2015-10-29 / Coming Events

Coming Events

New Albany will be having Trick or Treating on Oct. 31 from 4 to 6 p.m. The New Albany Children’s Fund will be judging costumes at 5:30 p.m. at the New Albany Park. They will also provide cookies and punch.

Trick-or-treat in Jenningsville will be held on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Turn your porch light on.

Laceyville Business Association will hold a Halloween parade on Oct. 31 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Goodwill Fire Hall. There will be prizes to the top three costumes in age groups (0-4, 5-8 and 9-12) and everyone will receive participant prizes. Trick-or-treat after from 6 to 8 p.m.

The Meshoppen Holiday Fund will sponsor a Halloween Parade on Friday, Oct. 30 at the Meshoppen Ball Park. Registration starts at 6 p.m. with parade at 7. Three age groups (0-4, 5-9, 10 and up). Funniest, scariest, most original and best overall. Prizes for floats and groups. Pumpkin carving and decorating judging and scarecrow judging. Both in 3 age groups. Fun, prizes and refreshments. Trick-or-treat preceding parade at 4 p.m.

Free - Family Harvest Party, Sunday, Nov. 1, 5 to 6 p.m. Hosted by Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Games, treats and light refreshments. Public and costumes welcome. For more information, please call the church office 570-746-3333.

There will be a Halloween Party at the South Auburn Grange on Oct. 30 starting at 6 p.m. Bring your treats for all those tricksters and enjoy.

Trick or Treat will be held in Herrickville on Sunday, Nov. 1 from 2 to 4 p.m.

BARBECUES

Chicken Barbecue, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company on Nov. 15. Ready around ?????

BASKET RAFFLES

Stevensville’s Basket Raffle is set for Nov. 11 through Nov. 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Anyone creating baskets should bring them to the hall on Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or call Harriett, 570-746-3523 or Allyson, 570-746- 1996 for different times. The drawing begins promptly on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. R43- 2c/S44-2c

BENEFITS

A benefit will be held on Nov. 7 at the Black Walnut American Legion Post 510 for Wyalusing area resident, Linda Simko, who continues to battle breast cancer. Food, a bake sale, raffles, Chinese auction, 50/50 and music are all on the event venue that begins at 1 p.m. The Chinese auction drawing will be held at 5 p.m. Benefit contacts: Jenn Larson, 570-485- 4849; Amy Hepp, 570-746-3196; Laura Simko, 570-721-0086 or Lori Vanderpool, 570-485-8020. R41-4p/S42-3p

BLOOD DRIVE

Blood Drives: Nov. 2, American Legion Post 42, 912 Main St., Towanda, 1 to 5:30 p.m.; Nov. 3, Ulster Sheshequin Fire Assoc., 85 Rescue St., Ulster, 1 to 6 p.m.

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Nov. 29, 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. S1tfc/R1tfc

BUS TRIPS

The Tunkhannock United Methodist Church is sponsoring a trip to Sight and Sound to see “Miracle of Christmas” on Nov. 11. Martz bus, show, ticket and dinner for $130. For details and reservations, contact Harry Sharpe at 570-836-4900. R40- 4p/S41-3p

CARD SHOWERS

A surprise birthday card shower for Robert and Jodi Bosler. They both will be 97. Mr. Bosler was born on Nov. 3, and Jodi was born on Nov. 11. Their address is 3187 Orwell Hill Road, Rome, PA 18837.

CHRISTMAS EVENTS

Holiday Vendor Nov. 14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Parish House, Main Street, LeRaysville. Handcrafted items, baked goods, Scentsy, Tupperware, Massage, Thirty One, Tastefully Simple and more. Lunch available. R43-3p/S44- 2p

CHURCH

Men’s Bible study and Breakfast, 8 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, New Era UM Church. For more information, call 570- 928-1012.

Women’s Bible study and breakfast will be held on Nov. 14 at 9 a.m. All welcome. 570- 363-2496.

Susquehanna Singers Concert, “Our Father” at the First Presbyterian Church of Towanda on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary and at the Monroeton United Methodist Church on Sunday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. Public invited.

The Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship on Sunday, Nov. 1 will hold a service called “Faith at the Crossroads,” by Rev. Darcey Laine. It will be held in the fellowship sanctuary at 305 Second St., Towanda. For more information, call Jean Spencer, 570-744- 2823 or go to www.towandauniversalistunitarianfellowship. o rg.

