2014-05-08 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Barbecues

Chicken Barbecue, sponsored by Wyalusing Masonic Lodge #618 at Pen-Mart in Wyalusing on Saturday, May 10, 10 until ??? Halves and dinners available.

Benefits

Benefit for Hilary McLaughlin Brown on Saturday, May 10 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Black Walnut American Legion. Basket Raffle, Chinese Auction, Bake Sale,

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.

Bingo

Super Bingo will be held on Saturday, May 17 at the St. Francis of Assisi Hall in Mildred. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Early bird, 11:45 a.m. Reg. games, noon. $1,000 jackpot. Call for reservations call 570- 928-8276, 570-928-8865 or 928- 9010.

Breakfasts

Mother’s Day Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, May 11, 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.

All-you-can-eat Breakfast on Sunday, May 18 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Wyalusing American Legion. Ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, pancakes, toast, juice and coffee. Adults, $7.50; children to 12 years, $3.50; preschool, free. Open to the public.

Mother’s Day All You Can Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 11 at the Towanda Elks Lodge, South Main St. All welcome.

Mother’s Day Breakfast Buffet, Mothers eat free, Sunday, May 11, 8 to 11:30 a.m. in St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Scrambled eggs, pancakes, home fries, bacon, sausage links, chipped beef, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee, tea, milk and water. Mothers, free; adults, $7; children 12 to 6, $3; under 6, eat free. Everyone welcome. Eat in or take out. Proceeds benefit local charitable activities. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

Church

Second Sunday Vesper Services will be held on May 11 at 5 p.m. at the Parish House of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Montrose. A simple supper will be served in the parish house following the service.

The United Methodist churches that make up the Montrose Area cluster of churches are celebrating Change the World on May 17. You are invited to join in at Montrose United Methodist Church, 526 Church St., Montrose for fellowship and a meal at 5 p.m. Worship with Bishop Jeremiah Park from 6 to 8 p.m.

New Era United Methodist Church will host a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, May 18 at 2 p.m.

Classes

The Faithful Feet Clogging Team, sponsored by Harvest House Community Fellowship Church, will start a free beginner clogging class on June 7 at 10 a.m. Classes are held at the Sheshequin Ulster Recreation Center. All ages are invited. Contact the church, 570-265-4844 or Rebecca Rouse, 601-466-1277 for more information.

Dinners

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

A Chicken and Biscuit Supper will be held at the Spring Hill Community Church on Saturday, May 17 starting at 4:30 p.m. Adults and Children (12- up) $8; ages 4-11 $4; preschool free. Benefit for Relay for Life “Over the Hill” team.

Swiss Steak Supper, Sat., May 10, 4-6 p.m. at the Rome Methodist Hall. Adults-$9; children 12 and under, $4; preschool free. Proceeds to benefit the Rome UMC.

The Hollenback UMC ladies regret to inform you there will be no Election Day luncheon or Spring suppers at this time. There could be a possible Election Day lunch in the fall.

The WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch on Friday, May 16 at noon at Mark’s Valley View in Laceyville.

New Era United Methodist Church community dinner will be held on Wednesday, May 21 at 11:30 a.m. Wild game plus more. If bringing wild game, call 570-363-2496.

Election Day Chicken and Biscuit Dinner - Jenningsville Methodist Hall, May 20, 4 p.m. to ? Adults: $9; children, five-12, $5; under six, free. Chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes and gravy, pepper slaw, peas, cranberry sauce, pies, coffee, tea, iced tea, punch. Take-outs available.

Election Day Pancake Supper on May 20, 4:30 to 7 p.m. at New Era U.M. Church on Rienze Road, off Wyalusing-New Albany Rd. Adults, $8; under 12, $3; preschool, free. Benefit furnace fund.

The Wysox Sewing will hold their monthly dinner at noon, Tuesday, May 13 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Rt. 187N, Wysox. Swiss Steak 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. R18c

Entertainment

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: North American Migration Count, May 10, 7 a.m.

