2014-07-17 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Barbecues

Chicken Barbecue, sponsored by Wyalusing Masonic Lodge #618 at Pen-Mart in Wyalusing on Saturday, July 26, 10 until ??? Halves only.

Benefits

Softball Tournament and Benefit at Rush Athletic Field in Lawton on July 19. This benefit will assist 13-year-old Andryannah DeLong of Lawton in recovering from a UTV accident. Softball, basket raffles, bake sale and more. Donations will be accepted for raffle items, baked goods and monetary donations as well. Enter your softball team for $75. Contact Norma Lewis at 570-396- 6901 for more information or to help.

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, July 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.

Car Shows

Bedrock Cruise-In Car Show, Sunday, July 27, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Windham Twp. Fire Company, Rt. 282 South of Nichols at the state line and North on Rt. 187 at state line. Serving BBQ Chicken and great food all day. Registration, $5. Contact Doug Soden, 570-247-2512.

Card Showers

The children of Richard and Betty Jean White request a card shower in celebration of their parents’ 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on July 24, 1954 in the Meshoppen Methodist Church. Cards may be sent to the couple at 745 Retta Rd., Montrose, PA 18801.

Church

Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church, Rt. 6 Black Walnut, will hold its annual Vacation Bible School Monday, July 21 to Friday, July 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Children ages 3 to entering 6th grade are invited to attend. Questions? Email seumc@yahoo.com.

Go to the beach, to the mountains and everywhere in between at Vacation Bible School at the Stevensville Presbyterian Church, July 28 to Aug. 1, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Dinners

The WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch on Friday, July 18 at noon at Mark’s Valley View in Laceyville.

Entertainment

Calling All Kids. Plan on coming to the Troy Fair on Saturday, July 26 and stop by the large tent in the lower meadow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Kids’ Day. Two bicycles will be given away and helmets donated by Talisman Energy USA Inc. A tea party will be held at 2 p.m. with the 2014 Troy Fair queen. For more information, visit www.troyfair.com.

Rome Fire Company’s Annual Roman Holidays will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9 at the Rome Fire Hall, Main St. (Rt. 187), Rome. Midway opens at 10 a.m. Entertainment by Gary and the Bandits, 2 to 6 p.m., Andy Boardman, 7 to 9 p.m. Large parade, 6:30 p.m. Chicken barbecue, cow pie bingo, games, food, raffles, Chinese auction and more.

Arts in the Garden presented by Endless Mountains Council of the Arts and Creekside Gardens. Juried Artists, Demonstrations, Food and Music. Saturday, July 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 27, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Held at Creekside Gardens, located 2 miles south of Tunkhannock on Rt. 29. Contact info: Endless Mountains Council of the Arts, 570-836- 3622 or Gail Long, 570-833-5058.

Festivals

Taste Full Event - The Annual Wine and Food tasting event will be held at Forksville Fairgrounds on Satuarday, July 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy wine, beer and food tasting. Vendors, Top Shelf band on outdoor stage. Advance tickets, $15; gate, $25. Designated Driver, $5. Call 570-482-4088.

For Your Information

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.

Mt. Pisgah Happenings: July 25, Astronomy Night at the Lakeside Pavilion. Pre-register with Park Office at 570-297-2734 or email mtpisgahsp@pa.gov. by July 23. July 27, Images of Southwestern Bradford County at Nature Center at 7 p.m. Canoe Tour of Stephen Foster Lake, July 30 at 7 p.m. Register at 570-297-2734 by July 25. Angler Fishing Skills Clinic on July 31, 9 a.m. until noon at Stephen Foster Lake. Pre-registration by July 28 is mandatory and limited to 30 children. Call the park officer at 570-297-2734.

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: July 20, Boulder Hike, 1 p.m.

The 20th Annual Bradford County Youth Field Day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mt. Pisgah State Park. Registration is now open. Call the park office at 570-297-2734 or email mtpisgahsp@ pa.gov to register child from five to 18.

