2013-08-08 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Benefits

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 Tshirt sales.

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Aug. 25, 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

Camptown Community Church Vacation Bible School will be held on Aug. 12 to 16, 6 to 8:30 p.m. for ages three to grade six. Everyone is welcome and helpers are always needed.

The Farm Hands Quartet will present the worship service with their bluegrass gospel music at the Herrickville United Methodist Church on Sunday, Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. A fellowship meal will follow.

The August Vesper Service will be held on Sunday, Aug. 11 at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 276 Church St., Montrose.

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

Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Aug. 14 at 11:30 a.m. at the Wyalusing Hotel.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will have their banquet dinner at the Wysox Presybterian Church on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at noon. Call June Salsgiver at 570-928-9159 to make reservation.

Twelfth Annual Friends of Rep. Tina Pickett Barbecue at the farm of Diane and Tom Elliott, Rome Twp. on 6225 Lake Road, Towanda (SR 1029) on Aug. 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. Vic Stabile, candidate for Superior Court judge is expected and local officials. Cost: $25 each, $40 couple and $50 family. Checks payable to Friends of Tina Pickett, RSVP and checks can be mailed to Diane Elliott, 6225 Lake Road, Towanda, PA 18848. Call Diane for directions at 570-265-5310. Watch for Pickett signs at Wysox intersection of Rts. 6 and 187. Paid for by Friends of Tina Pickett. R31- 3p/S32-2p

Bradford-Sullivan County Farm Bureau picnic will be held on Aug. 11 at 1:30 p.m. at Hornbrook Park. RSVP to Barbara Warburton, 570-924-3984.

Wysox Sewing Society will not hold their monthly dinner at noon in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church during the month of August. Dinners will resume Sept. 10 with their delicious ham loaf dinner. For additional information, call 570-265-6119. R32c

Entertainment

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 can be downloaded at http://towandaborough.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.

Festivals

Holy Name of Mary Harvest Moon Festival, 278 S. Main St., Montrose, Oct. 12, noon to 9 p.m., Oct. 13, 11 to 7. Live entertainment both days. Ethnic foods, bake sale, theme baskets, children’s games, adult games, raffles, fire truck rides.

For Your Information

Bookmobile Schedule Aug. 12, North Towanda Colonial Apts., 9 a.m.; Towanda Memorial Hospital, 10:45 to 11 a.m.; New Albany Library, 11:30 a.m. Aug. 14, Happy Days for Kids, 9:30 a.m.; Stevensville PO, 10:30 a.m. Aug. 15, Windham Center Twp. Offices, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 21, Warren Center PO, 9 a.m.; Warren Community Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Warren Center PO, 3 p.m. Aug. 26, BLaST IU 17, 9 a.m.; Monroeton Library, 11 a.m. Aug. 28, Sayre Senior Center, 9 a.m.; Sayre Library, 10:45 A.M.; Bradford County Day Care, 1 p.m.; Page Manor, 2 p.m.

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: Aug. 11, Perseids Meteor Shower, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 21, Full Moon Bike ‘n Bonfire, 6 p.m.; Aug. 25, Mushrooms and Mycilia, 1 p.m.; Aug. 31, Salt Springs Celebration, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, email Debra Adleman dadleman@ stny.rr.com.

The 19th Annual Bradford County Youth Field Day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mt. Pisgah State Park. Registration is now open. Call the park office at 570-297-2734 or email mtpisgahsp@ pa.gov to register child from five to 18.

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 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.

VFW 6824 and its auxiliary will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. at the post home at 1468 Haigh’s Pond Road. The auxiliary will be collecting new or gently used sleeping bags and personal care items for homeless vets.

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, Aug. 13.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery meeting will meet on Thursday evening, August 15 at 7 p.m. at the Stoll Building in Wysox.

The first of a non-profit training series will be held on August 13 at the Keystone Theatre, Towanda from 9 a.m. until noon. Gina Santodonato, Director of Marketing and Communications of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier will share information on how non-profits can increase awareness and raise funds through causebased marketing strategies. If you are interested in this free training series, then contact Kerri Strauss at United Way by calling 570-247-5569 or email her at kerri.strauss@unitedwaybradfordcounty.org or contact Angela Klopf at Community Foundation for Twin Tiers (CFFT) by calling 570-888-4759 or cftt@stny.rr.com.

Endless Mountains Railroad Club will meet Saturday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Rt. 6, Tunkhannock. (Note change in locations this month only.) An all-day work session on Saturday, Aug. 10 at noon at the club building, 7837 Route 29, Dimock. For more information, please check out the website at http://emmrrc. wix.com/trains.

Reunions

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

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.

The Tewksbury reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. sharp at the Elk Lake School pavilion. Bring a dish to share, beverage and your own table service.

The annual Kipp-Hite reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10, at 1 p.m. at the home of Gary and Marcia Kipp Hallett, 234 Warren Center Road, Warren Center. Meat and beverage provided. Bring a dish to share. Swimsuits and towels can be brought as well if you wish to swim. Bring homemade family craft or bake sale item to auction. Proceeds to be used to fund 2014 reunion.

Sports

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

NEPA/Abington Wildcats Fastpitch Travel Softball will be hosting 16U and 18U team tryouts for their Fall 2013/Summer 2014 team on Aug. 10 from 1 to 3 p.m., Aug. 11, from 1 to 3 p.m., Aug. 17, 1 to 3 p.m. and Aug. 18, 1 to 3 p.m. at Abington Heights High School. For more information or to schedule a private tryout, contact Vic Thomas at 570-351-5187; Mike Thomas at 570-241-7030, John Kelly, 570-504-4808 or by email at AbingtonWildcats@yahoo.com.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association Assoc. will sponsor an antique tractor pull on Saturday, Aug. 24 at the grounds in Rome. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m. and pull at 9:30 a.m. For insurance purposes, must be member to pull. For information, call 570-637-1311.

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