2012-06-21 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Bake Sales

A pies plus bake sale will be held on Saturday, June 30 from 8:30 a.m. until all treats are gone at Connie’s Market in Wyalusing. The proceeds of the pie and bake sale will go to the Wyalusing High School girls’ soccer team. Pies and a wide variety of baked goods will be available for your 4th of July parties. If you would like to help out the team by baking something, deliver it to the girls on June 30 or call Carol Goodman at 570-746-9221 and someone will pick up your goods. R25- 2c/S26c

Barbecues

New Albany VFW Post #384 will hold its Annual Turtle Race and Chicken Barbecue on Sunday, July 8. Chicken barbecue at noon, turtle registration starts at 11 a.m., race at 1 p.m.

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.

Blood Drive

Blood Drive: 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.

Sullivan County Library Breakfast Buffet Fundraiser on Saturday, July 14, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., St. Francis of Assisi Hall, Mildred. Auction w/Auctioneer Jerry Keiffer, door prizes, treasure trove table, book table sale, bake sale, theme baskets, guest speaker. Complete breakfast by MaryBeth’s WestSide Deli from 8 to 11 a.m. Tickets available at Sullivan Co. Library. Reservations call 570-928-8838, 924-3345, 924-4761. Donations: adults, $10; children, six to 11, $3.50; younger than 6, free. Sponsored by Dushore Tuesday Book Club.

Celebrations

Towanda High School Class of 1970 plans 60th birthday celebration. The graduates of the Class of 1970 continue to enjoy the good company of each other and have decided to gather together on July 28 to celebrate their monumental 60th birthday. Plans have been made and the cake ordered. If you know of anyone who graduated from Towanda High in 1970, have them contact Vicky at 570-265- 3116 or Karen at 570-364-5602 and kmtomlinson@frontier.net. The day will be enjoyed at the Bridge Street Hill Gun Club beginning at 11 a.m. No cost, but reservations are needed by June 30.

Church

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.

The Friday Night Finale for the 2012 Summer Music Camp at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Montrose, will be held at the Montrose High School Auditorium on Friday, June 22 at 6:30 p.m. The campers have enjoyed singing, doing street percussion and playing in a hand bell choir.

Vacation Bible School will be held at the Orwell Bible Church for grades 1 to 6, Monday to Thursday, June 25 to 28, 6 to 8 p.m. Call 570-744-1915 for any questions.

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.

Dances

Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, June 30, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.

Dinners

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.

Pancake Supper at Hollenback Methodist Church on June 23, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Proceeds to benefit the Hollenback UMW and The Red Cross.

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.

Arts in the Garden presented by Endless Mountains Council of the Arts and Creekside Gardens. Juried Artists, Demonstrations, Food and Music. Saturday, July 21, 10 to 6 and Sunday, July 22, 10 to 6. Held at Creekside Gardens, located 2 miles south of Tunkhannock on Rt. 29. Contact info: Endless Mountains Council of the Arts, 570-836-3622.

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.

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.

The Towanda Area Christian Outreach Food Pantry will be closed Wednesday, July 4 for Independence Day. The pantry will reopen Friday, July 6 at 10 a.m. Questions, call 570-265-4422 during normal operating hours, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. until noon. T.A.C.O. serves the Northeast Bradford, Towanda and Wyalusing school districts.

The Area Agency on Aging will be bringing farmers’ market food vouchers to the Wyalusing Senior Center on Friday, June 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. A proof of income is needed.

Gospel Jamboree

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

July 4th Events

Herrickville Fourth of July Celebration. Ham dinner (all you can eat), serving begins at 11:30 a.m. Ham, potatoes, gravy, roll, coleslaw, applesauce, vegetable, beverage and dessert. Auction begins at 1:30 p.m. Adults: $8; children to 12 years, $4; preschool, free. Raffle drawing, 6 p.m. Games for all ages all day. Food, Chinese Auction, raffle, bingo, bazaar. Benefit: Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co. R25-2c/S26- 2c

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.

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.

Reunions

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.

The Fassett Reunion is being held at the Forkston Grange, off of Rt. 87 in Forkston on July 22 at noon. Bring a dish to pass, table service, beverage and a silent auction item, wrapped to auction off. Please bring any history in writing of any marriage, birth or death announcements to update Fassett family records.

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.

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 tshirt. 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.

Twin Tracks Pulling Association, Inc., Monroeton. Garden Tractor and Antique Tractor Jamboree and Meeting, July 6. Weigh-in at 5 p.m. with start time at 6 p.m. Garden tractor, youth pull, 850 lbs.; antique tractor, 3,500 lbs., 4,000 lbs. July 7, Saturday: Weigh in at 9 a.m. Start, 10 a.m. Garden Tractor, 900 lbs., 1,200 lbs. All antique, farm stock, top cut, 6 mph, classic, classes. Randy Johnson, 570-265-4557 or Donnie Williams, 570-241-3067. R25-3p/S26- 2p

Arielle Kneller and Mackenzie Martin would like to remind all girls that are just finishing grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 about the basketball camp they are holding Monday, June 25 through Thursday, June 28. If you did not pre-register, you can still come the first day and sign up for the camp. $10 fee if you would like a camp t-shirt. 8 to 10 a.m., grades 7 and 8; 10 a.m. to noon, 5 and 6; 12:30 to 2 p.m., grades 3 and 4. They are doing the camp for their senior projects and are looking forward to working with the girls. The camp will be held at the elementary school gym. Any questions, call 570-928-7345 or 746- 9005. R25p

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.

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