2012-06-14 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Benefits

Pancake Breakfast Benefit on Sunday, June 24, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Warren Center resident, Howard Coleman at VFW Post 6824 on Haigh’s Pond Road in Potterville. Cost-donation at door. Howard has spent a month at Geisinger in Scranton suffering from a rare form of pneumonia. Benefit is to help with medical costs. Chinese auction, bake sale and raffles. Items for auction and bake will be appreciated. Questions or if you can help, call Diane Elliott, 570-265- 5310 or Cathy Cook, 607-205-7305.

Emerging country star, Coy Taylor and local favorite, now Nashville artist, Erica Leigh will perform at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds (Route 6, Meshoppen) on Saturday, June 16 at 7 p.m. to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Eastern PA.

Blood Drive

Blood Drive: June 14, Hurley’s Super Market, Towanda, 1 to 5 p.m.; June 14, Triton Hose Co., Tunkhannock, 1 to 6 p.m.; June 25, St. Basil’s Auditorium, Dushore, 1 to 6 p.m.; June 28, VFW post 1536, West Lockhart St., Sayre, 1 to 6 p.m.

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, June 24, 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

Messengers, a contemporary Christian band from the Factoryville United Methodist Church, will be leading the worship service at the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church on June 17 at 11 a.m.

The Stevensville Vacation Bible School team extends an invitation to all boys and girls to join “the Army of the Lord” at the church, June 25 to 29, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Got a question, call Betty, 570-746-3209 or Jean, 746- 3188.

Classes

Center Street, USA Quilt Class, Instructor, Valeria Hill, 570-746-3304. Cost, $25. Held at Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce. Quilt Class Date is June 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 570-746- 4922 to register and more details.

Turning Twenty Quilt Class. Instructor, Valeria Hill, 570-746- 3304. Cost, $25. Held at Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce. Cutting session if necessary, June 22, 1 to 3 p.m. (quilt class, June 23, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Call 570-746-4922 to register and other details.

Focus on your favorite craft for the day at Stevensville’s Craft Corner, Wednesday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the hall. Mary and Sue plan to be on hand with “scrapbooking.” Bring a bag lunch or a dish to share. Questions, call Eileen at 570-744-1918.

Class for Parents, “Why Do They Act That Way?” South Montrose Community Church, Route 29. Registration required. Six week classes starting June 21. For more information and to register, call 570-278-1158 or email them at the following: susquehannaext@psu.edu.

Day Camps

Art Camp, for preschool, school-age and teens, June 18 to 22 in Evergreen. Theme is “Holiday Magic.” Daily 9 to 4. $135 includes all supplies. Call 570- 297-4752.

Dinners

A free Senior Luncheon will be served at the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church on June 19 at 12 p.m. This event is open to any senior. Good food and good entertainment is assured. Please call Bonnie at 570-869-1938 or Theresa at 869- 1153 to let us know you are coming. Hope to see you.

The June luncheon of the WVHS Class of 1951 has been rescheduled to Friday, June 15 at noon at Mark’s Valley View.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Annual Picnic on Sunday, June 24. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Parish grounds, Wyalusing. All-youcan eat ham dinner with all the fixings. Basket raffle, money raffle, Happy Wagon raffle, bingo, pie in the face. Take-outs available. Something for everyone.

Entertainment

Towanda Elks Block Party on June 24 from 1 to 6 p.m. Live music all afternoon with a chicken barbecue, pulled pork, hot dogs, 50/50 drawings. They will also be having a raffle for you to win a free band to play at your next special event. Everyone welcome. Bring your lawn chair. Call 570-265-6998 for more information.

Grovedale Winery and Miche Bag present Girls’ Night Out. Come join in for an evening of wine tasting and purse shopping. You can enjoy decadent Pampered Chef creations, sample delightful wines and shop for your favorite purses. Basket raffles will also be available. Proceeds benefit team Pink Journey for Binnie, Susan G. Komen, three-day/60 mile walk in DC. The date is June 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Grovedale Winery in Wyalusing.

Exhibits

A One Woman Show by Carol Vanderpool of Waverly, NY will be held on Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30 at the Manley- Bohlayer House in East Canton. The show will run from 5 to 8 p.m. on June 29 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 30.

Festivals

Strawberry Festival - June 14, 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Wysox ambulance garage, Rt. 187, South, Wysox. Take-outs will be available along with macaroni salad, sloppy joes, hot dogs and chili dogs, strawberry shortcake, sundaes, coffee, tea and soda.

