Friday, June 14

Laurel Festival Crafts Fair — On The Green, Wellsboro from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Laurel Queens Preview/Concert — At 5 p.m. at the Deane Center, Wellsboro.

Chocolate Factory Tours — Between 9:15 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. stop in at Highland Chocolates Factory at 11724 Route 6 to see how chocolates are made and enjoy free samples. Free. FMI: 570-724-9334.

Gathering Time — At 7:30 p.m., the music of Peter, Paul & Mary and Crosby, Stills & Nash in the Deane Center’s Coolidge Theatre at 104 Main Street in Wellsboro. FMI: 570-724-6220 or www.deanecenter.com.

“Officer’s Club” — Event to benefit the Wounded Warriors 7-9 p.m. entertainment and desserts at the Nauvoo Schoolhouse, 100 Linck Hill Road, Morris.

“The Little Mermaid” — At 7:30 p.m., this Hamilton-Gibson Summer Theatre Arts Camp musical production will be presented at the Clark Wood Elementary School Auditorium at 110 Addison Hill Road in Elkland. Admission is Pay-What-You-Can. FMI: 570-724-2079.

Saturday, June 15

Pancake Breakfast — At the First Baptist Church, Wellsboro, from 8-10 a.m. Donation accepted to help fund a mission trip.

“The Little Mermaid” — See June 14.

Laurel Festival Crafts Fair — See June 14. Time is 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Laurel Festival Parade — 2 p.m., Main Street, Wellsboro.

Laurel Festival Queen Coronation — At 6:30 p.m. at the Deane Center, Wellsboro.

Thursday, June 20

Well Armed Woman — At 6 p.m., Tioga County shooting chapter members will meet at the Mill Cove Shooting Range in the Mill Cove Environmental Area at 3036 Mill Creek Road, Mansfield, Pa. followed by a review of the safe gun handling rules with shooting drills and self-defense scenarios led by Marilyn Jones. FMI: 570-549-2794 or jones_mk@yahoo.com.

Tioga County Lyme Disease Support Group — No meeting tonight. The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18 at the Native Bagel, 1 Central Avenue, Wellsboro. Free. FMI: tiogacountylyme@palyme.org or 570-439-2000.


Rail Trail Relay Rally — Raising funds for the American Cancer Society starting at 10 a.m. at the Darling Run parking lot. Cost is $23/adults, $14/children. Short hike, T-shirt and barbcue. FMI: 814-367-5826.

Fishing Tournament — Between Noon and 8 p.m., a Family Fishing Day Tournament will be at Hills Creek Lake in Hills Creek State Park, 111 Spillway Road, Wellsboro. One-hour weigh-ins will be in the beach area from Noon to 1 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. No registration is required. FMI: 570-724-4246.

Ice Cream Social — At Roseville United Methodist Church from 4:30-7 p.m. FMI: 570-537-6618.

Free Clothing Drive — At Sister Jenny’s Outreach Center, 14 Plaza Lane, Middlebury Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.

Chicken Barbecue — At the South Creek Lions Club in Gillet. Dinners are available for $10 and Halves for $8. Pre-order only. Call orders to 570-529-2763, 717- 406-9275 or 570-529-0443 by June 18. Chicken ready at 11:30 a.m.


Acoustic Music Jam Sessions — Open to all musicians and singers at the Deane Center, Wellsboro, lobby during First Fridays from 6 p.m. until whenever. Old time, Celtic, folk, country and more.

Cat Cafe — Open Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon throughout June and July at Animal Care Sanctuary in the farmhouse, Wellsboro (across from Weis Market) www.animalcaresanctuary.org, 570.724.3687x2.

The Heritage Village and Farm Museum — Open May through October. Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday 1-4 p.m. FMI: 570-297-3410 please leave a message. Mailing address PO Box 265, Troy, PA, 16947.

Skeet Shoots — From 1-3:30 p.m. on Sundays. Skeet shoots for members and the public, beginners to experienced shooters, will be at the Nessmuk Rod and Gun Club’s outdoor range. FMI: 570-439-1300.

Trap Shoot Practices — From-6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Nessmuk Rod and Gun Club’s outdoor range at 4646 Route 287, Wellsboro. FMI: 570-439-0187.

Thursday Night Runs — At 6 p.m. for an hour with Tyoga Running Club. Leave from the parking lot at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Northern Appalachian Research Laboratory in Asaph. Free. FMI: www.Facebook.com/tyogarunningclub or run4trc@gmail.com.

Unity Youth Group — Every Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Westfield. All 9th-12th graders welcome. FMI: 814-628-2311.

Grief Connection — every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Champion Orthopedics meeting room at Cole Memorial Hospital. FMI: 814-647-8616.

PA Grand Canyon Repeater Group & TCARC — NET 147.06/145.27/443.65 TL 127.3 each Tuesday night at 8 p.m.

Bible Club — At Wesley Chapel in Elkland every Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m. FMI: 814-258-5218.

Dancing Flame Sangha — Mindful meditation practice group meets every Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Gmeiner, Wellsboro. FMI: 570-787-3540.

Celebrate Recovery — A Christ-centered recovery program, for any hurt, hang-up or habit. Adult large and small groups meet Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Knoxville Yoked Church, 110 Alba Street, Knoxville. FMI: 814-326-4187 (line 1 secretary, line 2 pastor.

Preschool Story Hour — Every Wednesday at the Green Free Library at 10:30 a.m. Circle time, reading, music and more.

