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PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, December 7, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Great Bend Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out.
CHICKEN/FISH DINNER, Friday, December 8, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
FISH DINNER, Friday, December 8, 5 – 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 357, Hallstead.
MAMMALS OF SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY program, Saturday, December 9, 1 p.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Learn interesting things about our local, warm-blooded, furry creatures.
ROUND & SQUARE DANCE, Saturday, December 9, 7 – 11 p.m. at the Elk Lake High School. Music by the Roger Furman Band.
SPAGHETTI DINNER, Saturday, December 9, at the Knights of Columbus, Great Bend. Takeouts available.
THE MONTROSE COMMUNITY CHORALE will present a program of sacred and secular Christmas music, Sunday, December 10, 3:00 p.m. at the Montrose High School auditorium. Light refreshments will be served.
ROUND & SQUARE DANCE, Sunday, December 10, 1 – 5 p.m. at the LeRaysville Community Hall. Music by Black Gold (Sara).
CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY, Sunday, December 10, 4:00 p.m. at the Clifford Twp. Volunteer Fire Co.
AL-ANON FAMILY group meeting, Monday, December 11, 7:30 p.m. in the Fr. Jim Nash Parish Center, Montrose. For info call 470-3667 or 222-4240.
SANTA CLAUS will be at the Susquehanna Branch Library on Monday, December 11 at 10:30 a.m. for milk and cookies. If you are interested in joining, call the library at 853–4106.
WING NIGHT, Tuesday, December 12, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
NORTHERN SUSQUEHANNA RIVER Watershed Association meeting, Thursday, December 14, 7:30 p.m. at the New Milford Township building. For info call 278–4600, ext. 289.
PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, December 14, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out.
OPEN MIC COUNTRY with Steve Young, Thursday, December 14, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
ROUND & SQUARE DANCE, Friday, December 15, 6 – 9 p.m. at the Warren Center Hall. Music by Black Gold (Sara).
LAYETTE OUTREACH quarterly meeting, Friday, December 15, 10 a.m. at the TREHAB Center, Montrose. For info call 663-3087.
HAM/FISH DINNER, Wednesday, December 15, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA, Saturday, December 16, 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Lawsville Grange Hall. Admission.
FAMILY STYLE BREAKFAST, Saturday, December 16, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Springville United Methodist Church.
CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME, county correctional officers vs. parole and probation officers, Saturday, December 16, 5 p.m. at Montrose High School. Admission (can be a small gift for a child). Proceeds benefit Toys for Tots.
CEREMONY OF CANDLES Christmas cantata, Sunday, December 17, 7:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, Hallstead. Presented by combined choirs of First Presbyterian Church and Franklin Hill Church.
SAUSAGE & BISCUIT BREAKFAST, Sunday, December 17, 8 – 11 a.m. at the Hallstead American Legion Post 357. Sponsored by the Legion Auxiliary.
GET MOVIN’ HIKE, Sunday, December 17, 2 p.m. at Salt Springs State Park.
AL-ANON Family Group meeting, Monday, December 18, 7:30 p.m. at the Fr. Jim Nash Parish Center, Montrose. For info call 470-3667 or 222-4240.
INFORMATION SESSION on Farm Premise Identification, Monday, December 18, 7 p.m. at the Extension office, Montrose. For info call 278-1158.
Senior Center Menu December 4 – 8
Monday, December 4: sliced turkey with gravy, mashed potato, green beans, honey wheat bread, graham crackers, cranberry juice, lemon meringue pie, diet vanilla pudding.
Tuesday, December 5: stuffed pepper with sauce, brown rice, baby carrots, seeded rye bread, mandarin oranges.
Wednesday, December 6: chicken with gravy, egg noodles, succotash, whole wheat bread, tropical fruit.
Thursday December 7: beef barbecue, hamburger bun, baked beans, cabbage salad, graham crackers, pineapple.
Friday, December 8: spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad, honey wheat bread, applesauce.
Senior Center Menu December 11 – 15
Monday, December 11: Sloppy Joe, hamburger bun, scalloped potatoes, corn, chewy granola bar, fresh orange.
Tuesday, December 12: barbecue chicken, mashed potato, cabbage salad, Italian blend vegetables, butter top whole wheat bread, graham crackers, fruit cocktail.
Wednesday, December 13: Salisbury steak with gravy, brown rice, spinach, seeded rye bread, pears.
Thursday, December 14: sliced ham, sweet potato, green peas, honey wheat bread, graham crackers, chocolate pudding.
Friday December 15: breaded chicken cutlet, macaroni salad, mixed vegetables, honey wheat bread, peaches.
The Christmas tradition of advent organ meditations at the First Presbyterian Church of Montrose continues this year with programs at 12 o'clock noon on Wednesday, December 6 and again on Wednesday, December 20. Each meditation will be followed by a soup and bread luncheon in Westminster Hall.
The first meditation on December 6 will feature Martha Denkenberger at the console of the church's pipe organ.
At the second meditation on December 20, Roberta Rowland Raybold of Binghamton will be the guest organist.
Pastor Chuck Link invites everyone in the community to attend the organ meditation and stay for lunch. The First Presbyterian Church is located at 71 Church Street in Montrose, PA.
The Windwood Hill Dance Academy will be performing a charity Christmas recital on Sunday, December 10, 3:00 p.m. at the Susquehanna Community High School. The show will include a variety of holiday numbers, old and new, featuring the studio’s intermediate and advanced dancers as well as several beginner classes.
Tickets will be available at the door or you may request tickets by calling the studio at (570) 465–2147.
Proceeds from the performance will be donated to the Children’s Home of the Wyoming Conference.
Harrisburg – State Sen. Roger A. Madigan (R-23) will host outreach events in December to give Susquehanna County residents a chance to ask questions or discuss issues concerning state government.
“Constituents are invited to stop by and discuss any problems or questions they might have about state issues or state programs,” Madigan said.
The senator stated that a staff member will be available to speak with constituents on December 15, from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Susquehanna County Office Annex, 31 Public Avenue, Montrose and from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. at the Hallstead-Great Bend Public Library, 201 Franklin Street, Hallstead.
No appointment is necessary.
The senator added that constituents who are unable to attend but would like to speak with him or a staff member should feel free to call either of his district offices, located at One Progress Plaza, Suite 13, Towanda, telephone (570) 265–7448, and 330 Pine St., Suite 200, Williamsport, telephone 1-800-443-5772.
It is time once again that Thompson Toddlers is soliciting local businesses and organizations from Thompson and surrounding areas for their support, as they have graciously done in the past.
The list of children and families in need has grown considerably since Thompson Toddlers first started. Without contributions, they could not continue to grow as they have in the past four years.
The third annual Thompson Toddlers Christmas dinner will be held Saturday, December 9, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Freedom Lodge 328, Thompson.
Inquiries or donations may be sent to Thompson Toddlers, P.O. Box 111, Thompson, PA 18465; or see Chuck at Hobbs Market or Shirley at Carpet Catalog, Thompson.
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