What’s Happening for the week of April 21, 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.


Towanda Public Library and Carriage House Children’s Library will be closed on Saturday, April 20 for Easter. Both libraries will reopen at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22.

The Towanda Area Christian Outreach Food Pantry is closed Friday, April 19 and Monday April 22 for the upcoming Good Friday and Easter Monday holidays.

Indoor yard sale: Good, clean items are needed for May sale to benefit Happy Tails No Kill Shelter. Call (570) 485-9750 to arrange for pick up or delivery. No adult clothing please.

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.

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.

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.


Wilawana Dish to Pass Dinner, 5:30 p.m., 1194 Wilawana Rd., Sayre, Pa. Following dinner will be Bingo for gifts. All are welcome. Bring a dish to pass.

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

United With Christ Church Community Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., Eastside Riverfront Park, 227 Old Route 6 Road in Towanda. 

An Earth Day celebration will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bradford County Conservation Office, 200 Lake Rd. in Wysox. Music, kid’s activities, Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. All are welcome.

Easter Eggstravaganza, craft and vendor fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Silent Auction from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Canton Moose Lodge, Sullivan Street, Canton, Pa.


First Baptist Church of Troy Annual Sunrise Service, 6:30 a.m., Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Rain location will be at the church. A pancake breakfast will be served following the service in the Troy Baptist Fellowship Hall. All are invited to attend the morning worship service at 11 a.m. to celebrate the Easter season. 

The Liberty Corners UMC Easter Sunrise Service, 7 a.m.  All are welcome. There will be a pancake breakfast following the service at 8 a.m. held at the Fellowship Hall. Cost is $5 per person. Menu will be pancakes and real maple syrup, ham, scrambled eggs, hash browns, coffee and orange juice.

Easter breakfast buffet – Doors open from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Towanda Elks Lodge. All you can eat pancakes, French toast, eggs, home fries, ham, bacon, sausage gravy, and biscuits. Breakfast sandwiches, baked blueberry casserole, homemade cinnamon rolls and dessert bar. Coffee, tea and juice are also included. They have seating for large groups. For more information, call the Towanda Elks Lodge, located at 929 South Main St., at (570) 265-6998 after 3 p.m.

An Easter Sunday Sunrise Service will be held at 6:30 a.m. on the Village Green in East Smithfield. It promises to be a brief but unique service. An Easter Egg Hunt for the Sunday school classes will be held at the church at 312 Church St. at 10:30 a.m. The Easter Sunday celebration service will be held at the usual worship hour of 11 a.m. All are welcome.


“Kids Day Out” at the Rialto, 11 a.m., Canton. Movie, craft time with pizza, popcorn and soda. The cost is $11 per child, and adults are free with a paid child ticket. 


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. 

Bradford County Council of Republican Women Luncheon Meeting, Towanda American Legion. Registered Republican candidates are invited to attend and speak about their bid for election in the upcoming May 21 primary. For more information, contact Marguerite Shaner at (570) 265-5960.


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

A piano performance by Adrian Skarvinko will be held at 11 a.m. at the Warren Center Senior Center, located in the Warren Center Township Building on Schoolhouse Road. This event is free and open to adults 60 and over, though donations are greatly appreciated. Attendees who would like to enjoy lunch following the performance are asked to call (570) 395-3108 by April 22.

Endless Mountains Chapter PSEA-Retired Spring Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Villa Sena, Towanda. The program will be “Golden Years: Living in Retirement,” with Jason Hurwitz as guest speaker. Northeastern Region President Annette Palutis will attend, as will other region officers. Reserve at (570) 836-0173, or email to agnesma@ptd.net by Monday, April 22. Lunch will be off the menu. Your spouse or friend is welcome, too. Door prizes, even one for a free lunch.


Boy Scout Troop 4049 Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, 5 to 7 p.m., Troy Vets Club, Troy. The cost will be $8 a plate, and takeout containers will be available.

“Beyond Jordan” Documentary, 7 p.m., Rialto Theater, Canton. 

APRIL 25 and 26

The Ulster United Methodists will hold a spring rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, on Second Street in Ulster. On Friday, from noon to 3 p.m. there will be a $1 bag sale.


Ham Dinner to benefit Robin Koser, 5 to 7 p.m., Millerton Wesleyan Church, 5174 Main St., Millerton. The cost is $10 for adults, and $6 for ages under 12, includes beverage and dessert. Takeouts are available. 

North Rome Christian School Trivia Night will be held at 7 p.m. at the school. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Prizes will be awarded to the winners. The cost is $30 per team; no more than five members per team. Contact the NRCS office to secure your table at (570) 247-2800. Deadline to sign up is Monday, April 22. All proceeds will benefit the NRCS Class of 2019 missions trip. 