Life Topics meeting at the Dille Parish UCC Parish House, LeRaysville on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 7 to 8 p.m. “Does God Play Favorites?” Hear two couples, one that lost a home in a sudden forest fire and the other that didn’t—grapple with understanding God.

CRAFT BAZAARS

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Annual Christmas Bazaar, at church hall on Sunday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All types of crafts, chicken and biscuit lunch, basket raffle, turkey raffle, bake sale. Something for everyone. Tables are available for vendors, call Dennis at 570-746-9192 if interested.

R40-4c/S41-3c Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Bazaar on Sunday, Nov. 8 from noon until 5 p.m. at St. Francis Hall, Mildred. R43- 2c/S44c

The Elk Lake Craft Bazaar will take place on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Elk Lake Elementary Center. No admission fee.

DINNERS

Free soup supper at Hollenback United Methodist Church on Nov. 11 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Ham and Bean Dinner at the Goodwill Fire Company in Laceyville on Oct. 29 from 6 p.m. to ?. Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, All you can eat on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Adults, $7; ages six to 12, $4; under six, free. Sponsored by Legion Post 534. Proceeds benefit building fund.

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The Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department is hosting an Appreciation Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 14 at the fire hall. This annual dinner is held in honor of everyone who took part in helping with this year’s firemen’s celebration. Happy hour: 6 – 7 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. A summary of the celebration will be given along with an awards ceremony and presentations will take place after dinner. Reservations are required. Please call Janet Otis at 570-746-4904 or 570-721-0252

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Senior Night Out at the Warren Center Senior Center on Oct. 30 at 5 p.m. The cost is $8 per person and the entertainment will be the Northeast Jazz Band. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 570-395-3108. Pork (with or without) Sauerkraut Dinner on Oct. 30 at St. Basil’s Hall, 4 until 7 p.m. Pork, gravy, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, applesauce and homemade dessert. Adults, $8; children, six to 12, $4; children, five and under, free. Benefit Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Fuel Fund. Russell Hill U.M. Church, Rt. 6W, Tunkhannock will hold their annual Ham Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 7, serving from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Take-outs 3:30 to 4:30. All-you-can-eat ham, mashed potatoes, cole slaw, green beans, corn, cran relish, rolls and homemade pies. Adults, $10, 6-12, $5. Church is handicap accessible.

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The Hollenback United Methodist Church will be holding a chicken and biscuit Election Day lunch on Nov. 3, starting at 11:30 a.m. $8 or a donation. R42-2c/S43-2c Election Day Chicken and biscuits dinner on Nov. 3, 4 p.m. until? Adults, $9; children, 6 to 12, $4.50; under 5, free. Jenningsville United Methodist Church Hall. Menu: Chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, gravy, squash, applesauce, coleslaw, homemade pies, coffee, tea, punch. S43- 2c/R43c Silvara Ladies Aid Annual Harvest Supper, Thursday, Nov. 5, 5 p.m. Roast beef dinner with mashed potatoes, gravy, Harvard beets, squash, breads, all usual sides and homemade pies. Bake sale table. Family-style. Adults, $9; K-6 grade, $4.50; preschool, free. 58 Creek Road, Laceyville on Rt.367 at Silvara, next to Methodist Church. S43-2c/R43-2c New Era U.M. Church Community dinner - Wednesday, Nov. 11, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Scalloped potatoes and ham, plus more. Public welcome. Free will offering. Speaker from the Red Hat Society. For more information, call 570-746-3337 and leave message. Pancake Supper, New Era United Methodist Church from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3. Pancakes, sausage, hash browns and more. Adults, $6; under 12, $3; preschool, free. Call 570-746-3337 for information. Leave a message. R43c/S44c Election Day Luncheon at Fairdale Community UM Churc on Nov. 3. Doors open at noon. R43p/S44p Harvest Dinner. Turkey, real mashed potatoes, homemade rolls, pies and lots more on Saturday, Nov. 21, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. New Era United Methodist Church on Wyalusing New Albany Road. Adults, $6; under 12, $3; preschool, free. Bazaar and bake sale. R43- 4c/S44-3c

Annual Harvest Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 7 at Spring Hill Community Hall, 4:30 p.m. until food is gone. Homemade roast turkey with dressing, mashed potatoes, squash, Harvard beets, coleslaw, dinner roll and assorted desserts. Adults, $8; children, 5 to 12, $4; preschool, free. Ham dinner with homemade pies at St. John’s Chapel, Wilmot, Thursday, Nov. 5, 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. Adults, $9; children, ages four to 12, $4; preschool, free. Take-outs available. Call 570-928-7916.

