2014-06-05 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Eric’s Ride on June 14. 10 a.m., registration, 11 a.m., ride. 80 mile trip. Proceeds go to Eric Latini Scholarship Fund. Ernie’s Restaurant, 570-746- 1897.

The benefit for cancer victim Edsell Salsman has been changed from Wyalusing Ball Park Pavilion to the Black Walnut American Legion Bingo Hall on June 28 from noon to ? BBQ chicken dinners, auction, Chinese auction, music. Admission $5. Auction items and baskets appreciated. Call 570-869- 1339, 570-869-2454 or 570-981- 9015.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, June 29, 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.

Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast and Touch-A-Truck event on Sunday, June 8 at the Bradford County Airport in Towanda. Breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon. Big Brothers/Big Sisters will be there with a Touch-a-Truck event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. where kids of all ages have a chance to see and touch trucks, big and small. Call 570-265-4900 for additional information. R21- 2c/S22c


The Second Sunday Vesper Service will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, Montrose at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 8. Special guests, Kyra and Chris Ricci. A simple meal will be served in the Parish House following the ecumenical service.

Sing to the Lord, Sunday, June 8, 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Rt. 6 west of Tunkhannock. Everyone welcome. Questions, call Diane at 570-836-5423.

Weird Animals Vacation Bible School hosted at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church will be held from July 7 to 11, from 6 to 8:15 p.m. Kids from three years old to sixth grade, as well as high school and adult volunteers and special class for adults to attend. For more information, call 570- 746-5088 or visit www.wyalusingpc.org.

Clam Bakes

Knights of Columbus Clam Bake, Saturday, June 14. Donation of $25 per ticket includes 6 doz. clams, steak or sausage sandwich, beer and soda. Served from 2 to 6 p.m. at St. Francis Pavilion, Mildred. Limited tickets available at Dushore Agway or Bill’s Hardware in Dushore or call Paul, 579-928-8911 or Ron, 746-9498. Everyone welcome. Proceeds benefit local charitable activities. Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.


The worship committee of the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church is hosting a “Senior Luncheon” on June 10 at noon in the social hall of the church. The menu will be salads and meatballs and desserts. The entertainment will be the Dolly Sisters. If you are able to, bring a can of fruit to be given to the food pantry located in the Who Knew store in Wyalusing. If you can’t, come anyway. Please call Theresa at 570-869- 1153 or Bonnie at 570-869-1938 to make a reservation.

The Silvara Ladies dinner will be Thursday, June 5 at noon. Roast beef dinner. Takeouts available at 12:30 p.m. R21- 2c/S22c

Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, June 11 at 11:30 at the the Railhouse Restaurant in Waverly, NY.

New Era United Methodist Church community dinner will be held on Wednesday, June 18 at 11:30 a.m. Meatloaf dinner.

Rienze Road off Wyalusing- New Albany Road.

The Wysox Sewing Society will hold their monthly dinner at noon, Tuesday, June 10 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Rt. 187N, Wysox. Pork with stuffing 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 take-out orders or reservations. R22c


Afternoon Tea: Come support Sydney Saxe’s senior project and get an afternoon of entertainment and tea at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Dushore on Sunday, June 8 at 2 p.m. Donations will be collected after the performance and all proceeds will benefit the local organization, Seeds of Hope. R22p


The Butternut Gallery and Second Story Books is pleased to present the exhibit Max Henri and Rich Nolan—Paintings and Wooden Creations, opening June 14. Everyone is welcome to the opening reception on June 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibit will continue through July 6 during normal hours, Wednesday through Saturday, 11 to 5. The gallery is located at 204 Church Street, Montrose.


Annual Strawberry Festival and Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, June 14, 10 a.m. to ? Vendors, silent auction, white elephant table. Chicken dinners or halves including strawberry shortcake. Dinners: Adults, $9; 5 to 8 years, $5; preschoolers are free. Halves available for $5. Springville UM Church, off Rt. 29, between Tunkhannock and Montrose.

Strawberry Festival - June 19, 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Wysox ambulance garage, Rt. 187, South, Wysox. Take-outs will be available along with macaroni salad, sloppy joes, hot dogs and chili dogs, strawberry shortcake, strawberry sundaes, coffee, tea and soda.

Flea Markets

Flea Market and Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, June 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stevensville Community Hall. Chicken will be available at 11:30 a.m. For information, call 570-746-3536.

For Your Information

Endless Mountains Amateur Radio Club will hold their annual field day at the Emergency Services Building, 3880 SR 6 East, Tunkhannock on June 28 from 2 to 5 p.m. and June 29, 9 a.m. until noon. Learn about radio communications and become a ham yourself. For further information, call Joe, 570-209-0070 or email joee2047@myway.com.

