2014-10-23 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Oct. 26, 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.

Christmas Events

The Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce is making plans for its annual Christmas tea party to be held on Sunday, Dec. 7 at noon in the Tuscarora Wayne Community Room at 20 Main Street in Wyalusing. Sponsor this year is Farm and Home Plaza. The theme is “Winter Wonderland with Frozen.” Tickets available now at the chamber office for $10 each. Call 570-746-4922 for more information.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish will be having its annual Christmas Bazaar on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the church hall in Wyalusing. There will be an assortment of vendors with many types of crafts. A chicken and biscuit lunch will be served. Bake sale, Chinese auction and turkey raffle. Come check out the “Biggest Little Bazaar” in the area. Tables are available. For questions, call Dennis at 570-746-9192.


The Ekumen Chorale of Archbald will present a program of a cappella music on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 4:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 276 Church St., Montrose.

Susquehanna Singers Musical, “In Christ Alone” at the First Presbyterian Church of Towanda on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary and at the Monroeton United Methodist Church on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. Public invited.

A movie, “God’s Not Dead” will be shown at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7 at the Neath Church, about three miles east of LeRaysville on East Street. Public welcome. No admission fee charged and refreshments will be served. The movie is a drama about a college student who must prove God’s existence to a professor.

Granville Center Church of Christ of Granville Summit will be hosting a clothing giveaway on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to noon. Donations of clothing will be accepted Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. For any questions, call the church office at 570-364-5110.


Free soup supper at Hollenback United Methodist Church on Nov. 12 and Dec. 10 from 5 to 6 p.m. with a Bible Study from 4:30 until 5. All are welcome.

The Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department is hosting an Appreciation Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 1 at the fire hall. The dinner is held in honor of everyone who took part in helping with this year’s firemen’s celebration. Happy hour; 6 – 7 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. A summary of the celebration will be given and an awards ceremony will take place. Please call 570- 746-4904 or 570-721-0252 to make reservations.

Election Day Chicken and biscuits dinner on Nov. 4, 4 p.m. until? Adults, $9; children, 6 to 12, $4.50; under 5, free. Jenningsville United Methodist Church Hall. Menu: Chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, squash, cranberry sauce, applesauce, pepper slaw, pie, coffee, tea, punch. Eat in or take out.

Stag Ham and Bean Dinner at Laceyville’s Goodwill Fire Co. on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. Benefit Goodwill Fire Co.

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association annual dinner meeting at the South Montrose Community Church on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. Speaker, Dr. Mary Ann Frazier, Penn State University. Reservations a must by Oct. 24 to Ginny, 570-934-1166.

The Hollenback United Methodist Church will hold a chicken and biscuit luncheon on Nov. 4, starting at 11:30 a.m. Adults, $8.

Annual Harvest Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Spring Hill Community Hall, 4 p.m. until food is gone. Turkey with all the trimmings. Adults, $8; children, 6 to 12, $4; preschool, free. Sponsored by the Spring Hill UMW

Pancake Supper, Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 4:30 to 7 p.m. at New Era United Methodist Church, Rienze Road, off Wyalusing-New Albany Road. $6 adults, $4 under 12, preschool, free. R42- 2c/S43-2c

For Your Information

The LeRaysville Minstrel practices will be held Thursdays at 7 p.m. at the LeRaysville Community Hall. For more information, you may call 570- 744-2636 or 744-1251.

Guthrie Hospice will offer a five-week Community Bereavement Support Group that meets every Wednesday beginning Oct. 1 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the 2 North Conference Room at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. For more information or to register, call 1-800-598-6155.

The Salvation Army Christmas 2014 Food Box and Gift Registration dates until Dec. 1. by appointment only at the Salvation Army in the Towanda Methodist Church, 105 Main St., Towanda. Phone 570-265- 5932. Come with income for the past 30 days; one utility bill (proof of address); ID for everyone; birth certificates for children under 12 and driver’s license. Those in the following zips may apply: 16910, 16914, 16925, 16926, 16932, 16945, 16947, 17724, 17731, 17735, 17743, 17758, 17765, 17768, 17770, 18614, 18619, 18626, 18632, 18814, 18815, 18817, 18829, 18831, 18832, 18833, 18837, 18845, 18846, 18848, 18850, 18851, 18853, 18854. Anyone wanting to ring bells this season, please contact the office to get on the schedule.

Halloween Events

Wysox Community Halloween Party on Sunday, Oct. 26 at the Wysox EMS Building, Rt. 187 South from 2 to 4 p.m. Costume judging at 2:30 for most original, prettiest, scariest, ugliest. Refreshments will be served.

