What’s Happening for the week of June 23, 2019

Date set for annual Literacy Program Banquet

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.

JUNE / JULY

Towanda Area Christian Outreach (T.A.C.O.) Food Pantry is requesting donations of clean, used grocery bags to use in packing food for the pantry operation. T.A.C.O. is located at 1876 Golden Mile Rd. in Wysox, Pa. There is a drop box at the front door where the bags can be left any time. T.A.C.O. serves the Northeast Bradford, Towanda and Wyalusing school districts and the pantry is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until noon. Also on Wednesdays the pantry will be open from 3 to 5 p.m. in the afternoon. Anyone with questions may call the pantry at (570) 265-4422. The second Monday of each month, the pantry is open only for Fresh Express and Elder Share from 12:30 to 4 p.m.

Troy Town Cruisers Weekly Cruise-in, 5 to 8 p.m., First Citizens Community Bank from May 28 to Oct. 3. 

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. For more information, call (570) 786-9482.

Sayre High School Class of 1969 is planning its 50th class reunion for Oct. 12 and 13 and is seeking classmates. Contact Elizabeth Alexander Mulkerin at lizmulk@gmail.com

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

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

Burn Survivors Support Group will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Union Corners Methodist Church. The group will be open to burn survivors and their caregivers. For more information, contact Bill at (570) 485-8838 or email to wwestbrook51@yahoo.com.

Celebrate Recovery will be held at 6 p.m. every Friday at The Pathway Ministry Center, 105 Main St., Towanda.   

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. 

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.    

Family and Friends Weekly Support Meeting, 6:30 p.m. every Monday at the Main Link, 17 Pine St., Towanda.

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. 

GCCC Fit Club, every Saturday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Granville Center Church of Christ, 5753 Hwy. 514, Granville Summit. 

Goodies for our Troops Packaging events, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 87 Main St., Wellsboro.  

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, last Thursday of every month, 6 to 8 p.m., Saint John Lutheran Church, 207 S. Hopkins St., Sayre.  

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. 

Community Adult Swim (18 and up) Thursday evenings, 6 to 8 p.m., Martha Lloyd School, Troy.

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. 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. 

TOPS: Real People, Real Weight Loss, every Monday, 5 to 7 p.m., Troy Vets Club. 

North Orwell TOPS, 8:30 a.m. every Tuesday for weigh-in, followed by the meeting at 9 a.m., North Orwell Union Church. 

Overeaters Anonymous, 7 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday, Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre. 

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.  

JUNE 22

South Creek Lions 1st Annual Rummage Sale and Chicken BBQ, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., BBQ begins at 11:30 a.m., Route 14, Gillett. Pre-orders only, deadline is 6 p.m. on June 18. To order, call (570) 529-2763, (717) 406-9275, or (570) 529-0443. 

Towanda RiverFest and Towanda Fire Department will host a fundraiser at the Towanda Fire Hall including a corn hole tournament, chicken barbecue dinner and Chinese auction. Tournament registration will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with the event to begin shortly after. 

‘Cars and Cones’ ice cream social, 6 to 8 p.m., Windham Township Volunteer Fire Company, 39158 Route 187, Rome, Pa. All makes and models of cars invited. Rain date is June 23.

Ice Cream Social, 4:30 to 7, Roseville United Methodist Church, 4118 Rte. 549, Roseville. 

Gunnery Sgt. Kenneth J. Serfass, USMC (ret.): A professional living historianwill portray Ulysses S. Grant at noon, Bradford County Library. The Bradford County Library is located on Route 6, one mile west of Burlington. For more information, call the library at (570) 297-2436.

Sporting Clay Steak Shoot, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Troy Rod & Gun Club, Alparon Park Gate #3. 

JUNE 23

Blake and Brianna Neal will provide the special music at 7 p.m. at the Standing Stone United With Christ Church, formerly the Vesper Church. 

Old Fashioned Revival Service and Ice Cream Social, 7 p.m., Old Methodist Church, Route 6, Burlington.

