2013-07-11 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


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.

Blood Drive

The American Red Cross is sponsoring a Blood Drive at Claverack Rural Electric, Rt. 6, Wysox on Monday, July 15 from 1 to 6 p.m. Walk-ins welcome, but appointments suggested. Call 570-265-2167.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, July 29, 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.

Sullivan County Library Breakfast Buffet Fundraiser on Saturday, July 20, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., St. Francis of Assisi Hall, Mildred. Auction w/Auctioneer Jerry Keiffer. Book table sale, bake sale, theme baskets. Complete breakfast by MaryBeth’s WestSide Deli from 8 to 11 a.m. Tickets available at Sullivan Co. Library. Reservations call 570-928-8838, 924-3345, 924-4761. Donations: adults, $10; children, six to 11, $4; younger than 6, free. Sponsored by Dushore Tuesday Book Club.

Car Shows

Bedrock Cruise-In Car Show, Sun., July 28, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Windham Twp. (Bradford Co.), PA. Cars, kids’ games, chicken barbecue, vendors, music, Chinese auction and more. South of Nichols, NY on Rt. 282 at State Line. For more information, gt to Windham19Fire.com. R28- 3p/S29-2p


Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church, Rt. 6 Black Walnut, will hold its annual Vacation Bible School Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p/m/ Children ages 3 to entering 6th grade are invited to attend. Questions? Contact Amy Day at seumc@yahoo.com.

The Second Sunday Vesper Service will be held on July 14 at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, Montrose. A salad buffet will be served in the Parish House immediately following the service.

Dimock Camp Meeting will host Dan Schall in concert on July 14 at 7 p.m. Dimock Camp Meeting is located half mile west off Rt. 29 in Dimock. Watch for signs.

The Skyline Boys, a wellknown Southern Gospel group will be at the Standing Stone United Methodist Church on July 13 at 7 p.m. Public invited. A covered dish fellowship meal at 5:30. Bring dish to pass.


Carrie Hooper Concert on Friday, July 19 at 6 p.m. at the Bradford County Historical Society. Admission free. Reservations needed, call 570-265- 2240.


Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, July 13, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Refreshments available. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Annual Picnic and Chicken and Biscuits Dinner on Sunday, July 14 on the parish grounds at the St. Mary’s Church, Wyalusing, 11:30 a.m. until ??? (Rain or shine). Dinner: adults, $8; children (under 12) $4.50. Cash Raffle, Basket Raffle (baskets on display two weeks before at the parish hall.) 50/50 Bingo. R27- 2c/S28c

The WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch on Friday, July 19 at noon at Bishop’s Restaurant in Ulster.


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.

Laceyville Community Day - Saturday, July 13, starting at 1 p.m. 1 p.m., pedal tractor pull; 3 p.m., turtle race and chicken barbecue; 3 to 6 p.m., music by Doug Walton; 3:30 p.m., baby parade; 7 p.m. firemen’s parade; 8 p.m., live music by Eddie & The Outlaws. Sponsored by Laceyville Business Association.

VFW Post 6824 Community Appreciation Day, July 13, Haigh’s Pond. Professional DJ - Rod Humphrey at the pavilion from 2 to 6 p.m. Inside 8 p.m. to ?? Horseshoe/bean bag tournament, $5 entry/person. Food, burgers, hot dogs, sides. R27- 2c/S28c

Free family movie to be shown at Mt. Pisgah on Friday, July 12. Come to the Hilltop Pavilion at dusk to watch “Those Calloways.” Then on Friday, July 19 watch “Dreamer,” a 2005 American family drama starring Kurt Russell and Dakota Fanning. For more information, contact the park office at 570-297-2734.

As part of this year’s Summer Reading Program, “Dig Into Reading”, the Bradford County Library has received a Pennsylvania Humanities Council grant to host a musical performance of “Coal Mining Songs of the Northeast” by Jay Smar on Wednesday, July 17, at 6:30 p.m.


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.

Hearthstone’s Art in the Garden, 10 to 4, July 13 (rain date July 20). Paintings, photos and plant sale. Free painting lessons and digital camera tips. Door prizes. A fun day for gardeners, artists and photographers. We have several artists with many different mediums of art. Browse with a cool drink or come and paint our terrific scenery. Details - www.hearthstone@frontier.com or 570-744- 2758.

