What’s Happening for the week of Nov. 4, 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.

NOVEMBER

Poinsettias on sale through Troy Community Hospital Auxiliary members until Nov. 13.

The South Creek Lions Club Community Calendar for 2019-2020 will be available on Feb. 1, 2019. If you need to update birthdays or anniversaries or belong to an organization that wants your meeting dates listed, call (570) 529-2763. The calendar is available to anyone who wants at a cost of $5 each. The deadline for changes is Nov. 30. The South Creek Lions Club is located on Route 14 in Gillett.

VFW Post 6824 Children’s Christmas Party Registration is open through Nov. 16 to ages 10 and under. The Christmas Party will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 16 on Haigh’s Pond Road. Call the Post at 744-2215, Anne at 744-2355 or Donna at 744-2467 to register. 

Bible Talks, Sundays at 4 p.m. until 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

GriefShare meetings are held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings through Dec. 13 at the Sheldon Funeral Home, 155 Church St., Wyalusing. Braintrim Baptist Church of Laceyville sponsors this grief recovery ministry. For More information, call (570) 869-1350.

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. 

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, 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 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.

NOVEMBER 3

A Soup and Bake Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Union Corners Church, 1965 Water Rd., at the intersection with James Street. Eat in or take out. All are welcome.

Jean Henssler Organ Concert is planned for 5 p.m. at the 1st Presbyterian Church of Troy. Free and open to the public. The program will include works of Bach, Widor and famous hymn tunes.

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. 

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.

Chicken BBQ, beginning at 11 a.m., Mountaineer Park, Monroeton. Cost is $7 for a half chicken. For early bird orders call 265-8647. 

Bradford County No Stomach for Cancer Walk will be held at 1 p.m. It starts at the south end of the Merrill Parkway, Towanda (near the Progress Authority Building parking lot). Contact the “Bradford County Stomach Cancer Awareness” Facebook page or the No Stomach for Cancer website at www.nostomachforcancer.org.

NOVEMBER 6

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

Kids Crafts – Drop in, make and take program for all ages., 3 to 4:30 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. Free event, materials included. 

Lyme Disease Awareness Group, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. 

Threads Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. New members welcome regardless of skill level! 

Free chair yoga for ages 50 and older, 5:30 p.m. at Sayre Public Library, 122 South Elmer Ave., Sayre, Pa. Each class is stand-alone; attend one or both. Classes include warm-ups with awareness of breath; seated and standing postures; balance postures with the chair for support; and a seated restorative pose with relaxation. Instructor is Beth Herbst. For more information, call (570) 888-2256. 

NOVEMBER 7

Athens United Methodist Church Swiss Steak takeout dinner will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. or until sold out.  Menu: Swiss steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, creamy cole slaw, roll, homemade dessert. Adults are $10, a child’s plate, five and under, is $5. Takeout only. Contact the church office at (570) 888-2241 for more information.  All proceeds benefit church programs.

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.

All you can eat spaghetti supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Towanda American Legion. The cost is $6.50 per person. 

Social Gaming Club, 5 to 7 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. 

NOVEMBER 8

Breakfast for Supper Fundraiser, 5 to 7 p.m., Musical performance by Charlie Brown and Old Country from 6 to 7 p.m., Towanda Senior Center, Colonial Terrace/Towers Apartments, 220 Main St., Towanda. The cost is a $6 donation, and all proceeds will benefit the activities of the Towanda Senior Center. For info, call 265-2687. 

Tween Book Club, 5 to 6 p.m., Peace, Love and Books, 6 to 7 p.m., Roarin’ Readers, Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. 

Harvest Supper, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Route 14 in Alba. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for ages under 12, and pre-school ages are free. Menu includes roast pork with all the trimmings and homemade pie for dessert. Bazaar items include canned goods, dishcloths and knives. For takeout, call 673-8262.

A free fellowship meal will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. Menu includes rotisserie chicken, cole slaw, potato, biscuit, veggie, dessert and beverage. Hosted by the Unitarian Church.

“Feed My Sheep” Food Pantry will be open from 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m. at Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. A small supply of basic groceries is available. You must be a resident of Athens or Sayre school districts to be eligible. Registration is during pantry hours; I.D. is required for all clients.

NOVEMBER 8 and 9

The Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will have a Books Are Fun sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 and from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9. Books and gift items will be available. Cash, check and debit/credit cards are accepted for payment. The auxiliary also has Love Light Memorials available and is taking orders for fresh cut wreaths by Snyder’s of Gillett. All proceeds benefit the auxiliary.

