2014-01-16 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Benefits

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, face painting, bracelets, magnets, shirts, homemade ornaments, 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 drop-off 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. Pre-sale tickets are available at the drop-off locations listed above and Eb’s Market, as well as at the door. Questions, call Carly Sheldon, 570-721-3583 or Alicia Potts Clouse, 570-746-3501.

Breakfasts

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

Bus Trips

Charter Bus to Washington D.C. March for Life on Wednesday, January 22nd departs from and returns to Athens, Wysox, Wyalusing, and Tunkhannock: sponsored by Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life. The transportation cost is $60 per person. For more information and required reservations, call 570-395-3417.

Church

The Skyline Boys - a Southern Gospel singing group will be performing in the North Orwell Union Church, North Orwell, PA. on Feb. 2 at 10:00 a.m. This service is being hosted by the Rome United Methodist Church and the North Orwell Union Church. A free will offering will be taken and merchandise will be available for purchase. A potluck luncheon will be held at the North Orwell Community Hall after the service. All are invited to hear this presentation of the gospel and attend the luncheon.

The Creation vs. Evolution “Seminar Safari” on Saturday, Jan. 25, Sunday, Jan. 26, two sessions, 10 to noon and 6 to 8 p.m. Potluck supper, 5 p.m., Jan. 25 and soup supper, 5 p.m., Jan. 26. The sessions will be held at the Moxie Community Church, 315 Benjamin Rd., Wyalusing. For more information, call 570-746-2228.

Classes

American Red Cross Classes for Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties: Jan. 20, Adult First Aid/CPR/AED, 9 to 2:30 p.m., Wyoming County 911 Bldg.; Jan. 20 and 26, Adult CPR/AED, 9 to 12, Wyoming County 911 Bldg.; Jan. 26, Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED, 9 to 3:30, Wyoming 911 Bldg.; Jan. 26, Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED, 9 to 12:30, Wyoming County 911 Bldg.; Feb. 10, Adult CPR/AED, 9 to 12, Susquehanna County Chapter; Feb. 10, Adult First Aid/CPR/AED, 9 to 2:30, Susquehanna County Chapter; Feb. 23, Adult First Aid/CPR/AED, 9 to 2:30, Wyoming County 911 Bldg., Adult CPR/AED, 9 to 12, Wyoming County 911 Bldg.

American Red Cross Classes for Bradford County: Jan. 25, Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED, 9 to 3:30; Jan. 25, Adult CPR/AED, 9 to 12; Jan. 25, Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED, 9 to 12:30; Feb. 8, Adult First Aid/CPR/AED, 9 to 2:30; Feb. 8, Adult CPR/AED, 9 to 12. All classes are held at the Bradford County Emergency Operations Bldg. To register, visit www.redcross.org/take-aclass or call 1-800-733-2767.

Dances

Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, Jan. 18, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Refreshments available. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.

Dinners

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

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner, Saturday, Jan. 25, 5 to 8 p.m. at American Legion Post #534, Wyalusing. $7, adults; six to 12, $4. Open to public. An Open House will also be held so the public can view the new renovations done to the post. S2- 2c/R2-2c

Free soup suppers at Hollenback United Methodist Church on Feb. 12, March 12 and April 9, from 5 to 6 p.m. with a Bible Study from 4:30 until 5. All welcome.

Entertainment

Ham and Turkey Party at VFW Post 6824, Haigh’s Pond, Rome on Feb. 8. Doors open 6 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. Games, prize wheel, Showdown, dice games, 50-50 and others. Food available starting at 6 p.m. No one under 18, please.

For Your Information

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 a 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: http://exten-sion.psu.edu/health/diabetes/events or call toll-free 1-855-394-7534.

Bookmobile Schedule: Jan. 23, Hopkins Commons II, 9 a.m.; Hopkins Commons I, 10:30 a.m.; Keystone Manor, 1 p.m.; Kozy Kastle, 3 p.m.; Jan. 28, Bradford County Manor, 9:30 a.m.

Meeting Notices

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 570-965-0901 (evenings) or 570-278-1658 or email tcfendlmts@hotmail.com.

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.

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 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— Faith-based 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, non-smoking.

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

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.

Wyalusing Musical Society will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. The program will be the Early Morning Jazz group from the high school. Guests are welcome to attend. The Camptown Civic Club will hold their meeting at the home of Rita Carey on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. (Note change of time, please). Ruby Boyanowski and Linda Hemenway will provide refreshments. Following the meeting, Rita and Tony Carey will present a program on artifacts from Turkey. Guests are welcome to attend.

The next meeting of the Bradford/ Sullivan Counties Intellectual Disabilities Program Quality Improvement Council will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Human Services large conference room. Please RSVP by Jan. 27 to Judy Evans at 570-265- 1760 or 1-800-588-1828.

Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club will meet Saturday, Feb. 8, 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 website at http://emmrrc. wix.com/trains.

Penny Socials

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.

Reunions

WVHS Class of 1979 will a have a class reunion meeting at the Wyalusing Hotel on Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Any classmates willing to help are encouraged to attend.

Sports

RTL will hold baseball and softball sign-ups on Jan. 24 at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School from 6 to 8 p.m. and Feb. 7 and 21 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The WVHS Wrestling High School Booster Club will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. in Coach Haley’s room at the high school.

Trivia Night

Wyalusing Public Library is putting on a Trivia Night, Saturday, Feb. 22 at 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.

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