2013-05-02 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Bake Sales

Mother’s Day bake sale and Chinese Auction on May 10 – 11, 10 a.m. - ? at Jaime’s Place Salon & Spa, 36 Main Street, Wyalusing. Hosted by Cancer Kickers team. All proceeds go to Wyalusing’s Relay for Life.

Bake Sale, Saturday, May 25, 8 a.m. until ? at Connie’s Market, Rt. 6, Wyalusing, sponsored by “Rowdy Ross’s” Relay for Life team to benefit American Cancer Society.


Relay for Life team, “Grammy’s Gang” will hold a Dice Run on Sunday, May 11 starting at New Albany Social Hall. Registration from 9 to 11 a.m. $10 per rider and per driver. There will be basket raffles, chicken BBQ and a community yard sale. Doan’s Greenhouse will be selling 13 in. petunia pots for $13. preorders preferred by calling 570-363-2526. Contact Randy Wilcox at 570- 637-0254 for details. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life. S16- 4p/R16-4p

First Annual “Eric’s Ride” Motorcycle Run. This is a 85 mile poker run on June 22, starting at Ernie’s Restaurant and Lounge, Stevensville. Registration, 9:30 to 10:30. Cost is $20 driver, $10 rider, includes tshirt, ride and pork BBQ dinner. All proceeds going to Eric Latini’s Scholarship Fund. (Eric tragically died in a motorcycle accident.) Register at jvlatini@frontiernet.net or call 570-746-1897.

True Friends Animal Welfare Center will hold a benefit walk “In Memory of Zeus” on Sunday, June 2 at 1 p.m. at their location on Route 706 and 29 in Montrose. All proceeds benefit the True Friend’s medical fund. Pledge forms at the shelter or email them at petstruefrineds@gmail.com.

Blood Drive

Blood Drive, Claverack Rural Electric, Rt. 6, Wysox on Monday, May 13, 1 to 6 p.m. Enter raffle to win a $50 gift card from JC Penney. Walk-ins welcome, but appts. suggested. Call 570-265-2167.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, May 26, 2013, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat: pancakes, French toast, ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, orange juice, real maple syrup and sugar-free syrup. Adults, $7; children to 12 years, $3; preschool, free. Benefit: Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co. - Dept. 4.

Knights of Columbus Mother’s Day Breakfast, May 12, 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. Mothers -free; Adults, $7; children, 12 to 6, $3; under six, eat free. Everyone welcome. Eat in or take-out. Proceeds benefit local activities. Sponsored by K of C, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

Car Wash

Car Wash, Saturday, May 11 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at NAPA, Rt. 6, Wyalusing. Sponsored by the Rowdy Ross Gang, proceeds benefit the Relay for Life. Come in and get your car washed and support the American Cancer Society.


The Second Sunday Vesper Service will be held on May 12 at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, Montrose. The Mothers’ Day Chorus of over 20 ladies will be special guests. Clam Bakes

Knights of Columbus Clam Bake, Saturday, June 8. Donation of $23 per ticket includes 6 doz. clams, steak and sausage sandwich, beer and soda. Served from 2 to 6 p.m. at St. Francis Pavilion, Mildred. Limited tickets available until May 18 at Dushore Agway or Bill’s Hardware, Dushore or call Paul, 579-928-8911 or Ron, 746-9498. Everyone welcome. Proceeds benefit local activities. Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.


The Stevensville Community Club is hosting a two-day AARP Driver’s Safety Course, May 16 and 17, 1 to 5 p.m. in the hall. The cost is $12 for members and $14 for non-members. Space is limited, so call Luke Vande Mark at 570-746-3188 to register now.


Free hearing aid clinic, Thursday, May 9, 2:30 to 3:30 at Christ Episcopal Church, Main St., Towanda. Learn how to clean and maintain your hearing instruments. Refreshments will be served. Door prizes. RSVP by May 7 at 570- 265-0997.


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.


The 52nd Annual Mother/Daughter Banquet will be held at the Wysox Presbyterian Church on Sunday, May 5. Adults $10, Children 4- 10 $7 and 3 and under Free. Adult Menu: grilled chicken breast, party potatoes, green beans, carrots, cole slaw and rolls. Children's menu: chicken nuggets, tater tots and corn. There will also be a make your own ice cream sundae bar. Doors open at 4:30 and reservations need to be made to Mary Jo Warburton by Friday, May 3 by calling 570-265-9445. R18c

Annual Swiss Steak Supper — May 4 at Hollenback United Methodist Church, starting at 4:30 p.m. Adults, $8.50; children, 6 to 12, $4; preschool, free. Takeouts available. S17- 2c/R17-2c

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, Spring Hill Community Hall, May 11 at 4:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Over the Hill Plus Gang to benefit Wyalusing Relay for Life. Adults, $8; 6 to 12, $4; preschool, free.

