2017-01-09 / Local

Community Calendar

Community Calendar is a daily public service column to inform readers of upcoming civic, social and other not-for-profit, non-commercial events sponsored by community organizations. Items, which are free to submit, will be published as space allows and may run until the date of the event. Email announcements to reviewnews@thedailyreview.com. Items also may be mailed or delivered to Review offices in Towanda and Troy.

Tuesday, Jan. 10

Story Time at Mather Memorial Library in Ulster: Will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10. All area children and their caregivers are welcome to attend. For more information please contact the library at (570) 358-3595.

Friends of the Bradford County Library: Will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the conference room of the Bradford County Library. New members are welcome.

The Wysox Sewing Society: Will hold its monthly dinner at noon, Tuesday, Jan. 10, in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Route 187, Wysox. Pork and sauerkraut 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 are available 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.

Caregivers’ Support Group: Sponsored by the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman and the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, meets at noon the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the library 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 is 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 next meeting will be on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.

Bradford/Sullivan AARP Chapter No. 4423: Will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the Wysox EMS building. Trooper Knock of the Pennsylvania State Police will be the guest speaker, speaking on current issues affecting senior citizens today. Dick Biery will conduct the memorial service for members who passed away in 2016. Dues for 2017 will also be payable.

North Orwell TOPS Chapter: Will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10 for weigh-in, followed by the meeting at 9 a.m., at the 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.

Wednesday, Jan. 11

DuPont Retirees: Will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at Sisters Family Restaurant, located at 2 N. Chemung St., Waverly, N.Y.

Athens Senior Citizens dish to pass luncheon: Planned for noon on Wednesday, Jan. 11, has been moved to a different location at First Church of God, 416 N. Keystone Ave., Sayre. Please bring your own table service. The memorial service will take place at this meeting.

Thursday, Jan. 12

The Wysox Volunteer Fire Co. Auxiliary: Will be having a spaghetti supper on Thursday, Jan. 12, at the hall in Wysox. Serving will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The meal is complete with choice of sauces, beverage, salad, and dessert. The cost is $9 for adults, and $8 for seniors.

“Stories” Coffeehouse: Begins on Thursday, Jan. 12, and will be open from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Thursday at the Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre. Come join us as stories are shared through live and original music and creative arts. This time will be open for local musicians, artists, poets, comedians, and more as they share their unique creations and the stories behind them. There is no charge for the evening. But, donations of food items for local food pantries, and/or other donations for coffee and snacks will be welcomed. Musicians and artists interested in sharing their art and story can call Pastor Arensmen at (570) 886-0006.

Breakfast for Dinner free fellowship meal: Will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, at Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. The menu includes pancakes, French toast, ham, eggs, beverage and dessert, and is hosted by Girl Scout Troop 41227.

“Feed My Sheep” Food Pantry: Will be open from 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12 at Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. A small supply of basic groceries is available and you must be resident of Athens or Sayre school districts to be eligible. Registration is during pantry hours and identification is required for all clients.

The Northeast Ag and Home Ec. 4-H Club: Will have its first meeting of the year at 7 p.m. on Jan. 12, in the Warren Center Community Hall. Bring a friend.

The Board of Trustees of the Bradford County Library: Will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12. This meeting is open to the public. The Bradford County Library is located on Route 6, one mile west of Burlington.

Saturday, Jan. 14

GCCC Fit Club: Will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Saturday, starting Jan. 14 at the Granville Center Church of Christ, 5753 Hwy 514, Granville Summit, PA 16926. Come out and get inspired to get fit and lead a healthier lifestyle, while sharing in fellowship with other people of our community. This group is open to all ages men and women.

Recycling: Will take place from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Asylum Township Building on Route 187. Aluminum beverage cans, glass cans and jars, steel bimetal cans, plastic No. 1-7, magazines, junk mail, newspapers (glossies removed) and cardboard will be accepted. No oil containers or Styrofoam. Nothing is accepted after noon. The event is sponsored by the Wysox Odd Fellows.

Benefit for the family of Julie Neville: Will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Warren Center Fellowship Hall, with a rain date set for Sunday, Jan. 15. Neville was killed in a car crash on Dec. 6. The benefit will feature a raffle with around 100 items, a spaghetti dinner ($8 for adults, $4 for children under 12). Donations are welcome at First Citizens Community Bank locations. To donate, call Eileen at (570) 419-2565.

Sunday, Jan. 15

Vegan Valley Supper Club: Will meet from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Mad Hatter Cafe on 402 S. Main St., Athens. The club meets monthly for a potluck supper. This month’s dinner theme is “Soups, Salads, and Breads.” Bring a dish to pass, your own table service (napkin, bowl, plate, cup, and serving utensil) and drinks. Children with adult supervision are welcomed. The club is open to the public. RSVP, and if you need ideas, get easy vegan recipe suggestions by contacting Chris at (570) 888-1221 or friend the Vegan Valley Supper Club’s Facebook page.

Tuesday, Jan. 17

The Garden Club of Towanda: Officers will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 17 at The Community Cup Cafe.