ENTERTAINMENT

LeRaysville Show practices through Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at the community hall. Show dates are Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. Please note there will be a Sunday matinee on Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. If you would like to join the chorus or do a special act, come to practice on Sept. 17. For more information, call 570-744-2636 or 570-247-7381.

Wyoming County Chorale presents their fall concert, Saturday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Tunkhannock Middle School, Franklin Ave., Tunkhannock. Admission is $10 for adults, 12 and under, free. Light refreshments available in lobby. S43- 2c/R43-2c

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

Endless Mountains Barbershop Chorus weekly practice will be held on Thursday night, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Seven Loaves Soup Kitchen, 51 Warren St., Tunkhannock. Men, come join us. No cost. For more information, call Tony Baroni, 570-465-2712.

The Towanda Area Christian Outreach (TACO) can accept deer meat from area hunters if it is commercially prepared, wrapped, labeled and frozen. The pantry also gladly accepts donations of produce and fruits. Questions? Call 570-265-4422 during operating hours of Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until noon. TACO serves the Wyalusing, Towanda and Northeast Bradford school districts and is located on Golden Mile Road, Wysox.

HEALTH CARE

Healthy Steps in Motion at Warren Center Senior Center, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:45 a.m. Healthy Steps in Motion is the exercise portion of a two-part comprehensive fall prevention program and is endorsed by Silver and Fit. One-hour sessions are taught by certified instructors. Call 570-395-3108 for more information.

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).

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.

MoMs—(Mothers of Minions) 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.

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— Faith-based 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, non-smoking.

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. and Thursdays at noon.

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 Thursdays from Sept. 10 to Dec. 10, except Nov. 26, from 7- 8:30 p.m. Meetings will be held at the Braintrim Baptist Church, 283 Church St., Laceyville. Enter at the handicapped entrance on Church St. The group will be using the nationally known GriefShare program designed for those who have lost a loved one to death. People may attend any one or all gatherings. All are welcome. For more information contact the church office at 570- 869-1350 or Dick Camp at 570-869- 1998.

Hunts for Healing meets the last Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Ringneck Ridge, 3 Coburn Hill Rd., Laceyville. For more information, call 570-869- 1233.

The Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club will meet on Saturday, November 7, 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 the following: http://emmrrc.wix.com/trains or call 570-278-3992.

SALES

The Citrus Fruit Sale sponsored by the WVHS Music Department is going on. If you don’t know a student to call to place your order, please call Kim Corson by 11/20 at 570-721-3603 to place an order that can be picked up at the school on 12/10 (tentative date) or delivered to you. For friends and relatives out of town, an order can be placed until 11/22 online at: http://www.freshfruitorder.org /WVHSmusic. Thank you for your support. The WVHS Music Department.

SHOOTS

Lucky X Shoots will be held at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534 on Nov. 1 and Nov. 15. All shoots begin at 12:30 p.m.

SHOWS

A Kaleidoscope of Color— Hooked Rug Show, Friday, Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Vestal United Methodist Church, 328 Main St., Vestal. No admission fee.

SILENT AUCTION

The Annual ARCC Silent Auction to benefit the Abuse and Rape Crisis Center will be held on Sunday, Nov. 1 at the JFK Hall, St. Agnes School in Towanda from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Hundreds of items available.

SOUP SALES

Soup Sale at the New Albany United Methodist Church from 10 a.m. until all sold on Nov. 7. Sponsored by the United Methodist Women.

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.

Wyalusing Elementary Wrestling Club, Inc. will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. in Room 42 of the Wyalusing Valley High School.

WANTED

Crafts wanted for Laceyville’s Christmas Auction. If you’re crafty and have a talent and would be willing to make a craft to donate, we would love to have it. All proceeds go to the LBA beautification projects and other various activities throughout the town. Any craft or new item will be appreciated and accepted. Please contact Jeanne DeRemer at 570-869-2509 or Tina Carlin at 570-833-4592. R43-2p/S44-2p

WORKSHOPS

Have a Say in what we do. The Bradford County Conservation District is in the process of updating their Strategic Plan. Join them for an informal meeting on Nov. 6 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Stoll Natural Resource Center in Wysox. The strategic plan is the guideline for what the staff spends their time working on. Feel free to call 570-265- 5539, ext. 6 or email emily.dekar@pa.nacdnet.net with any questions.

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