service and a friend. Please remember if school is called off due to weather, there will be no meeting. A two-hour delay and school is in session, there will be a meeting.

The Bradford County Builders’ Association will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Northern Tier Career Center in North Towanda. Rick Czajkowski will give a brief overview of the new 2012 building codes, preceded by member elections. Members and their guests, potential members and any interested individuals are invited to attend. Please RSVP by noon, Jan. 17. For more information, call 570-250-3779.

The Camptown Civic Club will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at the home of Wendy Gaustad in Wyalusing at 7:30 p.m. Club members wishing to carpool may gather at the Camptown Church parking lot at 7:10 p.m.

Open House

75th Birthday Celebration for Dick Ellis at the American Legion Post 154 in Elk Lake on Saturday, Jan. 21, 1 p.m. until ? Cake and coffee, music and dancing. In the event of inclement weather, celebration will be rescheduled to Saturday, Feb. 25. Questions, due to weather, call Judy, 570-470-8063; Vickie, 570-250-9266 or American Legion, 570-278-4140. R2-2p/S3- 2p


Men’s Basketball, ages 16 and up on Saturday nights, January to March, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Braintrim Baptist Church gym in Laceyville. For more information or directions, call 570- 869-1137 or 869-1350.

RTL meeting will be held on Sunday, Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Laceyville Fire Hall.

Work Bees

The members of the Oldest House, Laceyville, will have a work bee from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19 at the house. There will be a members’ discussion at 5:30 p.m. that evening. All members in good standing are invited to both. If you have any holiday items on loan for the Christmas Tea, you may pick them up during these hours as well.

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