Wednesday, Jan. 18

Towanda class of 1970: Will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at Woody’s in Towanda.

Thursday, Jan. 19

The Practical Nursing Program: Located at the Northern Tier Career Center, will administer a pre-entrance exam at 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19. To register, or for more information, contact Tina at (570) 265-8113.

The Crow Tournament: Will be held from legal hunting hours until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. There will be four-man teams; the registration fee is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. The registration deadline is 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. Register and pay at the following locations: Up in Arms Sporting Goods, Peppers Auction Barn or call Adam Pepper at (570) 637-1070. Check-in will be from 1 to 2 p.m. at Pepper’s Auction Barn on Route 414, Leroy; you must bring the whole crow.

Towanda Area Senior Citizens Club: Will meet at noon on Jan. 19 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church on Route 187. Bring a dish to share and your own table service. The greeter will be LeRoy Warfle. Bring an item for the TACO collection. Our speaker will be Rep. Tina Pickett.

Saturday, Jan. 21

Wilawana dish to pass dinner: Will be held on Jan. 21 at the Wilawana Community Hall located at 1192 Wilawana Rd., Sayre. Dinner begins promptly at 5:30 p.m. Following dinner, we will be playing Bingo. Please come join us for an evening of fun. In case of bad weather, check the Wilawana.Community.Hall Facebook page.

Sunday, Jan. 22

Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life: Will have a pro-life rally and walk at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22 beginning at the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda, followed by a short walk to the United Methodist Church. A nondenominational prayer service will be held. Light refreshments will be served.

Saturday, Feb. 18

A free community meal and free clothing: Will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 18 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church on Wilawana Road.

Valentine Dance: Will be held at the VFW 6824 on Haighs Pond Road, Rome. The father-daughter and mother-son Valentine Dance will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Feb. 18. The dance is free and open to the public. From 8 p.m. to midnight, an adult Valentine Dance will start. The cost is $5 per couple and is open to the public. Snacks, pictures and DJ Rob Larsen will be provided for both dances.

Tuesday, Feb. 21

Annual Bradford County Florida Reunion: Will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 in the Manatee Room of Homer’s Smorgasbord in Sebring, Fla. A meal will be held at noon with a 50/50 drawing and meeting to follow. The meal costs $12. Those with questions are asked to call Jesse H. Bacon at (570) 441-6957.

Wednesday, March 15

Northern Tier Career Center: Will be holding auto inspection classes on the following dates: March 15 and March 16, and May 10 and 11. Contact Colleen Edsell at cedsell@ntccschool.org or at (570) 265-8111, ext. 5133 to register.

Community Calendar is a daily public service column to inform readers of upcoming civic, social and other not-for-profit, non-commercial events sponsored by community organizations. Items, which are free to submit, will be published as space allows and may run until the date of the event. Email announcements to reviewnews@thedailyreview.com. Items also may be mailed or delivered to Review offices in Towanda and Troy.

Tuesday, Jan. 10

Story Time at Mather Memorial Library in Ulster: Will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10. All area children and their caregivers are welcome to attend. For more information please contact the library at (570) 358-3595.

Friends of the Bradford County Library: Will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the conference room of the Bradford County Library. New members are welcome.

The Wysox Sewing Society: Will hold its monthly dinner at noon, Tuesday, Jan. 10, in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, Route 187, Wysox. Pork and sauerkraut 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 are available 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.

Caregivers’ Support Group: Sponsored by the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman and the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, meets at noon the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the library 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 is 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 next meeting will be on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.

Bradford/Sullivan AARP Chapter No. 4423: Will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the Wysox EMS building. Trooper Knock of the Pennsylvania State Police will be the guest speaker, speaking on current issues affecting senior citizens today. Dick Biery will conduct the memorial service for members who passed away in 2016. Dues for 2017 will also be payable.

North Orwell TOPS Chapter: Will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10 for weigh-in, followed by the meeting at 9 a.m., at the 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.

Wednesday, Jan. 11

DuPont Retirees: Will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at Sisters Family Restaurant, located at 2 N. Chemung St., Waverly, N.Y.

Athens Senior Citizens dish to pass luncheon: Planned for noon on Wednesday, Jan. 11, has been moved to a different location at First Church of God, 416 N. Keystone Ave., Sayre. Please bring your own table service. The memorial service will take place at this meeting.

Thursday, Jan. 12

The Wysox Volunteer Fire Co. Auxiliary: Will be having a spaghetti supper on Thursday, Jan. 12, at the hall in Wysox. Serving will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The meal is complete with choice of sauces, beverage, salad, and dessert. The cost is $9 for adults, and $8 for seniors.

“Stories” Coffeehouse: Begins on Thursday, Jan. 12, and will be open from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Thursday at the Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre. Come join us as stories are shared through live and original music and creative arts. This time will be open for local musicians, artists, poets, comedians, and more as they share their unique creations and the stories behind them. There is no charge for the evening. But, donations of food items for local food pantries, and/or other donations for coffee and snacks will be welcomed. Musicians and artists interested in sharing their art and story can call Pastor Arensmen at (570) 886-0006.

