2013-01-03 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Winding River Players will hold auditions for Robert Harling’s “Steel Magnolias” on Thursday, January 3rd, and Friday, January 4th at 7:00 P.M. at The Black Box Theatre, 415 Main Street, Towanda. There are roles for six adult women of various ages. No advance preparation or previous experience is required for the audition. Technical support persons are also needed for the production. The show will be presented Valentine’s Day weekend. For additional information, call 570-265-3623.

Blood Drive

Blood Drive, Claverack Rural Electric, Rt. 6, Wysox on Jan. 8, 12 to 5 p.m. Enter raffle to win a $50 gift card from Original Italian Pizza, Golden Mile, Wysox. Walk-ins welcome, but appts. suggested. Call 570-265-2167.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, 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; children to 12 years, $3; preschool, free. Benefit: Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co. - Dept. 4.

Knights of Columbus Breakfast Buffet, Sunday, Jan. 13, from 8 to 11 a.m. at St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Scrambled eggs, pancakes, home fries, bacon, sausage links, chipped beef, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee, tea, milk and water. Adults, $7; children, 12 to 6, $3; under six, eat free. Everyone welcome. Take-outs available. Proceeds benefit local activities. Sponsored by K of C, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406. R1- 2p/S2p


The Second Sunday Vesper Service will be held on Jan. 13 at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, Montrose. A simple supper will be served in the Parish House immediately following the service. All are welcome.


The Mehoopany United Methodist Church will hold a Pork dinner on Saturday, Jan.

12, 2013. Pre-sale only. Purchase tickets from members of church or you may call Philip Farr, 570-833-2859. Cost: $10 per dinner. Boneless pork chop, red potatoes, peas and carrots, homemade rolls, fresh cranberry sauce. Dinners can be picked up from 12 to 2 p.m. at the church.

Pancake Supper at the South Auburn Grange on Jan. 12, starting at 4 p.m.

The Hollenback United Methodist Church is pleased to announce the following dates for the free soup suppers for the next four months. These events start off with a Bible study at 4:30 and the supper at 5 p.m. All welcome. The dates are as follows: Jan. 9, Feb. 13, March 13, April 10.

Wysox Sewing Society will hold their monthly dinner at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 8 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church. Pork, sauerkraut and stuffing will be featured on the menu with mashed potatoes, gravy, cole slaw, assorted vegetables, gelatin salads and a delicious variety of homemade pies. Everyone is welcome. Take-outs available. Reservations are available but not necessary. Please call 570-265-6119 and leave a message for reservations. R1c

For Your Information

Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life will have a Pro-Life Rally and Walk on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. beginning at the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda. The group will then process to the Assembly of God Church, 20 Kingsbury Ave., Towanda for an ecumenical worship service. Light refreshments will be served.

Bradford/Sullivan Farm Bureau will be celebrating Food Check-Out from Jan. 21 - Feb. 17 2013. Food Check-Out will be observed through a charitable donation of food, paper products, office supplies, laundry products, cleaning products and money to the Ronald McDonald House located in Danville, Pa. A contribution to the event can be made by contacting Barbara Warburton at 570 924-3984 or Kathy Yoachim at 570 395-3462. The donated items will be presented to the House on Feb. 19. Look for drop off points in your local newspapers. It could be your church, place of work, school or grocery store.

Meeting Notices

S.O.S. Al-Anon — Family Group will meet on Fridays at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hopkins Street, Sayre.

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 965-0901 (evenings) or 278- 1658 or e-mail tcfendlmts@hotmail.com.

Twelve Steps on the Way, a Christian recovery group, will meet at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church on Mondays at 7 p.m. Use door in the rear of the church.

Al-Anon meetings in Tunkhannock: Endless Serenity Al-Anon Family Group on Monday, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, 7 p.m., Saturday, noon. All meetings are held at the Tunkhannock UM Church Education Bldg., second floor.

Diabetes Support Group - meeting 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.

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 965-2493 or 869-1834. Toll-free 1- 800-932-8677.

AA Meeting — Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the basement of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, nonsmoking.

MOPS — Mothers of Preschoolers 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.

Towanda-Wysox Kiwanis Club meets every second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Weigh Station Café at 7:30 a.m. in Towanda. They find ways to help the children in the community. Contact Eileen Sheets at 570-265-2350 for more information.

Addictions to Victory. Faithbased 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.

Bradford County Cancer Support Group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at Memorial Hospital in Conference Room A, beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 1-888-227-5445, Option 3.

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.

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 Library at Memorial Hospital Personal Care Home in Towanda except for December, which is an informal luncheon. Anyone taking care of a family member or loved one, be it at home or as a resident of a long term care facility welcome. The meeting dates for 2013 are as follows: Jan. 7, 22; Feb. 12, 26; March 12, 26; April 9, 23; May 14,

28; June 11, 25; July 9, 23; Aug. 13, 27; Sept. 10, 24; Oct. 8, 22; Nov. 12, 26; Dec. 10 only. This group is held for forgotten heroes who are providing care for a family member or loved one. The invitation to attend and participate in these confidential informal gatherings is for family and caregivers. For information, call Donna Benjamin at the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman, 570-746-3844 or Carol Dieffenbach at Area Agency on Aging, 570-265-6121.

Bradford/Sullivan Counties Intellectual Disabilities Program will hold a Quality Improvement Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Human Services large conference room. RSVP by Jan. 7 to Diane Bahr at 570-265-1760 or 1- 800-588-1828.

AA meeting, Friday evenings at 8 p.m. at the Standing Stone Vesper Church spiritual building, River Road, Standing Stone Township. Open meeting, nonsmoking.

The January meeting of the Birthday Club will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at noon at Ernie’s Restaurant. Birthday girls are Norma Jean, Stella and Jane. In case of inclement weather, call the restaurant that morning.

The regular monthly meeting of the Stevensville Community Club will be on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. at the community hall. Spring planning on tap. All interested parties are welcome.


Look Good, Feel Better session on Monday, Jan. 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Memorial Hospital Conference Room A in Towanda. Pre-registration is required, call 1-800-227-2345 to register.

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