What’s Happening for the week of Sept. 9, 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.


GriefShare meets every Tuesday from Sept. 4 to Dec. 4, the morning session is at 10 a.m., and the evening session is at 6:30 p.m., North Street Community Church, 177 North St., Canton. For more information, call 673-4298 or visit www.griefshare.org

Recycling: Towanda Elks is accepting cans and bottles for recycling. The drop off spot is in the barbecue pit.

You Too Animal Rescue, now located behind the Towanda Creek Animal Hospital, is open to the public for adoptions from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday. For adoptions by appointment, call (570) 721-0605.

Sayre Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Friday at Howard Elmer Park, Downtown Sayre. The market runs through mid-October. Call (607) 249-6192 for more information. 

Veterans Support Group: 9 to 11 a.m., every second Saturday of the month at Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church in the lower level of the church. The group is open to all male and female veterans, regardless of age or branch of service. For more information, call or text Bob at (585) 944-6087.   

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

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.

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. 

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.

Mosherville TOPS, weigh-in at 4:45 p.m. and meeting at 5:15 p.m., Mosherville Baptist Bible Church, Coryland Road, Mosherville, Pa. Stop in for a no obligation visit. Call Sonia for information at (570) 596-3060

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

North Orwell TOPS, 8:30 a.m. every Tuesday for weigh-in, followed by the meeting at 9 a.m., 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.

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, second Sunday of each month, breakfast at 9 a.m.


Patriots in the Park, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nature Center Pavilion, Mount Pisgah State Park. This event is free for active servicemen, veterans and their families. Variety of activities, speakers, and free lunch for participants. 

Lt. Asa Stevens Chapter NSDAR will meet at 11 a.m. at the Episcopal Church, Main Street, Towanda. Members should bring a bagged lunch.

Vietnam Last Man’s Club will meet for this annual event from noon to 5 p.m. at Overpeck’s on Echo Beach Road. Bring a dish to pass. For more information, call (570) 265-3354.

Bradford County’s Ultimate Yard Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Daily Review, located at 13384 Route 220 in Towanda Township. Spaces are still available for sellers looking for a highly visible venue. Contact Sue Rought for details at (570) 265-2151 ext. 1654. A single lot is $45, and a double lot is $65.  

Explore Wyoming County’s Parks and Trails with a public hike starting at 9 a.m. at Camp Lackawanna and the Endless Mountains Nature Center at Vosburg Neck. To book your reservation, call (570) 836-3835.

The South Creek Lions Club will be holding a roast beef and turkey dinner beginning at 4:30 p.m. The menu includes roast beef, turkey, vegetables, and baked beans, real mashed potatoes with gravy plus beverages and pie. Donation of $10 will be taken at the door. The South Creek Lions Club is located on Route 14 in the village of Gillett.

Benefit for Carmeta Calaman will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Monroeton Fairgrounds, located just off of Route 220. Carmeta is a local 21-year-old who was diagnosed with a massive brain tumor back in the month of June. She since has undergone brain surgery, many tests, and rehab to regain her ability to walk and is also a victim of the flooding that hit our area not too long ago, causing her to lose her home. There will be food, raffles, games, and a Chinese auction. Any donations are greatly appreciated and will go directly to the Calaman family. For more information, or to donate, contact Cheri Brown at (607) 349-9303 or Connie Morse at (570) 250-7097.


5th Annual All Nations Benefit Pow Wow, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with grand entry at noon both days, 163 Melrose Rd., Susquehanna. Cost is $7 for ages 12 and up, $5 seniors for seniors (65 and older) and veterans. Free for active military and ages under 12, and dancers in regalia. Bring a non-perishable food donation to benefit Native American families. For more information, visit www.TheBelizeFund.org


Andy Boardman will provide the special music at 6 p.m. at the Standing Stone Community Vespers Church.

The Monroeton Rodeo will take place at Mountaineer Park along Route 220. Gates open at 9 a.m. with vendors and the Little Buckaroos Rodeo, which is hosted by Rockin’ N Stables and Ranch for children of all ages and runs until 11 a.m. The main show begins at 2 p.m. in partnership with Rawhide Rodeo. The main rodeo will also feature kids competitions – stick horse racing for the younger group and a calf scramble for the older group. Proceeds benefit the Monroe Hose Company. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and children between the ages of five and 15, and free for active members of the military, with proof, and children four and under.

A Free Community Dinner will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Towanda. All are welcome to enjoy burgers and dogs on the lawn, if weather permits. Come to 5 Court St., just south of the county courthouse along the Merrill Parkway. For more information, call (570) 265-5575 or visit fpctowanda.com.

