2013-08-15 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


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.


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.


Susquehanna Singers Rehearsal for Fall Performances will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Towanda, 5 Court St., Towanda. Rehearsal will switch to Sunday afternoon beginning in the fall. There will be a $10 participation fee. Questions or additional information, call Jody at 570-247- 2456. R33c


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 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

The WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch on Friday, August 23 at noon at Mark’s Valley View in Laceyville.


Friends of Mt. Pisgah State Park will hold a movie night on Friday, Aug. 23 at the Hilltop Pavilion for its last movie of the season. Up is a 2009 American 3-D computer-animated comedy adventure film.

For Your Information

Bookmobile Schedule 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. 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.

The book group which meets at the Bradford County Library on Aug. 20 at 1 p.m. will discuss The Dirty Duck by Martha Grimes. For more information, call 570-297-2436.

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, 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, 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, see the website at http://emmr rc.wix.com/trains.

The members’ meeting for the Oldest House Historical Society will be Friday, Aug. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the house. All members in good standing are welcome to attend.


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 Northeast Bradford Class of 1958 is having its 55th class reunion picnic at noon on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Warren Center Community Center.

Northeast Bradford High School Class of 1973 will hold its 40th class reunion on Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. at Cragle’s Pond, Allis Hollow. Bring dish to pass. For information, call Pam at 570-265-2858 or Ruth at 570- 744-2613.


Jewelry Show, Fri., Aug. 16 and Sat., Aug. 17 at the Stevensville Community Hall, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. On sale will be beautiful hand-crafted jewelry (individual pieces as well as matching sets), unique Christmas ornaments, hand-woven scarves, bling hair barrettes and brooches and much more. Stop in and check it out. All merchandise provided by Women at Risk International. The mission of Women at Risk (WAR) International is to unite and educate women and children in areas of human trafficking and sexual slavery. The merchandise offered for sale is created by women who’ve been rescued.


Ice Cream Social to benefit Standing Stone United Methodist Church on Saturday, Aug. 24, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Full meal menu of homemade food, pies and ice cream, also free drinks. Come enjoy. Located on River Road.


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

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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