Wyalusing Sixth Graders’ Graduation Party will be held at the Wyalusing Borough Park immediately following graduation ceremony until 4 p.m. Games, music, food and fun. Look for memo coming home with kids this weekend. For more details, call Lisa Vaskas at 607-743-9179.

Home Textile Tool Museum now open Saturdays through August 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Orwell. Admission: $5; children, 12 and under are free. Details on Saturday events and workshops in July and August, go to www.hometextiletoolmuseum.org. Email: info@httm.org or call 570-247- 7175.

The Area Agency on Aging will be bringing farmers’ market food vouchers to the Wyalusing Senior Center on Monday, June 16 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: June 13, Full Moon Hike, 8:30 p.m.; June 21, Summer Solstice Celebration, 4 p.m.; July 3, All-American Music, 7 p.m.

Princess Party at Bradford County Library on Saturday, June 7 at 2 p.m. Come dressed for this regal occasion in your royal best. Stories, games, snacks. Special guest of honor will be Cinderella. Program is free and open to public. To reserve your place, call 570-297- 2436.

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.

Rushville Cemetery Association will hold their annual meeting on Sunday, June 8 at 2 p.m. at the Rushville Church.

The Hill Country Artists will meet on June 5 at the Claverack Building, Rt. 706, East of Montrose at 7 p.m. Photographer Mark Beach will be guest speaker. Public invited.

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association preparing for the fair on June 13 at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Building in Montrose. Discussion on honey, wax, comb, display prep and judging techniques for the upcoming Harford Fair. Contact info: Jim Perkins, 570-967- 8634.

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, June 10.

The members’ meeting for the Oldest House Historical Society will meet this Thursday, June 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the house. All members are welcome.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet Tuesday, June 17 at 11:30 a.m. at the Wyalusing Fire Hall. Bring dish to pass and table setting. Kerry Conner will be guest speaker and talk about his two week trip to South Africa. Members and guests come out and enjoy a meal and special progam.

Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club will meet Saturday, June 14 at 6 p.m. at the club building, 7837 Route 29, Dimock. Work sessions are typically held every Saturday. Visitors and new members are always welcome. For more information, see the website at http://emmrrc.wix.com/trains or call 570-278-3992.

Open House

Open House for Robert Kisner, Sr. of Ulster, who will be celebrating his 90th birthday in June. It will be hosted by his family at the American Legion on Main St. in Towanda on June 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. Family and friends please come and join in the birthday celebration for Bob. Any questions, call 570- 596-4407.

Pitch Tournaments

Pitch Players: Get your teams together. Judy Johnson is holding a pitch tournament on Sunday, June 29 in the Elks Lodge banquet room in Towanda. Sign-up time is 12:30, playing time is 1 p.m. There will be refreshments there and food for you to purchase.


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.


The WVHS Wrestling Booster Club will meet on June 16 at 6 p.m. in Coach Haley’s room at the high school.

RTL All-Star tryouts: Junior Baseball, June 5 at Laceyville Park at 6 p.m.; 9-10 Baseball, June 7 at 10 a.m. at Borough Park; 11-12 Baseball, June 8, 1 p.m. on Borough Park; 9-10 Softball, June 8 at 6 p.m. on Borough Park. Please make sure if you have not turned in all paperwork, you bring it with you to the tryout.

Burlington Motor Park Father’s Day weekend show from June 13 to 15, eight miles west of Towanda, 11 miles east of Troy along Rt. 6, Burlington. Hot stock tractors, garden tractors, trucks. More information on burlingtonmotorpark.com.


The Tioga Point Museum is hosting a fundraising tour showcasing 10 private, local gardens on Sunday, June 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year’s tour highlights the diversity of these exceptional gardens, which vary in size, style and personality. A reception with refreshments will be available on the grounds of the museum following the completion of the self-guided tour. Music will be provided by harpist, Theodore Davenport. These exceptional gardens are available for public viewing on this date only. Tickets are $20 (non-refundable) and are available at the Tioga Point Museum, 724 S. Main St., Athens, PA 18810, also by contacting us at: 570-888-7225 or tpointmuseum@ stny.rr.com.

Trap Shoot

The Tri-County Sportsmen’s Club on Board Rd., north of Silvara is sponsoring a Trap Shoot on Sunday, June 8 from noon to 3 p.m. to benefit the Beaver Meadows Ladies Aid. Refreshments provided by the Beaver Meadows LAS. Pork barbecue, hot dogs, cookies, soda. 50/50 Drawing.


Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department is looking for donations of glassware for the dime pitch tent for this year’s carnival. Donations can be left outside the fire hall. Pick-up is available to the elderly and/or disabled by calling 570-721-1265. Your donations are greatly appreciated.

Towanda Elks Lodge is now accepting items for their rummage sale on June 14. All donations can be dropped after 4 p.m. and put in the barbecue pit area. No clothes please.

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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