2013-10-03 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


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


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

Benefit for Brooke Arnold, DeWitt family and Jenny VanEtten will be held Sunday, Oct. 6 at the Dimock Township Bldg. from 1 to 5 p.m. There will be music by DJ Tom Caines, Silent Basket Auction, Games, Bake Sale, Food and Fun. Sponsored by Dimock Sunday School.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Oct. 27, 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.

Christmas Events

Get a Head Start on your Christmas shopping on Sunday, Oct. 20 from noon to 3:30 p.m. at the Towanda American Legion Banquet Room, 912 S. Main St. Door prizes, cash and carry items.


The October Second Sunday Vesper Service will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. St. Paul’s is located at the corner of Church and Chestnut Streets in Montrose.


Next Craft Corner at the Stevensville Community Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your project and stay for all or part of the day. Bring a dish to pass for lunch if you like. Questions, call Eileen, 570-744-1918 or Jean, 746-3188.

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.


Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, Oct. 19, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Refreshments available. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.


The worship committee of the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church is hosting a free “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.

Turkey Supper, Oct. 5 at St. Paul’s Church, Overton, beginning at 4 p.m. R40c

Wysox Sewing Society will hold their monthly dinner at noon, Tuesday, Oct. 8 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Rt. 187N, Wysox. Roast beef will be featured with mashed potatoes, gravy, cole slaw, assorted vegetables, gelatin salads and a delicious variety of homemade pies. Takeouts upon request, call ahead. Call 570-265-6119 and leave message for reservations. R40c

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.


Singing in the Barn, Sears’ Melody Mountain, 487 Tiffany Road, Kingsley on Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. Call 570-289-4172 for more information.


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

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. Chorus members needed.

A Ceremony for Remembrance is scheduled on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital’s Sumner Lobby, located at One Guthrie Square in Sayre. The event is free and open to individuals and families who have experienced the loss of a child during pregnancy or shortly after birth. To share a personal story, contact Sue Selker, Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Director of Obstetrics, 570-887-5036.

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: Oct. 5, Movie Night, 7 p.m.; Oct. 6, Pictures in Park, 2 to 5 p.m.; Oct. 11, Game On, 7 to 8:30 p.m.; Oct. 19, Full Moon Hike, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 2, Movie Night, 7 p.m.; Game On, Nov. 8, 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, email Debra Adleman dadleman@stny.rr.com.

Gospel Jamboree

Gospel Jamboree at Transue Community Church on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 3 p.m. 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: 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/take-a-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. 26 at 6 p.m. at the club building, 7837 Route 29, Dimock. Visitors and new members welcome. All club members available for a work session, should meet at 4 p.m. to load up modules for show at Radisson on Sunday the 27th in Scranton. For more information, see the website at http://emmrrc.wix.com/trains.

Painless Perspective presented by Diane Stizza, local artist and teacher at the upcoming Hill Country Artists meeting on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Building just outside of Montrose.

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, Oct. 8.

The October members’ meeting of the Oldest House will be Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. at the house in Laceyville.

PARSE: The Endless Mountains Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of the State Employees will meet at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at the American Legion at 912 Main St., Towanda. The speaker will be from the Area Agency on Aging. Call Bernice Landmesser, 570-265- 8812 or John Benio, 278-2380 for reservations.

Penny Socials

Penny Social, Saturday, Oct. 5 at Windham Twp. Vol. Fire Co. Hall, Rt. 187, Windham. Doors open 5 p.m. and drawings start 7 p.m. Food available. Benefit Windham Twp. Dept. 19 Fire Co.


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.


Lucky X Shoots at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 on Oct. 13, 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 Wanted

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


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.

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