2015-05-14 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Barbecues

Chicken Barbecue, Sunday, May 17, Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Ready at 11:30 a.m. Eat-in or take-out. $6 half; $8 dinner, includes potato salad, beans, roll. Pre-orders, call 570- 746-1772. Sponsored by Post 534.

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Benefits

Benefit for Jim and Pam Lantz Beebe at the LeRaysville Community Hall on May 16. Spaghetti dinner from noon to 3. Drawing starts at 4 p.m. Pam is battling breast cancer followed by infections. She is still in need of chemo. Husband Jim is in ill health also. Adults, $8; kids 5-12, $4; preschool, free. Basket raffles, bake sale, Chinese Auction, 50/50. Contact Eryn Weingartner, 570-250-1339; Ruth Weingartner, 570-744-2613; Kim Scheler, 570-363-2702; Janine Cooley, 570-744-2929 or Ruth Clearwater, 570-744-2690.

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Benefit for Eric Hoehme at Towanda Fire Hall, Elm St., from 3 to 7 p.m. on June 7 to help with medical and funeral costs. Spaghetti, $8 adult; $6, 12 and under. Chinese auction, 50/50 and silent auction. S19- 4p/R19-4p

Bingo

Super Bingo will be held on Saturday, May 16 at the St. Francis of Assisi Hall in Mildred. Early bird games begin at 11:15 a.m., regular games at 11:30. $1,000 jackpot. For Reservations, call 570-928-8276, 570- 928-8865 or 928-9010. Benefit: Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish.

Blood Drive

Blood Drives: May 21, Wyalusing Fire Company, Second St., Wyalusing, 1 to 6 p.m.; May 28, Jeld-Wen, Inc., 825 Shiner Rd., Towanda, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Breakfasts

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

Church

Monthly “Spectrum” meetings will be held at the Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship community room the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Park behind the church on Poplar Street and enter rear door. The meetings are for people of all gender identifications and their family and friends. For more information, call 570-744-2823.

New Era United Methodist Church will host a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, May 17 at 2 p.m. Must be on leash or in cage. All owners and animals welcome. Call 570-746-3337 and leave message or call 570-363- 2470 for more information.

Church Retreat at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish at the St. Mary of the Assumption worship site in Wyalusing on June 6 led by nationally-known Catholic speaker, Matthew Arnold. Open to all. 9 a.m., Mass; 9:30, registration and coffee; 10, first talk; break-lunch provided; 12:30, Rosary; 1 p.m., second talk.

The Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship invites you to join them this Sunday, May 17 at 3 p.m. when they will have a sharing program to explore high school experiences. Paul Shapiro will lead the service. It will be held in the fellowship sanctuary at 305 Second St., Towanda.

Ronnie Schoonover will provide the special music at the Standing Stone Community Vespers Church on Sunday, May 17 at 7 p.m.

Clam Bakes

Clam Bake, Saturday, June 6, 1 p.m. until ? at American Legion Post 534, Wyalusing. $30 includes 4 doz. clams per ticket. Food and limited beverage provided. Additional clams may be purchased if available at $3 doz. Limited to 100 tickets. Open to public.

Knights of Columbus Clam Bake, Saturday, June 13. 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. Ticket requests may also be sent to kofc12406@gmail.com. Everyone welcome. Proceeds benefit local charitable activities. Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

Classes

Let’s Go Fly A Kite - The Bradford Co. Library is sponsoring a kite making workshop on Saturday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to noon at the library. To register, please call the library at 570-297-2436 or email Rebecca at trouphodgdonr@bradfordco.org.

Time to Spring into training. Mountainhaus K-9 Training Spring Classes. Registration: May 16 at 10 a.m., Sugar Run. Cost: $120 (8 weeks). Limited number of students per class. Pre-registration price $100. Private lessons available. R19p

Dinners

The Hollenback United Methodist Church will hold a chicken and biscuit luncheon on May 19, Election Day, starting at 11:30 a.m. Price for adults is $9.

Pancake Supper, New Era United Methodist Church from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 19. Adults, $6; $3, under 12, $3; preschool, free.

Annual Old Home Day chicken and biscuit dinner Saturday, May 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at New Era UM Church on Rienze Road. Adults, $6; 12 and under, $3; preschool, free. Bazaar and bake sale. Call 570- 363-2496.

