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EVENTS, PROGRAMS, HAPPENINGS, SEMINARS:
BAG LADIES LUNCHEON, Thurs., October 14, noon at Starrucca Baptist social rooms. Donation plus item for food pantry. Public welcome.
MEETING: Wyoming Valley Civil War Round Table, October 14, 7:00 p.m. at Daddow-Isaacs American Legion, Dallas.
HISTORIC PRESERVATION ROUNDTABLE, Thurs., October 14, 7:00 p.m. at Bradford Co. Historical Society Museum, Towanda. For info call 570-265-1528.
COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE, October 14, 1:30-6:30 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, New Milford. For appt. call 1-800-RedCross. Walk-ins welcome.
FOOD ORDERS, Angel Food Ministries, Thurs., October 14, 1:00-4:00 p.m., Fri., October 15, 6:30-8:00 p.m. and Sat., October 16, 10:00-12:00 noon at Susquehanna UM Church. For info call 853-0919.
MEETING: Calligrapher’s Guild of NEPA, Fri., October 15, 7:30 p.m. at Marywood University, Shields Center for Visual Arts Room 225. For info call (570) 542-5416. Refreshments served. Free, open to public.
SUMMIT ON HERITAGE, Fri., October 15, 8:30 a.m. at Braintrim Baptist Church, Laceyville. For info call 570-265-1528.
FUNDRAISER: Antiques Appraisal Night, Fri., October 15, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Hall, Montrose. For info call 570-278-1881.
FRIENDS OF NRA function, Fri., October 15, 5:30 p.m. at Hallstead American Legion. For info call 570-853-2815.
RUMMAGE SALE, Fri., October 15, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 4:00-7:00 p.m. and Sat., October 16, 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Franklin Forks UM Church.
MUSICAL: Rent, October 15-16, 8:00 p.m. and October 17, 3:00 p.m. at Music Box Dinner Playhouse, Swoyersville. For info call 283-2195.
ROSARY CRUSADE: Sat., October 16, 12:00 noon in Schneider’s Plaza, by Veteran’s Memorial. For info call 570-853-3909.
MUSICAL GUEST, David Watkins, Sat., October 16, 7:00 p.m. at Susquehanna UM Church. All welcome. For info call 570-798-2477.
HARVEST DINNER, Sat., October 16, 3:30 p.m. take out, 4:30 p.m. dinner served, at East Ararat UM Church.
HALUPKE DINNER, October 16, 4:00 p.m. take out, 5:00 p.m. dinner, at St. Lawrence Church, Great Bend. For info call 570-267-1366.
FALL FESTIVAL, October 16, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at First UM Church, New Milford. For info call 570-465-3500.
PANEL DISCUSSION: Living with PTSD, Sat., October 16, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at National Guard Readiness Center, New Milford.
GOOD NEWS LUNCH, Sat., October 16, noon at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, New Milford. Free, all welcome.
PROGRAM: Under the Light of the Harvest Moon, dinner & live jazz, Sat., October 16, doors open 6:30 p.m., dinner 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Montrose. For info call 278-2954.
BINGO, Sat., October 16, 7:00 p.m. at Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Club, New Milford. All welcome.
FUN HORSE SHOW, Sat., October 16, 7:00 a.m. registration at Sweetwater Farm, Jackson. For info call 570-756-3268.
WOMEN OF TEEN CHALLENGE, October 17, 7:00 p.m. at Body of Christ Church, Starrucca. For info call 570-396-6331.
CHICKEN BBQ, Sun., October 17, 12:00-2:00 p.m. at Harford Fire Hall. Eat in or take out.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST, Sun., October 17, 7:00-11:00 a.m. at Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Club, New Milford. All you can eat.
AUDITIONS for White Christmas, Tues., October 19 & Weds., October 20, 7:00 p.m. at Music Box Dinner Playhouse, Swoyersville. For info call 283-2195.
DINNER, Weds., October 20, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Clifford UM Church. Eat in or take out.
TOWN HALL MEETING with Tom Marino, October 20, 6:30 p.m. at Montrose Borough Building.
FLU SHOT CLINIC, Thurs., October 21, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Price Chopper, Montrose. For info call 570-278-2817.
MOVIE SCREENINGS: The Red Badge of Courage and To Escape My Fate, Fri., October 22, 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church, Montrose.
SPAGHETTI DINNER to benefit EMCC, October 22, 4:00-7:00 p.m. at South Gibson UM Church. Eat in or take out, all welcome.
HAUNTED STUDIO TOUR, October 22-23, 6:30-9:00 p.m. at Whipple Performing Arts Studio, Tunkhannock. For info call 836-6986.
HAUNTED HOUSE, October 22-23, 7:00-11:00 p.m. at Lawsville Grange Hall.
FOOD PICK-UP, Angel Food Ministries, Sat., October 23, 8:00-10:00 a.m. at Susquehanna UM Church. For info call 853-0919.
HARVEST SUPPER, Sat., October 23, 4:00-7:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s, Kirkwood.
FUNDRAISING TRAIL RIDE for breast cancer, Sun., October 24, 9:30 a.m. registration, 10:30 a.m. ride at Sweet Water Farms, Steinbeck’s Corners. For info call 983-6553 or 465-3962.
BOOK DISCUSSION on The Red Badge of Courage, Mon., October 25, 7:00 p.m. at St. Mark’s Church, New Milford.
