2013-05-16 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Bake Sales

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. R18-4p/S19-3p


The Wyalusing Area Friends of the Arts will be having a chicken barbecue and bake sale held on Saturday, May 18 at the New Albany Dandy and chicken pit. All proceeds will benefit the music and art education. Come out and show your support. S20p/R20p

Chicken barbecue on Saturday, May 25 in the Penmart parking lot. Chickens ready at 11 a.m. Benefit the Wyalusing Area Youth Group Summer Mission trip to Boston. R20- 2p/S21p


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. R17-9p/S18-7p

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 petstruefriends@gmail.com.

Genesis Salon, located in Wyalusing’s Creek Plaza is offering haircuts for $12 on 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

Shirley Allis Benefit (to help defray medical costs). Bake Sale, Chinese Auction, Chicken Barbecue on Sunday, June 9 at Rome VFW, 11 to 5. All donations welcome. For more information, Cathy Allis Cook, 607- 205-7305 or Cheri Vanostrand, 570-395-3193. S20-4p/rR20-4p

Blood Drive

The American Red Cross is sponsoring Blood Drives at Wyalusing Fire Hall, May 23, 1 to 6 p.m.; June 11, Ulster Fire Company, 1 to 6 p.m.; June 13, Hurley’s Towanda, 1 to 5 p.m.; June 24, St. Basil’s, Dushore, 1 to 6 p.m.


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. S1tfc/R1tfc

Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast and Touch-A-Truck event on Sunday, June 9 at the Bradford County Airport in Towanda. Breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon. Adults, $6; children 5-10, $3; under 5, free. Big Brothers/Big Sisters will be there with a Touch-a-Truck event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. where kids of all ages have a chance to see and touch trucks, big and small. Call 570-265-4900 for additional information. S20-4c/R20-4c

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. R18-3p/S19-2p


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.


WVHS Spring Choral Concert on May 20 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. The concert features the senior high chorus, junior high chorus, vocal jazz and High Wire choir.


Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, May 18, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Refreshments available. Benefit Wysox Fire Company. S20c/R20c


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. R19-2p/S20-2p

Election Day Chicken and Biscuit dinner on May 21, 4 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

Annual Old Home Day chicken and biscuit dinner at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 25 at New Era UM Church on Rienze Road. Adults, $6; under 12, $3; preschool, free. S20-2p/R20-2p

The Hollenback United Methodist Church will be holding a chicken and biscuit Election Day lunch on May 21, starting at 11:30 a.m. Adults, $7. R20c/S21c

Donations Needed

Dime Social, Saturday, June 8 from 2 p.m. to whenever at Stevensville Community Hall. Boy Scout Troop 4 of Camptown is looking for donations for their upcoming Dime Social. Spring cleaning? Downsizing? Think of us. Donations can be picked up or dropped off. Contact Quentin at 570-746-1609 or Irene at 607-221-0337.


Luthers Mills United Methodist Church will host a free movie night on Saturday, May 18 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30. Popcorn and refreshments available. The movie showing is Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted.

Third Annual Mutt Strut will be held on Saturday, May 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Animal Care Sanctuary in East Smithfield. Register online at www.animalcaresanctuary.org or call 570-596-2200.

For Your Information

The Vintage Theater, in downtown Scranton is seeking artists to take part in their upcoming “Works in Wood” visual exhibit. 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 (noon). Installation will occur June 3 and 4. The exhibit will run from June 7 to 30. R16-5p/S17-4p

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 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.

Quilt Show program featuring Linda Salitrynski’s quilts at the Blue Heron Gallery, 20 Main St., Wyalusing on May 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Talk will be presented at 7 p.m. S20-2c/R20-2c

If your child happened to miss kindergarten registration at Wyalusing’s elementary school, they have selected May 24 as a makeup date. They ask that you call them in advance at 570-746-1206 to set up an appointment.

Endless Mountains Amateur Radio Club will hold their annual field day at the Emergency Services Building, 3880 SR 6 East, Tunkhannock on June 22 from 1 to 8 p.m. and June 23, 7 a.m. until noon. Learn about radio communications and become a ham yourself. For further information, call Al, 570-836-5030 or Joe, 207- 0070.

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.

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.

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. R19f/pS20fp

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.

The Bradford County Builders Assoc. will meet on Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m. at the Northern Tier Career Center in North Towanda. Speakers will be Albert Noble and Samantha Maruzelli from Tri-County General Insurance Agency. The topic will be Obama Care Health Bill. RSVP by noon May 21. For more information, call 570-250-3779.

The Wyalusing Musical Society will hold its annual business meeting at the Wyalusing Hotel on Tuesday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. The cost of the dinner will be $14. Reservations should be made by May 21 by calling Marilyn Dibble, 570-746-1528 or Margaret Dabback, 746-3413.

The Camptown Civic Club will hold its last meeting of the season on Tuesday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Barbara Santos. If anyone would like a ride or needs directions, call 570-746-3822 or 746-1651.

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 Saturday, May 18 at the LeRaysville Community Hall. Doors open 6 p.m., drawing 7:30 p.m. Door prizes, raffles, refreshments. S20p/R20p


The Rush Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, June 1 at the Fairdale United Methodist Church at noon. Dinner will be at 1 p.m., $12/person. Anyone who attended Rush School is welcome. Please make reservations by May 24. Contact Tom Curley, 1637 Guiton Rd., Montrose, PA 18801. R20-2p

WVHS Class of 1983. This year’s reunion will be held on June 22 at the park in Wyalusing from 1 to 4 p.m. Meat, drinks and tableware provided. Families welcome to come, just bring a dish to pass. Any questions, contact Deb Sands, 570- 250-8030 or Dan Allen via facebook.


Come check out the Green Finch in the Farm and Home Plaza for our first ever Diva Day Vendor Show on May 19, from 2 to 6 p.m.


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.

Yard Sales

All-Over-Town Yard Sales and Sidewalk Sales in Wyalusing, June 15. Call or stop by chamber to get on map, 570-746- 4922. Free for chamber members. $3 for non-members. Deadline to be on map, June 10. S20- 4c/R20-4c

An Indoor Yard Sale will be held at the Camptown Communtiy Church on Saturday morning, May 18 from 8 a.m. until noon. Set-up will be Friday morning. Donations will be accepted, but no clothing items. Sponsored by United Methodist Women. For more information, call 570-746-1651. R20c

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