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EVENTS, PROGRAMS, HAPPENINGS, SEMINARS:
Happenings
Senior Menu

Old Time Music Workshop Set

State Championship Stock Dog Trials Set
Christian Writers’ Conference

 

Happenings

June 1

PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, June 1, 5:30- - 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out. All are welcome.

June 2

BOOK SIGNING & SOCIAL for the release of Clifford Township’s historical book, Friday, June 2, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Clifford Township Fire Hall. All are welcome.

TURKEY/FISH Dinner, Friday, June 2, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

June 3

LABYRINTH WALK, Saturday, June 3, 1-3 p.m. at the Self-discovery Wellness Arts Center. Admission. Call 278-9256 for info. All are welcome.

MIDTOWN FESTIVAL, Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Main St., New Milford. Crafts, food, games, horse rides. Call 465-3394 for info. All are welcome.

POMONA GRANGE #7 meeting, Saturday, June 3, 10:30 a.m. at the Lawsville Grange Hall. Dinner will be served. All are welcome.

WOOL FIBERS DAY, Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m. to noon at Salt Springs State Park. Demonstrations of wool cleaning, carding, spinning, dyeing, and weaving, with ewe and lambs present. All are welcome.

WALK IN & WEAVE, Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m. to non at Salt Springs State Park. Try your hand at weaving on antique looms, with instructor. All are welcome.

PANCAKE & SAUSAGE BREAKFAST, Saturday, June 3, 7 – 11 a.m. at East Ararat United Methodist Church. All are welcome.

June 4

HYMN SING, Sunday, June 4, 4:00 p.m. at the South Gibson United Methodist Church. A program of hymns and special music is planned. All are welcome.

WORLD OF NATURE program, Sunday, June 4, noon to 5 p.m. at Old Mill Village. Frog jumping contest at 1 p.m. For info call 879-4894. All are welcome.

PLANT EXCHANGE, Sunday, June 4, 1 to 4 p.m. at the home of Kathy Flora, off Rte. 106 between Clifford and Royal. Sponsored by the Mountain View Garden Club. For info call 222-3596. All are welcome.

SPRING WILDFLOWER WALK Sunday, June 4, 2:00 p.m. at the Florence Shelly Preserve, led by Mike and Luke Yavorosky. For info call 879–4244. All are welcome.

June 5

FAMILY AL-ANON MEETING, Monday, June 5, 7:30 p.m. in the Father Jim Nash Parish Center, Montrose. For info call 222-4240 or 289-4054. All are welcome.

June 6

LINE DANCING CLASS for adults age 60+, beginning June 6 at the Susquehanna Senior Center. Free. For info call 853–3967.

WING NIGHT, Tuesday, June 6, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

June 8

PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, June 8, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

OPEN MIC COUNTRY with Steve Youngs, Thursday, June 8, 7 p.m. until closing at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

June 9

STUFFED PEPPERS/FISH Dinner, Friday, June 9, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Music with Terry Rockwell. All are welcome.

June 10

CHICKEN BARBECUE, Saturday, June 10, noon until gone at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

WALK IN & WEAVE program, Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Try your hand at weaving on antique looms, with instructor. All are welcome.

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY Workshop, Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Indoor presentation, outdoor hands-on instruction. Free. Registration required, call 967-7275. All are welcome.

June 11

FOLK FESTIVAL/Country Home Days, Sunday, June 11, noon to 5 p.m. at Old Mill Village Museum. Fold music, crafts, medicine. For info call 278–4649. All are welcome.

CANCER SURVIVORS Celebration, Sunday, June 11, 1 – 4 p.m. at Montage Mountain. For info call 941–7984.

GET MOVIN’ HIKE, Sunday, June 11, 2 – 4:30 p.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Moderately paced, four-mile hike with a park guide. Learn about surrounding natural history during rest stops. All are welcome.

IRIS SHOW, Sunday, June 11, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Pyramid Mall, Ithaca, NY. Sponsored by the Southern Tier Iris Society. All are welcome.

June 12

FAMILY AL-ANON meeting, Monday, June 12, 7:30 p.m. in the Fr. Jim Nash Parish Center, Montrose. For info call 222-4240 or 289-4054. All are welcome.

June 13

WING NIGHT, Tuesday, June 13, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

LAYETTE KIT Outreach quarterly meeting, Tuesday, June 13, 2:30 p.m. at the American Red Cross Conference Room, Montrose. For info call (607) 743–9969. All are welcome.

