What’s Happening for the week of March 3, 2019

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.

MARCH

Spring Learning Time has started at the Monroeton Public Library. The fun starts at 10 a.m. every Thursday. Stories will come to life through rhymes, activities, and songs.

VFW Post 6824 Children’s Easter Party registration will be from Feb. 1 to April 1, for children 10 and under. The party will take place on April 14. To register, call Cassandra at (570) 744-1550 or (570) 637-4992 or Donna (570) 744-2467.

The Valley Chorus is looking for acts for its upcoming variety show. Need singers, poets, musicians and storytellers. Call Kyle Burns (607) 343-9977 to learn more.

Troy Community Little League Registration sign up is open at www.troycommunitylittleleague.com; deadline for registration is March 3. Call or text Mindy with questions at 250-9920. 

Euchre from beginners to aficionados, Thursdays, 10 a.m., Canton Senior Center, 6 East Tioga St., Canton. 

Walking Program, Troy High School Gymnasium; held Monday through Friday on the days that school is in session. The gym is open from 6 to 7 a.m. Walk at your own pace in a safe environment. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Celebrate Recovery will be held at 6 p.m. every Friday at The Pathway Ministry Center, 105 Main St., Towanda. Celebrate Recovery is for anyone struggling with alcohol and drug issues. Celebrate Recovery is based on 12 steps and eight principles; learn about these important steps and principles every week.  

Caregivers’ Support Group, sponsored by the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman and the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, will meet at noon the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at The Wellness Room, 3rd floor of the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Personal Care Home in Towanda. Anyone taking care of a family member or loved one, be it at home or as a resident of a long-term care facility are welcome. For 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. 

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. Enter at side entrance on Lincoln Street. For more information, call (570) 888-2683.

Recycling: Towanda Elks is accepting cans and bottles for recycling. The drop off location 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 will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Towanda American Legion in the indoor shooting range. Guns and ammo provided. Cost is $3.50 per night. Open to all youth ages eight to 18. For more information, contact Ray Finlan at (570) 265-2728 or Josh Cobb (570) 637-2287, or Valley Youth Hunter Education Challenge on Facebook. This is an NRA sanctioned event.

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, $3 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.

MARCH 2

Penny Social, doors open at 5 p.m. and the drawing begins 7 p.m., Wyalusing Fire Hall. There will be a concession stand, raffle tickets, and special drawings available. To benefit the Wyalusing Class of 2021. 

Free Community Art Workshop for ages 14 to adult, noon to 3 p.m., Mansfield University, Room 124 Allen Hall, Mansfield. Pre-registration is required, and participants are not required to attend every class. To receive a detailed listing of the daily activities and to register email kcobb@mansfield.edu

Satterlee Creek Environmental Center 20th Annual Open Forest is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2817 Cotton Hollow Rd., Litchfield Township. Family outdoor activities include Sled Dogs of Smokey Hill I-Kid-A-Rod, obstacle course and sled dog harnessing for all ages. Chinese auction, open fire for marshmallow roasting, maple syrup processing and pancakes, Airsoft shooting gallery, wagon rides, hiking and more. Check out Facebook for more details.

The Troy Rotary will host the 40th running Armchair Races with dinner at 6 p.m. and races beginning at 7 p.m. at the Troy Fire Hall. This year, a hot meal of pulled pork or sloppy joes will be the main course. There will be cash and non-cash prizes valued over $6,000. Tickets can be obtained from any Rotarian or by contacting Bill Smith at (570) 297-2900. The Armchair Races help support the Troy Rotary Club in its mission of service to the Troy community.

Homemade Soup and Bake Sale, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., New Albany United Methodist Church. All are welcome. 

You Too Animal Rescue 5th Anniversary Celebration, 1 to 5 p.m., Towanda Creek Animal Hospital, Monroeton. Snacks and punch will be available. Adoption fees discounted to $40 per cat and $60 for two. 

MARCH 3

Vietnam Last Man’s Club dish to pass meeting, 1 p.m., VFW, Bridge Street, Towanda. 

A Sled Dog Racing event will be held beginning at 11 a.m. at the Satterlee Creek Environmental Center, 2817 Cotton Hollow Rd., Litchfield Twp. Area teams will be competing in a timed event on a short course. Call (570) 395-3419 for more information. 

Benefit for the Randy and Nicky Greeno family, noon, Sayre VFW, 932 W. Lockhart St., Sayre. The Greeno family lost everything in a fire and need help and support to get back on their feet. Chinese auction, bake sale, silent auction, 50/50 and dinner. Dinner is free for children under five, $5 for children six to 17 years of age, and $8 for adults. For more information, call Lori Vanderpool at (570) 485-4466 or Sylvia Olmstead at (607) 768-1519.

