2019-02-07 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Basket Bingo on Saturday, Feb. 9. Doors open at 5 p.m. at the Black Walnut Legion. $20/per ticket (presale) and $25 at the door. Tickets available at Genesis Salon, Wyalusing or see any Booster Club member; Scott Fuhrey (570-877-2206), Danielle Carr, Kim Houser or Sam Fuhrey. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. BYOB. Benefits the Wyalusing Rams Baseball team.

Benefit for Grace Connection, the “Sweet Sounds Café” will be held on Sunday, Feb. 17 from 2-4 p.m. at the Wysox Presbyterian Church. Area musicians will provide the sweet sounds, and an abundance of sweet and savory snacks will complete the café ambiance. The Towanda Area Clergy Association, sponsors of the event, invite everyone to come and support Grace Connection with a goodwill offering.


Upcoming blood donation opportunities Jan. 31-Feb. 28: Bradford County: Canton Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 1-6 p.m. at the Canton Moose Lodge No. 429, 41 Sullivan St. Sayre Monday, Feb. 11 from 12- 5 p.m. at the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Patterson Building, 1 Guthrie Square; Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Patterson Building, 1 Guthrie Square.; Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 1-6 p.m. at the Crossroads Family Ministries, 200 W. Lockhart St. Towanda Thursday, Feb. 14 from 12-5 p.m. at the Anytime Fitness, 182 Ennis Lane. Sullivan County Dushore Thursday, Feb. 21 from 1-6 p.m. at St. Basil’s Auditorium, 101 Churchill St. Wyoming County Tunkhannock Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 1-6 p.m. at the Triton Fire Hall, 116 W. Tioga St. Visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment or for more information.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Feb. 24 from 7:30-10:30 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 sugarfree syrup. Adults, $8; children to 12 years, $4; preschool, free. Benefit Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co., Dept. 4.


John Metzger, Hebrew scholar with Ariel Ministries, will be speaking at the Evergreen Christian Church, New Albany, on Feb. 10 at the 10 and 11 a.m. services as well as at 2 p.m. His topics will cover “Who Brings in the Kingdom,” “The Place of Israel in Prophecy” and “Passages the Rabbis Avoid.” A warm welcome is extended to all to attend.


Craft Class on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Laceyville Public Library at 1:30 p.m. Our teacher is Teresa Brewer. Call the library at 570-869-1958 for further information. Wyalusing Area Friends of the Arts will be presenting a class with Dennis Kochenash on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Wyalusing Community Corp building in the TW Room from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dennis will be teaching the ancient art of Pysanky which are colorful and intricately decorated eggs. Cost of the class will be $20 and supplies $10 per student. Register and prepay at the Blue Heron or by calling Abbie (leave a message) or text at 570- 721-0664.


Roast Beef Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the LeRaysville Social Hall. Benefit: LPVFD.


VFW Post 6824 Children’s Easter Party registration is now open from Feb. 1 – April 1 to children 10 years and under. Easter party to be held on Sunday, April 14 from 1-3 p.m. at the post on Haigh’s Pond Road. Registration is required. Call Cassandra H: 570-744-1550 or C: 570-637-4992; Donna 570-744-2467 or Post 570-744-2215.


Representatives from the Apprise program are available year-round at the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. office in Towanda to counsel individuals regarding Medicare, Medicaid, Advantage Plans, Medigap/Supplement, prescription plans, PA PACE program, numerous medical insurance and prescription drug eligibility programs and assistance with the completion of various medical forms and applications. These services are offered as part of the Apprise program. For additional information or to schedule an appointment, call 800-982-4346. St. Vladimir’s Church, Lopez, homemade pierogies, halupki and halushki for sale. Call 570- 928-1099. Still available in Wyalusing and Sugar Run. Pierogies $6/doz., halupki 2/$5 and halushki $2/quart. Notice: T.A.C.O. Food Pantry will be open Monday, Feb. 18 for the Presidents’ Day holiday. T.A.C.O. is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until noon and serves the Towanda, Northeast Bradford and Wyalusing school districts. The pantry is located at 1876 Golden Mile Road, Wysox. For additional information, please call 570-265-4422.

Please Be Advised: Due to school closings, the Regional Poetry Out Loud competition will now be held on Friday, Feb. 8. The schedules will remain the same.

Reminder: Events that take place between April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020 are now being accepted for the Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau annual calendar of events booklet. The deadline to submit events is Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. For more information, contact the Bureau at 570-836-5431, 800-769- 8999 or shelley@endlessmountains.org.


DuPont Retirees will meet for lunch on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 11:30 a.m. at the Blue Dolphin in Apalachin, NY.

A Free Senior Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at noon at the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church. The menu will be pastas, salads, Jell-O and desserts. All seniors over 60 are invited to come. Please make reservations by calling Bonnie Jayne at 570-869-1938 by Monday, Feb. 11. Janis Smurkowski will be the entertainment.


