2014-03-20 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


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.


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.


Lenten Vesper services will be held at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church on Wednesdays during Lent. The dates are: March 26, April 2, 9 and 16 from 7 to 7:30 p.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints general conference will be held on Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6 at noon and 2 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints building on Rt. 706 East, Montrose. For questions, contact, Sister Missionaries at 570-787-1730.

A Jewish Seder Presentation will be given at the Orwell Bible Church on Sunday, March 30 at 9:30 a.m. The presenter is Peter Blitshteyn of New York City. For more information, call Pastor Rich at 570- 744-1915.


Hunter Trapper Education Class. New two-day class. Register for class, then go to website: www.pgc.state.pa.us and take the online study. You must complete the online Today’s Hunter & Trapper in PA course before attending the class. Held at Tri-County Sportsman’s club, Saturday, April 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, April 6, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Light lunch. For more information, call Pat Beebe, 570-746-3869 or Carl Yurgatis, 869-1706. You must be 11 years old.

The Penn State Master Gardeners of Wyoming County will hold a Free Garden Talk Series, Wednesdays, March 26 to April 23, 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 3832 SR6, Tunkhannock. To regist e r , http://extension.psu.edu/wyo ming/events and scroll down to dates you want to attend. Or call Penn State Extension at 570-836-3196.


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

Lenten Fish Dinners on March 28, April 11. Dinner includes baked fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, cole slaw, applesauce, dinner roll, beverage and homemade dessert. Served 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Adults, $8; children 12 to 6, $3; under 6 eat free. Everyone welcome. Take-outs available. Proceeds benefit local charitable activities. Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

Stag Ham and Bean Supper, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company, March 20 at 6 p.m. R9-3c/S10- 2c

The annual Camptown Civic Club family-style chicken and biscuit dinner will be held on Saturday, March 29 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Camptown Community Church.

“Spaghetti & All That Jazz,” Saturday, April 5 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. R11- 3p/S12-3p

Easter Events

The New Albany Area Children’s Fund will be hosting their annual Easter egg hunt at the New Albany Park on Saturday, April 12 at 12 p.m. All New Albany area children ages preschool through sixth grade are invited to attend.

Easter Egg Hunt, New Albany VFW Post 384, April 12, 11 a.m. All children, age 10 and under.

For Your Information

Bright Beginnings Preschool of the Dille Parish UCC in LeRaysville is holding a visitation and pre-registration March 24-28 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. for the fall. Call 570-744-2225. Bright Beginnings admits students of any race, color and national or ethnic origin.

The Camptown and Merryall Cemetery Association request that all decorations and flowers be removed by April 1.

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.

Wyalusing Musical Society will meet on Tuesday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Allan Waterhouse will present the program on the music of Victor Herbert.

Stevensville Birthday Club will meet Tuesday, April 1 at noon at OIP in Wyalusing. Joyce Sharer will be the baker.

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 longterm 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, March 25.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 — meeting will be held on April 10 at 6 p.m. at the post home. Members are urged to attend. Any member that is able to help with a dinner on April 12, please call Renee Stewart at 570-746-3370 or Ree Ann Ross, 570-746-1316 and leave a message. Also, desserts are needed.

The monthly meeting of the Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association will be held on Thursday, March 20 at the Stoll building in Wysox at 7 p.m.

PARSE: The Endless Mountains Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of the State Employees will meet at noon on Tuesday, April 8 at the American Legion at 912 Main St., Towanda. Please call John Benio, 570-278-2380 or Bernice Landmesser, 570-265-8812 for reservations.

Tuesday painters will meet on April 1 at St. Paul’s Church in Montrose from 10 to noon. New members are encouraged to attend. For information, contact Chris Lathrop at 570- 278-2141 or clath@epix.net.

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.

Rummage Sales

Annual Good Stuff Yard Sale Wyalusing Presbyterian Church, Friday, April 4, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, April 5, 8 a.m. to noon.

Soup Sales

Homemade Soup Sale Saturday, March 29, 3 to 5:30 p.m. at Russell Hill United Methodist Church, Rt. 6 W, Tunkhannock. Soup, salad, rolls and homemade baked goods. No set charge, but all donations greatly appreciated. The church has containers or you may bring your own. For more information, call 570-833-2983.


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.

Mandatory managers/coaches meeting: RTL on March 23 at the Laceyville Fire Hall. Scheduled as follows: T-ball, instructional baseball and instructional softball at 5 p.m.; Minor baseball and minor softball at 5:45 p.m.; Major baseball and softball at 6:30 p.m.; Junior baseball and junior softball at 6:30 p.m.

The WVHS Wrestling Booster Club will meet on March 20 at 6 p.m. in Coach Haley’s room at the high school.

Sixth Annual Pink Panther 5K Run/Walk will be held on March 22 at 10 a.m.

Trivia Night

Towanda Elks Lodge is having a Towanda Trivia Night on Saturday, March 22 from 7 to 10 p.m. Teams of up to six people. Open to public.

Vendors Wanted

The Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association is in search of food, crafts and flea market vendors for their 20th annual show, Tractors, Trucks and Treasures” on June 13, 14 and 15 in Rome. Please contact LaVonne Powell at 570- 746-1989. Deadline for vendor application is May 10.


Look Good, Feel Better workshop on Monday, April 14 at Guthrie Cancer Center at 1:30 p.m. Please call 1-800-227- 2345 to register.

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