Flea Markets

Flea Market, Saturday, July 13, 8 to 2 at Calvary Chapel, Browntown. $10 space; $15 space w/table (limited amount available). Benefits youth group trip in August. More information, contact Dawn, dbuttito@epix.net or 570-746-1689. R27- 2p/S28p

For Your Information

Woodbourne Forest and Wildlife Preserve in Dimock will hold a Dragonfly Survey on July 13, 10 a.m. to noon; Stream Stomp, July 20, 10 a.m. to noon; Search for Caterpillars and Butterflies, July 21, 1 to 3 p.m.; National Moth Week Program, July 26, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Purple Loosestrife Pulling Party, July 27, 9 to 11 a.m and Night Star Gazing, July 27, 8 to 9:30 p.m. Call to pre-register for programs at 570-278-3384.

Plein Air Painting at Grovedale Winery, 2 to 5 p.m. on July 21, sponsored by Blue Heron Art Gallery. No fee. Bring own easel, paints, sketch pads and sunscreen. Contact Karen at suzuka928@gmail for more information.

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 Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet on Tuesday, July 16 at the Wyalusing Fire Hall at 11:30 a.m. Bring a dish to pass and table setting. Pastor Dolly Tertera will be there as special guest to sing. Also, sign-up and pay for dinner in August. Seniors are always welcome.

The Camptown Civic Club will hold its annual picnic on Tuesday, July 16 at 6 p.m. at the home of Ned and Francine Batch. Meat and beverage provided. Members are asked to bring a dish to pass. Guests and community members welcome to attend.

Endless Mountains Railroad Club will meet Saturday, July 20 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.wi x.com/trains.

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association work day on honey house and nomination meeting at Harford Fairgrounds on July 27, 10 a.m. Picnic following. Bring a dish to share. For further information, call 570-934-1166, James.


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.


Members Show Reception, Friday, July 26. $10 at the door. Music by Jay Smar. Armed with 2 guitars, baritone vocals, claw-hammer banjo, and fiddling, singing, and flat-footin’. Jay serves up his audience an “Acoustic Buffet” of traditional American and original folk, olde time mountain music, bluegrass and gospel tunes’ as well as coal mining songs of Northeast Pa. There will also be a live presentation of Legacy of a Coal Miner. Come see the wonderful display of works by local artists. Contact Karen Black, Director for more details. suzuka928@gmail.com or call the Gallery at 570-746- 4922


Lines Reunion - Descendants of W. Earl and Lena Lewis Lines of LeRaysville 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.

The Sands Family Reunion will be held on July 14 at 12:30 p.m. at The Gathering Place in Tunkhannock. Any questions, call 570-240-6485.

The Wyalusing Area classes 1958 and 1959 are planning an alumni gathering the first week of October. They invite other classes to join in. Anyoned interested, please call Alice Allyn, 570-746-1764; Bonnie Baker, 869-2023; Midge Kershner, 265-3315 or Lynn Westover, 746-3134.

Potter Family Reunion will be held at the home of Don and Sharon Pickett in Sugar Run on Sunday, Aug. 18.

WVHS Class of 1968 Reunion will be held at the Towanda Gun Club on Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. Please respond with updated addresses and emails to PO Box 415, Wyalusing, PA 18853 or to jans@epix.net. A planning meeting will be held at the Wyalusing Hotel on Monday, July 15 at noon for lunch.

The WVHS Class of 1973 needs help with finding the following classmates: Daniel Barnes, Gail Brown, Van Chapple, Ronald Croft, Joyce Bates Goodenow, Cathy Fowler Sayman, David Greenawalt, Kathy Miller Lampka, Clifford Johnson, Jeffrey Learn, Diane McGroarty Larson, Eliger Minnier, Connie Barto Reinvolt, Dominick Pensabene, Paul Plant, Mary Ann Pridmore, Jacklyn Singer Espinoza, Barbara Thurnau, Ronald VanDe- Mark and Lela Walker. If anyone has information about the above named individuals, please call Flora Turner Johnson at 570-746-1077 or email Steve at sciprich@ptd.net.


Ice Cream Social to benefit Standing Stone United Methodist Church on Saturday, July 20, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Homemade ice cream and pies, sloppy Joes, pork barbecues. R27- 3c/S28-2c


Saturday, July 27 at the Rome grounds, the Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association will hold a tractor pull. Weigh-in at 4 p.m. Pull at 5 p.m. Payback in jackpot classes. For more information, call Floyd at 570-637-1311.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association Assoc. will sponsor a garden tractor pull on Friday, July 26 at the grounds in Rome beginning at 6 p.m. For more information, call 570-637-1311.

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