2014-07-24 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


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


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.


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.

Camptown Community Church Vacation Bible School will be held on Aug. 4 to 8, 6 to 8:30 p.m. for ages three to grade six. Extra helpers and donations always appreciated.


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.

The Towanda Musical Society will present “Night of Music” with Sarah Polinski and Hanako Henty on Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church in Towanda.

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.


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.

Food Available

Kitchen open Friday nights to the public from 6 to 9 p.m. No smoking from 6 to 9 p.m. Kids allowed. No one under 18 after 9 p.m. Guests must be signed in after 9:30 p.m. VFW Post 6824, Haigh’s Pond, Rome.

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. 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.

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.

Making Stone Tools: Demonstration on Saturday, Aug. 9, noon to 4 p.m. at Wyalusing Valley Museum. See traditional techniques to shape stone arrowheads, knives and hammers by Dan Rhodes, Education Coordinator for Bradford Co. Conservation District. Visit exhibits of ancient stone tools in the museum. For more information, call 570-746-3979 or www.wyalusingmuseum.com.

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, nonsmoking.

DAV Chapter 37 will meet Wednesday, Aug. 13 at Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 at 2:30 p.m. All veterans, 10 percent or more disability welcome. Election of officers will be held at this meeting.

Installation of officers of American Legion Post 534, Unit 534 and Sons of American Legion Squadron 534 will be held on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. at the pavilion on the Legion grounds. All officers are urged to attend. Short legion and auxiliary meetings will follow. Refreshments after.


The Tunkhannock Lions Club will be having a picnic on Saturday, July 26 from noon until 4 p.m. at the home of Richard Macialek, located on North Eaton Road, Eaton Township (across river from Tunkhannock). Anyone interested in joining or learning more about the Lions Club are cordially invited. For more information, please call Steve Patton at 570-333-4074 or Butch and Josie Sands, 570-836-1205.

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


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.

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.

35th Annual Woodruff Reunion - will be held on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. at Keith and Rita VanDeMark’s on Golden Hill, Laceyville. Call 570-869-1897 for directions. Bring dish to pass. Meat, drinks and tableware provided. Bring item for auction.

Stevens/Neiley Reunion-The descendants of the late Tom Stevens of Macedonia, the late Charles and Minnie Stevens of Standing Stone, the late Jerome and Jennie Stevens Neiley of Durell, and the late Oscar and Georgia Stevens of Sheshequin will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 26 at the Jim and Danielle Pardoe residence at 2035 River Road in Standing Stone. Bring a dish to pass and own table service. Meat and drink will be provided. All family members are encouraged to attend.

Lamb Reunion. The descendants and relatives of William and Bertha Barnes Lamb, who were originally from Armenia Mountain will hold their reunion at Lamb’s Lookout on Armenia Mountain on Sunday, Aug. 3 at noon. Bring dish to pass, pictures and articles from times past to share. All friends and relatives welcome.

The 98th Annual Brotzman Reunion will be held on Aug. 9 at the South Auburn Grange Hall. Doors open at 11 a.m. and a carry-in lunch will start about 12:15. A short business meeting will follow and White Elephant sale will be held. Bring an item along with your favorite potluck dish. For more information, call Rebecca Keefer at 717-413-4672.


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.


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.

RTL Baseball Fall Ball open to any child that played in the RTL in 2014, league age is for the 2015 season, 9 to 12 years old. If interested, please contact Jason VanDeMark, 570- 869-2595 before Aug. 4.

Lady Lightning, a local area based ASA girls’ travel softball team has openings on two U16 teams for the 2015 season. Tryouts will be held on Aug. 3 and 6, 6 to 7:30 p.m. for Vargason Team and Aug. 8, 9 and 10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for Epler team. All tryouts will be held at the Wysox softball field, located behind Wysox Fire Hall. Questions, contact Rick Vargason, 570-250-0574 or Scott Epler, 570- 721-1168.

Herrickville Water Run/Walk 5K on Aug. 2 at at the Herrickville Wesleyan Church. The Run/Walk begins at 9:30 a.m. with registration from 8:30 to 9:15. The Kids’ Fun Run will follow the 5K. For more information, call 570-265- 3085 or check us out on Facebook at Herrickville Water Run. All proceeds benefit the Clean Water Project through Samaritan’s Purse.

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, 570-869-1725; Pat, 570- 869-1588 or Linda, 570-533-1307.


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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