Fall Fair, Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Church of The Redeemer, 201 S. Wilbur Ave., Sayre. Supper on Thursday at 4 p.m. and lunch on Friday at 11 a.m. 

NOVEMBER 9

Story Time and Toddler Time with Host Local Author Maureen Wright, 10 a.m. Story Time and 11 a.m. Toddler Time, Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. 

NOVEMBER 9 and 10

Notre Dame High School will present Shrek the Musical at 7 p.m. on Nov. 9 and 10. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased at the NDHS Auditorium from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 5, 7 and 8, or at the door on the evening of the shows.

NOVEMBER 10

A 243rd Marine Corps Birthday Party is planned from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Marine Corps League in Ralston. (From Canton, take Route 14 south; from Trout Run, take Route 14 north.) Cost is $10 per person and the public is welcome.

Autumn Evening Out, 7 to 10 p.m., Troy Vets Club. The cost is $15 per person, and there will be music from the 60s and 70s by Electric Sonshine (Mike Powers and Friends). Snacks will be provided and cocktails will be available for purchase.

Athens United Methodist Holiday Craft Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. Shop for the holidays from unique items created by the church family at Athens United Methodist Church. Proceeds will benefit the “Feed My Sheep” Food Pantry. Light lunch will be available for purchase from the Methodist Youth.

A Harvest Dinner is set from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Nichols United Methodist Church, 59 Main St. Served in or takeout. Cost for adults is $9 and children are $4.50. Fundraiser for the parsonage repair. Sponsored by Nichols, Tioga Center, and Smithboro United Methodist Churches. 

Craft Fair and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friedens Lutheran Church, 741 Brick Church Rd., Liberty. There will be homemade vegetable beef soup, hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages, and pies will be sold. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Friedens Ladies Aid and Thrivent Action Team. 

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. 

Luther’s Mills UMC will be holding a Pennsylvania Dutch Chicken Pot Pie Supper, 4 to 6 p.m. Includes salad, rolls, pies and cake. Donation at the door and takeout is available.

Ridgebury Sportman’s Club Fall Basket Raffle, doors open at 6 p.m. Raffling off turkeys, hams, and a $100 bill at 7 p.m., basket raffle winners will be drawn at 8 p.m. Open to the public. For info, call (570) 596-4373. 

Turkey and roast beef with real mashed potatoes and sides, South Creek Lions Club, Route 14, Gillett. For info, visit www.facebook.com/SouthCreekLions

NOVEMBER 10, 11, 16 and 17

A Fractured Sequel presented by New Albany Volunteer Fire Department, 7 p.m. on Nov. 10, 16 and 17, with matinee at 2 p.m. on Nov. 11, New Albany Social Hall. Adults are $8, ages 12 and under accompanied by an adult are $3. Bag auction held at each show during intermission. Basket raffles to be drawn Nov. 17, food and beverages will be available for sale. 

NOVEMBER 11

Fall Festival of Music, 4 p.m., Canton Church of Christ, 170 N. Minnequa Ave., Canton. All are invited to join for an evening of inspirational music and fellowship.

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Semi-annual Congregational Meeting, immediately following the 10 a.m. Service, St. John’s Chapel, Wilmot.  

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church semi-annual congregational meeting will be held immediately following the 10 a.m. service at St. John’s Chapel in Wilmot.

The Smithfield Township Volunteer Fire Department will be serving breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Fire Hall. The menu includes pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, made-to-order omelets, French toast and firehouse scramble.

NOVEMBER 12

T.A.C.O. Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to noon with Elder Share from 1 to 4 p.m. The pantry is located at 1876 Golden Mile Rd., Wysox and is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until noon.  

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 homemade pie. Everyone is welcome. Takeout orders upon request. Reservations are available but not necessary. Call (570) 265-6119 and leave a message for take-out orders or reservations.

“Surviving the Holidays” seminar, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., North Street Community Church, 177 North St., Canton. More information is available at www.griefshare.org or by calling 673-4298. 

Guthrie Troy Community Hospital Auxiliary meeting, noon, hospital conference room. Members are asked to bring poinsettia orders so they can be counted.

NOVEMBER 14

Bradford-Sullivan Forest Landowners’ Association Annual Meeting, 5:30 p.m. social hour, 6:30 p.m. dinner, Towanda Gun Club, Durrell. Presentation will be an Introduction to Maple Syrup Making. The cost is $18 per dinner, and $12 if you also purchase a $25 annual membership. Email our_bsfla_trees@aol.com, or call (607) 734-4076 as soon as possible if you plan to attend.