Annual Strawberry Festival and Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, June 16. Crafters and vendors open at 10 a.m. Springville Methodist Church, between Tunkhannock and Montrose on Rt. 29. Chicken dinners include potato salad, baked beans, cole slaw, roll, strawberry shortcake and beverage. Adults, $8.50; children, six to 12, $4.50; preschoolers are free. Halves available for $5. R23- 2c/S24c

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.

Veterans: DAV Mobile services van at Bridge St. VFW, Towanda, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, June 18. Service officers will be there to explain your rights as a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. All veterans are invited.

Gospel Jamboree

Gospel Jamboree on Sunday, June 24 at 3 p.m. at Spencer’s Gazebo in Transue. All are welcome.

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 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.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Assoc. meets on Thursday, June 14 at 6 p.m. at the grounds in Rome to wrap up plans for the annual show, which will be held on June 15, 16, 17 at the Rome grounds.

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.

Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet on June 19 at the Wyalusing Fire Hall at 11:30. Faith Jaynes will be there to replace Deano and his band. Due to ill health, they cannot play this year. A donation will be taken to Dean for children with needs. Come bring a dish to share and your table service and a friend.

Reunions

LeRaysville High School Alumni Association extends an invitation to all alumni and to those who attended LeRaysville High School to their annual dinner on Saturday, June 30 at 12:30 p.m. at the LeRaysville Community Hall. Reservations appreciated by June 15. Call 570-247- 7591.

WVHS Class of 1967 45 reunion on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 5 p.m. at Gary Potter Ranch, Rienze Road, Wyalusing. RSVP at 570-721-0676 or PO Box 1,Wyalusing, PA 18853 by July 31, 2012.

Shows

16th Annual Twin Antique Tractor and Machinery Assoc. Show on June 15, 16 and 17 at Rome on Rt. 187, 5.5 miles from Wysox. There will be collection jars for Bradford County Humane Society in memory of Louise Jones, wife of Ken Jones, our food wagon people. Louise passed away last month and will be greatly missed by the club. R24c

Sports

Endless Mountains Gymnastics offers exciting gymnastics classes for girls and boys in our state of the art gymnastics training center located on Benjamin Road in Wyalusing. Registration is always open. Also, ask us about our Summer Gymnastics Camp. For more information, please call us at 746-7778 or visit our website at www.emgym.com.

Wyalusing Youth Football and Cheerleading, Inc. online registrations will close Sunday, June 17. No more registrations will be accepted after this date. Football equipment handout on Saturday, July 21. C Team (first and second grade) will be from 9 to 10 a.m.; B team (third and fourth grade), 10 to 11 a.m.. and A Team (5th and 6th) from 11 a.m. to noon. Cheerleaders do not need to attend this event.

Volleyball Camp for girls going into sixth through ninth grade will be held on June 25 through June 29 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Wyalusing High School gym. A minimum of 10 girls are needed to move forward with this camp. A cost of $8 is due to cover cost of camp t-shirt. Please respond with your reservation by June 19. You can call Christina Hons at 570-746-6067 for more information or to register. Christina Hons and Jessica Carr are putting on this camp for their senior project.

Vendors Wanted

Calling all Artists and crafters. Save Saturday, Sept. 15 for the 2nd Annual Presbytery at the Waverly Presbyterian Church. Unfortunately it was canceled due to the flooding. It’s not too early to reserve a space in the church’s social hall to display your handmade paintings, jewelry and other artistic pieces. For information and/or to secure application, call Bud Lohmann at 607-565-2791. Space for the show will be limited, so don’t delay. The church is located at 459 Park Ave., across from Muldoon Park. Handicapped accessible.

Vendors Wanted for Juried Fine Art and Craft Festival 2012 Nov. 16 and 17. Applications on website at: www.tunkhannockfineartsfestival. weebly.com. Questions, email tunkfinearts@yahoo.com. Limited space available.

Wanted

Needed: donations of new/used items, crafts and talent. John Stevens, who lost a long battle with MD on Easter morning left his wife with no insurance and funeral expenses. Donations accepted until June 27. Projected sale date, June 30. No stuffed animals or adult clothing. Call Marty at 570-265- 8911 days or Nina at 570-265-9790 after 6 p.m.

Workshops

French Azilum Historic Site will sponsor a Stone Wall Restoration Presentation and Instructional Workshop on Saturday, June 16. The presentation will begin at 10 a.m. and last until noon. Call Danielle Lambert at 570-265-3376 for more information and to register.

Workshops will be held in Wysox on pond/lake construction, permitting, restoration, management and monitoring on June 19 at the Stoll Natural Resources Center between 6 and 8 p.m. Call 570-265-5539, ext. 6 to reserve your seat.

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