The Wyalusing High School Jazz band is pleased to be hosting their first annual Jazz Band Spaghetti Dinner. The event will be Saturday, May 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Wyalusing High School cafeteria. Live entertainment all night by WVHS jazz band and friends, a served pasta dinner and a large selection of homemade desserts. Donations will be accepted at the door and will benefit the Wyalusing High School Band program.

The Bradford County Interstate 4-H Exchange will host a pancake supper on Saturday, May 11 at the 4-H Building in Troy, starting at 5 p.m. For additional information, call the extension office at 570-265- 2896 or ayp10@psu.edu.

Swiss Steak Dinner, Sat., May 4 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Rome Methodist Hall. $8 for adults, $4 for children under 12 and preschoolers are free. Benefit Rome UMC.

Community Dinner at the New Era United Methodist Church on May 15 at 11:30 a.m. Chicken and stuffing bake plus more. A speaker from Area Agency on Aging will be attending. For more information, call 570-363-2496.

Wysox Sewing Society hold their monthly dinner noon on Tuesday, May 14 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church. Swiss steak 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. R18c


Pro Musica will present their 2013 Spring show, Music . . . Music . . . Music, a trip down a musical memory lane at the Independent Baptist Church on May 11 at 7 p.m.

Loaves and Fishes of Wyalusing is hosting a “Tea and Talent,” a Mother’s Day weekend special event showcasing the amazing vocal and instrumental gifts of local teens and adults. It will be held in the Tuscarora Wayne Room of the

Wyalusing Chamber Building on Main Street on May 11 at 3 p.m.


Keeping Women Healthy Expo, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Triton Hose Co., Tunkhannock. Offering health screenings, with information from area hospitals and local awareness groups to help keep you healthy. Enjoy some shopping and delicious, healthy smoothies.

For Your Information

Seeking Area Artists: Vintage Theater, in downtown Scranton is seeking area artists to take part in their upcoming “Works in Wood” visual exhibit. All pieces must be made entirely or at least primarily with wood. All those interested in exhibiting should submit images and descriptions of their works or proposed “works in progress” to info@scrantonsvintagetheater.com or by physical mail addressed to 326 Spruce Street, Scranton PA 18503. The submission deadline is May 20 2013 (noon). Installation will occur June 3 and 4. The exhibit will run from June 7-30. R16- 5p/S17-4p

Master Gardeners of Susquehanna Co. offering educational demonstrations and answering gardening questions weekly on Friday at the Farmers’ Market on the Green in Montrose beginning May 3. For more information, call 570-278- 4366 after 3:30 p.m.

Events at Woodbourne Forest and Wildlife Sanctuary, Rt. 29, Dimock. May 4 and 18, Saturday Morning Bird Walk, 8 to 11 a.m. May 25, 7 a.m. to noon; Bird Walk and North American Migratory Bird County, May 11, 8 a.m. to noon.

Bookmobile Schedule May 3, Wysox C&N Bank parking lot, 10 to 2. May 9, Ulster Mather Memorial Library, 10:45 a.m.; Sayre Lockhart Apts., 12:15 p.m.; Bradford Co. SAM Head Start, 2:30 p.m.; Athens Chemung View Apts., 3:30 to 5 p.m. May 23, Sayre Hopkins Commons II, 9 a.m.; Commons I, 10:30 a.m.; Sayre Keystone Manor, 1 p.m.; Athens Kozy Kastle, 3 p.m. May 28, BLaST IU 17, 9 a.m.; Bradford Co. Manor, 1 p.m. May 29, Park Place Apts., Wyalusing, 9 a.m.; Wyalusing Library, 10:30 a.m.; Sugar Run P.O., 1 p.m. Wysox C&N Bank parking lot, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cindy Reynolds of the Hill Country Artists will demonstrate and discuss the process of making a variety of journals at the May 2 meeting of the club. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Building on Rt. 706, East of Montrose.

If you have gardening questions, The Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County are at your service to answer them. Call the extension office in Montrose at 88 Chenango Street every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon, 570- 278-1158 or email them at mgardeners@yahoo.com.

