2019-04-11 / 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.

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.

GTP, Osram and Sylvania Women Retirees will meet for dinner on Monday, April 29 at 5 p.m. for social and 5:30 for dinner at O’Brien’s Inn, Waverly, NY. Reservations and/or cancellations deadline is Friday, April 19, $20/per person payable at the door. Call Cindy Arnold 607-426-6499 or email: acess5@ptd.net.

Endless Mountains Chapter, PSEA-Retired will hold its Spring Meeting Wednesday, April 24 at the Villa Sena, Towanda, at 11:30 a.m. The Program will be “Golden Years: Living in Retirement,” with Jason Hurwitz as guest speaker. Northeastern Region President, Annette Palutis, will attend as will other region officers. To make your reservation, call 570-836-0173 or email: agnesma@ptd.net by Monday, April 22. Lunch will be off the menu. Your spouse or friend is welcome, too. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone again. There will be door prizes, even one for a free lunch.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet at the Wyalusing Meadows Community Room on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. Hosts are Marie Jenner, Veda Woodruff, Carleen Fitzgerald and Janet Logan. Entertainment will be Ronnie Schoonover. All are welcome to join us. Please bring a dish to share, table service and a guest.

The Northeast Ag and Home Ec 4-H Club will meet on Thursday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the Warren Center Community Hall.

The Machwihilusing Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will meet on Sunday, April 28 at 2 p.m. at the RiverStone Inn in Wysox.

The Wyalusing Musical Society will meet on Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Allan Waterhouse will be presenting a program titled “Mancini Revisited.” The public is cordially invited to attend. Hostesses for the evening are Sue Waterhouse and Marti Keeney.

Hill Country Artists Meeting on Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m. in the Claverack Building, East of Montrose on State Route 706. Artists, grab a painting and bring it to this special “Peer to Peer” Critique, free event. Public also invited. Light refreshments are always served. For more information, call Sonji Lee at 570-278-5088.


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. R11x5p/S12x4p

Penny Social on Saturday, May 4 at the Lawton Social Hall. Doors open at 5 p.m., 1st drawing starts at 6 p.m., door prizes, raffle baskets, 50/50, hot dogs, sloppy joes, Walking Tacos, drinks, snacks and baked goods. The Social benefits the L&R Community Group. R14x5c


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.

Free Community Impact Session on Tuesday, May 14 from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Keystone Theatre, Towanda. Topic: Quality Leadership... and Strong Board/CEO Relationship – enhance the great work of our local nonprofits. Event offered through United Way of Bradford County with a special grant from the FirstEnergy Foundation.

The 3rd Annual Sullivan County Friends of the Library Spring Tea will take place on Sunday, April 28 at St. Francis Hall, Rt. 487, Mildred. Doors open at 12 noon with shopping until 1 p.m., when tea is served. Your $20 entitles you to all the tea sandwiches you can eat, a variety of sweet goodies and a delicious dessert along with your tea. To order tickets and for more information, please contact Kathy at 570-928-7407. These non-refundable tickets are $20 and must be prepaid. The last day of ticket sales is Monday, April 15.

Educational Forum, “Impact of Drugs on the Human Brain - The Science of Treatment and Recovery” on Friday, April 12 from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Keystone Theatre, 601 Main Street, Towanda. This is a free event, sponsored by the Bradford County Commissioners and the Bradford/Sullivan County Addiction Network (B/SCAN). Please contact Angelina Carpenter at bccommadmin@brad fordco.org or 570-265-1727 to reserve your seat.

Piano Music By Adrian Skarvinko on Wednesday, April 24 at 11 a.m. at the Warren Center Senior Center in the Warren Center Township Building on Schoolhouse Road. This event is free and open to adults 60 and over, though donations are greatly appreciated. Attendees who would like to enjoy lunch following the performance are asked to call 570-395-3108 by April 22.


Rabies Clinic on Monday, April 29 from 5-6 p.m. at the Wyalusing Fire Hall, 24 Second St., Wyalusing. Cost $12 per animal. All cats and dogs must be on a leash or in a carrier. Sponsored by the Endless Mountains Veterinary Center, PC, Rome, PA. R14x4c/S15x4c

Rabies Clinic on Thursday, April 11 from 6-7 p.m. at the LeRaysville Fire Hall. Bring past records, $8 per animal. Please have animal leashed or caged. R15c


Upcoming Raffle: Win a trip to Punta Cana. The GWCC is selling raffle tickets for an all-inclusive 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.


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 the Braintrim Baptist Church in Laceyville. Weigh-ins 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, now until May 16. 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.


Rotary-sponsored Wine Tour to Cayuga Lake on Saturday, May 11. Pick-up in Wyalusing at 8 a.m. Drop-off at approximately 7:15 p.m. Five wineries. Dinner will be at the Arnot Mall at your expense. Cost $110 for everything. Contact Carol Goodman 607-222-4118 or cgoodman@epix.net for information and to make reservations.


Spring Hill Cemetery will be holding a work bee on Sunday, April 14 at 1 p.m. All volunteers welcome.

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