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. 


A book sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mather Memorial Library in Ulster. Gently used adult and juvenile hardcover and softcover fiction and non-fiction, craft and cookbooks, library discards, paperbacks and DVDs will be available for sale. Sale will be held inside with some items made available outside, weather permitting. The Library is located at 23866 Route 220 in Ulster and can be reached at (570) 358-3595. Parking is available across the street from the Library. 

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

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.

Sayre Class of 2019 Can and Bottle Drive, 9 a.m. to noon, Brock Street parking lot at Sayre High School. Bring your returnable’s to raise money for an all-night graduation party. 

The Towanda Senior Center, located at 125 Colonial Dr. in Towanda will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser starting at 5 p.m., and running until meals are sold out. Spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic bread, and dessert will be served, with the suggested donation of $7 for each dinner. All proceeds will directly benefit activities of the Towanda Senior Center. Reservations are suggested, but not necessary. For more information or to make reservations, call (570) 265-2687.

Swiss Steak Dinner, 4 p.m., North Orwell Community Hall, 34142 Route 187, North Orwell. The dinner will include all of the trimmings and homemade pies. The cost is $12 for age 12 and older, $5 for age five to 11, and free for age four and under. 

The Ninth Annual Jean and Pete Memorial Event, registration is at 9 a.m., opening announcements are at 9:25 a.m., a kids’ fun run begins at 9:35 a.m., South Waverly Borough Hall grounds. This year’s event will begin with a vendor fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Mile Memory Walk will take place at 10:05 a.m., and awards at 10:45 a.m. Donations are still needed and vendors are still welcome. For more information about registration or making a donation, visit www.jeanandpetememorial.com. All proceeds are divided evenly between the Nancy Quattrini Fund at Guthrie, the American Lung Association and the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 3 to 6 p.m., West Warren Church, 7472 LeRaysville Rd., Rome, Pa. The cost is $8 per person. To order, call Lynn at (570) 247-2243 or Carol at (570) 423-9617 before April 20.

Commandment 11 Concert, 7 p.m., Athens United Methodist Church, 118 South Main St., Athens. 

Spring Rabies Clinic, 10 a.m. to noon at the big garage behind Bishop’s Hardware in Ulster. The Rabies Clinic will provide rabies shots for $8 per animal. Dog licenses will also be available at the clinic. Everyone in the line at noon will be vaccinated. Dogs must be on leashes and cats in carriers! For any questions about this event, call the Bradford County Humane Society at (570) 888-2114. 


The Machwihilusing Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 2 p.m. at the Riverstone Inn in Wysox.

The Windham Township Volunteer Fire Company is having a chicken and chops barbecue with pickup from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the fire station located on Route 187 in Rome, Pa. A chicken half is $7, two chops are $7; sides includes salt potatoes, baked beans, or coleslaw for $1 each. Preorder by calling (570) 247-2512 or email wtvfc@cableracer.com before April 23.


The GTP, Osram, Sylvania Women Retirees will meet for dinner, O’Brien’s Inn in Waverly. The social time begins at 5 p.m. with dinner at 5:30 p.m. The menu will offer a choice of sea scallops or chicken cordon bleu, along with salad or soup. The deadline for reservations and/or cancellations is Friday, April 19. The cost is $20 per person, payable at the door. Call Cindy Arnold at (607) 426-6499 or email acess5@PTD.net.


Music and Movement Grand Finale, 3 to 5 p.m., Holy Trinity Church, 1204 Redington Ave., Troy. For info, call 297-3070 or go to www.troytrinityparish.com

MAY 3 and 4

Benevolence rummage sale at MPWC will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, at the Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church. Donations days will occur Monday through Wednesday the week prior to the sale. For more information on the area’s biggest indoor rummage sale of the season, contact the church office at (570) 596-4003, or check out Facebook. Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church is located 1/4 south of Springfield Road, on the Berwick Turnpike.


The American Legion Post 49 Ladies Auxiliary is holding a “Spring Fling Dance” at the Troy Vets Club on Veterans Drive in Troy from 7 to 10 p.m. The Donation is $10 per person. Music Provided by Electric Sunshine (Mike Powers and Friends). Snacks will be provided and a cash bar will be available. Proceeds will benefit the community activities of the Ladies Auxiliary.

Bradford County Democratic Party’s Spring Dinner will take place at the Grille at the Train Station on Lehigh Avenue in Sayre. Social hour is from 4 to 5 p.m. with dinner at 5 p.m. Candidates will be speaking. To reserve a seat, contact Treasurer Jeff Gonzalez at (570) 265-2499 or jmgonzo11@gmail.com by May 2. 

