2013-07-25 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Arts

Hill Country Artists meeting, Thursday August 1, 7 p.m. featuring Nancy Golf pastel demo. All are invited. Refreshments will be served.

Art show at the Courthouse in Montrose. Saturday, August 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Paintings by local artists who are members of Hill Country Artists.

Benefit for Joy Cooke on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Bentley Creek Wesleyan Church, 13255 Berwick Turnpike, Gillett, from 4 to 8 p.m. Chicken barbecue w/cole slaw, potatoes, watermelon, rolls, butter ($12, 4 p.m. until gone), silent auction, bake sale, music, face painting and T-shirt sales.

Breakfasts

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.

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.

For safety and legal reasons during Vacation Bible School week, July 29 to Aug. 2, the access road between the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church and the former McHenry Funeral Home will be closed. Contact: John Petlock, WPC trustee, 570-240-0657 or Wyalusing Presbyterian Church, 746- 3333.

Dances

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.

Dinners

Thursday, Aug. 1 at noon, the Silvara Ladies Aid will be having a roast beef dinner, takeouts will be after 12:30 p.m. The cost will be $8 for adults, $4 for children under 12. It will be held at the Ladies Aid Hall in Silvara.

Entertainment

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.

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 Towanda 2013 Riverfest, 4th Annual Baby Crawl Contest will be held on Aug. 17. Babies between the ages of six and 12 months are invited to enter. Entry forms downloaded at http://towandaboro ugh.org/eventRiverfest.php or pick up form at The Edge Fitness Center, Towanda, front desk. Mail completed form to c/o Riverfest Baby Crawl, 305 William St., Towanda, PA 18848 by Aug. 15. For more information, contact Jeanne Hoffman, 570-265-4025.

Exhibits

The Blue Heron Art Gallery, 20 Main St., Wyalusing will be holding a reception for its current Members Art Show on Friday, July 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. Entertainment will be Music of Jay Smar. Legacy of A Coal Miner exhibit, an entertaining historical collection of stories from the Wyoming Valley Coal Mining Region will be on exhibit that evening. $10 at door, with refreshments served. R30c

Festivals

Rome Volunteer Fire Co. annual Roman Holiday at Rome Fire Hall, Main St., Rome. Saturday, August 3. Midway opens at 10 a.m. Entertainment by Gary & The Bandits 2-6 p.m., Andy Boardman 7-9 p.m. and Large Parade 6:30 p.m. Chicken BBQ, games, food, music, Cowpie Bingo, raffles, huge Chinese Auction and more.

For Your Information

Woodbourne Forest and Wildlife Preserve in Dimock will hold a 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.

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.

2013/2014 Registration for both kindergarten and transfer students at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School will be on Aug. 7, 13 and 16. Please call 570-746-1206 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. for available times.

Bookmobile Schedule July 30, Bradford County Manor, Arlington, 9:30 a.m.; August 2, Wysox C&N Bank parking lot, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; August 7, Park Place apts., Wyalusing, 9 a.m.; Wyalusing Library, 10:30 a.m., Sugar Run Post Office, 1 p.m.

Mt. Pisgah Happenings: View the stars and planets on Aug. 2. Two amateur astronomers will be at the park beginning at dusk with their telescopes. If inclement weather, it will be held on the following evening. Pre-register by Aug. 1 by calling the park office at 570-297-2734 or email mtpisgahsp@pa.gov.

Mt. Pisgah State Park announces swimming pool hours for August. The pool is open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with the exception of Aug. 3, open at noon; Aug. 17, pool closed all day and Aug. 19, pool closed for the season.

Gospel Jamboree

Gospel Jamboree at Mosier’s Campground in Terrytown on Saturday, July 27 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. 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 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.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 — will hold a meeting on July 25 at the post at 6 p.m. All members are invited to attend this meeting.

The Bradford/Sullivan AARP Chapter #4423 annual summer picnic will be held at Hornbrook Park at the large pavilion at the bottom of the hill on Aug. 13 at noon. Bring dish to pass and drink and own table service. Hot dogs, hamburgers and rolls furnished. Bring brown bag auction item, school supplies for annual school drive. Emily Goble, 2013 scholarship recipient has been invited. Guests always welcome. Any questions, call Secretary Merna Colwell, 570-833- 2567.

Receptions

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 at the following: suzuka928@gmail.com or call the Blue Heron Art Gallery at 570-746-4922 R29-3c/S29-2c

Reunions

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 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.

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.

Woodruff Reunion - will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25 at 1 p.m. at the Laceyville Fire Hall. Call Sharon, 570-934-2771 for more information.

Lamb Reunion. The descendants and relatives of William and Bertha Barnes Lamb, who were originally from Armenia Mountain, will hold their reunion at Lamb’s Lookout on Armenia Mountain on Sunday, Aug. 4 at noon.

Sports

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. S29- 5c/R29-5c

RTL Fall Ball: U8—6, 7 and 8 year olds. If interested, contact Jon Vande Mark at 570-746-1730 by Aug. 5. Nine, 10 and 11 year olds, if interested, contact Jason VanDeMark at 570-869- 2595 by Aug. 5. To be eligible to play you must have been chartered through a little league team for the 2013 season.

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