2013-09-05 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Antique Shows

Old tractor display on Sept. 7 and 8, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tractors from the 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s at 259 Dayton Road, Montrose, PA. Signs off Rt. 706 E. of Lawton and N. of Lawton on Rt. 267. There will be homemade ice cream made with hit and miss engine power, Take-outs are available. Admission is free.


Spaghetti supper to be held on Sept. 14, beginning 4 p.m. at the Herrickville Fire Hall. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit fellow firemen Clinton Houghtaling who suffered multiple injuries on Aug. 10. A Chinese Auction will be held, beginning at 3 p.m. along with a 50/50 raffle. Admission,$8. For more information, call Bonny or Glenn at 570-746-3957. Also seeking Chinese auction donations.

American Cancer Society Bark for Life. A canine event to fight cancer on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Towanda Riverfront Park. Dog walk, prizes, canine demos, entertainment, food and more. Fundraiser to benefit the local American Cancer Society Relay for Life teams. Contact Roy Woodruff at 570-265-8497 for information.


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

Knights of Columbus Breakfast Buffet, Sept. 15, from 8 to 11 a.m. at St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Scrambled eggs, pancakes, home fries, bacon, sausage links, chipped beef, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee, tea, milk and water. Adults, $7; children, 12 to 6, $3; under six, eat free. Everyone welcome. Bowhunters welcome. Eat in or take out. Proceeds benefit local activities. Sponsored by K of C, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

Bus Trips

The Lawton Senior Center is sponsoring a bus trip to NYC to see Jersey Boys. Anyone interested in going contact Martha at 570-833-4618 or Kelly at 570-934- 2725.


The sixth anniversary of the Sunday Vesper Service at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, Montrose, PA will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Sept. 8. A simple meal will be served in the Parish House.

Gospel Jamboree at Spencer’s Gazebo in Transue on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 3 p.m. All are invited.

Camptown Community Church Sunday School will begin on Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. for ages three and older. Everyone welcome.


The Master Gardeners’ final public class for the 2013 growing season will be held at 6:15 on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at the former Extension Garden, 701 S. 4th St., Towanda. To register, contact Cooperative Extension, 570-265- 2896 Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair.


Round and Square Dance, Wysox Fire Hall Sat., Sept.. 21, 2013, 7 till 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Refreshments available. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.


Stag and Ham Bean Supper, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m.

Swiss Steak Supper, Sat., Sept. 7, 4-6 p.m. at the Rome Methodist Hall. Adults-$8; children 12 and under, $4; preschool free. Proceeds to benefit the Rome UMC.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet at the fire hall on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 11:30. Bring a dish to pass and place setting. All persons 55 and over are welcome.

Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Sept. 11 at 11:30 a.m. at the Sullivan County Roadhouse.


The 47th Camptown Races will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, starting at 10 a.m. For moreinformation, got to www.camptownraces.org.

Olde Time Cruise-in and Family Days at Warren Township Community Center, Warren Center, PA. Sunday, Sept. 15, 9 a.m. - ? On display will be a variety of cars for the car enthusiast: Antiques, Classic, Customs, Ratrods, Tractors and Bikes. A Chicken BBQ, Salt Potatoes, Steak Sandwiches, Hot Dogs and other refreshments available for purchase. Picnic pavilions available. There is a playground for the kids. Live music by Rich Wilson. For more information: Doug Wheaton 570-395-3172; Fred Wheaton 395-3221 or Jeff Treadwell: at the following address: tread40@yahoo.com.

Dean Allis Memorial Horseshoe Tournament & Pig Roast on Sept. 14 at VFW Post 6824, Rome, PA. $20 per team, 100% payback. $10 per meal for all you can eat. Bring your own partner. For more information call Joe Johnston 570-722-1014 or Cathy Allis 607-205-7305.

Friends of Mt. Pisgah State Park will hold a movie night on Friday, Sept 6 at the Hilltop Pavilion. The movie is Over the Hedge.


PA Endless Mountains Fiber Festival will be held Sat., Sept. 7, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 8, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Harford Fair grounds. Admission, adults $3, children under 12 free.

For Your Information

Dr. Walter Brasch, author of “Fracking Pennsylvania,” will discuss what fracking is and what it is not, as well as the economic, political, health, and environmental impacts on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 1 p.m. This event, sponsored by the Community Shale Network and the Carantouan Greenway will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Athens. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. Unitarian Universalist Church of Athens, 112 N. St., Athens. For more information, contact Martin Borko at 607-565- 2636 or email mborko@stny.rr.com.

The public is invited to attend the next Hill Country Artist meeting on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m., held at the Claverack Building on Rt. 706 East of Montrose. Montrose native Cheryl Coleman will present “Peace & Hope.” Coleman used to teach art lessons in Montrose and is on a painting sabbatical, after teaching art for 20-years.

Yoga for Seniors’ class. For area residents, age 60 or older. Class on every Monday from Sept. 9 to Oct. 14, at the Edge Fitness Center in North Towanda. The class is offered at no cost through the Area Agency on Aging’s Prime Time Health program. Register by calling the Area Agency on Aging at 1-800- 982-4346.

The Sullivan County Arts Council is taking applications for Expanded Art Expo from now until Sept. 30 for jurying in its annual Fall Art Expo. The expo will be held at the Forksville Fairgrounds, Rt. 154, Forksville during the Fall Festival, Oct. 12 and 13. A PDF application and instructions available at the following: http://sullivanarts.org/upload/2013artsexpoapplication. pdf.

