2013-07-18 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Rudy’s Second Annual Poker Run, for his 40th birthday celebration on July 27. $25 per hand. $10 for non-players for dinner. 1st-3rd place, cash prize and mugs. First top and registration at 11 a.m. to noon at Lovelton Hotel on Rt. 87; second stop, Wyalusing Hotel; third, Hayloft in Lawton; fourth, Shanna and Frank’s Pub in Montrose; fifth, Pump & Pantry in Tunkhannock; sixth and final, return to Lovelton Hotel. Benefits Suicide Awareness and Prevention. 50/50, Chinese Auction, Prizes, Featured Singer and Band. Call Gail, 1-570-250-3150 or Hawk, 1- 570-250-8801.


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.


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.

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. North on Rt. 187 at State Line. For more information, go to Windham19Fire.com.


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.


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, Aug. 17, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Refreshments available. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.


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.

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.

Dessert Theater sponsored by the GWCC. The play is “The Uneasy Chair,” presented by Wyoming County Players, Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. at Tuscarora Wayne Community Room at 20 Main St., Wyalusing. Tickets: $15 presale, $20 at door. Call 570- 746-4922 or email wchamber@epix.net for tickets.

Lake Carey Day Weekend: Fun, Events, Games, Prizes, Food, Bands. Thursday, July 25, 9 p.m. - Kickoff at Lake Carey Inn. Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. - Bingo at fire hall; 9 to midnight - Meet your neighbor. Saturday, 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. - Frank J. Valvano Memorial Walk/Run at fire hall; 10 a.m. - Canoe and kayak race, Holbrook Road; 10:30 to noon - Paddle boat races at causeway; 11 to 2 p.m. - Sign up for poker run at the fire hall; noon to 3 p.m. - Picnic lunch at Lake Carey Inn; 2 to 4 p.m - Poker Run; 5 to 8 p.m. - Chicken BBQ at fire hall. 7:30 to 9 p.m - The Airport Pickers Band, 8 p.m.- prize winners announced. Sunday, July 28, 10 a.m.- worship service followed by reception, Lake Carey Union Chapel; 6 to 9 p.m. - farewell at Lake Carey Inn. Live bands at the Inn all weekend.


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

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.

The Social Ministry Team at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church will hold a Community Outreach Event on Wednesday, July 24 at 7 p.m. at Zion Chapel, 116 Carpenter Street in Dushore. The event will provide information for self-care for persons with adult type II diabetes or at risk for it. No registration necessary.

Penn State Extension will hold a workshop, “Shale Mineral Management for the Landowner” on Wednesday, July 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center, Dimock. Questions may be addressed to Matt Henderson at mxh454@psu.edu or to Carol Loveland at cal24@psu.edu or at 570-320-4429.

2013/2104 Registration for both kindergarten and transfer students at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School will be on July 18, Aug. 7, 13 and 16. Please call 570-746-1206 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. for available times.

Gospel Jamboree

Gospel Jamboree at Mosier’s Campground in Terrytown on Sunday, July 28 at 5 p.m. All are welcome.

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. Tollfree 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, non-smoking.

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, 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.

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, July 23.


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 Blue Heron Gallery, Wyalusing, at 570-746-4922 R29- 3c/S29-2c


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.

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 Due to poor response for deadline, the Aug. 3 reunion has been canceled. Any questions, please contact Morgin Tewksbury Jones at 570-934- 2604 or mjjones@epix.net.

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

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 VanDeMark 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.

The 46th Chapman Reunion will be held on Sunday, Aug. 4 at Round Top Park, pavilion #5, Athens Township at noon. Please bring a dish to pass, table service, beverage and item for Chinese auction. Meat will be provided.

Brown Reunion: Descendants of Earl and Ruth Brown and Dan and Ella Brown will be held Sunday, July 21 at Haigh’s Pond near Potterville. Dinner at 1 p.m. Bring own table service, beverage and a dish to pass. Swimming and fishing are available. Any questions, call Cindy at 570- 265-6638.

Stevens/Neiley Reunion: The descendants of the late Tom Stevens of Macedonia, the late Charles and Minnie Stevens of Standing Stone, the late Jerome and Jennie Stevens Neiley of Durell, and the late Oscar and Georgia Stevens of Sheshequin will meet at noon on Saturday, July 27 at the James and Danielle Pardoe residence at 2035 River Road in Standing Stone. Bring a dish to pass and own table service. Meat and drink will be provided. All family members are encouraged to attend.

91st Shaffer family reunion will be held at Haigh’s Pond in LeRaysville on July 21 at noon. Bring dish to pass and items for both children and adult auction.


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.


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.

Gridiron for Gals, August 18. A fun ladies’ event with food, vendors, fun football presentation. Call for reservations, 570-746-4922. This is a fundraiser for the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce, sponsored by the Ram Zone.

Yard Sales

Large Yard Sale, July 19 and 20 at 8 a.m. at Smile Awhile Ice Cream, intersection of Rt. 6 and 409 near Wyalusing. All proceeds benefit Leiomyosarcoma Direct Research Foundation. Anyone interested in setting up table, a fee of $10 will go directly to the LMS Direct Research Foundation. Call 443-632-5818 or 570-721- 1361. R29p

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