What’s Happening for the week of April 3, 2011

What’s Happening – send dated church, school, social or non-profit event information (50 words or less) to The Owego Pennysaver, ATTN: Wendy Post, PO Box 149, Owego, NY 13827, e-mail wpost@owegopennysaver.com or drop it off at our office, 181-183 Front St., Owego. Space available, your event will appear.

APRIL

Golden Agers with Dish to Pass, every 2nd Thursday of the month, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Presbyterian Church, North Avenue, Owego.

Clam Night, 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, 6 to 9 p.m., Nichols American Legion, 1 Dean St., Nichols. $5 a dozen.

B-Fast at the Nichols American Legion, every 2nd and 4th Sunday, 8 to 11 a.m., 1 Dean St., Nichols, Adults $6, Children $3.

Free Supper Among Friends, 3rd Thursday of every month, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Nichols United Methodist Church.

Pancake Breakfast, 1st Saturday of every month, 7:30 to 10 a.m., Nichols United Methodist Church.

Kirby Band Rehearsal, 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Old Asbury Church, W. River Road, Nichols, NY, all welcomed.

Owego Federated Ladies & Men’s Garden Club meeting, 2nd Thursday of the month, early afternoon, Countryside Community Center (except Aug. & Dec.). For more information call Lorraine 748-1286.

Tioga County Men’s Garden Club and ladies, 7 p.m., first Thursday of the month (except July & August), Countryside Community Center, Owego, call 659-7153 or 659-4212 for more information.

WIC will be taking applications at various locations throughout Tioga County, call 687-3147 for information.

Peace Vigil every Monday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Courthouse Square Owego.

ACT Dinner, every Thursday, Owego Methodist Church, 261 Main St., Owego, Kid’s Club from 5 to 6 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m.

Open Hearts Dinner, every Wednesday, doors open at 5 p.m., dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., McKendree United Methodist Church, Candor, visit www.openheartsdinner.blogspot.com.

Free Community Meal, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every third Friday, Seventh Day Adventist Church, Willawana Road, Sayre, Pa.

Park Terrace Food Pantry, 30 Glann Rd., Apalachin, open every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Newark Valley Mobile Food Pantry, every 3rd Monday 10 a.m. to noon, Newark Valley Fire Station, Route 38, Newark Valley.

Candor Valley Riders Snowmobile Club Meeting, 1st Wednesday at 7 p.m., Candor Ambulance Garage, 58 Main St., Candor, call 659-4923 for more information.

Bingo at the VFW, every Thursday night, 6:45 p.m., Main Street, Owego, call 687-1371.

Al-Anon Meeting, 6 p.m., Tuesdays, First Presbyterian Union Church, Owego.

Alcoholics Anonymous Tioga County 24-Hour Hotline, 1-800-307-4285 or visit www.ny-aa.org.

Narcotics Anonymous Open Meetings, Sundays 7 to 8 p.m., Tuesdays 8 to 9 p.m., Thursdays 6:45 to 7:45 p.m., St. Paul’s Church, 117 Main St., Owego.

Food Addicts In Recovery Anonymous, call 1-866-931-6932 or www.foodaddicts.org for times and locations.

Celebrate Recovery meetings, every Friday 7 to 10 p.m., First Baptist Church of West Danby, 2219 West Danby Rd., Route 96/34. Christ Centered 12-Step Recovery Program for Hurts, Hang-Ups and Habits, for more info call 564-3397.

Christian Recovery Group Meeting, Thursdays at 6 p.m., Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre. For questions call Paula (607) 221-7412.

Newark Valley Senior Citizen Club monthly meeting and catered lunch, 3rd Thursdays at 5 p.m. with dish to pass supper at the Newark Valley Fire Station, call 642-5213 for more information.

“TOPS” Take off Pounds Sensibly Meeting, Thursdays at 6 p.m., Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, 17 Main St., Candor. Contact Jean Dewey 659-9969 or imdewey@frontiernet.net.

Playtime for Families with Young Children, Mondays 3 to 7 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 2nd and 4th Fridays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Owego Family Resource Center, 228 Main St., Owego. Call 687-1571 for more information.