Senior Center Menu October 11 - 15
Monday, October 11: roasted turkey breast, mashed potatoes, peas and pearl onions, ww roll, cherry cobbler.
Tuesday, October 12: crab cakes ,broccoli salad, pierogies, grapes, low fat cheddar cheese.
Wednesday, October 13: hot dog, steak fries, vegetable soup, crackers, vanilla pudding parfait w/berries.
Thursday, October 14: baked ham, green beans, sweet potatoes, grain bread, graham crackers, peach pie.
Friday, October 15: macaroni & cheese, stewed tomatoes, ww bread, apple strudel.
Senior Center Menu October 18 - 22
Monday, October 18: grilled chicken breast, vegetable stir fry, rice, ww roll, cherry cobbler.
Tuesday, October 19: hot turkey sandwich, succotash, ww bread, cranberry sauce.
Wednesday, October 20: roast pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, grain bread, chunky applesauce, banana.
Thursday, October 21: eggplant parmesan, rotini, Italian bread, apricots.
Friday, October 22: bbq riblet, oven roasted potatoes, corn, crackers, peaches.
Upcoming Workshop: Living With PTSD
"Living with PTSD: A Conversation with Area Care Providers" will be held at the National Guard Readiness Center in New Milford, PA, on Saturday, October 16. From 9 a.m. to noon, presenters will discuss what PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is, how it's diagnosed, its effects on the individual and family members, and most importantly what resources are available to help. From noon to 1 p.m., attendees will have the option of meeting with counselors and other professionals for more detailed questions. The VA Mobile Unit will be present as well.
The workshop is free and everyone is encouraged to attend: veterans and their families, clergy, health care personnel, and the general public. Speakers will include Karen Burkeiser, Community Relations at the Scranton Vet Center; Dr. Matthew Dooley, Clinical Psychologist for the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center; Judith Herschel, clinical supervisor at Trehab; Captain Louis Kaminsky, Chaplain of the 1st Battalion (Heavy) 109th Infantry Regiment of the Army National Guard; Holly Russell, Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Program Support; and David Ulkoski, LCSW, team leader at the Scranton Vet Center. This is a remarkable opportunity to hear specialists share their knowledge.
"Living with PTSD" is sponsored by the Susquehanna County Literacy Program and the Susquehanna County Library in conjunction with the Susquehanna County Department of Veteran's Affairs and Trehab. It's part of the community reading program Susquehanna County Reads “The Red Badge of Courage,” a month-long exploration of issues and themes in Stephen Crane's short but powerful Civil War classic. Susquehanna County Reads is supported in part by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities' We the People initiative on American history. For more information on Susquehanna County Reads, please visit www.susqcolibrary.org/susqcoreads or call 570-278-1881.
Social Networking Class Scheduled
A free class on “Social Networking” is being offered through the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging Community Education program, for adults age 60+. Class will include an overview of social networking and the various types (such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, etc.), purpose, and instruction on use. Participants should be familiar with the Windows operating system and a web browser such as Internet Explorer.
Class will be held evenings, November 1, 3, and 4, at Elk Lake Career Center. Registration is required as class size is limited. To register call the AAA at 1-800-982-4346 by October 25.
Distinguished Mt. View Alumni Dinner Upcoming
The 7th annual Mt. View Distinguished Alumni Dinner will be held October 23 at the Mt. View Restaurant, Clifford. A reception will be held at 5:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:00 p.m.
The Mt. View Alumni Association will be honoring the following alumni: Mary T. Ketterer, 1960; Carolyn W. Price, 1960; Gregory Rosasco, 1960; Edmund W. Burdick, 1963; Janice M. Price, 1970.
The Association will also be highlighting the 50th anniversary of Mt. View High School. Five Mt. View seniors will be student presenters for the five honorees. The Endless Mountains Children’s Choir, directed by Christine Plonski Sezer, a 1964 Mt. View graduate, will provide special music. Mt. View life skills students will provide cake for dessert.
Please join the Alumni Association in honoring five Mt. View graduates for their professional accomplishments in education, leadership, sports and community service. Reservations are due by October 18. Please call Dava Cowan at 289-4680 or Donna Williams at 942-6348 for more information.
Frances Ely To Celebrate 90th!
Frances Ely will celebrate her 90th birthday on October 21, 2010. If you’d like to acknowledge this milestone, well wishes and cards may be sent to her at 1047 Heart Lake Road, Montrose, PA 18801.
Upcoming Dinner At Freedom Lodge
Freedom Lodge No. 328 Free & Accepted Masons, Thompson, PA will open house to all during their annual chicken and biscuit dinner October 17, beginning at 12:00 p.m.
Officers and members of Freedom Lodge will host all men who are interested in Freemasonry on Sunday, October 17. The Lodge Hall will be open and questions will be answered regarding the mysteries of the fraternity starting with George Washington, the first Grand Master. Come out and enjoy dinner and settle your curiosity. This group makes good men better.
The Mountain View Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, October 19 at the Clifford Vol. Fire Hall at 7 p.m. Michael O’Neill from the House of Flowers will present a program on fresh and dried flower arranging. Members are asked to bring flowers from their gardens. Non-members are welcome to attend this program. Following the program the Club’s annual meeting will be held with election of officers.
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