Troy What’s Happening for the week

National Life Chain Event in Canton on October 7

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.

OCTOBER

Bible Talks, Sundays at 4 p.m., Oct. 21 to Nov. 11, Tri Township Ambulance-Smithfield EMS Bldg., 48 Factory Lane, East Smithfield. No collections, everyone welcome.

Senior Activity Night, first Tuesday of the month, 5 p.m., Canton Senior Center, 6 East Tioga St., Canton. 

The Guitar Club at the Sayre Christian Church will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. every Monday at 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre. Beginners are encouraged to arrive at 5:30 p.m. All levels of experience welcome, as well as other stringed instruments and voices. Children are welcome with adult supervision. The format is learning music by playing (and singing) together. Parking available across from the church. Enter at side entrance on Lincoln Street. For more information, call (570) 888-2683.

GriefShare meets every Tuesday through 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.

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. 

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, beginning Oct. 18, third Thursday of the month, 3 to 5 p.m., Allen Pierce Library. 

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. 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. 

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.

OCTOBER 5 to 31 

Wysox EMS Haunted House, open Friday and Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m., the cost is $10 for ages 12 and up, $8 for ages three to 12, and free for ages under three. On Oct. 27 they will be open after the parade until midnight.

OCTOBER 21

Commandment 11 Ministries will be in concert at Braintrim Baptist Church in Laceyville. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. Dessert fellowship (Pie Night) will take place after the concert in the church social room.

Towanda Elks is having their Sunday breakfast buffet from 8 to 11 a.m. 

Hymn Sing, 6 p.m., Springfield Baptist Church.  Special music, chance to choose favorite hymns and a time of fellowship and refreshments. 

“Fall Festival, 4 p.m., New Life Church, 299 McMurray Rd., Canton. Hay rides, games and activities, sweets and treats to delight all ages. Family friendly costumes are encouraged. 

OCTOBER 22

The Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting a Geneva Distributing Linen Sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Products include sheet sets, quilt sets, comforter sets, Sherpa throws, blankets and memory foam pillows. Proceeds benefit the Auxiliary. 

OCTOBER 23

RPH Medical Records retirees, former employees and current employees are invited to a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Tomasso’s. RSVP to Jan at (570) 596-3275.

The Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting a Geneva Distributing Linen Sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Products include sheet sets, quilt sets, comforter sets, Sherpa throws, blankets and memory foam pillows. Proceeds benefit the Auxiliary. 

The Bradford County Council of Republican Women will meet at noon at the Towanda American Legion. The basket is “Hello to Fall.” Guest speakers will be candidates and a representative form Americans for Prosperity. 2019-2020 officers and directors will be installed. All Republican women are welcomed and encouraged to come.  Any questions, call Betty Harris at (570) 746-3209.

OCTOBER 24

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

Towanda Elks will be having a homemade soup sale from 5 to 7 p.m. with many varieties to choose from. It will be $5 a cup or $10 all-you-can-eat; all soups come with a roll and crackers.

NEPA Cars and Coffee Cruise In will be held one last time for the season from 5 to 7 p.m. at the parking lot. They will be having a homemade soup sale inside with many soups to choose from. 

OCTOBER 25

Women in the Wild Planning Committee Meeting, 6 p.m., Mount Pisgah State Park Nature Center. All are welcome!

“Frankenstein” at the Rialto Theatre, 6:30 p.m., 5 East Main St., Canton. Tickets are available at the door for $12 – adults, $10 – seniors and students. 

OCTOBER 25 and 26

Athens United Methodist Trash to Treasures Sale will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, and 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday. There will be household goods, decorative items, toys, books, and more. All proceeds benefit programs sponsored by the United Methodist Women. Contact the church office at (570) 888-2241 for more information.

OCTOBER 26

Asperger Social Gathering, 6:30 to 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Troy, 1204 Redington Ave., Troy.  Open to ages 18 and older, pizza and beverages will be provided. For questions, call 1-802-522-3163.