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.

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, Sept 10.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 — will hold a meeting on Thursday evening, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. at the post home. Members are reminded that their 2014 are now due and payable.

The members’ meeting for the Oldest House Historical Society will be Thursday, Sept. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the house. All members in good standing are welcome to attend.

Regular meeting of the Susquehanna Beekeeping Assoc. will be on Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Building in Montrose. Topic: Wax processing method by Sue Garing. For more information, contact Jim at 570-934-1166.

The 15th District of the American Legion will meet Sunday, Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion. Sons of the American Legion will meet at 11 a.m. Lunch at noon and installation of Wyalusing Post 534 officers at 12:30, followed by the district meeting. All are urged to attend.


Fifth Annual Picnic with your Pooch from 12 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 7 at Grovedale Winery in Wyalusing. Pack up your pooch (leash required) and a picnic and head over to Grovedale. Bring a bag of cat or dog food to donate to the Bradford County Humane Society. Call Spencer at 570-888-2114 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.

WVHS Class of 1988 will hold their 25th reunion on Sept. 7 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce building. $25 per person payable to Class of 1988 and mailed to Sam Carr, 42 Learn Rd., Laceyville, PA 18623. For more information, call Tim Burke, 570-721-0078 or email tburkepa@chilitech.com. S34- 3p/R34-3p

WVHS Class of 1968 Reunion will be held at the Towanda Gun Club on Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. There is still time to get your reservations in. Please respond with updated addresses and emails to PO Box 415, Wyalusing, PA 18853 or to jans@epix.net.

Wyalusing Valley High Class of 2003 reunion will be held Sat., Sept. 14 at Wyal. American Legion Post 534, 7 p.m.


47th Annual Running of the Camptown Races on Saturday, Sept. 14. Historic 10K cross country race, 8 to 9:30 a.m., registration; 10 a.m., foot race/ noon, awards. Chicken BBQ, 10 to ? Takeouts only. 9 a.m. to noon, Homemade pies. 8 a.m. to noon, Food concessions. Sponsored by the Camptown Civic Club.

Herrickville Water Run 5K on Sept. 7 at 9:30 a.m. with a kids’ free fun run following the race. Location is at the Herrickville Wesleyan Church. Registration fee is $25. Registration will be held the day of the event, 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. For more information or to register, go to http://www.facebook.com/herrickvillewaterrun. All proceeds benefit the Household Water Filter Project through Samaritanspurse.org.

YMCA Save the Field 50/50 Co-ed Softball Tournament Sept. 14 and 15 at Monroeton Ball Field. All proceeds will go toward the upkeep/upgrades to the field. Please contact Nicole at 570-506-4639 or Lisa at 607- 743-9179. $175 entry fee.

New two-day class: Hunter/ Trapper Education Class. To register for the class go to web site: www.pgc.state.pa.us and take the online study. You must complete the Today’s Hunter & Trapper in PA. online course before attending the two-day class that will be held at the Tri County Sportsman Club on Sat. Sept. 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sun. Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A light lunch will be provided to all attendees. For more information call Pat Beebe at 570-746- 3869 or Carl Yurgatis at 570-869- 1706. If you do not have a computer call the game commission in Dallas, PA for a booklet. You must be at least 11 years old to partake.

Horseshoe Tournament, Sunday, Sept. 15. Sign up - 9 a.m., tourney begins - 10 a.m; $20 a team; $10 for singles (if time permits). The tournament is double elimination format with the top three winning teams receiving cash prizes of $100, $60 and $40, respectively, when the field consists of at least 15 teams. The event is in Troy. At the red light in troy take RT. 14 south approximately 2 miles on left. A Chinese Auction with over 30 items, many of them gift certificates, begins at 10 a.m. with the drawings taking place at noon. Hotdogs, water and soda will be available for purchase. All proceeds to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. This agency provides local children with mentors throughout Bradford, Sullivan, & Tioga Counties in PA and Tioga County in NY.

Turkey Shoots

Fall Turkey Shoot schedule at the VFW Post 6824 (Potterville), 1468 Haighs Pond Road, Rome. Sunday, Sept. 15, 22 and 29; Oct. 6 and 13 Noon – 4 p.m., Lucky X Shotgun Shoot, Food, Showdown, 50 cent Bingo, pulltabs, raffles and gun/cross bow raffle. 570-744-2215.


Northern Tier Hardwood Assoc. will hold a seminar on establishing Golden-wing Warbler Habitat. Oct. 26, 2013, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Wayne Conservation District office, 648 Park St., Honesdale, PA. Free event. Space is limited so please register early. This event qualifies for SFI continuing education credit. Lunch provided. To registration write to: NTHA, 200 Lake Road, Suite C, Towanda, PA 18848. For questions, please contact Connie Ridall at 570-240-1436;or email at nthapa@fron tiernet.net.

Have you ever been told that your favorite homemade bread, or salsa, is “good enough to sell?” Penn State Extension’s Food for Profit, is a one-day workshop to help you work through the maze of local and state regulations, food safety issues, and business management needed to setup a commercial food business. Held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at the White Oak Restaurant, 416 S. Main St., Montrose. Tuition is $45 per person and includes all materials and lunch. Pre-registration is required by Sept. 24. Register on-line at the following: http://extension.psu.edu/foodsafety/ entrepreneurs. For further information contact Extension Educator in Susq. Co., Michelle Kowalewski at 570-278-1158. Pre-payment and registration are required.

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