2014-04-03 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Super Bingo will be held on Saturday, April 5 at the St. Francis of Assisi Hall in Mildred at 11:45 a.m. For more information, call 570-928-8276.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, April 27, 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: April 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 the Sister Missionaries at 570-787-1730.

The Second Sunday Vesper Service will be held on April 13 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.


Annual Intergenerational Dance on May 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wyalusing Valley High School in the old gym. Free admission and lunch. Sponsored by Wyalusing FHA Club. All ages welcome.

The New Albany VFW Post 384 will hold a dance on Saturday, April 12 from 7 to 11 p.m. with DJ Bob Brenner. Public welcome. Donation at door. S13- 2c/R13c


Free soup supper 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 Dinner on 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. R9-6p/S10- 5p

“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

The Silvara Ladies Aid dinner, will be Thursday, April 3 at noon. Roast beef will be served.

Turkey Supper on Saturday, April 5, 4 to 6 p.m. at Rome Methodist Hall. Donations: Adults, $9; children under 12, $4; preschool, free. Benefit: Rome UMC.

Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, April 9 at 11:30 at the Blue Dolpin Restaurant, located at 7670 NY Route 434 in Apalachin, NY.

New Era United Methodist Church community dinner will be held on Wednesday, April 16 at 11:30 a.m. Hamloaf plus more. Free-will offering. Jo Ellen’s Creative Crafts will be the guest after lunch. All welcome.

The Wysox Sewing will hold their monthly dinner at noon, Tuesday, April 8 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Rt. 187N, Wysox. Hamloaf 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. R13c

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.

VFW Post 6824, Haigh’s Pond will hold their annual children’s Easter egg hunt on Sunday, April 13, 1 to 3 p.m. Easter bunny arrives at 2 to 2:30 p.m. Bring your own basket. Age groups: 1-2, 3-4, 5-7, 8-10. Dress for weather, boots, rain gear, etc.

Annual Breakfast with Easter Bunny - Saturday, April 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Wyalusing United Methodist Church. Menu: pancakes, eggs, bacon, juice, milk and coffee. Bring the kids and your camera.

Easter Egg Hunt at the Wyalusing Borough Park on Saturday, April 19 and begins promptly at noon. Prizes will be awarded in each age category to children who find prize eggs. Sponsored by Wyalusing Valley Vol. Fire Department.

Stevensville Community Club’s children’s Easter party and egg hunt will be held Saturday, April 19, 1 to 3 p.m. at the hall. Community leaders are asking for donations of hardboiled eggs. Please call Tammy, 570-744-2126 or Harriet, 570-746- 3523.


Wyalusing Area Education Foundation’s annual Spring Fling will be held on May 3, 2014, 7 to 10 p.m., in the Tuscarora Wayne Community Room, at Wyalusing’s Chamber building, 21 Main Street. Appetizers and drinks will be served. Both a silent and vocal auction will be held. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $25 per person. All proceeds benefit the WAEF’s Teacher Venture Grants. S13- 5c/R13-4c

For Your Information

Wyalusing Kindergarten Registration will be held April 22 to 25. Please call for an appointment at 570-746-1206 ext. 1300 or 1301. Forms available online.

The Lacey Street Cemetery Association asks that all Christmas flowers and displays be removed from grave sites by April 15.

Elk Lake Kindergarten Registration is April 7, 8 and 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Children must be five years of age by Sept. 1, 2014 in order to enter kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year. Call Mrs. Gesford at 570-278-1106, ext. 732 to set up an appointment and for more information.

T.A.C.O. Food Pantry holiday closing. The Towanda Area Christian Outreach Food Pantry will be closed Friday, April 18 and Monday, April 21 for the Easter holiday. The pantry will reopen Wednesday, April 23 at 10 a.m. T.A.C.O. serves the Towanda, Northeast Bradford and Wyalusing school districts and is normally open Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon. For additional information, call 570-265-4422.

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 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.

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.

The annual meeting of the Retta Cemetery Association will be held at the Retta United Methodist Church with a covered dish dinner on April 5 at noon, followed by the meeting.

The North Flat Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting on April 5 at 2 p.m. at the Jenningsville Township municipal building. All are encouraged to attend.

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, April 8.

The Hill Country Artists will meet on April 3 at the Claverack Building, Rt. 706, East of Montrose at 7 p.m. Barry Singer will present fish print art. Public invited.

Beaver Meadows Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, April 16 at the Beaver Meadows Church at 7 p.m. All lot owners and potential lot owners are invited to attend.

A meeting of the Susquehanna Beekeeping Association will be held on April 11 at 7 p.m. at Claverack in Montrose. For more information, contact James Wood, 570-934-1166.

EqualityPA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to secuing equal civil rights for Lesbians, Gays, Bi-Sexual and Transgender citizens of PA will be hosting a meeting on Saturday, April 5 at noon at the Towanda Universalist Unitarian Church on 305 Second Street. For more information, contact Maureen Gray, mgray@equalitypa.org.

Open House

Surprise 90th birthday luncheon and open house for Betty Cook will be held in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Rt. 187N, Wysox on Saturday, April 5 from 1 to 4 p.m. No gifts please. A card basket will be available.

Penny Socials

Penny Social on Friday, April 4. Doors open at 5 p.m. at the LeRaysville Community Hall. Drawing at 7 p.m. Lots of camo, hunting and fishing gear. Door prizes and refreshments. Benefit Towanda Order of Eastern Star.

Penny Social, Saturday, April 12, Windham Dept. 19 Station, 39158 Route 187. Doors open 5 p.m. Drawing 7 p.m. 50/50 Raffle, Door Prizes. $5 meal includes hot dog or pulled BBQ chicken, beans or macaroni and cheese, pie and drink. Sponsored by Windham Twp. Vol. Fire Company, Dept. 19. S13- 2c/R13-2c

Penny Social at North Orwell Community Hall, Route 187, on Friday, April 25. Doors open 5:30 p.m., drawings start 7 p.m. Basket raffles, door prizes, 50/50, refreshments available. For more information, call 570-247- 7484 or 247-7280. Benefit North Orwell Community Hall renovations.


WVHS Class of 1979 will a have a class reunion meeting at the Wyalusing Hotel on Thursday, April 3 at 6:30 p.m. Classmates are urged to call 570-721- 1396 or 570-721-1763 with current addresses.

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.

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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