2013-05-09 / 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. R18- 2p/S19p

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.

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.

Genesis Salon, located Wyalusing’s Creek Plaza offering haircuts for $12 Sunday, May 19 from 2 to 6 p.m. Walk-ins only. All proceeds will go to the Loaves & Fishes, the ministry that owns and operates Brewed Awakening. R19- 2p/S20p

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.

Book Sale

Monroeton Public Library holding a Book Sale at the library on Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Books for everyone.


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.

Mother’s Day All You Can Eat Breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 12 at the Towanda Elks Lodge, South Main St. All welcome.

Car Wash

The Car Wash scheduled for Saturday, May 11 at the NAPA store in Wyalusing has been cancelled.


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. A simple supper will be served in the Parish House immediately following the service.

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.


Join us and work on your favorite craft at the Stevensville Craft Corner, Wednesday, May 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the hall. Bring a dish to share for lunch. Call Eileen, 570-744-1918 or Jean, 746-3188 for questions.


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.

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.

The WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch on Friday, May 17 at noon at Bishop’s Restaurant in Ulster.

Pancake Supper on Tuesday, May 21 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Adults: $6; under 12, $3; preschool, free. Pancakes, sausage, farm eggs. New Era U.M. Church, Wyalusing-New Albany Road.


Election Day Chicken Biscuit dinner on May 21, p.m. until. Adults, $9; children, 6 to 12, $5; under 6, free. Jenningsville United Methodist Church Hall, Chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, cole slaw, cranberry sauce, pies, coffee, tea. R19-2c/S20- 2c


Pro Musica will present their 2013 Spring show, Music . . . Music . . . Music, a trip down a musical memory lane at the Independent Baptist Church on Saturday, 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.

For Your Information

Seeking Area Artists: The 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, 2013.

Events at Woodbourne Forest and Wildlife Sanctuary, Rt. 29, Dimock. May 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 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.

Come out to Mt. Pisgah on May 10 to view the stars and planets. The park is pleased to announce two amateur astronomers will be at the park beginning at dusk with their telescopes, weather permitting. Pre-register by calling 570-297- 2734.

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. 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.

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, nonsmoking.

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.

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

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.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 — will not hold their monthly meeting on May 9 due to renovations of the post home. They will meet June 13 at the post at 6 p.m. Members are urged to attend as this will be election of officers.

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. Anyone taking care of a family member or loved one, be it at home or as a resident of a long term care facility welcome. For information, call Donna Benjamin at the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman, 570- 746-3844 or Carol Dieffenbach at Area Agency on Aging, 570-265- 6121. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 14.

Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 will not hold their

monthly meeting on May 12.

Come Join the Depression Support Group at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Thursday, May 9 at 2 p.m. For more information, contact Colleen Taylor, 570-746-3021.

The American Red Cross Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties Chapter announces its next Red Cross Youth Club meeting on Thursday, May 23 at 6 p.m. at the Wyoming County EMA building, located at 3880 SR 6, Tunkhannock. Youth, ages 13 to 18 from the Tunkhannock and Lackawanna Trail school districts are encouraged to attend. For additional information, visit http://redcrossyouth.org/ or email Beth.Klotz@redcross.org.

Open House

Wyoming County Historical Society 22nd Annual Open House on Sunday, May 19, 1 to 4 p.m. Located at the corner of Bridge and Harrison Streets, Tunkhannock. For more information, call 570-836-5303.

Penny Socials

Penny Social at LeRaysville Community Hall on May 11. Doors open at 6 p.m. Drawing at 7:30 p.m. Benefits Relay for Life, Arrow United Industries team. R19p


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.


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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