What’s Happening for the week of April 15, 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.


WWI Exhibit, April 7 to Sept. 5, Sayre Historical Society, 103 S. Lehigh Ave., Sayre, Pa. 

Five Stand, Skeet & Trap, each Wednesday through the summer, 5 to 9 p.m., Alparon Park, Gate 3, Troy. 

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 at 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 thru 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. 


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.

Sylvania Lions Club Chicken BBQ, 10:30 a.m., downtown Troy and former Calkins building. 


Tommy Rocco in Concert, 6 p.m., East Smithfield Federated Church, 591 Main St., East Smithfield. A love offering will be collected. 


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.


Threads Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St. #1, Athens.

The Susquehanna Valley Audubon Meeting, Dish to Pass Supper at 6 p.m., Program begins at 7:30 p.m., Page Manor Community Room, 502 Church St., Athens. For more info, call Inga at (607) 425-7426.  


Tioga County Farm Bureau presents an Evening with the Candidates, Tioga County Fairgrounds. Meet the candidates from 6 to 6:30 p.m., open forum with question and answer time from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Come meet the candidates running for the office of State Representative in the 68th District of Pennsylvania. Also attending will be candidates vying for the Pennsylvania 10th House District.

Gadget Club, 5 to 7 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St. #1, Athens. 


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


Penny Social at the North Orwell Community Hall, Route 187, North Orwell, Pa. Doors open at 5 p.m. with drawings starting at 7 p.m. There will be refreshments available, Basket Raffle, 50/50 and Door Prizes. Proceeds will benefit the hall renovation fund. Any questions, contact Cathy Rought at (570) 247-7280 or Bev Manvell at (570) 247-7484.

Spring Rummage & Bake Sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bag Sale at 1 p.m., Monroeton United Methodist Church, Monroeton. Donations of clean and working condition items will be accepted April 16 and 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 18 from 6 to 8 p.m., and April 19 by appointment by calling 265-7723 or 265-6089. 

APRIL 20 & 21

Rummage Sale and Lunch, Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., lunch at noon; Bag Day is Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, East Troy Baptist Church.  


Troy Firemen’s Auxiliary 4th Annual Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Troy Fire Hall, Troy. For more info, call 297-2537. 

Spaghetti and Meatball Benefit Dinner for Cheryl (Cherie) Walker, 3 to 5 p.m., Tanner’s Bar & Grill, Athens, Pa. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for ages five and under. Cherie is currently hospitalized with complications from bladder surgery. 

Craft and Vendor Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., New Beginning United Methodist Church, 300 E. Miller St., Elmira, N.Y. Free admission, plenty of parking, 50/50 raffle, Chinese Auction, breakfast and lunch available by church ladies. Contact Jan Avery at (607) 737-5863 or email to javery@stny.rr.com.

“Beyond Worship” Night, 7:30 p.m., Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church, 13255 Berwick Tpke., East Smithfield. 


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.


Spaghetti Dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., Troy Vets Club, Troy. Cost is $8 per person to benefit the Troy Boy Scout Troop 4049 upcoming visit to Washington, D.C. and annual weeklong summer camp.


Asperger Social Gathering, 6:30 to 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Troy, 1204 Redington Ave., Troy. Open to adult ages 18 and older, pizza and beverages will be provided. For questions, call Sarah at (805) 522-3163.


Rabies Clinic, 10 a.m. to noon, Franklindale Fire Company. All dogs must be on leashes and cats in carriers. Cost is $8 per vaccine. To benefit Franklindale Fire Company.


Bradford County Democratic Committee Spring Dinner, Social hour at 4 p.m. with dinner and speakers to follow, Grille at the Train Station, 718 N. Lehigh Ave., Sayre. Cost is $35 per person. For reservations or more info, call Diane or Jeff at 265-2499, or Maryanne at (858) 414-5558. 


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 4 & 5

Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan’s Annual Benevolence Rummage Sale, Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday Bag Sale from 8 a.m. to noon. The church is located 1/4-mile south of Springfield Road on the Berwick Turnpike, outside East Smithfield. 


Sylvania Lions Club Chicken BBQ, 10:30 a.m., downtown Troy and former Calkins building. 

Patsy Cline Tribute Show featuring Penny Eckman, 7 to 9 p.m., Sayre VFW, 932 W. Lockhart St., Sayre. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door the night of the show. To purchase tickets, call (570) 247-7410. 


Saint Agnes School 140th Anniversary Mass and Social, 11 a.m. Mass, Peter and Paul Church immediately following the Mass Ice Cream Social at St Agnes School, JFK Hall, Towanda. Call 265-6863 or email sa123@epix.net to make a reservation to attend the Ice Cream Social. 

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!


Sylvania Lions Club Chicken BBQ, 10:30 a.m., downtown Troy and former Calkins building. 

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