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.

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.

Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club will meet Saturday,

July 19 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.

Twin Tier Antique Tractor Club meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. It will be held at the show grounds, Rt. 187, Rome on July 17. For more information, call Robert Ely, 570-746-1794.

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, July 22.

Pig Roasts

Pig Roast on Saturday, July 26 from 1 to 5 p.m. at American Legion Post 534, Wyalusing. All you can eat and beverage provided, $15 per person. (Only 150 tickets available.) Tickets can be picked up at Legion or call 570-746-1772. Open to public. R27- 3c/S28-2c

Reunions

The Fassett Reunion is being held at the Creek Junction Park in Forkston on July 27 at 12:30 p.m. Bring a dish to pass, table service, beverage, tablecloth and a silent auction item, wrapped, to auction off. Please bring any history in writing of any marriage, birth or death announcements to update Fassett family records.

The Benninger Reunion will be held at Pine Cradle Lake, near Rome, July 26, from 1 to 5 p.m. Bring dish to pass, own table service, gift for auction. Please try to attend, as it will be disbanded if there is not enough interest this year. Check out the lake at www.pclake.com.

Stoddard Reunion - will be held on Sunday, July 20 at the Wyalusing American Legion at noon, eat at 1 p.m. Bring a dish to pass, table service, beverage and wrapped item for auction.

WVHS Class of 1969 will hold their 45-year reunion on Aug. 23, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Towanda Gun Club. Please contact Eugene Ryan at 570-869- 1903 with questions or for further information.

The Chapman Reunion will be held on Sunday, Aug. 3 at Round Top Park, pavilion #5, Athens Township at noon. Please bring a dish to pass,

table service, beverage and item for Chinese auction. Meat will be provided.

WVHS Class of 1979 will be held on Aug. 9 at the Wyalusing American Legion starting at 4 p.m. Any class members that have not received an invitation and would like to attend, need to call Theresa Cogswell at 570- 721-1396. Final planning meeting is set for 6:30 p.m., July 24 at the Wyalusing Hotel.

Brown Reunion: Descendants of Earl and Ruth Brown and Dan and Ella Brown will be held Sunday, July 27 at Haigh’s Pond near Potterville at noon. Dinner at 1 p.m. Bring own table service, beverage and a dish to pass. Any questions, call Cindy at 570-265-6638 or Dawn at 570-744-2242.

The Potter Reunion - will be held on Aug. 17 at noon at the home of Donald and Sharon Pickett in Sugar Run.

Shows

Local Quilt Show: Call for entries, no fee, need not be a member to enter your quilt(s) in the Endless Mountains Quilt Guild show to be held Sept. 27 and 28 at Lynch-Bustin Elementary School in Athens. Deadline to register entries: Aug. 1. For more information: www.emqg.org or call 607-426- 5883.

Sixth Annual Antique Truck Show, July 20, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wayne County Fairgrounds, Rt. 191, Honesdale. Admission: Donation. Music, food, slow races, flea market, ice cream. No alcoholic beverages on grounds. Trucks, tractors, old equipment, cars, automotiverelated vendors welcomed. Contact: Butch Grodack, 570-937- 4162 or Sue Palmer, 570-352-6503.

Sports

Burr Hill Pulling Assoc., Rails Road, Meshoppen. Garden tractor pull, Aug. 8, Sept. 12, Oct. 10. Weigh-in 5 p.m., pull starts at 6. Antique Tractor Pull, Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11. Weigh-in, 9 a.m., pull starts at 10. Free Admission. For more information, Jordan Ferris, 570-933-1244 or Donnie Williams, Jr., 570-241-3067.

Vendors Wanted

The Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church will hold a Craft Fair on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church. Vendors are needed. Call for more information, Gladys, 570-869-1724; Pat, 570- 869-1588 or Linda, 570-533-1307.

Wanted

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.

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