2014-06-19 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


The benefit for cancer victim Edsell Salsman has been changed from Wyalusing Ball Park Pavilion to the Black Walnut American Legion Bingo Hall on June 28 from noon to ? BBQ chicken dinners, auction, Chinese auction, music. Admission $5. Auction items and baskets appreciated. Call 570-869-1339, 570-869-2454 or 570- 981-9015.

The Northmoreland Fire Company will be holding a benefit spaghetti dinner on June 28 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the fire department located at 1618 Demunds Road in Centermoreland. The benefit is for cancer victim, Rachel Weidner Davenport. Adults, $8; $4 children 12 and under. For more information or to order takeouts, call Alan Weidner at 570- 333-4598.


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, June 29, 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.

Sullivan County Library Breakfast Buffet Fundraiser on Saturday, July 12, 8 to 11 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Hall, Mildred. Live auction with Auctioneer Jerry Keiffer. Book table, baked goods, theme baskets. Complete breakfast by MaryBeth’s WestSide Deli. Tickets available at library. Reservations, call 570-928-8838, 570-363-2382, 570-924-4761 or at the library, 206 Center St., Dushore. Adults, $10; children 6 to 11, $4; six and under, free. Sponsored by the Tuesday Book Club.

All-you-can-eat Breakfast on Sunday, July 13 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion. Ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, pancakes, toast, juice and coffee. Adults, $7.50; children to 12 years, $3.50; preschool, free. Open to the public.


Weird Animals Vacation Bible School hosted at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church will be held from July 7 to 11, from 6 to 8:15 p.m. Kids from three years old to sixth grade, as well as high school and adult volunteers and special class for adults to attend. For more information, call 570- 746-5088 or visit www.wyalusingpc.org.

The Moxie Community Church located at 315 Benjamin Road in Wyalusing will hold Vacation Bible School June 25 to 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. Special VBS Sunday Service, June 29 at 10:30 a.m. Ice cream social right after church. Join the Stampede. For more information, Kim Mosher, 570-746-1161 or Sara MacWhinnie, 570-746-3574.

The Wyalusing Presbyterian Church will be celebrating Heritage Sunday on June 22. All are welcome for a walk down memory lane, history display and coffee hour following service. Public welcome.

Join us for Vacation Bible School at Calvary Chapel, Rt. 6, Wyalusing as we camp on the Amazing Word of God, June 25, 26, and 27, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday night is Family Night with dinner provided. Pre-registration

appreciated. Call Stacy, 570-746-1687 or Mary Ann, 570- 746-1399.

The Second Sunday Vesper Service will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, Montrose at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 13. Hayden Brungess will offer special music. A simple meal will be served in the Parish House following the ecumenical service.


The PA Motorcycle Safety Program is offering classes for area residents to learn to ride a motorcycle. Information is available at www.pamsp.com. A motorcycle permit is needed in order to register for a class. Participants will need to go to a PennDOT Driver License Center and obtain a motorcycle learner’s permit before registering for a class.


Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, June 21, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Sara. Refreshments available.


The WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch on Friday, June 20 at noon at Mark’s Valley View in Laceyville.


Strawberry Festival - June 19, 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Wysox ambulance garage, Rt. 187, South, Wysox. Take-outs will be available along with macaroni salad, sloppy joes, hot dogs and chili dogs, strawberry shortcake, strawberry sundaes, coffee, tea and soda.

Flea Markets

Flea Market and Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, June 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stevensville Community Hall. Chicken will be available at 11:30 a.m. For information, call 570-746-3536.

For Your Information

Endless Mountains Amateur Radio Club will hold their annual field day at the Emergency Services Building, 3880 SR 6 East, Tunkhannock on June 28 from 2 to 5 p.m. and June 29, 9 a.m. until noon. Learn about radio communications and become a ham yourself. For further information, call Joe, 570-209-0070 or email joee2047@myway.com.

Salt Springs State Park Happenings: June 21, Summer Solstice Celebration, 4 p.m.; July 3, All-American Music, 7 p.m.

Home Textile Tool Museum now open Saturdays through August 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Orwell. Admission: $5; children, 12 and under are free. Details on Saturday events and workshops in July and August, go to www.hometextiletoolmuseum.org. Email: info@httm.org or call 570-247- 7175.

Shingles Vaccine from 10 a.m. to noon on July 10 at Meshoppen United Methodist Church. Please call PA Dept. of Health at 570-836-2981 to register or for more information.

July 4th Events

Herrickville Fourth of July Celebration. Ham dinner (all you can eat), serving begins at 11:30 a.m. Ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, applesauce, roll, coleslaw, beverage and dessert. Auction begins at 1:30 p.m. Adults: $8; children to 12 years, $4; preschool, free. Raffle drawing, 5 p.m. Games for all ages, bazaar booth, raffle, food. Bingo after lunch. Benefit: Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co.

FWM Mehoopany Fire will hold its annual Fourth of July celebration in Mehoopany on July 4. The parade will start at 10 a.m. followed by chicken barbecue at the fire hall. R24- 3c/S25-2c

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 email 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— Faith-based 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, non-smoking.

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

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 longterm 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, June 24.


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Annual Parish Picnic on Sunday, July 13 on the parish grounds at the St. Mary’s Church, Wyalusing, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Chicken and biscuit dinner. Money raffle, Basket Raffle, happy wagon. Something for everyone. Take-outs available.

Pitch Tournaments

Pitch Players: Get your teams together. Judy Johnson is holding a pitch tournament on Sunday, June 29 in the Elks Lodge banquet room in Towanda. Sign-up time is 12:30, playing time is 1 p.m. There will be refreshments there and food for you to purchase.


The Fassett Reunion is being held at the Creek Junction Park in Forkston on July 27 at 12:30 p.m. Bring a dish to pass, table service, beverage, tablecloth and a silent auction item, wrapped, to auction off. Please bring any history in writing of any marriage, birth or death announcements to update Fassett family records.

The annual Kipp-Dickerman Hite reunion will be held on Saturday, June 21, at 1 p.m. at the home of Marcia Kipp Hallett, 234 Warren Center Road, Warren Center. Hot dogs, hamburgers, rolls and cold beverages provided. Bring dish to share. Bring swimsuits and towels if you’d like to swim. Also, bring a homemade family craft or baked good item to raffle. The proceeds go to next year’s reunion.


Wyalusing Rams Elementary Girls’ Basketball Summer program. All girls entering grades three through six in the fall of 2014 at Layman Gym at WVHS. This program replaces annual clinic and is free. Wed., June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 10 a.m. to noon. Questions: call or text Coach Jon Schulze, 607-725-8985.


The Tioga Point Museum is hosting a fundraising tour showcasing 10 private, local gardens on Sunday, June 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year’s tour highlights the diversity of these exceptional gardens, which vary in size, style and personality. A reception with refreshments will be available on the grounds of the museum following the completion of the self-guided tour. Music will be provided by harpist, Theodore Davenport. These exceptional gardens are available for public viewing on this date only. Tickets are $20 (non-refundable) and are available at the Tioga Point Museum, 724 S. Main St., Athens, PA 18810, also by contacting us at: 570-888-7225 or tpointmuseum@stny.rr.com.


Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department is looking for donations of glassware for the dime pitch tent for this year’s carnival. Donations can be left outside the fire hall. Pick-up is available to the elderly and/or disabled by calling 570-721-1265. Your donations are greatly appreciated.

Yard Sales

True Friends Fourth Annual Yard Sale, Saturday, June 21 from 9 to 4 in Montrose on Rt. 706. Everything by donation. For more information or to donate an item, call 570-278- 1228. R24p

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