The Destiny Africa Children’s Choir will lead worship at 10 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Towanda located at 5 Court St., across from the county courthouse along the Merrill Parkway. After worship, a free community dinner will be held that all are invited to. For more information, call (570) 265-5575 or visit fpctowanda.com.

Litchfield Township Volunteer Fire Company $5 breakfast will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. at 1391 Hill Road, Litchfield Township. Menu includes the choice of all-you-can-eat pancakes or an order of French toast or an order of sausage gravy and biscuit. Your order is served with two eggs, two link sausages and home fries. Beverages and desserts are available.

The Jacobs Brothers in Concert, 2 p.m., East Smithfield Federated Church, corner of Church and Main Streets, East Smithfield. A love offering will be collected to benefit the group’s ministry. 

The Halstead Memorial Golf Tourney will be held at Tomasso’s Golf Course in Chemung with a 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. start, and captain and crew format. Two carts included with entry fee – limited to first 36 teams. Beverages, soda, hot dogs served on course; steak dinner will follow at the Ridgebury Sportsman’s Club. Dinner is $9 for spouses and non-players. Prizes and awards – first prize is $240. Sign up or learn more by calling (570) 596-4373 or (570) 596-2099.

The Towanda Musical Society will meet at 5 p.m. at the lake home of Lee Ann Wolfe. Members should note the time. RSVP by calling (570) 265-6600. Those attending should bring a dish to share, their own place setting and a poem to share. Club booklets will be distributed at that time.


The Bradford County Library will be showing the documentary film “Shanghai Ghetto” at 6 p.m. There will be no fee and the showing is open to the public. The Bradford County Library is located on Route 6, one mile west of Burlington. For more information, call the library at (570) 297-2436.

Healing Journey classes will be offered beginning on Sept. 10 at the Chemung Christian Fellowship, located at 726 Main St., across from the post office, in Chemung, N.Y. To register, call or text to (607) 215-2537.


The Wysox Sewing Society Monthly Dinner will be held at noon in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church and will feature ham loaf.

43rd Annual Ladies Spiritual Life Day, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bakerburg Community Church, 197 Gray Valley Rd., Mainesburg. Register by Sept. 4 by calling 549-8129. 

The Garden Club of Towanda will be having their meeting at 7 p.m. at the Christ Episcopal Church. A program will be presented by Pamela Emerson. The hostesses are Eileen Sheets and Gloria Nilsson. If anyone would like to come to the meeting, call Marguerite Shaner, president, at (570) 265-5960.

The Endless Mountain Investment Club will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Great Wall Buffet in Wysox. New members, who wish to learn more about the club and the stock markets, are welcome to attend two meetings free of dues. For more information, please contact Ed Schmitt at (570) 265-3353, Ted Rieth at (570) 265-7321 or Mike Hoffman at (570) 637-0200.

A LAWS meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Hall in LeRaysville. They are a ladies’ group in LeRaysville that supports the firemen. New members are welcome.

Preschool Story Time will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the Mather Memorial Library in Ulster. All area preschool children and their caregivers are welcome to attend. For more information, call the library at (570) 358-3595.

A Caregivers’ Support Group will meet at noon on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Wellness room on the third flood of the Guthrie Towanda Memory Hospital Personal Care Home, in Towanda. For more information, call Kathy Morrison at the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman at (570) 746-3844, or Carol Dieffenbach at the Area Agency on Aging at (570) 265-6121.


Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, begins at 4:30 p.m. Will be held at the Troy Baptist Church. Takeout is available.

DuPont retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at The Blue Dolphin in Apalachin, N.Y.

Troy High School Alumni Association Planning Committee Meeting, 4 p.m., Administration Conference Room, 68 Fenner Ave., Troy. 

The Athens Senior Citizens luncheon will be held at noon at Elderwood Nursing Home in Waverly, N.Y. To make a reservation, call Dick Biery at (570) 888-3088. A presentation of what the facility offers to seniors and the community will be given.


The Lady Whittemore Reading Club will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Riverstone Inn. Hostesses will be Sylvia Martin and Rachel Durand. The program will be related to nature. For roll call, members are to bring a picture, item or a book on nature by authors such as Thoreau or John Muir.

Liberty Corners UM Church Ice Cream Social (last of the season) will be held 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, water, and ice tea downstairs. Upstairs will be bag sale night for yard sale items.


The eighth year of the Fifth Quarter teen outreach will begin when Towanda has their first home football game. Youth in grades seven through 12 will meet in the old high school gym after each home game to enjoy safe fun, free pizza and beverages, music and laughter. T-shirts will be offered. 

A Meet and Greet with Republican candidates for State Representative will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bradford County Library, Route 6, one mile west of Burlington. For more information, call the library at (570) 297-2436.


