2014-02-13 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Barbecues

Chicken Barbecue at the Herrickville Fire Department on Saturday, Feb. 15. Pick-up approximately 11 a.m. This is only for pre-sale halves. No more presale orders. Pick up no later than 12:30 p.m. If unable to pick up, please call Glenn at 570-746-3957. R6c

Benefits

A benefit will be held on March 30, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Towanda Elks Club for Dorothy Button Casselbury. A spaghetti dinner will be served—adults, $10; kids, age 6- 12, $7; under age 6, free. Basket raffle, bake sale and Chinese Auction. If you’d like to donate or help out in anyway, please call Heather at 570-250-0009. Dorothy is a member of WVHS class of 93.

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Feb. 23, 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, $7.50; children to 12 years, $3.50; preschool, free. Benefit: Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co. - Dept. 4.

Church

The Wyalusing Methodist Church will be holding an “Afternoon of Inspiration Concert” to benefit the Volunteers in Mission Team on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. There will be a silent auction and homemade refreshments. Donations can be mailed to the Wyalusing U.M. Charge, PO Box 155, Wyalusing, PA 18853 and mark “Attention V.I.M. Fundraiser.” For more information contact Faith Jaynes at 570-746-3237.

Classes

Endless Mountains Gymnastics would like to invite children ages 8-12 to come and try our new class; Kids’ Cardio Club. This class is 45 minutes of aerobic dance routines (ZUMBA) set to kid appropriate music with lots of fun and games. Please call EMG for more information: 570-746-7778.

Dances

Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, Feb. 15, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Refreshments available. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.

Dinners

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

Spaghetti Dinner, Feb. 22, 4 to 6 p.m., Haigh’s Pond VFW 6824, Haigh’s Pond Road, Potterville. Public Invited. Adults, $8; Children 12 and under, $5. Benefit VFW Auxiliary Relief Fund. R3- 5c/S4-4c

New Era United Methodist Church community dinner will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 11:30 a.m. Spaghetti dinner with brown bag auction. Freewill offering. For more information, call 570-363-2496. All ages welcome.

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce annual auction and dinner tickets are now available. It will be held on March 8 and Mardi Gras is the theme this year. Over 150 bargains to bid on and a wonderful dinner with free bar featuring Hurricanes. $25 each. Pick up tickets at the chamber office, 570-746-4922 or email wchamber@epix.net.

A Tour of Italy dinner will be held at the Mehoopany United Methodist Church on Feb. 15, serving 4 p.m. Fresh salad, Italian bread, chicken parmesan, lasagna, spaghetti, linguini, fettuccini, traditional red sauce, alfredo, clam sauce and seafood vodka sauce. Italian desserts and homemade pies.

“Spaghetti & All That Jazz,” Saturday, March 1 at the Northeast Bradford High School cafeteria from 5 to 7 p.m. Spaghetti dinner with musical entertainment featuring: NEB Jazz Band, Show Choir, Guest Soloists. Donations accepted at the door. All proceeds benefit NEB Music Department. R6-3p/S7- 2p

For Your Information

An AARP tax aide will be at Wyalusing Senior Center (Park Place) on Riverside Drive on Wednesday, March 5 from 9 to until 4 p.m. to help with taxes. Please call to sign up for an appointment, 570-746-2333.

Bookmobile Schedule: Feb. 20, Windham Center Township Offices, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 24, BLaST IU 17, 9 a.m.; Monroeton Library, 11 a.m. Feb. 26, Sayre Senior Senter, 9 a.m.; Sayre Library, 10:45 a.m.; Bradford Co. Day Care, 1 p.m. and Page Manor, 2 p.m.

Wyalusing Valley High School will be holding an Eighth grade Parents’ Night, February 13, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The evening will start in the Williams Auditorium. This evening will inform you of the High School curriculum and the requirements for graduation. All eighth grade parents and students are encouraged to attend.

Guthrie President and CEO Joseph Scopelliti, MD will offer a free, informational presentation on health Care Reform under the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Patterson Auditorium on the Guthrie Sayre Campus.

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 e-mail 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—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.

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

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 — meeting will be held on Feb. 20 due to the forecasted snowstorm for Feb. 13. Members are reminded that their 2014 membership dues are now due and payable. After Feb. 1, you will no longer be served without paid-up card.

Bradford Salon 747 Eight and Forty will meet on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. at the American Legion Post 534, Wyalusing.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet at the fire hall on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 11:30. Bring a dish to pass and place setting. All persons 55 and over are welcome.

The United Way of Bradford County will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, March 5 at noon at the Weigh Station Cafe, Towanda. The public is invited. For more information, please call Kerri Strauss at 570- 247-5569 or email info@unitedwaybradfordcounty.org.

Notice

The Towanda Area Christian Outreach Food Pantry (T.A.C.O.) will be closed Monday, Feb. 17 for Presidents’ Day holiday. Pantry will reopen Wednesday, Feb. 19 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.

Penny Socials

The Ladies Auxiliary is holding a Penny Social on Feb. 22 at the Laceyville Fire Hall. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Drawing starts at 7:30 p.m. We will have door prizes, food and drinks. Something for everyone. Event is sponsored by the Laceyville Ladies Auxiliary.

Reunions

WVHS Class of 1974 is planning their 40th class reunion. They are looking for addresses of classmates. Please call Karen Smalser (570-721-0413) or Sue Cole (570-265-8267) to give your updated address.

The WVHS Class of 1964 would like information on the following addresses: Barbara Lonnqvist, Martha Hawley Brumfield, Carl Lilley, Elise Forscht Reagan, Mary Lee Schrann Rutty, Robert Voda, Ruth Kissell deGraff and Cecil Dale Martin. If you know their whereabouts, please call Marlene Chamberlin, 570-746-3727.

WVHS Class of 1979 will a have a class reunion meeting at the Wyalusing Hotel on Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Any classmates willing to help are encouraged to attend.

Soup Sales

Homemade Soup Sale, Saturday, Feb. 22, 4 to 6 p.m. at Russell Hill United Methodist Church, Rt. 6 W, Tunkhannock. Ten kinds of homemade soup, rolls, salad and lots of homemade baked goods. No set charge, but all donations greatly appreciated. The church has containers or you may bring your own. R6- 2c/S7c

Sports

Ninth Annual Pool Tournament in memory of Aaron (Norm) Felter on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Wyalusing Hotel. Signups 11 a.m. to noon sharp. Tournament starts at noon. $10 entry fee. (100% payback, first and second place winners.) R6- 2p/S7p

RTL Little League will hold the last registration on Feb. 21, at Wyalusing Valley Elementary School from 6 to 8 p.m., this is for all divisions. RTL Little League tryouts: March 22 at the High School (old gym) Everyone must attend and please wear sneakers. Major baseball: 9-10-11-12 yr. olds, 10 to 11:45 a.m.; Minor baseball: 7- 8-9-10 yr. olds, noon to 1 p.m.; Major softball: 9-10-11-12 yr. olds, 1:15 to 2:45 p.m.; Minor softball: 7-8-9-10 yr. olds, 3 to 3:45 p.m.; Junior baseball and Junior softball: 3:45 p.m.

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 and can be purchased at the door or in advance at the library, 115 Church St., Wyalusing.

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