Valley YHEC Sign-ups, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., YHEC Clubhouse, Route 187, Rome. The registration fee is $50 per child. Must be between the ages of 10 and 18. Copies of birth certificates and hunter safety cards will be needed for registration. Events include .22, archery, muzzleloader and shotgun. For more info, call Josh at 637-2287. 

MARCH 5

New Covenant Academy Open Hours, 4:30 to 8 p.m., 310 Extension St., Mansfield. Teachers will be available to speak with and drinks and snacks will be provided. For questions, call 662-2996. 

Lyme Disease Awareness Group, 5:30 to 7:30 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. 

MARCH 6

My Woods, My Vision presentation by The Bradford / Sullivan Forest Landowners Association, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Stoll Natural Resource Center, 200 Lake Rd. E., Towanda. 

Social Gaming Club for ages 10 and up, 5 to 7 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. Bring a board or card game, or check out the Alienware gaming computers. 

MARCH 7

All You Can Eat Pancake Supper, 5:30 p.m., Pathway Ministry Center, by the Liberty Corners UMC at The Pathway Ministry Center, 105 Main St., Towanda. Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Handicapped accessible. For more information, call the church office at (570) 265-3276. (This will be the last one of the season.)

MARCH 8

Volunteer meeting for Happy Tails No-Kill Shelter, 10 a.m., Riverstone Inn. 

Fish Dinner, 4 to 7 p.m., JFK Hall, Towanda. The cost is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $7 for students, five and under eat free. Takeouts are available; to pre-order call 772-6524, leave your name, phone number, number of meals requested and if they are eat in or take out. Proceeds to benefit the St. Agnes School and the Knights of Columbus Charities. 

Story and Toddler Time – Let’s Dance, 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. 

MARCH 9

The National Rifle Association’s award-winning crime prevention and personal safety seminar – Refuse To Be A Victim®, will be held in Towanda at the Bradford County Courthouse. The program will run from 8 a.m. to noon in courtroom 1. This is a free course. For more information you may contact Sheriff Clinton “C.J.” Walters at (570) 265-1701 or email at waltersc@bradfordco.org.

Spring Dinner, door opens at 4:30 p.m., South Creek Lions Club, Route 14, Gillett. Menu is Turkey and Roast Beef with sides and dessert. The cost is $10 per person and a non-perishable food donation would be appreciated. For more information, call 529-2763. 

Valley YHEC Sign-ups, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., YHEC Club House, Route 187, Rome. The registration fee is $50 per child. Must be between the ages of 10 and 18. Copies of birth certificates and hunter safety cards will be needed for registration. Events include .22, archery, muzzleloader and shotgun. For more info, call Josh at 637-2287. 

Ham and Cabbage Dinner and Bake Sale, 5 to 7 p.m., Jackson Center United Methodist Church, 1523 Jackson Center Rd., Millerton. Beverage and dessert included. Donations appreciated. 

Sporting Clay Shoot, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Troy Rod and Gun Club, Alparon Park, Gate #3. Hosted by The Troy Junior Sportsmen. 

Family Story Time and Block Party for all Ages, 10 a.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. Free program, no registration is required. 

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. 

Dinner and program to focus on “Remembering Our Past” at the Sayre High School in Sayre. The cost is $20 per person; for reservations, call Mary at 888-6081 or Tom at 888-6821. Deadline for reservations is March 1. 

MARCH 13

DuPont Retirees Lunch Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Railhouse Restaurant, Waverly, N.Y.

Athens Senior Citizens St. Patrick’s Luncheon, noon, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sayre. Bring a covered dish, table service and beverage, coffee is provided. Canned goods collection will be taken for the local food pantry. Entertainment by Sherry Spencer on the flute with Irish music. New members are welcome.  

Che-Hanna Rock and Mineral Club Meeting, 6 p.m. fun session by Inga and Sandy, 7 p.m. regular meeting, Sayre High School Cafeteria. 

Music and Movement, 3 to 5 p.m., Holy Trinity Church (formerly the First United Methodist Church), 1204 Redington Ave., Troy. The theme is craft making kites. For more information, call the office at (570) 297-3070 or visit www.troytrinityparish.com.

