2016-05-12 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

AUCTIONS

Fourth Annual Auction for Area Agency on Aging on May 19 at the Ulster-Sheshequin Fire Hall in Ulster. Doors open at 5 p.m. Auction starts at 6 p.m. All proceeds provide services to seniors. R19-2p/S20p

BENEFITS

Fundraiser, May 13 and 14, 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., 109 Cherry St., Towanda (next to PennDOT building). Yard sale, bake sale, raffle baskets. Local disabled vet needs support for training expenses of Samson, a service dog. Justin suffers from PTSD and TBI (traumatic brain injury). Served in Army 9 years, deployed 4 times to Iraq. Follow them on gofundme.com/scuc7pzg or on Facebook “Journey of a Soldier’s Hero.” All proceeds go directly to Samson’s training. For more information, call 570- 245-5428 and leave message. R19p

BREAKFASTS

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, May 29, is cancelled for this month.

CHURCH

The Meshoppen Methodist Church will sponsor a concert of music and praise with Good News Quartet on Saturday, May 21, 7 p.m. Refreshments and fellowship following concert. Everyone welcome.

Michael Donahue, from the Luzerne-Wyoming County Drug and Alcohol program, will speak about ‘God and Recovery’ at St. Peter’s Church, 3832 SR 6, Tunkhannock on May 15 at 4 p.m. For more information, call 570-836- 2233 or 570-878-4670.

The Towanda Universalist Unitarian Fellowship (TUUF) will present Rev. Darcey Laine with All Beings on Sunday, May 15. They meet at 3 p.m. at the Fellowship Sanctuary at 305 Second St., Towanda. For more information, call President Jean Spencer at 570-744-2823 or go to the website at www.towandauniversalistunitarianfellowship.org.

Life Topics meeting at the Dille Parish UCC Parish House, LeRaysville on Tuesday, May 17, 7 to 8 p.m. “Strings Attached.” Relax and enjoy an evening of entertaining acoustic music.

CLAM BAKES

Knights of Columbus Clam Bake, Saturday, June 11. Donation of $25 per ticket includes 6 doz. clams, steak or sausage sandwich, beer and soda. Served from 2 to 6 p.m. at St. Francis Pavilion, Mildred. Limited tickets available at Dushore Agway or Bill’s Hardware in Dushore or call Paul, 570-928-8911 or Donn, 570-350- 7877. Ticket requests may also be sent to kofc12406@g mail.com. Everyone welcome. Proceeds benefit local charitable activities. Knights of Columbus, Dushore, Wyalusing and Mildred Council 12406. R19-4p/S20-3p

CLASSES

Paint Class - Dandelion Wishes, May 20, 6 to 9 p.m. at Rush Auxiliary Hall, Lawton. Some see a weed — some see a wish. Paint class to benefit Lawton Playground Fund. $40 per person includes paint, brushes, canvas and Barb Sick’s expertise. Snacks and refreshments provided. Contact Pat Lyman at 570-934-2480. $20 deposit required. R18-3p

CONCERTS

Full Armor will present a family-friendly concert at the JFK Hall at St. Agnes School in Towanda on Saturday, May 14 at 7 p.m. Admission is a non-perishable food item for TACO food pantry.

The Valley Chorus Spring Concert will be held in the Athens High School Auditorium, on Sunday, May 15 at 3 p.m. Classics old and new will be presented. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Questions, call Dick Biery at 570-888-3088. S18-2p/R18-2p

CRAFT BAZAARS

Just in time for Summer Shopping. May 21, 10 to 4 p.m., Towanda Elks Lodge. Over 50 crafters and vendors. Food, shopping, Chinese Auction and fun. Call 570-265-2222 for more information. R19-2p/S20p

DINNERS

New Era United Methodist Church will be having a Chicken and Biscuits Dinner on Saturday, May 28, 11:30 a.m. at the church. Adults, $6; children, 12 and under, $4; preschool, free. R18-4c/S19-3c

Swiss Steak Dinner, Sat., May 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Rome Methodist Hall. Donations: $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12 and preschoolers are free. Benefit Rome UMC. S19c/R19c

Roast Beef Smorgasbord Supper, Retta United Methodist Church, Saturday, May 14, 4 p.m. until gone. Adults, $10; children, age 6 to 12, $5; preschool, free. S19p/R19p

EXHIBITS

The twenty-first annual “Adrienne’s Garden” Art Awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, May 15 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Area Middle School auditorium. The award presentation will occur at 2:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The award-winning entries will be on display in the lobby from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Paintings of many styles and subjects by three artists plus an exhibit by Tunkhannock Tree Association at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock through May. Reception will be held on May 22 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Artists featured will be Earl Lehman, Ben Jackson, Morgan Smith and members of the Tunkhannock Tree Assoc. For more information, call 570- 996-1500.

