2013-06-06 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


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.

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.

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.


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.


Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, June 15, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Refreshments available. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.

Round and Square Dance, benefit for Get R Done Relay Team and in memory of Ken Teel on June 8, 8 to 11 p.m., Black Walnut Legion Bingo Hall. Music by Eddie and the Outlaws. Refreshments Available. $5 per person; $3, 8 to 12 years; 7 and under, free.


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.

Italian dinner, all you can eat, Saturday, June 8 at Russell Hill United Methodist Church, Rt. 6W, Tunkhannock. Takeouts 3:30 to 4:30. Eat in 4:30 to 6:30. Adults, $8, children, $4; preschool, free. Lasagna, ziti, spaghetti, meatballs, red and white sauces, salad, dessert. R23c

Wysox Sewing Society will hold their monthly dinner at noon on Tuesday, June 11 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church. Pork and stuffing 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. R23c

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.

Master Gardeners Plan Programs at the Montrose Farmers Market. The Penn State Master Gardeners will continue presentations at the Montrose Farmers’ Market in the month of June, on Fridays from 10 a.m.to 12 p.m. Programs planned beginning in June include; Growing Herbs, a children’s presentation on Pest Control and Poison Prevention, Sustainable Gardening, and Container Gardening. Additional programs will be presented every Friday, weather permitting. Growing Lavender, Tomatoes, Home Canning, a children’s program and Composting will be among the topics presented.


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.

Annual Strawberry Festival and Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m. to ? Vendors, crafters, silent auction, white elephant table. Chicken dinners or halves including strawberry shortcake. Dinners: Adults, $9; children, $5; preschoolers are free. Halves available for $5. Springville UM Church, off Rt. 29, between Tunkhannock and Montrose.

For Your Information

Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers for an interactive presentation and discussion that focuses on the elements of the Leave No Trace minimum impact program on Thursday, June 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m at Mt. Pisgah State Park. Matthew Carl, president of the LeRoy Heritage Museum will present Minnequa Springs on Sunday, June 9 at 7 p.m. Call 1-888-PAPARKS for more 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.

Astronomy Program at Mt. Pisgah on Friday, June 7 to view the stars and planets at dusk. Bring your binoculars. In case of inclement weather, it will be held the next evening. Limited space available. Call the park by June 5, 570-297-2734.

Bookmobile Schedule June 10, N. Towanda Colonial Apts., 9 a.m.; Towanda Memorial Hospital, 10:45 to 11 a.m.; New Albany Library, 11:30 a.m.; Stevensville P.O., 10:30 a.m. June 24, Monroeton Library, 11 a.m. June 26, Hopkins Commons II, 9 a.m.; Hopkins Commons I, 10:30 a.m.; Keystone Manor, 1 p.m.; Kozy Kastle, 3 p.m.

Meeting Notices

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.

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.

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, June 11.

VFW Post #6824 and its auxiliary will meet on Wednesday, June 12 at 7 p.m. at the post home for its regular monthly 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 Benninger Reunion will be held at Mt. Pisgah State Park, (poolside pavilion) on June 8 at 1 p.m. Bring dish to pass, own table service, gift for auction. Pork barbecue will be furnished.

Robinson Reunion - The descendants of Harland and Maude Robinson will have their reunion on Sunday, June 9 at the New Albany Park. Dinner at 1 p.m. Bring dish to pass, table service and beverage. Ham will be provided.

The WVHS Class of 1973 will be having a 40th reunion on Aug. 10 at Black Walnut Legion Post 510. Classmates interested should call Flora at 570-746-1077 or email Steve at sciprich@ptd.net.


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.

Wyalusing sports physicals will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 8 a.m. until noon for fall sports only (cross country, football, volleyball and soccer). Wednesday, July 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for winter and spring sports and also for 11th graders.

There will be a Wyalusing Youth Football and Cheerleading meeting held in the Wyalusing High School cafeteria on Sunday, June 9 at 6 p.m.

Trap Shoot

There will be a Trap Shoot at the Silvara Gun Club on Sunday, June 23 from noon to 3 p.m. to benefit the Beaver Meadows Ladies Aid. The cost is $25 and bring your own shells. Refreshments served by the Ladies Aid.

Vendors Wanted

Vendors wanted for Flea Market and Craft Show, Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sky Haven Airport, Rt. 29S, Tunkhannock. Benefits the efforts of the Endless Mountains 4-H Community Club from Wyoming County. Call Lea Ann Phinney at 570- 836-1726.


NTHA would like to invite loggers, foresters and first responder personnel to an upcoming event taking place on June 21 and 22. You can pick either day to participate in Advanced Logger Rescue. The program is designed to train first responders in dealing with logging accidents. There will be pastries at registration and a chicken dinner later in the day. Contact Connie Ridall, program manager to see how you can get this training at a discount or for free, call 570- 265-7753 or cell 570-240-1436, email nthapa@frontiernet.net.

Look Good, Feel Better workshop on Wednesday, June 12 at Guthrie Cancer Center. Beverly Vasey will facilitate this session, which will be held in the 5th Floor Conference Room beginning at 1 p.m. and running until 3 p.m. Call 1-888- 227-5445 and select option 3 to register.

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.

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