 

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Senior Menu May 29 – June 2

Monday, May 29: sliced ham, cooked peas, sweet potatoes, whole wheat bread, graham crackers and peanut butter, tropical fruit.

Tuesday, May 30: meat lasagna, tossed salad, seeded Italian bread, mandarin oranges.

Wednesday, May 31: Italian marinated chicken breast, Brussels sprouts, dinner roll, long grain brown rice, canned peaches.

Thursday, June 1: Swedish meatballs with noodles, baby carrots, coleslaw, honey wheat bread, graham cracker and peanut butter, fresh apple.

Friday, June 2: fish munchies, mashed potatoes,  mixed vegetable, cranberry juice, seeded rye bread, graham cracker, tartar sauce, Boston cream pie or diet chocolate pudding.

Senior Menu June 5 – 9

Monday, June 5: sliced roast turkey with gravy, French style string beans, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, whole wheat bread, graham crackers and peanut butter.

Tuesday, June 6: Salisbury steak with gravy, noodles, tossed green salad, seeded rye bread, fresh apple.

Wednesday, June 7: stuffed pepper with sauce, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, dinner roll, graham cracker and peanut butter, butterscotch pudding or diet butterscotch pudding.

Thursday, June 8: chicken marsala with long grain rice, orange juice, baby carrots, pears.

Friday, June 9: seasoned pork chops, succotash, mashed potatoes, pineapple juice, whole wheat bread, chewy granola bar.

 

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Old Time Music Workshop Set

The Clifford Township Supervisors, in conjunction with the Clifford Township Historical Society, Inc. has received a Pennsylvania Humanities Council grant to host a series of old time music workshops during the Clifford Township Bicentennial Celebration on Saturday, July 1, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Clifford Firemen’s picnic grounds on Rte. 106.

In partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the PHC supports projects combining the arts and discussion, the heart of the humanities.

Ed and Geraldine Berbaum have dedicated their lives to teaching and preserving the old time fiddle music of Jehile Kirkhuff. This former Montrose resident was a blind, world champion fiddle player. The focus of the Berbaums’ workshops at the bicentennial celebration is to teach and pass on the legacy of traditional American music as played by Mr. Kirkhuff and other early settlers of the Clifford area. The audience of all ages, especially children, will listen to the Berbaums play and then actively participate in rhythm workshops. The old melodies will rekindle memories and will spark intergenerational discussions highlighting the importance of music in the everyday lives of our forefathers.

This is just one of the celebration highlights, much more is planned. For more information about events, schedule or location, visit the website www.cliffordpa.com. Because many elderly folks will undoubtedly attend to reminisce and enjoy, golf carts for mobility, handicapped facilities and plenty of seating will be available. Rain or shine, most activities are under a roof, and there will be free parking.

For more information, contact Sandra Wilmot at 679–2723.

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State Championship Stock Dog Trials Set

The twenty-fifth annual Pennsylvania State Championship Stock Dog Trials will be held from Thursday, June 15 through Sunday, June 18, starting at 8:00 a.m. each day. Trials are held at the Sheepy Hollow Farm in Hop Bottom, sponsored by the First Universalist Church of Brooklyn.

Assorted foods, snacks and refreshments will be served daily. Breakfast will be served on Saturday and Sunday.

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Christian Writers’ Conference

Is there a story bubbling within you that you’d like to see in print? If so, you’re invited to attend the 17th annual Montrose Christian Writers’ Conference scheduled for July 23 – 28 at the Montrose Bible Conference.

Fifteen editors and professional writers from different backgrounds will share their expertise on writing articles, children’s stories, drama, poetry, song lyrics, fiction, and non-fiction. Workshops and continuing sessions offer information on crafting, marketing, and getting your work published.

The schedule features daily inspirational sessions, five in-depth continuing classes, 39 afternoon workshops, a panel of editors who will share the needs at their respective publishing houses, one-on-one editorial appointments, professional critiques, and special evening events.

In the mornings, conferees will have the choice of participating in "Write Now," an on-going, mentored, small-group setting where they can concentrate on their own work-in-progress or of attending one of four continuing classes designed to offer six hours of targeted information in specific areas.

The Montrose Christian Writers Conference begins at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 23. It is designed to be inspirational, informational, and intergenerational. For more information or a brochure, contact the Montrose Bible Conference at (570) 278-1001.

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