Breakfast for Dinner free fellowship meal: Will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, at Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. The menu includes pancakes, French toast, ham, eggs, beverage and dessert, and is hosted by Girl Scout Troop 41227.

“Feed My Sheep” Food Pantry: Will be open from 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12 at Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. A small supply of basic groceries is available and you must be resident of Athens or Sayre school districts to be eligible. Registration is during pantry hours and identification is required for all clients.

The Northeast Ag and Home Ec. 4-H Club: Will have its first meeting of the year at 7 p.m. on Jan. 12, in the Warren Center Community Hall. Bring a friend.

The Board of Trustees of the Bradford County Library: Will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12. This meeting is open to the public. The Bradford County Library is located on Route 6, one mile west of Burlington.

Saturday, Jan. 14

GCCC Fit Club: Will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Saturday, starting Jan. 14 at the Granville Center Church of Christ, 5753 Hwy 514, Granville Summit, PA 16926. Come out and get inspired to get fit and lead a healthier lifestyle, while sharing in fellowship with other people of our community. This group is open to all ages men and women.

Recycling: Will take place from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Asylum Township Building on Route 187. Aluminum beverage cans, glass cans and jars, steel bimetal cans, plastic No. 1-7, magazines, junk mail, newspapers (glossies removed) and cardboard will be accepted. No oil containers or Styrofoam. Nothing is accepted after noon. The event is sponsored by the Wysox Odd Fellows.

Benefit for the family of Julie Neville: Will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Warren Center Fellowship Hall, with a rain date set for Sunday, Jan. 15. Neville was killed in a car crash on Dec. 6. The benefit will feature a raffle with around 100 items, a spaghetti dinner ($8 for adults, $4 for children under 12). Donations are welcome at First Citizens Community Bank locations. To donate, call Eileen at (570) 419-2565.

Sunday, Jan. 15

Vegan Valley Supper Club: Will meet from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Mad Hatter Cafe on 402 S. Main St., Athens. The club meets monthly for a potluck supper. This month’s dinner theme is “Soups, Salads, and Breads.” Bring a dish to pass, your own table service (napkin, bowl, plate, cup, and serving utensil) and drinks. Children with adult supervision are welcomed. The club is open to the public. RSVP, and if you need ideas, get easy vegan recipe suggestions by contacting Chris at (570) 888-1221 or friend the Vegan Valley Supper Club’s Facebook page.

Tuesday, Jan. 17

The Garden Club of Towanda: Officers will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 17 at The Community Cup Cafe.

Wednesday, Jan. 18

Towanda class of 1970: Will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at Woody’s in Towanda.

Thursday, Jan. 19

The Practical Nursing Program: Located at the Northern Tier Career Center, will administer a pre-entrance exam at 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19. To register, or for more information, contact Tina at (570) 265-8113.

The Crow Tournament: Will be held from legal hunting hours until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. There will be four-man teams; the registration fee is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. The registration deadline is 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. Register and pay at the following locations: Up in Arms Sporting Goods, Peppers Auction Barn or call Adam Pepper at (570) 637-1070. Check-in will be from 1 to 2 p.m. at Pepper’s Auction Barn on Route 414, Leroy; you must bring the whole crow.

Towanda Area Senior Citizens Club: Will meet at noon on Jan. 19 in Ferguson Hall of the Wysox Presbyterian Church on Route 187. Bring a dish to share and your own table service. The greeter will be LeRoy Warfle. Bring an item for the TACO collection. Our speaker will be Rep. Tina Pickett.

Saturday, Jan. 21

Wilawana dish to pass dinner: Will be held on Jan. 21 at the Wilawana Community Hall located at 1192 Wilawana Rd., Sayre. Dinner begins promptly at 5:30 p.m. Following dinner, we will be playing Bingo. Please come join us for an evening of fun. In case of bad weather, check the Wilawana.Community.Hall Facebook page.

Sunday, Jan. 22

Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life: Will have a pro-life rally and walk at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22 beginning at the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda, followed by a short walk to the United Methodist Church. A nondenominational prayer service will be held. Light refreshments will be served.

Saturday, Feb. 18

A free community meal and free clothing: Will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 18 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church on Wilawana Road.

Valentine Dance: Will be held at the VFW 6824 on Haighs Pond Road, Rome. The father-daughter and mother-son Valentine Dance will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Feb. 18. The dance is free and open to the public. From 8 p.m. to midnight, an adult Valentine Dance will start. The cost is $5 per couple and is open to the public. Snacks, pictures and DJ Rob Larsen will be provided for both dances.

Tuesday, Feb. 21

Annual Bradford County Florida Reunion: Will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 in the Manatee Room of Homer’s Smorgasbord in Sebring, Fla. A meal will be held at noon with a 50/50 drawing and meeting to follow. The meal costs $12. Those with questions are asked to call Jesse H. Bacon at (570) 441-6957.

Wednesday, March 15

Northern Tier Career Center: Will be holding auto inspection classes on the following dates: March 15 and March 16, and May 10 and 11. Contact Colleen Edsell at cedsell@ntccschool.org or at (570) 265-8111, ext. 5133 to register.

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