Meeting Notices

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.

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. 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, May 8 at Bridge Street Hill VFW, Towanda, at 2:30 p.m. All veterans, 10 percent or more disability welcome. Election of officers will be held at this meeting.

The May meeting of the Birthday Club will be held on Tuesday, May 7 at noon at Mark’s Valley View Restaurant. Birthday girls are Renee Stewart, Barb Driscoll and Sara Balcomb. Baker is Jean.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association will meet on May 16 at 7 p.m. at the grounds in Rome.

Endless Mountains Railroad Club will meet Saturday, May 18 at 6 p.m. at the club building (the old Cavanaugh building), just south of Rt. 29. New members welcome. For more information, see the website at http://emmrrc.wix.com/trai ns.

The Wyalusing Area Friends of the Arts group will hold their next informative public meeting on Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wyalusing Area High School cafeteria. Come join in and support the arts in our education system and community.

Calling all Active and Retired Members of the Armed Forces. An accredited Veterans’ Service Officer will present a free program for veterans covering: veterans’ healthcare, the veterans’ healthcare system, disability and widows’ pensions, veterans’ benefits to pay for longterm care and how to protect your home and assets. This takes place at the Pioneer Campground Activity Center in Laporte on Saturday, May 18 at 1:30 p.m. This seminar is open to campers and the general public.

Calling all Moms! Join us at the Green Finch in the Farm & Home Plaza on Route 6, Wyalusing, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 4 for the first meeting of the Northern Tier Birth Circle, is a mom and mom-to-be support group that has just started in the


Penny Socials

Penny Social, Saturday, May 4 at Rush Ladies Auxiliary Hall, Lawton. Doors open 5 p.m. Drawings start at 6 p.m. Food and drinks available for purchase. For more information, contact Jenn Strickland, 570- 396-0438 or Peter Bell, 570-533- 1947. Proceeds benefit Catherine’s Crusaders Relay for Life team.

Rabies Clinics

A rabies clinic will be held at the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department on Monday, May 6 from 5 to 6 p.m. Rabies vaccines administered by the Endless Mountains Veterinary Center, formerly the Rome Vet Clinic. $10 per animal. All pets must be in a carrier or on a leash.


Wyalusing Area Youth Soccer Fall Sign-ups, Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m. to noon; Monday, May 13, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wyalusing Public Library; Wednesday, May 15, 5 to 7 p.m. Full payment of $30 per player and $25 for each additional sibling will be required at the time of registration. Any questions can be directed to wyalusingsoccer@yahoo.com.

RTL Opening Day, May 11 at Wyalusing Borough Park. Games will take place all day starting at 10 a.m. Chicken barbecue will also take place, halves or a meal. Concessions available all day.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor Pull on Saturday, May 18 at Rome grounds. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m. pull at 9:30 a.m. (weather permitting). Questions, call 570-637-1311 or 363- 2496.

The New Albany Children’s Fund is sponsoring the Annual Charlie Wiles Fishing Derby on June 1, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Behrend-Wiles pond in New Albany. Community youngsters from four to 13 are invited to come out with their fishing poles, tackle boxes and bait. In addition to free fishing, the day will feature food and beverage, prize drawings and a casting contest.

Turkey Shoot

VFW Post #6824, Cargill, Spring Turkey Shoots, noon to 4 p.m., May 5. Lucky X, Shotgun Shoot, Food, Showdown, 50 Cent Bingo, Pull Tabs, Raffles, 1468 Haighs Pond Road, Rome. 570-744-2215.


Donations needed of glassware for the Wyalusing Carnival dime pitch. Donations can be left by the double doors at the fire hall. Limited pick-up is available for elderly/homebound by call 570-721-1265.

Work Bees

Laddsburg Cemetery Association will hold a work bee at the cemetery on Wednesday, May 15 (rain date 5/16), 9 a.m. to noon. All welcome to come and help. For more information, call 570-363-2841. Older decorations should be removed by May 15 by family or at discretion of caretaker.


Look Good, Feel Better sessions in honor of Mother’s Day. In Towanda, a workshop at Memorial Hospital in library from 1 to 3 p.m. on May 13 by Jan Bouse-Stoddard. In Sayre, on the fifth floor conference room at Guthrie Cancer Center on May 13. Bev Vasey will lead the workshop, which begins at 2:30 p.m. and runs until 4:30. Pre-registration is required. Call 1-800-227-2345.

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