The Union Wyalusing Masonic Lodge No. 108 meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the Lodge Hall, Main and Pine Streets, Towanda. For more information, call 570-721-0008.

Granville Center Church of Christ will be hosting GCCC Fit Club every Saturday from 9:30-11 a.m. This free group is open to all ages, men and women. Granville Center Church of Christ, 5753 Hwy. 514, Granville Summit. Call Lee or Robin Modlin 570-364- 5110. R2x49tfn/S2x50tfn

The Endless Mountains Amateur Radio Club meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Emergency Operations Center in Tunkhannock. Anyone interested in amateur radio or emergency communications is welcome. Call Joe E. for more information, 570-942- 0396. tfn

United Way of Bradford County victory celebration and annual meeting, open to the public community at large, will be held on Wed., Feb. 20 from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Towanda Country Club, 645 Golden Mile Road, Towanda. R.S.V.P. required by Feb. 8 to 570-247- 5569 or kerri.strauss@unitedwaybradfordcounty.org.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will not meet in February.

The Northeast Ag & Home Ec 4-H Club will meet on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Warren Center Community Building. Members are reminded to bring donations for Ronald McDonald House in Danville as their dues. Health forms are also due at this meeting. Anyone interested in joining the club should attend this meeting. Please call Kathy Yoachim at 570-395-3462.

The Wyalusing Musical Society will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. Early Morning Jazz, the WVHS Vocal Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Mrs. Carol Madill will be presenting the evening’s program. The public is invited, and refreshments will be served following the program.


Herb and Donna Gleason are holding a 50th Wedding Anniversary Open House on Friday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Black Walnut Bingo Hall (American Legion).


Pancake Supper on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the South Auburn Grange. Serving starts at 4 p.m. All you can eat. Adults, $10, 12 and under, $5 and preschool are free.


The Intellectual Disabilities Proclamation will be held on Friday, March 8 at 11 a.m. at the Towanda courthouse and on Tuesday, March 12 at 10 a.m. at the Sullivan County courthouse. The county commissioners will present the proclamation and then it will be read. Please come and show support for Intellectual Disabilities Awareness month.

Valentine’s Day Dance on Friday, Feb. 15 from 7-10 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Music by DJ “Philly” and specials. Open to the public.


Free Soup Supper at the Hollenback United Methodist Church at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, Feb. 13, March 13 and April 10.


AA Meetings Wednesdays at 8 p.m., Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Friday at 8 p.m., Standing Stone Vesper Church. AA Group of Towanda meets Monday-Friday, noon; Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 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).

TOPS PA #1134 meets each Tuesday at Braintrim Baptist Church in Laceyville. Weighins from 5:15-6 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. Valley Multiple Sclerosis meets the last Thursday of every month at St. John Lutheran Church at 207 S. Hopkins St., Sayre, from 6-8 p.m. Anyone with MS, caregivers or family members of people with MS are invited. Call Pam at 570- 888-9053 for questions.

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

Breastfeeding Support Group meets the first and third Thursday of the month, from 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. Free. At Bradford County Library in Burlington. For information, call the library at 570-297-2436.

Al-Anon Meetings Monday at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at 7 p.m. & Saturday noon, Tunkhannock UM Church. Every Tuesday at 7 p.m. & Thursday at noon at Trehab Building in Montrose. Every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Shepard of the Hills Church in Dushore. Wednesday at 8 p.m. at Wyalusing Presbyterian Church and 7 p.m. at Little Meadows United Methodist Church, Penn Ave., Little Meadows. Every Friday at 7 p.m. at Valley United Presbyterian Church 459 Park Ave., Waverly.

Public Invited: Caregivers’ group, held at the Montrose Area Agency on Aging Office, 157 Spruce St., Suite 1, every third Wednesday of the month from 1-2 p.m. Share your experiences. Caregivers meet once a month to talk about the joys and hardships of caring for someone. For more information call the Area Agency on Aging at 570-278- 3751 or 1-800-634-3746.

Family and friends weekly support meetings for those who struggle with addiction and for those who love someone who does. At Main Link, 17 Pine Street, Towanda, on Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Meetings conducted by Trinity of Bradford County and The Center of Excellence. Refreshments are provided. Questions? Contact Keith at 607-378-7182 or email kkinsman@casa-trinity.org.

Caregivers’ Support Group sponsored by the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman and the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging meets at noon the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Wellness Room, 3rd floor of the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Personal Care Home in Towanda. Anyone taking care of a family member or loved one, be it at home or as a resident of a longterm care facility are welcome. For information, call Kathy Morrison at the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman at 570-746- 3844, or Carol Dieffenbach at the Area Agency on Aging at 570-265-6121. Their next meeting will be on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

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