Community Events

The Wiggle 100,  95.3 The Bridge & Oldies 99FM Community Bulletin Board

updated 9/12/2016

 

Standing Stone  Community Vesper Church

 

The Special Music for September 18, 2016 at the  Standing Stone Community Vesper Church will be a  “HYMN SING”.  The public is invited for this event starting at 6pm.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meetings are held each Wednesday evening, from 7:30-8:30pm at Sayre Christian Church, at the corner of Lincoln Street and South Keystone Avenue in Sayre, PA.  OA is a part of the 12-step treatment plan of recovery. For more information, contact Lori at (570) 882-9716.

 

Are you confused by Medicare or have questions about Medicare that you need answered?

 

The public is invited to join Hollie Irvine, B/S/S/T AAA, Inc. APPRISE Coordinator, for a free Medicare Seminar on Thursday, September 15th, from 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m., at the Towanda Fire Hall located on Elm Street.  Hollie will explain the basics of Medicare and help you understand how the various parts work together.   This event is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Link to Aging and Disability Resources with refreshments provided courtesy of Leslie Wizelman, Certified Elder Law Attorney.  Reservations are kindly requested by September 8th by calling 1-800-982-4346.

 

 

The public is invited to join Hollie Irvine, B/S/S/T AAA, Inc. APPRISE Coordinator, for a free Medicare Seminar on Tuesday, September 13th, from 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m., at the St Francis Assisi Hall in Mildred.  Hollie will explain the basics of Medicare and help you understand how the various parts work together.  This event is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Link to Aging and Disability Resources with refreshments provided courtesy of The Highlands Care center.   Reservations are kindly requested by September 6th by calling 1-800-982-4346.

BREAST CANCER

IN ITS EARLY STAGES, BREAST CANCER IS AT ITS MOST TREATABLE, AND MAMMOGRAPHY IS ONE OF THE BEST TOOLS FOR DETERMINING BREAST HEALTH, CANCER RISKS, AND DETECTING ABNORMALITIES EARLY. DON’T HAVE MAMMOGRAM COVERAGE? DON’T BE DISCOURAGED! BE PROACTIVE IN PROTECTING YOURSELF BY TAKING ADVANTAGE OF SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL’S FREE MAMMOGRAPHY DAY ON SEPT 29. APPOINTMENTS ARE ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS. MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TODAY BY CALLING 570-723-0160.

 

Sayre Turkey Trot 5K

The Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary is pleased to announce that Early Bird Registration is now open for the 10th annual Sayre Turkey Trot 5K, taking place on Thursday, November 24, Thanksgiving. Early bird registration is open until Sept. 30, and runners can pre-register online for just $20 for individual runners or $18 per person for teams. You can register online at www.sayreturkeytrot.com.

Dance Lessons

Dance lessons will be given for those who wish to learn for the upcoming “Turn Back The Clock Sock Hop” beginning on Tuesday October 4th ^;30-7:30pm at the Church of Christ on Minnequa Avenue in Canton. FMI call 570-506-0064 or e-mail [email protected]

Wine & Design,

Wine & Design, Oct 22, 2016 6:00-8:00 pm. Troy Fire Hall, 88 Firehouse Dr. Troy PA 16947. Citizens & Northern Bank will be hosting a fund-raiser benefiting the Troy Volunteer Fire Department. Drink a glass wine, socialize with friends, while you are lead step-by-step, through the process of completing your own colorful yet uncomplicated painting. Regardless of whether or not this is your 1st or 50th painting, everyone leaves with a canvas in hand feeling like an artist! The fire hall will have their full bar available to purchase items throughout the event. $35 per person. All tickets must be purchased in advance to save your seat. Stop by Troy Citizens & Northern Bank or purchase tickets online at www.wineanddesign.com/williamsport

 

Jazz Ambassadors

The internationally acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, DC will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at The Wyalusing Valley Jr/Sr High School on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 7:30pm.  The Jazz Ambassadors’ concert in Wyalusing is sponsored by The Bradford County Regional Arts Council and the First Energy Foundation.  Free tickets will be available beginning on September 15, 2016 and may be picked up at all three BCRAC Theatres during movie times and at the Wyalusing Jr/Sr High School between the hours of 8am and 4pm, Monday through Friday.

