2014-03-06 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


A benefit will be held on March 30, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Towanda Elks Club for Dorothy Button Casselbury. A spaghetti dinner will be served—adults, $10; kids, age 6- 12, $7; under age 6, free. Basket raffle, bake sale and Chinese Auction. If you’d like to donate or help out in anyway, please call Heather at 570-250-0009. Dorothy is a member of WVHS class of 93.

Benefit for Destiny Robinson. She is a leukemia victim and a student at Wyalusing Valley High School. The benefit is at the Bingo Hall in Black Walnut on March 9 from noon until ? It will be a Jerry Burke Auction, chicken barbecue dinner, music and bake sale. Auction items and baked goods can be dropped off at the hall on March 9 after 10 a.m. Auction items or baskets can be dropped off at Bluhm’s any time.

Homemade soup and bake sale on Saturday, March 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. Eat in or take out. Held at the Wilmot Township Building, Rt. 187S. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Society. Sponsored by Relay for Life team, The Nutty Buddies.

The Northmoreland Fire Company will be holding a benefit spaghetti dinner on March 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the fire department located at 1618 Demunds Road in Centermoreland. It is to benefit fellow firefighter, Mark Kaskus, who lost his home in a fire on Feb. 12. For more information, call 570- 333-4906.


Immaculate Heart of Parish Super Bingo on Saturday, March 8 at St. Francis Hall, Rt. 487, Mildred. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Early bird at 11:45 a.m., regular games at noon. Bigger and better prizes. Call for reservations 570-928-8865 or 570-928-8276 or 570-928-9010. R8- 2c/S9c


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, March 30, 2014, 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, $7.50; children to 12 years, $3.50; preschool, free. Benefit: Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co. - Dept. 4.


The Second Sunday Vesper Service will be held on March 9 at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, Montrose. A simple meal will be served following in the parish house.

World Day of Prayer will be held on Friday, March 7 at 11 a.m. at the Camptown Community Church. Service will be followed by a light lunch of soup and bread. Everyone is invited to attend.


Hunter Trapper Education Class. New two-day class. Register for class, then go to website: www.pgc.state.pa.us and take the online study. You must complete the online Today’s Hunter & Trapper in PA course before attending the class. Held at Tri-County Sportsman’s club, Saturday, April 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, April 6, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Light lunch. For more information, call Pat Beebe, 570-746-3869 or Carl Yurgatis, 869-1706. You must be 11 years old.


Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, March 15, 7 until 11 p.m. Refreshments available. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.


Free soup suppers at Hollenback United Methodist Church on March 12 and April 9, from 5 to 6 p.m. with a Bible Study from 4:30 until 5. All welcome.

Annual Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner - Saturday, March 8, 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Route 6 West of Tunkhannock. Takeouts, 3:30 to 4:30. Adults: $9; six to 12, $4; under 5, free. All you can eat. Everyone welcome.

Dupont Retirees’ Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, March 12 at 11:30 at Reese’s Family Restaurant, 471 N. Keystone Ave., South Waverly.

Pancake Supper at the South Auburn Grange on March 8, serving starts at 4 p.m. Last one until November.

American Legion Birthday Dinner will be held on March 15 at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534, Rt. 6. Social hour is at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Reservations a must by March 10. Call 570- 746-1772.

Ham and cabbage dinner, with dessert on Sunday, March 16, 12 to 2 p.m. at VFW 6824 on Haigh’s Pond Road in Potterville. Cost $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Public welcome. Benefits VFW Auxiliary Relief Fund.

Ham Dinner-family style, March 9, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at LeRaysville Social Hall. Benefit: LeRaysville-Pike Volunteer Fire Company. R9c

Annual St. Patrick’s Dinner. Corned beef, ham, cabbage, roasted red potatoes, glazed carrots, Harvard beets, applesauce, rolls. Also homemade pies and bread pudding for dessert, March 17, 4 p.m. to ? at Mehoopany Methodist Church. Take-outs available, call 570- 833-2264. Adults, $12; children 12 and under, $6; preschool, free.

New Albany Vol. Fire Department banquet dinner will be held on March 15 at 6 p.m. RSVP by March 10 to 570-924- 3959.

Lenten Fish Dinners on March 14, 28, April 11. Dinner includes baked fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, cole slaw, applesauce, dinner roll, beverage and homemade dessert. Served 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Basil’s Hall, Dushore. Adults, $8; children 12 to 6, $3; under 6 eat free. Everyone welcome. Take-outs available. Proceeds benefit local charitable activities. Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406.

