COMMUNITY EVENTS                            

 

 

2/28/17

ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN WELLSBORO WILL HOLD ITS ANNUAL SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH BEGINNING AT 5 P.M.  THE EVENT WILL
BE HELD IN THE PARISH HALL ON WALNUT STREET. THE SUPPER IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  SAUSAGES, EGGS, AND BEVERAGES WILL BESERVED IN ADDITION TO PANCAKES.  TICKETS ARE $5 FOR ADULTS AND $3 FOR
CHILDREN UNDER 12.   A $12 TICKET IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR FAMILIES.  TICKETS MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE DOOR.

2/28/17

TUESDAY, FEB. 28 IS THE DEADLINE FOR STUDENTS WORKING WITH THEIR TEACHERS TO SUBMIT ARTWORK FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THE 2017 YOUTH ART EXHIBIT AT THE GMEINER ART AND CULTURAL CENTER AT 134 MAIN STREET IN WELLSBORO. THERE ARE NO FEES TO ENTER THIS EXHIBIT. NON-CASH AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED. AWARD RECIPIENTS MAY BE ASKED TO TALK ABOUT THEIR ARTISTIC PROCESS AT THE TEACHER-STUDENT RECEPTION AT 9 A.M. ON MONDAY, APRIL 10. FOR AN APPLICATION AND PERMISSION SLIPS, VISIT  THE GMEINER'S FACEBOOK PAGE AND CLICK ON  2017-YOUTH-ART-EXHIBIT-PDF.

3/4/17

THE WELLSBORO MONTESSORI CHILDREN’S CENTER IS HOLDING ITS’ THIRD ANNUAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017 FROM 10-11:45 IN THE DEAN CENTER WAREHOUSE GALLERY.  COME JOIN US FOR THIS FREE, FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT: SHORT FILM BASED ON A POPULAR CHILDREN’S BOOK, CRAFT, SNACK AND DOOR PRIZE DRAWING.

3/6/17

KEEP OUR LOCAL BLOOD SUPPLY STRONG AT THE COMMUNITY BLOOD BANK’S MARCH 6 DRIVE, 12 - 5PM IN SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL’S BOARD ROOM. ALL ARE WELCOME AS LONG AS IT HAS BEEN 56 DAYS SINCE LAST DONATION, YOU ARE IN GOOD HEALTH AND 17+. WALK-INS WELCOME. APPOINTMENTS CAN BE MADE IF PREFERRED. FORE MORE INFO OR AN APPT CONTACT: (570) 723-0131 OR FOURHEARTS.ORG

3/11/17

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, THE GMEINER ART AND CULTURAL CENTER AT 134 MAIN STREET IN WELLSBORO IS HOSTING FUNCTIONAL AND ARTISTIC PIECES MADE FROM WOOD BY MORE THAN 20 FURNITURE AND CABINETMAKERS, WOODTURNERS AND WOODCARVERS FROM ACROSS TIOGA COUNTY. SOME PIECES ARE FOR SALE; SOME AREN’T.  THE TIOGA COUNTY WOODLAND OWNERS ASSOCIATION IS SPONSORING THIS EXHIBIT. GALLERY HOURS ARE FROM 2-5 P.M. ON WEDNESDAYS THROUGH FRIDAYS, FEB. 22-24, MARCH 1-3 AND MARCH 8-10 AND FROM 11 A.M. TO 5 P.M. ON SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS, FEB. 25 & 26, MARCH 4 & 5 AND MARCH 11 & 12. ADMISSION TO THE GALLERY AND SHOW ARE FREE. FMI: gmeinerartcenter@gmail.com.

3/11/17

THE WELLSBORO COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION IS PRESENTING A CONCERT FEATURING CHARM CITY JUNCTION WITH KEN KOLODNER AT 7:30 P.M. ON SATURDAY, MARCH 11 AT THE DEANE CENTER COOLIDGE THEATRE AT 104 MAIN STREET, WELLSBORO.  FROM DANCE INDUCING OLD-TIME RHYTHMS TO FOOT STOMPING IRISH MELODIES AND HARD-DRIVING BLUEGRASS, THE BALTIMORE-BASED QUARTET OF PATRICK MCAVINUE ON FIDDLE, BRAD KOLODNER ON CLAWHAMMER BANJO, SEAN MCCOMISKEY ON BUTTON ACCORDION AND ALEX LACQUEMENT ON UPRIGHT BASS ARE BLAZING NEW TRAILS IN ACOUSTIC ROOTS MUSIC WHILE KEEPING AN EYE ON TRADITION. FILLING IN FOR MCAVINUE FOR THIS CONCERT WILL BE SCOTTY LEACH.  TICKETS FOR THIS CONCERT ARE $20 FOR ADULTS AND $5 FOR STUDENTS AND CHILDREN. FOR TICKETS, VISIT www.wellsborocca.org or call 570-724-6220. 