Third Annual “Ride for the Nurses” Voiture 549 of the 40/8 starts at the First Citizens Community Bank, 1133 West Main St. Troy, and ends at the Towanda American Legion Post #42 with a lunch included in cost of registration. Sign up from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. and kickstands up at 10 a.m. Contact Troy American Legion Riders Post #49 or visit www.alr49.org, email alrpost49@outlook.com or call (570) 297-3122 for more information.

JUNE 23 to 27

Athens United Methodist Vacation Bible School “Camp E.D.G.E” will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with registration at 5:45 p.m. in Athens. For more information, contact the church office at (570) 888-2241.

JUNE 24

Tanglewood Nature Center performs Circus in the Sky program, 1 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens.

JUNE 25

Troy Historical Society Book Sale, noon to 4 p.m., 1074 W. Main St., Troy.

Bradford County Council of Republican Women, noon, Towanda American Legion Hall, 912 Main St. Speaker for the meeting will be a representative from the TACO Food Pantry. Basket raffle theme is Summer Colors. 

Bradford County Council of Republican Women will meet at noon at the Towanda American Legion Hall located at 912 Main St., Towanda. For more information, call President Marguerite Shaner at (570) 265-5960.

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

Caregivers’ Support Group will meet at noon at The Wellness Room, 3rd Floor of the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Personal Care Home in Towanda. 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.

JUNE 25 and 26

Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8:30 each evening, First Christian Church of Alba. Open to pre-school through those who have completed sixth grade. Call 297-2680 for more information.

JUNE 26

Trivia at the Lake, 6:30 p.m., Lake Ondawa Pavilion, Big Pond. 

Endless Mountains Pregnancy Care Center Annual Benefit Captain and Crew Golf Tournament, 12 p.m. Shotgun Start, Towanda Country Club, Route 6, Towanda. Register by calling 673-4476, 447-8499, or online at www.empccfree.com

Euchre Night, 6 p.m., South Creek Lions Hall, Route 14, Gillett. To benefit the South Creek Little League.

Celebrate Recovery meeting, 6 p.m. at The Pathway, 105 Main St. in Towanda in the social room. A free meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. for those in attendance. Call Dawn Keene, program director, at (570) 250-3268 or the church office at (570) 265-3276 for more information.

Community Art Project with ARCC: Origami Doves, 1 to 3 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. 

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

JUNE 26 and 27 

The Wacky World of Water Vacation Bible School for age’s kindergarten to sixth grade, 6 to 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Church, Redington Avenue, Troy. 

JUNE 27

Lego Club, 5 to 6 p.m. for ages age’s kindergarten to third grade, 6 to 7 p.m. for fourth grade and up, Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. 

JUNE 28

Euchre Night will be held at 6 p.m. at the South Creek Lions Hall to benefit the South Creek Little League. Door opens at 6 p.m. The South Creek Lions Hall is located on Route 14 in Gillett. Call (610) 952-5382 for more information. 

Zumbini Music and Movement program, 10 and 11 a.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. 

JUNE 29

“Railroad Heritage Day” with Author Jeremy Plant, Sayre Historical Society, 103 S. Lehigh Ave., Sayre. 

Open House Celebration at Rainbow Riders Farm, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Chestnut Street / Label Lane, Troy.

Family Story time with Block Party and Mellie the Therapy Dog, 10 a.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens.

JUNE 30

23rd Annual Howard Elmer Hose Company Antique and Classic Car Show will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sayre’s Riverfront Park. For more information, call (570) 423-3901.

JULY 2

Troy Historical Society Book Sale, noon to 4 p.m., 1074 W. Main St., Troy.

JULY 6

The Bradford County Summer Park Series will kick off with the Sunfish Shuffle run at 10 a.m. at Sunfish Pond. Events continue until 3 p.m. and include a Kids’ Fishing Derby for 12 and under, live music, kayaking demonstrations, a cornhole tournament at noon, wildlife exhibit, artwork, a historic display and more.

