2018-08-09 / Coming Events


Old Home Day at North Orwell Community Hall, Saturday, Aug. 11 starting at 1 p.m. The events include games for children and adults, food and beverages, local vendors, Chinese Auction with drawing at 5 p.m. and a fun-filled variety show. To register for Cornhole Tournament, call Cathy Rought at 570-247-7280. To donate items for the Chinese Auction, call Marianne Hennip at 570-247-7233. You are invited to the 17th Annual Friends of Tina Pickett BBQ on Sunday, Aug. 12 from 1-4 p.m. at a new venue, The Inn on Quarry Glen located at 1339 Sheshequin Road, Towanda. Cost is $20 each, $35 couple and $40 for family. Checks are payable to “Friends of Tina Pickett” and mail to Diane Elliott, 6225 Lake Road, Towanda, PA 18848. Any questions, feel free to call Diane at 570-265-5310. Paid for by friends of Tina Pickett. A House of Worship and School Security Seminar will be conducted on Saturday, Aug. 11 at Victory Church in Troy. This seminar is geared for all faith-based leaders and school faculty and staff by providing exposure to laws affecting houses of worship and school security. Topics include active shooter response and site protection through observational techniques. Sign-in begins at 8 a.m. and the workshop will take place 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. To pre-register, go to bcfiretraining.com, click on “registration.” Please call Bradford County EMA at 570- 265-5022 with any questions. Stevensville Presbyterian Church is hosting an Active Shooter Seminar conducted by Chief Deputy Hart on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Open to all, no charge. For more information, call Dick Harris 570-746-3209 or 570-721-2000. There will be a Perseid Meteor Shower Program held on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10 and 11 at 9 p.m. at Salt Springs Park, Franklin Forks. Meet at the Wheaton House and walk out to an open field to enjoy the falling stars. Bring blankets or lawn chairs, viewing cameras or telescopes and snacks and drinks. Bonfire provided if the night is chilly. Free-will donation. Salt Springs Park in Franklin Forks will hold a Two- Wheeled Tour on Sunday, Aug. 26 at 1 p.m. Bike the roads through Salt Springs Park and the Friends land. Free-will donation. Essential Oil Bingo on Sunday, Aug. 12 from 2-4 p.m. at Ttown Childcare, Wyalusing. Free event. Oily prizes, oily education, oily fun. Learn how Young Living can help you live a healthier and more natural lifestyle. Montrose Home Food Preservation Workshop is Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 5:30-7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 276 Church St., Montrose. Cost $15. Call 877-345-0691 to register for the event by Aug. 31.

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