The Wysox Sewing Society will hold their monthly dinner at noon, Tuesday, March 11 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Rt. 187N, Wysox. Roast beef 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 upon request—call ahead. Reservations are available, but not necessary.

Please call 570-265-6119 leave message for reservations. R9c

Stag Ham and Bean Supper, Laceyville Goodwill Fire Company, March 20 at 6 p.m. R9-3c/S10- 2c

Roast Pork Dinner on Sunday, March 9 at the Towanda Elks Lodge from 12:30 p.m. until sold out. R9c

Easter Events

Homemade Easter Candy - to benefit the Skinners Eddy U.M. Church. Chocolate covered Easter eggs, $3.50 per package of six. Flavors: butter cream, cherry, chocolate, coconut, peanut butter, maple walnut or sampler package (one of each six flavors). To order, call Pat Eberlin, 570-869-1588. Orders must be placed by Friday, March 28. Available for pick up on Wednesday, April 16 at the church from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or at the UMW Bake Sale in Laceyville on Friday, April 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Laceyville Fire Hall. Other arrangements may be made by calling Pat Eberlin at 570-869- 1588.


Naturalist Rick Koval will be appearing at the Dietrich Theatre on March 8 at 11 a.m. He will present Reptiles and Amphibians of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Admission is free.

Ladies Relaxation Day Vendor Event, Sunday, March 9, 12:15 to 4:15 p.m. at the Towanda American Legion. Everyone attending receives a free gift from each vendor and each vendor will have a door prize at each table. R9c

Meeting Notices

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

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

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 570-965-2493 or 570-869-1834. Toll-free 1-800-932-8677.

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 570-965-0901 (evenings) or 570-278-1658 or e-mail tcfendlmts@hotmail.com.

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.

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 Groupmeeting 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.

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.

Memorial Hospital’s monthly bereavement support group schedule for 2014 will continue to meet on the last Tuesday of each month from 3 to 4:30 p.m., located in the library on the lower level of Memorial Hospital, Towanda. The group follows the book by James Miller, “What Will Help Me?” and other authors’ writings related to grief and loss. The support group is open to those who have experienced loss and is facilitated by Trudy Ventello, LSW, a social worker with Memorial Hospital’s Hospice program. For more information call 570- 268.2233.

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.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. in St. Peter’s Church, 3832 State Route 6, Tunkhannock. For more information, visit www.mops.org or www.stpetestunkhannock.org. Call 570-836-2233.

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

Al-Anon meetings on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the upstairs kitchen of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, non-smoking.

Bradford Salon 747 Eight and Forty will meet on Thursday, March 13 at 4 p.m. at the American Legion Post 534, Wyalusing.

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. 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. 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. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, March 11.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet at the fire hall on Tuesday, March 18 at 11:30. Bring a dish to pass and place setting. Entertainment will be Ronnie Schoonover, who plays guitar and sings. All persons 55 and over are welcome.

A meeting of the Susquehanna Beekeeping Association will be held on March 14 at 7 p.m. at Claverack in Montrose. For more information, contact James Wood, 570-934-1166.

Rabies Clinics

Rabies Clinic - Monday, March 24 at Wilmot Fire Hall, 5 to 6 p.m., $10. Animals must be caged or on a leash. Clinic run by Rome Vet Center.


A planning meeting for the WVHS Class of 1974 reunion will be held on Wednesday, March 12 at Karen Smalser’s home on Taylor Avenue in Wyalusing at 6:30 p.m.


RTL Little League tryouts: March 22 at the High School (old gym) Everyone must attend and please wear sneakers. Major baseball: 9-10-11-12 yr. olds, 10 to 11:45 a.m.; Minor baseball: 7-8-9-10 yr. olds, noon to 1 p.m.; Major softball: 9-10-11- 12 yr. olds, 1:15 to 2:45 p.m.; Minor softball: 7-8-9-10 yr. olds, 3 to 3:45 p.m.; Junior baseball and Junior softball: 3:45 p.m.

The Troy Rod and Gun Club will hold two sporting events every Sunday in March. Wobble up/Skeet league from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $15 for adults and $11 for junior shooters. The club is located at Alparon Park.

Mandatory managers/coaches meeting: RTL on March 23 at the Laceyville Fire Hall. Scheduled as follows: T-ball, instructional baseball and instructional softball at 5 p.m.; Minor baseball and minor softball at 5:45 p.m.; Major baseball and softball at 6:30 p.m.; Junior baseball and junior softball at 6:30 p.m.

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