Write Now Writing Group Meeting, 1st Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m., Candor Library, Bank Street, Candor.

Story Hour, Tuesdays 10:15 a.m., Candor Free Library, Bank and Main Street, Candor. For questions call 659-7258.

Candor Fire District Regular Meeting, 2nd and last Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., Weltonville Fire Station, 2784 West Creek Rd., Newark Valley.

Candor Senior Citizens Club Meeting, 4th Thursday of the month, noon with dish to pass, McKendree United Methodist Church, Candor. For more information call 659-7154.

Candor Legion Friday Night Feast, 6 to 9 p.m., September through April, American Legion Post 907, Spencer Road, Candor. To order ahead or take out call 659-7395.

Healing Service, each Wednesday 7:30 a.m., Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, 312-314 Main St., Endicott. Call 785-5542 for more information.

APRIL 3

Book & Bake Sale, noon to 5 p.m., Auxiliary & S.A.L. of JP Mangan American Legion Post 1194, 363 W. Service Rd., Hillcrest, donations for books accepted. For questions call 772-1538.

Bowl for Kids’ Sake Fundraiser, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Starlite Bowling Lanes, Towanda, Pa. Call (570) 265-3009 or 866-344-2447 to register. Must raise a minimum of $25 each in order to bowl and earn prizes.

All You Can Eat Roast Pork, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Round Hill Masonic Center, 403 E. Main St., Endicott. Adults $8, under 12 $3.50, under 3 Free.

Roast Turkey Dinner, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friendship Mason Lodge, 970 Montrose Turnpike, Owego. Family style and take outs, donation $7.50.

APRIL 4

Family Lenten Series “Lord Teach us to Pray” with Dish to Pass Supper, 6 to 8 p.m., St. Margaret Mary Church, Apalachin.

Chicken Wings Fund Raiser, pick up 5 to 7 p.m., North Spencer Christian Academy, 721 Ithaca Rd., Spencer. Mild, hot, bbq, 1 doz. $7, 5 doz. $30, Order by calling 589-6366.

Spencer-Van Etten TEA Party Meeting, 7 p.m., Spencer Town Hall, 79 E. Tioga St., Spencer. For more info go to www.svetea.org.

APRIL 5

Healing Service, 7 p.m., Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre. Call (570) 888-2683 for more information.

APRIL 6

Maine Endwell High School Musical Program, 1 p.m., Northminster Presbyterian Church, 711 Farm to Market Rd., Endwell. For more info call Barbara 748-8600.

Lenten Services, 7 p.m., St. John’s, Speedsville. 6 p.m. serving soup (bring a sandwich).

Colonel Roosevelt, Vol. 3 Book Review, 12:10 to 12:45 p.m., Coburn Free Library, 275 Main St., Owego, For more information call 687-3520.

APRIL 7 & 8

Food for the Body and Mind, Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m., Friday from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Figures Fitness Center, Sweeney Plaza, Rte. 434, Apalachin. Admission to this 90 minute presentation is a bag of non-perishable food items, call 625-3487 to reserve a seat.

APRIL 8

Living Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m., St. James, 503 Clark St., Waverly.

“April in Paris” Semi-Formal Dinner Dance, 7 p.m., Food provided by The Railhouse, Music by Susan Taylor Trio. $22 for non-members, $20 for members. For more information call Cynthia (607) 972-6568 or Penny (570) 265-0368.

Spaghetti Dinner, 4:30 p.m., Nichols United Methodist Church Social Hall, Nichols. Adults $6, age 3-12 $4, 2 and under free.

“For The Bible Tells Me So” Video, 7 p.m., NV UCC’s Bernice Davenport Chapel, 32 S. Main St., Newark Valley. Free and open to all with snacks included, for more information call 642-5520.

Talent Show, 7:30 p.m., Federated Church, East Smithfield, Pa. Love offering to be collected to benefit the Federated Youth Group. For questions call Bernie at (570) 596-3202.

