What’s Happening for the week of September 16, 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, Thursdays, 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.

SEPTEMBER 14 and 15

The Winding River Players will present Eric Overmyer’s ”On the Verge or the Geography of Yearning” at the Black Box Theatre, located at 415 Main St. in Towanda, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15. Matinee at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. For reservations, call (570) 265-5017.


The Athens United Methodist Church Harvest Dinner will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Athens United Methodist Church, located at 118 S. Main St. in Athens. The menu includes roasted turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, beets, green beans, squash, cole slaw, rolls and dessert. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children age six to 12, five and under are free. Takeout is available. No ticket pre-sales or reservations. Contact (570) 888-2241 for more information.

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.

The Twin Tiers Antique Tractor and Machinery Association of Rome will be having another night time tractor pull at their show grounds. Weigh-ins start at 3 p.m. and pulls start at 4 p.m. For more information, call Dave Uhouse at (570) 247-5483 or Bob / Joan Ely at (570) 746-1794.

The Class of 1957 from the Northeast Bradford High School will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at Nana’s Country Kitchen in Towanda.

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 Towanda Elks will be serving an all-you-can-eat Sunday breakfast buffet from 8 to 11 a.m. 

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.


The Susquehanna Valley Audubon Society meeting will be held at the Sayre Health Care Center, 151 Keefer Lane in Sayre. At 6 p.m., the Audubon bird club will hold its traditional potluck supper. Then at 7 p.m., James Wood from the Susquehanna Beekeepers Association will present a program in the Health Care Center’s Community Room on beekeeping, the importance of bees in pollination, and what we can do to help bees survive. Bring a dish to pass and your own table service. For more information, call Inga, at (607) 425-7426.

Towanda High School will host the Rachel’s Challenge Community Event at 6 p.m. inside the high school auditorium. This presentation, for ages 12 and above, is about the inspiring story of Rachel Scott, whose example of kindness and acceptance was brought to light after she became the first victim of the Columbine High School tragedy. Learn how Rachel’s Challenge is positively impacting K-12 classroom climate, culture and social/emotional learning with powerful and sustainable life-changing programs. 

Camptown Civic Club will meet at 6 p.m. at Kendale Antiques in Merryall. (Please note the earlier time.) Gina Peterson will guide guests in a search for treasure among the antiques she has on display. Refreshments to celebrate the 85th birthday of Civic Club will be provided by Vanessa Billings-Seiler and Janice Otis.


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.

NEPA Cars and Coffee will be cruising on into the Towanda Elks from 5 to 7 p.m. The hotdog cart will be in the parking lot loaded with all your favorites. Help the Elks pack the parking lot for the Towanda Elks Night.


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.

The Towanda Senior Citizens will meet at noon at the Wysox Presbyterian Church when Martha Kress and Bucky Geter will entertain. Bring a dish or packaged food item to share and one’s own table service. Tea and coffee are provided. Anyone 55 and over are welcome to join. Call the club’s president, Bob Whipple, at (570) 265-9255 to learn more.  

SEPTEMBER 20 and 21

A Rummage and Bake Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., on both days, at the Litchfield United Methodist Church in Litchfield. There will be sloppy joes, goulash, hot dogs, chips and beverages available to eat in or take out.


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. in 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.


Sixth Annual Waverly Fall Fest, East Waverly Park, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be vendors, food, live music, demonstrations, and pumpkins for kids, horseshoes and corn hole tournaments. Email Diana at diana@myjewelrybx.com for more info.

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. Any one interested in having a booth should 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 person for those 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. 

Troy Junior Sportsmen Sporting Clays Shoot and Open House, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Troy Rod and Gun Club, Alparon Park, Gate #3. For questions, call Darin at 637-1894 or Tim at 867-1677. 

Larry’s Sport Center will be joining 100-plus Harley dealers nationwide in an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest poker run ever. The local portion of the ride will start at Larry’s, with registration at 11 a.m. The cost is $25 per driver and $15 per passenger, with all money going to the charity. At noon the poker run will depart simultaneously from Harley dealers in 38 states. For more information, contact Larry’s at (814) 435-6548 or visit www.foryouweride.com.

The North Orwell Community Hall will once again be serving one of their famous swiss steak dinners at 4 p.m., and will include all of the trimmings and home-made pies. All proceeds will go to the community hall.


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.

Connecting the Farm to the Forest, 6 to 8 p.m., Troy Sale Barn, Troy. For info, call 297-2943. 


The 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. 

The Department of Veteran Affairs will be hosting a Community Town Hall Meeting at 5 p.m. at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, on the second floor in the recreation room located at 1111 East End Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, Pa.


The Fall Meeting of Endless Mountains Chapter, PSEA-Retired is at 11:30 a.m. at the Villa Sena Restaurant, Towanda. Northeastern Region and state officers will also attend. Program is “Members’ Benefits.” Lunch is your choice from the menu. Retired school employees from Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Wyoming counties are encouraged to attend. Reserve your spot by Sept. 24 by calling (570) 836-0173 or by email to agnesma@ptd.net.

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. 


A Community Blood Drive in honor of Tom and Doris Bennett will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. in the basement of the Monroeton United Methodist Church, located at 53 Church St. in Monroeton. To schedule an appointment, call Faith at (570) 250-5181 or Tammy at (570) 637-6698.

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, inflatable’s and games. Sponsored by IBC, Independent Baptist Church. Learn more at (570) 265-6213.

Food Packaging Event to feed 10,000 Children, 12:30 to 3 p.m., Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre. Volunteers are needed. To register, call 888-2683 or visit events.stophungernow.org/SCC18


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. 

“Taking back this town” worship and prayer to end addiction will be held at 3 p.m. at Canton War Memorial Park. Local worship band, Truthzbare, will be leading as they worship and pray for healing and victory for all who have been impacted by the drug epidemic and for the end of addiction.


Penny Social, Doors open at 5 p.m., drawings begin at 7 p.m., North Orwell Community Hall, Route 187, North Orwell. There will be a basket raffle, door prizes, 50/50, and refreshments available. To benefit the Hall Renovation Fund. For questions, call Cathy at 247-7280 or Bev at 247-7484. 

Monroeton United Methodist Church Fall Rummage and Bake Sale is planned for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a bag sale at 1 p.m. Donations of clean and working-condition items may be brought to the church from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 1-3 and again from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3. For more information, call (570) 265-6089 or (570) 265-7723.

Happy Tails No Kill Animal Shelter: Will be holding its annual fall garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Sayre at 1922 Pennsylvania Ave. Come, browse and find your treasure.


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. 

Endless Mountain Outfitters Kayak-A-Palooza – Morning Paddle from 8 to 10 a.m., Parent and Me Paddle from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Starlight Paddle from 7 to 9 p.m., Mt. Pisgah State Park. The cost is $25. Visit www.emo444.com to book today.


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. 


The Eastern Pennsylvania Stamp Show (EPASS) will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Jordan United Church of Christ, 1837 Church Rd. in Allentown. There is free parking and no admission fee. The club will be accepting donations of stamps and supplies that will be used to promote the hobby. For more information, call Paul Sienicki at (610) 694-0397, email Dr. Gerry Morrow at sirjun@verizon.net, or visit http://greatzvmer.wixsite.com/newaps/epass.


Beverly McCann and Friends, 6 p.m., East Smithfield Federated Church. The performance will feature Jim Sheldon, a.k.a. 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.


Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church will be accepting applications from vendors for their Fall Craft Show, taking place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church. Interested vendors may contact event organizer, Michelle Vargason, at (570) 596-4557. Space is limited.


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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