Goodies For Our Troops — Packaging Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at 87 Main at Crafton Street, Wellsboro. Volunteers and donations accepted. FMI: 570-662-5601.

Bingo — At the Elkland Fire Hall every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5. FMI: 814-258-5961.

Monthly meetings

Military Share Food Distribution Program — Every first Tuesday at the Blossburg American Legion from 2-4 p.m. All service members, veterans and their families eligible. FMI: 717-564-1700.

Free Second Sunday Soup Suppers — At St. James Episcopal Church, Mansfield, every second Sunday. All you can eat soup, salad and dessert.

Canoe Camp Church of Christ Fourth Sunday Supper — Every fourth Sunday at the church at 1103 South Main Street, Mansfield, from 4-6 p.m. Free. FMI: 570-662-3751.

Friends of Tioga-Hammond & Cowanesque Lakes Meeting — Meets the second Tuesday at the Visitors center at Ives Run. FMI: 570-948-9052.

Lambs Creek Sportsman’s Club Meeting — Meets the fourth Monday at 7 p.m. at their club at 339 Lambs Creek Road, Mansfield. FMI: 570-662-7850.

Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Support Group — Meets the second Tuesday of each month at Canoe Camp Church next to the Walmart store in Mansfield.

Tioga County Homeless Initiative Operations And Planning Committee — Meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 130 Main St., Wellsboro. The meetings are open to the public. FMI: homelessinitiative@yahoo.com.

Wellsboro American Legion — meets the second Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the VFW on Kelsey Street FMI: 570-404-6003.

H-G’s Acting Up! — Readers Theatre program for ages 55 and older. Meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month September through May at 2 p.m. at the H-G house, 29 Water Street, Wellsboro. FMI: 570-724-4586.

Talk Baby — First Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Cole Memorial’s Coudersport Wellness Center, Route 6 East, Coudersport. For details, call 814-274-9301 x1243.

Therapeutic Touch — At 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday each month at Cole Memorial’s Patterson Cancer Center. FMI: 814-274-9045.

Westfield Area Historical Society — Meets every third Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Historical Building, 151 West Main Street, Westfield.

Nessmuk Rod & Gun Club — Meets the first Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the club at 4646 Route 287 outside of Wellsboro. FMI: www.nessmukgunclub.com.

American Legion — meets the first Monday at 7 p.m. at the Elkland Public Library. FMI: 814-258-5199.

Knoxville VFW — Meets first Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the VFW in Knoxville. FMI: 814-258-5199.

The Constitution Party of Tioga County — Meets the first Thursday at 7 p.m., but the location varies. FMI: 814-258-5199.

First Saturday Dinner — First Saturday of the month at 6 p.m. at Mount Zion Fellowship Church at 287 Zion Road in Roaring Branch. FMI: 570-673-3338.

A Hope 4 Lyme, Inc. — Meets monthly. FMI: 570-537-6616, 607-329-1849 or ahope4lyme@yahoo.com.

NAMI, The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill — Meets first, second, third and fifth Wednesdays at Wellsboro’s Presbyterian Church. Business meeting at 7 p.m., Support Group at 8 p.m. Meets on 4th Wednesdays at St. James Complex in Mansfield, drop in center building B second Floor-at 8 p.m. FMI: namitioga@gmail.com.

Family N Friends of an Addict/Alcoholic Support Group — Every first and third Saturdays at the Friendship Center in Lawrenceville at 10 a.m.

Recovery Revolution — Meets second and fourth Thursday of the month at the First United Methodist Church, 67 East Wellsboro Street, Mansfield, PA at 7 p.m. FMI: www.addictionrecoveryrevolution.org.

Diabetic Support Group — From 11 a.m.-noon on the last Thursday in Cole Memorial’s Rehabilitation Dept. Conference Room. FMI: 814-274-5300.

Food Pantries

Blossburg UMC Food Pantry — Every third Monday at 10 a.m. to noon, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Blossburg UMC on Williamson Road. FMI: 570-638-3046.

Westfield Baptist Food Pantry—offers free food to anyone in need—no income guidelines necessary—please call if you need food. Food supplies & donations are provided from the generosity of local residents to help families in need. Call 570-847-7787.

Elkland/Osceola/Nelson Emergency Food Pantry — Call 570-502-4965 for assistance. If there is no answer, please leave a message with your phone number. Do not text. The Food Pantry is located in Elkland in the HUB Mission Center at the old Clark Wood School on Coates Avenue.

Tioga Community Food Pantry — Last Saturday from 9-10 a.m. at 9 Main Street at the St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Tioga. Volunteers are needed. FMI: 570-418-0341 or dburnside09@aol.com.

Food Pantry for Westfield — Every second Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon at The Compassion Center, Route 49 West, one mile on right past CV High School. FMI: 814-367-2221.

Mansfield Area Food Pantry — PO Box 5, Benson Drive, Mansfield. Open every Wednesday 9:30 a.m.-noon.

Millerton Food Pantry — Every third Wednesday, 9-11 a.m., at the Millerton UMC, Route 328, Millerton. FMI: 570-537-2444 or leopar@npacc.net.

Wellsboro Food Pantry — Open second Monday and fourth Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pantry is located in the lower level of the United Methodist Church on Main Street. FMI: 570-998-4018.

CSFP/Senior Share — Every fourth Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Compassion Center, Westfield. FMI: 814-367-2221.

Straight From The Heart — Food pantry and clothes closet at 18 Academy Street, Lawrenceville every third Thursday of the month 3-6 p.m. FMI: 607-684-4298 or mlgiardina@frontier.com.