Fifth Quarter teen outreach will take place after Towanda home football games for youth in grades seven through 12 in the old high school gym for safe, fun, free pizza and beverages, music, and laughter. T-shirts offered. Learn more by calling (570) 265-5575.

Free Scalloped Potatoes and Ham Dinner, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Rome Presbyterian Church Hall. All are welcome to attend. 

Comedian Brad Stine, 7 p.m., Wysox Presbyterian Church, Route 187, just north of Route 6, Wysox. For more info, call 265-3117 or email webmaster@wysoxchurch.org. Admission is free with a love offering taken. 

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., Millerton Wesleyan Church, 5174 Main St., Millerton. To benefit Christine Watkins and is open to the public. The cost is $10, $6 for children under 12, and includes beverage and dessert. Sponsored by The Wells-Jackson Lions Club. 

OCTOBER 27

Harvest Dinner will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Litchfield Twp. Volunteer Fire Company. The cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children six to 12, under five are free. 

Free Winter Coats, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Columbia Cross Roads United Methodist Church, 6700 Austinville Rd., Columbia Cross Roads. Donations of gently used winter coats are welcome. 

A soup, bake, and indoor yard sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the New Albany United Methodist Church.

The Towanda Halloween Parade will kick off down Main Street at 7 p.m. Parking will be restricted along the route starting at 5 p.m. and the road will be closed at 6 p.m.

The Rome Borough Council will also be sponsoring a Trunk or Treat from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Borough Park. Trick or Treat will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. in Rome Borough. 

Halloween dance fundraiser will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Tuscarora Wayne Room, Wyalusing Community Corp. Building, 20 Main St., Wyalusing. Admission is $20 per person and you must be 21 to attend. Call (570) 746-3979 or email to wyalusingmuseum@gmail.com.

The 62nd Annual Valley Halloween Parade will take place at 10 a.m. in downtown Athens.

Ham Dinner, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Roseville United Methodist Church, 4118 Rt. 549, Roseville. Bake sale to benefit Steve Dalton, and the dinner to benefit Roseville UMC Women’s Mission Projects. For questions, call Deb at 537-6618. 

Christian Rock Group “Copper Coins in Concert, 3 p.m., Faith Community United Methodist Church, Big Pond Church building on Big Pond Road. 

OCTOBER 28

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 Redeemed Gospel Quartet, 2 p.m., Evergreen Christian Church near New Albany. All are welcome.

Copper Coins in Concert, 3 p.m., Faith Community United Methodist Church, Big Pond Church building, Big Pond Road. 

Annual Halloween Party will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Unit 154 Auxiliary, 14515 State Route 3001, Montrose. There will be games and prizes. Children up to 12 are invited.

OCTOBER 30

The Wilkes-Barre Area Queen’s Council will be holding the annual Halloween Party at noon at the Lake Side Skillet. The cost will be $17 with a buffet lunch. Prizes will be awarded for the best costume in several categories. The deadline for reservations is Oct. 19 and the number of reservations is limited. For questions, call Anita Rubbico at (570) 899-1523.

 OCTOBER 31

Trick or treat will be from 6 to 8 p.m. in Towanda Borough, Monroe Township and Towanda Township and North Towanda Township.

Troy Halloween Parade, line up at WR Croman Elementary starting at 4:30 p.m. Costume and Float judging at 5:15 p.m. Sponsored by the Troy Chamber of Commerce.

The Pathway of Towanda will be holding a free Trunk or Treat and carnival games from 6 to 8 p.m. at the former First United Methodist Church of Towanda. For more information call (570) 265-3276, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

Outdoor Halloween Fest, 6 to 8 p.m., Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre. Food, music and treats will be available. All are welcome.

Trick or Treat, 6 to 8 p.m., South Creek Township. Please leave your porch light on if you wish to have Trick or Treaters. 

South Waverly will hold trick or treating from 6 to 8 p.m. 

