Community Calendar for the week of August 2, 2020

What’s Happening – send dated church, school, social or non-profit event information (50 words or less) to the Troy Pennysaver Plus, Attention: Wendy Post, 181-183 Front St., Owego, N.Y. 13827, or e-mail Please send notices at least three weeks in advance of the event. Space available, your event will appear. 

Classic Cars and Trucks are invited to the weekly Troy Town Cruisers Cruise-In in Troy, Pa. each Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. through the end of September.

AUGUST 1 and 2

Bradford County Airport Fly-In and Ride-Out at the airport. Tailgating and camping Saturday afternoon and evening. Food truck and live music from 5 Man Trio on Sunday along with pilots, planes, morning bicycle ride and more. Visit for more information.


Williamson Branch Concert, 6 p.m., on the Green in East Smithfield. This gospel bluegrass band will share their ministry at a concert on the green, weather permitting. Bring a lawn chair. In case of inclement weather, it will be held in the Federated Church. A love offering will be received to benefit the group.  


Pop Up Food Pantry, noon, South Creek Fire Station in Fassett, Pa., and off Route 14. Follow directions of the fire personnel. Hosted by the South Creek Lions.

Wysox Rebekah Lodge annual picnic by the river, 6 p.m. to dark. Bring a dish to pass, own table service and drinks. There will be a short meeting after dinner.

AUGUST 3, 4, and 5

Be Thou My Vision Conference: Correcting our Near Nearsightedness, 7 to 8:30 p.m., NEB Elementary School pavilion.


Sayre Summer Concert Series 6:30 p.m., Diana and the Crew on the Howard Elmer Park Bandstand.


Towanda Summer Concert Series, 7 p.m., Fairchild Park. Electric Sunshine will perform.

Towanda Area Senior Citizens meeting, noon at the Wysox River Access pavilion by the river. Please bring a dish to share, your own table service, beverage, tablecloth and lawn chair if you wish. Tina Pickett will be guest and speaker.

CANCELLED: The Troy High School Class of 1951 class reunion has been cancelled.


Canton’s Classic Car Show, 5 to 7 p.m., registration begins at 4:30 p.m. and it’s free. Vehicles must be at least 20 years old to enter. The show will take place at Main Street Park in Canton. Cars will park in the rear of Chemung Canal Trust and Main Street Park. Prizes awarded to the top three cars. Live remote, sidewalk sale and more! Event sponsored by the Canton Area Chamber of Commerce. Call (570) 364-2600 to learn more.

AUGUST 7 and 8

Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church’s Annual Benevolence Rummage Sale, Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bag Sale is Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Drop-off Days for the sale are Monday through Thursday, Aug. 3-6 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. For more information, call Michelle at (570) 596-4557 or Tina at (570) 529-1763.

AUGUST 8 and 9

Open fishing tournament for channel catfish. Event starts at 7 a.m. on Saturday and ends at noon on Sunday, Aug. 9. Over $2,000 in cash prizes as well as a personalized trophy to all place winners. Tournament boundaries are anywhere on the Susquehanna River in Tioga County, N.Y., Broome County, N.Y., Bradford County, Pa., and Susquehanna County, Pa. Adults are $25 and under 16 are $10. Register at, or for more information email to or call (607) 353-1340. 


The Wysox Sewing Society will not hold a dinner on Aug. 11. Future dinners will be posted on the Community Calendar.


Sayre Summer Concert Series, 6:30 p.m., Howard Elmer Park Bandstand. Flashback will perform.

CANCELLED: Athens Senior Citizens picnic luncheon, noon, Sayre American Legion Post 283 pavilion, 171 Cayuta St., Milltown. This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 and extremely hot weather. Concerns, call Dick Biery at (570) 888-3088.


Feed my Sheep Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m. at Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. Small supply of basic groceries available for residents of Athens, Sayre school districts. I.D. required. Distribution is from the large parking lot. Please don’t get out of your vehicle.

Free Fellowship Meal, 4 to 6 p.m. at Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. Takeout only dinner available from the Athens United Methodist Women. Menu is pulled pork sandwich, macaroni salad, vegetable, and brownie. Watch for signs to pick up; stay in your vehicle. 


Sayre Summer Concert Series, 6:30 p.m., Howard Elmer Park Bandstand. The Kirby Band will perform.


Pop Up Food Pantry, South Creek Fire Station, noon, Fassett, Pa., and off Route 14. Follow directions of the fire personnel. 

CANCELLED: The LeRaysville-Pike Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Labor Day activities, including its Minstrel Show, are cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers hope to bring back these events for 2021.


2020 Sportsman Banquet Extravaganza, starts at 1 p.m. with dinner at 5 p.m. and a guest speaker at 6 p.m., North Rome Wesleyan Church, 3374 N. Rome Rd., Rome, Pa. Free event. Crossbow grand door prize. Guest speaker is MLB baseball legend and hunter Sid Bream. A vendor show will take place at 1 p.m., deer scents at 2 p.m., blood tracking at 3 p.m., and handgun safety and self defense at 4 p.m. Visit to learn more.  

Fifth Annual Valley Walk Against Suicide, 11 a.m. at Riverfront Park in Sayre. Registration at 10 a.m. Donations will be accepted and help fund the event. Donations can also be mailed to Valley Suicide Prevention and Awareness, 1766 Elmira St., #204, Sayre, Pa. 18840.

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