2013-03-28 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Bake Sales

Bake Sale, sponsored the Over the Hill Gang on March 28 at PS Bank, Rt. 6, Wyalusing, starting at 9 a.m. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life. R10-4p/S11- 3p

Barbecues

Chicken Barbecue, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company on April 7, starting at 11 a.m.

Relay for Life Chicken Barbecue on April 6 at Penmart, Rt. 6, Wyalusing. $5/half. R11- 4p/S12-3p

Benefits

Benefit for Kevin Repsher on Saturday, April 13, starting at noon at the Black Walnut American Legion. There will be food, music, a Chinese auction, pie and cake auction, bake sale, 50/50 and basket raffles. Proceeds will help with medical costs. To make a donation or have questions, call Dawn Repsher at 570-637-2550.

Spaghetti dinner benefit for Alice Bundle on Saturday, April 6 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Towanda American Legion. Food, Chinese auction and basket raffles. Proceeds will help with travel expenses and medical costs. To make a donation or have questions, call Donna Nye at 570-637-2156.

Eat for Relay for Life at Mark’s Valley View Restaurant, April 14. Any hour of the day. Sponsored by Over The Hill Plus.

Breakfasts

There will be no monthly breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall due to the last Sunday falling on Easter. The regular monthly breakfasts will resume in April.

Church

A weekly Reproductive Justice study group is being offered at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Towanda beginning March 11 at 7 p.m. There will be six sessions. March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8 and 15. To participate, call Ginna, 570-265-3789.

Classes

Rainbow Riders, Riding for the Handicapped is holding a Volunteer Training Day on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Rainbow Riders Ranch, Chestnut St., Troy. If you have any questions, call the Ranch at 570-297-0903 or 529-1343.

Hunter Trapper Education Class. New six-hour class. Register for class, then go to website and take the online study. You must complete the online Today’s Hunter & Trapper in PA course before attending the class. Held at Tri-County Sportsman’s club, Saturday, April 13, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Light lunch. For more information, call Pat Beebe, 570-746- 3869 or Carl Yurgatis, 869-1706. If you do not have computer, call the game commission in Dallas for booklet at a cost of $2.50.

Log Cabin Quilt Class, April 19-21. Cost, $25. You do not have to attend Friday cutting class. Call to sign up and get materials’ list. 570-746-4922. To be held at Tuscarora Wayne Community Room at 20 Main St., Wyalusing. Class instructor, Val Hill.

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Concerts

PMEA District 8 Jazz Festival, April 4-6. Concert, Saturday, April 6 at 2 p.m. WVHS Auditorium. Tickets available at the door. Call for more information, 570-746-1218.

Dances

Annual Intergenerational Dance on May 9 from 11:30 to 2:30 at Wyalusing Valley High School in the old gym. Free admission. Door prizes and free lunch. Sponsored by Wyalusing FHA Club.

Dinners

The Hollenback United Methodist Church will hold a free soup supper on April 10. The event starts off with a Bible study at 4:30 and the supper at 5 p.m. All welcome.

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti dinner, April 7, starting at noon at St. Mary’s Hall,

Wyalusing (across from fire hall). Spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad, garlic bread, dessert, beverage. Adults, $7.50; under 12, $3.50; under five, free.

Roast Beef Dinner - Sunday, April 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the LeRaysville Social Hall. Benefit: LeRaysville-Pike Vol. Fire Co.

The Wysox Presbyterian Church will continue to observe the Lenten season on March 28 with a Maundy Thursday sedar meal and service. A simple meal of soup and sandwiches will begin at 6 p.m. Worship on Easter Sunday at 11 a.m. with services led by Pastor Jira Albers.

Roast beef dinner at noon on April 4 at the Silvara Ladies Aid Hall in Silvara.

