2014-08-28 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Annual Auction & Chicken BBQ: Saturday, Sept. 6 at Creek Junction Park, Forkston. Auction at noon; dinner, 4:30 p.m. $9 adult dinner; $6 child under 12. Take-out orders also available. Sponsored by the Community Center of Mehoopany. Please come out and support our local community park.Auction items will include gift certificates and new merchandise donated by many local businesses. Also good used items donated by area residents. Something for everyone.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Aug. 31, 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

LeRaysville’s First Annual Fall Drive-in Car Show, Sunday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Muscle, Hot Rods, For Sales, Ol’ School, Vintage, Antiques, Rats, Cruzers, Tractors, Bikes, Classics. Vendors, food, fun, music, prizes. 50/50 Raffle, Tshirts and more. Pre-registration: $8/$10 at gate (registration at 8 a.m.). Sponsored by Dept. 6, LeRaysville Pike Vol. Fire Dept., 570-746-3154.


Evergreen Christian Church is hosting a Kids’ Club on Sept. 8 from 6-7:30 p.m. School aged children who attend kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to attend. The kids will take part in a variety of songs, bible stories and games. For more information, contact club organizers at 570-363-2910 or 570-363-2555.

The final 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, Sept. 14. A salad buffet will be served in the Parish House following the ecumenical service.

Healing Journey Class for Men at Windham Summit Bible Church, Battle Creek Rd., Rome starting Sept. 15 at 6:15 p.m., sponsored by Family Life Network/ His Healing Light Ministries. Pre-registration required. Call 570-247-2739, ask for Brad.

Camptown Community Church Sunday School will begin on Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. for ages three to eighth grade. Everyone welcome.


Hunter Trapper Education Class. New two-day class. Register for class, then go to website: www.pgc.state.pa.us and take the online study. You must complete the online Today’s Hunter & Trapper in PA course before attending the class. Held at Tri-County Sportsman’s club, Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Light lunch. For more information, call Pat Beebe, 570-746-3869 or Carl Yurgatis, 869-1706. You must be at least 11 years old.

Fall Gardening Morning, sponsored by the Sullivan County Extension Office will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 9 a.m. until noon at the office in Dushore. For more information or to register, call Stacie at 855- 394-7534.


The Wysox Sewing will hold their monthly dinner at noon, Tuesday, Sept. 9 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Rt. 187N, Wysox. Hamloaf 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. Takeouts upon request—call ahead. Reservations are available, but not necessary. Please call 570-265-6119 and leave message for takeout orders or reservations. R34c

Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 11:30 a.m. at Bren’s Restaurant (formerly Bishop’s).

The Silvara Ladies Aid dinner of ham and scalloped potatoes will be held on Thursday, Sept. 4 at noon. Takeouts available starting at 1 p.m.


68th Annual LeRaysville- Pike Vol. Fire Co. Labor Day Celebration on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Games, food, music, fun both days. Large Chinese Auction, Softball Tournament. Sunday, Chicken Barbecue. Ross Park Zoomobile, 3 to 5 p.m. Fun run, 6 p.m. Dance with music by Sara from 6 to 10 p.m. at the LeRaysville Firemen’s Grounds. Monday - Firemen’s Parade, 10:30 a.m. Ham dinner following parade. R34c


Susquehanna Greenways is sponsoring a photography show for the month of August at the Blue Heron Gallery, 20 Main St., Wyalusing from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fifty fantastic photos from all the award-winning photos taken for several years.


A community Pumpkin Fest is being held Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in New Albany. The event will be free of charge to the public and will consist of pumpkin carving with pumpkins provided, hayrides, games and a light lunch. We hope everyone comes out to celebrate fall and have some fun. The event will be held in the parking lot at the New Albany Methodist Church, 220 Front Street. Any questions, call Tui at 570-924-3959.

For Your Information

Home Textile Tool Museum now open Saturdays through Aug. 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 August, go to www.hometextiletoolmuseum.o rg. Email: info@httm.org or call 570-247-7175.

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: Aug. 30, Field, Forest and Falls Trail Race, 8:30 a.m.; Aug. 30, Salt Springs Celebration, 11 a.m.

The Towanda Area Christian Outreach Food Pantry will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 for Labor Day. The pantry will reopen Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 10 a.m. TACO serves Wyalusing, Towanda and Northeast Bradford school districts and is normally open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until noon. Questions, call 570-265- 4422 during operating hours.

