What’s Happening for the week of March 18, 2018

What’s Happening – send dated church, school, social or non-profit event information (50 words or less) to the Troy Pennysaver, Attn: Wendy Post, 181-183 Front St., Owego, N.Y. 13827 or e-mail wpost@owegopennysaver.com. Please send notices at least three weeks in advance of event. Space available, your event will appear.


Walking Program, Monday thru Friday, 6 to 7 a.m., Troy Commons Building Gymnasium. Enter the gym lobby at entrance E. For more info, call Carol 297-2617. 

Writer’s Group, third Thursday of the month from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Allen Pierce Library, Troy, Pa. No fees. No writing experience necessary. Call (570) 529-0514 for more information.

Country Style Breakfast, second Sunday of the month (January through March), 7 to 10:30 a.m., South Creek Lions Club, Route 14, Gillett. Cost is $8 per meal and the doors open at 7 a.m.

Valley Youth Hunter Education Challenge Indoor .22 Rifle Shooting, Monday and Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., Towanda American Legion in the Indoor Shooting Range, Route 187, one mile south of Rome and five miles north of Wysox. Guns and ammo provided, $3.50 per night, open to all youth ages ten to 18. For info, call Ray at 265-2728 or find the Valley Youth Hunter Education Challenge on Facebook. 

GCCC Fit Club, every Saturday, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Granville Center Church of Christ, 5753 Hwy. 514, Granville Summit. For info, call Lee or Robin at 364-5110.

Goodies for our Troops Packaging Events, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 87 Main St., Wellsboro. For info, call 662-5601. 

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, last Thursday of every month, 6 to 8 p.m., Saint John Lutheran Church, 207 S. Hopkins St., Sayre. For info, call 888-9053. 

Lyme Disease Support Group Meeting, 1st Tuesday of each month, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, Athens. 

Lyme Disease Awareness and Support Group, 2nd Wednesday of the month, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., United Methodist Church, 1034 West Broad St., Horseheads. For info, call Kelly at (607) 398-6207 or email to ahope4lyme@yahoo.com

Community Adult Swim (18 and up) Thursday evenings, $2.50 donation, 6 to 8 p.m., Martha Lloyd School, Troy.

Free Common Law Education Classes, course and discussion; for questions, call Neva at 529-3502 or 463-5464. 

Food Addicts In Recovery Anonymous Weekly Meeting, for information on times and locations call (607) 595-7381, (607) 351-9504 or visit foodaddicts.org

Develop communication and leadership skills with Barrier Breakers Toastmasters International Club. Meets second and fourth Thursday of each month at 6:15 p.m. at various locations between the Valley and Towanda. The nonprofit group is open to 18 years or older. Contact Jerry at (570) 423-2569 or Chris at (570) 888-1221 for more information.

TOPS: Real People, Real Weight Loss, every Monday, 5 to 7 p.m., Troy Vets Club. For info, call Betty at 673-8686.

Overeaters Anonymous, 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesdays, Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre. For information, call Lori at (570) 882-9716. 

Community Meal, 5 to 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday, $9, Mt. Zion Retreat Center, Roaring Branch, Pa.

GriefShare, 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday, North Street Community Church, 177 North St., Canton. Call 673-4298 for more information or visit griefshare.org

Support group for victims of sexual violence and their family and friends, Monday evenings at 5:30 p.m., 6 Old Tioga St., Wellsboro, Pa., call 724-3549 for more information.

Free Breakfast, last Saturday of each month, 8 to 10 a.m., Fellowship Hall, First Christian Church of Alba. For more information, call 297-4051. 

Gold Wing Road Riders Meetings, 2nd Sunday of each month, breakfast at 9 a.m.


Registration is open for 2018 Adult Coed Softball League. Registration fee is $395 and must be paid by May 1. Two mandatory meetings and a representative from each team MUST attend, April 5 and April 19 at the Wellsboro Community Center (Senior Center) at 6 p.m. For more info or to register a team, visit wellsboroleague.com or call Angie at (607) 426-1368.


Registration open for the Cloverleaf 4K, 10 a.m., Wildwood Reserve in the Town of Barton. Registration can be done online by searching for Carantouan Greenway or Cloverleaf 4K. Questions may be directed to Marty Borko at (607) 565-2636. Healthy prizes such as gym memberships and homemade jam awarded to participants at random.

Crow Tournament, from legal hunting hours until 2 p.m., check in by 2 p.m. at Pepper’s Auction Barn, Route 414, Leroy. Must bring whole crow. Cost is a $20 registration fee per team and registration deadline is March 15 at 8 p.m. For more info, call Adam at 637-1070 or 364-7653 and leave message. 


Troy Rod and Gun Club Trap, Five Stand & Trap, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Endless Mountain Antique Tractor and Machinery Club meeting, 6 p.m., Troy Baptist Church. Bring a dish to pass.


