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AUGUST 24

FULL MOON HIKE: At Salt Springs Park, Friday, 7:30pm. Bring a snack to share around a campfire and a flashlight. Members are free.

AUGUST 25

MUSHROOMS & MYCELIA: At Salt Springs Park, Saturday, 11am. Pack a lunch for a trail walk following a brief presentation and slideshow. Members and kids are free.

FREE LUNCH: The Stone Soup Kitchen at Christ Episcopal Church, Corner Delaware & Dundaff Streets, Forest City, invites everyone for a Community Luncheon. Saturday, servings begin at noon – 1:30pm. Bring your family & friends. Share a hearty lunch & wonderful camaraderie.

CORN FEST/TRACTOR SHOW: At Windsor's Klummp Park, Saturday, 12 to 5pm. Children's games, crafts, contests, live music and more. Chicken dinner orders, call Craig Terrell at 607-222-5470. Join the Corn Hole Tournament and Duck Race for cash prizes. Duck Race at 4:30pm, advance tickets available at Acclaim Insurance Agency, Main Street. Admission is free, but a canned or boxed food donation would be appreciated. For more information, call Elaine at 607-655-3399; or email: elainelcard@gmail.com.

CHICKEN & BISCUIT DINNER: The Lake Como and Shehawken UM Churches will hold their dinner at the Shehawken United Methodist Church, 3 Scott Center Road, Starrucca. Saturday, 4:00 - 6:30pm. Take outs are available. Cost is a free will offering. All are invited. Proceeds benefit the joint churches Parsonage Committee.

ROAST BEEF SUPPER: Saturday, at the Thompson United Methodist Church, 586 Main Street. Take-Outs start 4:30pm. Eat-In starts at 5:00pm. All are welcome.

AUGUST 26

BIKE TOUR: Take a two-wheeled tour of Salt Springs Park, Sunday, 1pm. Bike the roads through Salt Springs Park and the Friends land. Free-will donation.

AUGUST 31 - SEPTEMBER 2

RUMMAGE SALE: At St. Martin of Tours Roman Catholic Church, corner of State Routes 92 & 492, Jackson, Friday thru Sunday, 9:00am – 3:00pm. For more information, contact Fran at 756-2468; or Joann at 727-3441.

SEPTEMBER 1

TRAIL RACE: Field, Forest & Falls Trail Race at Salt Springs Park, Saturday, 9am. The trail race takes you through meadows, past the park's namesake, through old-growth forests, past Penny Rock and along the gorge overlooking the park's iconic waterfalls. We offer a 5K and a 10K loop. Pre-register by August 29 for a discount. T-shirts must be ordered by August 22.

END OF SUMMER CELEBRATION: At the Thompson United Methodist Church, Saturday, 9:00am to 3:00pm. There will be: garage sale, fill the can with cookies sales, bake sale, chicken bbq, hot dogs, wimpies, homemade pies, craft vendors, Terry Rockwell Musical Entertainment, basket raffle and more. For pre-sale chicken dinners or halves, please call Tootsie Stone at (570) 727-2158.

LABOR DAY CELEBRATION: At Salt Springs Park, Saturday, 11am. Every Saturday of Labor Day weekend we provide an afternoon of free music, hikes and demonstrations for all ages, vendors, a silent auction and white elephant sale, and displays and exhibits. Stop by, see what's new, and enjoy some outdoor downtime with friends and family.

SEPTEMBER 8

BOOK SALE/EXHIBITS: Used Book Sale and Historical Exhibits sponsored by Harford Historical Society, on Saturday, 9am to 2pm, Soldiers Orphan School, 2238 Orphan School Road, Kingsley. The used books are donated and no buyer restrictions (cash only). Also see historical exhibits in building formerly used as a dormitory school, 1865 to 1902 for orphans of Civil War. There is no charge for viewing historical exhibits of local Harford area.

CLIFFORD PARKFEST: Saturday, 10am-6pm, at the Clifford Township Building Grounds, 119 Cemetery Rd. Join us for a fun filled event for all ages, including: vendors, crafts, fleamarkets, antiques, games, fund raisers and more. For questions, email: djacoby433@gmail.com.