FESTIVALS

Second Annual Spring Festival, May 28 at 5 p.m. at the Herrickville Fire Department, 6149 Herrickville Road. Outdoor movie, “The Sandlot” at 8:30 p.m. Games, live music, arts and crafts, hot food, raffles. R19-3c/S20-2c

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

10-Keys to Healthy Aging Classes will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Montrose on Fridays at 10 a.m., and will run until June 10. Classes are free for older adults, ages 60+. To register, call the Area Agency on Aging at 1-800-982- 4346.

Summer Camp for Cub Scouting Two Cub Scout Day Camps will be held at Mt. Pisgah State Park, July 11-14 from 4 to 9 p.m. For details, call Veronica Seymour at 570-297- 1997. Aug. 1-4, Connell’s Dam, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Details: call Linda Raub at 570-637-7879. To join the fun of adventure and scouting, go to Pack 8 registration, April 24, 3 p.m. Wyalusing American Legion. Contact April Hartshaw, 570-869-2558. R16p

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ Association Field Day at 1 p.m. on May 14 at the Apiary of John Fiore, Tunkhannock. Topic: Split Hive presentation. Bring your veil, etc. Contact James Woods, 570-934-1166 for information and directions.

Attention Camptown community: The new Camptown history book will be including pictures of the Camptown area houses. If you would like a picture of your house to appear in the book, call Francine Batch at 570-746-3822. The pictures will be taken in May and June. Spread the word.

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.

MoMs—(Mothers of Minions) meet every first and third Wed. of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. Meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church, 5 Court St., Towanda. 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.

Hunts for Healing meets the last Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Ringneck Ridge, 3 Coburn Hill Rd., Laceyville. For more information, call 570-869-1233.

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.

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, non-smoking.

Al-Anon Meetings at Trehab Building, by NBT Bank, Montrose, second floor, on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at noon.

Come join the M.O.M.S. group. 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.

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.

Valley Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets the last Thursday of every month at St. John Lutheran Church at 207 S. Hopkins St., Sayre from 6 to 8 p.m. Anyone with MS or caregivers or family members of people with MS are invited. Call Pam at 570-888-9053 for questions or information.

Grief Support Group - A grief group will meet at the Sheldon Funeral Home, 155 Church St., Wyalusing beginning March 3 through May 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday evening. The group uses the nationally used GriefShare materials. A person can visit or join the group any time. The seminar is free, sponsored by the Sheldon Funeral Homes and Braintrim Baptist Church. Group leader is Richard Camp. For more information, call 570- 869-1998 or 570-746-1012.

The Bradford/Sullivan AARP Chapter 4423 meets every second Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the Wysox EMS building. Entertainment and refreshments provided. Visitors always welcome.

Al-Anon meetings will be held on Fridays at 8 p.m. at the Standing Stone Vesper Church’s Spiritual Building, River Road, Standing Stone Township. Open meetings, no smoking.

Al-Anon meetings will be held on Sundays at 7 p.m. at the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital, Second Floor, Towanda. Open meetings, no smoking.

Caregivers’ Support Group sponsored by B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. and Meadow View Senior Living Center third Wednesday of each month from 10 to 2 p.m. at the Area Agency on Aging office in Montrose. For more information or to register, call 570-278-3751 or 1-800-634-3746.

The Susquehanna Beekeepers’ meeting will be held on May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Building, Rt. 706, Montrose. Contact Jim Perkins at 570-967-2634 or check on www.susquehannabeekeeping.com for updates.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens and guests will meet Tuesday, May 17 at noon at Mark’s Valley View Restaurant. Order from menu and pay own bill and tip.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #534 will meet on Saturday afternoon, May 14 at 2 p.m. at the Post Home. Note date change. Please attend as this will be election of new officers.

The Bradford County Democratic Committee annual Spring Dinner will be held on May 15 at the Ulster/Sheshequin Fire Dept. Banquet Hall. Hors d’oeuvres will be at 4 p.m. with buffetstyle dinner at 5 p.m. For ticket purchase information, contact Maryanne Bell at 858-414-5558 or Jeff Gonzalez at 570-637-1451.

Stevensville Birthday Club will meet on Tuesday, June 7 at 11:30 a.m. at The Wyalusing Hotel. Ruby has a June birthday and Barb D. will be the baker.