Swiss Steak Dinner, Sat., May 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Rome Methodist Hall. Donations: $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12 and preschoolers are free. Benefit Rome UMC.

For Your Information

Community Shred Event, May 15, 10 a.m. to noon at parking lot of Wyalusing Community Corp. building, 20 Main St., Wyalusing. $5 per box donation. Sponsored by the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce.

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: Virtual Bike Ride Across America, May 24, 8 p.m.; Bike the Border, May 25, 1:30 p.m.

Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission (NTRPDC) will be sponsoring a free training by Kimberly Bullivant, COSTARS Marketing Manager at the Pennsylvania Dept. of General Services. COSTARS is the Commonwealth of PA’s cooperative purchasing program that connects local government purchasing agencies with local suppliers. It will be held on May 15 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at NTRPDC, 312 Main St., Towanda. Please contact Laurie Lentz, 570-265-1538 or by email at lentz@northerntier.org. to register.

Home Textile Tool Museum open Saturdays through Aug. 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Orwell. Admission: $5; children, 12 and under are free. Details on Saturday events and weekday workshops , go to www.hometextiletoolmuseum.org. Email: info@httm.org or call 570-247- 7175.

Rebecca Warren, candidate for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will be holding a “Meet and Greet” at the Red Rose Diner in Towanda on Saturday, May 16 starting shortly after 1 p.m. until approximately 3:30 p.m.

There will be a scrap metal drive at the North Orwell Hall on Saturday, May 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also accepting electronics and batteries.

T.A.C.O. Food Pantry holiday closing. The Towanda Area Christian Outreach Food Pantry will be closed Monday, May 25 for the Memorial Day holiday. The pantry will reopen Wednesday, May 27 at 10 a.m. T.A.C.O. serves the Towanda, Northeast Bradford and Wyalusing school districts and is normally open Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon. For additional information, call 570-265-4422.

Health Care

Robert Glicini, M.D., staff surgeon at Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock will host a lecture on breast cancer, treatment and surgery options on Tuesday, June 2 at 6 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Public Library, 220 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Anyone interested is asked to RSVP by calling 570-552-7423.

Meeting Notices

AA Meeting—Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the basement of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, nonsmoking.

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).

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.

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.

Come join the M.O.M.S. group. 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.

Grief Support Group - will meet weekly on Thursdays from April 2 through June 25, using nationally-used Grief- Share materials. Meeting is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Braintrim Baptist Church, Laceyville. Enter at the North entrance at 283 Church St. All welcome. You may come for one meeting or all. For more information, call the church office, 570-869-1350 or Dick Camp, 570-869-1998.

The Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club will meet on Saturday, May 16, at 6

p.m., at the club building, 7837 Route 29, Dimock. Visitors and new members are welcome. Work sessions periodically throughout the month. For more information, see our website at http://emmrrc.wix.com/trains or call 570-278-3992.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 will meet on Sunday afternoon, May 17 at 2 p.m. at the post home. Note: Change of date due to Mother’s Day on May 10. Also, there will be no cleaning bee before as a dinner will be in progress.

The American Legion Post 534 will hold their monthly meeting on Sunday, May 17 at 1 p.m. Note change of day due to Mother’s Day, May 10.

Camptown Civic Club will meet at the home of Terry Comiskey at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19. Cathy Guffey of the Penn State Extension will present a program following the meeting. Judy Hopkins and Marilyn Young will provide refreshments.

Stevensville Birthday Club will meet on Tuesday, June 2 at the Wyalusing Hotel at 11:30. Birthday for June is Ruby Boyanowski. Baker is Ann Marie.

Open House

Wyoming County Historical Society 24th Annual Open House on Sunday, May 17, 1 to 4 p.m. Located at the corner of Bridge and Harrison Streets, Tunkhannock. Admission is free and families are encouraged to bring their children. For more information, call 570- 836-5303.

Penny Socials

Penny Social May 15 at the LeRaysville Community Hall. Doors open 6 p.m. Door prizes, bake sale, food baskets, 50/50 drawing. Refreshments for sale and complimentary cookies and drink after social. Benefit LeRaysville Order of the Eastern Star No. 498.

