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MAY 16

FEATURED ARTIST: At Slanted Art Co-Op, 180 Church Street, Montrose. "The Joy of Painting", Thursday, 5 - 8pm. In addition to viewing over two dozen of Karen Erbe's works, light refreshments will be provided.

MAY 17

EUCHRE TOURNAMENT: The South Creek Lions, Route 14, Gillett, are holding a "full game" tournament with rotating partners, to benefit the South Creek Little League. Friday, at 6:30pm. BYOB & snacks. FMI call 610-952-5382.

MAY 17, 18

RUMMAGE/CLOTHES/BAKE SALE: At the First UMC, Social Hall, 69 Pratt Street, New Milford. Friday 12 - 7pm; Saturday 9am - 12pm. $1 bag sale on Saturday. Treasures for everyone!

MAY 18

BIRD WALK: Led by Evan Mann at Florence Shelly Wetlands Preserve, Thompson. Saturday, 7 - 11am. Wear warm, protective footwear. Bring binoculars. For info, contact Trebbe Johnson at 570-396-0293.

RUN FOR LIFE: In memory of Jeff Boughton and Michael Forys. Saturday, 9am - 12pm. Kids Fun Run, at 9:30am; 5K Run/Walk at 10am. Bounce house, vendors, food, raffles and awards for each age group. Proceeds will benefit Susquehanna Co. cancer patients. For more info or to register, go to: www.runsignup.com.

WORKSHOPS: At the American Indian Cultural Center, 163 Melrose Road on Saturday. Raccoon Bag: Make a unique bag, complete with a raccoon front, leather backing, and strap, 9am - 12pm. Fee includes the cost for supplies. Native Necklace: Make a beautiful bead necklace, 2 - 4pm. Registration fee covers material cost. To register, call 570-727-3614. For more info, visit www.TheBelizeFund.org.

CEMETERY MEETING: The Quaker Lake Cemetery Association annual meeting will be 10am Saturday, at the Silver Lake Christian Community Church, John C. McNamara Drive, Laurel Lake, PA.

GOOD NEWS LUNCH: Saturday, 12pm at St. Marks Church, New Milford. Free meal. All are welcome.

MEMORIAL DINNER: Free Community Dinner at the First UMC, Susquehanna. Remembering and honoring our veterans, Saturday, 12 - 1pm.

FULL MOON HIKE: At Salt Springs Park, Franklin Forks. Saturday, 8:30pm. Bring a snack to share around a campfire after. Free-will donation.

MAY 19

BIKER SUNDAY: At Susquehanna UMC, 1361 Main Street. Worship Service: 11am. Free BBQ: 12pm. Blessing: 12:30pm. For more info, contact Pastor Vincent Chiaramonte at: 570-756-2420, 631-875-2106, or email: clearmountain2158@gmail.com.

CEMETERY MEETING: The Newton Hill Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting at the home of Gary and Glenda Ely, Watrous Corners, at 1:00pm Sunday.

KIDS' CLUB MEETING: At Salt Springs Park, Franklin Forks. Sunday, 1pm. Free informational meeting about forming a kids club based on learning by discovery and introducing children to nature in a fun/safe environment. Followed by an archery activity.

ARCHERY: At Salt Springs Park, Franklin Forks. Sunday, 2 - 4pm. Beginner's program based on the National Archery in the Schools Program, taught by Diane Hawley-Wurth. Equipment and targets provided. All ages welcome. Rain or shine.

OPEN HOUSE: The Wyoming Co. Historical Society Open House will be Sunday, 1 - 4pm, at the old school building, corner of Bridge and Harrison Streets, Tunkhannock. Free admission. For more information, call 570-836-5303.

MAY 21

CHICKEN BISCUIT DINNER: At the Clifford UMC on Main Street. Chicken-n-Biscuit or Ham Dinner, Tuesday, 4 - 6pm. Take-out or Dine-in for a donation. Includes dinner, drink & dessert.

HERBALIST PRESENTATION: How to make Herbal Rubs and Seasonings by Charlene Wildes, at Clifford Fire Hall, Route 196. Social hour, 6:45pm; monthly meeting, 7pm; presentation, 7:30pm. Garden Club info, contact Kim Ezman at 570-679-2863. Scholarship info, contact Matilda Gavalis at 570-679-2524.

MAY 23

BLOOD DRIVE: At St. Marks Church, New Milford. Thursday, 1:30 - 6:30pm. Walk-ins welcome.

MAY 24-25

YARD SALE: Mission Fest Inside Yard Sale at First Presbyterian Church, 367 Church Street, Montrose will be Friday and Saturday, 9am - 3pm. Proceeds benefit Youth Trip to Kingdom Bound this summer.

