2012-03-01 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Benefits

Eat at Mark’s Valley View any time on March 11, tell the waitress you are eating for Relay and a percentage of your bill will go to Relay for Life to fight cancer. Sponsored by the Over the Hill team.

Blood Drive

Blood Drives: March 1, St. Basil’s, 1 to 6 p.m.; Towanda Elks Club, March 6, 1 to 6 p.m.; March 8, Craftmaster, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; March 12, Emergency Operations Center, Tunkhannock, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; March 14: Black Walnut American Legion Post 510, Laceyville, 1 to 6 p.m.March 15, Athens Township Fire Hall, Athens, 1 to 6 p.m.; March 16, Claverack Rural Electric, Wysox, 1 to 6 p.m.; March 26, Wyalusing American Legion, 1 to 6 p.m.

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall on Sunday, March 25, 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.

Church

Fourth Annual “Afternoon of Inspiration,” will be held on March 4 at 3 p.m. at the Wyalusing United Methodist Church. This variety concert and silent auction is held each year to raise funds for the Volunteers In Mission (V.I.M.) team of Spring Hill United Methodist Church, part of the Wyalusing Charge. Plan to come, be inspired to give and be blessed. Any questions can be directed to Faith Jaynes at 570-746-3237.

Commandment II will be performing contemporary Christian music on Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at The Calvary Chapel, Rt. 6, Browntown/Wyalusing. Open to the public. Love offering taken.

Factoryville United Methodist Church service, led by Christian rock group, “Messengers,” a contemporary Christian rock band will be held on March 11 at 9 a.m.

Music, Music Music at the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 3 at 7 p.m. Broadway, contemporary, country, a little of everything. Performers are Brian Bennett, Doreen Prodgers, Yvonne Robinson, Ron Schoonover, Erin Stevens, Doug Walton and comedy by Dale and Donna. R9p

Classes

4-H Rabbit Forum on March 10 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Penn State Extension Office Conference Room on 200 Main St., Towanda. Well-known New York rabbit breeder, Bonnie Burdick will conduct the forum. For more information, contact Thomas Maloney at 570- 265-2896.

Dances

Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, March 17, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.

Dinners

Stag Ham and Bean Dinner at Laceyville’s Goodwill Fire Co. on March 22 from 6 p.m. until ? Benefit Goodwill Fire Co.

Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Dinner on Friday, Feb. 24, March 9 and March 23. from 4 to 7 p.m., St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Dinners include baked fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, cole slaw, applesauce, dinner roll, homemade dessert, coffee, tea, milk and water. Adults, $8; children, $3.50; under 6, free. Proceeds benefit local activites. Sponsored by K of C, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

Pancake Supper, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 3. Pancakes with local syrup, eggs, potatoes, sausage. $6, adults; $3, under 12; preschool, free. New Era U.M. Church on Wyalusing-New Albany Road.

Pancake Supper at the South Auburn Grange on March 10, starting at 4 p.m. Adults, $8; 12 and under, $3; preschool, free.

Free Sunday Soup Supper at the Factoryville United Methodist Church on March 11 at 5 p.m.

NEB Spaghetti Dinner, entertainment by NEB Jazz Band and Show Choir will be held on March 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Northeast Bradford High School. Donations taken at the door. Benefits: NEB Jazz Band and Show Choir.

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

The Northeast Bradford Honor Society is putting on a free community dinner at the Rome Presbyterian Hall on Saturday, March 17 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Entertainment

Karaoke with Jason on Saturday, March 3 from 7 p.m. until ? at the American Legion Post 534, Wyalusing. Members only.

Penny Midwinter Bluegrass Festival at Vestal American Legion Post 89, Jensen Road, Vestal, NY on Saturday, March 3. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Music begins at 10:30 a.m. 50/50 drawings, food and drink.

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.

Sugar on Snow, Saturday, March 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mt. Pisgah State Park. Free things to do: tap a maple tree, taste sugar on snow, discover how to geocache, crank homemade ice cream, watch sap boiled down, enjoy pancake breakfast, roast a hot dog or take a ride on a horse-drawn wagon. Call 570-297-2734 or email mtpisgahsp@state.pa.us.

Women with cancer are invited to an upcoming Look Good, Feel Better program. Head into spring by attending one of the following sessions: March 12, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Guthrie Cancer Center at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre or March 13, 1 to 3 p.m. at Memorial Hospital, Towanda. For information, visit them at the following: www.lookgoodfeelbetter.org or call 1-800-227-2345.