APRIL 8, 9 & 10

Ti-Ahwaga Players present “Master Class”, Fri. and Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., Ti-Ahwaga Performing Arts Center, 42 Delphine St., Owego. Tickets: general $18, senior Sunday $15, student Friday with ID $10, for tickets call 687-2130 or visit www.tiahwaga.com.

2nd Friday – Wings/Finger’s, Burger/Fries, 6 p.m., American Legion Post 907, Spencer Road, Candor. To order ahead or for take out call 659-7395.

“The Parting Glass” an Irish Comedy, 3 p.m., Waverly Storefront Theatre, 324 Broad St., Waverly. $15 ticket price, for reservations call 565-8714.

APRIL 9

Bowl for Kids’ Sake Fundraiser, 2 to 5 p.m., Valley Bowling Center, Waverly. Call (570) 265-3009 or 866-344-2447 to register. Must raise a minimum of $25 each in order to bowl and earn prizes.

Scalloped Potatoes with Baked Ham, 3 to 7 p.m., Candor Fire Station, 74 Owego Rd., Candor. $6 suggested donation, for more information call 972-4427.

Chicken BBQ, 10 a.m., 1st Presbyterian Church of JC, corner of Main Street & Floral Avenue. 1/2 BBQ chicken $4.50, dinners $6.50.

Roast Beef Dinner with Trimmings, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Maine Masonic Lodge, Route 26, Maine. Adults $9, ages six to 12 $4, under six free, take out $9.

Free Community Breakfast, 7 to 10 a.m., Fellowship Area, Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave. Call (570) 888-2683 for more information.

Fused Glass Class, noon to 2 p.m., SRAC, 345 Broad St., Waverly. $20 per person or bring a friend and pay $30 for both. Stop in or call 565-7960 to RSVP.

Round & Square Dance, 7 to 11 p.m., Wysox Fire Hall. Music by Northern Harmony, refreshments available.

Cinnamon Bun Day, 9 a.m. to noon, Waverly Presbyterian Church, corner of Park and Pennsylvania Avenues. $1.50 a piece, to reserve your buns call Helen 565-3038.

Penny Social, 6 p.m., LeRaysville Community Hall, benefit LeRaysville-Pike Fire Company.

Chicken & Biscuit Dinner, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Apalachin United Methodist Church, 303 Pennsylvania Ave., Apalachin. $7.50 adults, ages 6-12 $4, 5 & under Free, takeouts $7.50.

Spaghetti Supper, 4:30 to 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, corner of Grant and Monroe streets, Endicott. Adults $6, children 5-12 $3, children under 5 Free.

APRIL 10

Pancake Breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., Campville Fire Station 1, Route 17C, Endicott. Freewill offering.

Opening Prayer – Spirit Bear, Bear Clan, 1 p.m., Candor Fire Station, 74 Owego Rd., Candor. Public invited, for more information call 659-5291, 237-8524 or email shywolff1070@yahoo.com.

Pancake Breakfast, 7 a.m. to noon, Southside Fire Department, Waits Road, Owego. Adults $5, children under 12 $3, under five free.

Roast Pork Dinner, 11:45 until gone, Spencer Grange, East Tioga Street, Spencer. $8 adults, $5 for 12 & under, pre-school is free.

APRIL 11

A Taste for Reading – Evening of Desserts, Door Prizes, Raffles & Giveaways, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Arena, 2 Hawley St., Binghamton. $25 per person or 2 for $40, purchase at the door or by calling Literacy Volunteers 748-5478.

Beulah Patterson Brown Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meeting, 11:30 a.m., Tioga Center Methodist Church, Tioga Center. Bring a dish to pass from an ancestral recipe and a $3 gift for exchange. Members, guests and women interested in joining DAR are invited to attend.

Doug’s Fish Fry, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Rite Aid parking lot, Owego. Ten percent proceeds go to benefit Tioga County Rural Ministry.

APRIL 12 & 13

AARP Driver Safety Class, 9 a.m. to noon, Newark Valley Congregational Church, Newark Valley. To register call Norma 687-3599 or email norjo@stny.rr.com. Prepayment for AARP members $12, non members $14.

