2013-09-26 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Barbecues

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

Benefits

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

Breakfasts

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.

Celebrations

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.

Church

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.

Craft Bazaars

Craftsman of the Endless Mountains will hold its 46th Flaming Foliage Festival at the Forksville Fairgrounds, Rt. 154, Forksville on Oct. 5 and 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free parking and admission. For more information, 570-924-4264.

Dinners

Stag Ham and Bean Supper, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company, Oct. 3 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.

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.

The worship committee of the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church is hosting a “Senior Luncheon” on Oct. 8 at noon in the social hall of the church. The menu for October is homemade soup, sandwich, dessert and beverage. The entertainment is Kelsey Mills. She will sing a variety of songs, both sacred and secular. The luncheon is for any senior, regardless of religious affiliation or not. Call either Theresa at 570-869-1153 or Bonnie, 570- 8691938 before Monday, Oct. 7.

WVVFD Appreciation Dinner, Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Wyalusing fire hall. Happy hour: 6 - 7 p.m., dinner, 7 p.m. An awards ceremony will follow. This dinner is held for the volunteers who helped during the Wyalusing Firemen’s annual celebration. Reservations are required. Please call 570-746- 4904 and leave a message of who and how many will be attending.

Free soup suppers are back at Hollenback United Methodist Church. They will be held on Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11. The suppers will be from 5 to 6 p.m. with a Bible Study from 4:30 until 5. All welcome.

Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 11:30. They will meet at the Blue Dolphin on Route 434 in Apalachin, NY.

Silvara’s Ladies Aid will be having a ham and scalloped potatoes dinner plus goodies on Thursday, Oct. 3 at noon at the Silvara Ladies Aid Hall in Silvara. Take-outs after 12:30 p.m.

Beef Dinner: Friday, Oct. 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. in St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, cole slaw, applesauce, dinner roll, homemade desserts, coffee, tea, milk and water. Adults, $8; children, 6-12, $3.50; under 6, free. Proceeds benefit local activities. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

Exhibits

Stamp Exhibit and Bourse - Oct. 18 and 19 at the American Legion Post, 45 S. Olcott Rd., Big Flats, NY (just off I-86, Exit 49). Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibits, 10-15 area stamp dealers. U.S. Post Office, Pictorial Cancel and show cachet. Junior activities. Sponsored by the Elmira Stamp Club. Free admission and parking.

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.

Fall has come again, so has the Candy Corn Contest at the Monroeton Public Library. Guess the correct number in the pumpkin and win a $50 gift card from Kmart. Tickets are 50¢ each or 3 for $1.

The Bradford County Library in West Burlington will be closed on Thursday, Oct. 3 for a staff training day.

The LeRaysville Minstrel practices will be held on Thursdays at 7 p.m. at the Community Social Hall. Shows will be Nov. 8, 9, 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. Please note time change. All are welcome.

Halloween Events

Laceyville’s Annual Scarecrow

Contest starting Oct. 5. Laceyville area businesses, organizations and residents are encouraged to decorate lamp posts with a scarecrow. Contact Carmen at Eb’s Market for further information. Sponsored by Laceyville Business Assoc.

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. 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 them at: 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.

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.

Endless Mountains Railroad Club will meet Saturday, Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. at the club building, 7837 Route 29, Dimock. Visitors and new members welcome. For more information, see the website at http://emmrrc.wix.com/trains.

Reunions

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.

The annual Repsher Reunion will be held on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. at the Tri- County Sportsmen’s Club outside of Silvara. Bring a dish to pass, your table service and beverage. We will be playing bingo, so bring your quarters for lots of fun. Come share the memories.

Sports

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

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

Last Antique Tractor Pull of season on Saturday, Oct. 5 (weather permitting) at Rome. Pull as many times as you want if you are a member. 3500 lb. to 7000 lb. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m., pull at 9:30. Call 570-637-1311. Sponsored by Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Assoc.

Vendors Needed

Vendors Needed: Festival of Crafts, Laceyville Fire Hall on Dec. 7. Call or email Melissa Kunkle, 570-240-1411, Kunkle_ melissa@yahoo.com.

Workshops

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@frontier net.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.

Penn State Extension will hold a workshop, How to Interpret Water Test Results on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. It will be held at the Neumann Center on SR 267 in Choconut. Pre-registration required by Oct. 2 by calling 885-394-7534.

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