2013-11-14 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


A Day for Chris, Sunday, Nov. 24, 1 to 4 p.m. at American Legion Post 154, Elk Lake Road, Dimock. Chris (Radwanski) Wilbur is fighting breast cancer. Chicken barbecue halves and dinners, 50/50, bake sale, door prizes, Chinese auction. Music by Krazy Tunez. Questions, call Cindy at 570-934-1168 or Charlie, 570-278-4081. R45- 3p/S46-2p

Work It Out for Kenzie Vanderpool. Benefit Toning Aerobics Class on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Wyalusing Fire Hall. $5 Donation. All attendees receive a free class voucher. Contact: Sarah Adams, 607-738-8071 or email workitoutwithsa@gmail.com. Four-year-old Kenzie, daughter of Nick and Kristy, was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor.


The next monthly breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall will be the Hunters’ Breakfast on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 7 to 11 a.m. Menu: pancakes, ham, sausage, biscuits, sausage gravy, real maple and sugarfree syrup, coffee and orange juice. $7.50 for adults; $3.50 children up to 12 and preschool, free.

Christmas Events

Holiday Shopping Extravaganza on Sunday, Nov. 17 from noon until 3:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 42, Towanda.

Holiday Vendor Blender, Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Parish House, Main St., LeRaysville. Various vendors will have items on display for all your shopping needs. Guaranteed to find something for everyone on your list. Lunch will also be available. Eat in or take it home.

Gingerbread house party on Dec. 6 at the South Auburn Grange Hall. Please bring your candies for decorations. Party starts at 7 p.m.

Christmas Carol Sing and Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 30 at Hope Baptist Church, 229 Hiduk Road, Wyalusing. Buffet line opens at 5:45, hymn sing to start at 7 p.m. Please RSVP to 570-746-9064.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be coming to town aboard Wyalusing’s vintage 1939 fire engine to take part in the community’s annual Christmas tree lighting on Friday, November 29th at 6:30 p.m. The Wyalusing Adult Band, under the direction of Bob Shumway, will provide accompaniment for singing Christmas Carols. After the tree lighting, Santa will lead a procession to the Tuscarora Wayne Community Room on Main Street where he and Mrs. Claus will greet children and pose for photos. The evening includes many kid-friendly activities, along with cookies and hot chocolate provided by the Wyalusing Hotel. Wyalusing’s community Christmas tree lighting is co sponsored by the Wyalusing Rainbow Club and the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce.

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce will host its fifth annual tea party on Sunday, December 1. Sponsored by the Memorial Hospital Pediatric Therapy Clinic, the tea party will feature a fairy theme and will be held in the Tuscarora Wayne Community Room at 20 Main Street, Wyalusing at noon. Little girls and ladies, young and old, are invited to dress up and enjoy snacks, dessert, tea and lemonade served on china and in teacups. Tickets are available now by calling 570-746-4922 and leaving a message. Tickets for adults are $10.00 each; tickets for children 12 and under are $8.00 each. Only 100 tickets will be sold.


Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, Nov. 16, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Refreshments available. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.


Free soup suppers are back at Hollenback United Methodist Church. They will be held on 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.

The WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch on Friday, Nov. 15 at noon at Bishop’s Restaurant in Ulster.

Meatloaf Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 23, 4 to 6 p.m. at VFW 6824, 1468 Haigh’s Pond Road. Cost: $8, children 12 and under, $5. Benefits Auxiliary Relief Fund.

Turkey Harvest Dinner, Saturday, Nov. 23, 11:30 a.m., New Era United Methodist Church on Wyalusing-New Albany Road. Adults, $6; under 12, $3; preschool, free. Bazaar and bake sale.

Community Dinner at the New Era United Methodist Church on Nov. 20 at 11:30 a.m. Escalloped potatoes and ham plus more.


Fine Art and Craft Festival, Nov. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. with a Gala Grand Opening and Saturday, Nov. 16, 10 to 4 at Triton Fire Hall in Tunkhannock, sponsored by Eatonville U.M. Church. R46p

For Your Information

Elk Lake Kindergarten Registration is Nov. 18, 19 and 20, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Children must be five years of age by Sept. 1, 2013 in order to enter kindergarten for the 2013-2014 school year. Call Mrs. Gesford at 570-278-1106, ext. 730 to set up an appointment and for more information.

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, 3832 State Route 6, Tunkhannock. For more information, visit www.mops.org or www.stpetestunkhannock.org. Call 570-836-2233.

The Tunkhannock Junior Women’s Club will hold a general meeting on Nov. 26 at Perkins in Tunkhannock at 7 p.m. (6 p.m. for optional social dinner). All women 18 years and older are welcome. Visit the club on facebook at tjwc.tripod.com for more information.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet at the fire hall on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 11:30. Bring a dish to pass and place setting. All persons 55 and over are welcome. Hedy Chaffee will be guest speaker.

The Susquehanna Branch of the quality Deer Management Association presents Deer Management and Habitat Improvement night on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30. It will be held at the Central Conservation Club in South Montrose.

Wyalusing Musical Society will meet on Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m. Please note change of date. Hostesses will be Marti Keeney and Margaret Dabback.

Bradford Salon 747 Eight and Forty will meet on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. at the American Legion Post 534, Wyalusing. Theme is Ride 4 Respiratory. This is for special children to help with cystic fibrosis and other respiratory problems.

The Camptown Civic Club will hold their meeting on Nov. 19 at the home of Marilyn Young on Totem Lake, beginning at 7 p.m. (Please note change of time.) Cars will leave the church at 6:45 for members who would like to ride together. Refreshments will be served by Terry Comiskey and Gina Peterson. Tiffany Repsher of LeRaysville Cheese Factory will present the program.

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, Nov. 26.

Towanda Area Senior Citizens will have their Christmas banquet on Thursday, Dec. 5 at noon in Ferguson hall, Wysox Presbyterian Church. The Wysox Ladies Sewing Society will prepare the roast pork and dressing meal. Reservations will be taken at the Nov. 21 meeting or by contacting Ruth Ann Cleveland, 570-265-2581. Andy Boardman will provide entertainment.

Al-Anon meetings on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the upstairs kitchen of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, non-smoking.

Poppy Days

Attention: American Legion Auxiliary Unit 534 will NOT being holding their Poppy Days as planned for Nov. 15 and 16. If you signed up, we thank you for offering your time.


RTL meeting on Nov. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Laceyville Fire Hall.

Serious Hits 1 (Wyalusing Area Volleyball Club) will be holding a parent meeting for all girls interested in playing grades six through 12 at the Wyalusing High School cafeteria at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18.

Turkey Party

Turkey Party benefit of St. Brigid Parish, Friendsville (St. Francis Xavier and St. Augustine Churches) on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. Free admission. Refreshments.

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