2014-04-10 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Bake Sales

Pies and More Bake Sale, sponsored by the WVHS girls’ softball team on Good Friday, April 18 at Connie’s Market starting at 8 a.m. Many delicious baked goods will be available for you to pick up for Easter dinner. Come early and support the girls by purchasing these wonderful goodies. For more information, call Carol Goodman, 570-746-9221.


Chicken Barbecue, sponsored by Wyalusing Masonic Lodge #618 at Pen-Mart in Wyalusing on Saturday, April 12, 10 until ??? Halves only.


Eat for Relay for Life at Mark’s Valley View on April 27 anytime. Sponsored by the Over the Hill team. A portion donated by Mark’s.


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 16 from 7 to 7:30 p.m.

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.

Easter Sunday Sunrise Service at Herrickville Wesleyan Church at 6:15 a.m.; 7:45 to 9:15, breakfast followed by regular service. Questions, call 570-744- 1217.

Ladies’ Day Out on April 26, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at New Era U.M. Church. Craft, skit, music, lunch. For more information, call 570-363-2496.

Maundy Thursday service at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church on April 17 at 7 p.m.


Next Craft Corner at the Stevensville Community Hall on Thursday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sack lunch or dish to share. Questions, call Jean at 570-746-3188.


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.


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

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.

Roast Beef Dinner, on April 13 at LeRaysville Social Hall from 11:30 to 1:30. Benefit: LeRaysville Pike Vol. Fire Co. R14c

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.

Easter Egg Hunt on April 19, 9:30 a.m. at the Herrickville Wesleyan Church. Easter story and candy for kids. Preschool to sixth grade.

The Stevensville Presbyterian Church with Pastor David Dewing will celebrate Easter morning as follows: 7 a.m., Sunrise Services in the sanctuary; 8 a.m., continental breakfast; 9 a.m., Sunday School and 10 a.m., Easter celebration in the church. All are welcome.

The Wysox Presbyterian Church has planned a special program on April 13 Passion/Palm Sunday during the 11 a.m. service followed by brunch of breakfast casseroles in Ferguson Hall. Maundy Thursday service on April 17 beginning with Seder meal at 6 p.m. Easter Sunrise Sunday, April 20 at 7:30 a.m. at edge of the Wysox Cemetery and parking lot. Refreshments following in Ferguson Hall. Resurrection Sunday/Easter Service at 11 a.m. on April 20.

Meshoppen Holiday Fund Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19 at 11 a.m. at the Meshoppen Ball Park, rain or shine. Five age groups, 0 to 2; 3 to 5; 6 to 8; 9 to 12; 13 and up. Fun, prizes, refreshments.

Easter breakfast, April 20 at 9 a.m.. Worship at 10 a.m. at the New Era United Methodist Church. All are welcome.

Free Easter egg dying and decorating party for kids on April 18, 10:30 a.m. to noon at the New Albany United Methodist Church. Games and prizes. Lunch provided.


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.

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.

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.

The Wyalusing Valley Jr.-Sr. High School Guidance Office is hosting its 20th Post-Secondary Education Information evening on Wednesday, April 23. Representatives from over 50 colleges and military branches will be there to speak to interested seniors, juniors, sophomores and their parents about admissions, majors, visits, etc. Representatives will be in the high school gym from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: Chainsaw Day, April 12, 9 a.m. Food for Trout Fishers, April 12, 9 a.m. Take a Break Hike, April 13, 1 p.m. Trail Day, April 19, 11 a.m. Egg Hunt, April 27, 1 p.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.

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.

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.

Bradford Salon 747 Eight and Forty will meet on Thursday, April 10 at 5 p.m. at the American Legion Post 534, Wyalusing.

The Camptown Civic Club will hold a covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Camptown Community Church on Tuesday, April 15. Guests and interested community members are welcome to attend. Members are asked to bring their table service and a dish to pass; meat and beverage will be provided. Nancy Walker Baker will present a program, “Knock on Wood: Why Our Woodlands Matter” after dinner. There will be no business meeting.

Wyalusing Musical Society will hold their Junior Musical Tea to honor students going to the piano festival on Thursday, April 10 at 7 p.m. at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet at the fire hall on Tuesday, April 15 at 11:30. Bring a dish to pass and place setting. All persons 55 and over are welcome.

PARSE: The Endless Mountains Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of the State Employees will meet at 11:30 on Wednesday, April 23 at the Villa Sena, Towanda. Lunch is your choice. Speaker is Dan Wiedmer. Reservations by April 18 by calling 570-836-0173 or email agnesma@ptd.net.

Penny Socials

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.

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.

Penny Social at the Le- Raysville Community Hall on Saturday, April 19. Doors open at 6 p.m. Drawing at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds to benefit Bright Beginnings Preschool. Basket and 50/50 raffles, refreshments.

Rabies Clinics

Rabies Clinic, LeRaysville Fire Hall on April 15, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. $8 per animal. Bring past papers. Have on leash or in cage.

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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