APRIL 12

Basically Bach Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., St. Ambrose Church, 203 Washington Ave., Endicott. Freewill offering.

Lenten Services, 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Candor. Serving hearty soup (bring a sandwich) from 5 to 7 p.m.

Spencer Picnic Committee Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Spencer Municipal Building, Spencer.

APRIL 13

Lenten Services, 7 p.m., St. Paul’s, Owego. Serving hearty soup (bring a sandwich) at 6 p.m.

Volunteer Naturalist Meeting, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Waterman Conservation Education Center, 403 Hilton Rd., Apalachin. Call 625-2221 for more information.

Garlic & Sapphires, The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise Book Review, 12:10 to 12:45 p.m., Coburn Free Library, 275 Main St., Owego, For more information call 687-3520.

Angel Food Orders, 5 to 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 17 Main St., Candor. Contact Hope 659-5213 or email hvanscoy@frontiernet.net. Pick up orders April 23 from 8 to 10 a.m.

Smithboro Cemetery Assoc. Annual Meeting, 7 p.m., Smithboro Masonic Hall.

APRIL 14

Nightlife on the Susquehannd: DALA Girls, 7:30 p.m., Guthrie Performing Arts Center, Sayre Theatre, 205 S. Elmer Ave., Sayre. Tickets are $20 & $10 (students with ID), for tickets call (570) 268-2787 or go to www.bcrac.org.

APRIL 15

Living Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m., Our Lady of Good Counsel, 701 W. Main St., Endicott.

Pianist Vanessa LaDue, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Tioga County Historical Society Museum, 110 Front St., Owego. Suggested admission $3 adults, $1 children. For more information call 687-2460 or go to www.tiogahistory.org.

APRIL 15, 16 & 17

Ti-Ahwaga Players present “Master Class”, Fri. and Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., Ti-Ahwaga Performing Arts Center, 42 Delphine St., Owego. Tickets: general $18, senior Sunday $15, student Friday with ID $10, for tickets call 687-2130 or visit www.tiahwaga.com.

APRIL 16

Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Endwell Fire Station, 3508 Country Club Rd., Endwell.

Bingo, Doors open at noon, Early Bird Bonanza 12:45 p.m., Regular Bingo 1 p.m., Waterman Center, 403 Hilton Rd., Apalachin. $3 admission, call 625-2221 for more information.

4th Annual Spring Fling Celebration, 8:30 to 11 a.m., 10 a.m. Egg Hunt, Newark Valley Train Depot. Breakfast, games and activities. To enter egg decorating contest call 642-5249.

Kingdom Kids Easter Party, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 12 Main St. (across from gazebo), Newark Valley. To reserve a space for your child call Vicky 343-3462.

Pancake Breakfast, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Newark Valley Depot, Newark Valley. $5 adults, kids 10 & under $4.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 8 to 11 a.m., Owego Moose Lodge, Waverly Road, Owego. Presale tickets at the Center $6 adult, $4 seniors & children under 12, family rate $21 for 5 family members. Tickets at the door, $1 more.

Spring Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Apalachin United Methodist Church, 303 Pennsylvania Ave., Apalachin.

Spring Preparedness Day, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Countryside Community Center, 9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego, presented by the American Red Cross.

4th Annual Celebration of The Birth of The Holy Last Messenger and His Contribution to Humanity, 1 p.m., Owego Treadway Inn, Owego. Held by United Muslim Christian Forum, Muslims and Christians United for World Peace. All are welcome.

3rd Annual Spaghetti Dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Owego Elks Club, 223 Front St., Owego to benefit Tioga County Rural Ministry. Free will donation.

APRIL 19

Lenten Services, 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Candor. Serving hearty soup (bring a sandwich) from 5 to 7 p.m.

APRIL 20

Decision Point Book Review, 12:10 to 12:45 p.m., Coburn Free Library, 275 Main St., Owego, For more information call 687-3520.

