2014-02-27 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

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.

Benefit for Destiny Robinson. She is a leukemia victim and a student at Wyalusing Valley High School. The benefit is at the Bingo Hall in Black Walnut on March 9 from noon until ? It will be a Jerry Burke Auction, chicken barbecue dinner, music and bake sale. Auction items and baked goods can be dropped off at the hall on March 9 after 10 a.m. Auction items or baskets can be dropped off at Bluhm’s any time.

Bingo

Immaculate Heart of Parish Super Bingo on Saturday, March 8 at St. Francis Hall, Rt. 487, Mildred. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Early bird at 11:45 a.m., regular games at noon. Bigger and better prizes. Call for reservations 570-928-8865 or 570-928-8276 or 570-928-9010. R8- 2c/S9c

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, March 30, 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 Second Sunday Vesper Service will be held on March 9 at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, Montrose. A simple meal will be served following in the parish house.

Ash Wednesday Service will be held at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church on March 5 at 7 p.m.

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.

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.

Annual Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner - Saturday, March 8, 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Route 6 West of Tunkhannock. Takeouts, 3:30 to 4:30. Adults: $9; six to 12, $4; under 5, free. All you can eat. Everyone welcome.

Pancake Supper, New United Methodist Church from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Saturday, March 1. Adults, $6; $3, under 12; preschool, free. Public welcome. Take-outs available. Rienze Road, off Wyalusing-New Albany Road. For more information, contact 570-363-2496. R7- 2p/S8p

A Tour of Italy dinner that was scheduled to be held at the Mehoopany United Methodist Church on Feb. 15, serving 4 p.m., has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 1. 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. R7- 2c/S8c

Pancake Supper at the South Auburn Grange on March 8, serving starts at 4 p.m. Last one until November.

Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, March 12 at 11:30 at Reese’s Family Restaurant, 471 N. Keystone Ave., South Waverly.

Brooke Force Barbecue Dinner, Penmart Pit in Wyalusing on March 2. Pick up 11 to 2. Dinners, $9, presale: $10, that day; Halves, $6. Contact Kelly, 570-240-8017 for pre-sale tickets or with questions. Donations go to help Brooke with her People to People Student Ambassador trip to Europe, June 2014. R8p

Shrove Tuesday Supper, Tuesday, March 4, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Christ Church, Towanda. Gluten-free pancakes, buckwheat and buttermilk pancakes, applesauce, eggs, sausage, coffee, tea, milk and juice. Freewill offering. Parking available off Merrill Parkway. Use entrance to parish hall from Parkway parking lot. R8p

The Wyalusing Area Youth Group will hold a Fat Tuesday pancake supper on Tuesday, March 4 at Wyalusing Presbyterian Church social rooms from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dine in or take out. Freewill offering. R8p

Easter Events

Homemade Easter Candy - to benefit the Skinners Eddy U.M. Church. Chocolate covered Easter eggs, $3.50 per package of six. Flavors: butter cream, cherry, chocolate, coconut, peanut butter, maple walnut or sampler package (one of each six flavors). To order, call Pat Eberlin, 570-869-1588. Orders must be placed by Friday, March 28. Available for pick up on Wednesday, April 16 at the church from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or at the UMW Bake Sale in Laceyville on Friday, April 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Laceyville Fire Hall. Other arrangements may be made by calling Pat Eberlin at 570-869- 1588.

Entertainment

Tunkhannock Public Library presents “Then and Now” wine and beer tastings on Saturday, March 1, 7:30 to 10:30. Tickets are presale, $35 at the library, 220 West Tioga St. in Tunkhannock. $40 at the door. R8c

Naturalist Rick Koval will be appearing at the Dietrich Theatre on March 8 at 11 a.m. He will present Reptiles and Amphibians of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Admission is free.

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.

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, nonsmoking.

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.

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

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 — meeting will be held on Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. If inclement weather, they will meet on Sunday, March 2 at 2 p.m. Members are reminded that their 2014 membership dues are now due and payable.

Wyalusing Relay for Life meeting will be held Tuesday, March 4 at the PS Bank, Rt. 6, Wyalusing. Committee meeting at 5:30 p.m.; team captain’s meeting, 6 p.m. All are welcome.

Rabies Clinics

Rabies Clinic - Monday, March 24 at Wilmot Fire Hall, 5 to 6 p.m., $10. Animals must be caged or on a leash. Clinic run by Rome Vet Center.

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.

Sports

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.

The Troy Rod and Gun Club will hold two sporting events every Sunday in March. Wobble up/Skeet league from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $15 for adults and $11 for junior shooters. The club is located at Alparon Park.

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