DETECT POTENTIAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

YOUR BLOOD SAYS A LOT ABOUT YOUR HEALTH AND ESTABLISHING A NORMAL BASELINE HELPS DETECT POTENTIAL HEALTH PROBLEMS EARLY. SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OFFERS A PHYSICIAN-APPROVED BLOOD ANALYSIS PROGRAM FEATURING 38 BLOOD TESTS—ALL FROM ONE DRAW AND FOR ONE LOW COST OF $55. VITAMIN D, HGBA1C & PSA ADD-ON TESTS ALSO AVAILABLE. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO FAST FOR AT LEAST 12 HOURS PRIOR TO THE TEST. PARTICIPATION BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  SCREENINGS WILL BE OFFERED IN 9 LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT TIOGA & POTTER COUNTIES DURING SEPTEMBER. FOR FULL LIST OF DATES & LOCATIONS, CALL 1-800-808-5287 OR VISIT www.SUSQUEHANNAHEALTH.ORG.

 

Shingles Clinic

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is hosting a shingles vaccine clinic at the Mansfield Laurel Health Center, 416 S. Main St., Mansfield, on Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. for those individuals in need of a shingles vaccination The vaccinations will be given at low or no cost to residents whose insurance doesn’t cover the shot or individuals with no insurance. The maximum cost is $5, payable by check or money order. Shingles is caused by the same virus as the chicken pox, and can resurface at any time as a painful, blistering rash. Even if you feel healthy, your risk for shingles increases as you get older. Risk factors include age, weakened immune system and history of chicken pox. To schedule an appointment, call (570) 724-2911.

 

Game-A-Thon

Rainbow Riders annual Game-A-Thon will be held on Sunday September 25th at the Horse Arena at Alparon park in Troy Registration opens at 7:30; Games begin at 9:00, $25 event fee. BUT remember if you get out there and get donations/sponsors/raise money,(over $25) there is NO event fee. AND prizes are awarded for most money raised!!!   The days events include barrels, poles and keyhole and time permitting another game. A Chinese Raffle will be held , so bring your extra cash to get a chance at some great items. There will be a dish to pass lunch with meat and drink provided. Prizes will be awarded at lunch along with the Chinese Raffle drawings. For More information call 570-529-1343.

 

CONCEAL CARRY SEMINAR

Towanda- Bradford County Commissioners Doug McLinko, Daryl Miller, Ed Bustin will host a conceal carry seminar at the Bradford County Courthouse on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, in Courtroom #1. Speaker for the seminar will be Bradford County Sheriff Clinton “C.J.” Walters. The seminar will be from 6-8p.m., if you are interested in attending please contact the Bradford County Commissioners Office at 570-265-1727.

Rummage Sale

The East Troy Baptist Church is having a rummage sale.  Friday-September 23rd from 8:30-4:00. Lunch will be served.     Bag Day–Saturday–September 24th from 9:00 –Noon.

Barrels & Bikinis

Rockin Stables on Wolcott Hollow Road in Athens is hosting a benefit Barrels & Bikinis event on Saturday October 1st. The Arena Opens at 9am, The show starts at 10am. All proceeds will go to Kristy Griffith in her fight against cancer. FMI call Nancy 570-250-1038.

Book Sale

Friends of Towanda Public Library announce their next book sale will be Saturday, October 8, 10-2, in the newly redecorated lower level at the library.  The Friends promise new-to-you selections,  great deals, and a bonus gift for the ‘big spenders.’  Check us out on October 8! Fore more information call 570-265-2470

 

Litchfield Fire Department

The Litchfield Fire Department monthly breakfasts are held on the Second Sunday of every month beginning at 7am.

Annual Craft Fair

Tha Annual Craft Fair at the Troy Fire Department will be held on Saturday, October 15th from 10am thru 3pm. There is no admission charge plenty of food and vendors will be set up. The public is invited.

Fall Auction

The Greater Valley Chamber Of Commerce Annual Fall Auction will be Thursday, October 20th at “The Loom” in Waverly. A Limited number of tickets are available at $10 per person by calling the Chamber at 607-249-6192. The door opens at 5:30 with the auction starting at 7pm. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Valley Addiction and Drug Eduction Program.

