2019-03-14 / Coming Events


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

Susquehanna Beekeepers Association Meetings: Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Building. Topics: PSBA 2018 Conference Report with Kristie Congdon; Beekeeping Hints & Tips. For contact information: Jim Perkins, Program Chair at 570-967-2634 or SBA web: susquehannabeekeeping.com.

The Wyalusing Musical Society will be hosting the Annual Tea on Thursday, March 28 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. for the piano students of Diana Black and Sarah VanVolkinburg attending Piano Festival.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet on Tuesday, March 19 at 11:30 a.m. at the Wyalusing Meadows Community Room. Pat Wachtendorf and Sharon DePoto will be hostesses. Entertainment will be provided by Kelly and Susan Pratt. Please bring your table service, dish to share and a guest.

The Machwihilusing Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will meet on Wednesday, March 20 at the Wyalusing Hotel at 11 a.m.

The Beaver Meadows Cemetery Association will hold their annual meeting on Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. All lot owners and potential lot owners are welcome.


Dewy Meadows Maple in Warren Center will hold their open house on Saturday, March 16 with free samples, watch the boiling process and stir your own maple cream. Breakfast will be served from 7- 11 a.m. at the Little Meadows Fire Hall. R11p


Easter Theme Paint Party on Saturday, March 30 at 10 a.m. at the Beaver Meadows Church. Fee $35, all supplies included. Teacher Shauna will instruct this painting, but you will be free to paint variations as inspired. Light Brunch will be served.


Pancake Supper on Saturday, March 23. Serving starts at 4 p.m. at the South Auburn Grange.


Penny Social on Saturday, April 6 at LeRaysville Community Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. and drawing at 7:30 p.m. Lots of treasures to be found. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle and regular raffle. Refreshments for sale including macaroni and cheese and various beverages. Come one! Come all! Benefits LAWS.

Penny Social on Friday, April 12 at the North Orwell Community Hall, Rt. 187, North Orwell, PA. Doors open at 5 p.m. with drawings starting at 7 p.m. Basket raffles, door prizes, 50/50 and refreshments available. For more information, please contact Cathy 570-247-7280 or Bev 570-247-7484. Proceeds benefit the North Orwell Community Hall.


Friends of Salt Springs Park, Inc.: Upcoming events at the park in Franklin Forks, PA are “Chainsaw Day” Saturday, April 13 at 9 a.m. Volunteers needed! On the first day, we make firewood out of dead and downed trees and tackle some of the bigger clean-up jobs. Bring chainsaws and trucks if you can. “Trail Day” on Saturday, April 27 at 11 a.m. is volunteer clean-up day at the Park. We’ll tackle everything from leaves to logs and dust to trail debris. Free food and T-shirts for all volunteers.

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Northeast Bradford High School gym, Rome. Special guest speaker will be former NBA player, Bay Forrest. Free admission. For more information, call 570-247- 7670.

March Madness Free Coat Giveaway on Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Pathway, 105 Main Street, Towanda in the Social Room. Free coats, gloves, hats, scarves and socks to anyone needing these items. This event will be held snow, rain or sunshine! Call church office 570-265-3276 with any questions, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday or Friday.

Fifth Annual Spelling Bee: Presented by the Bradford County Library System. Register to participate in one of three age groups starting March 1st at any one of the 9 libraries. Age Groups: 10-14, 15- 18 and 19 and up. First round will take place Saturday, March 23 at your local library. Finals to be held Saturday, April 13 at the American Legion in Towanda. Prizes awarded. Contact your nearest library for more information.

Camptown Civic Club will meet on Tuesday, March 19 at the Camptown Community Church for a covered dish dinner at 6 p.m. Guests are welcome. Bring table service and a dish to pass. Meat and beverage will be provided. The program will follow at 6:45 p.m. with stories of the Civil War presented by Morgan Clinton, curator of the Wyalusing Valley Museum. Call Janice with questions at 570-746-3051.

Open Mic Night on Saturday, March 23 from 6-9 p.m. at the American Sandwich Co., Wyalusing. Event is sponsored by the Wyalusing Area Friends of the Arts and the Wyalusing Community Theatre. Please see our Facebook page for more information.


Wilmot Fire Co. will be hosting a Rabies Clinic on Monday, March 18 from 5-6 p.m. with Dr. Donn Laudermilch from Rome Vet Center. $10 per animal. Dogs and cats must be caged.


Upcoming Raffle: Win a trip to Punta Cana. The GWCC is selling raffle tickets for an allinclusive trip for two to Punta Cana. The trip includes a seven night stay at the luxury Majestic Elegance Resort. Airfare from Philadelphia, all transfer fees, meals, entertainment and taxes are included. Travel arrangements will be handled through The Travel Shoppe and are based on availability. Tickets are $50 each, drawing date Thursday, April 18. Tickets can be purchased at the following GWCC member businesses: the Rocket-Courier, Grovedale Winery and the Towanda Gun Club.


Free Soup Supper at the Hollenback United Methodist Church at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, 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.

Grief Support Groups: Two groups meet every Thursday Feb. 21 to May 16, 2019. Morning group meets at 10-11:30 a.m. at the Braintrim Baptist Church, 283 Church St, Laceyville. The Evening Group meets at 7-8:30 p.m. at Sheldon Funeral Home, 155 Church St., Wyalusing. All welcome, no charge. Informal and confidential. For info, call 570-869-1350, 570-869-1998 or 570-746-3976.

The Guthrie Cancer Center Support Group meets monthly to provide emotional and social support for men and women with cancer. The group is held the third Tuesday of each month from 2-3 p.m. in the Guthrie Cancer Center Conference Room on the fifth floor of the Guthrie Clinic in Sayre. The next group will meet on Tuesday, March 19.


Pitch Tournament on Sunday, March 24 at the Lawton Social Hall. Sign-up at 12 p.m., games start 1 p.m. 2 man teams, $10/per person. Any questions, call 570-934-2480. Hosted by L&R Community Group. Proceeds to benefit Rush Fire Company. R10x3c

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