2014-06-12 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Chicken Barbecue Saturday, June 14 at the Towanda Gun Club. Halves, $6; dinners, $9. Chicken ready at 11 a.m. R23c

New Albany VFW Post #384 will hold its Annual Turtle Race and Chicken Barbecue on Sunday, July 6. Chicken barbecue at noon, turtle registration starts at 11 a.m. for kids 12 and under, race at 1 p.m.


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.


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.

The Moxie Community Church located at 315 Benjamin Road in Wyalusing will hold Vacation Bible School June 25 to 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. Special VBS Sunday Service, June 29 at 10:30 a.m. Ice cream social right after church. Join the Stampede. For more information, Kim Mosher, 570-746-1161 or Sara MacWhinnie, 570-746-3574.

The Wyalusing Presbyterian Church will be celebrating Heritage Sunday on June 22. All are welcome for a walk down memory lane, history display and coffee hour following service. Public welcome.

Join us for Vacation Bible School at Calvary Chapel, Rt. 6, Wyalusing as we camp on the Amazing Word of God, June 25, 26, and 27, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday night is Family Night with dinner provided. Pre-registration ap-proved. Call Stacy, 570- 746-1687 or Mary Ann, 570-746- 1399.


The PSU Master Gardeners offer practical advice and dressup tips for your garden at the class for the public at 6:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 17 at the Y Community Garden. Bring a lawn chair to the garden on South 4th St. and College Avenue, Towanda. For information and directions call the Cooperative Extension, 570-265-2896 during

business hours, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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 WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch at noon on Friday, June 20 at Mark’s Valley View, Laceyville.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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