SPAGHETTI DINNER: Knights of Columbus, Council 356, are hosting a spaghetti dinner with homemade meatballs, Saturday, 4:00pm - 7:00pm, located at the KOC Hall, 65 Kilrow St., Great Bend. Dinner includes: salad, bread, homemade dessert and beverage. Take outs are available.

SEPTEMBER 9

BRIDGE DAY: Nicholson Bridge Day, Sunday 9am - 4pm, located on Main Street, Nicholson at Routes 11 and 92. Many vendors, food, live entertainment, train displays, carriage rides. For more information, call 570-942-6747.

SEPTEMBER 19

DINNER: At the Clifford United Methodist Church on Main Street, Wednesday from 4:00 to 6:00pm. Take-out or dine with us. Dinner includes: chicken-n-biscuit or ham, drink and dessert.

SEPTEMBER 29

FREE RETREAT: The Capuchin Sisters of St. Joseph Convent are offering a retreat, 10:00am to 2:30pm, at St. Martin of Tours Church, Jackson, intersection of Route 492 and 92. No reservation is needed and all are welcome. Please bring a lunch. Coffee and tea will be available.

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Senior Menu - August 27-31

Monday: Penne with Meat Sauce, Italian Green Beans, Italian Wedding Soup, Parmesan Cheese, Sorbet.

Tuesday: Swedish Meatballs, Broccoli, Whole Wheat Noodles, Tropical Fruit.

Wednesday: Oven Fried Chicken, Roasted Red Potato, Green Beans, Biscuit, Pears.

Thursday: Franks and Beans, Oven-Roasted Potato, Yellow Squash Soup, Cottage Cheese and Berries.

Friday: Rotisserie Turkey, Sweet Potato, Steamed Broccoli, Chocolate Chip Cookie.

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Nicholson Bridge Is 103 Years Old

Submitted By Karin Wellings

Mark your calendar for this year's Nicholson Bridge Day celebration on Sunday, September 9th from 9am to 4pm on Main Street, Nicholson, PA, Route 11 and Route 92. 60+ quality vendors will offer antiques, handcrafted and vintage items, jewelry, a variety of food including a chicken barbecue and much more.

There will be live entertainment, music and the appearance of the Phoebe Snow character together with her Conductor. A Phoebe Snow and Conductor/Engineer Look-A-Like Contest will be fun to watch; also a Bubble Gum Bubble Blowing Contest might attract young and old. Prizes will be awarded in both categories.

Horse-drawn carriage rides will be provided by the Golden Heart Carriage Service and the Keystone College Volunteers will entertain the children with games and activities. A model train display will be on sight all day at the Nicholson Fire Hall. Questions about the history of the Nicholson Bridge and the town of Nicholson will be answered by the Nicholson Heritage Association.

This event is organized by the Nicholson Women's Club. For more information, call 570-942-6747 or 570-942-4481.

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Farm Bureau Sets Annual Picnic

Submitted By Nancy Panzera Jackson

Susquehanna County Farm Bureau is hosting an Annual Picnic, August 30, at the Belcher Pavillion, South Gibson.

Jim Barbour and Dave DeLeon will lead policy development discussion. Rick Ebert, President, PFB and Sam Kieffer, CAO, PFB plan to attend.

Meat, corn on the cob and drinks will be served. Please bring a covered dish to share.

Head count is needed. Please confirm with Jim Barbour 607-435-00830 or Donna Williams 570-942-6348.

All are welcome to join us for good food and fellowship!

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Senior Eat & Greet

B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. will sponsor an Eat & Greet event at 11:00am on Thursday, August 30 at the St. Lawrence Church, located at 380 Franklin Street in Great Bend. The theme, "Hidden Treasures of Susquehanna County" will explore lesser known and unique landmarks in the area. Adults 60 and over are invited to attend this free, informative event. Lunch will be served following the program, with a menu of franks and beans, oven roasted potatoes, yellow squash soup, cottage cheese and berries, and milk. Reservations are required by August 28, and can be made by calling 1-800-634-3746.

The B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. is funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging; the United Way of Bradford County; the Lycoming County United Way; the United Way of Susquehanna County and the Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, and Tioga County Commissioners. For additional information on Area Agency on Aging services, please call 1-800-982-4346.

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