What’s Happening for the week of June 10, 2018

What’s Happening – send dated church, school, social or non-profit event information (50 words or less) to the Troy Pennysaver Plus, 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. 

Troy Town Cruisers Summer Cruise-in begins May 29, and runs every Tuesday through Sept. 25, 5 to 8 p.m., First Citizens Community Bank, Troy.

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

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.

Writer’s Group, third Thursday of the month at Allen Pierce Library, will recess until September. Details will be available in August. 

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. 

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. 

JUNE 9 & 10

Wells Township Park Community Days Weekend, Saturday begins at 9 a.m., Sunday is the motorcycle ride with registration from 8 to 9:30 a.m., and kickstands up at 10 a.m., 7212 Coryland Rd., Gillett, Pa. Visit facebook/WellsTownshipPark for more information.

JUNE 8, 9 & 10

Annual show for the Endless Mountain Antique Tractor and Machinery Club.

Show will be held at the Canton Fireman’s Field on Friday and Saturday, all day, and Sunday until noon. For more information, call (570) 549-6861.


Sara Romanik will provide the special music at 7 p.m. at the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church.

Dr. Angela McBrearty will perform a sacred music concert for flute at 3 p.m. at the United Methodist Hall in Rome, which is located across from the bank. Admission is free. The concert, sponsored by P. P. Bliss Gospel Songwriters Museum, will include the annual meeting and audience singing.

Litchfield Township Volunteer Fire Company’s $5 breakfast will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Litchfield Fire Hall, 1391 Hill Rd., Litchfield Township. The menu will include all-you-can-eat pancakes served with two eggs and two link sausages. Also French toast, home fries, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, juice, tea and desserts will be served. Breakfast is held the second Sunday of each month.

The gospel group, “The Promise,” is returning to East Smithfield to perform a Concert on the Green at 6 p.m. Bring a lawn chair. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the Federated Church sanctuary. A love offering will be received to benefit the group.


South Creek Lions Club Open House, 6 p.m., Route 14, Gillett. For more info, call 529-2763. 

Family and Friends: A weekly support meeting for those who struggle with addiction, or for those who love someone who does, will be held at 6:30 p.m. every Monday at the Main Link, 17 Pine St., Towanda. Refreshments provided. Call Keith (607) 378-7182 or email kkinsman@casa-trinity.org with questions. 

The South Creek Lions Club is holding an open house at 6 p.m. Anyone interested in Lions is invited to attend. Singles and couples are invited. Light refreshments will be available. Local and district Lions will be available to talk about what it is to be a Lion. The South Creek Lions Club is located on Route 14 in Gillett, Pennsylvania. For more information, call (570) 529-2763.


Bradford County Builders Association will host Mike Organis from JRG Advisors to speak about insurance and benefits options for members and their employees. Information will also be available on other member benefits. Dinner will be at 6:15 p.m. with the meeting to follow at the Riverstone Inn in Wysox. New members welcome. 

Pasture walk and lunch will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Back Achers Farm, 2908 Rome Road, Rome. This event is free. Please register online at www.pasafarming.org, or call (814) 349-9856. Join PASA, the PA Grazing Lands Coalition, and Organic Valley at Back Achers Farm for a tour of a farm that is pasture-raising and direct-marketing pigs, chickens, turkeys, lamb and beef. The focus of the conversation will be related to how the farm is looking to improve and increase its pastures, in meeting the diverse grazing needs of its animals. Pre-registration is requested for lunch. 

The Towanda Musical Society will hold its annual picnic at the home of Linda Ferrario. Members are asked to arrive by 5:45 p.m. with dinner to start at 6 p.m. Please bring a dish to pass. Contact Linda with regrets, and Sue Roy with any questions.

Wysox Sewing Society will hold its monthly dinner at noon, in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Route 187, Wysox. Pork with stuffing will be featured on the menu with mashed potatoes, gravy, coleslaw, assorted vegetables, gelatin salads and a variety of homemade pies. Everyone is welcome. Take-out orders are available upon request; please call ahead. Reservations are available but not necessary. Please call (570) 265-6119 and leave a message.

The Endless Mountain Investment Club will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12 at the Great Wall Buffet in Wysox. New members who wish to learn about investing in the stock market are welcome to attend two free meetings. Many of the members arrive early to enjoy dinner at the buffet prior to the meeting. For more information, contact Ed Schmitt at (570) 265-3353, Ted Rieth at (570) 265-7321, or Mike Hoffman at (570) 637-0200.

North Orwell TOPS will meet at 8:30 a.m. every Tuesday for weigh-in, followed by the meeting at 9 a.m., at the North Orwell Union Church. Please use the side-entrance door at the back of the church. For more information, call Marian at (570) 395-4103.

The Garden Club of Towanda will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12 at The Christ Episcopal Church, Towanda. The program will be on container gardening; Duane Campbell, will do the presentation.