The Camptown Civic Club meeting will be at the home of Marilyn Young on Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. (please note change of place). Donna Hepp and Pat Carr will provide refreshments, and Attorney Leslie Wizelman will present a program on elder law. Cars will leave the church parking lot at 6:45 for anyone who would like a ride.

The Wyalusing Community Theater will be holding a public meeting on Wednesday, May 18 at the Wyalusing High School auditorium at 6:30 p.m. This meeting is to determine whether or not there is enough interest in a community theater group in Wyalusing. If you are at all interested in performing, or helping out behind the scenes, please attend this meeting. If you cannot, then you can find us on Facebook at Wyalusing Community Theater for more information. We need a big turnout in order to have the possibility of doing a show this year.

The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT) will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, May 26 at the Towanda American Legion on 912 Main Street in Towanda beginning at 9 a.m. If you are interested in attending, call or email the Foundation office to make reservations. There is no cost. Call 570-888-4759 or email cftt@stny.rr.com.

OPEN HOUSE

Wyoming County Historical Society 25th Annual Open House on Sunday, May 15, 1 to 4 p.m. Featuring: Indian artifacts, collection of Then and Now photographs (1989-2000) and tours of the Genealogical Library and Museum. Corner of Bridge and Harrison Streets, Tunkhannock. Further information: 570-836-5303 (Tuesday or Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

The Personal Care Home at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital will host an open house on Friday, May 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. If interested in attending, please register by Friday, May 13 by calling 570-887-6720 or email Shea_ Anna@guth rie.org.

REUNIONS

The 116th Meshoppen High School Alumni Reunion will be held Saturday May 28 at the American Legion Post 154, located on 14515 State Rt. 3001, Montrose. Dinner is $15 per person (incl. tip) and dues $3. Social hour from 11 a.m. to noon. Send reservation with check for dinner to Harold Craige, Sec., 1128 County Home Road, Montrose, PA 18801. Make payable to Meshoppen High School Alumni Association. Include name, name of guest, if any and year of graduation or attended MHS. Reservations must be sent before May 15. S18-2p/R18-2p

SRU Alumni Banquet, May 21, 5 to 9 p.m. at the Ridgebury Sportsman’s Club, 961 Centerville Road, Gillett. $10 per person and bring dish to pass. Cash bar. Open to all SRU alumni (graduates or if attended), teachers and staff. Reservations by May 7 to Penny Yale Wood at 570-867-3036, however, later reservations accepted. R18- 3p/S19-2p

SHOWS

There will be a Talent Show at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 20 at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church in memory of Dick Ballard. No charge, but donations will be accepted for Relay for Life. Light refreshments.

SPORTS

Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Club meets at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Stoll Building, Wysox. For more information, call 570-746-1794.

Soccer Registration for NEBYSA, Saturday, May 21, NEBYSA, Rome Soccer Fields, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact Scott or Lisa Merritt, 570-744-2150.

Wyalusing Area Youth Soccer Sign-ups will be held at the Wyalusing Public Library, Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration: $30 per player; $25 for each additional sibling and is open to all girls and boys from ages four to 14. Must be four by Aug. 1 to be eligible. Be prepared to submit payment at time of registration. Questions? Call Heidi Chamberlin, 570-746-1241 or email them at wyalusingsoccer@yahoo.com. R18-2p/S19p

The New Albany Area Children’s Fund is hosting the Annual Charlie Wiles Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for children four to 13 at Behrend-Wiles pond on the Overton Road. This is a free catch and release event and every registered child will receive bait, refreshments and a prize.

WANTED

Laceyville Business Association is looking for donations of clean glassware for their dime pitch held on Laceyville’s Community Day, July 9. Call Luella at 570-869- 1212.

YARD SALES

Patriotic Path Lunch and Indoor Yard Sale, Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rush Auxiliary Hall, Lawton. Benefit: Lawton Playground Fund. Tables available for yard sale at $5 for 8 ft. table to rent. Call 570-934-2482. Self-guided tour between Rush and Stevensville. R18-3p

The annual Relay for Life of Bradford County at Wyalusing is hosting its fundraising yard sale at Tuscarora Wayne building in Wyalusing on Saturday, May 21 from 8 a.m. to noon. Various Relay teams will be selling merchandise on site and there will also be a chicken BBQ and bake sale at the event. Relay for Life Chairperson Stephanie Robinson said folks can also purchase luminaries at the yard sale in preparation for the Luminaria Ceremony held at the Relay for Life of Bradford County, scheduled for Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Wyalusing Valley High School. R19-2p/S20p

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