MARCH 14

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

MARCH 15

Ham Dinner benefit for Brenden Smith, 5 to 7 p.m., Millerton Wesleyan Church, 5174 Main St., Millerton. The cost is $10 for adults, $6 for ages under 12, and includes beverage and dessert. Take-outs are available. Sponsored by The Wells-Jackson Lions Club. 

MARCH 15 and 16

CASD Drama Club presents Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town”, Canton High School Nelle Black Westgate Auditorium, 7 p.m., Canton. Tickets available at the door, $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors 60 and older. 

MARCH 16

Animal Care Sanctuary’s 5th Annual Monte Carlo Casino Night, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., Best Western Victorian Inn, 255 Spring St., Sayre. Entertainment provided by Bobby K. The cost is $50 per person and tickets can be purchased online at www.animalcaresanctuary.org or by calling (570) 596-2200.

Spaghetti Supper, 4 to 6 p.m., Luther’s Mills United Methodist Church. To benefit the youth group. Donations taken at the door and takeouts are available. 

Free Community Art Workshop for ages 14 to adult, 12 to 3 p.m., Mansfield University, Room 124 Allen Hall, Mansfield. Pre-registration is required, and participants are not required to attend every class. To receive a detailed listing of the daily activities and to register email kcobb@mansfield.edu. 

Endless Mountain Choral Society’s 2nd Annual March Choral Collage Concert and Bake Sale, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Troy. Free concert but donations appreciated.

March Madness Free Coat Giveaway, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Pathway, 105 Main St., Towanda. Call 265-3276 with any questions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday. 

MARCH 18

Endless Mountain Antique Tractor and Equipment Club Meeting, 6 p.m., Troy Baptist Church, Troy. Please bring a dish to pass. 

MARCH 21

Euchre fans from beginners to aficionados are invited to the Canton Senior Center, located at 6 East Tioga St. in Canton at 10 a.m. for some friendly competition. Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Canton Senior Center is a great place for older adults to get together, have some fun, and enjoy lunch. Meal reservations are required one day in advance. For more information about the activities of the Canton Senior Center, or to make reservations for lunch, call (570) 673-8640.

Library System of Bradford County Board Meeting, 10 a.m., Bradford County Library, Burlington.

MARCH 22

Annual Sportsman’s Dinner, Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church, Berwick Turnpike. The Sportsman’s Dinner will include a display of wildlife mounts for viewing by the public from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., with dinner to follow at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker for thisfree event is Lee Brooke, an avid hunter who had a terrifying encounter with a grizzly bear and lived to tell the tale. Reservations are not required for this free dinner event, but they are appreciated. To reserve a seat, contact Paul and Trudy Shelley at (570) 596-3740. 

MARCH 23

Free Community Art Workshop for ages 14 to adult, 12 to 3 p.m., Mansfield University, Room 124, Allen Hall, Mansfield. Pre-registration is required, and participants are not required to attend every class. To receive a detailed listing of the daily activities and to register email kcobb@mansfield.edu

Rainbow Riders to host 35th Anniversary “Spring” Kick-Off Dance and Silent Auction, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m., Troy Vets Club, Troy. Music by DJ Matt Putnam with cash bar. Advance tickets are $15 for single or $25 per couple at the door. Tickets available from any Rainbow Board Member, Hoover Hardware, or by calling 529-1343. 

All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast, 9 to 11 a.m., Gillett Senior Center, Route 14, Gillett. Included in the $3 cost is sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee and orange juice. All proceeds will directly benefit the activities of the Gillett Senior Center. Learn more at 1-800-982-4346. 

Sayre Senior Class Prom Gown Sale, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., High School Cafeteria. Gowns are priced from $5 to $70.

Big Pond Lions Club Annual All You Can Eat Pancake Days, Fay’s Sugar Shack, on the Berwick Turnpike. They will be serving eggs, sausage, coffee, and milk. 

Brad-Sull County Farm Bureau Spring Meeting will be held at the Troy Sale Barn from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The vendor fair is open to all from 10:30 until noon.  Vendors are still welcome to sign up for a table; call Amanda Miller at (570) 549-2051. Bryan’s Meat Market will provide lunch for $15, and the meeting will start at 12:30 p.m. with their featured speaker, Sec. Russ Reading. RSVP to Barb Warburton by calling (570) 924-3984. 

MARCH 23 and 24

Che-Hanna 50th Anniversary Rock and Mineral Show, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wysox Volunteer Fire Company Social Hall, Wysox. The cost is $3 per person, $1 for students, and under age eight are free. For more info, visit www.chehannarocks.com or call Bob at (570) 928-9238.

