2013-12-05 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Auction Items Needed

Auction items needed for Laceyville Christmas Auction held on Dec. 7. Items can be dropped off at Laceyville Hardware. Contact Karen, 570-869- 1277. Proceeds benefit Oldest House repairs.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Dec. 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.

Christmas Events

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

The Montrose Community Chorale will present their annual program on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. at the Montrose Area High School, under the direction of David Andre, accompanied by Kristen Burkhardt. Special guests are Mountain Aire Bass group.

Sweets with Santa, Wilmot Fire Co., Inc., Sugar Run on Dec. 8, 1 to 3 p.m. Have your camera ready to take that traditional holiday photo of your child with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Donation of $4 per person will include an assortment of various sweets and beverages of hot chocolate, coffee, hot tea and milk.

Hometown Holiday Party, New Year’s Eve. Plans are underway by the chamber (GWCC) to create another memorable evening. Increasingly popular, tickets are on sale now at the chamber office at 20 Main St., Wyalusing and will be limited in number. Starting at 6:30 with a social time including assorted hors d’oeuvres. Full course meal by “Catering the Wright Way” and dancing with the popular DJ “All About Entertainment.” BYOB, $35/person.

Festival of Crafts, Saturday, Dec. 7 at Laceyville Fire Hall, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Large variety of vendors. Great gift ideas. Shop local. Raffle and food available.

The cantata, “Bethlehem’s Child” will be presented on Dec. 15 by the combined choirs of the Trinity Charge of the United Methodist Church (Monroeton, New Albany and Ulster) at 10 a.m. in the Monroeton church.

The Tunkhannock Lions Club will be providing hot chocolate during the Christmas in Our Home Town in Tunkhannock on Dec. 6 and 7 near the corner of East Tioga and Pine Streets. The club will be collecting used eyeglasses also.

Tunkhannock Public Library Annual Christmas Show on Sat., Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. in Tunkhannock High School. A project of Taylor Burnham, WVHS senior and Melissa Walker and Sommer Gaydos, TAHS seniors. Tickets available at the library, Greenwood’s Furniture, Community Chorus members and at the door. Adults, $8; seniors and children, 12 and under, $6.

New Albany Area Children’s Fund will host a Christmas party on Dec. 14 from noon to 3 p.m. at the New Albany Social Hall. All children from preschool to sixth grade are welcome to attend and enjoy a funfilled afternoon with music, games, gifts, Santa and horse and wagon rides.

Laceyville’s Oldest House Annual Christmas Tea will be held on Friday, Dec. 6, 4 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 8, noon to 5 p.m. Decorations provided by Kintner’s Country Collection of Laceyville and Fine Country Living Primitives of Springville. Christmas Cookies, Tea and Hot Cider.

Pictures with Santa on Dec. 10, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Oldest House, Main St., Laceyville. Cost: $2. Sponsored by Laceyville Business Association.

Stevensville Christmas Party with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Community Hall. Visit Santa, do some crafts and enjoy refreshments.

Wysox Community Christmas Party will be held 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15 at Wysox EMS Building, Wysox across tracks on Rt. 187. Santa expected. Refreshments - a good time for all. Sponsored by Wysox EMS.

Elk Lake Music Department Holiday Music Concert dates are: Senior High Concert, Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.; Fifth and Sixth Grade Concert, Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m.

New Year’s dinner-dance on Dec. 31 from 6 until 12:30. Music by Sara. For more information, please call 570-265-3479. Leave a number if no answer and your call will be returned.

The 13th annual free Community Christmas dinner will be served on Wednesday, Dec. 25 at noon at the Montrose Square Community Room, sponsored by Endless Mountains Health Systems physicians, employees, volunteers of EMHS and the community. Everyone is invited – no reservations are necessary.


The Skyline Boys, a wellknown Southern Gospel group will be in concert on Dec. 8 at the New Albany United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. They will present their Christmas concert.

New Albany United Methodist Sunday School Christmas program will be held Dec. 8 during 11:30 a.m. worship service. All are welcome.


Next Craft Corner at the Stevensville Community Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your project and enjoy the company of other crafters. Lunch at noon. Bring dish to share. For more information, call Eileen at 570-744- 1918 or Jean at 570-746-3188.


Baking Contest open to public. Make your favorite bar or pan cookies to be entered to win a gift certificate. All entries must be dropped off at Laceyville Hardware on Dec. 7. Call 570-869-1277 to pre-register.

Ugly Sweater Contest/Party at Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. Music, food and fun. Open to the public. For more information, call the post at 570-746-1772.

Craft Bazaars

Towanda Fire Deprtment Craft and Vendor Show on Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Over 50 crafters and vendors to benefit the Towanda Fire Department. Admission is free. R49p


Free soup suppers at Hollenback United Methodist Church on Dec. 11, 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, Dec. 11 at 11:30 at Tioga Downs in Nichols.

The WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch on Friday, Dec. 13 at noon at Mark’s Valley View in Laceyville.

New Era Community Dinner on Wednesday, Dec. 18. Ham dinner will be served at 11:30 a.m. Bring a small gift or ornament for exchange. New Era U.M. Church off Wyalusing- New Albany Road.

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 570-965-2493 or 570-869-1834. 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.

AA meeting, Friday evenings at 8 p.m. at the Standing Stone Vesper Church spiritual building, River Road, Standing Stone Township. Open meeting, nonsmoking.

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.

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.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 — will hold a meeting on Thursday evening, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. at the post home. Members are reminded that their 2014 membership dues are now due and payable. If you wish to bring a snack, we will celebrate the Christmas holiday together.

End-of-year meeting of the Susquehanna Beekeeping Assoc. will be on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Building in Montrose. Topic: Recap of PSBA Conference. Refreshments to follow. For more information, contact Jim at 570-934- 1166.

Endless Mountains Railroad Club will meet Saturday, Dec. 21 at 6 p.m. at the club building, 7837 Route 29, Dimock. A work bee will start at 4 p.m. Visitors and new members are always welcome. For more information, see the website at http://emmrrc.wix.com/trains .

Bradford Salon 747 Eight and Forty will meet on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 534, Wyalusing. Partners Christmas basket. Theme is Ride 4 Respiratory. This is for special children to help with cystic fibrosis and other respiratory problems.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet at the fire hall on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 11:30. Bring a dish to pass and place setting. All persons 55 and over are welcome. We’ll have the hot coffee and tea waiting. Visit and meet a friend or neighbor. Nancy Bendinsky will be the guest entertainment.

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


The Towanda Area Christian Outreach Food Pantry (T.A.C.O.) will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24 through Thurs., Jan. 2 for the Christmas/ New Year’s holiday. Pantry will reopen Friday, Jan. 3 at 10 a.m. T.A.C.O. serves the Towanda, Wyalusing and Northeast Bradford school districts and is open from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For additional information, call 570-265-4422.


The WVHS Wrestling High School Booster Club will meet on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. in Coach Haley’s room at the high school.

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