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. 


Endless Mountain Antique Tractor and Machinery Club meeting. Begins at 6 p.m. at the Troy Baptist Church. Bring a dish to pass. Future meetings have changed to the first Monday of the month. Call (570) 549-6861 for more information.


DAV Chapter 37 will hold a meeting at 2:30 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion, Post 534. New members are welcome. 

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.  

The Endless Mountain Choral Society will present its fourth annual Spring Concert, with a performance of Percy Grainger’s Works for Chorus and Brass Ensemble, at 5 p.m. at the 1st Presbyterian Church of Troy. A pre-concert talk will begin at 4:30 p.m. More information can be found on Facebook and www.endlessmountainchoralsociety.com

Williamsport Wine and Design DIY Paint it Forward Fundraiser, 1 to 3 p.m., Mansfield Senior Center, 1103 S. Main St., Mansfield. Choice between a sunflower and an American flag design to paint on a rustic barn star. The cost is $40 per person; there will be a bake sale and 50/50 raffle. For more information or to register, call 662-2130. 

MAY 14

A free community impact session will be held through United Way of Bradford County from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Keystone Theatre using a special grant from the FirstEnergy Foundation. Greater Binghamton SCORE will present this session and the topic is Quality Leadership and Strong Board / CEO relationship – a topic that will enhance the work of our local nonprofits.

The Wysox Sewing Society dinner will hold their monthly dinner in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, RT 187N, Wysox. Swiss steak will be featured on the menu with mashed potatoes, gravy, cole slaw, assorted vegetables, gelatin salads and a delicious variety of homemade pies. Everyone is welcome. Take-out orders upon request; please call ahead. Reservations are available but not necessary. Please call (570) 265-6119 and leave a message for take-out orders or reservations.

MAY 15

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

MAY 16

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

MAY 16, 17 and 18

The Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host a Masquerade jewelry sale from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. on May 16 and 17, and again from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday May 18, in the hospital lobby. All items are priced at $5 and include jewelry and accessories. All proceeds benefit the auxiliary.

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 18

Pa. summer biathlon will be held at Nescopeck Hunting and Rifle Club, Nescopeck, Pa. The event is a 5km run with two shooting stops. All equipment and instruction is provided. Beginners are welcome. For more information, visit the rifle club website or Pabiathlon.com.

The Third Annual Addiction Awareness Rally will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Canton Fireman’s Field. There will be various speakers, along with numerous addiction prevention and treatment information booths to assist individuals, families and friends who are encountering some or all of the problems associated with all kinds of addiction. The event is also to provide a day of uplift. There will be music, games, face painting, a bounce house, a mechanical bull and free door prizes. Food is available for purchase. The Mission and Evangelism team of the Canton Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ) is sponsoring this event. Any groups, organizations, churches, individuals that would like to participate in any way with providing their own game area, interested in speaking or can assist in any way, please contact Dave Lambert at (570) 250-8043 and leave a message. This event is free and open to the public. 

Music with DJ Bob Brennen and singer Andy Boardman, 1 to 10 p.m. at the Valley United Presbyterian Church, 459 Park Ave., Waverly, N.Y. Cost is $10 per person at the door. Must be 18, no smoking, no alcohol. Enjoy hot and cold appetizers and desserts. Casual to formal attire as desired.

MAY 20

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

MAY 25

Pound the Ground for Ultrasound 6th Annual Race, 8 a.m. 10K Trail Run, 9:30 a.m. 5K Trail Run, 10:15 a.m. Kiddie Fun Run, Riverfront Park, Sayre. First 100 registrations receive a free T-shirt. Post race breakfast for all runners. Register online at www.runsignup.com. Early packet pick-up is May 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Athens Wesleyan, or on the day of the event from 7 to 8 a.m. 


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.  


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. 


Endless Mountains Pregnancy Care Center Annual Benefit Captain and Crew Golf Tournament, 12 p.m. Shotgun Start, Towanda Country Club, Route 6, Towanda. The cost is $80 for non-members and $60 for members, and includes cart and green fees, a buffet dinner, golf awards, and door prizes. Register your team today by calling 673-4476, 447-8499, or online at www.empccfree.com


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


Bedrock Cruise-In, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., South on Route 282 at the New York and Pennsylvania State Line or North on Route 187 before State Line Road. There will be food, a chicken barbecue, and music by a DJ, a 50/50 raffle, vendors, and kids games. Call Doug at (570) 247-8082 for more information.


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


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

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