2013-09-12 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Chicken Barbecue, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company on Oct. 13. Ready between 11 a.m. and noon at the fire hall.


Spaghetti supper to be held on Sept. 14, beginning 4 p.m. at the Herrickville Fire Hall. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit fellow fireman 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.


Super Bingo on Saturday, Sept. 14 at St. Francis Hall, Rt. 487, Mildred. Doors open 9 a.m. Bingo at 11:45. Admission: $30 includes dinner. Reservations or walk-ins. Call 570-928-8276.


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. There are a few more seats left, so please call 570-833-4618 or 570-934-2725.


The Stevensville Community Club will celebrate its 35th anniversary with a covered dish dinner at the hall on Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. Members, neighbors and friends should bring a dish to pass and their own table setting. Ham, beverages, rolls and butter, as well as a celebration cake will be provided. Questions, call Luke and Jean, 570- 746-3188.


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


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. R35x5c/S36x5c

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.

The WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch on Friday, Sept. 20 at noon at Bishop’s Restaurant in Ulster.

New Era Community Lunch on Sept. 18, Chicken Casserole at 11:30 a.m. All welcome.


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: 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.


The Butternut Gallery and Second Story Books is pleased to welcome seven diverse artists for the third annual Fiber Arts exhibit, September 11 through October 6. Everyone is invited to an opening reception for the artists on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 3 to 5 p.m. The gallery is open Wed. to Sat., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 12 to 4 p.m. The gallery is located at 204 Church Street, Montrose.

For Your Information

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.

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.

Gospel Jamboree

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

Lucky X Shoots

Lucky X Shoots at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 on Sept. 15, 29; Oct. 13, 27 at noon.

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.

The members’ meeting for the Oldest House Historical Society will NOT be Thursday, Sept. 12 at the house. It will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 5:30 p.m. 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.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery meeting will meet on Thursday evening, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Stoll Building in Wysox.

The Fall meeting of PSEARetired, Endless Mountains Chapter, will be held Wednesday, Sept. 25. Members of the Endless Mountains Chapter of Pennsylvania State Education Association-Retired should call in their reservations to 570-836- 0173 by Sept. 20. The program will feature Meg Geffken as “Frances Slocum,” and will be held at the Villa Sena at 11:30 a.m. Lunch ordered from the menu.

Open House

Open House at the Creek Junction Park in Forkston on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. The public is invited to come and celebrate the re-opening of the park after the flood devastation two years ago. At 1 p.m., there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony and picnic-style lunch and musical entertainment until 4 p.m. Face painting for kids and a beautiful new playground to play on.


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 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.

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. on-line 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.

The 47th Camptown Races will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. For more information, go to www.camptownraces.org.

Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Rome grounds, the Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association will hold a tractor pull. 2,500 to 8,500 lbs. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m., pull at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 570-637- 1311.

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@frontiernet.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 site: 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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