What’s Happening for the week of April 28, 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.


The Pennsylvania Heritage Festival is looking for Antique Cars, Trucks and Farm Machinery to participate in this year’s Festival, planned for Sept. 21 and 22 at the Heritage Farm Museum at Alparon Park in Troy, Pennsylvania. For more information, call (570) 786-9482.

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.


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 soft cover 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.


Free Build Drop-in Program for All Ages, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. Registration is not required.

Threads Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Spalding Memorial library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. 


A Lasagna Dinner will be held at the Cross Roads Methodist Church on the Austinville Road in Columbia Crossroads. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. The meal includes a tossed salad, roll, cake and beverage. Eat in or Carry Out. Donations accepted. For more information, call (570) 297-4545.

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

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

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. Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church is located 1/4 south of Springfield Road, on the Berwick Turnpike.

Rummage and Bake Sale, Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Daggett Church, Route 549.


Legalization of Recreational Marijuana listening tour stop, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Towanda Area Jr. / Sr. High School.

The Troy Junior Sportsmen will be hosting a sporting clay shoot at the Troy Rod and Gun Club, Alparon Park, Gate #3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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. 

Spring Fling Dance, 7 to 10 p.m., Troy Vets Club. Electric Sonshine will provide music and a cash bar will be available. The cost is $10 per person. 

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 at 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. 

Classic Motorcycle Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Canton Fireman’s Field, Route 14, 1/4-mile south of the red light in Canton. The event is free admission with a non-perishable food donation. Visit www.cantonlionsmcshow.com for more information. 

Turkey and Roast Beef Mother’s Day Dinner, 4:30 p.m., South Creek Lions Club, Route 14, Gillett. The cost is $10; bring a non-perishable food item for the food pantry. For more information, call 529-2763. 

MAY 12

Troy High School Chamber Choir Concert, 6 p.m., Springfield Baptist Church, Springfield.

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, Route 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

South Creek Lions Euchre Tournament, 6:30 p.m., Route 14, Gillett. The cost is $13 per person. BYOB and snacks. This will be a “Full Game” tournament with rotating partners. For more information, call (610) 952-5382. 

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.

Sayre Museum – First Antique Day, 1 to 3 p.m., 103 S. Lehigh Ave., Sayre. Admission is free. Unofficial appraisal of antique items is $5 per item or $3 per item for museum members. 

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.  

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


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


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


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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