2013-06-27 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Barbecues

A chicken barbecue and gift raffle will be held on June 29 at Asylum VFW Post 6072 in Towanda to help raise money for Daniel Fassett of Monroe Township who was badly burned over much of his body in a fire at his garage on May 16. Anyone wanting to make a donation, call Melinda Shannon, 570-836-6147 or Rachael Saxe, 637-2949. Barbecue begins serving at noon and will continue until last meal is served. R25- 2p/S26p

Benefits

Benefit planned for James “Ting” Leighton at the VFW Post 6072 in Asylum on June 30 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. $7.50 adults, children, 6 to 12, $5 and under five, free. Chinese auction, scratch-off lottery ticket auction, 50/50 raffles and live entertainment.

Bingo

Pampered Chef Bingo, Sunday, July 21, 1 p.m., Wyalusing Fire Hall. Benefits American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Reservations: $20 for 20 games ($25 at door). Call Beth Trowbridge, 570-746-2076 or Noreen Keeney, 637-8203 to make reservations. Hosted by Wyalusing Lioness Club. Raffle, food, over $1,000 in prizes.

Breakfasts

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.

Church

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 Wyalusing Presbyterian Church on Church Street in Wyalusing will be celebrating their 220th birthday following the 10 a.m. worship service on June 30. Any church or community member willing to share photos, papers or memories should contact the church office, 570-746-3333 or Pam Quentin, 746-1064. This is a community event and everyone is invited.

Dinners

Wysox Sewing Society will hold their monthly dinner at noon on Tuesday, July 9 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church. Roast beef 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. Takeouts available. Reservations are available but not necessary. Please call 570-265-6119 and leave a message for reservations. R26c

Entertainment

Free family movie to be shown at Mt. Pisgah on Friday, June 28. Come to the Hilltop Pavilion at dusk to watch “Those Calloways.” For more information, contact the park office at 570-297-2734.

Arts in the Garden presented by Endless Mountains Council of the Arts and Creekside Gardens. Juried Artists, Demonstrations, Food and Music. Saturday, July 27, 10 to 5 and Sunday, July 28, 11 to 4. Held at Creekside Gardens, located 2 miles south of Tunkhannock on Rt. 29. Contact info: Endless Mountains Council of the Arts, 570-836-3622.

Winding River Players Summer Workshop Acting Troupe will present “Through the Looking Glass” on Friday, June 28. Matinee at 3 p.m. and additional show at 7 p.m.

Exhibits

The Eagles Mere Civic Club, Inc. will hold a Flower Show on Wednesday, July 24 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Community Hall on Laporte Avenue. Parking available, admission free and refreshments.

For Your Information

Home Textile Tool Museum Events: July 6, Young Hands and Young Hearts/Youth Day; July 13, Bobbin Lace; July 20, Tape Looms and Lucets; July 27, Indigo Dyeing. Workshops: July 15, Housewife; July 22, Felt Hat or Scarf; July 26, Combined Cheese Making 1 and 2. For more information, contact Esther Welden at 570-278-1886. The museum is located in Orwell on Route 1036.

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: All-American Music, July 3, 7 p.m.; Children’s Gardening Series, July 10, 1 p.m. For more information, email Debra Adleman dadleman@- stny.rr.com.

The New Albany Community Library will sponsor a summer reading program with “Focus on Pennsylvania.” All elementary school children are invited Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m., July 10 through Aug. 21. Must sign up at the library. Hours are Tuesday evening, 5 to 7 p.m.; Thursday, 9 to 11 a.m. and Saturday, 2 to 4 p.m.

The swimming pool at Mt. Pisgah State Park has opened for the season. The pool is open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The park is located 3 miles off Rt. 6 between Troy and Towanda. For more information, call the park office at 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.

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.

Towanda Area Senior Citizens will not meet Thursday, July 4 due to the holiday. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, July 18.

Picnic

2013 Herrickville’s Community Picnic will be held on Sunday, July 14, from 1 to 5 p.m. at O’Connor’s Pond. Bring a dish to pass.

Pond and Garden Tour

Pond and Garden Tour, sponsored by The Cabin Country Store on Saturday, June 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Download a map under Newsletter at www.thecabincountrystore.co m. Call 570-746-3461 for information. R26c

Reunions

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.

Stoddard Reunion - will be held on Sunday, July 7 at 1 p.m. at the Wilmot Fire Hall in Sugar Run. Bring a wrapped item for the Chinese Auction, covered dish to pass, table service and beverage. Meat will be provided and door prizes drawn. For further information, contact Leona Fitzgerald at 570-746-3076.

Lines Reunion - Descendants of W. Earl and Lena Lewis Lines of LeRaysville will gather on Sunday, July 14 at Haigh’s Pond outside of LeRaysville. Dinner at 1 p.m. Bring your own table service, a dish to pass and beverage. Swimming and fishing are available. Chinese Auction. Bring a small item for each family member attending. Any questions, call Marilyn Stalford Ross at 570-746-1701 and leave a message or Ronnie Wickwire for directions, 570- 744-1286.

The Fassett Reunion is being held at the Forkston Grange, off of Rt. 87 in Forkston on July 21 at noon. Bring a dish to pass, table service, beverage and a silent auction item, wrapped to auction off. Please bring any history in writing of any marriage, birth or death announcements to update Fassett family records.

The WVHS Class of 1998 If you are planning on attending the Aug. 3 Class Reunion at the Towanda Rod and Gun Club, please return your reservation form, along with payment to Morgin Tewksbury Jones. Any questions or for those who did not receive one in the mail, please contact Morgin Tewksbury Jones at 570-934-2604 or mjjones@epix.net.

Sports

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Assoc. has cancelled its July 6 antique tractor pull at Rome. The next pull will be in August. Members will receive a postcard. Others may call Floyd at 570-637-1311.

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