Wysox Sewing Society hold their monthly dinner noon on Tuesday, April 9 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church. Ham loaf will be featured on the menu with mashed potatoes, gravy, cole slaw, assorted vegetables, gelatin salads and a delicious variety of homemade pies. Everyone is welcome. Take-outs available. Reservations are available but not necessary. Please call 570- 265-6119 and leave a message for reservations. R13c

Easter Events

Annual Breakfast with Easter Bunny - Saturday, March 30 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.

The North Rome Wesleyan Church at the four corners in North Rome will be presenting the Easter Musical, “I’ve Seen Jesus, Encountering the Risen Christ” on Good Friday evening, March 29 at 7 p.m. and repeated during worship on Sunday, March 31 at 10 a.m. For more information, call 570- 247-7670.

Meshoppen Holiday Fund Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30 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.

The New Albany Area Children’s Fund will be hosting their annual Easter egg hunt at the New Albany Park on March 30 at 12 p.m. All area children up to grade 6 are invited to come hunt for eggs and visit with the Easter Bunny.

The Stevensville Presbyterian Church plans for Easter Sunday: 7 a.m., sunrise worship with Pastor Dave Dewing; 8 a.m., Easter breakfast of ham, eggs, juice and coffee in the hall; 9 a.m., Bible study and 10 a.m., celebration of Easter and Christ’s Resurrection.

The Wyalusing Presbyterian Church will be holding a family-oriented Cross Walk on Friday, March 29 at 8:30 a.m. Meet at the church and there are various stops planned around town. Everyone is welcome to join.

Easter Egg Hunt - Black Walnut American Legion Post 510 on March 30 at 1 p.m. for all ages including adults.

Easter Egg Hunt at the Wyalusing Borough Park on Saturday, March 30 at noon. Sponsored by Wyalusing Valley Vol. Fire Department.

Stevensville Community Club’s children’s Easter party, is set for Saturday, March 30, 1 to 3 p.m. and features crafts, egg decorating, an Easter egg hunt (with each age group in its own area), refreshments and prizes. Call Eileen Fedak, 570-744-1918.

The Monroe Hose Companywill not hold their Flower Sale this year. A chicken barbecue will be held on March 30 with halves ready at 11 a.m. They will be available at the C&N Bank grounds. Also on Saturday, there will be an Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. for children ages three to 12 at Mountaineer Park. For more information or to pre-order chicken, call Louise at 570-250-0036 or Jessie at 250-1507. R13p

For Your Information

Vernal Pool Hunt at Woodbourne

Forest and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, March 30 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.; Woodcock Waltz, Saturday, April 6, 6 to 7:15 p.m. The sanctuary is located on Rt. 29, Dimock. For more information, 570-278- 3384.

Clothing Give Away: Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. to noon at the Granville Center Church of Christ, Rt. 514, Granville Summit. Free clothing in all sizes. For details, call 570-364- 5084.

The Camptown Cemetery Association would like all lot owners of the cemetery to please remove all Christmas decorations from the cemetery by April 8.

T.A.C.O. Food Pantry holiday closing. The Towanda Area Christian Outreach Food Pantry will be closed Friday, March 29 and Monday, April 1 for the Easter holiday. The pantry will reopen Wednesday, April 3 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.

Garage Sales

Garage Sale: Second Annual Relay for Life on Friday, April 12, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 13, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. One mile east of Northeast Bradford School. It will be held at the Nagy home, 8101 Route 467, LeRaysville. Watch for signs. All sales go toward the relay team, The Baker’s Dozen Plus. New basket raffles, baked goods. Something for everyone. Held rain or shine. R10- 5p/S11-5p

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.

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 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. 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 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.

AA meeting, Friday evenings at 8 p.m. at the Standing Stone Vesper Church spiritual building, River Road, Standing Stone Township. Open meeting, non-smoking.

AARP Meetings #4423 are held at the Wysox EMS Building the second Tuesday of every month with the exception of special meetings combined with a luncheon. Executive meeting is 1:15 p.m. and regular meeting at 1:45. The March 12 meeting will be held at the Fortune Buffet in Athens at noon for luncheon. On May 14, the club will hold their Spring Banquet at Bishop’s Restaurant in Ulster at noon. You don’t need to be a member as guests are always welcome. Any questions, contact Secretary Merna Colwell at 570-833-2567.

