2014-04-24 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Bake Sales

Bake Sale, in honor of Marty Fenton and in support of Steve Bennett on Saturday, April 25, 8 a.m. to ? at Connie’s Supermarket, Rt. 6, Wyalusing. Sponsored by Relay for Life team “Nutty Buddies” to benefit the American Cancer Society. “The team with the Bon Bons.”

Barbecues

Chicken Barbecue - May 18, Laceyville Fire Company. Starting at 11 a.m. Sponsored by Good Will Fire Company. R15- 3c/S16-3c

Benefits

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.

Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for John Brown of Laceyville, who lost everything in a house fire on March 27. Looking for donations of: Baskets for raffle, Auction items, Food for dinner (spaghetti, sauce, bread, salad), Drinks (water, soda, juice, beer), Paper Products (cups, plates, napkins, silverware); Bake sale items. Benefit held at 1 p.m. on May 31 at the Meshoppen Rod & Gun Club. Have donations ready by May 28. For more information call Danielle Carter, 570-869- 2668; Patty Baker, 570-469-4023 or Bridget Kelly, 570-934-2330. R16- 6p/S17-5p

Pancake Supper on May 3 from 4 to ? at New Albany Social Hall. Chinese auction. $10 adults, $5, kids 12 and under. Benefit for Floyd Hatch to cover medical and travel expenses. Accepting donations for auction, 570-363- 2442. R16p

Bingo

Pampered Chef Bingo, Sunday, May 4, 1 p.m., Wyalusing Fire Hall. Benefits American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Reservations: $20 for 20 games ($25 at door). Call Beth Trowbridge, 570-746-2076 or Noreen Keeney, 637-8203 to make reservations. Hosted by Wyalusing Lioness Club. Raffle, food, over $1,000 in prizes.

Breakfasts

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.

The Towanda Fire Department is hosting an All-You-Can- Eat Breakfast on April 27, 8 to 11 a.m. Take-outs available. Seniors, 60+, $6; adults,$8; four to 10, $4; three and under, free.

Church

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.

Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church presents “Share Your Talents,” an evening of entertainment and refreshments on Saturday, April 26 at 6 p.m. at the church.

The 63rd annual observance of the National Day of Prayer will take place on Thursday, May 1 at noon in Towanda on the steps of the Courthouse. In honor of the event, the County Commissioners will issue a proclamation designating May 1 as a Day of Prayer in Bradford County.

Sunday, April 27 the Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship, 305 Second St., Towanda, will feature Dan McKanan, a professor from Harvard Divinity School as the speaker. The service is held at 3 p.m. Refreshments served after.

Granville Center Church of Christ Center in Granville Center is giving away free clothing. Come and get clothing for your family on Saturday, April 26, 9 until noon. Good, used clothing that has been outgrown or no longer wanted can be dropped at the church, located on PA 514 in Granville Center on Friday, April 25 from 9 to 10 a.m.

Dances

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.

Dinners

Turkey Dinner on Saturday, April 26, starting at 4 p.m. at the Mehoopany United Methodist Church. Adults, $10; Children 12 and under, $5; preschool, free. Menu consists of roast turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas and carrots, scalloped corn, broccoli salad and rolls. Takeouts available, call 570-833-2264.

Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, May 14 at 11:30 at the RiverStone Inn in East Towanda.

The Silvara Ladies Aid dinner, will be Thursday, May 1 at noon. Turkey and dressing will be served. Take-outs available at 12:30 p.m.

Pancake Supper on Saturday, April 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Fairdale United Methodist Church. Adults, $8; children, 10 and under, $4. R16p

Entertainment

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

Winding Rivers Players will hold auditions for the June production “Funny Little Thing Called Love” on Monday, April 28 and Tuesday, April 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 415 Main St., Towanda. Additional information at www.wrplayers.org or call Mike at 570-637-9843.

Farm Days 1866 presented by the Bradford County Heritage Association on May 12 and 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at PA Historic Village and Farm Museum, Gate 2, Alparon Park, Troy.

For Your Information

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: 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. Tollfree 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.

On Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m., the VFW Auxiliary State President Julie Dever is making an official visit to the district meeting at VFW Post 6824, Haigh’s Pond. Auxiliary members from all posts are reminded of this meeting and asked to attend to welcome our state president. For directions to the post, call Diane Elliott, 570-265- 5310.

The Lacey Street Cemetery Association will meet April 24 at 7 p.m. at the home of Tim and Mary Knowles.

Stevensville Birthday Club will meet Tuesday, May 6 at 11 a.m. (Note time change) at the Wylausing Hotel. Renee Stewart, Sara Balcomb, Ann Marie Prytuh and Barb Driscoll are birthday girls. Baker is Elaine.

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association Field Day will be held on May 3 at James Wood Apiary, Lawton at 1 p.m.

Penny Socials

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.

Rabies Clinics

A rabies clinic will be held at the Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department on Monday, May 5 from 5 to 6 p.m. Rabies vaccines administered by the Endless Mountains Veterinary Center. $10 per animal. All pets must be in a carrier or on a leash.

Reunions

The WVHS Class of 1974 will be holding their 40th year class reunion on July 12, 2014 and need the following addresses: Tina Post, Jean Warfle Kinsley, Lloyd Sayman, Randy Lattimore, David Farr, Alva Decker, Steve Kirkpatrick, Daniel Kirkpatrick, Steve Gary, Diane Herrick Shores, Kathy Bullock, Carol Lee Morris, Bob Elliot, Sally Shaffer and Ron Dieffenbach. If you know an of these addresses, please call Karen Warner Smalser, 570-721-0413.

Sports

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery will be having an antique tractor pull on Saturday, April 26 at State Route 87, Rome. Pull starts promptly at 9 a.m. Pulling 3.5 mph, 6 mph and 8 mph, open class. Weight will be 3,000 to 9,000 lbs. (500 lb. increments). Call 570-746-1989 for more information.

Members of Burlington Motor Park will meet on May 3 at 6 p.m. at Floyd Isbell’s shop. Plans are being made for Father’s Day weekend truck, tractor and garden tractor pulls. New members welcome. Call 570-637-1311 for more information.

Turkey Shoot

VFW Post #6824, Spring Turkey Shoots, noon to 4 p.m., May 4, 11, 18. Lucky X, Shotgun Shoot, Food, Showdown, 50 Cent Bingo, Pull Tabs, Raffles, 1468 Haighs Pond Road, Rome. 570-744-2215. R15- 4c/S16-3c

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.

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