A benefit will be held for Sara Michaels on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Black Walnut Legion. There will be food and drinks, music by Joan DeGaramo, a basket raffle, a coin pitch, a variety of crafts, Pampered Chef items and Thirty-One products. Anyone interested in donating a basket, making bake sale items or donating items to give away for the coin pitch, it would be greatly appreciated. The dropoff points will be at the Thirty- One office by the Children’s Center in Wyalusing, Who Knew? Consignments in Wyalusing and B.Z. Michaels’s Beauty Shop in Laceyville. Presale tickets are available at the drop-off locations listed above.
Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, 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.
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, Sunday, Jan. 19, 8 to 11 a.m., Towanda Elks Lodge, 929 Main St., Towanda. All welcome. Need not be a member. 570-265- 6998
On Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, the monthly Vesper Service continues at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, Montrose at 5 p.m. Special music provided by Sisters Cottam and Oveson. A simple supper is served in the parish house.
The Wysox Sewing will hold their monthly dinner at noon, Tuesday, Jan. 14 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Rt. 187N, Wysox. Roast pork and stuffing will be featured on the menu with mashed potatoes, gravy, cole slaw, assorted vegetables, gelatin salads and a delicious variety of homemade pies. Everyone is welcome. Take-outs upon request—call ahead. Reservations are available, but not necessary. Please call 570- 265-6119 and leave message for reservations. R1c
Pancake Supper at the South Auburn Grange Hall on Jan. 11, serving starts at 4 p.m. Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, Sunday, Jan. 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., LeRaysville Social Hall. Adults, $8. Benefit: LeRaysville Pike Vol. Fire Co. R1c
New Era United Methodist Church community dinner will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 11:30 a.m. Escalloped turkey plus more. Free-will offering. For more information, call 570- 363-2496. All ages welcome.
Ham and Potato Dinner: Friday, Jan. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. in St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Baked ham, scalloped potatoes, string beans, cole slaw, applesauce, dinner roll, homemade desserts, coffee, tea, milk and water. Adults, $8; children, 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Take-outs available. Everyone welcome. Proceeds benefit local activities. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406. R1- 2p/S2p
Wyalusing Public Library is putting on a Trivia Night, Saturday, February 22nd 7 p.m at the American Legion in Wyalusing. This event is sponsored by Niemiec, Smith & Pellinger Law Firm and all proceeds will benefit the Wyalusing Public Library. Tickets are $10 per person.
Ham and Turkey Party at VFW Post 6824, Haigh’s Pond, Rome on Feb. 8. Doors open 6 p.m. Games start at 7. Games, prize wheel, Showdown, dice games, 50-50 and others. Food available starting at 6. No one under 18, please.
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Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life will have a Pro-Life Rally and Walk on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. beginning at the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda. The group will then proceed to SS Peter and Paul Church on Third Street in Towanda for an nondenominational worship service. Light refreshments will be served.
A documentary video, “The First World War, 1914-1918: An indepth look into the War to End All Wars” on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 1 p.m. at the Bradford County Library, Rt. 6, Burlington.
A Dining with Diabetes program starts Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. at the Stevensville Community Hall. The program is for adults with type 2 diabetes. Contact Penn State Extension to register by Jan. 17 online at the following address: http://extension. psu.edu/ health/ diabetes/ events or call toll-free 1- 855-394-7534.
AA Meeting—Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the basement of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, nonsmoking.
S.O.S. Al-Anon—Family Group will meet on Fridays at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hopkins Street, Sayre.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Diabetes Support Groupmeeting 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.
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.
Memorial Hospital’s monthly bereavement support group schedule for 2014 will continue to meet on the last Tuesday of each month from 3 to 4:30 p.m., located in the library on the lower level of Memorial Hospital, Towanda. The group follows the book by James Miller, “What Will Help Me?” and other authors’ writings related to grief and loss. The support 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. For more information call (570) 268.2233.
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.
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.
AA meeting–Friday evenings at 8 p.m. at the Standing Stone Vesper Church spiritual building, River Road, Standing Stone Township. Open meeting, nonsmoking.
Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club will meet Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 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 we site at the following address: http://emmrrc.wix.com/trains.
Al-Anon meetings on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the upstairs kitchen of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, non-smoking.
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, Jan. 14.
Attention: American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 — Due to the cold weather and snow flurries, there will NOT be a meeting on Jan. 9. The next meeting will be held on Feb. 13 unless inclement weather sets in again. Members are reminded that their 2014 membership dues are now due and payable.
The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet at the fire hall on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 11:30. Bring a dish to pass and place setting. All persons 55 and over are welcome.
Penny Social, Feb. 22, Laceyville Fire Hall. Items needed are: Kids’ toys, glassware, knick-knacks, flower pots, video games, movies, CDs, curtains, jewelry, framed pictures, TVs, radios, magazines, books, housewares, holiday decorations, silverware, dishes, casserole dishes, candles, cookbooks, baby items, tins, tools, baskets, old records. Questions and drop-off locations, call Luella at 570-833-5522.