Round & Square Dance, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Alparon Park 4-H Building. Live music by McNett Country Band. To benefit the Farm Museum.

Wyalusing Valley High School Class of ’83 Reunion begins at 5 p.m., Wyalusing American Legion. Visit them on Facebook at WVHS Class of ’83 Reunion.

Webbs Mills Volunteer Fire Department Car Show, Vendor Fair and BBQ, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 18 Firehouse Lane, Pine City. Admission by donation. 

Woofrock Music Festival, noon to 6 p.m. on the lawn at Animal Care Sanctuary, located on Milan / East Smithfield Road, East Smithfield. The cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For tickets, visit www.animalcaresanctuary.org or call 596-2200, ext. 105. 

6th Annual Bridge for Literacy Card Game, 1 to 5 p.m., Patterson Nurses’ Building, Guthrie Campus, South Wilbur and West Packer Avenue, Guthrie Campus, Sayre. Cost is a $15 donation to reserve a seat, call 297-3375 or send a check to Bradford-Wyoming County Literacy Program, 200 Main St., Suite 5, Towanda, Pa. 18848 before Sept. 7. 

Towanda Area and St. Agnes Class of 1948 will be holding their 70th year class reunion at 11:30 a.m. at the Riverstone Inn in East Towanda. Lunch from the menu. Call (570) 265-3707 (Juanita Patterson) to reserve. 

Third annual Valley Walk Against Suicide Round Top Park, registration begins at 10 a.m. with the walk at 11 a.m. in Athens. Donations are accepted and may be mailed to Valley Suicide Prevention and Awareness, 1766 Elmira St., #204, Sayre, Pa. 18840. 

The Penn State Extension Livestock Team will hold a field day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hillstone Farms, located at 729 Dutch Hill Rd. in Wellsboro, Pa. The farm is owned and operated by the Webster family. Interested persons are asked to register by calling (877) 345-0691 or by visiting https://extension.psu.edu/profiting-from-pa-forages. Lunch will be served at the event. For more information, contact Dave Hartman at dwh2@psu.edu or (570) 433-3040, or Jeannette Vannan at jav17@psu.edu or (570) 265-2896.

2018 Komen Northeastern Pennsylvania Race for the Cure®, registration beginning at 6:30 a.m. at 200 N. Washington St. in downtown Scranton. Visit www.komengreaterpa.org to register or call (412) 342-0500.

SEPTEMBER 15 and 16

PA Heritage Festival, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Heritage Village and Farm Museum, Troy. 


The 13th Annual Olde Time Cruise-In and Family Day is set to begin at 9 a.m. at the Warren Township Community Center. Free admission, no entry fees. Andy Boardman will be singing. Donations appreciated; all proceeds to benefit Blake and Connor Jennings. Volunteers welcome; contact (570) 395-3221 or email wcpacruisein@yahoo.com

Troy Historical Society 10th Anniversary, 1 to 5 p.m., 1074 W. Main St., Troy. Cake and punch will be served. 

The Gardner Sisters, Yvonne Robinson and Jeannie D’amico, will provide the special music at 6 p.m. at the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church.


Fall Rabies Clinic, registration at 5:30 p.m. and vaccines from 6 to 7 p.m., Western Station 21 (a.k.a. the Wysox Ambulance Garage), Route 187 South, behind Country Cottage ice cream. Fee is $12 per pet. All pets must be in carriers or on leashes. Please bring your pet’s current rabies certificate if a three-year vaccination is requested. Sponsored by Rome Veterinary Center, Rome. Proceeds benefit Western Alliance Emergency Services Training and Equipment Fund.

Endless Mountains Antique Tractor Club Meeting, 6 p.m., Troy Baptist Church, Troy. Bring a dish to pass. For more information, call (570) 549-6861. 

The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel of Elmira, N.Y. will be speaking at the Bradford County Library, located on Route 6, one mile west of the town of Burlington, at 7 a.m. on “Living with an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis.” This talk is free and open to the public. For additional information, call the library at (570) 297-2436.


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

A Neighborhood Kids Program will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at the Athens Wesleyan Church, Wilawana Road, Sayre. Open to youth in kindergarten through sixth grade. Each week will include a Bible Study, crafts, music, fun, and time to spend with other kids.


The Friends of Mount Pisgah State Park are looking for individuals to help plan Women in the Wild 2019. If you have enjoyed this event in the past or would like to be part of next year’s event, join them at the park’s Nature Center on at 6 p.m. If you have any questions, call the office at (570) 297-2734. Mount Pisgah State Park is located at 28 Entrance Rd. in Troy, Pa.