Music and Movement for children kindergarten to sixth grade, First United Methodist Church of Troy, 1204 Redington Ave., Troy. For more info, call 297-3070 or visit www.troytrinityparish.com.  

The Che-Hanna Rock & Mineral Club, 7 p.m., Sayre High School cafeteria. Program presented by Bruce Oldfield, professor of geological science on earthquakes. Learn more at www.chehannarocks.com

Athens Senior Citizens group luncheon meeting, noon, Airport Senior Community Center, Sayre. Complete turkey meal catered by Ted Clarks. Bring own table service and drink. Call Dick for reservations before Nov. 6 at (570) 888-3088. 

DuPont Retirees Lunch, 11:30 a.m., Northern Tier Career Center, North Towanda. 

The Machwihilusing Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 11 a.m. at the Wyalusing Hotel for their monthly meeting. 

NOVEMBER 15

The Valley Senior Center, located at 118 S Main St. in Athens, will host a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Included in the $4 cost will be all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee, and orange juice. All proceeds will directly benefit the activities of the Valley Senior Center. For more information, call the Valley Senior Center at (570) 888-2387.

NOVEMBER 16

Free chair yoga for ages 50 and older, 11 a.m. at Sayre Public Library, 122 South Elmer Ave., Sayre, Pa. Each class is stand-alone; attend one or both. Classes include warm-ups with awareness of breath; seated and standing postures; balance postures with the chair for support; and a seated restorative pose with relaxation. Instructor is Beth Herbst. For more information, call (570) 888-2256. 

NOVEMBER 17

Bradford Sullivan Association of Realtors Trivia Night will take place with doors open at 6 p.m.; trivia starts at 7 p.m. Benefits local food pantries. Sponsored by Niemiec Smith and Pellinger and 1st  Abstract Agency. Teams of up to six people; $10 tickets (per person) available at the door. Snack food provided.

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. 

Italian Dinner, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Mainesburg United Methodist Church, 100 Smith Rd., Mainesburg. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Food includes lasagna, seafood Alfredo with sides, dessert and beverage. 

South Creek Lions Club’s 2nd Annual Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., South Creek Fire Station in Fassett. The kitchen will be open. For more info, visit www.facebook.com/SouthCreekLions

The Twin Tier Antique Tractor and Machinery Association will be having a toy show and corn hole tournament with the help of the LeRaysville Fire Co. at the LeRaysville Fire Hall. The toy show will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Signups for corn hole are at 5 p.m. with play starting at 6 p.m. Two person teams cost $20. The top three teams win 50 percent pay back. Food is available. Vendors are welcome. Any questions, call Joan Ely at (570) 746-1794.

Ralston United Methodist Church Bazaar to be held at the Ralston Fire Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be vendors, a bake sale and lunch. 

NOVEMBER 19

Remembrance Tree set up in the hospital lobby at Guthrie’s Troy Community Hospital.

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

NOVEMBER 24

Remembrance tree tags go on sale in the gift shop at Guthrie Troy Community Hospital, or from a member. For Small Business Saturday, tags will be available for purchase at the Troy Sale Barn. 

NOVEMBER 28

Music and Movement for children kindergarten to sixth grade, First United Methodist Church of Troy, 1204 Redington Ave., Troy. For more info, call 297-3070 or visit www.troytrinityparish.com.  

NOVEMBER 30

Northern Tier Symphony Fall Concert, Wyalusing High School. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for students, and ages under 12 are free. Learn more at www.northerntiersymphony.org

DECEMBER 2

“Surviving the Holidays” seminar, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., North Street Community Church, 177 North St., Canton. More information is available at www.griefshare.org or by calling 673-4298. 

DECEMBER 5

Music and Movement for children kindergarten to sixth grade, First United Methodist Church of Troy, 1204 Redington Ave., Troy. For more info, call 297-3070 or visit www.troytrinityparish.com.  

DECEMBER 8

Hometown Holiday at Mansfield Fire Hall. Vendor fair is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., silent auction from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For vendor information, to purchase auction tickets or to make a donation for Crohn’s research, contact (570) 529-3691 or lhampsher@frontier.com.

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. 

DECEMBER 19

Music and Movement for children kindergarten to sixth grade, First United Methodist Church of Troy, 1204 Redington Ave., Troy. For more info, call 297-3070 or visit www.troytrinityparish.com.  

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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