What’s Happening for the week of March 24, 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 / APRIL

Spring Learning Time takes place at the Monroeton Public Library every Thursday at 10 a.m. 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.

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. Call or text Bob at (585) 944-6087 for more information.   

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 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the 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. every Wednesday, 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 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. DJ Matt Putnam will provide music and there will be a 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. Proceeds benefit the Rainbow Riders Riding and Farm Program.

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. 

Indoor flea market and vendor show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., inside the Northeast Bradford High School. Community members and local vendors are invited to sell new and used items. To reserve a table for $10, contact the office at (570) 744-2521 or email Angie Bellinger at abellinger@nebpanthers.com. The deadline for reservations is March 15. Food and baked goods will be available for sale by the Student Government Association, and a Chinese auction will also be held. Proceeds from the event will benefit the school district’s Positive Behavior in Schools (PBIS) Program.

Shamrock 5K Walk/Run for ARCC, 10 a.m., The YMCA, 9 College Ave., Towanda. Registration is open to all until race time. Registration forms are available at the Y, at arccbc.org, and at falconracetiming.com. On race day, registration opens at 9 a.m. at the YMCA. Fees are $20 per person until March 18.  After that, they are $25 per person. Medals are awarded in all age categories. Race includes a Poker Walk with a prize for the best hand. New this year is a Fun Run for children of all ages, to begin at 10 a.m., with prizes for all participants. After the Fun Run, children will have activities in the gym. Free refreshments will be available. For more information, call (570) 265-5333 or (570) 268-9622.

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Athens United Methodist Church. The menu includes chicken and gravy over a homemade biscuit, mashed potato, mixed vegetables, creamy coleslaw, a roll, and homemade dessert. Adults are $10, children six to 12 are $5, and children under age five are free. Both sit-down and take-out are available. For more information, call (570) 888-2241.

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 24

Pancake Days, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fay’s Sugar Shack, 3 miles South of Bentley Creek and 12 miles North of Burlington on old Berwick Turnpike. To benefit Big Pond Lions Club. 

Let In The Light! A Concert to Celebrate Spring Music for Violin, Flute, Organ and Piano, 3 p.m., Church of the Redeemer, 201 South Wilbur St., Sayre. 

MARCH 26

Kids’ Craft Free Drop in Program for all Ages, 3 to 4:30 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 27

Spaghetti supper, 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.

Zumba Fiesta, 7 to 8 p.m., Croman Gym. Admission is a $5 donation to benefit the Troy Spanish Club. See Spanish 3 or 4 students or Mrs. Panek for details. All ages are welcome! Zumba instructors are Leanne Young and Nicole Golden of Fitness With Friends of Sayre, Pa.

Social Gaming Club, 5 to 7 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. Board/card games, play on the Alienware gaming computers. 

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.

Adult Book Club, 1 and 6 p.m. 6 p.m. club will meet in the museum, Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. 

Lego Club Free Program, 5 to 6 p.m. for grades kindergarten through third, 5 to 6 p.m. for fourth grade and up, Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens.  

MARCH 29 and 30

Murder at the Pie Auction, by Michael Druce, will take place at the Troy Sale Barn, 50 Ballard St., Troy, Pa. Dine at 6:30 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday, with the show to follow. Papa the Butcher caters the event. The cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple. Wine will be available to purchase from Mountain Lake Winery. Tickets can be purchased at Troy Lunch, the First Citizens Community Bank, the Canton Sentinel, or by calling Jim Blade at (607) 215-5188. There will also be a Matinee at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The cost of the Matinee is a donation at the door. Pie and coffee will follow. Find the Troy Community Theatre on Facebook. As part of the fun, pies will be auctioned off to benefit the Troy Food Pantry. 

MARCH 29

Ham Dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., Millerton Wesleyan Church, 5174 Main St., Millerton. The cost is $10 per person and $6 for ages under 12; a beverage and dessert are included. Take-outs are available. To benefit Raymond Strope. Sponsored by Wells-Jackson Lions Club. 

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

Troy’s Got Talent, 2 p.m., Holy Trinity Church, 1214 Redington Ave., Troy. There will be three judges and a $100 prize with opportunity to perform later in 2019. Participants must be under age 35, groups are welcome and mentors are available. Applications may be found on troyholytrinity.com or picked up at the church office. Learn more by calling Bonnie Bell Hilfiger at (570) 297-4752. 