Public Election for reinstatement of Bradford County Common Law Grand Jury meeting on Saturday, May 24 at the West Burlington Township Building, 13028 Route 6, West Burlington at 1 p.m. There will be a 35 min. presentation and then a vote by showing of hands. All participants will then be invited to register for the Common Law Grand Jury.

The Garden Club of Montrose presents an opportunity for you to learn about orchids on Wednesday, May 14 at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Montrose. Peter O’Connell will present a program called “Orchids for Beginners.” Questions may be directed to President Ann Vitale at 570-278-3184.

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— 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.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will not meet in May. The fire hall is in use that day for voting. Please note the next meeting will be Tuesday, June 17 at 11:30 at the Wyalusing Fire Hall. Members are guests are invited. Mark your calendars.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 — meeting will be held on May 8 at 6 p.m. at the post home. Members are urged to attend as this will be election of officers and delegates to attend convention in July.

The Hill Country Artists will meet on May 20 at the Claverack Building, Rt. 706, East of Montrose at 7 p.m. Jan Henning will speak on Kicking up the Color. Public invited.

The Bradford County Builders Assoc. will meet on Tuesday, May 20 at 6 p.m. at the Northern Tier Career Center in North Towanda. Bring your questions and get free advice. RSVP by noon on May 20. For more information, call 570-250- 3779.

On Saturday, May 24th, the Private Silas Gore Camp 141, Bradford County’s Sons of Union Veterans representatives, will host a bus trip to Harrisburg. Featured during this excursion will be the morning’s visit to the Civil War Flag Museum where many area Civil War flags are on display. Following a pleasant lunch at “Simply Turkey,” on the banks of the Susquehanna, a relaxed afternoon sojourn to the National Civil War Museum will take place. Witness the only surviving Civil War ambulance! Stride the “Walk of Valor” and read soldiers’ names forever inscribed. During the journey home, the group will stop at Lewisburg’s Country Cupboard and feast upon the buffet. All of this is offered at the low cost of $100.00 per person. Enjoy the comradeship of like-minded individuals. For information and reservations, phone Camp Commander Kurt D. Lafy: (570) 637-5103. Make checks out to the Silas Gore Camp and send them to Steve Hall, 992 McNeal Road, Towanda, PA 18848. Please remember to include your name and phone number. Seating is restricted so get your reservation in early. Departure location in the Athens area. The Silas Gore Camp reserves the right to cancel the trip due to lack of interest. Profits will go toward the GAR tablet restoration project at the Riverside Cemetery in Towanda.

Penny Socials

Penny Social Saturday, May 16 at the LeRaysville Community Hall. Doors open 6 p.m. Door prizes, bake sale, food baskets, 50/50 drawing. Refreshments for sale and complimentary cookies and drink after social. Benefit LeRaysville Order of the Eastern Star No. 498.

Rabies Clinics

Rabies Clinic for Dogs and Cats on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to noon at the State Department of Agriculture Building, Route 92, Tunkhannock. $6 per shot (cash only). Sponsored by the Humane Society of Wyoming County. Pets must be leased or in an individual carrier. For more information, call 570-836-4745.

Reunions

The WVHS Class of 1974 will be holding their 40th year class reunion on July 12, 2014 and need the following addresses: Cynthia Bennett, Lloyd Sayman, Gary Savoy and Karen Saxon O. Hart. If you know any of these addresses, please call Karen Warner Smalser, 570-721- 0413.

The Mehoopany School reunion will be held at the Mehoopany Township Building on Saturday, June 7. Covered dish dinner at noon. Bring a dish to pass. Beverage and table service provided. At 1 p.m., will be a short business meeting followed by historic Mehoopany pictures. For more information, call Cliff at 570- 833-4641 or Allen at 836-5030.

Turkey Shoot

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

Vendors Wanted

Vendors wanted for Flea Market/ Bazaar and Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, June 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stevensville Community Hall. If interested, call 570-746-3536.

Yard Sales

Village Value Day, June 14. All-Over-Town Yard Sales, Wyalusing. Call Chamber to get on map, 570-746-4922. $3/free to Chamber members.

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