Chicken & Biscuit dinner, sponsored by the Wells-Jackson Lions club, is set for 5 to 7 p.m. at the Millerton Wesleyan Church, 5174 Main St., Millerton. Benefits Robert Bailey; open to the public. Cost of $10, $6 for children under 12 and includes beverage and dessert. Takeout is available.

The Bradford County Historical Society will host a living history program titled, “Lumbering Heritage in Northeastern Pennsylvania,” with Rich Pawling, 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, call (570) 265-2240 or email to info@bradfordhistory.com.

The Big Pond Lions Club will be holding a fish fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Fay’s Sugar Shack, three miles south of Bentley Creek, 10 miles north of Burlington on the Berwick Turnpike.


Wilawana Old Home Day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1192 Wilawana Rd., Sayre, next to the Wilawana United Methodist Church. Along with a wide range of vendors selling their products, they will have a chicken barbecue, hot dogs, snacks, drinks and entertainment. Vendors may set up beginning at 7 a.m. Anyone interested in having a booth may contact Shirley Hammond at (607) 565-4657.

A Hope 4 Lyme, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Maranatha Bible Chapel, 774 Sing Sing Rd., Horseheads, N.Y. The cost is $40 per person for those who are cooking and includes food preparation, food tasting, nutrition talk, apron and cookbook, Yoga and OMM instruction. The cost is $25 per persons who are not cooking, and includes food tasting, a nutrition talk, and Yoga and OMM instruction. Open to all! For more information, call (607) 398-0672 or visit www.ahope4lyme.org

2018 Annual Partnership Banquet for Endless Mountains Pregnancy Care Center, 6 p.m., New Life Church, Canton. Free event, but reservations are due by Sept. 10 by calling 673-4476. Guest speaker is Josh McGrath, CEO of Viable Options in Northern New York State. 


Happy Tails No Kill Animal Shelter will be holding a meet and greet from 2 to 4 p.m. at the shelter, located at 500 Cemetery Rd. in Towanda. If you have a couple of hours a month to volunteer, attend and see if this is a good fit for you. Light refreshments will be served.

Martha Kress and Bucky Getter will provide the special music at 6 p.m. at the Standing Stone Community Vesper Church.


Guthrie Troy Community Hospital Auxiliary Meeting will be held at noon in the conference room. There will be a speaker, and new members are welcome. Dessert will be available to all attending. 


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

SEPTEMBER 29 and 30

Endless Mountains Quilt Guild biennial quilt show will be held Sept. 29 and 30. Hundreds of quilts will be on display at the Lynch-Bustin Elementary School. 


Bradford County Democratic Committee Fall Dinner, social hour begins at 5 p.m. with dinner and speakers to follow, The Grille at the Train Station, 718 N. Lehigh Ave., Sayre. The cost is $35 per person and seating is limited, reservations will be accepted in the order received. Call Diane at (570) 637-8608 or Jeff at (570) 637-1451. 

The rescheduled Family Fun Fair at the Third Ward Playground will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Enjoy a fun afternoon with free food, inflatables and games. Sponsored by IBC, Independent Baptist Church. Learn more at (570) 265-6213.


Explore Wyoming County’s Parks and Trails with a public hike starting at 9 a.m. in the State Game Lands 57 of the Scouten Brook / Emerald Forest Loop, with a side hike to Zion Rocks and the vista. To book your reservation, call the Dietrich Theater at (570) 996-1500.

Oktoberfest is set for noon to 3 p.m. at the Towanda American Legion. Sponsored by the Trinity Lutheran Church and featuring beer, brats, sauerkraut, German potato salad, baked beans, German chocolate cake and apple crisp. Games, and music by the Gypsy’s. 


Second Annual GTP 5K for the United Way, 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. 


The Litchfield Township Volunteer Fire Company $5 Breakfast will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. at 1391 Hill Road, Litchfield Township. The menu includes the choice of all-you-can-eat pancakes or an order of French toast or an order of sausage gravy and biscuit. Your order is served with two eggs, two link sausages and home fries. Beverage and dessert is available.


Troy Volunteer Fire Department Annual Craft Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Troy Fire Department, 88 Firehouse Dr., Troy. For vendor information, call Donna at 529-0687. 


Beverly McCann and Friends, 6 p.m., East Smithfield Federated Church. The performance will feature Jim Sheldon, a.k.a. as The Positive Cowboy from the Music City Show on RFD TV. The performance will feature southern gospel, contemporary and country gospel. For more information, visit www.bevmccannandfriends.com.


The Abuse and Rape Crisis Center’s 28th silent auction will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the JFK Hall at St. Agnes School in Towanda. If you wish to donate an item, call (570) 265-5333. New and handmade items are appreciated.


The Needhams, a Southern Gospel Christmas concert, 6 p.m., East Smithfield Federated Church. For more information, visit www.theneedhams.com


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