MARCH 27

Spaghetti Dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., Troy Fire Hall. The cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children; ages under five eat free. Benefits the Troy Fire Department.

Music and Movement, 3 to 5 p.m., Holy Trinity Church (formerly the First United Methodist Church), 1204 Redington Ave., Troy. The theme is craft making kites. For more information, call the office at (570) 297-3070 or visit www.troytrinityparish.com.

MARCH 28

All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast, 9 to 11 a.m., Gillett Senior Center, Route 14, Gillett. The cost of $3 per person will benefit the Gillett Senior Center activities. Learn more by calling 1-800-982-4346.

MARCH 30

Western Alliance – Wysox Division chili cook off will take place at the Wysox Ambulance Garage, 22537 Route 187 (behind Country Cottage Ice Cream in Wysox). Participants are asked to have their chili in a crock-pot, with a spoon or ladle for serving. Chili should be brought to the ambulance garage by 10:30 a.m. Judging will begin at 11:15 a.m., with tasting to begin at 11:30 a.m. Beverages and light refreshments will be available for a small donation. The entrance fee is $10 for those who pre-register by March 15, or $15 at the door. This includes five tasting tickets, with additional tickets at four for $1. The admission fee is $5 and includes five tasting tickets. To pre-register, call (570) 485-4472 or email mary.sturdevant@westermems.com. Proceeds benefit the non-profit Western Alliance Emergency Services.

Free Community Art Workshop for ages 14 to adult, noon to 3 p.m., Mansfield University, Room 124 Allen Hall, Mansfield. Pre-registration is required, and participants are not required to attend every class. To receive a detailed listing of the daily activities and to register email kcobb@mansfield.edu

MARCH 31

Scalloped Chicken dinner and benefit for Walt and Brenda Petrowski. There will be a Chinese Auction and 50/50 raffles. Doors open at noon; dinner is at 1 p.m. The benefit will take place at the Ralston Fire Hall. 

APRIL 6

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Northeast Bradford High School Gym, Rome. Free admission, with special guest speaker former NBA player Bay Forrest. Call 247-7670 for more info. 

Rummage and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Little Meadows United Methodist Church, 843 Pennsylvania Ave., Little Meadows. Bag sale begins at 1 p.m., lunch available. 

APRIL 13

Free Community Art Workshop for ages 14 to adult, 12 to 3 p.m., Mansfield University, Room 124 Allen Hall, Mansfield. Pre-registration is required, and participants are not required to attend every class. To receive a detailed listing of the daily activities and to register email kcobb@mansfield.edu

APRIL 14

VFW Post 6824 Easter Party, 1 to 3 p.m., Haigh’s Pond Road, Registration is required. Call (570) 744-2215 for more information.

APRIL 15

Endless Mountain Antique Tractor and Equipment Club Meeting, 6 p.m., Troy Baptist Church, Troy. Please bring a dish to pass. 

APRIL 20

Free Community Art Workshop for ages 14 to adult, 12 to 3 p.m., Mansfield University, Room 124 Allen Hall, Mansfield. Pre-registration is required, and participants are not required to attend every class. To receive a detailed listing of the daily activities and to register email kcobb@mansfield.edu

APRIL 23

A Red Hat Day Luncheon will take place at 11:30 a.m. at Genetti’s Hotel, Wilkes-Barre. There will be vendors, door prizes and a photo booth. Shopping begins at 9 a.m.; deadline for reservations is April 6. For more info, call Rose at (570) 510-8877. 

APRIL 27

Free Community Art Workshop for ages 14 to adult, 12 to 3 p.m., Mansfield University, Room 124 Allen Hall, Mansfield. Pre-registration is required, and participants are not required to attend every class. To receive a detailed listing of the daily activities and to register email kcobb@mansfield.edu

MAY 4 and 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. 

MAY 16

Library System of Bradford County Board Meeting, 10 a.m., Green Free Library, Canton.

MAY 17 and 18

26th Annual Antique Trap Show 2019, Friday from noon to dark, Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon, Community Hall, 34142 Rte. 187, North Orwell. Free admission. Hosted by the North American Trap Collectors. For more information, call Bruce at (607) 426-6276 after 5 p.m. 

JULY 18

Library System of Bradford County Board Meeting, 10 a.m., Mather Memorial Library, Ulster.

SEPTEMBER 19

Library System of Bradford County Board Meeting, 10 a.m., Monroeton Public Library, Monroeton.

NOVEMBER 21

Library System of Bradford County Board Meeting, 10 a.m., Sayre Public Library, Sayre. 

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