COMMUNITY EVENTS                            

 

3/28/17

GRIEF CAN FEEL ISOLATING, BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE. UPMC SUSQUEHANNA’S HOME CARE & HOSPICE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP MEETS MARCH 28, 10:30 AM – NOON, AT SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TO HELP CONNECT THOSE PROCESSING LOSS. CHECK FRONT LOBBY OR MEETING ROOM SIGNS FOR LOCATION. THIS GROUP MEETS THE FOURTH TUESDAY MONTHLY; WALK-INS WELCOME. FOR MORE INFO, CALL (570) 723-0760.

3/28/17

THE HAMILTON-GIBSON WOMEN’S PROJECT IS PRESENTING “WHAT SHE WROTE,” AN OPPORTUNITY FOR AREA WOMEN TO LEARN HOW TO WRITE A SCRIPT FOR A SHORT PLAY, DIRECT, PERFORM OR ASSUME BACKSTAGE PRODUCTION RESPONSIBILITIES.  THOSE WHO ATTEND “PLAYWRITING 101” ARE ENCOURAGED TO ALSO REGISTER FOR AT LEAST ONE PLAYWRITING WORKSHOP. THE PURPOSE OF THE WORKSHOPS IS TO GIVE PLAYWRIGHTS AN OPPORTUNITY TO BRING THEIR PLAYS IN PROGRESS TO BE READ OUT LOUD AND GET FEEDBACK FROM OTHER ATTENDEES. "READERS ARE NEEDED," SAID RITTER. "BY HEARING A READ THROUGH OF HER PLAY'S  NARRATIVE AND CHARACTERS, A PLAYWRIGHT CAN SEE HOW IT WORKS FOR AN AUDIENCE." THE WORKSHOPS ARE BEING OFFERED FROM 6:30 TO 8:30 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 OR SATURDAY, MARCH 18  FROM 9:30 TO 11:30 A.M. AND WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12 FROM 6:30 TO 8:30 P.M. OR SATURDAY, APRIL 22 FROM 9:30 TO 11:30 A.M. TO REGISTER FOR THE "PLAYWRITING 101" SEMINAR AND THE PLAYWRITING WORKSHOPS OR TO BE A READER, DIRECTOR OR A CORPORATE SPONSOR FOR "WHAT SHE WROTE," CALL HAMILTON-GIBSON PRODUCTIONS AT 570-724-2079 OR EMAIL hamgib@gmail.com. THE SEMINAR AND WORKSHOPS ARE FREE. 

3/28/17

THE NESSMUK ROD AND GUN CLUB IS HOSTING INDOOR RIFLE AND HANDGUN SHOOTS  FROM 1-3 P.M. ON SATURDAYS, MARCH 4 AND 25 AND SUNDAY, MARCH 12;  RIFLE SHOOTS ON THURSDAYS, MARCH 2, 9, 16, 23 AND 30 AND HANDGUN SHOOTS AT 6:15 P.M. ON TUESDAYS, MARCH 7, 14, 21, AND 28, THE SHOOTS ARE OPEN TO CLUB MEMBERS AND THE PUBLIC.  HE RIFLE SHOOTS ARE RESTRICTED TO .22 CALIBER RIFLES AND THE HANDGUN SHOOTS ARE FOR ANY CALIBER PROVIDED THE BULLET IS EITHER LEAD OR CAST; NO BRASS OR JACKETED AMMUNITION IS ALLOWED. FOR THOSE THAT NEED IT, THE CLUB WILL HAVE FRANGIBLE AMMUNITION FOR SALE WHEN THE RANGE IS OPEN IN .380, 9MM, .40, .45 AND .38 CALIBERS. FOR HANDGUNS, EACH SHOOTER WILL BE GIVEN FIVE TARGETS FOR 10 ROUNDS EACH, AND FOR .22 CALIBER RIFLES, ONE TARGET WITH 10 BULL’S-EYES. THERE IS A $3 FEE FOR MEMBERS AND A $5 FEE FOR NON-MEMBERS.  THE INDOOR RANGE IS HEATED AND HAS SEVEN INDOOR SHOOTING STATIONS. IT IS LOCATED AT 4646 ROUTE 287, ABOUT 3 MILES SOUTH OF WELLSBORO. FOR INFORMATION, CALL KYLE KNOWLTON AT 570-439-0849 OR VISIT http://www.nessmukgunclub.com/.  

3/28/17

LEARN ABOUT WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER BIRTH AT THE NEXT FREE EXPECTANT PARENTS CLASS ON MARCH 28 FROM 7 PM - 8:30 PM IN SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL’S CEDAR CONFERENCE ROOM. THIS CLASS IS PART OF A SERIES ADDRESSING COMMON TOPICS & QUESTIONS; PARTICIPANTS MAY JOIN AT ANY TIME. WALK-INS WELCOME. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (570) 723-0375.

