2013-09-19 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


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

Chicken Barbecue, sponsored by Wyalusing Masonic Lodge #618 at Pen-Mart in Wyalusing on Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 until ??? Halves only.


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.

Benefit for the Lane/Anderson family, which the mother and two children were in car accident will be held on Oct. 26 from 1 to ? at the Black Walnut American Legion, Laceyville. Food, music, raffle, bake sale, ticket drawings, silent auction. Drawings at 5 p.m. For information, call Lori 570-250-0872 or loriv2203@yahoo.com. S38-6p/R38- 6p

Bike/Run for the Lane/Anderson Family on Sept. 21. Registration is at Acorn parking lot in Dushore from 8 to 10 a.m. Price is $20 per driver and $10 per passenger. Ride will be from Dushore to Ricketts Glen State Park. Food will be served after ride. Questions, contact Paul Smith, 570- 928-8671.


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.

Bus Trips

The Lawton Senior Center bus trip to NYC to see Jersey Boys is sold out.


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.


Child Evangelism Fellowship Fall Rally - fun for all ages (parents welcome to stay), Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Independent Baptist Church, Towanda. For imformation, call 570-265-7161.

Crafters Wanted

Craft Corner at the Community Club, Stevensville is starting up again, open to all crafters on Sept. 20. Doors open 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Come for the day or part of it. Potluck lunch or brown bag. Bring your project to work on and have fun with other crafters. For more information, call Jean at 570- 746-3188 or Eileen at 744-1918.


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. S36x3c/R36x3c


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

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

Wyalusing Musical Society members are reminded that the dinner meeting to honor piano students who earned Gold Cup will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the Wyalusing Hotel at 6 p.m.

Meatloaf Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Russell Hill United Methodist Church, Rt. 6 West, Tunkhannock. Takeouts, 3:30 to 4:30. Eat-in, 4:30 until sold out. Adults, $8.50; children, $4; preschool, free. Meatloaf, baked potatoes, corn, coleslaw, rolls, homemade pies. Church is handicap accessible.

Pork with or without Sauerkraut dinner on Sept. 27, 4 until 7 p.m. at St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, applesauce, carrots and homemade dessert. Adults, $8; children 6 to 12, $4; children, five and under, free.

Annual Roast Beef Dinner, with famous corn relish at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Rt. 6W, Tunkhannock on Saturday, Oct. 5, 4 to 7 p.m. Takeouts, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Donation: Adults, $9; under 12, $4; preschool, free. Everyone welcome. Basket Raffle.

Bendix Retirees dinner will be held Wednesday, Oct. 2, starting at 11 a.m. at Central Conservation Club in South Montrose. All former employeers are welcome.


LeRaysville Minstrel Show practices will begin Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Community/Social Hall. Everyone welcome. Come sing with us.

They’re Back. Once again Ean Ammerman and the Winding River Players will present a charity benefit murder mystery. Come to the Black Box Theatre, Main Street in Towanda on Sept. 20 and Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. For reserved seating, call 570-265- 5017.

For Your Information

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.

Health Care

American Red Cross Courses to be offered: Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED, Sept. 29, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wyoming Co. 911 Center, Tunkhannock. Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED, Sept. 29, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wyoming Co. 911 Center. Adult CPR/AED, Sept. 21, 8 to 11 a.m., Bradford County Emergency Operations, North Towanda. Sept. 29, 9 to noon, Wyoming Co. 911 Center. Adult First Aid/CPR/AED, Sept. 21, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Bradford Co. Operations Center. CPR/AED for Rescuers and Health Care Providers Review, Oct. 13, 5 to 8 p.m., Wyoming Co. 911 Center; Oct. 16, 6 to 9 p.m., Bradford Co. Emergency Operations Bldg. To register, visit http://www.redcross.org/takea class or call 1-800 Red-Cross (1-800-733-2767).

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.

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.

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 24.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. in St. Peter’s Church, Tunkhannock. For more information, visit www.mops.org or www.stpetestunkhannock.org. Call 570-836- 2233.

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.


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.


Fall Turkey Shoot schedule at the VFW Post 6824 (Potterville), 1468 Haighs Pond Road, Rome. Sunday, Sept. 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.

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 participate.

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.

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


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: 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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