Reunions

Pig Roast and Class of 1985 30-Year Reunion on Aug. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Bring a dish to pass and any pictures you would like to share. For more information, contact Joe Zenewicz (412) 841-5237 or Melinda Dibble Manvell at 570- 250-5502.

Towanda High School Class of 1980 will be holding their 35 year reunion on July 25 at the Towanda Gun Club. Please pass this along to any classmates you are in contact with. More information will be published closer to the event. For more information, send email to ths80@towandapa.net or phone Gillian at 607-684-7064.

The Mehoopany School reunion will be held at the Mehoopany Township Building on Saturday, June 6. 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 some Mehoopany history. For more information, call Cliff at 570- 833-4641 or Allen at 836-5030.

The WVHS Class of 1975 are taking reservations for the reunion on Saturday, July 18 at 3 p.m. at Randy Wilcox’s property just South of New Albany. Forward your names (maiden names, too) and payment of $25 per couple or $15 single to Jacqueline Casselbury or Tamar Maryott, PO Box 242, Monroeton, PA 18832. Checks should be made out to Jackie or Tamar. An outdoor barbecue is planned (a huge garage will be provided for inclement weather). Meat, picnic supplies, music, non-alcoholic beverages, beer and facilities provided. Just bring dish to pass, lawn chair if you desire and BYOB. Contact Jackie (Swetter) Casselbury, Gerald (Tink)

Lee or Tamar (Stone) Maryott through social media or at the above PO Box with input or questions.

Sports

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Club meets at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Stoll Building, Wysox. For more information, call 570-746-1794.

On Saturday, May 23 the Wyoming County PA Pullers Assoc. will host a tractor pull at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds, Route 6, Meshoppen. Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League and Empire State Pullers, a sanctioned event, will begin at 4 p.m. Event highlights: 9,300 lb. super farm tractors, light super stock tractors, modified tractors and heavy super stock. Food and refreshments available. Adults, $15; Children 6-12, $10; Children 5 & under, free. Armband for infield, additional $5. Contact info., Elwood Sicker, 570-241-2776, elwood@sicklershomesupply.c om or Roger Teel, 570-240-7524, pttrucker1242@gmail.com. R16- 5p/S17-4p

Early Spring Clay Bird Shoot, benefit: Relay for Life at Tri-County Sportsman’s Club, May 24, noon to 4 p.m. For information, call (Pat) 570- 746-7144. Sponsored by Arrow United-Walking United Team.

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The New Albany Area Children’s Fund is hosting the Annual Charlie Wiles Fishing Derby on May 30, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for children four to 13 at Behrend-Wiles pond on the Overton Road. This is a free catch and release event and every registered child will receive goody bags, bait, refreshments and a prize.

Wyalusing Youth Football and Cheerleading Club will hold registration for the 2015 season on Friday, May 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the lobby of the Wyalusing Elementary School. If forms were mailed to you, please bring them completed, with a copy of birth certificate and a current picture. If you need forms, you can print them from our facebook page.

Tours

Visit the Oldest House, Main St., Laceyville. Free tours every Friday to Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Workshops

The next nonprofit training workshop in the Nonprofit training series will be held on Tuesday, May 19 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Keystone Theatre in Towanda. The topic is Strategic Planning. Interested in signing up, contact Kerri Strauss of United Way, 570-247- 5569 or email kerri.strauss@unitedwaybradfordcounty.org or Angela Klopf at CFTT at 570-888-4759 or cftt@stny.rr.com.

Tutor Training Workshop: begins Wednesday, May 20, 27 and June 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bradford County Library, sponsored by the Bradford-Wyoming Co. Literacy Program. For further information or to register, call 570- 297-3375 or email bwcliteracy@bradfordco.org.Volunteer and light up a life.

Yard Sales

Village Value Day in Wyalusing on June 20. All-Over-Town Yard Sales and Sidewalk Sales. Call chamber to get on map. Free. 570-746-4922.

Large yard sale, Saturday, May 30 from 8 a.m. – noon, on the Tuscarora Wayne Insurance grounds, Route 6, Wyalusing. All proceeds from the sale to benefit Wyalusing Relay for Life. Relay teams will be selling household items, clothing, toys, knickknacks, car stereo, eagle (bird) collection and much, much more.

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