 

Storage

The Troy Fair Grounds is now accepting reservations for Camper and boat storage. For more information call 570-297-4828

Animal Care Sanctuary

Animal Care Sanctuary has partnered with Benedict’s Bus Service to offer a brand-new wine trip on Saturday, November 5, 2016  Pennsylvania Poconos for tastings at three wineries; Sorrenti’s Cherry Valley Vineyard, Blue Ridge Estate Vineyard and Mountain View Wine Tasting.  Also included in this trip is time to visit and shop The Crossings Premium Outlets in Tannersville, PA.  Reservations are due September 23.   Cost is $97.00 per person.  Call the Sanctuary at 570.724.3687

Fall Craft Fair

The South Waverly Volunteer Fire Company will be hosting it’s Annual Fall Craft Fair on November 5th at the South Waverly Community Hall. Doors Open 9am-4pm. Vendors Tables are still available by calling Melanie 570-423-5904

Turn Back The Clock Sock Hop

Tickets are now available for the “Turn Back The Clock Sock Hop” to be held on Saturday November 5th at the Church Of Christ on Minnequa, Avenue in Canton. The Dance preceded by a “Family Style” dinner at 6pm with dancing from 7-9pm. The “Sock Hop” band includes many local musicians. Tickets are available to the first 100 people at the Canton Independent Sentinel office, MC Insurance or at the Church Office.  FMI call 570-506-0064 or e-mail [email protected]

 

Room Tax Grant Program

The Bradford County Tourism Promotion Agency has announced it is accepting applications for the Room Tax Grant program for the 2016-2017 cycle.   Applications must be postmarked on or before the deadline of Friday October 14th.  Grants are available for Bradford County organizations with a 501c3 or 501c6 status.  Due to the recent signing of House Bill 794, also known as Act 18 of 2016, organizations must also show proof of having a 25% cash or in-kind match of the total amount requested, to be eligible for a Room Tax Grant.  For more information, please contact the Tourism Agency at 570.265.8687.  Applications can be found on the Tourism Promotion Agency’s website at www.visitbradfordcounty.com and the Bradford County Government’s website at www.bradfordcountypa.org

 

Chemung County Health Department

The Chemung County Health Department, in conjunction with the SPCA will be offering the following free rabies vaccination clinic to New York State residents:   Big Flats American    45 South Olcott Road, Big Flats, NY 14814  Thursday, September 29, 2016  5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Graft Fair

The South Creek Lions Club will host a craft fair on Saturday November 19th from 9am until 3pm. Vendors are welcome, call 570-529-2763 to reserve.  Along with crafts of all kinds, food and home-made desserts will be available for sale. The South Creek Lions Club is located on Route 14 in Gillett.

 

Community Craft Fair hosted by MPWC

 

Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church will sponsor a Community Craft Fair on Saturday, November 19th, between 9am and 4pm. Everyone is invited to attend.   Along with crafts of all kinds, food and home-made desserts will be available for sale at the craft fair.  Vendor Tables are available for $20 per table, before Nov 5th. Space is limited, so reserve your table today by calling Michelle at (570) 596-4557, or Marsha at (570) 596-4444.

 

Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church is located 1/4 mile south of Springfield Road on the Berwick Turnpike, outside East Smithfield, PA.

 

 

Upcoming blood donation opportunities:

 

Bradford

 

Towanda

9/8/2016: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., American Legion Post #42, 912 Main Street

 

Troy

9/6/2016: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Troy Fire Company, 1 Firehouse Road

 

Sullivan

 

Muncy Valley

9/7/2016: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Muncy Valley Fire Company, Route 42

 

 

Cruise-In’s for 2016

Monday— Athens – Dad’s Dips & Dogs from 5-7pm.

 

Tuesday– Troy Town Cruisers each Tuesday 5-8pm at the First Citizens Community Bank in Troy. The Chamber has a “Hotdog” stand with soda and water. Pizza available at Vinnies and Mooses Munchies ice cream window is open. Music provided. Find more information on the Troy Town Cruisers on Facebook.

 

Wednesday-

 

Thursday– The Tyoga Motor Club’s weekly show is on Thursday starting at 5pm at the First Citizens Community Bank in Mansfield beginning at 5pm. Food available.

 

Thursday–Cruise-In at Jones Diner 5:30-8pm (weather permitting) Street Rods, Rat Rods. Muscle Cars, Cruisers, Trucks, vettes and Classic Customes are welcome. Located at on the Tomahawk Road in North Towanda. The Diner will be open all drivers will receive a discount.

 

Friday – It’s Bike Night at Jones Diner 5:30-8pm (weather permitting) Located at on the Tomahawk Road in North Towanda. The Diner will be open all drivers will receive a discount. All are welcome.

 

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