Owego Christian Women’s Club Ladies Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Owego Treadway, Rt. 17C, Owego. Special Feature, Music and Speaker, all for $10.25. Reservations due by April 15, for information contact Carol 785-3101 or cgg350@aol.com.

Candor Free Library Meeting, 7 p.m., Candor Free Library, 2 Bank St., Candor. For more info call Valerie 659-3224.

East Smithfield Senior Social Club Meeting, eat at noon, Smithfield Township Building. Bring large dish to pass & table service, music by Nelson Waffle, all seniors welcome. Social hour to follow with bingo and cards.

APRIL 21

Doug’s To Go, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Value Home Plaza, Owego. To call ahead, 423-5996. To benefit Angels over Iraq & Afghanistan.

APRIL 22

Living Stations of the Cross, 7:30 p.m., St. Margaret Mary’s, 1110 Pennsylvania Ave., Apalachin.

APRIL 23

Pick up Angel Food Orders, 8 to 10 a.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 17 Main St., Candor. Call Hope 659-5213 with questions.

Covered Dish Dinner, noon, Goodrich Settlement Grange, Glenmary Drive, Owego. Meet Madeline Kuhlman, NYS Dairy Princess.

Weltonville Fire Company Open House, 1 p.m., Weltonville Fire Station, 3232 West Creek Rd., Newark Valley. For more information call Connie 687-1452.

APRIL 27

The Help Book Review, 12:10 to 12:45 p.m., Coburn Free Library, 275 Main St., Owego, For more information call 687-3520.

APRIL 30

Newark Valley Historical Society Spring Auction, 6:30 p.m., Newark Valley Fire Hall.

MAY 2 to 6

Open House and Visitor’s Week, 9 to 11:30 a.m. daily, Nichols United Methodist Preschool, 59 Main St., Nichols. To register or for more information call 699-7978 or 699-3123. Two Programs offered for ages 2 and 3, and ages 4 and 5.

MAY 7

Chinese Auction, doors open 5 p.m., begins at 7 p.m., Candor Fire House, Candor, to support Relay For Life.

MAY 7 & 8

Valley Chorus Presents Broadway All Ways, 2 p.m., Waverly High School Auditorium, Waverly. $8 donation in advance and $10 at the door. For more information visit www.valleychorus.org.

MAY 10

Spencer Picnic Committee Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Spencer Municipal Building, Spencer.

MAY 20

7th Annual Golf Tourney, Shotgun start at 12:30 p.m., Sign in and cart assignment 11 a.m., The Links, Hiawatha Landing, Apalachin. For more information call Tioga Chamber of Commerce 687-2020.

MAY 21

Triple Cities Street Rods Cruz-In & Sock Hop, 6 to 10 p.m., American Legion, Jensen Rd., Vestal. $5 plus a non-perishable food item. For more info call Dave 754-7534 or visit www.triplecitiesstreetrods.com.

JUNE 3

Food Bank of the Southern Tier Mobile Food Pantry, 1 to 3 p.m., St. Margaret Mary’s Parking Lot, Apalachin.

JUNE 4 & 5

16th Annual All Night Catfish Derby, Hickories Park, Owego. Entry fee $25, Chicken BBQ, Sunday 1 p.m. Kid’s Cast-off 11 a.m., 12 & under free with canned food item. For an application visit www.vva480.org.

JUNE 14

Spencer Picnic Committee Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Spencer Municipal Building, Spencer.

JULY 12

Spencer Picnic Committee Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Spencer Municipal Building, Spencer.

JULY 16

3rd Annual Tribute Ride, Register to ride between 8 and 9:45 a.m. on day of ride. Ride begins at 10 a.m. at Marvin Park in Owego. For more information call Harvey 898-3507, Dan 229-8153, Bill 222-6357 or Barry (315) 496-2921.

AUGUST 3

Food Bank of the Southern Tier Mobile Food Pantry, 1 to 3 p.m., St. Margaret Mary’s Parking Lot, Apalachin.

OCTOBER 3

Food Bank of the Southern Tier Mobile Food Pantry, 1 to 3 p.m., St. Margaret Mary’s Parking Lot, Apalachin.

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