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. 

Troy Junior Sportsmen hosting Black Powder Shoot, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Troy Rod & Gun Club, Alparon Park Gate #3. 

APRIL 5

New Covenant Academy hosts 40 Year Celebration and Benefit: Banquet begins at 5:30 p.m., Live and Silent auction begins at 7 p.m., 310 Extension St., Mansfield. Tickets are $30 per person; call 662-2996 to make a reservation. For details Follow NCALions on Facebook. 

APRIL 5 and 6

Rummage and Bake Sale, Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jackson Center United Methodist Church, 1523 Jackson Center, Rd., Millerton. Lunch available. 

East Troy Baptist Rummage Sale, Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday Bag Day from 9 a.m. to noon. 

APRIL 6

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

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. 

Acrylic Painting of a Cabin Class, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at The Coppertree in Troy. The cost is $40 for the canvas and $50 for wood fish cutout. Instructor is Bonnie Bell-Hilfiger. Call Coppertree at (570) 297-3842 to register.  

Trivia Night, 6 p.m., Sayre Area High School cafeteria. There will be trivia, food, 50/50 tickets and basket raffles. The cost is $5 per person with a limit of six people per team. Payment is due at the time of sign-up. The deadline to sign up is March 31. Those interested can email redskinclub@gmail.com or message Redskin Club on Facebook. Prizes are $100 for first place, $50 for second place, and $25 for third place. Sponsored by the Sayre Redskin Club.

APRIL 12

Penny Social, doors open 5 p.m., drawings begin 7 p.m., North Orwell Community Hall, Route 187, North Orwell. Basket raffles, door prizes and 50/50, and refreshments will be available. For info, call Cathy at 247-7280 or Bev at 247-7484. To benefit the North Orwell Community Hall. 

APRIL 13

Annual Meat Show, doors open at 5 p.m. at the South Creek Fire Department in Fassett. Cost is a $2 donation in advance or $5 at the door. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call (607) 742-9869 or (607) 425-4207. 

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. Call (570) 549-6861 for more information.

Art Class: Oil painting of a Pansy, 6 to 8:30 p.m., The Coppertree in Troy. Instructor is Bonnie Bell-Hilfiger. Cost is $25. Call Coppertree at (570) 297-3842 to register.  

Endless Mountain Antique Tractor and Equipment Club Meeting, 6 p.m., Troy Baptist Church, Troy. Bring a dish to pass; for info call 549-6861. 

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 26, 27 and 28

Quilt Show hosted by the Piecemakers of Elmira, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., National Soaring Museum, 51 Soaring Hill Dr., Harris Hill, Elmira. Admission is $5. There will be over 200 quilts and quilted items, a raffle quilt, vendor mall, café, raffle baskets, demonstrations, books, and magazines. Visit ElmiraPiecemakers.com to learn more. 

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

The Carantouan Greenway 4K, 10 a.m., Wildwood Nature Preserve. The annual event was moved to late April in recognition of Earth Day. The noncompetitive run takes participants through the wooded and open field trails. Registration remains at $20 per runner and includes a T-shirt and soup. Participants also have the chance to win prizes from area businesses. Register online at carantouangreenway.org or call (607) 742-8309 (leave a message) for further information. The Wildwood Nature Preserve is located at 254 Shepard Rd., Waverly.

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 11

Fairy Garden Class, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Coppertree in Troy.  Bring container; paints and supplies included. Lunch provided. Instructor is Bonnie Bell-Hilfiger. Cost is $20 adults, $5 children. Call Coppertree at (570) 297-3842 to register.  

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. 

MAY 20

Endless Mountain Antique Tractor and Equipment Club Meeting, 6 p.m., Troy Baptist Church, Troy. Bring a dish to pass, for info call 549-6861. 

JUNE 3

Mommy and Me Under the Sea Art Class, 6 to 8 p.m., The Coppertree in Troy. A simple acrylic 8” x 10” painting. Cost is $20. Instructor is Bonnie Bell-Hilfiger. Call (570) 297-3842 to register.  

JUNE 15

Art Class: Acrylic 9” x 12” Painting of a Cat Art Class, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., The Coppertree in Troy. Cost is $35. Instructor is Bonnie Bell-Hilfiger. Call (570) 297-3842 to register. 

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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