4/2/17

THROUGHOUT ITS 26-YEAR HISTORY, HAMILTON-GIBSON PRODUCTIONS HAS DEPENDED ON VOLUNTEERS. THIS WELLSBORO-BASED COMMUNITY THEATER PERFORMING ARTS GROUP WOULD NOT EXIST WITHOUT VOLUNTEERS FROM TIOGA COUNTY AND SURROUNDING AREAS. THEY MAKE COSTUMES FOR THE MUSICALS, DRAMAS AND COMEDIES PRODUCED BY HAMILTON-GIBSON; ACT, SING, DANCE, PLAY INSTRUMENTS, DIRECT, MANAGE PROPS, CREATE SCENERY AND CHOREOGRAPHY; HANDLE THE TECHNICAL AND BACKSTAGE ASPECTS OF EACH PRODUCTION; HAND OUT PROGRAMS AND STAFF THE TICKET BOOTH.H-G VOLUNTEERS SPEND HOURS IN REHEARSALS LEARNING LINES AND HOW TO WRINKLE A BROW TO GARNER A LAUGH OR BRING AN AUDIENCE TO TEARS. TO RECOGNIZE THE MANY PEOPLE WHO GENEROUSLY GIVE OF THEIR TIME, HAMILTON-GIBSON IS HOSTING A SPECIAL VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION AT 2 P.M. ON SUNDAY, APRIL 2 IN THE DEANE CENTER’S SECOND FLOOR GRAND COMMUNITY ROOM AT 104 MAIN STREET IN WELLSBORO. 

5/1/17

THE NESSMUK ROD AND GUN CLUB, THREE MILES SOUTH OF WELLSBORO, IS A HOST SITE FOR PHASE II OF THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION'S BASICS OF PISTOL SHOOTING COURSE. THE TWO-PHASE COURSE IS FOR FIRST-TIME AND NOVICE PISTOL OWNERS WHO WANT TO LEARN HOW TO SAFELY SHOOT AND STORE A PISTOL AND FOR PROS THAT WANT TO BRUSH UP ON THEIR SKILLS. ANYONE INTERESTED IN COMPLETING THE COURSE, INCLUDING PHASE II ON MAY 6 OR SEPT. 9, 2017 AT THE NESSMUK ROD AND GUN CLUB'S RANGE, SHOULD CONSIDER REGISTERING FOR PHASE L NOW.  TO REGISTER FOR PHASE L OF THE COURSE, VISIT HTTPS://BASICPISTOL.NRA.ORG AND CLICK WHERE INDICATED “TO REGISTER TODAY” OR THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED CAN CLICK WHERE INDICATED TO LOG BACK INTO THE COURSE. THOSE WHO REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE AT THE NESSMUK ROD AND GUN CLUB AT 4646 ROUTE 287 IN DELMAR TOWNSHIP ON SATURDAY, MAY 6 OR SATURDAY, SEPT. 9 HAVE TO SHOW THEIR PHASE I CERTIFICATE. THE FEE IS $20. CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS FOR PHASE II CAN BE SENT TO MARILYN JONES, 1155 OLD STATE ROAD, COVINGTON, PA 16917.

5/13/17

ONLY SIX SEATS REMAIN FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN GOING ON HAMILTON-GIBSON’S 13TH ANNUAL SHAW FESTIVAL DAY TRIP ON SATURDAY, MAY 13. SEE A WORLD-CLASS REPERTORY THEATER COMPANY PERFORM THE LIVELY SONG AND DANCE COMEDY "ME AND MY GIRL” IN THE SHAW’S 856-SEAT PROSCENIUM-ARCH FESTIVAL THEATRE IN NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE. SPEND SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN THE “LOVELIEST TOWN IN ONTARIO,” CANADA AND EXPERIENCE THIS HISTORIC VILLAGE’S FLORAL PARKS AND WALKWAYS, PERIOD HOMES AND FINE SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS. THIS TRIP IS OPEN TO ADULTS AND TO CHILDREN ACCOMPANIED BY ADULTS, ALL WITH VALID PASSPORTS. THE $135 PER PERSON FEE INCLUDES A PREMIUM TICKET FOR THE PERFORMANCE, THE BUS TRIP AND HEARING DEVICES FOR THOSE WHO REQUEST THEM. MEALS ARE NOT INCLUDED.
 

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THE WELLSBORO COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION IS HOSTING SIX SHOWS DURING ITS 2016-2017 SEASON. ALL SHOWS WILL BE AT 7:30 P.M. IN THE COOLIDGE THEATRE AT THE DEANE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 104 MAIN STREET IN WELLSBORO. A SEASON TICKET FOR AN ADULT IS $70 OR $11.67 PER SHOW AND FOR A STUDENT, 13 AND OLDER, IS $30 OR $5 PER SHOW FOR THOSE WHO ATTEND ALL SIX. CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER ACCOMPANYING AN ADULT WITH A SEASON TICKET WILL BE ADMITTED FREE. THE PRICE AT THE DOOR IS $20 PER SHOW FOR ADULTS AND $5 FOR STUDENTS AND CHILDREN.
INFORMATION AND SUBSCRIPTION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE BY VISITING WWW.WELLSBOROCCA.ORG, STOPPING IN AT THE DEANE CENTER AT 104 MAIN STREET IN WELLSBORO OR BY CALLING 570-724-6220.