The United Way of Bradford County will hold its Kick-Off Celebration on Thursday, Sept. 18 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Wysox Fire Hall, 111 Lake Road, Wysox. RSVP by Sept. 15 to kerri.strauss@unitedwaybradfordcounty.org or 570-247-5569.

Gospel Jamboree

Gospel Jamboree at the Transue Community Church on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 3 p.m. All are welcome.

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.

Al-Anon at the Old Bridgewater Baptist Church, Rt. 706, Montrose, Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m.

DAV Chapter 37 will meet Wednesday, Sept. 10 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.

A joint meeting of the American Legion Post 534 will be held for legion, auxiliary and SAL members on Sunday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. at post home. Any questions and concerns may be addressed at this time.

Come join the M.O.M.S. group starting this fall. All MOMS welcome. Meetings are held at the Rome Presbyterian Church in Rome from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

The Hill Country Artists will meet on Sept. 4 at the Claverack Building, Rt. 706, East of Montrose at 7 p.m. Diane Stizza will give a presentation on “Reflections and Shadows” For information, call Rita Eddy at 570- 553-2500.

A meeting of the Susquehanna Beekeeping Association will be held on Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at Claverack in Montrose. For more information, contact James Wood, 570-934-1166.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 — meeting will be held on Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. at the post home. Reminder: your dues are now payable.

Stevensville Birthday Club will meet for lunch on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 11:30 a.m. at The Wyalusing Hotel. The baker is Joyce and there are no birthdays.

Parents of the Wyalusing Class of 2015 will be meeting on Sept. 3 at 6 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.


The annual Mowry Reunion usually held the second Saturday in August is cancelled. Family members are invited to attend the gathering of the sons of Rex Mowry on Sunday, Aug. 30 at noon at Lake Verex, South Auburn. It was first established

to honor the memory of Duane Mowry. Come prepared with a large dish to share and beverage. Members are urged to bring any old pictures to share and new information, re: births, deaths and marriages, in order to update the family history.

WVHS Class of 1984 will be holding their 30th class reunion on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Wyalusing American Legion starting at 6 p.m. Please check the Facebook page (WVHS Class of 1984) for further information. Reservations are due by Sept. 19. No formal invitations are being sent out. spread the word if you know of people who do not have Facebook.

Elk Lake’s Class of 1979 is holding their 35th reunion on Sept. 13 at Slumber Valley Campground, Meshoppen, 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. $10 per person will include BBQ chicken and place setting. Please bring a covered dish to pass and BYOB. Also bring your lawn chairs. To RSVP, contact Jane Fitch at 570- 836-2631 or at ajcr@epix.net.


Dean Allis Memorial Horseshoe Tournament on Sept. 13 and 14 at VFW Post 6824, Rome. Sign-up at noon. $20 per team. 100% payback. Hamburgers/ hot dogs. Bring your own partner. For more information, call Joe Johnston at 570- 744-1014 or Cathy Allis Cook at 607-205-7305.

Ole Dead-Eye Shoot on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Tri-County Sports Club in Silvara. Fiveman teams. Contact Dean Bennett at 570-869-1294 or Patrick Beebe, 570-746-3869 for more information. Get a team together and come on down for a full day of fun in archery, clay birds, flintlock, pistol and 22 rifle. Proceeds to benefit Youth Hunter Education Challenge.

Wyalusing Elementary Wrestling Club, Inc. will hold a reorganizational board meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. in Room 42 at the high school. All coaches are asked to attend and parents and public are welcome.


Good Saleable Items Wanted for the Annual Auction to be held on Sept. 6 at Creek Junction Park, Forkston. If you have any “good” items you would like to donate, please contact: Ron Furman, 570-833-4635; Cliff Furman, 570-833-4641 or Cindy Robinson, 570-833-4421. Please no stuffed furniture, no electronics, no tires, no clothing or exercise equipment. We reserve the right to refuse any items. No unauthorized drop-offs. Sponsored by the Community Center of Mehoopany. R32-4p/S33- 3p

Horizons Du Monde is looking for local families to host foreign students from France from Oct. 14 to 22. If you would like to have your family participate in this extremely rewarding experience, please call Suzanne Robinson at 570-721-0797 for more information.

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