Grief Support Group: Jan.- Dec. 2013. A bereavement support group meets monthly, the last Tuesday of each month from 3 to 4:30 p.m. This 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. The meetings are located in the library in the lower level of Memorial Hospital in Towanda. Any questions, call 570-268- 2233.

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

Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 will hold their meeting on Sunday, April 14 at 1 p.m. at the post home.

The annual meeting of the Retta Cemetery Association will be held at the Retta United Methodist Church with a covered dish dinner on April 6 at noon, followed by the meeting.

Beaver Meadows Cemetery Association will hold a meeting on Tuesday, April 9 at the Beaver Meadows Church at 7 p.m. All lot owners and potential lot owners are invited to attend.

Bradford/Sullivan Counties Intellectual Disabilities Program will hold a Quality Improvement Council meeting on Tuesday, April 9 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Human Services large conference room. RSVP by April 8 to Diane Bahr at 570-265-1760 or 1- 800-588-1828.

Hill Country Artists will meet on Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. at Claverack, Rt. 706, Montrose. Program on art and travel by Chris Lathrop. Public invited.

The LEPC (Local Emergency Planning Committee) meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 19, at 9:00 a.m. has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 23, at 9 a.m. at the Bradford County Emergency Operations Center.

The Susquehanna Beekeeper Association will meet at the Claverack Building in Montrose on April 12 at 7 p.m. Topic: Regulations explanation for apiary entries at Harford Fair. Further information, James at 570-934-1166.

The North Flat Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting on April 6 at 2 p.m. at the Jenningsville Township building. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.

Pro-Life Town Hall Meeting at the American Legion in Towanda on April 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. A series of fast-paced presentations by Michael Ciccocioppo, executive director of PA Pro-Life Federation on the important pro-life issues of the day will be discussed.

PARSE: The Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees will hold their first meeting of the year 2013 on Tuesday, April 9 at the Towanda American Legion. If you have questions and/or want to make a reservation, contact Bernice Landmesser, 570-265- 8812 or John Benio, 570-278- 2380.

Penny Socials

Penny Social at North Orwell Community Hall, Route 187, on Friday, April 19. 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.

Public Meetings

A Public Meeting to address and discuss the recent educational cuts at the Wyalusing Area School District will be held on Thursday, April 4 at 6 p.m. in the Wyalusing Fire Hall located on Second Street. The main purpose of this meeting is to explore options for preserving the current staffing of the music education department. However, a broader discussion on all recent proposed cuts to positions and programs is welcomed. All concerned citizens and parents of students in the Wyalusing Area School District are invited to attend and share ideas that may help the district to save money while maintaining a high-quality education that includes the arts. This meeting is part of a grassroots effort brought forth by concerned community members.

Reunions

The WVHS Class of 1998 will hold their 15th year class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Towanda Rod and Gun Club. Flyers will be mailed out to each classmate at a later date for reservations. Addresses for the following classmates are needed: Tim Manning, Kathryn Parkhurst, Johnathan Saksa, Christoff VanVuuren. Contact Morgin Tewksbury Jones at 570-934-2604.

Wyalusing Class of 1953 will hold their 60th class reunion on Sept. 14 at the Towanda Rod and Gun Club. Anyone wishing to help with planning, call 570- 746-3604 or 746-9309.

Sports

The RTL will have work bees on the Laceyville ballfield on March 10 and 17 at 1 p.m. and on March 23 at 10 a.m. Any questions, call Phil Brewer at 570-869-1153.

Tunkhannock Tiger softball will host a hitting, pitching and fielding clinic on Sunday, April 14, 1 to 4 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Area High School softball field. Ages 8-15 years old. Cost: Donation of your choice. Proceeds benefit the Tunkhannock Area H.S. softball program. For pre-registration or questions, call 570-885-5808.

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