THE NESSMUK ROD AND GUN CLUB IS HOSTING TRAP SHOOT PRACTICES NOW THROUGH OCTOBER ON THURSDAYS FROM 2 P.M. UNTIL DUSK, WEATHER PERMITTING. THE SHOOTS WILL BE AT THE CLUB'S OUTDOOR RANGE AT 4646 ROUTE 287 IN DELMAR TOWNSHIP, 3 MILES SOUTH OF WELLSBORO.  THE PRACTICES ARE OPEN TO MEMBERS AND THE PUBLIC AND ARE FOR BEGINNERS AND EXPERIENCED SHOOTERS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL MESSINA AT 570-439-2192 OR VISIT nessmukgunclub.com

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A WAY TO CHANNEL YOUR COMPASSION INTO MAKING A DIFFERENCE? CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING WITH SUSQUEHANNA HEALTH HOME CARE & HOSPICE! NO MEDICAL BACKGROUND NEEDED: ONLY A KIND HEART, WILLINGNESS TO HELP, LISTENING EAR AND CARING PRESENCE. WITH A HOST OF WAYS TO HELP, VOLUNTEERS CAN PROVIDE COMPANY/CONVERSATION, RESPITE CARE, SUPPORT GRIEVING FAMILIES AND HELP OUT IN THE MAIN OFFICE. VOLUNTEERS ARE PARTICULARLY NEEDED IN WESTFIELD, ELKLAND AND GAINES. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (570) 723-0760.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED IN TIOGA COUNTY - MANSFIELD, ELKLAND, WESTFIELD, WELLSBORO, AND MILLERTON AREAS - TO HELP IN OUR SENIOR CENTERS AND TO HELP DELIVER MEALS FOR OLDER PERSONS. JUST A FEW HOURS A WEEK CAN MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO SOMEONE IN NEED OF MEALS. MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT IS AVAILABLE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT ZARA JOHNSON AT THE AREA AGENCY ON AGING AT 1-800-723-0935 OR BY EMAIL AT ZJOHNSON@BSSTAAA.ORG.

HAVEN (HELPING ABUSE AND VIOLENCE END NOW) IS THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS CENTER FOR TIOGA COUNTY.  THEY ARE NON-PROFIT AND ALL  SERVICES ARE FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL.  THEY OFFER ADVOCACY AND REFERRALS, LEGAL SERVICES, MEDICAL AND LEGAL ACCOMPANIMENT, AN EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS AND THEIR CHILDREN, A 24-HOUR LIVE-ANSWERED HOTLINE (1-800-550-0447) AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMS.  PLEASE CALL THEIR OFFICE AT 570-724-3549 TO SPEAK WITH A STAFF MEMBER OR SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT.

DO YOU LOVE KIDS AND WOULD LIKE SOMETHING SATISFYING TO DO? HOW ABOUT BEING A SCHOOL GRANDPARENT! THE FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM SPONSORED BY THE AREA AGENCY ON AGING CAN MATCH YOU UP WITH A SCHOOL OR HEAD START NEAR YOUR HOME. THERE YOU WOULD HELP CHILDREN WHO STRUGGLE WITH THEIR SCHOOL WORK, SOCIAL SKILLS, OR JUST NEED SOMEONE TO TALK TO. YOU WOULD ALWAYS WORK UNDER THE DIRECTION OF A TEACHER AND YOU RECEIVE A SMALL TAX FREE REIMBURSEMENT PLUS MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT. IT’S A GREAT PROGRAM AND THE ONLY THING MISSING IS YOU! CALL JESSE OR MARYBETH WITH THE FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM TODAY AT 1-800-982-4346 TO FIND OUT MORE.

NEEDED ARE VOLUNTEER DRIVERS FROM TIOGA COUNTY TO HELP PATIENTS GET TO TREATMENT. TRAINING IS OFFERED FOR THOSE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING A VOLUNTEER DRIVER. THROUGH THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY ROAD TO RECOVERY® PROGRAM THOSE WITH CANCER RECEIVE FREE RIDES TO AND FROM CANCER TREATMENT AND RELATED MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS. TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER FOR THE TRAINING, CALL JAN ULMER AT (570) 326-4149 OR EMAIL jan.ulmer@cancer.org. TO SCHEDULE RIDES THROUGH THE “ROAD TO RECOVERY” PROGRAM, CALL 1-800-227-2345.

 

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