Adult Book Club, 1 or 6 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens.

Timeless Tuesday for KARE at Timeless Destination of Wellsboro, 5 to 8 p.m., 77 Main St., Wellsboro, Pa. Pasta Buffet for $10.99 per person, with a portion to benefit KARE.


Ham Dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., Millerton Wesleyan Church, 5174 Main St., Millerton. Cost is $10 for adults, $6 for ages 12 and under, and includes beverage and dessert. Sponsored by the Wells-Jackson Lions Club. Proceeds will benefit scholarship recipients. A container is available to collect used eyeglasses and lenses. 

MARCH 23 to MARCH 25

31st Annual Capital District Garden and Flower Show, Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hudson Valley Community College, McDonough Sports Complex, 8 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy. The cost is $14 at the door, and ages 12 and under are free with a paid adult. Discount advance tickets are available online for $12, and a two-day admission pass is $20. Parking is free. For more info, visit gardenandflowershow.com


Hometown Eggstravaganza Craft and Vendor Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mansfield Fire Hall. For more information, to purchase auction tickets, or to make a donation, call (570) 529-3691 or email to lhampsher@frontier.com.

4th Annual Bradford County Library System Spelling Bee, 10 a.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. Come in to register and pick up your spelling bee list to study.

“Rebirth and Recycle in the Easter Season” – An Art Class to Recycle Trash, 1 to 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Towanda, 105 Main St., Towanda. The cost is $15 per student, ages five to adult. Also, there will be a “safe” Easter Egg Hunt inside the church just for the students at the closing of class. Call the church office at 265-3276 on Tuesday, Thursday or Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to register. 

Easter Egg Hunt, 1 to 3 p.m., Mansfield VFW (across from Walmart). Free for ages one to 12. Other activities include pizza, snacks, drinks, fun activities and a visit from the Easter Bunny. 

Presentation by Melanie Stratton from Doggy Doos Boutique & Barkery, 1 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. For more info, call 888-7117 or visit spaldinglibrary.org

“The Best of Common Time” Free Concert, 7:30 p.m., Clemens Center’s Powers Theater, 207 Clemens Pkwy., Elmira. 

MARCH 24 & 25

Pancake Days, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days, Fay’s Sugar Shack, 3-miles South of Bentley Creek, and 12 miles North of Burlington on Old Berwick Turnpike. Proceeds will benefit The Big Pond Lions Club. 

49th Annual Che-Hanna Rock & Mineral Club Show, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wysox Volunteer Fire Hall, Wysox. The admission fee is $3 for adults, $1 for students, and ages under eight are admitted free. For more info, visit chehannarocks.com or call Bob at (570) 928-9238. 


Troy Junior Sportsmen Muzzleloader Shoot, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Troy Rod & Gun Club, Alparon Park, Gate #3. For questions, call 250-1838. 


Spaghetti Supper, 5 to 7 p.m., Troy Fire Hall, Troy. Cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for ages five to 12 and preschool is free.


Nuts and Bolts of Lyme Disease for Medical Professionals, noon to 5 p.m., open to the general public from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Elmira Country Club, 1538 W. Church St., Elmira.


AMBA Blood Analysis Program, 6 to 10 p.m., South Creek Lions Club Hall, Route 14, Gillett, Pa. Call 1-800-234-8888 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday to schedule an appointment.


Adventure Game Calls with Joe Sears, 7 p.m., Pepper’s Auction Barn, Route 414, Leroy Township. All welcome! Light refreshments will be served. 


Ham Dinner Benefit for David (Rocky) and Deb Rockwell, 4:30 p.m., South Creek Fire Department, Fassett (South Creek Township). Cost is a $10 donation per person.


Endless Mountains Antique Tractor and Machinery Club meeting, 6 p.m. at the Troy Baptist Church.  Bring a dish to pass. Call (570) 549-6861 for more information.


Spaghetti Supper, 5 to 7 p.m., Troy Fire Hall, Troy. Cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for ages five to 12 and preschool is free.


25th Orwell Pa. Antique Trap Show, 7 a.m. to noon, North Orwell Community Hall, Route 187. Free admission. Contact Bruce McCormick at (607) 426-6276 after 5 p.m. for more information.

MAY 25 to 27

35th Annual Penny Country and Bluegrass Music Association’s Memorial Day Weekend Festival, 231 Ketchumville Rd., Berkshire and at the Busy Bird Festival grounds. Weekend tickets are $35, Friday is $10, Saturday is $20, Sunday is $10, and ages under 12 are free with an adult paid ticket. There is free rough camping with a weekend ticket. Entertainment will feature Laura Orshaw and the New Velvet Band, Mathews Family Tradition, Slewfoot, Gospel Way, The Young Brothers, Melanie and The Boys, Terry Patrick and The BusyBirds, Spare Parts, Doc Weismore and more!

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