2013-05-30 / 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


Chicken Barbecue, sponsored by Wyalusing Masonic Lodge #618 at Pen-Mart in Wyalusing on Saturday, June 1, 10 until ???

RTL will hold a chicken barbecue on Sunday, June 2 at Penmart in Wyalusing starting at 12:30. R22c


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 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.

The 17th Annual Motorcycle Fun Run to benefit Big Brothers/ Big Sisters will be held on Sunday, June 2 (rain or shine) starting at 9 a.m. at Sherwood Groves in Wysox on Rt. 6. Registration 9 to 10 a.m. For more information, call 570-265-3009 or 866-344-BIGS. R22p

Blood Drive

The American Red Cross is sponsoring Blood Drives at 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, June 30, 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.

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.


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.

Calvary Chapel Endless Mts., Rt. 6 (Old Cornerstone Bookstore), Wyalusing. Friday Nite “Light,” family-based discipleship, Friday, 7 to 9 p.m. Open to all who want to serve Jesus. Childcare for ages 0-12). Call Joe or Dawn Buttito, 570- 746-1689, dbuttito@epix.net.


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.

Mountainhaus K-9, Mountainhaus Lane, Sugar Run, 570- 746-1689. Don’t wait another day. Now you can have the wellmannered and well-behaved dog you have always dreamed about. First class, June 1, Saturday, 10 to 11 a.m. rain or shine. Sign-ups available through month of June. $100 class fee. Classes are semi-private for all breed puppies or adults. www.mountainhauskennels.co m or see us on Facebook at Mountainhaus K-9. Call 570-746- 1689 to register.


Ham and scalloped potatoes dinner, at noon on June 6 at the Silvara Ladies Aid Hall in Silvara.

Seniors over 60 are invited to an inside picnic luncheon on Tuesday, June 11 at Skinners Eddy Methodist Church at noon. The luncheon is free and open to all. Entertainment this time will be “Dolly Sisters.” Please call Theresa at 570-869- 1153 or Bonnie at 869-1938 for reservations.

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.


The Blue Heron Art Gallery, in Wyalusing is looking for artists to join the gallery’s summer show June 15 to Aug. 15. Up to four works will be accepted, any medium, any genre. Become a member and joining the summer show is free. Artist membership is $35, student membership $15. For more information visit wyalusingartgallery.com or call 570-746-4922 or email artistic director Karen Black at suzuka928@gmail.com.

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.


Wysox EMS Strawberry Festival at the EMS building on Thursday, June 13, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Macaroni salad, sloppy joes, hot dogs and chili dogs, strawberry shortcake, strawberry sundaes, coffee, tea, soda. Take-outs available. Benefits Wysox EMS, Rt. 187S, Wysox.

For Your Information

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 Stevensville 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 http://emmrrc. wix.com/trains.

Rushville Cemetery Association will hold their annual meeting on Sunday, June 9 at 2 p.m. at the Rushville Church.

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association meeting on Friday, June 14 at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Bldg., Montrose. For more information, contact James Wood at 570-934-1166.

The June members’ meeting for the Oldest House Historical Society will be Thursday, June 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the house. All members in good standing are welcome to attend.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association Assoc. will meet on Monday, June 3 at 7 p.m. at the grounds in Rome. This is a preshow meeting.

Open House

Beaver Meadows United Methodist Church is hosting an Open House in honor of Doug Clapper on June 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. Please come and bring your favorite stories about Doug and any pictures you may have. Refreshments will be provided by the Beaver Meadows Ladies Aid.


Sheshequin Township Community Picnic, sponsored by the Trinket Community Organization will be held June 8 at the Trinket building. The picnic will start at 11 a.m. and continue throughout the day. George Lee Band will perform. Picnic is open to all Sheshequin Twp. residents and families. Bring dish to pass and own table service, meat and beverages provided.

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

Plant Swap

Annual Plant Swap will be held at the Cabin Country Store on Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. Call for more information, 570-746-3461. Find us on http://www.facebook.com/CabinCountryStore.


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 Mehoopany School reunion will be held at the Mehoopany Township Building on Saturday, June 1. Covered dish dinner at noon. Bring a dish to pass. Beverage and table service provided. At 1 p.m., will be a short business meeting followed by music with Charlie and Karen Bishop. For more information, call Cliff at 570- 833-4641 or Allen at 836-5030.


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.

King in the Mountain Tournament, 13-14 teener baseball, Wyalusing Ball Complex-Lime Hill, starting Friday, June 7, 6 p.m.; June 8-9, start time 8 a.m. Double elimination. Registration fee due with roster. Open to all leagues, 13 to 14. Contact 570- 250-6458.


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.

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