MAY 25

CHURCH SALE: At Clifford UMC, Main Street. Saturday, 9am - 3pm. Questions, please call Lisa at 570-222-5493.

FREE COMMUNITY LUNCHEON: The Stone Soup Kitchen at Christ Episcopal Church, Corner Delaware & Dundaff Streets, Forest City. Saturday, 12 - 1pm. Bring your family & friends to share a hearty lunch & wonderful camaraderie. Call 570-785-3425 to confirm lunch will be served, in case of weather or a sudden church-related event.

MAY 25-26

GUN SHOW: At Thompson Hose Co. Promoted by Jaeger Arms Promotions. Saturday, 9am - 4pm. Sunday, 9a - 3pm.

MAY 26

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE: At Thompson Hose Co. Sunday, 1pm.

JUNE 1

OPEN HOUSE/BBQ: At Thompson Hose Co. Saturday, 11am - 3pm (til sold out). To pre-order call 570-442-1107 or 570-442-1208. Medical Helicopter arriving at 12pm, if not on a call & weather permitting.

CRUZIN'/CRAFT SHOW: Cruzin' 2 Browndale Car Show benefiting the Browndale Fire Co., Route 247, 620 Marion Street; Saturday, 11am - 4pm, rain or shine. Vehicles registration at 10am. Food, live music, raffles, and more. Space is limited so register now! For more info check out Facebook: Cruzin' 2 Browndale, email: browndalefire@gmail.com, or call 570-785-5300.

BBQ/RAFFLES: The Summer Lunch Box Program will host a chicken barbecue, raffle, and basket raffles at the Lenox VFW. Saturday, 12 - 5pm (or sold out). Details and tickets available by calling 570-289-4102 or from any SLB volunteer.

STAR PARTY: At Salt Springs Park, Franklin Forks. Saturday, 8:30pm. Rain date, Sunday, June 2. Mike and Mary Sinkovich will provide viewing tips, then set up telescopes for ideal viewing. Dress for the weather. Members are free.

JUNE 2

CONFETTI QUILT: At Salt Springs Park, Franklin Forks. Sunday, 1pm. Artists Barbara Merritt and Jayne Stoll will assist anyone in creating their own unique small collage quilt. All materials supplied; no sewing required. No fee.

JUNE 14

CRUZ-IN: Sponsored by Bridgewater Church, 722 New York Ave, Hallstead. Friday 6 - 9pm. Free admission, food and drinks. Music provided by the Blue Grass Bands: New Appalachia and H-Town. Rain date June 21st - 28th.

JULY 14

CAR SHOW FUNDRAISER: Cars in the Park, Sunday, 8am - 4pm at Hickories Park, Owego, NY. All cars are welcome. Kids games, flea market, raffles, etc. Proceeds benefit local charities. For more information contact: Willy 607-754-4167 or Doug 570-247-8082. Vendors contact: Bill 607-625-3585.

JULY 28

BEDROCK CRUISE-IN: Benefit for Windham Fire Co. Sunday, 9am - 4pm, rain or shine. Free to public. DJ, food, raffles, auction, vendors and kids games. South on Route 282 at the NY/PA state line or North on Route 187 before State Line Rd. For more info contact Doug Soden at 570-247-8082.

AUGUST 10

KIRKWOOD TOWN FAIR/CAR SHOW: Benefit for Project Paw & Catholic Charities Food Pantry at River Park, Main St, Kirkwood, NY. Saturday, 9am - 3pm, rain or shine. All types of vehicles welcome. Door prizes, plaques & awards. Parade, refreshment, rides, entertainment & fireworks. For more info contact Roger Studer at 607-775-4629.

SEPTEMBER 21, 22

The Pennsylvania Heritage Festival is looking for Antique Cars, Trucks & Farm Machinery to participate in this year's festival at the Heritage Farm Museum at Alparon Park in Troy, PA. FMI call 470-786-9482.

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Senior Menu - May 20-24

Monday: Fish Florentine, Stewed Tomato, Broccoli, Mac and Cheese, Chocolate Pudding.

Tuesday: Pot Roast, Parslied Potato, Peas and Carrots, Dinner Roll, Cinnamon Baked Apples.

Wednesday: Baked Ham, Mashed Sweet Potato, Brussel Sprouts, Dinner Roll, Sugar Cookie.

Thursday: Turkey Santa Fe, Chuckwagon Corn, Black Beans, Brown Rice, Pineapple Chunks.

Friday: Chicken Scampi, Zucchini and Squash, Garlic Spinach, Orange Sorbet.