Towanda Oak Hill Cemetery will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. at the Towanda Borough municipal building on South Main Street in Towanda. 

Athens Senior Citizens Father’s Day luncheon will be held at noon at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sayre. Ted Clark’s Busy Market will cater the meatloaf dinner, with strawberry shortcake for dessert. Call Dick Biery for reservations at (570) 888-3088. 

The Practical Nursing Program at the Northern Tier Career Center will administer a pre-entrance exam at 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13 and Wednesday, July 11. To register, or for more information, contact Tina at (570) 265-8113 or email tmathers@ntccschool.org.

The DuPont Retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at the Blue Dolphin Restaurant in Apalachin, New York.

JUNE 13 and 14

“Start of Summer” two-day art camp will be held for kids of all ages by Bonnie Bell Hilfiger on Wednesday, June 13 and Thursday, June 14 at the First United Methodist Church in Towanda, 105 Main St. It will start at 10 a.m. and run until noon for ages five to 10; and afternoons run from 1 to 3 p.m. for age 11 to adults. All paints and supplies are included in the cost of the art camp; the cost for the two-day camp is $15 per day, per student. Healthy snacks will be included at no extra cost. The deadline is 2 p.m. Friday, June 8 to register for the two-day art camp. Call the church office to register; the phone number is (570) 265-3276 and hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.


Trivia at the Lake, Lake Ondawa Pavilion, Big Pond, North Lake Road, 6:30 p.m., exercise your brain and win a prize!

A Ham Dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Nichols United Methodist Church. Proceeds benefit the parsonage roof project. The cost is $9 and take-out is available too.

The Liberty Corners Church will be having an ice cream social at 5:30 p.m. at the church’s social hall (former Grange Hall). They will be serving chilidogs, kraut dogs, sloppy joes, homemade ice cream, banana splits, pies, cakes, brownies, decaf coffee, soda, and water and ice tea downstairs. Upstairs there will be yard sale items available with lots of new items.

Community Meeting concerning County Bridge No. 6 on Luthers Mills Road, 6 p.m., 2030 Weed Hill Rd., Towanda. For questions, call 265-8642. 


Faith Community United Methodist Church Annual Ice Cream Social, 4:30 p.m., Lake Ondawa Pavilion, Big Pond.

McNett Country Band Square Dance, 6 to 10 a.m., Mount Pisgah State Park Nature Center Pavilion. The cost is $5 per person, sponsored by the Friends of Mount Pisgah. Food is available for purchase.

A square dance with music by the “Gypsies” will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Wysox Fire Hall on Lake Road in Wysox. Admission at the door is $10 a couple with the proceeds going to the Fire Company in memory of Margaret Roof, a long time friend and supporter.

Bradford-Wyoming Co. Literacy Program’s Annual Recognition Banquet will be held with a 6 p.m. social and 6:30 p.m. dinner at the American Legion, 912 South Main St., Towanda. The guest speakers will be current and former adult learners and current volunteer tutors. For further information or to make reservations, call Aubrey Carrington, program coordinator, at (570) 297-3375 or email bwcliteracy@bradfordco.org. The deadline for reservations is June 4.

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a program titled, “Bradford County Civil War Music” scheduled for 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. There is no admission charge for this event, but donations are appreciated. To reserve a seat, participants are asked to register by calling (570) 265-2240 or by email at info@bradfordhistory.com.


The Bradford County Veterans Appreciation Picnic will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Mountaineer Park in Monroeton. It is sponsored by the Bradford County Affairs Office in Towanda.

Trojan Trot: A charity walk/run will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Alparon Park in Troy. Sponsored by the Troy Chamber of Commerce, the event will benefit Troy children in need of shoes. Participants will be walking/running around the half-mile track at the park. Donors may contribute per lap, or with a flat donation. There will be free ice cream and admission for all participants. Everyone else is welcome for a $5 admission fee. There will be a chicken barbecue, vendors, games and more. No pre-registration is necessary.  

The Ulster High School Alumni will be at Bishop’s Restaurant at noon.

JUNE 15, 16 and 17

The Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association will hold its 24th Annual Tractors, Trucks and Antiques Show from June 15 to 17 at the show grounds in Rome. Gates open at noon on Friday. Donation is $10 on Friday and Saturday, and a $5 donation on Sunday. Friday night tractors will pull including smokers and others. Saturday is Children’s Day with a pedal pull in the afternoon. There will be a chicken barbecue on Saturday. Saturday night is truck pulls. Sunday is Powder Puff and double tree pulls. Children under 12 are free all three days. Like them on Facebook: “Twin Tier Antique Tractor Association.”