Wysox EMS Haunted House, on Friday, Oct. 24 from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 p.m. to midnight and Oct. 31 from 7 to 11 p.m. $6 for adults, 13 and older. $4, kids 12 and under.


There will be a Halloween Party at the South Auburn Grange on Oct. 31 starting at 6 p.m. Bring your treats for all those tricksters and enjoy.

Boys and girls and their families are invited to attend Stevensville’s Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Stevensville Community Hall.

Grovedale’s Red House of Horror, 87 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, on Oct. 25 and Nov., 1 from 7-11 p.m. (all visitors in line will be admitted). Admission: $8 K-12 Students; $10 Adults. Proceeds will benefit the Twilight Wish Foundation.

Sponsored by Wyalusing FBLA.


Spring Hill Community Halloween party will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25. Please note change in time. Grand march begins at 7:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

Halloween party, sponsored by the Wyalusing Lioness, Lions and Leo Clubs on Sunday, Oct. 26 from 12:15 to 2 p.m. with judging at 1 p.m. at the Wyalusing Fire Hall. Trick or treating in borough following from 2 to 4 p.m.

Meshoppen Borough Trick or Treat on Oct. 31, 4 to 7 p.m. Parade will begin at 7 p.m. at the ballpark.

Terrytown trick-or-treat will be held on Thursday night, Oct. 30 ending at 7 p.m. Leave your porch light on if you wish to have little visitors.

Camptown Halloween trickor treating date is Sunday, Oct. 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. Anyone interested in participating is asked to leave their outside porch light on.

Laceyville Borough Trick or Treat will be held on Friday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m.

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 3:00 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.

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.

Al-Anon at the Old Bridgewater Baptist Church, Rt. 706, Montrose, Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m.

Come join the M.O.M.S. group starting this fall. All MOMS welcome. Meetings are held at the Rome Presbyterian Church in Rome from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

Grief Support Group - Grief- Share, a grief support group will be held Thursdays, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. from Oct. 16 to Jan. 29 (except holidays). Meeting at the Loft Room, Braintrim Baptist Church, Laceyville. Call 570-869-1350 for more information.

The Members’ Meeting at The Oldest House, originally scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 9 has been cancelled. The meeting will be on Nov. 6 at 5:30 p.m.

Wyalusing Musical Society will meet on Oct. 28 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church with Nancy Bendinsky and Wendy Gaustad as hostesses. We welcome Nancy Bendinsky as a new member. The theme for the evening will be planning Candlelight and sharing the history of Christmas Carols.

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, Oct. 28.

Volunteer Committee meeting for the Wyalusing Relay for Life will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 5:30 p.m. at Wyalusing Valley High School, Room 57. If you would like more information or have questions, call the American Cancer Society at 1- 800-227-2345 or visit RelayFor- Life.org or www.relayforlife.org/pawyalusing.

Penny Socials

Penny Social, Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Laceyville Fire Hall, Main St., Laceyville. Doors open at 6 p.m. Drawing begins at 7:30. Refreshments, door prizes, 50/50, basket raffles. Sponsored by Laceyville Goodwill Ladies’ Auxiliary. Everyone welcome.

Penny Social Saturday, Oct. 25 at the LeRaysville Community Hall. Doors open 6 p.m. Door prizes, bake sale, food baskets, 50/50 drawing. Refreshments for sale and complimentary cookies and drink after social. Benefit LeRaysville Order of the Eastern Star No. 498.


The Citrus Fruit Sale sponsored by the WVHS Music Department is going on. If you don’t know a student to call to place your order, please call Kim Corson by 11/21 at 570-721- 3603 to place an order that can be picked up at the school on 12/11 or 12/12 (tentative dates) or delivered to you. For friends and relatives out of town, an order can be placed until 11/23 online at: http://www.freshfruitorder.org/WVHSmusic. Thank you for your support. The WVHS Music Department..


Wyalusing Elementary Wrestling Club, Inc. will hold a meeting on Monday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. in Room 42 of the Wyalusing Valley High School.

Lucky X Shoot at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534, 89 Bowling Alley Road on Oct. 26 and Nov. 9, 1 p.m.

Veterans' Day Events

Veterans’ Day dinner will be held on Saturday evening, Nov. 8 at the Wyalusing American Legion Post 534. Social hour at 5 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Reservations requested by Nov. 3 at 570- 746-1772. Please bring an item for our veterans in the VA hospitals and nursing homes and the Veterans’ home in Silvara. Toiletries, socks, clothing, cards, stamps, etc. needed. Watch article in newspaper for more items to be listed.

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