2013-05-23 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


The Annual Benefit Auction sponsored by North Rome Christian School will be held on Saturday, June 1, beginning at 10 a.m. at the former Five Star Building on Rt. 187N in Wysox. Auctioneer Howard Visscher will conduct the bidding on a large variety of new and used items. Also available throughout the day will be a Yard Sale, four large Silent Auction sessions, direct sales vendors, children’s activities, concession stands and bake sale. For information, please contact the school at 570-247-2800. S21-2c/R21-2c

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


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.

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/R20-4p

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


Beginning on June 2 at 6 p.m. and continuing on Sunday evenings throughout the summer, parts of the DVD series, “Christian Faith in American History” will be shown during each evening service at the Evergreen Christian Church, New Albany.

The June Vesper Service will be held on Sunday, June 9 at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 276 Church St., Montrose.

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 25 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. S21p/R21p


The Stevensville Community Club will host a second AARP Driver’s Safety Course on June 6 and 7, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the hall. Sign up and sharpen your driving skills by calling Luke at 570-746-3188.


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

Tunkhannock Business and Professional Women’s brunch to honor Janet MacKay, executive director of Victims Resources as Woman of the Year 2013 will take place on Saturday, June 1 at the Tunkhannock Moose at 9:30 a.m. To make reservations, call Mary Bishop at 570-836-2431 before Tuesday, May 28.

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.


Free family movie to be shown at Mt. Pisgah on Friday, May 31. Come to the Hilltop Pavilion at dusk to watch “Wild America.” For more information, contact the park office at 570-297-2734.


The Blue Heron Art Gallery, 20 Main St., Wyalusing announces a Call for Artists. Artists joining the gallery as a member for 2013-14 season will be able to join in the summer show for free. Artist membership is $35; student membership, $15. Up to four works accepted: any medium; any genre. Deadline for joining is June 11. Summer shows begin on June 15 and runs until Aug. 15. For more information, www.wyalusingartgallery.com or email artistic director, Karen Black at suzuka928@gmail.com or 570-746-4922. R21-3c/S22-3c

Farmers' Market

Wyalusing Farmers’ Market opening June 7 at the plaza by First Liberty Bank on Rt. 6, Wyalusing. Open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with fresh produce and handcrafted items. Will be open every Friday from June through October. For more information, call 570-363-2081. R21-3c/S22-2c


Memorial Day Bluegrass Festival May 24-27 at Wrench Wranch, Rt. 201, Coventryville, NY. For directions or information, call 607-748-6671 or 570-869- 2031, Website is www.freewebs.com/pennybluegrass.

For Your Information

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

Come Join the Depression Support Group at the Herrickville Fire Hall, first and third Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. For more information, contact Colleen Taylor, 570-746- 3021.

The June meeting of the Birthday Club will be held on Tuesday, June 4 at noon at the Original Italian Pizza parlor in Wyalusing. Birthday girl is Ruby Boyanowski. Baker is Eileen.

Towanda Area Senior Citizens will meet Thursday, June 6 at noon. The Wysox Presbyterian Church Sewing Society will serve a ham loaf dinner. Reservations must be made by calling Ruth Cleveland at 570- 265-2581.

Endless Mountains Railroad Club will meet Saturday, June 8 at 6 p.m. at the home of Mike DePaola, just north of Dimock on Rt. 29. Watch for sign. New members always welcome. For more information, see the website at the following: http://emmrrc.wix.com/trains .

Pig Roasts

Pig Roast (whole pig) on Saturday, June 22 from 1 to 5 p.m. at American Legion Post 534, Wyalusing. All you can eat and beverage provided, $15 per person. (Only 150 tickets available.) Tickets can be picked up at Legion or call 570-746-1772. Horseshoe tournament-Draw for partners. Open to public. R21-4c/S21-4c


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.


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.


Annual Herb Trail, May 25. Visit the following businesses: The Cabin Country Store, Shades of White, Ernie’s Restaurant and Lounge and Dotti-Lou Meats to receive a free potted herb with purchase. 570-746-3461. R21c


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

Community Wide Yard Sale, — Forkston, Mehoopany, Jenningsville, Lovelton areas. Sponsored by the Forkston Grange on Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pick up your maps and refreshments all day at the Grange Hall in Forkston. For information or to get on the map, call 570-833- 2386. Sponsored by Forkston Grange. S21-2c/R21-2c

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