Victory Church will be holding its 5th Annual Father’s Day car show at Victory Church in Troy, Pa. on Sunday, June 17. The day will include a church service at 10 a.m., followed by the car show. For more information, email to info@voiceofvictory.com, or look up the event on Facebook. Victory Church is located at 645 East Main St. in Troy. You can contact them at (570) 297-1060, or visit www.voiceofvictory.com for more information.


Folk Musician Jay Smar will be at Mather Memorial Library in Ulster at 6 p.m. The program is titled “Folk History Thru Time” and is the kickoff program for the series of Summer Learning programs at the library. This program is open to all school aged children and their families and is free to attend. For more information on this or our other programs, please contact the library at (570) 358-3595.


Towanda class of 1970 will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Woody’s in Towanda.


Trivia at the Lake, Lake Ondawa Pavilion, Big Pond, North Lake Road, 6:30 p.m., exercise your brain and win a prize!

Troy Town Band Summer Concert, 7 p.m., Troy Memorial Auditorium. 

The 43rd Annual Senior Picnic will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at the Troy Fairgrounds. This year’s theme is “The Good Old Days.” There will be informational booths, free health screenings, bingo, and a picnic lunch. Those interested in attending are asked to contact the Area Agency on Aging at (800) 982-4346 by June 15 to make meal reservations. A donation of $3 per meal is suggested.

Red Hat PJ Party: Northeast Pennsylvania Red Hats will host a PJ Party from 9 a.m. to noon at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston. A full breakfast will be served. Attendees are invited to wear pajamas. The deadline for reservations is June 8. Please call Rose Ann Rink at (570) 510-8877 or (570) 410-1084 for more information.


22nd Annual Howard Elmer Hose Company Car Show, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sayre’s Riverfront Park. Antique and Classic Cars, Litchfield Fire Department Chicken and Rib BBQ, craft and food vendors, music by Larry Richards and the Spexx Band. For more information, call Pat Cahill at (607) 857-1017. Rain date is Aug. 5.


Family and Friends: A weekly support meeting for those who struggle with addiction, or for those who love someone who does, will be held at 6:30 p.m. every Monday at the Main Link, 17 Pine St., Towanda. Refreshments provided. Call Keith (607) 378-7182 or email kkinsman@casa-trinity.org with questions. 


Endless Mountains Pregnancy Care Center’s 24th Annual Benefit Captain and Crew Golf Tournament, 12 p.m. Shotgun Start, Towanda Country Club, Route 6, Towanda. Registration is $80 for non-club members and $60 for members. Rain or shine! Includes cart and green fees, door prizes, and buffet dinner and golf awards. For info, call 673-4476 or 447-8499 or visit www.empccfree.com

3rd Annual Clay Shoot, Registration at 9 a.m., Shotgun start at 10 a.m., Rock Mountain Sporting Clays. Cost is $120 for individuals or $400 for teams of four. Registration fee includes ammo, breakfast, lunch and a t-shirt. For more info, call Amber at 823-5144, ext. 309 or email Aloomis@fsanepa.org


Trivia at the Lake, Lake Ondawa Pavilion, Big Pond, North Lake Road, 6:30 p.m., exercise your brain and win a prize!


Bradford County Manor Annual Chinese Auction, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 3rd floor activities room, 50/50 drawing, need not be present to win.


Old Home Day for Armenia Mountain Baptist Church, Dish to Pass Lunch at 1 p.m., Church services begin at 2 p.m., please bring your own table service. For more info, call 549-5452 or 549-6861. 

Coryland Church Youth Group Bake Sale begins at 8 a.m., Woody’s Country Store, Route 14. 


2nd Annual Drug Awareness Rally, noon to 4 p.m., Canton Fireman’s Field. Requesting donations for door prizes and games, which would be highly appreciated. This is not a fundraiser but a Community event, which is free. Food will be available for purchase. 

JULY 8 to JULY 13

Vacation Bible School will be held at the Calvary Baptist Church, 701 W. Pine St., Athens. All ages are welcome. Pre-register at cbcathens.org/vbs.


The 2nd Annual Drug Awareness Rally will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at the Canton Fireman’s Field.

AUGUST 11 and 12

Ulster Crazy Days will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For residents off the beaten path, there will be yard sale spots to rent at Totem Park. For more information and an application, check out Ulster Crazy Days on Facebook or pick up an application at the Ulster Township building, Mather Memorial Library, the Ulster Post Office or the Milan Post Office.


The descendants of J.D., Herbert William and Richard Wilcox and any Wilcox family member will hold a reunion at 1 p.m. at the Old LeRoy School House. Bring a dish to pass, own table service, and own beverage. For questions, call Carol Ann Carey at (570) 673-3247.


Second Annual GTP 5K for the United Way will be held at the Larnard-Hornbrook County Park on Hornbrook Road, just off of Sheshequin Road in Sheshequin Township. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the race starts at 10 a.m. The event will also include a free fun run for kids with a superhero theme. Companies are welcome to put together teams for this event.

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