JULY 8 to 12

Child Evangelism Fellowship camp, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day, Mt. Pisgah State Park’s Lakeside Pavilion. You may pre-register your child by calling (570) 265-7161 or (570) 247-7438; or register your child the first morning of camp. There is a small fee for the camp and scholarships are available.

JULY 9

Troy Historical Society Book Sale, noon to 4 p.m., 1074 W. Main St., Troy.

The Wysox Sewing Society will hold their monthly dinner in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Route 187N, Wysox. Roast beef will be featured on the menu with mashed potatoes, gravy, Cole slaw, assorted vegetables, gelatin salads and a variety of homemade pies. Everyone is welcome. Take-out orders upon request by calling (570) 265-6119.

JULY 10

DuPont Retirees will meet for lunch at 11:30 at The Blue Dolphin in Apalachin, N.Y.

JULY 13

The Smithfield Township Summer-Fest will be held starting at 4 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the Veterans’ Memorial Grounds. Pre-sale tickets are $8 or $10 at the gate. Children 12 and under are free. Last day for pre-sale tickets is July 6.

The Lavender Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Self Discovery Wellness Arts Center in Montrose. Free admission.

JULY 14

Armenia Mountain Baptist Church Old Home Day, 1 p.m., service begins at 2 p.m., bring a dish to pass and own table service. 

JULY 15 to 18

Orwell Bible Church VBS will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in Orwell. For more information, contact Pastor Justin at (570) 247-2462 church office, (570) 744-1474 home, (570) 250-4883 cell, or jcanfield198957@gmail.com.

JULY 15 to 19

Child Evangelism Fellowship camp, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day, Satterlee Creek Environmental Center behind Litchfield School. You may pre-register your child by calling (570) 265-7161 or (570) 247-7438; or register your child the first morning of camp. There is a small fee for the camp and scholarships are available.

JULY 18

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

JULY 20

6th Annual Gumball Ride, registration 9 to 11 a.m., Comfort Inn, 2160 Elmira St., Sayre. Last rider out at 11 a.m.; last rider back by 2:30 p.m. 

JULY 23

Troy Historical Society Book Sale, noon to 4 p.m., 1074 W. Main St., Troy.

JULY 25

The Gillett Active Living Center will host Michelle Nutter from the Attorney General’s Office for a presentation on scams and how to avoid falling victim to fraud at 10 a.m. Adults 60 and over are invited. For more information, or to make reservations for lunch following the presentation, call (570) 596-3353 by July 18. 

JULY 27

“The Williamson Branch” Concert on the Green, 6 p.m., East Smithfield.

The Bradford County Summer Park Series continues at Larnard-Hornbrook Park at 4 p.m. with kayaking demonstrations, live music, a wildlife presentation, cornhole tournament, and martial arts demonstration. An outdoor screening of “The Lorax” will begin at 8:15 p.m. 

JULY 28

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. 

JULY 29 TO AUGUST 2

Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8 p.m., Athens Wesleyan Church, 3903 Wilawana Rd., in Sayre. The theme will be Giddy-up Junction.

Child Evangelism Fellowship camp, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day, Warren Center Park. You may pre-register your child by calling (570) 265-7161 or (570) 247-7438; or register your child the first morning of camp. There is a small fee for the camp and scholarships are available.

JULY 30

Troy Historical Society Book Sale, noon to 4 p.m., 1074 W. Main St., Troy.

AUGUST 5 to 9

Child Evangelism Fellowship camp, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day, Towanda Memorial Park. You may pre-register your child by calling (570) 265-7161 or (570) 247-7438; or register your child the first morning of camp. There is a small fee for the camp and scholarships are available.

AUGUST 10

The Bradford County Summer Park Series concludes at Round Top Park from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event includes an R/C model airplane show and demonstration, Ross Park Zoomobile, live music, cornhole tournament, food, art and historic displays, information booths from the Bradford County Tourism and the Conservation District, guided hikes, and more. 

SEPTEMBER 7

2019 Sportsman Banquet Extravaganza will be held at the North Rome Wesleyan Church, 3374 North Rome Rd. Contact Don Ammerman at (570) 888-9900 for more information. 

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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