Ulster Township trick or treat will be held from 6 to 8 p.m.

Trick or treat will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for Sylvania Borough.

NOVEMBER 1

All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast Open House, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Gillett Senior Center, Route 14, Gillett. The cost is $3 per person and the menu includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee and orange juice. To benefit activities of the Gillett Senior Center. 

NOVEMBER 1 and 2

Ulster Rummage Sale sponsored by the UMW will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2 on Second Street, Ulster.

NOVEMBER 2

Jacobs Brothers Concert and Thanksgiving Annual Roast Pork Loin Dinner, dinner at 6 p.m. in the social room, concert at 7 p.m., St. John’s United Methodist Church, Grover. There is no charge for the dinner.

NOVEMBER 3

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.

Free Winter Coats, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Columbia Cross Roads United Methodist Church, 6700 Austinville Rd., Columbia Cross Roads. Donations of gently used winter coats are welcome. 

Second Annual Christmas in the Village Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., East Smithfield United Methodist Church, 312 Church St., East Smithfield. Proceeds go towards the church’s Community Outreach Ministries. 

Harvest Dinner: Roast Turkey with all the Trimmings, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m., East Troy Methodist Church, Troy. The cost is $10 per person, $5 for ages 10 and under. Takeout is available at 4 p.m. There will also be a baked goods table. All are welcome.

NOVEMBER 6

Election Day Dinner, 11:30 a.m., West Burlington United Methodist Church. Donation. 

NOVEMBER 7

The Practical Nursing Program will be holding a Pre-entrance exam at 8:15 a.m. at the Northern Tier Career Center. For more information or to register, contact Tina at (570) 265-8113 or tmathers@ntccschool.org.

NOVEMBER 10

Free Winter Coats, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Columbia Cross Roads United Methodist Church, 6700 Austinville Rd., Columbia Cross Roads. Donations of gently used winter coats are welcome. 

NOVEMBER 12

T.A.C.O. Food Pantry will be open on Veterans Day from 10 a.m. to noon with Elder Share from 1 to 4 p.m.

NOVEMBER 13

Pancake Supper, 5 to 7 p.m., Troy Vets Club. The cost is $7 for adults, and $3.50 for ages 12 and under. Pre-school age is free. 

The Wysox Sewing Society monthly dinner will be held at noon in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Route 187N, Wysox. Baked ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, coleslaw, vegetables, gelatin salads and a homemade pie. Everyone is welcome. Take-out orders upon request. Reservations are available but not necessary. Call (570) 265-6119 and leave message for take-out orders or reservations.

NOVEMBER 14

Bradford-Sullivan Forest Landowners’ Association Annual Dinner Meeting, 5:30 p.m. social hour, 6:30 p.m. dinner, Towanda Gun Club, Durrell. Presentation of an Introduction to Maple Syrup Making. The cost is $18 per dinner, and $12 if you also purchase a $25 annual membership. For information, call (607) 734-476.

NOVEMBER 17

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.

Free Winter Coats, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Columbia Cross Roads United Methodist Church, 6700 Austinville Rd., Columbia Cross Roads. Donations of gently used winter coats are welcome. 

NOVEMBER 19

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

DECEMBER 9

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

DECEMBER 11

Pancake Supper, 5 to 7 p.m., Troy Vets Club. The cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for ages 12 and under. Pre-school age is free. 

JANUARY 8

Pancake Supper, 5 to 7 p.m., Troy Vets Club. The cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for ages 12 and under. Pre-school age is free. 

FEBRUARY 12

Pancake Supper, 5 to 7 p.m., Troy Vets Club. The cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for ages 12 and under. Pre-school age is free. 

MARCH 12

Pancake Supper, 5 to 7 p.m., Troy Vets Club. The cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for ages 12 and under. Pre-school age is free. 

MAY 4 & 5

2nd Annual Athens Arts4All, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Harlan Rowe Middle School, Athens. Free to the public, will be held both inside and outside of the middle school building. 

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