Community Calendar for the week of March 1, 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.


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. 

12th Annual Afternoon of Inspiration concert, 2:30 p.m., Wyalusing United Methodist Church. Singers, instrumentalists, pianists, groups and duets, as well as a silent auction, homemade refreshments, punch and coffee. Benefits the Volunteers in Mission team from Spring Hill United Methodist Church.


Lyme Disease Awareness Group, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. 

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

Trivia Contest, 7 p.m. at the Universalist Unitarian Church of Athens and Sheshequin, 112 North St., Athens. Benefits Bradford / Wyoming County Literacy Program. Teams can be made up of six players and first prize will be 50 percent of the proceeds at the door. Refreshments also available.


Wednesday Club, 1 p.m. at the home of Anita Duvall. Co-hostesses are Mona Chalabi and Lee Ann Wolfe. Please notify any hostesses if you are unable to attend.

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


Pancake supper, 5:30 p.m. at Liberty Corners UMC at 103 Main St., Towanda.

Serving ham, eggs, sausage, pancakes, coffee and orange juice.


2020 Census: Get Informed, 11 a.m. at the Towanda Active Living Center, located in the Colonial Towers / Terrace Apartments at 125 Colonial Dr. in Towanda. Adults 60 and over are encouraged to attend. For reservations and more information, call (570) 265-2687.


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. 


Spring Thaw Antiques and Collectables Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dryden Fire Hall, Route 13, Dryden, N.Y. Free admission.


Open House and Student Expo, 4:30 to 7 p.m., New Covenant Academy, 310 Extension St., Mansfield. Inclement weather date is March 17. For more information, call (570) 662-2996 or visit

Wysox Sewing Society monthly dinner, noon in Ferguson Hall, Wysox Presbyterian Church, Route 187, Wysox. Menu will consist of roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, cole slaw, veggies, salads and pies. For more information, call (570) 265-6119.


DuPont retirees’ luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at Bishop’s Restaurant, located on Route 220 in Ulster.

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

Singer Dan Earl musical performance, 11 a.m. at the Warren Center Active Living Center. Lunch will be served. Reservations required by March 9, call (570) 395-3108.

Athens Senior Citizens St. Patrick’s luncheon, noon at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Keystone Avenue, Sayre. Sherry Spencer with her flute will entertain with Irish music and stories. Bring a covered dish or dessert, your own table service and wear green. Coffee is provided. New members welcome. Any questions call Dick Biery at (570) 888-3088. 


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

Annual Sportsmen’s Dinner, 6 p.m. with dinner to follow at 7 p.m., Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church, 1/4 mile south of Springfield Road, on the Berwick Turnpike.  


Turkey and Roast Beef Dinner will be held at the South Creek Lions Club on Route 14 in Gillett, doors open at 4:30 p.m. The menu includes real mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, baked beans, home baked bread, and pies for dessert. Cost is $12 per person. Proceeds from fundraising support many local events and needs.


Machwihilusing Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution meeting, 2 p.m. at the Riverstone Inn in Wysox.


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. Call (570) 673-5796.


Rummage and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Little Meadows United Methodist Church, 843 Pennsylvania Ave. / Rte. 858, Little Meadows, Pa. Bag sale begins at 1 p.m. Lunch is available. 

Susquehanna Valley Mycological Society meeting, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Waterman Conservation Center, 403 Hilton Rd., Apalachin, N.Y.


Diabetes prevention and pre-diabetes screenings, 11 a.m. at The Warren Center Active Living Center. For information or reservations, call (570) 395-3108 by March 18. Open to adults 60 and over.


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


Soul’d Out Quartet (Southern Gospel group) concert, 7 p.m. at the East Smithfield Federated Church, corner of Church and Main Streets. For more information, call Bernie at (570) 596-3202.

March 27 and 28

The Troy Community Theater presents “Good Lord Willing and The Creek Don’t Rise,” Friday and Saturday dinner at 6 p.m. with a Matinee show on Saturday at 2 p.m., Troy Sale Barn. Menu is roast beef or chicken. Catering by In His Service. Tickets will be available at 1st Citizens Bank and Troy Lunch in Troy, and Canton Sentinel in Canton. For more information, contact Jim Blade at (607) 215-5188 or our Facebook page – Troy Community Theater.


Free Community Impact Workshop by United Way of Bradford County, 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Keystone Theatre, 601 Main St., Towanda. HR coaching presented by Northeast PA Society for Human Resource Management. 


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


Pennsylvania new mail-in voting option, 5 p.m. on April 21 (for the April 28 primary). No need to provide a reason for your mail-in ballot or absentee ballot.


Free presentation on addiction, 6 p.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Church Hall, Wyalusing. Presented by Henry and Karen Laboranti for middle school and high school students and their parents.

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. 

MAY 19

Free United Way of Bradford County Community Impact Workshop Series, 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Keystone Theatre, 601 Main St., Towanda. Covers grant writing. 

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