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Browndale Fire Co. Vehicle/Craft Show

Submitted by Juliann Doyle

The Browndale Fire Company No.1 is excited to invite the public to the 5th Annual Cruzin' 2 Browndale Car Show benefiting the fire company to be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019, beginning at 11 AM with food, music, raffles, and more until 4pm at the Browndale Fire Company grounds, Route 247, 620 Marion Street, Browndale. Registration for vehicles will begin at 10am. Rain or shine.

Cars, trucks and bikes will be on the grounds for all to enjoy. We will have live music, food to purchase, craft and other vendors, raffles and fun. The public is invited free to the grounds to view the vehicles.

For more information please check us out on Facebook: Cruzin' 2 Browndale; email us at browndalefire@gmail.com; or phone us at (570) 785-5300. We look forward to seeing you all at this family friendly event.

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Concealed Carry and Castle Doctrine Seminar Scheduled

Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) invites area residents to his upcoming Concealed Carry and Castle Doctrine Seminar, scheduled for Thursday, May 30, at the Clifford Township Firehall in Clifford. Doors open at 5:30pm, and the seminar will run from 6 - 8pm.

The seminar will feature Susquehanna County District Attorney Marion O'Malley and Susquehanna County Sheriff Lance Benedict. They will focus on a variety of Second Amendment and gun safety topics.

"This seminar is a great way for our residents to stay informed about their rights as gun owners," said Fritz. "We have had great success with our previous seminars and look forward to seeing all those who wish to attend at the end of the month."

Registration is required for this event as the venue space is limited. There is no fee to attend. To register, visit www.RepFritz.com or call Fritz's Montrose district office at 570-278-3374.

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Mt. View Garden Club To Host Herbalist

Submitted by Mary Pucul

Charlene Wildes, local Naturalist and Herbalist, will give a presentation on how to make Herbal Rubs and Seasonings, at our May 21 monthly meeting at the Clifford Fire Hall, Route 196, Clifford.

Learn how to make a variety of custom herb seasonings and spice rubs for cooking. Take those seasonings and turn them into oils, butters, soup and dip mixes. Then see how filling a basket with a variety of items, along with your mixes, make great gifts.

Social hour will be at 6:45, followed by our meeting at 7:00. The presentation will be at approximately 7:30. For more information about the garden club, please contact Kim Ezman at 570-679-2863.

The Garden Club provides two $750 scholarships (one for Forest City Regional and one for Mountain View High School) to deserving graduating seniors. Applications are available from their local guidance counselors. For more information, please contact Matilda Gavalis at 570-679-2524.

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Homesteading Day At Old Mill Village

For those who have ever wondered what it would be like to live off the land, Old Mill Village will be taking a look at this growing trend during Homesteading Day, scheduled to take place on the village grounds in New Milford on May 18, from 12 - 5pm.

Homesteading is a growing trend throughout the country, and this event will celebrate the agrarian roots of the area through demonstrations, presentations and other activities for the whole family.

Modern homesteading families will be demonstrating their techniques of cultivating the land and sharing with the curious their knowledge of such trades as beekeeping, soapmaking, cheesemaking, food preservation, sheep and goat husbandry, maple syrup production, gardening and weaving.

Homesteading techniques of the past will also be highlighted, showing how things have changed over the years.

Homesteading Day is new to this year's schedule of heritage-related events happening at the village, located at 5774 State Route 848, New Milford. As with all events held here, the village buildings will be open for perusing, giving guests the opportunity to see first-hand life of days gone by. There will also be food available at the Village Canteen, and gifts and souvenirs at the Village Mercantile.

For more information, call 570-434-2303. For a brochure highlighting all the seasonal events at the village, contact the Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau at 570-836-5431 or email info@endlessmountains.org.

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Moose Is Loose At Susky High

Susquehanna Community High School will be hosting its 14th Annual Mocha Moose Café on May 21, 2019, from 5:30 - 8:30pm in the high school gym. All are invited to join the students as they show off their talents and accomplishments. Tickets are available at the door, $3 for adults and $2 for students.

14 years ago the Mocha Moose Café started when the Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) wanted to showcase the talented students of SCHS with an evening program featuring a wide variety of acts that included a few teachers as well. The program had its beginnings in the main cafeteria with a quaint coffee house style setting of dim lights and a small stage for acts. The night of entertainment was so well received that after two short years it was moved to the gym to accommodate the crowd.

This year the SCSD Archery Club and Saber Studio Art Club will be hosting the event. The night will include finger food, desserts and drinks, basket raffle, great musical, dance and dramatic performances.

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