3/14/17

LEARN ABOUT YOUR NEWBORN’S NEEDS AT THE NEXT FREE EXPECTANT PARENTS CLASS ON TUESDAY, MARCH 14 FROM 7 - 8:30 PM IN SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL’S MT. LAUREL BOARD ROOM. THIS CLASS IS PART OF A SERIES ADDRESSING COMMON QUESTIONS & CONCERNS OF EXPECTING PARENTS. PARTICIPANTS MAY JOIN AT ANY TIME. WALK-INS WELCOME. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (570) 723-0375

3/15/17

ALL THOSE AFFECTED BY CANCER ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AND ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING LOVES ONES TO COPING WITH CANCER, A SUPPORT GROUP ADDRESSING TOPICS RELATED TO CANCER AND ITS TREATMENT ON MARCH 15 AT 6:30 PM AT SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL; CHECK LOBBY FOR ROOM LOCATION. GROUP MEETS THE 3RD WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH. FOR MORE INFO, CALL (570) 723-0485.

3/15/17

HAMILTON-GIBSON PRODUCTIONS IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15 FOR TWO SUMMER INTERN POSITIONS. STIPENDS WILL BE PROVIDED. APPLICANTS MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD, PLAN TO OR BE INVOLVED WITH THE PERFORMING ARTS OR A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION AND PASS PENNSYLVANIA’S REQUIRED CLEARANCE AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS WITH THOSE COSTS TO BE PAID BY THE WELLSBORO-BASED COMMUNITY THEATRE ARTS GROUP.
FILL OUT AN APPLICATION FORM AND MAIL IT TO HAMILTON-GIBSON PRODUCTIONS, 29 WATER STREET, WELLSBORO, PA 16901 OR ATTACH AND EMAIL IT TO hamgib@gmail.com. FOR AN APPLICATION FORM OR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 570-724-2079 OR email hamgib@gmail.com.

3/16/17

SHORT OF BREATH? WE CAN HELP! IF YOU SUFFER FROM CHRONIC LUNG PROBLEMS, DISCOVER HOW OUR CARDIOPULMONARY TEAM CAN HELP YOU BUILD ENDURANCE & STRENGTH FOR EASIER BREATHING AND BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE! THE BETTER BREATHERS SUPPORT GROUP MEETS MARCH 16 AT 6:30 PM IN SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL'S BOARD ROOM. THIS GROUP FEATURES ROTATING GUEST SPEAKERS. THE GROUP MEETS THE THIRD THURSDAY MONTHLY. WALK-INS WELCOME. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (570) 723-0194.

3/22/17

DUST OFF YOUR POODLE SKIRTS & LEATHER JACKETS, AND STEP BACK TO THE FABULOUS ‘50S WITH THE SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY’S “SOCK HOP!” FUNDRAISER: MARCH 25, 6 PM – MIDNIGHT, AT THE SHUMWAY HILL ARMORY BUILDING IN WELLSBORO. THE EVENT FEATURES THEMED GAMES, DINING AND LIVE ENTERTAINMENT WHILE RAISING FUNDS FOR THE SSMH LABORATORY. PRE-ORDER TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR $50/PERSON (RSVP BY MARCH 22) OR $65/PERSON AT THE DOOR. PAYMENT BY CASH OR CHECK ACCEPTED. FOR MORE INFO / TICKETS, CALL (570) 723-0191.

3/25/17

THE 4TH ANNUAL KOLORED BY K.A.R.E. 5K WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY MARCH 25TH AT MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY. 75% PROCEEDS TO KIEL LAMPMAN. 8AM- REGISTRATION & PICK UP. 10AM- START. 11:30AM- PRIZES TO THE TOP MALE & FEMALE IN EACH AGE CATEGORY COST: $35. EVENT SHIRTS IN EACH PRE-REGISTRATION BAG. PARTICIPANTS SHOULD DRESS LIKE A SUPERHERO

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.

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.


 

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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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