Celebrating Daffodil Days is much more than enjoying beautiful flowers; it’s about sharing hope for a world free of cancer. The American Cancer Society Daffodil Days campaign will take place from March 22 through 24. Any item purchased through pre-sales at local business location or other organizations will be delivered as requested on orders that were submitted. Direct sales at Connie’s Market in Wyalusing, Hurley’s Market in Towanda and Kmart in Bradford Towne Centre in Wysox. Volunteers are still needed to assist with the deliveries and to staff tables at these locations. If interested, please call Roy Woodruff at 570- 265-8497 or 607-331-4254.

The First Presbyterian Church in Towanda is now officially a Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Volunteer Village. If you know of mission/community groups that would like to come and work, and stay at the village, please direct them to schedule through PDA. The number is 866-732-6121. If your local group would like to host meals for volunteers or otherwise help with maintaining the village, call the church secretary, Debbie at 570-265-5575.

Garage Sales

Garage Sale to benefit the Baker’s Dozen Plus team for the Relay for Life on Saturday, March 31, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Treasures for all. Basket raffle. Held rain or shine. One mile east of NEB School, towards (Rt. 467), LeRaysville. Look for Relay signs. Will be held at Nagy’s house.

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.

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 965-2493 or 869-1834. Toll-free 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 Positive Behavior Support (PBS) program is sponsoring an Anti-Bullying program, “I Am Unafraid” to all students at Wyalusing Valley Elementary School on March 6. Kindergarten to second grade will be from 9 to 9:45 and third to sixth will be from 10 to 10:45.

The Wyalusing Musical Society is hosting a tea for piano students of Diana Black and Marilyn Dibble on Tuesday, March 6 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. Members, please note time change.

Learn How You Can Control One Threat to the Susquehanna River flowing through Wyoming County on March 7 at 7 p.m. in the Tunkhannock Public Library, 220 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. The meeting will be conducted by David Buck, Greenways Coordinator for the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) and Phil Swank, director of EMHR. For more information, call 570-265- 1528 or visit www.endlessmountainheritage.org, www.susquehannagreenway.org and the WCWTC link on www.tunkhannock pa.com.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Assoc. meets on Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. at the Stoll Building in Wysox.

DAV Chapter 37 will meet Wednesday, March 14 at Bridge Street Hill VFW, Towanda, at 2:30 p.m. All veterans, 10 percent or more disability welcome.

The Stevensville Birthday Club will be celebrate the March birthdays of Jean Vande Mark and Geraldine White on Thursday, March 1, noon at Frank & Mary’s Restaurant. Baker is Eileen.

The regular monthly meeting of the Stevensville Community Club will be on Wednesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at the community hall. All interested parties are welcome.

The Wyalusing Area School District’s Title I program is happy to announce the date for the upcoming Title I Parent Night on Thursday, March 8 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Wyalusing Elementary School. Come and join in the fun with Silly Sally. She is an exciting storyteller, who will throw in a little magic to keep you laughing. Information about the Title I federal programs will be offered by Mr. Darrow.

The Monroe Borough Crime Watch will be meeting a at 7 p.m. in the Monroeton Public Library on March 13. These meetings are open to the public and new members are always welcomed and encouraged to attend. For more information, please contact Jenny Ennis at 570-265-7550.

The VFW Post #6824 and its auxiliary will meet at the post on Haigh’s Pond Road on March 14 at 7 p.m. Please remember to bring items for the Danville Medical Center Children’s Ward at this meeting, such as crayons, coloring books, puzzles and reading books. These items will be delivered at the March District VFW Auxiliary 14 meeting.

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association meeting on Friday, March 9 at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Bldg., Montrose. For more information, contact James Wood at 570-934-1166.

Reunions

The WVHS Class of 1982 will have a reunion kickoff meeting on Wednesday, March 7 at 5:30 p.m. at Ann Eaton Overman’s house. For directions, call 570- 746-9328.

Sports

The RTL will hold sign-ups on Feb. 3, 10, 17 and March 2 at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School from 6 to 8 p.m. First-time players bring a copy of their birth certificate.

Cleanup day at the Laceyville ballpark, Saturday, March 10; 10 am. The public is invited to attend. Please bring shovels, rakes or other equipment you might have that can be used to clean the field with.

Wyalusing Ball Association will hold 2012 sign-ups on the following dates: Thurs. and Fri., March 15, 16, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Wyalusing Elementary School. 4-6 T-Ball. Baseball/Softball (6-9 Rookie) (9-10 Minor) (11-12 Major) (13-14- 15 Teener Division). Any child in the Wyalusing School District may sign up. Any questions, contact Lanny God, 570- 746-1799, Tony and Amy Hepp, 746-3196, Bill Smith, 746-1847 or Tim Adams, 746-4085. All-Stars also available for baseball/softball. All practices and home games will be played at the WBA Milne Complex, Lime Hill. Tag Day will be held on Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7.

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