Community Calendar for the week of February 9, 2020

Send dated church, school, social or non-profit event information (30 words or less) to the Troy Pennysaver Plus, Attn: Wendy Post, 181-183 Front St., Owego, N.Y. 13827 or e-mail If your event is a paid event, contact Sue Rought by calling (570) 265-2151, ext. 1654.


Researching Bradford County People and Places, 9:30 a.m., Canton Green Free Library, 38 N. Center St., Canton, presented by Matthew Carl. 

Writing Club, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Spaulding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens.

Spaulding Memorial Block Party begins at 10 a.m., 724 S. Main St., Athens. 


Roast Beef Dinner, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., LeRaysville Social Hall. Proceeds benefit the LeRaysville-Pike Volunteer Fire Company.


No Wysox Sewing Society dinner. Dinners will resume in March.

Burn Survivors Support Group, 6 to 8 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at Union Corners Methodist Church. The group is open to burn survivors and their caregivers.

Caregivers’ Support Group, noon, Wellness Room, 3rd Floor of the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Personal Care Home in Towanda. Anyone taking care of someone is welcome. For information, call Kathy Morrison at (570) 746-3844 or Carol Dieffenbach at (570) 265-6121. 

Catholic Community of the Epiphany free community meal, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Epiphany Church Hall. Soups and sandwiches, tossed salad, fruit salad, desserts and beverages will be provided.


The Che-Hanna Rock and Mineral Club February meeting, 7 p.m., Sayre High School cafeteria. If school is canceled, so is the meeting. Regular meeting will take place after the Dr. Bruce Oldfield program. Public invited.

DuPont Retirees Lunch Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Jones Diner, 469 Tomahawk Rd., Towanda.

Music and Movement, 3 to 5 p.m., Holy Trinity Church, Troy. For more information, visit

Athens’s Senior Citizens Valentine’s Luncheon, noon, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Keystone Avenue, Sayre. They will have KFC for lunch. Please bring your own table service and beverage. Desserts and coffee will be furnished. Call Dick for your meal order early at (570) 888-3088.


Free fellowship meal, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. The Herrickville KFC will serve lasagna, tossed salad, applesauce, rolls, dessert and beverage. All are welcome to attend.

‘Feed My Sheep’ Food Pantry is open from 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m. at Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. A small supply of basic groceries is available for residents of Athens or Sayre school districts.  Registration and I.D. are required for all clients.

Leona United Methodist Church Valentine Craft and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., State Farm Insurance Office, 1109 W. Main St., Troy, Pa.  Benefit local families with medical needs.

Pancake Breakfast, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Valley Active Living Center, 118 S. Main St. Athens, Pa. Pancakes (all you can eat), sausage, eggs, coffee and orange juice for a $4 donation. Proceeds will directly benefit activities of the Center.  

FEBRUARY 14 and 15

Goodies for Our Troops Indoor Yard Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 87 Main at Crafton Street, Wellsboro. Donations – no reasonable offer refused. Silent Auction, 50/50. No clothing please.


Third Annual Community Dance with live music by Purple Valley, 6:30 to 10 p.m., Warren Center Community Building, 187 Schoolhouse Rd., Warren Center. Must be 18 to attend. Hosted by the Northeast Bradford Elite Cheerleaders and Melissa’s Ballroom School of Dance.

Ridgebury Sportsman’s Club’s second annual indoor yard sale, 7 a.m. set up, sale runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 961 Centerville Rd., Gillett, Pa. Sign up at the club or call (570) 596-4373.

Mainesburg United Methodist Church Roast Beef Dinner, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., 100 Smith Park Rd., Mainesburg, Pa.

FFA Pancake Breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., Wellsboro Fire Annex, Wellsboro. All proceeds go to benefit Goodies for our Troops. 


Sweet Sounds Café, 2 to 4 p.m. at Wysox Presbyterian Church. The Towanda Area Clergy Association will sponsor. Event will benefit the Grace Connection. Music by local musicians and snacks will be provided.

History of Treasured Hymns Concert, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Troy, 1030 West Main St., Troy. 

Pennsylvania Game Commission program on Chronic Wasting Disease, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Towanda Gun Club, 164 Gun Club Lane, Towanda. No reservations required. For more information, contact William Williams at (570) 675-1143.


Free community dinner, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 1st Presbyterian Church, 5 Court St., Towanda. Menu of sloppy Joes, salad and dessert. All are welcome.


Towanda Area Senior Citizens Club Meeting, noon, Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church. Bring a dish to share and own table service. Kurt Lafy and Laura Hewitt will be presenting a program on the Civil War. All Bradford and Sullivan County seniors and retirees, and anyone interested in the Civil War are invited.


The South Creek Little League Spaghetti Supper, 5 p.m., Lions Hall on Route 14, Gillett. There will also be raffle baskets, and takeout will be available. 

Mac and cheese bake-off, noon to 3 p.m. at Villa Sena, 143 Villa Sena Boulevard, Towanda. Register by emailing or call (570) 746- 3979.


United Way of Bradford County’s Victory Celebration and Annual Meeting, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., Towanda Country Club, 645 Golden Mile Rd., Towanda, with complimentary breakfast buffet. Free and open to the public; however, RSVP’s are required. RSVP by Feb. 14 to (570) 485-5485 or


Music and Movement, 3 to 5 p.m., Holy Trinity Church, Troy. For more information, visit


Pork and sauerkraut supper, 3 to 6:30 p.m. at the Roseville United Methodist Church, 4118 Route 549, Roseville, Pa. Everything is homemade; everyone is welcome. Proceeds to benefit the Roseville UMC Women’s Mission projects.


Benefit for Happy Tails; donations of good, used household items requested anytime through March 1. (No clothing, exercise equipment or books.) Call (570) 485-9750 for pick up. 


Satterlee Creek Environmental Center 21st Annual Open Forest, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2817 Cotton Hollow Rd., Litchfield Township behind the Litchfield Elementary building. Family activities include, but are not limited to Dog sled racing, face painting, tractor pulled wagon rides, hikes and more. 


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


The Canton Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ) Trip to the Lancaster area Sight and Sound show “Queen Esther.” Included in the price of $145 per person are show admission, coach cost and driver gratuity. Make reservations by Feb. 10 at (570) 673-5796.


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

MAY 15 and 16

27th Orwell Pa. Sportsman / Antique Trap Show, May 15 from noon to 5 p.m. and May 16 from 7 a.m. to noon. Free Admission. North Orwell Community Hall, Route 187. For more information, call Bruce at (607) 426-6276. 

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